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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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Intake and Customer Care Supervisor

05/18/2022

We are looking to hire an exemplary Full Circle Homes Intake and Customer Care Supervisor to supervise and coach our frontline staff to deliver exceptional customer service. The Intake and Customer Care Supervisor will build a strong team and shape staff behaviors to accomplish desired results. They will play a collaborative role in growing and implementing standards and processes. As a supervisor, this position will be the contact point for all Intake team members and requires excellent communication skills.

The supervisor should have the ability to act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration. Ultimately, they will lead by setting a good example and engaging the team to achieve goals.

The Intake and Customer Care Supervisor is a member of the Full Circle Homes team and the Community Wealth Building Pillar and works with other staff to further TRP's mission by promoting financial capability, sustainable homeownership, and wealth building.

  • As a critical function within Full Circle Homes, supervise intake and customer service staff activities and provide the team with regular performance-related feedback.
  • Handle calls from new and current clients for all areas of Full Circle Homes: answer general questions, schedule appointments, and registers participants for classes. Ensure the same for the entire team.
  • Assist Full Circle Homes staff with accurate record keeping. For example, help create labels for folders, help maintain organized files, etc.
  • Assist Full Circle Homes staff in following up and collecting required documents from clients.
  • Maintain knowledge of the organization’s programs and services and refer clients to additional resources based on the client’s needs.
  • Assist the Director of Financial Wellness with developing and implementing the standard of operations and help explain these to staff and clients.
  • Identify operational issues and suggest possible improvements.
  • Work with the marketing team on program outreach and perform outreach activities such as sending workshop calendars and other relevant material to churches, partners, and individuals.
  • Assist with the accurate and timely posting of the upcoming calendar of classes on the organization’s website and external websites.
  • Dedicated TRP Unified Data System Responsibilities:
    • Continuously collect, enter, and use client-level data in Salesforce CRM.
    • Monitor all incoming data in the Salesforce environment as detailed in the TRP Unified Data System.
    • Maintain data integrity and reporting systems to track client and program progress effectively and adhere to all confidentiality guidelines of files and records.
    • Assist with data entry and client registration using Salesforce, Zoom, and Eventbrite systems.
  • Provide administrative support in carrying out invoices, reports, and customer intake dashboards to improve service delivery to assist clients.
  • Create an inspiring team environment with a culture of open communication; provide leadership that encourages employee productivity and goal achievement.
  • Set clear team goals in alignment with Full Circle Homes.
  • Build, maintain, and encourage a productive working relationship with all staff members.
  • Motivate and support team members to achieve Full Circle Homes’ goals with positive methods and attitude; promote positive team morale.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities that include planning, assigning, and directing the work of direct reports, evaluating performance, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
  • Discover training needs and provides coaching; encourage creativity and risk-taking.
  • Listen to team members’ feedback and resolve any issues or conflicts.
  • Effective development of relationships and communication with member institutions,

leaders, and partners.

  • Coordinate with other staff to offer Full Circle Home and other TRP services to clients across departments and Pillars.
  • Cultivate and expand relationships with participants, leaders, community-based organizations and religious institutions, and partners to promote and further TRP's Full Circle Homes goals and the organization’s mission.
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Three years’ experience in administration or related fields (e.g., administrative assistant, customer service).
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability to motivate their team to perform at their best.
  • Ability to communicate instructions to the team.
  • Ability to resolve issues between team members and encourage healthy relationships.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including listening well, conveying thoughts clearly, speaking in public, and working effectively as a team member.
  • Must have the good judgment to identify each team member’s strengths and assign tasks to them based on their strengths to promote specialization and division of labor for faster results.
  • 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 as needed; evenings and weekends required.
  • Access to a car, valid driver’s license, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.

Position Classification & Salary:

Full-Time, Exempt. Salary commensurate with experience.

Statement of Equal Opportunity:

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

Application Instructions:

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

Contact Information:

Email: [email protected]

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

To learn more about The Resurrection Project and our Full Circle Homes initiative, please visit www.resurrectionproject.org and www.fullcirclehomes.org.

Property Manager

05/18/2022

The Property Manager is responsible for tenant relations (in partnership with the resident services coordinator), leasing vacant apartments, lease re-certifications (in collaboration with the compliance specialist), property inspections, rent collections, evictions, budgets, and coordinating building maintenance (in partnership with maintenance personnel). The Property Manager is responsible for strategic planning of the department and working with other departments to further the organization's overall mission.

The immediate objective of the Property Manager is to keep in compliance with the portfolio properties and strive to improve all aspects of assets, including providing excellent customer service. The Property Manager will work closely with all Property Management staff to accomplish identified organizational goals, such as:

  • supervising the Property Manager Associate assigned to their portfolio and being responsible for their work
  • assist in the preparation of the annual budget and monitor expenses
  • work hand in hand with the maintenance department to ensure the provision of excellence in housing standards
  • be on call 24hrs. a day for emergencies

Additional duties of the Property Manager (in partnership with the resident services coordinator) include promotion and relationship-building efforts related to other TRP initiatives, products, and/or services such as Community Programs, Organizing, Financial Wellness, Resource Development, and others as needed.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Tenant Relations (in partnership with the resident services coordinator)

  • Maintain effective tenant relations with all tenants to ensure they know their rights and responsibilities.
  • Resolve tenant issues, concerns, and disputes as needed and document in Property Management software Yardi.
  • Work in conjunction with other departments to provide excellence in housing.
  • Prepare notices for residents regarding upcoming meetings, access to units, inspections, and general building notices.
  • Meet with tenants every quarter regarding building issues, management updates, and seasonal changes.
  • Hold monthly property meetings and/or create monthly approval newsletters.
  • Maintain updated tenant contact information in Property Management Software.

