About the Organization

The Chicago Freedom School (CFS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2007 in the spirit of the original freedom schools in Mississippi in the 1960s, with the vision of advancing youth-led social change movements with support from adult allies. CFS provides programs, trainings, and other nontraditional educational opportunities where young people and adults can study the work of past movements, deepen their understanding of current social problems, build new coalitions, and develop strategies for change.

About the Position

The Chicago Freedom School is seeking a passionate and dedicated professional to assume leadership for the organization by serving as the next Executive Director. As an organization poised for growth, committed social justice educators, activists, and/or youth development professionals with prior nonprofit management experience are encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for CFS’s staff, programs, fundraising, outreach, and the overall execution of its mission.

 

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About the Organization

The Irving Harris Foundation (Foundation) enhances the quality of life for children, families, and communities by advancing human potential, social justice and equity, as well as creative experience and expression. The Foundation is a strategic grantmaker, investing approximately $14 million annually in the fields of early childhood development, reproductive health and justice, arts and culture, and Jewish values in the U.S. and Israel. The Foundation’s grants aim to address root causes, leverage public and private resources, provide technical assistance and foster collaboration through public-private and funder partnerships.

About the Position

The Foundation is looking for a colleague who has experience building a community of practice, engaging in collaborative work, and developing a program to scale; and who is strategic, thoughtful, and committed to systems change with a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens.

The Harris Professional Development Network Manager will expand the reach and expertise of the Harris Professional Development Network (PDN, Network), which is an innovative network of 19 multi-disciplinary programs from 12 states, DC and Israel, all of which are Foundation grantees. The PDN trains the infant and early childhood mental health workforce, develops, promotes, and integrates core developmental and mental health principles into systems and services, and informs public policy around young children’s social and emotional development.

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About the Organization

In 1908, Jane Addams started the Mary Crane Day Nursery at Hull House, after receiving a donation of a building from Richard Teller Crane in memory of his late wife. Hull House turned the Day Nursery over to the National College of Education in 1925, and Jane Addams joined with Edna Dean Baker, president of the College, to pioneer a new way of thinking about early childhood education.

Today, the Mary Crane Center continues to serve communities in need with sites in Rogers Park, West Lakeview, West Garfield Park, and Austin. The Mary Crane Center has launched the lives of over 15,000 children and families, with the mission of promoting the comprehensive early development of children through school-readiness programs, personal enrichment activities, and family support services.

About the Position

The Human Resources Director contributes to the success of Mary Crane Center by providing a full range of professional-level and administrative HR support for the Executive Director in support of effective HR operations and HR initiatives.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic and thoughtful problem solver, a prudent change-agent and collaborator, and a diplomatic and driven leader. The Human Resources Director will have the unique opportunity to build the HR Department and along with the management team, assist in providing strategy and support for the organization in a time of substantial growth.

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On Tuesday, October 29 at 12noon, Morten Group President Mary Morten will sit on a panel Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management to discuss the future of Chicago and the work of the Nonprofit sector.

The event will include both a panel and Q+A session and will ask: what is Chicago’s vision of engagement with the nonprofit community in helping the city flourish and thrive? What sorts of collaboration between government and nonprofits could help achieve that vision?

Other panelists include:

 

Event Details

Tuesday, October 29 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00p.m. CST

Location: Wintrust Bank; 231 South LaSalle Street, Chicago

Cost: $15

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About the Organization

Erie delivers high quality primary medical, dental and behavioral health care to over 77,000 patients in the language of their choice and with respect for their cultural beliefs. Nearly all of their front-facing staff, including medical providers, are bilingual in English and Spanish, and have provided services in 62 different languages in the last year. Their community-based health centers are portals to high- quality care – and a higher quality of life – regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. Motivated by the belief that healthcare is a human right, they provide high quality, affordable care to support healthier people, families and communities.

About the Position

The Director of Talent Acquisition and Management (DTAM) is responsible for directing key aspects of the human resources management function for EFHC including, but not limited to, recruitment and selection of new employees, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, retention, training and development, and performance management. The role will expose individuals to innovative training and development opportunities that are inclusive of diverse learning styles and individual preferences, with the goal of creating organizational programs and development opportunities that promote a culture of learning and development that drives and reinforces the EFHC’s vision, mission, values and overall performance.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.Click here to view the full position description, essential qualifications, and application instructions.

