Join the Team

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!

Communications Specialist

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Assists in the development and implementation of all Marketing and Communications strategy and project implementation to achieve Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC) goals and objectives.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Writes, edits and distributes press releases, fact sheets, blog posts, targeted outreach/marketing materials, e-newsletters, talking points and more.
  2. Interviews employees and customers on a frequent basis to tell the stories of the vulnerable population in Cleveland: the working poor and their children. Tell the story of the Council for Economic Opportunities, what it offers this population and how the community can access learning opportunities and workshops. Spotlight partnerships and innovation. Exceptional writing skills are a must.
  3. Oversees website and timely, dynamic posting of content. Responsible to monitor, update and make recommendations to improve ceogc.org.
  4. Travels to the Council’s Head Start locations, Neighborhood Opportunity Centers and other locations of interest to cover Council and partnership events.
  5. Develops, posts and oversees timely distribution of information on intranet to internal audience at 15+ customer service locations in Cuyahoga County.
  6. Creates and maintains accurate media lists. Tracks and collects media clips.
  7. Crafts social media plans to broaden awareness of the organization, its mission and what it specifically offers residents. Support Head Start recruitment, personal and professional development outreach, job training and more.
  8. Manages organization’s social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Tracks results and tailors campaigns accordingly to achieve results.
  9. Provides innovative suggestions to enhance technological communication efforts.
  10. Manages marketing and educational materials across locations. Ensures that brand messages are consistent.
  11. Creates and conducts surveys. Gather and analyze customer insight.
  12. Works with outside consultants/vendors to complete key initiatives.
  13. Updates organization’s database

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field and have a minimum of 1-2 year’s experience.
  2. Excellent writing skills. Solid understanding of journalistic principles.
  3. Excellent verbal communication skills.
  4. Exceptional ability to pay attention to details.
  5. Excellent analytical skills, including ability to gather data and conduct research.
  6. Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  7. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build and maintain relationships with senior leadership, teams, diverse communities, employees of the organization and other partners.
  8. Familiarity and experience with digital and social media applications.
  9. Necessary computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) WordPress; html and Constant Contact knowledge a plus. Working knowledge of Photoshop/photo editing software and/or Final Cut Pro/video editing software.
  10. Must also have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.

 

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
$35,339 – $44,174 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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.

Executive Administrative Assistant

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Serves as a confidential secretary, assumes delegated administrative responsibility for administrative and clerical functions and maintenance of agency records.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Makes travel arrangements and arranges accommodations for meetings.
  2. Plans own work to meet scheduled deadlines.
  3. Operates with a high degree of independent judgment, initiative and knowledge, relieves the Vice President of clerical, minor administrative, and business details.
  4. Sets up and maintains special files and records.
  5. Located and obtains information from various sources from within and outside the agency.
  6. Determines proper disposition and necessary replies to incoming correspondence not requiring the attention of the Vice Presidents and associates required information with material to be referred to management support.
  7. Assists the Vice President in the preparation of reports for regional and national community action agencies and/or local, state, and national regulatory agencies.
  8. Assists in the processing of personnel action forms (PAF’s) and other authorized documentation required by the agency.
  9. Disseminates CEOGC checks to vendors, consultants, and other authorized recipients.
  10. Composes correspondences upon request by the Vice Presidents of Community Services & Head Start.
  11. Reviews all mail, personnel action forms (PAF’s) and other information for correctness and directs the information accordingly to the appropriate party for processing or resolution.
  12. Corresponds with vendors and other community groups while helping to keep records of contracts and MOU’s.
  13. Reviews projects to determine the time frame required and develops procedures to be accomplished accordingly.
  14. Work with Head Start and Community Services departments on specific projects.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Oversees the work of support staff as assigned.
  2. Provides relief to the Receptionist as assigned.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associates Degree and four or more years of specialized training or related college level coursework.
  2. Five or more years of experience performing complex clerical duties, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  3. Advanced personal computer and word processing, experience with demonstrated ability to type 65 words per minute accurately.
  4. Good knowledge of office practices, procedures, and documents.
  5. Ability to establish, maintain, and prepare complex records and reports.
  6. Ability to operate various office equipment and machines.
  7. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees, board members, general public and/or government officials at various levels.

