Employment Opportunities
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 POSITION OPEN

Bilingual Classroom Center Assistant/Bus Rider 

Assisting parents in the role as their child's first and most important teacher by being responsible for assisting the teacher with the children and with various activities in the center and on field trips. In addition, being responsible for assisting in the transportation of children to and from the center and on field trips, adhering to transportation guidelines.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Child Development Associate credential, or willingness to obtain credential, minimum prefer Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree Parent or past parent of Head Start child preferred.

To apply, a Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. application must be completed.

Applications are available at:

Lori Gunnink

Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

www.smoc.us

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


 

 
 

 POSITION OPEN

Head Start Center Teacher 

This position is primarily responsible for the classroom and implementing curriculum based on knowledge of families' and children's needs and interests.  Work with parents to assure that the educational, health and social services needs of individual children and their families are met.  Work with component coordinators to assure planning, organization, implementation, and follow-through with comprehensive services. Teachers are free to use personal choices in teaching within the bounds of the Head Start Program curriculum, Performance Standards, MN DHS Rule 3, and best practices in early childhool care and education.

Education & Experience:  Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or A.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field with experience teaching in a preschool setting. Must meet Head Start Teacher qualifications. 

To apply, a Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. application must be completed.

Applications are available at:

Lori Gunnink

Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

www.smoc.us

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


 

 
 

POSITION OPEN

2021-2022 Program Year

Head Start Classroom Aide/Bus Rider

Worthington

40 hours per week school year and 20 hours per week summer, non-exempt. Responsible for assisting the teacher with the children in the various activities at the Center and on field trips. In addition, responsible for riding the bus to and from the Center, assisting the driver, adhering to transportation guidelines. Miniumum Education Requirements AA/AS degree Early Childhood or a related field. Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accomodations for special needs will be furnished upon request. Starting Summer 2021. Application deadline is open until filled, with first review of applications June 20.

Career Advancement Opportunities

To apply, a Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. application must be completed. 

Applications available online , www.smoc.us, emailing lgunnink@smoc.us or at:

SMOC Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-727-1613 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 




 

 
 

POSITION OPEN

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council Head Start Home Visitor

for Nobles County

 

Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Head Start/Early Head Start Program (HS/EHS) at SMOC Head Start in Nobles County tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision they've made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fullfilled HS/EHS associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves.

If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a compassionate, mission-driven organization that works for individuals and community well-being for all, for a better us. 

Must have transportation available for work use. Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accomodation for special needs will be furnished upon request. 

Application deadline is open until filled.

Career Advancement Opportunities

To apply, send SMOC employment application, resume & college transcripts. 

Applications available online , www.smoc.us, emailing lgunnink@smoc.us or at:

SMOC Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-727-1613 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 





 

 
 

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Earn money as a SMOC Homemaker

$10.58/hour with Flexible hours

Cleaning Duties

Ask for Cherie: 507-376-4195 

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1106 3rd Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

www.smoc.us

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


 

 
 

 

Prairieland Transit System

Full-time and Part-time Bus Drivers 

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC) is currently accepting applications for Full-Time and Part-Time Bus Drivers.

Drivers operate a 15-18 passenger bus to transport passengers on a public transit routes throughout the City of Worthington Monday-Friday and county routes throughout Nobles County; Full-time is 32-40 hours each week; Part-time driver hours are flexible. No weekend hours.

 Minimum requirements include the ability to attain a CDL with passenger endorsement. Ability to life and carry packages up to 30 pounds in weight. Ability to operate and maintain a wheel chair lift. Ability to communicate with a large diversity of clients including persons with disabilities, elderly, children and persons with limited English. Must pass pre-employment Drug Test (subject to random Drug and Alcohol Testing thereafter) and DOT medical examination upon hire.

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1106 3rd Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

www.smoc.us

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


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