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.

    


Family & Provider Specialist

This is a full time (40 hours per week) position.  Work with families eligible for state child care subsidy assistance.  Responsibilities include assisting families with assessing child care needs and selecting quality child care, and verifying eligibility for subsidized child care.  Candidate must have strong organizational, communication and computer skills.  Bachelor's degree in early childhood education or related field plus 2 years related experience preferred.  Commitment to working on behalf of families of all income levels.  


   Program Director - ABE /WFD: 

Seeking energetic, dynamic and experienced Program Director to lead adult education and workforce development initiatives in Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree and surrounding communities.  Responsible for overseeing daily operations of MA Dept. of Education Adult Basic Education/ESOL program, and the Greater Quincy Financial  REACH Center.  Duties include staff supervision, grant writing, program development and expansion, contract oversight and development of community collaborations.  Must be a skillful communicator and effective project developer and manager with proven ability to build and sustain community partnerships.  Bachelor's Degree required; Master's degree preferred; 5+ years of management/supervisory experience in related field.
 

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 - Conversation:

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 QCAP policies and procedures.  This is for an ESOL Conversation class for parents of QCAP's Head Start program.  Class meets Thursdays from 9:30am - 12:00 pm for a total of 26 class sessions (October 26, 2017 - May 31 2018).  Paid prep time of 1.25 hours per class is available.  Bachelor's Degree required. 
 

   ABE Teacher (Science): 

Seeking a candidate to provide ABE instruction (science focus) 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 school year part time position from September - June.  Paid prep time or 1.5 hours per class is available.  Class meets on Mondays from 6 - 9 pm. Attendance at bi-weekly staff meeting and Bachelor's degree required.  
 

 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
 

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. 
 

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. 
 
 

Classroom Aide:

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 credential program to be completed within 2 years.
 
 

 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.