Careers & Internships

Northwest Compass strives to be effective in the provision of services to those in crisis in the Northwest suburbs. Through a consortium of integrated community partnerships, we deliver comprehensive services that help people when they need it the most.

At the heart of everything Northwest Compass does is a commitment to Accountability and Developing Collaborative Relationships with the community, public and private industry partners to assist families in overcoming barriers through coordinated services.

Are you ready to help Northwest Compass turn Crisis into Opportunity for the Homeless, Hungry and Heroes in our community?


Open Positions

Summer VISTA
Mount Prospect
Posted 7 months ago

The HYPE summer VISTA will focus on implementation of the HYPE program, increase awareness in the community and most of all provide one on one case management. In conjunction with current staff the new VISTA will focus on the specific needs of youth aged 18-24 and will tailor services to that age group. Questions? Please …

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Summer VISTA
Mount Prospect
Posted 7 months ago

The VISTA member will support NWC’s innovative Food Connection program, focused on extending services and hours of operation to alleviate food insecurity in our community as well as to promote healthy nutrition and its effect on improved health. The efforts put forth by the Summer Associate will increase access to resources and positive nutrition outcomes …

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Northwest Compass is committed to fair treatment in employment. We will not discriminate, or permit discrimination, against anyone because of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran’s status, disability or handicap, or any other reason prohibited by law. We are committed to affirmative action and the employment and advancement of minorities, women, and qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam Era. It is Northwest Compass’s policy to hire, train, evaluate and provide promotions and advancement opportunities to all of our employees based solely on qualifications, quality of work and performance.

Please note, Northwest Compass can only accept applications for open positions. If you would like to help out but don’t see an open position that’s right for you, check our Volunteer Opportunities.


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