If you are interested in joining a passionate group of people dedicated to the mission of serving women and children, look no further!

New Moms is a dynamic place to work. We are committed to eliminating racism and promoting equity and justice. We are searching for highly qualified candidates to join this movement.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including:

    • Health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
    • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
    • Matching retirement savings up to 3%
    • 15 paid holidays (including all days between Christmas and New Years) & Generous paid time off
    • Flexible Work Options policy allows for staff to work some hours remotely once training is complete
    • Discounts on Bright Endeavors products
    • Free spiritual direction services
    • Half days on Fridays during the summer!
    • Paid Sabbatical opportunities for staff with 7 years of service or more
    • For licensed employees, you will receive over 20 free CEUs during onboarding and an additional 1.5 free CEUs/month throughout employment. We promote professional development in all positions and provide work time to attend other external trainings opportunities as well. We will cover the cost of your social work (LSW or LCSW) or professional counselor (LPC or LCPS) state certification/renewal, and will provide licensure supervision hours for staff working towards licensure.

Vaccination Policy Disclosure for New Hires

New Moms employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption through the Director of HR.

Available Positions:

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Adult Education Coach

This part-time (20 hours/week) position is responsible for providing support and coaching to participants in obtaining their High School Equivalency exams and other tutoring support for college success. It is expected that 50% of time will support Workforce Development participants and 50% to Housing and Family Support participants. The Adult Education coach will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position is located at our Oak Park office and spends significant time at our other locations in Austin and East Garfield Park. (Also see COVID-19 Modifications below).

Schedule: Two full workdays (8 hours, 8:30a-4:30p) and one half day (4 hours) are required.  A full day on Monday is required to meet programmatic needs, and the other two days are negotiable upon hire. Starting Hourly Rate: $21.50 – $22.50/hour DOQ

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Training and Production Specialist

This position supports the paid transitional work-based component of New Moms’ job training program. New Moms job training program is a comprehensive program that includes career exploration, job readiness skills, financial literacy, and paid transitional work to prepare young moms ages 18-24 for advanced education, employment and job retention. This position also facilitates contextualized literacy and numeracy lessons in a light manufacturing setting at the social enterprise to bolster the paid transitional work skills. They work as part of a larger team to ensure the success of participants so they can maximize the training, coaching, and job placement and retention supports available. The Training and Production Specialist will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position is based in East Garfield Park. Starting Salary: $44,000-$46,800 DOQ

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Permanent Supportive Housing Coach

This position is responsible for providing comprehensive, individualized coaching and family support services to families who live in our 18-unit supportive housing program. This position is responsible for support and coaching which focuses on the whole family to help them achieve their goals in the areas of education, employment and family well-being that support the retention of housing and increase positive family outcomes. The Permanent Supportive Housing Coach will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position is located in our Oak Park office.
Starting Salary: $44,000 – $46,800 DOE. This position also receives added compensation for on-call shifts ($66/weekend and $22/holiday).

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IT Operations Manager

As part of the HR & Operations team, the IT Operations Manager works to provide agency-wide support across three locations: the Transformation Center in the Austin community, Bright Endeavors in West Garfield Park, and in our Oak Park location. This position has two primary responsibilities: (1) collaboration with external contractors and staff to manage our IT and telecom systems, and (2) implementing a systems approach to upgrade and manage operations, increasing safety and efficiency. The IT Operations Manager will represent company values in all communications and interactions, including our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This position works primarily out of our Austin location, and spends time at our Oak Park and E Garfield Park locations. Starting Salary: $55,000

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Floating Coach

This full-time coach provides coverage to our direct service departments when a permanent position is temporarily open or when there is additional work needed to support the mission. Our program departments include Family Support, Housing, Job Training, and Academic Coaching. This position is highly diversified and will be cross trained in services across all departments. The goal is to help support participants and the team to provide good continuity of services and support by using our Executive Skills Coaching approach and follow the program delivery expectations based on the team they are assigned. The Floating Coach will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position works out of our all of our locations and is an in-person role. This position will have a primary supervisor, but will regularly report to various task supervisors based on the assignment. Starting Salary: $44,000 – $46,800

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Director of Policy

At this key stage of organizational growth, New Moms’ first Director of Policy will serve as an internal leader of projects and initiatives connected to advancing New Moms’ mission, as well as an external representative of the organization to elected officials and partners, as the organization develops and executes its first policy agenda.

The Director of Policy identifies and pursues impactful advocacy opportunities and directs effective local, state, and federal legislative strategies. This position provides strategic guidance, consultation, and leadership on a comprehensive range of policy issues related to achieving New Mom’s mission.

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Director of Policy will work collaboratively across the organization to advance New Moms’ mission and strategic plan in relevant policy opportunities.

The Director of Policy will have a demonstrated commitment to advancing racial equity, substantial public policy or legislative experience, and experience working with local and national advocacy partner organizations

The Director of Policy will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position is located at New Moms’ headquarters in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago. Starting Salary: $77,000 – $85,000, commensurate with experience.

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Transitional Housing Coach

This Transitional Housing Coach position is responsible for providing comprehensive, individualized coaching and family support services to young moms, ages 18-24 years old, and their children living independently in our 24-month transitional housing program with supportive services. This position is responsible for providing support and coaching which focuses on the whole family to help them achieve their goals in the areas of education, employment, and life skills as they work towards exiting to permanent housing. The Transitional Housing Coach will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position is located in our main office in Austin. Starting Salary: $44,000 – $46,800

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Supportive Employment Specialist

The Supportive Employment Specialist is a key member of the Workforce Development team whose primary is responsibility is providing comprehensive, individualized case management and coaching to young moms in the program. This includes connecting families with resources, goal planning, assistance with overcoming obstacles, and providing support to assist young moms in obtaining permanent, high-quality employment. This position supports young moms so they can maximize the training, coaching, and job placement opportunities available. The Supportive Employment Specialist will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This role is full-time and works primary at our E. Garfield Park location. Starting Salary: $44,000-$46,800 DOE

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Business Development Manager

This position is responsible for execution and management of sales strategy and business development for New Moms’ social enterprise, Bright Endeavors (BE). The Business Development Manager will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position is located at Bright Endeavors in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Starting Salary: $55,000

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New Moms is an equal opportunity employer (New Moms es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades). We provide employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and do not discriminate on basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity (or expression), sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, amnesty, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

New Moms (Chicago)
5317 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60651


773.252.3253

773.252.5320

contact@newmoms.org

New Moms (Western Suburbs)
206 Chicago Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302


New Moms is the proud winner of the 2020 Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence!

2022 Platinum Seal of Transparency

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