Milwaukee Center for Independence: Assisting individuals with special needs

Comprehensive benefits make MCFI a great place to work!BENEFITS

We understand that in order for you to provide the level of care and compassion our clients need and expect, we must also provide you with the support and options YOU need to ensure that you and your family are happy and taken care of.
Join us and discover the rewarding and supportive atmosphere that will allow you to make a difference in the community and advance your career.



Professional Development and Career Incentives

  • CPI certification
  • CPR certification
  • Lunch & Learn opportunities
  • The agency will reimburse the cost of tuition on approved courses taken starting at $1000/year up to $2500/year, based on years of service.



On-Site Primary Care Clinic


  • A variety of benefit plans from which to choose featuring in- and out-of-network provider services and prescription drug benefits.

Dental and Vision
  • Comprehensive dental and vision plan with single and dependent coverage options.
Health Services
  • Flu shots, TB screening and Hepatitis B vaccines are available to employees on an annual basis.
Wellness Program/Wellness Team
  • Free program for employees and eligible dependents offering coaching, resources and incentives that encourage a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle.
  • Monthly wellness activities.
  • Workplace therapeutic massage offered at select locations.
  • MCFI Health Center, clinic for employees at MCFI Main Campus, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Building, 2020 W. Wells St.
  • Wellness Coaches are Registered Nurses who can answer questions about your medical questions/conditions and provide information about resources to address needs.
  • Participants have opportunities to earn rewards (such as gift cards).
Discounted Medical Plan Premiums for Tobacco-Free Employees
  • Non-tobacco users will qualify for a discount on their employee medical plan contributions.


  • YMCA Discount: 15% discount on membership at metro Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine and Kenosha area YMCAs.
Smoke Free Campus!


403(b) Employer Contribution Plan
  • The agency matches 50% of an employee’s first 6% contributed as of the first quarterly entry date in January or July following one year of continuous service.
Money Purchase Plan
  • The agency contributes 3% of gross annual salary as of the first quarterly entry date in January or July following one year of continuous service.
Critical Illness Insurance
  • The agency pays $2500 if diagnosed with a specific critical illness such as stroke, cancer or heart attack. Employees can purchase additional coverage up to $50,000.
Flexible Spending Accounts
  • MCFI offers all eligible employees access to a pre-tax spending account for health and dependent care expenses which provides end-of-year tax savings.
Group Term Life Insurance
  • This 100% employer-paid benefit provides coverage equal to the employee’s annual salary with a maximum benefit up to $200,000.
Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Employees may purchase additional life insurance in increments between $10,000 and $500,000.
Supplemental Short Term Disability
  • This voluntary employee-paid benefit ensures up to 70% of income tax-free coverage up to $5,000 per month in the event of an accident or illness.
Self-funded Short Term Disability
  • Opportunity to bank earned time to use for Short Term Disability.



Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • PTO is based on classification and years of service and includes:
    • 14 days for new full-time employees with days allotted increasing based on years of service (pro-rated for eligible part-time employees)
    • Attendance incentive available to cash out time on a quarterly basis, with good attendance
    • Year-end cash-out option
  • Nine paid holidays, including one floating Cultural Awareness Day to use at your discretion (pro-rated for eligible part-time employees)
Select Milwaukee Home Buying Resource
  • We partner with Select Milwaukee to offer guidance on the home finance and purchasing process as well as a forgivable loan for up to $1000 to employees who purchase a primary residence in Milwaukee or Milwaukee County. 
Diversity Program
  • Program focuses on promoting the importance of diversity of backgrounds and abilities of the people we employ and serve.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Free, confidential, professional assessment and referral services available to employees and members of their extended family.
Ewald Automotive
  • Automotive advantage program benefits including discounted pricing, rebates, incentives and more.
Sam’s Club
  • The agency will pay a portion of your membership fee.
Daily On-site Lunch Specials
  • Convenient, affordable and delicious daily lunch specials prepared and served by our Hospitality Academy.
Free Parking and a Main Campus built in 2004!


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MCFI core programs are nationally accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.) MCFI Pediatric Skilled Nursing has earned gold certification from the Joint Commission (JCAHO).

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