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We employ people that believe in The Resurrection Project’s mission, and offer opportunities for personal growth. We have achieved our success because of the people we employ.

The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send us your resume and cover letter by e-mail at [email protected]

Please send all resumes and cover letters to the attention of our Human Resources Department. We kindly request no phone calls please.

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Staff Accountant, Property Management

01/15/2021

The Staff Accountant – Property Management is primarily responsible for providing accurate and timely financial reports of TRP’s commercial and residential rental buildings. The Staff Accountant is also responsible for working with other divisions, staff, and leadership to further the overall mission of the organization.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews monthly financial activity for the organization, including all funds and buildings utilizing Yardi software.
  • Distributes accurate financial statements to Asset Management, Property Management, and the CFO by the 10th business day of every month.
  • Reviews all financial rental activity including monthly rents, mortgages, and interest payments for accuracy, authorized approval and appropriate backup documentation.
  • Assists in preparation of monthly management report and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives including “Budget vs Actual” variance reports. Assists in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances.
  • Prepares, maintains, and reconciles fixed asset schedules and software entries.
  • Prepares, maintains, and reconciles accrual schedules for all assigned accounts.
  • Assists with completion of the quarterly and annual regulatory filing preparation of assigned Quarterly and Annual Statement/Schedules.
  • Updates Asset Management balance sheet accounts. Maintains and reconciles schedules for Management fees and services. Prepares check requests for management fees and services monthly and ensures timely payment.
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual Asset Management building budgets.
  • Prepares the information requested by the Limited Partnerships’ auditors for their fieldwork.
  • Assists with the preparation of TRP’s monthly financial statements.
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual audits.
  • Maintains required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Attends and participates in required organizational programs and staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Controller.

Performance Measures

  • Accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial update entries for all properties by the 10th business day of each month.
  • Accurate and timely quarterly reconciliation of financial statement account balances with corresponding schedules.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and presents their results.
  • Accurate and timely Asset Management consolidation with MIP software.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data.
  • Assists and analyzes financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Active participation in required staff meetings and events.

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is the minimum educational requirement preferred.
  • Minimum two years’ general ledger accounting-related work experience with a property management firm required.
  • Strong analytical skills required. Well-organized and detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Yardi software experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, MIP accounting programs, property management software, and the Internet preferred.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends as extended hours are required during audit time

Statement of Equal Opportunity

The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply
Contact Information Email: [email protected] send resume and cover letter by email. No phone calls please.

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Immigration Program Manager, Immigrant Justice Partnerships

01/15/2021

The Program Manager serves as lead trainer and curriculum developer and oversees a portion of TRP’s grants programs that provide funding to community legal and immigrant justice organizations, in addition to providing support to TRP’s community organizing efforts. The goal of the TRP grants programs is to strengthen the existing infrastructure of community-based legal aid and immigrant rights organizations by providing the funding they need to hire and retain talented legal representatives and train community navigators.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as lead trainer and curriculum developer for TRP’s subgrantee partners and community navigators
  • Devise, manage, and coordinate training and technical assistance for program sites in the form of in-person trainings and convenings, webinars, and conference calls, and other means as appropriate
  • Oversee assigned portfolio assuring grantees can meet their goals and adhere to contract
  • Assist director in implementing and executing TRP’s grant award process
  • Engage frequently in strategic thinking particularly as it relates to the development of community navigator program management and synthesizes trends and provides recommendations as needed
  • Train and coordinate partners in accompaniment campaigns for immigrants facing deportation
  • Conduct site visits at program sites or virtually
  • Assist director in managing budget, evaluation methods, and reporting related to grants and ensuring compliance
  • Assist director in organizing grant recipients to quickly respond to changes in immigration policy and immigration enforcement including organizing rapid response teams and plans, press conferences, and meetings with elected officials
  • Actively participate in public education workshops regarding important immigration issues facing the community and lead on campaigns that advance immigrant rights
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study is preferred or significant track record working within immigrant communities
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with immigration legal services or immigrant advocacy groups
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required
  • Demonstrated leadership in the legal services sector or immigrant rights organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to work in partnership with residents, local leaders, and all nonprofits to strengthen and advance multiple aspects of legal services programs
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to listen well, convey thoughts clearly, speak in public, and work effectively as a member of a team
  • Excellent analytical, writing, and organization skills with the ability to work well under pressure, multi-task, and meet established timelines and goals
  • Demonstrated skills in facilitation, relationship building, and collaborative planning
  • Ability to communicate thoughts and ideas effectively and to effectively interpret general policy, criteria, and procedures for specific situations as it relates to immigration legal services and/or removal defense
  • Technical skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and proficiency with data systems and government grant reporting
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally in stressful situation and with a high volume of public and professional inquiries while exhibiting sound judgment and using discretion
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Willingness to work flexible hours; evenings and weekends required
  • Access to a car, valid driver’s license and insurance, and ability to travel throughout the state

Statement of Equal Opportunity

How to Apply

The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, or disability.

