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Organization :
Erie Neighborhood House
Location :
4225 W. 25th Street, Chicago, IL 60623
Compensation :

$43,000 – $44,000 / salary

Application instructions :

Erie Neighborhood House has provided the most comprehensive support immigrant and low-income families in Chicago need to thrive and has constantly evolved to meet their needs. Today, Erie House is a modern social services nonprofit with programming and resources for children and youth, mental health and community wellness, adult education and training, legal services, and more. Through these programs, we empower the people we work alongside to build powerful communities.

The basic function of this position is to support a team of professional providers serving immigrants in the Little Village area of Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods. Proyecto Cuídate is a community and client-centered department utilizing a trauma-informed approach to promoting wellness and safety for youth, families, and individuals through healing, relationship development, and the creation of safe spaces for power development and resiliency.

The Full–Time Community Engagement and Care Coordinator will be a position in partnership with the Proyecto Cuidate department directly impacting the Chicagoland community.

In return to your commitment to Erie House and its mission to the community, you will enjoy excellent professional development opportunities, opportunity for growth, and have direct impact in building powerful communities. Be a part of one of the oldest and most respected Settlement House in the Chicago Land Area.


Oversees all outreach, advocacy and community engagement efforts related to community wellness and safety, including active collaborative and network participation and coordination.
Coordinates and implements community wellness and safety related community events, workshops, and partner initiatives with community organizations and Chicagoland schools including but not limited to: Parental organizations, public and private schools, non-profit/community-based social service organizations, the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS), universities and colleges, etc.
Works with ENH staff to plan and coordinate outreach efforts in targeted areas to raise awareness on department initiatives and recruit for prospective participants.
Coordinates and facilitates Parent Café for community members and other program workshops at Erie’s sites.
Develop a system to collects information and completes timely data entry.
Creates and maintains new and existing partnerships across targeted communities.
Provides administrative and reflective supervision to assigned staff.
Collects program documentation, data collection and timely reporting.
Represents Erie Neighborhood House by attending community events and forums to provide resources and information to partners, participants, and community members.
Maintains and responds to workshop and referral inquiries.
Provides case management and referrals to community members as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
A minimum of five years’ experience working in direct service to the community, particularly immigrant families.
2 years of experience supervising.
English/Spanish fluency.
Familiarity with domestic violence, child abuse, emotional and mental health.
Commitment to social justice and sensitivity to the assets and challenges of diverse group of participants.
Exhibit sincere interest in working with youth, adults and families.
Demonstrates organizational skills.
Be self-motivated, self-directed, creative, reliable and dependable.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, and travel to off-site locations.

Deadline :
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