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NEKCA is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive benefits that include medical, dental, group life insurance, long term disability, supplemental insurance products, 403B, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, and an employee assistance plan (EAP).

To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to; FAX to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT 05855. E.O.E.

Current Job Openings:

To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to; Fax to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT  05855.  E.O.E.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: NEKCA is seeking an Executive Director. The ED plans, directs, manages and oversees the functions, operations and programs of the Agency; manages the administration and implementation of the programs and services; coordinates efforts to obtain funding sources; creates strategies to position the Agency for the future; creates partnerships with the public and private sectors; evaluates program performance and attainment of outcomes; and oversees the financial position and sustainability of the Agency. The closing date for applicants is September 25, 2017 or until filled.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE: NEKCA is seeking a Director of Finance (CFO) to lead its finance operations. The ideal candidate is a strategic and analytical thinker.  The person will have primary responsibility for planning, managing and controlling the Agency’s finance, accounting, human resource activities and compliance with laws and regulations.  This hands-on position supervises a staff of six and will be a member of the Leadership Team. The CFO must have the ability to think and act independently. Needs to understand the comprehensive sets of programs and grant requirements that fund the agency.

DIRECTOR, CHILD & FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTER: The CFDP Director provides leadership in planning, designing, implementing and evaluating the programs administered by the department such as the Head Start Program; Federal and State and local grant funded education programs; Child Care; fundraising; and local funded programs. The Director also represents the Agency in local and regional communities.

CENTER MANAGER: Exciting, full-time opportunity available for a unique individual who enjoys a work environment that is challenging and rewarding.  The NEKCA Hardwick Head Start/ Early Head Start program is seeking a leader who will provide support and supervision to staff as well as leading a team effort to provide quality early childhood and family-centered services.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills; the ability to meet program timelines and implement federal and state licensing requirements. Minimum of Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Human/Child Development or related field; BA preferred and 2 years of experience required.  Supervisory experience preferred.  The closing date for applications is September 15, 2017 or until filled.

TEACHING ASSISTANTS: Position available at the NEKCA North Troy (12 hrs/wk, 42 wks/yr), Island Pond and Newport (10 hrs/wk, 42 wks/yr) Head Start programs.  Responsibilities include assisting in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences and establishing a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5.  Experience working with children and families preferred. Minimum of a Child Development Associate credential or Child Care Certificate with 2 years of experience working with groups of young children or be enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree is required. The closing date for applications is September 15, 2017 or until filled.

BUS DRIVER:  Position available at the NEKCA/Child and Family Development Program in Island Pond; approximately 15 hrs/wk, 35 wks/yr.  Job responsibilities: transport children to and from the center using mini bus; abide by all highway/village speed limits; ensure passengers use safety belts/seats; bus maintenance; maintain confidentiality.  Candidate must have a valid Vermont Driver’s License and a CDL Class C Type 1 License with a School Bus Endorsement. The closing date for applications is August 15, 2017 or until filled.

BUS MONITOR:  The Head Start program in Island Pond is seeking a Bus Monitor.  The Bus Monitor is responsible for assisting the Bus Driver during the transportation of children to and from the center 5 days per week and ensuring the safety of all passengers.