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 HR@sccaa.org if you meet the requirements.


Employment Opportunities


Full Time Grant Accountant 

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Follows governmental accounting and reporting requirements, 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.
  • Monitor grant receipts and expenditures to ensure that expenses are within budgetary guidelines.
  • Provide information within the department as well as with each program area, to ensure the accuracy in the account codes used to record transactions, and adhere to federal, state and local policies, procedures and fiscal accountability standards.

Skills and Specifications:
  • Ability to interpret accounting records or reports and to analyze the effect of transactions on account relationships.
  • 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.

Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or 3-5 years of accounting experience

Classroom Aide

Duties:

  • Assist in classrooms as needed for coverage under the direction of the Center Manager.
  • Maintain a classroom environment that supports the curriculum, the individual needs of the children and the Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of classroom according to regulations.
  • Maintain required classroom ratios. Be aware of Child Information Forms in classroom and ensure children are released only to authorized individuals.
  • Maintain certifications in First Aid, Child Abuse, Communicable Disease and CPR.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Skills/Qualifications:
  • Must possess a minimum of a Child Development Associate (CDA). Must possess at least six months experience in a preschool or childcare environment.


Early Head Start Home Visitor (Teacher)

Duties:

  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate, individualized, learning activities using prescribed curriculum. Drive to family home to conduct weekly 90-minute home visits with each assigned family.
  • Create and maintain respectful partnerships with families.
  • Create an environment that supports the curriculum, the individual needs of the children and families with an emphasis on encouraging the family as the first teachers of their children.
  • Coordinate with parents to ensure that well-child exams, immunizations, health screenings, and nutrition assessments are complete and necessary follow up occurs.
  • Plan and provide bi-monthly socialization activities for infants/toddlers and their primary caregivers.
  • Assist with providing transportation to activities using agency vehicles.
  • Assist in recruitment efforts to identify and enroll children in the EHS Home-Base program.
Skills/Qualifications:
  • Must possess Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field or an Associate’s Degree with a minimum of 15 credit hours earned toward a BA in ECE or related field, with Infant/Toddler coursework and a minimum of sic (6) months documented successful experience in an Infant/Toddler environment. Early Head Start home-based experience preferred.
  • A current, valid driver’s license is required.


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.

Duties:
  • 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.

Teacher
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

Scope of Work:

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.

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.
  • Develop and maintain a data system to document the needs and outcomes of program participants and advance the continuous improvement of SCCAA’s education and workforce services.
  • Prepare performance reports and maintains current labor market information and industry-related forecasts and employment trends.

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 of professional experience in workforce development or related field.
  • Effectively market and represent the hiring agency, its clients and program services.
  • Capacity to work with diverse populations and community partners.
  • Proven experience in the development of successful partnerships.
  • Ability to work with internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Skilled in the use of technology, including Microsoft products and Google Docs.
  • Maintain confidential and sensitive information.
  • Effectively communicate in both oral and written formats.
  • Possess a valid driving license and provide proof of automobile insurance.

Opportunity Specialist  

Scope of Position:

Create opportunities that foster the education and employment development of youth and adult job seekers and workers, in collaboration with the Employer Engagement Specialist, local and regional employers, training and education institutions. Serve as the program employment specialist to recruit and engage job seekers in SCCAA’s education and employment services, with the goal to match program participants to employment opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Apply project leadership to foster the alignment of SCCAA’s education and employment services with the needs of local and regional employers in a fashion that advances the employment linkage of job seekers and workers.
  • Develop and implement a recruitment strategy plan to market and promote SCCAA’s education and employment services, with the goal of attracting underserved, economically disadvantage talent to participant in SCCAA’s sponsored training.
  • Work in collaboration with the Employer Engagement Manager to identify the training and workforce needs of employers as a means to support the talent acquisition of job seekers and workers enrolled in SCCAA’s education and employment program services.
  • Utilize industry-related assessment and pre-employment screening tools to assess eligibility for employment, career aptitude, interests, and skill-sets of job seekers and workers seeking to participate in SCCAA’s education and workforce services, with the goal to best match their skills with the needs of employers.
  • Provide case management to support the development of action-driven employment plans that lead to the employment connection of program participants, while maintaining a filing system to secure confidential and sensitive information.
  • Coordinate and assist with the development and facilitation of employment readiness workshops to support the talent development of job seekers, while also providing individual career coaching as needed.
  • Facilitate referrals to community partners for appropriate services not provided by SCCAA, that best support the successful implementation of program participants employment plans.

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 of professional experience in workforce development or related field.
  • Effectively market and represent the hiring agency, its clients and program services.
  • Capacity to work with diverse populations and community partners.
  • Proven experience working with economically disadvantage individuals and families.
  • Experience conducting case management and managing training projects.
  • Capacity to analyze data and labor market reports to support the continuous improvement of program services.
  • Ability to work with internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Skilled in the use of technology, including Microsoft products and Google Docs .
  • Utilization of reference material to research, plan and facilitate workshops and presentations.
  • Maintain confidential and sensitive information.
  • Effectively communicate in both oral and written formats.
  • Possess a valid driving license and provide proof of automobile insurance.
No Current Openings

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