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 
Two (2) Head Start and one (1) Early Head Start Family and Community Development Specialists Calhoun/Greene/Jersey – Carlinville/North Macoupin – Gillespie  (All full-time, year round) – Will work directly with families to assist them in a variety of ways with the goal of self-sufficiency. Will actively recruit for Head Start enrollment.  Assist with child health services by working with parents to assure completion of screenings and services, arranging appointments, and transporting children and parents to health services.  Credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field within eighteen months of hire.
Two (2) Head Start Site Directors – 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 provide positive interaction with parents and community.  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 desired.
Teacher – Benld  (Full-time during school year) – Teach children ages 3-5 with structured activities in a classroom setting at our Head Start facility. The Head Start teacher will plan and prepare lesson plans and activities that contribute to children’s growth and development and will assess children on an ongoing basis utilizing approved assessment tools. Will also interact with parents.  Associate or bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood education. Other degrees are acceptable if they include 21 hours in early childhood related classes.



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.