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

Accounting Support Specialist

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Displays knowledge of and follows the Uniform Guidance requirements, cost principles, and fiscal federal regulations for governmental accounting and reporting, internal controls and generally accepted accounting standards as well as agency fiscal policies in accordance with SCCAA needs.
  • Record, classify, and report data and/or records related to agency financial transactions to ensure the accuracy in account codes used to record transactions, and adhere to federal, state and local policies, procedures and fiscal accountability standards.
  • Assist in the preparation and recording of journal entries related to recording receipts, receivables, accruals and expenditures such as payroll and cost allocations to ensure that entries are recorded accurately and timely in the accounting system.
  • Assist the Grant Accountant in the preparation of documents required for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual filing deadlines that summarizes or reconciles financial statement transactions including budget to actual data, balance sheet, revenue and expenditure reports and other related reports to grantors and others, as assigned or requested.
  • Ensure that SCCAA accounting records and supporting documentation are available for external auditors and other agency staff in pre-audit preparation.
Skills and Specifications:
  1. Ability to interpret accounting records or reports and to analyze the effect of transactions on account relationships.
  2. Comprehensive knowledge and experience with accounting principles, internal controls, cost allocations and allowances, especially related to federal and state funding and/or non- profit organizations.
  3. Extensive knowledge and experience with computerized accounting systems and software.
  4. Strong communication, organizational and customer service skills with employees, external partners, grantors and the general public are essential. Must maintain confidentiality of all documents and materials processed.
Minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and 2-5 years of non-profit accounting 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

Family services specialist 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: 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

Head Start School Bus Driver - Massillon

  • Perform daily pre-trip and post-trip bus inspections.
  • Transport children to and from the assigned Head Start sites on a regular basis.
  • Must track and submit reports (pre-trip, bi-weekly mileage, and child count forms daily and bi-weekly to the Transportation Manager.
  • Must perform other duties as assigned at the sites by the Site Supervisors, or Managers when not driving the bus.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent. Must possess a CDL driver’s license with a minimum class B and SP endorsement and bus driver certificate, and at least 1 year of driving experience as a school bus driver.
  • Must complete CPR, Communicable Disease, First Aid and Child Abuse and neglect.

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.
  • Must 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) or Certified Medical Assistant required. Training and/or work experience with pediatric children ages 0-5 is preferred. Must have excellent writing, communication, and computer skills. Valid driver’s license required.

  • Track medical, dental and developmental requirements for Head Start and Early Head Start children.
  • Review medical and dental documentation for enrolled children. Enter all results and follow-up in Child Plus data system.
  • Utilize Child Plus reports to ensure accuracy of child data and to monitor deadlines and expiration dates in order to maintain compliance with Head Start Performance standards and ODJFS licensing rules.
  • Complete Health Care Plans and Administration of Medication Forms with parents in compliance with ODJFS licensing regulations. Train staff as needed.
  • Assist community health providers during health or dental clinics.
  • Obtain and monitor necessary health or dental consents for enrolled children. Maintain documentation in Child Plus.
  • Monitor health insurance documentation for enrolled children using Child Plus.
  • Perform vision, hearing, lead, hematocrit and hemoglobin screenings to maintain compliance with Head Start Performance Standard screening requirements and timelines.
  • Contact parents and medical providers to obtain medical records and documentation of follow-up treatments.
  • Provide transportation as needed for children and parents to obtain required screenings or follow-up.
  • Provide first aid and support to classroom staff to assess injuries, communicable diseases, etc. Provide classroom activities and education as needed.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all areas for children, families, staff, and records.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Nutrition Aide

  • Transport food using Agency vehicle to other sites daily and as needed
  • Preparing food and supplies for delivery to classrooms, delivery of food to classrooms and collecting food and dishes after meal service, in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that serving bowls and utensils are provided to support family style dining in the classrooms.
  • Wash dishes and equipment. Wipe surfaces as required during the day to maintain a clean kitchen area. Mop floors daily.
  • Must possess high school diploma or GED equivalent. Must possess at least six months experience with large volume cooking of food service.
  • Ohio Certification in ServSafe Food protection – Level 1 minimum
  • A current, valid driver’s license is required.
  • Include but not limited to standing and walking for long periods of time, pushing, lifting, bending and reaching. Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Parent Engagement Coordinator

Position Concept: Develop and support the engagement of families in the Head Start program.

