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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 trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org.

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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Development Officer

01/21/2020

The Development Officer is an integral part of TRP’s Institutional
Advancement (IA) Pillar. The Development Officer is responsible for
managing a portfolio of individual staff, and Associate Board donors;
supporting the IA Pillar Advisory Committee; and supporting the
campaign/event host committee. Increasing the number of individual
donors is an essential component of this position. This position will identify,
qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective individuals
and households.

The Organization

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 over $537 million in community investment.

General Job Description

The Development Officer is an integral part of TRP’s Institutional
Advancement (IA) Pillar. The Development Officer is responsible for
managing a portfolio of individual staff, and Associate Board donors;
supporting the IA Pillar Advisory Committee; and supporting the
campaign/event host committee. Increasing the number of individual
donors is an essential component of this position. This position will identify,
qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective individuals
and households. Key functions of this position are estimated as a
percentage of time, including:

40% Events management, incl. sponsorship procurement
30% Annual individual giving
20% Create unique donor-focused products
10% Other duties as assigned

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead event planning for TRP’s 30th anniversary major fundraising activities.
  • Secure event sponsors and support revenue generation.
  • Develop and execute an annual giving program to increase individual giving, including leading the annual appeal.
  • Liaise with Marketing Communications to develop fresh collateral material
    that supports the annual giving plan.
  • Develop a plan to launch a new Associate board.
  • Work with the Chief Development Officer to support the 30th Gala Host
    Committee.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Bilingual proficiency in English/Spanish required

Experience, Skills, and Characteristics

  • Three to five years of professional experience with similar or
    transferable skills is required
  • Agility in responding to emerging demands and changing priorities
    within a growing and dynamic organization is required
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills are required
  • Experience in leveraging relationships, special events, and brand assets
  • Experience with managing a donor acknowledgement system is
    required
  • Competence in utilizing a customer relationship management system is
    required
  • Experience with Salesforce, or similar Customer Relationship Management system, is a plus
  • Adept with Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point is required
  • Willingness to learn and stay informed about the issues addressed
    through TRP
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and techniques is required
  • Curiosity and desire to continue professional development is required
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality is required
  • Bilingual Spanish and English is required

 

Supervisory Relationship: Senior Development Officer

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Work Location: 1805 South Paulina, 6th Floor Chicago, IL 60608

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: trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org

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

Information Technology Manager

01/21/2020

The IT Manager is in charge of effectively managing a variety of IT-related projects for the organization. Main responsibilities included organizing and overseeing projects in the IT department, ensuring efficient use of company resources, and securing operation of information systems. The IT Manager reports to the Vice President of IT and top-level staff to manage the collection and convey the visual representation of the resulting qualified data, information, and technology. The IT Manager implements IT initiatives that improve the effectiveness of the organization's products or services. The IT Manager also completes administrative tasks and compile reports that detail program activity. Main IT Manager’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 Data System. The IT Manager should: have strong leadership skills and experience interacting with and guiding IT professionals; be able to multitask on a variety of Infrastructure projects and create strategic plans; work well independently and in a team setting, as well as be familiar with several networking practices; have an advanced understanding of desktop support and vendor interaction. The Manager of IT must ensure that the IT infrastructure in the organization is reliable, secure, cost efficient, and strategically sound, reflecting organization’s needs and best practice in creating value for the company.

The Organization

After 28 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 over $500 million in community investment.

General Job Description

The IT Manager is in charge of effectively managing a variety of IT-related projects for the organization. Main responsibilities included organizing and overseeing projects in the IT department, ensuring efficient use of company resources, and securing operation of information systems. The IT Manager reports to the Vice President of IT and top-level staff to manage the collection and convey the visual representation of the resulting qualified data, information, and technology. The IT Manager implements IT initiatives that improve the effectiveness of the organization's products or services. The IT Manager also completes administrative tasks and compile reports that detail program activity. Main IT Manager’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 Data System. The IT Manager should: have strong leadership skills and experience interacting with and guiding IT professionals; be able to multitask on a variety of Infrastructure projects and create strategic plans; work well independently and in a team setting, as well as be familiar with several networking practices; have an advanced understanding of desktop support and vendor interaction. The Manager of IT must ensure that the IT infrastructure in the organization is reliable, secure, cost efficient, and strategically sound, reflecting organization’s needs and best practice in creating value for the company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Translate the organization’s vision into IT systems and procedures, articulating the critical link to stakeholders including the pillar heads, IT staff, and employees.
  •  Analyze the needs of different departments and determine ways to meet business objectives by modifying existing – or developing new – information processing systems.
  • Foster an organizational culture of impact-driven data fluency and appreciation for data management systems and using data to improve programs and learning.
  • Facilitate staff training, coaching, and technical assistance with an emphasis on reinforcing use of the reports in combination with other ways of knowing.
  • Identify and propose new systems to improve business processes and decision making.
  •  Oversee and determine timeframes for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, migrations, and outages.
  •  Manage the IT to develop, implement, and maintain IT policies, procedures and best practice guides to ensure consistency in standards and leveraging of common systems, including monitoring and evaluation practices.
  • Manage the IT inventory for the organization.
  • Create and administer security and disaster plans that will keep the organization functional in the event of a crisis.
  • Protect the company and its operations against IT risks, including unauthorized access to information, data integrity problems, loss of processing capability, and poor service levels.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.

