JOB OPENINGS

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.

If you are interested in a QCAP job opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to:

JOBS@QCAP.ORG
or mail to:
Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc.
Human Resources
1509 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

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


Family & Provider Specialist
(regular full-time)

Responsible for providing comprehensive information, referral, and follow-up services to families. Maintain accurate records for subsidy eligibility for families receiving subsidies and updating resources. 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. Bachelor’s degree in education or related field plus 3 years related experience required. Candidate must have strong organizational, communication, and computer skills.

Child & Family Engagement Specialist
(regular full-time)

This is a full time (40 hours per week) position. This role serves residents in the Braintree and Quincy areas. Responsible for working with families and children under 13 and the early education and care community to provide enrichment activities including playgroups, parenting workshops, family events and referrals to community resources that support parents and educators. Bachelor’s degree in Early Education or related field plus 1 year related experience. Knowledge of area resources preferred. Local travel required.

Energy Efficiency Specialist
(regular full-time)

Provide technical services to QCAP’s Energy Conservation Programs ensuring that the programs meet all contractual, production, and technical obligations. Provide client education about energy conservation measures and services to help reduce financial heating burdens. Conduct appointment scheduling, heating system inspections, energy weatherization audits, in-process and post Quality Control inspections. Respond to emergency no-heat needs of clients, educate clients about energy conservation, and complete related program administrative duties. Evaluate all weatherization and heating system needs of homes, including properly identifying house type and energy usage characteristics, measure and determine the amount and type of weatherization work needed, identify health and safety issues, monitor and improve contractor performance of installed measures, maintain program records according to established standards. Requires High School diploma or equivalent and two years related experience. Must become DOE Certified Auditor within 6 months from hire. Oil Burner Technician or DOE Certification preferred. Candidate must have strong computer skills, organizational, and customer service skills; ability to communicate complex technical and program information; and demonstrated commitment to working on behalf of people of all income levels.

Intake Specialist
(regular part-year)

Serve as clients’ first line of contact for the Energy Program. Respond to phone or in-person requests for assistance and/or information along with conducting new applicant intake. Assist clients who are applying for program services by educating them on program guidelines, documentation, and eligibility requirements. Perform data entry, filing, correspondence, answering phone calls, scheduling client appointments, providing information and referrals to Energy Program services. Provide support to Energy Program staff for a variety of projects and perform clerical duties for department as necessary. Position offers a unique opportunity to work during the prime heating season from September through April. High school diploma or equivalent; one year experience in customer service or related field. Must have strong computer, customer service, and interpersonal skills.

Lead Teacher
(regular full-time)

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. Be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in ECE or a related field and be Preschool Lead Teacher certified by the Dept. of Early Education and Care.

Teacher
(regular full-time)

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. Be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be Preschool Teacher certified by the Dept. of Early Education and Care and working toward a degree in ECE or preschool CDA. Bachelor’s degree in ECE preferred.

Early Head Start Teacher
(regular full-time)

Assist the Lead Teacher to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that provides a nurturing, safe environment for toddlers and enhances the family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one’s supervision. Be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must have BA or AA degree in ECE or related field preferred; Minimum of an Infant Toddler CDA required; EEC Infant-Toddler Teacher Certification.

Classroom Aide
(regular part-time)

Under the supervision of the Lead Teacher, assist Lead Teacher and Teacher to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum that enhances the family engagement and school readiness goals including cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of the children under one’s supervision. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; at least a child development associate credential; or enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree; or enrolled in a child development associate credentialed program to be completed within 2 years.

Bus Aide
(regular part-year)

Assist children and family members if applicable in boarding and un-boarding vehicle. Maintain order and enforce safety regulations. Assist in maintaining cleanliness of vehicle. Adhere to the NAEYC Professional Code of Ethics and interact in a collegial, cooperative and supportive manner with other staff members, parents and children.