West Alabama Nonprofit Job Board

Please DO NOT CALL United Way regarding job listings. These are individually posted by nonprofits. Please follow the instructions to apply in each of the job descriptions.

P/T Grants Manager

GRANTS MANAGER—PART-TIME

Boys & Girls Clubs of West Alabama is seeking a hard-working, enthusiastic individual, who is passionate about impacting the lives of youth, to serve as the Club’s Grants Manager. The Grants Manager will oversee all resource development efforts as related to government and foundation grant funding. This position will include a combination of in-office and telecommuting hours. Occasional weekend and evening work to support fundraising activities.

$17-22/hr depending on experience

Schedule to be determined in coordination with the Administrative Team

 

Full details of position at bgcwestal.org/jobs 

Finance/Bookkeeping Manager

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF WEST ALABAMA, INC.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSTION:      Finance/Bookkeeping Manager             REPORTS TO:  Executive Director

STATUS:        Full-time/Non-Exempt                          LOCATION:   1100 UCP Parkway

SALARY:       $45,000-$52,000                                                      Northport, AL  35476

Send resumes to [email protected]

PURPOSE:  This purpose of this position is to support the Executive Director in the financial administrative duties for UCP of West Alabama, Inc. and outlined in the agency policies and procedures. This position requires a high level of independence.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Good oral and written skills
  • Must be a team person and be able to work well with others
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and qualities
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Professional appearance and phone etiquette
  • Ability to adhere to mission statement and follow agency policies and procedures
  • Proficiency in computer skills, experience with MS Office. 
  • Must attend required training and certifications within agency-required timeframes.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting skills.
  • Must maintain insurability by agency insurance company.
  • Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Ensures maintenance of effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements, in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Ensures complete and up-to-date operating procedures for all accounting and financial controls in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Assists the Executive Director in the preparation of an annual budget proposal for the board of directors.
  • Prepares monthly financial statements and ensures their accuracy and timeliness.
  • Financial management of inter-agency budgets and financial compliance with contracts.
  • Coordinate purchasing procedures for the agency.
  • Resolves accounting and financial problems and/or issues.
  • Prepares Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables and maintains reports on each account. Follow up to ensure timely receipts and payment.
  • Oversees preparation of tax reports as required by IRS and State guidelines.
  • Oversees financial reporting compliance with grants and contracts.
  • Assist in preparation of annual tax reports.
  • Reconciliation of all bank statements in accordance to agency policies.
  • Preparation of payroll and payroll liabilities in accordance with agency policies.
  • Preparation of daily bank deposits in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Assist agency auditor in annual audits.
  • Maintain new employee list for reimbursements of pre-employment fees and insurance start dates.
  • Participate in fundraising activities as requested. (Preparation of all deposits and accounting records relating to fundraisers.)
  • Responsible for maintenance of accounting program.
  • Serve as member of Management Team and other teams as appointed by the Executive Director.
  • Responsible for processing Human Resource functions

 

The above are representative of the level and kind of duties and responsibilities which are assigned to the financial coordinator position.  The incumbent may be asked to perform either temporarily or regularly other duties which are similar or related.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, or related field and extended courses in accounting, bookkeeping, or general business administration with at least two (2) years experience in financial management or related field.
  • Word processing experience, QuickBooks Pro and MS Office products.
  • Valid Alabama Driver’s license and proof of insurance coverage.
  • Drug screening test and background check required.

