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14 Companies
Community Brands
Events • Social Impact
Community Brands provides technology and engagement platforms to membership organizations, schools and nonprofits to help them better manage mission-critical operations and relationships. Our suite of connected solutions provide flexibility and choice for organizations looking for the best solution, regardless of their size.

Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
+15
115
Local Employees
Westmont
Location
The Climate Corporation
Big Data • Internet of Things
The Climate Corporation aims to build a digitized world where every farmer is able to optimize and execute decisions on the farm through digital tools.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+22
40
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
BlueCrew
HR Tech • Mobile
BlueCrew is an on-demand staffing platform for temporary work. We are driving to change the future of work by adding transparency and automation to the staffing of blue collar positions. We are the best platform to quickly fill temporary positions with high-quality candidates.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
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Health Insurance Benefits
+19
6
Local Employees
San Francisco
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Flowers for Dreams
Consumer Web • eCommerce
Flowers for Dreams is the artisan flower service. Made to order and crafted locally, all bouquets start at just $35 with free hand delivery in Chicago & to Milwaukee. Every purchase benefits an amazing local charity. Named one of Business Insider's 20 Most Inspiring Companies in America.

Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Generous Parental Leave
+4
35
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Double Good Technologies
eCommerce • Mobile
Youth sports and extracurricular activities are becoming more expensive, and every day it’s pricing out more and more families from the critical benefits of participation. The technology we’re building solves this problem in an industry that has yet to be disrupted.
10
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
mRelief
Social Impact
mRelief provides an easy-to-use platform online and through SMS that enables Americans to find out if they qualify and enroll in food stamps. Our mission is to restore dignity by transforming access to social services. mRelief has connected over 230,000 families to social services.
6
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Bridge
Fintech • Social Impact
Bridge is a revolutionary new way to bank. We are the first-ever mobile banking solution that is committed to providing a low-cost alternative for the millions of underbanked family members affected by incarceration in America.

Company Equity
Chicago
Location
Gannon Solutions
Agency • Social Impact
At Gannon Solutions, we design and develop beautifully tailored websites cunningly optimized for all devices. We are a full-service digital firm. That means we partner with you from inception thru analytics on every project to help you stay relevant to your current customers and attractive enough to attain new.
1
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Ms.Tech
Angel or VC Firm • Events
We help business women do tech and tech women do business. Mission: Evolve the conversation of female entrepreneurism beyond the issue of ‘changing the ratio,’ and towards actively advancing the quality of their businesses, networks and resources. https://angel.co/ms-tech 
2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
ThinkCERCA
Edtech • Kids + Family
ThinkCERCA is on a mission to set every student up for real-world success. The ability to synthesize information and communicate ideas effectively is key to college and career readiness. We help educators teach these critical thinking skills through argumentative writing across subjects. See our results: http://ThinkCERCA.com/results

Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
+6
30
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Obama Foundation
Digital Media • Events
Edovo
Edtech • Social Impact
Our platform, Edovo, provides intuitive educational courses where inmates are rewarded for learning. With our unique tablet technology, we help unlock the potential of millions of incarcerated people.
18
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Stellation Group
Healthtech • Other

Thought Collection Publishing is an independent publisher supporting social change through publishing literary and visual artists in our nonfiction publications. Our publications are a collection of stories and art depicting expressions of our lives, a collaboration of those that want to explore the world and expand their life perspectives and w

2
Local Employees
Naperville
Location
Connect & Care
Mobile • Social Impact
By creating a free, non-profit mobile application, Connect & Care aims to simplify and strengthen the ability of mobile users to donate to international non-profits, while informing and broadening the users’ knowledge of the world around them.
Evanston
Location

Social Impact Jobs in Chicago

Account Executive

Community Brands
West Suburbs
7 hours ago
+16
Drive revenue in your assigned market/territory. Close exclusively new business accounts. Develop strong relationships in your assigned territory. Track and achieve necessary core metrics and KPI's (daily, monthly, quarterly). Meet or exceed monthly, quarterly, and annual goals set by the VP of Sales and Operations and the Director of Sales.

Sr. Software Developer

Community Brands
West Suburbs
7 hours ago
+16
Complete all development tasks on time and with high quality. Test all work with automated tests written in jUnit, Selenium, Rest Assured. Actively participate in daily standup, and bi-weekly project review and planning meetings. Aid support by responding quickly to help solve escalated support issues. Review Pull Requests. Deploy Releases. Work 3 (weekend) nights per quarter as our technical point of contact for on-site staff. Work 1 (weekend) event per quarter as an Event Specialist.

Software Developer

Community Brands
West Suburbs
7 hours ago
+16
Complete all development tasks on time and with high quality. Test all work with automated tests written in jUnit, Selenium, Rest Assured. Actively participate in daily standup, and bi-weekly project review and planning meetings. Aid support by responding quickly to help solve escalated support issues. Work 3 (weekend) nights per quarter as our technical point of contact for on-site staff. Work 1 (weekend) event per quarter as an Event Specialist.

Marketing Coordinator

Community Brands
West Suburbs
7 hours ago
+16
You’ll play an important role in developing leads and campaigns to influence the full-funnel for our B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform – awareness, engagement, lead generation, closed/won deals, adoption, renewal, and upsell/cross-sell. This largely includes managing the lead funnel, building and executing marketing campaigns and lists, researching new partnership opportunities, and coordinating efforts for thought leadership events.

Senior Systems Engineer

Community Brands
Chicago
7 hours ago
+16
Have system engineering experience taking projects from initial concept through planning and implementation Install, configure, and maintain designated operating systems or applications.  Manage and troubleshoot OS and applications using available tools.  Collaborate with others to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes. Have working knowledge of SAN, clustering, backup, and other enterprise applications to maintain availability and recoverability of systems.  Efficiently work both independently and collaboratively; the ability to troubleshoot problems and quickly resolve issues.  Have a customer-oriented mindset.  Have experience implementing and maintaining availability and performance monitoring solutions.
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