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The Illinois Migrant Council makes all hiring and employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, genes, disability (impaired condition, i.e., physical or mental), political affiliation or belief, sexual orientation, marital status or military or veteran status. Every applicant who is hired is required to demonstrate their authorization to work in the United States (I‐9 documentation) within three days of their employment start date (according to U.S. law). Criminal background checks are conducted upon acceptance of contingent offer.

Senior Accountant

Location: Chicago, IL
Closing Date: Until position is filled
Hours: Twenty hours per week first 90 days - turns into full time (40 hrs. per week) thereafter.
Wage: Commensurate with experience
Program: The IMC is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that implements multiple federal, state and other funded programs in Illinois.
Responsibilities in Brief: Under supervision of the President/CEO, incumbent is responsible for all accounting functions; maintaining cash receipts schedule; reviewing program budgets, maintaining and analyzing specified ledgers, trial balances, financial statements. S/he will supervise accounting staff, processes accounting functions for programs, handle drawdown for Federal/State grants, cash reports online for all accounts, monitors daily cash flow, prepares documentation for annual audit, financial reports for board of directors and collaborates with various IMC program directors. More information about the position may be requested at the email below.
Minimum Qualifications: B.S. Degree in Accounting. (CPA Preferred).Three to four years of experience in fund and accrual accounting at a nonprofit agency. Thorough knowledge of GAAP and OMB Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards Final Rule. Understanding of budgeting, single agency audit requirements, and indirect cost proposal preparation for federal government programs. Ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations. Ability to use mature judgement, work independently and maintain confidentiality. Ability to review and develop fiscal policies and procedures to meet grantor financial management requirements. Thorough knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations concerning accounting procedures and program requirements. Ability to deal tactfully with representatives or grantors, other agencies for monitoring/audit and funding purposes. Previous experience in supervisory capacity. Ability to communicate effectively.
Please email your resume and cover letter with the subject line “IMC Senior Accountant” to: mrivera@illinoismigrant.org


Recruiter/Career Navigator

Location: Freeport, IL
Closing Date: Until position is filled
Hours: Full Time
Wage: Commensurate with experience
Responsibilities in Brief: Under supervision of the Director of Workforce Development, identifies, recruits and enrolls eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the NFJP and other programs; and develops occupational and educational opportunities for career pathways to obtain industry-recognized credentials for program participants in collaboration with local community colleges, training providers, American Job Centers and workforce development partners and employers. The successful candidate will receive training to become knowledgeable about regulations governing eligibility determination, program requirements, recordkeeping and reporting. A full job announcement may be requested from the email address below.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience in workforce development, adult education or related field; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to comprehend and follow policy and procedures, e.g., client confidentiality; ability for independent judgment; experience with Microsoft Office and office technology; valid State of Illinois driver’s license, current auto insurance coverage and access to vehicle.
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (Spanish/English); familiarity with employability and educational needs of farmworkers and individuals.
Please email your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Recruiter/Career Navigator” to: cthomas@illinoismigrant.org


Guidance Counselor/Recruiter

Location: Harvard, IL
Closing Date: Until position is filled
Part Time Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (25 hrs/wk)
Hourly Wage: Commensurate with experience
Program: : IMC programs provide adult education, employment and training and case management services for low income communities and eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents in Northern Illinois counties, including ESL instruction for limited English speaking residents in McHenry County.
Responsibilities in Brief: Under supervision of the Director of Workforce Development, recruits, enrolls and provides career pathways counseling and case management services for students/participants in programs such as the IL Community College Board (ICCB) ESL class, Community Services Block Grant and National Farmworker Jobs Program; and develops occupational and educational opportunities for career pathways to obtain industry-recognized credentials for students/participants through collaboration with local community colleges, training providers, the McHenry County American Job Center, and other workforce development partners and employers. The successful candidate will receive training to become knowledgeable about regulations governing eligibility determination, program requirements, recordkeeping and reporting. A full job announcement may be requested from the email address below.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or appropriate experience in workforce development, adult education or related field; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to comprehend and follow policy and procedures, e.g., client confidentiality; ability for independent judgment; experience with Microsoft Office and office technology; valid State of Illinois driver’s license, current auto insurance coverage and access to vehicle.
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (Spanish/English); familiarity with employability and educational needs of farmworkers and individuals.
Please email your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Guidance Counselor/Recruiter” to: cthomas@illinoismigrant.org


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The Illinois Migrant Council makes all hiring and employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, gender identity, disability (impaired condition, i.e., physical or mental), political affiliation or belief, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, or veteran status.

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