We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition or handicap (not job related), or any other legally protected status. Applicants are not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest. Under Illinois law, we are mandated to do a criminal background check. Passing it will be required before a final job offer.

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NEW! QIDP/ Case Manager (24-Hour Residential)  Are you searching for a rewarding career that offers paid training in a team-oriented environment? CCAR Industries is searching for a full-time QIDP (case manager) to coordinate and supervise services for individuals who live in 3 to 4 residential homes. This is primarily a daytime position. A bachelor’s degree in a human services field and at least one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is required for this position.

Substitute Group Leader with Full-Time Potential (Manufacturing Plant) CCAR Industries is searching for individuals who are interested in working on an “as-needed” basis at our Manufacturing Plant in Charleston. Typical hours are 8:00 am to 2:00 pm on Monday through Friday. Manufacturing employees do not work on weekends or major holidays. This position pays $12 per hour and offers flexible hours. The substitute position has the potential to become a full-time position.  Applicants with questions about the Manufacturing Plant position can contact our Customer Service Manager (Bob Barker) at (217) 348-0127 ext. 621 or our Production Manager (Vicky Butler) at (217) 348-0127 ext. 612.

Part-Time & Full-Time Direct Support Personnel (24-Hour Residential) Are you looking for a job that provides flexible scheduling and paid training in a team-oriented environment? If so, CCAR Industries is hiring part-time and full-time Direct Support Personnel in our 24-Hour Residential Program. This position starts at $12 per hour while staff receive 120 hours of paid training. Once training is complete, Direct Support Personnel earn $12.25 per hour with the potential to earn up to $12.50 per hour. Afternoon, evening and weekend shifts are available. Full-time positions offer a benefit package that includes paid holidays, vacation time, health insurance, profit sharing, life insurance and optional dental/vision insurance, along with a 403(b) investment option.

Part-Time One-On-One Developmental Trainer (Locust Program)

Substitute Developmental Trainers (Community Day Services at the Lincoln, Locust, and Senior Programs)

Part-Time One-On-One Developmental Trainer (Senior Program)

ALL FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES are eligible for our benefit package:  








  • Fax your employment application to 217-348-0740.  Please address this to the attention of Michael Finney.
  • Pick-up a paper application from our Administration Building.  We are open on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Applications can be mailed to:  CCAR Industries,  ATTN:  Michael Finney,  1530 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920.
  • If you would like to request that a paper version of the employment application be mailed to your home, please contact us at (217) 348-0127 ext. 301 or via email at dleachman@ccarindustries.org.


Feel free to email or phone us at 217-348-0127.  Our staff would be happy to assist you!