Quincy Community Action Programs is a progressive and dynamic non-profit organization. Our Nationally Accredited (NAEYC) Head Start program, located in a new state-of-the art Head Start Early Learning Center serves over 190 children and their families. QCAP Head Start participates in the QRIS program and is one of the Massachusetts Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) programs. We provide a comprehensive program in which family, staff and community representatives work together on behalf of the child and the family to support the healthy cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development needed to prepare children for learning. We provide a supportive team teaching environment and are seeking individuals committed to working on behalf of low income children and families for the following positions:
Family Engagement Coordinator: Seeking an experienced supervisor who is passionate about collaborating with families to promote the healthy development and success of children. Must have the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment, and excellent verbal, written and organizational skills. Position supervises team of Family Service Workers, conducts home visits and coordinates family engagement events. Knowledge and experience of Head Start, child development, family engagement and crisis intervention, including work with the Department of Children and Families is necessary. A Bachelor’s degree or advanced education plus a minimum of five years of experience including supervisory experience in a related field are required. Some lifting required.
Education Specialist: (Site Director) Oversee daily operations for our Weymouth NAEYC Accredited center with four classrooms and up to 75 children. Responsibilities include promoting high quality early education standards, leadership, staff supervision, and assuring regulatory compliance. Bachelors or advanced degree, supervision experience and Director 1 EEC certification required. This is a full time position.
Early Head Start Combination Teacher: Provide the full range of Head Start comprehensive services to families of toddlers enrolled in the combination program option, providing bi-monthly home visits to four children weekly, and teaching two groups of eight children in the classroom four days each week. Ensure family engagement and school readiness goals are met. Prepare and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that provides a nurturing, safe environment for toddlers and enhances the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children. Ensure lesson plans include large and small group activities and the curriculum experiences are developmentally appropriate, anti-bias, and respectful of diversity and promote the self-esteem of each child. In accordance with EHS/ACF standards and based on family need, provide opportunities for parents to be involved in group activities. Complete all record keeping as required by EEC and ACF. Requires a minimum of Associates degree, Bachelors preferred in ECE or related field. Must be certified for Infants/Toddlers by Massachusetts Dept of EEC. Must be 21 years of age, have a valid MA driver’s license and properly registered, inspected and insured vehicle.
Bus Driver: Full time. Must have CDL and MA D.P.U. Bus Drivers license and proof of safe driving record.
Bus Aide: Part-time. (Early morning/Late afternoon). Year round position. High School diploma and interest in supporting children's growth.
Lead Teacher (Pre-School): Full-time opening 38 hours/week, 52 weeks/year. Excellent benefits, must have a Bachelor's degree in ECE or related field. Quincy location. Must be Lead Teacher Preschool Certified by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).
Lead Teacher (Toddlers): 38 hours/week - 52 weeks per year. Minimum of an Infant/Toddler CDA required. Degree preferred. Quincy location. Must be Lead Infant Toddler certified by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).
Teachers (Pre-School): Full-Time and Part Time openings. Excellent benefits, must have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in ECE or earning degree and/or hold a Preschool CDA. Quincy or Weymouth locations. Must be Preschool Certified by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).
Teachers (Toddlers): Full-Time openings. Excellent benefits. Must have a minimum of an Associate's Degree in ECE or earning degree and hold an Infant Toddler CDA. Quincy location. Must be Infant/Toddler Teacher Certified by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).
Preschool Classroom Aides: Part-time 1:00pm – 6:00pm Year Round, Excellent Benefits, High School Diploma and sincere interest in supporting young children’s growth and development. Quincy or Weymouth location.
Substitute Teacher/Classroom Aides: As needed positions covering classrooms in Quincy or Weymouth. Shifts vary between 7am and 6pm. Must be Teacher Certified by the Department of Early Ed. and Care (EEC) or working toward certification.
Adult Education & Workforce Development
Education & Workforce Development Program Director: Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP) is an innovative and well respected community action agency established in 1965. QCAP is one of 24 community action agencies in Massachusetts and provides integrated services across functional areas including housing, energy, nutrition, early education and care and adult education/workforce development. QCAP is currently seeking a professional, forward thinking and experienced Program Director to manage its adult education and workforce development initiatives in Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree and surrounding communities.
QCAP's Adult Education and Workforce Development Program includes the following services:
• Adult Basic Education and ESOL classes and student counseling in accordance with the Mass. Dept. of Education & Elementary Education ABE and ESOL and WIOA standards.
• Greater Quincy Financial REACH Center - a United Way funded Financial Stability Center that provides direct financial education and coaching, credit counseling and repair, free tax preparation, workforce development assistance including resume writing, job search, support and referrals.
The Program Director is responsible for:
• Oversight of all program contracts including assuring benchmark goals are met and contract compliance is maintained,
• Staff supervision, grant writing, program development and expansion into new service areas,
• Developing and maintaining community collaborations and linkages to community partners, liaison to program funders.
The position requires:
• Bachelors degree in related field,
• 5+ years of related experience including supervisory experience,
• Excellent communication (written and oral presentation), project development, analytical and management skills,
• Proven ability to develop and maintain community partnerships and collegial working relationships both within and external to the agency.
• Commitment to working on behalf of residents of all income levels.
Adult ABE Teacher (English): Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP) is seeking a candidate to provide ABE instruction (English focus) to a diverse student body and to work as a team member to ensure that the program is operated in a well-coordinated, coherent and effective manner in accordance with Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and QCAP policies and procedures. This is a school year part-time position from Sept –June. Classes meet Mondays & Wednesdays from 6 pm – 9 pm. Paid prep time of 1.5 hours per class is available. Attendance at bi-weekly staff meetings and Bachelor’s degree required.
Adult ABE Teacher (Science & Social Studies): Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP) is seeking a candidate to provide ABE instruction (Science and Social Studies focus) to a diverse student body and to work as a team member to ensure that the program is operated in a well-coordinated, coherent and effective manner in accordance with Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and QCAP policies and procedures. This is a school year part-time position from Sept –June. Classes meet Mondays & Wednesdays from 6 pm – 9 pm. Paid prep time of 1.5 hoursper class is available. Attendance at bi-weekly staff meetings and Bachelor’s degree required
Admin / Fiscal Department
Controller: QCAP is a progressive and dynamic non-profit human services organization seeking qualified candidates for this immediate opening. Responsible for day to day operations of fiscal office; financial statements; compliance reporting; audit schedules; annual program budgets including funding sources, labor allocations, analysis and reporting; work with Program Managers and Director of Administration & Finance to ensure cost control and regulatory compliance.
Requires Bachelors in Accounting with minimum five years supervisory responsibility. Requires not-for-profit accounting experience; state & federal contract and grant compliance and reporting; detailed analytical skills using excel and accounting systems; budget and cost control principles required; knowledge of UFR reporting a plus. Must be committed to working on behalf of low and moderate income clients. Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
Send cover letter & resume to:
Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc.
Payroll & Benefit Administrator
QCAP seeks a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.