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.

IACAA Job Opportunities

There are no current IACAA positions available at this time.

Member Job Opportunities

Housing Services Manager - Peoria, IL

JOB TITLE: Housing Services Manager 

REPORTS TO: Chief Operational Officer

Job Purpose: Directs and coordinates the activities of PCCEO relative to Weatherization, Housing Rehabilitation (HIP and SFOOR), Lead-Based Paint Mitigation Services, and other programs designed to improve the housing and environmental quality of the PCCEO community; and to promote the growth of PCCEO into other community-advantageous arenas.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In concert with approved PCCEO Programs, policies and procedures, the Housing Services Manager is responsible for the accomplishment and fulfillment of the duties and tasks as prescribed by the COO. Such tasks and duties contain commensurate authority (from the COO) to delegateappropriate amounts of responsibility and authority to PCCEO staff members. Where delegation occurs, the Housing Services Manager may not relinquish the overall responsibility for results, nor any portion of the accountability involved.

View full job description for Housing Services Manager Job- PCCEO here.

To Apply:

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:, 817-915-4156
Wanda Sullivan, Vice President:, 662-401-1337

Equal Opportunity Employer

Community Services Director - Rockford Health & Human Services

JOB TITLE: Community Services Director

REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Health & Human Services

Nature of Work:

Serving the public with professional administrative work of difficulty in organizing, implementing, directing, coordinating and evaluating various functions within the Department of Human Services. Typical assignments include functioning as a program manager over Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), Housing and Urban Development Continuum of Care grants and Drug Free grants as well as a variety of State and discretionary grant programs.

Residency Requirement effective November 15, 2021: all newly hired employees shall live anywhere within Winnebago County or anywhere within fifteen (15) miles of Rockford City Hall within six (6) months of the completion of their introductory period.

To apply click HERE. Additional jobs are posted on the same page. Applicants have until September 29, 2023 to complete the online application. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Executive Director - BCMW Community Services

JOB TITLE: Executive Director

REPORTS TO: Board of Directors

Position Summary:

The B.C.M.W. Community Services is currently accepting resumes for the position of Executive Director.

B.C.M.W. Community Services is a non-profit community action agency serving Bond, Clinton, Marion, Washington and Franklin Counties with the Administrative Office located in Centralia.  The corporation has an approximate budget of $12 million and has approximately 130 employees.  The agency provides a host of social service programs assisting individuals and families.

Applicants should possess a comprehensive knowledge of social service programming and/or business administration and board policy making procedures, experience in financial management, policy administration, personnel administration, and program planning.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and education.

For more information, contact Roger W. Meyer, Board Chair, at 618-292-7122. Full position description available here.

Resumes should be submitted no later than August 31, 2023, to and

Equal Opportunity Employer

Senior Service Program Assistant - Dekalb County

JOB TITLE: Senior Service Program Assistant

REPORTS TO: Director of Community Programming & Outreach

Position Summary:
The primary purpose of the Program Assistant is to coordinate the operations of Club 55 Activity Centers under the supervision of the Community Programs Director and Senior Service Coordinator.  This position works to maintain an environment conducive to the therapeutic process and support creativity and growth in the Senior Service program.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain Club 55 Locations
  • Facilitate activities and conversations with Club 55 participants
  • Assist Senior Service Coordinator with development and implementation of monthly activity calendar, educational presentations, recreational opportunities, etc.

    Education, Training, and Experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • COVID-19 vaccination
    • Vehicle, driver’s license, and operator’s insurance

    For full job description click here.

    Apply for this position on Family Service Agency’s website.

    Weatherization Specialist I - City of Rockford

    JOB TITLE: Weatherization Specialist I

    REPORTS TO: Community Services Director 

    Position Summary:
    Work involves the determination of eligibility of clients and buildings for weatherization projects, energy audits and the preparation of appropriate documents to initiate and develop work orders, and to complete work defined projects.

    Essential Functions:

      • Performs energy audits to determine eligibility and feasibility of weatherization projects.
      • Estimates labor and materials for projects involving heating, structural, and renovation improvements.
      • Develops work orders by utilizing State Weatherization database.
      • Maintains and updates required records and reports.
      • Maintains reasonable and predictable attendance.

    Education, Training, and Experience:

    An Associate’s Degree and two (2) years of experience in the building trades. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may be substituted for the required experience.

    For full job description click here.

    Apply for this position on The City of Rockford’s website.

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