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 through December 11, 2020 12:00 noon, or until position is filled.

Head Start Home-based Visitor

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY: Starting at $13.58 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  12 months

LOCATION:   Main Office North Tazewell

This position is considered Medium Risk for COVID-19 Standards

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 or ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org.   if you are an intern, current or former Head Start parent, active volunteer, please complete employment application located on the Y: drive or get one at the front desk or the website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org;

DEADLINE: Until such position is filled;

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Head Start Teacher’s Aide/Bus Driver

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

RATE OF PAY:                 Without Associate’s Degree – $10.02 hr. 

                                        With CDA – $10.25 hr.

    With Associate’s Degree – $10.48 hr.

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

LOCATION: Current Assignment to Apache Head Start

This position is considered Medium Risk for COVID-19 Standards.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  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;

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

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV;

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids or tissues; Possible exposure to communicable diseases; A high amount of driving is required;

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 or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org; If you are a current staff person, please email to the same address;

DEADLINE: Open until such time the position is filled;

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or ssmith@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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Head Start Teacher’s Aide/Bus Driver

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Head Start Teacher’s Aide/Bus Driver

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

RATE OF PAY:                Without Associate’s Degree – $10.02 hr.

                                       With CDA – $10.25 hr.

   With Associate’s Degree – $10.48 hr.

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

LOCATION: Current Assignment to Camp Joy Head Start

This position is considered Medium Risk for COVID-19 Standards.

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;

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

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV;

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids or tissues; Possible exposure to communicable diseases; A high amount of driving is required;

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 to the same address;

DEADLINE: Open 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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Family Service Advocate

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

RATE OF PAY:  Two Classrooms $10.70 hr. starting 

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

LOCATION: Currently Assigned to Richlands Head Start Center

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:   The Family Services Advocate is responsible for building and engaging strong, nurturing relationships with the families of enrolled children to identify barriers to self-sufficiency. Using the Family Partnership Agreement, the Family Services Advocate assists families set goals to ensure independence from public assistance. The Family Services Advocate facilitates the use of resources and serves as a source of support.  This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as an essential part of the job function.  The Family Services Advocate is responsible for recruiting children to the program. Works toward ROMA goals.

EDUCATION:  *Any staff person hired after November 7, 2016 must have, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field;

*Prefer experience (day care, parenting, working with pre-school children in camp, church settings, or other) working with pre-school children;

*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 be proficient in oral and written communication 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;

*Within thirty (60) days of hire, must obtain a CDL learner’s permit and within six months days secure the CDL license;

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

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: 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 and carry a 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 or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org; ; If you are a current staff person, please email Chris or Shelia at the same address;

DEADLINE: Until such position is filled;

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Accounting Clerk

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY:  Grade 3 (Starting at $12.00 hr.)

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  52 weeks, 40 hours weekly

LOCATION:   CVCA Main Office

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Accounting Clerk generally performs billing and accounting responsibilities.  His/Her duties include supporting accounts receivable, accounts payable and reconciliations, accounts receivable, verifying receipts and deposits, coding and preparing and maintaining records among other job obligations.  Attendance is a mandatory job function. Works toward ROMA goals.

EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of Associate’s Degree in Accounting or a related field required. Payroll processing experience preferred.  Fund accounting experience preferred. Good computer skills, with proficiency in Word and Excel. Proficient use of Word, Excel, Access and other software packages preferred.  GMS accounting experience a plus.  Extensive knowledge of and experience with various types of insurance, i.e. worker’s compensation, liability, etc.;

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Must have a satisfactory driving record; Must be willing to attend overnight or out-of-town travel; 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:  Must be able to lift 25 lbs. This position may require constant or extensive standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, hearing, seeing, speaking, and lifting;

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;

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FCS Crisis Advocate

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  FCS Crisis AdvocateJOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-exempt, Part-time, 12 months

RATE OF PAY: Grade 3 (Shift Differential)

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Up to 29 hours per week

LOCATION:   Main Office

This position is considered Medium Risk for COVID-19 Standards.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Crisis Advocate is responsible for case management/assessment, advocacy and peer counseling for individuals and families experiencing intimate partner violence and sexual violence. Responsibilities include interviewing, gathering case information, following up with clients, maintaining files and performing data entry.  She/He is responsible for providing peer counseling, helping clients set goals, documenting client interaction, providing limited transportation and offering case management. He/She will be responsible for providing coverage for the agency hotline, educating clients about dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault and options/resources available, and meeting ROMA goals. Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the job.

