Helping People. Changing Lives.

CAC is looking for employees who are passionate about helping people and giving what it takes to make a lasting impact in their lives.

Knox County CAC employee working at her desk
Knox County Community Action Committee presentation on composting and food waste

CAC provides full time employees with excellent benefits to include:

  • employer paid health insurance
  • life insurance
  • contribution to pension plan
  • co-pay dental
  • vacation and sick leave days with generous holidays

Open Positions

Community Engagement Manager

This position receives general supervision from the Office on Aging Director. In consultation with Program Managers and Office on Aging Director, assists with leading, coordinating and implementing department fundraising activities and events, including key signature...

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Employment Specialist

Summary: The Employment Specialist is responsible for assisting job-seeking youth and adults with career development activities designed to link them with employment. Performs in-depth assessment of clients and assists them with preparing service plans geared toward...

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Project LIVE Case Manager

Work with low-income, vulnerable seniors who need linkage to community resources so that they can maintain an independent living situation. Conduct interviews, refer clients to other community agencies for support services and training; monitor client progress; provide follow-up services and crises intervention if indicated; maintain records; and make reports. Four years of college or a combination of education and work experience in social work, human services, adult education, or related field. Must have a reliable automobile, valid driver’s license and insurance for daily use (mileage reimbursed). Preferred qualifications include two years of related work experience. Salary $32,876+ depending upon qualifications. Excellent benefits including employer paid health insurance, life insurance, contributions to pension plan, co-pay dental insurance, vacation days, sick leave days, and generous holidays. Resumes and salary history may be sent to CAC/ P.O. Box 51650 / Knoxville, Tn 37950-1650, Attn: Personnel Department; email: CACHR@knoxcac.org; Fax: 865-546-0832 . Applications and detailed job information available at: L. T. Ross Building, CAC Central Office, 2247 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Western Heights Business Engagement Coordinator

CAC has an immediate opening for a full-time Business Engagement Coordinator to recruit new employment opportunities and job placements for residents of Western Heights, while working directly with residents to assess their job-training and employment needs, develop...

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Summer Food Access Associate I – Agent

Summary: An employee of this classification receives supervision from the Food Distribution Manager, Nutrition Services Assistant Director, and Mobile Meals management staff. Work is performed on a part-time to full-time basis Monday – Friday (flexibility from a...

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Summer Food Access Associate II – Driver

Summary: An employee of this classification receives supervision from the Food Distribution Manager, Nutrition Services Assistant Director, and Mobile Meals management staff. Work is performed on a part-time to full-time basis Monday – Friday (flexibility from a...

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Volunteer Assisted Transportation – Program Specialist

A front-line customer service position providing fleet sanitation, ensuring vehicles are maintained, answering consumer calls, and serving as a back-up driver. Qualifications: Reliable transportation (mileage reimbursed) and a good driving record is a must. Department...

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Part-Time Vehicle Driver

Caring, dependable individuals needed to work part-time transporting passengers, including disabled passengers, to medical appointments and other services. Must be able to assist passengers on and off the vehicle, including those with disabilities and in wheelchairs....

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Mobile Meals Kitchen Vehicle Operator

Summary: Reliable, caring person needed to work part-time (32 hours per week) for the Mobile Meals Kitchen as a Mobile Meals Vehicle Operator. Must be able to transport meals to homebound seniors, people with disabilities, and children. Must be able to transport...

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Apply Online

Email your resume and CAC job application to cachr@knoxcac.org or apply using our online form.

Note: Emailed resumes sent as attachments must be provided in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Apply by Fax

Fax your resume or completed CAC Job Application to CAC Personnel at (865) 546-0832.

Apply by Mail

Mail your resume or completed CAC job application to the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee / P.O. Box 51650 / Knoxville, TN 37950-1650.

Apply in Person

Visit the CAC Central Office reception area of the Ross Building to review our job book, complete an application, and/or submit your resume.


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