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

Visit our Job Applications page for full instruction on applying for positions with Jackson County Civic Action Committee, Inc.

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Head Start Education Specialist
Position Description:

Observe classrooms daily to ensure data collection and analysis, provide feedback and demonstrate techniques to improve school readiness outcomes for each child. Supervise teaching staff to ensure classrooms meet Head Start Performance Standards, State childcare regulations, program operating procedures. Develop and implement training plans. This position will require work related driving.

Qualifications:

  1. BA degree in Early Childhood Education and at least one year experience working with pre-school children.
  2. Supervisory experience preferred.

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 are highly desirable.
  3. Strong organizational skills for managing heavy workload.
  4. Strong analytical skills for reading reports and providing accurate feedback to stakeholders regarding data collection and observations.
  5. Proficient computer skills, for database management, internet access, email and Outlook calendar.
  6. 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.)
Benefits:

Health/401K/Paid Holidays

How to apply:

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

Click here to apply.

You may also apply at your local WIN Job Center.

 
Daycare Teacher
Position Description:

Position will provide a successful, safe and supervised setting for children (ages 2 to 5) while they are in our childcare environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips); will promote the social, emotional, physical (including potty training), and cognitive development of infants, toddlers, and pre-school children; will encourage parent involvement in all aspects of their child’s education, growth, and development. This position may require work related driving.

Qualifications:

1.   AA Degree in Early Childhood Education OR, minimum requirement of a high school diploma or GED along with current Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. Will consider candidates near completion of CDA Credential.

2.   Prefer one or more years’ experience working in licensed childcare setting.

3.   Must be physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations.

4.   Strong written and verbal communication skills.

5.   Basic computer skills, internet, and email.

6.   Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy and Mississippi childcare licensure regulations. 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.)

Benefits:

Health/401K/Paid Holidays

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Center Specialist – OS Senior Center
Position Description: The Center Specialist is responsible for daily operations, recordkeeping, and reporting for the senior center. This position provides a broad range of educational and recreational activities for the seniors and coordinates and supervises the transportation component of the program. The Center Specialist recruits and screens participants and establishes strong relationships with community resources.
Qualifications:

  1. Associate or greater degree in a human service or related field.
  2. Minimum of two years related work experience.
  3. Complete first aid and CPR training and ServSafe certification.
  4. Sensitive to behaviors and interests of the elderly.
  5. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Must be flexible, resourceful, and multi-tasking.
  7. Moderate computer skills.
  8. Must be insurable by agency vehicle insurance provider.
Benefits:

Health, Life, 401K, Vacation, Medical.

Click here to apply. Follow application instructions, including reference and work history forms.

Program Coordinator Families First for Mississippi

Position Description:

The Program Coordinator plans, coordinates, and recruits to meet the scope of work established by the grant. Programs include: Parenting, Abstinence, Job Skills, Healthy Relationships, and Fatherhood. Duties include: grant-writing, formulating program goals and objectives producing monthly reports to the Board and funding source, hiring and supervising qualified presenters, requesting funds in advance of events, payroll, establishing and maintaining relationships with funders and local partners, attending community events.

Qualifications:

  1.                BS degree and considerable knowledge or experience in resource management and operations.
  2.               Must have a minimum of three years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial position.
  3.             Must possess effective interpersonal communications skills, verbal and written, to communicate with a wide range of people to promote goodwill and enhance agency credibility.
  4.          Proficient computer skills; including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, data management, email.
  5.                Valid driver’s license and insurable by agency vehicle insurance provider.
  6.              Must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy: References, Drug Screening, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)

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

Benefits:

Health/401K/Paid Holidays

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Caseworker - Harrison Co.

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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