Leasing and Occupancy (in partnership with Property Management Associate and Sr. Property Management Associate)

  • Inspect available vacancies and work with maintenance and/or contractors to create the scope of work needed to prep for occupancy.
  • Prepare all lease documentation in advance with assistance from the Compliance Specialist. Set update and time to sign the lease. Explain all lease rules, building rules, and lease riders to all households of age 18 and over.
  • Promote rental housing opportunities by timely development and distribution of marketing materials.
  • Assist in developing and implementing the marketing plans for TRP’s rental housing opportunities.
  • Update required policies and or other documents as required.
  • Maintain Illinois Leasing License.
  • Obtain TCS Tax Credit Specialist Designation and update as required.
  • Strategize lease-up plans for new developments and meet deadlines for lease-ups established by TRP/Funders and/or Financial Partners.
  • Represent TRP and actively market TRP’s housing opportunities at workshops, housing fairs, and other public events.
  • Meet with tenants to discuss lease violations within two days of the occurrence.
  • Periodically performs inspections of properties and notifies Maintenance Supervisor of needed work.
  • Prepare lease violation letters to tenants that breach lease, building rules, lease riders, or other similar violations. Provide as much information as possible and highlight areas the tenant failed to comply with.
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the Chicago Landlord Tenant Ordinance, Fair Housing law, and regulatory agreements with financial supporters, including but not limited to programs with the City of Chicago Department of Housing (DOH), Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), HUD, CHA, CLIHTF, LIHTCs, financial institutions, and other sources of renter subsidies and affordable rental financing.
  • Keep inventory of keys for properties and parking lot parking space assignments and permits issued.
  • Coordinate all pest-related issues, including attending to and monitoring treatment processes.
  • Coordinate Move-In and Move-out inspections.
  • Communicate to applicants on TRP’s waiting list to bring vacancy rate to 95% occupancy rate. Mail out cancelation and rejection notices of non-approved applicants. Ensure to send questionnaires, and request to return verification information to verify the income and assets of applicants.

Tenant lease certification/recertification/renewal (in partnership with Property Management Associate)

  • Ensures that tenant files are completed accurately and promptly.
  • Conducts lease signing with tenants for renewals, new move-ins, and recertification.
  • Keeps up-to-date with developments in compliance and regulatory requirements for properties.
  • Prepare and have approved lease violations and/or 30-day and /or 10-day notices for non-compliance with terms of leases.
  • Update property management software with Lease, Lease signing dates, and Lease Addendum’s/Riders and Ensure compliance with the City of Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RLTO, City of Chicago security deposit interest.
  • Review the Tenant Income Certification (TIC) forms drafted before lease-up.

Rent Collections

  • Monitor tenant ledgers for delinquency.
  • Refers tenant to Financial Wellness Department to set up tenant’s savings budget and/or refer them to social service agencies for financial assistance.
  • Update tenant accounts with subsidies as assigned by subsidy agencies.
  • Serve five and/or 30-day notices by the tenth of each month for all tenants with rents not paid.
  • Review tenant ledgers with the Vice President of Real Estate Services for discrepancies and adjust as necessary.
  • File unpaid 5-day notices by the 15th of each month to the attorney.
  • Prepares documentation to initiate legal proceedings for eviction and/or collections of tenants who fail to pay rent and/or other charges for lease violations or other characteristics.
  • Inform legal counsel to initiate the eviction process and closely monitor the legal process.

Maintenance (in partnership with maintenance personnel)

  • Coordinates work orders with Maintenance.
  • Submits work orders property management software.
  • Makes sure work orders are being completed and charged accordingly.
  • Informs Maintenance Supervisor about new and upcoming vacancies and updates property management software.
  • Analyze with Maintenance Supervisor damages to vacant units.

Performance Measures:

  • Increase tenant attendance to TRP activities, workshops, and planned events.
  • Achievement of 5% vacancy rate as maximum for the entire portfolio.
  • Timely, quality production of compliance reports, marketing materials, and other documents.
  • Achievement of 95% collection of rent on time.
  • Start the eviction process within ten days of non-payment.
  • Effective management of property budget created.
  • Achievement of positive cash flow for the entire portfolio.
  • Effective, strategic development of relationships with peers, leaders, and partners.
  • Maintain a network among property management staff at other community organizations.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is the preferred minimum educational level plus experience in property management, asset management, affordable housing, non-profits, and/or community development.
  • Must have or be able to obtain certifications of Certified Occupancy Specialist/Tax Credit Specialist, Blended Occupancy Specialist, and Illinois Leasing License within six months of employment.
  • Public Housing rental housing guideline knowledge or the ability to obtain the RIM Public Housing Rent Calculation designation within six months of employment.
  • Maintain Illinois Leasing License.
  • Obtain TCS Tax Credit Specialist Designation and update as required.
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish Required
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite, MS Excel, Yardi, and Internet required.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; demonstrated public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Consistent attention to detail.

