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La Casa Norte

Date Posted: 06/05/2022

Salary: $60,000 - $70,000

Description: The Manager, Special Events and Donor Relations plays a key role in the Development Department. This position is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and communicating with donors and fundraising through special events, direct asks, and mass (mail, email, and social media) appeals. The manager will work closely with senior staff and report directly to the Senior Director of Development.


Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

Date posted: 06/02/2023

Salary: $90,000 - $96,000

Description: The Grants Manager creates a culture that values the importance of efficient, flexible, and technology-based grants management processes. They lead, manage, and execute the grantmaking processes and policies that lead to continual improvement. The Grants Manager provides administrative and operational support to the foundation’s Board of Directors and staff.


Northwest Center Chicago

Date Posted: 06/01/2023

Last Day to Apply: 07/21/2023

Salary: $95,000-$125,000

Description: The Executive Director is responsible for the management, vision, and strategic direction of the Northwest Center (NWC), a 20 year old organization dedicated to the well-being of residents of the northwest side, providing housing counseling, financial literacy programs, and community activism. The Executive Director ensures the financial health and sustainability of the organization, by working closely with the Board of Directors, Director of Finance/Operations and Director of Development. The Executive Director is the key external-facing messenger for the organization communicating to funders, stakeholders, elected officials, partners, and community members.


Secure Community Network

Date Posted: 05/29/2023

Salary: $75,000-100,000

Description: We are Secure Community Network (SCN), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) serving as the official safety and security organization of the Jewish community in North America. Here at SCN, we deeply value the team of people that work diligently to commit their lives to action for a better tomorrow. We are excited to add a Development Manager to our organization. If you consider yourself an ambitious and self-motivated Development professional who can build and sustain fundraising efforts, we want to hear from you!



Date posted: 05/26/2023

Salary: $52,000-$57,000

Description: CommunityHealth seeks to hire a full-time Development Manager. Under the supervision of the Director of External Affairs, the Development Manager will oversee a wide range of fundraising activities with particular focus on event planning, support the Associate Board and other fundraising committees, and supervise one full-time staff member (Development & Communications Coordinator).


Building Movement Project

Date posted: 05/25/2023

Salary: $110,000 - $140,000

Description: We are seeking a full-time Director of Research to join our staff team. This is an exciting role for an experienced and entrepreneurial researcher to advance the Building Movement Project’s portfolio. The Director of Research will build on and expand existing bodies of work, particularly our Race to Lead survey and reports, and identify new areas of research. The Director of Research will work closely with BMP’s Co-Executive Directors and supervise the Research Manager.


Open Communities

Date Posted: 05/22/2023

Salary: $27,645

Description: This position can start on August 14th and August 28th. The VISTA member will provide communities with the educational tools to exercise fair housing rights – this will require researching and communicating fair housing laws, designing workshops, and speaking to public audiences. The member will engage in outreach and organizing projects – these duties will require adept interpersonal and communication skills and an understanding of the history of systemic racism and other forces which have shaped housing inequities. Finally, the member will engage in internal capacity development through work on grant compliance – this will require strong writing and organizational skills. Throughout the VISTA member’s year of service, they will have access to consistent supervision and a collaborative approach to meeting the agency’s needs while utilizing the member’s particular strengths and preferences.


Bottom Line

Date posted: 05/22/2023

Salary: $47,500 + $2,000 completion bonus

Description: The primary focus of the College Success Advisor is to effectively serve a caseload of 75 – 80 college students at 2 to 3 college campuses using the Bottom Line DEAL (Degree, Employability, Affordability, Life Skills) model. The College Success Advisor provides one on-one academic, financial, personal, and career guidance, and tracks and records student progress in our database using both quantitative and qualitative data. Advisors are expected to build advising skills and learn the Bottom Line program model and expectations for supporting a caseload of students, with the goal of being ready for promotion to Senior Advisor after their first or second full year as an Advisor. Training and professional development in the Advisor role is focused on the Bottom Line curriculum and student services, as well as Bottom Line Foundations.


