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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!

Health/Dental Coordinator

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to plan, coordinate, implement and monitor the health, dental and safety services of the agency according to the Head Start Performance Standards, Ohio department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) and other regulations, policies and procedures.

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, coordinates, implements and monitors mandated Head Start and ODJFS’ services, rules and licensing regulations; follows American Academy of Pediatrics and Ohio Department of Health recommendations:  creates health care plans to use for children; attends pre-service planning meetings for each child that has special needs and accommodations in the classroom; monitors all health and dental screenings; provides support and training to staff; and recommends policies and procedures to specific delivery of health and dental services.

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff: develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.

Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; provides progress and activity reports to management; and assists with the revision of procedure manuals as appropriate.

Assists and educates families of Head Start children with information and services for their health care and dental needs: meets with parents, families and staff concerning health and dental issues; plans the vision and hearing screenings performed by the Health Assistant; reviews documentation and reviews work plans.

Plans, coordinates, schedules and trains mandated training programs for staff to include:  CPR First Aid and Communicable Disease training.

Prepares budget and tracks program expenses and recommends expenditures of Head Start Funds; prepares reports for Board of Director review, purchase orders for supplies and dental bills prepares agendas and sign in sheets for meetings and trainings as well as meeting minutes, training forms and technical assistant forms and documents

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

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s Degree in nursing or health education or a related field required; Supplemented by three years of experience in a health care environment: Public Health Nurse, Medical/Dental Assistant including Lead or Supervisor experience; 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
$41,138 – $51,422 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
3/10/2020

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
3/1/2020

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.

Maintenance Technician

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to perform a variety of maintenance and repair work for the agency including buildings, equipment and grounds.

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. 

Installs or repairs building, equipment and grounds maintenance duties, plastering, installing floor tile and carpet, painting inside and outside of facilities, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical; maintains tools and machinery in good condition and uses all tools carefully and as instructed.

Performs some carpentry functions in alteration, repair and maintenance of buildings, floors, doors, windows, screens, wood fixtures and furniture; installs equipment and performs limited electrical work to repair malfunctions of a minor nature.

Performs some plumbing work to ensure the general maintenance and repair of toilets, fixtures, kitchen sinks and opening of clogged drains.

Moves furniture and other related equipment to new location; prioritizes maintenance request form(s), and prepares the daily schedule in which the maintenance work order will be completed.

Provide support as determined by the Facilities Manager to contracted movers, plumbers and Heating Ventilation Air Conditioner (HVAC) contractors.

Responds appropriately to emergencies on an “on call” basis; safely handles and effectively uses various cleaning and sanitation chemicals in compliance with federal, state and local safety, health and environmental regulations to prevent problems associated with chemical handling; ensures chemicals are safely stored away and out of the reach of children.

Provides a safe and clean environment on facility grounds by removing all sources of potential danger including landscaping (cut branches, etc.) and potential predators (deer, cats, rabbits, snakes, etc.).

Attends meetings, conferences, trainings and workshops for professional Development and to obtain best practices in the accounting and Agency areas to increase job knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or a GED required; supplemented by vocational/technical training in the building and machine trades; supplemented by one year of experience working in carpentry, HVAC, plumbing or electrical trades 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
$21.62 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
3/3/2020

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 Development Specialist

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to form partnerships with low income families and individuals for the purpose of implementing long term family support and development strategies using the case management model.

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. 

Meets with low income families and individuals to provide them with needed community resources and service information:  completes individualized case management assessment and service plans with participating individuals and families; maintains a minimum designated caseload of active case management participants; and familiarizes families and individuals with community resources and provides social service information and referrals across a range of social services issues.

Obtains, prepares and maintains and files all program and customer documentation and enters required customer service data into the computer system; prepares and submits program related statistical and narrative reports; provides needs assessment information, direct service, referral and follow-up support for individuals and families who seek assistance through CEOGC programs; and provides targeted social services, intensive support and advocacy for selected families and individuals.

Attends and participates in support groups, 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 two years of work experience in Office Administration or related field in a large social services organization; 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
$16.17 – $20.80 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
3/25/2020

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, HEAP

Purpose of Classification: 

The purpose of this classification is to perform administrative support and clerical functions for the Home Energy Assistance Program and other supportive energy assistance programs.

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.

Essential Functions:

1. Provides clerical and administrative support for the HEAP department.

2. Maintain record of employee attendance and submits daily report to Community Services.

3. Uses automated office equipment (computer, typewriter, etc.) as necessary to prepare correspondence including reports, letters, memorandums, for the Home Energy Assistance Program.

4. Accesses OCEAN database to review, research and coordinate responses to inquiries received from the Office of Community Assistance

5. Works collaboratively with HEAP Supervisor to prepare A/C and/or Fan benefit order submission for delivery to customers during Summer Crisis Program.

