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Decatur-Macon County Opportunities Corporation (DMCOC) has approximately 90 full and part-time employees. DMCOC provides competitive compensation and benefits and ongoing training to employees.

Apply today to be a part of helping people and changing lives in the Decatur area!

What benefits does DMCOC offer?

Employee benefits for full time staff include:

  • paid vacation
  • personal and sick leave
  • holiday pay
  • health and life insurance
  • an optional 403(b) retirement plan

How do you apply for a job?

Apply by submitting an application online or in-person.

DMCOC will only accept resumes and applications for positions when an advertised position is to be filled, during the time frame indicated. Applicants must specify clearly the position for which they are applying.

An application is complete if it includes the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Completed application (either completed online, submitted in-person, or emailed to tmurray@dmcoc.org)

In addition to submitting the completed applications online, Applicants may also submit applications (with resume, cover letter, and a printed application) to the DMCOC office or to tmurray@dmcoc.org.

All potential employees must pass all criminal background checks. DMCOC is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Open Positions

Fiscal Officer (Full-Time, Exempt)

Manages and directs the financial affairs of a private non-profit organization that provides a variety of human services, with an annual budget of over six million dollars in funding. The Fiscal Officer is responsible for the overall Accounting Department including managing budgeting, financial reporting, grants administration, internal controls, and performing other integral functions relating to fiscal management and operations. The Fiscal Officer supervises the Bookkeeper and Accounts Payable Clerk.

 

ERSEA and Family Services Manager

The ERSEA and Family Services Manager is responsible for overall administration, supervision, coordination, and organization of the Family Services department of Head Start, ensuring the agency complies with all regulations per applicable Performance Standards and DCFS requirements. The ERSEA and Family Services Manager will analyze, plan, and implement enrollment systems. Plan and provide training related to enrollment systems, policies, and procedures for the department and agency. The ERSEA and Family Services Manager will promote parental engagement, serve as the primary liaison between Head Start and the community services agencies, and supervise the Family Resource Advocates ensuring accurate monitoring, agency collaboration, and tracking of enrollment services.

Teaching Coach

Under the supervision of the Education Manager, the Mentor Coach shall be responsible for ensuring successful implementation of the pre-school curriculum, plans, and procedures to promote developmentally appropriate practices, sound program approaches to delivery of services, and to impart culturally and linguistically appropriate beliefs. This position will provide coaching and support strategies to classroom teaching teams and will also monitor, analyze and evaluate program systems and procedures, make and coordinate appropriate changes.

Teacher

The position of Teacher is primarily responsible for the implementation and coordination of the comprehensive education program in the classroom and for managing all aspects of outdoor activities. The Lead Teacher ensures that the classroom activities and environment are developmentally appropriate and reflect the agency’s philosophy and curriculum. The Lead Teacher ensures that the individual needs of all children regardless of race, creed, or disability are met as mandated by federal, state and local standards. The teacher will promote family involvement and will provide guidance and supervision for other adults in the classroom including the Teacher Assistant, Floaters, Foster Grandparents, interns and volunteers.

Transitional Housing Case Manager (Full-Time, Non-Exempt)

Manages all aspects of our Transitional Housing Program. We will grow our program to serve 12 chronically homeless individuals. The case manager will be responsible for all aspects of property management of 3 houses. The case manager will also provide services to the homeless individuals to help them become ready to transfer out of transitional housing in to permanent housing. Some of these services include counseling, referrals, meeting ongoing emergency needs. Job skills training, assistance with resumes and help finding employment are also some of the responsibilities of the case manager.

Family Resource Advocate (FRA)

The Family Resource Advocate is responsible for arranging the delivery of social services to families with children enrolled in the Head Start Program. The Family Resource Advocate assesses family needs, makes referrals to service providers, provides follows-up, and assists each family with goal setting toward self-sufficiency. The Family Resource Advocate also recruits and enrolls children and families for the Head Start Program.

Teaching Assistant

The position of Teacher Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting the lead teacher with the implementation and coordination of the comprehensive education program in the classroom and for managing all aspects of outdoor activities. The Teacher Assistant assists by ensuring that the classroom activities and environment are developmentally appropriate and reflect the agency’s philosophy and curriculum. The Teacher Assistant ensures that the individual needs of all children regardless of race, creed, or disability are met as mandated by federal, state and local standards. The Teacher Assistant will assist to promote family involvement and will provide guidance and supportive supervision for other adults in the classroom including Floaters, Foster Grandparents, interns and volunteers.