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DuPage Foundation

Date Posted: 3/12/2024

Salary: $50,000-$60,000 

Provide critical administrative, data management, research, and event support to the Advancement team in the implementation of successful donor cultivation and stewardship activities. The successful candidate must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and possess strong database and research skills, along with outstanding writing and proofreading ability. This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience on a career path in not-for-profit fundraising with a growing organization.


Illinois Railway Museum

Date Posted: 3/11/2024

Salary: $73,000-$78,000 

The Illinois Railway Museum, dedicated to preserving railroad history, seeks an Events and Outreach Coordinator (EOC) to enhance museum attendance and community engagement. Responsibilities include managing special events, fostering relationships with stakeholders, and collaborating with volunteers to achieve educational goals. The ideal candidate is passionate about history, skilled in event planning, and adept at communication and collaboration. Compensation ranges from $73,000 to $78,000 annually with benefits including paid time off and potential moving expense reimbursement. Preference will be given to applications received by March 25th, 2024. Email resume and cover letter to Cynthia Winter at, emphasizing alignment with IRM's mission and relevant experience in event management and volunteer coordination.



Date Posted: 3/11/2024

Salary: $35,000-$40,000

CommunityHealth seeks to hire a full-time Development Associate. Under the supervision of the Funder and Donor Relations Manager, and working with the External Affairs Department, the Development Associate is an essential part of the fundraising team at CommunityHealth. This position requires a high level of attention to detail, critical thinking, initiative, and professionalism. Main responsibilities include donor database management, gift tracking and acknowledgement, and administrative support for fundraising events. This role is well-suited for candidates seeking mentorship and entry-level experience in the non-profit sector.


Civic Consulting Alliance

Date Posted: 3/11/2024

Salary: $75,000 - $90,000 

Senior Associates are leaders on client-teams and within our organization. As a Senior Associate, you are typically an early-to-mid career level professional with a track record of success. Senior Associates provide day-to-day management, coaching, and support to teams working on fast-paced client-facing projects, while receiving support and strategic guidance from Civic Consulting Alliance leadership


Snow City Arts

Date Posted: 3/11/2024

Salary: $17/hr

Snow City Arts is seeking an intern interested in gaining hands-on experience in an arts education nonprofit that works across genres in hospitals. The Programmatic Support Intern will support the admin staff with a variety of administrative, artwork preparation, and programmatic support tasks. In addition to project work, interns may attend staff meetings and become an integral part of the Snow City Arts team. The Programmatic Support Intern will obtain a full perspective on the inner workings of a small arts education nonprofit, gain programmatic support experience, and learn practical skills, including juggling priorities and deadlines


Snow City Arts

Date Posted: 3/11/2024

Salary: $17/hr

Snow City Arts is seeking an intern interested in gaining hands-on experience in an arts education nonprofit that works across genres in hospitals. The Programmatic Support Intern will support the admin staff with a variety of administrative, artwork preparation, and programmatic support tasks. In addition to project work, interns may attend staff meetings and become an integral part of the Snow City Arts team. The Programmatic Support Intern will obtain a full perspective on the inner workings of a small arts education nonprofit, gain programmatic support experience, and learn practical skills, including juggling priorities and deadlines


America Needs You

Date Posted: 3/11/2024

Salary: $50,000

We are seeking a Development Coordinator to join our External Affairs team, which handles the fundraising, special events, and communications strategy for the national organization. As Development Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to work with internal and external stakeholders, take ownership of key responsibilities to contribute to ANY’s success, and gain valuable experience working within a progressive and entrepreneurial nonprofit. The Development Coordinator reports directly to the Individual Giving and Special Events Manager and works closely with staff members across departments and sites. This position is hybrid, with occasional in-person attendance required at fundraising events, staff retreats, and program


