Greater West Town Project is seeking dedicated and experienced professionals to provide management and leadership for agency programs and services expanding education and employment opportunities for low-income community youth and adults.
Position Overview: Provides the management and coordination of public and private contracts and grants for employment and education services. Assists in grant writing, program development, communications, research and advocacy. The Associate Director is an integral member of the agency management team and supports the development and implementation of programs that fulfill the agency mission of expanding employment and educational opportunities in the Greater West Town community. For detailed information on position requirements and qualifications, and how to apply, please see the attached job description or visit: http://www.gwtp.edu/gwtp-careers/associate-director. Click here for Job Description.
Youth Services Unit Manager
Position Overview: The Youth Services Unit Manager works under the direct supervision of the agency’s Executive Director and in close coordination with the West Town Academy (WTA) Principal. The Youth Services Unit Manager oversees the implementation of numerous city, state and Federal grants; coordinates youth support and wraparound services; and is instrumental in youth career development and post-secondary transitions. For detailed information on position requirements and qualifications, and how to apply, please see the attached job description or visit: http://www.gwtp.edu/gwtp-careers/youth-services-unit-manager. Click here for Job Description.
Assistant to the Director
Position Overview: Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Assistant to the Director manages the day-to-day administrative functions of the agency including overseeing the day-to-day operations, personnel, fiscal and contract management of the agency. The Assistant to the Director staffs the agency management team and supports the programs and services that fulfill the agency mission. For detailed information on position requirements and qualifications, and how to apply, please see the attached job description or visit:http://www.gwtp.edu/gwtp-careers/assistant-to-the-director. Click here for Job Description.
The Organization : Greater West Town Community Development Project (GWTP) is a community-based economic development initiative expanding employment and education opportunities for low-income residents of Chicago’s Humboldt Park, East and West Garfield Park, Austin, and North Lawndale community areas. GWTP provides highly effective programs targeting the critical education, training, and employment needs of youth and adults, including: The West Town Academy Alternative High School, Woodworking and Shipping & Receiving Training Programs, and comprehensive employment referral and placement services. GWTP is an aggressive and effective advocate for the educational needs of at-risk and dropout youth and the job training needs of low-income, unemployed community residents. For more information, visit us at http://www.gwtp.edu
Greater West Town Community Development Project
500 N. Sacramento Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60618
312-432-9595 ext 252