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

No Current Openings

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.

Head Start School Bus Driver - Alliance


  • 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 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.

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 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.
No Current Openings

Employer Engagement Specialist

Position Concept: Develop and sustain working relationships with local and regional employers, industry leaders, training and education institutions to identify opportunities that support the talent development, employment linkage and employee retention of job seekers and workers served through SCCAA’s education and workforce services. In shared collaboration with SCCAA’s community partners and industry leaders assist with the development of career opportunities that provide opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency and economic mobility.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Identify and foster effective relationships between businesses, industry representatives, trade and labor unions to advance the employment linkage of job seekers and workers served through SCCAA education and workforce services.
  • Utilize industry related assessment and pre-employment screenings tools to assess eligibility for employment, career aptitude, interests and skill-sets of job seekers and workers seeking to participate in SCCAA education and workforce services, with the goal to best match their skills with the needs of employers.
  • Work with businesses and industry representatives to identify and implement strategies to support employee retention of job seekers and workers connected to employment opportunities.
  • Plan and coordinate recruitment events in partnership with identified businesses, industry representatives, trade and labor unions to support the employment linkage of job seekers and workers.
Knowledge, Skills, Education and Abilities:
  • Possess a baccalaureate degree in one of the relevant fields (i.e. business administration, human resource management marketing or communication.
  • Minimum of three years professional experience in workforce development or related field.
  • Possess a valid driving license and provide proof of automobile insurance.
No Current Openings

Part-Time Support Services Specialist (Youth)

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as Support Specialist of the Virtual Youth Career Exploration Program (VY-CEP).
  • Support the conduct of various assessments designed to assist in the identification of career interests.
  • Analyze participant information derived from application, assessments, and other sources to assist in the development of career plans.
  • Assist in a wide range of instructional activities, materials, program services, and strategies to support career exploration and exposure, virtual sessions and presentations.
  • High School Diploma and a minimum of 3 years of undergraduate studies. An associate’s degree in administrative assisting preferred.
Skills and Specifications:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient use of MS office applications.
  • At least two to three years of experience working with diverse, at risk student populations.

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