Austin Coming Together

Date Posted: 3/11/2024

Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 

The main responsibilities of the Case Manager will be to 1) engage Austin residents and stakeholders through the Austin Community Hub; 2) facilitate coordinated intake and referral with participants and partners; 3) establish rapport, manage communications, and collaborate on events across the service provider network; 4) accompany participants to supportive individuals and organizations in the ACT member and service provider network; as well as 5) provide counseling, case management and administrative support to Hub operations. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinating talking circles and group information sessions, facilitating one-to-one counseling, management of ACT’s coordinated intake and referral system, and data tracking and reporting. The Hub Coordinator will manage a substantial portion of our direct service activities at ACT. Therefore, it is imperative that he/she/they reflect ACT’s values, maintain a client-centered approach, and perform the work with integrity. In order to carry out this role effectively, the Case Manager must deliver a clear and consistent message about the Austin Community Hub network and available resources, maintain up-to-date knowledge of service provider network and partner programs and services, be able to communicate and establish rapport with a diverse range of residents and stakeholders, and be able to leverage relationships and networks to increase involvement with the Hub throughout the Austin community. Additionally, special emphasis is placed on administrative and technical assistance support as well as operations management and refinement as an ongoing process improvement control.


Resurrection College Prep High School

Date Posted: 3/11/2024

Salary: $42,000 - $55,000

The Stewardship and Marketing Coordinator position supports the development office’s alumnae and parent relations, executes the marketing communication plan under the supervision of the Manager, and plays a role in helping build the relationships within the Resurrection community.


AIDS Foundation Chicago 

Date Posted: 3/4/2024

Salary: $67,980 to $80,03

The Senior Manager, Special Events plays an integral role leading fundraising events to advance our event brands in the community, communicate with and engage our constituents, and cultivate new donors/participants. The role manages all activities related to events, is accountable for events income achievement, and provides a seamless and professional experience for all our event donors and guests. The role also oversees one full-time and one part-time staff member (indirectly) who support volunteer management, AFC’s Associate Board, AFC’s Peer-to-Peer fundraising technology/system and other special projects, as needed.  


ChiArts Foundation

Date Posted:  3/4/2024

Salary: $50,000 

The Content Marketing Manager is a relationship-driven, social-media savvy, and resourceful storyteller who will partner with Foundation staff, ChiArts faculty and staff, and ChiArts community members to showcase ChiArts stories through social media, blogs, videos, interactive media, and Foundation collateral. The Content Marketing Manager reports to the Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing. ChiArts Foundation staff work remotely in Chicago, with the potential for a future transition to a hybrid model. The role requires weekly availability for onsite presence at The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts) and other locations in Chicago as required for meetings and events.


Foundation for Hearing and Speech Resources (FHSR)

Date Posted: 3/4/2024

Salary: $20/hour; 5 hours/week

FHSR seeks to hire a Development and Database Intern to support data entry and management for critical day-to-day projects and programs to support the Foundation’s fundraising function. The Development and Database Intern will play an integral role in assisting senior staff with advancing FHSR’s mission to ensure excellent donor and donation tracking and service.

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Date Posted:  3/4/2024

Salary: $49,200 

The Student Programs Manager has primary oversight of the development and implementation of Nature Museum programming designed for students. This includes our largest student programs, Field Trip Workshops, afterschool programming, and Nature on the Go. It also includes leading the department in expertise on the focused educational uses of the Nature Museum’s exhibits and grounds.


Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Date Posted: 3/4/2024

Salary: $49,200

The School Partnerships Manager has primary oversight of Nature Museum programming designed for ongoing, school-wide partnerships with teachers, administrators, and students. This includes the Nature Museum’s largest school-wide program, School Science Partnerships. Along with the Teacher Programs Manager, it also includes custom professional development workshops as requested and support for pre-service programs with university partners. The School Partnerships Manager co-leads the Science Teaching Network summer program with the Teacher Programs Manager.


