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49th Ward Update
October 1, 2022
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Good Morning Neighbors,

It was a challenging week in the ward as we wrapped up flooding complaints, worked to address housing issues for residents, dealt with a cruel joke at the expense of our homeless neighbors, managed the aftermath of multiple gun violence incidents and welcomed migrants from Texas to a temporary shelter. I want to give a special thank you to the 49th Ward team and our Ward Superintendent for all of their dedication and hard work for our constituents.

We've got a big week ahead of us with the Mayor's Budget address this Monday at 10am and an important community meeting on Monday night at 6pm. There are some other exciting opportunities to engage with our community in the newsletter as well, so please take the time to check it out. But first, I wanted to use this introductory space to address some of the concerns around public safety in our ward.

In 2019-2021 crime was down overall in Rogers Park. However, over the past year, our ward has seen an uptick in shootings, including three just over the past week. Last weekend, someone tragically lost their life outside of Safari Lounge on Clark and Touhy. On Tuesday, shots were fired on Marshfield and Howard around 5:30 pm. Luckily, no one was struck in that incident, though there was private property damage as a result. Shortly afterward, shots were fired around the intersection of Clark and Touhy, and a vehicle crashed as a result. At this time, no arrests have been made in any of these incidents and the police are investigating to determine if there are any connections between them. My staff and I have visited the impacted businesses to check on them. These gun violence incidents are scary and in addition to causing direct harm to the targets of the violence, they create fear and uncertainty in our community. 

Many of the public safety concerns that come through my office come with questions about police presence and performance. Our ward is part of the 24th District which is in Area 3. In our district alone, staffing is down 27%. Citywide staffing is down 25%. Some of this attrition is from planned retirements, others come from people leaving for other districts, or leaving the field of policing completely. In our ward, we lost Howard St. beat patrol, Officer Bob, to retirement and the Morse Ave beat patrol team as well - one officer left the department and the other was promoted - in 2019. Across the city, we are seeing higher-than-normal levels of attrition. Historically, our beat patrol officers have been the most visible and accessible staff for ward residents and local businesses. That's why I have been requesting replacements for them since 2019. I've made these repeated requests at the local level as well as with the Superintendent. While our Commander is always supportive, due to staffing challenges, these requests haven't been able to be fulfilled yet. 

Some people have blamed the lack of police presence on calls from the community to defund police or on actual funding decrease in our city budget. This is not the case. The Chicago Police budget has not been reduced. We as a city still allocate about 40% of our corporate budget to policing. This makes it particularly frustrating to know that we're spending such a high percentage of our funds on policing, but residents are not receiving some of the basic services they expect from the department. This will be a concern that I elevate during our upcoming city budget discussions in the coming weeks.

But let us please remember, public safety doesn't boil down to just a police issue. In order to create a safe and healthy community for all, we must address systemic issues that drive violence and crime. It's not surprising that we're seeing an increase in crime and violence in our city right now. The personal and economic impacts of the pandemic still haunt us and have directly contributed to a decline in some key areas that support community health. In looking at the drivers and solutions to violence, the Brookings Institute highlights some key areas that I've been focused on to work on building and maintaining a safe and healthy community. Below are those focus areas and some of the work my staff and I have been doing to promote safety:

Improving the built environment
  • making capital investments in the ward including parks and schools
  • focusing on sanitation, cleaning and ward maintenance
  • addressing absentee landlords and problem buildings
Reducing income inequality
  • championed the Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot
  • pushing for fair wages and workers rights
  • raised and distributed over $60k in hardship funds to neighbors during the pandemic through the Rogers Park Community Response Team
  • supporting local businesses growth and hiring
  • working on innovative solutions like Community Investment Vehicles, which will usher in wealth-building opportunities for our lowest-income neighbors
  • Fighting for fair and equitable funding and resources in our schools, for affordable housing, for homelessness, and for mental health 
Building strong social connections
  • supporting block clubs and community events to build community
  • partnering with community organizations and business on program strategies
  • connecting neighbors with each other not only during times of crisis, but especially during these times
Building civic infrastructure:
  • distributed $100,000 in microgrants to fund youth engagement and violence prevention in our ward. View the recipients by clicking here
  • creating and building opportunities for civic activity and leadership development through youth advisory councils, participatory budgeting, town halls, and other community-based democratic processes
The issue of public safety is complex and multi-faceted. With the fallout from a global pandemic and inflation at a 40-year high, we are seeing more and more people struggle. Our solutions to public safety must remain nuanced, which is why I remain committed to a holistic and comprehensive approach. Together, we can make our community safer and more resilient.

