Piedmont Community Action is accepting applications for the following positions.


Director of Finance

Responsibilities include:

Under limited supervision the Director of Finance will manage the fiscal operations of the Agency to ensure the proper safeguarding of agency assets. He/she will maintain the fiscal policies & procedures & monitor performance within the Finance department to ensure compliance with all procedures. He/she will assist personnel in developing budgets & will monitor approved budgets. He/she will review & authorize purchase orders. He/she will supervise property upkeep & ensure that property inventory is maintained. He/she will deal with other such fiscal duties as outlined in the job description.


1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

2. Over five (5) years’ Accounting experience in a non-profit.

3. Over five (5) years’ supervisory/management experience.

4. Solid experience & understanding of government, non-profit, fund accounting strongly desired.

5. Local candidate.

Deadline:  02/24/2017



 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Case Worker




Provide valuable support and assistance to people living in Spartanburg and Cherokee counties in need of the following services:  CSBG emergency services, CSBG local initiative projects, and other supportive programs under the umbrella of the CSBG division. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 


  1. Assist in appointments and customers signing in for appointments;

  2. Complete intake interview;

  3. Complete client applications, vouchers, and other supporting forms for client services;

  4. Secure proper documentations for client services;

  5. Enter client information in DBA system in a timely and accurate manner.

  6. Prepare client files to include client paperwork for review and filing;

  7. Works with agencies and service providers to facilitate case coordination and information sharing;

  8. Promote and refer clients to self-sufficiency projects and other supportive services;

  9. Make necessary document copies as necessary;

  10. Follow up with CSBG rental assistance clients as necessary;

  11. Assist co-workers as needed with files or questions concerning OEO guidelines;

  12. Coordinate with Program Manager to provide special services for clients involved in case management as assigned, to include follow-up and processing linkages;

  13. Attend CSBG staff meetings;

  14. Perform other duties as assigned.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Education and/or Experience:


Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from four year college or university; or five or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Culinary Technician

Responsible for the preparation of food and sanitation of kitchen Following DHEC and HHS guidelines for the Head Start center assigned.

Responsibilities include:

1. Make requests for food and supplies for the center food service program.

2. Receives and signs for all deliveries and keeps accurate records on invoices.

3. Maintains adequate inventory and proper storage of foods, nutrition supplies and


4. Prepares food according to menus, state and local codes, center schedules and number

of children and adults to be served.

5. Make menu substitutions when needed.

6. Serves meals according to time schedules.

7. Provides food for children with special needs as directed by supervisor of food services.


Minimum requirements – High school diploma or GED.


Family Service Advocate

The Family Service Advocate will work under the supervision of the Family/Community Partnership Manager. This candidate will provide comprehensive child development services for children and parents by implementing health and family service activities within the Head Start Division. These services will include securing routine health checks and any needed diagnostic documentation and treatment services; also, any activities related to outreach, recruitment, and enrollment of eligible children. This candidate will enhance awareness of community resources and assist families in their own efforts to improve their condition and quality of life through consultations, education, and referrals. All job duties and responsibilities must comply with the Federal Regulations and Piedmont Community Actions Policies and Procedures.


Must have an Associate degree and possess a willingness to continue education. Experience in Social Work, family services, or related field preferred. Candidate must have an ability and readiness to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License. Also, candidate is required to have data entry proficiency. This position mandates excellent communication skills with a diverse population and requires an exceptional ability to serve as an advocate for low-income families and children.


Head Start Teacher

Duties are to implement the education and early childhood development program as required by AFC in Head Start Centers as assigned by the Child Services Manager.

Responsibilities include:

1. Organize classroom space into function areas (interest centers) that are recognizable by the children.

2. Maintain a clean and healthy classroom environment.

3. Maintain a safe environment indoors/outdoors.

4. Keep classroom arranged in an orderly manner and materials readily accessible for the children.

5. Maintain a filing system and accurate record keeping with confidentiality.

6. Establish classroom rules with the teacher that is appropriate for the age level of the children and post them in the classroom.

7. Observation health/physical needs of the children upon arrival everyday and make referrals as needed for health and abuse problems.

8. Help to administer the Dial-3 to enrollees.

9. Make observations and take anecdotal notes based on the child’s needs.

10. Refer children with suspected developmental problems to the Disability/Mental Health Manager.

11. Plan daily activities jointly with teacher assistant to reflect the curriculum in different areas, individualized instructions and integration of other service areas which include eating with the children.

12. Complete lesson plan (group and individual) on a weekly basis.

13. Conducting developmentally and linguistically appropriate activities in accordance with the daily schedule/routine.


Requires a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood. Previous experience desired.


Head Start Teacher Assistant

Duties are to assist the teacher in daily responsibilities as listed above.


Requires an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood.


Early Head Start Teacher

The EHS teacher has primary responsibility for the appropriateness of the environment, the correctness and completeness of assessments, screenings, and children’s records and supervision of the EHS teacher assistant and/or caregiver.

Specific Duties:

The EHS teacher fulfills all duties and responsibilities as caregiver for children assigned to his/her caseload.

1. Supervises and implements all activities in the EHS environment.

2. Screens children using the designated screening assessment tools.

3. Plans, evaluates and individualizes designated curriculum.

4. Works with the EHS Manager to facilitate a smooth operation of the EHS program.

5. Shares responsibility for the professional development of the staff supervised

6. Collaborates with parents and other EHS personnel to ensure children and parents have access to community resources.\

7. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

8. Must have the ability to communicate with a variety of people, work independently and maintain strict confidentiality of program data.

9. Must be cooperative and display a positive attitude toward others and work as a team with other staff members.

10. Must exercise discretion and sound judgment in the performance of assigned duties.

11. Must follow all PCA Head Start policies and procedures.

12. Must be willing to do other tasks related to working with infants and toddlers.


Requires a certificate in Infant/Toddler or an associate degree in Early Childhood. Previous experience desired.



Please submit resume to:   Human Resources
                                              Piedmont Community Action, Inc.
                                              300-A S. Daniel Morgan Avenue
                                              Spartanburg, SC  29304 

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Piedmont Community Action
300 S. Daniel Morgan Avenue - PO Box 5374 - Spartanburg, SC  29304
Telephone: (864) 585-8183   ***    Fax (864) 585-5152