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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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Community Services
Employment Services
Family Advocacy
Head Start
Home Energy
Nutritional Resources
Senior Support
Transportation

Congregate Meals Kitchen Aide – Part Time

Nelson 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.

Food Report Monitor

Marion County
  • Central Office
  • Nutritional Resources

Description:

Part-time; requiring 20 hours or less per month – the first 2 weeks of each month

Provide oversight to Family Child Care Home Providers participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in the CKCAC service area, as well as, other services areas as approved. The monitor shall serve as a link between the sponsoring organization and the Family Child Care Home Provider to assure that the Family Child Care Home Provider operates within the guidelines of the CACFP; a federally funded child nutrition assistance program designed to provide healthful meals and snacks to children receiving day care.  The monitor shall demonstrate competency when performing all job functions.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Be knowledgeable of CACFP policies and procedures & regulations.
  • Assist providers on nutritional program practices.
  • Provide individual assistance to providers.
  • Communicate with CACFP providers in an ethical, respectful, and caring manner.
  • Provide individualized technical assistance on record-keeping and programmatic errors with providers.
  • Review age-specific meal pattern requirements with provider.
  • Review infant feeding program with provider.
  • Maintain files of required records for each provider.
  • Communicate provider issues with Program Director.
  • Comply with CKCAC’s policies and procedures.
  • File license/certification/registration capacity of Family Child Care Homes.
  • Maintain written reports and activities for CKCAC.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of corrective action with problem provider.
  • Distribute appropriate provider reporting forms.
  • Maintain knowledge of and follow federal, state and local regulations.
  • Maintain standards of ethics and promote agency interests.
  • Other job duties as assigned.
Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.  Verbal and written communication skills are a must.  Able to work independently and with others without incident. On the job training will be required.


How To Apply:

Please send resume & cover letter or Employment Application to careers@ckcac.org.  Or, mail to CKCAC, ATTN:  Food Report Monitor, PO Box 830, Lebanon, KY 40033 by close of business on June 15, 2021.

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Marion County
  • Central Office

Description:

GENERAL DUTIES:

Gather facts about our organization and distribute them to the media. Create marketing materials about the organization for dissemination to the public. Perform job duties in a responsible nature, requiring initiative and considerable independent judgment in making decisions. Provide administrative assistance to other staff, as may be necessary.

Requirements:

Specific Duties

  1. Develop the agency’s monthly newsletter and update mailing list as needed.
  2. Prepare job advertisements, news releases, and legal ads for publication in newspapers by faxing/emailing information to newspapers and radio stations as requested.
  3. Establish and maintain a strong social media presence.
  4. Maintain agency’s website, including but not limited to, creating job posts, bid listings, newsletter articles and picture galleries.
  5. Establish a good working relationship with the media and the public and maintain those relationships by answering queries promptly.
  6. Become familiar and maintain proficient knowledge of organization’s history and programs.
  7. Identify grant funding opportunities for agency programs.
  8. Assist in organizing special events, such as Board Meetings, award ceremonies and any other event put on by CKCAC.
  9. Inform the public about all Board Meetings
  10. Work with Agency Staff to collect all documents needed for Board Meetings, create Board Meeting Agenda, disseminate Board Meeting information, attend Board Meetings, and record Board Meeting minutes ensuring that they are later approved and signed.
  11. Receive visitors and callers in a professional manner: determine the nature of their interests and provide the information needed or direct them to the best source.
  12. Prepare all incoming office mail for appropriate action, including logging, distributing, copying, etc.
  13. Maintain and update Proof of Vehicle Insurance when submitted and update finance of changes.
  14. Prepares all outgoing office mail by maintaining daily and monthly postage meter logs to be provided to the Finance Department each month.
  15. Maintain the postage meter, fax machine and office copier by requesting supplies, replenishing paper and toner, etc.
  16. Assist the finance department with segregation of duties, including but not limited to, matching voucher checks to vouchers.
  17. Maintain personnel and medical files, including creating new files and purging the terminated files and transferring to storage.
  18. Become familiar and maintain an involved presence at community events such as job fairs, health fairs, community partner meetings, etc.
  19. Purchase and keep an inventory log of merchandising materials that are available for distribution.
  20. Help plan and organize events in conjunction with Human Resources to promote positive employee morale across the agency.
  21. Additional job duties as assigned.

How To Apply:

Send a cover letter/resume or Employment Application to Careers@ckcac.org or mail to Human Resources, ATTN:  PR Manager, PO Box 830, Lebanon, KY 40033.  Deadline for all applications is June 11, 2021.

Nutrition Aide

Washington 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.  Applications will no longer be accepted after June 3, 2021, or until the position has been filled.

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

Head Start Family Advocate

Marion County
  • Family Advocacy
  • Head Start

Description:

The Family Advocate Creates, provides, and/or coordinates services and activities with the families and communities that foster strength, healthy living, and overall well being.  The Family Advocate coordinates, reviews and implements all child health functions.  The Family Advocate provides support in case management style, and acts as a liaison between families, staff members, communities, and other family related services.  The assist Parents/Guardians/Adult Family members to become advocates for their children and family.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES INCLUDE:

*Ensuring that each individual child is up to date on the well-child schedule as appropriate or deemed possible by a health care professional.

*Ensuring that health services documentation is accurately maintained.

*Ensuring that the environment is safe and children receive health related services in compliance with all Federal, State, Local and Agency health policies and procedures as applies to Central Kentucky Head Start.

*Ensuring that the greatest number of eligible children will participate in the Head Start program as current funded slots allow.

*Ensuring that a trusting, collaborative, partnership building process is implemented with each family.

*Ensuring that parents’/guardians’ lives are enhanced through active participation in the program with staff support.

*Ensuring that community resources are maximized through collaborations.

*Ensuring that documentation and recordkeeping are timely and accurately completed and maintained as required by all applicable regulations.

*Ensuring that teamwork among staff promotes positive growth and development of families and children.

 

Requirements:

Minimum of high school diploma or GED required.  Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Social Services or related field , coupled with 6 months related experience preferred.

Must obtain within 18 months of hiring a credential or certification in social work, social services, family services, human services, or related area.


How To Apply:

Please send cover letters or resumes to careers@ckcac.org.  You may also complete an Employment Application and mail to Human Resources, ATTN:  Head Start, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

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.

Transportation Specialist 2 – Wheelchairs Driver – Multiple positions available

Breckinridge & LaRue 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.

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.  Applications will no longer be accepted after June 3, 2021, or until the position has been filled.

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.