Careers - Luzerne County Head Start


Help make a difference in the lives of young children and their families.

Join the team at Luzerne County Head Start today!

NEW! Up to $1,000 Sign-On Bonus for Key Positions at LCHS

Apply for select career opportunities at Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. and receive up to a $1,000 sign-on bonus.

Positions are eligible for sign-on bonuses beginning in July of 2021. CLICK HERE for a list of eligible opportunities. Please note that in order to receive the sign-on bonus select criteria must be met.

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  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for full-time and part-time employees
  • Generous paid time off, including holidays, sick and personal time
  • Competitive pay
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contributions at 7%
  • Career development and advancement
  • Extensive training and learning opportunities
  • Work environment that offers strong, positive team connections
  • Staff wellness program + incentives

Click here for a detailed explanation of benefits offered to LCHS employees.

Click here to learn more about LCHS’s retirement plan. This presentation will help you to understand the details of the retirement plan.

Click here to learn more about LCHS’s Career Development program.

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About LCHS

LCHS is an income based early childhood education program that provides comprehensive services to pregnant women, children from birth to age five, and their families in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. From early math and reading skills to confidence and resilience, our no-cost preschool program helps children ages 3-5 build the abilities they need to be successful in school and in life. Our Early Head Start home visiting program is available to qualified pregnant women and children birth to three-years-old. LCHS also offers a number of job training and career development opportunities to staff members and focuses on the health and well-being of our employees through our staff wellness program.

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Equal Employment Opportunities

Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, or if you are unable to access the online application, you may contact us at or you may call us at 570-829-6231.

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