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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

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Congregate Meals Kitchen Aide – Part Time

Grayson County
  • Nutritional Resources
  • Senior Support

Description:
Assist the Head Cook in carrying out his/her responsibilities of maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen while being responsible for the preparation, cooking and serving the meal as directed by the approved menu.
SPECIFIC DUTIES:
• Assist the Head Cook with preparing meals adhering to the approved menu
• Assist the Head Cook with ensuring food is hygienically stored and food storage areas are kept clean
• Assist the Head Cook in maintaining correct stock levels, ensuring stock rotation and ensuring all stock is clearly labeled as required
• Assist the Head Cook in maintaining high standard of hygiene and safety at all times through daily cleaning of area and equipment
• Assist the Head Cook in maintaining the kitchen and kitchen equipment
• Assist the Head Cook in maintaining temperature logs for refrigerators and freezers
• Assist the Head Cook with ensuring that all utensils are washed appropriately
• Assist the Head Cook with adhering to the Food and Nutrition Guidelines at local, state and federal health guidelines during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.
• Assist the Head Cook with ensuring the effective and regular waste materials to the designated waste (trash) areas.
• Assist the Head Cook in putting up stock after deliveries.
• Assumes responsibilities for the total management and operation of the meals and preparation in the absence of the Head Cook.
• Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
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 have the ability to communicate effectively and relate well with others. Must have the ability to work with elderly participants and be understanding of their needs. Must be able to keep accurate records.

How To Apply:

To apply, please send cover letter and/or resume or Employment Application to careers@ckcac.org or mail to Human Resources, Attn: Kitchen Aide, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

Head Start Grant & Compliance Manager

Marion County
  • Central Office
  • Head Start

Description:

Write grant applications.  Responsible for researching, compiling, and managing the timeline of all grants including maintenance and oversight of workflow processes and procedures to ensure accurate and efficient collection and timely submission. Work with all departments to collect and synthesize data. Oversees grant work flow processes related to data entry to ensure adequate internal controls and that all grants reporting of data is accurate. Provide links between program, finance, and other staff so that all activities related to grant data collection and reporting are smoothly implemented. Ensure compliance requirements for grants. Oversee audits conducted by the grantor. Work closely with the CFO and AP Supervisor/Head Start Specialist to respond to requests for special reports, collaterals, and non-grant materials with a strategic perspective. Learn the day-today-operation of the program. Relationship building & communication liaison with Regional IV Office of Head Start. Possess and apply knowledge of current Head Start Performance Standards, Office of Head Start updates, program policies and procedures and applicable state, federal and local laws and regulations. Ensures the program operates in a legal, ethical manner and in accordance with the program and agency mission. Provide on-going training to staff as it relates to grant administration and organizational polices. Meet schedules and deadlines and perform routine tasks with minimal supervision. Possess and maintain the necessary skill level in technology systems and software required to perform individual job duties. Professional knowledge, skills and attitudes are enhanced by the utilization of opportunities and resources available. Confidentiality will be maintained in accordance with agency policy and according to federal, state and local regulations. Comfortable with data management and administration. Provide general support to the Head Start program

Assist in the preparation of materials for Board meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. The Grant and Compliance Manager reports to the Head Start Director.

Requirements:

Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.  Excellent writing ability that is clear, concise and analytic in style. Excellent numerical and mathematical skills are crucial.


How To Apply:

Please submit resume/cover letter or Head Start Employment packet by close of business on April 28, 2021, to Mary Jane Tungate at careers@ckcac.org or mail to PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

Transportation Specialist 2 – Wheelchairs Driver: SATURDAYS ONLY

Marion County
  • Transportation

Description:

POSITION IS AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAYS ONLY.

