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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

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

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

Open Positions

Office Manager

Office Manager will organize and coordinate office administration and procedures, to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and safety. The Office manager is responsible for developing intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, inventory control, office staff supervision and task delegation.

Health and Safety Manager

The Health/Nutrition Manager has primary responsibility for the delivery and coordination of all health/dental, nutrition, and related services for Head Start students and their families. The Health/Nutrition Manager implements health/dental/nutritional screenings, manages all referrals and follow-up, and other related services to assure services are delivered. The Health/Nutrition Manager coordinates the planning, purchasing, and delivery of all breakfast, lunch and snacks, according to the Child Adult Food Program Guidelines, Head Start Performance Standards and DCFS Guidelines.

Volunteer Verifier

The Volunteer Verifier is an unpaid position that would be great for a retiree. This person would need to have the skills to pay close attention to details, verify client household information, assist with answering phones and basic clerical duties. 

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.


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.