Careers

Every member of the RCC team has a special role to positively impact children through their everyday efforts, regardless of whether they serve primarily in the classroom or the boardroom. RCC promotes a healthy, professional, and collaborative work environment where everyone’s voice is heard and ownership is shared amongst the team. The staff is responsible for upholding the mission, vision and core values of the organization by establishing and achieving strategic goals. Collaboration among community members and schools is highly encouraged in order to implement the shared vision of the team.

RCC is committed to a fair and ethical workplace. In exchange for commitment to shared objectives, we offer competitive compensation, benefits and an opportunity to do creative and meaningful work. Please submit all resumes and cover letters to info@robertcrown.org.

Open Positions

Health Educator (Part-Time)

Position Summary:

The part-time health educator is part of a dynamic team of professionals committed to motivating youth to lead healthy, happy and safe lives. Educators deliver programs in schools across the Chicagoland area. Educators are responsible for teaching engaging and interactive classes, new program development, effective communication with all staff, teachers and other clients, and working in a fast-paced team environment.

Reporting Relationship

This position reports to the Education Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Utilize best practices when teaching to student, teacher, and other adult audiences.
  • Maintain expertise and relevance in health content, educational best practice, learning standards, and child development.
  • Remain current on national, state and local educational trends and youth culture.
  • Ensure that program content and delivery is educational, engaging, and scientifically accurate.
  • Promote a positive and professional image when teaching and representing Robert Crown.
  • Contribute to and support a culture of high performance, innovation, personal accountability, adaptability and leadership.
  • Part-time employees are expected to work flexible hours according to business demands. This may range from a minimum of 10-20 hours/week during off-peak months to a maximum of 30 hours/week, likely during late March through early June.
  • Health Educators are expected to check and respond to emails regularly and to keep their personal and work calendars updated regularly.
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing other duties as assigned.
  • Occasional non-traditional work hours may be required.
  • Daily local travel required with mileage reimbursement available.

The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

  • Experience teaching subjects in health-related topics preferred (sexual health education, substance abuse prevention and social emotional learning)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player, manage complex projects and complete work on tight deadlines

Educational & Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Education, Community Health, Public Health or related field

Please submit resumes and cover letters to info@robertcrown.org.

Marketing and Development Assistant

Position Summary:

The Marketing and Development Assistant provides key administrative support to the marketing, business development and fund development areas of the organization.

Reporting Relationship:

The position will report to the Business Development Manager

Job Responsibilities:

• Assist Business Development Manager in communication with existing and potential school clients to increase programming in schools
• Assist with maintenance of customer relationship management database
• Assist with management of donor database
• Generate and manipulate complex documents in Microsoft Excel
• Assist with execution of marketing plans
• Assist with planning of donor and fundraising events
• Serves as back up receptionist. Assist school clients with reservations
• Assist with school invoicing and payment processing
• Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing other duties as assigned
• Occasional non-traditional work hours may be required

The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills
• Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point)
• Database management experience
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently, manage complex projects and complete work on tight deadlines

Please submit resumes and cover letters to info@robertcrown.org.

RCC Intern

Timing:

Winter Internships (January - April)
Spring Internships (May - August)

Position Summary:

The intern for the Robert Crown Center (RCC) is part of a dynamic team of professionals committed to motivating youth to lead healthy, happy and safe lives. The Intern will be engaged by all areas of the organization including Education, Operations/Client Relations, Communications, Development and Special Events. The Intern will observe educational programs, support the educational team with evaluation, standards alignment and curriculum review and will assist with tasks in all departments of RCC in order to experience a full range of non-profit health education organization functions. This is an unpaid internship, eligible for college credit in some courses of study.

Essential Function: to support RCC staff as needed

  • Observe and support health education programs to improve content and delivery.
  • Collaborate with staff from all departments to improve messaging and increase sales.
  • Establish expertise in education trends and youth culture, utilizing that expertise to enhance RCC’s product line.
  • Be an ambassador for RCC, promoting a positive and professional image of the organization.
  • Contribute to the culture of high performance, innovation, personal accountability, teamwork, adaptability and leadership.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Candidate should be seeking a degree in a health-related field and have a keen interest in prevention education.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills are required, as are attention to detail and problem solving skills.
  • Sufficiency with Microsoft Office is necessary.
  • Candidate should be self-motivated and independent, with a willingness to collaborate on all mission-centered projects as necessary.
  • Some weekend and evening hours may be requested.

Please submit resumes and cover letters to info@robertcrown.org.

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