Community School's Initiative Resource Coordinator

Job Description

Are you passionate about community development? Have a knack for administrative and analytical job tasks? Do you enjoy coaching others on how to be successful in their roles?

Our Resource Coordinator position may be PERFECT for you!

The Resource Coordinator is responsible for managing and expanding out-of-school-time programming for Community School's Initiative, a nationally recognized and federally funded program in Chicago.


  • Organizing schedule for out of school time programming

    • Securing vendors and community partners for implementation

    • Collaborating with school-day teachers to run math and literacy programs

  • Onboarding and training of out of school time staff

  • Recruitment of K-8 grade students

  • Completion of data entry for attendance and timesheets

  • Supporting programming instruction


  • Passion for Urban Initiatives' mission

  • Strong time management, administrative, analytical, and organizational skills

  • Superior communication skills, both spoken and written

  • Strong budget management knowledge

  • Strong presentation and group facilitation skills (demonstrated experience preferred)

  • Quick learner and problem solver, experience in managing conflicts

  • Self-directed while balancing multiple tasks within a team-based work environment

  • Ability to be flexible and manage multiple priorities while maintaining high-quality of work

  • Commitment to interrupting all forms of oppression in the workplace

  • Commitment to supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for youth

  • Demonstrated experience working with a diverse group of people, particularly those living in underserved neighborhoods


  • $38,500 base salary

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance premiums paid 100% by Urban Initiatives (for employees and for their children)

  • Life, short term disability, and long term disability insurance paid 100% by Urban Initiatives

  • Option to contribute to a 401K with up to a 3% match of your salary after one full year of employment

  • Flexible schedule and work from home environment

  • 120 hours of paid time off (PTO), accrued monthly (PTO may be prorated based on start date.)

  • Paid holidays (Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day)

  • Comp time


Apply by clicking below no later than June 30, 2022.

Target Start Date is July 20, 2022


Urban Initiatives is dedicated to intentionally fostering a climate of purposeful inclusion in our workplace, and candidates of diverse backgrounds and identities are strongly encouraged to apply. Urban Initiatives is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. This is in accordance with federal and state law.


Founded in 2003, Urban Initiatives is a nonprofit organization that runs youth development programs in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Urban Initiatives' mission is to use the power of sport and play to empower Chicago's youth to achieve academic success, develop social-emotional skills, and build social capital. Currently, Urban Initiatives serves an estimated 60 schools throughout the City of Chicago.

Urban Initiatives is preparing to scale program operations to have a significantly greater impact across Chicago. Our programs support social-emotional learning (SEL) and demand for these services is greater than ever. Maturing the administrative capacity of our fundraising team is critical to raising the funds necessary to accelerate our impact.