Have a great weekend,

Alderwoman Maria Hadden
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
Rogers Park Makes List of Best Places to Live in the U.S.
Rogers Park made the list of one of the best places to live in the U.S. for 2022-2023. It is the only neighborhood in Chicago to make the list and only one of two communities in Illinois to make the list. Rogers Park made the list because of its metropolitan feel, a strong sense of community, and its rich diversity. You can view the whole list and read more by clicking here
Former Sullivan Principal Delivers TED Talk
Former Sullivan Principal, Chad Thomas, gave a TED Talk at Wrigley Field. During the talk, he discussed Sullivan's refugee population and the lessons we can learn from this resilient, loving, and diverse community. The TED Talk is just over 10 minutes long and well worth the listen. Click here to listen.
49th Ward Resident & Playwright Opening 1919 Play at Steppenwolf Theatre
Photo Credit: Joel Maisonet
49th Ward resident and playwright J. Nicole Brooks will open her play, 1919, at Steppenwolf Theatre on October 4.

The play tells the tragic story of the killing of 17-year-old Eugene Williams in Chicago on July 27, 1919, and the days that followed. J. Nicole Brooks adapted the play from Eve L. Ewing's collection of poems.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Steppenwolf Theatre's website
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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.
49th Ward Public Art Community Forum October 11
Join the 49th Ward office and representatives from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events for a public art community forum on Tuesday, October 11, at 6 pm via Zoom.

The forum is an opportunity for the community to learn about mural projects planned for 1523 W. Jarvis and 7442 N. Ashland. Neighbors will have the opportunity to share feedback to help inform the vision for the project.

To register to attend the meeting, visit bit.ly/PublicArt49. Spanish translation will be available. 
49th Ward Town Hall October 12
Join Alderwoman Hadden and the 49th Ward team for the monthly virtual town hall on Wednesday, October 12, at 6 pm. Alderwoman Hadden will share updates on public safety, the 2023 budget, and the City's Climate Action Plan.

These meetings now take place on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm. Register to attend the meeting by visiting bit.ly/2022TownHalls. Spanish translation will be available. 
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. 
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
Halloween Pet Parade at Loyola Park October 1

All friends and neighbors are welcome to bring their dog to Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf, on Saturday, October 1st for a Halloween Pet Parade.  The parade will start at the south end of the painted benches at 9 am.

Participants can win awards for Best Costume, Best Trick, Cutest, and Best in Show at our boo bash benefiting Loyola Park Advisory Council, which raises money to provide scholarships to kids in need and to help fund the events in the park such as Movies in the Park, Artists of the Wall, and more.

The parade route starts at the painted benches and proceeds north, ending at the soccer field/lawn between Morse and Farwell.

Glenwood Alfresco Oktoberfest October 1 & 2
Oktoberfest comes to the Glenwood Avenue Alfresco this weekend! While you're there, get into the Oktoberfest spirit by ordering a $12 giant pretzel and your favorite beer, you'll also receive a free beer stein with a 312 purchase! 

The event will take place October 1 and 2 from 3 pm to close in the Glenwood Alfresco at Glenwood and Morse. 
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
Trans Singers Unite in the Glenwood Alfresco October 2
All trans singers are invited to come together and connect through music at the Glenwood Ave Alfresco on Sunday, Oct 2, from 5-7 PM. It is outside, so make sure to bring your jackets or blankets.

This is a low-key hangout, not a formal choir rehearsal. If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to madsoliver20@gmail.com.
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. 
Taste Food & Wine Weekly Wine Tastings in October
Taste Food & Wine, 1508 W. Jarvis, is hosting its weekly wine tastings on Tuesdays and Fridays from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm throughout the month of October. On Friday, October 14, Taste Food & Wine will host a special tasting. During the event, participants will have the opportunity to meet their neighbors who are making a difference in the community daily. 

The cost to attend a tasting is only $5, which will be donated to Mujeres Latinas en Acción in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 
Glenwood Comedy 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at The Glenwood Bar
Enjoy some laughs and libations every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at The Glenwood Bar, 6962 N. Glenwood. The bar will host Glenwood Comedy, featuring comics and performers sure to keep you entertained. 

Glenwood Comedy runs from 7:30-9:30 pm, with sign-ups beginning at 7 pm. Those interested in performing or hosting should contact Anthony at 312-788-4309.
Women's Resource Expo October 5
The Housing Authority of Cook County will host its inaugural Women's Resource Expo at Willye White Park, 1610 W. Howard, on Wednesday, October 5, from 9 am to 1:30 pm. The event will feature local health organizations, various vendors, resources, and more! 
Understanding Caregiver Stress and Self-Care Strategies
The HAP Foundation is hosting an online workshop for caregivers on how manage the stress that comes with the role and with tools for self care. The workshop will take place on Friday, October 7, at 1 pm via Zoom. To sign up to attend, click here
Indigenous Peoples' Day Event at Pottawattomie Park October 10
Join the Indigenous Peoples' Day Coalition at Pottawattomie Park (7340 N. Rogers) on Monday, October 10, for a celebration and a press conference.