Distinctive Schools

Date Posted: 05/22/2023

Last Date to Apply: 07/01/2023

Salary: $100,000-$130,000

Description: The position is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring a comprehensive fundraising plan to meet or exceed annual revenue goals while also expanding philanthropic support of the organization.  Duties include: planning and implementing fundraising events; cultivating new, current and former donors to encourage ongoing contributions; and, seeking out opportunities for financial support through grants and sponsorships.  The Director of Development collaborates with the CEO and Chief Strategy Officer to execute relationship development and solicitation strategies, manages a contract Grant Writer, partners with the Marketing and Communications team, and works with staff members across the organization.


Girls in the Game

Date posted: 05/17/2023

Salary: $50,000

Description: Girls in the Game seeks a creative, detail-oriented individual with exceptional organizational and communication skills to join its development team as the Individual Giving Manager. In general, the Individual Giving Manager is responsible for supporting the organization’s fundraising through the development of an individual giving plan, including the development of current donors as well as identifying new donor prospects with the eventual goal of creating a major gifts program and growing the Annual Giving Society. The Manager of Individual Giving supports the Development team’s fundraising efforts with a specific focus on developing relationships with a variety of individual donors, introducing new contacts to Girls in the Game, and raising funds to support program growth.


Open Communities

Date posted: 05/18/2023

Salary: $26,421

Description: This position can start on August 14th and August 28th. The VISTA member will provide communities with the educational tools to exercise fair housing rights – this will require researching and communicating fair housing laws, designing workshops, and speaking to public audiences. The member will engage in outreach and organizing projects – these duties will require adept interpersonal and communication skills and an understanding of the history of systemic racism and other forces which have shaped housing inequities. Finally, the member will engage in internal capacity development through work on grant compliance – this will require strong writing and organizational skills. Throughout the VISTA member’s year of service, they will have access to consistent supervision and a collaborative approach to meeting the agency’s needs while utilizing the member’s particular strengths and preferences.


Solidarity Bridge

Date Posted: 05/16/2023

Salary: $50,000 - 85,000

Description: In partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director or Development Associate will help set strategic direction for fundraising and collaborate with staff and board to achieve organizational goals.

(Depending on level of exeperience)


  • Execute annual fundraising strategy to include support from individuals, foundations,corporations and parishes.

  • Create and execute a plan for financial gifts from a wide base of annual individual donors

  • Create and execute a plan for major donors ($5000+ annual giving)

  • Create and execute a plan for organizational giving (foundation grants, corporate giving, parishes etc.)

  • Support annual gala and other special event planning

  • Ensure accurate donor data entry and timely donor stewardship

  • Oversee data entry for financial gifts and data reconciliation with office volunteer and Business Mgr.

  • Oversee thank you letters and other donor acknowledgement processes

  • Create reports related to development goals

  • Collaborate with Communications Director to achieve all development goals, donor stewardship, and community engagement

  • Create and oversee Communications calendar including all annual appeals

  • Provide input on various stakeholder messaging

  • Actively participate in regularly scheduled office and zoom activities.

  • Weekly staff meetings, annual board/staff retreats, strategic planning and bilateral meetings with international partners.


CCS Fundraising

Date Posted: 05/15/2023

Salary: $50,000 - $70,000

Description: CCS Fundraising is seeking a self-motivated, reliable, and detail-oriented Marketing and Business Development Coordinator to join the Central US team to support the strategy, planning, coordination, and execution of conferences, events, and speaking engagements as well as the development of business development and sales materials. The successful candidate is extremely organized, communicative, detail-oriented, energetic, and calm under pressure, while managing multiple projects at once. Please note that this is not a sales or lead generating position.

This is a full-time role and an excellent opportunity to build a career in a mission-driven, growing company. Must be willing to travel domestically.


