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Clinch Valley Community Action (CVCA) is an equal opportunity employer.

CVCA is currently accepting resumes and applications for the following positions.  Completed applications can be submitted by mail to the address listed below. CVCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • All applicants must complete criminal, child abuse/neglect search, and DMV background check forms
  • All employees are subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol testing throughout employment.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Send separate application for each position and indicate which position/location for which applying

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Head Start Center Aide/Bus Driver

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY: Starting at $8.51 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Avg. 44 weeks, 20-24 hours per week

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:   Not Assigned

DUTIES:  The Center Aide/Bus Driver is responsible for providing support to classroom staff and/or conducts bus route in a way that ensures safety and exemplifies the Head Start goals of providing children with educational experiences that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. Must demonstrate competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, plan and implement learning experiences that ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate. The Center Aide/Bus Driver works with all service area and classroom staff to ensure successful, nurturing experiences for children in the Center, while recognizing the parents as the most important influences in the lives of their children.  This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as an essential part of the job function.

EDUCATION:  Must have a high school diploma or GED, have a CDA credential, or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential or are enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or, are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire. Prefer one year experience in working with pre-school children; Must be proficient in oral and written skills; Must have knowledge of Head Start state and federal regulations governing the transportation of preschool children.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Must have a valid CDL learner’s license at the time of the interview and within 60 days of employment secure a CDL driver’s license with proper endorsements; must have a satisfactory driving record. Must possess or secure First Aid/CPR Certification.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV, Criminal Record check, must be proficient in English.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 50 pounds.   This position requires bending, lifting, walking, talking, seeing, sitting, running, speaking, and hearing

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former program parents, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns are encouraged to apply for jobs for which they are qualified)

HOW TO APPLY:   (E-mail/Application/Resume’/In Person/Mail)

DEADLINE: Last date applications/e-mails will be accepted is July 26, 2017, 12:00 noon.

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org, or mail to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630.  Application may be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Head Start Center Aide/Bus Driver

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY: Starting at $8.51 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Avg. 44 weeks, 40 hours per week

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:   Not Assigned

DUTIES:  The Center Aide/Bus Driver is responsible for providing support to classroom staff and/or conducts bus route in a way that ensures safety and exemplifies the Head Start goals of providing children with educational experiences that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. Must demonstrate competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, plan and implement learning experiences that ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate. The Center Aide/Bus Driver works with all service area and classroom staff to ensure successful, nurturing experiences for children in the Center, while recognizing the parents as the most important influences in the lives of their children.  This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as an essential part of the job function.

EDUCATION:  Must have a high school diploma or GED, have a CDA credential, or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential or are enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or, are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire. Prefer one year experience in working with pre-school children; Must be proficient in oral and written skills; Must have knowledge of Head Start state and federal regulations governing the transportation of preschool children.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Must have a valid CDL learner’s license at the time of the interview and within 60 days of employment secure a CDL driver’s license with proper endorsements; must have a satisfactory driving record. Must possess or secure First Aid/CPR Certification.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV, Criminal Record check, must be proficient in English.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 50 pounds.   This position requires bending, lifting, walking, talking, seeing, sitting, running, speaking, and hearing

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former program parents, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns are encouraged to apply for jobs for which they are qualified)

HOW TO APPLY:   (E-mail/Application/Resume’/In Person/Mail)

DEADLINE: Last date applications/e-mails will be accepted is July 26, 2017, 12:00 noon.

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org, or mail to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630.  Application may be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Teacher’s Aide/Bus Driver

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt, Full-time, 10 months

RATE OF PAY:  Without Associate’s Degree – $8.67 hr.  With Associate’s Degree – $9.54 hr.

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Avg. 44 weeks, 40 hours per week

LOCATION: TBD

DUTIES:  The Head Start Teacher’s Aide/Bus Driver is responsible for assisting in conducting a classroom in a way that exemplifies the Head Start goals of providing children with educational experiences that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, academically, and physically.  S/He works with all components and classroom staff, both individually and as a team member, to ensure successful, nurturing experiences for children in the Center, while recognizing the parents as the most important influences in the lives of their children. Must demonstrate competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, plan and implement learning experiences that ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate; Staff must be familiar with the ethnic background, be able to communicate in the language of families in the program and be able to serve and effectively communicate, to the extent feasible, with children and families with limited English proficiency. Drive bus routes or ride as a Bus Monitor when needed.  Be able to thoroughly inspect bus inside and outside. Must have an awareness of, knowledge, and experience in the needs of low-income families.  Must be willing to maintain a flexible schedule. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Regular attendance and punctuality is an essential job function. Must be physically able to lift at least 50 pounds;

EDUCATION:  Must at a minimum, have a CDA credential, or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, are enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or, are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire; and one year experience working with families. Good verbal and written communication skills.  Must have good computer skills.  Must have an awareness of, knowledge, and experience in the needs of low-income families.  Must be willing to maintain a flexible schedule. Must be able to maintain confidentiality.  Must have ability to work with other resource agencies, staff, and families.  Must have valid Driver’s License;