6. Establishes and maintains administrative, programmatic, and confidential files for the HEAP Program.

7. Provides information and referrals to clients seeking services from CEOGC and Community Services Programs.

8.Prepares regular HEAP applications for distribution to community outlets (libraries, community centers, city halls, etc.) and maintains an accurate record of the number of applications including lists of which outlet received them.

9.Completes purchase and supply requisitions for items needed to operate HEAP. Acquires, maintain, and distributes supplies as needed.

10. Establishes and maintains system for tracking, monitoring and filing documents generated by program staff. Assist in designing formats and reporting layouts. Assist manager in the overall management of the program.

11. Completes purchase requisitions for program customer benefit payment obligations.

12. Screens and appropriately directs calls, messages, and departmental mail (opens, screens, and distributes).

Non-Essential Functions:

1. Answers multi-line telephone system to relieve the Customer Service Specialist for breaks when necessary.

2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Functions: 

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High school or general equivalency diploma (GED).

2. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible administrative assistant experience or secondary school training in business and/or administrative procedures or two (2) years of on the job secretarial experience.

3. Demonstrated the ability to type 35 words per minute.

4. Good oral, written, and interpersonal skills and demonstrated use of proper grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and spelling skills.

5. Well organized with the ability to demonstrate a high degree of initiative, tact and good judgment

6. Ability to independently manage multiple priorities and request 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. Ability to use office production software and electronic databases to produce documents and reports.

8. Ability to interface in a high volume public contact environment.

9. Excellent knowledge of office equipment, computers and software, and office 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
$15.00 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
3/13/2020

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, Ops Support

Provides clerical support for the Community Services Program Manager and the Workforce Development Manager.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists the Community Services Program Manager and Workforce Development Manager to support the operational needs of the Neighborhood Opportunity Centers and Workforce Programs.
  2. Maintains sound knowledge of general office and purchasing procedures of the agency.
  3. Utilizes automated equipment including 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, adding machines, copying machines, etc.
  5. Makes travel arrangements and arranges accommodations for meetings.
  6. Plans own work to meet scheduled deadlines.
  7. Sets up and maintains special files and records.
  8. Assists in the processing of personnel action forms (PAF’s) and other authorized documentation required by the agency.
  9. Works with internal departments and external vendors to process payments on a timely basis.
  10. Disseminates CEOGC checks to vendors, consultants, and other authorized recipients.
  11. Establishes and maintains administrative and confidential files; preserve written communications and other records.
  12. Record and transcribe meeting minutes.
  13. Interacts with other agency employees regarding data input, reports, etc.
  14. Handles telephone calls, letters, visitors, and routine inquires; from vendors and program customers.
  15. Completes purchase requisitions for program customer benefit payment obligations.
  16. Updates and edits forms and reports as instructed by the Community Services & Workforce Managers.

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Serves as a backup and relief person for switchboard operator.
  2. Oversees the work of support staff as assigned.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associates Degree and/or five 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 55 words per minute accurately.
  4. Good knowledge of office practices, procedures, and documents.
  5. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees and general public.
  6. Intermediate office equipment use skills: must operate computers (Microsoft systems – word, excel, publisher, etc.), copiers and scanners, typewriters, printers, telephones and telephone systems.
  7. Ability to use office production software and electronic databases to produce documents and reports.
  8. Ability to take dictation using shorthand or speed writing skills or to operate recording equipment and transcribe communications and meeting minutes.
  9. Good oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  10. Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise tact and sensitivity.
  11. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  12. 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
$15.00 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
3/1/2020

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 year

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
3/1/2020

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 Specialist

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to assists customers who are seeking information and services through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and/or Housing Assistance Services and to follow agency, local, state and federal regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures.

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 timely customer service skills:  opens the office each morning and prepares to greet customers and handle questions, concerns and complaints in a timely and efficient manner according to customer service standards; screens out ineligible applicants and refers them to the appropriate resources for their specific needs; and notifies the housing staff when landlords pick up checks for tenants.

Answers phone inquiries and directs clients to appropriate agency or outside sources to handle their needs:  screens callers and coordinates with the Interactive Voice Response System staff to schedule appointments for those who cannot use the automated system; refers callers to provide documentation   of disconnect status to secure and provide a current bill before reporting to for appointment.

Prepares various documents, reports, logs, sign-in sheets and records:  agency vendor log, complaint documentation, and statistical customer information on the number and types of customers who have applied for services.

