Current Opportunities

Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. is a $22 million not for profit community action agency with over 140 staff. Our mission is to endeavor to assist families and individuals in our communities to improve the quality of their lives by minimizing the effects of poverty, promoting self-sufficiency and advocating for social change. QCAP operates a variety of programs that help low and moderate income residents including: Affordable Housing Development & Property Management, First Time Homebuyer Education/Assistance, Mortgage Foreclosure and Reverse Mortgage Counseling, Housing Counseling and Homelessness Prevention, Head Start Early Care and Education, Fuel Assistance and Energy Conservation, Community Care for Kids (Child Care Resource & Referral Program), South West Community Food Center, Adult Basic Education/ESOL & Workforce Development, Financial REACH Center and Free Tax Preparation.

   

 

 


Fiscal Manager

Responsible for managing General Ledger close and financial reporting.  Supervision of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Grant/Project management, providing hands-on support and guidance to staff to effectively accomplish work of department.  Assure that all financial records are maintained in accordance with the prescribed agency procedures, applicable Federal and State accounting regulations, GAAP, local, state and federal contract and budgetary reporting requirements.  Prepare accurate and timely financial, budget and reporting information for use by program management, funding sources, auditors and the Board.  Work with Program Managers and CFO to ensure cost control and regulatory compliance.  Requires Bachelors in Accounting (CPA preferred) with 5-years of experience in accounting position with supervisory experience; state & federal contract and grant compliance and reporting.  Must be highly analytical, detail oriented and organized.  Requires excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).  Must be committed to working on behalf of low and moderate income clients. 

 


Homelessness Prevention Specialist

Responsible for providing comprehensive services to families at risk of homelessness.  Provides case management, creation of action plan to prevent homelessness including connecting families to financial resources, building financial stability, negotiating with landlords and housing providers, and counseling on fair housing issues.  Ability to use customized databases and work in collegial and professional manner.  Requires minimum of Associates degree with three years relative experience, valid driver's license and properly registered and insured vehicle. 


Stabilization Case Manager 

Full time position (30 hours per week) through the end of June 2017.  Provide case management and stabilization services to previously homeless families.  Complete comprehensive client assessments in order to identify client needs and services for which they are eligible.  Link clients to internal and external services.  Work with them to create individual plans to maximize self-sufficiency.  Associated Degree plus three years of experience or Bachelor's Degree with one year experience.  Knowledge of affordable housing resources preferred.  Valid driver's license and properly registered and insured vehicle required.  Bilingual skills a plus.


Maintenance Laborer

Duties include a full spectrum of janitorial tasks relevant to the upkeep of commercial properties, residential SRO’s, multi unit buildings and early education and care centers; general repair tasks (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting), grounds keeping, and thorough preparation of vacant apartments for re-occupancy. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs., use ladders and various power tools.  Provide own properly registered and insured vehicle and a valid driver’s license. Willingness to carry a beeper and respond to afterhours emergencies. Must have a High School diploma with 2 years of building maintenance experience. Knowledge of state building code is a plus. Background check required.
 

  Bus Driver

Transport children in a safe and timely manner in accordance with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Transportation Performance Standards as well as Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) and Department of Public Utilities (DPU) rules and regulations for school bus transportation.  Must have MA CDL with proper certifications and a DPU Bus Driver’s Certificate, safe driving record and ability to lift up to 50 lbs
 

Lead Teacher

Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that meets family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one’s supervision.  Create and implement lesson plans which include large and small group activities.  Maintain safe, healthy learning environment in compliance with ACF and EEC regulations and complete all record keeping requirements.  Participate in staff, team and supervision meetings. Adhere to the NAEYC Professional code of Ethics, QCAP Head Start Standard of Conduct and interact in a collegial, cooperative and supportive manner with all other staff members, parents and children.

 


Teacher

Assist the Lead Teacher to Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that meets family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one’s supervision.  Create and implement lesson plans which include large and small group activities.  Maintain safe, healthy learning environment in compliance with ACF and EEC regulations and complete all record keeping requirements.  Participate in staff, team and supervision meetings. Adhere to the NAEYC Professional code of Ethics, QCAP Head Start Standard of Conduct and interact in a collegial, cooperative and supportive manner with all other staff members, parents and children. 
 

Family Service Worker - PT

Establish mutually respectful partnerships with Head Start/Early Head Start families in order to promote their participation in the program and their children’s education, support access to available services/resources and assist families to work towards increased self-sufficiency.  Includes home visits and parent meetings/trainings. Prepare and maintain child/family files and report forms accurately, thoroughly and on a timely basis as required by ACF/EEC and all other funding sources.  Minimum High School Diploma and advanced schooling in human service related field, Bachelor's Degree preferred.  An additional 2 years of related work experience may be substituted for advanced schooling.

 


EHS – Lead Teacher

Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that provides a nurturing, safe environment for toddlers and enhances the family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one’s supervision.  Must have BA or AA degree in ECE or related field preferred; Minimum of an Infant Toddler CDA required; EEC Infant-Toddler Lead Teacher Certification.

 


EHS - Teacher

 Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that provides a nurturing, safe environment for toddlers and enhances the family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one’s supervision.  Must have BA or AA degree in ECE or related field preferred; a minimum of an Infant Toddler CDA required; EEC Infant-Toddler Teacher Certification.

 


EHS - Combination Classroom Teacher

 Provide the full range of Head Start comprehensive services to families of toddlers enrolled in the combination program option, providing bi-monthly home visits to four children weekly, and teaching two groups of eight children in the classroom four days each week.  Ensure family engagement and school readiness goals are met.  Prepare and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that provides a nurturing, safe environment for toddlers and enhances the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children.  Ensure lesson plans include large and small group activities and the curriculum experiences are developmentally appropriate, anti-bias, and respectful of diversity and promote the self-esteem of each child.  In accordance with EHS/ACF standards and based on family need, provide opportunities for parents to be involved in group activities.  Complete all record keeping as required by EEC and ACF.  Requires a minimum of Associates degree, Bachelors preferred in ECE or related field.  Must be certified for Infants/Toddlers by Massachusetts Dept. of EEC.  Must be 21 years of age, have a valid MA driver’s license and properly registered, inspected and insured vehicle.
 

ESOL Teacher: 

Seeking a candidate to provide ESOL instruction to a diverse student body and to work as a team member to ensure that the program is operated in well-coordinated, coherent and effective manner in accordance with Department of Elementary and Secondary (DESE) and QCAP policies and procedures.  This is a part time position from September - June.  Paid prep time or 1.5 hours per class is available.  Classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am - 12:00 pm. Attendance at bi-weekly staff meeting and Bachelor's degree required.  
 

  

ESOL Teacher - Substitutes: 

Seeking a candidate to provide ESOL instruction to a diverse student body and to work as a team member to ensure that the program is operated in well-coordinated, coherent and effective manner in accordance with Department of Elementary and Secondary (DESE) and QCAP policies and procedures.  This is an as-needed substitute position from September-June.  Classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am - 12:00 pm.  Bachelor's degree required.