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Must possess a CDL learner’s permit and secure a CDL within 90 days of hire. Must possess or secure First Aid/CPR Certification;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV, Criminal Record  check, must be proficient in English;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 50 pounds.   This position requires bending, lifting, walking, talking, seeing, sitting, running, speaking, and hearing;

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns);

HOW TO APPLY:   (E-mail/Application/Resume’/In Person/Mail);

DEADLINE: July 26, 2017 by close of business;

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org, or mail to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630.  Application may be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Head Start Teacher

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt, Full-time

RATE OF PAY:  $14.35 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40 hours per week

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:  Tazewell County, site to be determined

DUTIES: The Head Start Teacher is responsible for conducting a classroom in a way that exemplifies the Head Start goals of providing children with educational experiences that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically.  The Teacher works with all service area and classroom staff to ensure successful, nurturing experiences for children in the Center, while recognizing the parents as the most important influences in the lives of their children.  This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as an essential part of the job function;

EDUCATION: Must have a baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education or a baccalaureate or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children. *A related degree (other than early childhood) may include Interdisciplinary Studies, Human Development, Child and Family Development or Psychology. **Transcripts and course descriptions will be reviewed to determine “coursework equivalent”. Equivalent hours can include 120 CDA (Child Development Associate) hours when there is at least five years preschool classroom experience; Must demonstrate competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, plan and implement learning experiences that ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate;

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: Prefer individual to have First Aid/CPR certifications;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must submit to Child Protective Services check, Department of Motor Vehicle check, Criminal Background Check, TB and Physical;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and this position may require constant or extensive standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, hearing, seeing, speaking, and lifting;

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former program parents, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns are encouraged to apply for jobs for which they are qualified.);

HOW TO APPLY:   If you are not a current employee, intern, or volunteer with CVCA, please submit application to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA 24630 or e-mail to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org.  If you are a current employee, intern, or volunteer with CVCA, submit your interest to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org.

DEADLINE: July 26, 2017, by close of business;

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Center Aide/Bus Driver/Family Service Advocate

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY:  $9.47 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Avg. 44 weeks, 40

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:   Currently assigned to Raven Head Start Center, but subject to change

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Center Aide/Bus Driver/Family Service Advocate is responsible for providing support to classroom staff, working with families, and/or conducting bus routes in a way that ensures safety and exemplifies the Head Start goals of providing children with educational experiences that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically.  S/He works with all service area and classroom staff to ensure successful, nurturing experiences for children in the Center, while recognizing the parents as the most important influences in the lives of their children. This individual is responsible for building strong, nurturing relationships with the families of enrolled children to identify barriers to self-sufficiency. Using the Family Partnership Agreement, this individual assists families set goals to ensure independence from public assistance. S/He facilitates the use of resources and serves as a source of support.  S/He is responsible for recruiting children to the program. This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as an essential part of the job function; Must maintain confidentiality of all aspects of the program;

EDUCATION:  Must have a high school diploma or GED; Prefer one year experience in working with pre-school children; Must be proficient in oral and written skills; must be proficient in English; Good computer skills; Must have knowledge of Head Start state and federal regulations governing the transportation of preschool children; Must be familiar with the ethnic background, be able to communicate in the language of families in the program and be able to serve and effectively communicate, to the extent feasible, with children and families with limited English proficiency.  Be able to maintain a flexible schedule; Must be able to maintain confidentiality;  Must be willing to attend overnight or out-of-town travel. Must have ability to work with other resource agencies, staff, and families

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION: Must have a valid CDL learner’s license at the time of the interview and within 60 days of employment secure a CDL driver’s license with proper endorsements; must have a satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation; Must possess or secure First Aid/CPR Certification;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Prior to hire, with conditional employment, must submit to and have criminal background check (including Virginia, FBI, and State Police), national sex offender check, satisfactory reference checks (minimum of two), a pre-employment drug/alcohol test,  and complete a Sworn Disclosure statement.  After initial hire, must submit to Child Protective Services check, DMV check, TB Screening or PPD, and health examination;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  . This position may require constant or extensive standing, walking, bending, stooping, speaking, hearing, reaching, lifting, and seeing. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.;

PREFERENCES:  The program will consider current and former program Head Start/Early Head Start parents, current volunteers and interns for employment vacancies for which such individuals apply and are qualified;

HOW TO APPLY:   (E-mail/Application/Resume’/In Person);

DEADLINE: Please apply by no later than July 20, 2017;

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org, or mail to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630.  Application may be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Head Start/Early Head Start Education Coach

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt, Part-time

RATE OF PAY: $15.50 hr.

