Work-Based Training Opportunity in Chicago, USA

The Council of International Programs in Chicago (CIP Chicago) has a work-based training opportunity for a human services professional with a degree in social work (preferred), education, or psychology. This is a 12-month position designed to inform, educate, and support the beneficiaries of various services that a family service agency offers in the Northfield suburb of Chicago. The selected candidate will:

  • Reach out to the Spanish-speaking communities and other stakeholders, such as schools, government, and other agencies, and develop relationships for a better understanding of community needs & priorities.
  • Adapt and develop new materials that are culturally and linguistically appropriate.
  • Establish practices and procedures for Spanish-speaking counseling clients.
  • Attend and/or create community outreach events to connect with the local Spanish-speaking communities.
  • Schedule and lead educational programming in-person, remote, or in a pre-recorded manner to have the greatest impact to support mental wellness.
  • Develop ways to understand and track the impact of the program.

The applicant needs to have basic speaking and writing skills in English. Selected individual will receive $1,800 per month for housing, food, local travel, insurance, etc. If interested, send resume to

[An international exchange opportunity, this is open to individuals from outside the U.S. CIP shall sponsor the J-1 Exchange visa.]

For additional information,

Dr. George Palamattam, Executive Director,, +1 312 545 6882 (WhatsApp)