Jobs & Internship Postings

Development Assistant at Growing Home

The role of the Development Assistant is to support the Development Department as well as Growing Home’s administrative office as a whole by providing administrative, clerical, communications and customer service support to Growing Home’s executive and fundraising staff.

Growing Home, Inc. is a Chicago-based nonprofit with a mission to operate, promote, and demonstrate the use of organic agriculture as a vehicle for job training, employment, and community development. The administrative office, currently at 2732 N. Clark Street, is responsible for the fundraising and management of the Employment Training, Urban Farming, and Outreach departments. This office will move to Englewood in late 2018 or early 2019.


Social Media & Communications

Data Management


Accounting and Financial Tracking





Submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of 1-3 pages to April Harrington, Chief Operating Officer, at The subject line should read “Development Assistant” and all three components should be attached as a single pdf titled, “[first initial, last name]DA.pdf” example: “AHarringtonDA.pdf”. Mailed, hand-delivered, or messengered applications, and incomplete applications will not be considered. No calls please.

Complete applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until this position is filled. We anticipate filling this position by December 1, 2018. Growing Home offers competitive compensation packages based on experience. All compensation packages include health insurance coverage and generous vacation benefits.

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, current employment status, or prior record of arrest or conviction.