JOB POSTINGS

The Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA) is the membership organization that provides a unified voice and support to the poverty fighting network of Community Action Agencies.

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Member Job Opportunities

Executive Director - Will County, IL

JOB TITLE: Executive Director

REPORTS TO: Board of Directors

Job Summary: Actively support the Agency’s mission by developing and implementing programs and services that help people overcome the causes and conditions of poverty. Be accountable for the overall management of the Agency, including the facilities, equipment, financial resources, and human resources.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social service, business or relevant field, or equivalent.
  • Five years’ experience in a Community Action Agency preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in decision-making, corporate business practices, personnel management, and grant management.
  • Acute public awareness and ability to relate to persons of diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Willingness to work overtime including evenings and weekends

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To Apply:

Comprehensive benefits package. Interested applicants, please send cover letter, resume/CV, and references to: wccccexecdir@gmail.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Field Supervisor, Home Performance - Cook County, IL

JOB TITLE: Field Supervisor, Home Performance

REPORTS TO: Senior Project Manager, Wx

Job Summary:Under the direction and supervision of the WX Senior Project Manager, the Home Performance Field Supervisor oversees and manages the operations of the Department’s HVAC crews. This position is responsible for leading a team of technicians and ensuring the successful completion of weatherization projects. This position will have expertise in home performance techniques, advanced HVAC systems, building science, codes, and safety protocols. This position routinely handles sensitive and/or confidential information and will represent CEDA in a variety of capacities. Must demonstrate good judgment, an ability to be approachable and professional, solid problem-solving skills, an ability to handle multiple tasks, an ability to be self-motivated and well organized, and maintain strict confidentiality.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise and direct a team of home performance HVAC technicians, providing guidance and support throughout projects.
  • Assign tasks and responsibilities to crew members, ensuring efficiency and productivity.
  • Conduct regular in-field performance evaluations, provide feedback, and address any performance-related issues.
  • Deliver comprehensive trainings that cover all aspects of HVAC systems, with an emphasis on heat pumps, duct design, and energy-efficient practices. Tailor training programs to meet the needs of different skill levels and target audiences.

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To Apply:

Please apply online here. Call CEDA at (312) 782-2332 with any questions. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Weatherization Assessor - Sangamon & Macon County, IL

JOB TITLE: Weatherization Assessor

REPORTS TO: Lead Energy Specialist

Job Summary: Sangamon County Community Resources has an opening for a Weatherization Assessor to join our team! The Weatherization Assessor will assist the Weatherization Coordinator in completing the weatherization work of various homes in Sangamon & Macon County. The position will assist in providing oversight and overall coordination of assigned programs and contracts in compliance with all relevant State, Federal, and local provisions and is responsible to meet all requirements for this position.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize and handle emergency or crisis situations.

  • Effective management, leadership, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to handle program and client information in a confidential manner and report concerns as mandated.

  • Knowledge of trauma-informed care principles. 

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To Apply:

Submit Application and Supporting Resume and/or References To: David MacDonna, Director of Sangamon County Community Resources 2833 S. Grand Avenue, East Springfield, IL 62703 OR Fax to 217-535-3119 .

Equal Opportunity Employer

Director of Finance - Danville, IL

JOB TITLE: Director of Finance

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary:The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing the company general ledger, producing financial reports for all internal and external financial statement users, and supervising the day-to-day operations of the financial reporting and accounting functions for the organization. The Director of Finance will manage budget oversight and actual expenses for the operating fund and grant programs. This position reports to the CEO and is responsible for the Fiscal Department.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to evaluate the work of others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of organization’s applicable financial practices and procedures, as well as a thorough understanding of state and federal rules and regulations
  • Proficient with accounting software and standard office and accounting equipment

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To Apply:

Submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@comaction.org, or via fax to 217.431.0725

Equal Opportunity Employer

Speech & Language Pathologist - Peoria, IL

JOB TITLE: Liscensed Speech and Language Pathologist

REPORTS TO: Disability Coordinator

Job Summary: As a Speech and Language Pathologist at PCCEO Head Start, you will play a crucial role in assessing, diagnosing, and providing therapeutic interventions for children with communication, speech, and language disorders. You will work closely with children, parents, and staff to develop tailored therapy plans, improve communication skills, and enhance overall quality of life.

Recommended Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program.
  • State licensure or certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Compassionate, family-focused, and dedicated to improving the lives of children with speech and language disorders.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.

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To Apply:

Submit your application or resume to Patti Scott
By mail: 711 W. McBean Street, Peoria, IL 61605
By email: pscott@pcceo.org
By applying on INDEED.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

Family Development Specialist - Peoria, IL

JOB TITLE: Family Development Specialist (Exempt/Full Time)

REPORTS TO: Family Development Coordinator

Job Purpose: The Family Development Specialist will support the Family Development Coordinator with recruitment, coordination and follow up of services for Head Start families including but not limited to: parent engagement activities, personal development, specific health related services and self sufficiency programming through the provision of services for Head Start parents and their children as required by performance standards and related contents for the Head Start Program.

