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We’re always seeking new talent in a variety of positions. If you are looking for a rewarding career that also benefits your community, then consider joining our team. We offer career opportunities in a variety of fields, including early education, transportation, employment services, administration and more. Current employment openings can be found below. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYER OPPORTUNITY

CURRENT OPENINGS


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Transportation

Parent Engagement Meeting (PEM) Facilitator

Marion County
  • Family Advocacy

Description:

The Parent Engagement Meeting (PEM) Facilitator is responsible for Parent Engagement Meetings at the Marion County elementary schools to define barriers to attendance, identify strengths and needs, develop a plan of action, and strive to prevent the family from being unnecessarily involved in the child welfare system. It is our intent that this diversion program act as a preventative intervention to reduce referrals to CPS for educational neglect. During the summer PEM facilitator is responsible for implementation of comprehensive Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) services within each county of the CCC service area, including operations, family support services, mental health services and other areas as appropriate. This may require some evening hours.

  • Program planning meetings with any new school systems and/or school staff as appropriate.
  • Establish shared Google Calendar for each participating school system.
  • Amend PEM forms for each school system.
  • Communicate with school staff regarding PEM referrals and scheduling.
  • Facilitate the Parent Engagement Meetings.
  • Develop action plan for the family.
  • Assist with making appropriate referrals to meet identified needs.
  • Provide follow-up call to the parent/caregiver within 3 to 4 weeks after the PEM.
  • Provide additional follow up calls as needed or requested.
  • Enter PEM information for each meeting into the GenTrack reporting system.
  • Attend all state PEM meetings and CCC trainings as scheduled.
  • Collaborate with CPS and the school systems to obtain year end attendance and CPS referral data.
  • Attend the Regional Network Meetings and advise community partners about the trends and overview of services.
Requirements:

Education: Hold a bachelor’s degree in a human services area, OR hold a bachelor’s degree in an area outside of human services but have at least one year of experience providing in-home services, OR have two years of experience providing in-home services which includes parent education for children and families.


How To Apply:

Apply today by sending your resume to careers@ckcac.org.

Head Start Center Manager for Radcliff, KY

Hardin County
  • Head Start

Description:

Central Kentucky Community Action Council’s Head Start program is accepting resumes for a Center Manager for Hardin County.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Possess and apply knowledge of current Head Start Performance Standards and agency Policy and Procedures.
  • Coordinate and monitor childcare licensing and quality assurance accreditation processes.
  • Collect, analyze, organize, and report accurate information.
  • Demonstrate and promote positive parent-staff partnerships.
  • Oversee day to day operations of center and supervise center staff.
Requirements:

Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Social Work or Management or an equivalent in a related field. Must be able to work in a team environment and possess leadership skills. Confidentiality must be maintained in accordance with agency policy and according to federal, state and local regulations.


How To Apply:

Please submit resume to CKCAC Attn: HS Center Manager P.O. Box 830 Lebanon KY 40033 or by email at careers@ckcac.org by close of business May 15, 2022.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

Family Advocate/Special Needs Collaborator for New Haven, KY

Nelson County
  • Head Start

Description:

Head Start has an opening for a Family Advocate/Special Needs Collaborator for the New Haven Center in Nelson County. Selected candidate will coordinate the disabilities activities for children with a defined disability.

This includes:

  • Establishing and maintaining a cooperative working relationship with other Head Start services.
  • Maintaining records work with other agencies.
  • Implementing screenings.
  • Assessing and working with teachers and parents to aid their understanding of the needs of the child receiving services.
  • Establish an Individual Education Plan in cooperation with parents, teachers and public-school officials.
  • Must have the skills and ability to assist families to improve self-sufficiency.
  • Obtain services to meet their needs and goals.
  • Meet the requirements of the Head start Performance standards including: Health, Knowledge of Child, Health and Safety, Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance
  • Possess the ability to build partnerships with families.
  • Advocate for families and assist families to identify available resources to meet their needs and concerns.
Requirements:

Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or Special Education related field or experience, or must obtain within eighteen months of hiring a Family Development Credential.


How To Apply:

Please submit a resume to careers@ckcac.org Attn: Family Advocate/Special Needs Collaborator by close of business May 2, 2022.

