Employment

Employment
Equal Opportunity and ADA Policy

Jackson County Civic Action Committee, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities at JCCAC are extended regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or other classes, characteristics, or preferences protected by law.

JCCAC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The ADA ensures the disabled equity in employment and treatment in all JCCAC programs or activities. The non-discrimination requirements can be viewed at The Department of Justice ADA. Persons needing assistance viewing this information may contact the Human Resources Administrative Coordinator.

Open Positions

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Part-Time Caseworker – George County (reposted April 22nd)

Position Title:
Part-Time Caseworker – George County
Position Description:
The PT Caseworker will complete intake/screening interviews and record information using Virtual ROMA to determine family/client eligibility. The PT Caseworker will evaluate and assess the needs of families, identify services that will assist individual family members to become self-sufficient and make appropriate referrals to available community resources. This position will contribute to effective program practices and maintain a commitment to professionalism. Resources this position will use include Microsoft Office and Virtual ROMA. This position does require work related driving.
Qualifications:
1. The preferred applicant will have a social work or related degree and experience working in a human service related field. Excellent verbal and written communications skills for communicating with a wide range of people to promote goodwill and promote agency credibility.
2. Intermediate to advanced computer skills, internet, and email.
3. Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)

Head-Start Assistant Teacher (reposted April 22nd)

Position Description:
Position will assist the teacher and cooperate in a supportive role carrying out developmentally appropriate activities, promoting the health, nutrition and education of the children, and attending to their safety and welfare. Position will assist the teacher with providing a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children (ages 3 to 5) while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips); promoting the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children; encouraging parent involvement in all aspects of the program, including home visits; developing individual goals for children, providing on-going assessment on progress and facilitating transition into kindergarten. Resources this position will use include Microsoft Office, ChildPlus, Teaching Strategies Goals, Start Smart and Teach Smart interactive learning programs. This position may require work related driving.

Qualifications:

  1. A child development associate credential (CDA) along with high school diploma or GED; or
  2. Enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in early childhood education; or
  3. Enrolled in a child development associate credential program to be completed within 1 year.
    NOTE: Transcripts are required with the application. Additional information may be requested on the college credit courses taken and their relevance to early childhood education or child development with a focus on children ages 3 to 5.
  4. Physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations.
  5. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual English/Spanish skills highly desirable.
  6. Intermediate computer skills, internet, and email.
  7. Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy, Mississippi childcare licensure regulations, and the Office of Head Start. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, Child Abuse Central Registry Check, National Criminal History Record Check (Fingerprinting), Sex Offender Registry Check, Immunization Certification (MSDH Form 121), Health Exam, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)

Wages:
$7.58 – $8.59

Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays

Assistant Center Operations Specialist – 52 weeks (reposted April 22nd)

Position Description:
Responsible for assisting Center Operations Specialist with the daily operations of assigned center; including monitoring center activities and providing supervision to ensure classrooms and playgrounds meet program standards; ensuring staff/child ratios are maintained at all times; providing assistance and program information to families; maintaining all center related records and submitting reports in a timely manner; supervising and evaluating assigned staff; assisting with coordination of parent, staff, and community activities at center; monitoring inventory and supplies. This position will require work related driving.
Qualifications:
1. Associate degree in Early Childhood Education
2. Two (2) years’ experience working with pre-school children (or the educational equivalent)
NOTE: Transcripts are required with the application. Additional information may be requested on the college credit courses taken and their relevance to early childhood education or child development with a focus on children ages 3 to 5.
3. Physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations.
4. Proficient and professional written and verbal communication skills for interacting with staff and clients; including the expression of program goals and objectives. Bilingual English/Spanish skills are highly desirable.
5. Strong organizational and planning skills for managing operations of center(s)
6. Proficient computer skills for database management, internet access, email and Outlook calendar.
7. Management and/or supervisory skills/experience a plus.
8. Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy, Mississippi childcare licensure regulations, and the Office of Head Start. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, Child Abuse Central Registry Check, National Criminal History Record Check (Finger Printing), Sex Offender Registry Check, Immunization Certification (MSDH Form 121), Health Exam, TB Test, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)
Wages:
TBA
Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays
How to apply:
1. Go to http://www.jccivicaction.org/ for application instructions.
2. You may also apply at your local WIN Job Center.

