Research Analyst, Center for Justice Research and Evaluation- Contract Position 

POST DATE: 12/17/18

ORGANIZATION: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

DESCRIPTION: The Center for Justice Research and Evaluation conducts applied research and evaluation projects that examine critical criminal and juvenile justice topics and criminal justice program implementation and outcomes in Illinois. The center also conducts presentations and offers technical assistance to help state and local programs and initiatives use data to inform and improve their work. The work supports the state's efforts to use research and evaluation to inform policy and practice.  Full description here. 


Data Administration Specialist

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: Healing Hurt People Chicago: Department of Trauma at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and University of Chicago Medicine

DESCRIPTION: Data is a powerful tool that can be used both for patient success and organizational growth. The Data Specialist will be critical in expanding data collection systems and synthesizing insights from HHPC. The Data/Administration Specialist will facilitate the successful operation of HHPC through data collection for program evaluation, managing partnerships, and assistance with grant writing/management/reporting.Full description here. 


Trauma Intervention Specialist

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: Healing Hurt People Chicago: Department of Trauma at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and University of Chicago Medicine

DESCRIPTION: Trauma Intervention Specialists (TIS) are at the heart of the Healing Hurt People intervention. The central disruptions that occur with trauma exposure (Safety, Emotions, Loss, and Future – SELF) are best addressed within intentional, safe, and healing relationships. The HHPC model is therapeutic, creating a space for healing from trauma in individual and group settings. The team focuses on physical, social and psychological safety; emotional literacy and self-regulation; identification and support for loss and for letting go of relationships or settings that pose increased risk; and, most important, developing a vision for a robust and healthy future creating hope for continued growth and healing. Full description here. 


Project Manager- Harm Reduction

POST DATE: 12/17/18

ORGANIZATION: CDC Foundation

DESCRIPTION: The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a full time Project Manager to support the CDC. This position is full time and works 40 hours a week. The candidate would be responsible for providing grants management and project coordination for an opioid harm reduction project aimed at identifying local drug trends in near real time and promoting harm reduction activities at the individual and community levels. This position will be a CDC Foundation employee based at the Chicago Department of Public Health. He/she will also collaborate closely with Chicago Recovery Alliance (CRA), a leading harm reduction agency, as CRA works to implement field-based substance testing. Full description here. 


Clinical Domestic Violence Specialist (Deerfield DCFS office) 

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: Northern Illinois University

DESCRIPTION: This Program Services Aide position serves as a Clinical Domestic Violence Specialist in the Domestic Violence (DV) Intervention Program for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) under a contract with Northern Illinois University. The DV Intervention Program was created to support IDCFS direct service staff around the complexity of cases involving domestic violence, so as to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children in care. Full description here. 


Clinical Domestic Violence Specialist (Belleville DCFS office)

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: Northern Illinois University

DESCRIPTION: This Program Services Aide position serves as a Clinical Domestic Violence Specialist in the Domestic Violence (DV) Intervention Program for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) under a contract with Northern Illinois University. The DV Intervention Program was created to support IDCFS direct service staff around the complexity of cases involving domestic violence, so as to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children in care. Full description here. 


Prevention Specialist (Training & Technical Assistance Specialist II) 

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: Suicide Prevention Resource Center 

DESCRIPTION: SPRC has two openings for full-time Prevention Specialists (Training & Technical  Assistance Specialist II). One Prevention Specialist will report to the Manager of Grantee and State Initiatives in Washington, DC and the other Prevention Specialist will report to the Senior Prevention Specialist in Waltham, Massachusetts. Both supervisors are on the Grantee and State Initiatives (GSI) Team. Each position will be based full-time in Washington, DC; Waltham, MA; New York, NY; Chicago, IL; or telecommuting from the employee’s home office. Full description here. 


Grant Manager

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: National Alliance on Mental Illness of Chicago

DESCRIPTION: The Grant Manager reports to NAMI Chicago Program Directors and supports NAMI Chicago’s operational grant needs. This includes both general programming grants, and grant funds through two contracts with the State of Illinois. The Grant Manager is responsible for all of the administrative tasks required to handle the budgets and reporting of key NAMI Chicago grants as well as state grants under, the Williams Consent Decree, in a way that meets generally accepted standards as well as the requirements of the funding source. Full description here. 


Engagement Manager 

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: National Alliance on Mental Illness of Chicago

DESCRIPTION: NAMI Chicago is seeking an Engagement Manager to assist our team in building a vibrant community of supporters. The Engagement Manager’s work will center around fundraising and engagement events, communications, and the Ambassador and volunteer program. The Engagement Manager position would be a strong fit for an individual who is early in his or her career, seeking broad exposure to development and engagement work in a nonprofit setting, and passionate about NAMI Chicago’s mission. Full description here. 


Helpline Coordinator

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: National Alliance on Mental Illness of Chicago

DESCRIPTION: The Helpline Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director of Community Engagement in managing the day-to-day operation of the NAMI Chicago Helpline, including providing support and referrals to callers. The Helpline Coordinator will audit calls and manage helpline call takers to ensure that operations are of the highest quality. The Helpline Coordinator is responsible to ensure all activities are in concert with the organization's achievement of its mission. Full description here. 


Helpline Manager

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: National Alliance on Mental Illness of Chicago

DESCRIPTION: The Helpline Manager is responsible for providing support and referrals to callers on the NAMI Chicago Information & Referral Helpline, and supporting the Director of Community Engagement in managing day-to-day operations on the helpline. The Helpline Manager will assist in implementing strategies to update resources and engage effectively with partners. The Helpline Manager is responsible to ensure all activities are in concert with the organization's achievement of its mission. Full description here. 


Executive Assistant

POST DATE: 12/10/18

ORGANIZATION: National Alliance on Mental Illness of Chicago

DESCRIPTION: NAMI Chicago is searching for an experienced, reliable and task-oriented Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant will work directly with leadership at the organization, specifically the Executive Director and will be responsible for performing a number of administrative duties. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their work load and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing non profit with competitive compensation. Full description here. 


Psychologist

POST DATE: 12/3/18

ORGANIZATION: National Council for Behavioral Health

DESCRIPTION: The National Council for Behavioral Health is seeking a Psychologist to work under the supervision supporting the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JDTC) with clinical patient management of youths and adolescents. Participates in and oversees the orderly management, operation, and delivery of a comprehensive continuum of mental health and substance used disorder (SUD) services for youth and adolescents in the JTDC. This includes the behavioral health delivery system that identifies and manages all mental health for residents admitted to the JTDC. Delivery of mental health and SUD services include a multi-disciplinary Unit Team approach, which incorporates all level of clinical, medical, nursing, and custody staff. Full description here.