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Current Openings:

HR Generalist

Position Description: The Human Resources Generalist will oversee the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. It requires excellent organizational skills as well as the ability to handle sensitive information confidentially and maintain proper work decorum.

Executive Assistant

Position Description: This position provides high-level administrative support for the Executive Director by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. The Executive Assistant must exercise considerable initiative, independent judgement and discretion in performing complex office and administrative duties and in keeping informed of organizational policies, rules and regulations.

Youth Worker

Position Description: This position is responsible for conducting all activities related to youth programs.  Incumbents will assist in the development of programs and activities, help lead those activities on a daily basis and give leadership to volunteers.  They will also be responsible for keeping order and cleanliness of the facilities.  Flexible hours are required including evenings and weekends.

Thrift Store Retail Associate

Position Description: Assist customers as needed; Cashiering duties; Handle donated merchandise; Keep show room neat and orderly; Organize display areas; Maintain all areas in a neat and orderly fashion.

Volunteer Coordinator

Position Description: Assess and meet the SSM’s needs through the recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers and community workers. Ensure volunteer participation for 4 major annual events.

Transportation Assistant

Position Description: Works with Transportation Supervisor to pick up donated items as scheduled and delivers them to the apprpropriate Mission locations.

Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license.