Accounting Assistant

Position: Accounting Assistant (Full-time) Position location: Boy Scouts of America, West Central Alabama - Headquarter Office located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama The Accounting Assistant selected will: ▪ Assist with: o Accounts Payable o Bi-monthly payroll o Monthly bank reconciliation o Management of General Ledger o Preparation of annual Audit ▪ Other duties will include: o Provide administrative assistance to Executive Director o Data entry o Typing o Meeting preparations o Document creation o Assisting with registration for new members o Other duties as assigned Desired Skills: ▪ Understanding of GAAP ▪ Non-profit accounting is a plus but not required ▪ Ability to interact positively with volunteers and office staff ▪ Willingness to learn new processes ▪ Positive demeanor Requirements: ▪ Degree in Accounting or Finance or 2+ years of experience in either field ▪ Ability to pass a criminal background check ▪ Experience with: o Microsoft Excel o Microsoft Word ▪ Ability to provide accurate and timely data entry ▪ Type over 50 words per minute Compensation: All councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive starting salary of $32,000 - $35,000, depending on experience, Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business related expenses to include mileage reimbursement. We also offer generous vacation policy and ten holiday observances. How to apply: Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to: [email protected] Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

Client Services Associate

Title:Client Service Associate at Community Service Programs

 

Location(s):  Lamar County CSP office

 

Employment Classification: Regular, Part-time, Non-exempt, Non-safety sensitive

 

Summary of the Position: See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position: See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities: See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Grade Level IX position on the CSP Salary Scale with a salary range of $9.93 per hour to $10.85 per hour.  Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application. Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to [email protected]

 

Deadline to apply extended:    Monday, March 8, 2021

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc.

 

Job Description

 

Position Title:                        Client Service Associate

           

Department:                          Supportive Services

 

Reports To:                            Director of Supportive Services

 

Employment Classification: Regular, Part-time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-                                                                                 Sensitive

 

Grade/Salary:                        Grade Level IX – Level 1–12; Range $9.93 to                                                                                  $10.85 per hour

 

Summary of Duties

 

The position is responsible for the delivery of social service programs to eligible individuals and families in the specific county during the funding period for utility assistance programs.  The position is responsible to assure that all program guidelines related to client intake and eligibility are met.  The programs consist of, but are not limited to:  Meals on Wheels, Crisis Intervention, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Weatherization, ABC Trust, referrals and follow-ups.  Responsible for one-on-one counseling and identifying needs of the customer.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:  other duties may be assigned by the supervisor

 

  • Conduct client intake and input client data in the computer utilizing the appropriate programs;
  • Assist with the processing and intake of clients in order to identify the need(s);
  • Verify client documentation and database records to assure that all information meets program guidelines related to client intake and eligibility.
  • Participate in training workshops to implement social service programs offered by the agency;
  • Provide referrals to other service agencies;
  • Work to develop the center into a multi-service center that will help meet the needs of the disadvantaged;
  • Maintain accurate records of outreach, referrals, and client participation;
  • Keep abreast of the needs of the target area, and to what extent they can be effectively provided through use of agency or other resources;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor, verbally or in writing.

 

 

 

Qualifications:  To perform this jobsuccessfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and Experience: 

  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Intake and/or customer service experience required.
  • Knowledge of productivity software, such as Microsoft Office.

 

 

Supervisory requirements:   None.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Driver’s License with liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively present information to clients.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Ability to use fractions and percentages.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Knowledge of CSP programs and services.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop rapport quickly and easily.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision to operate a motor vehicle.  Extensive writing is required and extended periods on the computer is customary.  Multiple demands from several people are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors. The employee is expected to operate a computer, fax, telephone and personal automobile. 

 

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

P/T Meals on Wheels Assistant

Title:  Meals on Wheels Assistant

 

Location:  Tuscaloosa

 

Employment Classification:  Regular, Part-time (20 hours per week), Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:  This is a Grade Level Grade X - Level 1- 12 with a Pay  Rate beginning at $8.17 per hour.  Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with and updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to [email protected]

 

Deadline to apply:  Monday, March 8, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc.

