Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area


Why Work at Economic Security Corporation (ESC)?


Do you enjoy making a positive difference in people’s lives?

Are you an energetic and dedicated individual who values the ability to improve quality of life for individuals and families with low income?

If you answered yes to both of these questions, then you have answered why you should work at ESC!!

            ESC is an equal opportunity employer that will not discriminate based on race,

            color, age, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin,

            disability, or veteran status.

ESC is committed to employing and retaining a highly qualified and energetic workforce.

All applicants selected for employment at ESC must pass a criminal background screening and screening for child abuse and neglect as required by agency policy.  Some positions require applicants to pass a pre-employment drug screen.  All Head Start and Early Head Start positions require a physical and TB risk assessment to be completed.  Some positions require you to obtain a CDL Driver’s License to drive a small bus for the Head Start program.

To see full Job Description, please see "Job Descriptions" under Employment.

*At this time, Smart phone access to our online application will not process correctly. To apply online, please use a computer or tablet for best results. 

Current Job Openings

Cook, Ewert Park Early Head Start ( FT )

Program Assistant, Central Office ( FT )

Safety Monitor, South Joplin Head Start (Teacher Aide PT M-F 11:00 - 3:00, 20 hrs/wk )

Early Head Start Teacher, South Joplin Early Head Start ( FT 9:30-5:30 year round )

Family Support Assistant, Carthage Planning Center ( FT )

Teacher Aide, Webb City Head Start ( FT ) 

Area Maintenance Worker, Anderson Head Start ( FT 9am- 4pm )

Bilingual Teacher Aide, Noel Head Start ( FT, 6:30am - 1:30pm 35 hrs/wk)

Cook's Helper, Noel Head Start ( PT )

Bus Driver, Noel Head Start ( PT 6:30-8:30 & 1:30 - 3:30 )

Case Manager, Anderson ESC ( FT )

Center Support Assistant, Illinois Ave Head Start ( PT 5 hrs/day)

Janitor, Illinois Ave Head Start ( PT 4 hrs/day)

Health & Development Assistant, Illinois Ave Head Start ( FT 30 hrs/wk)

Safety Monitor, Anderson Head Start (Teacher Aide PT )





**In case of an issue with the online employment form found here not being available, a downloadable pdf form of the application can be found here. Please attempt the online employment application first before using the downloadable pdf form.