Career Opportunities

If you are looking for a rewarding career, then you've come to the right place. Community Action Kentucky and its network partners offer high-pace, high-impact employment opportunities across the state. If you are ready to roll up your sleeves and make a difference in your community then join our team! Check out our latest openings below.

Program Lead

Central Kentucky | CAK Main Office


Community Action Kentucky – Program Lead

We’re Hiring! Community Action Kentucky is looking for qualified individuals to join our team and make a difference for Kentucky.

We’re interested in people who:

  • Are motivated to make a difference.
  • Display strong Customer Service skills.
  • Understand that team success is their success.
  • Embrace the use of technology and data.
  • Enjoy solving problems and are driven to continuously improve.
  • Love learning new things and enjoy sharing their knowledge with others.
  • We’re particularly interested in people who have a background in LIHEAP, Weatherization, CSBG, ROMA, Grant Writing, or Grant Administration.

Examples of Duties:

  • Manage assigned contracts and programs and ensure that CAK meets its deliverables and reporting requirements.
  • Provide Training and Technical Assistance to CAK’s members including: identifying training needs; creating best practices and operational manuals; hosting training sessions; providing policy interpretation and guidance; serving as a subject matter expert.
  • Uses technology to communicate, manage programs, improve processes and report results.
  • Build positive working relationships with Community Action Kentucky’s 23-member community action agencies; local, state and federal government; as well as CAK’s network of partners.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in a Business Management, Political Science, Social Work (Macro), Organizational Leadership, non-profit management, public policy, public administration, or other related field preferred. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education.
    Ability to understand and meet contract requirements and deliverables.
  • The ability to think independently, solve problems, organize tasks, and efficiently handle multiple assignments at once with little supervision.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Embrace and use technology.
  • Demonstrate an attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Display strong Customer Service skills.

About CAK:
CAK is the State Association for Kentucky’s 23 Community Action Agencies. We offer participation in the KRS/CERS retirement plan, health insurance and other benefits to eligible employees. As a 501(c)(3), employees may be eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program for student loans. Open to flexible schedules and working arrangements. Website:

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