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 
Tioga Opportunities, Inc. Employment Application  (For successful transmittal: save the application before attaching to email.)

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: Grant Writer

Type of Position: Part-time

Job summary: The Grant Writer will assist with positioning the agency for growth and expansion by researching, identifying, and developing grant applications for submission. This position will be part of the Leadership Team and will also participate in long-term planning and development of departmental and service sustainability plans.

Core responsibilities
1. Researches and identifies potential grant opportunities using grant clearinghouses and other online retrieval systems and brings them to directors for review
2. Collects/gathers data and program content with assistance from directors and coordinators in order to complete grant applications; develops timeline for collection in order to meet submission deadline.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
1. Proven experience in writing successful grant applications.
2. Thorough knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations and guidelines applicable to all existing and any potential services
3. Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with customers, peers, partners, subordinates, and management to promote TOI objectives and mission.
4. Excellent written communication skills; proficient grammar and spelling skills
5. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, follow projects through to completion, work with minimal supervision, and communicate clearly

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

Minimum pay: $20/hour

Posted date: 2/22/19

 

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: Community Transportation Educator

Type of Position: Part-time - 20 hours per week

Department: Community Development

Type of Position: Part-time - 20 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

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: Ongoing recruitment

 

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9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827


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