Facing Forward

Job Opportunities

The Director of Development provides oversight of all aspects of development activities and ensures that development and communications strategies align with the organization’s strategic plan to support the growth and long-term financial sustainability of the organization. Successful candidates will demonstrate exceptional writing and verbal communication skills and exhibit an innovative, forward-leaning approach to the role.

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The Property Advocate performs administrative duties that support Facing Forwards Scattered-site Housing Programs, and input and manage data for reporting. The property assistant will build landlord relationships, conduct inspections, assist clients with location/re-location, assist with repairs or maintenance issues as needed and work with landlords to ensure Facing Forward tenants and Landlord partners are complying with Chicago tenant rights.

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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)