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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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Compliance Analyst

10/21/2021

The Compliance Analyst is primarily responsible for assuring that tenant files are in compliance with Federal, state, and local laws.

The immediate objective of the Compliance Analyst is to ensure various compliance requirements are met for TRP managed properties.  The Compliance Analyst will work closely with Asset & Property Management staff to accomplish identified organizational goals.

Position Title

Compliance Analyst

Supervisory Relationship

Director of Asset Management

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 primary focus of the Asset Management division is to manage budgetary and compliance reporting of TRP owned, residential, commercial and community properties.

General Job Description

The Compliance Analyst is primarily responsible for assuring that tenant files are in compliance with Federal, state, and local laws.

The immediate objective of the Compliance Analyst is to ensure various compliance requirements are met for TRP managed properties.  The Compliance Analyst will work closely with Asset & Property Management staff to accomplish identified organizational goals.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee that all lease renewal/recertification processes are followed within the compliance requirements.
  • Review and approve initial move files for all TRP affordable housing properties before lease execution following affordable housing rules based on property program requirements.
  • Monthly file audits and reporting of audit findings/discrepancies.
  • Assist with the preparations of tenant file audits.
  • Liaison between the Director of Asset Management and VP of Real Estate Assets and Services, preparing for City/State/Federal/Investors audits and gathering documents for compliance reporting from Property Management.
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of 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, Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), Housing Urban Development Authority (HUD), Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), Chicago Low Income Housing Trust Fund (CLIHTF), Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)s, financial institutions, and other sources of renter subsidies and affordable rental financing.
  • Take on special projects as it relates to Compliance and Asset Management.
  • Analyze Yardi data/information as it relates to Compliance and Asset Management.
  • Update forms and/or procedures where needed or offer suggestions to expedite processes and/or procedures.
  • Ensure adherence with Fair Housing Laws, City of Chicago Resident Landlord Ordinance (RLTO), and any other applicable state and local ordinances or laws.
  • Ensure reports are completed and submitted on time.
  • Attend inspections when necessary to assist Compliance and Asset Management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Performance Measures

  • Timely and quality production of compliance reports.
  • Timely follow-up with the REAS team and accurate tracking of all communication.
  • Professional written and verbal communication with internal and external parties.
  • Effective, accurate and consistent execution of day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Effective, strategic development of relationships with member institutions, peers, leaders, and partners.
  • Active participation in required staff meetings and programs.

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • Current Illinois Leasing License and/or the ability to obtain within 3 months of employment as requested.
  • Must have or be able to obtain certifications of Certified Occupancy Specialist/Tax Credit Specialist or Blended Occupancy Specialist.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have working knowledge of LIHTC guidelines and/or Tax Credit Specialist (TCS) certification designation.
  • Public Housing rental housing guideline knowledge or the ability to obtain the RIM Public Housing Rent Calculation designation within 6 months of employment.
  • Attendance of the CHA Yardi training and passing the exam ensuring for the issuance of a Yardi password.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel and Internet required.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; demonstrated public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated 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 as well as part of a team.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail.

 

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  1. Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.
  2. Access to a car, valid driver’s license, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area and sometimes out of state.
  3. Must be able to visit construction work sites/hard hat areas, including walking and maneuvering on uncompleted floor surfaces, among construction materials and debris, and climbing stairs and ladders.
  4. Maintain required job skills and all professional competencies.  Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  5. Cultivate, manage, and expand relationships with TRP member institutions, leaders, and partners to promote TRP’s rental goals and organizational mission.
  6. Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

Position Classification & Salary

Fulltime, 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). 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

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

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]

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

COVID-19 Community Response Worker (CCRW)

10/21/2021

Community Response Workers will play a key role in Chicago’s effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. This opportunity will allow individuals to contribute to the fight against the virus while working as part of the Community Response Corps.

Community Response Workers are responsible for connecting diverse communities to COVID testing, vaccination sites, and resources including contact tracing and/or case investigation as assigned. It is essential to draw on community strengths and trusted community networks to respond effectively to COVID-19 and to longstanding health inequities made worse by the pandemic.

Program Summary

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is responding to the emergency presented by COVID-19. During the period of community transmission, CDPH is working continuously to detect new cases, identify sources of transmission, protect vulnerable populations and control spread. These efforts are essential to keeping the numbers of affected individuals low enough that our healthcare community can provide all needed services.

