Stand is a non-profit education advocacy group that believes ALL children deserve an equal opportunity to succeed in life. Stand works to accomplish this mission through:
We focus primarily on increasing early literacy and high school success. Additional priorities include, improving school quality and ensuring adequate funding spent wisely.
Your role stands at the intersection of providing administrative support to our Illinois affiliate and the fight to change the odds for children and families in under-resourced communities. As a key member of Stand’s Illinois team, you support the affiliate in their efforts to build on the progress to date to improve outcomes for students across the state. The State Operations Coordinator is responsible for providing executive support, coordinating operations and office management systems, as well as assisting in event and project management. This individual will play a key role in planning and supporting impactful campaigns. Through your proactive organized approach to the role, you will have the opportunity to work with colleagues who not only care deeply about justice and equity, but who are bold and strategic and take responsibility for achieving substantial progress toward our mission.
Operations and Office Management:
Event and Project Management:
A flexible schedule for the exceptional candidate will be considered. At the same time, the occasional weekend or early/late hour commitment will be required, but advance notice will be provided.
Roles typically require the ability to be stationary for extended periods of time, to transfer items less than 10 pounds, and may require the ability to climb stairs.
Stand for Children consists of two separate entities. Stand for Children, Inc., a grassroots membership organization is exempt under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, and Stand for Children Leadership Center, a leadership development organization is exempt under section 501(c)(3)
Stand for Children and Stand for Children Leadership Center are Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. We are committed to a diverse and culturally inclusive workplace in which our differences broaden our awareness, enrich our daily experiences and contribute to our collective strength. People of color, members of underrepresented ethnic or socioeconomic populations and bilingual/multi-lingual speakers are strongly encouraged to apply.