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
$41,138 – $51,423 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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, Operations Support

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Provides clerical support for the Community Services Program Manager and the Community Services Secretary for the Community Services Department.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists the Community Services Program Manager to support the operational needs of the Neighborhood Opportunity Centers.
  2. Maintains and sound knowledge of general office and purchasing procedures of the agency.
  3. Utilizes automated equipment including personal computers or typewriters to gather, prepare compose, enter and/or summarize data for written correspondence and/or special reports.
  4. Utilizes general office equipment such as telephone console, telefax, adding, copying machines, etc. to support operations.
  5. Establishes and maintains administrative and confidential files; preserve written communications and other records.
  6. Record and transcribe meeting minutes.
  7. Interacts with other agency employees regarding data input, payroll, reports, etc.
  8. Screens telephone calls, letters, visitors, and handles routine inquires; from vendors and program customers.
  9. Completes purchase requisitions for program customer benefit payment obligations.
  10. Updates and edits forms and reports as instructed by the Community Services Program Manager.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Serves as a back and relief person for switchboard operator.
  2. Performs clerical functions for community services secretary to support the flow of work in the Community Services Department and for continuity during their absence.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school or general equivalency diploma (GED).
  2. Basic writing, math, reading, and communication skills.
  3. One (1) or more years of experience in an office setting.
  4. Intermediate office equipment use skills: must operate computers, copiers and scanners, typewriters, printers, telephones and telephone systems.
  5. Ability to use office production software and electronic databases to produce documents and reports.
  6. Keyboard/Typing skills coupled with the ability to type 55 words per minute.
  7. Ability to take dictation using shorthand or speed writing skills or to operate recording equipment and transcribe communications and meeting minutes.
  8. Good oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  9. Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise tact and sensitivity.
  10. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  11. Flexible to changing priorities with ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment.

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
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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, Head Start Center-Based (2 Positions)

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for maintaining all confidential employee and client files. Creates computerized letters, forms, charts and reports for the department. Assists supervisor with the workflow and daily schedules of program and clerical support staff.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepares typed drafts and final documents of assignments for managers, supervisors and professional staff as directed. Reviews Head Start staff timesheets for accuracy and completeness.
  2. Coordinates arrangements for meetings, including meeting rooms notices, refreshments, agendas and the preparation and distribution of materials. Takes and distributes staff meeting minutes.
  3. Establishes and maintains systems for tracking, monitoring and filing documents generated by program staff. Assists in designing formats and reporting layouts.
  4. Monitors and maintains supplies/inventory for department. Orders supplies as needed. Arranges for maintenance of equipment. Resolves and reports facility problems to supervisor and/or Vice President, Children & Families and Facilities Manager.
  5. Assists in the coordination of departmental information for use by other departments. Collects and assembles data, maintains client lists and demographics and prepares statistical and other reports.
  6. Provides clerical support to Head Start department and maintains vacation/holiday calendar for the department.
  7. Screens and appropriately directs calls, messages, and departmental mail (opens, screens and distributes) departmental mail. Serves as back up secretary/receptionist when needed.
  8. Maintains confidentiality of all client, staff and agency-related data in accordance with agency policies.
  9. Reviews timesheets for accuracy and completeness prior to submission to the main office.
  10. Attends all Head Start staff meetings, training, workshops, conferences and other activities.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School or General Equivalency (GED) diploma.
  2. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible secretarial experience.
  3. Demonstrated ability to type 45 words per minute.
  4. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills coupled with excellent grammar and spelling skills.
  5. Well-organized with ability to demonstrate a high degree of initiative, tact and good judgment.
  6. Ability to independently manage multiple priorities and requests in a timely manner.
  7. Proficient in the use of automated systems including word processing and spreadsheet software including the ability to set up and format both technical and routine materials.

