Employment Opportunities

Community Action Partnership for Madison County is a private, non-profit, anti-poverty agency that assists individuals and families through a variety of programs. Established in 1983, the agency provides services in Madison, Herkimer, and Oneida counties from seven office locations.  Some of the primary programs offered by the agency are  Early Head Start, Healthy Families,  Mentoring, Supportive Services, Transitional Housing,  and WIC.  CAP is an EOE/AAE.


Executive Administrative Assistant

 We are hiring an Executive Administrative Assistant position that would be based in our Canastota office. This is a full-time non-exempt position. (3-5 days).  The successful candidate will work closely with the Executive Director to assist in the smooth functioning of the agency.

Activities and areas of responsibility include:

  • Responsible for front desk coverage and greeting the public; answering calls and talking to clients.
  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director to coordinate, manage and keep the Executive Director on track with schedules, projects, and commitments.  Provide clerical and administrative support to the agency including data entry, copying, and printing, faxing, scanning and maintaining files.
  • Assist in development and upkeep of annual report, newsletter, fundraising appeals, social media content and website content.
  • Responsible for organization and tracking of compliance measures or documentation as required by Department of State, federal organizations, and all other auditors.
  • Work with the Board of Directors to coordinate Board meetings, minutes etc.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or five years experience in business or human services in a support role required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Must be able to clearly understand, appreciate and articulate Community Action Partnership’s mission.
  • Strong technical writing skills with experience in writing brochures and newsletters.
  • Experience with creating documents and reports.
  • Must be well organized and have excellent time management skills.
  • Must be able to work independently, take initiative, and problem solve with little direct supervision.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint) required; experience with automated databases a plus.

Candidates must be able to pass an acceptable background check. Employment will be conditional pending the outcome of the check.  If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@capmadco.org. CAP is an EOE/AAE.


Healthy Families NY Family Support Worker 

We are hiring a Family Support Worker for our Healthy Families Program. This position would be based out of our Oneida office.

Job Summary:

  • Provide home visiting services to families following the guidelines established by Healthy Families New York.
  • Initiate and maintain regular contact with families; provide prenatal and other health information; assist to strengthen parent/child relations; introduce new resources; make appropriate referrals that assist the family in achieving their goals and outcome measures to demonstrate success.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation as required by the program and maintain the confidentiality of all case records and information gathered in the course of providing services.
  • Participate in weekly individual supervision. Participate in staff training, case consultation, staff meetings, and case coordination meetings with other community service providers.
  • Prepare for home visits by organizing approved program curriculum, individualized resources, and supplies, and required paperwork.

 Qualifications and Skills:

  •  Minimum qualification – High school diploma / GED plus three years’ work experience caring for young children or providing family development services required; Preferred – Child Development Accreditation or Associates degree in human services or related field and at least 1-year’s experience working with families and/or children.
  • Experience working with or providing services to children and families or working with, or assisting, high-risk families in a community setting is preferred.  Credentialed Family Development Worker preferred.
  • Must have valid driver’s license evidencing safe driving history and a reliable vehicle.

Candidates must be able to pass an acceptable background check. Employment will be conditional pending the outcome of the check.  If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@capmadco.org. CAP is an EOE/AAE.


Housing Counselor -STEHP/Transitional Housing

 JOB SUMMARY:

• Describe Agency Housing programs to potential participants, landlords and community.  Conduct community outreach for the program as requested.

• Assist clients with affordable housing search, facilitate move in, including but not limited to gathering furnishings, reviewing lease, reviewing tenant responsibilities, meeting with landlords, and discussing payment requirements. 

• Provide intensive case management with clients based on the need of the individual /family.

• Assist the Housing Program Manager in maintaining accurate reporting of outcomes and with consumers including demographics of population served.  Complete paperwork and case recording in compliance with federal, state and local requirements.  

• Assist in the inventory, organization and setting up of Transitional Housing apartments. 

 

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS:

• High school degree plus five years’ experience in human services or an Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years’ experience.   

• Must have working knowledge of computers and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and data entry.  Experience with a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) preferred.

• Must possess strong oral and written communication skills as well as organizational and time management skills.

• Must be able to identify and nurture strengths and have the ability to establish trusting relationships with culturally diverse populations. 

• Must be able to lift items up to 15 pounds up and down stairs. 

•Must have valid driver’s license evidencing safe driving history and a reliable vehicle.

 

Candidates must be able to pass an acceptable background check. Employment will be conditional pending the outcome of the check.  If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to: HR@capmadco.org. CAP is an EOE/AAE. 

 


WIC Nutritionist (CPA)  

We are hiring a WIC Nutritionist (CPA).  This is a full-time position, eligible for benefits.  This position will be based in the Utica WIC office, with travel to other Tri-County WIC offices as needed.

Duties: Provide support to the Tri-County WIC initiative.  Conduct nutrition assessments and provide nutrition education in a consumer-friendly, professional, and participant-centered manner with the ultimate goal to enhance the lives of those served.

  • Collect information for the nutrition assessment process
  • Promote breastfeeding as the preferred infant feeding method
  • Complete issuance of food packages based on nutrition assessment
  • Conduct breastfeeding and nutrition assessments
  • Provide and document participant-centered nutrition education/counseling, in both individual and group appointments
  • Track participant progress, provide referrals and document outcomes
  • Provide guidance to Nutrition Assistant staff in collecting nutrition assessment data

Requirements:

  • Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (DTR/NDTR), Registered Nurse (RN) with a Bachelor’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate health-related field with at least 6 hours in nutrition
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess the ability to work independently and as a team member, the ability to keep information confidential, and the ability to establish healthy client/worker boundaries
  • Computer proficient, especially in Microsoft applications
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving history, and reliable vehicle
  • Required to complete Family Development Credentialing course within three years of hire, as available
  • Must be able to pass an acceptable background check. Employment will be conditional pending the outcome of the check.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and three professional references to HR@capmadco.org. CAP is an EOE/AAE.


WIC Nutrition Assistant 

We are hiring a WIC Nutrition Assistant.  This is a full-time position, eligible for benefits.  This position will be based in the Utica WIC office, with travel to other Tri-County WIC offices as needed.

Duties: Provide support to the Tri-County WIC initiative.  Provide clinic and office support to the WIC Nutritionists.  Gather information for certifications and nutrition assessments in a consumer-friendly, professional, and participant-centered manner with the ultimate goal to enhance the lives of those served.

  • Provide clinic and office support
  • Collect information for certifications, including verifying income and adjunct qualifiers
  • Collect information for the nutrition assessment, including obtaining anthropometric and hematological data, as trained
  • Participate in breastfeeding promotion and support
  • Provide referrals to health and social services as required
  • Assist Nutritionist in planning and evaluating participant-centered nutrition education

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED and one year of experience working with children and families
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess the ability to work independently and as a team member, the ability to keep information confidential, and the ability to establish healthy client/worker boundaries
  • Computer proficient, especially in Microsoft applications
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving history, and reliable vehicle
  • Required to complete Family Development Credentialing course within three years of hire, as available

Candidates must be able to pass an acceptable background check.  Employment will be conditional pending the outcome of the check. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and three professional references to HR@capmadco.org.  CAP is an EOE/AAE.