Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Date posted: 11/17/2020

Salary: $75,000-$85,000/year

Description: The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is offering an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career opportunity for an experienced human resources professional with expertise in talent acquisition and training and development. Responsibilities include planning and implementing cost-effective strategies to ensure staffing needs are fulfilled efficiently; focusing on attracting a high performing and diverse workforce; redefining career roadmapping and professional development; and occasional support to the HR Department with other needs in compensation, benefits, and employee relations. The role will develop strong partnerships and serve as a consultant to hiring managers and department leads on all recruiting-related activities. This role requires knowledge across all functions to successfully operate as back up to the current HR Generalist.

The ideal candidate brings at least five years in an HR Generalist role with experience managing or supporting 1) the full lifecycle of talent acquisition, and 2) training and staff development. We are looking for someone who is flexible, process-oriented, has strong project management skills, and enjoys lending their expertise across operations, people, and culture to support the HR Department. This is a full-time position that reports to the Director of Human Resources and requires travel between the downtown Chicago office and Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois.


Warehouse Workers for Justice

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Salary: $53,000-58,000/year, plus car allowance

Description: Warehouse Workers for Justice (WWJ) is a worker center fighting for good, living wage jobs among the thousands of transportation and logistics workers in the Chicago area,. Our work blends union and worker' center models, focusing on long-term leadership development, alliances with community organizations, and development of innovative organizing tactics.

Responsibilities: Supervise a team of field organizers who will engage in extensive worker outreach --Grow and guide WWJ leadership committees --Conduct worker outreach efforts --Lead one-on-one and group meetings with workers --Identify and develop workplace leaders --Motivate workers to take action --Build worker committees --Develop and carry out strategies to achieve workplace victories --Maintain accurate information on worksites and campaign activities --Gather information necessary for enforcement of labor laws --Build community support for warehouse workers’ struggles


Warehouse Workers for Justice

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Salary: $45,000-$52,000/year, plus car allowance

Description: Warehouse Workers for Justice (WWJ) is a worker center fighting for good, living wage jobs among the thousands of transportation and logistics workers in the Chicago area. Our work blends union and worker' center models, focusing on long-term leadership development, alliances with community organizations, and development of innovative organizing tactics. Our Labor and Environmental Justice Community Organizer position is an outgrowth of years of collaboration with local, state and national frontline environmental justice organizations fighting for climate, jobs and justice from the warehousing and logistics industry. This position will work at the intersection of environmental sustainability and the fight for worker and economic justice.


Warehouse Workers for Justice

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Last Date to Apply: 11/30/2020

Salary: $43,000-48,000/year, plus car allowance

Description: Warehouse Workers for Justice (WWJ) is a worker center fighting for good, living wage jobs among the thousands of transportation and logistics workers in the Chicago area. Our work blends union and worker' center models, focusing on long-term leadership development, alliances with community organizations, and development of innovative organizing tactics. Our Worker Protection Outreach Organizer position will be an intensive outreach position, aimed at providing COVID emergency resources to warehouse workers vulnerable to infection. This work will happen entirely in the Cook County suburbs. This is only a 6-month assignment from December 1st to May 31st. However, there is a chance for the project to be extended.


UIC  Center for Literacy

Date posted: 11/10/2020

Last Date to Apply: 11/20/2020

Salary: $55,000-$70,000

Description: This position will be responsible for seeking, developing and securing grant funding and other funding sources to advance/assist with the planning and implementation of Center programs.

The Grants & Development Specialist will lead the grant seeking and funding application process. The position is also responsible for coordinating with and fostering relationships between the Center and the UIC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Advancement (OVCA).


Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.)

Date Posted: 11/10/2020

Last Date to Apply: 11/30/2020

Salary: $47,000-$52,000/year

Description: The Grants Manager is primarily responsible for grant writing and reporting, grants management, and grants prospecting. The Grants Manager will establish and cultivate excellent relationships with grant makers, as well as be an ambassador of the H.O.M.E. and the older people H.O.M.E. serves. H.O.M.E. is dedicated to supporting ongoing learning and professional growth for all of its employees. As a valued member of a small team, the Grants Manager will collaborate on various fundraising initiatives and have the opportunity to take on special projects that promote growth in other areas of Development.