CDPH selected the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) to serve as the Lead Coordinating Organization to implement the Chicago COVID-19 Community Response Corps.  Formerly named the Chicago COVID-19 Contact Tracing Corps, the Community Response Corps is comprised of over 500 Chicago residents who responded to the call to help protect Chicago communities that have been most devastated by the pandemic. The Corps Members conduct targeted activities that limit the spread of COVID-19. They are employed by 30 Community Based Organizations and supported by The Partnership and the following Project Partners that deliver training, professional development, and resource coordination: University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, NORC at the University of Chicago, Malcolm X College of the City Colleges of Chicago, and Sinai Urban Health Institute.

Position Description

As a member of the Corps, Community Response Workers will play a key role in Chicago’s effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. This opportunity will allow individuals to contribute to the fight against the virus while working as part of the Community Response Corps.

Community Response Workers are responsible for connecting diverse communities to COVID testing, vaccination sites, and resources including contact tracing and/or case investigation as assigned. It is essential to draw on community strengths and trusted community networks to respond effectively to COVID-19 and to longstanding health inequities made worse by the pandemic.

Community Response Workers may support with any or all the following, as needed:

  • Testing sites
  • Vaccination scheduling and sites
  • COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing
  • Event outreach and in-person community canvassing
  • COVID-19 Hotline Call Center (inbound and outbound calls)
  • Community resources (Healthcare, Mental health, Housing, Rental Assistance, Food Support)
  • Employment resources
  • Any other activity CDPH may deem necessary to slow the transmission of Covid-19

Community Response Workers must comply with all CDPH and Community Response Corps training regarding confidentiality and the handling of personally identifiable information; and follow all scripts, policies and procedures established for the program.

This position offers full-time and part time work, with shifts available seven days a week, including evenings and weekends. The position is grant funded through June 30, 2022. Continuation of the position after June 30, 2022, is dependent upon sustained grant funding and public health need.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Community Response Worker may be assigned to multiple sets of responsibilities and is expected to be prepared to carry out the following:

Promoting COVID-19 Related Topics & Vaccination Knowledge

  • Stay up to date on all COVID-19-related news and developments from reliable sources, including: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH)
  • Visit the CDC, IDPH, CDPH websites on a regular basis to be kept up to date with COVID-19 cases and vaccination rates and implement work plans to support communities with COVID testing and vaccination resources
  • Monitor CDPH’s COVID Dashboard on a weekly basis to track the City’s current cases, hospitalizations, positivity rate, and vaccination percentage by zip code
  • Represent the Corps as a vaccine ambassador
  • Communicate gaps in community knowledge and information sharing to the Partnership, to inform training requests and additional learning/professional development

Community Health Work, Outreach, and Canvassing

  • Conduct community outreach in needed communities to discuss COVID-related topics, vaccination hesitancy, and resources available. Discuss risk of exposure and provide approved information on self-quarantine procedures, what to do if symptoms develop, and, if appropriate, make referrals for testing or other resources for assistance.
    • Support planning and execution of COVID-related events/sites including city events and weekend/evening events.
    • Collaborate with CDPH and other city emergency operations centers, local health providers, and community-based organizations to design and implement activities, events, and interventions.
  • Community engagement and outreach to promote vaccination
  • Connect community members to resources to meet the full range of their COVID-related needs such as food security, health and mental health, employment, housing, childcare, and other resources.

Staffing COVID-19 Hotline Call Center

  • Staff the COVID-19 Hotline
    • Answer inbound calls from community members calling the hotline. Provide services, including but not limited to responding to questions/answers on COVID-related issues, scheduling for city vaccination sites, directing to helpful local resources
    • Conduct outbound calls via special assigned projects by CDPH
  • Staff the Case Investigation or Contact Tracing Queues
    • Carry out inbound calls communicating with persons who have contracted COVID-19 or who have sustained close contact with a COVID-19 infected individual, information, and guidance to interrupt/reduce the ongoing transmission of the virus.
    • The Community Response Worker will use web-based platform (Salesforce) to communicate with assigned contacts; obtain symptom information; refer contacts for testing and/or supportive services; provide instructions for self-quarantine; and obtain information about possible contact with others at risk.

Ongoing Expectations

  • Systematically collect and record information in corresponding centralized databases.
  • Communicate with colleagues, supervisors, leads, and the public in a professional and empathetic manner.
  • Collaborate with supervisor(s) in identifying and meeting project goals.
  • Maintain regular, frequent contact with supervisor and/or leads for special initiatives
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and related trainings.
  • Participate in Earn and Learn opportunities*
  • Attend all team meetings
  • Conduct other COVID-19 related duties as assigned.

