Head Start for Kent County strives to employ highly qualified individuals in the areas of administration, education, fiscal, health, information technology, maintenance, nutrition, transportation and more. Head Start for Kent County is committed to personal, professional, and career development of employees. Wherever practical, Head Start for Kent County will make available to its employees, training and educational resources to enhance personal skills, improve job performance, and to advance his/her individual education and career.

Job Opportunities

Join our team! Interested applicants should complete an application and submit resume and education credentials/transcripts (if applicable) to the attention of the Employment Specialist. If you want more info about a job posting, you may e-mail to request a copy of the job description.

Mail to: Head Start for Kent County, 2626 Walker Ave NW, Walker MI 49544
E-mail to:
Fax to: 616-735-3279
Drop off at Central Office or any Head Start for Kent County site

Internship Opportunities

Internships are a great opportunity for students to find future career opportunities, network with agencies throughout the community and ultimately decide what is the best career path for them. Head Start for Kent County is proud to offer Internship opportunities for students in various departments including Social Services, Home Visiting and Education. Internships throughout the agency are paid, offer hands on training and experience, may offer students college credits and can lead to full-time positions within the agency.

Why Work for Head Start for Kent County?

In addition to the opportunity to serve families and children, Head Start for Kent County provides a competitive salary and excellent benefit packages to our valued employees.

Head Start for Kent County is an AA/EEO/IRCA/ADAAA employer.

Head Start for Kent County offers an excellent benefit package which includes health, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) contribution, paid holidays, paid personal time, paid sick time, paid vacation time and paid snow-days.

Volunteer Opportunities

Head Start for Kent County has many opportunities for parents, non-parent and community members to volunteer. Areas of greatest need are, in the classroom, reading to children, helping teaching staff with special projects, assisting with bus supervision, our Watch D.O.G.S. program and many other opportunities.