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.

CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE 

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Food Services Manager

 STEP, Inc. has an opening for a full-time Food Services Manager in Franklin County. This position is responsible for the everyday management of the food services operations at our Franklin County site.  Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, several years of work experience in the food services industry, experience with purchasing and inventory, supervisory experience, proficient computer skills, and excellent oral communication skills. ServSafe certification preferred. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, PTO, and 401K. The salary range for this position will be $13.89 - $16.21 per hour, depending upon skills and experience.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found on our website at
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Food+Services+Manager
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-666QPFHM4?u=1012450
to be considered. 

Deadline for applications: 1/25/2022

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Food Services Associate

STEP, Inc. has an opening for a full-time Food Services Associate in Franklin County. This position will assist with the everyday operations of the food services department at our Franklin County site. Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, several years of work experience in the food services industry, experience with purchasing and inventory, proficient computer skills, and excellent oral communication skills. ServSafe certification preferred. The salary range for this position will be $11.43 - $12.86 per hour, depending upon skills and experience.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found on our website at
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Food+Services+Associate
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-MXXHC3MLZ?u=1012450
to be considered. 

Deadline for applications: 1/25/2022

 STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Continuum of Care Coordinator

STEP, Inc. currently has an opening for a full-time Continuum of Care Coordinator.  The Continuum of Care Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing the daily activities of the West Piedmont Better Housing Coalition.  This position requires frequent communication with external partners, stakeholders, community leaders, and non-profit agencies to advance equitable solutions to prevent and end homelessness.  The successful candidate for this position will have a strong understanding of housing first principles, coordinated entry, data-driven decision-making, and engage in continuous quality improvement.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Strong organizational skills, ability to quickly identify priorities, work independently, creatively problem solve, sensitivity in dealing with confidential information, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Planning, Public Policy, or related discipline preferred and 5-years’ experience in an applicable non-profit, community development, or government setting preferred; or 11 years’ experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Salary range $17.31/hr. - $22.73/hr.  depending on skills and experience.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found on our website at
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Continuum+of+Care+Coordinator
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-CIPPRWV4G?u=1012450
to be considered.

Deadline for applications: 12/28/2021

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Homeless Services Caseworker

 STEP, Inc. has an opening for a full-time Homeless Services Case Worker.  This position will be serving the Martinsville and Danville areas. The successful applicant will provide case management of community resources to assist households in locating and maintaining stable housing. This person will work with individuals and families who are homeless, living in a shelter, transitioning to permanent housing, in danger of losing permanent housing, or facing a housing crisis. This position will also include office management responsibilities. The successful candidate will possess an Associate’s Degree in Human Services or equivalent experience, excellent knowledge of community-based organizations and resources, thorough knowledge of case management techniques, good written and oral communication skills, basic computer skills, and the ability to work with individuals from diverse populations. The salary range for this position will be $12.50 - $15.34 per hour depending on skills and experience. 

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found on our website at
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Homeless+Services+Case+Worker
and complete the online testing by going to the link below

https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-EJIPJO9N1?u=1012450
to be considered. 

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Family Advocate - Franklin County

STEP, Inc. is seeking applicants for a full-time Family Advocate in Franklin County.  The Family Advocate will be responsible for providing direct services to children and families enrolled in the Early Head Start/Head Start programs with multiple needs through education, linkage to community resources, home visits, and goal development.

Qualifications:

Experience working with infants, toddlers, and preschool children;
Experience working with low-income families;
High School Diploma or equivalent;
Associates Degree in Social Work or related field preferred;
Knowledge of community resources.

Salary range $11.33 - $14.12 per hour.  Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, sick/vacation, and 401k.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found on our website at
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Franklin+County+Family+Advocate
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-ZVNHTN0V7?u=1012450
to be considered.