*NOTE: Earn and Learn training opportunities prepare Corps members for permanent, full-time placement in public health and related fields. These opportunities are being continuously developed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally, appropriately, and effectively with a wide range of culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress.
  • Excellent ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a professional and empathetic manner.
  • Ability to think critically and assess multiple perspectives of a given situation.
  • Computer skills are necessary and should include the ability to access and navigate Microsoft programs, email accounts, web browsers, as well as gain knowledge of and efficiency with various databases and software programs following training.
  • Equal comfort with working individually and within a team environment that emphasizes interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Applicants must reside, or have extensive work/lived experience, in the high economic hardship communities identified by the Chicago Department of Public Health for the purposes of this grant program (see attached list).
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • A background check is required. However, the circumstances of prior justice-involvement will be considered on a case-by-case basis and will not necessarily disqualify a candidate.
  • Present evidence of identity and authorization to work in the United States (I-9 documentation) is required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience conducting telephone or in-person interviews.
  • Community engagement and/or outreach experience.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Contact tracing experience.
  • Fluency in Spanish, Polish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or additional languages highly valuable.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

The position consists of remote work, in office work, and in-person outreach, or a combination of all as determined based on the needs of the initiatives assigned by the funders and the requirements of the Community Based Organization of employment. The position requires responding to public health emergencies and at times requires rapid turnaround of communications on short notice. All Community Response Corps employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Eco Statement

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, its partners, and subcontractors are committed to a policy that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation; and to making all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment opportunity.

Salary and Benefits

Community Response Workers will earn $20 per hour with benefits. All payroll and benefits will be administered by the Community Based Organization as the direct employer.

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

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

ERAP Application Specialist

10/21/2021

The Resurrection Project seeks a ERAP Application Specialist for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a grant assistance program designed to support landlords and tenants in Chicago that are unable to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ERAP Application Specialist will be the point of contact for applicants and requires excellent communication skills. Works with tenants and landlords to complete applications and review for completeness, requests additional documents, may check for duplication of benefits, and recommend for approval or denial of grant amount.

The ERAP Application Specialist is a member of the ERAP team 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 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work directly with applicants (tenants and landlords) to ensure that all applications are complete with supporting documentation.
  • Maintain knowledge of ERAP program and handle calls from new and current applicants to answer questions around the program
  • Work one on one with applicants to submit complete applications and listen to applicants’ feedback to resolve any issues or conflicts.
  • Check for duplication of benefits that applicant may have received through other Emergency Rental Assistance Programs via the State of Illinois portal.
  • Based upon final application and revision of documents ERAP Application Specialist will submit a recommendation of approval or denial of grant award to ERAP Closer.
  • Monitor all incoming data in Unqork software platform.
  • Maintain data integrity and reporting systems to effectively track client and application progress; adhere to all guidelines related to confidentiality of files and records.
  • Build, maintain, and encourage a productive working relationship with all staff members.
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Two years’ experience in customer service, housing counseling, case management, community
  • Ability to adapt to new systems and processes.
  • Bilingual in 2 or more languages a plus, but not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate instructions to clients; questions and inquiries must be sufficiently addressed to avoid confusion and misinterpretation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to listen well, convey thoughts clearly, and work effectively as a team member.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and duties.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and Internet required; Smartsheet.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team, problem solve, and be persistent.
  • Adhere to highest ethical standards.
  • 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.

Statement of Equal Opportunity

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

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

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

Facilities Service Technician

10/21/2021

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.

Grant Associate

10/21/2021

The Grant Associate supports the financial and compliance management of a distinct portfolio of public and intermediary funding sources for TRP’s diverse array of programs.  This work includes 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.

Position Title

Grant Associate

Supervisory Relationship

Lead 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 Grant Associate supports the financial and compliance management of a distinct portfolio of public and intermediary funding sources for TRP’s diverse array of programs.  This work includes 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.

