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JOB OPENINGS

MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR

American Academy of Pediatrics

Date Posted: 01/30/2023

Salary: $28.34/hr

Description: Would you like to work at one of the nation’s most respected, mission-driven organizations? If so, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Membership Coordinator to provide administrative and project support for member marketing and operations activities. This individual will provide premier customer service to internal and external stakeholders.

BUSINESS/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE- DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR GENETICS

University of Illinois Chicago

Date Posted: 01/24/2023 

Last Date to Apply: 02/07/2023

Salary: $40,000 - $60,000

Description: The Business Administrative Associate reports to the Director of Administrative Operations (DAO) and will assist with the financial and administrative operations of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics.


HOUSING POLICY & ADVOCACY MANAGER

AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date posted: 01/20/2023​

Last Date to Apply: 02/20/2023

Salary: $52,000 to $62,000

Description: The Manager, Housing Policy and Advocacy is a member of AFC’s Policy and Advocacy department and reports to the Vice President of Policy and Advocacy. The Manager, Housing Policy and Advocacy serves as the lead for housing policy and advocacy and related efforts at the local, state and federal levels that improve public and private responses to housing instability and homelessness, centering people living with or vulnerable to HIV and other chronic conditions.

DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date posted: 01/20/2023

Last Date to Apply: 02/20/2023

Salary: $48,500 to $57,000

Description: The Development Communications Manager plays an integral role on the fundraising events team to advance our event brands in the community, communicate with and engage our constituents, and cultivate new donors/participants. The role supports all activities related to events, providing a seamless and professional experience for all of our event donors and guests.

HOUSING ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date posted: 01/20/2023

Last Date to Apply: 02/20/2023

Salary: $40,000 - $45,000 

Description: The Housing (Landlord) Engagement Specialist will work closely with the Landlord Engagement Team to secure housing units in varying Chicago neighborhoods. With training and support, the Housing (Landlord) Engagement Specialist will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with property owners. The Housing (Landlord) Engagement Specialist will develop expertise in housing inspections and assure that all units identified for the program meet the highest quality standards. The Housing (Landlord) Engagement Specialist will also coordinate with the Housing Specialist Team to ensure program participants experience a seamless transition to housing. CHH is a supporting organization of AIDS Foundation Chicago.

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date Posted: 01/20/2023

Last Date to Apply: 02/20/2023

Salary: $61,000-$72,000

Description: The Accounting Manager will be responsible for monthly journal entries and payroll, managing CHH Accounts Payable processing, and assisting Director of Accounting in month-end & year-end fiscal closing.

DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date Posted: 01/20/2023

Last Date to Apply: 02/20/2023

Salary: $71,000-$84,000

Description: The Director, Behavioral Health Programs is responsible for leading the behavioral health components of the Housing Team’s programs. The Director is responsible for implementation of Medicaid billable services at AFC and CHH and will expand the behavioral health services across both agencies. The Director will provide expertise and training on behavioral health topics and programs as they relate to the housing team’s projects

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Tutoring Chicago

Date Posted: 01/20/2023

Salary: 130-150K

Description: The Executive Director, reporting to the Board of Directors, is responsible for the strategic processes of the organization, including developing and executing its strategic plan, directions and policies, delivery and maintenance of its programs, fiscal management, revenue growth, private philanthropy and all components that support program delivery and overall organizational well-being. The Executive Director will be committed to nurturing, mentoring, and motivating both paid staff and volunteer tutors. Although components of these responsibilities may be delegated, the ultimate responsibility is that of the Executive Director.


An undergraduate degree from a four-year college or university is required, a graduate degree with a focus in education is preferred. A minimum of ten years of senior level management experience is sought.

