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49th Ward Update
September 25, 2022
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Good Morning Neighbors,

This week we held the September City Council Meeting. It was a marathon meeting where we said goodbye to retiring Ald. Michele Smith (43) and swore in new Ald. Timmy Knudson to fill the vacancy. Read more about legislation, including the Bodily Autonomy Ordinance, that I was honored to work on and pass in the City Council Section below.

Moving on to Ward issues , we had a couple of major safety events early Saturday morning. The first was a shooting in the 7100 block of N. Clark St, in the parking lot outside of Safari Lounge and Su Taqueria El Rey. Two men were shot by a third after a dispute - details are still unclear. One of the men was shot in the chest and, sadly, has died from the injury. The second man is in critical condition at St. Francis hospital. Our sincerest condolences go out to the friends and families of these two victims. The motive for the shooting is not yet clear. Area 3 detectives are investigating and I was able to engage with them while canvassing the area businesses. I was also able to speak to those who were close to the victim. Thank you to the community members and the owners of area businesses for their cooperation in providing information that will hopefully lead to an arrest in this crime.

Also on Saturday, a man suffering a mental health crisis in the 6500 block of N. Lakewood threatened to blow up/burn down his building and barricaded himself in his home. Police responded with SWAT and negotiators and were able to de-escalate the situation and get the man to the hospital for assessment and mental health care without injury.

Lastly, I know many of you have been asking about what's happening with Touhy Park. Since last summer, people experiencing homelessness have been staying in the western portion of the park. We've been very actively engaging with the City and the Park District in working to find housing for people and provide them with any other social services they may need. We've also worked to address some of the sanitation issues and concerns from neighbors living around the park as well as residents who use the park for recreation. With the number of people experiencing homelessness on the rise in our city, it's been very difficult to connect people with the housing and support they need, but even with those challenges we've been able to match 64 people with housing since last November through two rapid rehousing events. This is the same program that Ald. Ramirez-Rosa used to house people who were living in Fireman's Park for years. The three meetings that my office has held with residents in and around the park has been extremely helpful in helping us to identify issues that we could help with, and so thank you to everyone who participated.

For those who are unfamiliar with the issue, early in the summer, the population of people living in Touhy Park was down to 4 persons because of the housing efforts initiated by my office. However, as the summer came and as more people became homeless, we saw the population grow again. This is a reality all over the city of Chicago. From Lincoln Park to Humboldt Park, people are setting up encampments to try to create safe spaces to live outdoors while they seek other housing options. I've done my best to work on housing people and bringing the park back into use for everyone, but this is growing crisis and I've reached the limits of my resources and authority. We need the City and the Park District to come up with a plan.

On September 12, a notice was posted on the door of the Touhy Park field house stating that all park programming and services were being moved to Pottawattomie Park until further notice. I was not notified or consulted about this decision. The Park District and the City have been promising a strategy and plan for how to best care for and provide services to people experiencing homelessness AND ensure that the parks are available and safe for recreation for everyone. But it's been over year and they have yet to share or act upon that plan.

As we approach another winter, I am worried about how we are going to house everyone living unsheltered in the park and about the future of Touhy Park. We need a plan from the City and the Park District. That's why we are having a community meeting on Monday, October 3, where officials from the Park District will be present to tell us about what their plans are for Touhy Park and to answer your questions directly. The meeting will be via zoom to accommodate a large group as well as provide simultaneous interpretation in Spanish. You can register here and see more info about it below. I hope that you attend and share this information with neighbors so that they too can ask questions and receive answers.


Take care and have a good weekend.

Alderwoman Hadden

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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- CELEBRATIONS & APPRECIATIONS - good news for the week
- CITY COUNCIL UPDATES - this month in Council
- WARD UPDATES - infrastructure updates and community announcements
- COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT - local events and ways to get involved
- COMMUNITY AID - organizational and personal requests for support
- GOVERNMENT CORNER - connect to your other elected officials
- COVID-19 UPDATES - latest news on covid from the Public Health Dept.
- PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATES - Important public health resources
- NEED TO KNOW INFO - alerts, services and government aid
- BUSINESS NEWS - local announcements and services for small businesses
- SCHOOLS SHINE IN 49 - school news and updates
- EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - hiring events and job postings
Celebrations & Appreciations
Let's celebrate and appreciate what's wonderful about our ward, the people, the places, and accomplishments. We need this more than ever, so please, send us the people, organizations, and actions you want the ward to know about next week! Email us at office@49thward.org
Shana Tova - Happy Rosh Hashanah
Wishing a good and sweet new year to all who celebrate! 
49th Ward Shred-A-Thon Helps Neighbors Clean Up
The 49th Ward shred-a-thon hosted by Ald. Maria Hadden and State Rep. Kelly Cassidy on Saturday from 10am-2pm at Clark and Morse was a great success. Thanks to Midway Moving & Storage for providing this free service for our constituents and to Byline Bank for allowing us to use their property for the event. Cheers to everyone getting to securely recycle their documents and clean out their homes!
Relative Returns to New 400 Theater October 2
Relative, a feature film shot almost entirely in Rogers Park, will return to the New 400 Theater on October 2. The movie was written and directed by Rogers Park resident Michael Glover. A special screening at 3 pm on October 2 will help benefit the Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society. Stick around after the screening for a tour of the movie locations, including the exterior of the home on Newgard Avenue where most of the movie takes place. 

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here
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City Council Updates
Bodily Autonomy Ordinance Passes Full City Council
On Wednesday, the Bodily Autonomy ordinance passed the full City Council. This ordinance, which I co-sponsored, prohibits the Chicago Police Department and other city officials from cooperating with states on investigating individuals who seek abortion and gender-affirming health care in Chicago. The law also shields health care providers and others who help patients seeking this care, such as by providing transportation and housing, from any criminal investigations in Chicago. Finally, the law expands the City's 311 nonemergency line to provide resources to individuals seeking reproductive health care information.

The passage of the ordinance was an essential step in ensuring that people can make the best health care decisions for their bodies without fear of a criminal investigation. While Mayor Lightfoot signed an Executive Order shortly after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, it was more vulnerable to a legal challenge. This ordinance codifies those rights in Chicago to ensure it remains a sanctuary for people seeking abortion and gender-affirming care.

