GENERAL APPLICATION 

 

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION 

Founded in 1998, LIFT is a national nonprofit that empowers families to break the cycle of poverty. We operate program sites in four major cities – Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. – where we connect hardworking parents and caregivers of young children to the people, tools and resources they need to achieve greater economic security and well-being. We believe that by investing in families during children’s earliest years, we can break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. To learn more, visit www.whywelift.org.  

LIFT is at an exciting moment in its organizational trajectory. We are looking for entrepreneurial, results-driven relationship builders who are committed to LIFT's mission and values.  

 

*During the COVID-19 crisis, LIFT has transitioned to working and providing services remotely and is committed to the safety of its staff, coaches, and members. 

 

If there currently is not a position posted that you are interested in but are interested in expressing your desire to work with LIFT, please fill out this General Application. Your application will be kept on file and you may be contacted if a position becomes available that is a fit for your experience and interests. 

 

WHAT WE OFFER 

In addition to a competitive annual salary, LIFT provides an attractive benefits package that includes employer-paid health care coverage, a 403(b) retirement plan, partial cell phone coverage, and pre-tax accounts for transit, health, and childcare benefits. LIFT also provides a generous paid-time-off policy, including a one-week company-wide vacation over the winter holidays. LIFT’s culture strives to be supportive, inclusive and fun!   

 

 

LIFT believes that diversity of background and perspective are strengths and seeks to continue to grow a diverse, highly committed, skilled and collaborative staff. As such, LIFT's staff enjoy a very competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, as well as life, disability and long-term care insurance. LIFT also provides their staff with a professional development stipend, transit allowance, a 403(b)-retirement plan and generous PTO as well as paid holidays. LIFT's headquarters is also located in downtown DC with convenient access to the Union Station Metro stop. 

Offers of employment with LIFT are contingent upon the results of LIFT's standard background checks. 

 

LIFT does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, or ideology. 

 

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