We are a high-performing, non-profit Community Action Agency looking for a detail-oriented human services professional to assist with operations of our self-sufficiency programming across our six-county service area. This position is a 35 hour per week full-time opportunity and will include a full benefits package.

The successful candidate must be able to:

*Significant knowledge of the causes and conditions of poverty and experience with assessment practices in working with families
*Positively engage with the public on an on-going basis, respond to inquiries about the program and manage wait lists
*Successfully manage a variety of competing tasks on tight deadlines with strong attention to detail
*Conduct screening activities and intake assessments using agency and community resources and strength-based approaches
*Engage in community outreach across all program areas served and build relationships with other organizations
*Collect, analyze, maintain and protect confidential and required electronic and hard copy financial and personal customer data and records and program documentation
*Enter high volumes of technical data into program-specific databases
*Provide general support for and assist with the execution of classes and program meetings across all service areas
*Assist Self-Sufficiency Program Manager with daily operations and additional tasks as needed;
*Use team-based approaches to solving problems
*Incorporate initiative, sound judgment and the Agency’s Values – Teamwork, Communication, *Quality and Respect into daily work;
*Work flexible hours


*High School Diploma or equivalent; Associate’s Degree preferred
*At least two years of working in social work, community-based programs or office experience preferred
*An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable
*Bilingual in Spanish desired
*Peer-Support Specialist desired

Additional Requirements:

*Must have valid NC Driver License and reliable transportation
*Must pass pre-employment background and drug screens

Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 per hour DOQ plus competitive benefits. This position is non-exempt under FLSA and eligible for overtime pay.

Click here to download full description of the Self-Sufficiency Program Assistant position. (.pdf)

CAO shall exclude applicants from consideration who fail to comply with the following submittal requirements:
Send resume, cover letter and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to:

Email with Subject: Self-Sufficiency Program Assistant to: admin@communityactionopportunities.org


Open until filled. Interviews expected to begin in early September

To apply for this job email your details to admin@communityactionopportunities.org