 

                                    Job Description

 

Position Title:            Meals on Wheels (MOW) Assistant

 

Department:              Supportive Services

 

Reports To:                Meals on Wheels Director

 

Exemption Status:     Regular part-time (20 hours per week), non-exempt, non-safety-sensitive

 

Grade/Salary:            Grade X – minimum $8.17 per hour, additional depending on experience

 

 

 

Summary of duties:

 

The position is responsible for the delivery of social service programs to eligible individuals and families in the specific county.  The program consists of Meals on Wheels.  Responsible for one-on-one intake and identifying needs of the customer.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:  other duties may be assigned by the supervisor

 

  • Assist with the processing and intake of MOW clients in order to identify the need(s);
  • Assist coordinator with operation of the Meals on Wheels program;
  • Participate in training workshops to implement social service programs offered by the agency;
  • Input client data in the computer utilizing the appropriate programs;
  • Conduct home visits to assess the needs of clients and family members on an as needed basis;
  • Maintain a close relationship with underprivileged people in the area;
  • Maintain accurate records of outreach, referrals, and client participation;
  • Keep abreast of the needs of the target area, and to what extent they can be effectively provided through use of agency or other resources;
  • Keep supervisor informed on activities and progress of the program;
  • Maintain a list of service agencies and organizations located in the area, and know the types of services they provide;
  • Attend staff and other meetings as necessary;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor, verbally or in writing.

 

 

 

Job Description

Meals on Wheels Assistant

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Qualifications:  To perform this jobsuccessfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience: 

 

  • Possession of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum of six months work experience in delivery of social service programs.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other computer-related programs is required.

 

Supervisory requirements:   None.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Driver’s License with liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively present information to clients.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Ability to use fractions and percentages.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Capable of using Windows and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge of CSP programs and services.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop rapport quickly and easily.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.

 

Job Description

Meals on Wheels Assistant

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Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision to operate a motor vehicle.  Extensive writing is required and extended periods on the computer is customary.  Multiple demands from several people are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors. The employee is expected to operate a computer, telephone and personal automobile. 

 

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

P/T Transition Specialist

PART - TIME CONTRACT POSITION

TUSCALOOSA PROJECT SEARCH

Transition Specialist at The Arc of Tuscaloosa

Purpose of Position:          Effectively convey/teach workplace readiness curriculum to high school students transitioning from school to work. Instruct students on social skills, workplace ethics, soft skills, job readiness, employability skills and self-advocacy to obtain employment. Instruct students on opportunities and informed decision-making of career goals, career paths, career interest and job exploration.  

 

Qualifications:                    Must be able to effectively convey/teach workplace readiness curriculum to high school students transitioning from school to work. Have past experience in a responsible position requiring the use of interpersonal skills and working as a team member. Must have experience in a training or supervisory capacity.  Must be able to develop relationships/partnerships with local employers. Must have a high school diploma, a valid Alabama driver license, and a good driving record.  Must maintain personal vehicle insurance of $100,000 personal liability and $50,000 property liability.

 

Competencies:                    Must have good communication and observation skills.  Must have the ability to record data, instruct students and develop relationships/partnerships with local employers. Must have proficient computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. 

 

Hours:                                   Typically Between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday. However, must be flexible to meet the needs of the program as this position may require working some nights and weekends.

Please send resume to [email protected]

Assistant Executive Director, Tuscaloosa's One Place

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR for a local non-profit, master’s degree in social work, education or related field, 5 years experience with a non-profit, grant writing and grant management experience, responsible for day to day oversight of all grant programs and personnel administration. Applicants must complete TOP application at www.tuscaloosaoneplace.org/positions-available and submit resume and application via email to [email protected].

Head Start Teacher

Title:  Head Start Teacher

 

Location:   Tuscaloosa County/Alberta Head Start Center

 

Employment Classification:  Regular, Full-Time, Non-exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Pay Grade 8 position on the Head Start Pay Scale with a pay range of $11.08- $16.15 per hour. (AAS - $11.08, BA - $14.06,     MA -  $15.53.)  Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to [email protected]

 

DEADLINE to apply extended:  February 12, 2021 at 12:00 noon

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

 

 

Job Description

 

Job Title:        Teacher

 

Division/Department:            Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Center Manager

 

