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If you have a knack for bringing out the best in others, are a gifted early childhood education teacher, are passionate about the idea of life-long learning, are a natural at inspiring students of all ages in front of a classroom and you count among your heroes people like Eleanor Roosevelt, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dorothy Day and Maya Angelou, the Council for Economic Opportunities would love to consider you for a position on the team.

Employment Opportunities

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland offers full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, life, a 403B retirement package and paid vacation time.
CEOGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Important note: we only accept applications online. Please apply below. Best wishes!

Chief Financial Officer

JOB SUMMARY:

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for providing strategic leadership of the Finance Department’s applying strategic fiscal knowledge and analytical skills to manage financial processes and data systems to support the delivery of high quality, comprehensive programming. The CFO provides on–site oversight of the day-to-day operations for the agency’s Finance Department. The CFO will also provide technical support to all departments at CEOGC regarding any fiscal matters.

This position will report to the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to establish and lead a coordinated and purposeful system of accountability with the goal of promoting a positive organizational culture and enhancing organizational alignment, consistency and internal and external customer satisfaction.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  • Work with the President and CEO to ensure organizational effectiveness through strategic planning, risk management, self -assessment and systems integration.
  • Provide support to the Board of Directors, various committees and management to facilitate agency decision making by presenting financial analysis and recommendations, including report development and compilation of statistical summaries and special report requests utilizing various sources of information.
  • Prepare, review and approve final reports for submission to the President and CEO, Board of Directors, funding sources and other interested parties.
  • Ensure sound fiscal structure; ensure that all policies, procedures and transactions are conducted in accordance with current legal and audit standards, funding regulations and applicable accounting principles.
  • In collaboration with departments, develop organization-wide budget, cash-flow projections, budget justifications and fiscal narratives for grants as requested.
  • Work with the Chief Operations Officer (COO) and IT Director to ensure that systems are compliant, effective and that relevant data is collected and analyzed on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures comply with all government regulations and funding source requirements and are structured to meet agency objectives and support the overall business plan.
  • Continually monitor organizational information needs, create dynamic innovative systems to meet changing requirements and external environmental challenges.
  • Work with the senior leadership team and other departments by coordinating and providing guidance and technical assistance.
  • Lead monthly budget meetings with department heads; review and approve monthly financial reports and prepare responses to questioned costs from audits.
  • Supervise Finance Department (e.g., plan, schedule and assign work; train and evaluate employee work performance; interview job applicants and make recommendations regarding hiring and/or termination decisions).
  • Analyze agency insurance requirements for cost effectiveness and to properly secure agency resources; compile and update records for regular audits; participate in contract negotiations as necessary, and assist external auditors as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

All staff members are accountable for knowing and performing the responsibilities associated with their individual position in an efficient and effective manner, understanding that each of us plays an integral role in the success of our mission. All staff will support the agency mission, vision, standards of conduct/code of ethics and strategic directions and support administrative decisions. This must be demonstrated by maintaining a positive work environment, and by behaving and communicating in an appropriate manner with internal and external stakeholders and the public while achieving performance expectations.

REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Financial leader with an appreciation for not only what the finance department needs, but what others need of the finance department and able to collaborate to develop effective plans and lead those responsible for implementation.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related field. MBA or CPA preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in financial management. Prior experience as a CFO or the lead finance person within an organization is preferred.
  • Ability to provide competent leadership for the agency through foresight, planning, organization and follow through (strategic thinking and decision-making abilities).
  • Demonstrable background in managing large, organization-wide projects.
  • Effective budget analysis, time-management and communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of accounting software (e.g., financial, spreadsheet, statistical and database programs, etc.)
  • Excellent presentation, communication and organizational skills and capabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate and explain complex technical information to non-financial professionals.
  • Experience managing compliance matters (e.g., grants management, tax filings, funding reports, legal, etc.)
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and good writing required.
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills demonstrated by the ability to understand, analyze and interpret data.
  • Experience and ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization to develop and maintain effective work relationships (interpersonal skills).
  • Ability to respect and protect confidential information.
  • Experience and ability to work effectively with a diverse population.

Note: This position description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills or efforts associated with the position. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of principal job elements.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$100,000 – $120,000 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/31/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Assistant

Purpose of Classification:

 

The purpose of this classification is to perform office support work requiring comprehensive office and clerical skills and experience.

