Employment Opportunities
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HEAD START
TEACHER - NOBLES COUNTY
4-Day per week Center Classroom located in Worthington

Position Open for the 2019-2020 School Year

Position is 9 months, full-time, and 3 months part-time.  40 hours per week during the school year and 20 hours per week for summer employment, recruitment.  Teacher to assist parents with 3 and 4 year olds in the role of being the first and most important teacher of their child by planning, implementing and documenting an individualized curriculum for each child assigned.  Minimum Educational requirement is an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, would prefer a Bachelor’s Degree. Must have transportation available for work use.  Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply.  Reasonable accommodation for special needs will be furnished upon request.
Application deadline is open until filled.

To apply, a Southwestern MN Opportunity Council application must be completed, also submit your resume and copies your diploma, teaching license, college transcripts.

  Please submit application and resume to Executive Director

 Application forms are available below or at
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.,
1106 3rd Avenue, PO Box 787,
Worthington, MN  56187.
 

  

 
 
 


HEAD START
FOOD SERVICES KITCHEN MANAGER
Position Open for the 2019-2020 School Year

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council Head Start is a high quality provider of early childhood education, focused on closing the achievement gap for thousands of Head Start children and families across the country.

The Food Services Manager is responsible for the management and accurate record keeping for the meal service aspect of the program. Responsibilities include; inventory and order tracking, working in collaboration with nutrition staff and related staff to ensure children with dietary needs receive adequate food substitutions, staff training on proper food preparation and storage, ensuring centers are compliant with all Head Start Program Performance Standards, MN Department of Human Services (Child Care Licensing) and USDA/CACFP program requirements as well as adhering to all state and federal food service and sanitation regulations. Maintain exceptional quality and safety standards to aid in the prevention of disease, injury or any form of contamination.  Reasonable accommodation for special needs will be furnished upon request. Application deadline is open until filled.

  Please submit application and resume to Executive Director

Application forms are available below or at
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.,
1106 3rd Avenue, PO Box 787,
Worthington, MN  56187.
 

  

 
 
 


HEAD START
ADMINISTRATIVE

12 months, fulltime, nonexempt.  Be an active participant of a multi-disciplinary team, coordinating and providing support to the operational needs of the Head Start Program, performing a variety of management duties to support effective, high quality Head Start
programming and achieve our program goals. 
Variety of responsibilities:  Secretarial/Human Resource, fiscal and accounting duties in an office setting Responsible for assisting Head Start Staff in providing services to Head Start families including interpreting/translating Head Start and agency forms and information, subbing as needed throughout program. Knowledgeable about community resources, social and economic problems and resources to assist families in need. High School Diploma, or GED required.  Highly preferred working knowledge of MN Rule 3 and Head Start Performance Standards. Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply.  Must have transportation available for work use.  Reasonable accommodation for special needs will be furnished upon request.  Application deadline is open until filled.

Please submit application and resume to Executive Director

Application forms are available below or at
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.,
1106 3rd Avenue, PO Box 787,
Worthington, MN  56187.
 

  

 
    
 


CHILD CARE AWARE EARLY LEARNING SCHOLARSHIP / 
TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM ASSISTANT

SMOC, a non-profit organization, is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) Program Assistant at the SMOC office located in Worthington to work with the Child Care Aware Early Learning Scholarship and Transportation programs.

This position provides technical assistance to child care programs and families to assure effective implementation of Early Learning Scholarship program policies, data management, daily record keeping/computer database entries for Early Learning Scholarships.  Provides assistance with implementation of transportation program requirements and policies.

Minimum requirements include a degree in Early Childhood Development, Human Services, or related field.  Experience and knowledge of data management systems, proficiency with computer programs, and knowledge of child care delivery system.  Bilingual skills beneficial.  This position requires a candidate with excellent written and verbal skills to communicate with a large diversity of clients including persons with limited English proficiency.

Annual salary range $29,503-$39,865; benefit package available. 
Please submit application and resume to Executive Director
(Faxes accepted:  507-376-3636).

