Employment

For over 40 years, the Carole Robertson Center for Learning has been a leader in educating, enriching, and empowering children and families. We are always looking for quality individuals with experience and skills in the child development and social services fields. The Center offers a variety of employee benefits.

These include:

  • Quality Programs

    • NAEYC accredited
    • low child-to-teacher ratios
    • program coordinators at each site
    • parental involvement

  • Educational Advancement

    • tuition assistance
    • book stipends
    • milestone and retention awards for certified teachers
    • linkages to degree and scholarship programs
    • support from entry-level aide to child development professional
  • Competitive Benefits

    • health, dental, life, short-term disability, and supplemental insurance
    • 401(K) plan
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • credit union

Open Positions

  • Vice President of Human Resources

    The Vice President of Human Resources is responsible for directing all of the people functions of the organization in accordance with the policies and practices of the Carole Robertson Center for Learning, the ethical and social consciences of nonprofit business and society, and the laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations and other regulatory and advisory authorities and organizations. The VP of Human Resources is also responsible for all necessary credentialing and licensing, training and professional development functions across the organization.

    Applicants for the position of Vice President of Human Resources shall possess at least a B.A. (M.A. preferred). View the full description of the position, its responsibilities, desired experience, and instructions on how to apply:

    Applicants for the position of Vice President of Human Resources shall possess at least a B.A. (M.A. preferred). View the full description of the position, its responsibilities, desired experience, and instructions on how to apply here.

  • Vice President of Fundraising and Development

    The Vice President, Fundraising and Development is a senior-level professional who brings expertise, strategic direction and insight to the role and responsibilities of the position to advance the mission, objectives, sustainability and overall direction of the Carole Robertson Center for Learning (Center). The position is responsible for the development and the overall implementation of the Center’s annual fundraising and communications plans. This includes the identification, research, cultivation, solicitation and management of corporate, foundation and public grants; expansion and solicitation of individual and corporate donors; development of the Center’s publications and marketing materials; oversight of the volunteer program; and management of annual events and special campaigns. The Vice President, Fundraising and Development works cross-functionally with other key staff to position the Carole Robertson Center for Learning as a premier Chicago-based nonprofit serving children, youth and families in communities of opportunities across the City.

    The Vice President, Fundraising and Development ensures that the Fundraising and Development Team develops and implements appropriate strategies for engaging donors and builds long-term, positive and sustainable relationships, including engagement with the Carole Robertson Center for Learning’s Board of Directors. This position is a member of the executive team and acts as a staff liaison to the Resource Development Committee of the Board of Directors.

    Applicants for the position of Vice President, Fundraising and Development must possess at least a B.A. in a related field. Master’s Degree and/or Fundraising Certificate is preferred. View the full description of the position, its responsibilities, and desired experience here.

  • 04 PEL (Professional Educator License) Teacher

    The 04 PEL Teacher plans and implements developmentally appropriate daily programming for an assigned group of children. The 04 PEL Teacher provides care, nurturance, protection, and supervision for all children, especially those in the assigned group, at the site, on field trips, and during school escort/pickup services.

    Applicants for the position of 04 PEL Teacher must possess a valid Early Childhood Teaching certificate. Candidates are also required to possess their bilingual and/or their ESL endorsement. B.A./B.S. in Early Childhood Education/Child Development is preferred.

  • Teacher

    The Teacher plans and implements developmentally appropriate daily programming for an assigned group of children. The Teacher provides care, nurturance, protection, and supervision for all children, especially those in the assigned group, at the site, on field trips, and during school escort/pickup services.

    Applicants for the position of Teacher must possess a B.A./B.S. in Early Childhood Education/Child Development. B.A./B.S. degree attained in other fields must include credits in ECE/Child Development that are equivalent to a major (minimum 36 credits) in the field.

  • After School Teacher

    The After School Teacher plans and implements age-appropriate daily programming for an assigned group of children. The Teacher provides care, nurturance, protection, and supervision for all children, especially those in the assigned group, at the site, on field trips, and during school escort/pickup services.

    Applicants for the position of Teacher must possess the School Age and Youth Development Credential, Child Development Associate, or A.A/A.A.S in education, a social science, or other related field. B.A./B.S. in education, a social science, or other related field preferred.

  • Home Visitor

    The Home Visitor is responsible for visiting families and providing in-home teaching to both children and families as determined by the Parent-Child Home Program curriculum.

    Applicants for the position of Home Visitor shall possess a minimum of a B.A./B.S. in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development fields. B.A./B.S. degree attained in other fields must include credits in ECE/Child Development that are equivalent to a major (minimum 36 credits) in the field.

  • Family Support Specialist

    The Family Support Specialist (FSS) works with an assigned case load of families to provide a full range of servicese, including parent support and education, enrollment/eligibility, health and social services, and other case management functions

    Applicants for the position of Family Support Specialist shall possess a B.A. degree in Social Work, Human Services, or a related field. Must have at least 1 year experience working with children and their families.