 

Essential Functions:

 

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

 

Utilizes administrative and technical office skills and knowledge of Agency policy, practices and procedures necessary to provide office support:  answers telephones, directs calls to appropriate CEOGC personnel and handles calls when necessary; organizes and maintains Agency files and records; meets public as required to provide general information; and composes and prepares routine correspondence.

 

Performs timekeeping functions and maintains confidential payroll records; operates a variety of automated information processing equipment to prepare reports, purchase orders, budgets, correspondence and other documentation; coordinates office functions with other CEOGC departments; and orders and maintains office supplies and stockroom area, copier and fax equipment.

 

Assists in planning events; making reservations, obtaining supplies and catering services, setting up for meetings and banquets and setting up audio/visual equipment and making seating arrangements for the conference facilities.

 

Attends and participates in meetings, trainings, conferences, seminars and workshops for professional development and to obtain best practices to enable improving job knowledge ability and skills.

 

 

Additional Functions:

 

Performs other related duties as required.   

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

 

High School Diploma or GED required; College level course work preferred; supplemented by three years of work experience in office administration for a large Social Services Agency or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$12.10 – $15.12 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
12/10/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community Services Coordinator II

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to Coordinate Services to develop the learning skills of families/individuals and help them identify and access resources and solve problems to remove barriers to their movement out of poverty.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Plans centered-based services and projects that will address specifically assessed needs of the surrounding community and the national priorities of Results Oriented Management and Accountability:  plans services and projects; collaborates with other CEOGC programs and external organizations to assure that staff is constantly aware of available community resources and is using them to help low income families; participates in the development of neighborhood strategies to promote and improve conditions that affect low-income people;  plans and implements projects which involve low-income families in learning public policy processes and understanding the value of their impact on public policy decisions.

Identifies special needs within the community and collaborates with CEOGC leadership to plan, acquire resources and to implement special projects to meet those needs; influences and identifies participation of businesses and community organizations emergency response needs of the low income family and the neighborhood center programs; assures the neighborhood operations include records confidentiality, retention and organization, work and employment standards, purchasing and asset protection, electronic communication and record entry are in compliance with CEOGC policies and procedures and incorporates new policies and procedures.

Prepares reports as instructed by the Community Services Program Manager for use in information to CEOGC management, directors and external funding sources.  May supervise the work of staff assigned to the Neighborhood Opportunity Centers with some exceptions determined by Supervisor (Community Services Program Manager).

Attends meetings, conferences workshops and training’s for professional development and to obtain best practices to perform in the position.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology or a related field required; supplemented by a social work licensure; and three years of experience as a social worker or related field preferably in a large non-profit organization; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

License or Certification Required: Must possess or be in the process of obtaining a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) designation.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$44,331 – $58,000 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Customer Service Representative

A. JOB SUMMARY

The Customer Service Representative position is an entry-level role in the CEOGC Consumer Advisory Call Center. The Customer Service Representative will respond to Northeast Ohio electric customer inquiries by answering energy choice related questions and concerns. Employees must deliver exemplary customer service on each and every call.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides information and assistance to customers who are inquiring about the electric Energy Choices.
  2. Initiate a positive customer experience and relationship by professionally and courteously responding to inquiries from residents of Northeast Ohio who want to learn about selecting an electric energy provider.
  3. Educate the customer by discussing services and options, explaining rates and terms, or advising customer of additional/alternative sources of information.
  4. Demonstrate an attention to detail by accurately documenting call information to facilitate reporting.
  5. Resolve customer needs or ensure on-going support by referring customers to the network of agencies able to provide additional assistance should this be warranted.
  6. Attend events in service territory of First Energy to educate consumers about Electric
    Choice.

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Perform other duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High School Diploma or GED Required
  2. Knowledgeable of computer operations and Internet use.
  3. Above average written and oral communication skills
  4. Ability to handle details and accurately record data, while meeting production expectations
  5. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and maintain a calm and professional response to customer inquiries
  6. Demonstrated ability to type at least 50 words per minute (error free)
  7. One year of experience taking in-bound customer calls or documented training in customer service contact procedures

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$12.10 – $15.12 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/15/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Home Visitor

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to provide educational and support services to low income families of children who are enrolled in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.  Conducts weekly home visits to increase socialization, participation and utilization of program services by families.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

Recruits, enrolls and maintains an active caseload of 10 – 12 children enrolled in the Head Start and Early Head Start programs; maintains a waiting list and follow-up periodically with families to give updated information on enrollment timeframes; conducts weekly home visits and acts as a liaison and advocate between community resource and the families.

