Central Office Location:
Old Roberts School Building
534 East First North St.
Morristown, TN 37814
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1218
Morristown, TN 37816
Toll-Free Phone:
866-631-4120

Position Openings

 

Date: 7/21/2016

Job Title: Site Manager
Location: Grainger County
Program: Senior Nutrition
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with cooking, record keeping procedures.
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises SNP staff at site, orders food and supplies, checks invoices carefully for accuracy, does local grocery shopping as needed, establishes a system of meal reservation, receives and records money contributions and makes bank deposits, maintains a clean work environment using proper methods of sanitary food preparation and storage procedures, including careful washing of hands and wearing plastic gloves when serving food. Meets all federal and state standards.
  • Delivers meals in their own vehicle.
  • Prepares required reports for program such as meal sheets, time sheets, monthly inventory, food temperature sheets, financial reports, food used weekly. Forwards invoices to Central Office for payment.
  • Cooks and prepares both home-delivered and congregate meals using standard recipes and in a manner that retains nutritional value, looks appetizing and is appealing.
  • Disposes of leftover food properly and insures that it is not taken from the site by participants or served to participants at a later date.
  • Makes sure stove, oven, and refrigerator are cleaned on a weekly basis, or more often in needed and that the stock room is clean and orderly.
  • Insures delivery of meals to homebound participants and follows standards set by ETHRA to insure proper portions, packaging and delivery procedures.
  • Plans and implements a volunteer recruitment and training program.
  • Assists in preparation of and cleaning of dining area and kitchen area.
  • Follows planned menu exactly unless authorization is given to make changes, making sure that the number of meals prepared does not exceed number of meals recorded.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: SNP Site Manager, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

 

Date Posted: 7/20/2016
Job Title:
Academic Year Facilitator
Location: Carson Newman University
Program: Upward Bound
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Required: Current college student with at least 30 earned credit hours in good academic standing and/or recent college graduate
  • Preferred: Upperclassmen with at least 60 earned credit hours and experience navigating the trials of college enrollment and persistence
  • Experience and/or understanding of the problems and concerns of low-income, first-generation and minority students.
  • Copy of updated college transcripts required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will provide appropriate instruction within specific academic subject areas and/or areas that correspond with the appropriate program strategies, such as ACT prep, financial literacy, career planning, college planning, etc. Facilitators will work with students ONE Saturday per month at Carson Newman University.
  • Instruct and supervise students assigned to classes;
  • Provide continuous feedback on student success/weakness to the Director
  • Deliver classes on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes.
  • Maintain appropriate student records.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Academic Year Facilitator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

 

Job Title:
Tutors
Location: Claiborne, Greene, Hamblen and Sevier Counties
Program: WIOA- Career First
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a STEM field and must be a certified teacher.
  • Must have valid TN driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide tutoring in math, reading, English and other subject matters to improve participant’s academic skills as determined by their need and the Individualized Services Strategy.
  • Assess participants’ progress weekly and provide feedback to participants and to the Career Readiness Coach.
  • May assist in providing financial literacy education
  • Provide reports as requested on participant activities and outcomes.
  • Participate in program evaluation activities.

Hours and Benefits: Days and Hours flexible; Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Career First Tutor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

Date Posted: 7/18/16
Job Title:
Educational Advisor
Location: Harlan Co., KY
Program: Talent Search
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, education, social work, psychology or education related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Three years relevant experience essential. Experience supervising or advising disadvantaged youth in an educational setting.
  • Strong public relations skills, energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and good communications skills.
  • Computer proficiency is a must and experience with Microsoft Office suite required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated success in overcoming barriers similar to the target population to be served.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruits and screens participants for eligibility, assesses needs and enrolls them in project.
  • Provides one-on-one assistance to students concerning college admissions processes, financial, career, social skills, academic tutoring and academic issues.
  • Conducts college/career/financial aid workshops for students and parents.
  • Recruits and maintains services related to student participants and school volunteers participating in the program’s tutoring & mentoring components.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with parents, school administration and personnel, and other collaborative community partners.
  • Maintains participant and project records and database, and reports in accordance with funding source and agency requirements.
  • Promotes the project in the communities. Makes presentations to residents, schools and community organizations. Creates and maintains partnerships within schools and communities.
  • Organizes and participates in campus visits, career exploration field trips. Work schedule may change temporarily during summer program and trips.

