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?

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Current Openings

Recruitment Specialist
Pay:  $15.38
Full Time – Temporary position working at least through August 2021
Location: Scott County
Summary: Responsible for assisting ERSEA Coordinator in carrying out activities for recruiting and enrolling children to full enrollment, including a waitlist.
Recruitment Specialist

Early Head Start Teacher
Pay:  $14.64 – 16.54 per hour DOQ
Regular Full-Time/Full Year
Location: Davenport and Clinton openings
Summary: Provides education and developmental training and support to infants and toddlers (0-3 years) aged children in a classroom setting using a comprehensive family services approach.
EHS Teacher

Head Start Education Assistant
Pay:  $12.75 per hour
Full Time
Location: Multiple openings – Davenport, Muscatine, and Tipton
Summary:  Provides education and developmental training and support under the daily direction of the Teacher to children ages 3-5 in a classroom setting.
HS Education Assistant

West Liberty District Liaison
Pay:  $15.38
Full Time
Location: West Liberty
Summary: Provide support and oversight to West Liberty Early Learning Center to promote comprehensive Head Start Services in a blended classroom environment.
WL District Liaison Job Description

Enrollment Specialist
Pay:  $15.38
Full Time
Location: Davenport
Summary: Responsible for assisting ERSEA Coordinator in carrying out all activities for Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance.
Enrollment Specialist

Head Start Trainer
Pay:  $16.54
Full Time
Location: Davenport
Summary: Responsible for training Early Head Start and Head Start staff and completing CLASS and other observations.
HS Trainer

Facilities and Warehouse Specialist
Pay:  $15.02 per hour
Full Time
Location: Davenport – provides services to multiple locations as needed
Summary: Responsible for the ongoing operations of the Weatherization warehouse, ensuring all needed materials are available and all equipment is in good working condition. Responsible for maintenance needs of agency at various office sites and locations.
Facilities and Warehouse Specialist

Housing Services – Administrative Assistant
Pay:  $15.02 per hour
Full Time
Location: Davenport – provides services to multiple locations as needed
Summary: Provides administrative and clerical support as well as reception duties for the Housing Services Department.
Administrative Assistant

Child Care Resource and Referral – Child Care Consultant
Pay:  $16.10
Full Time
Location: Telecommute Required
Summary: To improve the quality of care by providing training, consultation, and technical assistance to child care centers and child care homes.
Child Care Consultant

Child Care Resource and Referral – Training Specialist
Pay:  $16.10
Full Time
Location: Davenport
Summary: Responsible for organizing and coordinating child care provider training opportunities for all counties served by the Resource and Referral Program in Iowa.
Training Specialist

Family Services Specialist
Pay:  $15.38
Full Time
Location: Flexible (Scott, Cedar, Clinton, and Muscatine County)
Summary: Provide in-home and in-center case management to families enrolled in the Head Start and/or FaDSS program to assist them in accessing resources and overcome barriers to create opportunities for self-sufficiency.
Family Services Specialist






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At-Will Employment:  All employees enter into employment voluntarily, and with no specified length of employment.  Accordingly, such employment is “at-will”, which means that either the Agency or the “at-will” employee can terminate the relationship at will, with or without cause, at any time, regardless of performance or length of employment.

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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