To provide safe transportation services for clients utilizing the agency’s transportation service. Responsible for maintaining accurate service and van records and safe operation of agency vehicles.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  1. Provide direct, personalized transportation service to enrolled participants, and assist, as necessary, participants with bundles and/or packages to and from the vehicle and their residence and/or service destination in agency owned motor vehicle.
  2. Maintain an accurate Van Report showing the vehicle number, date and driver’s name. Record daily beginning and ending mileage along with all gas fill-ups.  All van reports are due in central office after the 15th and 31st of each month with all gas receipts attached.
  3. All riders are to be accounted for and some program or individual must pay for this. If you collect any fares during the week, these fare are to be deposited in safe located in the county office each DAY.
  4. Provide safe assistance to each passenger boarding the vehicle. Drivers are to open and close All vehicle doors.  Drivers will stand beside the door to assist the clients on and off the vehicle.  If the client refuses the offer, you will stand beside the door to assist in the case the client trips or falls.  The safety of that client is your responsibility while they are entering the vehicle or until they are totally out of the vehicle.
  5. The agency requires that the driver of any agency vehicle wear their seat belt.
  6. Every morning, drivers will check in by radio or hands free cell phone with Lead Driver.
  7. Manifests are available the day before so familiarize yourself, learn route, schedule time and method to utilize time and expenses to best degree. Any questions call the Lead Driver.
  8. Check engine oil before starting your vehicle. *It is the driver’s responsibility to notify the Lead Driver when the vehicle is in need of a 5,000 mile inspection. Oversee cleanliness of vehicle and coordinate maintenance needs with Lead Driver.
  9. Attend staff meetings and training sessions as requested.
  10. Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the agency and the community.
  11. Prepare a time sheet daily and turn into Lead Driver on a weekly basis for review with the original being mailed in every two weeks per agency policy.
  12. Working hours will vary according to the number of riders transported each day. As your ridership increases, hours will go up.  As you decrease ridership, hours will go down.  When a driver has free time during the day, they should use this time to work on their paperwork or clean the inside of your agency vehicle.  Time spent doing these things will be shown on your time sheet. You are allowed reasonable time for this.
  13. Make sure all vehicle doors are unlocked before starting your day’s work; make sure the vehicle is locked up when you are away from it.
  14. Check for proper clearance before pulling under low roofs, carports, or drive-in windows.
  15. Kentucky State Law requires that you stop at all railroad crossings.
  16. Assure vehicle cleanliness and maintenance; DO NOT eat, smoke or drink while inside an agency vehicle. If you are found smoking in an Agency vehicle or there are signs smoking has occurred you will receive a warning and policies will be followed for warnings.
  17. Do not leave the vehicles with the engine running.
  18. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be required on some agency vehicles. All drivers will be required to pass a DOT Physical in order to operate an agency vehicle used in transporting individuals.
  19. Report all injuries and accident to Safety and Security Officer.
  20. Be familiar with the follow safety rules, procedures, and policies
  21. Participate in quarterly safety meetings
  22. Operate office/vehicle equipment in the manner in which it was intended
  23. Keep passengers together in a safe location (on and off the vehicle depending upon the incident)
  24. Responsible for managing on-board safety and security incident from impact until supervisor and/or first responders arrive.
  25. Other job related duties as assigned.

This job also has physical and mental demands.

Requirements:

Must be 21 year of age.  Must have high school diploma or equivalent; must possess a high degree of proficiency in reading and writing. Must understand complete instructions for reports and ability to read maps and learn service area. Must possess a KY driver’s license and have access to an automobile. Ability to relate to target population. Good physical health and able to push, pull, and assist wheelchair clients. No disabilities that might impair vision, health, and endanger passengers as evidences by DOT Medical Examiners Certificate. Criminal background check required; freedom from illegal drug use as evidences by DOT/FTA drug testing.

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:

Please send a cover letter/resume or Employment Application to careers@ckcac.org. Or, mail to Attn: Transportation Specialist, PO Box 830, Lebanon, KY 40033.

Transportation Specialist 2 – Wheelchairs Driver – Multiple positions available

Breckinridge & Marion County
  • Transportation

Description:

To provide safe transportation services for clients utilizing the agency’s transportation service. Responsible for maintaining accurate service and van records and safe operation of agency vehicles.