Beth Interactive

Date Posted: 05/11/2023

Salary: $58,000 - $68,000

Description: A small and dynamic digital philanthropy and communications agency with 12 full-time team members, Beth Interactive seeks a full-time Fundraising Manager to conduct fundraising and marketing campaigns. We are looking for an energetic, motivated team player with experience in fundraising and/or non-profits who can jump in quickly to work with our team on clients’ campaigns and projects. In this position, you will be responsible for working internally with the BI team and directly with clients on a variety of projects, including:

  • Annual campaigns

  • Communications strategies

  • Database management

  • Email marketing

  • Fundraising strategies

  • Healthcare marketing

  • Web and SEO strategy (if applicable based on candidate’s skills)

Our Manager will work both independently and in collaboration with team members. On-the-job training will be offered as needed. 


Cara Collective

Date Posted: 05/10/2023

Salary: $65,000 - $75,000

Description: The Senior Individual Giving Officer will help Cara Collective achieve its mission by maximizing fundraising from individuals through portfolio management and overseeing annual campaign fundraising. The Senior Individual Giving Officer will spend the majority of his/her/their time managing a portfolio of individual major donors and prospects through the giving cycle: including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. In addition, the Senior Individual Giving Officer will oversee the annual funds of #GivingTuesday, End of Year Appeal, Spring Appeal and other special giving campaigns as they arise. The Senior Individual Giving Officer will primarily work within the Development and Marketing/Communications Team and offer ongoing collaborative support across the enterprise to various teams upon request.


Cara Collective

Date Posted: 05/10/2023

Salary: $ 53,000 - $60,000

Description: The Manager of Marketing & Communications sits within the Development & Marketing Team and is primarily responsible for the creation and execution of campaigns (in both lead and support roles); production of collateral and marketing needs; and regular maintenance of Cara Collective’s overall digital marketing and communications platforms (website, social media, email marketing, etc.). The Manager of Marketing & Communications will collaborate on goals and key initiatives that impact the entire Cara Collective, ensuring target KPIs and strategic objectives for growth, customer acquisition, and brand amplification are achieved. Additionally, they will manage the Content Marketing Specialist and any Marketing Interns, and sit on the enterprise’s Leadership Team.


AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date Posted: 05/01/2023

Salary: $40,000 to $42,000

Description: The Intensive Housing & Health Case Manager is a member of the Supportive Housing Program (SHP) team and provides comprehensive individualized support services using a client centered harm reduction trauma informed model. The person in this role is responsible for monthly home visits, accompanying participants to medical and benefits appointments and connecting participants to community base resources. The Intensive Housing and Health Case Manager will ensure program adherence to documentation guidelines as set forth by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).


AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date posted: 05/01/2023

Salary: $52,000 to $62,000

Description: The Program Development Manager is responsible for managing external grants and contracts throughout their lifecycle, from proposal to final report. The Program Development Manager serves as a liaison between the Center for Housing and Health's (CHH) programs and the evaluation, data services, and finance departments to ensure accurate and timely submission of all public and private grant applications and reports for CHH.


PADS Lake County

Date posted: 04/26/2023

Last date to Apply: 07/25/2023

Salary: $130,000 and $150,000/year

Description: his position will significantly shape the long-term future of this trusted organization in partnership with a dedicated staff


National Louis University

Date posted: 04/20/2023

Salary: $45K-$50K

Description: The Development Associate, Foundation Relations supports efforts to secure restricted and unrestricted grants for National Louis University (NLU). Reporting to and supporting the Director of Foundation Relations, the Development Associate helps identify and research new foundation prospects; develops compelling narratives, proposals and other communications tailored to each funder; and maintains the annual proposal and reporting calendar, in partnership with the Director of Foundation Relations. As appropriate, the Associate partners and engages with faculty and colleagues across the institution to assist in proposal development, and cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies, and serves as a liaison to a portfolio of foundation program staff and officers. Additionally, the Associate collaborates with colleagues to develop financial budgets and reports, and ensures that NLU accurately tracks and reports against stated metrics for successful grants.


Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago

Date Posted: 04/20/2023

Salary: $20,000.00 plus $500 monthly living and education award upon completion of program

Description: Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago is looking to hire two full-time AmeriCorps Client Coordinators with a Fall 2023 start date. As the AmeriCorps Client Coordinator, you will oversee all aspects of the client/homeowner experience while they receive critical repair services from Rebuilding Together. Every year teams of volunteers and contractors are mobilized to work in partnership with the community to repair homes and improve neighborhoods of local residents so they may continue to live in warmth, safety and independence. Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago recruits and trains sponsor teams, identifies and screens homeowner applicants, raises private funds for building materials, and coordinates the logistics of a volunteer effort that encompasses over 3,000 people. We strive to build trust within the community and awareness among targeted populations most in need of our services. In this position, you will be the primary point of contact for clients, ensuring a high level of client communication and support throughout the application, intake, project, and close-out stages. As the AmeriCorps Client Coordinator, you will also meet with clients after project wrap-up to complete project evaluations and make referrals to other community service organizations and agencies, as appropriate.


American Academy of Pediatrics

Date Posted: 04/18/2023 

Salary: $89,840.40

Description: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking an individual excited about health policy to manage grants related to primary care practice topics, including clinical recommendations for preventive pediatric health care. This role will integrate grant activities with related efforts of AAP committees, councils, sections, and other organizations; represent the grant activities to internal and external AAP stakeholders; provide secondary staff support to practice implementation related committees, sections, and other groups.


Date Posted: 04/16/2023

Salary: $28/hr-$42hr

Description: is seeking an experienced Nonprofit Community Engagement Director to join our team! The ideal candidate will have experience in community engagement, program development, and fundraising. The Nonprofit Community Engagement Director will be responsible for developing and executing outreach activities to build relationships with youth organizations, non-profits, schools, and other stakeholders in the community. They will also be responsible for developing and implementing marketing and communications plans to promote these initiatives and assisting with fundraising efforts. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of our youth and driven to build relationships, apply today for this exciting opportunity.


Aurora Civic Center Authority (Paramount Theatre)

Date posted: 04/13/2023

Salary: Starting at $55,000

Description: The Grants Manager will identify, define, and develop new and existing funding sources while leading the cultivation, writing, and submission of grant proposals to local, state, federal, and private funding sources. They will be responsible for preparation of proposals and grant applications, administrative research of institutional, as well as individual, funding opportunities. This individual will work closely with Paramount staff to create revenues for new and existing programs, to articulate the objectives and outcomes for those programs, and establish methods for evaluation of success. This position will work to create and maintain prospect research systems, design identification strategies and methods with a focus on discovery of individuals and organizations with the affinity and capacity to provide philanthropic support for Paramount. This person reports to the Senior Director of Development and is part of a growing development team that works closely with staff throughout the Aurora Civic Center Authority.


Facing Forward to End Homelessness

Date Posted: 04/10/2023

Salary: $95,000-$115,000

Description: The Senior Finance Director is responsible for

• Developing a financial management strategy with metrics tied to that strategy.

• Developing and monitoring financial control systems designed to preserve assets; developing and ensuring accounting policies and procedures are followed.

• Developing and analyzing accurate financial reports, monitoring day-to-day operations of a seven-person department.

• Developing and overseeing the budget.

• Overseeing contracts with federal, city, and state agencies.

• Working closely with the Finance Committee, Board of Directors, Executive Leadership Team, and staff organization wide.


Facing Forward to End Homelessness

Date Posted: 04/10/2023​

Salary: $75,000-$84,000

Description: The Finance Manager:

• Analyzes financial data and presents financial reporting. Prepares cash flow reports.

• Oversees all audit activities, year-end financial reports, audit schedules and tax reporting for all external parties.

• Implements and enforces accounting and finance policies and procedures

• Reviews and approves monthly vouchers and financial reports prior to submission.

• Conducts supervision and evaluations that foster a relationship of mutual feedback. Conducts necessary performance improvement plans, terminations, and other personnel actions

• Develops yearly and quarterly goals with direct reports by creating workplans, tracking progress and outcomes


Facing Forward To End Homelessness

Date posted: 04/10/2023

Salary: $57,000-$62,000

Description: The Staff Accountant:

• Performs financial transactions and financial administrative tasks.

• Maintains accounting and financial records.

• Prepares accounts payable, processes cash receipts.

• Processes payroll and delivers high-quality customer service.

