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.


Grant Writer  - The Grant Writer 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.  Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Administration or related field, from an accredited college or university preferred. Grant Writing Certification a plus.  Minimum three years of demonstrated non-profit organization grant writing, and/or marketing experience.

Health Services Manger - The Health Services manager is responsible for the management (developing, implementing and monitoring) of the Head Start and Early Head Start Health criteria related to the Head Start Performance Standards.  Provide services as documented in the health services plan to meet the needs of children and their families. Serve as an advocate in the community for both the Head Start program and Health Services.   Develop partnerships with health and dental partners to provide services to children and families. Develop and distribute educational information that integrates Health related activities into Early Childhood Educational Services.

Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse or possess an Associate’s Degree in Medical Technology or Health related field.  Education, training, and work experience in the health field with the pediatric age.  Position requires proven previous management experience.  Must have demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.  Must possess ability to seek solutions and solve problems.  Must have high level of interpersonal skills. Experience in community public health, school-based health care or related field.  Head Start experience preferred.

Family Services Specialist - Stark County Community Action Agency (SCCAA) is seeking an enthusiastic and people oriented family service worker with a minimum of an Associate degree in social work or related field and 2 years of work experience in the field or a Bachelor degree.  Case management experience is a must. Duties include assisting in the coordination and delivery of program services that promote family and community development. Recruit qualified families for the program, maintain a high level of professionalism, confidentiality, and provide advocacy for disadvantaged children and families in the program.  Excellent writing skills, communication and computer proficiency a must

Early Childhood Education Manager - Responsible for overall direction, management and oversight of the early childhood education service area for over 900+ Head Start/Early Head Start children, Birth to age 5, 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, ODJFS Child Care Licensing rules, and Agency Policies and Procedures.  Develop and facilitate the implementation of techniques and programs in an early childhood education environment. Oversee professional development for education staff.

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Education (Early Childhood – preferred) 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, including planning and policy development experience.  Management in unionized environment a plus.  Knowledge of Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards, Ohio Learning Content Standards, SUTQ, and ODJFS Child Care Licensing rules. CLASS reliability and Teaching Strategies Gold a plus.



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.
Head Start Bus Driver - Transport children to and from the assigned Head Start sites on a regular basis.  Perform daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections.  Maintain the bus, adding fuel, and daily cleaning.  Keep first aid kit and other safety equipment in the bus filled and understand their usage.  Must be aware of current transportation laws and regulations.  Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.  High school diploma or GED equivalent required.  Must possess a CDL driver's license with a minimum Class B and SP endorsement and bus driver certificate with at least 1 year of driving experience as a school bus driver.  Must complete driver recertification training and driver road test.  Must pass random drug testing as required by state and federal laws and a criminal bacground test.
Head Start Program Aide - Conducts a thorough post-bus trip headcount for children.  Assist children in fastening and proper adjustment of seatbelts and child retraints.  Control passerger behavior and interact positively with children.  Perform support functions in classroom as needed.  Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.  High school diploma or GED required.
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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