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Disability Services/Mental Health Manager

22.25/hourFull-Time, Full-YearDavenport, Iowa

Summary: Provides oversight and management of disabilities and mental health services for Early Head Start/Head Start families and children. Requires BA/BS in a field related

Center Manager

$18.98/hrFull-Time, Full-YearClinton, Iowa

Summary: Oversees the daily operations of the Clinton Head Start/Early Head Start child care center including supervision of classroom staff. Ensures all center activities follow

Child Care Consultant

$16.90/hrFull-Time, Full-YearLinn and Johnson County

To provide support, consultation and technical assistance to child care centers and in-home child care programs. Experience with common microcomputer applications to include database programs

Early Head Start Teacher

$15.76–16.95/hr*Full-Time/Full YearDavenport, Clinton, and Muscatine

Summary: Infant/toddler classroom teacher. Maximum of eight children in a classroom, with two teachers. Requires an Infant and Toddler CDA credential. Higher compensation is available

Family Development Specialist

$15.76 to $16.95/hrFull-Time, Full-Year, flexible scheduleEligible for telecommuting

Summary: Provide in-home case management to families enrolled in the FaDSS program to assist them in accessing resources and overcoming barriers to create opportunities for

Family Services Specialist

$15.76-$16.95/hourFull-Time/Full-YearFlexible schedule, and opportunity to telecommute. Scott, Cedar, Clinton or Muscatine County

Provide in-home and in-center case management to families enrolled in the Head Start program to assistthem in accessing resources and overcome barriers to create opportunities

Head Start Education Assistant

$14.07/hrFull-Time/School-Year OpeningDavenport, Muscatine, Clinton, and Tipton

Summary:  Assistant Teacher for preschool classroom. Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA), or must be able to obtain Child

Head Start Teacher

$15.76–18.67/hr*Full-Time/School-Year OpeningDavenport and Clinton, IA

Summary: Preschool teacher position. Requires an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or an Associate’s Degree in a related field, with credit hours equivalent to

Inspector/Energy Auditor

$19.00+/hrFull Time, Full YearFlexible Schedule, Eligible for Telecommuting

Summary: Responsible for the initial assessment, worksite supervision, troubleshooting, and final inspection of customer homes according to Iowa Weatherization Program standards. High school diploma or

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Benefits of Working at Community Action

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. You’ll partner with our customers to help them achieve great things.

Your future coworkers are great people who are 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, both for employees who have been with us for 9 months and for 12 months.  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.

If you have questions about employee benefits, please contact DeAnna Coulter at 563-484-4522, or at

The Fine Print

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