Richard H. Driehaus Museum

Date Posted: 3/4/2024

Salary: $60,000-75,000

We are seeking an Associate Director of Development with 5-7 years of experience to assist in expanding the Driehaus Museum’s fundraising program. Their focus will include enhancing individual giving and membership programs, with direct oversight of membership initiatives. The Associate Director of Development will be instrumental in securing essential resources to support both the museum’s annual and long-term needs. This role will contribute significantly to our mission by fostering philanthropic support and ensuring the museum’s sustainability through direct solicitation and fundraising events.



Date Posted: 2/19/2024

Salary: $73,000-$85,000

We are seeking a new Executive Director to lead GirlForward into its next chapter. Over the past twelve years, GirlForward has grown from a fledgling volunteer-run project into a successful and acclaimed organization currently serving over 200 girls in Chicago, IL and Austin TX with an annual budget of $750,000. Our new ED will be responsible for driving GirlForward’s continued success, continuing to develop a talented team of professionals, nurturing a collaborative mission-centered culture, and ensuring high quality programming, while leading the organization on a path that is aligned with our mission and centers the experiences of the young people we serve. The ED will be based in our Chicago office and can expect to travel to Austin several times a year. An Austin-based ED candidate will also be considered. Across cities, the ED will lead a growing team of 10 staff members, partnering with the programming and fundraising leads, as well as the board to foster a community of engagement and support around the girls served, their families, mentors, and tutors. We are searching for an experienced leader with demonstrated skills in fundraising, communication, operations, and people leadership. Our leader must be able to demonstrate strategic decision making that is grounded in a deep belief in fostering and engaging in the deep wisdom found in others, including and especially young people. Teamwork and relationship-building are critical to GirlForward’s work. Our team is passionate, dynamic, collaborative, and eager to learn. In addition to these characteristics, we are looking for an ED who is dedicated to supporting staff in their professional development and possesses a roll-up-your-sleeves/can-do attitude. It is essential that our ED be able to lead a diverse team and build a supportive and inclusive organizational culture.


The WasteShed

Date Posted: 2/19/2024

Salary: $50,000

The WasteShed is a community-based creative reuse center headquartered in Humboldt Park. Director of Finance and Operations is charged with creating and implementing strategy for the organization's financial health. This person will work closely with the Executive Director on creating and maintaining organizational budget. This person will be in charge of day to day financial operations of the organization including payroll and benefits administration. This person will convene a development team of both board and staff to support development efforts.


ChiArts Foundation

Date Posted: 2/19/2024

Salary: $80,000

The ChiArts Foundation is at a pivotal moment in our growth. As the Director of Development, you’ll play a key role in expanding our donor base through innovative approaches to fundraising, events, and donor relationships. In partnership with the Executive Director and the Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing, the Director of Development will lead the charge in identifying growth opportunities and designing strategies to propel the Foundation’s annual fund forward, including but not limited to a yearly cycle of giving through appeals, giving campaigns, sponsorships, grants, and fundraising events. The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and supervises two part-time positions, including the Database Administrator and the Grants Coordinator. ChiArts Foundation staff work remotely in Chicago, with the potential for a future transition to a hybrid model. The role requires availability for onsite presence at The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts) and other locations in Chicago as required for meetings and events.


Austin Coming Together

Date Posted: 2/12/2024

Salary: $40,000 to $60,000

The Marketing & Development Coordinator/Specialist is responsible for completing a broad variety of marketing and development functions in conjunction with the Director of Marketing & Development. The Marketing & Development Coordinator/Specialist is accountable for 1) supporting relationship management with our 50+ member organizations; 2) assisting with (or managing) all communications on behalf of ACT, which includes multimedia, events, donor management, and special projects; 3) supporting all fundraising activities in partnership with the Director of Marketing & Development, which include events, annual appeals, and grant solicitation 4) collaborating across ACT’s internal teams to integrate and innovate; as well as, 5) executing the overall marketing and development strategy to connect, elevate, and positively promote Austin, Austin Coming Together, and the various stakeholders that contribute to an improved quality of life for Austin residents.



