Employment with IVEDC

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IVEDC is seeking qualified candidates for the positions of:

Job description

IMMEDIATE HIRE!!!

Illinois Valley is looking to hire a part-time employee to perform general office cleaning duties. This position is Mon-Fri at the Gillespie Admin office. This position will be approximately 10-12 hours per week. Hours are flexible.

Job Description

  • Will sweep, mop, or scrub floors. Empty all trash receptacles.
  • Thoroughly clean restrooms and kitchen areas, including disinfecting and cleaning wash basin and toilets. Replace tissue and soap as needed.
  • Clean windows, mirrors, and other glass surfaces. Disinfect all common touch surfaces.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Successfully pass a background check.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and current insurance.
  • Must be able to perform duties with limited supervision.

EOE

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $14.00 per hour

Expected hours: 10 – 12 per week

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job description

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) is in search of a Full Time Teacher for its Head Start Center in Benld. (Position start date will be 8/01/2024.)

Job description

  • Teach children, ages 3-5, with structured activities in a classroom setting
  • Plan and prepare lesson plans and activities that contribute to children’s growth and development
  • Assess children on an ongoing basis utilizing approved assessment tools.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. Other degrees considered but individual must have a minimum of 21 semester hours in child development courses with willingness to obtain 30 semester hours within 2 years.
  • Prior training and experience in comprehensive child development programs is desirable.
  • Ability to relate positively to children and parents. Ability to work as a team member.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.

This is a full time position during the normal school year (August to May). Would be eligible for unemployment during the two months off with no disruption in benefits. (Position to start on 8/01/2024)

This position includes excellent benefits and generous vacation, personal and sick time accruals, as well as 12 paid holidays per year.

Job Type: Full-time with summers off!

EOE

Pay: From $20.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Education: Associate

Job description

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corp. (IVEDC) is looking to hire a full-time Family & Community Development Specialist. This position will be working in two separate locations with days split between our Hardin and Carrollton offices.

Responsibilities:

  • Will assist individuals in becoming more self-sufficient and will act as an advocate for the low-income within the community.
  • Will be responsible for recruitment and/or completion of applications for various agency-operated programs and case management.

Requirements:

  • Prefer a Bachelor Degree in Human Services or related field.
  • Experience in case management also preferred.
  • Must be able to work independently and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

This position includes excellent benefits and generous vacation, personal and sick time accruals, as well as 13 paid holidays per year.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Job description

Illinois Valley is in need of a Site Director for their Head Start location in Benld, IL. This is an exciting possibility for the right candidate!

Responsibilities:

  • Will focus directly on the smooth day-to-day operation of the site.
  • Will assure compliance with DCFS regulations and provide direction to the staff responsible for providing safe and healthy care for the children.
  • Assists with recruiting and enrollment.
  • Conduct site meetings and parent meetings.
  • Will also substitute teach when needed.

Requirements:

  • Requires an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood OR a related degree with at least 21 semester hours in early childhood courses.
  • Candidates without the required education will not be considered.

This position includes excellent benefits and generous vacation, personal and sick time accruals, as well as 11 holidays per year.

This is a full time 10-month position during the normal school year (August to May). Would be eligible for unemployment during the two months off with no disruption in benefits.

If you are passionate about helping our youth build better lives, then please consider joining our team!!

Job Type: Full-time

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Education: Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Supervising Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Social Work: 1 year (Preferred)

Job description

!! IMMEDIATE HIRE !!

Tri County Rural Transit is hiring for the position of part-time Transport Driver. Pay based on experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide safe and courteous transportation to passengers utilizing program vehicles. Assist passengers on and off the van as needed within reason. (Drivers will not lift passengers in/out of wheelchairs. Do not endanger the safety of the passenger or yourself during assistance. The transportation program operates a door-to-door service; do not enter the homes of passengers.)
  • Keep proper documentation of such service and maintenance.
  • Keep vehicle interior and exterior clean and neat at all times.
  • Will accurately input required data on the tablet/software. Will follow the tablet/software as instructed and will notify dispatch of any problems or discrepancies.
  • Will accurately collect all fares and turn in at the end of each work day to the designated staff member and fill out a money collection form.

