JOB OPENINGS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Chicago Dancemakers Forum

Date Posted: 10/21/2021

Salary: $75,000-$80,000

Description: The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for leading Chicago Dancemakers Forum to ensure the fullest expression of its mission and the consistent achievement of its financial objectives. The ED is responsible for all organizational strategy and planning (Strategic, Programming, Fundraising, Financial, and Marketing), as well as oversight of all day-to-day business in development, operations, program expansion, human resources, administration, fundraising, finances, board governance, public relations, and artistic programs. The ED reports to the board of directors, oversees all staff, and works in partnership with all key stakeholders.

OFFICE COORDINATOR (PART-TIME)

Coalition for Spiritual and Public Leadership

Date Posted: 10/20/2021

Salary: $15,000-$20,000

Description: The Coalition for Spiritual and Public Leadership (CSPL) is seeking to hire a part-time Office Coordinator who will be responsible for contributing to the growth and development of a powerful Spirit-centered organization with a team of talented and courageous leaders and staff. CSPL’s focus includes working to co-transform people, parishes, institutions, and communities by developing a powerful base of highly motivated, strategic, prayerful, discerning, and collaborative spiritual and public leaders who courageously act on their values, which are rooted in the Catholic traditions. This role includes communications, administration, data management, event support, and other organizational development responsibilities: See full description on website for additional details including tasks, qualifications, and application instructions.

ADVANCEMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

Coalition for Spiritual and Public Leadership

Date Posted: 10/20/2021

Salary: $40,000-$50,000

Description: The Coalition for Spiritual and Public Leadership (CSPL) is seeking to hire an Advancement and Communications Associate who will be responsible for contributing to the growth and development of a powerful Spirit-centered organization with a team of talented and courageous leaders and staff. CSPL’s focus includes working to co-transform people, parishes, institutions, and communities by developing a powerful base of highly motivated, strategic, prayerful, discerning, and collaborative spiritual and public leaders who courageously act on their values, which are rooted in the Catholic traditions. This role includes the following key responsibilities: Strategic Communications Development & Implementation (40%), Proposal Development & Grants Management (40%), Individual Donor, Communication, and Special Events (20%). See full description on website for additional details including tasks, qualifications, and application instructions.

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Bottom Line

Date posted: 10/19/2021

Salary: $42,000-$48,000

Description: Reporting to the Senior Manager of Development, the Development Coordinator will be an integral member of a small, tight-knit team. As a National organization, Bottom Line’s overall Development strategy is developed and implemented collaboratively, providing a foundation from which local teams can build to adapt to local needs, opportunities, and strengths. The Development Coordinator provides critical administrative and operational support to a lean team. A successful Development Coordinator has excellent time- and project-management skills and can balance a fast-paced workload schedule, while also supporting the Senior Manager of Development and the Interim Director of Development with critical projects that allow the team to reach its fundraising goals. They are quick to learn new skills quickly and to take on projects as needed. They have a high attention to detail and demonstrate outstanding communication skills.

DIRECTOR

Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative

Date posted: 10/18/2021

Last date to apply: 11/12/2021

Salary: $100,000

Description: The CIIC Director will act as a central collaborator and driver of CIIC’s programs and partnerships. The role will be responsible for building out existing CIIC activities and leading new initiatives, building relationships with and engaging stakeholders across the organization and partners in the field, and representing CIIC in forums within the Catholic, faith-based and secular investment community. The role is best-suited for someone who has experience working and building relationships in the investment industry and who is energized by the mission of moving the impact investing space forward in a faith-based community. Familiarity with Catholic Social Teaching as well as the structure of the Church and landscape of Catholic institutions is highly valued.

RESEARCH & EVALUATION ASSISTANT

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date posted: 10/18/2021

Last date to apply: 11/30/2021

Salary: $36,000-$37,000

Description: The Research and Evaluation Assistant will directly assist the Research and Evaluation team with data collection and entry, as well as other tasks related to project coordination and data management. The Research and Evaluation team is responsible for a wide range of projects related to homelessness, permanent supportive housing initiatives, HIV healthcare access and utilization, program monitoring and evaluation, and health services research. The Research and Evaluation Assistant will also have the opportunity to learn about HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Date posted: 10/14/2021

Last date to apply: 11/15/2021

Salary: $60,000-$70,000

Description: The Executive Assistant (EA) provides support to the President/CEO and COO to maximize the strategic use of their time, and assists the Operations team in the seamless integration of essential administrative work into the Alliance’s mission-driven culture and workplace.  This position reports to the President/CEO and works closely with the Finance & Operations Director, COO and Office Manager on meeting logistics and scheduling, document creation and management, Board of Directors administrative support, as well as human resources, financial and office management matters. The Executive Assistant performs a wide variety of functions independently, exercising confidential discretion and sound judgment in the performance of these duties. Administrative services may be provided to other department staff as required. Additionally, this person will assist with special projects as assigned by the President and CEO.

