Careers

Empresarias Del Futuro Advocate/ETO Administrator    

The EDF Advocate is an entry-level position that coordinates activities and events related to the program, provides individual financial coaching to former and current program participants and support to the ETO structure

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit and promote appropriate candidates to participate in the EDF groups
  2. Contact , interview and register  participants  in person
  3. Maintain records of registration, attendance, evaluations, expenses, coaching sessions, follow up, events and surveys information
  4. Assist with group sessions using appropriate curriculum as needed
  5. Prepare educational materials for trainings
  6. Conduct and maintain records of follow-up calls or interviews to current and previous EDF participants to evaluate the program impact
  7. Maintain accurate data information and generate program report as needed
  8. Facilitates  utilization of the software system
  9. Enable and disable features and functionalities of the system
  10. Provides information and support to staff regarding MLEA- ETO System as needed
  11. Participate in professional training and engage on advocacy efforts on  behalf of program or agency 
  12. Attend internal and external meetings as needed
  13. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  1. Associate Degree/Equivalent      
  2. Proficiency with Microsoft programs and ability to handle software
  3. Flexibility to work and co-locate in different sites and schedule
  4. Dynamic and effective interpersonal skills
  5. Creative and organized
  6. Ability to work with minimal supervision
  7. Leadership skills
  8. Excellent verbal and written communications skills required in both Spanish and English

Send resume and cover letter to claudiaalc@mujereslat.org

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT COUNSELOR- South Chicago

Provides crisis intervention, individual and group counseling to adult victims of sexual violence. Provide individual and institutional advocacy on behalf of sexual assault victims and their non-offending significant others.

LOCATION: Counselor will be incubated in El Valor Rey B. Gonzalez Center

REPORTS TO: Sexual Assault Program Director

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provide crisis intervention, information and referrals, advocacy and linkages to survivors of sexual assault and their significant others.

2. Perform intakes, develop service plans and conduct periodical reviews of all counseling clients.

3. Provide short-term counseling and maintain an on-going case load of sexual assault survivors and their significant others.

4. Recruit and prepare appropriate clients for group counseling.

5. Facilitate sexual assault support groups.

6. Maintain accurate client records for all services and contacts made with client or on behalf of client.

7. Assist with completion of reports required by funding entities.

8. Advocate at institutional level on behalf of Latinas through participation in advisory groups and other coalitions that focus on the issue of sexual assault.

9. Participate in delivery of 42-hour sexual assault training.

10. Engage in 20-hour counselor training and continuing education.

11. Participate in agency meetings as required.

12. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work or related field

· 40 Hour Sexual Assault Training preferred

· Bilingual and Bicultural (Spanish / English)

· Strong organizational skills

Send resume and cover letter to maritza@mujereslat.org

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHILD THERAPIST

Conducts individual, group and family therapy with children exposed to domestic violence.  Provide case management and crisis intervention.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Promote and engage children and their parents in therapy treatment under the Domestic Violence Program.

  2. Conducts assessments, safety plans, and treatment plans for children enrolled in therapy services under Domestic Violence Program.

  3. Conduct 10 week therapy groups with Mujeres’ developed child therapy curriculum for children exposed to domestic violence.

  4. Provide individual and family therapy to children enrolled in therapy under Domestic Violence Program.

  5. Provide case management and crisis intervention with families dealing with domestic violence.

  6. Conduct parent sessions to evaluate treatment effectiveness.

  7. Implement pre/post test evaluations

  8. Create linkages with external resources for children with additional needs.

  9. Develop monthly reports on services provided to children.

  10. Complete and maintains accurate documentation of services provided to children.

  11. Participate in advocacy efforts related to DV and in the creation of events to promote the impact of DV on children.

  12. Keep abreast of professional ethical standards                          

  13. Participate in agency meeting as required.                                                             

  14. Other tasks as assigned by program director

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Social Services field or equivalent

  • Bilingual and Bicultural (Spanish/English) Required

  • 40 hour ICADV training required

Send resume and cover letter to estela@mujereslat.org

 

 

Sexual Assault Therapist

BASIC FUNCTION: Conducts therapy for survivors of sexual violence.  Provides case management and crisis intervention.

REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Wellness

RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Engage sexual assault survivors in therapy treatment.

2.     Conduct assessments and treatment plans for survivors of sexual violence.

3.     Provide ongoing therapy and maintain a caseload of survivors.

4.     Coordinate care with internal and external linkages and referrals to address survivors’ additional needs.

5.     Provide case management and crisis intervention as needed.

6.     Participates in clinical reviews of cases.

7.     Complete accurate documentation of services rendered to survivors of sexual violence.

8.     Generate reports of services and assist with statistical gathering.

9.     Collaborate with Vice president of Wellness in the implementation of an evaluation component.

10.   Participate in internal/external meetings as needed.

11.   Provide services in two different locations (North Riverside and South Chicago)

12. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Master degree in Social Services field or equivalent.

·         Bilingual/bicultural. (Spanish/English

·         40 hours SA trained or willingness to be trained.

