Professional Opportunities

For people who are passionate about young children and early learning, Wake County Smart Start is a great place to work.  As an employer, Wake County Smart Start provides a quality work environment with a competitive salary and benefits.

Current Openings

Wake County Smart Start Engagement Coordinator VISTA

This posting is through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. This VISTA position is part of the larger Wake County Food Security and Social Economic Vitality VISTA Program based in Raleigh, NC. The WCSS VISTA will help ensure that Wake County’s young children receive the early education, development and social-emotional support they need to be successful in Kindergarten and life. The VISTA project will build the capacity of WCSS by developing a sustainable supporter, volunteer, and donor contact and management system for the agency, and by assisting with engagement strategy efforts.

Please visit the AmeriCorps VISTA website for more information and to apply.


*Please note: All applicants must submit a Wake County Smart Start Application for Employment to the contact indicated on the vacancy announcement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application. To obtain the Application for Employment, click here.

WCSS participates in the E-Verify program. To learn more about the program, click here.

Thank you for your interest in working at Wake County Smart Start.