Title:  Head Start 0-5 Program Services Coordinator

Reports to:  Head Start 0-5 Director

Summary: Assist the Director of Head Start 0-5 programs and management team in the implementation and coordination of the grant and the monitoring and conformance to HS performance standards and other regulatory requirements. 


  • Assists the HS0-5 Director in compiling and completing annual required reporting:

    •  the Community Assessment or annual Updates.

    • Annual Self-Assessment

    • Annual Program Report

    • Health and Safety Screeners

    • Governance Screener

    • Program Information Report (PIR)

  • Assists the directors in any monthly reporting for ECO Board, Governing Board and Policy Council when requested.

  • Attends board meetings and presents information in the absence of the Director of HS0-5 programs.

  • Attends policy council meetings and presents information in the absence of the Director of HS0-5.

  • Tracking and monitoring of Non-Federal Share match with quarterly reports to HS0-5 director.

  • Oversee and compile ChildPlus data and reports.

  • Prepares records and reports as required by HS0-5 Director.

  • Assists the HS0-5 Director in the preparation of grant proposals.

  •  Ensures that site directors obtain and renew all required licenses and waivers necessary for program operations.  (EHS child and teacher waivers*)

  • Assist in the revision and maintenance of and HS0-5 program policies and procedures.

  • Monitor the assessment of family needs and development of family plans to ensure appropriate services are provided and desired outcomes are achieved.

  • Monitor direct services to children and families through site visits and use of Child Plus.

  •  Monitor Family Service Workers’ documentation of client files and required services in Child Plus. including but not limited to annual home visits, Parent Teacher conferences, and transition plans.

  • Monitor and ensure compliance of HS0-5 program eligibility and enrollment. (Income, disability, transitions, and vacancies*)

  • Analyze service delivery and documentation processes and make recommendations designed to ensure high quality services are provided that meet the needs of clients.

  • Ensure program paperwork is up-to-date and reviewed annually with Family Engagement Specialists.

  • Attend monthly HS0-5 team meetings and check-ins.

  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, Agency events, and parent/community meetings as requested.

  • Perform other administrative and managerial responsibilities as assigned.

Work collaboratively with and support ECO administrative assistant to:

  • Monitoring and maintenance of HS staff files.

  • Oversee and monitor purchasing of goods and services for HS0-5 program and sites.

  • Ensures property inventory is complete, up-to-date, and reconciled every year.

  • Assist in revision of Finance Procedure manual, as necessary.

  • Monitors the program’s administrative cost, assuring it does not exceed the allowed amount.

  • Assist in budget oversight and requirements of grants.

  • Support community childcare sites with CCCCAP reconciliation.


  • Passion for early childhood education, children, and families.

  • Impressively organized, detail oriented and technologically savvy.

  • Understanding of QuickBooks, MS Office suite and other data platforms.

  • Strong sense of ownership for tasks and deadlines.

  • 3+ years of management and supervisory experience desired, preferably in a non-profit environment.

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; Proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences.

  • Team player who is willing to help other staff team members when needed.

  • Ability and desire to cultivate strong relationships with the staff, board, and community.

Education/Experience:  Minimum bachelor’s degree preferred; Demonstrated knowledge and experience in early childhood education or related field.

Salary and Benefits:  This is a full-time, year-round exempt position. Salary range between $45,408 and $51,600 annually, dependent on education and experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, wellness and PTO. 

For additional information contact Carly Nixon, Head Start 0-5 Director, Early Childhood Options, at 970-406-3069, carly@earlychildhoodoptions.org.



 Finance and Operations Manager


Early Childhood Options (ECO), a community based, non-profit organization providing early childhood services coordination in Summit County, Colorado is seeking a Finance and Operations Manager to oversee day-­­to-­­day financial and administrative operations. This position is responsible for managing all accounting and banking functions for the organization. The Finance and Operations Manager works closely with the Executive Director and Management Team to generate and track budgets both for internal purposes and outside funders. In addition, the Finance and Operations Manager performs administrative duties, including human resource management and other duties as assigned.


This position is best suited for a person who thrives in a busy and dynamic work environment. The ECO staff includes 10-12 team members. In addition to developing relationships with the team, this position interacts daily with providers and families who access services, as well as community partners. It is an inspiring blend of detail- oriented administrative work and thriving community connections.


This is a full-­­time position in Dillon, Colorado. The Finance and Operations Manager reports directly to the Executive Director and is a member of the ECO Management Team.





  • Manage the overall accounting and bookkeeping for the organization including accounts payable and receivable, inventory of assets and banking.

  • Submit payroll to contracted payroll service and reconcile all payroll data in agency accounting software.

  • Work closely with Executive Director and Management Team to manage revenue and expenses for all program accounts:

    • Creating and monitoring all grant budgets and grant-­­related financial information

    • Processing and tracking all grant expenditures; tracking use of restricted funds; producing revenue reports

  • Interface with CPA firm to coordinate annual financial audits and oversee all 990 reports

  • Facilitate the annual budget process

  • Provide monthly financial reporting and analysis of financial statements, including statement of activities, fund balance, and sources/uses of funds, to the Executive Director and, as requested, to the Board of Directors

  • Provide administrative assistance, including oversight of vendors and

contracts, and establishing and managing vendor accounts and relationship



  • Responsible for office management including, but not limited to, telephone and internet services, connecting with building management, copier and  all lease equipment

  • Analyze and organize office operations and procedures to increase efficiency

and productivity

  • Coordinate healthcare and payroll for ECO staff

  • Manage and produce reports for the public and Board

  • Assist the Executive Director as needed



  • A flexible, creative, entrepreneurial spirit and a demonstrated passion for the mission, vision and values of Early Childhood Options

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Proficiency in QuickBooks, MS Office and other data platforms

  • Experience working with diverse constituents, teams and colleagues

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to employ flexibility and creativity in the face of ambiguity and challenge

  • Able to take ownership and drive activities to completion

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.