Activities Specialist (Families First Resource Center; posted April 22nd)

Position Description:
The Activity Specialist will serve as staff liaison with program participants and the community. This position will schedule, coordinate and teach school day and after school youth development and family life classes in the six coastal counties. This position will recruit participants, work with program facilitators, arrange and attend media and community events, monitor and report program data. This position does require work related driving and public speaking.
Qualifications:
1. AA Degree in communications, education, business or related field.
NOTE: Transcripts are required with the application. Additional information may be requested on the college credit courses taken and their relevance to this position.
2. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Proficient bilingual English/Spanish skills are highly desirable; including speaking, listening, writing and reading.
3. Planning and coordination experience of varied and complex administrative operations.
4. Proficient computer skills; including data input/management, internet, email, presentation development and publishing.
5. Must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)
Wages:
$12.00 – $15.00
Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays
How to apply:
Apply online at www.jccivicaction.org or visit your local WIN Job Center.

Head Start Family Advocate (reposted April 22nd)

Position Description:
The Family Advocates will establish mutually respectful partnerships with families to enhance the quality of their lives and their communities. The Family Advocate will support families' efforts to reach their goals; offer parents opportunities to be involved in group activities, including policy groups and educational activities based on interest and need; provide opportunities for children and families to participate in family literacy services; coordinate and integrate Head Start services in order to enhance effectiveness; support families in accessing other community resources; assist families in crisis; respect and respond competently to the culture, traditions, lifestyle, language, and values of each family and community; and contribute to effective program practices and maintain a commitment to professionalism. Resources this position will use include Microsoft Office and ChildPlus. This position does require work related driving.
Qualifications:
1. AA Degree in Human Services or related field and documented work experience. Head Start Teacher Assistants with CDA and minimum of one year HS classroom experience may apply.
NOTE: Transcripts are required with the application. Additional information may be requested on the college credit courses taken and their relevance to this position.
2. Excellent verbal and written communications skills for communicating with a wide range of people to promote goodwill and promote agency credibility. Proficient bilingual English/Spanish skills are highly desirable; including speaking, listening, writing and reading.
3. Physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations.
4. Intermediate computer skills; including data input/management, internet, and email.
5. Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy, Mississippi childcare licensure regulations, and the Office of Head Start. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, Child Abuse Central Registry Check, National Criminal History Record Check (Fingerprinting), Sex Offender Registry Check, Immunization Certification (MSDH Form 121), Health Exam, TB Test, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)
Wages:
$9.01 – $13.15
Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays

Driver (Aging Program; reposted April 22nd)

Position Description:

The Bus Driver is responsible for transporting participants between their residences, program sites, and supportive services within established routes. The Bus Driver will maintain a safe and healthy environment, keeping daily vehicle utilization reports; utilizing all safety devices, such as boarding stools and seat belts to insure complete safety of passengers; keeping vehicle clean, sanitized and in safe operating condition.
Qualifications:
1. Must be 21 years of age or older
2. High School diploma or equivalent GED
3. Ability to read and write
4. Ability to drive bus or van with a passenger capacity of 25 maximum
5. Commercial driver license Class C or greater with Passenger endorsement
6. Current DOT Medical Certification
7. Should have general knowledge of street plan for the Jackson County area
8. Sensitive to working with the elderly clients
9. Will be required to complete first aid training, CPR certification, and various driver training seminars/workshops as scheduled
10. Must be insurable by agency vehicle insurance provider
11. Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy ( References, Drug Screening, and Motor Vehicle Records Check)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORKING CONDITIONS, AND EQUIPMENT USED WHILE PERFORMING PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
12. Repeatedly getting on and off of vehicle
13. Driving/handling a 25 passenger bus
14. Sitting for extended periods of time, unrestricted head and neck movements, reaching, exiting bus from rear emergency door
15. Bending, lifting ( up to 30 pounds)
16. Assisting elderly clients on and off of bus
Wages:
$10.00 per hour 38-40 hours per week/52 weeks per year
Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays/Vacation

Fiscal Officer (posted April 26)

Position Description:
The Fiscal Officer is responsible for recording, reviewing, and reporting financial transactions of the agency, its projects and delegates, in accordance with applicable government regulations; for budget preparation and control; for confidential record maintenance; and for informing the executive director and Board of directors of financial conditions. This position does require work related driving.
Qualifications:
1. B.S. in Accounting, MBA/CPA preferred.
2. Minimum of three years’ experience in general or financial accounting and budgeting, preferably including one year working with Federal grants and one year in supervisory capacity.
3. Excellent verbal & written communications skills.
4. Proficient computer skills with automated accounting, spreadsheet, and word processing programs.
5. Must successfully complete pre-employment screening which includes: References, Drug Screening, National Criminal History Record Check (Fingerprinting), and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)
Wages:
DOE
Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays/PTO