GRANTS MANAGER

The Harvey L. Miller Family of Foundations

Date posted: 10/14/2021

Salary: $70,000-$80,000

Description: Based in Buffalo Grove, IL, the Grants Manager provides support to the Foundation Director in coordinating grantmaking for four unique family foundations with diverse interest areas, such as medical research, disaster relief, human services, arts and culture, education, and social and environmental justice. 

Responsibilities include: Design and implement grantmaking operations; ensuring grantees’ compliance with grant terms and conditions; ensuring integrity of the grants management database; and fulfilling the information needs of the foundations’ various stakeholders such as clients and grantees.

The Grants Manager must be a highly organized, adaptable, detail oriented, multi-tasking, self-starter; with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills and discreet in handling confidential matters.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT - COMMUNICATIONS AND DONOR ENGAGEMENT

Connections for the Homeless

Date posted: 10/14/2021

Salary: $65,000-$85,000

Description: The Associate Director of Development - Communications and Donor Engagement position is a fundraiser who is responsible for communicating to and engaging with the community around Connections’ mission of ending homelessness. This position co-creates and carries the agency voice and messages to the largest possible audience building the broadest possible “tent” for supporters. The Associate Director helps the community understand the mission and how supporters can engage with the work via monetary and in-kind donations or through volunteering and advocacy. This position manages agency’s external and internal communications and has direct fundraising responsibilities with the agency’s annual fund. It oversees the strategy and coordination of the volunteer program as well as community partnerships with faith, educational corporate, service organizations and partners. Serving on a team of eleven the Associate Director reports to the Director of Development and supervises the Volunteer and Community Partnerships Program Manager as well as the Communications Coordinator.

TRAINER: COMMUNICATIONS, DIGITAL, FIELD, FUNDRAISING, MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

National Democratic Training Committee

Date posted: 10/13/2021

Last date to apply: 10/25/2021

Salary: $125 for 1 hour of training

Description: Our trainers join us in our various training programs to train in either field tactics/GOTV, digital strategy, communications, fundraising, or management & leadership. We design the curriculum for you so that you are able to focus exclusively on your facilitation skills. While our trainings are driven by strategic learning objectives and full of the information, resources, and tools our trainees need to be successful on their campaigns and in their communities, these are not your typical training sessions. Our training sessions are interactive, experienced-focus, and engaging. We are looking for dynamic trainers that can bring the material to life and add their own real-life campaign examples that will leave a lasting impression on the attendees. Trainers are contract employees of the NDTC and receive a stipend for each training. Trainers are required to attend our yearly “Train-the-Trainer” retreat January 22-23, 2022 in order to be a trainer for the 2022 calendar year and will be expected to be available for a minimum of three virtual trainings during 2022, with the addition of in-person trainings as they are scheduled.

RESOURCE COORDINATOR

America SCORES Chicago

Date posted: 10/11/2021

Salary: $40,000-$43,000

Description: The RC is responsible for the overall implementation and management of the 21CCLC site at Plamondon Elementary, located at 2642 W 15th Pl. The RC maintains the bridge between the school and community and provides leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services for students and families. The RC strives to integrate and align programming at the school by working with school leadership, teachers and staff, Local School Council members, families, and community members to develop a vision and strategy for programming that reflects student and family interests and addresses gaps/community needs.

INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Date Posted: 10/6/2021

Last Date to Apply: 11/1/2021

Salary: $60,000-$70,000

Description: 

The Individual Giving Manager (Manager) supports the overall fundraising strategy for the Alliance for the Great Lakes by developing and implementing a growth strategy and managing relationships with existing and new donors. This position is responsible for the coordination, solicitation, and stewardship of current and prospective donors implementing strategies that foster long-term engagement and broaden support across philanthropic giving opportunities. They work primarily with individual donors, as well as some institutional donors, family foundations, and businesses. 


A typical day might include stewarding individual donors by thanking them for their support through printed acknowledgment letters and/or personal calls/conversations, cultivating individual donors through conversations around opportunities for increased support and engagement, managing production of print appeals, working with our communications team on electronic appeals and social media postings for campaigns/events, designing and creating an online donation page, planning our Great Blue Benefit and other gatherings for current and prospective donors, talking with individuals or small businesses interested in learning more about the organization and/or raising money on our behalf, and entering information and running reports in Salesforce. An upbeat, collaborative work style and sense of humor are keys to success in this role!

