Do you have what it takes to reshape the future for children?

Do you believe in empowering children and families to realize their full potential?

Are you ready for a meaningful career that impact lives for generations?



  • Uplifting mission-driven work culture
  • Growth and professional development opportunities
  • Great benefits package: health, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and short term disability, retirement benefits, Personal Time Off (PTO) and up to 19 paid holidays per year.
  • Opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of children and families within your own community!



Current Openings Include:
Early Head Start Home-Based Assistant

Provide support to the home based team in providing high quality education and comprehensive services to children and families enrolled in the program. This position will assist with documentation and monitoring of home-based data, support group socialization experiences, and be a contributing member of our home-based learning community. In absence of a Home Visitor, the Home-Based assistant partners with families to plan and implement learning experiences using the home environment to promote children’s social emotional, cognitive & physical development.

This is a part time (30 hours) non-exempt, full year position with competitive salary.

Qualifications for this position are:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 1 year experience related to care and development of children and families
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Creole preferred

Hiring Manager: Early Head Start Director

Pre-K Counts Lead Teacher

We are looking for a Pre-K Counts Lead Teacher who has a passion for growing hearts and minds of children and families in Franklin County.


When you join our team as a Lead Teacher you will:

  • Create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn.
  • Implement a high quality early childhood curriculum in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child.
  • Lead, coach and mentor new teachers in your classroom; model behaviors and provide feedback.
  • Partner with early childhood professionals and leadership to achieve goals around accreditation and engagement.

This is a full time exempt, 10 month position with competitive salary.

Minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • A Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field (ECE credits completed) and a current PA Teaching Certification in PK-4 or N-3
  • 1 year experience working with preschool age children.

Hiring Manager: Pre-K Counts Director

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
  • By email:  Please reference job title in the subject line.
  • By fax: 717-263-9516
  • By mail: First Start Partnerships for Children & Families
    Human Resources
    1438 Excel Avenue
    Chambersburg, PA 17201


First Start Partnerships for Children and Families provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.