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Available Positions

Program Advocate

DEPARTMENT:      Youth Services Center

DIRECT SUPERVISOR:    Senior Program Manager

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Vice President, Youth & Family Services

ROLE: Under the direction of the Vice President of Youth & Family Services, the position is primarily responsible for providing mentoring, case management, one-on-one intervention, group programming, recreation and SEL training to youth aged 11-24.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Intake and enroll candidates in Project Ready (STEM; Career Development; College Readiness; SEL; Trades) program.
  • Maintain a minimum caseload of 40 youth participants

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Grants Manager

ROLE SUMMARY

The Chicago Urban League seeks a talented grant writer for the position of Grants Manager to manage and significantly grow the Chicago Urban League’s grants portfolio and revenue. To support the sustainability of the Chicago Urban League’s programs and services, the Grants Manager will manage and coordinate the research, cultivation, writing, and submission of federal, state, and local government and foundation and corporate grants. This individual will lead all aspects of developing successful grant proposals and contracts, coordinate input across the organization as needed, and ensure that the Chicago Urban League remains in compliance with funder requirements by preparing and submitting reports and other documentation.

Reports to: Director of Development

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, including the ability to convey seemingly complicated projects in a compelling and persuasive manner.
  • Write, prepare, and submit public/governmental grant proposals, reports, letters of inquiry, and other related correspondence, with a major emphasis on public and private grant submissions.

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