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

Head Start School Bus Driver - Alliance & 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.

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

Community Relations Coordinator

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct and lead the development and communications for marketing, social media, community awareness.
  • Implement community events and coordinate volunteers.
  • Manage external Agency relations and efforts in support of Community Services programming.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with various county-wide media outlets to develop and implement coordinated outreach programs.
  • Develop and issue quarterly and annual reports.
  • Lead internal communications for staff engagement.
  • Possess at a minimum a Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Marketing, communication or a related field.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Minimum of three (3) five years of demonstrated experience involving media promotions, community relations, and marketing in a non-profit, education or corporate environment.
  • Must possess a currently valid Ohio Driver license and insurance.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and related software.
  • Experience working with diverse public populations.

Client Intake Specialist

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct client intake and eligibility screening for CSBG based on established program requirements.
  • Interviews client and assess family needs relative to achieving self-sufficiency.
  • Maintain computerized systems (OCEAN, Excel, etc.) for tracking program outcomes, client characteristics and achievements
  • Develops and presents reports as required by the supervisor.
Skills and Specifications:
  • Minimum of 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.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient use of MS office applications and data entry skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and often high-stress environment
  • B.S. or A.A. degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or equivalent technical school certification and/or equivalent experience in social services

Youth Program Enrichment Coordinator


  • Provide students (13 and up) with activities that promote their physical and intellectual development.
  • Utilize positive strategies to support the social and emotional development of all the students.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date student, staff and after school program records.
  • Be familiar with and follow all record keeping procedures accurately and completely according to CSBG standards.
  • Inform professional staff members as soon as possible to discuss any problems, questions, or concerns as they arise during the working relationship.
  • Supervise tutors and provide learning tools for promoting a positive environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality, and report any allegations of child abuse to professional staff members.
  • The Program Coordinator must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years student services experience.

HUB Operations Specialist

Significant Responsibilities:

  • Have knowledge of Stark County community for performance of community-based outreach to increase awareness and engagement.
  • Monitor and provide monthly reporting of Community Health Worker client pathway completion accuracy and consistency.
  • Provides system training to CCA supervisors and new CHWs. Provides technical assistance to the Care Coordination Agencies and referral partners specific to the Care Coordination System and Pathways HUB Model.
  • Reviews, writes and interprets monthly reports for funders and contracted agencies to evaluate progress of program goals and objectives.
  • Review, approve and reconcile billing for Care Coordination Agency.
  • Participate in the coordination and oversight of CCA billing activity and system utilization including data cleaning and data preparation related to the billing processes.
  • Develops and implements the Pathways Community HUB Quality Improvement Plan; develops quality improvement strategies for CCAs and the HUB; initiates quality improvement cycle with HUB Director and Clinical Coordinator.
  • Any combination of training and work experience, which indicates possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed below. An example of acceptable qualifications for this position is: Completion of college education with a Bachelor’s degree in a health related field or equivalent degree required, and two (2) years of demonstrated experience in program management and data analytics or equivalent combinations of experience and/or education.

No Current Openings

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