Explore a Career with Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska

Explore a Career with Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska
Helping people, changing lives, and making communities a better place to live.

Center Assistant

Ogallala, NE

Position: Center Assistant

Program and Location: Ogallala

Position Summary: The Center Assistant provides support to staff. The Center Assistant is responsible to, and under the direct supervision of the Center Director 


  • Assist in classroom as needed by implementing daily lesson plan, assisting in record keeping, documentation, providing classroom breaks.
  • Assist cook with meal preparation, as needed, or perform cook duties in his/her absence.
  • Assist staff with ensuring food, kitchen, and classroom inventories are stocked.
  • Be actively engaged in all Head Start activities and model appropriate behavior.
  • Assist in implementation of oral health practices if applicable. 
  • Deliver meals and snacks to classrooms and assist in classrooms during mealtime.
  • Purchase program supplies as approved by the Center Director and submit vouchers in a timely manner.
  • Ensure laundry is done daily


Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED. Consideration will be given to individuals working towards GED.
  • Previous experience working with children preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the general public and agency employees
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Model appropriate and professional behavior

Schedule/Hours: 20 hours per week for 41 weeks per year. (August – May), Monday-Friday.

Pay Rate: $10.38 per hour. Benefits are not available for this position.

For more information, call (308) 221-6920 and ask for Tonni or email tonnik@mnca.net    

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