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South Suburban Public Action to Deliver Shelter (SSPADS) is looking for compassionate leaders who want to prevent and end homelessness in the south suburbs of Chicago.

Position: Community Health Worker (Shelter Program)

Reports to: Shelter Case Manager Supervisor

Type: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Hours: 16-24 hours per week (20 hrs/wk on average)

Compensation: $23 to $26 / hr

Location: Chicago Heights office and a variety of hotel-based shelter sites throughout south suburban Cook County

Direct Reports: None

Job Summary

The Shelter Community Health Worker is a member of our Emergency Shelter Department and is responsible for helping to coordinate and connect our shelter guests to healthcare services.

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Position: Community Health Worker (Housing Program)

Reports to: Supportive Housing Program Manager

Type: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Hours: 16-24 hours per week (20 hrs/wk on average)

Compensation: $23 to $26 / hr

Location: Country Club Hills, IL

Direct Reports: None

Job Summary

The Housing Community Health Worker is a member of our Housing Department and is responsible for helping to coordinate and connect our housing residents to healthcare services.

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Position: Emergency Shelter Case Manager

Reports to: Shelter Case Manager Supervisor

Type: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Compensation: $23 – $24 an hour

Location: Chicago Heights, IL

Direct Reports: None

Job Summary

The Emergency Shelter Case Manager provides support and assistance to families and individuals experiencing homelessness. The Emergency Shelter Case Manager is responsible for engaging intensively with shelter clients to help connect them to services and to assist them in seeking and obtaining housing.

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Position: Housing Specialist

Reports to: Housing Program Manager

Type: Full time, Non-Exempt

Compensation: $21-26 an hour

Location: Chicago Heights, IL

Job Summary

The Housing Specialist will assist individuals and families transitioning from homelessness to affordable/subsidized housing opportunities. The Housing Specialist is responsible to identify affordable housing and maintain relationships with landlords and housing providers who will work with program participants. This position works closely with housing program case managers, outreach (street and Medical) and shelter staff.

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ABOUT US

South Suburban PADS is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that is working to prevent and end homelessness in the south suburbs of Chicago. Over the past 31 years, the organization has provided shelter and meals to enable over 19,000 people to survive homelessness. In addition, South Suburban PADS provides pathways home and currently helps over 500 people to preserve or access affordable rental homes every year. South Suburban PADS is the proud recipient of the 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award. More at sspads.org

SSPADS adheres to the employment policy of providing equal opportunities to all job applicants and employees regardless of ethnicity, race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.

All newly hired employees will be required to supply proof of COVID-19 immunization or receive an approved exemption during the onboarding process.

Employee Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance