Careers at the Settlement

Northwestern Settlement is a nonprofit organization located in and serving the West Town neighborhood of Chicago. Our employees come from all walks of life and do all kinds of work, but we are all united in our commitment to bettering the lives of our neighbors and having a positive impact in our community. We invite you to join in that commitment and set your unique abilities to work for our cause.
Current staff click here for online resources.

Program Staff

Facilities Staff

Positions Available

  • Development Associate - Be responsible for prospective giving and research to ensure the success of the Development team.
  • Accounting Associate - Support the accounting department with all fiscal transactions.
  • After School Group Worker - Take leadership in the operation of after-school programs by providing an afterschool educational plan and instruction to a group of approximately 25 multi-cultural children ages 5-12.
  • Food Pantry Coordinator - Work with the Food Pantry & Support Services Director to help oversee the daily operations of our Food Pantry.
  • Teacher Assistant, Head Start - Assist with delivering curriculum in early childhood education classrooms.
  • Teacher Aide (Part-time), Head Start - Help supervise and provide safety in a classroom setting for multi-ethnic and multi-cultural children
  • Marketing and Communications Coordinator (Part-time), Adventure Stage Chicago - Expand institutional visibility, drive attendance and ticket sale, and cultivate both current and new audiences
  • Technology Intern - DeVry and Northeastern Illinois students are encouraged to apply via your school's work-study program.
  • Communications Intern - Support the development office in communications through press, website content, and social media to promote events and Settlement programs.
  • Marketing Intern - Support the development office through the creation of marketing materials, design, and written content to promote Settlement programs to current and prospective donors.

For a listing of employment opportunities at Rowe Elementary School, click here.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in one or more of the positions should see the individual position descriptions for directions to apply.

Employee Benefits

In addition to the satisfaction of doing good works in the company of great people, Northwestern Settlement employees are also compensated with competitive earnings and an excellent benefits package.

Health and Wellness Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Long Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Group Term Life
  • FSA for medical
  • FSA for dependent care
Financial Benefits:

  • 401k Retirement
  • Roth Retirement
  • Chicago Teachers’ Pension
Other Benefits:

  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Community Outreach Program
  • Employee Recognition Events

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Background investigations are required.
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