The Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, a not-for-profit organization with a long and successful history of civil rights enforcement and advocacy, seeks applicants for a Chicago Fair Housing Testing and Training Coordinator position. The Coordinator will conduct a testing and training program regarding discrimination in rental housing in Chicago, as a member of the Fair Housing Project team. Duties include recruiting and training testers, preparing and overseeing tester assignments, reviewing and analyzing test results, conducting educational workshops, and assisting with grant reporting. He/she will plan and conduct training sessions for housing providers. 40 hours/week with flexibility required. This is a one year position, with the possibility of an extension.
The position requires a committed, outgoing person with excellent writing and speaking skills who is detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines. Two to three years of relevant experience and demonstrated commitment to civil rights and social change required; experience in fair housing or housing desired. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. E-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 5 pgs.) and 2 references a.s.a.p. but no later than February 22, 2017 to Betsy Shuman-Moore, email@example.com. The Chicago Lawyers' Committee is an EOE and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. No phone calls please.