Careers 2019-04-09T12:20:03-05:00

Careers

Howard Area Community Center is always seeking dedicated and compassionate people who want to help Rogers Park community members build better futures.

Employee benefits may include the following:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Twelve paid holidays
  • Extended medical bank
  • Health insurance (HMO and PPO)
  • Dental insurance (HMO and PPO)
  • Vision insurance (HMO and PPO)
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 403(b) retirement account
  • Family and medical leave

*HACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Current Openings:

Program/Department: Early Childhood – Home Visiting Program,
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Full Time/40 hours a week (12 month position)
Salary: available upon request

Brief Description:

Provides family-based direct services, including weekly home visits, comprehensive caseload management, curriculum planning and implementation, and facilitation of group socializations, to a diverse community of low-income families with children under the age of three and expectant mothers.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

      • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Knowledge of and skills in working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations
      • Strong presentation, public speaking, and facilitation skills
      • Strong understanding of African and/or Arabic immigrant community
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office and with inputting information into online databases
      • Flexible schedule that may include some evening or weekend hours
      • (Required) Bilingual – Fluent in Yoruba or Arabic

Education and Experience:

      • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work or related field
      • Experience working with pregnant women and families with young children
      • Experience in Early Head Start preferred
      • Own transportation highly recommended

How to apply:

Please email cover letter, resume and copy of educational credentials via email to  mroman@howardarea.org.  

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Program/Department: Early Childhood – Family Center
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Full Time/40 hours a week
Salary: available upon request

Brief Description:

NAEYC accredited center in Rogers Park is seeking an Infant/Toddler Teacher to facilitate and teach groups of infants, toddlers, and two-year-old children in an early childhood classroom designed for the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children. This is a full time, full year position with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

    • Appropriately facilitated individual and group care and early learning experiences in infant, toddler and twos classrooms;
    • Experience implementing a developmentally appropriate classroom environment to meet children’s social-emotional, cognitive, physical and individual needs within a model of continuity of care;
    • Experience developing and maintaining a respectful relationship with families and co-workers to ensure the optimal overall functioning of the classroom;
    • Candidates must have successfully earned a minimum of 30 college level credit hours; a minimum of 15 of those hours must be in ECE specific coursework.  An AA in ECE is preferred.
    • Candidates must hold or be eligible for a Gateways Early Childhood and Infant Toddler Credential.

How to apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and transcripts to adekker@howardarea.org

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Program/Department: Administration
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Full Time/40 hours a week
Salary: available upon request

Brief Description:

Records invoices, check requests and purchase orders in the accounting system accurately and in a timely manner. Records deposits, payroll, and other expenses as needed. Cuts checks and assists Grant Manager with preparing supporting documentation for vouchers as needed.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum two years of experience in bookkeeping; preferably in a nonprofit environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to follow through on complex projects.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Typing speed of 45 wpm or greater preferred.

  How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume and transcripts via email to kcossom@howardarea.org.

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