Why Work With Us

We strive to provide the highest quality early education for all children enrolled.

Quality early childhood learning is the foundation for a child’s lifelong learning.

At Orange County Head Start, Inc. (OCHS), we believe every child deserves just that — a head start. We offer life-changing services to our children and their families, including early learning, access to health care, connections and resources for job training, free diapers, employment services, and financial stability training, among others.

Want to make life better for your community’s children and their families? Then a position with Orange County Head Start, Inc. (OCHS) may be for you.

Great benefits

  • OCHS is currently offering a New Hire stipend to all new full-time hires; with some exceptions. All stipends are effective through December 31, 2023, and are subject to change based on funding.
  • Great educational assistance and tuition reimbursement plans
  • An opportunity to gain knowledge and experience with the leader in early childhood education and family services
  • Insightful child development training and professional growth activities
  • Generous professional development and educational reimbursement plans
  • Medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement savings plan – Orange County Head Start, Inc. (OCHS) pays up to 5% of salary into 403(b) accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program and company-paid group term life insurance
  • 12-month employees receive 12 sick days, 12 vacation days, 13 paid holidays, and 2 personal days annually
  • Employees working less than 12 months receive 12 sick days, 13 paid holidays, 2 personal days as well as winter and spring break off annually

Interested? Please take a look at our open positions.



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