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There are three vacancies we are looking to fill immediately!

Please review the job descriptions for all qualifications and apply now below!

Deadline to Apply is January 28, 2022!

Higher Education Navigator

This position is primarily responsible for recruiting and connecting incumbent early childhood care and education workforce members with appropriate Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs at 2- and 4-year institutions to obtain additional degrees, licenses, and credentials and to connect them with ECE Scholarship Opportunities. The Higher Education Navigator is a full-time, non-exempt position that may require some weekend and evening hours. Position may offer and/or mandate remote work at times. Should have a reliable internet connection at home and familiarity with digital platforms.

Education and Experience Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, and have two (2) years of experience in early childhood care and education, counseling/social work, family support, adult education, or higher education.

Please review the complete Job Description below for all qualifications prior to applying.

Only qualified applicants will be considered!

Health & Safety Coach

As a Health & Safety Coach, you will be responsible for providing services to License-Exempt child care providers that support and promote a safe and healthy learning environment for the children in their care. The person in this position is responsible for scheduling and conducting on-site visits to identified License-Exempt child care providers who receive payment through the IDHS Child Care Assistance Program to review and confirm required training has been completed and that health and safety practices are being implemented. The Health & Safety Coach is a full-time, non-exempt position that may require some evening hours. Position may offer and/or mandate remote work at times. Should have a reliable internet connection at home and familiarity with digital platforms. Please review the complete Job Description below for all qualifications prior to applying.

Community Support Specialist

As a Community Support Specialist, you will be responsible for providing services that support and assist potential child care clients and child care providers to determine their eligibility and guide them through the process to meet the State of Illinois requirements for subsidized child care or to become a licensed child care provider. The person in this position is the first point of contact for all customer interactions regarding the Child Care Assistance Program guidelines and regulations, providing services on a wide range of programmatic issues through phone calls and/or in person office visits. The Community Support Specialist is a full-time, non-exempt position. Position may offer and/or mandate remote work at times. Must have a reliable internet connection at home and familiarity with digital platforms. Please review the complete Job Description below for all qualifications prior to applying.