JOB OPENINGS

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM MANAGER

New Moms

Date posted: 5/18/2022

Last date to apply: 6/30/2022

Salary: $50,000+

Description: Serving as a part of the Job Training team this position provides direct supervision of the coaching team and provides programmatic leadership, direction, and oversight of New Moms’ Workforce Development program. This position works in partnership with the Bright Endeavor’s team to ensure program goals and growth aligns with operations of a growing social enterprise. This full-time position supports the agency’s vision, philosophy and values in the comprehensive delivery of services to young moms through the delivery of a comprehensive Workforce Development program. The Workforce Development Program Manager 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 Garfield Park.

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

RefugeeOne

Date Posted: 5/17/2023​

Last date to apply: 5/23/2022

Salary: $42,000-$47,000

Description: As our Communications Manager, you will strategically raise RefugeeOne’s profile and build community support through media and communications. Reporting to our Director of Development, you’ll engage people in our critical work through creative print, spoken, online, and media placements.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic

Date Posted: 5/16/2022

Last date to apply: 6/10/2022

Salary: $44,000-$50,000

Description: The North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic (NSLAC) is a 7-year-old dynamic nonprofit with a collaborative culture and the goal of becoming the model legal aid organization focused on suburban communities. Our mission is to provide accessible, quality free legal services in the areas of immigration, domestic violence, and housing to give those in need of access to justice the opportunity to live productive and secure lives. The Development Associate will be a critical part of our philanthropy team and will be involved in all aspects of fundraising activities through researching, coordinating, and writing grant proposals, supporting donor stewardship and retention processes, and organizing fundraising events. We are looking for an energetic, positive person to join our team. This is a great opportunity for growing with the Clinic and having a tangible impact on access to justice in the Chicagoland north suburban communities. Please see the link to our website for more details and instructions on how to apply.

PROJECT MANAGER, NATIONAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

American Academy of Pediatrics

Date Posted: 5/13/2022​

Salary: $66,000

Description: 

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a collaborator with strong technical acumen to manage the AAP National Conference & Exhibition (National Conference) faculty program from proposal through presentation. This position will develop and manage program data systems and process workflows across multiple platforms in collaboration with vendors and AAP staff; manage virtual meeting components, including livestream, slide, and video uploads; and coordinate daily functions related to the development, implementation, and evaluation of the National Conference continuing medical education (CME) components. As a member of the Education department, this position serves as the contact to National Conference faculty, planning group members, and staff.

Hybrid working 40% on-site in Itasca, IL. All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Qualifications:

1.  Bachelor’s degree in adult education, business, communications, or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.

2.  Three years’ project coordination/management or advanced administrative experience required, working with databases and running reports, maintaining webpages or document collaboration sites, meeting planning, drafting communications.

POLICY CAMPAIGN ORGANIZER

Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI)

Date posted: 5/12/2022

Salary: $43,000-$50,000

Description: The Policy Campaign Organizer will work with Illinois parent leaders and COFI’s team of organizers on a wide range of parent-led policy campaigns. Specific responsibilities include:  Coordinate planning and strategy development for policy campaigns with low-income parent leaders at the local, citywide and statewide levels.  Provide leadership support, training and mentorship to parents in the public policy process.  Organize and coordinate meetings, trainings and campaign activities.  Coordinate media and fundraising for the campaign.  Network with and build relationships between parents and community organizations, advocacy groups and policymakers to move forward the campaign.  Research and analyze complex policy issues and create training and resource materials for parents to help inform their decision-making. Qualifications:  At least 2 years of experience with community, labor or electoral organizing.  Strong grassroots organizing, leadership development and policy campaign skills.  A commitment to building the leadership and voice of parent leaders from low-income Black and Brown communities across Illinois.  Enthusiasm for learning The COFI Way organizing model and working with COFI’s staff and parent leaders to implement the model.  Must have a car and maintain a valid driver's license and automobile insurance coverage.  Spanish/English bilingual preferred but not required.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 5/10/2022

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.

