Les Turner ALS Foundation

Employment Opportunities

We are a close-knit, dedicated team. Our daily work takes place in a culture of collaboration, with each member of our staff having their own defined responsibilities, and each consistently contributing valuable ideas to the growth of our work. Innovation is encouraged in every member of our staff and our leadership is strong. In addition, every employee on our team is personally dedicated to our mission and several are family members of those affected by ALS/MND. The care this brings for our patients and families is evident in every step of our work.

Current Openings:

Director of Support Services and Education

The Director of Support Services and Education is a full-time employee of the Les Turner ALS Foundation and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Primary duties include directing and overseeing all support services including social services and community educational programs, liaising with the Lois Insolia ALS Clinic at the Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine and directing the case management of people with ALS, overseeing a team of nurses, social workers and counselors.

This position is the Foundation’s primary contact with people living with ALS, family members and healthcare professionals, providing education and referrals and acting as the Foundation’s representative to the ALS community.

For a full description of responsibilities and qualifications, click here.

Please send resume and cover letter to Deb Marron at dmarron@lesturnerals.org.

Development and Communications Associate

The Les Turner ALS Foundation is looking for a full-time Development and Communications Associate to work in our Chicagoland office. We are seeking a passionate self-starter who can enhance and re-energize our online community and has experience developing and implementing effective fundraising and communications strategies.

Working under the joint direction of the Director of Development and Director of Marketing and Communications, the Development and Communications Associate will play an integral role as part of a team of highly motivated individuals who are committed to supporting people living with ALS and their families and seeing a world free of ALS.

For a full description of responsibilities and qualifications, click here.

Please submit cover letter, resume and a writing sample (no more than three pages) to mzellerbrauer@lesturnerals.org writing “Development and Communications Associate” in the subject line.

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