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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.

Accounts Payable Clerk– WCAC seeks to hire a Accounts Payable Clerk to join the payments team to complete vendor payments for the heating assistance program, LIHEAP.  This includes entering data for individual fuel deliveries, updating annual consumption data and serving as a liaison between vendors and clients in order to facilitate the remediation of heating emergencies in a swift and timely manner. Learn More/Apply Here

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

Energy Specialist – Weatherization – WCAC seeks to hire an Weatherization Energy Specialist to oversee the evaluation, coordination, and quality completion of the weatherization of residential units: including, when appropriate, referrals for repair of the existing heating system or the installation of a new replacement heating system or the installation of a new replacement heating system. 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 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/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: 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

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 

Nutrition Consultant: WCAC is seeking a qualified professional to serve at Nutrition Consultant to oversee the nutritional component of the Head Start program which serves over 200 preschool aged children and their families. Learn More/Apply Now

Health & Nutrition Assistant: WCAC is seeking a qualified professional to assist the Health & Nutrition Coordinator providing health and nutrition services and programs offered to the children, families and staff of Head Start and Early Head Start.  Learn More/Apply Now

Family Support Advocate: WCAC is seeking a qualified professional to serve as the Family Support Advocate for the agency’s Healthy Families of Southern Worcester County program. The position 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. Learn More/ApplyNow

Family Advocacy Supervisor: WCAC is seeking a qualified professional to serve as the Family Advocacy Supervisor as a team member of WCAC Healthy Families of Southern Worcester County.  This person will provide supervision to assigned Family Support Advocates in order to support, assist, educate, and achieve optimal service delivery to families. Work closely with the program Director to ensure program quality and continue to build outreach efforts. This person will also monitor program FSA’s and 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

Job & Education Center

Director: WCAC is seeking a qualified professional to serve as Director of its Job and Education Center. The Job and Education Center (JEC) Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Senior Management Team to create, steer, and manage the JEC’s future as a leader in youth development including helping to reimagine, develop and implement a holistic model of workforce, education and positive youth development that will provide multiple opportunities for youth to access employment, post-secondary pathways, and experience equitable access to services that will help them succeed. Learn More/Apply Now