MOBILE ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 5/10/2022​

Salary: $19.49/hr​

Description: The Mobile Engagement Specialist (MES) collaborates with the Mobile Engagement Team (MET) to achieve contractual scopes of work with Managed Care Organizations and other partners. The MET conducts outreach activities to locate and assess “hard-to-reach” clients before connecting them to their health plan or supportive housing services. The team employs several outreach strategies to engage highly vulnerable clients who may be initially distrustful of service providers, are “lost-to-care,” or are experiencing or at risk for homelessness.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 5/9/2022

Salary: $42,000-$44,000

Description: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support for the President & CEO, senior management and the Operations team. The support provided by this role includes scheduling, coordinating meetings and conferences, note-taking, preparing meeting materials and working on special projects. The Administrative Assistant interacts with a diverse group of external callers and visitors as well as internal contacts and clients at all levels of the organization. The Administrative Assistant is a member of the Operations team, which includes the areas of Human Resources, Talent Management, 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 service to its internal customers while maintaining excellent relations with external contacts.

INTAKE AND REFERRAL COORDINATOR

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date posted: 5/9/2022​

Salary: $38,000-$40,000

Description: This position is responsible for performing duties associated with conducting intakes and referrals for people living with HIV/AIDS who are seeking care services, including housing services as well as support the functions of the Care and Housing Teams. The Intake and Referral Coordinator will conduct an initial assessment of client needs, record basic demographic information in AFC’s client-level database, contact appropriate direct service agencies, and refer clients for agency intake into the care/housing system.

REFERRAL SPECIALIST

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 5/9/2022

Salary: $40,000-$47,000

Description: The Referral Specialist will work with the AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) Keep Empowering Young adults to Succeed (KEYS) and Housing Navigation programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), including HUD’s Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) programs, state and city government agencies, and private foundations. This position collaborates with internal and external partners to engage in resource identification, cross-system advocacy, and establish referral systems towards improving health, housing, and employment equity for diverse people living with HIV. This includes networking closely with the programs’ partner agencies that provide direct services for people living with HIV/AIDS and low-income individuals and families.

CAMP DIRECTOR

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Date posted: 5/6/2022

Salary: $42,000

Description: This position requires a multi-dimensional educator with natural science content knowledge and a passion for teaching in both out-of-school time (OST) and formal education settings.  It entails the development and implementation of onsite and offsite science and environmental education programming for a wide variety of audiences varying in ages from pre-K to adults.  Program development responsibilities, especially curriculum writing and revision, are also required. As one of two Camp Directors, this position hires, trains, and supervises between 10-20 seasonal staff members (camp counselors) each year - predominantly consisting of teens and young adults - in a 2 week environmental education youth development training program. Camp Directors oversee development, operations, implementation and evaluation of 8 weeks of summer camp for 4-11 year olds and one week of winter camp, and leadership experience in out-of-school time education is essential. Education experience that is transferable to school and community outreach education, teacher professional development, after school programming, and museum settings is pivotal.  This responsibilities include staying current on best practices in environmental education and child-led play and collaborating with program leads and museum educators across the Education Department to integrate current best practices across programs. This position also provides primary support for the sharing of cross-program knowledge around outdoor learning.

OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

KAN-WIN

Date posted: 5/5/2022

Salary: $18.50/hr

Description: The Operations Assistant serves a support role to our organization at large, attending to office-wide needs including HR and operations support, data system management, event support, and staff administrative assistance.

CASEWORKER FOR THE SURVIVOR ADVOCACY PROGRAM

KAN-WIN

Date Posted: 5/5/2022

Salary: $38,000-$43,000

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.

Please refer to the linked application for the full job description and how to apply.

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.