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

Woodstock Institute

Date Posted: 1/20/2023

Last Date to Apply: 02/24/2023

Salary: $55,000 - $65,000, depending on skills and experience

Description: The Communications Associate will implement strategies to advance the organization’s research and policy advocacy work with external audiences including the news media, consumer and advocacy organizations and community leaders, funders, and members of professional and business groups. Essential qualities for the role include the ability to produce engaging communication products through strong writing, digital production, design, and project management. The ideal candidate will bring a collaborative mindset and creativity to our small team and help us achieve progress toward our mission.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

SkyART

Date posted: 1/18/2023

Last Date to Apply: 02/28/2023

Salary: Exempt,Salary/Full-Time

Description: The Development Manager identifies, develops and stewards relationships and subsequent fundraising activities with corporations, government agencies, foundations, and other funding institutions. The Development Manager works with the Director of Development, Executive Director, program staff, and Board of Directors to create, lead, implement and evaluate successful fundraising strategies from institutional funders. The Development Manager, working with a development staff of three, thinks creatively to develop new and innovative ways to fundraise. The Development Manager is committed to the goals of SkyART and can articulate the vision and mission.

MANAGER, CHAPTER AND ENTERPRISE MEMBER MARKETING

American Academy of Pediatrics

Date posted: 01/17/2023

Salary: $77,886.62​

Description: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a polished professional with strong project management skills to manage the recruitment and retention of AAP chapter and enterprise membership activities. This role will develop and implement recruitment, retention, and recapture strategies. Some tasks include:

  • Create and implement overarching traditional and digital strategies (recruitment, retention, and recapturing) that includes direct mail, display, marketing automation, social, search engine marketing (SEM), display and other channels that influence differentiated performance, drive lead generation and engagement/revenue for chapters and enterprise membership.

  • Interpret analytics results, assess campaign effectiveness, and adapt campaigns to achieve goals.

  • Work with Membership Data Analyst to establish measurable, achievable goals for recruitment, retention, and recapturing chapter members and enterprise programs and provide consistent reporting and dashboards. Monitor site traffic, conversion rates, bounce rates, site speed, etc. through Google Analytics and work with appropriate staff to drive continuous improvement.

  • Collaborate with appropriate staff to develop plans and processes for optimal chapter and enterprise marketing support. Create recruitment and retention collateral for Chapters, as needed.

  • Implement communications to members at all institutional membership programs including through the website, collaboration site, and emails.

MANAGER OF DONOR AND ALUMNI RELATIONS

Chicago Scholars

Date Posted: 01/12/2023

Salary: $50,600 - $75,800

Description: The primary responsibilities of the Manager of Donor and Alumni Relations are to lead fundraising campaigns and steward meaningful relationships with individual donors, recurring donors, and Alumni. Additionally, plan and implement a comprehensive alumni relations program resulting in increased Alumni engagement in every phase of Chicago Scholars programming (time, talent, treasure, and testimony). Please see the full position description and qualifications using the job link.

YOUTH COORDINATOR (PART-TIME)

Children's Place Association

Date posted: 01/12/2023

Salary: $17/hour

Description: The Youth Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of Child Thrive Year-Round OST Enrichment programs. Youth coordinators will facilitate, direct, and supervise all programmatic activities with youth. The Youth Coordinator will work with the Thrive OST Manager and Child Thrive Director to identify and recruit at risk youth in the community to participate in Children's Place Association programs. The Youth Coordinator will ensure that all proper procedures, record keeping, and communication protocols are adhered to. Lastly, the Youth Coordinator will build, maintain, and strengthen all Children's Place Association programs and partner relationships.

DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

Snow City Arts

Date Posted: 01/10/2023

Last Date to Apply: 02/01/2023

Salary: $42,000 - $46,000​

Description: Snow City Arts (SCA) inspires and educates children and youth in hospitals through the arts. We provide one-on-one and small-group instruction in the visual arts, creative writing, poetry, theatre, music, dance and media arts to patients in four Chicago-area hospitals. Our programming also includes virtual instruction to meet the needs of young people who are isolated due to illness.  Snow City Arts seeks a Development and Communications Associate to join our small yet mighty team. Applicants should have exceptional communication, data management, and interpersonal skills to lead the production and execution of special events, process gifts and acknowledgment letters, manage marketing and communications projects, support development projects, recruit and supervise interns, and supports other office-related administrative tasks. 

