Program Aide


Head Start/Early Head Start

Reports to

Child Development Center (CDC) Supervisor

Job Summary

In accordance with established program standards, provide assistance to center/program staff to ensure a safe, healthy and compliant environment for infants/toddlers and families enrolled in the Early Head Start/Head Start program (children ages 6 weeks up to age 5). Overall responsibilities include: assist with general classroom needs (e.g. remove trash from classroom or eating areas; collect, clean and return laundry to classroom); assist teaching staff in the classroom, on field trips and/or while children are being transported, as applicable; assist with communicating information to and from parents; assist with planning and implementing of parent meetings and promotion of parent involvement in activities; assist social and health services staff to collect information and data entry into computer system; assist kitchen staff as directed; perform office duties (e.g. answer phones, collect, deliver messages); perform other related duties as assigned.


Must have High School Diploma or GED with demonstrated experience in working with children 6 weeks up to age 3 and six months classroom experience with a current Infant/Toddler or Preschool Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, preferred or demonstration of active pursuit of CDA and/or equivalent combination of experience and/or education; valid State of Ohio Driver’s License and transportation, as position requires minimal travel; Summit County residency; fingerprint and background check conducted.

Pay Rate

$13.57 per hour, Pay Level 5


Medical, Life, Dental, Vision, Prescription, 403-b Retirement Plan with employer matching, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program and other benefits as applicable to work classification.


Regular, Full-time / 11-Month Schedule

FLSA Status


Site Assignment

Child Development Centers are located throughout Summit County. Worksite assignments are based on program needs and subject to change during the course of employment.

Posting Dates 


Send Resume/Application to:

Community Action Akron Summit
Human Resources Department
55 East Mill Street, Akron, Ohio 44308
Or, E-mail resume to resumes@ca-akron.org

*This position is subject to Ohio Association of Public Schools Employees-Local 146 Participation.

NO PHONE CALLS. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications/resumes are kept on file for 6-months.

For employment opportunities and other agency information visit www.ca-akron.org

At-Will Employment / EOE