Current Opportunities

 Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. is a $22 million not for profit community action agency with over 140 staff. Our mission is to endeavor to assist families and individuals in our communities to improve the quality of their lives by minimizing the effects of poverty, promoting self-sufficiency and advocating for social change. QCAP operates a variety of programs that help low and moderate income residents including: Affordable Housing Development & Property Management, First Time Homebuyer Education/Assistance, Mortgage Foreclosure and Reverse Mortgage Counseling, Housing Counseling and Homelessness Prevention, Head Start Early Care and Education, Fuel Assistance and Energy Conservation, Community Care for Kids (Child Care Resource & Referral Program), South West Community Food Center, Adult Basic Education/ESOL & Workforce Development, Financial REACH Center and Free Tax Preparation.

   

 

 Fiscal Manager

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. 

 

  Housing Program Director 

Overview: Responsible for the management of QCAP's Housing Programs. QCAP’s Housing Program serves low and moderate income residents in Quincy, Norfolk & Plymouth Counties and Metro Boston communities. Services provided include: homelessness prevention counseling, tenant and landlord education re. rights and responsibilities, comprehensive homeownership services including First Time Homebuyer, foreclosure and reverse mortgage counseling. QCAP's Housing Program is recognized by HUD as a Housing Counseling Program and maintains a current Massachusetts Collaborative Homeownership Seal of Approval from CHAPA.
 
The position is a key program director level management position responsible for assuring QCAP's Housing Program is high performing, functions in accordance with the agency's standards of excellence, mission, contractual requirements and governing laws. 
 
A successful candidate must believe in the core values of QCAP and be driven by the mission. Candidate will be experienced, strategic, and have the confidence to lead a staff of 7 to 10 and help them deliver measurable, cost-effective results.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Overseeing a comprehensive array of housing services for tenants, homeowners and landlords with an approach that strives to prevent and reduce homelessness and to maintain quality housing for QCAP clients.
  • Supervising multi-level staff: provide leadership to program staff to assure daily program operations are conducted efficiently and in compliance with a variety of public and private contracts and Agency standards.
  • Assuring program performance and outcome data is collected on an accurate and timely basis.
  • Working with QCAP Management, Housing and other QCAP department's staff to assure services are provided in accordance with QCAP's Integrated Service Delivery System. Provide guidance to staff on how to provide integrated services and ongoing case management and stabilization services. Measure services to performance goals and evaluate effectiveness of services. 
  • Managing a budget including drafting budgets annually, monitoring spending on monthly basis, and making recommendations for budget revisions. Assist with and prepare when needed new and annual grant renewal applications.
  • Developing program services by exploring new housing opportunities that meet the needs of low income residents in our service area.
  • Maintaining an active interest in professional field at all levels: analyze trends and innovations in the industry and integrate these into program services when appropriate.
 
Candidates Must Have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related human service field. Master’s degree in social work and/or LICSW preferred. Knowledge of housing law a plus.  
  • Five (5) years of experience in responsible management position in affordable housing field that includes supervisory experience and working with homeless families and/or homeownership programs. 
  • Excellent communication skills including public speaking skills, one on one interpersonal skills, writing skills and computer skills. These skills will be demonstrated with clear communicate (in written and spoken form), the ability to communicate the policies and philosophies of the agency in a professional manner and the ability to work effectively with staff, clients of all income levels, community members and funders. 
  • Ability to understand, prepare and monitor financial reports and program budgets; including strong spreadsheet and database skills and the analytical skills needed to think strategically and understand complex government regulations and housing law. A commitment to diversity and inclusion at all levels of the organization and an understanding that diversity is essential to achieving our core mission.
  

Maintenance Laborer 

 Responsible for ensuring the general upkeep of QCAP residential and commercial properties, and early education and care centers. Duties include: a full spectrum of janitorial tasks relevant to the upkeep of commercial properties, residential SRO’s, multi unit buildings and early education and care centers; general repair tasks (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting), grounds keeping, and thorough preparation of vacant apartments for re-occupancy. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs., use ladders and various power tools and have the ability to provide own transportation with a valid driver’s license. Willingness to carry a beeper and respond to afterhours emergencies. Must have a High School diploma with 2 years of building maintenance experience. Knowledge of state building code is a plus. Background check required. 
 
 
Family Service Worker (Head Start) 
 
Establish mutually respectful partnerships with Head Start / Early Head Start families in order to promote their participation in the program and their children's education, support access to available services/resources and assist families to work towards increased self-sufficiency.  Includes home visits and parent meetings/trainings.  Prepare and maintain child/family files and report forms accurately, thoroughly and on a timely basis as required by ACF / EEC and all other funding sources.  Minimum HS diploma (or equivalent) and advanced schooling in human services related field; Bachelor's degree preferred.  An additional 2 years of related work experience may be substituted for advanced schooling. Must have a valid MA driver’s license and properly registered, inspected and insured vehicle.
 
 
Combo-Teacher (Early Head Start) 
 
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 

Transport children in a safe and timely manner in accordance with the Administration of Children & Families (ACF) Transportation Performance Standards as well as RMV and Department of Public Utilities (DPU) rules and regulations for school bus transportation.  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)

Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that meets family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one's supervision.  Create and implement lesson plans which include large and small group activities. Maintain safe, healthy learning environment in compliance with ACF and EEC regulations and complete all record keeping requirements.  Participate in staff, team and supervision meetings.  Adhere to the NAEYC Professional Code of Ethics, QCAP Head Start Standard of Conduct and interact in a collegial, cooperative and supportive manner with all other staff members, parents and children.  Must have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in ECE or earning degree and/or hold a Preschool CDA.  Must be Lead Teacher Preschool Certified by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).

 

Teacher (Pre-School)

Assist the Lead Teacher to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that meets family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one's supervision.  Create and implement lesson plans which include large and small group activities. Maintain safe, healthy learning environment in compliance with ACF and EEC regulations and complete all record keeping requirements.  Participate in staff, team and supervision meetings.  Adhere to the NAEYC Professional Code of Ethics, QCAP Head Start Standard of Conduct and interact in a collegial, cooperative and supportive manner with all other staff members, parents and children.  Must have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in ECE or earning degree and/or hold a Preschool CDA.  Must be Teacher Preschool Certified by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).

 

Lead Teacher (Toddlers)

38 hours/week - 52 weeks per year.  Excellent Benefits. Must have a minimum of an Infant/Toddler CDA .  Degree preferred.  Quincy location. Must be Lead Infant Toddler certified by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).

 

Teachers (Toddlers)

35 hours/week - 52 weeks per year. Excellent benefits. Must have a minimum of Infant/Toddler CDA.  Degree preferred. 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 Preschool Teachers / Classroom Aides

As needed positions covering classrooms in Quincy or Weymouth. Shifts vary between7am and 6pm. Must be Teacher Certified by the Department of Early Ed. and Care (EEC) or working toward certification.   

 

 ESOL Teacher - Substitutes

 Seeking a candidate to provide ESOL instruction to a diverse student body and to work as a team member to ensure that the program is operated in well-coordinated, coherent and effective manner in accordance with Department of Elementary and Secondary (DESE) and QCAP policies and procedures.  This is an as-needed substitute position from September-June.  Classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am - 12:00 pm.  Bachelor's degree required.