Executive Director

Date Posted: 2/12/2024

Salary: $130,000-$150,000

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will provide strategic, creative, collaborative leadership to achieve the organization’s mission and will have leadership over IWS and its future. This will include oversight of programs, staff, members, volunteers, financial operations, institutional development, and human resources. It is of utmost importance to create a culture that embraces change and openness to strategies that will support attracting a broader base of supporters and volunteers. The new leader will spearhead membership activities, communications, program development and will manage and grow strategic partnerships. The Executive Director currently has nine direct reports and is ultimately responsible for approximately 30 full and part-time employees. The Executive Director may alter the leadership structure to better serve the organization. Experience in a senior leadership role where they have either reported directly to or worked closely with a Board of Directors or equivalent governing body is expected. Experience with volunteer, or member-driven organizations would be ideal. We seek individuals with knowledge of business and financial principles applicable to nonprofit organizations, including development, fundraising and budget management. The ideal candidate is bilingual. Master’s Degree (or equivalent experience) required, with a focus in a health-related field such as nursing, public health, health administration, etc.


Special Olympics Illinois

Date Posted: 2/2/2024

Salary: Starting at $42,500

Special Olympics Illinois is actively recruiting for the role of Manager, Grants & Foundation Relations. A vital member of the Development team, this role is tasked with advancing local foundation and corporate support throughout the state in Special Olympics Illinois' 11 regions. This position will play a prime role in collaborating with regional development staff to increase grant revenue by directly prospecting, writing proposal applications, and submitting grant reports for the various regions – with a particular focus on not only growing support within the Chicago metropolitan area, but also pursuing grant funding that helps advance the goals of the strategic plan at the local community level. 1-2 years grant writing and prospect research experience is preferred.


Chicago Foundation for Women

Date Posted: 2/2/2024

Salary: $225,000 to $250,000

Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) focuses on the issues that affect all women, girls, trans, and gender nonbinary people and envisions a world in which all people have the opportunity to thrive in safe, just, and healthy communities. CFW works with a community of socially minded investors who share our passion for improving the lives of women and girls, ensuring that every dollar they give achieves maximum impact. CFW supports the future of emerging organizations through both leadership development and financial support to build sustainable nonprofit infrastructure. As a result, two-thirds of nonprofits for which CFW was the first institutional or ‘seed’ funder are still thriving 10 years after receiving their first CFW grant. Since 1985, CFW has invested more than $45 million through over 4,500 grants, annually benefitting more than 226,000 women, girls, trans, and gender nonbinary individuals across the Chicago region, to help them become and remain healthy, safe, and economically secure. Nearly four decades later, CFW continues to be the only organization in the region - and among the first in the nation - to take a comprehensive approach to understand and address the issues affecting women, girls, trans, and gender nonbinary individuals. There are few opportunities equal to the potential impact, scale, and level of engagement afforded by the President & CEO role at Chicago Foundation for Women. At 38 years old, CFW’s spirit, intentionality, creativity, and inclusivity have been instrumental in shaping women’s philanthropy through Chicago and our nation. Decisively and determinately moving forward, CFW needs a leader whose commitment to the mission allows them to create a stronger, larger, even more influential foundation, to fundraise fearlessly, and to have the skills to steward donors and investments. Together with the staff, Board, and volunteer base of Chicago Foundation for Women, the next President & CEO will have ability to make a difference in the lives of countless women in the Chicago area and, in doing so, to make a difference in the lives of their families and entire communities. The President & CEO role represents the opportunity to engage the hearts and minds of staff, to knit together a cohesive and motivated staff team, and to build a culture aligned with the mission and values of CFW. The CEO will also have the opportunity to connect at both the intellectual and emotional levels with motivated donors to create change for women and girls throughout the community. In addition to engaging with and investing in communities, the next leader will have the opportunity and responsibility of building a culture and discipline of long-term financial sustainability and health. With recent gifts, CFW will craft a new investment policy and assess how to make CFW’s $22 million endowment grow and thrive.  


