Job Opportunities

VOC_Hiring-Image.jpgAre you looking for an exciting opportunity to work for the area’s leading non-profit Community Action agency? If so come join Valley Opportunity Council, whose work positively impacts the lives of local residents every day. Below are the positions currently open.  Resumes, cover letters/letters of interest, and references can be mailed or dropped off to our HR Director: 

Natali Flores
Human Resource Director
35 Mt. Carmel Ave, 2nd Floor
Chicopee, MA 01013

If you would like to email your resume, please fill out the contact us form at the bottom of the page and we'll send you the email address. Thank you for your interest in joining our team! 

Stabilization, Shelter Position:

Do you enjoy helping others?  Are you creative, personable, and able to work independently?  As a Stabilization Specialist you would be working one on one with individuals to maintain housing, employment, and access services for themselves and family members.  The Stabilization Specialist works primarily within the communities of Holyoke, Chicopee, and Springfield.  Come join our Homeless and Supportive Services team!

Interested applications should submit a resume and cover letter

AA/EEO

Center Director:

Center Directors, for progressive Early Education & Child Care programs in Chicopee. Duties include staff supervision and development, curriculum development, and parent involvement. Great opportunity to grow with a well-respected community action agency. Position requires Bachelor’s Degree, EEC Director certification, strong communication and supervisory skills, familiarity with QRIS and NAEYC accreditation. Great benefits, salary commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume. 

AA/EOE

Lead Teachers:

Lead Teacher for Early Education & Child Care Center in Chicopee. Great opportunity to grow with NAEYC accredited center affiliated with a well-respected multi-service agency. Position requires ability to develop quality preschool curriculum, to assist and encourage staff development, and to work closely with the Center Director to maximize program excellence. Candidates must have Bachelor’s degree, EEC Lead Teacher certification, and at least 2 year’s classroom experience. 

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume. 

AA/EEO

SPRING/SUMMER PAID INTERNSHIP:

Environmental Justice Opportunity! Help local community members lower their utility bills and enjoy other benefits of urban trees! Want to become an expert in how trees save money for homeowners, spread the word about the importance of urban trees and how they lower utility bills – while getting paid?

VOC is seeking applicants to help spread the word about a free State-run tree planting program. We are seeking a committed and energetic worker to canvas door to door in Chicopee neighborhoods in order to educate residents on how signing up for free trees to be planted on their property will lower their utility bills and provide other benefits. This position works in partnership with the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s urban tree planting program.

Additional Information:

  • Part time position. 
  • Other duties may include attending and/or tabling at public events and other outreach as needed.
  • This job will require you to be on your feet for several hours.
  • Need to have own vehicle.
  • Flexible start date.

Want to learn more about the urban tree planting program? Check out the Greening the Gateway Cities Program by clicking here.

Interested applicants should submit a resume. 

AA/EEO

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