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.

Employment Opportunities

Chief Operating Officer
Seeking an established professional with acquired business acumen in nonprofit management, planning and performance to serve as Chief Operating Officer.

Responsibilities: Direct supervision of management level staff, budgetary development, monitoring and evaluation of in-house and field operations and reporting, development and implementation of training and technical assistance programs, achievement of annual program outcomes and compliance.

Skills/Qualifications: Minimum BA with MA preferred in Public Administration, Business or related field; at least five years of progressive responsibilities and competencies in administration, community planning, research, management, and experience with federally funded programs and regulations. Demonstrated knowledge and with multi-funded budget development and management experience.

Center Manager

  • Ensure 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 and in accordance with SCCAA guidelines and expectations.
  • Maintain organized, current and complete records of enrolled children and staff.


  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of ODJFS Child Care Licensing Rules and Regulations
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

Family Services Specialist

Duties: Assist in the coordination and delivery of program services that promote family and community development. Recruit qualified families for the Head Start program, maintain a high level of professionalism, confidentiality, and provide advocacy for disadvantaged children and families in the program.

Skills/Qualifications: 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.

Health Services Manager

Responsible for the management of the Head Start Health component.


  • Track medical, dental and developmental requirements for Head Start and Early Head Start children in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards, ODJFS regulations, and State of Ohio EPSDT recommendations.
  • Ensure accuracy of child data and monitor deadlines and expiration dates in order to maintain compliance with Head Start Performance standards and ODJFS licensing rules.
  • Maintain liaison relationships with other agencies, health and dental providers, programs, organizations and groups providing services to meet children’s health needs. Organize annual Health Advisory Committee.

Skills/Qualifications: Must or possess a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management, Nursing, Public Health, or Health related field. Education, training, and work experience in the health field with the pediatric age. Minimum two years’ experience managing in a medical environment. Head Start experience preferred.

Health Services Technician

Duties: Provide health related services to children enrolled in the Head Start/Early Head Start program; assist in meeting the needs of families served.

Skills/Qualifications: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with active licensure; will consider Associate’s Degree in Medical Technology or health related field with certification. Prefer 6 months’ work experience in a pediatric medical practice or school nurse setting.

Stark County Community Action Agency is seeking to hire Teachers with a minimum of an Associate degree and 15 credit hours completed toward a Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a Bachelor degree in ECE or related field, to teach in the Head Start Program.

Teacher Assistant
Teacher Assistants with a minimum of an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) are needed to teach in the Head Start Program. Must have a clean background check, and an insurable driver's license. An Excellent benefit package is offered. EEOE, DFWP 

EHS Teacher
Early Head Start Program, will implement Infant/Toddler 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 Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education with Infant/Toddler coursework and a minimum of four (4) months documented successful experience in an Infant/Toddler environment.

Intake Counselor
Skills Required: Outstanding direct customer service skills, strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication, skills to gather required information from clients, assist clients in completing paperwork, excellent phone etiquette, computer literate in Microsoft programs, data entry with attention to detail and good math skills. Responsible for accurate client assessments and determining income eligibility for programs.

Work experience must include ability to work with a diverse population of clients and staff. Minimum education is a high school diploma and a post-secondary education is preferred.
HWAP Director
Responsible for the overall management of staff and implementation of HWAP and other supplemental energy programs to established goals.
  • Development and management of programmatic budgetary and financial oversight
  • Manage program outcomes and new program development, focusing on the needs of the community, using research forecasting trends and analyzing data to make program decisions.
  • Maintain organization and program compliance with all applicable OSHA, DOE and HHS regulations governing HWAP operations.
  • Associate Degree in Construction or Business Management.
  • 5 years’ experience in Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) administration or implementation.
  • Ohio Weatherization Training Center, Building Performance Institute (BPI) and Quality Control Inspector (QCI) certified.

HWAP Inspector
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Inspector – Trainee is an entry level training position for one year during which progression to complete these duties and responsibilities occurs. At that time an evaluation will be done to determine if the employee retains employment as an Inspector.
  • Attend and successfully complete all required classes and training necessary for HWAP Inspector Certification
  • Must have or the ability to obtain BPI Building Analyst Certification within a maximum of one year from hire date and BPI Quality Control Inspector (OCI) certification within 15 months of hire date.
  • Must successfully obtain Ohio Weatherization Training Center certifications in all required courses concerning HWAP inspections within one year of hiring.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least five to ten years of experience in residential construction trades, home weatherization or related energy efficiency field.
  • Must be able to serve as a project manager and coordinate multiple residential construction projects simultaneously.
  • Overnight travel for training and certifications may be required; must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, reliable transportation and excellent driving record.

Skills and Specifications:
  • Excellent math, verbal and written communication skills required.  
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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 (x 130)
Fax: (330) 454-6850

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