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The Commission on Economic Opportunity for the Greater Capital Region provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.  CEO complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


 

Community Health Worker

Location: Troy, NY

Benefits: Yes

Classification: Non-Exempt

CEO has an opening for a full-time Community Health Worker in Troy, NY.

Responsibilities: This position will require the Community Health Worker to provide support and education to members who need assistance obtaining routine medical care and/or preventative health screenings. The Community Health Worker will identify barriers that prevent members from successfully receiving health care services and provide guidance in those areas. This position will also provide community resource referrals and educational information to members as needed. In addition, the community health worker will track each member’s progress while on the program by utilizing program specific forms and spreadsheets. Such progress will be reported on a weekly basis. Lastly, the Community Health Worker will take part in planning and attending community events throughout the year.  Valid driver license required.

Qualifications: Associate’s Degree plus applicable experience providing service Coordination and/or Case Management. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required, HIPAA and established confidentiality practices associated with health care preferred.

Preschool Teacher Assistant

CEO has an opening for a full-time Preschool Teacher Assistant located at our Lansingburgh Family Resource Center.  The position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, and follows a 12 month classroom schedule.

Responsibilities:  To assist the teacher with classroom management in a preschool setting.  Promote children’s development and learning through developmentally appropriate curriculum.  Assist in the completion of required classroom paperwork.  Use positive guidance strategies to teach, encourage, and redirect inappropriate classroom behavior.

Please note:  This position requires candidates to obtain their Child Development Associate (CDA) credentials within their first year of employment.  CEO facilitates Child Development Associate (CDA) courses on-site for selected candidates.

Qualifications:  High School diploma or GED and experience working with young children required.  Must be at least 18 years of age.

Preschool Teacher (Head Start)

Location:  Lansingburgh

Benefits: Yes

Classification:  Non-Exempt

CEO has an opening for a full-time Preschool Teacher at our Lansingburgh Family Resource Center. This position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, and follows a 12 month schedule.

Responsibilities:  Promote children’s development and learning through the implementation of a developmentally appropriate curriculum in an integrated classroom.  Work collaboratively with service providers and Special Education staff to provide children with age-appropriate and positive guidance strategies to teach, encourage, and redirect inappropriate classroom behavior.  Build positive relationships with staff and families through positive and professional communication, creating a welcoming environment, respecting diversity, and encouraging parent participation in the center.

Qualifications:  AAS or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and previous experience working with children.  Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Office of Children and Family Services Day Care Regulations preferred.

Youth Support Specialist

Location:  Troy, NY

Benefits: Yes

Classification:  Non-Exempt

CEO has an opening for a full-time Youth Support Specialist in our YouthBuild program. This position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities:  Candidate will provide supportive services to program participants necessary to remove barriers to program success. Will ensure comprehensive service delivery to assist members with accessing necessary medical, social, psychosocial, and other services in accordance with the individual assessment and goal plans, or in crisis situations, as needed. Will maintain and update all documentation pertaining to case management services in a database and member files including verification of eligibility, progress notes, etc. in an accurate and timely manner. Candidate will participate in monthly case conference meetings to ensure coordination of services as they pertain to program success and outcomes. The potential candidate must maintain current knowledge of community resources to provide advocacy, linkage and referral services to participants.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field or a relevant combination of education and work experience providing case management services. Valid driver license is required.

 

 

Substitute Teacher Assistants

CEO is seeking Substitute Teacher Assistants for our Early Childhood facilities located throughout Rensselaer Country. This is an on-call position.

Location:  All Rensselaer County CEO facility locations

Classification:  Non-Exempt

Responsibilities:  To work on an on-call basis, assisting teachers with classroom management in infant, toddler and preschool setting.

Qualifications:  High School diploma or GED and experience working with young children required.  Must be at least 18 years of age.

Universal Pre-Kindergarten Teachers

Location: Troy, NY

Benefits: Yes

Classification:  Non-Exempt

CEO is seeking New York State certified teaching candidates for Universal Pre-Kindergarten Head Start classrooms at the following locations:

Lansingburgh Family Resource Center, Troy – 35 hours, 10 month position

Troy City School District, Troy – 35 hours, 10 month position

Responsibilities: Candidate will be responsible to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program for preschool children, meeting UPK School District requirements (including Common Core Standards) while working collaboratively with the teacher assistant, School District staff, and service providers.

