Decatur-Macon County Opportunities Corporation has approximately 90 full and part-time employees. Our personnel have a high retention rate and limited turnover. The Agency provides ongoing training. We are an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Employee benefits for full time staff include paid vacation, personal leave, sick leave, holiday pay, health and life insurance and an optional 403(b) retirement plan.
DMCOC will only accept resumes and applications for positions when an advertised position is to be filled, during the time frame indicated.
Unsolicited resumes will not be kept on file. Resumes received after the closing date for a position will not be considered. Applicants must specify clearly the position for which they are applying.
Applicants may stop by the Agency’s main office, or call us at 217-428-0155 for an application. Employment applications, resumes, and cover letters may be faxed to 217-428-0169.
All potential employees must pass all criminal background checks. AA/EEO.
The Health/Nutrition Assistant is responsible for providing linkage to health/nutrition care for the children and their families. Health/Nutrition Assistant helps maintain student health records, provide health/nutrition education, and perform other health/nutrition related functions.
Family Service Case Advisor
The Family Service Case Advisor is responsible for implementing services that support, nurture, and direct families toward self-sufficiency. The Family Service Case Advisor assesses family needs, makes referrals to service providers, provides follows-up, and assists each family with goal setting toward self-sufficiency. The Family Service Case Advisor is also responsible for the recruitment of Head Start Children and will implement effective strategies to recruit from the low income community.
Child Development Associate
The Child Development Associate is the lead instructor in the Head Start classroom and has primary responsibility for managing all aspects of the classroom. The Child Development Associate is responsible for attaining specific learning and developmental outcomes, and encouraging parental engagement in the program. This position provides guidance and direct supervision for other adults in the classroom including Child Development Assistants, Child Development Aides, Foster Grandparents, Interns and Classroom Volunteers.
Child Development Aide/Bus Monitor
The Child Development Aide/Bus Monitor is responsible for assuring the safety of children traveling on buses. The Child Development Aide//Bus Monitor has primary responsibility for supervising children on the school buses. Child Development Aide/Bus Monitors also assist in Head Start classrooms to support the teaching staff and volunteers.
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting the Head Start Director with budgetary and fiscal responsibilities, including personnel records, payroll, and accounts payable. In the absence of the Head Start Director, the Administrative Assistant assumes responsibility for the Anna Waters Head Start program.
Accounts Payable Clerk
The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for entering all Accounts Payables data into the MIP Accounting System; validating the accuracy of invoices, statements, purchase orders and receiving tickets; preparing deposit daily; and reconciling vendor credits to accounts payable documentation and monitor travel advances and returns.