This is a full time job with insurance and retirement benefits.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Provide direct, personalized transportation service to enrolled participants, and assist, as necessary, participants with bundles and/or packages to and from the vehicle and their residence and/or service destination in agency owned motor vehicle.

  1. Maintain an accurate Van Report showing the vehicle number, date and driver’s name. Record daily beginning and ending mileage along with all gas fill-ups.  All van reports are due in central office after the 15th and 31st of each month with all gas receipts attached.
  2. All riders are to be accounted for and some program or individual must pay for this. If you collect any fares during the week, these fare are to be deposited in safe located in the county office each DAY.
  3. Provide safe assistance to each passenger boarding the vehicle. Drivers are to open and close All vehicle doors.  Drivers will stand beside the door to assist the clients on and off the vehicle.  If the client refuses the offer, you will stand beside the door to assist in the case the client trips or falls.  The safety of that client is your responsibility while they are entering the vehicle or until they are totally out of the vehicle.
  4. The agency requires that the driver of any agency vehicle wear their seat belt.
  5. Every morning, drivers will check in by radio or hands free cell phone with Lead Driver.
  6. Manifests are available the day before so familiarize yourself, learn route, schedule time and method to utilize time and expenses to best degree. Any questions call the Lead Driver.
  7. Check engine oil before starting your vehicle. *It is the driver’s responsibility to notify the Lead Driver when the vehicle is in need of a 5,000 mile inspection. Oversee cleanliness of vehicle and coordinate maintenance needs with Lead Driver.
  8. Attend staff meetings and training sessions as requested.
  9. Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the agency and the community.
  10. Prepare a time sheet daily and turn into Lead Driver on a weekly basis for review with the original being mailed in every two weeks per agency policy.
  11. Working hours will vary according to the number of riders transported each day. As your ridership increases, hours will go up.  As you decrease ridership, hours will go down.  When a driver has free time during the day, they should use this time to work on their paperwork or clean the inside of your agency vehicle.  Time spent doing these things will be shown on your time sheet. You are allowed reasonable time for this.
  12. Make sure all vehicle doors are unlocked before starting your day’s work; make sure the vehicle is locked up when you are away from it.
  13. Check for proper clearance before pulling under low roofs, carports, or drive-in windows.
  14. Kentucky State Law requires that you stop at all railroad crossings.
  15. Assure vehicle cleanliness and maintenance; DO NOT eat, smoke or drink while inside an agency vehicle. If you are found smoking in an Agency vehicle or there are signs smoking has occurred you will receive a warning and policies will be followed for warnings.
  16. Do not leave the vehicles with the engine running.
  17. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be required on some agency vehicles. All drivers will be required to pass a DOT Physical in order to operate an agency vehicle used in transporting individuals.
  18. Report all injuries and accident to Safety and Security Officer.
  19. Be familiar with the follow safety rules, procedures, and policies
  20. Participate in quarterly safety meetings
  21. Operate office/vehicle equipment in the manner in which it was intended
  22. Keep passengers together in a safe location (on and off the vehicle depending upon the incident)
  23. Responsible for managing on-board safety and security incident from impact until supervisor and/or first responders arrive.
  24. Other job related duties as assigned.

Physical and mental demands are also noted to perform this job.

 

Requirements:

Must be 21 year of age.  Must have high school diploma or equivalent; must possess a high degree of proficiency in reading and writing. Must understand complete instructions for reports and ability to read maps and learn service area. Must possess a KY driver’s license and have access to an automobile. Ability to relate to target population. Good physical health and able to push, pull, and assist wheelchair clients. No disabilities that might impair vision, health, and endanger passengers as evidences by DOT Medical Examiners Certificate. Criminal background check required; freedom from illegal drug use as evidences by DOT/FTA drug testing.

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:

Please send a cover letter/resume or Employment Application to careers@ckcac.org. Or, mail to Attn: Transportation Specialist, PO Box 830, Lebanon, KY 40033.