Conducts screenings and on-going assessments of young children’s development and educates, monitors and recommends health, dental, nutritional, mental health and social needs to families; promotes parent/caretaker involvement in curriculum planning, program governance, parent training and the community resources available.

Identifies appropriate resources (depending on needs) for families, refers families to them, and makes contacts with resources to follow-up on services offered and provided; maintains and monitors program information; participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings to assess family needs and conduct interventions and ensures family plans are being delivered as needed.

Conducts home visits to ensure on-going contact with the family and assists the families with attendance, medical and dental services and various other program information and issues; encourages parent involvement and participation in childs activities; and utilizes a Parent as Teachers curriculum and various other adult learning principles for early childhood education in the home.

Attends and participates in meetings, recruitment activities, training sessions, conferences and workshops to provide best practices and professional development to assist with increasing job knowledge and abilities.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Social Work or Family Development or a related field required; supplemented by one year of work experience in teaching, social work, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$16.70 – $20.88 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/31/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Outreach Worker

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to conduct in-person interviews with persons applying for Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP) or Housing Assistance to clients who come to the office or who cannot come to the office.  Interviews are conducted in the office or in applicant’s home, hospital room or nursing home.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Assists clients in the office and travels to locations within the County to make home, hospital or nursing home visits to meet with applicants (homebound and disabled) applying for EHEAP or Housing Assistance services and determines eligibility for those applicants: provides information about Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and EHEAP, Percentage of Income Plan (PIP) and Housing Assistance; determines eligibility and informs applicants of eligibility status.

Completes all necessary forms for enrollment in these programs and acquires appropriate documentation; refers applicants to other resources within the CEOGC or partnering agencies scope. coordinates result with the HEAP and Housing staff; contacts utility companies and other resources to assure continuation or re-establishment of services.

Attends and participates in meetings, training sessions, conferences and workshops to provide best practices and professional development to assist with increasing job knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by one year of work experience in general clerical or customer service or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$13.63 – $17.04 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Intake Clerk

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to review the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (E-HEAP) applications and information that are contained in the client files.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

Performs a final review of the E-HEAP applications and forms:  authenticates accuracy of the forms and documents in order to identify errors or omissions and assures that the required forms are complete and contain supporting documentation.

Refers inaccurate client files, records and documents back to intake specialists for resolution; maintains client files in an orderly manner in accordance with established procedures.

Attends meetings, trainings, conferences, seminars and workshops for professional development and to obtain best practices to enable improving job knowledge ability and skills.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or GED required; Supplemented by one year of work experience working with the public involving record or file maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.56 – $13.20 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/26/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Service Worker

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to enroll and deliver Social Service to Head Start families and children. Engages and increases parental involvement within the Head Start classroom in order to prepare students for kindergarten.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Enrolls eligible children into the Head Start program using HS eligibility criteria:  schedules appointments to meet with eligible children and parents/care givers to provide information about the Head Start program and assist in the enrollment process; completes intake paperwork and related documents to assists the families in enrollment; follows-up up on referral s to ensure service delivery meets standards; maintains an assigned caseload of families in the program.

Implements Head Start program recruitment efforts:  meets with parents and families of eligible students in the community and passes out flyers and pamphlets at various recruitment events; maintains a waiting list of children with completed requirements for enrollment and contacts them when an opening occurs.

Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings to assess family needs and interventions and collaborates with center staff to assure follow through on family service plans.

Visits parents in the home to ensure regular contact with family; assists families with issues such as:  regular attendance, medical and dental services, special needs services and provides needed program information.

Attends and participates in parent, community and staff meetings, training sessions, workshops and conferences to learn best practices and information conducive for performing in the position.