Minimum qualifications: A baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children and ability to obtain NYS Pre-K teaching certification.

Preferred: NYS Pre-K teaching certification and experience working with pre-school aged children.

Toddler Teacher

Location: Schodack Family Resource Center

Benefits: Yes

Classification: Non-Exempt

CEO is seeking a full-time Toddler Teacher for our Early Head Start program at our Schodack Family Resource Center.

Schodack Family Resource Center (Toddler Teacher), Nassau – 35 hours, 49 week position

Responsibilities: Promote children’s development and learning through the implementation of a developmentally appropriate curriculum. Use age-appropriate and positive guidance strategies to teach, encourage, and redirect inappropriate classroom behavior.  Build positive relationships with staff and families through positive and professional communication, creating a welcoming environment, respecting diversity, and encouraging parent participation in the center.  Work collaboratively with the co-teacher and service providers.

Qualifications: AAS or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Infant/Toddler CDA required. Must possess knowledge of Infant/Toddler child development and family interaction. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license for home visits required.

Teacher Assistants

Location: Troy, NY

Benefits: Yes

Classification: Non-Exempt

CEO has openings for part-time Teacher Assistants for our Head Start/Early Head Start Program at the following locations:

Troy Family Resource Center, Troy – 20 hours, 10 month position

Lansingburgh Family Resource Center, Troy – 10 hours, 10 month position

Troy City School District, Troy – 20 hours, 10 month position (not benefit eligible)

Troy City School District, Troy – 30 hours, (Temporary Substitute Teacher Assistant)

Responsibilities: To provide coverage in various classrooms/age groups. Assist the teacher with classroom management, promote children’s development and learning through developmentally appropriate curriculum.  May assist in the completion of required classroom paperwork.  Use positive guidance strategies to teach, encourage, and redirect inappropriate classroom behavior.

 Please note: CEO facilitates Child Development Associate (CDA) courses on-site for selected candidates, who are required to obtain a CDA Credential within their first year of employment.

 Qualifications: High School diploma or GED and experience working with young children required. Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Construction Crew Chief

Location:  Troy, NY

Benefits: Yes

Classification:  Non-Exempt

CEO has an opening for a full-time Crew Chief for our Healthy Homes Program. CEO’s Healthy Homes services help families and individuals maintain safe and comfortable housing.  Energy efficiency and home improvement services focus on keeping homes affordable and safe.

Responsibilities: Supervision of the energy services crew members.  Perform weatherization techniques that ensure greater energy efficiency for each unit serviced, up to and including installation/repair of windows and doors, blown-in insulation and air sealing measures.  Strong organizational skills required to document all aspects of a project, such as the materials utilized and the monitoring of equipment.  Ability to problem solve issues that may arise, ultimately ensuring the proper completion of work scopes.

Candidate will be required to obtain specified certifications (employer sponsored).

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent, three years of residential construction experience (i.e. installing windows, doors and finish work).  Knowledge of the use and maintenance of hand tools.  Two years supervisory experience and ability to travel to complete certification courses.  Clean NYS Driver’s license required.  BPI certification a plus.

Vendor Liaison (WIC Vendor Management)

Location: Troy, NY

Benefits: Yes

Classification: Non-Exempt

CEO has an opening for a full-time Vendor Liaison for our WIC Vendor Management Program located in Troy, NY. This position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

The WIC Vendor Management Program is responsible for monitoring and providing support to authorized vendors for compliance with all state/federal requirements as an authorized WIC vendor.

Responsibilities:  Responsibilities include vendor eligibility determination, field monitoring, vendor training, and performance evaluations. Candidate will provide overall support to vendors applying for and approved for participation in the New York State Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree in Business related field with 2 plus years of experience in a professional setting.  Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Suite.  Must demonstrate the ability to think critically and adapt to a changing environment.  Must have valid driver’s license; consistent local travel with occasional overnights required.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Business related field with 1 plus years of experience in a professional environment. Multilingual a plus.

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