Job Openings

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.

Housing Department

Housing Case Manager (Brockton, MA area):  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 experience or Bachelors degree plus 1 year experience. Knowledge of affordable housing resources preferred. Valid driver's license and car required to transport families. Full time position.

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.

Behavior Specialist:  Support the healthy behavioral and social-emotional development of children and families while ensuring that the program meets the Head Start performance standards.  Must be able to observe, assess, develop and implement behavior plans with a clinical perspective.  Must have the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and utilize a team approach.  Excellent verbal, written and organization skills, along with a strong attention to detail are necessary.  Knowledge and experience of Head Start, child development, family engagement and crisis intervention required.  A Bachelor’s degree or advanced education in a related field, plus experience working in a school and clinical setting required.

Kitchen Aide (10 hrs/week): The general duties and responsibilities of the Kitchen Aide are to perform routine manual tasks in order to prepare and serve lunches to preschool classrooms.  In addition, this position is expected to maintain and clean the kitchen, as well as maintain the stockroom of supplies.  The Kitchen Aide will be the liaison between classrooms and the Nutrition Coordinator and must adhere to the NAEYC professional code of conduct.  Need to be able to lift up to 40 pounds.

Program Coordinator: Assure all funding regulations are adhered to and enrollment targets are met. Prepare grants, reports, presentations and assist with special projects. Design and maintain systems for record keeping. Maintain sound understanding of all contract requirements and assist the Program Director in assuring contract compliance.  Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a related field and five years experience in early education or nonprofit agency required. Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal communication and excellent computer skills.

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 40 hours per week /52 weeks per year position. 

Family Service Worker: 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 High School Diploma and advanced schooling in human service related field, Bachelor's Degree preferred. An additional 2 years of related work experience may be substituted for advanced schooling.

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).

Temporary Lead Teacher (Toddlers): 38 hours/week to fill a temporary Lead Teacher vacancy. Minimum of an Infant/Toddler CDA required. Degree preferred. Quincy location. Must be Lead Teacher Preschool 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. 


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.