Local Job Opportunities

We believe in the importance of hiring locally. When employees live in the community in which they work, they can bike or even walk to work, doing their part to reduce the carbon footprint on our planet. Hiring locally can also lower a business’ turnover rate. Losing an employee can come with a high cost when we consider what goes into having to hire a new one: advertising, recruitment, background checks, training, and a period of non-productivity. If you are a local business that is hiring, and you would like to post an employment opportunity on our job board, please complete the form below.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS |
GADS HILL CENTER

1919 s. Cullerton St, Chicago, IL 60608

Job description: Gads Hill Center is seeking an experienced Director of Development and Communications who will ensure the achievement of fundraising and communication goals. The Director will lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive and strategic fundraising plan that includes grants from the government, private foundations and corporations, individual donors, special events, and special campaigns.

Salary: $100k-$110k per year

Full-time

Apply here: Director of Development and Communications

 

GENERAL LABORER | KEYHOE DESIGNS, INC

2555 S Leavitt St, Chicago, IL 60608

General Laborer

Job description: The General Laborer is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to aid the daily operations in the warehouse. The General Laborer’s duties can include but are not limited to moving, storing, covering, and preparing props and furniture and completing general department maintenance tasks. The General Laborer reports to the Department Manager as assigned which could include Warehouse, Vessels, Fabric and Furniture Departments.

Qualifications
Ability to understand, read and speak simple English
Good verbal communication skills to communicate successfully
Ability to interpret pull sheets
Familiarity with proper packing methods is helpful
Good knowledge and ability to use tools and equipment that may include: hammer, screwdriver, hand drill, wire cutter, utility knife, tape measure, dollies, and 8 foot and 12 foot ladders
Ability to work flexible schedules to include evenings and weekends

Apply here: General Laborer – Chicago, IL 60608 – Indeed.com

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC | V&V SUPREMO FOODS

1934 W 21st. St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Maintenance Mechanic, 10:00 PM – 6:30 AM shift (Mon – Fri)

Job description: Repairs and maintains equipment and infrastructure at the production facilities and warehouse    operations. Performs daily and weekly preventive maintenance programs to insure efficient operation of mechanical equipment.

Apply here: Chicago Maintenance Mechanic (vvsupremojobs.com)

SOCIAL MEDIA & ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (BILINGUAL) | V&V SUPREMO FOODS

2141 S Throop St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

6:00 AM – 3:00 PM shift

Job description: The Social Media Manager will be responsible for managing V&V Supremo’s social media presence, ensuring high levels of web traffic and customer engagement, responding & growing their followers, and creating original text and video content. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to express their views creatively while managing the company image cohesively to achieve their marketing goals.

Apply here: Social Media & Online Communications Manager (Bilingual)

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR | V&V SUPREMO FOODS

1934 W 21st St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Sales Supervisor 2:00 PM – 11:00 PM Shift

Job description: The ideal candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules

  • Identifies solutions to positively improve working conditions and direct/motivate workforce.

  • Provide and maintain necessary materials, tools & inventory levels for required objectives and work task. 

  • Enforce guidelines for quality and safety. Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments of machines ensuring food safety

  • Responsible for production schedules, labor utilization and the estimation of worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment. Makes recommendations for continuous improvements.

Required skillset:

  • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Supervisory skills       

  • Basic Math Skills

  • Understanding and awareness of Latino and American cultures

  • Hands-on can-do orientation

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build working relationships with managers, workforce, and customers

  • Effective supervisor and leader

  • Able to take ownership and improve the production processes and increase efficiency

  • Spanish and English fluency

*Competitive pay and benefits

Apply here: Chicago Production Supervisor (vvsupremojobs.com)

ESDC MARKETING INTERN

1843 S. Carpenter St., Chicago, IL 60608

$15 an hour – Part-time (flexible)

The marketing intern at ESDC will assist the marketing manager with their advertising and promotional efforts. Their main duties include completing promotional materials & presentations, handling basic marketing supplies and administrative tasks assigned by the marketing advisor, and conducting research on target audiences for new campaign planning or ideas. The intern will become well-informed on local businesses and culture to assist in any events and festivities hosted by ESDC. Read full description and requirements, here. Email resume and cover letter to Yuriko Chavez, ychavez@esdcchicago.org.