 

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
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/9/2018

CLOSING DATE
4/23/2018

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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.

Senior Accountant

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for ensuring compliance with funding source administrative guidelines, ensures accurate submission of financial reports, and provides assistance with audit information requests and report building.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepares financial reports (monthly, quarterly, and annually) for grants and contracts and maintains supporting documentation related to report preparation.
  2. Monitors expenditures for assigned projects to ensure that the expenditures are reasonable and within budgetary boundaries. Recommends budgetary revisions when deemed necessary.
  3. Serves as back up to the Accounting Manager.
  4. Prepares/enters journal entries and submits for review.
  5. Performs variance analyses and prepares account reconciliations.
  6. Responds to inquiries and requests from Agency personnel. Meets with agency personnel to discuss reports.
  7. Assists in the preparation of and prepares audit schedules, reports, etc.
  8. Cash management, including daily deposits, cash reports, direct deposits, wire transfers, notification to bank of manual checks and accounts receivables responsibilities.
  9. Analyzes complex financial reports and records.
  10. Reviews journal entries of General Ledger Accountant to ensure accuracy.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with three (3) or more years’ experience working in a large corporation (over $25,000,000) or non-profit organization accounting department.
  2. Ability to professionally interpret accounting records, automated systems reports and financial statements.
  3. Extensive knowledge of generating and interpreting computer spreadsheets.
  4. Demonstrated ability to easily define complex problems, collect data, establish facts and arrive at logical and valid conclusions on a wide range of financial issues.
  5. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  6. Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, and automated accounting information systems. Experience with ABILA MIP Accounting software is preferred.
  7. Detailed-oriented with good organizational filing skills.

 

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
$49,322 – $61,654 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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.

General Ledger Accountant

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Performs a variety of accounting duties such as analyzing, classifying and interpreting various financial data. Maintains a variety of journals, logs and ledgers (including computer files) which assures that the agency is in full compliance with all applicable funding source (federal and state) requirements.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepares and analyzes the general ledger, financial data (inclusive of budget to actual analysis), and schedules. Reconciles and maintains varied accounts. Prepares entries to post to the accounting system.
  2. Assists in the preparation of and prepares audit schedules, reports, etc.
  3. Monitors expenditures, for assigned projects, to ensure that the expenditures are reasonable and are within budgetary boundaries. Recommends budgetary revisions when deemed necessary.
  4. Prepares financial reports (monthly, quarterly, and annually) for varied projects and maintains supporting documentation related to report preparation.
  5. Prepares/enters journal entries and submits for review.
  6. Responds to inquiries and requests from Agency personnel. Meets with agency personnel to discuss reports.
  7. Reviews In-Kind contribution forms from all sites, records in the accounting system, and sets up In-Kind schedules to distribute to pertinent staff monthly.
  8. Serves as back up to the Senior Accountant.
  9. Maintains fixed asset inventory.
  10. Reconciles and maintains travel account.
  11. Maintains Petty Cash Fund records, with periodic audits.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with at least two (2) years’ experience working in a large corporation (over $25,000,000) or non-profit organization accounting department.
  2. Ability to professionally interpret accounting records, automated systems reports and financial statements.
  3. Extensive knowledge of generating and interpreting computer spreadsheets.
  4. Demonstrated ability to easily define complex problems, collect data, establish facts and arrive at logical and valid conclusions on a wide range of financial issues.
  5. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  6. Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, and automated accounting information systems. Experience with ABILA MIP Accounting software is preferred.
  7. Detail-oriented with good organizational and filing skills.

 

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
$40,817 – $51,158 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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.