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Average 20 hours per week for school year – 880 hours)

LOCATION:  Will work from the Main Office in North Tazewell

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Coach is responsible for assessing all education staff to identify strengths, areas of needed support, for which staff would benefit, including opportunities to be observed and receive feedback and modeling of effective teacher practices directly related to program performance goals; provides opportunities for education staff not identified for intensive coaching through the process to receive other forms of research-based professional development aligned with program performance goals.  Ensures that intensive coaching opportunities align with the program’s school readiness goals, curricula, and other approaches to professional development;

QUALIFICATIONS:   A minimum of a baccalaureate degree in early childhood education or related field; Candidate must have classroom experience and experience with adult learners. Understands social and economic background and developmental needs of children and families; Demonstrates knowledge of overall Head Start goals and philosophy; Exhibits effective interpersonal and communication skills; Maintains confidentiality; Be familiar with the ethnic background, be able to communicate in the language of families in the program and be able to serve and effectively communicate, to the extent feasible, with children and families with limited English proficiency;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  The candidate must be interviewed, have references verified, have a sex offender registry check and obtain one of the following: (i) criminal history records, including fingerprint check; or (ii) Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal history records, including fingerprint checks. A program has 90 days after an employee is hired to complete the background check process by obtaining: (i) Whichever check listed above was not obtained prior to the date of hire; and (ii) Child abuse and neglect state registry check, if available.  A pre-employment drug/alcohol test and a Sworn Disclosure statement will be completed.  After initial hire, must submit to Child Protective Services check, DMV check, TB Screening or PPD, and health examination. Must have first-aid certification and CPR certifications or be willing to obtain certifications. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record, provide proof of automobile liability insurance, and be willing to use personal automobile for work purposes; Must submit to random, and if applicable, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug/alcohol tests;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 50 pounds.   This position requires bending, lifting, walking, talking, seeing, sitting, running, stooping, speaking, and hearing;

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns);

HOW TO APPLY:   (E-mail/Application/Resume’/In Person/Mail);

DEADLINE: Applications (or e-mails from current staff) will be accepted is Monday, July 17, 2017, 12:00 noon, or until such time the position is filled;

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org, or mail to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630.  Application may be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Head Start Cook

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY: $8.49 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Average 29 hours per week

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:   Will be assigned to Tazewell Head Start Center but subject to change at anytime

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Cook is responsible for ensuring that meals are prepared and served in a safe, timely, and attractive manner and that all costs associated with preparation are adequately tracked.  This individual is also responsible for ensuring that USDA, and Virginia Health Department, regulations are followed. Works toward ROMA goals.

EDUCATION:  Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED certification; Prefer experience in food preparation and menu planning, and knowledge of USDA requirements and must secure ServSafe certification; Must be familiar with the ethnic background, be able to communicate in the language of families in the program, and be able to serve and effectively communicate, to the extent feasible, with children and families with limited English proficiency; Must be willing to attend any local or out-of-town overnight training determined necessary by the immediate supervisor, Program Director, or Executive Director.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Must possess or secure First Aid/CPR Certification;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get Fingerprint check, Sex Offender check, TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV, Criminal Record check, must be proficient in English;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 50 pounds.   This position requires bending, lifting, walking, talking, seeing, sitting, running, stooping, speaking, and hearing;

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns);

HOW TO APPLY:   (E-mail/Application/Resume’/In Person/Mail);

DEADLINE: Last date applications/e-mails will be accepted is Monday, July 17, 2017, 12:00 noon, or until such time the position is filled;

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org, or mail to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630.  Application may be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  VHCVP (Section 8) Inspector

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY: Starting at $10.79 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  12 months

LOCATION:   Main Office

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:    The VHCVP Inspector ensures compliance of Section 8 Housing Quality Standards (HQS) established by VHDA and County codes and ordinances through technical housing inspections. Inspects the interior and exterior living spaces of single and multi-family dwellings; identifies and notes violations. Employee documents on-site visitations, denoting failed areas and recommended courses of corrective action. Conducts follow-up inspections to monitor compliance. Confers with property owners and tenants concerning alternative methods for correcting violations and resources areas to contact for financial assistance. Attendance is a mandatory job function.  Works toward ROMA goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Complete the requirements for graduation from a standard senior high school or vocational school, a GED certificate, or the equivalent;
  • Prefer two years’ experience in any area of inspection that requires determining compliance with codes and regulations and/or experience in building maintenance, code enforcement, or a related field. Additional education may be substituted for experience;
  • Reading comprehension to read technical materials;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Must maintain confidentiality;
  • Good interpersonal skills to explain rules and procedures clearly;
  • Problem solving skills to gather relevant information to solve vaguely defined practical problems;
  • Ability to learn agency goals, policies, and programs;
  • Ability to learn County geography and population characteristics;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and preferably databases;
  • Must be willing to attend out of town travel;  and
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and work independently with minimal supervision.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Must have a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record and access to personal automobile with up-to-date liability insurance;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get appropriate health screenings, CPS, DMV, Criminal Record check, pre-employment drug screening and have satisfactory reference checks;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift and carry a minimum of up to 25 pounds.   This position requires bending, hearing, lifting, walking, talking, seeing, sitting, running, speaking, crawling, and stooping;

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:  Duties are performed in an indoor and outdoor environment while sitting at a desk and performing physical activities for the position regarding the ability to go in and out of all types of residential units, buildings and facilities.  Use of computer equipment and ability to operate an agency vehicle is mandatory for the performance of the job duties.

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns)

HOW TO APPLY:   (E-mail or Phone Call)

DEADLINE: E-mails or phone messages will be accepted through July 17, 2017.

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or call Chris Thompson at 276-988-5583 ext. 310;