JOB OPENINGS

LANDLORD ENGAGEMENT MANAGER (YOUTH)

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 8/24/2021

Last date to apply: 9/28/2022

Salary: $50,000-$53,000

Description: As the administrator of the Flexible Housing Pool, the Center for Housing and Health (CHH) is charged with maintaining a portfolio of quality, readily accessible housing for program participants. The Flexible Housing Pool is a multisector investment in housing that aims to expand the number of units available to people in Chicago and Cook County experiencing homelessness. The Landlord Engagement Manager will work closely with the Senior Program Manager to secure housing units across Cook County, with a focus on the City of Chicago. The manager will be responsible for securing units in varying neighborhoods with a special focus on landlords willing to work with people with justice histories and who have ADA-accessible units.

IT HELP DESK TECHNICIAN

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date posted: 8/24/2022

Last Date to Apply: 9/26/2022

Salary: $52,000-$60,000

Description: The Information Technology Help Desk Technician is responsible for providing network and hardware maintenance and support, help desk support to end users, and provide backup to the Director of Information Technology for a variety of network, hardware, and software applications. The IT Help Desk Technician is a member of the Operations team, which includes the areas of Human Resources, Information Technology, and general office oversight. The Operations team works together to provide high quality and timely support to the work of the organization, with a focus on providing excellent customer services to its internal customers while maintaining excellent relations with external contacts.

SENIOR SUPERVISING ATTORNEY– CROSS-PROGRAM

ACLU of Illinois

Date posted: 8/24/2022

Last date to apply: 9/30/2022

Salary: $90,000-$140,000

Description: The Cross-Program Senior Supervising Attorney is a highly collaborative team player who will develop and litigate cases in state and federal court; create, implement, and participate—in collaboration with staff throughout the ACLU-IL and community partners—in non-litigation efforts to combat laws and practices that are unlawful, harmful, and disproportionately impact women and members of the LGBTQ+ community; supervise and mentor junior attorneys; engage in public education; and advance the mission and work of the ACLU-IL’s legal work as a whole. The Supervising Attorney will report to the Director of the Women’s and Reproductive Rights Project and will supervise one or more mid-career or early-career attorneys, including fellows in the Legal Department, and interns.
The Senior Supervising Attorney may advocate on a range of issues on which the ACLU-IL engages locally and statewide including: leading research regarding potential affirmative measures to further protect access to reproductive and gender affirming health care in Illinois and evaluating such measures, coordinating efforts to push back on attempts to criminalize or punish people seeking reproductive or gender affirming health care in Illinois, and leading litigation in administrative proceedings related to discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or other protected status.

STAFF ATTORNEY– CROSS-PROGRAM

ACLU of Illinois

Date Posted: 8/24/2022

Last date to apply: 9/30/2022

Salary: $55,000-$72,500

Description: The Cross-Program Staff Attorney is a highly collaborative team player who will work with colleagues to litigate cases in state and federal court; create, implement, and participate—in collaboration with staff throughout the ACLU–IL and community partners—in non-litigation efforts to combat harmful laws and practices that are unlawful, harmful, and disproportionately impact women and members of the LGBTQ+ community; engage in public education; and advance the mission and goals the ACLU-IL’s legal work as a whole.

The Staff Attorney may advocate on a range of issues on which the ACLU-IL engages locally and statewide including: researching and evaluating potential affirmative measures to further protect access to reproductive and gender affirming health care in Illinois, advocating through litigation or non-litigation advocacy for people who seek such health care and are in State custody, monitoring the legal landscape and researching legal issues pertaining to attempts to criminalize or punish people seeking reproductive or gender affirming health care in Illinois, and representing clients in administrative proceedings related to discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or other protected status.

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Housing Action Illinois

Date posted: 8/24/2022

Last date to apply: 9/15/2022

Salary: $51,000-$54,000

Description: The Development Coordinator position is an ideal opportunity for someone passionate about housing justice and eager to gain experience in a wide range of development activities, from grant writing and event management to prospecting and building donor, sponsor, and member relationships. We seek a candidate who will help grow our foundation and corporate support, build the momentum of our new individual giving program, solidify member relationships, and think strategically about our next steps.

