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Position:       Program Officer, Veterans Program
Department: Veterans Program
Location:      Chicago, IL

About the McCormick Foundation The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is committed to fostering communities of educated, informed and engaged citizens. Through philanthropic programs, Cantigny Park and museums, the Foundation helps develop citizen leaders and works to make life better in our communities. The Foundation was established as a charitable trust in 1955, upon the death of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is one of the nation's largest foundations, with more than $1.5 billion in assets. For more information, please visit

About the Veterans Program
Helping veterans is part of the fabric of the McCormick Foundation. For decades, financial and staff resources have been dedicated to honoring men and women in uniform and helping former military service members return to civilian life as active, vibrant members of society.

The Foundation's approach addresses critically important employment programs, behavioral health, education, and the navigation of the confusing sea of federal and state services available for veterans. By positioning veterans as strategic assets in our workplaces and our communities, and dispelling the myths and misconceptions that tend to stereotype our most recent veterans, the Foundation can help position these men and women as skilled, intelligent, collaborative individuals of the highest caliber. The legacy of Colonel McCormick stands as a testament to the possibilities before us.

• Assists the Director with the continued development and implementation of the overall Veterans Program.

• Evaluates, reviews, and recommends grant proposals from non-profits; analyzes the organization's legal status, financial data, and program goals; provides timely and efficient support to fund partners as appropriate; makes site visits as appropriate; prepares grant recommendations.

• Monitors performance and progress of organizations receiving grants from the foundation; recommends appropriate action to Program Director as circumstances dictate.

• Stays current on issues and trends around veterans' issues. Cultivates strong working relationships with organizations and individuals in the military and veteran's field, both at a state and national level.

• Conducts program-related research and develops strong knowledge base relating to Illinois veterans.

• Represents the Robert R. McCormick Foundation in the veteran and philanthropic communities, participating in associations and activities which contribute to the overall effectiveness of the foundation.

• Works to improve grant-making skills through conferences, classes and independent study.

• Minimum 5 - 7 years' experience in employment, healthcare, and/or social service programs.

• Bachelor's degree required; Master's Degree preferred.

• Outstanding communication and organization skills; strong presentation skills; must be able     to work in a fast paced, team oriented environment.

• Strong analytical and budgeting skills.

• Experience with grant-making or non-profit organizations. Experience with organizations that      work with veterans, either in grant-making or providing services to veterans preferred.

• U.S. Military Uniformed Service Veteran or Reservist preferred.

How to apply
Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

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Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.

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ID Title Pay Rate/Notes
2013-1165 Part Time Flex Officer - Chicago - All Shifts Varies depending on site . $9.40 +
2015-1554 Part Time Residential Security Officer - Chicago - All Shifts $10.50 -$11.00/hr, depending on site. Computer skills a strong plus.
2013-1148 Portfolio Flex Officer - Central Business District - All Shifts $12.00 -$13.00/hr. This high flexiblity position. Pereference for individuals available to work all shifts
2013-1147 Portfolio Response Officer - Central Business District - All Shifts $12.00 -$14.00 /hr. Must have computer skills. Must be available all shifts.
2014-1394 Portfolio Response Officer - Chicago - All Shifts $12.00 -$14.00 /hr. Must have computer skills. Must be available all shifts. Preference for previous high-end residential experience.
2015-1586 Residential Security Officer - East Loop - Afternoon Shift $10.00 - $11.00/hr
2015-1589 Residential Security Officer - Near North Side - Overnight Shift $13.00 - $13.50 /hr. Pervious residential experience preferred.
2015-1482 Residential Security Officer - River North - All Shifts $13.00 - $15.00/hr. Strong preference for previous residential experience. Computer skills needed
2015-1560 Residential Security Officer - River North - All Shifts $15.00 - $18.00/hr. Strong preference for previous residential experience. Computer skills needed
2015-1587 Residential Security Officer - South Loop - Afternoon Shift $11.00 - $11.50/hr. Must have computer skills.
2015-1596 Residential Security Officer - South Loop - Afternoon Shift $11.50 - $12.50. Must have computer skills.
2015-1495 Residential Security Officer - West Loop - All Shifts $9.50 -$10.50/hr
2012-1037 Response Officer - Chicago - All Shifts $11.50/hr. Must be available all shifts.
2014-1466 Security and CCTV System Installer/Technician - Chicago - Day/Afternoons $20.00 - $28.00 per hour (depending on experience) plus discretionary year-end bonus
2015-1499 Security and CCTV System Installer/Technician - Chicago - Day/Afternoons $14.00 - $18.00/hr( depending on experience) plus discretionary year-en bonus.
2015-1599 Security Site Supervisor - East Loop - All Shifts $18.00 - $20.00/hr. Must be available to work all shifts. The majority of time for this position will be spend outside under increment weather. Heavy patrols may also be included.
2015-1546 Unarmed Security Officer - Central Business District - Afternoon/Overnight Shift $12.00 - $13.00/hr. Must have computer skills. Benefits include free health insurance after a year on the job.
2015-1569 Unarmed Security Officer - Central Business District - All Shifts $10.00 - $11.00 /hr. Must have computer skills. Benefits include free health insurance after a year on the job.
2015-1578 Unarmed Security Officer - Central Business District - Swing Shift $10.50 -$11.50/hr. Must have computer skills. Benefits include free health insurance after a year on the job.
2015-1542 Unarmed Security Officer - Near West Side - Afternoon Shift $9.00 - $10.00/hr
ID Title Location
2014-1331 Response Officer - North/Northwest Suburbs - All Shifts $11.50/hr. Must have availability for all shifts.
2015-1468 Unarmed Security Officer - Glenview/Northbrook - All Shifts $10.00 - $12.00/hr. Strong reception desk and computer skills preferred

