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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

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.

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. Multi-lingual staff encouraged. For additional information contact

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 four centers – centers are located at 25 Cole Avenue, Southbridge;  at 116 School Street, Webster;  East Brookfield and 70 Winslow Avenue, Leicester. 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.

Family Advocate: As a member of WCAC’s Head Start team, the Family Advocate is responsible for working with families to help them realize their self-sufficiency goals, providing advocacy, case management and social service guidance. We have both school year and year round opportunities available. Learn More/Apply Now

Health Assistant: As a member of WCAC’s Head Start team, the Health Assistant 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

Assistant Teacher: We are seeking a school year, Assistant Teacher to work 8-2 in a newly opened classroom in Leicester. This position would be responsible for helping plan and implement lesson plans that contributes to children’s overall growth, self- esteem, social competence, development, and safety. This position is eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus! 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. This person will co-facilitate groups and events when needed and trained to do so. This is a full time position with opportunity for a hybrid schedule. Learn More/Apply Now

Job & Education Center

WCAC’s Job & Education Center (JEC) offers alternative individualized education pathways for young people outside traditional school environment, with the intention of instilling the values of lifelong learners and providing career pathway exploration, connections to post-secondary and certificate training programs leading to employment opportunities.

Case Manager – The Case Manager will work collaboratively with the JEC Team to support employment programming. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a case load of participants and worksites, to ensure a positive work experience. Learn More/Apply Now