Employment Opportunities - National Runaway Safeline

National Runaway Safeline

Employment Opportunities

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We’re currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator is a key member of NRS’ Engagement team. They contribute strongly to organizational fundraising activities (including donor acknowledgement, cultivation and management and special events), grant management (including research, writing and reporting) and provide administrative support for the NRS Board Development Committee and the Associate Board.

The ideal candidate brings a high level of energy and innovation and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Flexibility, strong organizational skills, effective written and oral communication skills, and a nuanced understanding of NRS’ diverse and broad audiences will be key for success in this role. This position reports to the Chief Engagement Officer, works with NRS senior leadership and the Board of Directors, and will be instrumental in assisting the organization with meeting its annual fundraising goals.  

The Development Coordinator position is based in Chicago and will be temporarily remote during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

Crisis Services Supervisor (CSS)

The Crisis Services Team provides trauma informed, solution-focused, crisis intervention, information, and referral and other related services to runaway, homeless and at-risk youth and their families via a crisis hotline and across digital communication platforms (live chat, email and forum postings). The Crisis Services Supervisor (CSS) reports to the Director of Crisis Services (DCS) and provides on-shift support within the crisis services center for interns and volunteers with a strong focus on monitoring quality assurance and implementing standards of quality improvement for NRS’ services. All crisis services team members complete a 40+ hour intensive crisis intervention training prior to handling crisis contacts.

Full-time and part-time positions may be available. Positions are based in Chicago and will be temporarily remote during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Shifts vary and may include evening and weekend hours.

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The National Runaway Safeline offers internships for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in a variety of fields, such as psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, human development, non-profit management, outreach and prevention. MSW candidates, especially, are encouraged to apply. Interns will gain experience in delivering direct crisis services and with projects related to training, outreach and prevention programs.

Email Stephanie Kiesling, skiesling@1800RUNAWAY.org, with any questions about the NRS Internship Program.

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