Exemption Status:     Regular Full-time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:         7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Teacher is responsible to the Center Manager for assessment; planning, direction, and implementation of classroom activities for pre-school children ranging from three to four years of age in accordance with the directives and guidelines of Head Start Performance Standards, State educational and Department of Human Resources standards, and Agency standards.  The Teacher is responsible for directing the activities of all volunteers in the classroom.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize classroom space and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing learning environment in the classroom and on the playground.
  • Timely perform assessments utilizing instruments selected by the agency; and timely observe and document daily observations and other progress records using designated record-keeping systems.
  • Utilize data from screening tools, assessments, behavioral observations, and parental input to determine which children should be referred to the Disabilities Coordinator for follow-up and/or development of IEPs or IFSPs.
  • Plan and implement daily classroom activities based on individual needs of each child.
  • Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate opportunities for intellectual, socio-emotional, physical and language development, as well as creative expression.
  • Submit required reports, including, but not limited to, data required by the program, the agency, regulators and funding sources in a timely manner.
  • Conduct and document home visits as required by agency standards and as otherwise warranted.
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences as required and needed.
  • Assist and support school readiness for children through successful transition plans.
  • Utilize meal times to promote family-style serving and eating, share the same menu, model healthy eating behavior, and encourage interesting and pleasant table conversation which includes developmentally appropriate discussion of nutrition and characteristics of the meal being served.
  • Participate in required professional development activities.
  • Obtain supporting documentation and report in-kind contributions in a timely manner.
  • Follow communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

 

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a Bachelor or Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor Degree in Human Environmental Sciences/Early Childhood Development, or equivalent in post-secondary coursework in Early Childhood Education required.
  • Three years experience working with pre-school children in a day care or pre-school program is desired.
  • Experience in planning curricula and writing lesson plans is desired.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license and liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to input data and generate reports from computer data systems.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the target population.
  • Knowledge of CSP programs and services.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.  In accordance with the Americans with Disability Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to interact with the children at all times and use positive methods of child guidance and not engage in corporal punishment, emotional or physical abuse, or humiliation.

 

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Director of Supportive Services

Title:  Director of Supportive Services

 

Location:  Tuscaloosa

 

Employment Classification:  Regular Full-Time, Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:  This is a Grade Level III with a Pay range of $38,252 - $61,243 annually. Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with and updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 469-1015 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to [email protected]

 

Deadline to apply:  Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc.

 

Job Description

 

 

Job Title:                    Director of Supportive Services

 

Department:              Supportive Services

 

Reports to:                 Director of Compliance and Special Projects

 

Employment Classification:Regular Full-Time, Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Grade/Salary:            Grade Level III; Range $38,252 - $61,243 annually

 

 

Summary of Position:

 

Plans, oversees, and manages the operations of the Supportive Services Department, including, but not limited to, LIHEAP, Meals on Wheels, and other CSBG and Supportive Services programs funded by other sources or grants.  Responsible for oversight of all Supportive Services functions, personnel and grants administration, in compliance with all federal and state laws and grant and investor requirements.  Responsible for agency-wide reporting of related results. 

Essential duties and responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor

  • Establish and assure integrity and effectiveness of processes, as well as compliance, related to delivery and administration of Supportive Services.
  • Possess a working knowledge of all CSP programs and services and serve as a resource for all departments and subsidiaries for knowledge of organizational policies and goals.
  • Design and implement training programs related to the reporting of program data.
  • Establish and maintain excellent peer relationships throughout the State and nation.
  • Select, supervise, and evaluate performance of department team members.
  • Develop, with the finance department, the budget for the department.
  • Represent the Agency to peer, community and funding organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and Experience:
    • Possession of a bachelor degree in social work, business, communications, public relations, public or personnel administration, OR five (5) years work experience in social services or related fields.
    • Demonstrated competence in the area of program administration, including methods and techniques used in obtaining grants and other funding and in reporting program results.

 

  • Supervisory Requirements: Provide direct and indirect supervision of personnel assigned to all areas of oversight responsibility.

 

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Possession of a valid Alabama driver’s license and willingness to use one’s personal vehicle in the course of employment.

 

  • Language Skills:
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of supervisors, employees, vendors and the general public.
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

 

  • Mathematical Skills:
    • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
    • Ability to apply fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistics, and ratios.

