Orchard Village Careers


Join our team!

Would you like to be part of a dynamic team that works each day to support individuals with developmental disabilities? 

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

  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Long-term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal/Sick Time
  • 401k with generous match
  • Tuition reimbursement


Entry-level employment opportunities:

Positions may be available:

  • Full and Part-time Direct Support Professional (DSP)--Support adults with developmental disabilities in our group homes
  • Part-time Personal Support Worker (PSW)/Respite Worker--Support a child or adult at the family's home, one-on-one

All Direct Support Professional (DSP) and Personal Support Worker (PSW) positions require an individual to meet the following qualifications:

  • 18 years old
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to lift/transfer
  • Ability to pass the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) test
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Completion of a physical exam and TB test within 14 days of hire
  • 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)


Professional level employment opportunities:

Positions may be available:

  • Qualified Support Professional (QSP) and Home Manager-- Manage a customer caseload or manage a group home for adults with developmental disabilities
  • Other positions may be available


For more information on career opportunities or positions at Orchard Village, please contact:

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

Save the Date! 2014 Blossom Gala Set for May 3 at Art Institute of Chicago

Orchard Village is excited to announce that the 27th Annual Blossom Gala auction/dinner/dance will take place the evening of Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the elegant Art Institute of Chicago. Valet parking is free! In the dramatic Millennium Park Room, guests will be served refreshing cocktails as they socialize with friends old and new and place bids on alluring silent auction items. They'll have a rare, after-hours opportunity to peruse the museum's stunning American Art Galleries. And in the soaring Chicago Stock Exchange Trading Room they'll enjoy dinner, award presentations, a live auction, music and dancing. For more info, or to volunteer for a Gala committee, contact Erika Vavrik: 847-967-1800 ext. 133. See you there!


Corporate Partnership & Cause Marketing Opportunities

Contact: Peter Kuntz

847-967-1800 ext 141 or peter_kuntz@orchardvillage.org

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