If you have a position you would like posted here, please send the position title, organizations, contact person, brief description and full job description to Kirstin Grabski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Job positions will be posted for 30 days. Volunteer opportunities will be posted as long as opportunities are available.

Public Health Educator 

POST DATE: 7/15/19

ORGANIZATION: State of Illinois 

DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating a program for rape prevention and education. The Health Educator will prepare, organize and serve as the lead for rape prevention and education initiatives as well as managing federal grant awards for rape prevention and education, and sexual assault prevention. Full description here


Trauma Specialist 

POST DATE: 7/11/19

ORGANIZATION: Illinois Collaboration on Youth  

DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for using ICOY's trauma informed capacity building assessment tool to provide training and technical assistance to youth service providers across the state and serving as ICOY's primary liaison to contract/grantor agencies and programs and individual agencies. Full description here 


Youth Policy Advocate

POST DATE: 7/11/19

ORGANIZATION: Ahlquist Center For Policy, Practice and Innovation 

DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for coordinating the advocacy strategy to advance the Start to Finish Coalition's yearly legislative priorities; develops messages and connects Coalition members to their elected officials to push the legislative agenda; cultivates maintains and tracks relationships with legislators at all levels and more. Full description here 


Government Relations Liaison 

POST DATE: 7/8/19

ORGANIZATION: Shriver Center on Poverty Law

DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for participating in the development, advancement and implementation of the Shriver Center on Poverty Law's local, state and federal policy advocacy efforts, with the primary focus on the agency's state policy advocacy. Full description here

 


Director of Fellowship and Training

POST DATE: 6/27/19

ORGANIZATION:  Chicago United for Equity 

DESCRIPTION: The primary responsibility for this position will be to direct, develop and oversee the signature Fellowship program, a nine-month racial justice training for civic changemakers tackling structural racism through an action-based leadership model. Full description here


Research Analyst 

POST DATE: 6/25/19

ORGANIZATION: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority 

DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for working on a team that conducts applied research and evaluation projects that examine critical criminal and juvenile justice topics, and criminal justice program implementation and outcomes in Illinois. Full description here


Criminologist 

POST DATE: 6/25/19

ORGANIZATION: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority 

DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for a variety of activities relating to the design, execution and management of research projects for the purpose of guiding and informing the state's criminal justice practice, policy and funding decisions. Full description here


Director of Violence Prevention 

POST DATE: 6/24/19

ORGANIZATION: Office of Mayor Lori Lightfoot 

DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for developing and providing overall strategic direction for reducing violence in Chicago through evidence-based as well as local and national best practices. Full description here


Senior Advisor for Gun Policy and Operations 

POST DATE: 6/24/19

ORGANIZATION: Office of Mayor Lori Lightfoot 

DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for developing relationships with key state and local representatives and working with the Mayor's Office of Intergovernmental Affairs to advance the Mayor's gun policy agenda; serving as a liaison to the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Illinois Attorney General's Office and U.S Attorney's Office; managing the Policy and Operations Analyst, and more. Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate (JD), a Master of Public Policy (MPP) or a Master's Degree in a relevant field and have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience. Full description here 


Senior Communications Manager 

POST DATE: 6/20/19

ORGANIZATION: Illinois Public Health Institute 

DESCRIPTION: This role will be responsible for developing and leading communications strategies. The position is equal parts strategic direction and content development and includes a robust collaboration component. Full description here


Policy Analyst 

POST DATE: 6/20/19

ORGANIZATION: EverThrive Illinois 

DESCRIPTION: The Policy Analyst will play a key role in advancing EverThrive Illinois' policy priorities. The Policy Analyst will conduct research, develop policy proposals and positions, and conduct legislative and administrative advocacy to improve the health of women, children, and families. Full description here


Regional Anti-Violence Coordinator

POST DATE: 6/17/19

ORGANIZATION: Office of Mayor Lori Lightfoot 

DESCRIPTION: This role would work to establish and maintain strong relationships with public and private local stakeholders engaged in gun violence prevention and reductions programs in assigned service regions, coordinate regional interdisciplinary working groups devising violence prevention and intervention strategies and more. Full description here


 
Tutor

POST DATE: 02/06/19

ORGANIZATION: Chicago Lights Tutoring Program

CONTACT: Meg Sutter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DESCRIPTION: The Chicago Lights Tutoring Program serves over 400 children in 1st-12th grades from the near north, west and south sides of Chicago. The program runs Monday-Thursday from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm from October-May at 126 E. Chestnut St, downtown Chicago. A typical night of tutoring consists of completing homework with your student, then participating in one or two of the following activities: getting a book from the library to read together, working on one of the many reading and writing programs, visiting the computer lab to do research on the internet or practice typing or math skills, visiting the art room to create a masterpiece, or playing one of the fun and educational baord games. Sign up for orientation here