Thank you to Alderwoman Rodriguez-Sanchez for her leadership and for working alongside me and other progressive members of the City Council on this critical ordinance. 
My No Vote on the Chicago Fire Practice Facility
During Wednesday's City Council meeting, I voted no on the ordinance to amend a Planned Development in the 28th Ward that will facilitate the development of a practice facility for the Chicago Fire on the Chicago Housing Authority's land where the former ABLA Homes public housing once stood. The site is near the Illinois Medical District, which provides thousands of employment opportunities Chicago's working class. 

When the Chicago Housing Authority tore down and displaced 3,600 ABLA residents, they made a promise that they could return one day to new or rehabilitated units in their community. While the CHA recently committed to building 775 units on the ABLA site, it falls woefully short of fulfilling the commitment to house those that were displaced. 

This week, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless released its latest report on individuals experiencing homelessness in Chicago. From 2019 to 2020, the city saw a 12.6% increase in homelessness, with a staggering 65,611 people in our city living on the streets, in shelters, or doubling up with a friend or family member. 

A report issued by the Economic Roundtable projects that chronic homelessness will increase in the U.S. by 49% over the next four years. Several factors contribute to this, including the increase in costs across the board. In Chicago, rents increased 9.4% in 2022; the average rent for a 750-square-foot apartment in Chicago is now over $2,200/month. 

At a time when Chicagoans are struggling to make ends meet, we have an obligation to hold the Chicago Housing Authority accountable for investing in our people by providing the stable, affordable housing they promised. 
New Legislation Supporting Transparency and Ethics
Creating the processes and providing the civic education to support good governance has been at the core of my professional and personal endeavors for my entire adult life. Making sure that Chicagoans know how government works, and how it can work better for all of us is at the heart of how I serve as your Alderwoman. That's why I'm proud to have worked on and submitted new legislation with my colleague, Ald. Mike Rodriguez (22), to empower the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to release the full reports they complete when they have findings of wrong doing on behalf of the City or it's employees.

When the City is responsible for decisions or actions that cause harm, like in the case of the improper warrant execution at the home of Ms. Anjanette Young or the demolition of the toxic Hilco smoke stack in La Villita, the public and City Council have the right to know the full findings of the OIG. Currently, the City's Law Department has the sole discretion as to what parts of the reports, if any, are released. While the Law Department and the Mayor may think that they're protecting the City by hiding information, but what they're really doing is creating more distrust of government. 
We have introduced this ordinance to the Committee on Ethics and Government Oversight.

The second piece of legislation related to this that was introduced on Wednesday would name Ald. Matt Martin as the new Chair of that same committee and name me as Vice Chair. Ald. Martin is the current Vice Chair. Recently retired Ald. Michele Smith was the previous Chair. I already serve as a member of this committee and would be proud to serve as Vice Chair and continue the good work of reform that Ald. Smith led for us this term.
Citywide Private Booting Vote Delayed
Last week, an ordinance introduced by Ald. Ariel Reboyras (30) to allow for the booting of vehicles by a private company or private property passed committee. I had an ordinance in committee to ban the practice in the 49th Ward that I held because it would be made moot with the passage of the other ordinance. The controversial practice, championed by former alderman-turned-lobbyist Joe Moore, was up for a vote in full City Council on Wednesday, but was deferred and published by Ald. Reboyras and Ald. Emma Mitts (37) supporters of the ordinance as it apparently didn't have the necessary votes to pass. I plan to vote against the ordinance if it comes to Council for a vote. Also, I will move forward with banning the practice in our ward.  
Ward Updates
Touhy Park Community Meeting October 3
On September 12, a notice was posted stating that Touhy Park fieldhouse is closed and programs have been diverted to Pottawattomie Park. Neither I, nor my team, were notified about or included by the Park District in this decision. While my team and the Department of Family and Support Services have helped to house 64 people and have provided access to services to help residents living in the Park, in addition to providing port-o-potties to help solve the sanitation issues, the Chicago Park District leadership has not honestly or productively engaged with residents or myself in a long-term plan for Touhy Park.

At 6 pm on Monday, October 3, my office will host a virtual meeting with Park District officials about Touhy Park. This is your chance to hear directly from the Park District and ask your questions. Register to attend the meeting at bit.ly/TouhyPark. Spanish interpretation will be available. 
49th Ward Flu Shot & COVID Vaccine Event October 7
The 49th Ward office and the Chicago Department of Public Health are partnering to provide flu shots and COVID vaccines to ward residents. This event will have the updated bi-valent COVID vaccines.

Register for a shot online at bit.ly/Ward49Vaccine. Walk-in appointments will also be accepted.

The event will take place on Friday, October 7, from 10 am - 2 pm, at Willye White Park, 1610 W. Howard.
Share Your Feedback on the Western Avenue Corridor Study
Join the City of Chicago for a presentation of the community vision for the Western Avenue corridor at 6 P.M. on Thursday, October 6. Register at www.Chicago.gov/WesternAve.

Members of the public can review a draft of the report and take a survey to provide feedback after the meeting through Nov.1 on the corridor website.

The Western Avenue Corridor Study is a community-based planning initiative led by the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and the Department of Transportation (CDOT) to envision an equitable future for the five-mile section of Western between Addison and Howard streets.

Learn more about the study at Chicago.gov/WesternAve.
49th Ward Donation Drive for Newly Arrived Migrants
On Wednesday, August 31 the City of Chicago first began welcoming migrants bused from Texas to Chicago. Our city greeted them with dignity and respect. We anticipate that the state of Texas will continue to bus migrants to Chicago and we remain committed to providing support and resources to our newly arrived neighbors during this transition period.

As migrants arrive and are connected with resources, they are in need of some basic items. Our office is collecting items to help the newly arrived migrants transition. Items can be dropped off at the 49th Ward office, 1447 W. Morse, Mondays through Thursdays from 9 am to 5 pm. 

We know neighbors in the Rogers Park neighborhood are eager to welcome these individuals to our city and community. However, our shelter partners at this time cannot accept “walk-up” volunteers, and due to security and safety concerns for minors on-site, there is a registration process to become a volunteer. If you wish to volunteer, please visit chicago.gov/support and complete the volunteer registration form found on the website. 
Glenwood Sunday Market to Serve as
Senior Voucher Distribution Site

Illinois Department of Human Services, Experimental Station and The Chicago Farmers Market Collective are pleased to partner together on the Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program in 2022!

