Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Employment Opportunities

The Children's Center has the following positions opening available.

Family Services Specialist

This full time position serves as the primary contact for Head Start parents to ensure that the needs of young children and families are addressed through family and community engagement.

Responsibilities include supervising a team of Family Service Workers, recruiting eligible families for enrollment in the Head Start program. Additional responsibilities include collaborating with families in determining goals, assessing their strengths and needs as well as providing support services to promote healthy families and program success for children. Candidate must be able to accurately maintain family records and complete reports as required. 

·                     Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Sociology, Human Services or related field
·                     Bilingual: English/Spanish (preferred) 
·                     Computer skills (required) 
·                     Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing 
·                     Ability to monitor and/or supervise the work of others 
·                     Prior experience with Head Start (preferred)

To apply please contact Beverly Dawson, Head Start Director at 708 652-1284 or email resume to


Head Start Site Director

Full time position available for a Site Director at a Head Start center in Berwyn serving 40 children in two half day classes.  The program provides comprehensive services (i.e. early childhood education, health, nutrition, disabilities and family services) to families with preschool age children.  The Director will ensure implementation of program requirements and day to day site operations through monitoring, supervision of staff and active participation.  

·         BA/S degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent (required)
·         Computer skills (required)
·         Head Start experience (preferred)
·         Bilingual in Spanish/English (preferred)
·         Experience in supervising and managing similar types of services. 

To apply please contact Beverly Dawson, Head Start Director at 708 652-1284 or email resume to


Part-time Grant Writer. 

Experience necessary. Please send resume to Lurlean Chodora at

Volunteers welcome

Substitute teachers needed

For more information about employment opportunities, please email us at  

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Pre-K Registration Day for Fall 2019

Pre-K Application Day for Fall 2019
Friday, April 12th & 26, 2019
1447 South 50th Court, Cicero IL

Monday, March 11, 2019

Hold My Hand 2019 Dinner

Join us for a night filled with music,
raffles, silent auction and more!
Plated dinner and open bar included with cost!

The Children's Center of Cicero-Berwyn's
41st Annual Hold My Hand Dinner

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Included Dinner & OPEN Bar
$75.00 per person
Niko's Banquets - Bridgeview IL 60455

For Tickets call Kathie at 708-652-1202

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Mealtime Minutes

February/March 2019 Issue of Mealtime Minutes

The February/March 2019 issue of the Mealtime Minutes is available online at The Mealtime Minutes e-newsletter is your link to the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Please take time to review the issue. Archived issues of the Mealtime Minutes are online at
This month’s issue includes articles on:
  • Identifying whole grain-rich foods;
  • the new “Grow It, Try It, Like It!” booklet;
  • the Team Nutrition CACFP Organizations Network;
  • National CACFP Week (March 17-23);
  • and breastfeeding resources.
Nutrition Division, Illinois State Board of Education 100 N. First St., Springfield, IL 62777 Phone: (800) 545-7892 or (217) 782-2491

Pre-K Application Day for Fall 2019

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Pre-K Application Day for Fall 2019
Friday,  March 22, 2019
9:00—11:00 am

1447 South 50th Court
Cicero, IL
Child MUST be 3 years
by August 21, 2019