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Employment

STEP has rewarding job opportunities for individuals who want to assist and serve those in need.

STEP offers outstanding benefits:  medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k); and PTO.


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Early Childhood Education | Youth Services | Housing Services | Senior Services | Food Services | Financial Services | Administration | Volunteer

Early Childhood Education Positions

 


Head Start/Early Head Start Education Manager

STEP, Inc. seeks a skilled and experienced professional to assume the position of Head Start/Early Head Start Education Manager for Franklin County. Head Start/Early Head Start provides programming for low-income infants, toddlers, and pregnant women on a variety of topics from children’s physical, social, and emotional development to prenatal care and postpartum care.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of all the Franklin County Head Start/Early Head Start education staff in accordance with state and federal standards. 

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree in early childhood education or a bachelor’s or advanced degree and equivalent coursework in early childhood education with early education teaching experience required.

- 3 years of program management & supervisory experience required.

- Proficiency in budgetary and fiscal management required.

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Salary range $37,802.03 - $49,651.09.  Benefits include health insurance, disability insurance, PTO, and 401K. 

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment.

This position will be posted until filled. 

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


Head Start/Early Head Start Program Manager

STEP, Inc. seeks a skilled and experienced professional to assume the position of Head Start/Early Head Start Program Manager for Franklin County.  Head Start/Early Head Start provides programming for low-income infants, toddlers, and pregnant women on a variety of topics from children’s physical, social, and emotional development to prenatal care and postpartum care.  The successful candidate will be responsible for:

                                    • Managing family-community engagement, data, and activities
                                    • Child enrollment
                                    • Bus transportation policies and procedures
                                    • Program monitoring
                                    • Supervising family services staff

Qualifications

                                    • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or required field.
                                    • Background in Early Childhood Education and at least three years experience in working with young children.
                                    • Must have 3 years of management experience.
                                    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Salary range is $37,802.03 - $49,651.09

Benefits include health insurance, disability insurance, PTO, and 401K

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment. 

This position will be posted until filled. 

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


Early Childhood Education Receptionist  

 STEP, Inc. has an opening for a full-time Receptionist within the Early Childhood Education component in Franklin County.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering incoming calls, screening and directing calls, greeting and directing clients to correct destinations, data entry, and assisting other staff as needed with ongoing projects.  The qualifications for this position include a high school diploma or GED, knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, experience with multi-line telephones, ability to multi-task, knowledge of computers and relevant software applications, and excellent communication skills.  Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, and 401K. The salary range for this position will be $12.76 – $14.88 per hour.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment. 

This position will be posted until filled. 

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


After-School Aide - Franklin County

STEP, Inc. has an opening for an After-School Aide in Franklin County. This is a part-time position averaging 18 hours per week. The After-School Aide is responsible for assisting teaching staff in the After-School Program.  The qualifications for this position include one year of experience working with preschool-age children, excellent written and oral communication skills, basic computer skills, and possessing or attaining CPR/AED/First Aid Certification. The pay rate for this position will be $12.01 per hour. 

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment.

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


After-School Aide - Patrick County

STEP, Inc. has an opening for an After-School Aide in Patrick County. This is a part-time position averaging 18 hours per week. The After-School Aide is responsible for assisting teaching staff in the After-School Program.  The qualifications for this position include one year of experience working with preschool-age children, excellent written and oral communication skills, basic computer skills, and possessing or attaining CPR/AED/First Aid Certification. The pay rate for this position will be $12.01 per hour. 

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment.

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Head Start Teacher Assistant - Franklin County

STEP, Inc. has an opening for a Head Start Teacher Assistant at our Patrick County location. This is a full-time 10-month position that is responsible for assisting in the planning and carrying out the educational program and the day-to-day operations of the classroom.  The qualifications for this position include a CDA credential or a state-awarded certificate that meets the requirements for a CDA credential, one-year experience working with pre-school age children, excellent written and oral communication skills, basic computer skills, and familiarity with the ethnic backgrounds of the children we serve. The salary range for this position will be $12.37 - $16.02 per hour.  Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, and 401K.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment. 

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 Head Start Teacher - Franklin County

STEP, Inc., has an opening for a Head Start Teacher in Franklin County.  This is a full-time 10-month position that is responsible for planning and carrying out the educational program and the day-to-day operations of the classroom.  The qualifications for this position include an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (preferably a Bachelor’s Degree), two years of experience working with pre-school age children, excellent written and oral communication skills, basic computer skills, and familiarity with the ethnic backgrounds of the children we serve. The salary range for this position is $14.24 - $17.22 per hour.   Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, 401k, and PTO.  

