Job Opportunites

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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 Postings

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Head Start Teacher

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt, Full-time

RATE OF PAY:  $15.13 hr. with Bachelor’s Degree; $13.03 hr. without Bachelor’s Degree

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40 hours per week

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:  Tazewell County, to be assigned to Richlands Center

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.  Works toward ROMA goals;

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; Prefer one year experience (day care, parenting, working with pre-school children in camp, church settings, or other) in working with pre-school 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; Must be proficient in oral and written communication skills; Must be willing to learn to care for children with disabilities who may be enrolled in Head Start; 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; 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 EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: Prefer individual to have First Aid/CPR certifications; Within three months of employment, must secure a Commercial Driver’s License;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must submit to Fingerprinting check, Child Protective Services check, Department of Motor Vehicle check, Criminal Background check, TB and Physical, and Pre-employment Drug/Alcohol screening;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and this position may require constant or extensive standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, hearing, running, 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 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 chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org.  If you are a current employee with CVCA, submit your interest to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org.; if you are a current or former parent, active Agency volunteer, current work experience participant or intern, please submit employment application to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or deliver to Main Office.

DEADLINE: November 25, 2019, or until such time the position is filled.

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POSITION:                             Behavioral/Mental Health Services Coordinator

JOB CLASSIFICATION:       Non-Exempt, Full-time, 12 months

RATE OF PAY:                      $16.18 hr. – $19.92 hr.

LOCATION:                           Tazewell County

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Behavioral/Mental Health Services Coordinator is responsible for planning and administering the mental health program services for children and families.  This position will involve working collaboratively with parents, staff, and Mental Health professionals and the larger community in the delivery of services.  Services must be coordinated with staff in other program areas and must include ongoing assessment of the quality of services provided.  Planning and administration of the mental health services must be individualized for children and families.  Works toward ROMA goals;

EDUCATION:

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 *Individual must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Services, or a related field.  If an individual holds a Bachelor’s Degree in an area other than Psychology or Counseling, he/she must be QMHP certified;

*Prefer experience with young children in a school based setting;

*Prefer knowledge of the Head Start Program Performance Standards and the Head Start philosophy of working with children and families;

*Competencies include effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, curricula implementation and use of assessments, and promotion of children’s progress (Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework:  Ages Birth to Five 45 CFR 1302.91(e)(5);

*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;

*Must be proficient in oral and written communication skills;

*Must be willing to learn to care for children with disabilities who may be enrolled in Head Start; and

*Experience successfully working with a culturally diverse staff and clients; Must be able enter and exit a vehicle without assistance, and withstand exposure to adverse weather conditions.

PRIOR TO HIRE:  Must submit to fingerprint check, Sex Offender check, complete a Sworn Disclosure, and reference checks;

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, and 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:   If you are a current parent, volunteer or intern, please complete an application and submit to Chris Thompson chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org; If you are a current staff person, please email Chris at the same address;

DEADLINE: September 25, 2019,  by noon; or until position is filled.

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to chris.thompson@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.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Early Head Start Home-based Visitor

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY: Starting at $11.85 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  12 months

LOCATION:   Main Office in North Tazewell

DUTIES:  The Home-based Visitor works with all staff and parents to maintain a quality program.  Plans and implements home visits to help the parents enhance the child’s learning experience which stimulates social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development. Develops family partnerships, strengthen and supports the family and helps the family acquire new skills.  This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as an essential part of the job function;

EDUCATION:  Must have a minimum of a home-based CDA credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree; and demonstrate competency to plan and implement home-based learning experiences that ensure effective implementation of the home visiting curriculum and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework; Ages Birth to Five, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate, and to build respectful, culturally responsive, and trusting relationships with families; Must have knowledge of community resources and the skills to link families with appropriate agencies and services; Must be able to accept responsibility to organize and work without constant supervision; Must be proficient in oral and written skills; 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;

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; Will need to possess or be willing to secure First Aid and CPR certifications;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, Fingerprinting, 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 50 pounds.   This position requires bending, hearing, lifting, walking, talking, seeing, sitting, running, speaking, and stooping;

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

HOW TO APPLY:   If you are a staff person, please send email of interest to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org; if you are an intern, current or former Head Start parent, active volunteer, please complete employment application located on the N: drive or get one at the front desk;

DEADLINE: E-mails or phone messages will be accepted through September 25, 2019, or until such time the position is filled.

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