Family Guidance Center

A Non-Profit Organization Providing Services for Alabama Families Since 1959

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Full time- Cook, Robinson Springs Head Start/Early Head Start - Millbrook, AL – Elmore County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Cook at the Robinson Springs Head Start/Early Head Start Center located in Elmore County.  

The Cook is responsible for the implementation of food services in an Early Head Start program serving children ages 6 weeks-5 years.  Responsibilities include preparing attractive, USDA-approved meals; keeping the kitchen clean and sanitary according to Health Department ordinances; and maintaining adequate food stocks, kitchen supplies, and food service records.

Required qualifications for the position are High School diploma or equivalent.  ServSafe Certification is preferred or obtain such certification within 3 months of hire. EOE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


(Elmore County)FT-Head Start Teacher Ast, Robinson Springs Head Start/Early Head Start–Millbrook, AL

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Head Start Teacher Assistant at the Robinson Springs Head Start Center located in Elmore County.  

The Head Start Teacher Assistant shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the Head Start Teacher and works collaboratively with the Teacher, Center Operations Coordinator, children, families, and other center staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

Required qualifications are a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or state awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, are enrolled in a program that will lead to an Associate or Baccalaureate degree or are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within a year of the time of hire. EOE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full time- Cook, Jemison Head Start/- Jemison, AL – Chilton County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Cook at the Jemison Head Start Center located in Chilton County.  

The Cook is responsible for the implementation of food services in a Head Start program serving children ages 3-5.  Responsibilities include preparing attractive, USDA-approved meals; keeping the kitchen clean and sanitary according to Health Department ordinances; and maintaining adequate food stocks, kitchen supplies, and food service records.

Required qualifications for the position are High School diploma or equivalent.  ServSafe Certification is preferred or obtain such certification within 3 months of hire.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full time- Cook, Columbiana Head Start/Early Head Start - Columbiana, AL – Shelby County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Cook at the Columbiana Head Start Center located in Shelby County.  

The Cook is responsible for the implementation of food services in a Head Start program serving children ages 3-5.  Responsibilities include preparing attractive, USDA-approved meals; keeping the kitchen clean and sanitary according to Health Department ordinances; and maintaining adequate food stocks, kitchen supplies, and food service records.

Required qualifications for the position are High School diploma or equivalent.  ServSafe Certification is preferred or obtain such certification within 3 months of hire.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full time- Cook, Calera Head Start/ Early Head Start- Calera, AL – Shelby County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Cook at the Calera Head Start/Early Head Start Center located in Shelby County.  

The Cook is responsible for the implementation of food services in a Head Start program serving children ages 3-5.  Responsibilities include preparing attractive, USDA-approved meals; keeping the kitchen clean and sanitary according to Health Department ordinances; and maintaining adequate food stocks, kitchen supplies, and food service records.

Required qualifications for the position are High School diploma or equivalent.  ServSafe Certification is preferred or obtain such certification within 3 months of hire.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full time- Program Aide, Prattville Head Start/Early Head Start- Prattville, AL – Autauga County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Program Aide at the Prattville Head Start/ Early Head Start Center located in Autauga County.  

The Program Aide will work collaboratively with Teachers, Assistant Teachers and family members to ensure the successful operation of a classroom of children and implement the curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities.

 Required qualifications for the position are a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or enrolled in a program to complete CDA within a year of hire.   Previous experience working with children 0-5 years of age is preferred. 

 Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full time- Program Aide, J.R. Foster Head Start/ Early Head Start- Wetumpka, AL – Elmore County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Program Aide at the J. R. Foster Head Start/Early Head Start Center located in Elmore County.  

The Program Aide will work collaboratively with Teachers, Assistant Teachers and family members to ensure the successful operation of a classroom of children and implement the curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities.

 Required qualifications for the position are a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or enrolled in a program to complete CDA within a year of hire.   Previous experience working with children 0-5 years of age is preferred. 

 Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full time- Program Aide, E.M. Henry Head Start/Early Head Start- Clanton, AL – Chilton County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Program Aide at the E.M. Henry Head Start Center located in Chilton County.  

The Program Aide will work collaboratively with Teachers, Assistant Teachers and family members to ensure the successful operation of a classroom of children and implement the curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities.

 Required qualifications for the position are a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or enrolled in a program to complete CDA within a year of hire.   Previous experience working with children 0-5 years of age is preferred. 

 Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full time- Program Aide, Jemison Head Start- Jemison, AL – Chilton County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Program Aide at the Jemison Head Start Center located in Chilton County.  

The Program Aide will work collaboratively with Teachers, Assistant Teachers and family members to ensure the successful operation of a classroom of children and implement the curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities.

 Required qualifications for the position are a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or enrolled in a program to complete CDA within a year of hire.   Previous experience working with children 0-5 years of age is preferred. 

 Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full time-Head Start Teacher, Columbiana Head Start/Early Head Start- Columbiana, AL–Shelby County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Head Start Teacher at the Columbiana Head Start Center located in Shelby County.  

The Head Start Teacher is responsible for a Head Start classroom of 3- to 5-year-old children. S/he works collaboratively with an assistant teacher, family members, and other staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities. 

Required qualifications are an Associate or Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education or state awarded preschool teacher certification with experience teaching preschool-aged children or BA/BS in related fields with at least six college courses in Early Childhood Education plus experience teaching preschool-aged children.  BA Degree is highly preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time – Head Start Teacher Assistant, Columbiana Head Start – Columbiana, AL- Shelby County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Head Start Teacher Assistant at the Columbiana Head Start Center located in Shelby County.  

The Head Start Teacher Assistant shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the Head Start Teacher and works collaboratively with the Teacher, Center Operations Coordinator, children, families, and other center staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

Required qualifications are a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or state awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, are enrolled in a program that will lead to an Associate or Baccalaureate degree or are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within a year of the time of hire. EOE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time – Head Start Teacher Assistant, Jemison Head Start – Jemison, AL- Chilton County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Head Start Teacher Assistant at the Jemison Head Start Center located in Chilton County.  

The Head Start Teacher Assistant shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the Head Start Teacher and works collaboratively with the Teacher, Center Operations Coordinator, children, families, and other center staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

Required qualifications are a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or state awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, are enrolled in a program that will lead to an Associate or Baccalaureate degree or are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within a year of the time of hire. EOE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time – Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) – Robinson Springs - Millbrook, AL- Elmore

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Early Head Start Teacher at the Robinson Springs Head Start/Early Head Start located in Elmore County. 

The Early Head Start Teacher shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the Co-Teacher and works collaboratively with the Center Operations Coordinator, children, families, and other center staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

The preferred qualifications for the position are Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or AA/BA in Early Childhood Education or related field with at least 120 training hours in infant and toddler content plus at least 480 hours of experience working with infants and toddlers.      

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time – Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) – Columbiana, AL- Shelby County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Early Head Start Teacher at the Columbiana Head Start/Early Head Start located in Shelby County. 

The Early Head Start Teacher shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the Co-Teacher and works collaboratively with the Center Operations Coordinator, children, families, and other center staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

The preferred qualifications for the position are Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or AA/BA in Early Childhood Education or related field with at least 120 training hours in infant and toddler content plus at least 480 hours of experience working with infants and toddlers.     

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time – Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) – Calera, AL - Shelby County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Early Head Start Teacher at the Calera Head Start/Early Head Start located in Shelby County. 

The Early Head Start Teacher shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the Co-Teacher and works collaboratively with the Center Operations Coordinator, children, families, and other center staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

The preferred qualifications for the position are Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or AA/BA in Early Childhood Education or related field with at least 120 training hours in infant and toddler content plus at least 480 hours of experience working with infants and toddlers.      