The Indigenous Peoples' Day Coalition has been working to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day at the local, county, and state levels. If you support this Native-led initiative for Cook County, please contact your Cook County Commissioner at bit.ly/IPDCookCounty (en Español: bitl.ly/IPDEspanol).
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.
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
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

If you’re suffering from Roe Rage or feeling robbed by Dobbs, come vent this weekend at a Roe Rage Themefest—and at the same time help organizations on the front lines of reproductive care. Themefests feature a mix of artists focusing on a specific theme, in this case variations on the theme of post-Roe: pregnancy, abortion, and patriarchy.  There will be song, poetry, readings, and more, including Bughouse Square opportunities for anyone who wants to do a brief Roe rant.  The event is free and freewheeling.  The one ask: please mask!  Especially if you’re not fully vaccinated.   

Saturday’s 7:30 event at the Atlantic Bar & Grill is a benefit for both the All Women’s Medical Center and the Chicago Abortion Fund, a vital resource for women seeking to exercise their freedom to choose."

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
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
Help C24/7 Build its House of Hope
Our local non-profit, C24/7, recently acquired the vacant lot located at 1561 W. Howard, and they are looking to transform the space into a community center that will help them scale up their services and give back to the Howard-area community. 

Their vision is a community center that serves as a hub for resources, information, and building community. It will host an after-school program, a job development program, violence prevention efforts and resources, a food pantry, financial literacy classes, parenting classes, mental health support, and drug and alcohol recovery groups. It will also have a gym where people can safely participate in a variety of activities. 

C24/7 has built strong community relationships in the north of Howard area, and this will help them expand their services and fill a need in our community. 

Learn more about their vision and make an online contribution by clicking here
Howard Area Community Center Hygiene Kit Drive
Howard Area Community Center is hosting a hygiene kit drive for domestic violence survivors. This will help survivors with limited income get the essential resources they need. Please consider purchasing items from the online platform HACC has created to help these families. For a list of items and more information, click here
Homework Help at the Rogers Park Library
The Teacher in the Rogers Park Library, 6907 N. Clark, is back to help elementary school students with their homework.

No homework? Not a problem. Ms. Ana-Maria Dreptu also has games and activities to improve your reading and math skills!

Ms. Dreptu will be at the library:
  • Mondays, 4 PM to 7 PM
  • Tuesdays, 4 PM to 6 PM
  • Wednesdays, 4 PM to 7 PM
The Teacher in the Library Program is sponsored by the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
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
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:

  • 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.

Fina a Monkeypox Vaccine Appointment
The City has secured Monkeypox vaccines. Secure your appointment by visiting the City's Monkeypox vaccine website
TPAN Monkeypox Vaccine Clinics

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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Take a Digital Equity Survey and Enter to Win $50!
Having challenges with your Internet connection, or can’t find an affordable computer that works? We want to hear from you! 

Take a 5-7 minute survey, and enter to win a $50 gift card. Visit surveymonkey.com/r/chicagodigitalequity to complete the survey. For more information on the Digital Equity Council, including how to access discounted or free Internet and digital learning resources, check out Chicago.gov/digitalequity. Your feedback will help make sure all community members have access to quality Internet, devices and learning resources needed for today’s society and economy.
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 Income-Based Application
The City of Chicago has expanded the Home and Business Protection Program (HBPP) to remove barriers and ensure that more Chicago residents have access to the tools needed to protect their properties and feel safe. Through the new HBPP Income-Based Application, eligible Chicagoans can apply for private security devices at no cost based on income and pick them up at a designated community distribution site. The program is first-come, first-serve. It will run through December 31, 2024, or until funds are depleted, whichever comes first.

For more information and to apply, click here
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.
South-East Asia Center Assists with LIHEAP Applications
The South-East Asia Center, 5120 N. Broadway, is helping people apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This program helps individuals pay heat and/or electric bills. For assistance with the application, visit the South-East Asia Center at 5120 N. Broadway. 
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
Rogers Park Business Alliance is Hiring

Rogers Park Business Alliance is looking to add part-time crew members to our maintenance department. The position includes manual labor such as litter removal and beautification of the commercial corridors. Mornings or afternoons, 15 hours/week. Join its team and help keep Rogers Park clean.

For more information, contact:
Brandon Harding
Maintenance Director
Rogers Park Business Alliance
bharding@rpba.org
773-744-1679

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
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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