This is a new position with our organization; it will be a part of Habitat Chicago’s programs team, which works to identify, develop and execute investments in promotion of neighborhood health in our focus areas.  


The Community Partnerships Manager drives Habitat Chicago’s integration into and service to multi-party community development efforts (coalitions) in key focus neighborhoods in Chicago. The manager uses their time to advance relationships as well as specific initiatives that will help realize healthier neighborhoods through coalition objectives.


Who we are looking for: 

You are a team-driven and talented communicator who understands the power of neighborhood through hands-on development experience. You have a curious, organized mind and are energized by connecting with people in the pursuit of short and long-term goals. You can work in the unknown, setting in place practices that help everyone around you be successful while striving to define parameters for the future.


Key Responsibilities:  

Coalition Coordination and Development (70%)

Establish robust, genuine two-way relationships with existing and prospective coalition members and working groups; obtain a deep and broad understanding of neighborhood development conditions; represent Habitat Chicago accurately and comprehensively.  


Networking and Representation (10%)

Beyond the scope of coalition activities, the manager helps Habitat Chicago develop and maintain a solid reputation within focus neighborhoods and relevant sectors. 


Neighborhood Grants Initiative Oversight (15%) 

The manager ensures the continued success and expansion of Habitat Chicago’s Neighborhood Grants Initiative.


Teamwork (5%) 

As a key Programs team member, contribute to our organizational health through enthusiastic collaboration, leadership and personal integrity.



Salaried position ranging from $60,000 - $65,000 depending on experience. 30+ vacation/sick/personal days per year. 90% employer paid health insurance; access to dental, life and 401k plans. 


To Apply 

After reviewing the attached Full Position Description, please submit a compelling cover letter and resume to helen.quach@habitatchicago.org with “Community Partnerships – Your Name” in the subject line by 2/18/2022. Only successful applicants will be contacted and interviews will take place on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please. 

Full Description



Habitat for Humanity Chicago values a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.  

Habitat for Humanity Chicago is an equal opportunity employer. This organization does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 



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