All interested candidates must apply online at:

Exciting Announcement from the Legionnaire Insurance Trust

We are excited to announce two great changes to LegionCare , your No-Cost AD& Program

Starting right now and for enrollments after 1/1/2015, anyone enrolled in LegionCare will be covered for as long as they maintain their membership in The American Legion. This new "one and done" approach will save from needing to re-enroll every 5 years. The LegionCare program will continue to cover you for $1,000 of AD&D coverage plus provide the added benefit of up to $5,000 if the accidental loss occurs when on "official Legion business."*

We want you to know too, LegionCare is now available to all members of the Legion Family including the American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members 18 years and older. The Legionnaire Insurance Trust has been working hard to provide valuable benefits to your entire family and we look forward to continuing to serve veterans' insurance needs.

To enroll, please visit now.

*Bonus benefit for Legion business travel in not available in MN and NH.


Job opportunity for people with disabilities

We are in search for 6 experienced sewers to work in Bedford Park, Ford City Shopping Center. It is public transportation accessible.

Candidates must have previous sewing experience, regardless of a professional or in an amateur capacity. They will be trained to operate a single needle and surge machine.

They must be able to pass a background/drug test. Candidates with a criminal background will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Theft related and violent offenses will not be accepted.

Pay: union based pay of $10.00/hr
Shift: 2nd shift from 3:40pm - 2:00am
Start Date: asap

Please send resumes to:

  Jian Kim
Case Manager/Adult Employment Specialist
4753 N Broadway, Ste 700
Chicago, IL 60640-4995

Phone: (773) 293-8454
Fax: (773) 561-1396
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Smithfield Farmland in Monmouth, IL is looking for Motivated Employees with Good Worth Ethic to join our Team!!

Production rates range from $15.20 - $18.65 upon qualification.

Visit to learn more and apply.

Outstanding Benefit Package including:

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Prescription Drug Program
Advancement Opportunities
36 Hour Weekly Guarantee
Tuition Reimbursement & Scholarship Program
Company Paid and Supplemental Life Insurance
  401K Program
Employee Assistant Program
10 Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation
Bonus Opportunities

Pre-Placement background check and drug screening required. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older and lawfully authorized to work in the United States in order to be considered for employment with Smithfield Foods.
All Applicants Must Be Willing to Work Any Shift Needed.

Smithfield Foods is an EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

Retirement Planner: Special Extra Earnings For Military Service

Source: Social Security Administration

Since 1957, if you had military service earnings for active duty (including active duty for training), you paid Social Security taxes on those earnings. Since 1988, inactive duty service in the Armed Forces reserves (such as weekend drills) has also been covered by Social Security.

Under certain circumstances, special extra earnings for your military service from 1957 through 2001 can be credited to your record for Social Security purposes. These extra earnings credits may help you qualify for Social Security or increase the amount of your Social Security benefit.

Special extra earnings credits are granted for periods of active duty or active duty for training. Special extra earnings credits are not granted for inactive duty training.

If your active military service occurred

From 1957 through 1967, we will add the extra credits to your record when you apply for Social Security benefits.
From 1968 through 2001, you do not need to do anything to receive these extra credits. The credits were automatically added to your record.
After 2001, there are no special extra earnings credits for military service.

Note: In January 2002, Public Law 107-117, the Defense Appropriations Act, stopped the special extra earnings that have been credited to military service personnel. Military service in calendar year 2002 and future years no longer qualifies for these special extra earnings credits

How You Get Credit For Special Extra Earnings

The information that follows applies only to active duty military service earnings from 1957 through 2001. Here's how the special extra earnings are credited on your record:
Service in 1957 Through 1977

You are credited with $300 in additional earnings for each calendar quarter in which you received active duty basic pay. Service in 1978 through 2001

For every $300 in active duty basic pay, you are credited with an additional $100 in earnings up to a maximum of $1,200 a year. If you enlisted after September 7, 1980, and didn't complete at least 24 months of active duty or your full tour, you may not be able to receive the additional earnings.

Check with Social Security for details.



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