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Bluegrass Community Action Partnership
111 Professional Ct.
Frankfort, KY 40601

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Job Title Job Description Contact Deadline
INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT
DANVILLE, KY

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership, Inc. is accepting applications for a Full-Time Instructional Assistant I for the Wilderness Trace Child Development Center. Requirements for this position are as follows:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tutor individuals or small groups of students, reinforcing and implementing instruction as directed by the teacher; maintain records of student progress.
  • Participate as member of an instructional team including remediation teams.
  • Prepare and organize lessons as directed by the teacher; administer and score a variety of tests according to established guidelines; assist in determining English proficiency of identified students.
  • Assist in administering diagnostic and other tests; score and record test information.
  • Monitor and report behavior of students according to approved procedures; report progress regarding student performance and behavior; check and assist students with lab work as necessary.
  • Perform routine clerical duties such as preparation of instructional and classroom materials; operate copy machines; maintain classroom records; maintain attendance records.
  • Provide support to the teacher by setting up work areas, displays and exhibits, operating audio-visual equipment, operating educational training equipment and distributing and collecting paper and supplies.
  • Assist in overseeing students while in labs; provide for supplies inventory as necessary.
  • Assist students by providing proper examples, emotional support, a friendly attitude and general guidance.
  • Confer, as needed, with teachers concerning programs and materials to meet student needs.
  • Contact parents of students who are absent; make home visits as necessary.
  • Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and regulations.
  • Direct group activities of students as assigned; assist in monitoring lunchroom and playground activities as assigned; assist in emergency drills, assemblies, play periods and field trips.
  • Participate in meetings and in-service training programs as assigned.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Basic subjects taught including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language and reading.
  • Safe practices in classroom and playground activities.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Basic record-keeping techniques.
  • Learn child guidance principles and practices.
  • Communicate and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, staff and the public including members of ethnic communities.
  • Perform routine clerical duties in support of classroom activities.
  • Print and write legibly.
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Learn procedures, functions and limitations of assigned duties.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Learn to apply and explain policies and procedures related to school and program activities.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Monitor, observe and report students behavior according to approved policies and procedures.
  • Operate instructional and office equipment.

Education and Experience:

  • Any combination equivalent to: high school diploma, G.E.D. Certificate or demonstrated progress toward obtaining a G.E.D. as required by Kentucky law and one year experience in working with children in an organized setting. Interested applicants can send their cover letter and resume to libby.suttles@bgcap.org no later than Tuesday, 10/26/21.
    • M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO

Libby Suttles
libby.suttles@bgcap.org
10/26/21
SITE SUPERVISOR
Franklin County Head Start

The Blue Grass Head Start Program is accepting applications for the position of Site Supervisor in Franklin County. This position will be 40 hours per week and is a 12-month position. Requirements for this position are:

  • AA, BA, or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education or Development or a degree in a related field and experience in teaching Preschool children.
  • Ability to communicate with Head Start Parents and coordinate services for Head Start parents and children.
  • Valid Kentucky Driver’s License and have a good driving record for five years and have reliable transportation.
  • Must have obtain CPR and First Aid training upon hire (905 KAR 2:101).
  • Must have six (6) hours of required State approved training within three (3) months and a minimum of fifteen (15) additional hours of training each calendar year.

The Head Start Program will pay for initial physical examination including TB skin test for the applicant selected for the position. Applicant cannot have been convicted of a sex crime, child abuse or neglect/922KAR 2:110 or any other felony. Applicant will also be required to pass initial drug screen and random testing as outlined in BGCAP’s employee policies and procedures. Please visit our website bluegrasscommunityaction.org to obtain an application. Please send your resume to Malcolm.Ratchford@bgcap.org. For further information, please contact Blue Grass Head Start at 502-695-4290, extension 228. The deadline for applying is Friday, 10/22/2021.

Salary Range: $17.10-$19.10. Bilingual Salary differential.

M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO
Internal or External

Malcom Ratchford
Malcolm.Ratchford@bgcap.org
502-695-4290, ext. 228
10/22/21
Part Time Nutrition Aid

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership is accepting applications for a part time (15 hours a week) Elder Nutrition Program Aid in the Lexington area. All applicants must have a current Kentucky driver’s license, current automobile insurance and a personal vehicle to use. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background check applies to this position. For more information contact Linda Derosett at (502) 848-8717 or linda.derosett@bgcap.org.

