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In addition to the opportunities below, we offer opportunities in our Behavioral 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.



Operations Coordinator

POSTED: 02/05/16

Senior Accountant

POSTED: 01/18/16

Senior Services Case Manager

POSTED: 01/06/16

Health Educator

POSTED: 12/30/15

Phlebotomy Research Study Assistant

POSTED: 12/21/15

Director of Youth Housing

POSTED: 12/09/15

Director of Transgender Programs
& Community Engagement


POSTED: 10/23/15


Position Title:  Operations Coordinator
Department:  Operations
Reports to: Director of Operations
Classification status:Part-Time; 14-28 Hours Weekly (2-4 seven hour shifts weekly); Nights and Weekends Required

Essential Functions: Be a proactive member of the operations team at Center on Halsted (COH), the largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Community Center in the Midwest. Ensure that the daily activities, events and meetings of the Center run smoothly. Identify, resolve and effectively communicate foreseeable operational problems, particularly infrastructural issues. Assist with the setup of events, including assisting with arranging furniture, checking out equipment and setting up AV systems. Respond to hostile clients and emergencies. Demonstrate cultural competency when interacting with members of the LGBTQ community. When needed, effectively converse with other staff in order to ensure that programs and services are successful. Monitor the performance of and coach the contracted cleaning company, reception, and contracted security. Promptly complete assigned daily activities and directives. Prioritize projects. As needed, complete required paperwork.

Building Maintenance and Routine Duties:

  • Inspect and maintain the overall appearance of the building and grounds; ensure that the building is clean and safe at all times; provide direction as needed to reception
  • Regularly visit the public spaces in the building; autonomously address security, cleaning and maintenance issues as they arise; report issues in daily report
  • Complete morning and closing checklists and other assigned projects; return completed checklist forms to the Director of Operations
  • Monitor the performance of the contracted cleaning company and coach as needed
  • When necessary, conduct minor fixes and repairs to damaged areas throughout building and grounds, including some relevant equipment at COH
  • As needed, setup and conduct post-cleanup for scheduled venues at COH, such duties can include the following: deliver refreshments and food; setup and take-down of bars; move, arrange, and/or remove furniture; setup and take down of AV equipment; general cleaning duties; review of inventory of items used for event; inspect the space of the event for damaged areas; organize and clean areas, etc.
  • Learn and then, demonstrate how to setup and use AV equipment, theatre equipment, gym equipment, and technology including ability to setup laptops, transfer computer files as well as building tasks, e.g. maintaining the gray water system; ability to work without supervision is essential; when necessary, train other staff on these tasks

Communication Duties:

  • Maintain positive communications with other COH personnel and individuals and/or their respective organizations; ensure successful communication with other invested stakeholders, such as individuals/organizations that are interested in renting space at COH
  • As needed, evaluate, prioritize, respond to, and follow-up with the requests of relevant stakeholders so as to (1) ensure successful customer satisfaction, and (2) ensure that all relevant policies at COH are adhered to
  • Communicate relevant problems, particularly infrastructural problems, to other operational staff (such communication will include sending effective emails and by noting them on a “punch list”); as appropriate, take corrective actions to address such problems
  • When necessary, communicate with the contracted cleaning company’s administrative designee(s) and/or staff members, along with the operations staff at COH, in order to address and resolve any problems as they relate to the provision of successful cleaning services 
  • Communicate to staff and the patrons at COH relevant policies

Duties Related to Responding to Critical Incidents:

  • Center on Halsted is a trauma informed organization that provides services to clients with, at times, severe behavior and impulse control issues. Applicants must be able to create healthy boundaries and work with patrons who have experienced severe trauma.
  • As they occur, respond to hostile clients and/or other emergencies; at times, participate in mediation meetings with suspended individuals; coach new security staff and ensure expectations are met
  • Be knowledgeable about general building systems and precautions (plumbing, fire, mechanical and electric); when necessary, execute and lead building evacuation procedures; assist with monitoring burglar and fire alarm after hours
  • Ensure Center clients and patrons adhere to the Center’s Code of Conduct policy

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:

Work Week: Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Describe how you manage stress while at work.
  2. What is your approach to engaging individuals that are not following the rules?
  3. Please describe a time when you took a proactive approach and led a successful big or small project.
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:  Senior Accountant
Department:  Finance
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: This position is responsible for day-to-day accounting activities for the Finance Department with supervisory of the accountant and senior services interns along with leveraging and engaging volunteer support.

