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Current Openings:

  • Program Managers, Child Care and Education Initiatives (CCEI) | Action for Children (AFC), Central Ohio’s Child Care Resource and Referral agency, is expanding and has an immediate need for two new Program Managers. The individuals in these positions will join a dedicated team of professionals in the Child Care and Education Initiatives area of the organization. Programs in this area include: Step Up To Quality, Child Care Licensing, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Professional Development, CDA and Coaching services. Click here for more information and how to apply.
  • Family Engagement Specialist (CIR) | Action for Children is looking for a creative, energetic individual to work in the Family Asset Building program as a Family Engagement Specialist. In this role you will support Action for Children’s Central Intake program for entry into Help Me Grow and other home visiting programs sponsored by the Ohio Departments of Health and Developmental Disabilities. You will work with parents in determining the appropriate resources and needs for their family and assist them in accessing those resources. Click here for more information and how to apply.
  • Family Engagement Specialist | Action for Children, Central Ohio’s Child Care Resource and Referral agency, is seeking an individual to join its Family and Community Engagement team. Drawing on knowledge of early childhood education, you will provide information, resources and referrals for customers seeking quality early learning opportunities. Qualified candidates will be able to assess customer needs and utilize a database system and community resources to meet each client’s needs and provide information in-person, via telephone or email. Ability to learn and manipulate a database system will ensure information is consistent and updated to track progress on program goals. Working with other members of the team, you will conduct and attend community outreach events to spread awareness of program services. Click here for more information and how to apply.
  • Quality Coach/Technical Assistance Specialist (Step Up to Quality) | Action for Children, central Ohio’s Child Care Resource and Referral agency, is seeking an individual to join its Step Up to Quality (SUTQ) team. Drawing on your knowledge of early childhood care and education, you will provide coaching and support to child care program administrators who are beginning the SUTQ process, are renewing their star level or working toward achieving a higher rating. Specialists also provide linkage to professional development opportunities. This position involves work in AFC’s seven counties: Franklin, Madison, Pickaway, Fairfield, Licking, Delaware and Union. This is a full-time position, requiring day travel and scheduled evening/weekend hours. Click here for more information and how to apply.
  • Reporting and Compliance Specialist  | Action for Children (AFC), central Ohio’s Child Care Resource and Referral agency, is seeking an individual to join its Family Child Care (FCC) team. AFC is a sponsor of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for FCC in 12 Central Ohio Counties. The key goal of this position is to accurately process provider claims for reimbursement within the time constraints of this U.S. Department of Agriculture program. Working with other members of the team you will maximize the potential of the program, increasing participation to the success of the program. This is a part time position, working 20 hours each week. Click here for more information and how to apply.
  • Technical Assistance Specialist – Family Child Care | Action for Children is seeking an individual to join its Family Child Care (FCC) team. Drawing on your knowledge of early childhood care and education, you will provide outreach services; education and technical assistance to family child care providers and individuals seeking to become licensed FCC providers. Once licensed you will supply professional development opportunities, coaching and technical assistance to support their efforts to achieve and maintain quality standards. Click here for more information and how to apply.

New positions will be posted as they come available. We are always interested to meet talented professionals to join our team!

 

Volunteer for Action for Children

We offer volunteer opportunities during office hours, Monday through Friday, as well as special events during office or non-office hours. Opportunities range from using your office and computer skills to assist our staff or working with staff on short-term special events, projects, and fundraising.

For more information about volunteer opportunities available at Action for Children, please send an email to info@actionforchildren.org.

 

Internships at Action for Children

We welcome college interns from around the State of Ohio. We offer a variety of hands-on professional experiences in an environment that encourages your personal and professional development.

For more information about internships at AFC, please send an email to info@actionforchildren.org.

 

Action for Children is committed to continuously creating a culture of diversity and inclusion within our organization. Read our Diversity Statement to learn more about our commitment.