• Head Start Teacher

     Head Start Teacher - FT; Responsible for implementing a center based Head Start classroom program including: establishing daily routine and appropriate transitions, implementing adopted curriculum(s) to encourage active exploration, physical, cognitive and social/emotional development. Utilize developmentally appropriate strategies and individualization to ensure planning, classroom management and adult-child interactions that support the growth of all children. Develop opportunities for parent/guardian classroom and program involvement. Complete and utilize anecdotal notes as the basis for individualized planning, completing assessments, parent/teacher conferencing, reporting, monitoring and supporting program transitional requirements. Meet program plans that support school readiness and family engagement framework outcomes and provide quality, integrated service delivery to families and their children throughout Tompkins County.; Min. Req.: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Bachelor’s Degree with early childhood credits equivalent to a major AND Two (2) years of related experience working with children, 3 to 5 years old.


    Applications accepted until Friday, August 5, 2016. AA/EEO 



  • Program Services Assistant

    Program Services Assistant -FT; Provide agency program information, referrals and facilitate enrollment for consumers; includes utilizing agency-wide computer intake system. Support Food Pantry Service delivery; agency staff program training and event activities and community outreach efforts. Position includes participating in maintaining and updating outreach print materials and social media. Support demographics, assessment and referral resource tracking and reporting. Position includes supporting reception and administrative duties for agency at main office. Provide resource materials and support program enrollment and referrals.; Min. Req.: High school diploma or G.E.D. required, plus two (2) years of office work experience, one of which must include public contact. AND At time of Hire, and Bi-Annual thereafter, Satisfactory Medical Work Clearance.  AND Valid driver’s license that meets agency insurability criteria and access to reliable transportation


     Applications accepted until Friday, July 22, 2016. AA/EEO.


  • Housing Assistant

    Housing Assistant - FT; Housing Assistants implements day-to-day service delivery to Housing program participants; maintaining assigned caseload. Responsibilities include: timely completion of recertification, collecting documentation, identification of household composition and income, collecting third party verification and supporting documentation to ensure program compliance, data base input and maintenance, issuing voucher documents; conducting recertifications; and maintaining and completing required reports and records.; Min. Req.: HS Diploma or GED AND three (3) years’ work experience in human service program with direct consumer interaction including program enrollment and selection criteria responsibilities. AND Work experience meeting reporting requirements and deadlines. AND Meet TCAction criteria for satisfactory driver’s license in order to access agency owned vehicles and access to personal transportation for work related activities. AND Bi-Annual satisfactory medical work clearance.




     Applications accepted until Friday, August 5, 2016. AA/EEO.


Mail, fax, or email resume with cover letter and references to:
Professional Development Director, Tompkins Community Action
701 Spencer Road, Ithaca NY 14850
Fax: 607-273-3293 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.