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We are now hiring an Operations Director for our Chicago office. Please download the complete job description here and send a resume and cover letter to

We are now hiring for a Chief Development Officer position in our Chicago office. View the complete job description here.

To express your interest in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to Potential candidates of interest will be contacted by Mikva Challenge. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential. Mikva Challenge is an equal opportunity employer and we highly value diversity in our workplace. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. Candidates chosen to be interviewed should be prepared to offer three professional references and a writing sample upon request.  Candidates will be required to complete a background check in order to work in Chicago Public Schools. This is a full-time position.  No phone calls will be accepted!

Please send a resume and cover letter to: and put Chief Development Officer in the subject line.


students campaigned during the 2015-16 Election Season


students from 117 schools nationwide presented speeches and/or worked on civic action projects


of Mikva alumni continue to volunteer in their communities, vs. only 36% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide


Mikva students serve as election judges each election cycle


Chicagoland teachers participate in Mikva Challenge programs


of Mikva alumni are registered voters, vs. only 53% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide


young people served in the Chicagoland area, California and Washington DC


of Mikva alumni encourage their friends and family to be politically engaged, vs. only 35% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

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