Glenwood Sunday Market's director, manager, staff, and volunteers will aid in distributing Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) benefits.

Seniors who are at least 60 years and older and are at or below 185% of the federal poverty income guidelines qualify to receive a booklet valued at $25 to spend with participating farmers now through October 31. Farmers will have the above image at their booth to show customers they accept the checks.

Stop by the Glenwood Sunday Market information booth this week to fill out the application to receive your coupon book for the farmers market. The market takes place every Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm on Glenwood between Morse and Lunt. 

Infrastructure Updates
Sewer Main Replacement Project (PN7439):

Crews are awaiting approval from the Office of Underground Coordination. Once they receive that approval, permits will be issued for the sewer main replacement. This has caused the start date of the project to be pushed back slightly.

Continue to keep your eye on this space for updates on this project. Chicagoans may also visit BuildingANewChicago.org to register for notifications. You will need to enter your name, email address, and project identification number (PN7439) to sign up.
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Community Engagement
Sign up for GeNarrations at Willye White Park
The Goodman Theatre is partnering with Willye White Park to host the GeNarrations program. This program will allow participants 55+ to meet once a week and write five-minute stories based on themes raised by Goodman productions. 

The in-person classes will take place at Willye White Park, 1610 W. Howard, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 am to noon beginning September 27. 

To learn more and sign up for a class, call 312-443-3811 ext. 119 or visit GoodmanTheatre.org/GeNarrations
Community Days at Lifeline Theatre
Community Day performances for Miss Holmes Returns are on Sundays at 2:30pm and will reduce our $45 ticket price all the way down to $15!  To purchase tickets with the discount, customers can input the promo code Glenwood40 into the designated area on the sales page and that's all!  Please note: this code will only work for Sunday performances.

Miss Holmes Returns info:

Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson are back on the case! After a string of successes in assisting Scotland Yard, a seemingly clear-cut murder case finds itself at the detective’s feet. The powers that be know for certain the murderer was a young woman of immigrant heritage, but Holmes and Watson aren’t as sure. Can they find the truth before the authorities catch and convict their suspect? The game is afoot in this provocative Midwest premiere sequel to the hit play Miss Holmes, based on familiar characters from the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

A new play inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
By Christopher M. Walsh
Directed by Elise Kauzlaric

Tickets can be purchased at www.lifelinetheatre.com
Workday Event at the Hello Howard Garden September 24
The Peterson Garden Project (PGP) is hosting a volunteer workday event for the Hello Howard garden located at Howard and Ashland. 

Workday tasks include:
  • trash pick up in common areas
  • organizing communication station
  • cleaning tools and watering cans
  • cleaning water troughs
  • weeding around perimeter
What to bring:
  • Garden or construction gloves (PGP will have extras handy)
  • Water to drink
  • Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty; layers are good. 
The workday event will take place on Saturday, September 24, from 10 am to 12 pm. Volunteers are welcome to participate. For more information and to register to attend, click here
Attend Community Events at Leone Beach in September
Join the Leone Beach Park Advisory Council for a variety of programming throughout the month of August! There's something for everyone.
  • Sunday, September 25, at 9:30 am - Workday (meet at Leone Beach Park, 1222 W. Touhy, in the nature area)
For more information and to sign up to receive emails from the Leone Beach Park Advisory Council, email leone.nature@gmail.com
St. Henry's Cemetry Tour October 1
The Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society is bringing back its popular St. Henry's Cemetery Tour just in time for spooky season. 

Cemetery historian Glenna Eaves will lead a walking tour that features farmers, builders, merchants, entrepreneurs, and artisans laid to rest in the intimate and beautifully maintained graveyard. You'll learn how their lives and accomplishments shaped our history and discover surprising stories that include a tragic unsolved murder mystery, the inspiration for a well-known ballpark treat, and a romance sparked by the Great Chicago Fire.

The tour will take place from 1 pm to 3 pm on Saturday, October 1, at St. Henry's Cemetery, 1929 W. Devon (at Ridge). Tickets cost $20 for non-members; members will receive a $5 discount.

More information and tickets are available on the Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society's website
24th District Pet Fair October 1
The 24th District will host a Pet Health Fair on Saturday, October 1, from 11 am to 3 pm at the 24th District station, 6464 N. Clark. Pets will be able to receive free vaccines and microchips. All dogs must be on a leash or in a carrier, and all cats must remain in a carrier. There is a limited supply of vaccines, so 500 animals will be served or until supplies run out. 
NieghborsTables Art Markets Sundays at the Glenwood Bar
 Join your creative neighbors every Sunday at The Glenwood Bar, 6962 N. Glenwood, for the NeighborsTables Art Markets! Makers and creators of all sorts share their talents and gifts with you! The NeighborsTables Markets take place every Sunday between 11 am and 2:30 pm. 

For more information or to share your artistic skills with the community, contact Sarah via email at sarah@noddpottery.com.
The Factory Theater Presents The H.O.A.
The Factory Theater presents The H.O.A. Cassie and Steve, both successful professionals, are moving to a new city after Steve receives a promotion. Their new neighbors seem nice, but it becomes clear to Cassie that something is really off. See what happens when a local couple finds their dream home in a neighborhood that’s not quite right.

Written by Angelina Martinez and directed by Christy Arington, The H.O.A. will preview Friday, September 9 through Sunday, September 11. Opening night will be on Friday, September 16, at 8 pm. The show will run on Fridays and Saturdays through October 22. Tickets cost $25. More information is available on The Factory Theater's website
Roe Rage Themefest Benefit October 1
Help the All Women's Medical Center provide reproductive health care during the Roe Rage Themefest. The fundraiser will feature performances of song, poetry, prose, theater, comedy, and sister arts that focus on a specific theme. The performances will be interspersed with lively discussions and/or mini-lectures or analyses. 

Themefests are casual, interactive, and flexible - sort of like a classroom, only more fun. They're where the ivory tower meets the street. Roe Rage Themefest will provide a platform not only for commiserating the overturning of Roe v. Wade but also for honoring the role and contributions of women. The art will e by women and about women, with all proceeds benefiting the All WQomen's Health Center. 

The event will take place on Saturday, October 1, at the Atlantic Bar & Grill, 5062 N. Lincoln, at 7:30 pm.
North Side AARP Meeting October 4
The Chicago Northside AARP Community Group will hold its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 4, at 12:30 pm. This meeting will include information on how to research candidates for offices and judgeships in advance of the November mid-term election. Participants have the option of bringing their laptops to follow along throughout the program. 