BUILD Chicago

Date Posted: 11/10/20

Salary: $58,000-$60,000/year

Description: The Manager of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning will support the organization’s processes around monitoring, data collection, and systems to execute the work. The Manager is responsible for the overall development and management of BUILD’s data reporting and compliance systems. The Manager will work across departments to execute the work.


BUILD Chicago

Date Posted: 11/10/2020

Salary: $43,000-$45,000/year

Description: The Intake Coordinator/Manager will provide information, resources and referrals to individuals seeking BUILD services. The Intake Coordinator/Manager will supervise the intake process agency-wide and act as the first point of contact for participants, their families, and external partners seeking BUILD services. The Intake Coordinator/Manager will work collectively with community stakeholders to maintain productive partnerships and provide reliable, consistent communication. The Intake Coordinator/Manager will work across departments to ensure that participants complete the intake and staffing processes in a timely and professional manner.


Chicago Foundation for Women

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

Salary: $60,000-$65,000/year

Description: The Program Officer will be responsible for CFW’s economic security grant making and initiatives including The Englewood Women’s Initiative, the Eleanor Network - Training and Stabilization grantee cohort and participation in the Women’s Economic Mobility Hub. The Program Officer will work to align the economic security strategies with CFW’s Theory of Change and make sure lessons learned are shared so they can be incorporated across CFW’s work. This position oversees the continued development and implementation of the initiatives as well as the grantmaking connected to each project. The Program Officer will provide support and advice to grantees from the vantage point of a funder seeing a broader view across the sector; understanding trends and making connections to other potential partners. The Program Officer will possess exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills that result in the ability to embrace the Foundation's values of community and equity and use those values to guide the economic security work at CFW.


Chicago Foundation for Women

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

Last Date to Apply: 11/13/2020

Salary: $40,000/year

Description: The Digital Communications Coordinator is a core member of the Communications Department at Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW). The department is focused on building CFW’s brand and reputation through digital experiences, a thought leadership editorial site (, social media engagement, and other communications/marketing strategies. This Digital Communications Coordinator will have the opportunity to work directly with CFW Board, grantee partners, and other stakeholders in a fast-paced environment and mission-driven organization. The Digital Communications Coordinator, under the direction of the Director of Communications, is responsible for the execution of digital communications, including upkeep of the content and the creation of graphic design elements for the Foundation’s website, social media channels, and email newsletters that support the Foundation’s objectives, uplift its grantee and funding partners, promotes events and key informational topics and supports fundraising efforts.



Date Posted: 11/3/2020

Last Date to Apply: 11/18/2020

Salary: $55,000-65,000/year

Description: The Senior Program Manager reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for program implementation and development in Chicago and other program sites. The Manager provides program development strategy and ensures high-quality field operations. They manage communication with program partners and ensure that all projects are both engaging for the youth and meaningful for the organization/community. The Manager is responsible for maintaining an environment of continuous program improvement by leveraging evaluation and collaborative problem solving to ensure that our sites/partners thrive. The Manager ensures seamless program delivery, quality control, and evaluation. During the summer, they will supervise the Chicago seasonal mapping staff, including up to 4 Field Supervisors who in turn manage up to 40 Field Coordinators (primarily college students). The Manager also supports the implementation of MAPSCorps in other cities, known as “replication sites,” in collaboration with their respective partner organizations. During the school year, the Manager will expand OST programming in Chicago. The Manager also works with the Data Analyst to optimize protocols for data quality improvement. Strategically, the Manager will work in partnership with the Executive Director to develop innovative program models, design program evaluation, and identify strategic partners and expansion areas.



Date Posted: 11/2/2020

Last Date to Apply: 11/29/2020

Salary: $19-20/hour

Description: This Senior Associate/Administrative role reports to the Leadership Director. Serves as primary staff liaison to chapters and their officers, communicating the interests of chapters to staff and other member and leadership groups.

