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In addition to the opportunities below, we offer opportunities in our Mental Health Services department for graduate students looking to become clinicians as well as other internships and field placement opportunities for a variety of fields which relate to human services and non-profit management. For more information on these opportunities, please click here.



Youth Program Case Manager

POSTED: 02/20/14

Corporate Giving and Events Officer

POSTED: 02/11/14

Culinary Arts Manager

POSTED: 02/10/14

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

POSTED: 01/28/14

Health Educator

POSTED: 01/05/14

Youth Empowerment Director

POSTED: 12/02/14

Contractual Behavioral Health Therapist

POSTED: 11/03/14

Volunteer Behavioral Health Therapist

POSTED: 11/03/14

Manager of Human Resources

POSTED: 10/22/14


Position Title:  Youth Program Case Manager
Department:  Youth Programs
Reports to: Director of Youth Programs
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. What strategies would you use to engage LGBTQ youth, and to support them in setting goals for themselves?
  2. Please discuss your perspective on positive youth development and explain how you would work to ensure that all young people are seen as assets, rather than a problem; and as a whole person as opposed to being defined by their need/s (i.e. homelessness, HIV status, etc.)
  3. What is required to successfully work collaboratively with a team toward supporting LGBTQ youth?
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Corporate Giving and Events Officer
Department:  Development
Reports to: Director of Development
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: This position is responsible for planning and leading a long-term strategy for growing corporate partnerships, sponsorships and leveraging corporate employee resource groups. This person is also responsible for managing Center on Halsted signature special events. This position reports to the Director of Development.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. A description of your experience with corporate giving and special events fundraising. Please include an example of at least one success story.
  2. Describe your experience in engaging volunteers to help with fundraising and to execute events.
  3. In an evolving digital world, what are your thoughts about the value and use of direct mail?
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Culinary Arts Manager
Department:  Community and Cultural Programs
Reports to: Director of Community and Cultural Programs
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: Oversee all aspects of Silver Fork, a culinary arts and job readiness program, including staff hiring, supervision, record keeping, volunteer engagement, leadership development, and the development of linkages with regional agencies and employers.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Please explain what roles you have played in the Culinary Arts Field.
  2. Please explain how you have worked with marginalized populations. What was the biggest challenge and how did you handle it?
  3. Please explain what kind of teaching experience you would bring to this role.
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Department:  Behavioral Health Services
Reports to: Director of Community Behavioral Health Services
Classification status: Part-Time

Essential Functions: Behavioral Health Services at Center on Halsted provides strength based therapy that is trauma informed. This position will be involved with individual, group, couples, family and youth based therapy for people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ), as well as individuals affected by trauma and/or HIV. Therapy services are available in a variety of formats for ages ranging from childhood to elders.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. What do you see as the strengths and challenges you will have working within a community center setting?
  2. As you join a diverse LGBTQ focused, trauma informed, strength based clinical team, what will you bring to the table?
  3. Please discuss how you work best with others. How do you like to be managed?
  4. Please provide your salary history.
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Health Educator
Department:  HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: Director, HIV/AIDS/STD Hotline and HIV Testing & Prevention
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: Provide pre-test and post-test HIV counseling, HIV testing services, linkage
to care assistance, and referrals for Center on Halsted clients and callers through the HIV Testing & Prevention Program. This position is particularly geared towards reaching adult (30-49 years old) white and Latino men who have sex with men in outreach locations. HIV intervention and health efforts will be focused on reaching particular neighborhoods and zip code areas throughout the Northside of Chicago.

This position requires the completion of an intensive AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline training along with trainings held by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health. This position requires extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS and STDs. Prior nonprofit experience
is required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills required.

This position requires the ability to work days, nights, and weekends on an ongoing basis.
Schedules are based on program needs.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Describe your experience and/or understanding of confidential HIV testing
    client-centered services.
  2. Describe what it would be like for you to give a HIV testing client a positive test result.
  3. MSM from certain Chicago neighborhoods (Lakeview, Uptown, Edgewater, and Rogers Park) have higher rates, when compared to other Chicago neighborhoods, of HIV positivity.
    Why do you think this is?
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Youth Empowerment Director
Department:  Youth Services and HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: Director of Youth Services
Classification status: Contractual

Essential Functions: This position oversees a multi-year CDC-funded program to prevent and
identify new HIV infections among young Latino and African American men who have sex with men ages 16 to 29. The Youth Empowerment Director implements innovative strategies to reach high-risk clients for targeted HIV testing and ensure that newly diagnosed clients are linked to care, as well as two evidence-based behavioral interventions: Mpowerment and CLEAR.

This position oversees all aspects of day-to-day project implementation, including supervising three
full-time staff members as well as managing contracted individuals and two subcontracting agencies.
This position also leads the project’s planning, evaluation, reporting, and budgeting activities.

Ability to work days, late nights and weekends required.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Describe your management style. How would you approach supervising and motivating staff?
  2. Describe your understanding of why, when compared to other populations, young men who have sex with other men (YMSM) of color have a high rate of testing positive for HIV.
  3. What strategies would you employ in order to reduce the occurrence of HIV/AIDS among YMSM of color who engage in high-risk behaviors?
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Contractual Behavioral Health Therapist
Department:  Behavioral Health
Reports to: Director of Community Behavioral Health
Classification status: Contractual

Essential Functions: Center on Halsted (COH) Behavioral Health Department offers psychotherapy and support services to a primarily lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) population. COH also offers graduate and post graduate training to psychotherapy students and professionals. Behavioral health services are provided on a sliding scale fee basis, and insurance coverage is accepted from several major providers. This position is responsible for providing individual, couple, family, and group psychotherapy. Clients may be seen at your own private practice space or at COH, however client is considered a COH client and files must be maintained at our offices.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Your interest and experience in working with the LGBTQ community
  2. The number of hours you would be willing to see clients as a contractor
  3. The days and times you would be available
  4. Whether you would intend to see clients at your own practice or at COH
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Volunteer Behavioral Health Therapist
Department:  Behavioral Health
Reports to: Director of Community Behavioral Health
Classification status: Volunteer

Essential Functions: Center on Halsted (COH) Behavioral Health Department offers psychotherapy and support services to a primarily lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) population. COH also offers graduate and post graduate training to psychotherapy students and professionals. Behavioral health services are provided on a sliding scale fee basis, and insurance coverage is accepted from several major providers. This position is responsible for providing individual, couple, family, and group psychotherapy. Clients may be seen at your own private practice space or at COH, however client is considered a COH client and files must be maintained at our offices.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Your interest and experience in working with the LGBTQ community
  2. The number of hours you would be willing to see clients as a volunteer
  3. The days and times you would be available
  4. Whether you would intend to see clients at your own practice or at COH
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Manager of Human Resources
Department:  Administration
Reports to: CEO
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: Maintains and enhances the organization's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices; directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources of the organization.

Major Responsibilities:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Preferred Education and Experience:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Masters degree in Organizational Management, or equivalent work experience
  2. Three or more years’ experience in a nonprofit profit organization’s human resource department preferred
  3. Microsoft Office proficiency required
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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