Participants are welcome to join the meeting in person at the Lake View Presbyterian Church, 716 W. Addison, or via Zoom. To register to join the Zoom meeting, email northsideaarpcommunitygroup@gmail.com. For more information on the AARP community group, click here
Apply to be a 2023 Fellow with Disability Lead
Disability Lead is gearing up for its 2023 Recruitment season and that means they're seeking leaders with disabilities to connect with.
 
Disability Lead builds a network of positive disruptors with disabilities to increase civic engagement and diverse leadership. As the leading disability leadership nonprofit, Disability Lead commits to advancing leaders in an ever-evolving world where the need is high for disabled innovators who are positive disruptors. 

The deadline to apply is October 14, and the early bird deadline is September 23. The early bird applications guarantee an interview.

For more information and to apply, click here
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Community Aid
Chicago Bar Assosiation's Law at the Library Series:
Family Law - Divorce and Parental Rights
The CBA is partnering with the Chicago Public Library and the Evanston Public Library to present a free, virtual event for your residents on Tuesday, September 27 at 6 p.m. The topic is Family Law: Divorce and Parental Rights. Family Law Attorney Erica Bernstein from Berger Schatz will talk about what parents should keep in mind when going through a divorce or figuring out custody arrangements and support. There will be a 30-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A. 
 
Each Law at the Library program features a presentation by an experienced attorney, followed by a brief question and answer session. All events are free, open to the public, and conducted via Zoom. Registration is required. To register or for additional information, visit https://bit.ly/3hnBG9I or https://evanston.libnet.info/events. For a referral to a CBA lawyer, visit www.lrs.chicagobar.org.  
Cook County Guaranteed Income Pilot Applications Open October 6
Cook County's Gauranteed Basic Income pilot program will open on Wednesday, October 6.

About the Program
  • 3,250 eligible Cook County families will be chosen at random to receive $500 a month for 24 months 
  • The application will be open from October 6, 2022, till October 24th, 2022
Eligibility requirements
  1. Be a Cook County Resident
  2. At least 18 years old
  3. Not participating in any other guaranteed income program (Chicago or Evanston)
  4. Household income that falls at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level
  5. Immigration status does not matter nor will it be asked
You can learn more about the program and sign up for updates at: https://www.engagecookcounty.com/promise
Donate Items for Asylum Seekers
Rincon Family Services, 3942 W. North, and ICIRR, 228 S. Wabash, are seeking support and donations to go directly to families that have recently arrived in Chicago. 

The organization is seeking gift cards, large suitcases/duffle bags, clothing (in new or like-new condition), undergarments, strollers, toys, sippy cups and toddler plates, and reusable water bottles. 

For more information, please email MArrez@rinconfamilyservices.org.
Volunteer for Howard Area Community Center's Food Pantry
Howard Area Community Center is recruiting volunteers for its Friday food pantry delivery day. Volunteers must be able to lift 50 lbs and work inside and outside. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes.

The Friday volunteer hours are from 8 am to 12 pm. Volunteers can also volunteer on Mondays from 12-4:30 pm and Wednesdays from 8-12:30 pm.

For more information and to sign up, all 773-262-6622 ext 106, email volunteers@howardarea.org, or click here
Trilogy's Changing Lives Fundraiser September 29
For more than 50 years, Trilogy, based right here in the 49th Ward, has provided people in our Rogers Park community and beyond with support to recover from mental illness and move toward stability. Trilogy provides clients with an array of essential services and support that help them live independently and thrive ian our community. Their big fundraiser of the year is coming up on September 29! Trilogy’s Changing Lives presented by Armitage Pharmacy, is a celebration of 50+ years of mental wellness. Tickets and sponsorships are available online.
 
Trilogy is also seeking donations for their event auction! Can you help them out with a donation of a memorable meal, tickets to an event, or maybe even a getaway? Please let them know at development@trilogyinc.org.
 
Two fantastic local businesses, Independent Spirits, Inc. and Picnic Wine & Provisions, are supporting the event by taking bottle donations to donate to their wine pull (a fundraiser where attendees buy a ticket to select a mystery bottle of wine). Stop in today and donate a bottle or two for Trilogy – or you can purchase wine to donate at the stores’ websites – just select "in-store pickup" and add a note in the comment section of your cart to let the shop know that your purchase is for Trilogy – the store will handle the rest!
 
Independent Spirits, Inc is located at 5947 N. Broadway. Independent Spirits, Inc., is offering a 10% discount for all wine bottles purchased for Trilogy. If ordering online, use code TRILOGY at checkout for 10% off your order!
 
Picnic Wine & Provisions is located at 7301 N. Sheridan Road. Picnic Wine & Provisions is offering $2 off a glass of wine or beer in-store when you purchase a bottle of wine for Trilogy.
Visit Howard Area Community Center's Computer Lab
Howard Area Community Center has a community computer lab. The community computer lab is open to the public Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm at 7468 N. Paulina. 
Volunteer for Care for Real
Care for Real is excited to welcome new volunteers at both its Edgewater and Rogers Park food pantries! Volunteer opportunities are available for the entire family seven days a week, offering both day time and evening shifts that are client-facing and behind-the-scenes. To learn more about how to get involved and give back to the community, visit www.careforreal.org/volunteer.
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Government Connect
Connect with Your Elected Officials
Want to get connected with your other elected officials? Find links to sign up to their newsletters and website information below!
 
Apply to be an Election Judge for the November General Election
The Chicago Board of Elections is seeking election judges and election coordinators ahead of the November 8 general election. Election judges can earn up to $230 and election coordinators can earn up to $450 for Election Day. 

Requirements of election judges:
  • Judges must be U.S. citizens. If they are 18 or older, they must be registered voters in Cook County.
  • Judges must be able to speak, read and write in English.
  • The Board of Elections encourages bilingual judges — especially those who speak Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Polish, Korean or Tagalog — to apply right away.
  • High school and college students can also apply.

Election judges’ responsibilities Include:

  • Arriving to the polling place 5 a.m. to set up on Election Day.
  • Opening the polls at 6 a.m.
  • Issuing the correct ballots to each voter and helping voters with registration and other questions through 7 p.m.
  • Completing reports after polls close.
More information on election judges and applications is available on the Chicago Board of Elections website

Requirements of election coordinators:
  • Coordinators must be U.S. citizens. If they are 18 or older, they must be registered voters in Cook County.
  • Coordinators must have be able to speak and understand English.
  • Coordinators must have expertise in the operation, maintenance and proper use of a wide range of computer technologies.
  •  Coordinators must have a cellphone available for making and receiving calls and text messages on Election Day.
  • Coordinators have to complete all required training courses and successfully pass the examination after each class.
  • High school and college students can also apply.
Duties of election coordinators include: 
  • Ensuring the polling place is accessible to voters with disabilities by following an accessibility guideline/check-off list.
  • Serving all day on Election Day from 5 a.m. until all work is completed after the polls close and until election judges have secured their materials and are about to leave to deliver those materials to the receiving station.
  • Having extensive knowledge of the Election Day registration procedures and directing the voter-registration activities on the e-poll book in the precinct.
  • Assisting election judges with Election Day processes and procedures.
  • Troubleshooting equipment problems and making minor repairs, such as changing the paper tape rolls.
  • Assisting election judges with completing polling place closing paperwork
More information on election judges and applications is available on the Chicago Board of Elections website
CTA Will Host "Ask CTA Events" through First Week of October
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is hosting "Ask CTA" events at key rail stops beginning August 30 through the first week of October (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays of each week). At each event, CTA will have at least two CTA Senior Staff Members available to address customers’ comments and feedback during the AM (7:30-9:30 am) and PM (4:30-6:30 pm) rush hours. 

Below is the schedule and location for the events:

  • September 27, Damen Pink Line, PM rush hour
  • September 28, Roosevelt, AM rush hour
  • September 29, Davis Evanston, PM rush hour
  • October 4, Midway, PM rush hour
  • October 5, Garfield Green Line, AM rush hour
  • October 6, Jefferson Park Blue Line, AM rush hour
Provide Feedback on the
We Will Chicago Draft Plan thru November 1
The Chicago Department of Planning and Development released the draft We Will Chicago Framework Plan—Chicago’s first citywide plan since 1966. This document is a community-driven and data-informed 10-year vision for Chicago that is rooted in the principles of equity and resiliency.

Read it & contribute your voice here: http://wewillchicago.com/draft. Feedback will be accepted through November 1. 

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Public Health Updates
Updated Bivalent Boosters Now Available!
The City of Chicago received the free updated bivalent COVID boosters this week.

The new boosters offer greater protection against common COVID-19 variants than the original shots and are available to anyone aged 12 and older who have already received their initial vaccine shots. People age 12 and up who have completed a primary vaccine series should receive a bivalent booster two months after the second dose of their last booster shot. 

The updated booster is widely available throughout the city, including at doctors' offices, hospitals, pharmacies, and community health centers. To find a location where you can receive the bivalent booster shot, visit the Chicago Department of Public Health's website.

For more information and answers to frequently asked questions, click here
CDPH Provides Resources for Monkeypox (MPV)

Monkeypox Virus (MPV) is spread through close contact with body fluids, sores, shared bedding or clothing, or respiratory droplets (kissing, coughing, sneezing). Common symptoms include a rash or unusual sores that look like pimples or blisters on the face, body, and genitals. Symptoms also include fever, head or muscle aches, chills, and swelling of the lymph nodes. If you think you have the MPV or are showing symptoms, it's time to reach out to your healthcare provider.

If you do not have a doctor or health insurance, then please contact CDPH at 312-746-4835 or the HIV/STI Resource Hub at 844-482-4040 for assistance.

For more information, visit chicago.gov/MPV.

What is Monkeypox?

We are starting to see an increase in monkeypox infections. Monkeypox is a disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox is part of the same family of viruses as smallpox. Monkeypox symptoms are similar to smallpox symptoms but milder, and monkeypox is rarely fatal according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).  According to Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Arwady "The city has already received 5,409 doses. Distribution has targeted those in close physical contact with people diagnosed with monkeypox, as well as people who may be at higher risk of contracting the disease because of their sexual activity."

Symptoms of monkeypox can include:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches and backache
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Chills
Latest Information on COVID-19 from the
Chicago Department of Public Health

For the latest information on COVID-19 in Chicago, visit the Chicago Department of Health's (CDPH) website at chicago.gov/coronavirus. For the latest information on COVID-19 in Illinois, visit the Illinois Department of Public Health's (IDPH) website

Heartland Health Offering COVID-19 Testing to Non-Patients
Heartland Health Centers is offering COVID-19 testing for non-patients starting this week.

What do you need to know?
  • The test is a PCR test, and the results are available in 2-3 days.
  • This service is available only by appointment
  • It is open only Wednesday from 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
To make an appointment, call 872-245-3790.
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ComEd Offering 30% Higher Project Incentive for a Limited Time
ComEd wants to help make energy efficiency upgrades more affordable for residential, small businesses and public facilities, especially now while the cost of doing business is more expensive. Simply apply between August 15, 2022, and September 15, 2022 (October 31 for residential). Your home or business can receive this increased incentive to help lower the cost of your upgrades so you can ultimately save energy and reduce your energy costs.
 
Be sure to ask ComEd about the Comprehensive Campaign incentives, too. You can stack this promotional 30% incentive on top of the comprehensive incentives to help you save even more. It’s easy to take advantage of these incentives that can cover up to 75% of your project costs. The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program will perform a free facility assessment, make recommendations that are right for your home or business and install the upgrades you choose.
 
Get started today!  Email BusinessEE@ComEd.com, call 855-433-2700 or visit https://www.comed.com/WaysToSave
Home and Business Protection Program
The City of Chicago has launched the Home and Business Protection Program (HBPP) to ensure that Chicagoans have access to private security equipment to protect their property and feel safe. Starting today, the City will provide select rebates to cover costs associated with outdoor security camera systems, cloud storage for video footage, outdoor motion-sensor lighting, vehicle GPS trackers, and subscription costs.

Only security devices purchased on or after Monday, June 6, qualify for reimbursement. No rebates will be provided for private security equipment purchased prior to this date. Installation costs of cameras, lighting, and GPS tracking devices are currently not eligible for reimbursement. 
 