 

  • Reasoning Ability:
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to critically analyze ever-changing work situations.
    • Ability to be sensitive to the needs and concerns of management and staff.

 

  • Other Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to develop effective working relationships with supervisor, peers and subordinates.
    • Ability to organize complicated materials.
    • Proficiency in Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to work with diverse populations and personalities.
    • Capable of handling multiple tasks and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
    • Regular and predictable attendance.

 

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk and/or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for extended periods of time on the computer and the ability to adjust and focus.  Typing is required.

 

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described her are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is acceptable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors.

 

 

 

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

Life Skills Coach/Driver

Life Skills Coach/Driver

Tuscaloosa, AL, The Arc of Tuscaloosa County

Full-time

LSC/Driver

Start 2/15/2021

We are seeking a permanent person for this position. He/she will provide direct training and assistance to our individuals who attend the program that will enable them to acheive maximum independence. These people will also drive a regular route or substitute for a regular driver in their absence. 

The qualifications are:

- Must have high school diploma or GED

- Valid driver's license and good driving record

- One year experience working with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred

- Moderate lifting

Ability to maintain confidentiality of any information relating to individuals, especially all protected health information (PHI) and the ability to ensure the security of individuals' PHI. Must be a team player.

Work week is Monday through Friday. Day/shift hours may vary. 

Apply to: [email protected]

 

Receptionist

Title:Receptionist at Community Service Programs

 

Location(s):  Tuscaloosa County Office

 

Employment Classification: Regular, Full-time, Non-exempt, Non-safety sensitive

 

Summary of the Position: See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position: See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities: See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Grade Level IX position on the CSP Salary Scale with a pay rate starting at $8.00 to $9.74 per hour.   Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 469-1015 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to [email protected]

 

Deadline to apply:  Tuesday, March 9, 2021

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama

 

Job Description

 

 

Job Title:                                Receptionist

 

Division/Department:            Supportive Services

 

Reporting Relationship:       Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

 

Location of Job:                    Administrative Office

 

Exemption Status:                 Regular, full-time, non-exempt

 

Grade/Salary:                        Grade Level IX – Level 6–12; Range $8.00 to $9.74/hour

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Receptionist is responsible for answering and directing incoming calls, greeting and directing visitors and providing support functions to the Administrative Assistant/Office Manager and administrative staff. 

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Greet and route visitors and provide basic information and referral.
  • Receive and direct telephone calls for the agency.
  • Accurately distribute interoffice mail to addressees.
  • Provide job applicants with information.
  • Maintain an orderly waiting area.
  • Maintain an accurate referral log
  • Maintain schedule of conference room calendar
  • Check and maintain supplies in restrooms during daily operation.
  • Assure that copiers are supplied with paper.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in a busy office setting.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license with liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively to diverse individuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information to program participants, visitors, and staff.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to properly evaluate inquiries and requests, and refer to appropriate resources.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to meet all DHR, Head Start/Early Head Start and Agency pre-employment requirements.
  • Proficiency in spelling, punctuation and written sentence structure.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of office equipment.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Ability to quickly acquire solid working knowledge of Head Start/Early Head Start, DHR and CSP resources.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision required to operate a motor vehicle.  Multiple demands from several people are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to operate a computer, telephone and personal automobile.

 

 

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

P/T Bus Monitor

Title:   Bus Monitor

           

Location:  Moundville  Head Start

 

Employment Classification:  Bus Monitor is Regular Part-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

Scheduled for approximately four hours per day—two hours in the morning and two hours in the afternoon.

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:

 

This is a Grade Level 11 position on the CSP Head Start Salary Scale with pay of $9.19 per hour.   Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application.  Other interested applicants may apply by completing and submitting an employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources Department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application. Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to [email protected]

 

Deadline to applyMonday, February 8,  2021, at 5:00 p.m.

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc.