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 10/6/2021

Last date to apply: 11/27/2021

Salary: $45,000-$46,000

Description: We are seeking an individual to serve as our Program Development Specialist. The Program Development Specialist supports external grants and contracts throughout their lifecycle, from proposal to final report. The Program Development Specialist serves as a liaison between the program, development, evaluation, and finance departments to ensure accurate and timely submission of all public and private grant applications and reports for AFC’s Housing Department. The Program Development Specialist is responsible for developing the majority of narrative for grant proposals and reports within their assigned portfolio. The Program Development Specialist also supports program teams with ensuring compliance with contractual and statutory requirements.

HARM REDUCTION COUNSELOR

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 10/6/2021

Last date to apply: 11/27/2021

Salary: $43,000-$45,000

Description: We are seeking for an individual to serve as our Harm Reduction Counselor. The Harm Reduction Counselor will work with the Center for Housing & Health (CHH) collaborative to address the substance use treatment needs of chronically homeless households living in permanent supportive housing. The CHH collaborative brings together 26 housing providers to ensure that medically vulnerable homeless households in Chicago receive housing and support services to help them achieve optimal health outcomes. This position will serve as a liaison between the members of the CHH collaborative who provide permanent supportive housing and intensive case management, as well as substance use providers. The Harm Reduction Counselor will work with housing providers to screen, assess, determine level of need, provide referrals and linkage services to the appropriate substance use providers if/when applicable.

GOVERNMENT SERVICES STRATEGY IMPACT AND LEARNING ASSOCIATE

Center for Tech and Civic Life

Date Posted: 10/6/2021

Last date to apply: 10/22/2021

Salary: $50,000

Description: 

- Apply methodologies and frameworks from the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Assessment field

- Collect qualitative and quantitative data, using tools like surveys, self-assessments, interviews, web analytics, etc.

- Create reports, deliver presentations, and facilitate conversations in a way that is engaging, informative, and actionable.

- Coordinate a feedback loop between CTCL and our partners who work directly with election offices, in order to surface learnings and iterate rapidly.

- Develop metrics and evaluations that prioritize voters with limited access to the election system. This includes voters who are newly eligible, have limited English proficiency, live with disabilities, or are from communities that are impacted by the digital divide or historical disenfranchisement due to race.

MARKETING MANAGER

Chicago Opera Theater

Date Posted: 10/5/2021

Last date to apply: 10/25/2021

Salary: $45,000-$50,000

Description: 

Chicago Opera Theater is searching for a highly creative and analytical Marketing Manager to join our team. In this position, you will be responsible for all aspects of our marketing operations. Your central goal is to help expand brand awareness of Chicago Opera Theater, with the aim to grow patron loyalty and earned revenue programs. The Marketing Manager will work closely with the external Marketing Consultant and PR Agency. Together, you will develop strategies and campaign plans which you will then execute and analyze. 


Your duties will include planning, implementing, and monitoring our marketing campaigns across all channels. Our ideal candidate is someone with experience in email marketing, content creation, and social media management. In addition to being an outstanding communicator, you will also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.


The Marketing Manager will have opportunity for growth, potentially leading to a Director of Marketing role in the future.

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

RRF Foundation for Aging

Date Posted: 10/4/2021

Salary: $25-$33/hour

Description: 

Do you have a strong background in strategic communications?


Are you ready to take on a newly created role with one of the country’s leading private foundations devoted exclusively to aging and improving the lives of older people?


Is it important for you to have a flexible, partially-remote opportunity right now?


RRF Foundation for Aging is searching for a Communications Specialist. This is a part-time, permanent position (with the opportunity to grow into a full-time position, depending on preferences and experience of the ideal candidate). 


LOCATION: Chicago, IL (Blue Line on CTA)

COMPENSATION: $25.00 - $33.00/hour

SCHEDULE: 15-30 Hours/Week (partially remote/flexible hours)


The Communications Specialist will implement strategies that advance external communications and knowledge sharing. This role seeks to shine a light on the compelling work of our grantee partners, the importance of topics we prioritize for funding, our lessons learned as a grantmaking organization, and how these elements can be leveraged to advance the Foundation’s mission. 


It is an exciting time at RRF. Our strategic plan reflects a desire to become increasingly proactive, targeted, collaborative, and outward-facing. The individual hired for this position will play an integral role in shaping and implementing RRF’s new direction.

