Career Opportunities

The South Side Office of Concern believes that our employees are a critical part of our growth and success and we strive to make each employee’s experience challenging, enjoyable, and rewarding.  We are looking for dedicated, qualified, results-oriented individuals to join our team!

If you believe that everyone in our community deserves to have a place to call home, the South Side Office of Concern may be the right place for YOU!

To apply for a position, download and complete the Application for Employment and return with resume and salary requirements by mail to: Development Director, South Side Office of Concern, 202 NE Madison Avenue, Peoria, IL  61602.
Or by email to:

Current Employment Openings

We are seeking candidates for several positions to assist with the implementation of service enhancements for homeless adults and families with special challenges in supportive housing setting. Experience with homeless population a plus. Consideration of lesser qualifications given with all positions for persons with lived experience.

Job Coach – Provides mentoring to consumers with special challenges to understand their employment goals and ambitions, to assist consumers with discovering and overcoming their personal barriers and set goals. Provides assistance hunting down new employment opportunities, providing feedback on resumes or cover letters and strategizing for a successful job interview. High school diploma required and 2+ years experience or BS/BA in relevant field.

Transportation Assistant – Drive supportive housing consumers to various health and/or behavioral health services and activities to assist homeless persons with special challenges maintain independent living. Provides other supportive functions to the organization’s service team. Valid Illinois Driver’s License required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SSOC are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.  SSOC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristics reported by law.