Send resume and cover letter to helena@mujereslat.org

 

Mujeres Latinas en Acción hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person’s race, color sex, gender identity, gender expression, age religion, disability, national, origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status or source of income.

 

Development Director

BASIC FUNCTION: The Development Director's prime function is to manage the organizational fundraising plan through research, solicitation and acknowledgment of private and public donors in coordination with Mujeres’ Leadership.

REPORTS TO:         PRESIDENT & CEO

Position Summary: The Director of Development is part of a dynamic team of senior managers committed to Mujeres’ mission to support Latinas and their families.  The Director of Development is responsible for all aspects of the Mujeres’ fundraising plan that focuses on creating a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization.  Mujeres’ leadership recognizes that creating a robust organization requires looking creatively at the entire mix of revenue with philanthropy as part of the equation for success.  With this in mind, the role of Director of Development will be a key member of a developing a new approach to a comprehensive funding strategy.  As a member of Mujeres’ leadership team, the Director of Development will direct the development staff, integrate strategic goals and operational planning for a comprehensive development program that includes developing resources and relationships in order to ensure organizational impact and sustainability.   The Director of Development also manages the overall communications strategy of the organization.

The Director of Development will manage a team of professionals who supports the following activities: corporate and foundation relations, special events, and prospect research/database management.  The successful candidate will ensure that the best practice policies are in place and that there is a strong infrastructure to support a robust development office.  The primary source of funding has been from state, federal and local governments.  There is great interest in increasing support from all possible sources with a particular desire to institute moves management to grow support from individual donors and expand the number of corporate and foundation resources.  Enhancing the annual fund in order to meet the need to raise annual goal, strengthening grants and sponsorship programs as well as in-kind donations is expected.  While the Director of Development will personally manage a portfolio of prospective individual donors, corporations and foundations, the objective is to have the Mujeres’ leadership (President and Board members) engaged in donor cultivation and solicitation.  Thus, the Director of Development will identify prospects and support Mujeres’ leadership in their cultivation, stewardship and solicitation activities.    

            Essential Functions:  

·         Develop, cultivate and evaluate the annual development plan in order to meet and exceed fundraising goals.

·         In partnership with the Mujeres’ Leadership Team, serve as the primary voice for building an institutional culture of philanthropy. In doing so, identify and train more Mujeres’ Ambassadors who can serve as advocates for both fundraising and programmatic development purposes.

·         Identify prospects for the President and Board members and support their cultivation, stewardship and solicitation efforts.

·         Create the necessary infrastructure to ensure a stable department and supported anticipated growth in philanthropic activities.

·         Establish a monthly communications calendar which includes print and social media, e-communications, publications, appeal requests and more to increase the overall organizational visibility. The calendar should coincide with the annual development plan.

·         Oversee all Mujeres’ messaging and branding throughout the organization and externally by creating internal processes.

·         Stay updated about issues affecting Latino communities and provide guidance to Development Team and Mujeres’ Leadership to elaborate quick responses.

·         Benchmark and report decision support data to the Board of Directors.  

·         As a member of the leadership team, contribute to the development and achievement of Mujeres’ strategic and annual operating plans.

·         Research prospective private and public sources and fundraising trends to increase the Mujeres’ donor base, capacity and continuity.  This includes prospect research, stewardship and outreach.

·         Write proposals to select donor prospects.

·         Collaborate with the Finance team to prepare annual organization and program budgets, and to identify program funding needs throughout the year. 

·         Monitor and report progress against goals and coordinate communications and proposals with actual and prospective public, private and individual donors.

·         Manage and expand Mujeres’ capacity to grow the base of donor support in all areas including individual gifts, annual fund, and prospect and database management.

·         Collaborate with President and Board of Trustees on any fundraising campaigns.  

·         Serve as a staff liaison for events management, including the annual Voces Unidas Annual Benefit. 

·         Supervise, evaluate and mentor Development Department staff.

·         Oversee gift acknowledgement processes and management of the donor database.

·         Prepare annual revenue and expense budget projections for the Development department.

·         Monitor and report periodically on the status of income and expenses.

·         Perform appropriate duties as assigned by President.

 

            Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred.

·         Knowledge and commitment to the mission of Mujeres Latinas en Acción. 

·         Proven ability to lead and work effectively horizontally and vertically.

·         Previous experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe and fundraising software.

·         Expert knowledge in business and fundraising management principles and technology.

·         Demonstrated ability to influence diverse people to meet goals and deadlines, build and manage teams and work collaboratively with senior leadership, Board members, consultants, colleagues and volunteers.

·         Exceptional oral and written communications skills required for the effective delivery of Mujeres’ vision, mission and brand.

·         Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.

 

            Environmental Demands:

·         Must be able to plan, prioritize, organize and execute multiple initiatives simultaneously and independently.

·         Employee must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time; carry, lift, push or pull up to 35 pounds.

·         Requires the ability to manually operate business machinery.

·         Flexible hours are required for this position. 

·         Travel within the U.S. with advance notice may be required.

·         Access to car is required.

·         There is minimal environmental exposure.

 

Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Maggie Chavez at mchavez@mujereslat.org.  Deadline to submit is January 15th 2018.