Executive Director

Clinch Valley Community Action is seeking an Executive Director to lead its organization. This individual will be responsible for implementing the vision and strategic plan of the Board of Directors; ensuring the overall operation and financial viability of the organization.

Specific responsibilities include generating revenue; managing and overseeing federal, non-federal and local government grants; developing, maintaining and engaging partnerships, developing strategic alliances and formal linkages with key governmental and business stakeholders; advocating for low-income communities and individuals; serving as the public face of CVCA at national, state, and local events.

Bachelor’s Degree required with Master’s Degree preferred. Minimum of five years’ work experience in management and leadership, preferably with community action or other non-profit organization; Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

The candidate must submit to appropriate criminal background checks (FBI, Virginia State Police, Child Protective Services), and pre-employment drug/alcohol screening. Salary commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits. 

If interested in this position, please submit CVCA Employment application and Resume’ to Chris Thompson, HR/Compliance Director. Deadline for submission is May 13, 2022. 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/DRUG FREE EMPLOYER

Head Start/Early Head Start Substitute

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Variable Hour

RATE OF PAY:  $9.54 hr.

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Variable

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  12 months

LOCATION:   Tazewell County and Bland/Smyth/Wythe

DUTIES: The Substitute is under the direct supervision of the Teacher and is responsible for assisting classroom staff in carrying out daily curriculum, supervision of children, meal preparation, cleaning duties, etc. as needed.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED required; Prefer experience (day care, parenting, working with pre-school children in camp, church settings, or other) in working with pre-school children.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: Must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must submit to Fingerprinting check, Child Protective Services check, Department of Motor Vehicle check, Criminal Background check and submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

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

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

HOW TO APPLY:  If in-house applicant, please submit intent to apply by e-mail to Chris Thompson, chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or Shelia Smith, ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org.

DEADLINE: Applications/e-mails will be accepted until position is filled.

Camp Joy Summer Cook

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Seasonal

RATE OF PAY:  Grade 1

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

LOCATION:   Camp Joy

This position is classified as Medium Risk for COVID-19 Standards

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Cook is responsible for ensuring that meals are 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.

EDUCATION: Must have Serv Safe Certification. Must be able to read, write, and calculate math.  Prefer experience in food preparation and menu planning, and knowledge of USDA requirements. Must be willing to attend any local or out-of-town overnight training determined necessary by the immediate supervisor or Executive Director.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: ServSafe Certificate

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Prior to hire, with conditional employment, the individual must submit to and have satisfactory criminal background check, national sex offender check, satisfactory reference checks (minimum of two), TB PPD, a pre-employment drug/alcohol test, and complete a Sworn Disclosure statement.  After initial hire, the employee must submit to Child Protective Services check, DMV check, and possibly other vaccinations as required by the Special Projects Director. The individual may need to have or secure first-aid certification and CPR certification. The individual must have reliable transportation, hold a valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record, provide proof of automobile liability insurance, and be willing to use personal automobile for work purposes. S/He must agree to submit to random, and, if applicable, post-accident and reasonable suspicion, drug/alcohol tests;

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

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns may considered if they apply and are qualified);

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

DEADLINE: Until such time position is filled;

Finance Department Clerk

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY:  Grade 3

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

LOCATION:   CVCA Main Office

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Finance Department Clerk performs a variety of financial tasks, including managing and updating records, processing invoices, preparing and processing payroll, and interacting with employees to resolve any problems.  This individual will assist with the administration of all benefits including medical, dental, life, pension, and other ancillary benefits. The Finance Department Clerk implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions. Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates. Will be cross trained to perform Accounts Payable duties.

EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Business Admin, or related field required.

A minimum of three years of payroll processing experience required. Fund accounting experience preferred.

Proficient with payroll software. GMS accounting experience a plus.  

One year experience in benefits administration preferred.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Good computer skills, with proficiency in Word and Excel.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV, Criminal Record check; Must be proficient in English. Must submit to pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug/alcohol screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to lift 15 lbs. This position may require prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

PREFERENCES:  Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, interns;

HOW TO APPLY: If you are a current employee, please send email or letter of interest to Chris Thompson chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org;    If you are a current or former Head Start parent, active agency volunteer, or intern, please submit your application to the staff listed above.

DEADLINE: Until such position is filled.

Application may be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org.

Camp Joy Director

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Seasonal

RATE OF PAY:  $11.40 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Estimated 40 hours per week beginning June 10 through July 3, and starting again on July 15, ending July 25

Junior Camp ages 6-12 Week 1 June 13-16

Junior Camp ages 6-12 Week 2 June 20-13

Senior Camp ages 13-17 Week 3 June 27-30

Senior Camp ages 13-17 Week 4 July 18-22

Hours 9am to 5:00 pm Monday – Thursday

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:   4 weeks

LOCATION:   Camp Joy

DUTIES:  Provide direction, supervision, and organization of campers. Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers. Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.  Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior;

EDUCATION: A high school graduate or possess a GED certification; Prefer experience in supervising children;

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: Must have a valid driver’s license and access to personal automobile with adequate automobile insurance coverage.  Must be willing to attend training, workshops, and conferences when appropriate.  Must possess excellent oral communication skills;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must submit to Fingerprinting check, Child Protective Services check, Department of Motor Vehicle check,

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

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

HOW TO APPLY:   If you are a current employee, submit your interest in the position to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org.  If you are  an  intern, or volunteer with CVCA, please submit application to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA 24630 or e-mail it  to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org;

DEADLINE: Last date applications/e-mails will be accepted is Tuesday, May 15, 2018, by noon, or until such time the position is filled;

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org;

Camp Joy Summer Camp Counselor

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Seasonal

RATE OF PAY:  Grade 1

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

LOCATION:   Camp Joy

This position is classified as Medium Risk for COVID-19 Standards

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Camp Counselor guides and ensures the safety of children as they engage in camp activities.  He/She assists with activity planning and receive special training to fully support kids’ needs during their stay at the camp.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED required.

Prior experience working with children preferred.
First aid training to be able to respond to minor injuries or illnesses.

Health and safety knowledge to help keep all campers safe.

Excellent communication skills to convey camp procedures to all visitors.

Leadership skills to guide and motivate campers throughout their stay.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Prior to hire, with conditional employment, the individual must submit to and have satisfactory criminal background check, national sex offender check, satisfactory reference checks (minimum of two), TB PPD, a pre-employment drug/alcohol test, and complete a Sworn Disclosure statement.  After initial hire, the employee must submit to Child Protective Services check, DMV check, and possibly other vaccinations as required by the Special Projects Director. The individual may need to have or secure first-aid certification and CPR certification. The individual must have reliable transportation, hold a valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record, provide proof of automobile liability insurance, and be willing to use personal automobile for work purposes. S/He must agree to submit to random, and, if applicable, post-accident and reasonable suspicion, drug/alcohol tests;

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

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns may considered if they apply and are qualified);

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

DEADLINE: Until such time position is filled;

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/DRUG FREE EMPLOYER

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


CVCA is currently accepting resumes and applications for the above positions.  Applications (click on link above, print, and complete) can be submitted by mail to the address listed in the job posting.

 

– 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.

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