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 Teacher/Site Director – Virden (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. Associate or Bachelors degree in child development or early childhood education. Other degrees are acceptable if they include 21 hours in early childhood related classes.


Head Start Site Director – White Hall (Full-time during school year) – Will oversee the Head Start site, ensure safe and smooth day-to-day operations and compliance 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.


Assistant Cook – Carollton (Full-time) – Will assist with preparation, cooking, serving and packaging meals.  Help package food for delivery or storage.  Prior experience in bulk food preparation and delivery is helpful.  Current Food Handling Certification is preferred or must be willing to obtain.


DSP (Direct Support Professional) Gillespie (Part-time) – Will supervise and support individuals with developmental disabilities.  Will follow individualized program plans.  DSP certification is preferred.  Must be 21 and possess a high school diploma/GED.
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.