ORGANIZER

SEIU

Date posted: 01/10/23​

Salary: $59,367

Description: To represent and assist the International Union in empowering non-union workers to join unions; to assist SEIU Locals in new union organizing; and to carry out organizing and other projects on behalf of SEIU members. The Organizer's role is to organize new workers into the Union and support the organizing goals of SEIU. The Organizer will support organizing strategies that will allow new workers to join SEIU. The Organizer will work on implementation of strategies as part of a campaign plan as directed by the campaign director or a designee.

GRANT WRITER

Mercy Housing Lakefront

Date posted: 01/10/23


Salary: $24.44-27.88/hour DOE

Description: The Grant Writer will work closely with the grant management team to sustain and expand the fundraising grants programs through research, writing, and submission of grant proposals, grant renewals, regular reports and grant requirements, and communication to funders. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule. Duties include:

  • Responsible for writing and preparing for submission of corporate, foundation, nonprofit, and government grant proposals (as needed), and required attachments for Mercy Housing.

  • Prepare and submits reports on grants to organization funders as required, monitor spending and outcomes as assigned.

  • Prepare grant applications including writing or amending program descriptions and compiling required data in collaboration with philanthropy and resident services staff.

  • Completes necessary follow up on grant proposals submitted; drafts acknowledgments and other correspondence to grantors.


Please email a cover letter and 1-2 page writing sample (grant proposal, academic, blog post, etc.) to nicole.wade@mercyhousing.org after submitting your application.

MANAGER OF DONOR DATA AND STEWARDSHIP

Chicago Foundation for Women

Date Posted: 01/05/2023

Salary: $60,000

Description: This position coordinates and oversees CFW’s fundraising efforts and operations by providing support services, including analysis, applications support, list management, business process and other services related to all donor data used by CFW. Reporting to the Senior Director of Development (DOD), the Manager of Donor Data and Stewardship serves as the primary administrator of the Raiser’s Edge fundraising database, ensuring data accuracy, reporting, integrity and long-term health. This position also 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.

POLICY AND ADVOCACY STRATEGIST: JUSTICE-INVOLVED OR BODILY AUTONOMY

ACLU of Illinois

Date posted: 01/04/2023

Last Date to Apply: 01/31/2023

Salary: $55,000 to $75,000

Description: The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois (ACLU-IL) has two open Policy and Advocacy Strategist positions, each specializing in a particular area of our work: Justice-Involved or Bodily Autonomy. The Justice-Involved Strategist will focus on our work related to policing, systems-involved youth, collateral consequences, and barriers to reentry; the Bodily Autonomy Strategist will focus on our work related to reproductive health and access; sexual health education; and healthcare, access, and decision-making that affirms and supports youth, and LGBTQ+ communities. Both positions will work collaboratively across departments to use integrated advocacy tools, including legislation, policy change, coalition building, and communications, to advance meaningful change.


Policy and Advocacy Strategists must have policy development and implementation experience, a curious and strategic mindset, and experience working on the core issues for their specific position. The successful applicant will have at least six years of hands-on experience successfully advocating for legislative or policy change, and five years of experience researching, collecting, and synthesizing large amounts of information from various sources and providing recommendations on next steps.

POLICY AND ADVOCACY STRATEGIST: PRIVACY, TECHNOLOGY AND SURVEILLANCE

ACLU of Illinois

Date Posted: 01/04/2023

Last Date to Apply: 01/31/2023

Salary: $65,000 to $85,000

Description: The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois (ACLU-IL) has an open Policy and Advocacy Strategist position, centering on our Privacy, Technology and Surveillance (PTS) work.


The Strategist will focus on our work at the intersection of civil liberties and PTS, including the use of emerging and existing technologies by law enforcement and private actors, automated decision-making, and informational privacy.


The Policy and Advocacy Strategist works collaboratively across departments to use integrated advocacy tools, including legislation, policy change, coalition building, and communications, to advance meaningful change. Policy and Advocacy Strategists must have policy development and implementation experience outside of an academic setting, a curious and strategic mindset, and direct experience working on the core issues for their specific position.

