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 Assistant Cook

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 per hour

How to apply:

Click here to apply.

You may also apply at your local WIN Job Center.

Head Start Center Floater

Position Description:

The Center Floater is assigned to a Head Start center to serve primarily as a classroom substitute when regular classroom staff is absent. The Center Floater may also serve in other capacities as assigned by the Center Operations Specialist to ensure program ratios are maintained. While in a classroom, the Center Floater 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. Resources this position might use include Microsoft Office, ChildPlus, Teaching Strategies Gold, Start Smart and Teach Smart interactive learning programs. This position may require work related driving.

Qualifications:

  1. Must have a minimum of high school diploma or GED, AND
  2. A child development associate credential (CDA); OR
  3. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree; OR
  4. Be enrolled in a child development associate credential program to be completed within 1 year.
  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 highly desirable.
  7. Basic 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 (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.)

Benefits:

Health/401K/Paid Holidays

How to apply:

Go to http://www.jccivicaction.org/ for application instruction or

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Head Start Assistant Teacher
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.

  1. Physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations.
  2. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual English/Spanish skills highly desirable.
  3. Intermediate computer skills, internet, and email.
  4. 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:

$8.74 – $9.50

Benefits:

Health/401K/Paid Holidays

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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 productive, conduct home visits, and assure quality services to families utilizing all 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.      BS degree in Social Work or related area, two years’ experience working in a human service related field. May consider an appropriate degree in progress and experience.

2.      NOTE: Transcripts are required with the application. Additional information may be requested on the college credit courses taken and their relevance to this position.

3.       Excellent verbal and written communications skills for communicating with a wide range of people to promote goodwill and promote agency credibility.

4.       Intermediate to advanced computer skills, internet, and email.

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.)

Benefits:

Health/401K/Paid Holidays/Vacation/Medical Leave

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