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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.

If you prefer not to use the online job application, you may send a copy of your résumé to or to 302 2nd Street SW, Roanoke, VA, 24011.

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Current Job Openings

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Assistant Head Start Director
Career Mentor (Experienced, capable Career Mentor to serve as case manager, coach and mentor for low-income parents striving to overcome barriers to move into good-paying high-skilled jobs. Ideal candidates will have a solid social work background with experience in group training, adult education and individual coaching of low-income individuals.)
Center Lunch Aide - Roanoke
Child Care Aide-Roanoke
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.)
Custodial Supervisor (Experienced Custodial Supervisor needed. Must be proficient in all areas of cleaning, hard floor maintenance and care, and carpet care. Prior experience as a Custodial Supervisor required. Must pass criminal background check and drug screen. Must have valid Driver’s license and dependable transportation. Hours are from 8 pm to 4 am Monday through Friday. Excellent pay and benefits.)
Education Coordinator for Child Care Partnerships
Food Service Helper/Delivery Driver (Needed for TAP Head Start. 4 to 7 hours per day, between the hours of 7 a.m and 1:30 p.m. M-F. Responsible for stocking supplies, food prep, janitorial duties, loading vans, and delivering food in an agency van to child care centers in the Roanoke area. Clean drug test and criminal background check, valid VA driver's license, and good driving record required. Must be able to repeatedly lift up to 50lbs. Food Service experience preferred.
Head Start Grant Writer (Cover letter, resume, and writing sample are required as part of the application.)
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 (Nurse Aide Instructor)
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.)
Tax Site Assistant (Contract/temporary position ending 4/15/18, work 25 – 30 hrs./wk.)
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 I-Early Head Start
Teacher II-Early Head Start
Teacher Assistant-Roanoke
Teacher Assistant-Rockbridge (Apply online or in person at 2164 E. Midland Trail Buena Vista, VA 24416 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
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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