Special Working Conditions and Demands:

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.
  • Access to a car, valid driver's license, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.
  • Must be able to visit construction worksites/hard hat areas, including walking and maneuvering on uncompleted floor surfaces, construction materials and debris, and climbing stairs and ladders.
  • Maintain required job skills and all professional competencies.
  • Cultivate, manage, and expand relationships with TRP member institutions, leaders, and partners to promote TRP’s rental goals and organizational mission.

Position Classification & Salary:

Full-Time, Exempt. Salary commensurate with experience.

Statement of Equal Opportunity:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your resume by email or mail. No phone calls, please.

Contact Information:

Email: [email protected]

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

To learn more about The Resurrection Project, please visit www.resurrectionproject.org

Desktop Support Specialist

05/18/2022

The Desktop Support Specialist responsibilities include supporting all company staff and ensuring the efficient use of company resources. The Desktop Support Specialist reports to the IT Manager and works closely with other team members to address the needs of staff. One of the main Desktop Support Specialist’s goals is to facilitate, communicate and apply the collective know-how of all members of the organization to advance and replicate the Mission through the practical and strategic use of the TRP integrated technology system. In addition, The Desktop Support Specialist should be able to multitask on a variety of Infrastructure projects when requested. They must work well independently and in a team setting. As well as be familiar with networking practices. They should also have a good understanding of vendor relations.

General Job Description

The Desktop Support Specialist responsibilities include supporting all company staff and ensuring the efficient use of company resources. The Desktop Support Specialist reports to the IT Manager and works closely with other team members to address the needs of staff. One of the main Desktop Support Specialist’s goals is to facilitate, communicate and apply the collective know-how of all members of the organization to advance and replicate the Mission through the practical and strategic use of the TRP integrated technology system. In addition, The Desktop Support Specialist should be able to multitask on a variety of Infrastructure projects when requested. They must work well independently and in a team setting. As well as be familiar with networking practices. They should also have a good understanding of vendor relations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide technical support on site and remotely to all TRP users
• Analyze the needs of different departments and determine ways to meet business objectives by modifying existing or developing new systems and procedures
• Must be self-proficient and be able to time manage well
• Maintain and keep up to date the TRP IT inventory
• Protect the company and its operations against IT risks, including unauthorized access to information and data integrity
• Assist with the planning and implementation of IT departmental goals.
• Meet professional development goals.
• Install, modify, and repair computer hardware and software
• Run diagnostic programs to resolve problems.
• Clean up and refurbish computers
• Run reports to determine malfunctions that continue to occur
• Manage Internal service desk tickets system in a timely manner
• Actively update, maintain and monitor all aspects of computer networks
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or 3 years in related field required.

Candidates must have:

• IT experience in Active Directory and Microsoft Office 365
• Microsoft Certified Systems preferred
• Basic knowledge of VoIP Phone Systems
• Basic knowledge of Printer troubleshooting
• IT inventory knowledge
• Strong documentation skills
• Proficiency with a MAC and IOS computers
• Strong problem solving and communication skills
• Keep detailed notes on service requests
• Ability to diagnose and resolve basic computer technical issues
• Adhere to highest ethical standards.
• Bilingual (English/ Spanish)

 

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

Please send resume and cover letter by email, mail, or fax. No phone calls please.
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 312-942-1123
Mail: Human Resources, 1805 S Paulina, Chicago, IL 60608

Program Manager, Immigrant Justice Partnerships

05/18/2022

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.

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.

Primary 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, 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 a 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 preferred
  • 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, PowerPoint, Outlook) and proficiency with data systems and government grant reporting
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally in a 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

 

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

 

PLEASE NOTE: TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME

 

Statement of Equal Opportunity:

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

 

Contact Information Email: [email protected]

Managing Attorney, Immigrant Justice Legal Clinic

05/18/2022

TRP seeks a passionate, collaborative, and innovative attorney to provide guidance and support to attorneys, DOJs, and paralegals working in TRP’s Immigrant Justice Legal Clinic. The managing attorney will supervise staff, review and assign new cases, provide technical assistance, and oversee the legal clinic on Saturdays. In addition, the managing attorney will maintain their own caseload.

General Job Description:

TRP seeks a passionate, collaborative, and innovative attorney to provide guidance and support to attorneys, DOJs, and paralegals working in TRP’s Immigrant Justice Legal Clinic. The managing attorney will supervise staff, review and assign new cases, provide technical assistance, and oversee the legal clinic on Saturdays. In addition, the managing attorney will maintain their own caseload.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Legal Clinic Management and Mentorship

  • Must be an inspiring and inclusive manager of our Legal Clinic Team.
  • Work collaboratively with and mentor staff, volunteers, and interns.
  • Provide technical assistance to staff attorneys, DOJs, and pro bono attorneys working on TRP cases including U-visa, VAWA, TPS, asylum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), naturalization, petitions for family relatives, and removal defense.
  • Actively participate in case review and other meetings needed to effectively provide excellent quality service to all clients.
  • Lead team in maintaining reporting and case management systems as required by internal policies and grant requirements.
  • Participate in legal clinic development and strategic planning in partnership with the Legal Director.
  • Keep current on changes in immigration law and procedures through research and trainings.
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Direct Legal Services