Learn more about the program and apply for rebates at Chicago.gov/HBPP. If you have any questions, feel free to email HBPP@cityofchicago.org or call (312) 742-3317.
Apply for Peoples Gas Bill Assistance
As we head into the cooler months, and natural gas prices remain high nationwide, Peoples Gas offers  programs and resources to manage your energy costs.

Financial assistance available beginning Sept. 1
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Peoples Gas Share the Warmth program are available to help income-eligible customers with heating bills this winter. To see if you are eligible and apply for bill pay assistance, go to cedaorg.net or call theCommunity Economic Development Association at 800-571-2332.

Payment arrangements available
For customers who have fallen behind on their bills, but don’t qualify for financial assistance, arrangements are available to help pay and manage heating bills this winter. Use the Peoples Gas app or go to peoplesgasdelivery.com to learn more about your options and enroll.

Budget Billing
Budget Billing spreads seasonal variations in your natural gas bill over 12 months. While you still pay for all of the natural gas you actually use, Budget Billing gives you more consistent monthly bills. Learn more and sign up in the Peoples Gas app or at peoplesgasdelivery.com.

Reduce energy use this winter
Manage energy use by using a programmable thermostat, sealing gaps around windows and doors, and scheduling an annual furnace tuneup. Peoples Gas also offers free energy efficiency consultations. For more information, go to peoplesgasdelivery.com.
Home and Business Protection Program
Elevate, an energy equity non-profit, is conducting outreach for the Multifamily Energy Savings Program. The goal is to have buildings with 3 units or more assessed to determine the energy-saving projects they qualify for. Projects such as air sealing and insulation, pipe insulation, and HVAC equipment replacements are examples of projects that can be completed from start to finish via the program at little to no cost.

The best way to initiate a free energy assessment is to go directly to www.multifamilyportal.com and fill out the online form.
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Business Updates
ARPA Funding Opportunities
Information about all active city, county, and state ARPA RFPs and grant opportunities can be found at greaterchicagotogether.org. Information on City programs can be by clicking here.
Sign Up for Loyola's inQbate Program
inQbate is a Loyola Limited venture devoted to helping small businesses, organizations, and startups in Chicago expand their reach and multiply their impact through strategic, data-driven marketing solutions.

Subsidized by the university and its other student-led businesses, inQbate is able to provide marketing services that are both affordable and effective. inQbate is available to serve businesses year-round.

Clients can contact them any time of day or night at inqbate@luc.edu.
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Department of Water Management Youth Art Contest
The Department of Water Management is hosting a youth art contest for school-age children from 3rd through 12th grade. 

Youth artists are asked to enter works of two-dimensional art that illustrate what a world without water would look like. Winners will receive a lunch with the Department of Water Management Commissioner and a tour of the Jardine Water Purification Plant. They'll also have their art featured in the 2022 Annual Water Quality Report. 

Students are limited to one entry, and it must be no larger than 8.5x11-inches. Entries can be submitted via email to watermanagement@cityofchicago.org or mailed to 1000 E. Ohio. For questions, email watermanagement@cityofchicago.org. 
Sign Up for After School Matters Fall Programs
Chicago nonprofit After School Matters (ASM) is now accepting Chicago teens’ applications for their fall programs running October 3 - December 17. Teens ages 14-18 can choose from hundreds of programs in the arts, communications, and leadership, sports, and STEM, to discover their passions, develop new skills for life beyond high school, and earn a participation
stipend in the process.

Teens can apply here: www.afterschoolmatters.org/teens/apply.

For more information about ASM and how you can support Chicago teens, visit:
www.afterschoolmatters.org
Sign Up for Polished Pebbles
Polished Pebbles will host its Every Girl is a CEO Global Career Conference for 8th graders through college-aged young women On Saturday, October 15. The theme is "One Million Girl CEOs". The global career conference will kick off with an in-person Pink Hard Hat Symposium exclusively for young women in the Chicagoland area to learn about careers in construction, manufacturing, and the trades on Saturday, October 1, from 10 am to 2 pm. 

In order to make this a reality, Polished Pebbles is individual and corporate support
CIADC Offers Free After School Program for Youth in Grades 6-12
Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center, a Rogers Park non-profit offering classes for youth and adults in industrial arts: Metal Casting, Welding & Forging, CNC Technology, and Woodworking, is offering FREE afterschool classes to all CPS students grades 6-12 this Fall!
 
Learn more by clicking here
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Employment Opportunities
CTA Career Fair October 1
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and ATU Local 241 are excited to announce a Bus Operator & Bus Mechanic in-person Career Fair on Saturday, October 1st from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM at CTA Headquarters, 567 W. Lake.  
  
During this event, you will learn about both positions, how to apply, and hear from CTA staff and union representatives. 
  
Masking and social distancing are highly recommended for the duration of this event. 
  
Registration is required:  https://lnkd.in/gvCDmcZm
Chicago Police Written Exam Scheduled for September 22-24
The Chicago Police Department has upcoming test dates in an effort to onboard qualified applicants to be Chicago Police Officers. Testing will take place at all City Colleges on September 22-4. 

Chicago Police Officers earn a competitive salary and benefits. For more information and to apply, visit chicagopolice.org/bethechange
Heartland Health is Hiring
Heartland Health is seeking someone to fill the role of Director of Community Engagement. Summary: This position is responsible for oversight and implementation of patient growth and access to healthcare initiatives that address the need in the service area for Heartland Health Centers. This includes community partnerships, referral relationships, community awareness of HHC services, health insurance education and enrollment efforts, and other initiatives that address the need in the community including those that impact immigrants and refugees. In addition, this position works collaboratively with operational and clinical staff to support improved customer service and healthcare access for patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide strategic direction for all HHC’s community outreach initiatives.
  • Develop strategic partnerships with key community organizations and public officials to advance patient growth, access to healthcare, and increase HHC visibility including patient referral initiatives and other collaborations that meet patient needs, and promote health equity in the communities served by HHC.
  • Oversee HHC’s Community Advisory Boards and HHC’s internal community outreach committee.
  • Grow and maintain relationship with immigrant and refugee partners; including supporting: a refugee health task force of refugee serving organization; translation needs; cultural competency training for staff; and access to HHC services.
  • Oversee and provide strategic direction for the health coverage outreach and enrollment program and supervise the coordinator of the program as well as lead in-service health insurance trainings for staff.
  • Participate in city, regional and statewide healthcare initiatives that impact our target patient population and other efforts the support HHC’s ability to enhance and grow services and access to care.
  • Work collaboratively with marketing, operational, clinical and financial staff and on internal committees to support improved customer service and healthcare access for patients.
  • Participate in other activities as assigned.
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience with individual advocacy, community outreach and working with immigrants and refugees.
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting.
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, health care providers and community members.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, manage several projects and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft word, PowerPoint and excel.
  • Bilingual in Spanish or another language preferred.
Physical Demands:

