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Volunteer and Outreach Manager

Posted: July 12, 2019
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago
Anticipated Start Date: July/August 2019

Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference? Are you interested in helping connect our community to deserving Chicago youth to advance their academic achievements, community contributions, and life success? If so, consider joining the Chicago Debates team. 

Through the transformational activity of debate, Chicago Debates empowers Chicago youth to find their voice, succeed in college and career, and become community leaders. In partnership with Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Debates administers and supports debate programming in nearly 90 middle and high schools across the city. As the largest urban policy debate league in the country, we will support approximately 1700 CPS students in the 2019-2020 school year.

Position Overview

Chicago Debates seeks a mission driven, engaging, enterprising, outgoing, and service-oriented candidate with a demonstrated passion for volunteerism and education to join our team. The Full-Time Volunteer and Outreach Manager will assist us in achieving our mission of advancing the educational achievement, community contributions, and life success of Chicago’s youth through the transformative power of academic debate. The Volunteer and Outreach Manager will work in collaboration with other program staff members and report to the Director of Programs. 

Interested in this job? Find out more here!

Community Literacy Program Manager

Posted: June 24, 2019
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago
Anticipated Start Date: July/August 2019

About Literacy Works:

Literacy Works’ mission is to advance equity by promoting literacy education and the use of clear language. As a Chicago-based adult education resource organization, provides high-quality professional development training and logistical support to our member network of direct-service adult literacy agencies. Through our Community Literacy program we onboard and train new volunteer tutors, increase the skills and knowledge of continuing tutors and adult literacy professionals, and improve capacity in the sector more broadly. Our recently launched Clear Language Lab expands our services to help organizations in healthcare, workforce, and other sectors use clear communication strategies with special emphasis on supporting adults of diverse reading levels.

About the Position:

The Community Literacy Manager oversees all aspects of our Community Literacy Program, including hiring and supervising staff, scheduling and facilitating training programming, growing and sustaining our network of community partnerships, monitoring program data and outcomes, and other administrative and management tasks.

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