  • Manages day-to-day vouchering, compliance, and financial-related tracking and reporting for a subset of TRP’s portfolio of public and intermediary funding sources.
  • Vouchers assigned grant funders in a timely, complete, and accurate manner
  • Supports preparation of monthly revenue submissions for the organization for grants and contracts
  • Helps track and maintain list of staff allocation by grant/contract
  • Provides monthly vouchers to accounting manager in preparation of coding vouchers and A/R invoices, check requests, deposits, and adjustment entries for assigned departments
  • Supports development of monthly grant tracking report for Controller, senior management, and program directors that includes Budget vs. Actuals, spending by budget category, etc.
  • Works on the development and/or modification of grant budgets
  • Helps 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 recommendations, and maintain solutions to financial problem
  • Active participation in required staff meetings and event

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public administration, or related field
  • Minimum three 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 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.

Immigration Legal Services Coordinator

10/21/2021

Direct client duties:

  • Welcome new and current clients for the Immigration Legal Services Department.
  • Respond to general calls/walk-in and email inquiries in a timely and professional manner. Make referrals in these situations to appropriate services when not available internally from agency.
  • Conduct phone / in-person inquiries where necessary to determine eligibility for services, and identify basic case facts.
  • Assist individuals with completion of intake forms, register clients for consultations, and direct inquiries to appropriate staff or sources based on client need.
  • Manage Immigration Intake Line and transfer calls when required.

 

Administrative Duties:

  • Provide support to Immigration Legal Services Manager with various tasks as needed.
  • Ensure that all office equipment is in good repair, adequately stocked and kept neatly in its appropriate place.
  • Perform administrative duties including answering phones, taking and delivering messages, processing incoming and outgoing mail, sending template correspondence to clients, making copies, filing records, mailing immigration applications (when needed), and distribute correspondence.
  • Under close supervision, support our online appointment system.
  • Make office supply orders, shredding company orders and other office service requests as needed.
  • Processing client payments and donations alongside Immigration Legal Services Manager.
  • Any other work in connection with the Immigration Department that may be allotted by the ILS Manager and Managing Attorney.

 

Case management duties:

  • Refer to case management software to provide up to date information for current clients.
  • Input case notes when clients drop off/pick up documents or request updates and effectively report case notes to case management system.
  • Enter documents into internal case management system as needed.
  • Provide guidance to individuals on next steps, resources, and referrals if case is referred out.
  • Pull reports from case management system as requested by Immigration Legal Services Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Title

Immigration Legal Services Coordinator

Supervisory Relationship

Immigration Legal Services Manager

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 over $500 million in community investment.

Department Description

The goal of the Immigration Legal Services Program is as follows: to assist currently eligible immigrants with their applications before USCIS; to provide direct legal services while engaging more people in Community Organizing and Financial Wellness programming; and to provide resources for the community to prepare for Comprehensive Immigration Reform or  for Immigration enforcement measures.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Direct client duties:

  • Welcome new and current clients for the Immigration Legal Services Department.
  • Respond to general calls/walk-in and email inquiries in a timely and professional manner. Make referrals in these situations to appropriate services when not available internally from agency.
  • Conduct phone / in-person inquiries where necessary to determine eligibility for services, and identify basic case facts.
  • Assist individuals with completion of intake forms, register clients for consultations, and direct inquiries to appropriate staff or sources based on client need.
  • Manage Immigration Intake Line and transfer calls when required.

 

Administrative Duties:

  • Provide support to Immigration Legal Services Manager with various tasks as needed.
  • Ensure that all office equipment is in good repair, adequately stocked and kept neatly in its appropriate place.
  • Perform administrative duties including answering phones, taking and delivering messages, processing incoming and outgoing mail, sending template correspondence to clients, making copies, filing records, mailing immigration applications (when needed), and distribute correspondence.
  • Under close supervision, support our online appointment system.
  • Make office supply orders, shredding company orders and other office service requests as needed.
  • Processing client payments and donations alongside Immigration Legal Services Manager.
  • Any other work in connection with the Immigration Department that may be allotted by the ILS Manager and Managing Attorney.

 

Case management duties:

  • Refer to case management software to provide up to date information for current clients.
  • Input case notes when clients drop off/pick up documents or request updates and effectively report case notes to case management system.
  • Enter documents into internal case management system as needed.
  • Provide guidance to individuals on next steps, resources, and referrals if case is referred out.
  • Pull reports from case management system as requested by Immigration Legal Services Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • At least two years of experience as a receptionist, Administrative Assistant or similar, with, or in a non-profit community-based organization or a law firm.
  • Must be experienced in Microsoft Office.
  • Possess excellent public speaking skills in order to effectively and professionally facilitate client needs and staff meetings.
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally in stressful situations 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.
  • Strong customer service skills required.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, writing, and organization skills.
  • Ability to: work well under pressure, multi-task, and meet established timelines and goals.
  • Experience with case management software or CRM software.
  • Prior experience with immigration intake or understanding of immigration legal services preferred.
  • Experience with Lawlogix is a plus
  • Desire to learn about immigration law and policy.

