About Us

Career Opportunities

Our program areas include public policy and advocacy, child care supports, early childhood education including Pre-K and Head Start, family and community engagement, and community building and organizing. We also administer the IDHS Illinois Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) for Cook County, helping more than 50,000 families pay for child care each month.

Illinois Action for Children offers a wide-range of career possibilities in multiple program areas including: 

  • Child care resources (for families and child care providers)
  • Early childhood education
  • Family and community engagement
  • Public policy and advocacy
  • Community building and organizing
  • Organizational operations and support

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Join Our Team

Learn more about the hiring process and applying to work at Illinois Action for Children.

At Illinois Action for Children, we offer an extensive benefits package that adds value to your total compensation. View Benefits »

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Open Positions

Learn more about our career opportunities that will help improve the quality of life for the thousands of children and families we serve. We also offer a wide-range of internship and work study opportunities that can make a positive impact on careers that influence the work being done for children and families.

Illinois Action for Children does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, because he or she is protected veteran, or any other grounds prohibited by law. 

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