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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

Fiscal Office

Senior Accountant: WCAC is in search of a qualified professional to take the role of Senior Accountant within the agency’s fiscal office. Responsible for general ledger maintenance and reconciliation, grant budget creation and monitoring, invoicing/reporting, and adjustments, all while demonstrating a complete understanding of the grant program and adhering to relevant state and/or federal requirements. Learn More/Apply Here

Financial Empowerment

Cliff Effect/Community Resource Coach: WCAC is in search of a qualified professional to take on this newly created role. The Cliff Effect/Community Resource Coach will meet with clients to provide guidance as they return to the workforce or face an increase in income combined with a decrease or loss of relied-upon public benefits.  The Coach will utilize planning and financial empowerment tools to develop a plan of action with clients, taking into consideration family needs.  Through a client-centered lens, the Coach will consult with and coach clients using knowledge of the wide range of public benefits, ensure access to needed benefits, and make referrals to community resources. This is a position within WCAC’s Resiliency Center, working to build and develop the programs offered together with the Strategy Development Team, Financial Empowerment Director, and Financial Coach. Learn More/Apply Here

Fuel Assistance/Energy

WCAC’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), best known as fuel assistance or home heating assistance, helps homeowners and renters pay home heating bills, past due balances on utility bills, and in some cases receiving forgiveness credit and making monthly payments. Financial assistance is available for income-eligible households to help pay home heating bills.

Fuel Assistance Intake Associate – WCAC seeks to hire a cohort of Intake Associates to 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. Full and part time positions are available offering an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan with Agency contribution, flexible spending account, paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick time. Learn More/Apply Here

Heating Systems Specialist (HVAC) -WCAC’s Energy Efficiency team is looking for a full time Heating Systems Specialist to assist with the evaluation and coordination of existing heating systems replacements through funded programs to include retrofitting existing oil, gas, or electric resistance heating systems for energy efficiency upgrades and emergency repairs and installs. 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

Minority/veteran/women-owned businesses strongly encouraged to apply. Mutli-lingual staff encouraged. For additional information contact

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

Lead Teachers/Assistant 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 & Assistant Classroom Teachers to help with the new ratio requirements. WCAC has openings in both our Southbridge location 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 Enrollment Specialist: WCAC is seeking a Family Advocate Enrollment Specialist to join our team. The Family Advocate Enrollment Specialist is responsible for working with families to help them realize their self-sufficiency goals. The successful candidate will support the role of parents and family well-being by encouraging parent involvement in Head Start while providing advocacy, case management and social service guidance based on family goals. This is a full time, school year position,  Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm based at our Southbridge center. Learn More/Apply Now

Family Educator: WCAC is seeking a qualified professional for a full-time Family Educator position in our Southbridge location to maintain and strengthen families through the Early Head Start (EHS) program. Our program operates as a home-based model serving families from pregnancy through age three. The focus is to involve the parent or the primary care giver in the education of their child. Weekly home visits provide the opportunity for parenting support, education as well as community referrals. Learn More/Apply Now 

Receptionist: WCAC’s Head Start program is seeking a Receptionist to be the face of WCAC’s Head Start site in Webster, greeting parents, children and visitors in addition to providing administrative and clerical support for the center. This is a part time (30 hrs) school year position offering an 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

Job & Education Center

Worcester Community Action Council’s YouthWorks Summer Jobs Program provides summer jobs for youth between the ages of 14 and 25. Each summer, youth are provided with pre-employment training, a meaningful paid work experience, and daily supervision and support.

Case Manager: WCAC is seeking a qualified individual to work as a Case Manager, maintaining a case load of assigned youth and work sites while ensuring a positive work and learning experience for both youth and employers for the 2022 YouthWorks Summer Jobs program. This is a seasonal, temporary position. Learn More/Apply Here

Business Operations Manager: In this newly created role, the Business Operations Manager is responsible for the financial and administrative aspects of the JEC under the supervision of the Director and in partnership with the WCAC Finance office. This includes general office procedures and recommendations for departmental improvements as needed. Learn More/Apply Here

IMPORTANT NOTICEPLEASE READ

IMPORTANT NOTICE: WCAC's main office remains closed. All staff are working remotely. Fuel clients can now call 508-754-7281 to check on the status of your application by entering your social security number and/or to leave a voicemail for staff to call back. For all other home heating inquiries please contact For all other matters contact    (Updated 4/6/2022)