SUPPORTIVE EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

New Moms

Date Posted: 10/1/2021

Last Date to Apply: 11/30/2021

Salary: $36,000-$40,000

Description: The Supportive Employment Specialist is a key member of the Workforce Development team whose primary responsibility is providing comprehensive, individualized case management and coaching to young moms in the program. This includes connecting families with resources, goal planning, assistance with overcoming obstacles, and providing support to assist young moms in obtaining permanent, high-quality employment. This position supports young moms so they can maximize the training, coaching, and job placement opportunities available. The Supportive Employment Specialist will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This role is full-time and works primarily at Bright Endeavors, with some time at New Moms-Austin.

COMMUNICATIONS & ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

The Network

Date Posted: 9/30/2021

Salary: $39,000-$43,000

Description: 

The Communication & Engagement Coordinator position is divided between the Network’s communication activities and the RunDV Out-of-Town engagement campaign. Run DV (Domestic Violence) Out of Town is a separate collaborative group, currently managed by 5 domestic violence

service providers with the aim of raising awareness of the issue of domestic violence through participation in the Chicago Marathon. The Network is the fiscal and administrative agent for the Collaborative. The Communication & Engagement Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Community & Membership of The Network, with additional supervision from the collaborative Steering Committee for Run DV Out of Town project deliverables.

DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING COORDINATOR

The Network

Date Posted: 9/30/2021

Salary: $40,000-$44,000

Description: The Development & Marketing Coordinator position is responsible for assisting the Director of Development in all aspects of The Network’s fundraising efforts, especially individual giving through digital solicitations via year-round campaigns and appeals, and donor-centric marketing communications.

POLICY AND ADVOCACY DIRECTOR

EverThrive Illinois

Date Posted: 9/29/2021

Salary: $76,000-$66,000

Description: EverThrive Illinois is currently hiring a Policy and Advocacy Director, who will be responsible for leading the organization’s efforts to advance policies that eliminate health disparities and promote health and wellbeing of women, children, and families. This position is responsible for leading the organization’s state and federal legislative advocacy efforts, including developing, advancing, and implementing the organization’s policy priorities, managing relationships with elected officials and regulatory agencies, as well as building effective engagement by staff. The Director will build partnerships and facilitate campaigns to advance policies that eliminate health disparities and promote health and wellbeing of women, children, and families.

OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

New Moms

Date Posted: 9/29/2021

Last Date to Apply: 10/30/2021

Salary: $36,000-$40,000

Description: The Operations Coordinator oversees the production and shipping operations of New Moms’ social enterprise, Bright Endeavors. This position works closely with the Training and Coaching Specialist to ensure daily and weekly production, fulfillment, and quality goals are met. The Operations Coordinator will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position is located at Bright Endeavors in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

INSTITUTIONAL GIVING MANAGER

HOW, Inc

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

Salary: $40,000-$50,000

Description: This position is responsible for the management and oversight of HOW’s agency communications, donor database, fundraising events, and individual donor engagement activities including appeals, campaigns and acknowledgments.

The candidate must clearly and accurately articulate programs, agency mission and consistent brand in print and electronic communications. The candidate communicates well in person, via phone and in writing with external partners including donors, supporters, partners and vendors. They are responsible for donor database administration, maintenance of records and production of reports. They also maintain schedules and workplans for communications, campaigns, and events. They must be proficient in Microsoft Office, desktop publishing (Adobe) website management (Wix) and database management (DPO).

ANALYST, PROSPECT RESEARCH

University of Chicago

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

Salary: $57,000

Description: Executes ad hoc requests or general questions to support University leadership, including Deans. Works with ARD colleagues to automate and streamline leadership documents to make drafting and updating process more efficient. Owner of CRM data that is incorporated into leadership briefings, and updates and maintains accuracy of this data.

SENIOR ANALYST, PROSPECT RESEARCH

University of Chicago

Date Posted: 9/27/2021​

Salary: $62,000

Description: Partners with fundraisers and Prospect Development teams to efficiently help principal gift donors find the path to a rewarding philanthropic relationship with the University of Chicago. Using diverse tools and resources, employs financial and biographical research methods to ensure that fundraisers are engaged in the most value-added activities, and prospects receive the requisite attention and cultivation. Reviews, analyzes, and synthesizes information about individuals and groups of donors to assess philanthropic capacity and inform fundraising strategy.