INSTITUTIONAL GIVING MANAGER

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Date posted: 01/04/2023

Salary: $60,000-65,000

Description: The Institutional Giving Manager plays an active role in managing CST’s portfolio of corporate, foundation, and government partners. The position is a key member of the Development department and, in addition to grant writing, is responsible for prospecting, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding current and prospective funders.

PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE, FOUNDATION RELATIONS PROPOSAL MANAGER (HYBRID)

Pew Charitable Trusts

Date posted: 12/272022

Salary: Competitive

Description: Responsibilities

  • Proactively work with Foundation Relations fundraisers to manage their portfolio of prospects and donors.

  • Assist with proposal development and submission including preparing and organizing materials for proposals. Submit and monitor grant applications.

  • Coordinate review and approval of materials and ensure that all required information is gathered, and proper formatting is followed. Ensure delivery within deadlines and adherence to best practices.

  • Coordinate with Program teams and fundraisers to establish regular communications and flow of information on new partnerships.  Manage online proposal system submissions, including translating proposal forms to usable working documents for fundraiser and program collaboration. 

  • Ensure concept notes, letters of intent, and grant proposals are submitted according to deadlines in the format requested , including submitting any required Pew organizational documentation.

  • Coordinate solicitation materials to ensure delivery within deadlines and adherence to best practices.

  • Coordinate with fundraisers and the operations team on regular reports for donors and partners including:

    • Creating narrative reports that clearly describe the completed work and any required metrics/milestones.

    • Submitting reports according to deadlines and requirements listed in the agreements.

GRANTS MANAGER

Inspiration Corporation

Date posted: 12/21/2022

Salary: $48,000

Description: The Grants Manager is responsible for solicitation and stewardship of support from institutional donors, working closely with the Chief Development Officer and members of the Development team. Primary responsibilities include working with program and finance staff to develop content and write grant proposals, reports, letters of inquiry and other communications to trusts, foundations, and corporations as assigned. This position requires outstanding written and verbal communication skills, excellent judgment and ethics, the ability to work in a team environment as well as independently, strong multi-tasking and organizational skills and ability to problem solve.

ADVOCACY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

ACLU of Illinois

Date Posted: 12/20/2022

Last Date to Apply: 01/30/2023

Salary: $52,500 to $57,500

Description: The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois seeks a full-time Advocacy Administrative Assistant to support the work and efforts of the Advocacy Department. This position requires administrative experience, the ability to exercise sound independent judgment, multi-task, take initiative, meet deadlines, and maintain confidentiality.


The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong organizational abilities. A commitment to civil liberties and civil rights principles is essential.


The Advocacy Administrative Assistant will report to the Advocacy and Intergovernmental Affairs Director. This role is based in Chicago and will be expected to work in-person from the Chicago office 3-5 days per week. This is a full-time non-exempt union position that is part of a bargaining unit represented by the National Organization of Legal Services Workers/United Auto Workers Local 2320.

SENIOR SUPERVISING POLICY COUNSEL

ACLU of Illinois

Date Posted: 12/20/2022​

Last date to apply: 01/30/2023

Salary: $115,000 - $140,000

Description: The Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU, Inc. (“ACLU of Illinois”) seeks a Senior Supervising Policy Counsel to develop and lead policy and advocacy efforts resulting in transformational changes across several substantive program areas.


Reporting to the Advocacy and Intergovernmental Affairs Director, this newly created Senior Supervising Policy Counsel is part of the Advocacy Department and will work collaboratively with Advocacy team members and with other Departments to protect and expand rights and access through state and local policy, legislation, and administrative actions. This position will supervise and support select staff, fellows, and interns engaged in policy, legislative, and administrative advocacy work.


This role has a hybrid work schedule that combines remote and in-office work. The position is based in Chicago and works in the ACLU of Illinois Chicago office when in-person. It is a full-time, exempt supervisory position.