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment. 

This position will be posted until filled. 

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


 Head Start Teacher - Patrick County

STEP, Inc., has an opening for a Head Start Teacher in Patrick County.  This is a full-time 10-month position that is responsible for planning and carrying out the educational program and the day-to-day operations of the classroom.  The qualifications for this position include an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (preferably a Bachelor’s Degree), two years of experience working with pre-school age children, excellent written and oral communication skills, basic computer skills, and familiarity with the ethnic backgrounds of the children we serve. The salary range for this position is $14.24 - $17.22 per hour.   Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, 401k, and PTO.  

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment.

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher - Franklin County 

STEP Inc. has an opening for an Infant/Toddler Teacher in Franklin County, VA. The Infant/Toddler Teacher will be responsible for the care, safety, and well-being of the children enrolled in the Early Head Start Program. 

Qualifications:

Experience working with infants and toddlers
Experience working with low-income families
High school diploma or equivalent
CDA Credential in Infant/Toddler Development or equivalent.

Hourly rate $12.76 - $15.62.  Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, PTO, and 401K.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment. 

This position will be posted until filled. 

 STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


Substitute Teacher Positions 

STEP, Incorporated is currently seeking qualified applicants for Head Start / Early Head Start substitute teacher positions in Franklin County and Patrick County. These positions are responsible for assisting in planning and carrying out the educational program and the day-to-day operations of the classroom. Hours and days will vary according to need. Qualifications include a High School Diploma/GED, a minimum of one year of professional experience working with children ages infant-preschool, proficient oral and written skills, and familiarity with the ethnic background of the children we serve. Hourly rate of $12.01.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment.

This position will be posted until filled. 
 
 STEP, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Head Start Bus Driver - Patrick County
 
STEP, Inc., a multifaceted community action agency, is seeking applicants for a Head Start Bus Driver in Patrick County. The Head Start Bus Driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of each Early Head Start child between his/her pick-up or drop-off designation and to the designated person on the transportation forms.  This is a 10-month, part-time position averaging 15 - 20 hours per week. Salary range: $12.37 - $15.23 per hour. 

Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent;
CDL Licensed Driver;
Must have a current safe driving record (must provide a DMV transcript at interview);
The ability to manage and relate to preschool children is required;
Previous experience preferred.

 

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment. 

This position will be posted until filled. 

 STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


Head Start Bus Driver - Franklin County

 
STEP, Inc., a multifaceted community action agency, is seeking applicants for a Head Start Bus Driver in Franklin County. The Head Start Bus Driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of each Early Head Start child between his/her pick-up or drop-off designation and to the designated person on the transportation forms.  This is a 10-month, part-time position averaging 15 - 20 hours per week. Salary range: $12.37 - $15.23 per hour. 

Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent;
CDL Licensed Driver;
Must have a current safe driving record (must provide a DMV transcript at interview);
The ability to manage and relate to preschool children is required;
Previous experience preferred.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment.

This position will be posted until filled.  

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer   

 

Youth Services Positions


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Housing Services Positions


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Senior Services Positions


Senior Transportation Driver

STEP, Inc, a multifaceted community action agency, is seeking a part-time, 20-25 hours per week, Senior Transportation Driver in Patrick County. The Senior Transportation Driver will be responsible for transporting senior citizens to and from various locations. Qualifications:  High School Diploma, experience driving a large passenger van or bus, knowledge of senior services, good communication skills, and excellent driving record required.  The pay rate will be $12.00 per hour.   

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application to be considered for employment. 

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Food Services Positions


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Financial Services Positions


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Administration Positions


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Volunteer


You can help support STEP by offering your time and expertise as a volunteer. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities, including delivering Meals on Wheels to home-bound seniors, reading to children in our Head Start/Early Head Start programs, or helping out at special events. Opportunities change depending on needs. If you are interested in connecting with us and the work we do, simply fill out the application here and submit it!  

Volunteer Application - online submission

Volunteer Application - print and deliver or mail to:

STEP, Inc.
Human Resources 
200 Dent Street
Rocky Mount. VA 24151

 

For more information, contact:

STEP, Incorporated
Attn:  Human Resources Manager
200 Dent Street
Rocky Mount, VA  24151

 STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.