Lead Home Visitor
Lakes and Pines’ Head Start has an opportunity for you as a Lead Home Visitor. Lead Home Visitors are responsible for the supervision of the Early Head Start/Head Start Home Visitors located in the North Branch and Mora sub-offices. This position oversees the operation of the sub-office sites, acts as a liaison between the main office service area Coordinators and Managers and the sub-offices, maintains supply inventories, and conducts performance evaluations. Lead Home Visitors provide direct home visiting services for up to six families.

Position requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalency. Preferred education is a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Pre-Kindergarten Licensure, or Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. Must have experience working with children ages 0-5, be sensitive to the lifestyles and needs of low-income clientele, and must have supervisory, administrative, and communication skills in order to supervise staff.

This is a full time position with competitive salary and a generous benefit package. Benefit package includes medical, dental, life insurance, retirement with 5% match, vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday), and work mileage reimbursement at the current government rate. Lakes and Pines is able to provide education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also offers many professional development opportunities.

For information, job description, and application contact Lakes and Pines C.A.C., Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer, 1700 Maple Avenue East, Mora, MN 55051-1227; (320) 679-1800 x138 or www.lakesandpines.org. Reasonable accommodations made upon request. Minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. All applicants are required to complete an agency application.

Application deadline is December 15, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. Applicants must complete Agency’s Employment Application for employment consideration.

Head Start Assistant Classroom Teacher (Mora, MN & Chisago City, MN)
Due to a recent internal promotion in Mora, and a newly added position in Chisago City, our Head Start Centers have openings for Assistant Classroom Teachers in both locations. Assistant Classroom Teachers are professionals who work in a collaborative team to create developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children in a classroom setting. Assistant Classroom Teachers are responsible for participating in Program recruitment activities, integrating Program Service Areas into lesson plans, assisting to ensure enrolled children meet screening and assessment requirements, participating in parent/teacher conferences, maintaining classroom attendance, and documenting family case notes. This position works closely within a team requiring submission of lesson plans, attending meetings, and working with Service Area staff to assist families with resources.

Position requires at a minimum a Preschool CDA. Preferred education includes an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or an Associate’s degree in a related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool aged children may be considered. A Bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education, or a Bachelor’s or advanced degree and course work equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching pre-school aged children. Must have experience working with preschoolers and be willing to work with parents and children in classroom settings, be sensitive to the lifestyles and needs of low-income clientele, and must be a team player.

This is a full time position with competitive salary and a generous benefit package. Benefit package includes medical, dental, life insurance, retirement with 5% match, vacation and sick leave, and 12 paid holidays per year (including one floating holiday). Work mileage reimbursement is offered at the current government rate. Lakes and Pines offers many professional development opportunities.
For information, job description, and application contact Lakes and Pines Community Action Council, Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer, 1700 Maple Avenue East, Mora, MN 55051-1227; (320) 679-1800 x138 or www.lakesandpines.org. Reasonable accommodations made upon request. Minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. All applicants are required to complete a Lakes and Pines agency application.

Application deadline is December 20, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Home Visitor
Lakes and Pines’ Head Start has an opportunity for you as a Home Visitor. Lakes and Pines is looking for dedicated and dynamic people to join their team as Home Visitors in Carlton county. Home Visitors assist children and families with school readiness activities co-planned with parents, to prepare them for school during weekly home visits and regular socializations. Home Visitors help families with goal setting and resource acquisition to support their efforts towards self-reliance. Home Visitors empower parents to be their child's first and most important teacher.

Position requires a minimum of a Home Visiting Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. Must be able to complete the CDA process by August 1, 2018 if not meeting minimum requirements at time of hire. Must have experience working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, willingness to work with parents and children in home and classroom settings, be sensitive to the lifestyles and needs of low-income clientele, and must be a team player.

This is a full time position with competitive salary and a generous benefit package. Benefit package includes medical, dental, life insurance, retirement with 5% match, vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday), and work mileage reimbursement at the current government rate. Lakes and Pines is able to provide education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also offers many professional development opportunities.
For information, job description, and application contact Lakes and Pines C.A.C., Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer, 1700 Maple Avenue East, Mora, MN 55051-1227; (320) 679-1800 x138 or www.lakesandpines.org. Reasonable accommodations made upon request. Minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. All applicants are required to complete an agency application.

Application deadline is December 20, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.

Crew Worker I or Crew Worker II (Based in Mora)
Work will consist mainly of insulating, air sealing and performing conservation measures to households served by Lakes and Pines' Weatherization Assistance Program. Valid Driver's License, favorable background check & drug test required.

Major Qualifications: verifiable carpentry ability or experience and the ability to work with low-income families. Salary Range: CW I $14.79/Hr.; CW II $15.21/Hr. FT 40 hours Monday - Thursday.

For information, application and/or accommodations, please contact Lakes and Pines C.A.C., Inc. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Lakes and Pines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 1700 Maple Avenue East, Mora, MN. 55051; 320/679-1800 or www.lakesandpines.org.

Application deadline is: 4:30 p.m., January 2, 2018. Agency’s Employment Application is required of each applicant for consideration.

      In accordance with federal and state laws, Lakes and Pines CAC is an equal opportunity employer, contractor and provider of services. The Agency will maintain a policy of non– discrimination with all employees and applicants for employment. All aspects of employment within the Agency will be governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, public assistance status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity,status as a parent, familial status, or in a local human rights commission or any other legally protected status.

      If an applicant needs reasonable accommodations for the employment application process, please contact Lakes and Pines either by phone, mail, email or in person and request such consideration. (Such as sign language, interpreter, materials in large print, accessibility)

      Individuals are encouraged to complete an Employment Application form whether or not a vacancy currently exists. Employment applications will be kept on file for one year and will be considered for appropriate job vacancies.