Stark County Community Action Agency - Employment

Current Openings

The following are currently available positions with the Stark County Community Action Agency. The title, description, and minimum qualifications can be found here. Please send a cover letter and resume to the agency at the address below or email to if you meet the requirements. You can also click on "SCCAA Employment Application" in the menu to download an application to fill out and mail with your cover letter and resume.

The Planner / Grant Writer, Stark County Community Action Agency, is required to research and identify new government, corporate, foundation and private funding prospects and develop responsive proposals to increase organizational financial and program resources. The incumbent must demonstrate competencies in collecting and researching data, strategic thinking and grant writing, fundraising and be motivated to set and achieve the funding goals set for the position.
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Administration or related field preferred. Grant Writing Certification a plus. Excellent verbal  and written communication. Experience working with State & Federal Government programs and compliance. Minimum three years of demonstrated non-profit organization grant writing, and/or marketing, experience. Proficient with Microsoft Office; Excel; and Windows Applications.
Head Start/Early Head Start Education Manager responsible for overall directing, management and oversight of the early childhood education service area for over 900+ children throughout Stark County, planning and monitoring for positive child development progress and outcomes. Assure compliance at all times with Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards, State Early Learning Content Standards, SUTQ, NAEYC, and Agency Policies and Procedures.   Develop and facilitate the implementation of techniques and programs in an early childhood education environment.  Manage a staff of 7 direct reports utilizing superior leadership skills and establishing a cohesive team environment. Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and two (2) years of related experience.   Master’s degree preferred.   Three to five years of demonstrated management experience of both exempt and non-exempt staff.  Management in unionized environment a plus. Demonstrated planning and policy development experience. Knowledge of Federal Head Start, Ohio Learning Content Standards and ODJFS Day Care Licensing regulations.  
Early Childhood Education Coordinator (ECEC) is responsible for assisting in developing an early childhood education curriculum, literacy program implementation and providing educational resources for staff and parents, ensuring compliance with performance standards and recognized best practices in the field of early childhood education.  The position serves as a professional advisor/trainer as needed and supports career development activities. The ECEC will work cooperatively with all team members /management of the HS program. B.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field. Two (2) years of supervisory experience.   Three (3) years of experience working in a social service related field. Ability to effectively read, write and speak in English (Bi-lingual English/Spanish desirable)
Head Start experience preferred.
Head Start Center Manager ensures that all aspects of child development, health, safety and nutrition are at or above levels required by The Head Start Act and all regulatory and governing entities. Ensure that Family and Community partnerships at the center are active and that communication with staff and parents is timely and encourages involvement. Responsible for mentoring, training, coaching and disciplining staff as appropriate.   Maintain organized, current and complete records of enrolled children and staff. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.   Efficiently manage a high stress environment which has rapid changes in condition and environment. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and 5 years related work experience in an ECE and pre-school setting. Be or become a CLASS Reliable Certified educator (within 6 months) and maintain the status during employment. Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
ERSEA Coordinator (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance) is responsible to establish recruitment and enrollment procedures for the Head Start/Early Head Start Program that work towards maintaining full enrollment in the program.  The ERSEA Coordinator will establish methods and procedures that will ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, in conjunction with Manager. Bachelor degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Human Ecology or a related field preferred.   Minimum of Associate Degree in Social Work or a related field and/or 2 years experience working within a social service agency. Literate in the use of Microsoft tools and good organization and communication skills.   Must possess valid Ohio Driver’s License.
Substitute Teacher, Stark County Community Action Agency Head Start Program, will implement Early Childhood Development program curriculum and activities which take into consideration cultural, social,  and economic backgrounds, emotional or physical disabilities, and individual style and pace of learning to ensure a holistic and comprehensive delivery of services.   Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education and a minimum of four (4) months documented successful experience in a pre-school/child care environment. 
Assistant Teacher - Minimum  an Associates Degree in Early Childhood.

CDL Bus Driver - Must have clean driving record and background check, a current CDL with an SP endorsement.  Part time hours with 16-20 hours per week; Monday through Thursday, no weekends.  DFWP, EEOE

SP endorsement.  Part time hours with 16-20 hours per week; Monday through Thursday, no weekends.  DFWP, EEOE

Mechanic – SCCAA Head Start Program -Repair and maintain Head Start school buses and vans.  Conduct pre-trip inspections as mandated by Federal Head Start guidelines. Maintain repair records on each vehicle. Submit reports and documentation to the Transportation Manager as requested. Serve as a Head Start Bus Driver or Aide as needed. Must possess high school diploma or GED equivalent. Incumbent must possess a CDL driver’s license, with a minimum of class B with S endorsement. Minimum of 3 years light and medium duty truck mechanical experience.   Must pass a complete pre-employment physical including drug test and TB test.
Equal Opportunity Organization
The Stark County Community Action Agency is an equal opportunity organization that does not discriminate in its employment practices nor in its delivery of services.

There shall be no discrimination in employment practices, operations and activities, or contractual services with any other entity based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, or disability status. The SCCAA Board of Directors has adopted the revised Affirmative Action Policy in compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and with Executive Order #246 as amended by Executive Order #11375.

 SCCAA - Human Resources Central Office
1366 Market Avenue North
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 454-1676
Fax: (330) 454-6850

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM to 4:30PM



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