Erie Neighborhood House has provided the most comprehensive support immigrant and low-income families in Chicago need to thrive and has constantly evolved to meet their needs. Today, Erie House is a modern social services nonprofit with programming and resources for children and youth, mental health and community wellness, adult education and training, legal services, and more. Through these programs, we empower the people we work alongside to build powerful communities.
The basic function of this position is to support a team of professional providers serving immigrants in the Little Village area of Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods. Proyecto Cuídate is a community and client-centered department utilizing a trauma-informed approach to promoting wellness and safety for youth, families, and individuals through healing, relationship development, and the creation of safe spaces for power development and resiliency.
The Full–Time Community Engagement and Care Coordinator will be a position in partnership with the Proyecto Cuidate department directly impacting the Chicagoland community.
In return to your commitment to Erie House and its mission to the community, you will enjoy excellent professional development opportunities, opportunity for growth, and have direct impact in building powerful communities. Be a part of one of the oldest and most respected Settlement House in the Chicago Land Area.
- Oversees all outreach, advocacy and community engagement efforts related to community wellness and safety, including active collaborative and network participation and coordination.
- Coordinates and implements community wellness and safety related community events, workshops, and partner initiatives with community organizations and Chicagoland schools including but not limited to: Parental organizations, public and private schools, non-profit/community-based social service organizations, the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS), universities and colleges, etc.
- Works with ENH staff to plan and coordinate outreach efforts in targeted areas to raise awareness on department initiatives and recruit for prospective participants.
- Coordinates and facilitates Parent Café for community members and other program workshops at Erie’s sites.
- Develop a system to collects information and completes timely data entry.
- Creates and maintains new and existing partnerships across targeted communities.
- Provides administrative and reflective supervision to assigned staff.
- Collects program documentation, data collection and timely reporting.
- Represents Erie Neighborhood House by attending community events and forums to provide resources and information to partners, participants, and community members.
- Maintains and responds to workshop and referral inquiries.
- Provides case management and referrals to community members as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- A minimum of five years’ experience working in direct service to the community, particularly immigrant families.
- 2 years of experience supervising.
- English/Spanish fluency.
- Familiarity with domestic violence, child abuse, emotional and mental health.
- Commitment to social justice and sensitivity to the assets and challenges of diverse group of participants.
- Exhibit sincere interest in working with youth, adults and families.
- Demonstrates organizational skills.
- Be self-motivated, self-directed, creative, reliable and dependable.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, and travel to off-site locations.
TEAM MEMBER BENEFITS
Compensation of $43,000 - $44,000 / salary
- Work / life integration
- Generous paid time off
(examples below for full-time employment)
- 12 accrued sick days per year
- 3 personal days
- Paid birthday off
- 8 paid holidays, including Juneteenth
- In addition to above paid holidays, paid week off between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
- Year 1 = 8 days
- Year 2 = 13 days
- Year 3 + = 20 days
- Access to alternative and flexible work schedules and personal leave, where possible
- Two-weeks fully paid Parental Leave, for eligible employees
- Time off for school conferences and activities as well as bereavement leave
- Professional Development
- Employer-sponsored learning and development programs
- Paid day off annually for personal professional development
- Tuition Assistance & Debt Relief Program, as budget allows
- DEI Council-sponsored education and engagement series
- Wellness support
- Employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance
- Employer-paid life insurance
- Voluntary life and AD&D and shot and long-term disability
- Flexible Spending Accounts for medical, vision and dependent care
- 403b with employer match
- Employee Assistance Program
- Yoga, Zumba and Book Club, when onsite
Management / Exempt
Erie Neighborhood House is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us at email@example.com.
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