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Thank you for your interest in employment with us. Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. offers competitive salaries and benefits. Current employment opportunities are listed below. Please read the complete job description as it provides supplemental information on essential job functions and minimum qualifications.

An employment application, along with a resume and cover letter, should be mailed or faxed to:

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.
309 Spangler Drive
Richmond, KY 40475
Attn: Human Resources Director
Email to: [email protected]

Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment. Recruitment and hiring will be done on the basis of the applicant's abilities, skills, experience, and other job related measures. You can also go to the Foothill’s Main Office, located at 309 Spangler Drive in Richmond, during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) and fill out an application on site. You are encouraged to bring a copy of your resume and a cover letter to be included with your application.

Positions may also be advertised as they become available in the following newspapers: Lexington Herald-Leader, Richmond Register, Winchester Sun, Clay City Times, Berea Citizen, and Estill County Tribune or contact the Human Resource Manager. Please check these newspapers for current available positions.

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, familial status, veteran status, political affiliation, or gender identity.


Current Job Opportunities

Kentucky River Foothills’ Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) project is seeking a full-time Outreach and Eligibility Specialist. Responsibilities will include determining applicant eligibility based on program guidelines and marketing program services to veteran organizations, social service agencies and the general community. Travel within central, southern and eastern Kentucky is required. Must have a valid Kentucky driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the ability and willingness to travel the service area. A four-year degree in Communications or Marketing or related field is preferred. Agency policy regarding drug screen and criminal background checks applies to this position. Project funding provided by US Department of Veteran Affairs. Please send a cover letter with resume to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start has an opening for a full-time Early Head Start Teacher in Madison County. Infant/Toddler CDA required. IECE or other degree related to early childhood education preferred. Agency policies regarding background checks and drug screen apply to this position. A resume including references, education, and work experience should be sent to [email protected] Funding for this position is provided by the Administration for Children and Families, through the Office of Head Start Grant#04CH4649. Deadline to apply is May 22. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is accepting applications for a Medical Office Administrator to work 37.5 hours per week for the Healthcare for the Homeless (HCH) Project in Powell County. $18.00-$20.00 per hour, contingent upon education and experience. The Medical Office Administrator performs a variety of tasks specific to the Healthcare for the Homeless Project, including but not limited to, developing policies and procedures and ensuring compliance, supervising front office staff and the billing department, and providing administrative support for the HCH Project Director and the Director of Health and Human Services. Associate’s Degree, certification program or college courses in a related field required, Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration or related field preferred. Three to five years in a primary care setting highly desired. Must have and maintain a valid Kentucky Driver’s license and must have the ability and willingness to travel the service area as needed. Must be able to lift forty (40) pounds. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background checks applies to this position. Send cover letter and resume with references to [email protected] Funding for this position provided by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Liberty Place Recovery Center for Women has immediate openings for Safe Off the Streets (SOS) Monitors (PRN) to conduct initial screening and supervision of clients including facility safety checks. Position is “as needed” and may include weekend hours. School Diploma or GED required. If in recovery, two years of continuous sobriety and working an active recovery program is required. Persons completing a recovery center program may be considered for employment with less than two years of sobriety. Agency drug and alcohol policy and criminal background check applies to this position. Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start is accepting applications for Substitute Teachers in Clark, Estill and Powell counties. A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood is preferred, a minimal of an Associate’s Degree for Head Start/CDA for Early Head Start is required. Background checks and drug screen is required prior to employment. A resume including references, education, and work experience should be sent to Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475; Attn: K.C. Alleruzzo or via email to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills is accepting applications for a PT Assistant Teacher at the Richmond Child Care Center; 220 Duncannon Lane; Richmond, KY. High School Diploma or GED required. Prior experience in a child care setting preferred. Pay contingent on education and experience. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Agency policy regarding criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening applies to this position. Send resume with work experience and references to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start has openings in Madison and Powell counties for Family Services Specialists. Degree in Social Work, Family Studies, or related field preferred. Please send resume including references, education, and work experience to Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475; Attn: Tiffany Turner or via email to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.