Employment

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Oak Park Township. Oak Park is a great place to live, work and play. We often post new opportunities, so please check back often.

Oak Park Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We offer numerous benefits including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Emphasis on work-life balance
  • Dedication to providing quality services to residents
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development

When a particular position is open at Oak Park Township we will post it here, and will place an announcement in the local press. If you are interested in a particular position, please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the staff listed in the announcement via email.

Oak Park Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Current Employment Openings: 

PART-TIME OUTREACH AND ACTIVITY ASSISTANT

Oak Park Township Senior Services is seeking to fill a part-time position for Outreach and Activity Assistant for provision of activities for older adults.
This person will be responsible for the creation of a shared activities calendar and arrange socialization and educational activities and be the event monitor.
The hours for this position are Monday through Friday from 10:00am-3:00pm.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related Human Service field.
Must have knowledge of data processing applications-Excel, Word, email, internet, etc. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and possess a passion to work with older adults.
*Interested applicants may submit a resume by email to cduignan@oakparktownship.org.
*Resumes will be accepted until June 30th, 2017.

 

YOUTH INTERVENTIONIST

Oak Park Township, Illinois is seeking a Youth Interventionist to join our diverse team, working for the benefit of youth, and their families, who are identified by the schools, police, libraries, park districts, townships, or others in the Oak Park or River Forest communities as “at-risk” for involvement with drugs, violence, or gangs. We are looking for a social worker skilled in an intensive case management approach to work primarily with a diverse caseload of at-risk youth and families.  Knowledge and experience working with minority youth and families who have experienced trauma, and the ability to conduct groups is preferred.

Essential candidate qualities include the demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals and groups from diverse communities and cultures. Public speaking/presentation skills and interpersonal skills will also be required. The position requires a Master’s degree in social work, education, psychology or other related human services field, and two to three (2-3) years’ experience working with highly at-risk minority youth/families in prevention, intervention, outreach, and case management.  Please click here for the full job description.

Benefits offered include HMO and PPO medical plans, Flexible Spending Account, employer paid life insurance, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension plan.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to the attention of:

Angela Hill, Administrative Associate
Youth Services of Oak Park Township
105 S. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302
ahill@oakparktownship.org

Deadline for receipt of resumes: Wednesday, June 30th, 2017.

 

For information on Oak Park Township, visit our Web site at http://www.oakparktownship.org

Oak Park Township is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

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Contact

General Information:
708.383.8005

Youth Services:
708.445.2727

Senior Services:
708.383.8060

Fax:
708.383.8062

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