 

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 within the metropolitan area 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 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. No phone calls please.

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]

Mail: Human Resources, 1805 S. Paulina, Chicago, IL 60608

Immigration Paralegal, Immigration Legal Services Program

10/21/2021

Direct Services, Case Management, and Data Collection Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional and courteous service to clients and potential clients including answering and returning phone calls, case preparation, and case follow-up
  • Work with attorneys and DOJ accredited representatives to prepare forms for various case types, mailings to USCIS, and filings to immigration court or the Board of Immigration Appeals
  • 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.
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Title

Immigration Paralegal, Immigration Legal Services Program

Supervisory Relationship

Managing Attorney of Immigration Legal Services Program

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 over $500 million in community investment.

Department Description

The goal of the Immigration Legal Services Program is as follows: to assist currently eligible immigrants with their applications before USCIS; to provide direct legal services while engaging more people in Community Organizing and Financial Wellness programming; and to provide resources for the community to prepare for Comprehensive Immigration Reform or  for Immigration enforcement measures.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Direct Services, Case Management, and Data Collection Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional and courteous service to clients and potential clients including answering and returning phone calls, case preparation, and case follow-up
  • Work with attorneys and DOJ accredited representatives to prepare forms for various case types, mailings to USCIS, and filings to immigration court or the Board of Immigration Appeals
  • 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.
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as an immigration paralegal, handling primarily Removal/Deportation Defense (including Cancellation of Removal and Asylum) and Bond Hearings before Chicago EOIR
  • Experience working with both detained and non-detained clients
  • Ability to assist attorneys with management of court docket with limited supervision
  • Additional experience with family-based immigration, naturalization, greencard renewal, DACA, VAWA, and U-visa cases
  • Familiarity with filing requirements for EOIR, BIA, and USCIS
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work well with people of diverse cultural, educational, and professional backgrounds
  • MUST BE BILINGUAL IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; mostly Monday-Friday
  • Some evenings and weekends required.
  • Access to a car, valid driver’s license and insurance, and ability to travel within the metropolitan area

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). 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.

Application Instructions

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

Program Associate

10/21/2021

The Program Associate will help provide technical assistance and support for TRP’s subgrantee contracts.  This includes supporting contracting and budgeting; reviewing subgrantee vouchers for payment; providing training and support on applicable policies, procedures, and technical systems (i.e., Sales Force); and helping implement capacity building programs that expand the ability of TRP subgrantees to deliver services.

Position Title

Program Associate

Supervisory Relationship

Director of Public Funding & Partnerships

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 Public Funding & Partnership Department is to manage all The Resurrection Project’s (TRP) governmental contract relationships including sourcing, compliance, reporting, subgrantee relationships, and vouchering.  Over the past three years, TRP has expanded its partnerships with a wide variety of local and regional not-for-profit organizations to help deliver immigration, housing, and financial wellness programming.  These partners serve as subgrantees contracted by TRP to support programs funded by the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Program Associate will help provide technical assistance and support for TRP’s subgrantee contracts.  This includes supporting contracting and budgeting; reviewing subgrantee vouchers for payment; providing training and support on applicable policies, procedures, and technical systems (i.e., Sales Force); and helping implement capacity building programs that expand the ability of TRP subgrantees to deliver services.

  • Provide day-to-day technical assistance and support for TRP subgrantee program partners
  • Provide capacity building support to interested subgrantees to help expand/improve their ability to deliver grant programs
  • Help review monthly subgrantee vouchers, working with partners as necessary to make corrections, and submit for payment by Finance Department
  • Review subgrantee budgets and prepare subgrant contracts/MOUs
  • Provide training and support on applicable program policies, procedures, and technology – in particular, TRP’s Sales Force-based subgrantee voucher portal
  • Monitor subgrantee budget vs. actuals and work to ensure timely submittal of vouchers by partners, as well as spend down of awards
    • Perform other duties as assigned

Performance Measures

  • Provide prompt, thorough support and technical assistance to subgrantees with a wide range of programmatic experience and capacity.
  • Develop effective relationships/partnerships with subgrantees, colleagues, and funding agencies
  • Complete proposals, reports, and compliance tasks in a timely manner
  • Maintain required records, reports, and files in an organized manner
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies
  • Meet professional development goals