  • Conduct legal intake interviews to assess a client’s immigration status, eligibility, and admissibility issues.
  • Provide expert consultation and representation to clients and potential clients including case preparation and follow-up.
  • Maintain a caseload of affirmative and defensive cases under the supervision and mentorship of the Legal Director
  • Handle immigration matters including U-visa, VAWA, TPS, asylum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), naturalization, petitions for family relatives, and removal defense.
  • Prepare immigration applications, attend USCIS interviews, make appearances before the EOIR, research applicable law, compose memoranda, write client affidavits, and draft motions and briefs as needed.
  • Make appropriate referrals as necessary for immigration legal services beyond the scope of the program.
  • Maintain comprehensive up-to-date notes of client contact, indicating date, subject matter, and resolution in the client file, per TRP’s Immigration Legal Services Program procedures, and notify client of all activity regarding their case in a timely manner.

 

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Juris Doctorate degree and four or more years practicing immigration law required. Experience handling removal defense caseload strongly preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, writing, and organization skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and case management software.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail.

 

Special Working Conditions and Demands:

  • Tuesday-Saturday schedule
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed

 

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

  

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.

 

Application Instructions: Please send resume and cover letter by email.

 

Contact Information Email:[email protected]

 

Real Estate Broker

05/18/2022

Job Duties and Responsibility’s

• Utilize effective and proven sales processes to build rapport and discover buyer’s needs, purchasing power, and timing.
• Differentiate our services by effectively presenting our home buying process to all home buyers.
• Communicate, align, and reset customer expectations by effectively handling objections and continually assessing client’s needs.
• Build and maintain trusting relationships and develop customer loyalty.
• Guide buyers through the home buying process, from selection, to the sales contract, to a successful closing. Educate clients on market conditions, prices, mortgages, legal requirements, and related matters.
• Attend all showings, home inspections, closings, and other aspects of the home buying process. Coordinate property closings and follow up on details needed for successful closing and purchase of property. Confer with attorneys, lenders, home inspectors, and pest control operators to ensure that terms and conditions of purchase agreements are met before closing dates.
• Build relationships with local professionals, bankers, lenders etc. and internal staff at all levels in order to form effective working partnerships.
• Regularly review property listings, trade journals, and relevant literature, and attend conventions, seminars, and staff and association meetings to remain knowledgeable about real estate markets and current events.
• Promote sales of properties through advertisements, open houses, and participation in multiple listing services.
• Communicate and coordinate with other internal departments to ensure best practices in service provided to customers.
• Use Salesforce database system to track client progress, Multiple Listing Service, Microsoft Office, Outlook and other electronic tools to provide the best service to customers.
• Comply with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures.
• Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

• Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
• Customer service-oriented. Extremely responsive to internal and external customer requests, exceeding customers’ expectations.
• Familiar with the sales fundamentals related to prospecting, sales, and closing techniques.
• Highly self-motivated with persuasive, enthusiastic and customer-service oriented personality and good negotiation and organizational skills.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Listening skills -- listens to understand others’ viewpoints, anticipates customer needs, and offers innovative solutions.
• Ability to interpret, analyze, and evaluate given information relative to selling techniques and potential homebuyer concerns, needs, and issues.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills for high interaction with a variety of people and forums inside and outside of organization.
• Excellent computer skills including the use of the MLS, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Internet, and other software applications as appropriate.
• High standards. Expect personal performance to be nothing short of the best.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
• Attention to details.
• Exhibits good judgment, problem-solving, and analytical skills, and can make competent decisions within given parameters.
• Time management. Ability to manage time effectively to accomplish several tasks concurrently.
• Ability to represent the interests of The Resurrection Project to the public.
• Looks for ways to enhance and bring new ideas to the position.

Experience Requirements

  • Must have an active Real Estate Broker’s license with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
  • Preferably a minimum of one to three years of licensed Real Estate sales.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

• Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings, holidays and weekends required.
• Access to a car, valid driver’s license, and ability to travel within Chicago land area and surrounding suburbs
• Active Car Insurance
• Regular CE training to maintain real estate license in compliance

 

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

 

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.

 

Application Instructions: Please send resume and cover letter by email.

 

Contact Information Email:[email protected]

 

Housing Stability Specialist

05/18/2022

The Housing Stability Specialist is responsible for supporting the implementation of housing stability counseling, and education across TRP’s target communities. Services will be provided to tenants and homeowners delinquent and non-delinquent. Financial group education and one-on-one counseling on foreclosure prevention, mortgage refinance options, home maintenance, property taxes, mortgage escrow analysis, and responsibilities and additional topics relevant to housing stabilization.

Organization General Description

After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. Our efforts have resulted in leveraging more than $500 million in community investment.