Case Manager

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring social services assistance. Focuses on assessment, intensive care management and counseling to provide the necessary support to customers seeking help to become self-sufficient.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides targeted individual and group counseling, intensive support and advocacy.
  2. Responsible for implementing individualized psycho-social assessments and person centered plans.
  3. Promote the participation of the person served on an ongoing basis in discussion of his or her plans, goals, and status.
  4. Communicate information regarding progress of the person service to the appropriate persons.
  5. Maintains all service documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the agency.
  6. Identify customer needs and address gaps in service provision through referral and follow-up support on how to access community resources relevant to needs.
  7. Actively participates in the Case Manager’s Continuous Quality Improvement process, including team meetings and peer supervision.
  8. Engages community, co-workers and businesses when appropriate to develop community resources to assist customers to become self-sufficient.
  9. Facilitate the transition process, including arrangements for follow-up services. Involving the family or legal guardian when permitted.
  10. Adheres to work schedule, maintains good attendance and shows willingness to accommodate situations after normal working hours.
  11. Consults regularly with the Family Development & Workforce teams and receive direction from Community Services Coordinator.
  12. Conducts agency business in an ethical manner, consistent with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) code of ethics.
  13. Makes regular home and field visits as part of an overall case management and outreach strategy.
  14. Maintains a minimum designated caseload of active case management/family development participants and be in compliance with productivity requirements

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Maintains communications with staff, customers and referral sources.
  2. Provides crisis intervention support for customers.
  3. Recruits participants for center, agency, or community activities as assigned.
  4. Performs other functions as assigned to contribute to the efficiency of the agency and department.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
  2. Licensed Social Worker (LSW).
  3. Two (2) or more years’ experience in the field of social services coupled with knowledge and skill in casework methodology to render advisory services.
  4. Ability to engage and support a diverse population of customers.
  5. Uses time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates efforts on important priorities
  6. Peer Relations; team player and is cooperative, easily gains trust and support of peers; can problem solve with peers.
  7. Presentation Skills; Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings; one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, direct reports, and bosses; is effective both inside and outside the organization, on both cool data and hot and controversial topics; commands attention and can manage group processes during the presentation; can change tactics midstream when something isn’t working.
  8. Self-Development; Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve self; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits.
  9. Reliable transportation.
  10. Computer literacy with ability to input data in specialized software designed to generate program reports.
  11. Reliable transportation.
  12. Conflict Management; Steps up to conflict, seeing them as opportunities, reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation’s with minimum noise.
  13. Organized self-starter and willing to work in the community.

 

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
$30,944 – $38,683 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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.

Mentor Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Works as a team leader with staff to observe staff performance, establish improvement plans and refine the teaching approach of staff members.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists agency in the completion of mandated child assessments.
  2. Assists in the annual review of the education plan, curriculum guide and policies and procedures.
  3. Conducts monthly observations followed by feedback meetings to discuss issues related to working with children and families, to develop plans for improvement, and to identify training needs, including applicable curriculum assessment tool.
  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. Establishes a working system and partnership with groups of teaching staff and individuals which includes classroom observation/feedback and modeling, meetings, training and completion of program evaluation forms, and serves as an advisor for Child Development Associate (CDA) candidates, etc.
  6. Provides documentation of observations, meetings, training, monthly reports, etc to teaching staff, site administrators and Curriculum Specialist.
  7. Reviews and monitors daily activity plans, child assessment data and documentation bi-monthly and periodically reviews children’s records, as it relates to ongoing assessment and outcomes.
  8. Suggests and provides resources, strategies and self-evaluation tools to support individual teacher development.
  9. Utilizes good dexterity to lift 40 pounds, push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneel to assist and perform activities with children.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. May assist in planning and providing in-service training and job related workshops for teachers.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECED) or a Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in any subject, and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education coupled with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  2. Five (5) years prior teaching experience in an early childhood program.
  3. Good oral, written and interpersonal skills to work with parents, children and staff.
  4. Flexible and dependable with a sound understanding of multi-racial and multi-cultural backgrounds and issues concerning children with disabilities.
  5. Good dexterity with ability to lift 40 pounds, push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneelto assist and perform activities with children.
  6. Demonstrated capacity to develop and sustain warm and meaningful relationships with 3-5 year old children’s parents, staff and community partners.