EDUCATION:  ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred and/or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this job;
  • Must work well with persons of varied sexual preference, racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  • Knowledge of counseling and advocacy techniques for people who have been victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including crisis intervention and case management skills beneficial;
  • Must exercise sound judgment, cope with stress and crisis situations in a calm manner and who models non-violent behavior;
  • Management and supervisory skills necessary and must maintain confidentiality. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and possess the ability to cross-communicate among diverse groups and facilitate problem resolution;
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Must be able and willing to attend out of town, overnight meetings;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours;
  • Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision; and
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and preferably databases.

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift and carry a minimum number of 25 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: Until position is filled.

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

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Community Safety Officer

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-exempt, Part-time

RATE OF PAY:  Grade 3 (Starting at $11.86 hr.)

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  20

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  12 months

LOCATION:   Tazewell County

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: This employee works with the courts, Commonwealth’s Attorney, jail, and other service providers to provide intervention services to incarcerated defendants awaiting trial. He/She will assist with GPS monitoring. He/She will strive to achieve the goal of public safety. He/She must subscribe to work toward the Agency Mission. Good work ethics. Attendance is an essential job function. Works toward achieving ROMA goals;

EDUCATION: Prefer a minimum of Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or a combination of education and equivalent experience working with the court system; Proficient computer skills, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word and Excel but prefer prior experience working with other software databases; Must have good oral and written skills; Must be willing to attend trainings, workshops and conferences when appropriate; and must be willing to work evenings and weekends.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: Must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record; Must be willing to attend overnight or out-of-town travel;

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to lift 25 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 you are an employee, please submit intent to apply by e-mail to Chris Thompson at chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org.  Otherwise, you may apply by filling out a printable application on CVCA’s website www.clinchvalleycaa.org, or get and submit application at the Main office or mail to P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630;

DEADLINE: Until position is filled;

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Quality Assurance Monitor

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt, Part-Time

RATE OF PAY:  Starting at $11.43 per hour

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

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:   Bland, Smyth and Wythe Counties—Office at Apache Run in Fort Chiswell

This position is classified Low Risk for COVID-19 Standards.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Quality Assurance Monitor ensures program quality and compliance through ongoing review, monitoring and follow-up support. Ensures all Head Start centers meet or exceed performance standards and adheres to relevant regulations, policies and procedures. This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as an essential part of the job function;

EDUCATION: Must have a high school diploma or GED. Prefer one year experience working with federal, state, and local regulations; Prefer experience working in either a pre-school or child care setting; Must be proficient in oral and written skills; Be able to maintain a flexible schedule; Must be able to maintain confidentiality; Attention to detail with ability to accurately handle large volume of documentation; Ability to solve unexpected problems as they arise while considering programmatic requirements, cultural sensitivity, individual circumstances and best practices; Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple priorities; Ability to self-direct and establish relationships with all levels within the organization and with external stakeholders and to think creatively and develop strategies for achieving programmatic objectives; 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 overnight or out-of-town travel;

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Must have a satisfactory driving record; Must be willing to attend overnight or out-of-town travel; 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:  Must be able to lift and carry 25 lbs. This position may require constant or extensive standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, hearing, seeing, speaking;

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

HOW TO APPLY:   For current and former Head Start parents, active agency volunteers and interns, please submit employment application to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org; If you are a current staff member, please email the individuals named above about your interest in the position;

DEADLINE: Applications accepted until position is filled;

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to cthompson@clinchvalleycaa.org, or Shelia Smith ssmith@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.

BSW Assistant Cook

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt, Part-time, 10 months or longer

RATE OF PAY:  $9.53 Hr.

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

LOCATION: Currently Assigned to Apache Run Head Start Center

DUTIES:  The Assistant Cook is responsible for assisting the Cook in ensuring that meals are served in a safe, timely, and attractive manner. This individual is also responsible for helping to ensure that USDA, Virginia Health Department, and Head Start standards/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; Must be willing to attend any local or out-of-town overnight training determined necessary by the immediate supervisor, Program Director, or Executive Director; 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

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

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Must secure a CDL within 90 days of hire. Must possess or secure First Aid/CPR Certification ; Must get ServSafe certification;

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift and carry a 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 or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org; Application may be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org and mail to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630 or email to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org;  If you are a current staff person, please email your interest to  Chris or Shelia  at the same address;

DEADLINE: Until such time the position is filled;

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Recruiter/Program Assistant

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

RATE OF PAY:           Starting at $10.13 hr.

