Click link below each posting for specific details and application process. Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, membership in the uniformed services or any other classification which is protected under state or federal law.
Additional questions can be directed to WCAC’s Human Resources Administrator Rachel Kent at 508 762-9823 or
Intake Associates: Worcester Community Action Council (WCAC) seeks to hire an Intake Associate for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The Intake Associate will provide exceptional customer service to income-eligible households who are applying for Fuel and Heating Assistance throughout the year. The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail, a strong work ethic and a willingness to assist clients from all backgrounds. Data entry, computer skills and customer service experience are required. Bilingual individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Learn More/Apply Here
Accounts Payable Clerk: WCAC seeks to hire an Accounts Payable Clerk to join the payments team to complete vendor payments for the heating assistance program, LIHEAP. This includes entering data for individual fuel deliveries, updating annual consumption data and serving as a liaison between vendors and clients in order to facilitate the remediation of heating emergencies in a swift and timely manner. Learn More/Apply Here
New Contractors Welcome: Energy efficiency programs at WCAC are growing. We are actively recruiting new contractors including
- Weatherization Contractors & Crews
- Air Source Heat Pump Contractors
- Heating System Service & Install Contractors
- Electricians – with focus on Knob & Tube evaluations and remediation
- Chimney Maintenance & Liner Specialists
- Asbestos and/or Vermiculite Remediation Contractors
Early Education & Care
Through our Healthy Families, Early Head Start and Head Start Programs, WCAC provides a continuum of early education and care programming for families throughout Southern Worcester County prenatally through Kindergarten enrollment. We strive to support positive parent/child interactions through developmentally appropriate curriculum and activities for the whole family to participate in.
WCAC’s Head Start program currently serves over 200 children, ages 3-5, and their families in two centers – one located at 25 Cole Avenue, Southbridge; the other site located at 116 School Street, Webster. The center-based programs provide developmentally appropriate curricula, health and nutrition services, breakfast, lunch and snack, special education opportunities, and family services.
Early Childhood Program Director: WCAC is seeking a highly committed and experienced individual to provide leadership and oversight of our Early Education and Care programs located throughout Southern Worcester County. The Early Childhood Program Director will focus on strengthening existing programming by sustaining and creating strong partnerships, overseeing, and strengthening the continuum of early education and programs, while expanding services designed to maximize access and meet people where they are for economic mobility and independence. Multi-cultural, multi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and a minimum of five years’ experience and proven success overseeing early childhood education programs. Knowledge in Head Start and EEC voucher systems is strongly desired. A focus on working to strengthen the field of early education and care through professional development of staff and advocating for policies and funding to support the demand for quality programs will also be critical to the success and growth of the program. Learn More/Apply Here
Office Administrator: WCAC is seeking a full time Office Administrator to oversee the administrative function for the Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start (EHS) programs in Southbridge. This is a full-time, year-round, exempt level position. WCAC offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, life, 403(b) retirement plan with Agency contribution, flexible spending account, paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick time. Learn More/Apply Here
Lead Teachers: Our Head Start program has reopened, abiding by the guidelines set forth by the State and EEC. In doing so, WCAC seeks to hire qualified Lead Classroom Teachers to help with the new ratio requirements. WCAC has openings in both our Southbridge and Webster locations for school year schedule (40 weeks) in which the successful candidates will collaborate with their co-teacher to plan, organize and carry out classroom activities that contribute to children’s overall growth, self-esteem, social competence, development and safety.
Family Advocate: WCAC is seeking Family Advocate, a qualified professional to collaborate with parents of Head Start children and the education staff to promote the well-being of the child, self-sufficiency, and engagement opportunities. This is a full time position, Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm in our Southbridge center. Learn More/Apply Here
WCAC’s Healthy Families of Southern Worcester County program is a home-based family support and coaching program that supports young, first-time parents and helps them create stable, nurturing environments for their children.
Family Support Advocate: WCAC is seeking a full time Family Support Advocate to partner with first-time, young moms and dads to provide coaching and support navigating the ups and downs of parenting. The Family Support Advocate will provide program participants with home visits, advocacy, support, assistance, and education to help them achieve optimal health, development, family stability, and function in their communities in accordance with a participant generated family goal plan. Learn More/Apply Here