Verification Clerk/Dispatcher/HSTD Brokerage/Scheduler for Marion County CKCATS

Marion County
  • Central Office
  • Transportation

Description:

GENERAL DUTIES

Responsible for intake and direct contact via phone with recipient riders of transportation services. Responsible for input and verification of daily trips in software program.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  1. Answers call at phone terminal in a timely manner. Assist with incoming and outgoing phone calls when necessary, receives telephone requests for transportation. Records all required information.
  2. Shall accurately record intake information on each client, i.e. recipient worksheet with name, address, telephone number, client type (04, 07, and 08), social security number and all other required information.
  3. Shall accurately check Medicaid trips off of spreadsheet daily and accurately enter trips in software program. Responsible for maintaining Medicaid spreadsheet on assigned county and keeping spreadsheet up to date.
  4. Verify trip completion in HSTD software program and CK CATS software program accurately and in a timely manner.
  5. Assists with scheduling appointments for public transportation and contract services for recipient organizations (Senior Citizens Centers, Nursing Homes). Ensure that assigned monthly routine trips accurately scheduled.
  6. Responsible for after hours paging service as assigned.
  7. Attends administrative and related meetings for training and instructions.
  8. Assists with copying, printing and faxing when requested.
  9. Appropriately files and maintains information after data entry.
  10. Respond to customers, drivers and all other staff in a courteous, professional manner.
  11. Maintain a high level of confidentiality in regard to customer information. Strictly abide by agency confidentiality policies.
  12. Process and fax correspondence to appropriate destination as required/needed.
  13. Performs other general clerical office maintenance and job duties as assigned.
  14. Assists with coordination of paperwork from office to drivers.
  15. Assists with quarterly and monthly reports when requested.
  16. Assists with spreadsheet Medicaid trips in agency software program accurately and in a timely manner.
  17. Reports all injuries and accident to your Safety and Security Officer.
  18. Be familiar with and follow safety rules, procedures, and polices
  19. Participate in quarterly safety meetings.
  20. Operate office/vehicle equipment in the manner in which it was intended.
Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or GED required. Good basic knowledge of grammar; typing, computer, data entry, calculator and filing skills essential; knowledge of service area desirable. Access to automobile and valid Kentucky driver’s license recommended; ability to communicate effectively and relate well to general public; freedom from illegal drug use as evidenced by DOT/FTA drug testing.


How To Apply:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Central Kentucky Community Action provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Central Kentucky Community Action complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Please email all resumes, cover letters and references to careers@ckcac.org by May 13, 2022 .

Part-time CKCATS Drivers needed for Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue & Marion Counties

Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue & Marion County
  • Central Office
  • Transportation

Description:

Looking for a Part-time job that doesn’t involve standing on your feet all day? Community Action has the job for you!

We’re looking for individuals like you to help drive local Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue or Marion County residents. Passengers would include elderly, veterans, and/or those who are simply unable to drive themselves and qualify for such trips as grocery shopping, medical appointments, hair appointments, etc. We provide the vehicle, the gas and appointments…you simply drive and earn a paycheck. Sound interesting?

Part-time Driver Benefits include:

  • Usually only work 3 days a week first shift, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with an occasional Saturday possible
  • Starting pay of $11/hour with a 90-day raise just for being a good, reliable driver
  • If you work at least 25 hours each week,
    • You are eligible to accrue sick and/or approved time off; and,
    • Receive holiday pay proportionate to the number of hours you work for 12 holidays
Requirements:

So, if you’re looking for a Part-time job that is easier on your feet, then apply with Community Action today. If you are a good driver who is reliable and likes to help others, we may have a job for you!

Must have valid driver’s license.


How To Apply:

Send Employment Application and/or resume to to careers@ckcac.org and be one step closer to earning some extra money by driving those in need.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Full-time Drivers for CKCATS needed for Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue & Marion Counties

Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue & Marion County
  • Central Office
  • Transportation

Description:

Do you want a first shift job that rarely requires weekend work? If you answered ‘Yes’, you may be interested in joining Central Kentucky Community Action’s Transportation Services (CKCATS) team.

Community Action is looking for full-time drivers for each of the following counties: Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue & Marion County. Each driver will help with community transportation needs in his/her respective county. Examples of transportation needs may include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking Seniors to get groceries, hair appointments, trips to the pharmacy, etc.
  • Transporting those who need dialysis and/or cancer treatments to their appointments
  • Transporting Veterans

Not only can you feel good about doing good, you can also take advantage of the following benefits as a CKCATS full-time driver:

  • First shift hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM most weeks, with an occasional Saturday
  • Starting pay of $11/hour with a 90-day raise just for being a good, reliable driver
  • 12 Paid holidays
  • Vacation and sick time accrual
  • County Retirement System
  • $20,000 employer-paid life insurance
  • Health insurance as low as $40/month
  • Dental and vision insurance available

Where else can you get paid, work towards your retirement and feel good about giving back to your community all at the same time!