General Job Description

The Housing Stability Specialist is responsible for supporting the implementation of housing stability counseling, and education across TRP’s target communities. Services will be provided to tenants and homeowners delinquent and non-delinquent. Financial group education and one-on-one counseling on foreclosure prevention, mortgage refinance options, home maintenance, property taxes, mortgage escrow analysis, and responsibilities and additional topics relevant to housing stabilization.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Comprehensive one-on-one counseling and analysis for delinquent homeowners facing foreclosure and information regarding available workout options
  • Comprehensive one-on-one counseling and analysis for non-delinquent homeowners facing challenges in the areas of mortgage refinance, property taxes, escrow analysis, home maintenance, landlord/tenants’ rights, among other services.
  • Comprehensive one on one counseling and analysis for delinquent and non-delinquent tenants facing challenges in the areas of rental relief and rights.
  • Facilitate financial education workshops
  • Assist and support in the development and implementation of educational programs and workshops. Facilitate workshops for the community on topics relevant to established homeowners such as foreclosure prevention, mortgage refinance, property taxes, escrow analysis, home maintenance, landlord/tenants’ rights, among other services.
  • Develop individualized action plans with one-one-one counseling clients.
  • Maintain accurate data and reporting systems to effectively track client and program progress; adhere to all guidelines related to confidentiality of files and records.
  • Work with Manager to submit monthly and quarterly program reports, related to homeowner support.
  • Coordinate with other TRP staff to offer counseling to clients across departments.
  • Work closely with other Financial Wellness staff to enhance and further develop current courses and expand services provided.
  • Cultivate, manage, and expand relationships with participants, leaders, TRP member institutions, and partners to promote and further TRP's Full Circle Home goals and organizational mission.
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Attend and participates in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performance Measures

    • Achievement of monthly client counseling goals and outcomes.
    • Responsible for case management of twenty-five clients per month.
    • Maintain file compliance in accordance with HUD requirements.
    • Ongoing certification/training/education, annually.
    • Timely, quality, and accurate reporting, as assigned by Supervisor.
    • Effective development of relationships and communication with member institutions, leaders, and partners.
    • Active participation in required staff and team meetings and programs.

    Essential Knowledge and Skills

    • Associate degree in relevant field of study is preferred or three years’ experience in housing counseling, community development, finance, real estate sales, social work or related field experience required.
    • HUD Certification is required within 6 months of hire.
    • Ability to deal calmly with clients who may be distressed and/or highly emotional.
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
    • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a diverse team.
    • Knowledge of the Illinois foreclosure and eviction process.
    • Maintain knowledge of Federal, State, and other laws concerning housing, lending and fair housing.
    • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
    • Excellent analytical skills, writing, and organizations skills with the ability to work well under pressure, multi-task, and meet established goals.
    • Technical skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Zoom) and proficiency with data systems like Salesforce, a plus.

    Special Working Conditions and Demands

    • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.
    • Access to a car, valid driver’s license, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.

    Position Classification

    Exempt

    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.

    Application Instructions
    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, Chicago, IL 60608

Construction Manager

05/18/2022

The Construction Manager (CM) will manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction activities of any real estate development project in construction phase from planning stage through final construction completion.

Organization General Description

After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. Our efforts have resulted in leveraging more than $500 million in community investment.

General Job Description

The CM will be responsible for site investigation and inspections, advising on and creating scopes of work, bid solicitations, contractor vetting, coordinating and managing construction budgets, ensuring adherence to construction schedules, quality assurance and control, adherence to funding / program requirements (City of Chicago / CHA / IHDA architectural and design requirements, city residency, Section 3, MBE and WBE, Davis Bacon, among others), and the safety of employees and general public. The CM will act as the Owner’s representative every time that he/she is at a construction site.

Lastly, the CM is also responsible for working with other TRP divisions, including but not limited to Real Estate Assets and Services, Community Ownership, Marketing, Finance, and Operations to further assist with the overall mission of The Resurrection Project

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise Real Estate development staff, in conjunction with architect, engineers and contractors, on project design and development including scope, subcontractor selection, cost estimation, installation, and project scheduling
  • Analyze and provide recommendations for construction materials, systems, and products to ensure long term project feasibility while being consistent with TRP’s goals

    Develop scopes of work for rehab projects

    Develop and maintain construction budget, schedule and field reports for each project under construction

    Provide on-site management of real estate projects under construction phase

    Attend and participate in Owner-Architect-Contractor (OAC) meetings and pencil draw meetings for real estate projects under construction phase

    Track and control construction costs to avoid budget overruns

    Direct and monitor progress of construction activities by working with construction superintendents, quality and safety personnel, and others

    Verify all necessary permits and licenses which should be in place prior to start of construction

    Monitor compliance with building and safety codes and other regulations

    Prepare necessary documentation and process to carry out bidding of any construction project by at least three general contractors

    Be responsible for a controlled transfer of the project from pre-development to construction to turnover and operations of properties

    Negotiate contracts with contractors and subcontractors

    Consult with potential and current general contractors to analyze construction needs, estimates, bids and costs

    Manage selected general contractor to ensure quality control and project delivery on time and within budget, while not only meeting but exceeding client expectations

    Manage project expenditures and job cost: including accuracy, documentation, approvals, payment reporting, and tracking

    Manage relationships with architect, general contractor and other real estate development professionals as needed

    Develop and maintain an accurate and complete project filing system to document architectural plans, building maintenance manuals / construction close out binders, costs and expenses, correspondences and achievement of milestones

    Provide ongoing project status updates and reports throughout construction

    Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, and applicable codes

    Ensure compliance with the requirements of City of Chicago’s Departments of Buildings, Planning and Development and Housing, Illinois Housing Development Authority, Chicago Housing Authority, Housing and Urban Development and any other public entity as required. Ensure design compliance with the architectural and construction standards of the funding source for the project (CDBG, HOME, Section 811, etc.)