Performance Measures

  • Identify and recommend new technology solutions that can be implemented in the organization and department level.
  •  Manage and report on allocation of the IT budget.
  • Create a culture of results-driven data fluency and accountability across all TRP pillars.
  •  Leadership abilities and qualities.
  •  Identify risk, problem-solve, and ask for assistance as well as offer solutions.
  •  Assist with the planning and implementation of IT departmental goals.
  • Meet professional development goals.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
  •  5+ years of experience in Information Technology Management.
  •  Minimum of three years of experience in all aspects of data analysis and project management.
  •  IT experience including computer operation management, multiple roles in systems and data implementation, supervision.
  • Strong computing skills with mastery of Microsoft Office Professional, CRM Salesforce, etc.
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills required.
  • Adhere to highest ethical standards.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required. PMP certification and CRMSalesforce experience preferred. Microsoft Windows certificates highly desirable.

Supervisory Relationship: Director of Information Technology

Work Location: 1805 South Ashland, Chicago, IL 60608

Position Classification: Full-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

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

Contact Information:

Email: trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org
Mail: Human Resources, 1805 South Ashland, Chicago, IL 60608

Home Purchase Advisor

01/21/2020

The Financial Coach is responsible for assisting with the implementation of financial empowerment initiatives and one-on-one financial coaching. The Financial Coach helps community members create a financial plan that includes the establishment of financial goals, improvement of credit, savings and debt, and access to financial products.

The Home Purchase Advisor is a member of the Financial Wellness department and the Community Wealth Building Pillar and works with other staff to further TRP's mission through the promotion of financial capability, sustainable homeownership, and wealth building.

The Organization

After 27 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 over $469 million in community investment.

Pillar Purpose

TRP’s Community Wealth Building Pillar builds financial empowerment and lays the foundation for economic vitality so individuals and business owners can directly invest in the community and have a visible stake in its destiny. Individuals and families are placed on the path of financial stability through financial coaching, home purchase counseling, homeownership education, and foreclosure prevention. TRP was recently designated as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).

General Job Description

The Financial Coach is responsible for assisting with the implementation of financial empowerment initiatives and one-on-one financial coaching. The Financial Coach helps community members create a financial plan that includes the establishment of financial goals, improvement of credit, savings and debt, and access to financial products.

The Home Purchase Advisor is a member of the Financial Wellness department and the Community Wealth Building Pillar and works with other staff to further TRP's mission through the promotion of financial capability, sustainable homeownership, and wealth building.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide one-on-one home purchase counseling services and contribute to Financial Wellness department goals.
  • Comprehensive one-on-one HP counseling for prospective homebuyers. Counseling includes reviewing credit, debt, saving, budgeting, down payment assistance options, access to mortgage and financial products, establishing credit readiness, determining purchasing power, setting expectations, referring to TRP Realty/Lending or/and other parties. Develop financial action plans with the prospective homebuyers.
  • Cultivate, manage, and expand relationships with participants, leaders, TRP member institutions, and partners to promote and further TRP's Financial Wellness goals and organizational mission.
  • Recruit community participants.
  • Maintain accurate data and reporting systems in TRP’s new Salesforce CRM to effectively track client and program progress; adhere to all guidelines related to confidentiality of files and records.
  • 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 Financial Wellness goals and organizational mission.
  • Maintain required job skills, core professional competencies and certifications.
  •  Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Performance Measures

