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

Family Partnership Specialist
Position will start employment immediately.
Pay:  $14.26 to $14.63 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Part Year
Location: Davenport and Muscatine openings
Summary: Provides case management services for Head Start and Early Head Start families.
Family Partnership Specialist Job Description

Head Start Education Assistant
Position will start August 15, 2018
Pay:  $10.20 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Part Year
Location: Davenport, Muscatine, Tipton, and Clinton 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
Position will start employment August 15, 2018
Pay:  $13.93-$16.91 depending on degrees and credentials
Regular Full-Time/Part Year
Location: Davenport
Summary: Provides education and developmental training and support to preschool-aged children in a classroom setting using a comprehensive family services approach.
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Head Start School Readiness Teacher
Pay: $16.48-$16.98
Regular Full Time/Part Year
Location: Davenport
Summary: Provides education and developmental training and support to preschool-ages children in a classroom setting focusing on School Readiness Skills.


Full Time Positions with Green Iowa Americorps
Community Action of Eastern Iowa is partnering with the University of Northern Iowa’s Green Iowa Americorps Program to increase energy efficiency in the community. Green Iowa AmeriCorps is currently recruiting to fill full-time, 11 month service positions beginning September of 2018!

We are currently seeking environmentally focused and passionate individuals to serve in our AmeriCorps State program focused on three program tracks; Energy & Community, Sustainable Schools, and Land & Water Stewards. Each program track engages members in direct service, environmental education, volunteer and community engagement, and professional development opportunities in their own unique ways.

The program will pay you while you serve, with access to health coverage, childcare assistance, federal loan deferment, interest accrual repayment, and an education stipend! As a member you’ll be able to create an individualized professional development plan, assume leadership roles, and engage in hands on skills development, access free trainings, and much more!

Access the full program position description along with the program track details at this link. If you are interested please begin your application on the My AmeriCorps website. You can also contact Program Director, Ashley Craft, at with your cover letter and resume. We hope we can be a great opportunity for you to pursue your passion towards a more secure and sustainable future while learning and growing into an improved version of yourself.


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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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