While juggling a variety of projects and priorities, the Development Coordinator will have the opportunity to shape this role, deliver new outcomes, assist with elevating our fundraising strategies and endeavors. Current sources of funding include government, corporate and foundation grants, as well as an annual benefit, annual conference, membership dues, and individual donors. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Care for Real

Date Posted: 8/24/2022​

Salary: $18-20/hour

Description: The Development Associate is responsible for managing development operations and supporting operational functions of the agency. The Development Associate enters financial and in-kind donations, creates and sends acknowledgement communications to donors, and pulls reports from the donor database (DonorSnap) as needed. The Development Associate supports the organization by answering phone calls and assisting with programs in partnership with fellow staff and volunteers.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM, 11TH GRADE

iMentor

Date Posted: 8/24/2022

Salary: $70,000

Description: iMentor is seeking an Associate Director(s) of Program (ADP) to join the regional program leadership team and oversee high school curricular preparation to lead direct reports in implementing a high-quality program, and in maintaining and strengthening school partnerships. Each ADP will ensure that iMentor Chicago achieves organizational outcomes and impact. They will join a results-oriented team working within Chicago Public Schools (CPS). The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of professional experience with at least 3 years working in an educational or youth services environment and experiences in the field of college access or success.

WE HUB MANAGER

Women Employed

Date Posted: 8/24/2022

Salary: $54,500

Description: The Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub (WE Hub) is a new initiative for WE, and the Hub Manager plays a leadership role in implementing and advancing the strategies and tactics to ensure its success.

MISSION ADVANCEMENT COORDINATOR

Taller de José

Date Posted: 8/24/2022

Salary: $47,000-$50,000

Description: The Mission Advancement Coordinator is responsible for implementing fundraising strategy, writing grants, and managing program communications. The Mission Advancement Coordinator works with the Executive Director and other leaders within the organization to drive Taller de José’s mission by setting and advancing fundraising goals, including gift processing, donor relations, and event management. They also write communications and manage social media and website platforms to build awareness of the organization. The Mission Advancement Coordinator must be skilled at writing mission-driven content and grants and managing fundraising initiatives.

CONTROLLER

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Date posted: 8/18/2022​

Salary: $75,000-$85,000

Description: In partnership with the Director of Finance, the Controller is responsible for accurate and timely monthly financial reporting, participation in the annual budget process and budget tracking, and preparation and oversight of annual audit and federal Form 990 schedules. The Controller ensures accurate general ledger information and assures compliance with generally accepting accounting principles. This role has the opportunity to operate under a hybrid work model allowing for remote work 1-2 days a week.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

KAN-WIN

Date Posted: 8/18/2022

Salary: $48,000-$62,640

Description: Development Manager provides vision and leadership in the creation and implementation of development initiatives for KAN-WIN.  

Studies have shown that women, nonbinary folks, and People of Color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a background less traditional to our field of work, and that’s okay! We strongly encourage all interested candidates to apply.

HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 8/12/2022

Last date to apply: 9/12/2022

Salary: $40,000-$42,000

Description: The Human Resources Coordinator provides administrative support on all Human Resources matters with a focus on recruiting support to the Talent Acquisition Manager and processing support to the Human Resources Generalist.

MEDICAL CASE MANAGER

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 8/11/2022

Salary: $41,000-$49,000

Description: The Medical Case Manager will provide a range of client-centered, confidential services that link clients with core care services including medical, dental, mental health, substance use, and supportive care services including legal, medical transportation, emergency financial assistance, food, and housing services. The goal of medical case management is to ensure viral suppression by taking care of any barriers to care services preventing a client from being undetectable. The Medical Case Manager will provide treatment adherence counseling to ensure readiness for, and adherence to complex HIV/AIDS treatments. The Medical Case Manager will screen and enroll eligible clients in the 340B program.

PHILANTHROPY AND ENGAGEMENT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

ACLU of Illinois

Date posted: 8/11/2022

Last date to apply: 8/26/2022

Salary: $50,000-$57,500​

Description: The Roger Baldwin Foundation of the ACLU of Illinois seeks to hire an Operations Specialist within the Philanthropy and Engagement (P&E) Department. This position will serve as our in-house customer relationship management (CRM) database expert, partnering with the P&E team and colleagues across the organization to build and sustain relationships with ACLU supporters and partners. This position plays a key role in ensuring we meet our ambitious fundraising goals and connect with supporters across the state.

PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

NewRoot Learning Institute

Date Posted: 8/11/2022

Salary: $58,000-$75,000

Description: The Manager, Partnership Development will play an essential role in executing the organization’s development and communication strategies. Working collaboratively with the Partnership Development team, Chief Executive Officer, and Board of Directors, the Manager ensures that our internal growth and evolution is effectively captured through our development and communication efforts. Additionally, this role will require consistent, explicit and ongoing collaboration with program teammates to ensure a united and clear connection between the work happening on the ground and communication with funders and partners. This role requires someone with significant customer relationship management, nonprofit development, and/or sales experience; clear communication skills, steadfast attention to detail and a relentless commitment to our work.

CASEWORKER FOR THE SURVIVOR ADVOCACY PROGRAM

KANWIN

Date Posted: 8/9/2022

Last date to apply: 9/20/2022

Salary: $38,000

Description: A Caseworker for the Survivor Advocacy Program is responsible for providing: 1) comprehensive case management services; 2) housing advocacy for clients; and 3) development and organize external resources to meet clients’ needs.

POLICY AND ADVOCACY STRATEGIST: BODILY AUTONOMY

ACLU of Illinois

Date posted: 8/8/2022

Salary: $55,000-$75,000

Description: 

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois (ACLU-IL) has an open Policy and Advocacy Strategist position, centering on our Bodily Autonomy work. The 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. 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, a curious and strategic mindset, and experience working on the core issues for their specific position.

POLICY AND ADVOCACY STRATEGIST: JUSTICE-INVOVLED

ACLU of Illinois

Date posted: 8/9/2022

Salary: $55,000-$75,000

Description: 

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois (ACLU-IL) has an open Policy and Advocacy Strategist position, centering on our Justice-Involved work. The Strategist will focus on our work related to policing, systems-involved youth, collateral consequences, and barriers to reentry. 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, a curious and strategic mindset, and experience working on the core issues for their specific position.

MARKETING SPECIALIST

Moishe House

Date Posted: 8/8/2022​

Last date to apply: 8/31/2022

Salary: $56,000-$66,000

Description: The Marketing Specialist is responsible for creating social media and marketing content for Moishe House programs. This position requires creativity, attention to detail, and project management skills. The Marketing Specialist must be passionate about Moishe House’s mission and deeply understand the values and online behaviors of the young adult Jewish constituents we serve. This position reports to the Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, and is crucial to the success of day-to-day marketing and communications work.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Chicago District Golf Association

Date posted: 8/4/2022

Last Date to Apply: 8/31/2022

Salary: $125,000 or commensurate with experience

Description: Reporting to and in partnership with the Senior Managing Director, Foundation, the Director of Development will spearhead development efforts as the CDGA continues to grow. A new position to the organization, the Director of Development will have the opportunity to build the development function.  

He/she will secure major gifts from individuals in support of the CDGA Foundation. They will work closely with CDGA and CDGA Foundation leadership and the Outreach team to determine effective, donor-centric strategies, with a goal of soliciting major gifts and enhancing an existing Annual Fund.

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

The Urban Alliance

Date posted: 8/4/2022​

Last date to apply: 8/30/2022

Salary: $45,000-$50,000

Description: Urban Alliance seeks an exceptional, mission-driven individual to serve as Program Associate based in Chicago, IL. The Program Associate will maximize the region’s effectiveness and will play a critical role in ensuring the continued success of the region’s revenue generating and programmatic work.  

The ideal candidate will be hard-working, resourceful, and mission driven. They will possess a deep commitment to empowering the next generation workforce, demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, and thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Program Associate will provide support in three areas; 1) staff support to the executive director, including scheduling 2) administrative support for recruiting, onboarding and stewarding job partners, mentors and other external stakeholders 3) logistics and event support for region wide external events. 4) Working with the program team during recruitment and facilitating workshops.

DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT

Maestro Cares Foundation

Date posted: 8/4/2022

Last date to apply: 8/31/2022

Salary: $85,000+ depending on experience

Description: The Maestro Cares Foundation (MCF) is seeking a proven fundraiser and leader to serve as the next Director of Advancement. The Director of Advancement reports to the Board Chairman and Executive Director, and, as a member of the leadership team, directs the organization’s fundraising and public engagement efforts. With a primary focus on donor strategy, the Director of Advancement leads the advancement team in development, communication, and brand management efforts. MCF seeks a Director of Advancement who will support the organization’s comprehensive efforts to widen its base of contributed support from individuals as well as corporate, foundation, and government entities. This position is charged with developing and overseeing advancement strategy to generate increasing levels of philanthropy to support the organization’s mission.  The Foundation currently raises approximately $2.5 million annually and is targeting to double that amount in the next three to five years. 

