Position Opening at NICIL!

The NICIL team has an opening!

We are looking for an individual who is self-motivated, passionate and enjoys working with people.

We are seeking a Program Coordinator who is able to work Monday – Thursday 7:30am to 5:30pm at our Sterling office or within our five county NICIL area. Some of the duties include: intake calls, supporting our team members, taking calls, walk in appointments, conducting workshops and classes, record-keeping and assisting the NICIL team with all aspects of customer services.  Evening and weekend events are required on occasion.

The ideal candidate would be knowledgeable and have experience in working in social services or working with individuals with disabilities. An associate’s degree or higher is required. Click here for a full job description for this position.  https://nicil.org/ilp-coordinator/

Click here for the NICIL application: https://nicil.org/employment-application-2/

To submit a complete application packet, please send to NICIL, our application, your resume, and a cover letter of your interest to:

Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living (NICIL)

PO Box 976

Sterling, IL 61081

Or you may drop off your application during business hours (Monday-Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm) at:


412 Locust St.

Sterling, IL 61081

No phone calls, emails, or faxed resumes will be accepted regarding this position. Only complete application packets are accepted. The application process closes on October 3, 2019 at noon.

A presentation/teaching demonstration during the interview is required for all positions. Position requirements may change as legislation or regulation impact the NICIL contracts.

“We are passionate about Independent Living here at NICIL. It’s not about a paycheck, it’s about being part of someone’s life, it’s about making a difference today that changes someone’s future. We have the honor and privilege of serving our consumers. NICIL isn’t for everyone, but we believe in what we do and our consumers believe in us. That’s what counts.” Michele Miller, Executive Director, NICIL.