 

Job Description

 

Job Title:        Bus Monitor

 

Division/Department:            Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Center Manager

 

Exemption Status:     Regular Part-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:  up to 4 hours per day (2 hours in the morning & 2 hours in the                                             afternoon )

 

Grade/Salary: Head Start Pay Grade 11:   $9.19 per hour

 

 

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Bus Monitor for Head Start is responsible to the Transportation Manager for the safety and well being of each child while on the bus and transitioning into the school in accordance with state standards and agency policies.  Recruits eligible Head Start and Early Head Start children.

 

Essential Duties: (other duties may be assigned by supervisor)

  • Ensure all children remain seated during the entire trip, not under the seats or standing in the aisle.
  • Assist children up and down the steps of the bus.
  • Maintain checklist and check every seat for any child/children before leaving the bus.
  • Ensure that children are released only to an authorized individual.
  • Coordinate with Bus Driver to maintain a clean and hygienic environment inside the vehicle.
  • Immediately report, verbally or in writing, any incident, accident, or unusual situation that could or did place a child at risk of injury.
  • Recruit children for Head Start and Early Head Start.
  • Recruit volunteers and in-kind contributions for Head Start and Early Head Start.
  • Follow orally communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Experience in working with pre-school age children is desirable.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license with liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to diverse populations.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the target population.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.  The ability to lift pre-school children and fasten in car seat is required.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

 

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to ride the bus and interact with the children at all times.  The employee is expected to use positive methods of child guidance and not engage in corporal punishment, emotional or physical abuse, or humiliation.

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

School Social Worker

Nonprofit social service agency seeks experienced Social Workers. Duties include providing interventions and case management services to children and families in a school setting. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social Work required. Master’s degree preferred. Must be current Alabama Social Work licensed. Applicants must complete TOP application at www.tuscaloosaoneplace.org/positions-available and submit resume and application via email to [email protected].

PT Eligibility/Social Work Employee

Position is 12-15 hours a week, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  Majority of the work can be done virtually from the clinic.  For more information, contact Lynn Armour, (205) 344-3491. 

P/T Van Driver

Part time van driver needed immediately to pick up after school children from area schools. During COVID times Routes have no more than six children. Drivers have an assistant on the van riding the routes with them to help students. No CDL required.  

 

Approximate time is 1:30-4:00 on any/all of these days; MRWR.  Person must be dependable, responsible, and enjoy being around children.

 

Back ground check and drug screening required. Arts ’n Autism will pay for both. Applicant must have a recent negative Covid test before starting the position. 

 

Call (205) 247-4990 or email brief resume to[email protected].

Family Services Advocate

Title:  Family Services Advocate

 

Location(s):  Moundville Head Start Center

 

Employment Classification:  Regular, Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:  This is a Pay Grade 8 position on the Head Start Salary Scale with a salary range of $14.06 – $16.15 per hour.  Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with and updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to [email protected]

 

Deadline to apply:      February 8, 2021

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

 

 

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc.

 

Job Description

 

Job Title:        Family Services Advocate

 

Division/Department:            Head Start/Early Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Center Manager

 

Exemption Status:     Regular Full-time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:         7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

Grade/Salary:            Head Start Pay Grade 8:  $14.06 - $16.15 per hour

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Family Services Advocate (FSA) is responsible to the Center Manager for provision of resource support for children and their families; as well as for eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance of Head Start/Early Head Start children as the assigned site.  The FSA performs functions which determine needs and recommend resources to fulfill needs of families, develop plans to improve the quality of life for families, and enroll eligible children in the program.  Additionally, the FSA is required to encourage parents to volunteer in all aspects of Head Start/Early Head Start.  The FSA is required to work hours scheduled by the Parent, Family & Community Engagement Coordinator  This position is required to accomplish directives from the Parent, Family & Community Engagement Coordinator and the Center Manager, as this position is a vital part of center operations. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned by supervisors)

 