Northlight Theater

Date Posted: 2/2/2024

Salary: $38,000-$42,000

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Patron Services Associate works to enhance the Northlight patron experience by providing customized, Northlight-specific support within the Box Office of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. This individual will be trained in Northlight practices and policies as well as in the Box Office/Ticketmaster ticketing system, in order to bridge the gap between the administrative office and ticketing services, thus providing a swifter and more efficient experience for patrons. The Patron Services Associate is a member of the Northlight team and provides support as needed for institutional programs.


Grantmakers in the Arts

Date Posted: 2/2/2024

Salary: $65,000-$75,000

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) is seeking a Communications Manager to join its team to join its team headquartered in the Bronx, New York. The position can be remote or hybrid, with occasional travel required. This position will report directly to the Vice President & Director of Programs; and will work collaboratively with other members of the GIA team, including the President & CEO, Director of Operations & Finance, and development and program colleagues. The Communications Manager's responsibilities include the development of communication plans for GIA programs and information dissemination, including coordination of information from members and national partners. Further responsibilities include editorial oversight and promotion of GIA’s communication platforms, including website, news feed, social media, weekly member bulletin, and blogs; editorial support of the GIA Reader, including managing guest submissions alongside the VP; and management of communications and other items as needed related to the annual conference.


Richard H. Driehaus Museum

Date Posted: 2/2/2024

Salary: $40,000-$45,000

The Public Engagement Coordinator is an integral part of a small, intensely focused team that bears responsibility for maintaining the Museum’s public engagement and programming portfolio and helps grow long-term support for the Museum. This position is ideal for an energetic self-starter with museum experience in programming, education, or events who wants to focus their efforts on career growth. Reporting to the Director of Public Engagement, the Public Engagement Coordinator coordinates an array of public programs related to the Driehaus Museum’s exhibitions, permanent collection, and issues in art, architecture, design, and the humanities from the Gilded Era. Programs include lectures, discussions, film screenings, symposia, workshops, and performances with the goal to engage a variety of audiences. With the addition of the Murphy Auditorium to our Museum campus in 2024, a distinct opportunity for expansion and growth is upon us and this position is a key part of that growth.


Care for Real

Date Posted: 1/18/2024

Salary: $52,000-$54,000

Care for Real’s mission is to foster a healthy and equitable community by helping vulnerable neighbors overcome food insecurity with dignity. Through locations in Edgewater and Rogers Park, CfR provides food, clothing, pet food, referral, and additional services to improve the health and well-being of low-income residents to foster a stronger, healthier, equitable, and more stable community. Visit to learn more about Care for Real’s programs and impact.



Date Posted: 1/17/2024

Salary: $90,000-100,000

Sharsheret, the national Jewish breast and ovarian cancer organization, seeks a Midwest Regional Director who will lead the next stage of growth by expanding Sharsheret’s presence, increasing awareness, and maximizing impact in Illinois and the Midwestern states in conjunction with our strategic plan.



Date Posted: 1/17/2024

Salary: $70,000-80,000 

The Development Director is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive fundraising strategy, including identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and recognizing donors, sponsors, and grantors. This multifaceted role is essential to sustaining and advancing both the organization’s mission and financial stability. The ideal candidate will be an outgoing relationship-builder that is responsible for all partnerships and fundraising related to the organization. You will identify prospects and build a pipeline of talent that will help accelerate the company’s financial growth. Reporting directly to Dare2tri’s Executive Director, the Development Director is an integral part of our small, dedicated, and hardworking team. This role is perfect for you if.. You thrive in a tight-knit, collaborative team environment. You are motivated to make a significant impact and change lives for para athletes. You have a desire to be a key advocate for Dare2tri’s mission and vision, playing a crucial role in securing the essential funds needed to support our initiatives. You are a dynamic and compelling communicator who can seamlessly integrate a wide range of skills and functions to create and communicate engaging opportunities for support.


