Employment Opportunities

Join our team and work in a collaborative environment where opportunities are endless, skills are stretched and excellence is rewarded.

If you want to make a difference in people's lives; If you think you've got what it takes, and
If you meet the minimum requirements for any of the listed openings,

You might be exactly who we are looking for!

To qualify, all candidates MUST be able to pass a pre-employment background check, have a high school diploma/GED or degree as it pertains to the position. Please forward your resume to:

West Haven Community House
c/o Human Resources
227 Elm Street
West Haven, CT 06516
email: hr@whcommunityhouse.org
fax: (203) 937-9052

The following are the current openings as of 1/6/21:

Community Connections Positions

Residential Life Skills Coach (Full Time, Part Time & Weekends)
The LSC provide services to all residents living within the West Haven Community House Residential Program in the areas of daily living activities and independent life skills. The coach implements behavior programs; facilitates and promotes community integration, and is expected to maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment for the residents.

Requirements include:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Minimum of an Associate's degree and 1 year experience or High School. Diploma and two years of related experience with adults with intellectual disabilities.
  • Must be DDS Medication Administration Certification, or the ability to obtain and maintain within six months of hire.
  • Certification in CPR required prior to hire.
  • A valid CT driver's license for three or more years, and the ability to obtain and maintain approval from vehicle leasing vendor.

Salary: $15.00 - $17.25 per hour, DOE


Driver (part time/split shift)
Experienced drivers needed to transport adults with disabilities to and from day program.

Requirements include:

• Valid State of Connecticut driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Minimum of five years driving experience
Valid Public Service license or CDL
• Must be 21 years of age or older

Hours: 20 hours per week, Mon-Fri, Split shift 7am to 9am and 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Salary: $14.75 per hour

Driver (part time/split shift)
Experienced drivers needed to transport adults with disabilities to and from day program.

Requirements include:

• Valid State of Connecticut driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Minimum of five years driving experience
Valid Public Service license or CDL
• Must be 21 years of age or older

Hours: 20 hours per week, Mon-Fri, Split shift 7am to 9am and 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Salary: $14.75 per hour

Head Start Positions

Head Teacher (Full Time)
The Head Start Head Teacher ensures implementation of Head Start performance standards in relation to the operation of the classroom.

Duties include direct work with children, classroom management, classroom maintenance, constant communication with other staff and parents and written documentation.

Some knowledge of Head Start, State OEC and NAEYC requirements preferred.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 12 credits in Early Childhood Education - or -
  • Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education and actively working towards a BS in Education.
  • Related work experience in ECE/preschool setting is required.

Hours: 37 hours per week, Mon-Fri, Rotating schedule between 7am to 2:30pm and 10am - 5:30 pm

Salary: $18.50 - $19.50 per hour, DOE

 

Family Worker - Bilingual (Full Time)
The Family Worker implements Head Start Performance Standards related to family and community partnerships while maintaining a caseload of Head Start families. Follows program protocol for holistic delivery of services to children and families. Provides case management and full range of Head Start services for an assigned case load of families.

Serve as a liaison between the program and the home. Advocates for Head Start children and families in the community. Makes appropriate referrals and follow up to assist families in securing community services. Works closely with all other service area staff to support families by following-up on program requirements and other referrals,and provides crisis intervention and limited supportive counseling when necessary.

Visits families in their homes at least twice a year. Using a variety of strategies, makes contact with each family at least two times each month to provide information, remind parents of appointments, follow-up on referrals and program requirements. Participate in recruitment and enrollment activities including in-take interviews.

Maintain on-going record keeping and documentation system including but not limited to child and family data, Family Partnership Agreements, monthly monitoring reports, attendance, meal counts, and contact sheets, etc.

Work closely with other Head Start staff to facilitate the transition of children into, out of and within the Head Start Program. Become familiar with classroom routine and activities in order to encourage and support the home-school connection. Monitor attendance of the children on assigned caseload and follow up on absences.

Requirements include:

  • A bachelor’s or advanced degree in Human Service or related field and two years’ experience in social services -or -
  • Associates degree in Human Service or related field, commitment to further education and three years’ experience in social services.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write fluent Spanish and English
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a car.
  • Knowledge of social services and community resources.
  • Ability to work cooperatively, with supervisor and other staff, as a team member to build positive school-family partnerships.
  • Ability to multi-task, keep accurate records and meet timeline requirements.
  • Ability to relate well to people and capable of inspiring confidence.
  • Computer literacy.

Hours: 35 hours per week, FULL YEAR, Flexible between 7:30am and 5:30pm

Salary: $16.95 - $18.95 per hour, DOE


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