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to mission of TRP
  • Willingness to meet the high standards of the organization
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills that excel in cultural sensitivity and respect for differences
  • Strong people skills with ability to build relationships and achieve results with others in a cross-functional team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to identify process improvements
  • Experience with government and intermediary contract management and fundraising strategies
  • Strong skills in project management, writing and editing
  • Strong computing skills, with demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office, Adobe, Sales Force, and related programs
  • Accounting, financial analysis, and/or legal sector experience a plus

Special Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work some evenings
  • Ability to drive and travel occasionally within city and suburbs

Educational Requirement

Bachelor’s Degree required.  Minimum of three years of program management, public administration, grants management, contract management, community development or related experience.

Position Classification

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, 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.

Application Instructions

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

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]

Mail: The Resurrection Project, Human Resources
1805 South Paulina, Chicago, IL 60608

Property Manager Associate

10/21/2021

The Property Manager Associate is responsible for assuring that tenant files follow Federal, State and local laws and completion of all reports required of these agencies. This position works with a team consisting of property manager, maintenance personnel, and resident services to ensure compliance with all rules and regulations of the property. Current rental portfolio consists of 600 units and growing, a mix of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8 vouchers, IHDA, naturally occurring affordable housing, commercial property, and assets held for future development.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and send out lease renewal/recertification letters 120 days prior to expirations. Included with the expiration notice is the questionnaire, and a request to return verification information to verify the income and assets.
  • Assist property manager to Inspect available vacancies and work with maintenance and/or contractors to create scope of work needed to prep for occupancy.
  • Maintain assigned waiting lists, coordinating with property manager to ensure vacant units are filled quickly.
  • Prepare all applicable lease documents to ensure timely move-ins and adherence to applicable and related rules and regulations for assigned properties.
  • Ensure all tenant contact information is up to date and properly recorded in Yardi.
  • Follow up with the managers to review the Tenant Income certification (TIC) forms drafted prior to lease renewal.
  • Prepare TIC & leasing documents for Property Managers together with lease riders and update management software.
  • Assist with the preparations of tenant file audits.
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of Chicago Landlord Tenant Ordinance, Fair Housing Laws, 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.
  • Analyze information given by applicants to determine eligibility.
  • Update forms and/or procedures where needed or offer suggestions to expedite processes and/or procedures.
  • Ensure adherence with Fair Housing Laws, City of Chicago Resident Landlord Ordinance (RLTO), and any other applicable state and local ordinances or laws.
  • Ensure reports are completed timely.
  • Attend the unit inspection with the property manager and complete inspection form noting any issued discovered.
  • Audit resident files making notes of issues and ensuring they are all compliant.
  • Processes re-certifications (i.e., sets up interviews, assist with filling out forms, follows up with processing information, calculates income, prepares leases).
  • Prepare tenant file audits and process intake applications. The compliance specialists will cross audit another compliance specialists’ work, as to maintain separation of preparation and audit.

Performance Measures

  • Timely and quality production of re-certifications and compliance reports.
  • Timely follow-up with tenants and accurate tracking of all communication in Yardi.
  • Professional written and verbal communication with applicants and residents alike.
  • Effective, accurate and consistent execution of day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Effective, strategic development of relationships with member institutions, peers, leaders, and partners.
  • Active participation in required staff meetings and programs

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Current Illinois Leasing License and/or the ability to obtain within 3 months of employment as requested.
  • Must have or be able to obtain certifications of Certified Occupancy Specialist/Tax Credit Specialist or Blended Occupancy Specialist.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have working knowledge of LIHTC guidelines and/or Tax Credit Specialist (TCS) certification designation.
  • Public Housing rental housing guideline knowledge or the ability to obtain the RIM Public Housing Rent Calculation designation within 6 months of employment.
  • Attendance of the CHA Yardi training and passing the exam ensuring for the issuance of a Yardi password.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel, Yardi, and Internet required.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; demonstrated public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated 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 as well as part of a team.
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) written and speaking required.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • 2 years plus experience in property management, asset management and/or affordable housing. Bachelor’s Degree is 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.
  • Must be able to visit construction work sites/hard hat areas, including walking and maneuvering on uncompleted floor surfaces, among 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.

Statement of Equal Opportunity

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

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

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