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
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.
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 of Southern Worcester County program, 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. Healthy Families and Early Head Start both serve families prenatal through age three through a home visitor based model.
Lead Teachers: WCAC seeks to hire qualified Lead Classroom Teachers to help with the new ratio requirements. WCAC has openings in 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.
- Lead Teacher Southbridge: Learn More/Apply Here
- We are opening a classroom in East Brookfield and are seeking an EEC qualified Teacher. This position would be responsible for helping plan and implement lesson plans that contribute to children’s overall growth, self-esteem, social competence, development and safety. This is a full time position with eligibility for a $2,000 sign-on bonus! Learn More/Apply Now
Health Assistant: WCAC is seeking a Health Assistant who will be responsible for completing screenings, data entry and tracking of health and nutrition statistics required by the program. This is a full time position with eligibility for a $2,000 sign-on bonus. Learn More/Apply Now
Family Advocate: WCAC is seeking a Family Advocate to join our team. The Family Advocate 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
Home Visitor/Family Educator: WCAC is seeking a qualified professional for a full-time Home Visitor/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
Family Support Advocate: WCAC’s Healthy Families partners with first-time, young moms and dads to provide coaching and support navigating the ups and downs of parenting from pregnancy through age 3. The Family Support Advocate provides 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 Now
Cliff Effect Coach: WCAC is seeking to hire a Cliff Effect Coach who will meet with WCAC clients and clients served through community partner organizations 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 budget and plan of action with clients, taking into consideration family needs. Learn More/Apply Now
Community Resource Navigator – WCAC is seeking to hire a Community Resource Navigator to participate in a holistic, client-centered approach to meeting individuals and families where they are with warm, supported resources and referral services. Position will assist individuals and families with navigation through public benefit eligibility and connection to needed community resources, resulting in improved access to basic needs and progress toward economic mobility. Learn More/Apply Now