Why Should I Work Here?

Thank you for your interest in joining our team.  There are many great reasons to work at Community Action, but the best reason of all is that by joining us you will have the honor of working for children, families, and individuals with limited income.  We work in partnership with our customers to help them achieve great things, and you can be part of this.

Your future coworkers are great people, dedicated to our mission, and you will love our casual work environment.  In addition to paid leave time and paid holidays, you will also have the option to participate in several benefits.  We offer the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS), and health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance packages.

Employees of Community Action of Eastern Iowa can apply for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  Several of our employees are working towards student loan forgiveness.  We also offer tuition assistance, and opportunities to attend high quality training.  If you are a lifelong learner, this is the place for you.

How Do I Apply?

Explore the jobs we have listed and start your application now.  You can apply for a position using the button below.

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For fastest service, apply online.  But if you prefer, you can download an application, fill it out, and send it to us at our mailing address at the bottom of the page.  You can also email your completed application to  Use whatever method is easiest for you.  We’re flexible.

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Current Job Openings

Head Start Education Assistant
Pay:  $9.74 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Part Year
Location: Davenport and Muscatine Openings
Summary:  Provides education and developmental training and support under daily direction of the Teacher to preschool-aged children in a classroom setting.
Head Start Education Assistant Job Description

Head Start Teacher  – 3 Openings
Pay:  $13.58 – $16.48 depending on qualifications
Regular Full-Time/Part Year
Location: Davenport, Tipton, and Muscatine
Summary: Provides education and developmental training and support to preschool-aged children in a classroom setting using a comprehensive family services approach
HS Teacher

Child Care Consultant
Pay:  $14.30 per hour
Regular Full-Time
Location:  Applications accepted from across eastern Iowa, including Linn, Benton, Tama, Scott, Clinton, Cedar, and Muscatine Counties.
Summary:  Provide consultation and support to child care centers and child care home providers to improve the quality of child care in eastern Iowa.
Child Care Consultant Job Description


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Equal Employment Opportunity

Community Action of Eastern Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provider. We do not discriminate on the basis of:

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Color
  • National origin
  • Sex
  • Age
  • Sexual orientation
  • Physical or mental disability
  • Gender identity
  • Creed
  • Marital or familial status
  • Ancestry
  • Pregnancy
  • Veteran or military status
  • Unfavorable discharge from military service
  • Request for FMLA leave

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