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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
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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
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+22
40
Local Employees
Chicago
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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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+19
6
Local Employees
San Francisco
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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
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
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
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
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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

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+6
30
Local Employees
Chicago
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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
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
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Obama Foundation
Digital Media • Events
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
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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
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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

Architect/Lead Engineer

Double Good Technologies
Chicago
1 day ago
Manage the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects. Have an active role in crafting technical and product strategy. Actively participate within sprints by contributing code towards development tasks. Hold your own in technical discussions, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence. Lead, grow, and inspire a small talented team of engineers, both remote and on-site, focused on building and managing core front-end and backend services. Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement. Set code quality standards and enforce them through automatic processes as well as through code reviews.

Customer Success Manager

Community Brands
West Suburbs
3 days ago
+16
The Customer Success Manager (CSM) is responsible for working with Community Brands clients from the point of implementation to event completion and post-event follow-up. The CSM will provide consultation on best practices for integrating the Community Brands software in to their fundraising event. While not required to attend the event, the CSM should ensure the event night team is setup for success in the way of pre-event coordination and planning efforts.  

Quality Assurance

Community Brands
West Suburbs
4 days ago
+16
Testing new feature branches manually for functionality matching the JIRA ticket. Final checks on multiple environments for new feature functionality correctness. Discussions with developers on their new feature branches. Meet with the support team to assess severity Zen-Desk tickets. Investigation and resolution escalated Zen-Desk tickets per request of support agents. Create bug tickets from the conclusion of the assessment of Zen-Desk tickets and general bugs discussed with support agents. Resolve service desk tickets assigned for querying information within the database(s).

Engineering Manager

Obama Foundation
Chicago
5 days ago
About the Obama Foundation At the Obama Foundation, we are guided by a core belief: that ordinary people working together can change history. Our mission is to inspire those people to take action, empower them to change their world for the better, and connectthem so they can achieve more together than they can alone. We were founded by community organizers, so when we seek change, we do it by bringing people together. That approach begins at

Head of Weddings & Events

Flowers for Dreams
Chicago
1 week ago
About Us: Flowers for Dreams is changing the way we buy and send flowers online. Locally crafted flowers for fair and honest prices with hand delivery in Chicago and Milwaukee. Every bouquet benefits an amazing local charity. Named one of Business Insider's Most Inspiring Companies in America. Responsibilities: Oversee the wedding & events business unit and it's multi-million dollar P&L. Recruit, hire, and grow the existing wedding & events
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