Employment with IVEDC

If you are interested in employment with Illinois Valley, complete the employment application and return it by using one of the methods under the application icon.

 IVEDC is seeking qualified candidates for the positions of:

In-Home Care Aides – Macoupin County (Part-time) – Will assist senior citizens in their homes with household chores, meals, errands and other daily living activities.  Must have reliable transportation, possess a high school diploma.  Contact Amy Penzotti at apenzotti@ilvalley-edc.org Click Here 


Head Start Site Director/Sub Teachers – Benld and White Hall (Full-time during school year)Will provide comprehensive oversight of the Head Start site, ensuring safe and smooth day-to-day operations.  Work collaboratively with staff to provide a program that complies with Head Start Performance Standards and DCFS licensing standards.  Will substitute in any capacity when needed.  Associate or bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood education preferred. Other degrees are acceptable if they include 21 hours in early childhood related classes.  Previous supervisory experience strongly desired.
Cook – White Hall (Part-time during school year) – Prepare meals for children ages 3-5.  Will cook, create menus, order food, clean, etc.  Approx. 29 hrs. per week.  Current Food Handler Certification preferred.
Teacher Aide/Drivers – Virden and White Hall (Full-time during school year) – Assist Teacher in the classroom with children ages 3-5.  Background in early childhood development preferred.  Will also serve as a bus driver to transport children to and from the center on a daily basis.  Must be 21 and possess (or be willing to get) an Illinois school bus driver license. 
Family and Community Development Specialist – Jerseyville (Part-time and Full-time) – Will work directly with families in assisting them to access programs and services.  Will provide active case management and maintain detailed documentation.  Prefer secondary education in the areas of human services or social work, or family studies and related work experience.
Educational Assistant/Bus Monitor – Carlinville (Part-time) – Will provide assistance in the classroom to children who have been identified as having a disability or educational concern.  May serve as a bus monitor.  Must be able to communicate effectively with children with special needs and their parents.  Must be 21.





Applications are available on our website at ilvalley-edc.org.
Submit completed applications to IVEDC HR, Administrative Office,
223 S. Macoupin St. (P.O. Box 88), Gillespie, IL  62033
or awoods@ilvalley-edc.org
Current employees need only submit letter of interest.















For An Application

The form should be downloaded, saved, and then opened with Adobe Acrobat. Fill in the form, save it, print it and sign where it says signature. To submit it to us please email it or mail it via USPS to one of the addresses below.




Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation
223 South Macoupin Street
P.O. Box 88
Gillespie, IL 62033-0088

Illinois Valley Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

An employer who agrees not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.