The Director of Advancement will provide direction for all fundraising areas, inclusive of annual fund, leadership annual giving, donor engagement, special events, corporate sponsorship, and a robust grants calendar. A particular focus will be building a strong pipeline for multi-year major gifts that will support growth in corporate and individual giving, address capital needs, increase funding for scholarships and advance strategic priorities or special projects. S/he will also be responsible for developing and overseeing marketing and communication strategies, including managing the staff responsible for social media, e-newsletters, website updates and media relations.  

In addition to supervising a staff of four, the Director of Advancement will serve as a primary liaison to the Board of Directors. This person will be responsible for facilitating the dynamic engagement of the Board and various volunteer groups and committees.

OFFICE ASSISTANT

Legal Aid Chicago

Date posted: 8/3/2022

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Description: For over 50 years, Legal Aid Chicago has provided free civil legal assistance to people living in poverty in metropolitan Chicago. Each year our attorneys, volunteers, and staff help resolve civil legal problems, including domestic violence, consumer fraud, and unfair evictions. Legal Aid Chicago was founded on the philosophy that all individuals are entitled to quality civil legal representation, regardless of their income. We work to ensure that poverty is not an impediment to justice by dismantling the legal barriers that perpetuate inequality. Legal Aid Chicago staff live our mission through our core values of equity, excellence, inclusion, kindness, and respect.

Position: Under the direct supervision of the Office Manager, the Office Assistant provides administrative and office support activities, prepares correspondence, greets visitors and provides information, processes forms, maintains database information, organizes and files information, and serves as a liaison with service personnel.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

One World Surgery

Date Posted: 8/2/2022

Salary: $47,000-$55,000

Description: One World Surgery has a strong mission-oriented and values-based culture with passionate and highly-engaged teammates across the Dominican Republic, Honduras, and the United States. Our mission is to ignite the spirit of service and transform lives by providing access to high-quality surgical and primary care globally. The Development Associate is an organized, passionate, high-energy member of the Development team who will provide day-to-day administrative support to the Development team in areas of donor relations, development operations, and communications to ensure the ongoing caliber of One World Surgery’s work and stewardship with partners and donors.

FOREST EDUCATOR

Wonder Woods

Date Posted: 8/1/2022

Salary: $17.50-$20.00/hour

Description: Forest Educators are responsible for the intellectual, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, in a mixed age environment, who are diverse racially, developmentally, and temperamentally; this job requires responding to them all appropriately, kindly, and holistically. It also includes integrating principles of justice, respect, and liberation into the school environment. We are a self-directed education program, and experience with this teaching method is
strongly preferred.

DONOR PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

Make-A-Wish Illinois

Date posted: 8/1/2022

Salary: $40,000-$45,000

Description: Maximize fundraising effectiveness of the Development team through coordination of donor engagement, prospect management, donor stewardship, research, data integrity, and process needs.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 7/29/2022​

Salary: $45,000-$53,000

Description: The Behavioral Health Specialist provides innovative in-home behavioral health counseling services to individuals in AFC’s supportive housing programs. Utilizing harm reduction and trauma informed service delivery approaches, the Behavioral Health Specialist will provide mental health and substance use services to chronically ill formerly homeless individuals. The Behavioral Health Specialist will conduct clinical assessments and provide mental health and substance use services to program participants with a goal of maintaining housing stability and improving quality of life.

INSTITUTIONAL GIVING MANAGER

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Date posted: 7/29/2022

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 is responsible for supporting all activities associated with identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding current and prospective funders, including private and corporate foundations, other non-governmental grant making organizations, and select public funders. The Institutional Giving Manager also has primary responsibility for prospect research, relationship management, proposal writing and proposal submission.