M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO
Internal or External

Linda Derosett
(502) 848-8717
linda.derosett@bgcap.org
Ongoing
PRN Nutrition Driver (Lexington)

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership is accepting applications for PRN Elder Nutrition Drivers in the Lexington area. All applicants must have a current Kentucky driver’s license, current automobile insurance and a personal vehicle to use. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background check applies to this position. For more information contact Linda Derosett at (502) 848-8717 or linda.derosett@bgcap.org.

M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO
Internal or External

Linda Derosett
(502) 848-8717
linda.derosett@bgcap.org
Ongoing
Nutrition Driver (Lexington)

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership is accepting applications for a part-time (15-20 hours a week) Elder Nutrition Driver in the Lexington area. All applicants must have a current Kentucky driver’s license, current automobile insurance and a personal vehicle to use. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background check applies to this position. For more information contact Linda Derosett at (502) 848-8717, linda.derosett@bgcap.org or complete an application.

M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO
Internal or External

Linda Derosett
(502) 848-8717
linda.derosett@bgcap.org
Ongoing
Aging Assistant/Nutrition Aide/Bus Driver (Versailles)

Woodford County Senior Citizens Center, a program of Blue Grass Community Action Partnership, is accepting applications for a full time Aging Assistant/Nutrition Aide/Bus Driver (30 hours weekly). Testing and criminal background check applies to this position. Interested candidates should contact Jamie Albritton at jamie.albritton@bgcap.org and/or complete an application.

M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO
Internal or External

jamie.albritton@bgcap.org Ongoing
Aging Assistant (Nicholasville)

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership is accepting applications for a full time Aging Assistant for the Jessamine County Senior Citizens Center. Applicants must have experience working with the elderly, reliable transportation and a current driver’s license. Position includes clerical, nutrition, and bus driving. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background check applies to this position. For more information contact Rita Wash at rita.wash@bgcap.org, call 859-885-9102 or stop by the center at 111 Hoover Drive, Nicholasville for an application.

M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO
Internal or External

rita.wash@bgcap.org Ongoing
Community Developer
Danville, KY

Job Description:
Coordinates public and private resources and provides direct services to eligible individuals and the community. Protect the privacy of customers/families and hold in confidence all information obtained in the course of service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct services/vouchers, referrals and case management to individuals and/or families to meet emergency needs and progress toward self-sufficiency.
  • Sets up and/or follows procedures to applicable funding sources in a fair and non-discriminatory manner.
  • Ensures that the poor and the near poor are not excluded from services which may be available through Blue Grass Community Action Partnership (BGCAP) and other agencies, and that understandable materials are made available to them, such as a “Community Resources Guide” and referrals.
  • Coordinates all requirements of Community Services Block Grant within the community, including mobilizing resources toward effective service delivery.
  • Promotes BGCAP Agency visibility in the community through public relations including speaking to public and/or private groups about the services provided by BGCAP.
  • Attends monthly inter-agency meetings to explain the services provided by BGCAP, to seek new collaborative partnerships and to work with other Service Providers within the service region.
  • Conducts the designated CSBG community needs assessment surveys and meetings within the service region, and subsequently compiles the findings in a timely manner.
  • Recruits, trains and supervises volunteers.
  • Ensures and documents in-kind donations, including volunteer time, for CSBG match requirements.
  • Oversees the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program “LIHEAP” and other BGCAP programs as instructed within the assigned service area.
  • Plans and hosts local fundraising events.

Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Demonstrated work experience with social service programs.
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, provide proof of insurance, and pass criminal background check and alcohol/drug screening.

Please email your resume to wendy.shouse@bgcap.org or fax to 502-695-6027 no later than Friday, August 27, 2021.

