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:
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
  • 1 year experience working with preschool age children.

Apply by September 3, 2020

Bilingual Family Advocate

We are looking for a Bilingual Family Advocate who believes in empowering children and families to realize their full potential.

When you join our team as a Bilingual Family Advocate you will:

  • Assist with Recruiting and Enrollment of children.
  • Work with families through home visits to create family goals, provide support, and make referrals.
  • Encourage and empower families to be involved in all aspects of Head Start programming and navigate community resources.
  • Work cooperatively with the teachers as part of the classroom team.
  • Promote school readiness.
  • Attend trainings, meetings, and community functions.
  • Offer written and spoken translation in English and Spanish.

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

Qualifications for this position are:

  • High School Diploma with willingness to obtain Family Development Related Credential with 18 months of hire or Bachelor degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Must be able to speak and write fluently Spanish and English language.
  • 2 years experience related to care and development of children and families

Apply by September 14, 2020

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
  • By email:  Please reference job title in the subject line.
  • By mail: First Start Partnerships for Children & Families
    Human Resources
    254 E. King St. Suite 103
    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.