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

LOCATION: Will be assigned to Apache Run Head Start

DUTIES: The Recruiter/Program Assistant is responsible for monitoring Head Start and Early Head Start data entry into the EmpowOR database system.  He/she will prepare program invoices for submission and maintain invoice records.  He/she will assist program coordinators with data entry, filing, and other general office duties.  He/she will work with the Partnerships/ERSEA Coordinator to help recruit eligible children and to ensure that all needed eligibility verification documents are available.  He/she will be the first point of contact for the Head Start/Early Head Start offices, answering the telephone and greeting visitors in a respectful, cheerful manner that appropriately represents the Head Start program to parents, staff, and the community.  Operate general office equipment.  Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.  Other duties may be assigned as warranted by program needs;

EDUCATION:  Minimum of High School Diploma or GED required with preference of college courses in business education or equivalent courses. Experience with the Head Start/Early Head Start program preferred.  Experience and expertise in computer data records.  Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Publisher.  Good record keeping skills.  Must have excellent people skills, oral and written communications skills, and the ability to plan, prioritize, and work independently.  Must be a team player.  Must have reliable transportation and a valid Virginia Driver’s license;

PRIOR TO HIRE:  Must submit to fingerprint check, sex offender check, complete a sworn disclosure, and reference checks;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 25 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 employment application and submit to Chris Thompson chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org ; If you are a current staff person, please submit an email expressing your interest to the same address; Employment application can be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org;

DEADLINE: Open until such time the position is filled;

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FCS Crisis Advocate

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

RATE OF PAY: Grade 3 (Shift Differential)

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

LOCATION:   Main Office

DUTIES: The Crisis Advocate is responsible for case management/assessment, advocacy and peer counseling for individuals and families experiencing intimate partner violence and sexual violence. Responsibilities include interviewing, gathering case information, following up with clients, maintaining files and performing data entry.  She/He is responsible for providing peer counseling, helping clients set goals, documenting client interaction, providing limited transportation and offering case management. He/She will be responsible for providing coverage for the agency hotline, educating clients about dynamics of intimate partner violence and sexual violence and options/resources available, and meeting ROMA goals. Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the job

EDUCATION:  ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred and/or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this job;
  • Must work well with persons of varied sexual preference, racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  • Knowledge of counseling and advocacy techniques for people who have been victims of intimate partner violence and sexual violence, including crisis intervention and case management skills beneficial;
  • Must exercise sound judgment, cope with stress and crisis situations in a calm manner and who models non-violent behavior;
  • Management and supervisory skills necessary and must maintain confidentiality. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and possess the ability to cross-communicate among diverse groups and facilitate problem resolution;
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Must be able and willing to attend out of town, overnight meetings;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours;
  • Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision; and
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and preferably databases.

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift and carry a minimum number of 25 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: Until position is filled.

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

Head Start Home-based Visitor

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Head Start Home-based Visitor

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY: Starting at $13.58 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10+ months

LOCATION:   Main Office North Tazewell

This position is considered Medium Risk for COVID-19 Standards

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 or ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org.   if you are an intern, current or former Head Start parent, active volunteer, please complete employment application located on the Y: drive or get one at the front desk or the website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org;

DEADLINE: Until such position is filled;

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BSW Family Service Advocate

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

RATE OF PAY:  Two Classrooms $10.70 hr. starting

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

LOCATION: Currently Assigned to McCready Head Start Center

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:   The Family Services Advocate is responsible for building and engaging strong, nurturing relationships with the families of enrolled children to identify barriers to self-sufficiency. Using the Family Partnership Agreement, the Family Services Advocate assists families set goals to ensure independence from public assistance. The Family Services Advocate facilitates the use of resources and serves as a source of support.  This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as an essential part of the job function.  The Family Services Advocate is responsible for recruiting children to the program. Works toward ROMA goals.

EDUCATION: 

*Must have, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field 45 CFR 1302.91(e)(7);

*Prefer experience (day care, parenting, working with pre-school children in camp, church settings, or other) working with pre-school children;

*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 be proficient in oral and written communication 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;

*Within six months of hire, must obtain a CDL 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 or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org; If you are a current staff person, please email Chris at the same address;

DEADLINE: Until such position is filled;

Tazewell County Head Start Teacher’s Aide/Bus Driver

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

RATE OF PAY:                Without Associate’s Degree – $10.02 hr.

                                       With CDA – $10.25 hr.

   With Associate’s Degree – $10.48 hr.

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

LOCATION: No Current Assignment

This position is considered Medium Risk for COVID-19 Standards.

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;

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

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV;

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids or tissues; Possible exposure to communicable diseases; A high amount of driving is required;

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 or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org; If you are a current staff person, please email to the same address;

DEADLINE: Open until such time the position is filled;

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

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/DRUG FREE EMPLOYER

Head Start Teacher’s Aide/Bus Driver

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

RATE OF PAY:                Without Associate’s Degree – $10.02 hr. 

                                       With CDA – $10.25 hr.

   With Associate’s Degree – $10.48 hr.

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

LOCATION: Current Assignment to Bland Head Start

This position is considered Medium Risk for COVID-19 Standards.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  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;

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

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV;

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids or tissues; Possible exposure to communicable diseases; A high amount of driving is required;

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 and/or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org; If you are a current staff person, please email to the same address;

DEADLINE: Open 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;

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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