DATA MANAGER

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Date Posted: 4/30/2022

Salary: $62,000-$70,000

Description:

The Data Manager (Manager) oversees the Alliance’s Salesforce database system, its integration with other tools from which information flows, administers all database-related projects, and ensures the integrity of the data in our systems. These systems manage contacts, data and metrics for fundraising, constituent engagement, volunteer management, and other data needs. The Manager will support all staff by leveraging our data to achieve our strategic goals, and train staff to be competent users of our database system. Considering both organizational and team member needs, the Manager will find opportunities for improvement in data management systems, processes, and best practices. The Manager also leads special data-related projects and assists teams in developing KPIs (Key Performance Indicators), reports, and dashboards. Applicants should have demonstrated passion for and experience with data, data systems, and analytics. They will create actionable insights that enable Alliance teams to improve the motivation and experiences of our supporters and track progress toward strategic program and fundraising goals.


STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Chicago Foundation for Women

Date posted: 4/29/2022

Salary: $55,000-$65,000

Description: The Staff Accountant will work directly under the Chief Operating Officer, and will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities.  

How the Staff Accountant Position Breaks Down:
•    Performs general accounting and other related duties for the organization.
•    Prepares monthly balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statements.
•    Maintains the general ledger.
•    Manage the accounts payable process.
•    Reconciles all balance sheet accounts monthly.
•    Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
•    Assist with filing tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.
•    Coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.
•    Maintains knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
•    Process and post daily cash receipts in accounting software (Fund EZ), including check deposits and credit card payments; verify donation/payment type in fundraising program (Raiser’s Edge)
•    Perform monthly revenue reconciliation between Fund EZ and Raiser’s Edge by the 3rd workday of the month
•    Update Giving Councils and Giving Circles Fund Balance Statements (monthly basis)
•    Update statements and prepare letters to Donor Advised Fund holders (quarterly basis)
•    Communicate and enforce purchasing policies and payment requisition procedures with staff and vendors, maintain vendor files

Other Finance & Accounting
•    Enter fiscal year operating budget data into Fund EZ
•    Reconcile annual grant disbursements by grantee, amount, and fund with Foundant (GMS)

Other  
•    Attend and actively participate in required educational programs, and departmental and staff meetings
•    Update knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining networks; participating in professional organizations
•    Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and President/CEO

PROGRAM MANAGER, STUDENT AND FUTURE CPA INITIATIVES

Illinois CPA Society

Date posted: 4/29/2022​

Salary: $55,000-$58,000

Description: The Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) is looking for an energetic and passionate individual with a strong desire to implement programs and opportunities aimed at increasing the pipeline of future Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). You will manage scholarships, events, and outreach efforts that recruit college students to join the Illinois CPA Society, encourage students and professionals to pursue their CPA credential, and support them on their journey to become CPAs. You will be responsible for college educator relationships and engagement strategies. You will manage a Specialist who focuses on student and diversity outreach and support. You would be part of a team that supports the pipeline of future CPAs including a manager who focuses on fundraising for our programs and another manager who leads our initiatives to increase diversity in the CPA profession. To find out more about the Society and programs for future CPAs, visit our website at https://www.icpas.org/future-cpa.

GRANTS ADMINISTRATOR

Surge Institute

Date posted: 4/28/2022​

Salary: $75,000-$83,000

Description: The Grants Administrator is responsible for supporting Surge’s fundraising goals by carrying out grants processes including, but not limited to, researching and identifying prospective funders, writing grant proposals and reports, and cultivating positive relationships with new and existing funders. The Manager will ensure that all grant deadlines are met and will work on creating and maintaining a donor database. They will prepare, edit/finalize, and submit grant proposals and progress reports as well as ensure that all communication, documentation, and marketing materials are available for submission to foundations.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Bottom Line

Date Posted: 4/27/2022

Salary: $80,000-$85,000

Description: In this exciting time of growth for the Chicago region, the Director of Development will support Bottom Line’s local efforts to engage stakeholders across Chicago to raise the funding and resources needed to partner with students to get into college, graduate and go far.  We seek to grow every year to meet the demand for our programs across our community, and we are working toward a goal of fundraising $3.5 million and serving 1,750 students in FY23.  The Director of Development is a key part of the execution of the local strategy to continue our expansion, thereby creating a far-reaching ripple effect, launched by the transformative power of a college degree and a mobilizing first career. 

