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 (Humana HMO and PPO)
  • Dental insurance (Humana HMO and PPO)
  • Vision insurance (Humana HMO and PPO)
  • Life insurance (Humana Mutual of Omaha)
  • 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: Administration
Supervisor: Director of Development
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Full-time
Salary: $33,000- $40,000

Last Date to Apply: Rolling

Brief Description: 

The Development Coordinator will act as a fundraising generalist supporting all HACC fundraising efforts through customer service for donors, managing records and reports in HACC’s donor CRM,and coordinating individual fundraising campaigns and events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Donor Strategy

Ensure all Annual Fund donors are thanked, stewarded, and ‘asked’ appropriately and correctly
Identify potential major donors in the Annual Fund pool

Direct Mail Appeals

Coordinate two annual mailings (Year End and Spring Appeals)
Manage Mailing Lists
Strategize about and manage donor segments
Strategize with Partnerships Coordinator on volunteer prospects
Work with Coms. Coordinator on design and content
Work with Executive Director and Board members as needed

Fundraising Events 

Create event concepts and carry them out for effective fundraising
Coordinate Event Logistics
Manage Invite Lists
Work with Coms. Coordinator to create Save-the-Dates and Invites
Create  and Manage Donor Recognition opportunities
Work with Executive Director and Board members as needed

Data Entry and Management

Acknowledgement Letters
Tribute Recognition and Notification
Gift Entry
Individual Donor Information entry and upkeep

Other duties as assigned.


Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:
  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and/or Experience:  

  • Experience working in the nonprofit sector
  • Understanding of the fundraising process
  • Commitment to supporting the mission of Howard Area Community Center

Preferred

  • 2 to 5 year of experience in fundraising
  • Experience with direct mail appeals, fundraising event planning, a donor CRM database, and an understanding of the fundraising cycle and “donor pipeline”
  • Exceptional abilities in writing, speaking, and building real relationships are critical for success in this position
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Proven excellent stewardship skills including follow through and extreme attention to details
  • Education: Master’s Degree. A comparable combination of education, experience or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skills and ability required may also qualify individuals.

How to apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 1 to 2 page writing sample to Elizabeth Ulion, Director of Development, at eulion@howardarea.org. Phoning or dropping by will disqualify you for the position.

Program/Department: Adult Education and Employment
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Part-time (approximately 20 hours per week)
Salary:TBD, hourly
Job Posted On: November 28, 2017
Last Date to Apply: December 8, 2017

 

Brief Description: 

We are seeking a part-time English Language Acquisition (ELA) instructor who should have experience teaching in adult education and working with diverse adult populations. The ELA instructor will work with low-beginning English Language Learners to develop English literacy and numeracy skills.  The position begins January 8, 2018.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field is required; MA, TESOL/Applied Linguistics is preferred, 2+ years of experience working with adult learners and/or working in a social service agency preferred; knowledge of multi-cultural issues and the needs of adult learners; teaching experience; good interpersonal and organizational skills.

How to apply:

Please email resume and cover letter Moon Parker, Coordinator of Adult Education, at mparker@howardarea.org.

Program/Department: Adult Education and Employment
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Part-time (approximately 6-10 hours per week in the evening)
Salary:TBD, hourly
Job Posted On: November 28, 2017
Last Date to Apply: December 8, 2017

 

Brief Description: 

We are seeking a part-time English Language Acquisition (ELA) instructor for a multi-level evening class. The applicant should have experience teaching in adult education and working with diverse adult populations. The ELA instructor will work with low beginning to high beginning English Language Learners to develop English literacy and numeracy skills.  The position begins January 9, 2018.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field is required; MA, TESOL/Applied Linguistics is preferred, 2+ years of experience working with adult learners and/or working in a social service agency preferred; knowledge of multi-cultural issues and the needs of adult learners; teaching experience; good interpersonal and organizational skills.

How to apply:

Please email resume and cover letter Moon Parker, Coordinator of Adult Education, at mparker@howardarea.org.

Program/Department: Adult Education and Employment
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Part-time/6-9 hours per week
Salary:TBD, hourly
Job Posted On: October 24, 2017
Last Date to Apply: November 7, 2017

 

Brief Description: 

We are seeking a part-time instructor for preGED reading and math. The instructor should have experience teaching in adult education and working with diverse adult populations. The instructor will teach adult parents of George B. Armstrong International Studies Elementary School student. Instruction hours are 8:00a – 10:00a Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field is required; 2+ years of experience working with adult learners and/or working in a social service agency preferred; knowledge of multi-cultural issues and the needs of adult learners; teaching experience; good interpersonal and organizational skills.

How to apply:

Please email resume and cover letter Moon Parker, Coordinator of Adult Education, at mparker@howardarea.org.

Program/Department: Early Childhood
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: 40 hours a week; year round, daily schedule dependent on program needs
Salary: available upon request

Brief Description:

The family support worker will develop and maintain relationships with families and provide quality  case management to ensure that families receive the full scope of comprehensive services though their participation in our Early Head Start/ Prevention Initiative program.  Responsibilities also include implementing a comprehensive program of parent engagement.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Human Services or equivalent with coursework in Family Studies.  Must be able to submit transcripts with application.
Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) is required.  Computer knowledge, including Excel, Microsoft Word, and use of the Internet are required. Also required are excellent writing and record-keeping skills and the ability to work independently, with a team and leading parent committees.

How to apply:

Complete applications include a cover letter, a copy of all educational transcripts, and resume.  Email to rconner@howardarea.org.  Only applicants with all 3 documents in their application packets will be considered.

