Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Employment Opportunities

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



Responsibilities include implementing the Head Start program’s educational approach within the home environment.  Additional responsibilities include collaborating with families in assessing their strengths and needs as well as providing Head Start support services to promote healthy families and program success for preschool children.


·         Associates degree in Early Childhood, or Home Visiting CDA
·         Insured vehicle with valid driver’s license (required)
·         Computer skills (required)
·         Bilingual in English/Spanish (required)

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


Work as a member of a Head Start team to partner with families to promote children’s healthy development and school readiness.  Responsibilities include advocating for Head Start families whose children are presently enrolled in the center-based program.  The Family Service Worker will also assist with the development of goal plans for participating families to promote self-sufficiency and work with families to achieve goal success.  Additional responsibilities include recruiting and enrolling children into the program.


·        Associates degree or credential in sociology, social work, human services or
related field (Minimum)
·        Computer skills required.
·        Bilingual in English/Spanish required.
·        Knowledge of Head Start preferred.

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

Head Start Teacher | Posted 7/17/19

Join the Head Start team to prepare preschool aged children for school success. The Teacher will work with the Education team to create and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum in the classroom. Responsibilities include providing quality educational opportunities and for the daily management of the classroom.   Additional responsibilities include developing and implementing lesson plans for daily learning activities, maintaining individual and classroom data for on-going assessment, evaluation and record keeping.  


  • BA in ECE or related field with equivalent to a major in ECE (preferred)
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (preferred)
  • Computer skills (required)
  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD (a plus)
To apply please contact Beverly Dawson, Head Start Director at (708 652-1284) or send a 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