Join Our Team

At Walter Lawson Children's Home, we are currently seeking individuals who strive for excellence, have high standards of integrity and ethics and enjoy working in a team environment. If it is your goal to provide quality care in a fast-paced setting, we invite you to apply for any of our open positions. Learn more about the benefits we offer our team members. 

Positions we routinely hire for include:  
  • Special Education Teachers (Licensed in Illinois)
  • Nursing Assistant (Certified positions in Nursing, Day Training, and Education) 
  • Resident Attendant (Non-certified positions in Activity Department) 
  • Registered Nurse (Licensed in Illinois) 
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (Licensed in Illinois) 
  • Housekeeping & Laundry
  • Kitchen & Dietary  
  • Maintenance 
  • Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (Must meet Illinois QIDP requirements as defined by Department of Human Services
Apply Online! Review currently available career opportunities

In additional to applying online, please complete a Health Care Worker Background Check and return to the center.

We take great pride in offering comprehensive benefits to protect, reward and retain our valued employees. Our comprehensive benefits package delivers quality and value, while meeting the diverse needs of our workforce.

Our employee benefit program aligns with our commitment and goal of being the "Employer of Choice."

Benefits offered to eligible employees include:
  • Paid time off
  • Insurance offerings, including health, dental, life, short and long term disability
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • 403b
Employees can log in to Benefits Online to review the current benefit package.