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Fountain and CFPA building color no flowers in windowAbout Our Team

The Center’s outstanding employees and volunteers make us community, state and national experts in assisting people to empower themselves’ to end abuse through prevention and intervention services. By joining our team you will become a member of the only agency in the state of Illinois sanctioned to provide combined services for child and adult victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence, family violence intervention programs, prevention education, and adult protective services.

If you share our commitment to help all people – women, men and children – to live free from violence and abuse and are looking for a position which offers you great personal satisfaction and fulfillment as well as the opportunity to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

A background check including fingerprinting is conducted on new hires, interns, and volunteers. There will be no discrimination in the hiring and employment of agency personnel, in the selection and utilization of volunteers, or in the provision of program services on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, ethnic or national origin, place of birth, marital status, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

Interested in an internship? At The Center an intern is defined as a student in college who is required, as part of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in a social service discipline or other related field, to complete a minimum of 200 hours of field work at a social service agency. Special approval is required for a commitment of less than 200 hours. Internships and associated mileage are unpaid. The application deadline for summer and fall internships is March 15th; the deadline for spring internships is October 15th.

Questions? Please contact Human Resources at 309-691-0551 or