• Works extensively with other staff in the Finance Department and organization-wide. 


Sarah's Inn

Date posted: 04/05/2023​

Salary: $$42,000 - $47,000 annually

Description: Implement and evaluate Sarah’s Inn’s Together Strong Project prevention curricula for elementary, middle and high schools, providing workshops for youth, parents, school faculty and community partners. The Together Strong Project is on the cutting-edge of prevention efforts in the state of Illinois. This position will work collaboratively with Sarah’s Inn’s Prevention team members and the agency Directors, and will provide opportunities to advance the agency’s prevention initiatives and programming to ensure adolescents develop healthy attitudes about themselves and their relationships.


Project: VISION, Inc.

Date posted: 04/04/2023

Salary: $40,000-$45,000

Description: The Youth Program Coordinator’s role will focus on supporting youths’ academic achievement via after school tutoring and enrichment programs. These programs aim to help youth build foundational knowledge and effective study skills and habits, which promote high school graduation and college access and success. The Coordinator will also work collaboratively with other team members to support other program components such as service learning and leadership programs. The ideal candidate is committed to our mission and has experience and passion for working with young people. They are also driven by a growth mindset and thrive in a fast-paced, impact-based work environment.


Project: VISION, Inc.

Date Posted: 04/04/2023

Salary: $40,000-$48,000

Description: The Youth Program Coordinator’s role will focus on delivering high quality youth programming focusing on leadership development, civic engagement, and workforce readiness. These programs aim to help youth connect with their communities via meaningful service learning opportunities, while also building critical 21st century skills that translate to high school, college, and workplace success. The ideal candidate is committed to our mission and has experience and passion for working with young people. They are also driven by a growth mindset and thrive in a fast-paced, impact-based work environment.


Project: VISION, Inc.

Date posted: 04/04/23​

Salary: $48,000-$56,000

Description: The Youth Program Manager's role focuses on developing and overseeing programs that support our high school youth to achieve academic success and build on essential 21st century skills via service learning, leadership, and civic engagement opportunities. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to our mission, experience and passion or working with young people, a forward-thinking mindset, and willingness to be flexible and responsive to the needs of a growing organization with expanding programs. In addition, this individual will demonstrate ownership of their work and operate as an organizational leader.


Shedd Aquarium

Date posted: 04/03/2023

Salary: $18/hr

Description: The Learning Facilitator’s primary role is to deliver programming that is tailored for learners including students (PK-12), youth, teachers, families, adults, and middle school and high school teens. Facilitators utilize learner-centered facilitation strategies to encourage learners to think critically about the natural world and their place in it, and actively seek out relevant content knowledge. The Learning Facilitator will implement programs while working with other team members as appropriate. The Learning Facilitator will assist in daily setup and any preparation that is needed before and after each program. The Learning Facilitator demonstrates ownership and autonomy in each program cycle while contributing to a culture of collaboration. They actively participate in reflective activities as it relates to their instructional quality. This position is primarily responsible for facilitating learning experiences at Shedd, in the field, in local communities and in online environments.


Shedd Aquarium

Date posted: 03/24/2023

Salary: $17.00/hour

Description: he Camp Instructor co-facilitates programming for four weeks of Summer Splash (grades K-5). During camp, the Camp Instructor will implement the program’s engaging, hands-on curriculum while working with camp staff and volunteers. They utilize behavior management and conflict resolution strategies to promote a safe and positive experience for all campers at Shedd. The Camp Instructor assists in daily set-up preparations of the camp. Camp Instructors also participate in training sessions before each camp and reflection meetings after camp.


Shedd Aquarium

Date posted: 03/24/2023

Salary: $20.00/hour

Description: The Inclusion Specialist will work with camp staff over nine weeks of summer camp for elementary and middle school campers at Shedd Aquarium. This person will provide expertise on evidence-based techniques to accommodate diverse learners, both in the planning and facilitation of camp. They utilize behavior management and conflict resolution strategies to promote a safe and positive experience for all campers at Shedd. This person will provide one-on-one support and oversight of campers as needed. This position is primarily responsible for providing supports to learners with differing abilities and engaging youth from all areas of the Chicago region, using evidence-based strategies to facilitate inclusive participation in classroom and outdoor learning experiences. In addition, this person will collaborate with the other Inclusion Specialists to create a toolkit of resources and/or training based on their expertise and experience in working with diverse youth and their needs.