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About the Organization

Erie delivers high quality primary medical, dental and behavioral health care to over 77,000 patients in the language of their choice and with respect for their cultural beliefs. Nearly all of their front-facing staff, including medical providers, are bilingual in English and Spanish, and have provided services in 62 different languages in the last year. Their community-based health centers are portals to high- quality care – and a higher quality of life – regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. Motivated by the belief that healthcare is a human right, they provide high quality, affordable care to support healthier people, families and communities.

About the Position

The Vice President of Human Resources (VPHR) is responsible for developing, implementing, and executing a human resource strategy in support of EFHC’s mission and strategic plan. The VPHR will report directly to the CEO and President. Serving as a member of Erie’s nine-person Executive Leadership Team (ELT) that jointly sets strategy and directs operations for Erie, the VPHR will help cultivate, build, and maintain a culture of accountability and transparency focused on valuing people and service.

For best consideration, please apply by Friday, August 9. Click here to view the full position description, essential qualifications, and application instructions.

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About the Organization

Envision a future where health disparities do not exist, where HIV transmission is extremely rare, and where people living with HIV have access to the medications and social support they need to live healthy, long lives. San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) has worked to create such a future since 1982 through education, advocacy and direct prevention, substance use health and supportive services. More than 25,000 people every year access free HIV testing and STI screening, harm reduction and syringe access and disposal, community engagement, and health navigation services. They are looking for passionate agents of social change, vanguards of public health, and creative problem-solvers to join the fight.

About the Position

San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) is currently searching for a Senior Director of Organizational Excellence. This individual will guide and shape SFAF’s efforts to actualize its new, 5-year strategic plan. The position is largely focused on the organization’s commitment to transform its culture and deepen its values-based work through a racial justice lens, including diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. This role requires a solid understanding of organizational development, extensive experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the ability to collaboratively manage a diverse set of complex projects across multiple teams effectively.

For best consideration, please apply by Wednesday, July 17. Click here to view the full position description, essential qualifications, and application instructions.

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About the Position

Morten Group, LLC, a national consulting firm based in Chicago, was established in November 2001 to focus on clients in the nonprofit, for-profit, and foundation fields. Services include diversity, racial equity, and inclusion assessments and trainings; executive searches; research; and organizational development. Our work is centered on a commitment to transformation through education, assessment, and action.

The Administrative Coordinator ensures the efficient day-to-day operation of the firm and supports the work of consultants. The Administrative Coordinator reports directly to the President, Project Director, and Project Manager.

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About the Organization

Between Friends is a nonprofit agency dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence and building a community free of abuse. Through their 24-hour crisis phone line, counseling, and legal assistance, they provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals and families in crisis, while educating communities as part of the movement to end domestic violence. They are dedicated to providing the highest quality of trauma-informed services, while recognizing and responding to vicarious trauma that can occur within staff providing such services.

Between Friends recognizes that sexism is a root cause of domestic violence, and as such, women are disproportionately the targets of this form of oppression. They also acknowledge that domestic violence is intrinsically linked to all systemic forms of violence, including heterosexism, cissexism, classism, racism, ageism, ableism, and sizeism. Domestic violence affects everyone and their programs support all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, national origin, language capacity, or ability.

About the Position

The Executive Director of Between Friends will lead and oversee all affairs related to the organization, and is responsible for directing and overseeing the operations of the agency, including fundraising, fiscal management, program management, public relations, and implementing the Boards’ directives. The successful candidate must be a skilled leader, and comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment where self-care is emphasized. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and enables the Board to meet its governance, financial, and legal responsibilities. They must be deeply committed to the goals of the organization and willing to act as an advocate around a broad range of domestic violence issues.

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About the Organization

La Casa Norte’s mission is to serve youth and families confronting homelessness. They provide access to stable housing and deliver comprehensive services that act as a catalyst to transform lives and communities. La Casa Norte (LCN) dreams of a world where all people have dignity, communities thrive and everyone belongs. Their mission and vision are implemented through their Acuerdos (core values) of collaborative work, empathy, mutual respect, access to resources, and a just experience for all. These values set the standard for their organizational programs and operations. La Casa Norte has been empowering homeless and at-risk populations, particularly youth and families, through culturally appropriate programming focused on helping families and individuals in regaining housing stability and moving towards renewed economic self- sufficiency.

About the Position

La Casa Norte is currently searching for their next Executive Director. The ideal candidate will be a strong, transformational leader and visionary with experience in the development and implementation of human services and poverty reduction programs, especially homelessness. The candidate must be culturally-informed and possess a unique talent for inspiring staff and volunteers, as well as demonstrated experience in managing partner relationships, responsibilities and agreements.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Click here to view the full position description, essential qualifications, and application instructions.

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