Resource Coordinator, CSI

Chicago, IL

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. 

A Day in the Life of a Resource Coordinator: 

  • 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 

What We Can Offer You:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at Urban Initiatives to bring their whole selves to work every day. We offer a variety of perks to support you in your personal and professional development.


  • 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


  • Competitive Base salary of $42,000

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

  • Retirement Plan Options

  • Paid Time Off and Additional Leave Options

  • Comprehensive Training 

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Support for Community Involvement

Additionally, our values of Teamwork and Inclusion ensure that Urban Initiatives is an environment where you will be supported and welcome by your coworkers and peers. 


Apply by clicking below no later than October 14, 2022. 

Target Start Date is October 26, 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.

Urban Initiatives Overview

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 raise the funds necessary to accelerate our impact.

Community Schools Initiative (CSI) Overview

CSI is a federally funded program that utilizes a year-round approach to impact youth, families, and the broader community with comprehensive support in the out-of-school time