  • Work with Center Managers and partner sites to facilitate the recruitment and formation of the center Parent Committees at all sites. Provide oversight, guidance and support as needed.
  • Attend center Parent Meetings and functions.
  • Reviews and maintains all parent communications from the sites.
  • Provides guidance and support to parent committee and Policy Council parent members.
  • Oversee social media site for the program.
  • Work with ERSEA Manager and Family Support staff on successful implementation of the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework.
  • Encourage and support the participation of parents and community volunteers in classroom and program activities to facilitate the generation of Non-Federal Share.
  • Must possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Social Work or a related field. A minimum of 2 years’ management experience working in a non-profit environment. Head Start experience preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills. Must possess ability to seek solutions and solve problems.
  • Must be computer proficient with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, data entry, and other computer operations.
  • Pre-employment background check, drug screen and physical required.
  • A current, valid driver’s license is required.

Program Aide

  • Ride the bus with the bus driver daily to pick up and take home all children assigned to the route. Support the Bus Driver in maintaining vehicle rules.
  • Assist children on and off the bus. Assist children in fastening and securing seat belts and child restraints.
  • Responsible for obtaining needed medications from classroom for transportation from school, delivering to parent or storing in bus garage, and returning to classroom teacher upon delivery to school.
  • Ensure that children are released only to authorized individuals listed on the Child Information Form or signed addendums.
  • Assist in classrooms as needed for coverage under the direction of the Center Manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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.

Call Center Representative

  • Answer incoming customer phone calls and take appropriate action
  • Maintain customer satisfaction ratings
  • Input data into systems and update customer records as required
  • Maintain confidentiality of customer information and related program records
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum two (2) years of work experience in office/customer service environment

Compliance and Quality Assurance Supervisor

Position Concept:
The position requires the incumbent to assist HEAP Director in the management of the program in the HEAP Director absence, and provide education, direction and ongoing feedback to staff regarding HEAP compliance.

  • Conduct daily monitoring and reporting of suspected HEAP applicant fraud to the HEAP Director.
  • Responsible for remaining informed and educated on all areas of quality assurance, ethics and compliance in regard to SCCAA and ensuring staff is trained and executing these measures in their day to day job responsibilities.
  • Serve as liaison between Director, Intake Workers and State of Ohio Compliance unit.
  • Serve as receiver and initiator of public reporting of customer fraud.
  • Assists HEAP Director with State Inquiries and rejected records.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly reports.
  • Provide written report on quality and quantity of team member's work for performance evaluation
  • Maintain current knowledge and functionality with data base platforms
  • Completes face to face HEAP and program services interviews with customers (as needed)
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills, professionalism, tact and diplomacy.
  • Able to troubleshoot and be neutral in addressing internal issues
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with HEAP clients, referral sources and all other contacts.
  • A current, valid driver’s license is required.
  • Associate degree from an accredited college and/or university; or technical school certification in quality improvement, such as Six Sigma, preferred, and/or three (3) years of demonstrated nonprofit organization management or supervisory experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years' work experience providing data entry and/or customer service in a social service or non-profit agency, with experience working with low-income clients.

Intake Screener 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Greet customers, and provide face-to-face client assessments in their pursuit of obtaining utility assistance.
  • Receive and screen applicant’s required paperwork for specific program applications, prior to the Intake Specialist interview.
  • Multi-line phone system - Respond to all incoming client calls, answer questions and/or transfer calls to an appropriate intake specialist or department.
  • Educates clients on program services.
  • Refers clients for services, as needed, within the agency and/or to partner agencies.
Skills and Specifications:
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines .
  • Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent customer relation skills with all contacts including coworkers, clients and referral sources.
  • Knowledge of basic math functions.
Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED and/or an associate degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited college or university; or a technical school certification and/or 5 years of equivalent work experience in social services.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of work experience in providing data entry and/or customer service in a social services agency or non-profit agency, exhibiting a passion for working with low-income clients.

HWAP Program Director

  • Development and management of programmatic budgetary and financial oversight.
  • Manage staff in all areas of administration, implementation of services and program compliance.
  • 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.
  • Provide technical assistance to contractors to insure understanding and implementation of expected HWAP performance.
Skills/Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate Degree in Construction or Business Management.
  • Five years of experience in Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) administration or implementation.
  • Ohio Weatherization Training Center, Building Performance Institute (BPI) and Quality Control Inspector (QCI) certified (preferred).
  • Building Technology (e.g. heating, cooling and ventilation) experience preferred.
  • At least three years of previous supervisory experience required.
  • Must possess personal transportation and valid Ohio driver’s license for occasional travel within and outside of Ohio.

Pre-employment background, physical and drug test 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