Positions Available


Would you like to be part of a dynamic team that works each day to support individuals with developmental disabilities? Then Orchard Village could be the place for you.

To apply for a career opportunity or position at Orchard Village, please email your resume to Olga Childers, Senior Director of Human Resources.

Olga Childers, Senior Director of Human Resources, (847) 967-1800 ext. 175
E-mail: olga_childers@orchardvillage.org

Orchard Village offers a comprehensive training and development program and excellent benefits for eligible employees:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Short-term Disability
  • Long-term Disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal/Sick Time
  • 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Access to finding childcare & applying for financial assistance

Professional Positions

Vocational Specialist

Orchard Village is currently recruiting for a full-time Vocational Specialist to manage a caseload and provide individualized person-centered support in the following vocational areas: pre-vocational support, career counseling, job search techniques, and interviewing skill development, job development and job placement in the community, job retention and job coaching services, job accommodation recommendations and referrals, and community resource coordination. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation counseling, psychology, social work or related field desired, two years working in vocational/residential with people with developmental disabilities preferred, sales experience desirable, excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. Personal vehicle required.

House Administrator

The House Administrator supports the day-to-day operations of assigned homes. Conduct weekly environmental reviews, ordering groceries and supplies for assigned homes. Ensure that medical & health care needs are supported for each client. Manage medication/pharmacy orders. Responsible for client debit cards. On-call rotation with managers and house administrators monthly and in absence of manager, supervise staff, and carry emergency cell phone. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in social services preferred, one year’s experience working in the field of developmental disabilities, and proficiency in computer skills, valid driver’s license, and personal vehicle required.

Quality & DEI Coordinator

The Quality and DEI Coordinator ensures that services meet established standards of quality in regard to the health, safety and welfare of clients receiving services. Serves as the lead to develop and implement the agency’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts. Works with the Senior Director to develop and implement quality improvement and strategic initiatives. Supports the OIG liaison in conducting investigations, gathering documents, and maintaining files on reports. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or equivalent degree; master’s degree preferred, 2 years of experience in working in the field of developmental disabilities, State of IL QIDP certified, or eligibility required, and previous experience in developing and implementing diversity/equity/inclusion (DEI) programs or activities preferred.

Residential Program Manager

As a Residential Program Manager, manage the day-to-day operation of residential homes. Manage caseload of adults with developmental disabilities. Supervise direct support staff and oversee the healthcare and medications system for clients. Participate in annual Discovery Processes and Personal Plans. Complete QIDP paperwork such as Implementation Strategies, monthly progress notes, HRC updates, and quarterly environmental reviews. Monitor Therap data tracking on outcomes, health, and appointments. Accompany clients to medical/psychiatric appointments when necessary. Carry 24- hour emergency cell phone. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in social services required. QIDP Certified required. Knowledgeable about required QIDP paperwork as per DHS. Experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Personal vehicle and valid driver’s license required.

School Social Worker

As a School Social Worker you will provide individual and small group social work services to students as determined by the IEP team, develop, plan, and assist students with academic and social emotional programming in a wide range of settings, liaison between parents/guardian, school officials, and community resources, and conduct and collect data through evaluations, risk assessments, community based social skill integration, and other formative assessment. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Social Work License (LSW) issued by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (DFPR), and State of Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) as a school social worker (Type 73 (School Service)

Support Positions

A Direct Support Professional (DSP) assists clients with developmental disabilities in daily living activities including hygiene, meal preparation, transportation, housekeeping, implementation of behavior support interventions, and achieving personal support plan outcomes. Will also support clients with activities in-home and in the community. No lifting restrictions are allowed. Applicants must have valid driver’s license and high school diploma/GED.

Full and Part-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) – Support adults with developmental disabilities in our group homes. Pay: $19.50 per hour.

All support positions require an individual to meet the following qualifications:

  • 18 years old
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass the Short Test of Functional Health Literacy in Adults (STOFHLA) test
  • Clear criminal background
  • Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred
  • Positions are available in a variety of settings and during a variety of shifts (days, evenings, overnights, weekends)