 

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
$14.25 – $17.83 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the preparation and implementation of the daily classroom program and functions. Ensures developmentally appropriate experiences for all Head Start children.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in planning and providing training in child development for parents. Reinforces learning activities in the home and identifies children with special needs.
  2. Assists in the evaluation of assistant teachers work performance.
  3. Conducts and documents ongoing assessments of each child’s growth and development through the use of observations, parental input, developmental screenings, etc. Writes individual educational plans as needed.
  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. Focuses on child development techniques, safety practices and principles while establishing a warm and friendly atmosphere.
  6. Maintains a safe, healthy environment (i.e., ensures cleanliness of classrooms and safety of children and equipment; sets up classrooms for activities as needed; prepares classrooms for new fall enrollment; and conducts ongoing inventories of equipment and supplies).
  7. Meets with the Education Coordinator and Site Administrator to determine the needs of the classroom.
  8. Participates in team teaching, staff meetings, conferences, institutions of higher learning, etc. that enhance professional development.
  9. Periodically conducts conferences with parents to discuss their child’s development and to involve them in program planning.
  10. Prepares and implements with assistant teacher daily lesson plans and ensures a high level of interaction with children.
  11. Provides classroom data to assist in writing the monthly report and ensures that all classroom reports are submitted on a timely basis.
  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. Assist children in self-help skills such toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene,
  15. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Serves as an advocate for the Head Start program.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECED) or a Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in any field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early child education coupled with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  2. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, applicants must be currently enrolled in a related Bachelor’s program and set to graduate within 6 months, coupled with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  3. Capable of developing and sustaining warm and meaningful relationships with 3-5 year old children’s parents, staff and community partners.
  4. Must meet Physical Requirements of position listed below.
  5. Good oral, written and interpersonal skills to work with parents, children and staff.
  6. Flexible and dependable with a sound understanding of multi-racial and multi-cultural backgrounds and issues concerning children with disabilities.

 

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
$14.26 – $17.83 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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
$10.55 – $13.17 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Provides daily developmentally appropriate experiences for infants and toddlers in a classroom setting. Shares daily responsibility with another assigned teacher, for the management of a classroom and the care of enrolled infants and toddlers.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides daily care and supervision for a group of infants and toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom. Provides parent with feedback on daily activities and on-going development of children in the Early Head Start classroom.
  2. Provides a developmental screening and assesses each child’s developmental level. Maintains records and documentation for screening and assessments, and assists in preparing written reports. Informs coordinator and appropriate staff of concerns related to infants and toddlers in the classroom.
  3. Works with program staff and other agencies to establish and implement early intervention services. Works with each family and appropriate program staff to write an individual family service plan (IFSP) and/or individual service plan (ISP) for each child. Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team for children with disabilities.
  4. Plans and implements parent-child activities for each family, which are appreciative of the cultural background, the developmental level and individual needs of each child.
  5. Provides parents with education and information about child development, best practices, healthy practices in nutrition, hygiene, communication and family living skills and techniques for engaging their children in appropriate activities.
  6. Engages in ongoing professional development and training, including the care of services for Special Needs children.
  7. 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.
  8. Assist children in self-help skills such toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene.
  9. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the Personnel Policy.
  10. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  11. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play.

     

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Serves as an advocate and spokesperson for the Early Head Start program.
  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
  2. Without an Infant and Toddler CDA, a CDA in Preschool or an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and toddler development is acceptable.
  3. One (1) year experience in the classroom with infants and toddlers.
  4. Capable of developing and sustaining warm and meaningful relationships with 0-3 year olds, parents, staff and community partners.
  5. Ability and willingness to exhibit a professional manner to work as a member of the team.
  6. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills to work with parents, children and staff.
  7. Flexible and dependable with a sound understanding of multi-racial and multi-cultural backgrounds and issues concerning children with disabilities.
  8. Must meet Physical requirements of 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
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To assist teachers and assistant teachers with the care and monitoring of children and the center, equipment, meal service, recordkeeping, etc.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists and readily accepts direction from teachers to meet or exceed Head Start child development goals and objectives.
  2. Assists in the development and facilitation of activities and curriculum plans relating to child development.
  3. Handles various record keeping functions relating to children and period lesson planning.
  4. Maintains the care of the center, equipment, materials and supplies to ensure the safety and security of site operations.
  5. Assists teachers and other staff in meal service and family style dining with children.
  6. Assists teachers and other staff in chaperoning children during gross motor activities and outdoor play.
  7. 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.
  8. Assist children in self-help skills such as toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene.
  9. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the Personnel Policy.
  10. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  11. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play. Reference child care licensing 5101:2-12-25 (Physical requirements listed below).

