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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Case Manager - Harrison County (posted Jan 6th)

Position Title:
Case Manager – Harrison County
Position Description:
The Case Manager will complete intake/screening interviews and record information using Virtual ROMA to determine family/client eligibility. The Case Manager 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 provide assistance and leadership to caseworkers and further contribute to effective program practices and 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. A social work license and supervisory experience are desirable. 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.)

Case Worker - Harrison County (posted Jan 6th)

Position Title:
Caseworker – Harrison County
Position Description:
The Caseworker will complete intake/screening interviews and record information using Virtual ROMA to determine family/client eligibility. The 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.)

Part-Time Caseworker – George County (posted Jan 6th)

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 Teacher - 42 weeks (reposted Jan 6th)

Position Description:
Position will provide 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); will promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children; will encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program, including home visits; will develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten. This position may require work related driving.

Qualifications:

  1. An associate, baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education;
  2. An associate degree in a field related to early childhood education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children;
  3. A baccalaureate or advanced degree in any field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children or;
  4. A baccalaureate degree in any field and has been admitted into the Teach For America program, passed a rigorous early childhood content exam, such as the Praxis II, participated in a Teach For America summer training institute that includes teaching preschool children and is receiving ongoing professional development and support from Teach For America’s professional staff.
    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.
  5. Physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations.
  6. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual English/Spanish skills are highly desirable.
  7. Intermediate computer skills, internet, and email.
  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, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)

Wages:
$13.13 – $20.20 per hour

Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays

Head-Start Assistant Teacher (reposted Jan 6th)

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

Head Start Center Operations Specialist – 48 weeks (reposted Jan 6th)

Position Description:
Responsible for the daily operations of each 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, Elementary
  2. Education, Business or related field (BS preferred)
  3. Two (2) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity
  4. 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.
  5. Physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations.
  6. 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.
  7. Strong organizational and planning skills for managing operations of center(s)
  8. Proficient computer skills for database management, internet access, email and Outlook calendar.
  9. 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:
$14.00 – $20.36 per hour

Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays

Assistant Center Operations Specialist – 52 weeks (reposted Jan 6th)

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.

Assistant Cook (reposted Jan 6th)

Position Description:
The Assistant Cook will assist the Head Cook prepare and serve breakfast, lunch and supplement, based on menu in a safe and sanitary manner in quantities and qualities to meet the nutritional needs of Agency approved clients including children with special dietary needs. This position may use a cooking range, dishwasher, food slicer, mixer, grater, grinder, electric knife and sharpener, lettuce/tomato cutter, steamer, deep fat fryer, and food processor. This position may require work-related driving.
Qualifications:
1. Must have GED or High School Diploma
2. Must be physically able to lift pots and pans from one station to another, sweep, mop and perform other cleaning responsibilities. Must be physically and mentally aware of any hazards or dangers at all times.
3. 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:
$8.08 - 30 hours/week
Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays