The Village of Evergreen Park is offering a new summer internship, L.E.A.D. EP. The “L.E.A.D.” stands for Leadership, Excellence, Achievement and Distinction. The internship will provide students the opportunity to see how local government operates and provide training and resources to help them further their careers.

The L.E.A.D. EP internship program will work with four interns who are Evergreen Park residents and are
either a graduating senior in high school or a freshman or sophomore in college. The internships are
paid and participants will work 15-18 hours a week from June 13, 2022 through July 30, 2022.

“I have a strong interest in mentoring young people,” said Mayor Kelly Burke. “I believe in coaching and
developing the smart, talented students we have here in Evergreen Park.”

Interns will learn about and work in multiple Village departments and functions and will have
opportunities to go on local field trips and hear from guest speakers.

“We are excited to launch this internship program and help cultivate the future leaders of our
community,” added Burke. “We have developed a program that encourages professional and personal
growth for the participants and also shares the importance of understanding how local government

The Village of Evergreen Park is currently accepting applications through May 18, 2022.

Tommie Johnson Agency is seeking to hire a Licensed Insurance Producer, a full time, remote position. Responsibilities include Home/Auto policy lead generation, quote proposal, sales conversion and account management. Must be fully licensed with Property & Casualty lines of authority.

Help Wanted

The Evergreen Park Chamber of Commerce (EPCC) is seeking an organized, outgoing, and media-savvy professional to serve as its Member Liaison. This new position will serve as the link between EPCC members and the Chamber’s Board of Directors. The EPCC Member Liaison will enhance the value of Chamber membership by focusing on opportunities for member relationships, education, and collaboration.

Specific duties include:

  • Developing an effective program of membership development that retains current members and grows the membership base.
  • Developing and maintaining an effective communications program responsive to the needs of the membership, through print, online, and social media outlets.
  • Developing and conducting a variety of events, including the annual meeting holiday luncheon, to enhance relationship and business building opportunities for the membership.
  • Developing and conducting education programs to advance the professional, technical, and managerial skills of the membership.
  • Cultivating positive member relations with the EPCC through personal contact.
  • Utilizing connections and partnerships within the community as appropriate to advance the goals of the Chamber
  • Attending monthly Officers and Directors’ meetings, on the first and last Tuesdays of each month.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and make presentations to groups.
  • Ability to use software functions such Microsoft Office, Facebook, gmail and Googledocs.
  • Ability to update EPCC web site using WordPress content management system.
  • Valid drivers’ license.

Time commitment

Flexible schedule, 12 hours/week.



A complete job description is posted online. Submit resume, cover letter, and three references to No phone calls will be accepted.

FLSA Status

The Member Liaison is an independent contractor, not a paid employee. The contractor waives rights to regular employee benefits and is responsible for own income and employment taxes. Contractor will generally work from home; he/she will be reimbursed for office supplies but must use own equipment to perform duties.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The Evergreen Park Chamber of Commerce does not discriminate in its hiring practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, origin, age, disability, sex, or any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation.

Criminal Background Check

The contractor receiving a conditional offer of engagement will be required to undergo a criminal background check, and to provide the Evergreen Park Chamber of Commerce with the resulting report. The contractor may refuse to obtain a criminal background check or provide the report, in which event the conditional offer of engagement will be withdrawn.

Posted 2/1/18