We educate and support the adults who care for young children in Southwest Ohio, the Miami Valley and Kentucky.

About 4C

Join the 4C Team!

Looking for rewarding work in a mission-driven organization that is making a difference in our community? Consider a position at 4C for Children.

4C positively impacted over 207,000 children last year through its services to child care providers and parents. For more about 4C's outcomes.

4C is the winner of the Overall ONE Award (ONE stands for Organizations of Noteworthy Excellence), the Better Business Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, and was named one of Enquirer Media's 2014 Top Workplaces. Professional development opportunities for all staff as well as continuous improvement in all programs are key commitments of 4C. For more about our mission, vision and values.


Strategic Director, Quality Programs

4C is seeking an accomplished program leader to join its strategic leadership team. The Strategic Director collaborates to lead the agency’s efforts to increase quality in early childhood programs throughout Ohio and Kentucky. The director provides vision for and oversees a collection of 4C’s projects and services. The area of focus for this director position is professional development for child care providers such as training and coaching.

This position will be based in 4C’s Cincinnati, Ohio office and will play a significant role in community collaboration in the region. The director will lead the implementation of strategic plans, the setting of agency policies and procedures, facilitate continuous improvement, expand and manage program funding, and manage complex projects.

The director will have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Development and Family Studies, Human Ecology or related field. We are also seeking a candidate with five or more years’ experience in a leadership role in early learning and/or education settings and working with adult learners. It is important that the candidate understand the child care field. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of managing through change, navigating complex political landscapes, inspiring and motivating teams, and thinking innovatively.

For more information, contact Kim Ginn.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Posted 6/7/2017


Team Leader, Quality Programs

4C for Children has a full-time opening in our Cincinnati office for a Team Leader. This position oversees the day-to-day operation of 4C’s professional development programs for child care providers. The Team Leader hires and develops a skilled team of specialists, oversees a budget, monitors progress through evaluation, and partners to ensure the consistent quality delivery of 4C programs. Working closely with other team leaders and agency directors, the Team Leader inspires front line staff to improve the quality of child care programs and build up the early childhood profession.

The Team Leader is a seasoned early childhood professional with a broad-based understanding of the landscape in which 4C operates. Collaboration, positivity and problem solving are key characteristics of a successful candidate for the Team Leader position.

The position requires combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Development and Family Studies, Human Ecology or related field, and two years of experience in a leadership role. In addition, the ideal candidate has experience in adult learning theory and project management, is collaborative and self-directed, can set priorities and meet deadlines, has effective communication skills and provides excellent customer service.

For more information, contact Mary Alice Callahan.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Posted 6/7/2017


Development Associate

This full-time position based in our Cincinnati office will support the Agency Advancement team and the President/CEO in the agency’s fundraising efforts by assisting development strategies, managing donor data and coordinating agency and board information. This position requires 2-3 years of relevant work experience and the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize projects. The successful candidate will display executive level professionalism, excellent customer service skills and have a passion for data management, accuracy and reporting. Download the full job description for the responsibilities and requirements for this position.

For more information, contact Ilona Piaskowy.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Posted 6/7/2017


Quality Programs Consultant

4C for Children is seeking a highly motivated and skilled professional to join the Quality Programs team. This part-time position is based in our Dayton Office. The ideal candidate brings a passion for supporting those who work with children, primarily in child care centers.

The quality programs consultant will provide coaching and training to teachers and administrators throughout the Miami Valley. They will be responsible for building relationships with early childhood professionals, collaborating with other team members to meet the needs of the community as well as staying on top of the latest research and best practice within the field.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in early childhood or related field, three years experience in early childhood education, preschool-age child care experience and knowledge of Step Up To Quality preferred.

For more information, contact Andrew Brzezinski.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Posted 5/31/2017


Workshop Assistants (Dayton)

4C for Children is looking for high-energy individuals who enjoy working with people to provide assistance with workshops for early childhood professionals. This part-time position is based at our Dayton office. Requirements: minimum of a high school diploma; excellent customer service skills; ability to multitask and make quick decisions within a framework of guidelines; excellent record-keeping and organizational skills; available to work nights and weekends.

For more information, contact Becky Evemy at 937-723-2726.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Updated 2/14/17


 Respite Care Provider

Caring, energetic individuals sought to provide respite care in and around Dayton for families who have children with special needs. Position is part-time; provider works as a contractor. Candidates must be self-motivated.

Requires a minimum of a high school diploma with two years experience working with children. Experience with children with special needs preferred.

Fill out our online application here.

This is an ongoing posting

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 To apply for a 4C position:

  • Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@4cforchildren.org.
  • Put the title of the position as the subject of your email.

4C is an Equal Opportunity Employer.