Job Openings

Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist (ECMHS)

MECC is currently accepting applications for an Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist (ECMHS) to provide early childhood mental health consultation services to child care programs in Montezuma and Dolores Counties.

This position will provide consultation, coaching, training and education to families and early learning programs throughout Montezuma and Dolores Counties. The ECMHS focuses on developing and strengthening the social emotional skills of young children through timely screening and assessment, increasing the parent and the early learning provider’s ability to manage challenging behaviors, and providing outreach and connecting families to other community resources. Successful candidate must have a masters degree and be licensable.

This is a full time position and compensation is dependent on experience.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Open until filled.

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MECC Programs Assistant

Come grow with us! The Montelores Early Childhood Council is looking for a Programs Assistant.  This is a new position.  We are looking for a creative, energetic self-starter to join our team.  This position will help with planning of family nights and training logistics. They will also help with our newsletter and social media, so computer skills are necessary. Knowledge and experience in early childhood is a plus.  Please send cover letter and resume to:


Preschool / Toddler Teachers Needed for Tree House Early Learning Center

Successful applicant must have ECE units and be teacher qualified. Full Time positions and Competitive salary. Full background check and drug test required. EOE. Send resume to Brandi Henderson, Center Director, at


Early Childhood Education Specialist – Tri-County Head Start

Do you want to work for one of the largest nonprofits in Durango and make a difference for kids
and families? Tri-County Head Start is seeking an experienced Full-Time Early Childhood Education
Specialist. This position is responsible for overall program compliance with the child development performance standards and state licensing for Head Start and Early Head Start.

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Toddler Teacher – Por Dia Preschool and Learning Center

Por Dia is looking for someone to join their team! Flexible hours, family oriented, staff kids welcome at no charge/discounted childcare depending on hours worked! Either part time or full time options, willing to open or close on occasion! Must have State of Colorado requirements for Toddler teacher or at least started and working towards requirements! Must be able to multitask, help with breakfast and lunch prep, possible shopping for supplies, groceries etc! Needed by August 20th/27th 2018 for upcoming school year, pay depending on experience and education! Someone with experience going through a Colorado Shines Review a plus! Please bring a resume to Por Dia at 1515 S. Oak Street, Cortez, CO, or call 970-565-6182 for any questions. 



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