Program Aide


Under direction, in accordance with established program standards, serve as a center and classroom aide to help ensure a safe, healthy, quality and compliant environment for children and families enrolled in Early Head Start and Head Start programs (children ages 6 weeks up to age 5). Responsibilities include: assist with general classroom needs (e.g. remove trash from classroom or eating areas; collect, clean and return laundry to classroom; sanitize classroom equipment); assist teaching staff in the classroom, on playground and/or while children are being transitioned to various spaces and activities; 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); attend staff meetings, training and workshops; perform other related duties as requested


Head Start/Early Head Start


High School Diploma or equivalent and demonstrate experience and/or interest in working with young children or equivalent combination of experience and/or education; transportation and valid State of Ohio Driver’s License, as position requires occasional travel to sites for assignment coverage, training and workshops; computer literacy; post-employment physical and criminal background checks conducted


$14.52 per hour / $1,161.60 Bi-weekly & $15.02 per hour / $1,201.60 following successful completion of 6-month probation (Pay Level 6)


Regular, Full-time, Non-Exempt, 11-month and 9-month work schedules (Paid Winter & Spring Breaks)


Worksites are located throughout Summit County and assignments are based on program needs and subject to change during the course of employment


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


09/01/2021 - Continuous until filled


Complete an application to express interest. Application found at www.ca-akron.org

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

NO PHONE CALLS. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications/resumes are kept on file for 6-months. This position is subject to Ohio Association of Public Schools Employees - Local 146 Participation.