Child Care Partnership Coordinator
Superhero needed to empower teachers and help children succeed As a Head Start Child Care Partnership Coordinator you will • Be responsible for the supervision of the Child Care Partnership Teachers • Ensure implementation of contracts between Head Start and child care contractors • Ensure compliance with DHS Rule 9502 and Rule 9503 • Ensure Federal Performance Standards are met We are excited to offer you • Starting salary range $16.94-17.73/hour • Medical, dental and life insurance • Retirement with 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • 12 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday) • Work mileage reimbursement at the current government rate • Education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also offers many professional development opportunities Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education • Must be DHS Rule 3 teacher certified • Must have experience working with preschool children For information, job description, and application contact Lakes and Pines Community Action Council, Inc.,1700 Maple Avenue East, Mora, MN 55051-1227; (320) 679-1800 x138 or www.lakesandpines.org. Reasonable accommodations made upon request. Lakes and Pines is an Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. All applicants are required to complete a Lakes and Pines agency application – resumes will not be accepted. Application deadline is May 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Application deadline is Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 4:00 PM


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Child Care Partnership Coordinator
Head Start Combination Teacher
Class located in Hill City, office located in Aitkin As a Combination Teacher you will make a difference in the lives of children and families by • Developing and Implementing a classroom of up to 10 preschool children • Providing classroom supervision for the assigned number of 3 hour classroom sessions each week • Conducting 2 parent-teacher conferences for enrolled families • Conducting the assigned number of 1.5 hour home visits per enrolled child per month • Ensuring requirements for each enrolled child is met based on the requirements set in the Head Start Program Performance Standards • Working cooperatively with school districts to ensure requirements are met We are excited to offer you • $14.25/hour • Medical, dental and life insurance. • Retirement with up to 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements. • Vacation and sick leave. • 12 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday). • Work mileage reimbursement at the current government rate. • Education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also many professional development opportunities. Qualifications • Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education (An Associate’s degree in a related field with coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching pre-school aged children may be considered) • Must have ability to work with parents and children in the classroom and home environments • Must be physically able to relate to and manage children on an individual and group basis For information, job description, and application contact Lakes and Pines C.A.C., Inc. at 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. Lakes and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are required to complete an agency application.
Application deadline is Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 12:00 PM


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Combination Teacher
Child Care Partnership Teacher
Make a difference in the lives of children and families! Lakes and Pines Head Start has an opening for a Child Care Partnership Teacher in Barnum. Lakes and Pines is looking for a dedicated professional to work in a collaborative team to create developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children in a classroom setting. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education. A Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree in a related field with course work equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching pre-school aged children may be considered. Must be teacher qualified under DHS Rule #3 and have experience working with preschool children. *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 after meeting enrollment requirements, 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 May 28, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. *Substitute opportunities also available – please contact Lakes and Pines for additional information.
Application deadline is Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 12:00 PM


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Child Care Partnership Teacher
Agency-wide Advocate
Agency-wide Advocate position at the North Branch location. Lakes & Pines Community Action Council, Inc. is hiring an Agency Wide Advocate to join their team and complement the overall desire to build financial resiliency among its community members. This position involves engaging the community, assessing the needs of participants, developing action plans, serving as a resource to participants, having a thorough understanding of services and supports available in the community, completing intake work and assessing a household’s eligibility for all programs administered by Lakes & Pines CAC, and advocating for the rights of and services for low-income persons. High school diploma or GED required; post-secondary degree preferred or 3-5 years of experience working in a related field. Position is full-time, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Starting salary range is $17.81 to $18.76 per hour, depending on qualifications and has a full range of $17.81 to $27.06 per hour; full benefits package including 12 paid holidays, annual and sick leave, and up to 5% retirement contribution match after meeting enrollment requirements. Lakes & Pines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. Full job description and application is available at www.lakesandpines.org. Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24th, 2019 at this address: 1700 Maple Avenue E, Mora, MN 55051. Resumes are not accepted.
Application deadline is Friday, May 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM


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Agency-Wide Advocate
Professional Development Specialist
As a Professional Development Specialist you will make a difference in the lives of co-workers by: • assisting staff with professional development • participating in the implementation of professional development plans • providing individualized coaching and facilitating learning communities. Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a closely related field. Must possess knowledge in adult learning styles, leadership, and have effective communication skills. We are excited to offer you: • $16.75/hour • Medical, dental and life insurance • Retirement with up to 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • 12 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday) • Work mileage reimbursement at the current government rate • Education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also many professional development opportunities Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field • Must possess knowledge in adult learning styles • Must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing with adults as well as children • Must have willingness to work in classroom environments • Must possess leadership, administrative and communication skills in order to coach staff For information, job description, and application contact Lakes and Pines C.A.C., Inc. at 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. Lakes and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are required to complete an agency application. Application deadline is May 28, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Application deadline is Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 12:00 PM


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Program Data Systems Specialist
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.