Website Tallatoona CAP, Inc.

Helping Families Take Their Lead


Tallatoona Community Action Partnership, Inc.       


JOB TITLE:                                       Center Assistant

CLASSIFICATION:                            Full Time

STATUS:                                            Non-Exempt

OFFICE LOCATION:                         Multiple Locations

General Description:

This is a floater positions that assist in all aspects of day to day operations of the center as assigned and directed by the Center Manager.  Duties and tasks may vary significantly from day to day depending on the immediate needs in the Head Start Center. This position includes clerical support, child care support, kitchen support and support in other areas as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities May Include

Customer friendly personality, meeting and greeting parents, children, staff and visitors.

Provide clerical support as needed by all departments.

Provide breaks to teachers, substitute for classes when requested, assist family advocate and all staff members as requested by center manager.

Assist with projects and meeting as requested.

Answer Phones

Other Duties as assigned


Minimum GED or High School Diploma

CDA preferred


Working with 3 and 4 year old children

General Clerical and Customer Service


Basic to Intermediate Computer Skills preferred

Good Communication Skills

Good Customer Service Skills


  • Responsible
  • Hard Working
  • Self Starter
  • Friendly
  • Team Player
  • Enjoys working with Children and adults


  • New hires must pass a Drug Screen, Background Check, Physical and TB Test
  • Prefer individuals with reliable transportation with appropriate insurance and a valid driver’s license for occasional travel on center errands or to attend meetings or training.

Work Environment

This job operates in a childcare environment. This role routinely requires interactions with children, parents, noisy and fast paced day to day activities.  Requires uses of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tallatoona is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Tallatoona does not and will not discriminate in employment and/or personnel practices on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are also performed without regard to these items.


To apply for this job email your details to