Hours and Benefits: Full-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: TS Educational Advisor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

 

Date Posted: 7/15/16

Job Title: Site Coordinator (3 positions)
Location: Grainger County: Joppa Elementary
                    Hamblen County: Lincoln Heights Middle School & John Hay Elementary
Program: Education Center- 21st Century
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or similar field with a minimum of two years teaching and/or administrative /supervisory position related to the program’s goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in organizing and managing an educational/enrichment program.
  • Commitment to assisting students and parents achieve their full potential.
  • Ability to work effectively with children with physical, developmental or learning disabilities.
  • Should also have appropriate knowledge and sensitivity to low-income participants and in outreach and recruitment of that group.
  • Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students.
  • Computer proficiency is a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel helpful.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and/or manages daily operations at project sites.
  • Works with County Coordinator to plan activities, recruit volunteers, supervise and train staff and volunteers.
  • Acts as liaison between school and project.
  • Works cooperatively with regular school staff and lead tutors to obtain information about academic and behavioral needs and progress.
  • Requisitions supplies and materials to support activities.
  • Collaborates with school teachers to prepare customized learning programs.
  • Assists program lead tutors in conducting program services and serves as fill-in staff as needed.
  • Coordinates the school year and summer component requirements (record, eligibility, USDA Food Program, etc.) plan and activities with school personnel, parents and community groups.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Site Coordinator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date Posted: 7/6/2016

Job Title: Maintenance Worker
Location: Monterey, TN
Program: Affordable Housing
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry repairs.
  • Possess good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful attention to work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs light maintenance duties such as minor plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry repairs.
  • Changes return air filters on regular basis and light bulbs as needed.
  • Mows grass on property in necessary. Trims plants and shrubs as needed, may use weed eater.
  • Rakes leaves, removes limbs, debris, cleans sidewalks as needed in all seasons.
  • Picks up trash around buildings. May clean gutters.
  • Cleans, sweeps, mops and empties trash in office building area.
  • Prepares apartment for new tenant after previous tenant moves out. May involve painting, cleaning and minor repair.
  • May accompany pest control or other contracted service workers as needed.
  • Responds to after-hour emergency calls if present on property.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA Affordable Housing, Attn: Apt. Maintenance Worker, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

Posted: 7/5/16

Job Title: Apartment Manager
Location: White Pine/Jefferson County
Program: Affordable Housing
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of insurance on automobile.
  • Computer literacy, including strong word processing, spreadsheet and internet skills.
  • Able to deal tactfully with the public, tenants and co-workers, and to exercise good judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists all who wish to apply for tenancy at apartment complex.
  • Maintains facility in a clean and safe condition, insures that all repairs are completed as needed, grounds are maintained and facilities are secure.
  • Completes and maintains appropriate paperwork and files on tenants, including rent collections charts and purchasing accounts.
  • Ensures that facility is in full compliance with all federal, state and local ordinances, regulations and codes.
  • Actively communicates with all tenants and provides a minimum amount of assistance to make sure they are maintaining normal health habits.
  • Coordinates transportation, recreational activities and social services as instructed.
  • Collects, records and deposits rent and security deposit money.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork to move residents in and out of apartments.
  • Conducts annual recertification.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA Affordable Housing, Attn: Apt. Manager, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

Posted: 6/29/2016

Job Title: Grant Writer
Location: Central Office
Program: Executive
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with Master’s preferred. Relevant work experience may substitute for Master’s degree.
  • Strong background in proposal writing or technical writing. Must have some research skills, be detail oriented and a self-starter who is able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Proficient with computer and internet.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gathers information from agency programs to prepare grant proposals.
  • Plans, prepares, writes and submits proposals for funding according to proposal guidelines and deadlines. Develops individual grant proposals in accordance with each grant-making organization’s preferences and follows exactly each grant-making organization’s guidelines.
  • Compiles and updates statistical data to support needs statements for grant proposals.
  • Tracks status of proposals and follows up to provide additional information as required by funding sources.
  • Arranges for partner collaborations as needed.
  • Works on “as-needed” basis.
  • Travels within service area and some overnight, out of area travel to meetings as required.