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time – Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) – E.M. Henry- Clanton, AL- Chilton County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Early Head Start Teacher at the E.M. Henry Head Start/Early Head Start located in Chilton County. 

The Early Head Start Teacher shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the Co-Teacher and works collaboratively with the Center Operations Coordinator, children, families, and other center staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

The preferred qualifications for the position are Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or AA/BA in Early Childhood Education or related field with at least 120 training hours in infant and toddler content plus at least 480 hours of experience working with infants and toddlers.      

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time – Custodian, E. M. Henry/ Jemison Head Start- Chilton County

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Custodian at   E. M. Henry/Jemison Head Start/Early Head Start Centers located in Chilton County.    

The Custodian is responsible for ensuring clean, safe, functional facilities by performing cleaning and maintenance activities as well as some repairs when professional licensure is not required. 

Required qualifications for the position are a high school diploma or G.E.D.    

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092


Assistant Executive Director – Director of Family Services

Family Guidance Center of Alabama is seeking an experienced candidate for senior management position within its Leadership Team to oversee multiple family service focused programs within its statewide comprehensive family service organization.

Successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Education, Counseling, or related field with demonstrated experience in service delivery, supervision, grant writing, program management, collaborative leadership, community relationship building, and innovative program development.  EOE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Dr. Walter White
Executive Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, Alabama  36116

wwhite@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time – Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) – Wetumpka, AL

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Early Head Start Teacher at the J.R. Foster Head Start/Early Head Start located in Elmore County.  

The Early Head Start Teacher shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the Co-Teacher and works collaboratively with the Center Operations Coordinator, children, families, and other center staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

Required qualifications for the position are an Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or AA/BA in Early Childhood Education or related field with at least 120 training hours in infant and toddler content plus at least 480 hours of experience working with infants and toddlers.   EOE   

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time – Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) – Clanton, AL

Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start is seeking candidates for a full-time Early Head Start Teacher at the E.M. Henry Head Start/Early Head Start Center located in Chilton County.  

The Early Head Start Teacher shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the Co-Teacher and works collaboratively with the Center Operations Coordinator, children, families, and other center staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

Required qualifications for the position are an Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or AA/BA in Early Childhood Education or related field with at least 120 training hours in infant and toddler content plus at least 480 hours of experience working with infants and toddlers.   EOE    

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Julie Hight, Program Director
Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start
286 Queen Ann Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

jhight@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time Coach - Coaching for Excellence in Employment Program, Greater Houston County area

Family Guidance Center of Alabama is seeking a candidate in the greater Houston County area for a program that works directly with men and women who are transitioning from public assistance to greater self-reliance. Comprehensive life coaching and caring guidance will assist participants in attaining their education and employment goals. Motivated, committed, energetic candidate wanted to join an innovative, hard-working team. EOE

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in human services field, Master's preferred. Three or more years of experience in social services preferred. Compassionate approach to working with participants and the ability to guide and support, redirect, celebrate, and remain persistently supportive. Position will serve 4-5 counties, requiring extensive travel and daily contact with participants. Excellent communication skills including using technology for outreach. 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Shauntice Belser, MS, MPA
Program Director
Coaching for Excellence in Employment Program
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL 36116


Full-time General Ledger Accountant, Montgomery

We are seeking a full-time degreed Accountant to fill a General Ledger Accountant position to work in our Montgomery Office.  The responsibilities of the position include maintaining all books of entry, preparing journal entries and financial statements, reconciling accounts, assisting in the preparation of external and internal reports; and maintenance of files and records. At least five years experience in GL Accounting is essential.  Excel skills are required. 