  • Review and compile data to identify special needs/concerns and recruit and enroll eligible children.
  • Provide assistance to families in emergency/crisis situations and report suspected cases of abuse/neglect.
  • Obtain complete health history and parental consent on all enrollees, and maintain associated health records for center-based children.
  • Identify, report and maintain records regarding immunization status of center-based children.
  • Protect confidential information.
  • Develop, document and facilitate Family Development.
  • Assist in identifying social service needs or concerns of children and families and make referrals and perform follow up to assure delivery of needed assistance to families and children.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate case notes for each family in assigned caseload.
  • Monitor enrollees’ attendance.
  • Accurately and timely maintain data using the ChildPlus.net system.
  • Recruit volunteers and in-kind contributions and assist with the conducting of parent orientation sessions.
  • Assess training needs; develop and implement training for parents and staff.
  • Serve as a resource in providing support to resolution of family issues, as appropriate.
  • Arrange transportation for parents to attend Head Start meetings, as needed.
  • Follow orally communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a Bachelor or advanced degree in Social Work, Human Services, Family Services, Counseling or a related field.
  • Prefer three years’ experience working with disadvantaged children and families.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license with liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families and report and relay information to internal partners.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to coordinate and integrate Head Start services in order to enhance effectiveness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members, program participants, and area specialists.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite.
  • Ability to learn and effectively utilize Childplus.net or other data maintenance software.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.

 

Physical Demands:The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision required to operate a motor vehicle.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.

 

Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to interact with the children and families and serve as an advocate for the families in community services that are responsive to families’ interest and needs.

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

Head Start Teacher

Title:  Head Start Teacher

 

Location:  Moundville  Head Start Center

 

Employment Classification:  Regular, Full-Time, Non-exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Pay Grade 8 position on the Head Start Pay Scale with a starting pay range of $11.08 - $16.15 per hour. (AAS - $11.08, BA - $14.06,     MA -  $15.53.)  Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to [email protected]

 

DEADLINE to apply:   February 8, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

 

 

Job Description

 

Job Title:        Teacher

 

Division/Department:            Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Center Manager

 

Exemption Status:     Regular Full-time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:         7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Teacher is responsible to the Center Manager for assessment; planning, direction, and implementation of classroom activities for pre-school children ranging from three to four years of age in accordance with the directives and guidelines of Head Start Performance Standards, State educational and Department of Human Resources standards, and Agency standards.  The Teacher is responsible for directing the activities of all volunteers in the classroom.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize classroom space and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing learning environment in the classroom and on the playground.
  • Timely perform assessments utilizing instruments selected by the agency; and timely observe and document daily observations and other progress records using designated record-keeping systems.
  • Utilize data from screening tools, assessments, behavioral observations, and parental input to determine which children should be referred to the Disabilities Coordinator for follow-up and/or development of IEPs or IFSPs.
  • Plan and implement daily classroom activities based on individual needs of each child.
  • Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate opportunities for intellectual, socio-emotional, physical and language development, as well as creative expression.
  • Submit required reports, including, but not limited to, data required by the program, the agency, regulators and funding sources in a timely manner.
  • Conduct and document home visits as required by agency standards and as otherwise warranted.
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences as required and needed.
  • Assist and support school readiness for children through successful transition plans.
  • Utilize meal times to promote family-style serving and eating, share the same menu, model healthy eating behavior, and encourage interesting and pleasant table conversation which includes developmentally appropriate discussion of nutrition and characteristics of the meal being served.
  • Participate in required professional development activities.
  • Obtain supporting documentation and report in-kind contributions in a timely manner.
  • Follow communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

 

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a Bachelor or Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor Degree in Human Environmental Sciences/Early Childhood Development, or equivalent in post-secondary coursework in Early Childhood Education required.
  • Three years experience working with pre-school children in a day care or pre-school program is desired.
  • Experience in planning curricula and writing lesson plans is desired.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license and liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to input data and generate reports from computer data systems.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the target population.
  • Knowledge of CSP programs and services.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.  In accordance with the Americans with Disability Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to interact with the children at all times and use positive methods of child guidance and not engage in corporal punishment, emotional or physical abuse, or humiliation.

 

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.