Qualifications:

  • Maintain a valid Illinois driver’s license and sufficient insurance coverage. Must be capable of operating the vehicle in a safe manner at all times. Must have “clean” driving record for minimum of 3 years.
  • Drivers must be at least 21 years of age and a High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Drivers must pass the Federal Transit Administration Drug & Alcohol testing administered by Mid-West Truckers Association through our agency.
  • Drivers must meet current licensing and certification requirements.
  • First Aid and CPR certification will be required and provided within the first 3 months of employment.

!! Progressive Wage Scale !!

EOE

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From $14.00 per hour

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Experience: Van driver: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver’s License (Required)

Job description

IMMEDIATE HIRE!!

GENEROUS MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT!

**** $14 Hourly ****

Illinois Valley is hiring a part-time Home Care Aide to provide general non-medical support to clients in the Macoupin County area including Gillespie, Benld, Staunton, Mt. Olive, Bunker Hill, Carlinville, and Girard with generous mileage reimbursement.

Responsibilities:

  • Will provide general support, such as housekeeping, laundry, meal prep, personal care, shopping, etc.
  • Will complete tasks to help maintain, strengthen, and safeguard the functioning of individuals, ages 60 and over, in their own homes.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One year of experience in home care or personal care preferred.
  • Must be willing to submit to background check.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Maintain a valid Illinois driver’s license and sufficient insurance coverage

Hours: Up to 22 hours per week.

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING (We will work around your schedule!)

EOE

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement plan

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience: Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)
  • CNA (Preferred)

Job description

!!! IMMEDIATE HIRE !!!

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) is in need of a crew member for their Weatherization Team. IVEDC provides a variety of weatherization services to disadvantaged individuals within our four county service area.

Responsibilities:

  • Repair and/or install windows, doors, insulation, attic vents, and/or other items needed to improve energy efficiency in accordance with work orders.
  • Apply caulking and/or weather-stripping to doors and/or windows whenever needed to lessen energy loss in accordance with work orders.
  • Perform minor roof, foundation, or other repairs in accordance with work orders.
  • Complete required paperwork in an accurate, legible, and timely manner.
  • Communicate with supervisor on status of assigned homes, concerns, etc.
  • Interact with clients in a positive and professional manner.
  • Will attend all trainings required of the position, including those for certifications, paid for by agency.
  • Will travel to locations throughout the agency’s service area in an agency vehicle.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a high school diploma/GED.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.
  • Must successfully pass background and reference checks.
  • Experience in home repair/construction preferred.
  • Willing to train the right individual.

Monday through Thursday work week with 3-day weekends.

This position includes excellent benefits and generous vacation, personal and sick time accruals, as well as 13 paid holidays per year.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Starting at $15.00 per hour (Based on experience)

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: Day shift

Experience: Carpentry: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver’s License (Preferred)

Job description

Illinois Valley Community Day Services is seeking an immediate hire for a part-time DSP at our Otterville location.

Responsibilities:

  • Will supervise, teach, and support individuals with developmental disabilities (18 years and older) utilizing individualized plans at our day training center.
  • May drive program participants on a regular or as needed basis.

Qualifications:

  • DSP certification is preferred, will train the right individual.
  • Must be 21 years old.
  • Possess a high school diploma/GED.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

This is a great opportunity to work with an outstanding staff, in a positive work environment, and a well established community of clients!

Part-time, 25-29 hours per week.

EOE

Salary: From $14.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement plan

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License/Certification: DSP Certification (Preferred)

Submit completed applications to IVEDC HR, Administrative Office,

223 S. Macoupin St. (P.O. Box 88), Gillespie, IL  62033

or bpacini@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.

Email:
bpacini@ilvalley-edc.org

Mail:
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.