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We're excited to learn more about your career goals. Check out our job openings to apply for a position.

Interested in working for Head Start?

We're excited to learn more about your career goals. Check out our job openings to apply for a position.

At Head Start, Inc., we believe that your career is our future. We recognize that the success of our organization depends on the talent, dedication, and professional growth of our employees. We are committed to providing a dynamic and inclusive work environment where you can thrive and achieve your full potential. As part of our team, you’ll have access to exciting opportunities, ongoing learning and development, and a supportive community that values collaboration and engagement. Join us and let’s shape the future of our community together. Your career matters, and together, we can create a brighter future for all.

The Head Start program makes a significant difference in the lives of children and families within our community. With its comprehensive approach to early childhood education, Head Start goes beyond traditional preschool programs. But our work does not stop there. The Head Start program supports the use of individualized professional development plans to ensure that our staff are receiving the training and professional growth needed to be successful in their roles within our agency and beyond.

The Head Start Program Standards require the leadership of our agency to implement a systematic approach to training and development. Head Start, Inc. strives to collaborate with our employees to create professional development plans that are regularly evaluated. Our employees share the responsibility of investing in their own professional development by contributing to this planning, by working with their supervisors to build a plan that outlines their career goals and the steps necessary to get them there.

At Head Start, Inc. we know that investing in our employees is an investment in our agency’s future.   

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Pledge

At Head Start, Inc. we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We recognize that diversity goes beyond the visible differences and encompasses a wide range of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe that by embracing diversity, we can create a stronger organization, better serve our communities, and drive positive change in society.

We pledge to uphold the following principles in our pursuit of DEI:

  • Embrace Diversity: We value and respect the uniqueness of every individual. We commit to building and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. We will actively seek out and welcome individuals from different races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Foster Inclusion: We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, heard, and empowered to contribute their perspectives and ideas. We will work to remove barriers, address biases, and promote equal opportunities for all individuals within our organization.
  • Ensure Equity: We are dedicated to promoting fairness and justice in our policies, practices, and decision-making processes. We will proactively identify and address systemic inequalities that may exist, and we commit to providing equal access to opportunities, resources, and career advancement for all our employees.
  • Cultivate Respect: We believe in treating everyone with dignity, respect, and kindness. We will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or any form of prejudice within our organization. We encourage open communication, active listening, and constructive dialogue to foster understanding and empathy among our team members.
  • Continuous Learning: We acknowledge that DEI is an ongoing journey that requires continuous education and self-reflection. We will provide resources, training, and development opportunities to deepen our understanding of systemic inequities and biases. We will actively learn from and engage with diverse perspectives to strengthen our organization and our impact.
  • Collaborate and Partner: We recognize that achieving meaningful DEI outcomes requires collaboration with our stakeholders, partners, and the communities we serve. We will actively seek partnerships with organizations and individuals who share our commitment to DEI, and we will support initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in our industry and beyond.

By embracing this DEI pledge, we aim to create a culture where everyone feels welcomed, valued, and respected. We understand that our commitment to DEI is an ongoing, collective effort, and we will regularly assess our progress, learn from our experiences, and adapt our practices to ensure we are continuously improving.

Together, we can create a more equitable and inclusive world.

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If you need any additional information or help, e-mail jobs@billingsheadstart.org or call 406-869-1219

Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Our agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, arrest record, or any other protected classification.

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Julie Carlos

Child Plus Specialist

Head Start employee for 35 years. Head Start is my second family and I Love Head Start and what it does for our families. Children are first is my world.


 Kathy Huck

Nutrition Coordinator

I have worked for Head Start Inc. for 21 years. I never expected to stay this long, my plan was to work for 5 years. I absolutely love working for Head Start, no matter what position I have had in the Nutrition component - and I have done them all.


 Jane Redman


I have now been with Head Start for 33 years and 10 months!  I have been a lifer and will retire from Head Start.  I love what Head Start stands for and love to watch how the children grow throughout the year!


Dana Hultgren

Education Coordinator

I have been here for 17 years and have absolutely enjoyed working with the staff, children and families over the years.  Seeing the difference we –Head Start-- makes in the lives of the children and families makes this job very rewarding.

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