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. As assigned, participates in parent meetings, attendance of conferences with supervisor, staff meetings, in-service training workshops and lectures for further professional growth.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. High school or general equivalency diploma (GED).
  2. Flexible to changing demands of the program.
  3. Sensitivity to children and their families.
  4. Good communication skills to clearly relate the program to families, communities and its resources.
  5. Must meet physical requirements of position listed below.
  6. Demonstrated experience working with infants and/or pre-school aged children.

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
$9.35 – $11.69 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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 A

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the delivery of Social Services to Head Start families and children. Utilizes initiative and judgment in the implementation of the Social Services Head Start Performance Standards for the delivery of services (service area plan) under direction of Social Service administration. May be assigned to work in Collaborative Sites or Centers.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists parents in completion of registration and other forms, as required; maintains an assigned on-going caseload of families.
  2. Attends and participates in parent, community and, staff meetings, training sessions, workshops and conferences.
  3. Identifies appropriate resources and refers families to them; follows up on referrals to assure service.
  4. Interviews, and enrolls eligible applicant families, using prescribed selection criteria for Head Start.
  5. Maintains a waiting list of children with completed requirements for enrollment.
  6. Maintains program information for regular and frequent monitoring.
  7. Monitors assigned sites/schools on a bi-weekly basis for health and safety compliance.
  8. Participates in assigned recruitment activities.
  9. Participates in Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings to assess family needs and interventions and confers regularly with center staff to assure follow-through on family plans.
  10. Utilizes child record database (i.e.; COPA) to input information and maintain accurate enrollment, attendance, screening/tracking records, rosters, transfer and withdrawal information, pending applications, in-kind documentation and other services required by the program.
  11. Visits parents in the home to ensure on-going contact with the family; assists families with matters such as: regular attendance; medical and dental services, and program information.
  12. Works in conjunction with appropriate staff to encourage parent participation.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Social Work, Family Development or related field. Experience may be substituted at the rate of twelve (12) months of experience for nine (9) months of the Bachelor’s degree requirement.
  2. Three (3) years experience in the social services field.
  3. Computer literacy and willingness to update skills.
  4. Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  5. Demonstrated understanding and sensibility to work with diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  6. General knowledge of Cuyahoga County and a basic awareness of community resources for low-income families.
  7. Flexible to changing priorities and multi-tasking assignments.
  8. Reliable transportation.

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
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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 B

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the delivery of Social Services to Head Start families and children. Utilizes initiative and judgment in the implementation of the Social Services Head Start Performance Standards for the delivery of services (service area plan) under direction of Social Service administration. May be assigned to work in Collaborative Sites or DOP (Direct Operated Program) Centers.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Participates in assigned recruitment activities.
  2. Maintains program information for regular and frequent monitoring.
  3. Interviews, and enrolls eligible applicant families, using prescribed selection criteria for Head Start.
  4. Maintains a waiting list of children with completed requirements for enrollment.
  5. Assists parents in completion of registration and other forms, as required; maintains an assigned on-going caseload of families.
  6. Visits parents in the home to ensure on-going contact with the family; assists families with matters such as: regular attendance; medical and dental services, and program information.
  7. Works in conjunction with appropriate staff to encourage parent participation.
  8. Participates in Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings to assess family needs and interventions and confers regularly with center staff to assure follow-through on family plans.
  9. Utilizes child record database (i.e; COPA) to input information and maintain accurate enrollment, attendance, screening/tracking records, rosters, transfer and withdrawal information, pending applications, in-kind documentation and other services required by the program.
  10. Attends and participates in parent, community and, staff meetings, training sessions, workshops and conferences.
  11. Identifies appropriate resources and refers families to them; follows up on referrals to assure service.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Social Work, Family Development or related field. Experience may be substituted at the rate of twelve (12) months of experience for nine (9) months of the Bachelor’s degree requirement.
  2. Three (3) years experience in the social services field.
  3. Computer literacy and willingness to update skills.
  4. Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  5. Demonstrated understanding and sensibility to work with diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  6. General knowledge of Cuyahoga County and a basic awareness of community resources for low-income families.
  7. Flexible to changing priorities and multi-tasking assignments.
  8. Reliable transportation.

