Career Opportunities

Are you looking for a position with a dynamic organization where you can make a tangible difference in the lives around you? The Campagna Center offers a range of career opportunities for both seasoned professionals and entry-level candidates in the areas of child, youth and family development, adult education, and nonprofit management.  Please bookmark this page to check for open employment opportunities.

Interested candidates may apply for open positions by submitting a resume and cover letter (be sure to reference the specific career opportunity for which you are applying) to hrservices@campagnacenter.org. Please do not call as qualified candidates will be contacted for initial screening interviews. All applicants that are interested in positions that involves working directly with children must be able to present or obtain a current TB test result and medical exam and are subject to a criminal background check. The Campagna Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. 

The Campagna Center accepts applications on an ongoing basis for several positions in both our Campagna Kids and Early Childhood programs. Positions in the Campagna Kids program include Assistant Group Leader and Group Leader. Positions in the Early Childhood programs include Early Head Start Teacher, Early Head Start Assistant, Home Visitor, Head Start Teacher, Head Start Assistant Teacher, Substitute, and Family Service Specialist. Please see position descriptions below for information on how to apply.

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Early Learning Center Director

The Campagna Center is embarking on a new effort to launch an Early Learning Center that will serve as a teaching and learning laboratory that informs its approach to early childhood education across its early childhood program offerings.  Currently Campagna Center early childhood programs reach over 500 children under five across Alexandria.  This new Center will also work closely with faculty at Northern Virginia Community College to provide a learning lab for students pursuing credentials, certifications, and degrees in early childhood education, with the possibility of a future joint faculty arrangement.  

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Health and Nutrition Coordinator

The Health and Nutrition Coordinator works with the Early Childhood Programs management team to plan, coordinate and monitor compliance with all quality standards including the Head Start Performance Standards, Virginia State licensing standards and the National Association for the Education of Young Children Standards and criteria, assists with the completion of the child health requirements and other required screenings and assessments.  Plans, develops and implements training for education staff, parents, and volunteers in collaboration with Early Childhood Programs management team.  

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Campagna Kids

Child Care Quality Assurance Contractor

Campagna Kids is a quality Out-of-School Time Program serving over 800 children through afterschool and camp programs. Campagna Kids is now accepting Independent Contractor written proposals for services in both tutoring and enrichment activities. Contractors are needed to lead afterschool activity clubs on a variety of topics such as: tutoring, dance, yoga, sports, knitting, science, music, special needs enrichments and more.

The Quality Assurance Contractor will visit program sites and assess compliance with state regulations as well as agency policies and procedures. The contractor must have experience in managing and/or inspecting child care centers for state licensing compliance.

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Enrichment Contractors

Campagna Kids is a quality Out-of-School Time Program serving over 800 children through afterschool and camp programs. Campagna Kids is now accepting Independent Contractor written proposals for services in both tutoring and enrichment activities. Contractors are needed to lead afterschool activity clubs on a variety of topics such as: tutoring, dance, yoga, sports, knitting, science, music, special needs enrichments and more.

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Group Leader

Group Leaders report to Assistant Site Directors and are responsible for implementing daily activities at assigned Campagna Kids program sites. With guidance and direction from Assistant Site Directors, Group Leaders set up and break down sites, develop daily lesson plans and activities according to a designated lesson plan, ensure the availability of needed materials for children's daily activities, assist with the preparation and serving of snacks, and maintain attendance sheets, among other duties. Group Leaders are also responsible for maintaining site safety, cleanliness and the timely reporting of accidents or incidents that occur while children are in the program. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM.  Staff are expected to obtain and maintain a current TB test result or chest x-ray.  Reliable transportation is required for assignments at sites in the city of Alexandria.

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Assistant Group Leader

The Assistant Group Leader (AGL) position is an entry level position into the Campagna Kids Programs. AGLs receive training that will prepare them for success in the program sites and daily interactions with children. AGLs are responsible for the set up and break down of each site, sanitizing tables, and physically participating in planned activities for the children. AGLS are key to ensuring that instructions from Site Directors and Group Leaders are carried out safely and completely.

