Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership, Inc.
  • Blackfoot, ID, USA
  • 10.50 per hour full-time; $350 Retention Payment each payday through August
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off, Vision, Flex Account

Do you love working with young children? Do you want to make a difference in their lives by providing a nurturing and educational environment? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Early Head Start Preschool Center Aide to join our team at our Blackfoot, Idaho, location. As a Center Aide, you will assist the lead teacher in providing a fun and engaging learning experience for young learners birth to age three.


  • Work closely with the lead teacher to plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and activities.
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for the children.
  • Prepare materials and set up learning centers.
  • Engage children in educational play and other activities.
  • Assist with mealtimes and promote healthy eating habits
  • Keep the classroom clean, organized and attractive.
  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings, and other professional development activities


  • High school diploma or Equivalency Degree (GED) and
  • The ability to obtain the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential with EICAP's guidance within 12 months of hire (EICAP covers all costs)
  • Preferred experience working with children 0 - 3 years.
  • Must pass a Health and Welfare Enhanced Background Check
  • Must pass a Tuberculosis (TB) screeningand physical exam.
  • The ability to become CPR and First Aid certified through EICAP's training program.


The Early Head Start Preschool Center Aide position is a full-time, hourly position. We offer a competitive benefits package, as well as ongoing professional development opportunities to help you grow in your role:

  • 403B Retirement Plan, with employer match of 6%
  • Dental Insurance, 100% Employer paid, for employee.
  • Health Insurance, 100% Employer paid, for employee.
  • EICAP pays 60% of dependent health and dental premiums.
  • Group Life Insurance, 100% Employer Paid
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vision Insurance (employee paid)
  • Paid Time Off, including Sick Leave, Vacation, and Paid Holidays
  • Starting wage is $10.50 per hour.

EICAP is committed to the promise that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to reach their full potential. If you're passionate about working with young children, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

Learn more about us at: https://www.eicap.org/

EICAP is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

For assistance or accommodations applying for a position with EICAP, please contact the Human Resources department at: 208-522-5370

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