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Recruitment Type: Open until filled

Period of Employment: Year-round for FDFY.
Hours: 32hrs/week.
Program/Department: Early Head Start.
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.

General Summary:
Under the direction of the Center Director, supports the day to day care of infants and toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom using developmentally appropriate practices and curriculum, Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) philosophies, building responsive relationships with children and families.

12 ECE Core units including 3 units infant/toddler.


Recruitment Type: Open until filled.

Period of Employment: 10 month/year.

Program/Department: Distribution Facilities.

Benefits: Medical, dental, 401K, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.

General Summary:

Provides food service for early childhood classrooms, assists teaching staff to supervise children and supports center-based operations to ensure Child Start goals and objectives are accomplished as outlined in Head Start Performance Standards.


  1. Ability to read menus, transport/delivery sheets, and other food service-related forms in English.
  2. Ability to follow instructions, work independently, and communicate effectively and lift up to 50 pounds.
  3. Knowledge of proper social skills with food and interest in working directly with young children and families.
  4. Knowledge of cooking techniques, with ability to use knives and other kitchen equipment safely and efficiently.


Recruitment Type: Open until filled.

Program/Department: Distribution Facilities.

Benefits: Medical, dental, 401K, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.

General Summary:

Responsible for facility and equipment inspection and preventative maintenance and repair of mechanical systems, including fans, pumps/motors, and plumbing equipment. Also responsible for cleanliness and safety of mechanical areas in buildings.

• Performs preventative maintenance (i.e. cleaning, calibrations, adjustments, repairs) work on centers, offices, playgrounds, and vehicles, including heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC & R) equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications. Performs some landscaping maintenance. Changes filters monthly.
• Assists with periodic and annual site/playground inspections. Helps ensure facility compliance with State and Federal licensing and local/State/Federal requirements by checking equipment and making adjustments/repairs.
• Helps protect security by installing and changing out locks on doors, cabinets, and drawers. Re-keys locks and makes replacement keys as directed by supervisor.
• Responds to emergencies involving water damage, plumbing problems, electrical failure, and problems associated with safety systems.
• Adheres strictly to safety and health rules, regulations, and safe work practices.
Ensures proper level of cleanliness and orderliness.
• Assures availability of maintenance supplies by tracking inventory and placing orders. Helps track other assets.


• Minimum one year experience in general building maintenance, including knowledge of HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and hardware.
• Availability to respond to emergency needs.
• Ability to lift up to 80 pounds and walk, stand, bend, kneel, and stoop frequently.
• Good balance to work at elevations above six feet.
• Valid California Driver’s license.


Recruitment Type: Open until filled

Program/Department: EHS/HS/CCP
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.

Under the supervision of the Education/Disabilities Manager, directs the operation of the Mental Health Component to ensure compliance of Head Start/ Early Head Start program with Head Start Performance Standards and provides consultation and referral services that assist families and staff in the understanding of mental wellness.

• Serve as a resource to program staff regarding mental health concerns to enable the timely and effective identification of and intervention in staff concerns about a child’s mental health with a regular schedule of on- site mental health consultation at Head Start, Early Head Start classrooms, CCP partner locations and monthly visits to State Preschool and CCTR sites.

• Conduct mental health observation of the entire class as a group and sharing observations with classroom staff.

• Assist teachers/partners in improving teaching practices that include using classroom observations and consultations to address individual child needs and creating a physical and cultural environment that promote positive mental health and social-emotional functioning.

• Other staff, including home visitors, to meet children’s mental health needs through strategies that includes consultation on a regular basis.

• Collaborates with the Education Team and CDs to ensure that the Social Emotional curriculum (Second Step) is integrated into the overall Head Start curriculum approach and training.

• Participation in the Head Start and Early Head Start Classroom Management plans in coordination with CMC and center staff.

• Assist staff in the Implementation of the policies to limit suspension and prohibit expulsion as describes in Section 1302.17 of HS Performance Standards.

• Provides staff and parent training presentations as identified as part of the program in-service planning to appropriately implement the mental health standards.

• Meets regularly with the Ed/Dis. Manager to plan and evaluate services to ensure that services are being delivered in an effective and efficient manner.


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

• Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)
• Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

• At least 3-5 years’ experience working with young children (0-5) and families.

Other Requirements
• Ability to pass criminal record clearance.
• Clear TB test and statement of good health from doctor are required as a condition of employment.
• Ability to provide proof of immunization against measles, pertussis, influenza, and COVID.
• Willingness to report any suspected child abuse as required by state law.
• Strong verbal/written communication and management skills.
• Bi-lingual English/Spanish skills desirable.
• Must complete Mandated Reporter training upon hire.
• Valid California driver’s license; vehicle liability insurance.
• Working knowledge of Telephone, fax, copier, personal computer with related software, including database, Word, Excel, email, and internet.