  • Offer assistance as needed relative to all operations of the chapters including: bylaws, budgets, elections, conferences, program development plans, newsletters and other communication tools, tax questions, and officer development.

  • Maintain electronic communications with the CPC; update chapters via electronic communications with news and developments from APA National.

  • Update all data for chapter, section and student officers; ensuring a process is in place for all necessary changes to occur.

  • Coordination and distribution of the newsletter editors mailing for chapters, sections and divisions.

  • Maintenance of archival information and reference files for chapters.

  • Staff various CPC committees and task forces as needed including: coordinating conference calls; ensuring project schedules are met; developing and mailing materials and correspondence; coordinating communication between committees and other members of leadership.

  • Development of orientation materials.

  • Monitoring publications and follow up as needed, either internally or externally with anticipated deadlines, problems or exemplary activities.

  • Routinely track chapter leadership information to be updated on the web.

  • Answer routine member inquiries regarding chapters.

  • Provide monthly membership rosters and mailing labels for chapters, including specially requested rosters.

  • Coordinate with other staff on APA/component annual elections.

  • Coordinate with other staff with the APA and component awards programs.


Cradles to Crayons

Date Posted: 11/1/2020

Description: The Partner Relations Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing external partnerships with our network of human service agencies, who provide social services to low-income families. Additional responsibilities will include crafting the strategy for onboarding, cultivating and elevating partnership to a level which meets and exceeds expectations according to our Kids Served metrics. This position ensures that the network partner philosophy and standards are defined and executed in accordance with Cradles to Crayon’s mission and strategic plan, that strategies exist to increase distribution through our partners, and that high-quality services are effective and extend our reach. This position will manage the Partner Relations Coordinator to ensure all KidPacks are fulfilled and picked up in a timely manner.


Social Services Organization

Date Posted: 10/26/2020

Last Date to Apply: 11/22/2020

Salary: $45,000 - $48,000/year 

Description: The Nonprofit Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the Volunteer and Client Programming. The main responsibilities would be recruiting, training, and scheduling volunteers to ensure the organization has an appropriate pool of volunteers to fulfil client requests. Our Ideal Candidate: • Bachelor’s degree required • 3 - 5 years program management experience • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite • Prior administrative and organizational skills needed • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Knowledge of community resources • Current driver’s license and auto insurance, access to an automobile How you will spend your day: • Recruits volunteers to ensure there is daily volunteer office support. • Trains volunteers ensuring all volunteers have the information needed to perform their role and to report the hours and miles they have volunteered. • Works with church coordinators and other group leaders to coordinate messages to the full church or group regarding services, volunteer recruitment, events and need for donations. • Responds to vacancies in schedule which may arise Monday – Saturday. • Attends and assists with the Volunteer Recognition and Gala events. • Special projects as assigned.


Norwegian American Hospital

Date Posted: 10/25/2020

Salary: depends on experience

Description: Norwegian American Hospital is one of the most diverse hospitals in Chicago, serving as the community healthcare center for Humboldt Park, West Town, Logan Square, and Austin, communities rich in cultural diversity but struggling economically. Norwegian promotes health and wellness by providing excellent, affordable, compassionate, and culturally competent health services to all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. The Coordinator reports directly to the VP of Development / Chief Philanthropy Officer and plays a key role on a small but mighty Foundation team. S/he assists with fundraising activities, donor stewardship, communications, data analysis, reports, and event management, and provides administrative support for the Foundation Board of Directors. S/he also manages administrative and general office tasks such as (but not limited to) invoices, supplies, scheduling, and other duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Takes full responsibility for developing and maintaining internal systems to manage donor and prospect information and to track and report on NAHF development activities • Coordinates stewardship of NAHF donors • Maintains and regularly updates Foundation website, social media, and electronic newsletters • Provides administrative support for Foundation Board and serves as Board liaison • Coordinates planning and logistics for fundraising events • Coordinates production of Annual Reports • Manages general office duties


Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

Salary: $200/hour

The Leadership in Democracy program will offer 15 leaders from McCormick Foundation grantee partners management training, executive coaching and a cohort learning experience between January and June 2021. The Democracy Program seeks an experienced consultant to design and implement a learning experience for the second cohort of this program. The Consultant will be a savvy facilitator with experience building relationships with multiple stakeholders by listening to new ideas, encouraging dialogue, and inspiring people to work towards common goals. The learning sessions created by the Consultant should support developing skills and acquiring tools to address growth areas identified by participants, such as operationalizing equity, staff development, and strategic planning, and other topics that will further build their capacity as civic leaders. The Consultant will review applications from selected participants, meet with program participants individually, and plan and facilitate three cohort learning sessions. This is a part-time position anticipated to spend 90 hours between December 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 (30 hours for each session), and reports to the Program Officer overseeing the Leadership in Democracy Program.



Date Posted: 9/18/2020

Last Date to Apply: 11/18/2020

Is social justice important to you? Consider joining our innovative team by becoming a Case Manager for Youth and Young Adult Services! Working at Thresholds means making a difference in someone’s life every day. For decades, Thresholds has provided direct mental health and substance use treatments in Chicago’s communities. The Case Manager plans and coordinates treatment and services for youth and young adults with mental health needs. Take advantage of our excellent orientation and training programs to learn the latest in evidence based practices, ethics, and time management. At Thresholds, one of Chicago’s award winning best workplaces, we offer competitive compensation and benefits package, participation in the public service loan forgiveness program, opportunities for growth and continuing education, and clinical supervision for LCPC/LCSW licensure. The Case Manager serves as the primary transition facilitator by providing the coordination of treatment, treatment planning and the development and implementation of individualized service plans for youth and young adults with mental health needs. The case manager facilitates services – like school, medical providers, family, etc. – and also assists in skill building through coaching and one-on-one work with young adults. 


Sarah's Circle

Date Posted: 9/17/2020

The Leasing/Occupancy Specialist is responsible for assisting the Manager of Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH), by providing administrative services for women with a history of chronic homelessness and by securing housing for the agency. The Leasing/Occupancy Specialist, under the direction of the Manager of PSH, has the primary responsibility of qualifying new tenants for occupancy and re-qualifying existing tenants for continued occupancy in accordance with HUD regulations and CHA policies and procedures. The Leasing/Occupancy Specialist will work with the Manager of PSH to navigate the requirements of funding agents such as CHA, CoC, CLIHTF, HUD, and IHDA, and is able to perform other on-going occupancy functions while maintaining agency compliance requirements. The Leasing/Occupancy Specialist will deliver supportive services consistent with the agency’s policies and a harm reduction, trauma-informed philosophy. This position may be expected to carry a caseload. 



Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Salary: $40,000

Description: This position serves as a generalist within the External Relations and Philanthropy team, providing multi-media content and coordinating related projects and initiatives. This role works closely with team members to advance the accuracy, integrity, and impact of all materials produced while supporting Ignite’s branding, image, and messaging. This position will assist in coordinating production with external vendors and ensuring compliance with necessary internal and external standards, as required. The individual in this position is responsible for coordinating and contributing to the comprehensive suite of communications and marketing projects for the agency.

The individual in this position is responsible for coordinating and contributing to the comprehensive suite of communications and marketing projects for the agency. This includes:

  • Working closely with the vice president of External Relations and Philanthropy to develop a comprehensive communications and marketing strategy and a coordinated implementation plan

  • Collaborating with staff and clients to identify stories of impact; researching, interviewing, and developing those stories for appropriate usage

  • Serving as the primary contributor and project coordinator for the agency’s core communications, such as the website, newsletter, and annual report

  • Creating social media content, overseeing social media calendar, and providing day-to-day oversite of social media accounts

  • Contributing to philanthropic communications such as the annual appeal, emails, and various donor communications through copywriting and multimedia coordination

  • Developing event-related content and communications tools

  • Assisting with the development of grant submissions and other special projects, as time permits analytics to elevate and inform communications and marketing practices

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