GENERAL LABORER | KEYHOE DESIGNS INC

2555 S Leavitt St, Chicago, IL 60608

Full-time

Job description: The General Laborer is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to aid the daily operations in the warehouse. The General Laborer’s duties can include but are not limited to moving, storing, covering, and preparing props and furniture and completing general department maintenance tasks. The General Laborer reports to the Department Manager as assigned, which could include Warehouse, Vessels, Fabric and Furniture Departments. This position may take direction from Department Assistant Managers, Department Leads and Director of Production.

Apply online: https: General Laborer Keyhoe Designs inc

ACCOUNT ASSOCIATE | STATE FARM

1631 W. 18th Street, Chicago, IL 60608

Job description: Build and develop customer relationships within the community to promote State Farm products including auto, home and life insurance.

Eligibility:

  • Sales experience (outside sales or inside sales representative, retail sales associate, or telemarketing) preferred
  • Enthusiastic about the role insurance and financial products play in helping people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams
  • Self-motivated
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to make presentations to potential customers

Apply online: https: Account Associate – State Farm Agent Team Member (Sales experience preferred) | Elvia Solis – State Farm Agent (sfagentjobs.com)

CASE MANAGER | CCSI CASE COORDINATION

329 W. 18th Street, Suite 801, Chicago, IL 60608

Job description: Under the direction of the Office Supervisors and the Director of Case Coordination Unit
Services the Case Manager is responsible for completing in home assessments making participants eligible for the Community Care Program through the State of Illinois, Illinois Department on Aging. In addition, they complete assessments, case plan development, conduct quarterly home visits, follow up on authorization of service, referrals, and maintenance of case records.

Eligibility: Must have a BA/BS degree in social science, social work, or related field. Must also have one year of program experience, which is defined as assessment, provision, and/or authorization of formal services for the elderly, may replace one year of college education up to and including four years of experience replacing a baccalaureate degree.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Lupe Diaz  lupe.diaz@ccsiccu.com

ACCOUNTING ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT | GADS HILL CENTER

Gads Hill Center

1919 W Cullerton St, Chicago, IL 60608

Job description: The Accounting Administrative Assistant provides critical support to the agency’s Finance Office to ensure full compliance with agency and contractual fiscal requirements. This position is also responsible for the agency’s accounts receivable and maintaining accurate financial records for the organization. This includes reviewing fiscal documents and providing support to staff to accurately process parent invoices.

Qualifications:

  1. Associates Degree required. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent preferred.
  2. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  3. Previous finance or accounting experience required.
  4. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  5. Solid analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  6. Ability to translate financial concepts to colleagues who do not necessarily have finance background.
  7. Ability to pass a criminal record and child abuse/neglect registry check.
  8. A passion for the mission of Gads Hill Center.

Salary: $40,000 – $45,000

Apply online: Accounting Administrative Assistant (paycomonline.net)

YOUTH WORKER JBL | GADS HILL CENTER

Gads Hill Center

1919 W Cullerton St, Chicago, IL 60608

Job description:

This position provides academic support and enrichment through out-of-school time activities for children ages 5-12. The Youth Worker will plan, develop, and implement enriching, age-appropriate activities that support the cognitive and social-emotional development of children. Youth Workers assist students with completing homework on a daily-basis and help students acquire effective study and work skills. Finally, the Youth Worker collects required programmatic data on an ongoing basis and maintains accurate records of student performance.

