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Program & Events Coordinator - Rockford Chamber of Commerce

Position Title: Program & Events Coordinator

Organization: Rockford Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Program & Event Coordinator assists in the execution and administration of programs and events to Chamber members and the general public. Coordinator will help plan and organize programs and events as well as carry out essential administrative and operational duties. View full job description HERE.

To Apply: Please send cover letter & resume to Caitlin Pusateri –

Posting Date: January 9, 2018

Posting to be Removed: January 26, 2018

Resource Center Coordinator - One Body Collaboratives

Position Title: Resource Center Coordinator

Organization: One Body Collaboratives

Description: This is a part-time position; the primary function of this position is to provide management for the operations of the Resource Coordination Center (RCC) during its business hours which are: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Please view the full job description: Resource Coordinator Job Description

To Apply: Submit resume along with two references to Mary Pulliam by email at:

Posting Date: January 8, 2018

Posting to be Removed: February 8, 2018

Housing Advocate - Shelter Care Ministries

Position Title: Housing Advocate

Organization: Shelter Care Ministries


Please note: If you are interested in being considered for the position, both a cover letter and a resume are required . Your cover letter will serve as a writing sample, as drafting letters, corresponding via e-mail, and writing case notes are all vital to the position.

Job Overview: Provide support and advocacy for families in Emergency, Transitional, Permanent Supportive and Rapid Re-housing programs, while utilizing a Housing First model. Conduct intakes and help create plans to achieve client-directed goals. Regularly meet with housing residents – both in office and at residents’ homes. Ensure record keeping is in compliance with grant funding requirements, while maintaining confidential participant files. Transport residents to and from appointments in company vehicles and assist families with obtaining benefits, household items, and/or furnishings.

Advocate will also help families entering Rapid Rehousing locate safe, affordable rental housing and negotiate lease terms with property owners. Advocate will on occasion represent Shelter Care at community events and participate on committees that help end homelessness in Winnebago and Boone Counties.

Experience and characteristics desired: Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, sociology, psychology, or related field plus two years’ experience, or a bachelor’s degree in another field with three years’ experience. The right candidate will also be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and be able to learn new software with instruction. Past experience working with families, veterans, and people experiencing homelessness is strongly desired. In addition, a belief that people are capable of making positive choices and determining the direction of their own lives is important. The right person will also be able to work both independently and with co-workers and be a self-starter. A drivers license and reliable transportation are also required.

A cover letter and resume are both necessary for consideration.

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to:

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Posting Date: December 22, 2017

Posting to be Removed: Monday, January 22, 2018

Direct Care Service Providers and Registered Nurses - Milestone

Position Titles: Direct Care Service Providers and Registered Nurses

Organization: Milestone

Description and To Apply: Many positions available, please visit this website to view all open positions and to apply!

Extension Program Coordinator - U of I Extension (Freeport)

Position Title: Extension Program Coordinator

Organization: University of Illinois Extension – Jo Daviess, Stephenson, and Winnebago Counties

Description: U of I Extension has an opening in Freeport for an Extension Program Coordinator to work with 4-H and Youth Development programs. For more information contact Jackie DeBatista, Youth Development Educator at 815-235-4125 or apply at U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled –

To Apply: For more information contact Jackie DeBatista, Youth Development Educator at 815-235-4125 or apply at Deadline to apply is 1/25/18.

Posting Date: January 9, 2018

Posting to be Removed: January 25, 2018

Manager, Special Events - Alzheimer's Association

Position Title: Manager, Special Events

Organization: Alzheimer’s Association

Description: The Manager, Special Events plans, manages and executes special events in the assigned field office territory for the Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Successful outcomes will be defined in part by dollars raised, teams recruited, sponsors developed, volunteer recruitment and mobilization. This position is based in Rockford, IL with travel throughout the assigned territory and reports to the Sr. Manager, Special Events. View full job description HERE.

To Apply: Visit this page to apply.

Posting Date: November 21, 2017

Posting to be Removed: February 1, 2018

Many Part and Full-time positions available - Wesley Willows

Position Title: Many Part and Full-time positions available

Organization: Wesley Willows

Description and To Apply: Many positions (including nursing, clerical, maintenance, and more) available! View job openings and directions to apply HERE.

Many Full and Part-Time Positions Available - Rockford Rescue Mission

Organization: Rockford Rescue Mission

Description: Please visit this website to view descriptions of available positions and complete application.

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