Program/Department: Early Childhood
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: 40 hours a week; this is a 12 month position
Salary: available upon request

Qualified candidates have:

  • Experience in primary care-giving practices, and have a working knowledge of the continuity of care model;
  • Appropriately facilitated individual and group early learning experiences in infant, toddler, and twos classrooms;
  • Effective skills for observing, documenting, assessing, sharing and planning for  children’s development;
  • Experience implementing a developmentally appropriate classroom environment to meet children’s social-emotional, cognitive, physical and individual needs;
  • Experience developing and maintaining a respectful relationship with families and co-workers to ensure the optimal overall functioning of the classroom;
  • Ability to effectively manage time and resources for the physical and emotional challenges of working with young children and their families.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

  • AA degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development;
  • Existing Infant Toddler Certificate (or willing to be in progress for one);
  • 2 years of experience in an infant-toddler setting;
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish required;
  • Certification in CPR & First Aid-pediatric and adult (recommended but not required).

How to apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to Amberle Dekker adekker@howardarea.org.

Program/Department: Family Literacy Program, Dept. of Early Childhood
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Part time, 9am-1pm Mondays-Fridays
Last Date to Apply: Currently open for applications

Brief Description: 

Provide quality child care for families participating in Adult Education and Family Literacy programs.  Provide developmentally appropriate educational activities and routines following the Creative Curriculum model.  Meet the individual needs of children.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:  

Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to build supportive relationships with children and their families
Knowledge of and skills in working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations
Bilingual preferred
Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience working with a diverse families and children
Previous infant toddler or preschool teaching experience

How to apply: 

Please email cover letter and resume to rconner@howardarea.org

Program/Department: Health and Human Services
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Full-time
Last Date to Apply: Rolling

Brief Description: 

Provides case management and advocacy services to domestic violence survivors and other clients.  Provides counseling services. Conducts one on one sessions and provides needed referrals. Conducts domestic violence adult and/or children’s group. Provides supportive services such as emergency assistance, energy assistance, rental assistance and more. Keeps accurate written records on participants. Attention to detail, resilience.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:  

Masters of Social Work, Counseling or Psychology and 3 years experience. Bilingual French or Russian. Licensure strongly preferred.

How to apply: 

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to Stacy Goodman at sgoodman@howardarea.org. Position will be filled ASAP.

Program/Department: Health and Human Services
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Hourly
Salary: $30-40 per hour

Last Date to Apply: Rolling

Brief Description: 

Responds to Hotline and emergency calls. Provides case management and advocacy services to domestic violence survivors and other clients.  Provides counseling services. Conducts one on one sessions as necessary and provides needed referrals. Provides supportive services such as emergency assistance, rental assistance, shelter placement and more. Keeps accurate written records on participants. Attention to detail, resilience.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:  

Masters of Social Work, Counseling or Psychology and 2 years of experience or Bachelor’s in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology with 3-4 years of experience. 40-hour Domestic Violence training required. BILINGUAL English/Spanish preferred.

How to apply: 

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to Stacy Goodman at sgoodman@howardarea.org. Position will be filled ASAP.

Program/Department: Health and Human Services     
Full-Time or Part-Time/Hours per week: Full-time, salaried position

Brief Description: 

Provides case management and advocacy services to domestic violence survivors and other clients.  Provides counseling services. Conducts one on one sessions and provides needed referrals. Conducts domestic violence adult and/or children’s group. Provides supportive services such as emergency assistance, energy assistance, rental assistance and more. Keeps accurate written records on participants. Attention to detail, resilience.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

Masters of Social Work, Counseling or Psychology and 3 years experience. BILINGUAL French or Russian. Licensure strongly preferred.

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to Stacy Goodman at sgoodman@howardarea.org. Position will be filled ASAP.

We are looking for an undergraduate student! 

The intern will be able to learn how to assist with: emergency food, Food Pantry, Circuit Breaker, emergency assistance, and referrals to services within and outside the Howard Area Community Center.

Program/Department: Adult Education and Employment
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Part-time (approximately 20 hours per week)
Salary:TBD, hourly
Job Posted On: November 28, 2017
Last Date to Apply: December 8, 2017

 

Brief Description: 

We are seeking a part-time English Language Acquisition (ELA) instructor who should have experience teaching in adult education and working with diverse adult populations. The ELA instructor will work with low-beginning English Language Learners to develop English literacy and numeracy skills.  The position begins January 8, 2018.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field is required; MA, TESOL/Applied Linguistics is preferred, 2+ years of experience working with adult learners and/or working in a social service agency preferred; knowledge of
multi-cultural issues and the needs of adult learners; teaching experience; good interpersonal and organizational skills.

How to apply:

Please email resume and cover letter Moon Parker, Coordinator of Adult Education, at mparker@howardarea.org.

Program/Department: Adult Education and Employment
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Part-time (approximately 20 hours per week)
Salary:TBD, hourly
Job Posted On: November 28, 2017
Last Date to Apply: December 8, 2017

 

Brief Description: 

We are seeking a part-time English Language Acquisition (ELA) instructor who should have experience teaching in adult education and working with diverse adult populations. The ELA instructor will work with low-beginning English Language Learners to develop English literacy and numeracy skills.  The position begins January 8, 2018.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field is required; MA, TESOL/Applied Linguistics is preferred, 2+ years of experience working with adult learners and/or working in a social service agency preferred; knowledge of
multi-cultural issues and the needs of adult learners; teaching experience; good interpersonal and organizational skills.

How to apply:

Please email resume and cover letter Moon Parker, Coordinator of Adult Education, at mparker@howardarea.org.