This project is funded, in part, under a contract with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services with funds from the Community Services Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO

wendy.shouse@bgcap.org August 27, 2021
Assistant Teachers
Anderson, Franklin, Jessamine, Mercer, and Woodford Counties

The Blue Grass Head Start Program is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Teacher at our centers in Anderson, Franklin, Jessamine, and Woodford Counties. Starting pay is $12.00 per hour without a CDA or $12.50 per hour with a CDA. These positions will be 40 hours per week. Individuals applying for this position must possess a valid driver’s license with a 5-year good driving record. Applicant is required to have a high school diploma or equivalent and it is preferred that the applicant also have a minimum of a Child Development Associate (CDA). The CDA can be obtained after being hired. The Head Start Program will pay for initial physical examination including TB skin test for the applicant selected for the position. Applicant cannot have been convicted of a sex crime, child abuse, or neglect/922KAR 2:110 or any other felony. Applicant will also be required to pass an initial drug screen and random testing as outlined in BGCAP’s employee policies and procedures. Please submit your resume to ashley.williams@bgcap.org. For more information, you may contact Ashley Williams at 502-695-4290, extension 223, for further information.

M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO

502-695-4290 ext. 223 N/A
Lead Teacher
Franklin, Mercer, and Woodford County Head Start

Blue Grass Head Start is accepting applications for the position of Lead Teacher at our Franklin and Woodford County locations. Starting pay is $16.60 per hour with a BA/BS in Early Childhood Education. Applicants should also have experience in teaching preschool children. The position will involve teaching children 3-4 years old and assisting in the encouragement of parent involvement. Those applying should possess a current Driver’s License with a 5-year good driving record. The Head Start Program will pay for initial physical examination including TB skin test for the applicant selected for the position. All candidates must pass an initial drug screen and if hired will be required to submit to random testing. Applicant cannot have been convicted of a sex crime or for child abuse or neglect per 922KAR 2:110 or any other felonies. Please submit your resume to ashley.williams@bgcap.org. For more information, you may contact Ashley Williams at 502-695-4290, extension 223, for further information.

M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO

502-695-4290 ext. 223 N/A
BUS TRANSIT DRIVERS Blue Grass Community Action Partnership is accepting applications for Bus Transit Drivers in Danville, Frankfort, Georgetown, Nicholasville, and surrounding areas. Full-Time and Part-Time positions available with required overtime except for Part-Time Drivers. Training for these positions will be provided by the Agency. Starting pay is $14.00 per hour. All applicants must have a current Kentucky Driver’s License. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background check applies to this position. Benefits include annual and sick leave, health, vision, dental, life insurance, and retirement for Full-Time employees. Please submit your resume to hr@bgcap.org or fax to 502-848-8708. M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO. hr@bgcap.org N/A
LPN/RN Are you a retired nurse or a nurse who does not want a full time commitment but would like to work on an as-needed basis? Blue Grass Community Action Partnership is accepting applications for PRN nurses to assist on an as needed basis with our adult day programs. Applicants must have a valid KY nursing license and be in good standing with the Kentucky Board of Nursing. This position will assist with the annual required hours to keep your nursing license up to date. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background check applies to this position. Interested applicants should contact Jamie Albritton. M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO. Jamie Albritton
jamie.albritton@bgcap.org
N/A
PRN/CNA - Adult Day Program Accepting applications for an Adult Day PRN CNA to cover five counties. Candidates should be a CNA or CMA, have two years experience working with the elderly and a valid Kentucky drivers license. M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO. Nicole Wilson
502-695-4290, Ext. 267
N/A
Senior Companion Program-Volunteers The Senior Companion Program is an opportunity for persons age 55 and older who meet federal income guidelines to render assistance with activities of daily living to older, homebound adults. As Senior Companions, volunteers assist clients for 20 hours per week and receive a tax-free stipend of $3.00 per hour. This income is not reported as income and will not affect entitlement programs such as food stamps. Volunteers receive 40 hours of paid training initially and 4 hours of paid training each month in issues of importance to senior adults. M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO. 1-800-456-6571 ext. 219
502-848-8701
N/A
Bus-Private Auto Providers BGCAP is seeking persons interested in becoming Private Auto providers for the Region 8 Human Service Transportation Delivery (HSTD) Brokerage program to provide Medicaid Transportation in the counties of Anderson, Boyle, Casey, Franklin, Garrard, Jessamine, Lincoln, Mercer, Scott, Washington and Woodford. Requirements include valid Kentucky driver's license, proof of insurance, proof of vehicle registration and a background check. M/F/H/V, EOE and ETO. 1-800-456-6588 ext. 266 N/A