Division:  Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream

The Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream is a multi-purpose, neighborhood resource center serving a low-income, ethnically diverse neighborhood. Services include counseling, casework, mentoring, community development and after-school programs for children and youth.


The Elementary Teacher is responsible for building relationships with students and facilitating learning in the summer day program. Duties include academic and life skills instruction, community service and recreational activities, teaching Christian education and facilitating group work with students involving experiential learning. The elementary teacher is also responsible for parent communication and maintaining Outreach’s standard of classroom behavior during program time.  Class size averages between fifteen and eighteen.


A passion for working with elementary age students; Bachelor’s degree in education, social work or a related field; previous classroom teaching or group experience with children; previous experience facilitating experiential or service learning strongly preferred; sensitivity to the needs of students from low-income, high-risk families and culturally diverse backgrounds.  Certain requirements based on DCFS licensing standards, such as three written references, college transcripts, TB tests and medical form needed.  A current, valid IL driver’s license is required along with a good driving record and reliable transportation. A Commitment to Outreach Community Ministries’ Statement of Mission and Faith is required. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.


Full-time Temporary Summer Employment
Staff Training  June 12-16
Program Dates  June 19- August 11
Program Schedule  Mon.-Fri. hours from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.


Salary for this position falls between $14 and $16.50 per hour based on education, skills, language ability and experience.

Post Date:  March 22, 2017

OCM complies with all applicable state and federal laws pertaining to nondiscrimination in employment, including nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and disability. As a religious organization, OCM reserves the right to make employment decisions based on its religious identity, as permitted by state and federal law.