Utilizes Child Record Data Base (COPA system) in input information and maintain enrolment, attendance, screenings/tracking records, rosters, transfer and withdrawal information, pending applications, in-kind documentation and other information required by the program.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications: 

Associates Degree in Social Services, Social Work or Family Development or a related field required; supplemented by one year of work experience in social services preferably in an educational environment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$16.70 – $20.88 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Teacher

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to provide care, supervision and teaching for a group of children in the Head Start classroom setting.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

Creates, maintains and manages an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for young children, incorporating developmentally appropriate learning activities which meet the needs of the group as well as those of individual children; implements the program curriculum and the Head Start performance standards for classrooms; prepares developmentally appropriate daily lesson plans in advance, which include: multicultural educational materials and activities; both classroom and playground activities; family style dining at meals and snacks as per program policy and procedure; and, individualized activities that are recorded in the lesson plans.

Provides daily care and oversite to a group of children in an Early Head Start classroom:  assists children in on-going learning and developmental activities such as learning colors, numbers, alphabet, songs, playing games and other activities; supervises indoor and outdoor play activities; assists children with self-help skills like dressing, eating, tooth brushing, toilet training and other areas of health, safety and hygiene;

Plans and creates a development screening and assessment program for each child:  provides parents and families with education and information about the childs development, best practices and any concerns by working with program staff team members and other agencies in order to implement needed services; prepares an induvial family service plan and/or an individual service plan.

Prepares and implements parent-child activities for each family which are individually tailored and appreciative to the multi-cultural background of the child and family, the developmental level of the child and other issues like children with special needs and disabilities.

Ensures that the children are safe and kept away of potential sources of danger that might cause injury or sources of potential harm out of the reach of children:  keeps classroom neat and orderly.

Develops and sustains good personal relationships with a variety of individuals, children, parents, families, other staff members and agency services providers.

Maintains records, documents, assessments and assists in preparing written reports, logs and schedules.

Engages in ongoing professional development and training to keep up with best practices and certification rquirements, including education and care services for children with special needs; attends meetings as required and serves as a spokesperson and advocate for the Head Start programs.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, General Education or Special Education or related required; supplemented by two years of work experience working with Pre-school age children; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$18.24 – $22.80 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To work as a team member and be responsible for assisting teacher(s) to prepare and implement all classroom duties. Works with the teacher(s) to ensure developmentally appropriate experiences for all Head Start children.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in planning and providing training for parents in child development to reinforce learning activities in the home and identify the children with special needs.
  2. Assists in the annual review of the Education Plan that details the philosophy, objectives and strategies of the program.
  3. Conducts and documents ongoing assessments of each child’s growth and development through the use of observation, parental input, developmental screening, etc.
  4. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  5. Maintains a clean, safe and emotionally supportive environment that is conducive to learning and is centered on the needs and abilities of the children.
  6. Meets regularly (weekly, etc.) with the teacher to determine the needs of the classroom.
  7. Participates in team teaching, staff meetings, conferences, institutions of higher learning, etc. to enhance professional development.
  8. Periodically conducts conferences with the teacher(s) and parents to discuss the child’s development and to involve them in program planning.
  9. Provides assistance to the assigned teacher(s) to focus on child development techniques, safety practices and principles while establishing a warm and friendly atmosphere.
  10. Provides classroom data to assist in writing the monthly report.
  11. Assist children in self-help skills such toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene.
  12. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the personnel policy.
  13. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  14. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play.
  15. Works with the teacher to prepare and implement the daily lesson plans and ensures a high level of interaction with children.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in writing Individual Education Plans as needed.
  2. As assigned, assists in planning and providing in-service training and job related workshops for teachers.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must have an Associate’s (or higher) degree program in Early Childhood Education.
  2. Sensitivity to children and their families.
  3. Ability to clearly relate the program to families, communities and its resources.
  4. Must meet physical requirements of position listed below.
  5. Flexible to changing demands of the program.
  6. Must meet physical requirements of the position listed below.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$13.63 – $17.04 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Co-Teacher

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to provide care and supervision for a group of infant and toddlers in the Early Head Start   classroom setting.  Shares responsibility with another assigned teacher for the management of a classroom and the care of enrolled infants and toddlers.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Provides daily care and oversite to a group of multi-cultural children in a Head Start classroom:  assists children in on-going learning and developmental activities such as learning colors, numbers, alphabet, songs,  playing games and other activities; supervises indoor and outdoor play activities; assists children with self-help skills like dressing, eating, tooth brushing, toilet training and other areas of  health, safety and hygiene; ensures that the children are safe and kept away of potential sources of danger that might cause injury or sources of potential harm out of the reach of children.

