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Director of Financial Wellness

05/28/2020

The Resurrection Project seeks a team leader with energy, innovation, and leadership to execute Financial Wellness programming. The Director of Financial Wellness is responsible for the administration of TRP’s homeownership and financial empowerment counseling and education. Main duties include the implementation of TRP’s financial education and housing counseling programs, development of educational programs, supervision of staff, and building relationships with industry professionals. Department services include pre- and post-purchase counseling, foreclosure counseling, financial coaching, and educational workshops.

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 Resurrection Project seeks a team leader with energy, innovation, and leadership to execute Financial Wellness programming. The Director of Financial Wellness is responsible for the administration of TRP’s homeownership and financial empowerment counseling and education. Main duties include the implementation of TRP’s financial education and housing counseling programs, development of educational programs, supervision of staff, and building relationships with industry professionals. Department services include pre- and post-purchase counseling, foreclosure counseling, financial coaching, and educational workshops. Director is responsible for establishing and maintaining the Department use of the TRP Unified Data System to empower staff to use relevant knowledge to provide high-quality customer service, manage change and growth, improve program performance and outcome, and extend the TRP influence to external audiences. Director fosters an organizational culture of impact-driven data fluency and appreciation for data management systems and using data to improve programs and learning. Approximately 20% of the Director’s time is spent providing direct service (counseling and workshops) and 80% of time is spent performing administrative and supervisory duties. The Director of Financial Wellness 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

  • Establishes and monitors procedures to ensure smooth operation of programs and quality client services in the areas of homeownership, financial capability, and post-purchase counseling and workshops.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance of programs and contracts in accordable with HUD and other entities.
  • Supports VP of Financial Wellness with the oversight of the department budget, staff, facilities, materials and equipment, and other assets to ensure responsible control and utilization of TRP resources.
  • Develops and oversees the implementation and marketing of educational programs within the community, including financial education, pre- and post- purchase workshops, foreclosure prevention workshops, and individual counseling services.
  • Develops and manages FW staff, including recruitment and selection; scheduling and job assignments; counseling and coaching; development and training; performance evaluation; and other personnel actions in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
  • In alignment with TRP’s strategic plan, develops goals, objectives, and workplans for the department and ensures they are achieved. This includes work plans and compliance for projects from funding intermediaries and financial institutions, including, but not limited to UnidosUS, IHDA, NALCAB, MAF (Lending Circles).
  • Leads the integration of Financial Wellness across TRP’s target communities and within internal departments/programs, such as immigration legal services, community organizing, and affordable housing.
  • Oversees the “Ventanilla de Assesoria Financiera,” an initiative that brings financial capability services to the Mexican Consulate of Chicago.
  • Provides one-on-one financial counseling, including individualized Financial Action Plans, and group education to community residents.
  • Cultivates, manages, and expands relationships with financial institutions, corporations, government agencies and others to facilitate new investments into TRP’s service area and further TRP’s Financial Wellness goals and the organization’s mission.
  • Identifies and/or develops new loan products and services to assist clients with various homeownership and loan product needs.
  • Approximately 15% of time dedicated to TRP Unified Data System Responsibilities:
    • Train, monitor, and support direct-report staff in continuous use of the TRP Unified Data System, including Saleforce CRM to produce high-quality services to customers and data to TRP (timely, clean, and complete data).
    • Foster an organizational culture of impact-driven data fluency and appreciation for data management systems and using data to improve programs and learning.
    • Create and support a culture of results-based accountability across all TRP pillars.
    • Provide reports, information and analysis for the purposes of customer service, program development, policy advocacy, and strategic leadership.
    • Recommend and maintain continuous use of Unified Data System goals, strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements.
    • Supervise and ensure staff training, coaching, and technical assistance with an emphasis on reinforcing use of the reports in combination with other ways of knowing.
    • Remain current on industry best and promising practices in IT monitoring, evaluation, and impact assessment methods and ideas.
    • Collaborate to produce materials that communicate our approach to knowledge management, including monitoring and evaluation systems.
    • Collaborate and manage the design and implementation of other research (e.g. case studies, observations, focus groups, etc.) and produce reports of findings that will be shared with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Supports grant writing efforts for Community Wealth Building funding opportunities.
  • Maintains required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Attends and participates in required educational programs and staff meetings. This includes conferences, meetings, and trainings across the city, region, and country.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree and five years’ experience in housing counseling, community development, finance, real estate, social work or related field, or equivalent experience required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Five years’ experience in management and staff supervision. Demonstrated management skills and ability to supervise and build teams.
  • Experience in workshop development and adult education, lending and financial services, teaching, and/or counseling; HUD Housing Counseling Certification a plus.
  • Direct experience in implementation, development, and/or management of federal, state, or local housing programs and initiatives.
  • 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 and written communication; experience with marketing and sales a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and duties.
  • Demonstrated public presentation skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and Internet required; Smartsheet and Salesforce preferred.
  • Ability to learn, work and improve CRM systems (in particular, Salesforce CRM is a bonus)
  • 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 details.

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.

Supervisory Relationship: COO

Position Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Work Location: 1805 South Paulina, 5th 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

Managing Broker

05/28/2020

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

Development Officer

05/28/2020

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

Home Purchase Advisor

05/28/2020

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.