At Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI), a non-profit organization in Decatur, Illinois, our mission is to provide services to promote the growth, independence, and self worth of children and adults with disabilities.
In addition to our many programs for children and adults, we are also a resource to local businesses. Our commercial and business services include janitorial and lawn care, packaging, parts assembly, and document shredding and recycling.
Macon Resources, Inc. - Building Meaningful Lives
Complete an employment application on line below, or download a PDF to print out and complete.
Applications can also be submitted by mail or in person Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at 2121 Hubbard Ave., P.O. Box 2760, Decatur, IL 62524.
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related disability or any other legally protected status.
NOTE: AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT, ALL NEW EMPLOYEES OF MACON RESOURCES, INC. (MRI) WILL BE REQUIRED TO PASS A DRUG TEST AND THE HEALTH CARE WORKERS' BACKGROUND CHECK.
Current Job Openings - Apply Today!
Direct Care: Part-time, All shifts available. Assist adults with disabilities in daily living skills and community activities. HS/GED, 18 years of age or older, valid IL driver's license required. Paid training provided. 1st shift $8.65/hr; $8.90/hr 2nd and 3rd shifts.
Parent Educator - Part-time (at least 25 hours a week), Associates degree required, early childhood experience preferred. Must have transportation, valid DL, and be able to work flexible hours. Pay rate is $11.78/hr.
Life Skills Coach -DSP - Full-time, HS/GED required. One or more years work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities or equivalent combination of education & experience is preferred. Pay rate is $8.89/hr.
Shelter Technician (Homeward Bound Pet Shelter) - Part-time, 10 to 20 hours a week-on call. Weekends are mandatory. Must be 18 years old or older, enjoy working with dogs and cats, have a valid driver's license. Pay rate is $8.45/hr.
Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will only be contacted for interviews or additional information.
Eligible employees accrue vacation time on a monthly basis (6-month tenure required before use).
Full-time employees begin accruing vacation time when employment starts and will accrue 10 days during their first year. They can earn up to 25 days per year after 15 years of service.
Part-time employees accrue monthly vacation time on a pro-rated basis according to the number of hours they work.
On January 1 of each year, all full-time employees are credited with 24 hours of paid personal time to be used for such things as appointments, family events, and unforeseen emergencies.
All full-time employees receive 14 paid holidays (8-hour days) each year.
New Year's Day*
Martin Luther King's Birthday*
Thanksgiving Day (Thursday* and Friday)
New Year's Eve Day
Part-time employees, if they work on a designated holiday*, will be paid time and a half for the hours they worked on that day.
Health, Dental, Life, and Disability Coverage
Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) provides insurance plans for dental, life insurance,
MRI provides a qualified, defined contribution pension plan for all qualified employees. At the end of each year, MRI makes a one-time contribution based on a percentage of the employee's gross annual wage as designated annually by the Board of Directors. Employees may also have a voluntary pre-tax payroll deduction invested in an agency-designated 403(b) plan (TDSA) to supplement MRI's contribution.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
An Employee Assistance Program is available to all MRI full-time, part-time, and temporary employees and their families. These confidential services are designed and made available to assist employees in resolving personal and family problems that may be affecting their welfare and job performance.
Employees can take advantage of direct deposit to their own bank account or be paid by check every other week.
Salary continuation plans are provided to eligible employees for situations requiring them to be away from work for things such as illness (including maternity/paternity), bereavement, jury duty, and military leave.
Full-time employees accrue eight hours of sick leave time each month.
Part-time employees who are scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week accrue four hours of sick leave each month. Part-time employees that are scheduled to work less than 20 hours per week shall accrue monthly sick time on a pro-rated basis according to the number of hours worked.
Up to three day's pay, based upon work schedule, is available to compensate bereavement time for the death of an immediate family member for both full- and part-time employees. Full-time employees may also receive one day of bereavement for the death of an extended family member as defined by MRI policy and procedures.
Employees (full and part time) are fully compensated for serving jury duty on days/hours that they are normally scheduled to work.
Training Leave: MRI supplements military training pay for full-time employees who are Reservists and National Guardsmen or women to ensure they have no loss of earnings while away for training.
Call-Up to Active Duty: Full-time employees who are called to active duty will receive a supplement to their military pay if necessary in order to equal their normal pay for a maximum of 220 days during any 12-month period.
Full- and part-time employees may earn a performance-based bonus every 12-month period. The maximum bonus amount for full-time employees is $1,000, and for part-time employees the maximum is $500.
Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan
All full-time employees may elect to utilize the Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan (Cafeteria Plan) and set aside pre-tax money to pay for un-reimbursed medical and dependent care expenses.
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Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) places a high value on staff development and provides comprehensive employee training to ensure our employees' success. MRI provides core training and periodic refresher training for all employees and job-specific training based upon individual job responsibilities. Other opportunities for professional growth are provided when resources are available. MRI meets Council on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) training standards.