The employee: is frequently required to sit, stand, and walk; is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb,
and/or crawl; should be able to lift up to 25 lbs; is frequently required to use hands to key, handle, and/or feel; and should have unrestricted ability to provide physical restraint. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

The employee may be exposed to air-and/or blood-born pathogens and may be required to perform duties at and
have transportation to off-site locations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Heartland Health Centers makes all hiring and employment decisions, and operates all programs, services, and functions without regard to race, receipt of an order of protection, creed, color, age, gender, gender identity, marital or parental status, religion, ancestry, national origin, amnesty, physical or mental disability, protected veterans status, genetic information, sexual orientation, immigrant status, political affiliation or belief, use of FMLA, VESSA, military, and family military rights, ex-offender status (depending on offense and position to be filled), unfavorable military discharge, membership in an organization whose primary purpose is the protection of civil rights or improvement of living conditions and human relations, height, weight, or HIV infection, in accord with the organization's AIDS Policy Statement of September 1987.

For more information and to apply, click here. Applicants will need to type the job title in the search bar to find the job description. 
Madonna Mission is Hiring
Madonna Mission is seeking a full time Communications Coordinator and Office Administrator. 

Madonna Mission is a not-for-profit organization providing education and resettlement support programs for refugee families with a strong focus on women and elementary aged children. Madonna Mission was formed to provide a safe space in a compassionate and supportive environment for refugee community members. We empower through education.

Job Description: 

This position requires an individual with a combination of skills: careful organizational skills necessary to manage the administration of our programs and office; energy and enthusiasm to wear many hats; and creativity to produce marketing materials, social media content, and website design.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

1. Act as the welcoming face of Madonna Mission – greet and assist guests; welcome our students as they arrive; manage the office phone.
2. Manage administrative duties of the programs – attendance rosters, communication with families, receive snack and maintain GCFD records, technology management.
3. Assist program directors as needed during program hours – tutoring, babysitting, gym supervisor, snack distribution
4. Maintain DonorSnap database and generate acknowledgement letters. Requires meticulous attention to detail
5. Work with Development team to create marketing/development materials
6. Identify and compile key metrics from all 3 programs - to create graphics, charts, statistics and quotes for use in marketing materials.
7. Develop and manage email marketing content (experience with Constant Contact a plus)
8. Website design and maintenance (experience with Squarespace a plus)
9. Create content and manage Social Media Platforms
10. Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated and detail oriented. He or she will have previous work experience in a similar role and truly enjoy working with the families who walk through our doors. Hands-on expertise with Google Suite and Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, PP) is necessary. Ability to work independently as well as part of a small team is crucial. College degree preferred.

Full-time Position – in person / Monday to Friday / 40 hours per week / Salary: $45,000

Please submit cover letter and resume to Peggy Forbes, Executive Director, at peggy@madonnamission.com
A Just Harvest is Hiring!
A Just Harvest is hiring a Case Manager / Employment Coach for its new The Accompaniment Project (TAP).  The Case Manager will work with 11 apprentices that have barriers to employment, such as being justice-involved. 

For a full job description and information on how to apply, click here
Apply for an Apprenticeship with A Just Harvest
A Just Harvest (AJH)  is seeking apprentices for AJH’s  The Accompaniment Project (TAP). TAP provides participants one to two year apprenticeship opportunities to Rogers Park area residents who face employment barriers.  Barriers may include those who are justice-involved or face other obstacles to gainful employment. TAP apprentices will work with one of three AJH programs: Urban Agriculture, Community Kitchen, or Community Engagement programs.  During their participation in TAP, apprentices will learn program specific job skills.  In addition, TAP will offer holistic support for apprentices, including employer paid healthcare, case manager support and coaching,  workforce training, and life skills workshops.  Apprenticeships are hourly positions for 30 hours per week at $15 per hour, including coaching and training sessions.
 
More information on apprentice positions can be found on the TAP Google form application at: https://forms.gle/aJZ4SqtR94Po6r1Z7

 
Purpose Workforce Solutions is Hiring!
Purpose Workforce Solutions is hiring youth positions. For more information, call 312-549-8360 ext 121 for more information. 
Start a Career in Aviation Mechanics
Train to become skilled, employable and essential. At Aviation Institute of Maintenance, we train tomorrow’s technicians. The demand for skilled technicians in Aviation, Manufacturing, Welding, Energy, and other industries is outpacing those entering these career fields. Our nation needs men and women to develop technical trade skills for today and the future. AIM campuses are proud to teach these skills. Find out more and apply here: https://aviationmaintenance.edu/
NAMI Chicago is Hiring!

NAMI Chicago has positions in Mental Health Services and is looking for outstanding and dedicated people to join its growing team. 

Since 1979, NAMI Chicago has fought for families and individuals impacted by mental health conditions. It promotes community wellness, breaks down barriers to mental health care, and provides support and expertise for families, professionals, and individuals in Chicago and beyond.

NAMI Chicago currently has openings for the following positions (click on the job title to view the job descriptions):      

Mary Crane Center Now Hiring!

Mary Crane Center at 1545 W. Morse is now hiring key positions in the organization. For more information or to send your resume, email enorthern@marycrane.org

State Farm is Hiring
Successful Local State Farm Agency is looking for an entry-level Part-Time Customer Service Representative. Duties would include premium payment follow-up via phone, text, and email.  Also various customer service-related follow-up tasks. State Insurance Producers License is not required but would be helpful for future promotion and commission eligibility
 
Please send resumes to dave.frederickson.g5p4@statefarm.com for consideration.
Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service Now Hiring
Superior Air-Ground Ambulance is now hiring for EMT positions. The program includes 12 weeks of training, a free accelerated EMT course, and a guaranteed job. For more information, visit emsjobs.org or email emtclass@superiorambulance.com. 
i.c. stars Tech Training and Job Placement Opportunity
 i.c.stars. is an immersive technology training not-for-profit attracting, training, and putting Chicagoans to work in the Information Technology field. It pays candidates a weekly stipend upon being accepted into its rigorous 16-week program.

i.c. stars is currently recruiting for its next cycle, which will start on August 8, 2022. Interested residents can apply directly on its website at icstars.org/program.
Compudopt Now Hiring
Compudopt is now hiring part-time technology instructors. Compudopt's mission is to provide technology education and access to under-resourced youth in Chicago and Northern Illinois. 

