Employment Opportunities


Head Start Substitutes

Head Start is a comprehensive child development program for children ages 3 – 5.  Head Start provides social, emotional, health and nutrition services for income-eligible families.  Head Start encourages the role of parents as their child's first and most important teacher. Head Start builds relationships with families that support positive parent-child relationships, family well-being, and community connections.

Head Start Classroom Substitutes:  On-call positions available in the Chatham, Hudson, Philmont, Valatie, and Taconic Hills classrooms.  Assist the classroom team with children’s activities, planning and record keeping when regular classroom staff are not available. 

Must enjoy working with children!  Up to seven hours per day during the school year. Start your career with Head Start as a Classroom Substitute!

Pay Rate:  $11.10

Sub trainings are held throughout the school year.

Call 518-828-6312 for more information.

All Head Start employees are subject to inquiry with the New York State Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment and New York State Criminal History Check.

Please submit cover letter and updated resume to:

Cindy Andrus, COI Head Start Director
540 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY  12534
or by email to: candrus@columbiaopportunities.org