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If you are interested in joining a group of people that is passionate and dedicated to the mission of helping young moms and their families, look no further!

New Moms is a dynamic place to work. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and we are always searching for highly qualified candidates who are dedicated to moving our mission forward.

New Moms offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including:

  • Health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • FSA
  • Matching on retirement savings up to 3%
  • 16 paid holidays
  • Generous paid time off
  • Discounts on Bright Endeavors products
  • Free spiritual direction services
  • Half days on Fridays in the summer

We currently have three available positions: 

Through several innovations and opportunities, New Moms has doubled in size in the past three years, growing our programs to serve more young families and expanding our reach beyond Chicago and into the near western suburbs. The new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) will enable New Moms to pursue our mission even more effectively by creating the conditions for great programs to flourish with additional leadership support. We are looking for a committed, experienced leader who is both mission-minded and skilled in developing internal systems and processes to help the organization achieve its strategic and growth goals for the future.

The COO is responsible for all non-program related functions of New Moms. This includes operations, finance, human resources and resource development, ensuring the conditions for effective programming and a healthy organizational infrastructure. Working closely with the CEO and Chief Program Officer, the COO serves as part of the Executive Leadership Team which provides strategic and day-to-day direction for the organization.

This position is full-time located at our main office in the Austin neighborhood and will involve travel to our social enterprise, Bright Endeavors, and our Oak Park office.

For more details and to apply for this position, please click here.

New Moms innovative Transformation Center Housing (TCH) program serves 40 homeless young moms (ages 18-24) and their children with comprehensive housing and support services in a single-site, single-family apartment model. This is a time-limited housing program for families.  This full-time Family Support Specialist is an integral team member of our team to work to advance the missing of New Moms. We seek a professional who has a proven track record in working with young families experiencing homelessness, and seeking an opportunity to make a deep impact by providing high quality, best practice intensive coaching to support life skills and parenting as well as facilitating groups. He/she must be an exceptional communicator and relationship-builder who can work both independently and collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Salary: $34-40k DOE.

For more details and to apply for this position, please click here.

The Director of Housing provides leadership and direction in the management of New Moms’ growing supportive housing portfolio. This position supports the agency’s vision, philosophy, and values through the delivery of providing quality services that support best practice standards for services to families experiencing homelessness. This role is a dynamic position with growing responsibilities over the next year as we expand our housing services to include a new permanent supportive housing program currently under construction. S/he will oversee the day-to-day program management of our 40-unit time-limited housing for homeless young moms and their children and 15 scattered site permanent supportive housing units. S/he will help in the development and implementation of our new 18 Permanent Supportive Housing program in Oak Park that is currently under construction. This position is full-time located at our main office in the Austin neighborhood, with significant time being spent at our Oak Park location once the new building is open and families are housed. Salary $58k+ DOE.

For more details and to apply for this position, please click here.

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

New Moms (Oak Park)
405 South Euclid Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302

773.252.3253

773.252.5320

contact@newmoms.org

New Moms is proud to be a subgrantee of the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) program and a member of REDF’s national portfolio.