Employment at North River Commission

Current Employment Opportunities

Economic Development Organizer

North River Commission (NRC) seeks a full-time Economic Development Organizer. Excellent candidates will be dynamic and engaging with strong skills in community engagement, communications, business, and project and financial management. This position serves as staff to the NRC Economic Development Committee, the Albany Park Chamber of Commerce and the Albany Park & Irving Park Special Service Area #60. The Economic Development Organizer is also an essential team member for delivery of programs, reporting, and finances of the Chicago Business Center (CBC) and neighborhood Business Development Center (NBDC) funded by the City’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP). The Economic Development Organizer reports to and is supported by the NRC Executive Director.

Summary

The Economic Development Organizer is responsible for building strong relationships with businesses, community partners, agencies, landlords and property owners, city departments and elected officials, and others. Developing and implementing strategies to attract, support, and retain businesses and improve commercial corridors within the Albany Park, North Park and Irving Park community areas. NRC’s economic development work, and all of its work, is centered on equity and social justice. NRC strives to create equity, opportunity and prosperity for all.

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Health and Safety Organizers - focus on community safety

North River Commission seeks two full-time Health and Safety Organizers. Excellent candidates will be dynamic and engaging with strong skills in community engagement, communications, and project management. This position serves as staff to the emerging NRC Community Health and Safety Committee. The Health and Safety Organizer is an essential team member for delivery of programs serving a broad range of community stakeholders. The Health and Safety Organizer reports to and is supported by the NRC Housing Health and Safety Director.

Summary
The Health and Safety Organizer is responsible for community outreach and prioritization of solutions to build community resilience and prevent violence among residents in the Albany Park, North Park and Irving Park Community Areas through the agency’s partnership with the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority and peer agencies. The position collaborates with community stakeholders to enhance public safety. NRC’s work is grounded in equity and social justice. NRC creates equity, opportunity and prosperity for all. The position is grant-funded for 1 year by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.

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Employee Benefits for all Full-Time Positions

North River Commission is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to equity and social justice in our work in the community. Join our team today!

Employee Benefits

Recently Filled Positions

  • Youth and Family Organizer
  • Health and Safety Organizer - Health Focus
  • School Site Coordinator - Bateman ES
  • Housing Health and Safety Organizer
  • Youth Education Organizer - Von Steuben and North River Youth Council