Hours and Benefits: As-needed; hours vary; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Grant Writer Position, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

 

Posting Date: 4/26/2016

Job Title: Maintenance
Location: Cleveland, TN
Program: Rental Management
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry repairs.
  • Possess good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful attention to work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs light maintenance duties such as minor plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry repairs.
  • Changes air return filters on regular basis and light bulbs as needed.
  • Mows grass on property if necessary. Trims plans and shrubs as needed, may use weed eater.
  • Rakes leaves, removes limbs, debris, cleans sidewalks as needed in all seasons.
  • Picks up trash around buildings. May clean gutters.
  • Cleans, sweeps, mops and empties trash in office building area.
  • Prepares apartment for new tenant after previous tenant moves out. May involve painting, cleaning and minor repair.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Cleveland Maintenance, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

 

Job Title: Community Services Advocate
Location: Jefferson NSC
Program: CSBG/LIHEAP
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Must be a resident of Jefferson County.
  • Experience in detailed record keeping.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate well with low-income clients and the general public.
  • Must be responsible and dependable.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and data entry.
  • Must be responsible and dependable.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and data entry.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and processes client applications, insures all documentation is correct according to guidelines and procedures, records all client contacts and assists with services as needed for all grant programs. Deals with clients in a professional manner.
  • Serves as a floater to other DCEA county NSC’s.
  • Assists with and helps prepare reports.
  • Maintains NSC supply inventory.
  • Develops a working knowledge of DCEA Personnel Policies, reporting procedures and NSC office procedures.
  • Enters client data into computer.

 

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: CSA, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

Posting Date: 4/5/16

Job Title: On Site Maintenance
Location: Sevierville
Program: Rental Management
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry repairs.
  • Possess good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful attention to work.
  • Must live on-site at apartment provided at complex.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs light maintenance duties such as minor plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry repairs.
  • Changes return air filters on regular basis and light bulbs as needed.
  • Mows grass on property as necessary. Trims plants and shrubs as needed, may use weed eater.
  • Rakes leaves, removes limbs, debris, cleans sidewalks as needed in all seasons.
  • Picks up trash around buildings. May clean gutters.
  • Cleans, sweeps, mops and empties trash in office building area.
  • Prepares apartment for new tenant after previous tenant moves out. May involve painting, cleaning and minor repair.
  • May accompany pest control or other contracted service workers as needed.
  • Responds to after hour emergency calls if present on property.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Full-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: On Site Maintenance, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


Job Title: Delivery Driver
Location: Grainger
Program: Senior Nutrition Program
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work with others, good communication skills.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on vehicle.
  • Must pass thorough personal background check.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Packages meals for home delivery.
  • Cleans cooler daily, lifts and moves coolers and stocks as needed.
  • Drives and delivers meals to the homes of all SNP home delivered meal participants on specified route.
  • Maintains necessary and accurate paperwork to record mileage and time worked.
  • Reports status of each client to Site Manager on a daily basis.
  • Maintains a clean and neat appearance and abides by necessary personal hygiene standards.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Delivery Driver (specify which county), P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

















Date Posted: 1/11/16
Job Title:
On-Site Maintenance
Location: Kingston- Lakewood Village
Program: Rental Management
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry repairs.
  • Possess a good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful attention to work.
  • Must live on site in apartment provided at complex.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs light maintenance duties such as plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry repairs.
  • Changes return air filters on regular basis and light bulbs as needed.
  • Mows grass on property as necessary. Trims plants and shrubs as needed, may use weed eater.
  • Rakes leaves, removes limbs, debris, and cleans sidewalks as needed in all seasons.
  • Picks up trash around buildings. May clean gutters.
  • Cleans, sweeps, mops and empties trash in office building area.
  • Prepares apartment for new tenant after previous tenant moves out. May involve painting, cleaning, and minor repair.
  • May accompany pest control or other contracted service workers as needed.
  • Responds to after-hour emergency calls if present on property.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Kingston On-Site Maintenance, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


 





























Job Title: Tutors
Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Monroe, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness throughout tutorial/parenting activities. Collects data for evaluation as required. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect for and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relative to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Must possess a High School diploma or GED. Preference will be given to the individuals holding an Associate’s Degree and/or experience working with students in an academic setting. Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile. Spanish bilingual preferred in some programs.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Please specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Tutors, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN. EOE.

 

Job Title: Certified Teacher Tutor
Location:

Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Monroe, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students/adults and promotes favorable attitudes. Maintains on-going working relationships with teachers of school children to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relevant to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in education with State Certification in Elementary Education. A minimum of two years teaching experience preferred. Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center; Attn: Certified Teacher Tutor, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.