SUCCESS TEAM MANAGER

Bottom Line

Date Posted: 4/27/2022​

Salary: $50,000-$65,000

Description: The primary responsibility of the Success Team Manager is to ensure the delivery of high-quality services within our College Success Program. The Success Team Manager manages 3 – 7 College Success Advisors and oversees their development, performance, satisfaction, and retention. The Success Team Manager also provides quality direct services to a reduced caseload of up to 30 students, and tracks and records student progress in database, using both quantitative and qualitative data.

STUDENT RECRUITMENT AND PARTNERSHIP MANAGER

Bottom Line

Date Posted: 4/27/2022

Salary: $55,000-$65,000

Description: The Student Recruitment and Partnership Manager (SRPM) will be part of the externally facing efforts of the program team at Bottom Line. The SRPM will support the program team by representing Bottom Line in the communities we serve and identifying and recruiting students who are eligible to partner with Bottom Line. They will ultimately be responsible for developing and implementing a strengthened student recruitment strategy across all programs and constituencies.

COLLEGE SUCCESS ADVISOR

Bottom Line

Date Posted: 4/27/2022

Salary: $40,000 + completion bonus after 1 year

Description: The primary focus of the College Access Advisor is on effectively serving 60 – 65 students using the Bottom Line LEAD (Lists, Essays, Applications, Decisions) Model. The College Access Advisor helps students identify college options, write application essays, submit applications, complete financial aid requirements, analyze acceptances and award packages, and make a responsible college choice. The College Access Advisor 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.

JOB LEAD, PROJECT MANAGER AND SENIOR SOLUTIONS LEAD

Autonomy Works

Date Posted: 4/21/2022

Last date to apply: 5/31/2022

Salary: $40,000 - $70,000 depending on the role

Description: AutonomyWorks is a dynamic for-profit Social Enterprise creating jobs for people with autism. Our teams support clients around the world on the cutting edge of data and technology. Our work includes data management, quality assurance, and business process outsourcing (BPO). We have developed proprietary methods and tools that enable our team of associates – all of whom are adults with autism - to deliver at exceptional levels of quality and productivity. We are a workforce development social enterprise like none other. Led by a team of industry veterans, AutonomyWorks is growing and looking for motivated innovators to join our Team.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Southside Center of Hope

Date Posted: 4/14/2022

Last date to apply: 6/1/2022

Salary: $46,000

Description: Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Executive Director, the Development Associate is responsible for helping to develop, strengthen and execute the organization’s strategic fundraising and marketing communications plan. The ideal candidate is versatile and outgoing. Activity strategizing ways to engage the broader public with the mission of Southside Center of Hope. He/she works will as a team member and independently.

VICE PRESIDENT OF TECHNOLOGY AND DATA STRATEGY

The Center for Policing Equity

Date posted: 4/12/2022

Last date to apply: 8/1/2022

Salary: $100,000

Description: The Center for Policing Equity (CPE) is looking for a skilled and experienced Vice President of Technology & Data Strategy (VP) with a passion for social justice and racial equity. The successful candidate in this role will bring expertise in data engineering and must know how to build – not just architecture, products, and systems – but also cross-functional community, engineering culture, and technological fluency for an organization that is not a SaaS product enterprise, but is increasingly relying on technology, and its own custom software products, to deliver and scale its critical, mission-driven work.

