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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.

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.

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
Starting at $80,000 DOQ

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Coach Mentor

The Coach Mentor is responsible to provide CLASS observations and mentor coaching, overall classroom support and follow-up for WCCA Head Start teachers and staff at our center based programs located in Wright and Western Hennepin County. This position will ensure teachers are getting direction and supervision needed to successfully teach and implement the assigned curricula and practices which promote high quality learning and school readiness for Head Start participants.

This position works 40 hours per week during the school year with summer hours being offered when available.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have a Bachelor's, or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education, or qualifications of a teacher, as authorized by the Head Start Act as amended on December 12, 2007.
  • Experience teaching preschool children and Head Start program operations.
  • Experience or ability to train/mentor Head Start teaching staff.
  • Experience or ability to work with groups of parents and individuals from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain accurate, up to date records and data tracking.
  • Must have access to transportation for regular business travel.
  • Must be available for occasional evening activities.
  • Must meet State Licensing requirements for First Aid and CPR certification, Child Passenger Safety training, physical examination, and pass a MN DHS required background study.
  • Must become a certified CLASS observer within 90 days of hire.
  • Must be able to utilize and operate computers in daily operations
Pay: $34,554.00 per year

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”.

Head Start Family Advocate

(full-time)

Wright County Community Action (WCCA) is seeking a Family Advocate to support our Howard Lake and Montrose 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 works 40 hours per week during the school year with summer hours being offered when available.

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: $26,784.00 - $30,400.00 per year

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”.

Head Start Teacher

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.

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: $25,920.00 - $30,400.00 per year

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”.

Head Start Assistant Preschool Teacher

Wright County Community Action (WCCA) is seeking assistant teachers to join our Head Start team who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children. You will work collaboratively with the teacher to implement daily activities which 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.

WCCA center based Head Start programs provide free learning and development services for eligible families and their children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Have or are working towards a Child Development Associate credential (CDA), a state awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential; or
  • Meet or exceed MN DHS Rule 3 qualifications for Assistant Teacher and are willing to complete a CDA within 2 years of hire.
  • 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 pass a MN DHS required background study.
  • Experience with and ability to work with Spanish speaking parents and children preferred.
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to relate to and work with staff and parents.
  • Physically able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Ability to utilize and operate computers in child activities.
  • Must be able to act as bus monitor.
Pay: $23,040.00 - $25,840.00 per year

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”.

Head Start Classroom Aide

WCCA is seeking classroom aides to join our Head Start team who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children. You will be responsible to assist in the implementation of program activities, including the daily tasks that establish the basic foundation for a healthy and safe environment for Head Start children.

This position works up to 28 hours per week during the school year only.

WCCA center based Head Start programs provide free learning and development services for eligible families and their children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or enrolled in a GED program.
  • Must have or be currently working toward obtaining a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). CDA must be obtained within 2 years of being hired.
  • Must meet State Licensing requirements for First Aid and CPR certification, Child Passenger Safety training, physical examination, and pass a MN DHS required background study.
  • Experience or ability to work with pre-school age children.
  • Experience with and ability to work with Spanish speaking parents and children preferred.
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to relate to and work with staff and parents.
  • Physically able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to utilize and operate computers in child activities.
  • Must be able to act as bus monitor.
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”.

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.

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”.

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.

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”.

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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