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The Early Childhood Education Program has employment opportunities for both qualified teachers and UC Berkeley students.

Positions for Qualified Teachers & Staff

ECEP employees staff in Career and Limited/Part-Time positions. Below is a list of our open positions. Staffing needs change often so please search Berkeley Jobs to find the most up-to-date information on current vacancies.


All staff members must prove eligibility to work within our centers by completing a background clearance with the FBI, DOJ, and Child Abuse Check Index. Additionally, all staff must complete a Health Screening, and adhere to campus requirements regarding immunizations against: Influenza, Pertussis / Whooping Cough, Measles/Mumps/Rubella, and COVID-19.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering a diverse working environment, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefits for eligible positions.

For questions regarding employment, please contact

Jobs for UCB Students

ECEP hires UC Students to assist teachers in our classrooms at five childcare centers on or near campus as Childcare Student Assistants. We also hire students to work in our administrative office as Office Assistants. Work study students are a priority. Starting pay is $18.07. For more information about these work-study positions, please visit Financial Aid Work-Study.

To apply please complete the online application.

For questions regarding students jobs, please contact

Volunteer Opportunities

Students looking to complete fieldwork are encouraged to apply to volunteer at our centers. Please read our information sheet to learn more about the program. Volunteers are allowed to aid in the center for a maximum of 16 hours/week.

To apply as a volunteer for fieldwork within a UC Berkeley education course, please contact our ED&LS Research and Program Coordinator Luvy Vanegas-Grimaud at

To apply as a non-fieldwork volunteer, please complete this online application.

For questions regarding volunteering, please contact