Requirements:

If you are patient, kind and have a good driving record, we would like to talk to you more about joining the Community Action Transportation team. Where else can you get paid, work towards your retirement and feel good about giving back to your community all at the same time!

Must have a valid driver’s license.


How To Apply:

Send Employment Application and/or Resume to to careers@ckcac.org.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Temporary Part-Time Intake Worker for the Washington County

Washington County
  • Community Services

Description:

Central Kentucky Community Action Council’s Community Services program (CSBG) is looking for a Temporary Part-Time Intake Worker for the Washington County area.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting the County Coordinator by processing applications for any benefits available and assisting in all agency operations in the Washington county area
  • Answering the phone
  • Standard office duties
  • Light cleaning as needed
Requirements:
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Must have ability to follow instructions
  • Current driver’s licenses and access to automobile is required
  • Pre-employment background screenings and drug screening are required
  • Ability to work part-time 20-25 hours per week

How To Apply:

Submit resume by email at careers@ckcac.org to Central Kentucky Community Action Council Attn: Community Services Coordinator by close of business April 29, 2022.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Head Start/Early Head Start School Readiness Coach/Mentor

Springfield County
  • Head Start

Description:

The Head Start/Early Head Start School Readiness Coach/Mentor will demonstrate and share expertise with Head Start and Early Head Start education staff to improve and assist them in working with children and ensuring they fulfill the Head Start Performance Standards.

Duties include:

  • Provide effective management techniques.
  • Provide frequent encouragement, constructive criticism and recognition of success to staff.
  • Discuss staffs’ strengths and weaknesses; while recommending specific suggestions for performance improvement.
  • Conduct formative assessments with Education Manager to include comprehensive discussion of individual teacher’s growth and professional development.
  • Coordinates designs and provides training relevant to the needs of the staff.
  • Ensures follow-up training is provided.
  • Provides information to staff for additional training opportunities.
  • Seeks out and shares current research on best practices and regulations for a child’s education.
  • Possesses and applies knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations and Head Start Performance Standards related to child development services.
  • Plans and conducts technical assistance site visits.
  • Assists with cluster-wide training as needed.
  • Must ensure positive relationships are developed with staff, parents, children and community.
  • Promote the agency mission.
Requirements:
  • Confidentiality must be maintained in accordance with agency policy and federal, state and local regulations.
  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree ECE or IECE.
  • Criminal check and pre-employment screenings are required.

How To Apply:

Please submit resume by close of business April 29, 2022 via email at careers@ckcac.org or by mail at CKCAC P.O. Box 830 Lebanon KY 40033 Attn: HS/EHS Coach Mentor.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Assistant Cook for our Grayson County Senior Congregate Meals program

Grayson County
  • Nutritional Resources
  • Senior Support

Description:

Selected candidate will assist in the preparation, cooking and serving the meal as directed by the approved menu and maintain a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen. Assist in storing food properly, rotating and labeling. Must assist in daily cleaning of  area and equipment, maintaining temperature logs for refrigerators and freezers, washing utensils and  adhere to the Food and Nutrition Guidelines at local, state and federal health guidelines during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience cooking is preferred. Must have the ability to understand written and/or oral instructions and be able to follow through with tasks. Must be able to keep accurate records.

Selected candidate will work approximately 25 hours per week Monday – Friday. Background checks and pre-employment drug screening is required.  Eligible for holidays, vacation, sick leave and retirement benefits.


How To Apply:

Please send your Employment Application and/or Resume to tmorris@ckcac.org  or careers@ckcac.org.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Head Cook for our Nelson County Senior Congregate Meals program

Nelson County
  • Nutritional Resources
  • Senior Support

Description:

Selected candidate will responsible for the preparation, cooking and serving of meals as directed by the approved menu and maintain a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen. Ensure food is stored properly, stock supply is maintained, rotated and label. Must daily clean area and equipment, maintain temperature logs for refrigerators and freezers, ensure that all utensils are washed appropriately, adhere to the Food and Nutrition Guidelines at local, state and federal health guidelines during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience cooking is preferred. Must have the ability to understand written and/or oral instructions and be able to follow through with tasks. Must be able to keep accurate records.

Selected candidate will work approximately 30 hours per week Monday – Friday. Background checks and pre-employment drug screening is required.  Eligible for insurance, holidays, vacation, sick leave and retirement benefits.


