Employment Opportunities

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Employment applications may be obtained by clicking on the link below or at any C.E.F.S. County Outreach office or our administrative office located at 1805 N Banker Street in Effingham.  Prospective employees must meet pre-employment requirements.  C.E.F.S. is an equal opportunity employer.

Submission of employment applications and any required documents should be mailed to C.E.F.S. Personnel Dept., PO Box 928, Effingham IL  62401 or delivered in person to 1805 South Banker Street, Effingham IL  62401.

Head Start Program - Head Start is hiring for the following positions:     

    Bus Driver/Bus Monitor - position available in Vandalia, IL. 40-hrs./wk. M–F. HS diploma or equivalent required. Must be age 18 for monitor. Must have a valid driver’s license and a CDL Bus License and/or able to obtain a School Bus Eligibility Receipt from the Secretary of State Driver License Facility and be at least age 21 for driver position.

    Bus Driver/Bus Monitor - position available in Altamont, IL. 40-hrs./wk. M–F. HS diploma or equivalent required. Must be age 18 for monitor. Must have a valid driver’s license and a CDL Bus License and/or able to obtain a School Bus Eligibility Receipt from the Secretary of State Driver License Facility and be at least age 21 for driver position.

    Substitute Bus Driver - position available. High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have valid driver's license, a CDL bus license, and/or able to obtain a school bus eligibility receipt from the Secretary of State driver license facility, and be at least age 21. Must meet pre-employment requirements.

    Parent Educator - Christian Co. Full-time, full year position, 40 hrs./wk. M-F. Associates degree in early childhood education required or related field with at least 120 clock hours of early childhood education and principles of adult learning covering the growth and development of children age birth to five. Must be at least 21. Job responsibilities include providing child development/parent education and family support through home visits with families of infants and toddlers.

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation is hiring for the following positions: 

    Outreach Coordinator - C.E.F.S. Moultrie County Outreach Coordinator position available in Sullivan. The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for local office oversight and the implementation and management of C.E.F.S. programs. Must be able to relate and communicate with the target population and community leaders. Bachelor’s Degree preferred, Associates Degree required.

    Intake Worker - Are you looking for a challenging, fast paced, detail-oriented job with no nights or weekends and summers off? Do you like helping people? We are looking for a pleasant, detailed oriented person to work 8:30-4:30, Monday through Friday in our Moultrie Outreach office. Candidate will work one-on-one with customers assisting them in applying for utility assistance. This job requires people and computer skills. Must meet pre-employment requirements. High School diploma or equivalent required.

    Homeless Intensive Case Manager - This position will serve a key role in the success of our HUD Rapid Re-Housing Program, a program designed to assist homeless individuals and families. Job duties will include intensive case management including budgeting, goal setting, life skills, and developing program exit plans; home visits; home inspections; and interactions with Landlords. This person will also be required to document all interaction with program participants and case management activities into a specified software program in a timely manner. Location of home office will be based on location of the person hired for the position. This position will travel to Shelby and Christian counties to provide services to all HUD Rapid Re-Housing participants. An agency vehicle will be provided for this travel. Bachelor’s in Social Work, Sociology, or related field is preferred. Associate’s degree in a human services related field is required. This position will require HUD Certification within 18 months of hire.

 

    Housing Counselor - position available located in Sullivan, IL. Duties may include recruitment, intake, eligibility determination, assessment, counseling, casework, development of individual’s goals and perspectives in becoming self-sufficient, and utility assistance. Housing counselor also assists in the operations of the Moultrie County Food Pantry which entails lifting, making food boxes, food pick-up and record keeping. The Counselor also assists in liaison work for the program with all persons, parties and entities, both public and private as assigned. Must meet pre-employment requirements. Associate’s required, Bachelor’s preferred.

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation

1805 South Banker Street     PO Box 928

Effingham IL 62401