PROGRAM OFFICER

Alphawood Foundation

Date posted: 12/12/2022

Last date to apply: 01/15/2022

Salary: $85,000 - $100,000

Description: Alphawood is looking for an individual excited to join a small and dynamic team to serve as a Program Officer. This is a full-time, salaried, in-person position located in the Foundation’s Chicago office (Lincoln Park). The Program Officer reports to the Executive Director of the Foundation and will work closely with the Executive Director on grantmaking priorities and special projects. Advocacy: Understand and advocate for issues important to Alphawood with grantees and other interested parties. Develop an understanding of trends, challenges and opportunities that affect issues and areas of importance to Alphawood.

YOUTH PROGRAM MANAGER

AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date posted: 12/09/2022

Last date to apply: 01/09/2023

Salary: $50,000 - $53,000

Description: The Youth Program Manager will coordinate the Flexible Housing Pool for homeless youth, ages 18-24 who are frequent users of health services, homeless shelters and legal/justice systems. This position will serve as the Center’s liaison to sub-contracted youth partner agencies providing permanent supportive housing and intensive case management. This position will offer direction to intensive case managers and supervisors about the implementation of the project’s policies and procedures and will have shared responsibility for the overall quality of services provided. The position also will be responsible for monitoring the housing stability, income maintenance, and health outcomes of program participants. CHH is a supporting organization of the AIDS Foundation Chicago.

SUBSTANCE USE COUNSELOR

AIDS Foundation Chicago

Date posted: 12/09/2022

Last date to apply: 01/09/2023

Salary: $40,000 - $53,000

Description: 

The Substance Use Counselor works directly with program participants to support all paths to recovery through a lens of person-centered and strengths-based modalities rooted in the principles and practices of harm reduction.

ANNUAL GIVING OFFICER

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

Date posted: 12/06/2022

Last Date to Apply: 12/23/2022

Salary: Commensurate with expeirence

Description: The Annual Giving Officer will build meaningful relationships with individuals to inspire new and increased unrestricted donations. This role will strategically manage the relationship with mid-level donors and prospects including individuals on the President’s Council.

DIRECTOR, AFFILIATE HEALTH CARE MARKETING

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Date posted: 12/06/2022​

Salary: $125-$142K

Description: The Stronger Change Office seeks a Director, Affiliate Health Care Marketing to:

  • Strengthen Stronger member affiliates’ local marketing needs by facilitating an affiliate Marketing Working Group and identifying new products, tools, and services that transform the way Planned Parenthood affiliates can understand the communities they serve, increase access to care, and improve public health and health equity outcomes;

  • Drive the design and execution of Stronger’s Marketing Initiative establishing working group pilot priorities informed by health care marketing industry best practices;

  • Manage external consultants, vendors, and internal staff to deliver on strategic, high-impact marketing outcomes based on affiliate feedback and priorities; and

  • Collaborate closely with Planned Parenthood affiliates as well as departments across PPFA’s Communications & Culture division to ensure all participating Stronger members and non-members possess the knowledge, expertise, and resources to effectively execute on marketing activities.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, LEADERSHIP GIVING

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Date Posted: 12/01/2022

Salary: Provided by hiring manager

Description: The Senior Associate Director, Leadership Giving at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business understands the principles of fundraising with a focus on individual giving and leadership volunteer management. This position will manage a team of leadership annual gift officers as well as hold a portfolio of leadership level ($2,500 - $100,000) Annual Fund donors. This position is charged with developing and managing a programmatic structure, including events, volunteer and recognition opportunities, and solicitation campaigns, for leadership level Annual Fund donors through the existing Dean’s Society gift club. Periodic travel is required.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, MAJOR GIFTS

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Date posted: 12/01/2022

Salary: Provided by hiring manager

Description: 

The Associate Director of Major Gifts at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business implements comprehensive fundraising strategies to raise major gifts in support of the mission and priorities of the school. The Associate Director identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of current and potential donors with the capacity to make gifts in excess of $100,000.  


Travels regularly within assigned regions to meet with prospects and donors. Plans and organizes select cultivation events for small groups of high-level donors. Works effectively and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues to achieve development goals and objectives.

DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

James B Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Date Posted: 11/16/2022

Salary: $39,000 - $45,000

Description: The Development & Communications Associate provides administrative support to the Department including data management, recordkeeping, mailings, and event support. This position has sole responsibility for managing our CRM database (Neon) and ensures that there is efficiency and timeliness in processing donor information and maintaining optimal data integrity. The Development & Communications Associate reports to the Director of Development and Communications and serves in an integral and central position within the Development & Communications Department.

COLLEGE SUCCESS ADVISOR

Bottom Line

Date Posted: 11/14/2022​

Salary: $45,300 + $1,500+ completion bonus at the end of the year (June 2023)

Description: The primary focus of the College Success Advisor is to effectively serve a caseload of 75 – 80 college students at 3 to 4 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.

GIFT OFFICER

Communities In Schools of Chicago

Date posted: 11/07/2022

Salary: $60,000 - $80,000 ​

Description: CIS of Chicago is seeking a Gift Officer to join their growing team. The Gift Officer will be responsible for identifying and cultivating prospective donors; soliciting, closing and stewarding gifts of $5,000+ primarily focused on individuals, and including select companies and foundations, as needed.

The Gift Officer will support the organization’s growth campaign by identifying prospects with the capacity to make a multi-year campaign commitment of $25,000+; manage a portfolio of more than 50 donors, providing ongoing stewardship and engagement opportunities; work with select members of Board of Directors and Leadership Council to leverage and manage donor relationships to grow the major gifts pipeline and steward current donors.

HOUSING SPECIALIST

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 11/03/2022

Salary: $40,000 to $45,000

Description: The Housing Specialist will coordinate pre-tenancy support for participants of the program. The Housing Specialist will coordinate with Outreach and Cook County Hospital and Health System (CCHHS) staff to ensure program participants experience a seamless transition to housing. CHH is a supporting organization of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Connections for the Homeless

Date Posted: 11/02/2022​

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Description: The Major Gifts Officer is a fundraising leader who will join a highly motivated seven-person team responsible for 4M in private revenue, 2M of which is contributed by major donors. Working closely with the Chief Development Officer (CDO), this fundraiser designs and implements the major gift strategy and develops personal relationships with donors that drives the development program forward.


The Major Gifts Officer also has an important role in the success of the ongoing 21M capital campaign. They will work closely with campaign consultants, the CDO and the CEO to cultivate, steward and solicit individual campaign supporters.
The Major Gift Officer manages the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual and family foundation philanthropic supporters. The Major Gift Officer is responsible for the strategy behind the entire major donor portfolio, approximately 250 households, and directly solicits the top tier of the portfolio 100-125 households.

ADVOCACY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

ACLU of Illinois

Date posted: 11/01/2022

Salary: $52,500 to $57,500 with 100% employer-paid healthcare

Description: The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois seeks a full-time Advocacy Administrative Assistant to support the work and efforts of the Advocacy Department. This position requires administrative experience, the ability to exercise sound independent judgment, multi-task, take initiative, meet deadlines, and maintain confidentiality. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong organizational abilities.

YOUTH WORKFORCE PROGRAM MANAGER

Project VISION

Date Posted: 10/27/2022

Salary: $48,000

Description: 

We are currently seeking a Program Manager to run a pilot workforce program targeting older youth (ages 18-24). The program is funded by IDHS’ Illinois Youth Investment Program (IYIP) and will serve 20 youth with goals to provide youth with workforce training and placement into long-term employment. The Program Manager will be responsible for planning and implementing all training workshops, working with employer partners to place youth, and ensuring that youth have the resources and services they need to successfully complete the program. In addition, the Manager will ensure grant compliance and conduct program evaluations and complete required reporting.

Qualifications include:
- Bachelor degree or higher with at least 3 full years of experience working with youth 18 and over in a mentoring or coaching capacity
- Able to work independently and self-manage well
- Professional, organized, reliable, punctual, and team player
- Experience with teaching and classroom management is preferrable
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Must speak Chinese Cantonese and/or Mandarin at a professionally proficient level

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