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Head Start

The Campagna Center partners with the City of Alexandria to operate the Alexandria Head Start Program. The Early Head Start Program serves infants and toddlers up to age three and the Head Start Program serves children from age three to five years old. The Campagna Center has multiple sites servicing the City of Alexandria, so interested candidates must have reliable transportation. We are looking for skilled child care professionals to fill the following positions:

Associate Director

The Associate Director works to ensure that the overall school readiness goals are met for the program and works as an active member of the Early Childhood Management Team to carry out the responsibilities outlined in this position description. The Associate Director also assists the Senior Director and serves as the key point of contact in the absence of the Senior Director.

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Teacher

The Teacher creates, maintains and manages an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for young children, incorporating developmentally appropriate learning activities that meet the needs of the group as well as those of individual children. The Teacher will collaborate with all staff to facilitate the utilization of needed services to the children and their parents. This person is responsible for keeping accurate reports and forms on each child, and guaranteeing that all of the necessary forms are completed and properly maintained. This person must be willing to fulfill job responsibilities in accordance with the program philosophy.

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Assistant Teacher

The Head Start Assistant Teacher is responsible for assisting the Teacher in planning and implementing age-appropriate curriculum for the children in the classroom in accordance with the program policies, guidelines, the philosophy, and the Head Start Performance Standards, specifically Section 45 CFR 1304. This person will be responsible for the supervision, health, and safety of children, will interact with children and parents frequently and respectfully, will help maintain files as well as Head Start performance standards, and will place an emphasis on teamwork.

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Family Services Specialist

The Family Services Specialist (FSS) is part of the Family Services Team that assists the Program Director(s) to provide needed services to all families in the Head Start Program in accordance with the Program’s policies, procedures, and philosophy that puts children and families first as well as the Head Start Performance Standards and guidelines. The Family Services Specialist will  help build family partnerships, maintain health records, maintain required files, support participant recruitment and enrollment, and participate as a member of the site team(s) for assigned families and at all required site meetings.

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Home Visit Teacher

The Home Visitor Teacher is responsible for enhancing the home environment and parenting functioning for the physical and mental well-being of pregnant women, infants, and toddlers enrolled in the Alexandria Early Head Start (AEHS) Program. This position is also responsible for scheduling, planning, and providing all direct services to pregnant women and families with children from birth to age three years, in accordance with the EHS Performance Standards and in line with the AEHS Program Plan for the operation of the AEHS Home Based Program. This position works with individual families in their home and during socialization activities.

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Substitute Teacher

The Center is seeking talented substitute teachers to join our growing sub pool for the Head Start and Early Head Start for the Early Childhood Programs. The role of the substitute teacher is varied, and requires flexibility, cooperation and collaboration. Substitute teachers work on an as needed basis throughout the school year in the classroom with other educational professionals. We seek to hire individuals with a deep respect for children, strong classroom management skills, and experience working with diverse populations, including children with special needs. As a Substitute Teacher, you are expected to assist the teacher with curriculum, classroom cleanliness, and meal service. All classroom substitutes are paid $10.00 per hour. 


Early Head Start

Teacher

The Early Head Start (EHS) Family Childcare Teacher is responsible for all supervision, management, and planning for the children in the classroom. The EHS Family Childcare Teacher will cooperate with all service area managers to facilitate the utilization of needed services to the children and their parents. This person is responsible for keeping accurate reports and forms on each child and guaranteeing that all of the necessary forms are completed and properly maintained. The person must be willing to fulfill job responsibilities in accordance with EHS Performance Standards and the EHS program philosophy. This person also must adhere to The Campagna Center Policies , Campagna EHS Policies and Procedures, and Head Start Performance Standards, specifically 445 CFR 1304.

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Early Head Start Assistant

The Early Head Start Assistant is responsible for assisting the Teacher in creating, maintaining and managing an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for infants and toddlers. The Early Head Start Assistant collaborates with all staff to facilitate the utilization of needed services to the children and their families. This person is responsible for keeping accurate reports and forms on each child, and guaranteeing that all of the necessary forms are completed and properly maintained.

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Finance

Financial Analyst

The Financial Analyst is responsible for assisting the Director of Finance in managing and reporting program & departmental financial performance. The Financial Analyst is highly proficient in managing financial systems and data to ensure their integrity and create insights through actionable information. The Analyst possess the skills to create complex spreadsheets to manage and analyze information from multiple sources.  Responsibilities will also include some transaction processing, portions of the monthly general ledger close and certain account reconciliations, ensuring compliance with GAAP for Not-For-Profits, Federal, State and City regulatory and reporting requirements. 

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