    Ability to read, understand, and explain architectural and engineering drawings

    Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and foster positive business relationships

    Ability to be innovative and creative in challenging situations

    Ability to adapt to changing demands and priorities

    Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies

    Attend and participate in required organizational programs and staff meetings

    Other duties as assigned by Chief Real Estate Development Officer

    Performance Measures

    • Timely, quality production of construction and financial status reports
    • Achievement of annual goals

      Effective preparation for and participation in required meetings and events

      Effective, consistent execution of day-to-day responsibilities

      Effective, strategic development of relationships with peers, leaders and partners

      Effective coordination with other department members to achieve organizational goals

      Accurate and effective communication with TRP staff, partners, and clients

    Essential Knowledge and Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Construction Management or related fields (Master’s degree preferred)
    • Minimum of 5 years in related work experience or project management positions with responsibility for projects over $5 million
    • Construction experience with Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) funded affordable housing strongly preferred.
    • Construction experience with multifamily rental housing strongly preferred.
    • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal written and oral communications, and demonstrated public presentation skills
    • Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to work well with little supervision and in a collaborative work environment
    • Detail-oriented and self-motivated with ability to multi-task
    • Commitment to produce high-quality work
    • Experience in reading and assessing architectural drawings and specifications
    • Ability to work with consultants, local government, and other experts
    • Ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds
    • Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Excel, MS project and AutoCAD
    • Bilingual/Bicultural in English/Spanish preferred

    Special Working Conditions and Demands

    • Ability to meet time restricted deadlines
    • Able to work early mornings, some evenings, and weekends
    • Must have means of transportation to visit project sites daily, or as needed, with ability to travel within the metropolitan area
    • Ability to effectively function at construction work sites/hard hat areas, including walking and maneuvering on uncompleted floor surfaces, among construction materials and debris, and climbing stairs and ladders
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    Position Classification

    Exempt

    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.

    Application Instructions
    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, Chicago, IL 60608

Development Officer

05/18/2022

The Development Officer is responsible for managing a portfolio of primarily institutional donors to increase TRP’s visibility, funding, and donor retention. This position will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors. The Officer is a moves-management practitioner who stewards and strengthens existing relationships and cultivates new relationships.

Position Title

Development Officer

Supervisory Relationship

Chief Development Officer (CDO)

Organization General Description

The Resurrection Project’s mission is to build trusting relationships to educate and propel individuals, immigrants, and families to achieve their social and economic aspirations, stable homes, and equitable participation in their community. Our vision is for families and individuals to have the increased capacity to reach their goals and improve their socio-economic status. TRP builds families’ financial security, provides access to affordable housing, defends immigrant rights, and inspires collective power. We continue the commitment of our original founders—increasing investment in neighborhoods of color and ensuring that all households have access to resources and tools for their sustained well-being.

Department Purpose

Institutional Advancement (IA) aligns and integrates fundraising, capitalization efforts, brand strategy, marketing and communications, and monitoring and evaluation to achieve TRP’s five-year goals. The team works with TRP programs, IT, and Accounting to raise TRP’s visibility and increasing resources. IA is a fast-paced environment. TRP secured $48M in philanthropy and Program Related Investments (non-government funds) from FY19 to FY21. During the next five years our focus is properly capitalizing our Adelante Juntos!/Together Forward! initiative.

General Job Description

The Development Officer is an integral part of IA. The Development Officer is responsible for managing a portfolio of primarily institutional donors to increase TRP’s visibility, funding, and donor retention. This position will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors. The Officer is a moves-management practitioner who stewards and strengthens existing relationships and cultivates new relationships.

Key functions include:

  • Institutional fundraising
  • Writing: proposals, reports, collateral material including Annual Reports, pitch decks, Impact Reports, etc.
  • Event and individual giving support
  • Other duties as assigned

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage portfolio relationships and the solicitation process for foundation, corporate, and other institutional supporters, and prospects.
  • Identify strategic opportunities to engage prospective new donors, lapsed donors, and further involve current donors.
  • Oversee the creation and execution of a stewardship and solicitation plan that includes a solicitation calendar for annual funding from institutions
  • Produce written narrative for revenue generation, including case statements, annual templates, proposals, reports, solicitation materials, and other relevant documents.
  • Strategize with senior staff on cultivation and stewardship opportunities, including relevant briefings.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of events to support departmental goals, including fundraising events, site visits, and other solicitation and stewardship activities.
  • Stay informed on giving trends, reports, and studies that are relevant to and inform fundraising strategies.
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Maintain up to date donor records utilizing the database, Salesforce.

