Work at WINGS

WINGS staff is passionate about its commitment to end domestic violence. We have finely tuned our services and achieve success by relying on committed and amazing employees.

If you have a passion to help others, superior capabilities, talent for working in a fast-paced environment and want to end each day feeling you have made a difference, then WINGS is likely the place for you!

We invest in our employees’ personal well-being. Our flexible benefits package recognizes individual needs, giving employees the power to build a personalized benefits program.

If you are interested in an Internship at WINGS for any Program-related opportunities (Safe House, housing, ALAS, children’s, counseling, etc.) or a non-Program-related internship (administrative, development, operations, human resources, resale, etc.) please contact internships@wingsprogram.com to express your interest and send your resume. 

If you are interested in applying for any of the announced jobs listed below:

To view a job description, click on the URL link (“click here”) associated with the position.

To apply for the position, register on the WINGS recruitment site, powered by ADP.  Once registered, you can return there as often as you like to see if you are interested in more opportunities.

Fill out the application online.  You may upload up to 8 supporting documents.  However, the 2 you MUST upload are your resume and a cover letter stating why you are qualified and interested in the position.

If you have questions about any of the positions, please send your questions to jobs@wingsprogram.com

Thank you!


CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: 

Resale Store Manager

The Store Manager monitors and leads all aspects of a WINGS resale store’s daily operations and ensures administration of store policies and procedures. The manager is in charge of meeting profitability goals through excellent merchandising, selling, and pricing of donations. Supervise paid staff and volunteers, rolls up sleeves to be part of the team. Work alternating shifts and days, including holidays and weekends, to help train and build staff excellence (paid and volunteer) and to provide consistent amazing customer service. Strive for innovative solutions and alternatives in bettering the business.

To learn more, see the full job description and to apply CLICK HERE

Grant Writer – Foundations and Corporate Relations

Objective: To enhance the financial sustainability and growth of WINGS Program, Inc. through the systematic identification, cultivation and solicitation of funding resources. This position works with the Assistant Director of Development to execute the fundraising goals of the organization, primarily using grant and proposal writing.

Key Responsibilities
* Establish and cultivate relationships with key individual, foundation, and corporate contacts.

* Establish and maintain a stewardship program for donors which include regular individualized contact in addition to acknowledgements, recognition, and required reports in order to enhance relationships.
* Facilitate site visits and cultivation activities.
* Identify opportunities for the CEO and Senior Director of Development to enhance WINGS’ relationship with foundations, corporations and community organizations.

To learn more, see the full job description and to apply CLICK HERE.

Part-time House Advocate

Purpose:
Responsible for answering phones and assisting callers, greeting guests (clients), staff, volunteers, and service providers who come to the door. Advocate is responsible for maintaining the smooth operation of the Safe House.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide crisis intervention, counseling, education, safety planning, and referrals to callers on the crisis line.
Approve intake and eligibility evaluations with potential guests.
Conduct and approve intake and eligibility evaluations to determine guest’s needs and appropriateness for services at the Safe House.

To learn more, see the full job description and to apply CLICK HERE.

Awake Overnight House Advocate – Part-Time

Location: WINGS Safe House
Objective: Responsible for the overall safety and well-being of the residents in the safe house during the overnight hours. The Awake Overnight House Advocate is responsible for answering the crisis line and assisting callers. Worker is responsible for accurate data entry into the computer database, completing purchase orders for final approval, and making hourly safety checks of the safe house. Worker may also be responsible for preparing meals during the shift.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Provide crisis intervention, counseling, education, safety planning, and referrals to callers on the crisis line.

To learn more, see the full job description and to apply… CLICK HERE.

Bilingual Community Advocate – Part-Time

We are seeking a friendly, energetic, community-minded individual to assist the Manager of Community Based Services in organizing and growing our WINGS Community Based Services Programs.  The location for this work will be split between our Rolling Meadows Main Office and the POC in Palatine.  Expected work will be approximately 20 hours per week.

General Responsibilities Include: Support the effective and efficient delivery of WINGS Community Based Services to clients by assisting the Manager of Community Based Services in a broad range of duties.  Maintain positive working relationships with staff, volunteers, clients, and other external constituents. To learn more, see the full job description and to apply CLICK HERE.

House Advocate for WINGS Metro

Responsible for answering phones and assisting callers, greeting guests (clients), staff, volunteers, and service providers who come to the door. Advocate is responsible for maintaining the smooth operation of the Safe House.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  (sample)
 Provide crisis intervention, counseling, education, safety planning, and referrals to callers on the crisis line.

 Approve intake and eligibility evaluations with potential guests.
 Conduct and approve intake and eligibility evaluations to determine guest’s needs and appropriateness for services at the Safe House.
 Interact with guests in the community areas of WMI and role model social skills, conflict resolution, parenting and other skills of daily living (this may include time management, self-care, conflict and stress management, parenting, nutrition, meal planning, parenting, car maintenance, budgeting).
 Supervise and coordinate activities related to house policies and chores.

For more information and to apply on line CLICK HERE

Full-time Bilingual Children’s Advocate – NW Suburbs

Working alongside Family Advocates, the Bilingual Children’s Advocate is responsible for coordinating services for children, providing informal counseling and supervising interns. This advocacy position will assess, implement, and oversee activities that support the needs of the children of WINGS, particularly Spanish-speaking children. The Children’s Advocate also works with the parent of the child, as needed.  WINGS favors a strengths based approach to working with residents.  To learn more and apply for this position, CLICK HERE.

Full-time MOVER/DRIVER for our Transportation Department

Under the supervision of the manager, the employee will be responsible for assisting in pick-up, delivery and placement of furniture and other objects, as assigned.   To see the full job description and to apply for this position, please CLICK HERE.

PART-TIME DONATIONS PROCESSOR

Would you like to join a great team of staff and volunteers at our Logistics Center in Elk Grove Village?  This position will help sort, price and store the treasures (donations) WINGS receives from wonderful donors.   Under the direction of the Manager, the Donation Processor will participate in the activities of the Logistics Center, contributing to general workflow and the qualitative processing and categorization of clothing and other merchandise.  To learn more and to apply, CLICK HERE.