Plans and creates a development screening and assessment program for each child:  provides parents and families with education and information about the childs development, best practices and any concerns by working with program staff team members and other agencies in order to implement needed services; prepares an induvial family service plan and/or an individual service plan.

Prepares and implements parent-child activities for each family which are individually tailored and appreciative to the multi-cultural background of the child and family, the developmental level of the child and other issues like children with special needs and disabilities.

Develops and sustains good personal relationships with a variety of individuals, children, parents, families, other staff members and agency services providers.

Maintains records, documents, assessments and assists in preparing written reports, logs and schedules.

Engages in ongoing professional development and training to keep up with best practices and certification rquirements, including education and care services for children with special needs; attends meetings as required and serves as a spokesperson and advocate for the Early Head Start program.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a CDA credential; supplemented by one year of experience in a classroom with infants and toddlers; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$13.63 – $17.04 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education Aide

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to assist the Teachers and Assistant Teachers in the care and safety of children in the Head Start Program.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

Assists the teachers and assistant teachers with meeting Head Start child development goals:  assists with the curriculum development; and handles record keeping functions related to curriculum and lesson planning.

Maintains the classroom and the center with regards to equipment materials, and supplies and ensure the safety and security of the site operations; ensures any sources of danger to the children are kept out of their reach; keeps classroom neat and orderly by assisting with picking up toys, materials, and other potential hazardous to the children.

Assists the teachers and other staff in meal service and family style dining with the children and helps with the clean-up of the tables and getting children to finish their meals; assists with toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing and any other areas of health, safety and hygiene.

Assists the teachers with outdoor play activities and chaperoning on field trips; ensures children are constantly being monitored during both indoor and outdoor play times.

Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and other trainings to keep current and up to date with policies and procedures, Head Start rules and regulations and for professional development to increase the skills and experience of the job.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by one year of experience in a clerical or child care taking position preferably in an educational environment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.56 – $13.20 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kitchen Custodian/Porter

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the kitchen (dishes, pots and pans, stock, floor, trash).

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Checks in food deliveries and puts away in correct storage space. Breaks down boxes and disposes of properly.
  2. Washes dishes, etc. Operates and maintains dishmachine. Washes and sanitizes pots and pans in three-compartment sink. Sweeps floor, mops spills. Thoroughly mops floors at the end of the day. Uses floor scrubber monthly or as needed.
  3. Empties and cleans all kitchen trash cans daily. Maintains cleanliness of walls, windows, cooler and freezer. Performs general cleaning assignments. Handles cleaning chemicals properly according to directions.
  4. Attends monthly meetings as scheduled by the Nutrition Coordinator. Attends nutrition inservices as available, and as needed.
  5. Readily accepts assignments to assist cook or driver with the preparation and/or transport of meals.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School or general education (GED) diploma.
  2. One (1) year experience in a commercial kitchen.
  3. Demonstrated sensitivity to children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  4. Willingness and physical ability to lift 40+ pound items.
  5. Good interpersonal skills to perform as a team member.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.00 – $10.50 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

APPLY ONLINE NOW

CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Driver

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this position is to drive an agency vehicle (usually a box truck) to transport food between the main kitchen and satellite delivery sites. Assists in the kitchen performing packing, storing and cleaning/sanitizing duties.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

In a team setting, works with kitchen staff (cooks and aides) to maintain work area and meet Ohio Food Code guidelines and Head Start standards: packs food and associated items, loads and unloads a delivery truck between kitchen and satellite offices; checks in and stores food deliveries; and makes non-food deliveries as assigned.

Operates an agency assigned vehicle in accordance with local, state and federal motor vehicle regulations and safety standards:  conducts safety checks on vehicle before and after operation to ensure the vehicle receives regular maintenance inspections; maintains interior and exterior cleanliness of vehicle and reports any damage to the vehicles body; and completes mileage and maintenance logs and submits gas bills to the transportation department designee.

Attends staff meetings, Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) training, safety transportation training, nutrition training and various other meetings and in-service training to keep skills and abilities current and up to date; maintains a clean driving record meeting all applicable state, local and federal regulations.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by one year of experience in transportation as driver/delivery operator preferably working in food services industry; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.56 – $13.20 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

APPLY ONLINE NOW

CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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