Performance Measures

  • In partnership with IA team, raise a budgeted $7.8M in philanthropic revenue in FY22
  • Retain 75% of giving, and meet other fundraising KPI’s
  • Achieve fundraising event goals, e.g.net revenue, new potential supporters, etc.
  • Increase giving from new donors through targeted campaigns

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Three to five years of fundraising experience
  • Experience applying fundraising strategies and techniques with a proven yield
  • Keen understanding of donor moves management
  • Successful development track record in 1) soliciting and securing grants/gifts, 2) meeting or exceeding goals, 3) establishing and nurturing relationships
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Superb project management skills
  • Technical competence using a customer relationship management system
  • Experience with Salesforce is preferred
  • Ability to prioritize tasks under tight deadlines
  • Talent for maintaining high standards and work quality
  • Agility in responding to emerging demands and changing priorities
  • Willingness to learn and stay informed about the issues addressed by TRP
  • Curiosity and desire to continue professional development
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills and ability to prioritize and execute responsibilities in the face of conflicting priorities
  • Personal qualities of strong work ethic, emotional intelligence, and diligence
  • A sense of humor, tolerance for change, and a demonstrated ability to contribute to a positive culture
  • A team player who can motivate others
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft and social media platforms

Special Working Conditions and Demands

Ability to drive and/or travel within city and suburbs, and potentially out of state.

Position Classification

Full-Time, Exempt

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.

Application Instructions

Please send resume and professional writing sample by email. No phone calls please.

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]

Facilities Service Technician

05/18/2022

The Resurrection Project has an immediate need for Facilities Service Technicians located at our Pilsen, Little Village and Melrose Park properties. The Service Technician will assist in day-to-day maintenance operations and complete general maintenance work orders, service requests and execute vacant apartment “Turns” or “Make-Readies” as assigned by the Facilities Department’s Superintendent, Manager, and Supervisor so as to maintain the exterior and interior of TRP’s commercial and residential buildings.

Position Title

Facilities Service Technician

Supervisory Relationship

Facilities Manager

Organization General Description

The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. TRP, started with an initial seed capital of $30,000, and its efforts have leveraged over $600 million in community investment.

The organization’s entrepreneurial spirit has transformed its success into a model that strengthens the social fabric of troubled neighborhoods'. TRP’s model includes three-pillars:

  • Community Ownership: Provide tools and skills for self-advocacy.
  • Community Wealth: Enable financial stability to induce economic mobility.
  • Stewardship of Community Assets: Build and preserve assets to revitalize neighborhoods.

Division Purpose

The purpose of the Real Estate Assets and Services (REAS) division is the management of the social, fiscal, and physical aspects of the operation of TRP owned residential, commercial, and community properties.  The REAS division is comprised of teams in Property Management, Compliance, Maintenance, and Resident Services who work together to ensure our physical assets and tenants are cared for and supported.  In addition, this team works together and in alignment with TRP departments to learn in-depth the needs of the community in which they serve and the specific needs of the asset and tenant.

General Job Description

The Resurrection Project has an immediate need for Facilities, Service Technicians located at our Pilsen, Little Village and Melrose Park properties. The Service Technician will assist in day-to-day maintenance operations and complete general maintenance work orders, service requests and execute vacant apartment “Turns” or “Make-Readies” as assigned by the Facilities Department’s Superintendent, Manager, and Supervisor so as to maintain the exterior and interior of TRP’s commercial and residential buildings.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

Perform general repair and maintenance such as, but not limited to the following:

·     Basic electrical repairs such as light bulb replacement, GFCI, toggle switch and outlet replacements.

·     Basic plumbing repairs such as shower, toilet, faucet, vanity, drains, and sink fixture issues.

·     Basic carpentry repairs such as doors, door jambs, locks, cabinets, countertops, window sash, windowsills, and window screen repairs or replacements.

·     Participates in vacant unit turn-over process which is our “Make-Ready” program to help ensure that vacant apartments are quickly assessed, assigned, and made ready for new prospect/resident move in.

·     Visually inspect buildings and grounds during daily work and report anything in need of repair, replacement, or extra ordinary circumstances regarding the properties or its occupants to the Facilities Superintendent, Facilities Manager and/or Facilities Supervisor.

·     Maintains assigned buildings neat and organized by routinely performing exterior and interior grounds and basic cleaning of common areas inside and out by sweeping, dusting, vacuuming, and wiping down of hard surfaces.

·     Removes garbage from all trash cans and waste baskets. Garbage cans, dumpsters, chute-rooms, and surrounding areas must be kept up and free of trash and debris.

·     Responds to TRP staff, partners, department heads, apartment residents and commercial tenants in a professional, courteous, and timely manner.

·     Abides by our computerized, Yardi, maintenance work-order program when completing work-orders and service requests. Providing detailed information on services performed and parts utilized to execute and satisfy said services.

·     Treats all tenants, occupants, residents, and fellow employees with the highest level of concern, care, and respect.

·     Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment owned by The Resurrection Project in addition to shop-stock items.

·     Keeps work area clean and ensures tools and equipment are in good working condition.

·     Maintains safe working conditions for fellow employees, tenants, occupants, and residents.

·     Performs duties according to Occupations Safety & Health Act (OSHA) standards.

·     Actively seeks opportunities to increase skills and expand knowledge base.

·     Participates in on-going training and education as assigned by Facilities Superintendent and Facilities Manager.

·     Wears TRP provided uniforms, shirts, pants, and always maintains a professional appearance.

·     Assists with maintenance emergencies when necessary, such as emergency floods, snow removal, and after-hours duty/on-call schedules.

