Job Openings

Housing Department 

 PT Housing Case Manager - (20 hours/week):Responsible for providing comprehensive case management including creation of an action plan to prevent homelessness through utilization of resources such as rental assistance (Lend-A-Hand and ESG) and connection with other QCAP and community resources.  Ability to use customized databases and work in a collegial and professional manner.  Requires Associate’s degree or equivalent plus three years of experience or Bachelor’s degree plus one year of experience in social work, housing or human service field.  Valid driver’s license and properly insured vehicle required. Commitment to work with sensitivity to needs of low-income participants required.

Housing Case Manager - Brockton Area: Full Time Position:  Responsible for working with homeless families in area motels by providing comprehensive client assessments in order to identify client needs and services for which they are eligible. Assist clients in applying for all types of housing. Refer clients to other programs for which they might be eligible such as food stamps or Head Start. Work with clients to create appropriate plans to exit the motel utilizing all assistance programs for which they are eligible. Associates degree plus 3 years of experience or Bachelor’s degree plus 1 year experience. Knowledge of affordable housing resources preferred. Valid driver’s license and car required to transport families.   Bi-lingual skills a plus

Energy Department

Intake Specialist:  Duties include assisting clients who are applying for program services, educating clients on program guidelines, documentation and eligibility requirements, responding to phone and in-person requests for assistance, data entry, filing, correspondence, answering phone calls, scheduling client appointment, providing information and referral to Energy Program services.  Position offers a unique opportunity to work during the prime heating season from September through April.  Candidate must have strong computer, customer service and interpersonal skills.  Requires one year experience in related field, HS diploma or equivalent. 

Community Care for Kids Department 

Family & Provider Specialist: Seeking candidate to work with families eligible for state child care subsidy assistance. Responsibilities include assisting families with assessing child care needs and selecting quality child care, and verifying eligibility for subsidized child care. Candidate must have strong organizational, communication and computer skills. Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field plus 2 years related experience required. Commitment to working on behalf of families of all income levels. Full time (30-hours per week) position.

Office Assistant: Seeking individual who is a positive contributor and team member to provide assistance for busy office.  Responsibilities include a variety of administrative and staff support services including reception, answering phones, scheduling appointments, processing mail, data entry and general office assistance. Must be able to maintain organization of multiple front desk responsibilities and be able to work in a fast paced environment. Ability to speak Cantonese or Mandarin preferred as well as an interest in the field of early education and care.  Candidate must have excellent communication, organizational and computer skills along with a commitment to working on behalf of families of all income levels 

Head Start 

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.

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. Must be Lead Teacher Preschool Certified by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).

Lead Teacher (Pre-School): Part-time opening 30 hours/week, 38 weeks/year. Excellent benefits, must have a Bachelor's degree in ECE or related field. 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

Career / Financial Coach:  Quincy Community Action Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP) seeks a full time Career/Financial Coach to work within QCAP’s Financial Stability Center (“The REACH Center”) to help low to moderate income families increase net income and net worth, improve credit scores, and make appropriate financial decisions that lead to asset building through an integrated service model approach.

• Work directly to serve individuals and families across three critical areas: career services, financial coaching, and access to income supports.
• Assist clients in preparing for the workforce through education, training, and job readiness, as well as in developing and improving a monthly budget, balance sheet, and credit history.
• Conduct workshops in financial education and job readiness skills, moderates peer cohort meetings, and provides one-on-one counseling including skills and training needs assessment, resume and cover letter guidance, mock interviews, and career counseling.
• Build relationships with financial institutions, employers, other training providers, and the Career Center to seek out and place clients in employment/training opportunities and help them build a strong financial foundation.
• During the tax season, the Coach helps manage the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, including on-site management of operations at the tax site. 

Bachelor’s Degree required. At least 3 years of directly related experience in financial coaching/planning, asset development, tax preparation, career/employment coaching, or recruitment. Ideal candidate will have experience in both financial education and workforce development. Ability to work effectively with volunteers and low to moderate income households. Strong computer skills, organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple responsibilities. Must be available to work with a flexible schedule to accommodate working on Saturdays and evenings, when needed and during tax season.

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 hours per class is available.  Attendance at bi-weekly staff meetings and Bachelor’s degree required

Admin / Fiscal Department

Fiscal Manager: QCAP is a progressive and dynamic non-profit organization seeking qualified candidates for this immediate opening. Responsible for managing General Ledger close and financial reporting.  Supervision of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Grant/Project management, providing hands-on support and guidance to staff to effectively accomplish work of department.  Assure that all financial records are maintained in accordance with the prescribed agency procedures, applicable Federal and State accounting regulations, GAAP, local, state and federal contract and budgetary reporting requirements.  Prepare accurate and timely financial, budget and reporting information for use by program management, funding sources, auditors and the Board.  Work with Program Managers and CFO to ensure cost control and regulatory compliance.  Requires Bachelors in Accounting (CPA preferred) with 5-years of experience in accounting position with supervisory experience; state & federal contract and grant compliance and reporting.  Must be highly analytical, detail oriented and organized.  Requires excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).  Must be committed to working on behalf of low and moderate income clients.


Excellent Benefits

Send cover letter & resume to:

Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc.

Payroll & Benefit Administrator

1509 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

            QCAP seeks a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.