Special Services Assistant in Carlsbad, NM

  • Eddy
  • Full-time

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation has been serving individuals and families since 1965; we are committed to supporting individuals and families so they can achieve educational advancement as well as community health and economic advancement. We need talented people who want to make a difference in their community to join our team of professionals. Does this sound like you? Make a difference in the lives of others and enrich your own life in the process, apply to join our team.

In accordance with federal regulations and SNMCAC policy, as of January 31, 2022, SNMCAC Head Start will comply with the mandatory vaccination requirement for all employees as a condition of employment. Accordingly, you must provide either proof of your current fully vaccinated status for COVID-19, or documentation of request for medical or religious exemption, which we will evaluate through the ADA interactive process.

Job Summary:

The Special Services Assistant is responsible for assisting in the implementation and administration of the Disabilities and Mental Health content area of Start program in such a way as to ensure quality as defined by the Head Start Performance Standards. The Special Services Assistant is responsible for improving outcomes for young children with identified disabilities or suspected delays and their families.

Minimum Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development, Social Services, Human Relations, Social Science, Psychology related field ~ Or ~
  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development, Social Services, Human Relations, Social Science, Psychology AND related work experience with young children in a Head Start or similar program. Previous experience in Head Start as an employee, parent or volunteer; experience or training in working with children who have special needs.

Salary – This is a Non-Exempt position $13.82 – $23.04 an hour depending on qualifications (related/yrs of experience, education, training, etc.).

We offer a 4-day work week (Monday – Thursday)

Thirteen (13) Paid Holidays per year

Annual Leave

Sick Leave

Retirement Plans

Medical, Dental, Vision, and

Life Insurance

An application and letter of interest is required. You may go to our website at www.snmcac.com and complete and application and upload your resume and letter of interest or you may go to our Community Action/Head Start sites in Artesia, Carlsbad, and Roswell to complete an application.