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MVCAA Employment & Online Application

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Submit your application online, or print, complete then email or fax your application:

The application can be downloaded here, completed and emailed or faxed to the address on the application.


Lafayette County

Job Title:  Special Teacher Assistant – Higginsville, MO
Employment Summary:  The Special Teacher Assistant assists the Teacher and Teacher Assistant in classroom where there is a child that has special needs. Helps in implementing developmentally appropriate individual activities in a safe, healthy learning environment. High School Diploma or GED required, experience working with persons with special needs. Download complete job description here.   Base pay is $9.70 per hour. 16 hours a week, 38 weeks a year.

Ray County

Job Title:  Temporary Community Service Specialist – Richmond, MO
Employment Summary: The Community Services Specialist will assist the Community Services Department in providing Community Outreach Specialist coverage to the Family Resource Centers, provide training to new Community Outreach Specialists, assist in registering and processing Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) applications when needed, provides case management and other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor. High School Diploma or GED required. Download complete job description here. Base pay $10.18 per hour.  40 hours a week until June 30, 2019

Saline County

Job Title:  Teacher Assistant/Bus Monitor – Marshall, MO
Employment Summary: The Teacher Assistant/Bus Monitor assists the Teacher in implementing and planning developmentally appropriate individual activities in a safe, healthy learning environment; and will supervise children and assist the driver while transporting the Head Start children to and from the center.  Child Development Associate credential preferred, but will train. Download complete job description here.  Base pay is $9.70 per hour. This position will be 33+ hours a week, 39 weeks per year.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Missouri Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA).  The application must be filled out entirely or it will not be considered, even if you attach a resume.

Generally, MVCAA has a large number of applications in the database.  For each vacant position each application will be screened to determine if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the job and has the skills and abilities that are needed to fill the position.

Those applicants who are most qualified will be called for interviews.  If you are not given an interview, it simply means that there were applicants who had more experience or whose skills and abilities more closely met the requirements for the job.

If you are called for an interview, you will receive a letter informing you of the interview results.  If you are not interviewed, you will not receive further notification.

All employment applications are kept for a period of one year.  If it has been more than one year since you applied you must complete a new application.  If is often to your benefit to complete a new application if you have gained experience that has enhanced your job skills even if you have an application on file.

You may return the completed application in person, mail, fax or email to: Missouri Valley Community Action Agency, Attn: HR Director, 1415 S Odell Ave., Marshall, MO 65340,

Benefit Package for Prospective Employees

MVCAA is a private non-profit community action agency, one of nineteen in the state. Our purpose is to end poverty by providing self-help programs for area residents. MVCAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and hires individuals without discrimination based on race, gender, age, creed, color, handicap, national origin, belief, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. Members of the governing body and their immediate families are not eligible for employment in this corporation.


Benefits Packages:

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