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.

    


Maintenance Laborer

This is a full time (40 hours per week) position.  Skilled maintenance laborer to ensure the general upkeep of QCAP residential and commercial properties, and early education and care centers.  Includes 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.  Work includes general repair tasks (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting), grounds keeping and thorough preparation of vacant apartments for re-occupancy.  Must be able to lift 75 pounds, use ladders and various power tools and have the ability to provide own transportation with a valid drivers' license and properly insured vehicle.  Willingness to carry a beeper to respond to after hours emergencies.  Must have HS diploma or equivalent with 2 years of building maintenance experience  Knowledge of state building codes is a plus.  Required to take and pass mandatory background check.  


Child & Family Engagement Specialist

This is a full time (40 hours per week) position.  This role serves residents in the Braintree and Quincy areas.  Responsible for working with families and children under 13 and the early education and care community to provide enrichment activities including playgroups, parenting workshops, family events and referrals to community resources that support parents and educators.  Bachelor's degree in Early Education or related field plus 1 year related experience.  Knowledge of area resources preferred.  Local travel required.  


 Energy Efficiency Coordinator: 

Seeking experienced manager to oversee energy efficiency programs at well respected community action agency.  Duties include managing the daily operations of all energy efficiency programs insuring that they meet all contractual obligations, including direct supervision of energy auditors and support staff. Perform energy audits/assessments and quality control inspections.  Evaluate all weatherization audits and heating system proposals, approve measure to be completed, manage resource leveraging, and coordinate work assigned to contractors.  Oversee and manage all program record keeping and data entry, including reviewing and processing invoices for payment, assure all monthly and annual reporting is prepared and submitted in a timely and accurate manner. Serve as primary liaison with program funding sources.  Candidate must be DOE certified, QCI certified auditor, OSHA-10 Certified and have state or related energy conservation certification and, preferred to have Oil Burner Technician license.  Must have at least two years directly related experience, have strong computer, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Supervisory experience preferred.  Requires High School Diploma or equivalent.  Must have commitment and ability to work on behalf of low income clients.  Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license, reliable transportation to non-public transportation locations, and pass a required background check.


 Appliance Management Auditor:
(temporary position)

Seeking Appliance Management Program (AMP) auditor to perform comprehensive assessments on income eligible homes.  Assess home’s electrical appliance efficiency, make efficiency improvement recommendations, install energy efficient products and educate clients on efficiency measures. Be responsible for scheduling appointments, maintain program records according to established standards and complete related program administrative duties. Must have effective computer, organizational and customer service skills. Requires High School diploma or equivalent and experience in building trade or construction. Must have commitment and ability to work on behalf of low income clients. Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license, reliable transportation to non-public transportation locations, and pass a required background check.


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 a well-coordinated, coherent and effective manner in accordance with Department of Elementary an Secondary Education (DESE) and QCAP policies and procedures.  This is a part time position one day per week for 18 weeks. Paid prep time of 1.5 hours per class is available.  Attendance at bi-weekly staff meetings may be required.  Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Education or other relevant field.
 

 Behavior Specialist

Support the healthy behavioral and social-emotional development of children and families while ensuring that the program meets the Head Start performance standards.  Must be able to observe, assess, develop and implement behavior plans with a clinical perspective.  Must have the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and utilize a team approach.  Excellent verbal, written and organization skills, along with a strong attention to detail are necessary.  Knowledge and experience of Head Start, child development, family engagement and crisis intervention required.  A Bachelor's degree or advanced education in a related field, plus experience working in a school and clinical setting 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
 

Classroom Aide: (PT)

Under the supervision of the Lead Teacher, assist Lead Teacher and Teacher to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum that enhances the family engagement and school readiness goals including cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of the children under one’s supervision. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; at least a child development associate credential; or enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree; or enrolled in a child development associate credentialed program to be completed within 2 years.


Lead Teacher (PT & FT)

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. Be able to lift up to 50 pounds.  Must have a Bachelor's degree in ECE or a related field and be Preschool Lead Teacher certified by the Dept. of Early Education and Care. 
 

Teacher (PT & FT)

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. Be able to lift up to 50 pounds.  Must be Preschool Teacher certified by teh Dept. of Early Education and Care and working toward a degree in ECE or preschool CDA.  Bachelor's degree in ECE preferred.
 

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.  Be able to lift up to 50 pounds.  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. 


Bus Aide: (PT 22/38)

 
 Assist children and family members if applicable in boarding and un-boarding vehicle. Maintain order and enforce safety regulations. Assist in maintaining cleanliness of vehicle. Adhere to the NAEYC Professional Code of Ethics and interact in a collegial, cooperative and supportive manner with other staff members, parents and children
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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