ASSISTANT RETAIL MANAGER- WORTH AND ORLAND PARK, IL

Crisis Center for South Suburbia

Date Posted: 7/27/2022

Salary: Varies

Description: The Assistant Store Manager assists the Store Manager in supervising the store’s volunteer staff and overall operations. They work with the Store Manager to determine and delegate tasks to store employees and implement agency initiatives from upper management. They also collaborate with the Store Manager and Neat Repeats teams to provide a welcoming, positive and efficient experience to customers.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION & OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Crisis Center for South Suburbia

Date posted: 7/27/2022

Salary: Varies​

Description: The Community Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for increased community awareness of the domestic violence, prevention, identification, and intervention services available to victims at the Crisis Center for South Suburbia.  This position is also responsible for ensuring a robust training program for both the community and our workforce.  Responsible for all agency sponsored trainings including but not limited to; 40-hour Domestic Violence Training 20-hour Domestic Violence Training and Domestic Violence 101.  The Community Education and Outreach Coordinator will serve as back-up presenter for both PAIP and Prevention Programs.  The Community Education and Outreach Coordinator will uphold the Mission & Values of the Crisis Center for South Suburbia.

DONATION CENTER ASSOCIATE

Crisis Center for South Suburbia

Date Posted: 7/27/2022

Salary: Varies

Description: 

1. Gratefully receives donations of possible merchandise from customers and offers donation form upon receipt, as needed.
2. Sorting- Differentiates usable donations from trash; maintaining high standards of saleable merchandise
3. Identify, separate and prepare donations for textile recycling program. Differentiate usable recycle goods from trash.
4. Loading and unloading & general labor associated with packaging & sorting donations into recycle bins following the recycle policies.
5. Organize donations from donation bins into bags for recycle program, according to type. 
6. Bag leather goods for textile recycle Program separate from clothing.  Including tying/taping shoes together.
7. Maintain neatness, cleanliness and organization of donation receiving area. Including trash removal, breaking down of boxes.
8. Transporting merchandise to sales floor, stocking shelves and displays, and rotating stock at both the Center and Neat Repeats stores.
9. Assist Operations Managers and independently creates attractive store furniture displays.
10. Works cooperatively with other Crisis Center employees, volunteers, clients, and the public.

WEEKEND RESIDENTIAL/CASE AIDE

Crisis Center for South Suburbia

Date Posted: 7/27/2022​

Salary: Varies

Description: Coordinate and oversee the day-to-day operations of the emergency shelter program through oversight and management of client activity.  Maintain a cooperative communal living environment while assuring continuity of services necessary for a client’s success through conflict resolution strategies and relationship building. These services include but are not limited to mediation, chores, meal oversight, group facilitation, personal needs, and rule enforcement.   Assist case managers and clients with activities related to goal achievement and need resolution.  These activities include but are not limited to providing referrals, advocacy, in-person counseling, crisis intervention, and access to resources.

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING SPECIALIST

Crisis Center for South Suburbia

Date Posted: 7/27/2022

Salary: Varies

Description: Coordinate and assure continuity of services necessary for a client’s success in the Transitional Housing Program through case management and counseling. Provide assessment, monitoring, planning, linkage and advocacy for the most appropriate services for clients enrolled. Effectively maintain and manage assigned caseload contingent on needs, strengths, and abilities of the client served. Adheres to all agency and grant requirements.

COORDINATED ENTRY SPECIALIST

Crisis Center for South Suburbia

Date posted: 7/27/2022

Salary: Varies

Description: The Coordinated Entry Specialist is responsible for the coordination of the Coordinated Entry (CE) programs and for assessing clients for our Rapid Re-Housing and Emergency Services programs.  In addition, the Coordinated Entry Specialist provides case management services to a caseload of clients in our Rapid Re-Housing program by utilizing a strengths-based, trauma-informed approach that is in line with Housing First and Harm Reduction principles.  The principal duties are performed both in the office and in the field.

THERAPIST I

Crisis Center for South Suburbia

Date Posted: 7/27/2022

Salary: Varies

Description: Provide trauma informed individual and group counseling services to adult survivors and the child witnesses of domestic violence in a shelter or offsite setting.  Work within a multi-disciplinary team to provide counseling, prevention, assessment, referral, advocacy and a range of other client centered services.