Congregate Meals Cook

Nelson County
  • Nutritional Resources
  • Senior Support

Description:

Maintains a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen while being responsible for the preparation, cooking and serving the meal as directed by the approved menu.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Prepare the meal adhering to the approved menu
  • Ensure food is hygienically stored and food storage areas are kept clean
  • Maintaining correct stock levels, ensuring stock rotation and ensuring all stock is clearly labeled as required
  • Maintain high standard of hygiene and safety at all times through daily cleaning of area and equipment
  • Maintain the kitchen and kitchen 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.
  • Ensure the effective and regular waste materials to the designated waste (trash) area.
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 have the ability to communicate effectively and relate well with others. Must have the ability to work with elderly participants and be understanding of their needs. Must be able to keep accurate records.

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:

To apply for this job, please complete this Employment Application and return to ATTN:  Congregate Meals Program, 332 Hood Avenue, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

You may also send a resume, cover letter and completed application to careers@ckcac.org.

All inquiries regarding this position or the status of hiring for this position should be directed to Tancy Morris at 270-756-5668 .

Instructional Assistant – Head Start – Various Locations Available

Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson & Washington County
  • Head Start

Description:

The Head Start Instructional Assistant helps in planning and establishing a learning environment and with implementing a daily program fro 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 jo 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.

Nutrition Aide

Hardin County
  • Head Start
  • Nutritional Resources

Description:

Serve prepared food (breakfast, lunch and snack). Order food and supplies. Rotate stock by dates. Complete necessary paperwork for food program. Give breaks to teaching staff and assist in classrooms if needed as time allows. Attend and compete required trainings. Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware. Keep records of the quantities of food used. Remove trash and clean kitchen garbage containers. Scrape leftovers from dishes into garbage containers. Take and record temperature of food and food storage areas such as refrigerators and freezers. Vacuum dining area and sweep and mop kitchen floor.

Requirements:

Applicants preferred to have at least a High school diploma/GED or equivalent. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. 35 hours per week.

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 our Central Office with a resume and cover letter to CKCAC Head Start, ATTN: Nutrition Aide, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

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

Bus Driver-Head Start – Various Locations Available

Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson & Washington County
  • Head Start
  • Transportation

Description:

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

Requirements:

MUST have a Class A CDL Driving License with Passenger Transportation and School Bus Endorsements and have at least a high school diploma or GED. 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:

Send resume/cover letter/  Head Start Employment packet  to CKCAC, ATTN:  Head Start, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.  You may also e-mail your information to careers@ckcac.org.

Early Head Start Teacher

Marion & Meade County
  • Head Start

Description:

The EHS teacher plans and establishes a learning environment in a manner that promotes safety and learning in a cheerful environment. Implements daily routines and experiences with intentionally planned activities that meet all component areas of EHS, school readiness goals, as well as, meet the individual needs of each child in the classroom through child/adult interactions. The EHS teacher is flexible with daily routines and schedules to capture “nurturing and teachable moments”.  The EHS teacher will coordinate with other component staff to involve parents in education activities to enhance their role as the prime educator of their children. The EHS teacher provides flexible education activities for infants and/or toddlers to help develop positive self-esteem and experience success while participating in the program. Develops a sense of teamwork with co-workers in all activities, including housekeeping, diapering/toileting training and meal service. The EHS teacher possess skills with knowledge and experience working with infants and toddlers, child development, classroom/time management, active supervision, organization and communication. Activities associated with the job include supervision and providing leadership and guidance to EHS specialist and volunteers, voicing recommendations regarding education curricula and assessment and implementation of program policies and procedures to ensure compliance with governing regulations including all Federal Performance Standards, CLASS, ITERS and ALL STARS. Preparing, posting and implementing lesson plans using Frog Street Press Curriculum, observing, assessing, and documenting each child’s health, skills, behavior, growth and development using AIM and ChildPlus, conduct 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.

Requirements:

Must have an Associates or Bachelor’s in ECE or IECE or equivalent.  Preferred Infant Toddler CDA.  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 Central Office  with a resume/cover letter 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.