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 work style and what makes you successful.
  2. Describe some challenges with executing work plans and goals.
  3. Salary requirements.
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:  Senior Services Case Manager
Department:  Senior Services
Reports to: Director of Senior Services
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: This position is responsible for providing case management services to the residents of Town Hall Apartments, Chicagoland’s first LGBT-Friendly Affordable Senior Housing. Duties will include providing information and referrals to the residents, establishing an individualized service plan with each resident, and assisting residents with the completion of benefit applications. Additionally, the Senior Services Case Manager will be responsible for developing and managing
a limited number of wellness and recreational programs for residents.

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 aging challenges are unique to LGBTQ older adults and what special considerations should be made when working with this population?
  2. What factors should be considered when developing a resident housing retention plan
    that addresses the physical, emotional, and financial stability of LGBT older adults?
    Please give some examples of what you would include in a resident housing retention plan.
  3. Please identify what leadership qualities you possess and give examples of times that you have demonstrated these qualities.
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 HIV testing, pre- and post-test counseling, linkage to care, anonymous telephone counseling, information, and referrals in English and Spanish to diverse callers/clients throughout Illinois regarding HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for the State of Illinois AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline and the Center on Halsted HIV Testing & Prevention Program.

Provide HIV testing, education, and condom supply outreach to bars and venues. Provide outreach and education on geosocial apps and websites.

Provide short-term supportive case management to HIV-positive and high-risk HIV-negative clients seen through Center on Halsted’s HIV testing program as needed.

Provide administrative assistance to Hotline and HIV testing programs. Share responsibility for maintaining and enhancing written and on-line information resources regarding HIV/AIDS and STDs. Assist in training department staff for Hotline and HIV testing duties.

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 and client-centered HIV testing, HIV pre-test counseling, and HIV post-test counseling.
  2. Describe what it would be like for you to give a HIV testing client a positive test result.
  3. Describe challenges that might occur with repeat Hotline callers and how you would address these challenges.
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:  Phlebotomy Research Study Assistant

Job Summary: Center on Halsted resident partner Northwestern University is seeking
a Phlebotomy trained Research Study Assistant. The Research Study Assistant performs biomedical
and social-behavioral research by administering tests and/or questionnaires following protocols; collecting, compiling, tabulating and/or processing responses; gathering information; and/or assisting
in the preparation of material for inclusion in reports. This role completes all activities by strictly
following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and all relevant current local, state, and federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy and procedure developed by the NU Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH). Please Note: Saturday and evening hours will be required. This position will be based off campus at the Center on Halsted.

Technical Responsibilities: Administration Responsibilities: Finance Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Competencies:

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Competencies:

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

Essential Functions: Directs and administers all aspects of the Center on Halsted Transition Age Youth Housing program. Supervises Housing Case Manager and Clinical Manager of Youth Housing. Collaborates with Center on Halsted Youth Program and the Behavioral Health department. Develops and maintains collaborations with homeless youth service providers. Provides vision and direction for program growth and development.

Program Management Duties: Supervision/Staff Management Duties: Other 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. If at odds, how would you reconcile personal philosophy with organizational vision regarding youth service provision?
  2. Define your leadership style and strategies you have successfully employed to motive staff while holding them accountable.
  3. Based on your experience, describe your vision for a preeminent youth housing program.
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:  Director of Transgender Programs & Community Engagement
Department:  Community & Cultural Programs
Reports to: Director of Community & Cultural Programs
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: The Director of Transgender Programs & Community Engagement will lead and develop a strategic direction that will engage transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) communities and create sustainable programming. Program focus will meet the strategic priorities of serving the life span of individuals through health, wellness and cultural initiatives. Areas of responsibility include: internal and external training, overseeing TGNC programming within Center on Halsted, providing education, advocacy and support to staff, community members, and external collaborators. Managing program volunteers is essential to the success of the program.

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 experience in working with TGNC communities and other diverse communities within the LGBTQ spectrum.
  2. Any experience relating to designing or implementing programs.
  3. Your experience working in special events and networking.
  4. Your experience in developing and implementing training programs relating to the TGNC issues.
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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