0-5 Home Visitor
Head Start is looking for a dedicated and caring person to join their team as a Home Visitor. Home Visitors assist children and families with school readiness activities, co-planned with parents, to prepare them for school and life 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 CDA. Preferred education includes a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child and Family Studies, Early Childhood Licensure, or Child Development Associates (CDA) Credential. 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 full benefits. Benefit package includes medical, dental, life insurance, retirement with 5% match, vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays per year, and work mileage reimbursement at the current government rate. Lakes and Pines is able to provide education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans.

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.

Location: Pine County
Application deadline is July 7, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.

Accounting Technician
Lakes and Pine, CAC, a private non-profit organization, is seeking a professional to join our Fiscal Team.

The Accounting Tech is responsible for assisting in keeping a systematic and up to date record of the Agency’s financial records. Must be proficient in Excel. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects/deadlines a must. Applicant should have experience with and be driven by Internal Controls procedures. Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of a two-year accounting certificate or those with five-years of accounting experience (in lieu of cerificate/degree). Fund or governmental accounting software experience preferred. Lakes and Pines receives federal and state grant funding. Fund or governmental accounting experience is preferred.

Full time position with generous benefit package: $15.79-16.45/hour starting salary, DOQ. Reasonable accommodations made upon request. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Lakes and Pines CAC is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants required to complete the Agency's employment application. No resumes please.
Applications are due by 2:00 p.m. on July 5, 2017.

Assistant Classroom Teachers
Due to program expansion of services, our new Head Start child care center in Chisago City will be opening soon, and has an opening for an Assistant Classroom Teacher. Are you a dedicated and caring person who would like to join a great team, and work with amazing families? 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 full benefits. Our benefit package offers health, dental, life insurance, retirement with 5% match, vacation and sick leave, and 12 paid holidays per year. Work mileage reimbursement is offered at the current government rate.

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 Friday, July 7, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Chisago City
Application deadline : Open until filled.
Applicants to complete Agency’s Employment Application.

Combination Teachers
Head Start is looking for dedicated, caring people to join their team as a Combination Teacher. Combination Teachers are professionals who work in a collaborative team to create developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children in a classroom setting. Combination Teachers are responsible for conducting classroom observations, 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 an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or in a related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool aged children. Preferred education includes a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child and Family Studies, Early Childhood Licensure, or Child Development Associates (CDA) Credential. 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 full benefits. Benefit package includes Medical, Dental, Life insurance, vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, retirement with employer match up to 5%, education reimbursement provided by the Agency for approved education plans, and work related travel mileage reimbursement at the government rate.

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 a Lakes and Pines agency application. Application deadline is July 7, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Cambridge, North Branch, and Rush City
Application deadline : Open until filled.
Applicants to complete Agency’s Employment Application.
Substitute Classroom Teachers
Make a difference in the lives of children and families! Lakes and Pines is looking for dedicated professionals to Substitute Teach in collaborative teams to create developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children in classroom settings. Contracted Teachers must have 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 contractual position based on program need, and includes a competitive compensation. For further information please 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.

Application deadline : Open until filled.
Applicants to complete Agency’s Employment Application.
      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.