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 S. 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.

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

    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 Vandalia 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.

    Family & Community Development Specialist - This position is available in Effingham office. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Responsible for implementing the Adult, Youth, Dislocated Workers, and TAA programs which includes eligibility, assessment, career counseling, and caseload management. Associates Degree preferred. High School diploma required.

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

    Substitute Bus Driver/Monitor - 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.

    ERSEA Clerk - This position works out of the Central Office in Effingham. Maintain an efficient and effective record-keeping system to provide accurate and timely information regarding enrollment, attendance, recruitment, and non-federal share. Computer data entry and filing skills required. Full time/full year position. Associates degree preferred, high school diploma or equivalent required.

    Bus Driver/Bus Monitor - This position is open for the C.E.F.S. Head Start 0-5 Program center in Sullivan, IL. 40-hrs./wk. M–F. HS diploma or equivalent required. Must be age 18 for monitor position. 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.

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation

1805 South Banker Street     PO Box 928

Effingham IL 62401