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4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care

Employment Opportunities

Daycare playing as group with provider

Child Care Resource and Referral Program Director

Immediate Full-Time Position

Must have the following:

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Services and or related field as well as a minimum of four years supervisory experience.  Must exhibit capability in the areas of budget construction, community systems development work and the early care and education field.  Excellent written and oral communication skills, analytical and organizational skills necessary.

Apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to:

Susan Petersen
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
155 N. Third St., Ste. 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
EOE

Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator

Full time position at McHenry Office in the Child Care Resource and Referral Program

Qualifications Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field-Child Psychology, Behavioral Sciences, Family Consumer Sciences, Social Work, Child Welfare Family Services, Psychology or Sociology.

Job Responsibilities:
Plan, market and coordinate trainings for early childhood professionals working in child care home and center settings. Provide information and technical assistance regarding professional development resources and opportunities. Allocate  Individual Professional Development Funds to programs participating in ExceleRate® Illinois.

This position requires some evening and weekend work.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Pam Wicking
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
155 N Third St., Ste 300
DeKalb  IL  60115
EOE

Full time Quality Specialist

Job Responsibilities:
Provide consultation, technical assistance and training to center and home based child care programs pursuing or maintaining an ExceleRate® Illinois Circle of Quality. Complete verification visits for the Silver Circle of Quality. Market and promote participation in ExceleRate IL.
This position requires some evening and weekend work and a current, valid Illinois Driver’s License.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education OR a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas with a minimum of 18 hours in early childhood coursework- Child Psychology,/Behavioral Sciences, Family Consumer Sciences, Social Work, Family Services, Psychology, Sociology, Human Development, and
Minimum 2 years paid experience working in a child care setting as a family child care provider, center based administrator, center based teacher or teacher assistant, or Illinois “Preschool For All” teacher. Requires experience teaching/training adults in the past 3 years.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Pam Wicking
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
155 N Third St., Ste 300
DeKalb  IL  60115
EOE

Referral Specialist

Full time position at DeKalb Office in the Child Care Resource and Referral Program.

Job Responsibilities:
Provide child care referrals and consumer education to families needing child care. Promote Child Care Resource and Referral services to the communities served by 4-C. Collaborate with other social service agencies and community organizations to help families access needed services and supports.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education OR a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas with a minimum of 18 hours in early childhood coursework – Child Psychology,/Behavioral  Sciences,  Family Consumer Sciences, Social Work, Family Services, Psychology, Sociology, Human Development.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Pam Wicking
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
155 N. Third St., Ste 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
EOE

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Specialist

Full time position in DeKalb Office

Job Responsibilities:
Work with families to determine eligibility for child care financial assistance. Assist child care providers paid by the State of Illinois.

Qualifications:
Strong communication, organizational and computer skills. Minimum of Associates Degree or 2 years of customer service experience required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Pam Wicking
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
155 N. Third St., Ste 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
EOE

Full time Bi-lingual Family Support Specialist

Job Responsibilities:
Provide consultations with parents regarding child development, guidance and other parenting topics. Facilitate workshops and one-on-one instruction for parents of young children. Some evening work required. Candidates should be fluent in Spanish and English and have experience in working with diverse communities. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others and partner with families to foster meaningful, working relationships in support of the parent-child relationship.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Early Childhood Education or related field is required.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
Jodie Thunder, Family Enrichment Program Director
155 N Third St., Ste 300
DeKalb  IL  60115
815-758-8149 x 237
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