 

Please send resume and cover letter by email. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: [email protected]

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608

Maintenance Technician

01/15/2021

The maintenance tech floater is responsible for the daily cleaning and maintenance of all TRP-owned and managed facilities. The Maintenance Tech is responsible for custodial, preventive, corrective, deferred, and emergency maintenance. That includes, but is not limited to, ground and public housekeeping of the properties, such as exterior and interior areas common areas. They ensure the safe operation of the property and works as a team with other TRP Property Management staff for the well-being of residents and guests.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect the assigned building and grounds on a daily basis for any unsafe conditions or security concerns, graffiti, litter, or vandalism, and remove, correct, or report information to the Maintenance Supervisor, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor, Property Manager and/or the VP of Property Management immediately.
  • Exterior cleaning includes the grounds (sidewalk, walkways, stairways, and landscaped areas), rear yard and fixtures as scheduled, and to shovel and salt sidewalks as needed.
  • Interior cleaning includes sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming runners, cleaning windows and window sills in the building entrance, bathrooms, showers, the common shared kitchen, alcoves, stairways, mechanical rooms, janitor closets, basement area, hallways, rear yard and adjacent alley, parking lots/areas and other public areas as needed.
  • Maintain restrooms in clean working order, wiping down toilets, sinks, mirrors, walls.
  • Remove garbage from all trash cans and waste baskets. Garbage cans, dumpsters, garbage rooms, and surrounding areas must be kept clean and the floors free of garbage.
  • Perform maintenance repairs and report major issues to TRP supervision immediately.
  • Maintain repair and janitorial inventories for each property assigned.
  • Assist supervisory staff and coworkers as requested.
  • Complete preventative maintenance per schedules developed.
  • Create and maintain property parts and janitorial supply inventories.
  • Complete work orders and complete on paper copy listing work done, supplies used and time spent to complete each task and enter data into TRP HDS database daily as completed or status updated.
  • Turn in completed work orders daily to supervision.
  • Enter completed work orders daily into HDS database.
  • Close out work order in Yardi database listing parts used, time spent and work performed.
  • Follow Fair Housing guidelines when interacting with residents, neighbors and vendors alike.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

Performance Measures

  • Maintain decent, safe, and sanitary area of all properties.
  • Efficient use of equipment.
  • Use safety equipment as needed.
  • Complete work orders and preventative maintenance timely.
  • Ensure cleaning and repairs are done to TRP standards.
  • Create property inventories for parts, equipment and janitorial supplies and maintain accordingly.
  • Communicate with TRP coworkers, vendors and residents clearly and timely.
  • Enter completed work orders into HDS database as completed and/or update required.
  • Report to work site.
  • Prepare request order forms for supplies in advance.
  • Notify Property Management Supervisory Staff of building issues.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is the preferred minimum educational level, plus experience as janitor or related experience.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Property Management software, and internet required.
  • Must be able to use chemical or cleaning solutions to perform duties.
  • Must be able to operate and maintain mechanical equipment and tools.
  • Must be knowledgeable of and use safe working habits.
  • Must wear company provided uniform at all times while on the job.
  • Consistent attention to details.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.
  • Physical requirements include lifting 35-50 pounds in weight, exerting up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Access to a car, valid driver’s license with proof of insurance, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.
  • The use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work.
  • Must be able to climb a ladder and maneuver on uneven surfaces.
  • May be subject to indoor/outdoor noise, vibration, weather, and other environmental conditions.
  • Must be able to bend to pick up items from the floor or to wipe down surfaces as necessary to keep the floor area clean of debris.
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, gloves, and back-support as needed.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly with staff and residents.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

Supervisory Relationship: Director of Property Management

Position Classification: Hourly, commensurate with experience.

Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including
gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not
related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email or mail. No phone calls please.

Contact Information Email: [email protected]

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608