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, LEADERSHIP ENGAGEMENT, THE COLLEGE

University of Chicago

Date Posted: 9/27/2021​

Salary: $58,000

Description: Manages College acknowledgement letter process. Writes and edits special correspondence from the Dean and other University leaders, maintaining confidentiality handling sensitive correspondence. Oversees confidential briefing process for events and individual meetings for the Dean and other University leaders, collaborating with colleagues across ARD to source information for these briefings. Completes this process in consultation with Senior Associate Director, Senior Director, and Associate Vice President of Alumni Relations & Development and Associate Dean, The College.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT - PME

University of Chicago

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

Salary: $80,000

Description: The Associate Director’s primary responsibilities are to secure leadership annual, major, and planned gifts as well as work closely with leadership to develop and execute strategies that support engaging and growing the PME donor base. Manages development communications, coordinates stewardship and donor relations, and leverages programs and events to strengthen donor engagement. Identifies, cultivates and solicits alumni, parents and friends who have the capacity to make financial commitments of $100K and up, concentrating on prospects with capacity of $1M or greater.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT - SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION

University of Chicago

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

Salary: $80,000

Description: The Associate Director of Development is a collaborative colleague and member of a three-person team. The position fosters a culture of philanthropy primarily in support of the Division of the Social Sciences. The position serves as University liaison to and relationship manager for high-net-worth alumni with the potential to make gifts of $50,000 and more.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, GLOBAL ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT

University of Chicago

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

Salary: $75,000

Description: ​Serves as frontline alumni engagement and annual giving officer for a portfolio of regional alumni groups, throughout the U.S. and internationally. Collaborates with colleagues in Global Engagement and Affinity Programs (GEAP) to develop a brand value proposition for alumni in different parts of the world and suitable models for alumni engagement in different geographies and with multiple identities. Designs and pilots strategies that increase alignment between: regional communities, affinity groups, reunions, student and young alumni programs, and the Alumni Board.

CASE MANAGER - SENIOR SUPPORT COACH

Voice of the People

Date Posted: 9/24/2021

Salary: $38,000-$42,500

Description: The Senior Support Coach will conduct outreach, provide supportive counseling, enable community building activities, and perform various duties in support of older residents residing in Voice-sponsored affordable housing developments. S/he will take a lead role in linking low -income, senior residents and their families to programs and support services. The position is full time, with a schedule that is flexible to meet residents’ needs.

The Senior Support Coach will 

- Assess needs and interests of senior residents, including home environment, physical and mental health status, and resources via voluntary participation and with referrals from property management; 

- Provide incident response services, ongoing case management services and coordination; database management and reporting consistent with policies, security protocols, and confidentiality procedures; and regular communications with senior program participants; 

- In program support and service coordination, the Senior Support Coach may conduct outreach and act as liaison to agencies, institutions, medical providers, property management, and organize social or “community building” events; 

- As part of on-going data collection efforts, the Senior Support Coach will help with an organization-wide effort to collect baseline information from each household in Voice owned and partner buildings.

OPIOID RESPONSE PROJECT COORDINATOR

Reading and Math, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/23/2021

Last date to apply: 10/23/2021

Salary: $15.00

Description: 

Illinois is facing an opioid epidemic, and local organizations need your help to quickly and thoughtfully address this crisis.

As an Opioid Response Project Coordinator, you will help organizations expand their serve more people who have been affected by substance use disorder. You will work with a team of professionals on a variety of projects related to supporting recovery; examples include evaluating/creating internal programs that serve people in recovery, building external partner networks, creating training programs, or developing recovery workforce pipelines.


We are currently recruiting for the 2021-22 program year with opportunities beginning in November 2021 or January 2022. Your commitment to Recovery Corps will be 40 hours per week. This is an AmeriCorps member position with Minnesota Recovery Corps. Although the earnings are modest, the rewards are great! You’ll join an amazing cohort of Project Coordinators from all backgrounds and experiences.

RECOVERY NAVIGATOR

Reading and Math, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/23/2021

Salary: $15.00

Last date to apply: 10/23/2021

Description: 

Many Illinoisans do not have enough support to live a healthy life in recovery. Help us change this by offering your time and talent as a Recovery Navigator. Navigators provide mentoring, peer support, and resource navigation to help people build their recovery. As someone who knows what it’s like to build a healthy life in recovery, you’ll help others do the same.


We are currently recruiting for the 2021-22 program year with opportunities beginning in November and January. Your commitment to Recovery Corps will be 40 hours per week. This is an AmeriCorps member position with Minnesota Recovery Corps. Although the earnings are modest, the rewards are great! You’ll join an amazing cohort of Recovery Navigators from all backgrounds and experiences.


We are currently recruiting for the 2021-22 program year with opportunities beginning in November 2021 or January 2022. Your commitment to Recovery Corps will be 40 hours per week. This is an AmeriCorps member position with Minnesota Recovery Corps. Although the earnings are modest, the rewards are great! You’ll join an amazing cohort of Project Coordinators from all backgrounds and experiences.