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TAP is the second largest community action agency in Virginia, employing more than 300 employees. TAP's high-performing environment challenges employees to do their best and rewards those who excel. We encourage people to think creatively, grow professionally, and make a positive impact within the agency and in the communities in which we serve.

If you love making a difference, TAP may be the company for you. We invite you to learn more about our business and the exciting opportunities available through our agency.

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Current Job Openings

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Assistant Head Start Director
Center Lunch Aide - Roanoke
Child Care Aide - Roanoke
Child Care Aide - Rockbridge area (Apply online or in person at 2164 E. Midland Trail Buena Vista, VA 24416 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Classroom Substitute - Roanoke
Classroom Substitute - Rockbridge (Apply online or in person at 2164 E. Midland Trail Buena Vista, VA 24416 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Construction Trades Instructor (Full-time, temp postion ending in December 2017
Early Head Start Partnership Coordinator
Education Coordinator for Child Care Partnerships
Family Development Specialist - Buena Vista/Covington
Family Development Specialist - Roanoke
Family Development Specialist - New River/Craig County/Giles County
Health Services Coordinator (R.N. or L.P.N. needed for the postition of TAP Head Start/Early Head Start Health Coordinator. Health care experience with low income families and children birth through 5 preferred. M-F, 40 hrs/wk 12 months/yr. Salary $15.20/hr. Must be a currently licensed R.N. or L.P.N. Great position for positive, energetic, highly organized nursing professional. Great benefits. Valid VA driver's license and reliable transportation required.)
Instructional Specialist (Full-time, temp position ending June 2018
Lead Cook (Experienced Lead Cook wanted for TAP Head Start Kitchen in Roanoke between the hours of 5:30 am to 1:30 pm. 8 hrs./day M-F. GED or HS diploma and clean criminal record/drug test required. One year experience in high volume institutional cooking preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Must have good communication skills and be committed to working as part of a fast-paced, production-oriented team. Ability to bend, lift up to 50 lbs. and work long hours standing required.)
Program Specialist (Part-time 20 hrs./wk, temp position possibly ending May 2018)
Special Needs Assistant - Roanoke
Special Needs Assistant - Rockbridge (Apply online or in person at 2164 E. Midland Trail Buena Vista, VA 24416 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
SwiftStart Two Generation Coordinator - New River Valley area (Join a dynamic team to help build TAP's new SwiftStart program. We need experienced, capable Two Generation Coordinator/System Navigator to assist working families in accessing child care and educational opportunities. SwiftStart helps low-income parents striving to oversome barriers to move into goog-paying high-skilled jobs. Ideal candidates will have experience with workforce/employment training and familiarity with child care systems in the New River Valley area.
Teacher - Roanoke
Teacher - Rockbridge (Apply online or in person at 2164 E. Midland Trail Buena Vista, VA 24416 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Teacher Assistant - Roanoke
Weatherization Technician (Looking for an energetic Weatherization Technician. Must have completed the following training or be able to complete: Lead Safe Weatherization, OSHA 10 and Retrofit Installer Technician training. Prefer 3 years of experience as a weatherization technician and some experience as an HVAC helper with experience in electrical, drywall and carpentry work. Must be able to work outside and inside during hot and cold temperature extremes, work in tight spaces and on ladders and roofs. Must have a current Virginia Driver’s license with a good driving record and a high school diploma or GED.)


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Communications Intern

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