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Employment

Thank you for your interest in Wright County Community Action. We are dedicated to employing staff that are community-driven and passionate about serving others. Apply for one of the positions below if you feel your skills would help us meet the needs of our community. If you have any questions about the application or hiring process please reach out to us!

Finance Director

Maple Lake (Full-time)

Wright County Community Action is seeking a Finance Director to join our agency which has been in service to the Wright County residents since 1965. This full-time position will be located at our office in Maple Lake which is located just 45 minutes west of Minneapolis.

As Finance Director you will help to improve the agency's culture, practices, policies, programs and processes, and help to carry out the mission and vision of the agency. You will provide support to the Executive Director in establishing appropriate annual and long-term financial objectives and provide input for strategic planning. You will be responsible for an internal reporting system and account structure that ensures proper disclosure and accountability for all financial activities and for the agency’s compliance with the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Uniform Guidance; as well as developing various financial projections and other analyses including investment planning and revenue forecasting. You will focus on staff development, cross training, and business continuity plans.

You will monitor program trends and budgets, serve as the staff liaison to the Board Treasurer, and communicate the agency’s financial position to the Board of Directors. By demonstrating trust and respect for others, you will be a key leader in the agency, and act as Executive Director in their absence.

For application requirements please visit our website at www.wccaweb.com/home/employment

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required (CPA a plus) with a minimum of seven to ten years of related experience.
  • Experience with Fund Accounting is preferred.
  • Experience with non-profits is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to utilize accounting software.
  • Expert skills in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to accurately apply Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP).
  • Knowledge of internal control procedures to safeguard assets.
  • Experience establishing annual and long-term financial objectives
  • Experience with strategic planning and revenue forecasting
  • Effective communication and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized work style.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities to ensure completion of work in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to utilize sound judgment when working with secure information and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to create and update procedures.
  • Ability to train others.
COVID-19 considerations: This position will need to comply with the current Head Start vaccine mandate. Head Start is requiring staff to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Aging Services Coordinator

Maple Lake (Part-time - 20 hours per week)

WCCA is seeking an Aging Services Coordinator who is dedicated to improving the lives of Wright County residents 60 years and older. You will be responsible for managing daily operations of the program including implementation and administration of related grants, financial recordkeeping, reporting, and staff supervision. The coordinator is also responsible for developing partnerships with other organizations and service providers in our service area such as Wright County Human Services, Wright County Community Health, area churches, and other community organizations.

The WCCA Aging Program is designed to help adults over 60 years of age, regardless of income, manage their homes and remain independent. We are dedicated to helping aging adults enjoy more time in their homes with less stress. This is done by providing direct services or referrals to area resources who can help seniors maintain independence, along with physical, social, and economic wellbeing.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in Gerontology, Human Services, or Business Management related field.
  • Two or more years of experience in community-based services.
  • One or more years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Experience working with older adults or adults with disabilities.
  • Experience coordinating community-based events or outreach.
  • Experience with data entry, client tracking software, and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge or experience working with waiver programs preferred.
Pay: From $20.00 per hour

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Family Advocate

Annandale/Howard Lake (full-time)

Wright County Community Action (WCCA) is seeking a Family Advocate to support our Howard Lake and Annandale locations. You would create coordination between Head Start services and community resources in order to foster strength and healthy living in our client’s lives. This role provides support in a case management style and acts as a liaison between families, staff, the community, and other family-related resources. This position is 30 hours per week during the school year and typically does not work during the summer.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have either a Bachelor’s (BA) or Associate (AA) degree in Early Childhood Education, Family Development, Social Work, or other similar human services related fields.
  • Must meet State Licensing requirements for First Aid and CPR certification, physical examination, and pass a Background Study.
  • Experience and ability to work with non-English speaking parents and children.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with inter-agency preschool education, human services, and related providers.
  • Knowledge and experience in Head Start or Early Childhood programs.
Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations: A Covid-19 vaccine or WCCA approved exemption is required per a Federal Head Start vaccine mandate. Masking is required regardless of vaccination status.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

WIC Nutrition Educator

Part-time (32-40 hours per week)

The WIC Nutrition Educator/Competent Professional Authority (CPA) is to carry out the goals and objectives of the WIC Program by delivering program services in compliance with federal, state, and Local Agency (LA) policies and procedures. The WIC Nutrition Educator is responsible for determining program eligibility, documentation of nutrition-related activities such as health screening, nutrition education, and making referrals to internal and external resources/agencies as appropriate. Work is to be done with a high degree of customer service and empathy.

Education and Licensing Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Home Economics, Nursing, or Health-Related Field.
  • Valid MN driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned duty stations.

COVID-19 considerations:
  • WIC Educators are currently using virtual appointments for clients.
  • Currently there is no vaccine requirement for this position.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Teacher

Openings in Annandale, Buffalo, Monticello and Mound. Full-time.

Wright County Community Action (WCCA) is seeking a Teacher for our Monticello and Mound Head Start locations. You will be responsible to plan and implement curriculum to meet the individual developmental needs of children three to five years old from low-income families. You will work with children both individually and in groups as part of a collaborative classroom team in order to promote children's physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development. This position works 40 hours per week during the school year with summer hours being offered when available.

Please indicate which location you are applying for when completing your application.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education, or equivalent coursework.
  • Classroom experience as an Early Childhood Educator. Experience within a Head Start classroom is preferred.
  • Must meet State Licensing requirements for First Aid and CPR certification, Child Passenger Safety training, physical examination, and Background Study.
  • Experience and ability to work with Spanish speaking parents and children.
Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
A Covid-19 vaccine or WCCA approved exemption is required for this position per the Federal Head Start mandate. Masking is required for this position regardless of vaccination status.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Classroom Aide

Openings in Montrose and Mound (Part-time - up to 28 hours per week).

Classroom Aides assist in the implementation of program activities, including the daily routine tasks that establish the basic foundation for a healthy and safe environment for Head Start children.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Assistant Teacher

Openings in Annandale, Buffalo, Monticello, Montrose, and Mound (Full-time).

The Assistant Teacher assists the Head Teacher with planning and daily implementation of the Head Start center-based activities for low-income families and children.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Substitute Teacher

Full-time (40 hours per week) and Part-time (up to 28 hours per week) openings.

Substitute Teachers implement daily activities for enrolled families and children and assist staff with daily center-based operations. Substitutes work at our Head Start Centers, located in: Annandale, Buffalo, Delano, Howard Lake, Monticello, Mound, Rogers, and Montrose.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Substitute Assistant Teacher

Full-time (40 hours per week) and Part-time (up to 28 hours per week) openings.

Substitute Assistant Teachers assist the Head Teacher with planning and daily implementation of the Head Start center-based activities for low-income families and children.

Substitutes work at our Head Start Centers, located in: Annandale, Buffalo, Delano, Howard Lake, Monticello, Mound, Rogers, and Montrose.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Wright County Community Action is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. WCCA is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Human Resources at wcca@wccaweb.com.


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