Recommended Requirements:

  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience in social service or human development field:
  • Two (2) years Case Management or equivalent experience in social service or human development field
  • Proficient office skills in data entry and use of Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload;
  • Ability to work collaboratively, act innovatively and embrace change;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

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To Apply:

Submit your application or resume to Patti Scott
By mail: 711 W. McBean Street, Peoria, IL 61605
By email: pscott@pcceo.org
By applying on INDEED.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

Early Childhood Teacher - Peoria, IL

JOB TITLE: Early Childhood Teacher (Non-Exempt/Full Time)

REPORTS TO: PCCEO Head Start

Job Purpose: The Early Childhood Teacher, under the supervision of the Education Coordinator for the Head Start, ensures the growth and development of the children enrolled in the center.

Recommended Requirements:

  • Must have an AA/BA or BS advanced degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or;
  • A degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with a minimum of 6 hours in Child Development or;
  • Early Childhood Education experience in teaching preschool children and the State of Illinois-04 certificate or;
  • A state-awarded certificate for preschool teachers that meets or exceeds the requirements fora child development associate credential;
  • Completion of the CDA credentialing program of the Council for Professional Recognition with a current CDA credential with with preschool center based endorsement and;
  • Experience in early childhood education or relationd field. 

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To Apply:

Submit your application or resume to Patti Scott
By mail: 711 W. McBean Street, Peoria, IL 61605
By email: pscott@pcceo.org
By applying on INDEED.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher - Peoria, IL

JOB TITLE: Early Childhood Assistant Teacher 

REPORTS TO: PCCEO Head Start

Job Purpose: The Early Childhood Assistant is responsible for providing assistance to the Early Childhood Teacher in the supervision of children, maintenance of materials and equiptment, completion of records, screenings and appropriate forms, and involvment of parents in the program. The Early Childhood Assistant is also responsible for working collaboratively with other staff and assuring that PCCEO HS is in complete compliance with all of the federal state and local rules that govern HS.

Recommended Requirements:

  • Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
  • Twelve (12) semester hours of Early Childhood Education
  • Associate or Baccalaureate Degree (in any area)
  • At least one (1) year of experience working with famillies and children. 
  • Must be at least 19 years of age.
  • Must be able to preform the essential functions of the job description.

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To Apply:

Submit your application or resume to Patti Scott
By mail: 711 W. McBean Street, Peoria, IL 61605
By email: pscott@pcceo.org
By applying on INDEED.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

Chief Executive Officer - Western IL Regional Council & CAA

JOB TITLE: Cheif Executive Officer 

REPORTS TO: Board of Directors

Position Summary:
Responsible for leading all Agency operations in accordance with the policies enacted by the Board of Directors. For more information, download the Needs Assessment & Job Description here.

Duties and Responsibilities:
A. Leadership:

i. Actively support the Agency’s mission by developing and implementing programs and services that help people overcome the causes and conditions of poverty.
ii. Actively support member communities to maximize planning and development opportunities, including public infrastructure development, and housing development.
iii. Accountable for the overall management of the agency, including the facilities, equipment, financial resources, and human resources.

B. Strategic Planning:

i. Facilitate the strategic planning process and ensure the development of a comprehensive strategic plan with measurable goals and outcomes.
ii. Regularly monitor and report progress achieved on strategic plan goals and outcomes to the Board of Directors.

C. Customer Focus:

i. Develop and monitor systems to assure delivery of high-quality customer service throughout the organization.
ii. Ensure the Agency develops and maintains a strong positive public image with the communities served, social service partners, and funders.

D. Measurement, Analysis, and Performance Management:

i. Incorporate the Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) framework into overall agency operations.
ii. Utilize measurable outcome indicators for key agency programs and activities, and report progress regularly to the Board of Directors.

E. Human Resources:

i. Ensure the Agency recruits and maintains a highly competent staff, and that any performance issues are promptly and professionally addressed.
ii. Design and implement strategies for the training and development of the Board of Directors and staff.

F. Organizational Processes:

i. Analyze organizational systems for suitability and effectiveness, and ensure agency policies are current and enforced.
ii. Ensure the Agency operates within the specifications of Federal, State, and local laws, guidelines, and policies.

G. Fiscal Acuity:

i. Responsible for the financial growth and liquidity of the Agency.
ii. Follows all federal and state fiscal requirements and assures systems of internal control and financial reporting that meet or exceed Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

H. Results:

i. Provide regular reports and data to the Board of Directors that demonstrate the achievement of results for established goals and objectives.
ii. Monitor financial statements and data to assure the agency remains financially strong, reporting any concerns to the Board of Directors.

To Apply:

Contact the PACE Group
Anthony Michelic, President: Anthony@thepacegroup.com, 817-915-4156
Wanda Sullivan, Vice President: Wanda@thepacegroup.com, 662-401-1337

Equal Opportunity Employer

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