Snow City Arts

Date Posted: 1/17/20234

Salary: $28.41/hour

Teaching Artist - Musician 2 days/week (16 hours/week total), year-round $28.41/hour Preference given to those with primary practice with piano/keyboard, guitar, ukulele, and/or a digital practice with a secondary practice in songwriting, writing, and/or poetry Teaching Artists are members of the Snow City Arts staff, with guaranteed hours and benefits.


The University of Illinois, Chicago

Date Posted: 1/8/2024

Salary: $45,000-65,000

​The Academic Advisor position manages all aspects of the College of Medicine Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics academic programs, including academic and career counseling, developing academic programs to assist in achieving career goals, admissions and recruitment, program and enrollment management, program evaluation, handling academic grants and budgets and any administrative organization and communication required for the success of the program.


America Needs You

Date Posted: 1/8/2024

Salary: $70,000

The National Curriculum and Training Specialist provides leadership and vision in the ongoing planning, implementation, development, assessment, and evaluation of ANY’s curriculum and workshops. The Specialist ensures that ANY’s learning objectives are aligned to robust career development frameworks and to instructional practices that yield the highest standards of Fellow achievement and instructional excellence in workshops. The Specialist also leads ANY’s internal professional development for staff to provide best-in-class services to ANY Fellows. The position is currently hybrid, based out of New York, NY, Northern, NJ, or Chicago, IL, and may require in-person support at monthly Saturday workshops and in-person attendance at other work-related events/meetings, as needed. This position reports to the National Program Director, collaborating closely with the FirstGenU Director and COO.


Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Date Posted: 1/8/2024

Salary: $42,000

This position requires a multi-dimensional bilingual educator with natural science content knowledge and a passion for teaching. It entails implementation of onsite and offsite science and environmental education programming (in English and Spanish) for a wide variety of audiences varying in ages from pre-K to adults. Some program development responsibilities especially curriculum writing and revision (in English and Spanish) are also required. Classroom experience that is transferable to school and community outreach education, teacher professional development, after school programming, and museum settings is essential. This position’s responsibilities include staying current on best practices in education with English Learners and collaborating with program leads and museum educators across the Education Department to integrate current best practices into all programs. This position also provides primary support for the sharing of cross-program knowledge around bilingual Spanish initiatives and culturally-responsive teaching practice with English Learners and Spanish-speaking audiences.


The Theatre of Western Springs

Date Posted: 1/1/2024

Salary: $60,000-65,000

The TWS Development Manager manages all aspects of the Theatre of Western Springs’ fundraising efforts. This is the first staff development position in TWS history, so this is a tremendous opportunity to build a sustainability plan that celebrates and builds upon the organization's 95-year history. The Development Manager works closely with TWS staff, the Board of Governors, membership, Children’s Theatre families, and donors, and reports to the TWS Executive Artistic Director. The starting salary range for this position is $60,000-$65,000 per year, dependent upon experience. 2+ years of fundraising experience required, with successful grant experience strongly preferred.


Chicago Foundation for Women

Date Posted: 12/18/2023

Salary: $70,000-80,000 

The Manager of Communications is responsible for promoting the Foundation through community and media outreach, marketing, online communications and public relations. This position includes creating informative content, project management and implementation; intensive writing and editing on deadline; aggressive media outreach and story placement; interagency collaboration; public relations and speechwriting for Foundation events; production of all Foundation marketing materials and videos; and general communications. The Manager of Communications will work closely with the President/CEO, senior management, external communications support team, the Communications Committee of CFW’s Board of Directors, and frequently serves as the spokesperson of the Foundation to the media, community members, donors and organizational allies.

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