 

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
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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.

Nutrition Aide

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for accurately following pre-established kitchen procedures. Prepares food (no cooking) and properly cleans and sanitizes soiled dishes, pots and pans. Stocks and delivers food carts to designated places and ensures that carts are returned to the kitchen.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Receives and verifies food deliveries from vendors or catering kitchen. Properly stores all food.
  2. Records temperature of refrigeration units. Records food temperatures as required.
  3. Prepares food for distribution. Counts meals and snacks according to room census.
  4. Communicates with classroom staff regarding meal count. Maintains inventory of non-food items.
  5. Cleans and sanitizes entire work area to include: tables, counters, sinks, cooler, warmer, microwave, etc. Wash dishes, pitchers, etc. in 3-compartment sink or dish machine.
  6. Assists cook with meal preparation and service (portion food/wrap, bowls, etc.)
  7. Assembles/sets-up food carts (plates, cups, flatware, napkins, milk, bowls, etc.) for meal service and delivery to classrooms.
  8. Transports/returns carts to kitchen/pantry.
  9. Provides classrooms with food service gloves and sanitizer solution.
  10. Follows all safety and sanitation rules. Safely handles and effectively uses various cleaning and sanitation chemicals in compliance with federal, state and local safety, health and environmental regulations. Ensures chemicals are safely stored away and out of the reach of children.
  11. Assists with dishwashing, sweeping and mopping floors.
  12. Attends meetings and in-service training sessions as scheduled by the agency or Nutrition Coordinator.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Accompanies classes on field trips (as assigned).
  2. Assists teachers with weekly/monthly cleaning.
  3. Recruits parent volunteers to assist during lunch times (as assigned).
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. High school or general equivalency (GED) diploma.
  2. One (1) month Food service experience.
  3. Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

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
$9.35 – $11.69 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/13/2018

CLOSING DATE
4/27/2018

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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
$9.35 – $11.69 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/13/2018

CLOSING DATE
4/27/2018

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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.

Custodian

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To perform daily housekeeping functions at agency-occupied facilities. Performs minor maintenance and room set-ups for special events.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Essential Functions:

  1. Performs daily housekeeping work such as sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, scrubbing, burnishing, dusting, disinfecting and emptying of wastebaskets.
  2. Cleans and disinfects restrooms and restocks daily supplies as needed.
  3. Spot cleans all surfaces as required.
  4. Removes snow, salts sidewalks and driveways (where applicable).
  5. Performs general handy work tasks, common repairs, changes light bulbs, unclogs sinks and toilets.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Provides assistance to maintenance crew and/or outside service contractors as required.
  2. Sets up space in facilities for special events.
  3. Assists with moving of furniture and equipment at move-in or as required.
  4. Reports any major repairs or damage to Facilities Director or designee.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  2. Ability to use institutional cleaning equipment, and possess dexterity with mechanical tools and equipment.
  3. Capable of carrying boxed packages of up to 50 pounds.
  4. Well organized and dependable.
  5. Ability to get along with persons of different groups.
  6. Willingness to work flexible hours and on weekends, if necessary.
  7. Ability to use snow removal equipment.

*****Please note: This position is for our Puritas Head Start site (West side location). Part-time (4:00pm – 8:00pm Monday – Friday)

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 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

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.