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Family Advocate - Patrick County

 STEP, Inc. is seeking applicants for a full-time Family Advocate in Patrick County.  The Family Advocate will be responsible for providing direct services to children and families enrolled in the Early Head Start/Head Start programs with multiple needs through education, linkage to community resources, home visits, and goal development.

Qualifications:

Experience working with infants, toddlers, and preschool children;
Experience working with low-income families;
High School Diploma or equivalent;
Associates Degree in Social Work or related field preferred;
Knowledge of community resources.

Salary range $11.33 - $14.12 per hour.  Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, sick/vacation, and 401k.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found on our website at
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Patrick+County+Family+Advocate
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-X5AIS10FY?u=1012450
to be considered.

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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 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 EHS-HS Manager will be responsible for planning and directing the day-to-day activities for the EHS-HS Program in Franklin County.

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
- Must have a background in Early Childhood Education and at least one year of experience in working with young children.
- Must have two years of supervisory management experience.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Salary range $36,001.93 - $47,286.75

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

 Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found at the link below
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Head+Start/Early+Head+Start+Program+Manager
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-AZD2X8DIY?u=1012450
to be considered. 

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Head Start Teacher Assistants - Franklin County

STEP, Inc. has two Head Start Teacher Assistant positions open at our Franklin 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 $10.52 - $12.04 per hour.  Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, and 401K.


Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found at the link below
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Franklin+County+Head+Start+Teacher+Assistant
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-6HGF3ZTDP?u=1012450
to be considered. 

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Head Start Teacher Assistant - Patrick 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 $10.52 - $12.04 per hour.  Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, and 401K.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found at the link below:
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Patrick+County+Head+Start+Teacher+Assistant
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-VBKB8536T?u=1012450
to be considered. 

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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 (prefer Bachelor’s Degree), two years 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. Salary range for this position is $12.89 - $15.58 per hour.   Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, 401k, and PTO.  

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found at the link below
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Patrick+County+Head+Start+Teacher
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-4OFZ5EN23?u=1012450
to be considered. 

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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LIFES Academy Paraprofessional 

STEP, Inc. now has an opening for a Paraprofessional position.  The successful applicant will assist in providing for the individual behavioral and educational needs of the student in a classroom setting, in order for each student to achieve his/her academic and social potential.  Experience with K-12 students in Special Education with a strong emphasis in behavior management preferred.  The ideal candidate must be able to multi-task, be organized, and assist with maintaining an orderly classroom alongside the lead teacher. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. High School Diploma required with some college preferred. Starting Salary Range: $10.00 - $12.00 per hour.  Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, and 401K.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found at the link below
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=LIFES+Academy+Paraprofessional
 and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-F06JGN5C7?u=1012450
 to be considered.

This position will be posted until filled. 

STEP Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher - Patrick County 

STEP Inc. has an opening for an Infant/Toddler Teacher in Patrick 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 $12.15 - $14.88.  Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, PTO, and 401K.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found at the link below
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Patrick+County+Early+Head+Start+Infant/Toddler+Teacher
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-M4QUU1E8I?u=1012450
to be considered.

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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 (prefer Bachelor’s Degree), two years 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. Salary range for this position is $12.89 - $15.58 per hour.   Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, 401k, and PTO.  

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found at the link below
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Head+Start+Teacher
 and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-2S1AOV337?u=1012450
to be considered.

This position will be posted until filled.

STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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 $12.15 - $14.88.  Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, PTO, and 401K.

Qualified applicants MUST complete an application found at the link below
https://apply.stepincva.com/?positions=Early+Head+Start%20Infant/Toddler+Teacher
and complete the online testing by going to the link below
https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-5ABGMY3UB?u=1012450
to be considered.

This position will be posted until filled. 

 STEP, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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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: $11.78 - $14.50 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 online testing found at the link below
and complete an application found at the link below
 to be considered.

This position will be posted until filled. 

STEP, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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 $9.62.

Qualified applicants MUST complete online testing by clicking the link below
and complete an application found at the link below
 to be considered.

STEP, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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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.