Employment

Join the HACAP team

Are you interested in working with a nonprofit organization that is passionate about building strong communities and providing support to people in need? Take the next step toward creating change by applying for one of our available positions below.

Open Positions

Substitutes (Linn, Johnson, Jones, Washington & Benton Counties)

Location: Linn, Johnson Jones, Washington, & Benton Counties

Work Schedule: Varies

Wages: $10.00/hr

Summary Description:

Substitute Teacher supports the Teacher in planning, implementing and maintaining a nurturing and supportive educational program for children.

Qualifications:

High School Dipolma/GED and 3 months preschool experience.

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233
Fax: (319) 393-6263
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

Assistant Teacher II

Location: Urban Head Start, Cedar Rapids

Work Schedule: 8:00am - 2:00pm, M-F, Full Year

Wages: $14.12/hr

Summary Description:

The Assistant Teacher supports the Teacher in planning, implementing, and maintaining a nurturing and supportive educational program for participating children. This position aslo works to carry out activities covering the comprehensive nature of the program.

Qualifications:

Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education OR

Two years experience in a licensed child care program AND Current Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, one year Early Childhood Diploma froma n accredited College Community, or other related Associates Degree with nine hours of coursework in Early Childhood Education.

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233 
Fax: (319) 393-6263 
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

Family Support Worker/Home Visitor III

Location: Inn Circle Early Head Start, Cedar Rapids

Work Schedule: 40 Hours/Week, M-F, Full Year

Wages: $16.56/hr

Summary Description:

This position is responsible for building and maintaining a partnership with families that encourages the growth, safety, and well-being of the entire family.  The Family Support Worker/Home Visitor embodies a strength-based approach through which the parent can enhance their roles as the child’s primary teacher, and the family can achieve the skills and resources to attain and maintain self-sufficiency.

Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in early childhood education OR

Bachelor degree in a related field with 18 hours of actual early childhood coursework 

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233 
Fax: (319) 393-6263 
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

Head Start Cook

Location: Waterfront Head Start Center, Iowa City

Work Schedule: 7:45am - 4:15pm, M-F

Wages: $12.15/hr

Summary Description:

This position is responsible for food preparation and maintaining a functional kitchen that provides daily meal service for the Head Start Centers.

Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED and two one year food service experience

 

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233 
Fax: (319) 393-6263 
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

Mobile Food Pantry Coordinator

Location: Corporate Office, Hiawatha

Work Schedule: 40 Hours/Week, Flexible

Wages: $17.83/hr

Summary Description:

This position is responsible for the planning and implementation of HACAP’s Mobile Food Pantry Program throughout the Food Reservoir seven county service area. Working with human service and faith-based organizations, community volunteers, and food desert neighborhoods, this position will help bridge the gap between donated foods and food insecure families and individuals.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor Degree and two years of experience working in human services and/or community organizing, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  2. Ability to work well within a culturally diverse environment
  3. Experience in conflict resolution and de-escalation techniques
  4. Experience working with databases
  5. Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including periodic evening and weekend hours
  6. Volunteer coordination experience a plus
  7. Understanding of local hunger and food issues preferred
  8. Valid driver’s license required

 

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233 
Fax: (319) 393-6263 
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

Assistant Teacher II

Location: Waterfront Head Start, Iowa City

Work Schedule: 8:15am - 4:45pm, M-F, Extended Year

Wages: $14.12/hr

Summary Description:

The Assistant Teacher supports the Teacher in planning, implementing, and maintaining a nurturing and supportive educational program for participating children. This position aslo works to carry out activities covering the comprehensive nature of the program.

Qualifications:

Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education OR

Two years experience in a licensed child care program AND Current Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, one year Early Childhood Diploma froma n accredited College Community, or other related Associates Degree with nine hours of coursework in Early Childhood Education.

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233 
Fax: (319) 393-6263 
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

Head Start Cook

Location: Waterfront Head Start Center, Iowa City

Work Schedule: 7:45am - 4:15pm, M-F

Wages: $12.15/hr

Summary Description:

This position is responsible for food preparation and maintaining a functional kitchen that provides daily meal service for the Head Start Centers.

Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED and two one year food service experience

 

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233 
Fax: (319) 393-6263 
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

Family Support Worker/Home Visitor III

Location: Hayes Head Start, Cedar Rapids

Work Schedule: 40 Hours/Week, M-F, Full Year

Wages: $16.56/hr

Summary Description:

This position is responsible for building and maintaining a partnership with families that encourages the growth, safety, and well-being of the entire family.  The Family Support Worker/Home Visitor embodies a strength-based approach through which the parent can enhance their roles as the child’s primary teacher, and the family can achieve the skills and resources to attain and maintain self-sufficiency.

Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in early childhood education OR

Bachelor degree in a related field with 18 hours of actual early childhood coursework 

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233 
Fax: (319) 393-6263 
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

Early Childhood Teacher IV

Location: Marion Head Start, Marion

Work Schedule: 10:30am - 4:30pm, M-F, Part Year

Wages: $20.23/hr

Summary Description:

The teacher is responsible for planning, implementing and maintaining a nurturing and supportive educational program for participating families and children.  The position oversees the daily implementation of all Head Start standards being implemented into the educational classroom operation.

Qualifications:

Current State of Iowa Early Childhood Teacher License

 

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233 
Fax: (319) 393-6263 
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

Lead Toddler Worker II

Location: Waterfront Early Head Start Center, Iowa City

Work Schedule: 10:00am - 4:00pm, M-F, Full-Year

Wages: $13.49/hr

Summary Description:

Interact with toddlers in the implementation of daily activities, planned to meet their social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs in accordance with Early Head Start Program Performance standards.

Qualifications:

Associate Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education

OR

High School Diploma/GED with Current Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:
HACAP Human Resources, P.O. Box 490 Hiawatha, IA 52233 
Fax: (319) 393-6263 
E-mail: hr@hacap.org

HACAP is committed to equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against or in favor of any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, sex, creed, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, or political affiliation.