Career Opportunities

Tioga Opportunities, Inc. is a private nonprofit, Community Action Agency that has served residents of Tioga County for over 50 years. Multiple departments work collaboratively to help vulnerable individuals and families move toward self-sufficiency and financial security.

See below for open positions.

If you are the kind of person who likes to help others meet their potential, please consider joining one of our departments.

We offer competitive benefits to full- and part-time employees.

  • Vacation, sick, and personal leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Retirement: 403(b) tax-deferred savings
  • Insurance: Health – medical, vision, and dental
  • Insurance: Life and accident/death
  • Insurance: Supplemental – disability and life
  • Insurance: Accident and critical illness
  • Flexible spending account OR Health Savings Account
  • Disability: Short and Long-term 
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Tioga Opportunities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

To apply: send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:  careers@tiogaopp.org  OR

Human Resource
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Current job openings:

Position: Kitchen Supervisor

Type of Position: Full-time

Department: Family Services

Job summary: The person in this position contributes to the maintenance and/or improved nutritional health and well-being of older adults.

Responsibilities & duties:
• Supervises the timely preparation of all foods following prescribed menus and recipes
• Directs food service staff in efficient methods of assembling and serving attractive meals
• Participates in all kitchen operations including approved food preparation and storage, serving, storage, clean up, and sanitation
• Ensures serving portion size and proper temperatures prior to and during service
• Orders food and supplies in conjunction with the Nutrition Coordinator and addresses problems with delivery of food; oversees inventory

Qualifications & skills:
• Graduation from high school OR possession of a High School Equivalency Diploma (preferred) AND experience cooking professionally. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience as indicated above.

Benefits:
Generous benefits include medical/dental insurance; pension; paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave

Minimum pay: $14.00/hour

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: 1/8/19

 

Position: Housing Services Specialist

Type of Position: Full-time

Department: Housing

Job summary: The person in this position is responsible for facilitating smooth and efficient operations for agency rental housing and the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Program; facilitates HUD Credit Counseling for participants; provides holistic housing services to meet health and safety standards and to establish self-sufficiency and financial stability.

Responsibilities & duties:
• Must have computer, and verbal and written communication skills
• Must have the skills necessary to perform detailed records keeping, perform basic bookkeeping and maintain organized files;
• Ability for a working knowledge of tenant /landlord rights, and to interpret and apply program regulations;
• Must have ability to work with the public. Must be calm, flexible, organized, and be able to work in a modern office setting.

Qualifications & skills:
• A graduate from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a Business Management, Property Management or the Human Services field AND two years’ work experience in property management; OR
• A graduate from a regionally accredited two-year college with an associate degree AND four years of experience in Property Management, real estate, or human services; OR
• Work experience in property management, real estate or human services can be substituted for the college degree based on two years’ experience for one year of college education.

Generous benefits include: medical/dental insurance; pension; paid holidays, vacation, sick leave

Minimum pay: $13.22/hour

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: 1/8/19

Position: Transportation Services Specialist

Type of Position: Full-time - 35 hours per week

Department: Community Development

Job summary: The person in this position will be responsible for coordinating volunteer transportation service activities for customers, consisting of screening, assessment, determining eligibility for transportation services, arranging and authorizing service delivery, services follow-up, and customer monitoring, and reassessment.

Responsibilities & duties:
• Understanding and empathy for the characteristics, needs, and problems of a vulnerable population.
• Ability to communicate with individuals in the areas of economic, social, and emotional problems.
• Must possess strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to observe, analyze, prepare, and maintain accurate records and reports.
• Ability to use a computer efficiently, i.e. MS Office

Minimum qualifications & skills:
High school graduate or equivalent with five years of experience in human services or related field

Benefits:
Generous benefits include medical/dental insurance; pension; vacation & sick leave; paid holidays; etc.

Minimum pay: $14.40/hour

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: 1/3/19

Position: Community Transportation Educator

Type of Position: Full-time - 35 hours per week

Department: Community Development

Job summary: The person in this position will be responsible for providing a comprehensive community transportation education and outreach program, working collaboratively with area transportation agencies, human service agencies, and community members.

Responsibilities & duties:
• Must have public speaking and presentation skills
• Must possess strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to observe, analyze, prepare, and maintain accurate records and reports.
• Ability to use a computer efficiently, i.e. MS Office

Minimum qualifications & skills:
High school graduate or equivalent with five years of experience in human services or related field

Benefits:
Generous benefits include medical/dental insurance; pension; vacation & sick leave; paid holidays; etc.

Minimum pay: $14.40/hour

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: 12/14/18

Position: Administrative Assistant

Type of Position: FULL-TIME; 35 HOURS PER WEEK

Department: Family Services

Job summary: The person in this position provides clerical support to the department director.

Responsibilities & duties:
• Fields incoming calls; provides general service information and makes referrals
• Performs data entry
• Prepares vouchers
• Assists Director with collecting and tabulating data for reports
• Assists with events scheduling, press releases, social media
Qualifications & skills:
High school graduate or equivalent with two years of experience in a business office setting
• General knowledge of office procedures and equipment
• Ability to handle routine administrative details independently, including the composition of letters and public notices
• Ability to use a computer efficiently, i.e. MS Office
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits:
Generous benefits include medical/dental insurance; pension; vacation & sick leave; paid holidays; etc.

Minimum pay: $13.00/hour

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: 12/21/18

 Position:   ENERGY SERVICES SPECIALIST

Type of Position: 40 HOURS/WEEK: Monday-Thursday

Department: Energy Services

Job summary:
The person in this position is responsible for the installation of energy saving measures and the correction of health and safety issues in homes in Broome and Tioga Counties.

Responsibilities & duties:
• Install attic, wall, floor insulation
• Install windows and exterior doors
• Use hand and power tools
• Lift/manipulate objects weighing up to 90 pounds
• Climb ladders/scaffolding
• Work in small spaces

Qualifications & skills:
• High School Diploma or equivalent plus one year experience in the construction or energy conservation field
• Must have a valid driver’s license, with an acceptable driving record

Generous benefits include:
• 4-day work week: Monday-Thursday=40 hours/week
• medical/dental insurance
• pension
• vacation & sick leave
• paid holidays

Minimum pay: $14.59/hour

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: August 15, 2018  -  Ongoing recruitment

 

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