at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Description

Do you have a passion for helping people? Become a Home Care Assistant, caregiver who provides caring services to help those who are in need.  Become a part of a special group of individuals who provide vital care that changes lives; improves the quality of life for so many and creates a compassionate environment to assist those who truly need it. 

  • Full-time and Part-time position(s) available to provide home care in Cook County and there are immediate opportunities on the North side of Chicago as well. We will do our best to work with your schedule! Ideal candidates will be responsible to assist older adults with light housekeeping, meal prep, errands, companionship and other areas of activities of daily living that will help our clients stay in the home that they love! We also have positions available Hyde Park and on the North side of Chicago and the surrounding Northwest suburbs.
  • We are looking for compassionate individuals who will build relationships with our clients and members of our team. 
  • If you are the type of person who’s looking for a way to make an important contribution to humanity, and brighten the lives of people who need your help, then this position is for you!  
  • We offer a paid training and ongoing education.  If you desire to touch and change lives for the better, please contact us and apply today!


Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), is a leading not-for-profit organization providing healing, justice and wholeness to people and communities. For over 150 years, LSSI has made a difference in the lives of those in need, a strong, viable presence in Illinois continuing that commitment to making a difference.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidates must be:

  • At least 18 years of age or older;
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED;
  • Have a minimum of one year experience;
  • CNAs are encouraged to apply but NOT required for the position
  • Possess homemaker skills and a personable approach with older adults.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law.

Key Words:

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Job Snapshot

About Us

About Us

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) is one of the largest statewide providers of social services. Our dedicated staff help children, adults, and seniors transform their lives. We provide services to one of every 300 people in Illinois! Our skilled and diverse workforce has a passion for making a difference—in our clients’ lives and in the social services field. We provide foundational tools and professional development to help staff strengthen the impact of their work and further their careers. LSSI uses a whole person philosophy of care and leads the way in applying innovation and best practices in our programs.

Our services include foster care, family intervention, early childhood education, mental health, counseling, addiction treatment, support for people with disabilities, affordable senior housing, home care for older adults, and re-entry programs for formerly incarcerated individuals.

Whether you are an experienced professional, a recent college grad, reentering the workforce, or just starting out, consider a career with LSSI. We have over 50 offices across Illinois. Be a part of our team and make a difference! A wide variety of rewarding opportunities await you at LSSI! Join the Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Talent Network today!

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