Family Guidance Center

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

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

Full- time-Head Start Teacher, 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 at the Jemison Head Start Center located in Chilton 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.

All Family Guidance Center Head Start and Early Head Start employees, and all other Family Guidance Center contractors, and volunteers who regularly perform work within our Program must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption from COVID-19 vaccination as a reasonable accommodation.  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                                                        


Coaches - Coaching for Excellence in Employment - Statewide

Family Guidance Center of Alabama is seeking candidates to work 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. EOE

Full-time Life Coaches – statewide (please see regions listed below)

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. Excellent communication skills including using technology for outreach. Motivated, committed, energetic candidates wanted to join an innovative, hard-working team.

Region 2:  Choctaw • Marengo • Wilcox • Dallas • Sumter • Greene • Hale • Perry • Bibb • Tuscaloosa • Pickens • Lamar • Fayette

Region 3:  Barbour • Russell • Lee • Chambers • Randolph • Cleburne • Calhoun • St. Clair • Shelby • Coosa • Tallapoosa • Clay • Talladega

Region 5:  Mobile • Baldwin • Escambia • Covington • Crenshaw • Butler • Conecuh • Monroe • Clarke • Washington

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, Inc.
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL 36116
sbelser@familyguidancecenter.org

Substitute Teacher, Success By 6 Pre-K Program, Montgomery, AL

Family Guidance Center of Alabama, Inc. is seeking candidates for the position of Substitute Teacher. 

Required qualifications of the position are a high school diploma or general education diploma (G.E.D.).  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and must be available to work a full or partial school day.  

Substitute teachers are on call and are paid $12 an hour.  EOE

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

Anita McCants
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive, Building H
Montgomery, AL  36116

amccants@familyguidancecenter.org


Full- time Cook, Columbiana 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 and must have the ServSafe Certification.

All Family Guidance Center Head Start and Early Head Start employees, and all other Family Guidance Center contractors, and volunteers who regularly perform work within our Program must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption from COVID-19 vaccination as a reasonable accommodation. 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 Child Care Eligibility Specialist Position – Child Care Management Program, Dothan, 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 Houston County, 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 for 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:

Lori Gilley, Program Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
Child Care Management Program
545 West Main Street
Suite 311
Dothan, AL 36301

Lori.Gilley2@dhr.alabama.gov


Full-time Child Care Eligibility Specialist Position – Child Care Management Program, Montgomery, AL

Full-time Child Care Eligibility Specialist Position – Child Care Management Program, Montgomery, Alabama

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 Montgomery County, 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


Early Care and Education Trainer - Dothan

The Child Care Education and Training Program is seeking an Early Care and Education Trainer for our Dothan office to provide training opportunities for child care providers.  Required qualifications for this position are a degree in early childhood education or a closely related field, and a background in child development or the child care field.  Candidates should have excellent communication and presentation skills as well as computer skills and enjoy being part of a staff team that undertakes training projects throughout the year.  Occasional evening and Saturday work is required. EOE

Interested individuals should forward a letter of interest and resume to:

Lori Gilley
Family Guidance Center or Alabama
Child Care Education and Training Program
545 W. Main St. Ste. 311
Dothan, AL 36301

lori.gilley2@dhr.alabama.gov


Long-Term Substitute Lead Teacher, Success By 6 Pre-K Program, Montgomery, AL

Family Guidance Center of Alabama, Inc. is seeking candidates for the position of a long-term substitute Lead Teacher at Seth Johnson Elementary School, Montgomery, AL.

The Substitute Lead Teacher shares the responsibility for the classroom along with the auxiliary teacher and works collaboratively with the Program Director, children, families, and school principal to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.  Candidates must be able to work a full school day.

Required qualifications for the position are a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. EOE

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

Anita McCants
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive, Building H
Montgomery, AL  36116

amccants@familyguidancecenter.org


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

The First Teacher Home Visiting Program is seeking a full-time Parent Educator for Bullock County. The Parent Educator must reside in Bullock 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. Candidates with experience in Child Care may be considered in lieu of a college degree. 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 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.

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.  

All Family Guidance Center Head Start and Early Head Start employees, and all other Family Guidance Center contractors, and volunteers who regularly perform work within our Program must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption from COVID-19 vaccination as a reasonable accommodation.  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, 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 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.

All Family Guidance Center Head Start and Early Head Start employees, and all other Family Guidance Center contractors, and volunteers who regularly perform work within our Program must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption from COVID-19 vaccination as a reasonable accommodation.  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 Columbiana Head Start Assistant Teacher- Columbiana AL- Shelby County

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

The Head Start Assistant Teacher  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.

All Family Guidance Center Head Start and Early Head Start employees, and all other Family Guidance Center contractors, and volunteers who regularly perform work within our Program must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption from COVID-19 vaccination as a reasonable accommodation.  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 Program Aide, 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 Program Aide at the Calera Head Start/ Early Head Start Center located in Shelby 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 required.

All Family Guidance Center Head Start and Early Head Start employees, and all other Family Guidance Center contractors, and volunteers who regularly perform work within our Program must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption from COVID-19 vaccination as a reasonable accommodation.  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                                                        


Infant/Toddler Development Specialist - Child Care Education and Training Program – Dothan

Family Guidance Center’s Child Care Education and Training Programs in Dothan is seeking an Infant/Toddler Development Specialist.

The Infant/Toddler Specialist will be responsible for the development and implementation of training and technical assistance for infant and toddler child care providers in a nine-county region.  The Specialist will provide technical assistance (training, coaching, and feedback) to teachers of children birth to three.  The Specialist will administer relevant assessments and maintain data for reporting purposes. EOE

Travel is required.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience in Child Development; or a Master’s degree or higher in Child Development/Early Childhood/Elementary Education or Family Services.  Familiarity with early childhood assessment is preferred.

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

Lori Gilley, Assistant Program Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
Child Care Education and Training Program
545 West Main Street, Suite 311
Dothan, AL  36301

lori.gilley2@dhr.alabama.gov


Full-time Child Care Eligibility Specialist Position – Child Care Management Program, Tuscaloosa, AL

Full-time Child Care Eligibility Specialist Position – Child Care Management Program, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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 Tuscaloosa County, 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
First Teacher Home Visiting Program
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL 36116

kcamp@familyguidancecenter.org 


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

The First Teacher Home Visiting Program is seeking a full-time Parent Educator for Dallas County. The Parent Educator must reside in Dallas 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 to:

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


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 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 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