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?

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 jobs@caeiowa.org.  Use whatever method is easiest for you.  We’re flexible.

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Current Job Openings

Head Start Teacher
Pay:  $16.48 per hour
Regular Full-Time/9 month position
Location: Davenport
Summary: Provide education, developmental training, and comprehensive support to preschool aged children in a classroom setting.  Must include transcripts (unofficial is okay) when applying. Requires an Iowa Teaching License in Early Childhood Education, or a PK-K endorsement.  Full benefit package available, including participation in the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS).
Head Start Teacher Job Description

 

Head Start Teacher
Pay:  $13.58 to $16.48 per hour, depending on qualifications
Regular Full-Time/9 month position
Location: Muscatine
Summary: Provide education, developmental training, and comprehensive support to preschool aged children in a classroom setting.  Must include transcripts (unofficial is okay) when applying. Pay depends on qualifications. Full benefit package available, including participation in the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS).

  • $13.58: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.  Or an Associate’s Degree in a related field, with credit hours equivalent to an Iowa Board of Education Pre-K endorsement and Early Childhood classroom teaching experience required.
  • $15.34: Bachelor’s in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Education, Human Services or a related field, with credits equivalent to an Iowa Board of Education PK-K endorsement.  Classroom teaching experience required.
  • $16.48: Requires an Iowa Teaching License in Early Childhood Education, or a PK-K endorsement.
    Head Start Teacher Job Description

 

Health and Enrollment Specialist
Pay:  $14.12 per hour
Regular Full-Time
Location: Davenport, IA
Summary:  Provide quality health, dental, nutrition, eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, and attendance components for Head Start children and their families. Requires Bachelors in human services or closely related field. Work experience in health care and/ or working with parents with young children preferred. Must have good computer skills.
Health and Enrollment Specialist Job Description

 

Head Start Education Assistant
Pay:  $9.64 per hour
Regular Full-Time/Part Year
Location: Clinton, 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

 

Child Care Consultant – Multiple Openings
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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