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4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care

Employment Opportunities

Daycare playing as group with provider

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.

Qualifications:

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

Send cover letter and resume to:

4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
Jodie Thunder, Family Enrichment Program Director
155 N. Third St., Suite 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-758-8149, ext. 237
Email
EOE


To express interest in the positions listed below in the Child Care Resource and Referral Department, please complete this on-line questionnaire.

 

Child Care Assistance Program Eligibility Specialist/Referral Specialist

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

Representative Job Responsibilities:

Provide customer service for clients applying for child care financial assistance.  Process client applications and respond to provider questions.  Provide referrals to parents and guardians looking for child care that meets the needs and preferences of their family.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Associate degree in child development, early childhood education, child psychology/behavioral sciences, family consumer sciences, child welfare, social work, elementary education or family services.

Send cover letter and resume to:

4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
Steve Kimmel, Child Care Resource and Referral Program Director
155 N. Third St., Suite 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-758-8149, ext. 224
Email
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care is an EOE employer.

McHenry Office Site Supervisor

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

Representative Job Responsibilities:

Provide direct, on-site leadership and supervision of the five staff in the McHenry Office.  Coordinate and manage 4-C services provided through the McHenry Office.  Make and maintain community connections in the McHenry County area.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field of study.  Three years managerial experience.  Four years of experience in Early Childhood Education.

Send cover letter and resume to:

4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
Steve Kimmel, Child Care Resource and Referral Program Director
155 N. Third St., Suite 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-758-8149, ext. 224
Email
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care is an EOE employer.

Recruitment and Retention Coordinator/Referral Specialist

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

Representative Job Responsibilities:

Recruit and retain child care programs to increase the supply of quality child care options with an emphasis on license-exempt child care providers.  Support child care providers by providing technical assistance and training.  Assist families with finding quality child care that meets the needs and preferences of their family.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Associate degree in child development, early childhood education, child psychology/behavioral sciences, family consumer sciences, child welfare, social work, elementary education or family services.

Send cover letter and resume to:

4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
Steve Kimmel, Child Care Resource and Referral Program Director
155 N. Third St., Suite 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-758-8149, ext. 224
Email
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care is an EOE employer.

Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator

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

Representative 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.  Assist in allocating professional development funds through scholarship and grant programs.

This position requires some evening and weekend work.

Minimum Position Requirements:

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.

Send cover letter and resume to:

4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
Steve Kimmel, Child Care Resource and Referral Program Director
155 N. Third St., Suite 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-758-8149, ext. 224
Email
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care is an EOE employer.

Quality Improvement Program Assistant

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

Representative Job Responsibilities:

Provide organizational and clerical assistance to 4-C’s Quality Specialist and Infant-Toddler Specialist who provide direct support to providers.  Work directly with family child care providers to support continuous quality improvement.  Assist in the coordination of the Quality Improvement Grant program that provides funding to help child care providers strengthen program quality.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Associate degree in child development, early childhood education, child psychology/behavioral sciences, family consumer sciences, child welfare, social work, elementary education or family services.

Send cover letter and resume to:

4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
Steve Kimmel, Child Care Resource and Referral Program Director
155 N. Third St., Suite 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-758-8149, ext. 224
Email

Child Care Assistance Program Clerical Assistant

Part time position at the DeKalb Office in the Child Care Assistance Program

Representative Job Responsibilities:

Assist Child Care Assistance Specialists with clerical duties including scanning, processing, and filing applications.

Minimum Position Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent with two years office experience.

Send cover letter and resume to:

4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care
Tracy Carls, Child Care Assistance Program Coordinator
155 N. Third St., Suite 300
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-758-8149, ext. 229
Email
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care is an EOE employer.