Application forms are available below or at
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.,
1106 3rd Avenue, PO Box 787,
Worthington, MN  56187. 

  

 
 


PRAIRIELAND TRANSIT SYSTEM
Full-Time Bus Driver

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC) is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Bus Driver.

This position will operate a 15-18 passenger bus to transport passengers on a public transit route throughout the City of Worthington Monday-Friday; approximately 40 hours each week.

Minimum requirements include the ability to attain a CDL with passenger endorsement.  Ability to lift 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. is an equal opportunity employer.  Reasonable accommodation for special needs will be furnished upon request. 
Application deadline is open until filled.

Application forms are available below or at
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.,
1106 3rd Avenue, PO Box 787,
Worthington, MN  56187. 
Please submit agency application form to
Executive Director

 

 
 


PRAIRIELAND TRANSIT SYSTEM
Part-Time Bus Driver

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC) is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Bus Driver.

This position will operate a 15-18 passenger bus to transport passengers on a public transit route throughout the City of Worthington Monday-Friday; less than 30 hours each week.

Minimum requirements include the ability to attain a CDL with passenger endorsement.  Ability to lift 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. is an equal opportunity employer.  Reasonable accommodation for special needs will be furnished upon request. 
Application deadline is open until filled.

Application forms are available below or at
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.,
1106 3rd Avenue, PO Box 787,
Worthington, MN  56187. 
Please submit agency application form to
Executive Director

 

  
  


SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

A variety of part-time training positions.  If you are 55 or older, unemployed and have limited income, we might have a training position that is right for you.  You can earn while you learn new skills or enhance your current skills through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP).  SCSEP is a Department of Labor training program that helps older adults to find employment.  Training positions are provided by local non-profit and governmental agencies.  Veterans & their spouses, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must have the desire to learn new skills or enhance their current skills in order to re-enter the job market. 

Applications can be found at the bottom of this page
or contact Doug at

Southwestern MN
O
pportunity Council, Inc.
Worthington, MN

507-376-4195 ext. 228

 


  


Looking for:

Weatherization Insulation Contractors

Must be skilled in insulating walls (dense pack) and attics, air infiltration
(using a blower door and pressure diagnostic equipment), minor carpentry work,
mechanical diagnostic testing and have an understanding of energy program requirements
and a capacity to implement these requirements as a “House as a System” approach.

Must meet the qualifications for a Weatherization contractor:
have a current contractor license, insurance, lead firm certification,
lead safe practices certification, lead renovator certification;
have equipment, tools and diagnostic test equipment;
have the ability to complete all work in accordance with
MN energy programs policies, standards and requirements.

Work will be contracted on a set fee basis and involves working in
Nobles, Rock, Pipestone and Murray counties.

 For more information, please contact
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc
Weatherization & Housing Programs
1106 3rd Avenue   PO Box 787
Worthington, MN 56187
507-376-4195

 

Women, Minority and Section 3 businesses are encouraged to apply.  
 EOE/AA/ADA  EMPLOYER

 

 
  


Looking for:

Mechanical and Electrical Contractors
to do work for Weatherization projects and Emergency Related repairs through SMOC

Must meet the qualifications for a Mechanical or Electrical contractor:
have a current contractor license (If required), current insurance and bond, 
lead firm certification (if required), 
leaf safe practices certification (if required),
have equipment and tools
and 
the ability to complete all work in accordance with code.

Work will be contracted on a bid basis for each project and may involve working in
Nobles, Rock, Pipestone and Murray counties.

 For more information, please contact
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc
Weatherization& Housing Programs
1106 3rd Avenue   PO Box 787
Worthington, MN 56187
507-376-4195

 

Women, Minority and Section 3 businesses are encouraged to apply.  
 EOE/AA/ADA  EMPLOYER

 


 

Updated: September 23, 2019

 
To apply, an application must be completed. 

Executive Director
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.
1106 3rd Avenue PO Box 787
Worthington, MN 56187

Telephone Number – 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444
TTY – 507-372-7279

“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER”

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