Interested in this work? Here are some opportunities within our network!
The Conservation Fund
The Midwest Program Associate works closely with the Illinois State Director on projects and programs to advance the Fund’s mission. A key responsibility for this new position is supporting the implementation of the Illinois Working Lands, Water and Wildlife Regional Conservation Partnership Project (Illinois RCPP). With support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the partnership is working to increase habitat, improve water quality, and advance access to farmland by next‐generation farmers through protecting at‐risk farmland near metro areas. Read more>>
Grassroots Collaborative seeks a highly organized and energetic leader to dynamically support and grow the organization’s financial resources. The Development Director leads the fundraising program of both 501c3 and 501c4 organizations by sustaining current funder relationships and developing new paths for funding. The fundraising program includes grassroots fundraising, grant writing, online fundraising, and events. The Development Director leads a development team consisting of the Executive Director and Deputy Director, with increasing involvement of many campaign staff. They are a key part of the Leadership Team, which meets weekly to drive direction on integrated campaigns, communications and resource development, and reports directly to the Executive Director. Read more>>
Public Policy Coordinator
The Public Policy Coordinator will lead efforts related to making public policy more accessible to grassroots Black people by supporting our partner’s public policy initiatives, cultivating relationships with grassroots communities, and creating opportunities to share information and promote civic engagement across sectors and generations. Read more>>
BA seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Operations Manager who can help ensure we, and our partners, cross our t’s and dot our i’s. We’re looking for someone to help with office management, financial reporting, non-profit compliance, meeting and event planning, and other programmatic tasks as needed. Read more>>