MARKETING COORDINATOR

Women Employed

Date Posted: 7/26/2022

Salary: Starting at $46,200

Description: The Marketing Coordinator helps build WE’s brand and reputation, as well as supporters’ connections with the organization, by collaborating on all facets of the organization’s marketing and communications strategies. The person in this role will serve as a brand gatekeeper and ambassador, ensuring all of Women Employed’s materials and communications embody our brand guidelines and ethos.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Cook County Health Foundation

Date posted: 7/25/2022

Salary: $55,000-$65,000

Description: The Development Manager, reporting to the Executive Director, is responsible for fundraising and marketing for the foundation. This includes electronic appeals, special events management, corporate sponsorship, and marketing the Foundation to its supporters and the public. The Development Manager manages the annual Gala, working with the Gala Committee, and supports the Associate Board's events. This role carries out low and mid-tier donor solicitation through electronic appeals. The Development Manager oversees the CRM assuring data is correct. The Development Manager supervises the part time Development Assistant who primarily manages the CRM and supports the website and marketing platform. The Development Manager is the lead on all electronic marketing - emails, the website, and social media.

HELP DESK TECHNICIAN

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Date Posted: 7/25/2022

Salary: $43,000-$48,000

Description: The help desk technician is responsible for providing Level 1 and 2 technical support for the help desk including desktop, network, and peripheral technology infrastructure and service delivery.  This position reports to the Systems Administrator and works closely with all departments for end-user support and service. Ample training and learning opportunities are provided.  A quick study who enjoys learning new technology will find this position rewarding.  This position is 100% onsite.  

SENIOR SUPERVISING ATTORNEY OR PROJECT DIRECTOR - LGBTQ AND HIV PROJECT

ACLU of Illinois

Date posted: 7/20/2022

Last Date to Apply: 9/30/2022

Salary: $85,000-$140,000

Description: 

The Project Director or Senior Supervising Attorney is a highly collaborative team player who will develop and litigate cases in state and federal court; create, implement, and participate, in collaboration with staff throughout the ACLU of Illinois and community partners, in non-litigation efforts to advance full equality and dignity for LGBTQ+ people in Illinois; supervise and mentor junior attorneys; engage in public education; and advance the mission and work of the ACLU of Illinois’ legal work as a whole. If the candidate is selected to serve as a Project Director, the role will also involve developing long-term strategies for advancing the rights and dignity of LGBTQ+ people, building respectful relationships with diverse stakeholders, advocacy organizations in the field, and community-based organizations.

As a member of the Legal Department, the Project Director or Senior Supervising Attorney will serve as a team player and may contribute to litigation in other areas as needed to advance the ACLU-IL’s legal docket. The Project Director or Senior Supervising Attorney will report to the Legal Director and may supervise one or more mid-career or early-career attorneys, including fellows in the Legal Department, and interns.

INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Date posted: 7/16/2022

Last date to apply: 8/31/2022

Salary: $60,000-$65,000

Description: The Individual Giving Manager drives pipeline management, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts for CST’s mid-level donors, including the The Bard Circle. This position serves as the primary relationship manager for this portfolio. 

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Academy for Urban School Leadership

Date Posted: 7/11/2022

Last date to apply: 8/27/2022

Salary: $108,000-$120,000

Description: 

Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit organization that provides equity-focused programming to improve educational outcomes for students in underinvested communities. From our Chicago Teacher Residency to Advisory Services through LiberatEd Way, we support schools and districts across the country through effective teaching, leadership, and school improvement practices. AUSL's two decades of work in the Chicago Public schools has impacted thousands of students and families from under-resourced communities and trained more than 1,200 teachers. 

We seek a Director of Development with an entrepreneurial spirit and proven track record in meeting ambitious fundraising goals. As a vital member of the External Relations team, the Director of Development will lead and execute AUSL's strategic plan to secure more than $3.2M to $4M annually from philanthropic and public funding and philanthropic supporters to elevate our program and services to improve student outcomes. This individual will effectively strengthen the organization's overall fundraising capacity and donor-centered programming. The two primary focus areas for the Director of Development are Fundraising and Donor Management (85%) and Team Management (15%). Learn more about our work at www.auslchicago.org.

FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST (OAK PARK HOUSING)

New Moms

Date posted: 6/28/2022

Last date to apply: 8/31/2022

Salary: $40,000-$44,000

Description: This position is responsible for providing comprehensive, individualized coaching and family support services to families who live in our 18-unit supportive housing program. This position is responsible for support and coaching which focuses on the whole family to help them achieve their goals in the areas of education, employment and family well-being that support the retention of housing and increase positive family outcomes. The Family Support Specialist will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position is located in our Oak Park office. This position also receives added compensation for on-call shifts ($60/weekend and $20/holiday).