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 Cook

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY: $8.96 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40 hours per week

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:   Will be assigned to Bland 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; Must get CDL within 60 days of hire;

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 Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 12:00 noon, or until such time the 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:  Teacher’s Aide/Bus Driver

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

 RATE OF PAY:                 Without Associate’s Degree – $9.15 hr. 

                                           With CDA – $9.83 hr.  With Associate’s Degree – $10.05 hr.

 NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Avg. 44 weeks, 40 hours per week, 10 months

 LOCATION: Currently assigned to McCready Head Start

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 prefer 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;

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;

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:  Part-time Family Service Advocates

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY:  $10.26 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Avg. 44 weeks, 29 hours per week

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:   Will be currently assigned to McCready Head Start Center in Saltville, but subject to change;

DUTIES:  The Family Service Advocate is responsible for building strong, nurturing relationships with the families of enrolled children to identify barriers to self-sufficiency.  Using the Family Partnership Agreement, the Family Service Advocate assists families to set goals to ensure independence from public assistance.  This individual facilitates the use of resources and serves as a source of support and is responsible for recruiting children into the program.  Regular attendance and punctuality is an essential job function;

EDUCATION:  Must have, within 18 months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field. Prefer 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; 

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION: Must possess a CDL or secure a CDL within 60 days of hire. Must possess or secure First Aid/CPR Certification;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening, Physical, CPS, DMV, Criminal Record  check, must be proficient in English, Valid Driver’s License;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 50 pounds;

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

HOW TO APPLY:   E-Mail;

DEADLINE: September 25, 2019, Noon;

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

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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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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 27, 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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