·     Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality to ensure all essential duties are fulfilled to satisfactory level.

·     Performs other duties as assigned by Facilities Leadership.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

·     High school diploma or GED and one year certification from a college or technical/vocational trade- school program in a related field.

·     Alternatively, to the above, 3 years equivalent in Facilities-Maintenance field.

·     Experience in the multi-family, hospitality and/or facilities-maintenance field.

·     Familiarity with standard equipment, tools, and basic knowledge of maintenance repair tasks.

·     Thorough and attentive to directives and guidance provided by immediate supervision.

·     Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as work-orders/service-request, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

·     Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.

·     Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Building Automation Systems/Controls, Internet, and Email.

·     Must be highly motivated and demonstrates and ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

·     Ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds.

·    Access to a motor vehicle, valid driver’s license, with proof of insurance, and ability to travel within the TRP portfolio.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

·     Must be able to climb step and extension ladders.

·     Subject to indoor/outdoor noise, vibration, weather, and other environmental conditions.

·     Lifting, carrying weights of 50 lbs., climbing, standing, crawling/kneeling, and repetitive motions.

·     Must comply with safety protocols and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, face mask, mouth and nose covering, gloves, and back support as needed.

·     Lack of heating, reduced ventilation, lack of air conditioning, odors, noise, animals, heights, infectious diseases, irregular hours due to work conditions & exposure to inclement weather.

Position Classification & Salary

Full-Time. 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, or language (any language use not related to job duties). In addition to federal law requirements, The Resurrection Project complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

To Apply

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].  No phone calls please.

Lead Grant Associate

05/18/2022

The Lead Grant Associate helps oversee the financial and compliance management of a distinct portfolio of public and intermediary funding sources that support TRP’s diverse array of programs.  This includes overseeing vouchering and reporting, financial tracking, communicating and coordinating with program managers on budgeting and spending, supporting internal and external audit questions, and assisting with completion of TRP’s annual SEFA reporting.  The Lead Grant Associate will also manage, train, and monitor a Grant Associate.

Organization General Description

The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. TRP, started with an initial seed capital of $30,000, and its efforts have leveraged over $600 million in community investment.

The organization’s entrepreneurial spirit has transformed its success into a model that strengthens the social fabric of troubled neighborhoods'. TRP’s model includes three-pillars:

  • Community Ownership: Provide tools and skills for self-advocacy.
  • Community Wealth: Enable financial stability to induce economic mobility.
  • Stewardship of Community Assets: Build and preserve assets to revitalize neighborhoods.

Division Purpose

The Public Funding division, operating within the Finance and Accounting department, manages all government relationships, including sourcing, compliance, reporting, and vouchering for all contracts with a public-sector agency. The Finance and Accounting department oversees TRP’s operating, investment and building funds, develops cash management strategies, and provides accurate and timely financial reporting to all divisions within the organization so that each division can effectively manage their respective programs. This division also prepares all financial reports needed for Vice Presidents, CFO, COO, CEO, and Board of Directors review.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Lead Grant Associate helps oversee the financial and compliance management of a distinct portfolio of public and intermediary funding sources that support TRP’s diverse array of programs.  This includes overseeing vouchering and reporting, financial tracking, communicating and coordinating with program managers on budgeting and spending, supporting internal and external audit questions, and assisting with completion of TRP’s annual SEFA reporting.  The Lead Grant Associate will also manage, train, and monitor a Grant Associate.

  • Manages all vouchering, compliance, and financial-related tracking and reporting for TRP’s portfolio of public and intermediary funding sources.
  • Lead Grant Associate will be assigned a portion of grant portfolio, but will also manage two grant associates that will be assigned the remainder of grant portfolio to voucher, monitor, and provide reporting on a day-to-day basis
  • Vouchers assigned grant funders in a timely, complete, and accurate manner, as well as reviews Grant Associate’s vouchers and reports for accuracy.
  • Oversees and prepares monthly revenue submissions for the organization for grants and contracts
  • Develops and maintains staff allocation by grant/contract
  • Provide monthly vouchers to accounting manager in preparation of coding vouchers and A/R invoices, check requests, deposits, and adjustment entries for assigned departments
  • Leads development of monthly grant tracking report for Controller, senior management, and program directors that includes Budget vs. Actuals, spending by budget category, etc.
  • Works with Director of Public Funding and Partnerships on the development and/or modification of grant budgets
  • Leads TRP’s annual SEFA audit preparation
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data

Performance Measures

  • Accurate and timely preparation of financial reports and compliance fulfillment.
  • Accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial update entries for entire organization by the 10th business day of each mont
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their result
  • 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 recommendat and maintain solutions to financial problems.
  • Active participation in required staff meetings and event

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public administration or related field
  • Minimum five years’ voucher experience with a non-profit organization preferred.
  • 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 backgrou
  • Excellent written and oral communication sk
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Word, Excel, MIP, Sales Force, Concur and iSupplier accounting programs, and the Internet required.

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.
  • Ability to travel within city and sometimes out of state.

Position Classification

Full-Time, Exempt

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.

Application Instructions
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, Chicago, IL 60608
To learn more about The Resurrection Project and our Full Circle Homes initiative, please visit
www.resurrectionproject.org and www.fullcirclehomes.org