The position is a seasonal trainer for its educational programming for elementary, middle, and high school students. The role is anticipated to require up to 20 hours per week of instruction and will span afternoons, evenings, and weekends depending on partner requirements. Programming may be facilitated in-person or virtually depending on partner requirements.

The pay range is $20-$25/hour depending on experience and qualifications. To apply, email ashaki@compudopt.org and include your name, phone, email, resume, and two references. 
Misericordia is Now Hiring
Misericordia seeks to hire for several key positions within the organization. 

Misericordia is home to over 600 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It has a 31-acre campus that provides around-the-clock care to support its residents. They strive to find compassionate and hardworking individuals to join its team.  Misericordia offers competitive pay rates and excellent employee benefits. 

For more information on current job openings, visit Misericordia's Careers website.
Greater Chicago Food Depository Job Training Programs
The Greater Chicago Food Depository now offers free and paid hospitality and supply chain career path training programs. These programs are available to unemployed and underemployed adults living in Cook County. Programs are background friendly and welcoming to those without a high school diploma or GED.

More information on the program is available on the Greater Chicago Food Depository's website by clicking here.
CTA Second Chance Program
The CTA Second Chance Program allows individuals with a barrier to employment an opportunity for a fulfilling and stable career with the CTA. Those interested in the program should complete a survey of interest by clicking here. More information on the Second Chance Program is available on the CTA's website here
Join the Chicago Park District Team
The Chicago Park District is seeking to hire several key year-round and seasonal positions. To view all openings, visit ChicagoParkDistrict.com/Jobs.
PACE Bus is Hiring

Pace Bus is hiring for bus operator and mechanic positions at its facilities across the suburbs to ensure that it can provide the level of bus service that our regional economy depends on. Working for Pace has many advantages:

  • Competitive starting pay
  • Paid on-the-job and ongoing training
  • Promotion from within
  • Working close to home
  • Health insurance benefits
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid vacation and other paid time off
  • Safe, clean work environment (visit PaceBus.com/health to see all of our COVID-related safety precautions in place to protect personnel)

Applications and a list of open positions can be found at PaceBus.com/Careers

CPS is Hiring Substitute Teachers
Chicago Public Schools is seeking committed substitute teachers to ensure our students receive quality instruction in the absence of their teacher. To apply, visit cps.edu/iwanttosub
CPS is Hiring Board Custodians
CPS is hiring Board Custodians. To apply for the position, click here. To register for an interview, click here. For more information, call 773-553-2100 or email HRFacilities@cps.edu
Getir Chicago is Now Hiring
Getir Chicago is now hiring delivery drivers and order packers for its locations throughout the city. Learn more and apply on their website
Collective Resource is Hiring
Collective Resource Compost, a specialty waste hauler that collects food scraps for composting, is hiring. They work out of a site just over the border in Skokie (near McCormick, between Howard and Touhy). The Driver / Compost Service Specialist job starts at $16 per hour and goes to $17 after a 90-day review. They're looking for people who are reliable, hard-working, tech-capable, and committed to reducing environmental harm.

Learn more at: collectiveresource.us/join-our-team/.
CPS is Hiring Lunch Attendants
CPS is hiring lunch attendants across the district! Employees get to work a regular Monday to Friday schedule with holidays off. Positions include medical, dental, and pension benefits.

For more information and to apply, visit cps.edu/careers
Apply to be a Crossing Guard
Earlier this year, the City of Chicago transferred the crossing guard program from OEMC to Chicago Public Schools. During this transition, many crossing guards decided to retire or resign while school was not operating in person due to the pandemic.

As we have CPS has returned to in-person learning, they have been working hard to fill vacant positions. They are still seeking applicants to fill the positions to help families and children safely get to and from school. 

To apply to become a crossing guard, please follow the steps below:
  1. Please visit the CPS Careers Website at cps.edu/careers
  2. Click on "CPS Job Board" at the bottom of the page.
  3. On the top of the next page, click on "Basic Search."
  4. Type "Crossing Guard" into the "Keywords" field.
  5. Click on the Crossing Guard job posting for the location you want to apply to, and follow the instructions to fill out the applications.
If you have any questions, please contact Crossingguard@cps.edu.
Greater West Town Training Programs
Greater West Town Community Development and Project has over 30 years of expanding economic opportunities in education, job training, and job placement for Chicagoans. Check out the academic and location opportunities available to Chicago residents now, then schedule your orientation today. For more information, please call 312-563-9044 or visit http://GWTP.org
Find a Career with S&C Electric Company
S&C Electric in Rogers Park is seeking to hire team members for several key positions in their organization. S&C Electric is a 100% employee-owned team seeking several team members in the Rogers Park community to keep the lights on across the globe.

To learn more and apply, visit ww.sandc.com/careers.
Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Job Openings
Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare sees to hire for several key positions within the organization. 

As one of the leading community mental health organizations in Illinois, Trilogy is committed to excellence, diversity, and opportunity. They are a mission-driven organization as committed to innovative practice models in mental health treatment as they are to helping our employees do their best work.

Working at Trilogy is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors and help strengthen the community.

For more information on current job openings, visit Trilogy's Careers website at trilogyinc.org/careers.

 

Heartland Alliance Job Openings
Heartland Alliance has several positions open across Chicago. These positions include a bilingual mental health clinical practitioner, a clinical supervisor, an LPN, case managers, and more. 

Heartland Alliance works to advance human rights and champion human dignity by providing services and promoting solutions to achieve a more just global society. Heartland Alliance's mission is to advance human rights and respond to the human needs of endangered populations—particularly the poor, the isolated, and the displaced—through the provision of comprehensive and respectful services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society. Its approach is multi-faceted and intentional and intersects through three focus areas: health and healing, safety and justice, and economic opportunity.

For more information on job openings, visit Heartland Alliance's Careers website by clicking here
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