  • Proven organizational and project management skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or administrative related field preferred

  • Demonstrated experience with human services/education administration and/or nonprofit management, including bookkeeping, financial reporting, payroll, etc.


Work Environment: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week), typically housed at Early Childhood Options in Dillon, Colorado. Some working from home may be an option, depending on the circumstances. Essential duties are routinely performed in a general office environment and require the use of computers, fax machines, copiers, and other business machines and equipment.


Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, year-round exempt position. Salary range between $48,000 and $56,000 annually, dependent on education and experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision and PTO. All permanent employment with Early Childhood Options is dependent on the results of background checks.


To apply: Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest outlining relevant experience and a resume to lucinda@earlychildhoodoptions.org. Please include “Finance and Operations Manager” in the subject line. Candidates invited for an interview will be required to provide three (3) references, including one current professional reference. Applications will only be accepted via email.


For additional information contact Lucinda Burns, Executive Director, Early Childhood Options, at 970-406-3065, lucinda@earlychildhoodoptions.org

Paraprofessional - Preschool: Provide instruction of preschool students under the supervision of the Preschool Director, including small groups, large groups, and individual instruction to at risk, special needs and typically developing children. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.  Apply through the employment tab on our district website or reach out to Louise Wacaser :

(970) 368-1600

Carriage House is looking for an Infant Supervisor- FT, 4 days per week. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: Overseeing daily routines and care for infants, maintaining rules and regulations, ASQ's, Teaching Strategies GOLD, monthly newsletters,and building positive relationships with families and infants. Pay is $19-21 DOE. Applicants MUST be Infant Supervisor qualified OR ECT qualified and take ECE-111 within 6 months. Benefits include: health insurance, ski pass, rec center pass, discounted childcare, paid sick/vacation time, and paid educations courses.

Please inquire at asstdirector@carriagehousebreck.com

Timberline Learning Center is hiring for two different positions: a Teacher and a Coach.


Timberline Learning Center is growing and we are looking for a dedicated and creative Teacher to join our Teaching Team. Applicants should have a passion for educating and guiding young children in a collaborative environment, while supporting their individuality. We are inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to early learning and believe in the competency and capability of children. Ideal candidates will arrive with experience and/or education in the Early Childhood Education Field. We believe in building community within our school while partnering with the many wonderful organizations and opportunities in the community at large. Your responsibilities would be focused on the wellbeing and guidance of our students within the Reggio framework.

Timberline Learning Center Coach will provide guidance as we navigate the opportunities to advance our school culture, grow in our confidence and competence as members of our greater learning community, understanding our challenges and ways to overcome them. The coach will support development of collaborative teaching team, model and provide techniques for giving and receiving feedback in a meaningful manner, use effective delegation of responsibilities, empowerment through competencies and self-motivation. Guide teachers through self-regulation skills, mindfulness and reflectiveness, engaging with new perspectives, and resolving conflict within a team. Provide guidance on the development of leadership and coaching skills. Provide social and emotional related professional development opportunities. Partner in staff meetings and mentor meetings agendas and execution, and contribute to annual review of all educators.


Our professional, enthusiastic, and dedicated team is ready to welcome you to our fantastic Learning Center.


We offer a $500 wellness bonus, Vision insurance, PTO, Ski pass, EC Cares Health and Dental, short term disability, training incentives and much more! Wages begin at $15-$24 based on education and experience.

Please email Leslie Davis for more information! 

Open Arms Childcare and Religious Affiliated Preschool at Farmer’s Corner is hiring fulltime lead and/or assistant teacher for our expanding classroom.  We are looking for the right fight to join our kind, compassionate and professional working family who enjoys children 18 months -  5 year old.

-Small flexibly, family-friendly school

-Centrally located in Summit County

-$15-$17 per hour starting wage based on experience

-Benefits package included

-Work 4 10- hour or 5 8-hour shifts

-A love of children is required.  Early childhood experience desired, and on-the-job training offered. 

Please provide a resume and cover letter to Jennifer Lofton at clcchild@gmail.com or call with questions 970-485-2539.

JOB TITLE: Bright Start Learning Center Director            

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time.  Eligible for health care plan stipend. Vacation time. Exempt.

SUPERVISOR TITLE: Bright Start Board of Directors

SALARY: $33,000-$36,000 DOE


Position Summary:

The Bright Start Learning Center Director is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, coordinating, and controlling the services of the program, exercising independent judgment and decision-making authority as delegated, including budget, policies, procedures, and staff supervision. Under the Bright Start Board of Directors, the director operates the childcare program in conformance with institutional regulations and Colorado day care licensing provisions. Responsibilities include the overall management of the center’s early childhood program and its operation, facilitating, planning and coordinating of the children's educational programs and activities

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