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Please note:  to apply for any of the below positions, please submit resume, cover letter, MCCA application and salary history to tamif@mccainc.org.  You can also apply by dropping off materials or mailing to: MCCA, c/o Tami Foley, 1301 W. Washington St., Bloomington, IL 61701. 

MCCA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Descriptions are available below for the following positions:

Application for Employment

Part-Time Residential Advocate for Countering Domestic Violence

MCCA is seeking a part-time Resident Advocate for our Countering Domestic Violence program. The position will be responsible for providing quality services to residential families and hotline callers.

Job Qualifications:

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift children up to age 4, climb stairs, and perform necessary shift duties

Educational Requirements: Associate’s Degree or related work/volunteer experience

Specific Skills: Dedication and commitment to victims/survivors of domestic violence; ability to demonstrate effective client service delivery with sensitivity ; ability to demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to handle stressful, crisis situations utilizing sound judgment; ability to work in a team environment to ensure 24/7 coverage for NH

Other: Driver’s license and suitable transportation; working phone, Commitment to MCCA’s mission, vision, culture, goals and objectives>

Director of Next Step and Housing Opportunities

Job Summary:

This department lead position includes responsibility for achieving housing counseling and financial opportunity center model (Next Step) results through existing activities and programs, including applicable grant preparation and monitoring, and setting of program goals. Other responsibilities include: the implementation of Plan of Change coaching programs and services; development and maintenance of existing public and private resources for service delivery. Working with the Executive Director and other staff, this position is responsible for expanding services and programs and identifying projects that will achieve the results that meet criteria set by outside organizations such as NeighborWorks America, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), and Department of Human Services (DHS).

Job Specifications:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform required tasks

Education:Bachelor’s degree in related field required, preferred knowledge of financial coaching, bundled services and motivational interviewing.

Prior experience:Minimum of 5 years related experience and at least 3 years in a supervisory capacity

  • Knowledge of and experience in housing counseling desired
  • Experience in staff management
  • Experience in dealing with clients, attorneys, realtors, and lenders is an asset
  • Specific Skills:Previous knowledge of social services programs, knowledge of federal and state funded programs and grants is a plus.

  • Sound judgment; problem solving and communication skills; ability to respond effectively in a crisis situation
  • Ability to multi-task and attend to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovative approaches
  • Ability to remain organized and effective under sometimes heavy pressure of detail, deadlines, and human relations issues is essential
  • The necessary skills to write, edit, assemble grant applications
  • Facilitate and participate in collaborative efforts
  • Ability to multi-task and pay attention to details, ability to instill a positive, productive work environment
  • Ability to travel occasionally, work nights and weekends occasionally
  • Commitment to MCCA’s mission, vision, culture, goals and objectives
  • MCCA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Part Time Court Advocate

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for providing legal advocacy services to victims of domestic violence

    Job Specifications:

    Physical Requirements: Ability to perform required tasks

    Education:Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work or related field preferred; Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional (as applicable)

    Prior experience:Related work and/or volunteer experience

    Specific Skills:Dedication and commitment to victims/survivors of domestic violence, ability to work with client population with a specialization in legal advocacy, ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, ability to serve as a liaison between victim services and the legal system, ability to demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills, ability to utilize multi-tasking skills and attend to detail, ability to handle stressful, crisis situations, ability to utilize sound judgment and problem solving skills, ability to work in a team environment

    Other: Insured, reliable transportation and valid driver’s license; working home telephone

    MCCA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer