Facing Forward

Job Opportunities

The Housing Advocate supports survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and other forms of gender-based violence in obtaining housing opportunities. They also actively seek out, create, and maintain relationships with private and non-profit based landlords. In addition, the Housing Advocate assists clients in accessing financial assistance to support the transition into housing and refers participants to other supportive services as needed. The Housing Advocate is an integral member of the Property Team and works collaboratively with all aspects of Facing Forward programs.

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Property Advocates perform administrative duties supporting Facing Forwards scattered-site housing programs. They are responsible for building landlord relationships, conducting inspections, assisting clients with location/re-location, assisting with repairs or maintenance issues, and working with landlords to ensure Facing Forward tenants and Landlord partners are complying with Chicago tenant rights.

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Facing Forward seeks to welcome a proven hiring, onboarding, and benefits specialist as Human Resources Manager. This role is responsible for improving and maintaining HR systems and structures that support the day-to-day effectiveness of staff.

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Facing Forward is seeking a full-time Finance Manager. Working under the supervision of the Vice President of Finance, the Finance Manager is responsible for all finance, accounting, and investment activities of the organization. They will lead all financial administration and financial reporting, as well as designing and managing effective and streamlined systems with financial impact including finance, accounting, and tax and legal compliance.

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Facing Forward is seeking a Development and Communications Coordinator to join our team! Responsible for supporting all components of development and communications, this entry-level position provides administrative support to the team, collaborates on fundraising strategies and events, and will serve as the lead staff in charge of the donor database.

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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)