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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:  Custodian – Higginsville, MO
Employment Summary: The Custodian will maintain a clean and healthy facility. Duties may vary based on the individual facility. High School Diploma or GED required. Download complete job description here.  Base pay is $9.70 per hour. This position will be 6-8 hours per week, 38 weeks per year.

Job Title:  Community Services Support Assistant – Higginsville, MO (located at 1712 N Main)
Employment Summary: The Community Services Support Assistant position provides clerical support to the Family Resources Center staff and performs the duties that are essential to the overall operation of the Agency. Download complete job description here.  Base pay is $10.00 per hour, 25 hours a week, 52 week year. 9:30 am-3:30 pm (Lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00pm.) High School Diploma or GED required.

Ray County

Job Title:  Early Head Start Support Teacher – Richmond, MO
Employment Summary:  The EHS Support Teacher assists with the care of a group of children birth to three years old.  Child Development Associate credential preferred.  Download complete job description here.   Base pay is $10.55 per hour. 15 hours a week, 52 weeks a year.

Job Title:  EHS Cook – Richmond, MO
Employment Summary: The EHS Cook is responsible for the overall food service, ordering, and prepping, following established procedures and guidelines and provide educational support around nutrition. Typical work hours will be one-two hours before breakfast is served to one hour after the last meal. Friday is considered a cleaning/planning day without children in the center. High School Diploma or GED required, preferred experience but will train. Download complete job description here.  Base pay is $9.70 per hour. This position will be 40 hours a week, 52 weeks per year.

Saline County

Job Title:  Family Support Advocate – Marshall, MO
Employment Summary:  The Family Support Advocate will develop goal-oriented relationships with families served by the Agency who would benefit from case management services.  The Family Support Advocate will also develop knowledge and a positive relationship with community service providers.  Download complete job description here.   Base pay is $10.55 per hour. 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year.

Job Title: Weatherization Technician – Marshall, MO
Employment Summary: The technician has the knowledge or ability to obtain the knowledge of the weatherization program, work standards and technical requirements. They are responsible for follow work orders, have ability to install and repair air infiltration materials such as doors, windows, insulation, and general air sealing measures. The technician must also be able to operate power tools and any equipment associated with job requirements. Promoting a positive and respectable relationship with all staff members, administration and the public. Download complete job description here. Base pay is $10.55 per hour, Monday-Thursday (7:00am to 5:30 pm) 40 hours a week, 52 weeks year. Required high school diploma or GED and 2 years of building or carpentry experience.

Job Title: Head Start Teacher – Marshall, MO
Employment Summary: The Teacher is responsible for implementing the Creative Curriculum and planning developmentally appropriate individual activities in a safe, healthy learning environment.  Services are provided within the context of the family, its culture, and the community. This position has ongoing supervision of the classroom Teacher Assistant and other staff as assigned. Download complete job description here. Base pay is $13.33+ per hour, 40 hours a week, 38 week year. Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field.

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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