Successful candidates should be motivated self-starters with experience in working in the accounting arena.  Candidates should also have excellent organization, communication, and computer skills.  EOE

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by mail or email to:

Allison Hayes, Director of Finance
Family Guidance Center of Alabama, Inc.
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL  36116
allisonh@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time Community Outreach Position – Butler, Conecuh, Crenshaw, and Lowndes Counties

The Kids and Kin Program is seeking a full-time degreed professional to provide training and educational support to relative care providers. Individuals are required to live in one of the counties they serve, and will facilitate trainings, conduct presentations and recruit relative care providers. Preferred qualifications for the position are a background in early childhood or a closely related field, with experience working with community-based programs. Additional needed skills include public speaking, meeting planning and facilitation. Successful candidates should be motivated and have excellent organization, communication, and computer skills, as well as experience in community outreach. Daytime availability is required with occasional evenings. Individuals are required to have reliable transportation and a good driving record. EOE.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Kathy Camp, Program Director
Kids and Kin Program
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL  36116

kcamp@familyguidancecenter.org


Master’s Level Therapist/Counselor

Licensed counselor needed to provide individual, marital, and family therapy within comprehensive social service nonprofit organization serving Alabama families since 1959.  Must have experience working with both children and adults. Applicant must be licensed (or license-eligible) as a Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Counselor. LPC or ALC preferred. EOE

Send cover letter and resume to:

Trinidy Thomas, Clinical Director, tthomas@familyguidancecenter.org 


Full-time Parent Educator - First Teacher Home Visiting Program, Montgomery County

The First Teacher Home Visiting Program is seeking a full-time Parent Educator for Montgomery County. The Parent Educator will conduct home visits for parents with children ranging from prenatal to age five, and will support them in the healthy development of their child, provide a foundation for success in school, and help families set and achieve goals. Preferred qualifications for the position are a degree in Early Childhood, Social Work, or closely related field with extensive case management experience.  Successful candidates should be motivated and have excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills, as well as experience in community outreach. Individuals are required to have reliable transportation and a good driving record. EOE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail to:

Kathy Camp, Program Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
First Teacher Home Visiting Program
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL 36116


Full-time Child Care Eligibility Specialist Position – Child Care Management Program, Opelika, Al

Family Guidance Center of Alabama is seeking a degreed professional for a full-time position which is available within our Child Care Management Program located in  Opelika,  Alabama.

The Child Care Management Program provides day care assistance for qualifying families in the Montgomery, Opelika, Talladega, Tuscaloosa and Dothan Regions. Preferred qualifications for the Eligibility Specialist Position are a degree in human services or a related field, with experience in case management and working with families in determining eligibility of services. The successful candidate will possess excellent computer, written, verbal, time management and organizational skills. EOE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Kathy Camp, Program Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
Child Care Management Program
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL 36116

kcamp@familyguidancecenter.org


Part-time Parent Educator - First Teacher Home Visiting Program, Marengo County

The First Teacher Home Visiting Program is seeking a part-time Parent Educator for Marengo County. The Parent Educator must reside in Marengo County, or neighboring county, and will conduct home visits for parents with children ranging from prenatal to age five, and will support them in the healthy development of their child, provide a foundation for success in school, and help families set and achieve goals. Preferred qualifications for the position are a degree in Early Childhood, Social Work, or closely related field with extensive case management experience.  Successful candidates should be motivated and have excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills, as well as experience in community outreach. Individuals are required to have reliable transportation and a good driving record. EOE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Kathy Camp, Program Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
First Teacher Home Visiting Program
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL 36116

kcamp@familyguidancecenter.org


Full-time Parent Educator - First Teacher Home Visiting Program, Monroe County

The First Teacher Home Visiting Program is seeking a full-time Parent Educator for Monroe County. The Parent Educator must reside in Monroe County, or neighboring county, and will conduct home visits for parents with children ranging from prenatal to age five, and will support them in the healthy development of their child, provide a foundation for success in school, and help families set and achieve goals. Preferred qualifications for the position are a degree in Early Childhood, Social Work, or closely related field with extensive case management experience.  Successful candidates should be motivated and have excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills, as well as experience in community outreach. Individuals are required to have reliable transportation and a good driving record. EOE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Kathy Camp, Program Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
First Teacher Home Visiting Program
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL 36116

kcamp@familyguidancecenter.org