Qualifications:

  1. One year of college education required, with a minimum of six credit hours in child development or a related field. Associates degree in child development or a related field strongly preferred.
  2. Minimum of one-year prior experience in a youth development, out-of-school time or educational setting.
  3. Able to work a flexible schedule, approximately 25 hours a week during the school year and 40 hours a week during summer months.
  4. Must have a valid Drivers License and willing to drive a 12-passenger van on a daily-basis.
  5. Experience with diverse multi-cultural programming preferred.
  6. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  7. Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills.
  8. Ability to pass a criminal record and child abuse/neglect registry check.
  9. Passionate belief in the potential of youth, as well as Gads Hill Centers mission.

Salary: $17.10 – $19.23 Hourly

Apply online: Youth Worker JBL (paycomonline.net)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SENIOR PROGRAM DIRECTOR | MUJERES LATINAS EN ACCION

2124 w. 21St. Place

Job description: Mujeres Latinas En Accion is a domestic violence senior program director who can plan, organize, and supervise DV staff providing broad range of services to survivors of domestic violence (DV). Engage in external advocacy efforts that increase visibility of culturally responsive approaches related to gender-based violence. Provide direct services to small caseload of adult and child survivors.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required
  • Previous experience working with Latine culturally specific services area required
  • LCSW or LCPC licensure required
  • Prior supervisory and management experience required
  • 40-Hour ICADV-approved domestic violence training preferred
  • Position may require some work on evenings and Saturdays
  • Effective interpersonal skills and written communication

Salary: $92,000 – $105,000

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter to: neusa@mujereslat.org

CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIFE | ALIVIO MEDICAL CENTER

966 W 21st St, Chicago, IL 60608

Job description: Alivio Medical Center seeks bilingual Certified Nurse Midwives for two of its Chicago-based health centers. This bilingual, bicultural community health center provides quality, cost-effective healthcare to minority communities, the uninsured, and underinsured, including Primary Care, Behavioral Health, Dentistry, OB/GYN and Midwifery, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, and In-House Lab Services. Our team of bilingual, bicultural Certified Nurse Midwives believe in focusing on the physical and psychological well-being of the mother by providing prenatal care and education, continuous hands-on assistance during labor and delivery, and postpartum support. The education and knowledge base that mothers receive by our midwives enable them to feel more in control of their bodies and the health of the babies through natural childbirth. The goal is for mothers to experience a more fulfilling and beautiful delivery. Our midwives work together with doctors to offer the best personalized care.

Qualifications: 

· Masters of Science in Nursing

· Current Board Certification by AMCB

· State of IL CNM License

· Candidate must be bilingual – English/Spanish

APPLY HERE: Certified Nurse Midwife in Chicago, Illinois | NPO.net | Search for Nonprofit Jobs

IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL, NEW IMMIGRANTS SPECIAL PROJECTS, IMMIGRANT JUSTICE LEGAL CLINIC | THE RESURRECTION PROJECT

1805 S Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Job description: Direct Services, Case Management, and Data Collection Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the supervisory attorney, provide intake and consultation to new migrants at shelters, hotels, and community spaces in Metro-Chicago
  • Work with supervisory attorney and partner organizations to assist new migrants at pro se asylum workshops
  • Provide professional and courteous service to clients and potential clients including answering and returning phone calls, case preparation, and case follow-up
  • Work with attorneys and DOJ accredited representatives to prepare forms for various case types, mailings to USCIS, and filings to immigration court or the Board of Immigration Appeals
  • Maintain comprehensive up-to-date notes of client contact, indicating date, subject matter, and resolution in the client file, per TRP’s Immigrant Justice Legal Clinic procedures, and notify client of all activity regarding their case in a timely manner.
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as an immigration paralegal, experience with asylum and removal defense cases strongly preferred
  • Additional experience with family-based immigration, naturalization, DACA, VAWA, and U-visa cases
  • Ability to assist attorneys with new client intake with limited supervision
  • Familiarity with filing requirements for EOIR, BIA, and USCIS
  • Familiarity with filing FOIAS – USCIS, DOJ, DOS, CBP, OBIM, FBI, EOIR
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work well with people of diverse cultural, educational, and professional backgrounds
  • MUST BE BILINGUAL IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

To Apply: trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org

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