Chicago Foundation for Women

Date posted: 03/23/2023

Salary: $70,000

Description: Reporting to the Chief Development Officer (CDO), the Manager of Database and Development serves as the primary administrator of the Raiser’s Edge fundraising database, ensuring data accuracy, reporting, integrity and long-term health. This position works closely with CFW leadership, the Development team and volunteer fundraisers to maintain the infrastructure and accountability metrics needed for the strategic solicitation, cultivation and stewardship of donors with the goal of increased revenue to support CFW’s mission.

How the Manager of Database and Development Breaks Down:

Database Management (60%)

• Oversee all aspects of the Raiser’s Edge database, including regular and custom queries and reports, list maintenance, institutional data entry, and other essential database functions.

• Interpret development data and produce assets to glean insights and help the CDO develop appropriate cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies.

• Track progress and goals on behalf of the Development Department, working closely with Finance on monthly reconciliation and with the CDO noting giving trends and projections to inform fundraising strategies.

• Work closely with the Director of Communications and Events Marketing and CDO to oversee the development of the annual fall and spring appeal campaigns; provide lists and segmentation strategies for online communications.

• Create and manage all campaign-related data entry, analysis and reporting in collaboration with the Individual Giving and Campaign Manager (IGCM).

• Oversee access to and use of the development information systems, including all aspects of data maintenance, staff training, security and integrity audits, and record-keeping.

• Train Raiser’s Edge users and assist staff with construction of queries, exports and reports; regularly audit data entry standards and procedures to ensure quality and make recommendations for improvement.

• Troubleshoot data and systems questions and proactively identify process issues and suggest solutions.

• Serve as liaison with systems vendors for issues including installation, upgrades and patches, special projects or performance.

• Perform other development and administrative duties as assigned. Development Strategy and Support (30%) • Develop long-term strategy for data segmentation, targeting, research and solutions required to support long-term growth of donor stewardship and cultivation process.

• Supervise the donor acknowledgment process and Foundation stewardship calendar to ensure accurate and timely donor communication; oversee creation of all acknowledgment letters (handled by the Development Associate).

• In coordination with portfolio managers, manage prospect moves management system through Raiser’s Edge, and all relevant data entry and reporting. Other (10%)

• Attend and actively participate in required educational programs and departmental and staff meetings.

• Protect CFW’s value by keeping information confidential. • Update knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining networks; participating in professional organizations. • Support and affirm the Foundation’s anti-racism work by participating in workshops and training. • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. 


Common Pantry

Date Posted: 03/16/2023

Salary: $18-$20/hour ​

Description: Common Pantry is seeking a full-time Community and Operations coordinator. This role leads overall engagement with the community by coordinating the organization’s volunteer program, heading community outreach and events with partners, as well as assisting the team with weekly operations including inventory management and distribution to guests. This position is overseen by the Executive Director with day to day supervision monitored by our Food Programs Manager.


AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date Posted: 03/07/2023

Salary: $40,000 to $45,000

Description: The STEP Housing Technician (SHT) supports assigned households to achieve and maintain housing stability. The SHT provides support throughout the leasing process, which includes unit identification, lease negotiations, execution, and annual renewals. In addition, the SHT completes annual Eligibility Assessments to support the continuation of services and provides referrals to other supportive services throughout the year as needed.


Chicago Foundation for Women

Date Posted: 02/27/2023

Salary: $45,000

Description: This is a new position at Chicago Foundation for Women. The Special Events & Marketing Associate will assist with the coordination and implementation of revenue generating and community events for Chicago Foundation for Women. In collaboration with the Special Events Manager, the Director of Communications and Events Marketing, the Chief Development Officer and other team members, the Associate will assist in developing and executing strategies to expand and engage our community of stakeholders. 

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