We’re doing Q4 2022 seasonal roundup of early childhood related career opportunities.
Career Opening(s) at with our Team at NC Early Childhood Foundation:
NC Early Childhood Foundation has an opening for a Policy and Practice Leader. The Policy and Practice Leader will play a key role in leading the policy and data work of NCECF’s NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading (Pathways) initiative; promote research-based early childhood data, policy and practices; and convene and support state leaders and stakeholders to bridge systems and sectors in order to improve outcomes for young children and families. This a full-time position (40 hours/week) with most work completed remotely. We are accepting applications through November 21, 2022. Please read the full job description and qualifications here. To apply, please complete the application online.
Career Openings with our Friends in Early Childhood
- Book Harvest provides an abundance of books and ongoing literacy support to families and their children from birth and serves as a model for communities committed to ensuring that children are lifelong readers and learners. One of our Campaign for Grade-Level Reading partners, Book Harvest is hiring a full-time Book Access Volunteer Coordinator. Priority deadline is October 7th, 2022. Learn more and apply for this opportunity online.
- The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR) is a statewide, private, family foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians. The Director of Communications is responsible for the following: (1) building awareness within North Carolina of ZSR and its mission, core values, grant making and programs; (2) providing appropriate information to various stakeholders, and (3) furthering the role of ZSR as a leader on issues of importance to North Carolina. The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m., October 15, 2022. Learn more about this opportunity and apply through Armstrong McGuire.
- NC Child advances strategies and policies to ensure all NC children grow up in a state that truly invests in their potential. NC Child is in search of their next Community Engagement Specialist! The Community Engagement Specialist is an experienced community organizer who will help build the power of local child advocates across the state to advance policy change for kids and families. The Community Engagement Specialist will be primarily responsible for mobilizing advocates around a range of key child and family policy issues championed by NC Child and other partners. Deadline to apply: October 26th, 2022 at 5 p.m. Learn more about this opportunity.
- The NC Partnership for Children (NCPC) leads the network of local partnerships to drive coordinated implementation of North Carolina’s vision for Early Childhood. NCPC seeks a Child and Family Health Manager. As a member of the strategic initiatives team, the Child & Family Health Manager advocates and leads the efforts to bring awareness to the foundational need for child and family health. This person works with the network of Smart Start local partnership boards, executive directors, and staff; supports quality improvement and capacity building across the Smart Start network and statewide committees; and works to ensure network priorities align with statewide initiatives and strategic visions for child and family health in North Carolina. Learn more and apply through Armstrong McGuire.
The Public School Forum of NC is hiring! The Forum’s Policy Team seeks a Policy Engagement Coordinator to contribute to its efforts to inform and engage stakeholders about education policy, conduct research and policy analysis, and advocate for equitable public schools. The Policy Engagement Coordinator will provide operational and logistical support to ensure efficient and high-quality implementation of Policy Team programs and events. The Policy Engagement Coordinator will also contribute to research and communications efforts and will contribute to other areas of the Forum’s policy work as needed. The Forum seeks a detail-oriented, flexible, driven team player with a deep commitment to ensure that all children have equitable access to a high-quality education. The application Deadline is December 2nd. Learn more and apply here.