Attends agency meetings and professional development trainings, conferences and seminars as needed to increase skills and abilities to perform position.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or GED required; Supplemented by one year of work experience in a customer service, clerical, 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
$10.56 – $13.20 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
3/1/2020

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
1/24/2020

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

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is provide mentoring and team leader support to head start staff members while creating a warm and nurturing learning environment, observing staff performance, establishing plans for staff improvement and cultivating teaching methods of staff members.

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 teacher mentoring duties:  establishes a working relationship with teaching staff and site administrators in order to provide feedback by observing classroom activities, modeling/mentoring teaching activities, and conducting meetings and trainings; assists in the annual review of education plans, curriculum and policies and procedures.

Serves as an advisor to staff needing professional development assistance:  assists Child Development Associate (CDA) candidates and renewals and maintains the Professional Development Credential with the Council for Professional Development; provides resources, strategies and self-evaluation tools to support teacher development; assists in the planning and providing of in-service training and job related workshops for teachers.

Assists agency in the completion of mandated child assessments: trains and assists teaching staff with classroom arrangement and management and with completion of screenings and assessments for all students during school year; provides strategies for working with challenging children; reviews and monitors children’s records, assessments, and daily activity plans; ensures the safety and wellbeing of the children while in the classroom.

Provides documentation of observations, meetings, trainings, monthly reports and various other documents to teaching staff, site administrators and curriculum specialist; inputs data into the agency computer system; utilizes spreadsheets, data bases, word processing and desktop publishing.

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
$19.00 – $22.80 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
3/13/2020

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
3/1/2020

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
3/1/2020

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
3/1/2020

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
3/1/2020

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

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to assist with meal preparation (no cooking) serving and delivery of meals to the classrooms.  Follows pre-established safety and sanitation kitchen procedures, cleans and sanitizes soiled dishes, pots and pans and stocks and delivers food carts to designated classrooms.

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 cook with meal preparation (except cooking) and service duties (portioning, wrapping and delivering meals to the classroom)  obtains meal count for the number of children in the classroom; ensures that all food is received for and matches menu selections;  documents any substitutions from the menu; ensures food for children with allergies and special needs is available for daily meal service; signs delivery slips from outside kitchen deliveries; documents food temperatures and reviews all food received is placed in warmers when required.

Arranges food carts with plates, cups, utensils, napkins, milk and bowls: maintains inventory of non-food items; Picks up meal carts after meal service and delivers them back to the kitchen; assists with dishwashing, sweeping and mopping floors, cleans and sanitizes the entire work area:  tables, counters, sinks, coolers, warmer, and microwaves.

Provides classrooms with food service gloves and hand sanitizer solution; inventories food and non-food items and signs receipts when order is received from vendor; properly stores all food and non-food items received.

Follows all safety and sanitation rules and regulations:  safely handles and carefully uses various cleaning and sanitation chemicals in compliance with federal, state and local safety, health and environmental regulations; ensures all chemicals are safely stored and out of the way from the children.

Attends meetings and in-service trainings as scheduled by the Nutrition Coordinator as needed:  attends on-going food sanitation and safety classes; and accompanies classes on field trips as assigned.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.  

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by one year of work experience in food service /food preparation for an agency, hospital, restaurant 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
$10.50 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
3/1/2020

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
3/1/2020

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.

Cook

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this position is to prepare meals according to prescribed Head Start agency standards and to follow the state of Ohio Food code laws and regulation regarding the safe preparation and handling of food.

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. 

Prepares meals consisting of breakfast, lunch and snacks, served family style, to Head Start infants and toddlers:  ensures agency menu and standards are in accordance with recipes provided by Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP); maintains a list of names of children with allergies or nutrition-related problems to ensure the children are not served food that will make them ill; interacts with children and families at meal time; prepares meals for special occasions:  field trips, cafeteria day and home base socializations.

Follows all state of Ohio Food Code laws and regulations regarding food safety and sanitation; safely and properly operates standard commercial equipment (ovens, slicer, mixer, toasters, coolers, warmers and dishwashers; checks equipment on a weekly basis and reports needed repairs to the nutrition coordinator.

Washes and sanitizes dishes and utensils, pots and pans after each meal; sweeps and mops kitchen area and keeps counters and equipment clean and sanitized.

Prepares orders for food and non-food items and other supplies and kitchen tools; stores food and non-food items and other supplies; takes and records temperatures of food and equipment; completes food production sheets.

Keeps records of purchase orders, inventory records, Activity, temperature, and timesheet logs, attendance meal count records and invoices and prepares reports and other documents/using Microsoft Word or Excel.

Attends meetings and food service/training sessions to remain up-to date with new safety and sanitation guidelines as governed by the County Board of Health and other regulators.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by one year of work experience as a cook or kitchen aide in an industrialized kitchen serving a large number of individuals; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. (Or any equiv standard language)

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
3/1/2020

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.

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