Facing Forward

Job Opportunities

Facing Forward is expanding its team! The Housing Navigator is responsible for engaging families and individuals experiencing homelessness and supporting them to ensure that they are successfully connected to a permanent housing opportunity. Housing Navigators use an assertive engagement approach to maintain contact with families and individuals and to support them throughout the housing process. Housing Navigators are mobile and a car is required to conduct field visits throughout the city of Chicago. This is a full-time position with some evenings and weekends required.

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The Rapid Rehousing Case Manager is responsible for assisting families with young children experiencing homelessness transition into permanent housing with a time-limited rental subsidy. Case Managers provide home-based case management, and support residents in increasing income, strengthening life skills, and developing a plan for long-term housing stability Case Managers work within housing first, harm reduction, trauma-informed frameworks, and use motivational interviewing and family centered-coaching strategies. Case Managers provide services to all members of the household, including children and youth. A car is required to conduct home visits throughout the city of Chicago. This is a full-time position with some evenings and weekends required.

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The Program Quality and Compliance Specialist is responsible for ensuring that Facing Forward clients receive the highest quality services, though conducting quality assurance activities, completing reports to funders, using data to improve programs, and supporting service delivery in Facing Forward’s housing and supportive services program. The Program Quality and Compliance Specialist must have experience with social service provision and be fluent in the use of data to manage and improve programs. This is a full-time position working Monday through Friday with some evenings and weekends necessary. A car is required.

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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)