  • Achievement of monthly client counseling goals.
  • Responsible for managing minimum case-load of twenty clients per month.
  •  Maintain case files in accordance with HUD requirements.
  •  Ongoing Certification/Training/Education throughout the year.
  •  Outreach and Marketing (promote TRP Services through events, networking, etc.).
  • Increase Networking (identifying new business opportunities,
  • collaborations, and relevant products).
  •  Ensure consistency, integrity and timely delivery of internal and external reporting and communications.
  • Active participation in required staff and team meetings and programs.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
  •  Minimum six months’ recent Housing Counseling experience.
  •  HUD Housing Counseling Certification is required or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire for qualified candidates with recent employment within community development, finance, real estate, social work or related field.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office required; Salesforce experience a plus; Formal credit training a plus.
  • Ability to accurately calculate income fluctuations and DTI as well as credit report analysis.
  •  Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to work a minimum of two Saturdays per month and at least one late shift per week.
  •  Participation in Home Buyer-Education Workshops, Outreach/Partner events as needed.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  •  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.

Supervisory Relationship: TBD

Work Location: TRP/Partners locations as needed

Position Classification: Full-Time, Non-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.

How to Apply

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

Contact Information:

Email: trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org
Mail: Human Resources, 1818 South Paulina, Chicago, IL 60608

Housing Navigator

08/20/2019

The Housing Navigator reports to the Director of Collective Impact and is responsible for engaging and mobilizing individual residents, community leaders, organizations and other stakeholders into action for housing social justice in communities served by The Resurrection Project.

The Organization

The Resurrection Project (TRP) seeks to transform its success in building healthy communities into a formal, methodical, national model that can be leveraged in order to transform some of the most troubled neighborhoods  into communities of promise. As such, TRP assessed all of its operations and devised a structured, methodical Community Resurrection Model (CRM) that capitalizes on its core competencies and the existing synergies within and across all of its departments. This model consists of three strategic pillars—Stewardship of Community Assets (SCA), Community Wealth Building (CWB), and Community Ownership (CO)—working together in a transformative adaptable process that strengthens public, private and community stakeholders to provide a sustainable foundation that gives rise to healthy communities.

Housing Navigator

The Housing Navigator reports to the Director of Collective Impact and is responsible for engaging and mobilizing individual residents, community leaders, organizations and other stakeholders into action for housing social justice in communities served by The Resurrection Project.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Will connect income-eligible families to affordable and public housing programs and other affordable housing options.
  • Increase TRP’s capacity to directly impact families with whom we, and our community partners, work.
  • Engage adult residents living in TRP-owned properties, meet with TRP property managers, asses needs, propose initiatives, build strategies and plan/facilitate community meetings.
  • Advance the Pilsen Quality of Life Plan, which seeks to develop affordable housing, create community driven economic stability, and create a safe and healthy community for all.
  • Work closely with TRP’s departments to included, but not limited, to; TRP’s Lending, Property Management, Full Circle Homes and Micro Marketing Recovery Program.
  • Works towards meeting funding goals by attending meetings and trainings, meeting metrics, providing written and oral reports.
  • Recruits, trains, and supports community members through leadership development to become civically engaged leaders in their communities.
  • Maintains required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Attends relevant committee and board meetings to provide updates on community programs as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Performance Measures

  • Increase number of adult residents engaged of TRP-owned properties.
  • Increase number of resident leaders developed, and community partners engaged.
  • Planning/facilitation of community meetings.
  • Ensure proper, accurate and timely initiative reports.
  • Achievement of goals laid out in TRP’s current strategic plan.
  • Effective coordination within the pillar and with other pillars to achieve organizational goals.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a social science, social justice, community development, or related discipline.
  • At least three years of experience in community organizing, community outreach, affordable housing advocacy, and/or similar experience preferred. Particular attention to leadership development, campaign
    planning and execution, and civic engagement.
  • A commitment to social justice, and experience working in diverse, low-income communities and communities of color.
  • Experience with leadership development programs, facilitating meetings and trainings, developing educational materials, and organizing community educational.
  • Bilingual (particularly Spanish) and bicultural strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills with the ability to work as part of a team and on multiple projects.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Internet, and on-line research and communications. Graphic design a plus.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and access to a vehicle during working hours, and at minimum liability insurance as required by state law.
  • Ability to travel within city and state. May need to travel out of state occasionally.

Supervisory Relationship:
VP of Community Ownership
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, or language (any language use not related to job duties).

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and a resume to trpjobs@resurrectionproject.org.