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E-mail Allison with your open position. Jobs will remain on the CCAC website for 30 days. CCAC is not responsible for representations made by any employers below. Also, job postings do not represent an endorsement by CCAC. If you're looking for positions specifically at CCAC, check out our employment opportunities.

Community Job Openings:

Cradle to Crayons 
Tumwater, WA (posted 10/09/2018)

Cradle to Crayons is hiring for a full time floater.  They are looking for someone who is fun, energetic, compassionate, and enjoys being around children.  The position is M-F 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Applicant must have First Aid/CPR, food handlers, bloodborne pathogens, safe sleep, negative TB test, and 30 STARS hours.  Send resumes to

Early Learning Preschool Teachers
Thurston County Centers

Capital Region ESD 113 - Sound To Harbor Early Learning Programs is currently recruiting for Teachers in the Thurston County Areas.  Family Partnership Center, Hawks Prairie Center, Lacey Childcare and Family Services, Friendly Grove Center, West Olympia Center, Griffin Elementary Center, Black Lake Center, SPSCC Early Learning Center, Rainier Center, Yelm Center, Rochester Center and Littlerock Center.  This position is based on hourly employment.  The pay range for these positions is $14.39 to $15.88 hourly. Hours and days of the position will be determined by program needs. (Hours per day: 8 hours/Days per year: 179-254 days) All positions will include sick leave, medical, dental, and retirement.  Eligibility for other benefits will be based on hours and days of the assigned position.  This posting will be used to fill open positions throughout the 2018-19 school year.  For the full job description click here.  To apply for a position, click here.  Required attachments are cover letter, resume and transcripts.

Loving and Learning Childcare
Yelm, WA

Loving and Learning Childcare is looking for a couple team players willing to work between 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  They are looking for classroom teachers for ages 2 to 5, substitutes to cover classrooms and breaks and cook from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  They are willing to offer training to those dedicated to early learning.  Other qualities they are looking for is someone who is time conscious, good hygiene and able to communicate well.  Please send your resume to

Small Wonders
Lacey, WA

Small Wonders in Lacey is hiring for lead or assistant teacher at $11.50 an hour, 35-40 hours a week.  There are immediate openings.  Small Wonders is looking for teachers that have these core values

  • Play / Exploration
  • Caring / Compassion
  • Passion / Excitement
  • Integrity / Ethical / Trust
  • Teamwork / Friendly

Small Wonders is compiled of mostly subsidy based children so applicants must be compassionate and show a willingness to work with children of all walks of life and different levels of social and emotional development.  Must pass background check, clear TB test, complete blood borne pathogens and children/infants CPR & First Aid within 30 days of being hired.  STARS hours need to be completed within 90 days of being hired.  If you are interested in applying, please bring your resume to Small Wonders, 2630 College St SE, Lacey, WA 98503 or email to, attn: Zandria.

Rachel's Family Daycare
Olympia, WA

Rachel's Family Daycare is looking to fill 2 positions to care for children by performing related duties:

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Observing and documenting children's development and recording it in TS Gold

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Scheduling, travel logistics 
  • Listening, verbal communication, informing others 
  • Basic safety, child health, creating a safe, effective environment
  • Connecting with children, building relationships, customer focus

They are part-time (20-30 hours a week), entry level positions starting at $11.50 per hour.  Experience required is 30 hours STARS basics.  Education requirements of High School or equivalent.  If you are interested in applying, please email Rachel at

Nature Nurtures Farm

Olympia, WA
Immediate Openings

Nature Nurtures Farm is seeking a few new employees who value: 

*Integrity *Kindness *Compassion *Honesty 
*Trustworthiness *Generosity *Courage *Perseverance 
*Self Discipline *Restraint *Humor *Playfulness

We are currently seeking for immediate hire at our East Olympia Early Learning Center:

Nature Based Early Childhood Preschool Teacher
This position is full time, Monday through Friday 9am-6pm in our pre-K classroom, ages 4+. Our childcare center is located on the Eastside of Olympia and houses goats, gardens, classroom pets, and aquariums. We are open from 6am - 6pm Monday-Friday. 

Teacher Requirements and Responsibilities: You must be able to manage and lead up to 10 children at a time. This may include diaper changing, meal prep, nap time, classroom clean up and cleanliness, curriculum prep and lesson planning, maintaining/following curriculum, and communicating with parents and management in a professional manner. 

Pay starts at $12.50/hr, and increases to $13 - $15/hr DOE once all required DEL trainings are completed. Paid holidays, sick leave, in-service days, weekly plan time and discounted childcare for employees. 

Substitute Nature Based Early Childhood Teacher
This position will vary in hours based on need, but averages 8-25 hours a week and will give you the possibility of growing into ongoing and/or full time employment within our organization. We are open from 6am-6pm Monday-Friday and substitute hours will vary week to week. Teacher Requirements and Responsibilities: You must be able to manage and lead up to 10 children at a time. This includes diaper changing, meal prep, nap time, classroom clean up and cleanliness, curriculum prep and lesson planning, maintaining/following curriculum, and communicating with parents and management in a professional manner. 

Pay starts at $11.50/hr., $12.50/hr once all required trainings are completed. 

Additional Requirements:
* Current and cleared TB test before start, CPR, First Aid, Blood-borne Pathogens and background check within first 30 days
* Clean background check and good references 
* STARS/MERIT participation per state guidelines

Extensive background check required, strong interpersonal and communication skills including comfort communicating with the public, specifically children, in a pleasant and respectful manner. These are indoor and outdoor positions, and you must be comfortable working in all weather. This is also a fairly physical position, and requires the ability to lift a small child or 50+ pounds regularly as well as being able to be on your feet long hours and walk a lot. 

*** Nature Nurtures Farm is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by law. People of color and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. ***

Internships and part time volunteer positions also available. See for more information. We are also accepting resumes for future full and part time positions working with ages 12 months through kindergarten at our new West Olympia childcare 2nd location projected to open in early 2019.

Nature Nurtures Farm brings young people and animals together to build empathy, teach responsibility, and inspire hope. Nature Nurtures Farm School is a unique program, with a focus on nature-based curriculum and a specific emphasis on human animal interactions. In partnership with our farm location on Delphi Rd, Nature Nurtures Farm School offers innovative, nature based programs for youth of all ages. For more information about all of our programs, check out

We would love to hear from positive candidates who have a genuine interest in the well being of children and their educational experience. If you are reliable, organized, kind, enthusiastic, easy to be around, and have a passion for working with young people and animals this might be the place for you.

If you are interested in this position, or another position in the future, please respond with a cover letter and resume, and if you are available to start now, or in the future. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Our philosophy:
We believe that children build confidence and self-esteem and learn unique lessons about their importance in the world, responsibility, stewardship, and kindness when they become comfortable and familiar with nature and animals. We try as much as possible to facilitate that learning. Childhood is a pricelessly important time when children learn lessons and build beliefs that will last their entire lives. We feel privileged to spend time with children during this time in their life, and we strive to provide them with an enriching environment that encourages confidence, responsibility, creativity, and curiosity.

If this philosophy resonates with you we'd love to hear from you! To apply please email resume and cover letter,