Jobs

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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For fastest service, apply online.  But if you cannot apply online, please download an application, fill it out, email it to us at jobs@caeiowa.org, or mail it to us at the address at the bottom of the page. Use whatever method is easiest for you. We’re flexible.

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Current Job Openings

FaDSS Specialist
Pay:  $15.02 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Full Year
Location: Davenport
Summary:  Provide in-home case management services aimed at moving families from welfare to employment.
FaDSS Specialist

Community Services Specialist
Pay:  $13.01 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Full Year
Location: Clinton
Summary:  Responsible for assessment and intake process for energy assistance and other programs.
Community Services Specialist

Community Services Specialist
Pay:  $13.01 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Full Year
Location: Davenport
Summary:  Responsible for assessment and intake process for energy assistance and other programs. Will perform reception duties up to 10 weeks per year.
Community Services Specialist

Childcare Resource and Referral: Parent Services Specialist
Pay:  $15.50 per hour
Regular Part-time/Full Year
Location: Davenport
Summary:  Provide child care referral services to families. Provide resources and education about child care to parents, providers, and community members that support early childhood and education.
R&R Parent Services Specialist

Childcare Resource and Referral: Child Care Consultant
Regular Full-Time/Full Year
Location: Linn, Benton, and Tama Counties
Summary: To improve the quality of care by providing training, consultation, and technical assistance to child care centers and child care homes.
R&R Child Care Consultant

Head Start Health/Enrollment/Family Specialist
Pay:  $14.89 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Full Year
Location: Davenport
Summary:Provide quality health, dental, nutrition, eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, and attendance components for Head Start children and their families.
Health and Enrollment Specialist

Head Start Center Manager/Teacher
Pay:  $17.19 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Part or Full Year available upon request
Location: Tipton
Summary:  Oversee assigned Head Start child care center, including supervising all classroom staff and coordinating center activities. Will also provide education and developmental training and support to preschool-aged children in a classroom setting using a comprehensive family services approach.
HS Center Manager
HS Teacher

Head Start Mentor Teacher
Pay:  $16.02-17.21 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Full Year
Location: Davenport
Summary:  Responsible for assisting the Education Coordinator in carrying out the activities of the Head Start and Early head Start education content area, including spending at least 25% of each week in a classroom.
HS Mentor Teacher

Head Start Education Assistant
Pay:  $10.50 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Part Year
Location: Davenport and Clinton
Summary:  Provides education and developmental training and support under daily direction of the Teacher to children ages 3-5 in a classroom setting.
HS Education Assistant

Head Start Family Partnership Specialist
Pay:  $14.89 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Full Year
Location:Davenport
Summary:  Provide in home and in center case management services to Head Start and Early Head Start families to assist them with the Family Partnership process.
Family Partnership Specialist

Head Start District Liaison – Spanish/English Bilingual
Pay:  $14.89 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Full Year
Location: West Liberty
Summary:  Provide support, oversight, and direction to community school district partners who are cooperatively providing Head Start services in a blended classroom environment.
HS Bilingual Center District Liaison

 

 

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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:

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