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Enrollment Events have been postponed until Further Notice.

Please include your name, child’s name, city, and phone number in your e-mail message.

Shellie Harris-Jones -Education Manager
Vera Cavalcante-Mota - Family Engagement Manager
Melanie Dolph - Jimtown North Elementary School Site Manager
Jane Yuhasz - Lafayette Elementary School Site Manager
Alcides Argueta - Mary Beck Elementary School Site Manager
Yvette West - Merit Elementary Learning Center EHS Manager
Kisha Hoover - Studebaker Elementary School Site Supervisor
Executive Director: Dr. Kathy Guajardo
Office: 245 North Lombardy Dr. Door 1, South Bend, IN  46619
Telephone:  (574) 393-5864
Toll Free:  (866) 440-8843
Fax:   (574) 283-8108

Schools within the Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties Head Start Consortium

  • Baugo: Jimtown North Elementary School
  • Concord: South Side Elementary School, West Side Elementary School
  • Elkhart: Bristol Elementary School, Mary Beck Elementary School, Mary Feeser Elementary School, Osolo Elementary School, Woodland Elementary School, Washington Gardens School
  • Goshen: Merit Learning Center, Model Elementary School, Waterford Elementary School, West Goshen Elementary School
  • John Glenn: Walkerton Elementary School
  • Middlebury: Jefferson Elementary School, York Elementary School
  • Mishawaka: Fred J Hums Elementary School, Liberty Elementary School
  • Penn-Harris-Madison: Elsie Rogers Elementary School
  • South Bend: El Campito Child Development Center
  • South Bend Community School Corporation: Forest G. Hay Elementary School, Lafayette Elementary School, Studebaker Elementary School
  • Union North: LaVille Elementary School
  • Wa-Nee: Woodview Elementary School
Head Start Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Please e-mail résumés with references to [email protected]
or fax to 574-283-8662.
Please no phone calls.

Submit an application online now.

Download our employment application, complete it, then use the form below to upload the completed employment application, along with your resume.

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Open Positions

  • Head Start Paraprofessional:

    Must hold a High School Diploma or equivalent. Classroom experience with infant/toddlers and/or preschoolers, other Head Start programs, or public schools preferred; this position is approximately 12 hours per week with no benefits.

  • Day to Day Floating Substitutes:

    Must hold a High School Diploma or equivalent or a CDA. Classroom experience preferred; this position will be on an as needed basis with no benefits, required to travel.


Bylaws of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties Head Start Consortium (Click to Expand)