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


#NorthwestCompass is hiring!

Please don’t wait to join our outstanding team! We are looking to hire dedicated, creative-driven new staff for the following positions (as of 01/2023):

  • Program Manager (7+ Years of Experience) [Full-Time]
  • Case Manager(s) – Youth, Housing/Homelessness Prevention Teams [FT or PT]
  • Food Pantry Associate [Part-Time]
If interested, please send your resume to [email protected]

or contact directly:

Sonia Ivanov
Executive Director
+1 847 305 2764
[email protected]


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.




Northwest Compass offers a comprehensive BSW/MSW and Administrative Internship program including Supervision (one hour per week) and work with professional staff on daily assignments and client assistance.

We currently collaborate with several prestigious institutions in and around the community. Please contact us to inquire if your school participates in our internship programs.

We offer flexible schedules during our work hours.

For more information about Northwest Compass Education and Intern programs, please contact:


Sonia Ivanov
Executive Director
+1 847 305 2764
[email protected]


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