Facing Forward

Job Opportunities

The Health Services Specialist is responsible for supporting Facing Forward participants in achieving improved health and wellness through health care coordination, health education, and developing health-related resources. This is a full-time position with some evenings and weekends required. Click here for more info and to apply.
The Education Advocate focuses on the educational needs of children from Kindergarten through High School through one-on-one support to students and parents, developing relationships with school- and community-based programs, and developing education-focused programming. This is a full-time position with some evenings and weekends required. Click here for more info and to apply.
The Housing Locator is responsible for working collaboratively with Domestic Violence shelters and other housing providers’ case management staff to identify and connect individuals and families to housing opportunities. This position is required to actively seek out, obtain and maintain relationships with landlords, private and non-profit. The Housing Locator works with clients to connect them to housing opportunities. The Housing Locator provides training to staff and clients on housing opportunities and tenant/landlord roles and responsibilities. The Housing Locator is an integral member of the Property Team and works collaboratively with all aspects of Facing Forward programs. Click here for more info and to apply.
The Skilled Assessor conducts Housing Assessments with individuals and families experiencing homelessness in order to facilitate their referral to housing resources through the Coordinated Entry System. The position uses a Trauma-Informed approach and must be able to sensitively ask questions related to homelessness, health conditions, and traumatic experiences. The Skilled Assessor is a mobile position which meets with people experiencing homelessness in shelters or other service locations. This is a full-time position that requires a flexible schedule which may include early mornings, weekends, and evenings. A vehicle is required. Click here for more info and to apply.
The Skilled Assessor conducts Housing Assessments with individuals and families experiencing homelessness in order to facilitate their referral to housing resources through the Coordinated Entry System. The position uses a Trauma-Informed approach and must be able to sensitively ask questions related to homelessness, health conditions, and traumatic experiences. The Skilled Assessor is a mobile position which meets with people experiencing homelessness in a variety of shelters or other service locations. This is a full-time position that requires a flexible schedule which may include early mornings, weekends, and evenings. A vehicle is required. Spanish/English bilingual. Click here for more info and to apply.

About careers at Facing Forward

Facing Forward is an equal opportunity employer. Qualifications for employment and promotion are based upon ability to perform the job. Equal employment opportunities are provided to all applicants and employees without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, national origin, religion, creed, sex, gender identification, gender status, sexual orientation, pregnancy (including childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy and childbirth), marital status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, race, color, sealed or expunged arrest records not resulting in conviction, military discharge or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Facing Forward realizes that its employees are valuable assets. We have created a comprehensive benefits package to ensure the continued health and well-being of staff. The list below describes benefits we may offer:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Health Insurance
  • Guardian Dental
  • Guardian and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Vision Discount Plan
  • Guardian Life Insurance and LTD Coverage
  • All-State Short- and Long-Term Disability and Sickness Coverage
  • 403b Plan with Employer contribution
  • Vacation Days (starting at 10 days a year)
  • Holiday Pay (11 paid holidays a year)
  • Personal Days (three days a year)
  • Sick Days (12 days a year)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)