HOUSING FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

New Moms

Date posted: 4/5/2022

Last date to apply: 6/30/2022

Salary: $40,000-$44,000

Description: This Family Support Specialist position is responsible for providing comprehensive, individualized coaching and family support services to young moms, ages 18-24 years old, and their children living independently in our 24-month transitional housing program with supportive services. This position is responsible for providing support and coaching which focuses on the whole family to help them achieve their goals in the areas of education, employment and life skills as they work towards exiting to permanent housing. 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 main office in Austin. (see COVID-19 modifications below). Our upcoming start dates include: April 18 and May 16.

EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

New Moms

Date posted: 4/5/2022

Last date to apply: 6/30/2022

Salary: $40,000-$44,000

Description: The Employer Engagement Specialist is a key member of the Workforce Development team whose primary responsibility is to connect participants to quality individual jobs and provide retention support and advancement coaching to participants in the program. To achieve this goal, they will cultivate a wide range of external relationships with corporate and employment partners, workforce development agencies and community-based organizations in the community to maximize the number and range of quality permanent employment opportunities available to participants. They work collaboratively with the Job Training and social enterprise teams to achieve program goals and provide cross-coverage when needed. The Employer Engagement Specialist will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This role operates in-person at our social enterprise Bright Endeavors, as well as spends extensive time in the community. (also see COVID-19 Modifications below). Upcoming start date: May 16

SUPPORTIVE EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

New Moms

Date posted: 4/5/2022

Last date to apply: 5/31/2022

Salary: $40,000-$44,000

Description: The Supportive Employment Specialist is a key member of the Workforce Development team whose primary is 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 primary at Bright Endeavors, with some time at New Moms-Austin (also see COVID-19 Modifications below). Our upcoming start dates include April 18 and May 16.

LANDLORD ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 4/2/2022

Last Date to Apply: 5/31/2022

Salary: $45,000-$50,000

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. The Landlord Engagement Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with the largest property owners in the portfolio. The Manager will lead a team of staff who will help develop and maintain the portfolio.  The Landlord Engagement Manager will also coordinate with other client-facing FHP staff to ensure program participants experience a seamless and rapid transition to their permanent homes. CHH is a supporting organization of the AIDS Foundation Chicago.

LANDLORD ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 4/2/2022

Last Date to Apply: 5/31/2022

Salary: $40,000-$45,000

Description: The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV or chronic conditions. We envision a world in which people living with HIV or chronic conditions will thrive, and there will be no new HIV cases. Our work focuses on advancing health equity, preventing new cases of HIV, serving as a collaboration and knowledge center, being a bold voice for change and strengthening our organizational excellence.
                                               
We are seeking for an individual to serve as our Landlord Engagement Specialist. As the third-party 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 Specialist will work closely with the Landlord Engagement Manager to secure housing units in varying Chicago neighborhoods. The Landlord Engagement Specialist will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with property owners. The Landlord Engagement Specialist will develop expertise in housing inspections and assure that all units identified for the pool meet the highest quality standards. The Landlord Engagement Specialist will also coordinate with the Housing Specialist to ensure program participants experience a seamless transition to housing. CHH is a supporting organization of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 4/2/2022

Last Date to Apply: 5/31/2022

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. 

MANAGER GRANTS & CONTRACTS

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Date Posted: 4/2/2022

Last Date to Apply: 5/31/2022

Salary: $58,000-$60,000

Description: The AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV or chronic conditions. We envision a world in which people living with HIV or chronic conditions will thrive, and there will be no new HIV cases. Our work focuses on advancing health equity, preventing new cases of HIV, serving as a collaboration and knowledge center, being a bold voice for change and strengthening our organizational excellence.

We are seeking an individual to serve as our Manager of Grants and Contracts. The Manager of Grants and Contracts is responsible for grants management and accounting duties, including auditing and processing subrecipient reimbursement requests, issuing subrecipient agreements, monitoring subrecipient expenditures, monitoring grant expenditures, developing budgets and budget projections, creating related spreadsheets and reports, invoicing and vouchering.