Career Opportunities

The Hope Institute employs more than 470 year-round staff to provide 24-hour care and support services for Hope children, and is the 9th largest employer in Sangamon County. In order to provide the very best care and support for each child, The Hope Institute employs multi-disciplinary teams including the following types of professionals:

  • direct care providers
  • nurses
  • vocational/job coaches
  • teachers
  • occupational therapists
  • physical and speech therapists
  • behavior specialists
  • clinical psychologists
  • physicians

The Hope Institute only hires professional, caring and dedicated staff to provide ongoing active treatment that allows children with disabilities to reach their fullest potential. The people who have a career at The Hope Institute are committed to caring for the whole child by fostering the growth that will help the children fully participate in life in ways best suited to their unique needs, skills and developmental disabilities.

If this sounds like you, please call Kristi Kramp at (217) 585-5106 or email to join an organization dedicated to improving the lives of children at The Hope Institute for Children and Families.