How To Apply:

Please send your Employment Application and/or Resume to tmorris@ckcac.org or careers@ckcac.org by the close of business February 28, 2022.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Assistant Cook for our Nelson County Senior Congregate Meals program

Neslon County
  • Nutritional Resources
  • Senior Support

Description:

Selected candidate will assist in the preparation, cooking and serving the meal as directed by the approved menu and maintain a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen. Assist in storing food properly, rotating and labeling. Must assist in daily cleaning of  area and equipment, maintaining temperature logs for refrigerators and freezers, washing utensils and  adhere to the Food and Nutrition Guidelines at local, state and federal health guidelines during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience cooking is preferred. Must have the ability to understand written and/or oral instructions and be able to follow through with tasks. Must be able to keep accurate records.

Selected candidate will work approximately 25 hours per week Monday – Friday. Background checks and pre-employment drug screening is required.  Eligible for holidays, vacation, sick leave and retirement benefits.


How To Apply:

Please send your Employment Application and/or Resume to tmorris@ckcac.org  or careers@ckcac.org  by the close of business February 28, 2022.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CONTRACTORS NEEDED

Marion, Washington, Nelson, LaRue, Hardin, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson County
  • Home Energy

Description:

The following work scope is common day to day work in which the weatherization program will sub-contract, but is not limited to the description listed within the ad. HVAC work will consist of but is not limited to repairs/replacements to existing HVAC units. Plumbing contractors work consist of but not limited to minor plumbing repairs, repair/replacement of gas and electric water heaters. Electrical contractors work will consist of but is not limited to minor electrical repairs and installation of exhaust fans.

Requirements:

Requirements for all contractors as followed:

  1. Certificates of Insurance for General Liability and Comprehensive Coverage for general contractors performing work must meet the minimum coverage requirements in the amount of $800,000 or greater if annual contractual requirements change.
  2. HVAC contractors must have minimum Certificates of Insurance in the amount of $500,000.00 general liability and $300,000 property damage or greater if annual contractual requirements change.
  3. Electrical contractors must have minimum Certificates of Insurance in the amount of $500,000.00 general liability or greater if annual contractual requirements change.
  4. Plumbing contractors must have minimum Certificates of Insurance for General Liability in the amount of $250,000 or greater if annual contractual requirements change.
  5. Proof of compliance with workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  6. Contractors must have EPA certified RRP firm status as applicable.
  7. Contractors must have proof of all required training listed in the state plan.
  8. Contractors must have proof of non-debarment

All technicians are required to be licensed in their respective discipline (HVAC, Electrical, etc.) Technicians shall maintain their professional licenses in accordance with KRS 227A.010-150 for electric, KRS 198B.650-689 for HVAC, and meet all requirements regarding fees and continuing education.

Work sites will vary throughout our service areas of Marion, Washington, Nelson, Larue, Hardin, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson Counties.


How To Apply:

Please send your Employment Application and/or Resume to dlindsey@ckcac.org or careers@ckcac.org by the close of business February 28, 2022.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bus Driver

New Haven, Meade and Washington County
  • Head Start
  • Transportation

Description:

Bus Drivers for Head Start.  Responsible for transporting children and maintaining bus records.

 

Requirements:
  • MUST have a Class C CDL license with bus and passenger endorsement OR be willing to obtain it
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Criminal check and pre-employment screenings are required

How To Apply:

Please send Employment Application and/or Resume to CKCAC Head Start  P.O. Box 830  Lebanon KY 40033  or email to careers@ckcac.org  or tammy.sluder@ckyhs.org.

Instructional Assistant – Head Start – Various Locations Available

Marion, Hardin, Washington County
  • Head Start

Description:

The Head Start Instructional Assistant helps in planning and establishing a learning environment and with implementing a daily program for child development activities designed to meet the individual needs of each child in the classroom.  The Instructional Assistant coordinates with other component staff to involve parents in education activities to enhance their role as the prime educator of their children.  The instructional Assistant  assists with planned structured activities and active supervision for pre-school age children participating in the program.  Activities associated with the job include implementing lesson plans using Frog Street Curriculum, conducting two Parent/Teacher Conferences per year, two home visits per year, participating in and assisting with staff training activities and ensuring the thorough and timely completion of children’s classroom records.

Normal working days:  Weekdays
This is a full-time position.
Hourly “non-exempt” position.

Requirements:

Applicants preferred to at least have a High School diploma/GED/or equivalent. Criminal check and pre-employment screenings are required.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


How To Apply:

Download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to  CKCAC, Attn:  Support Aide, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033

You may also e-mail your information to careers@ckcac.org.

 

 

No available positions at this time.