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Kalderos
Healthtech • Machine Learning
Kalderos delivers technology that solves the challenges around drug discounts in the US healthcare system. We work with healthcare providers, drug manufacturers, payers, and government agencies alike to increase transparency and restore trust — lowering the cost of healthcare and enabling everyone to focus on improving the health of all people.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
+24
21
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
The Mom Project
HR Tech • On-Demand
The Mom Project is rewriting the working mom narrative. We are a digital talent marketplace and community connecting professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. Our mission is to build a more diverse and inclusive workforce so women never feel forced to choose between their families and their careers.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
+37
40
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Edovo
Edtech • Social Impact
Edovo is a social impact company that provides fair and honest communication services, educational and vocational programming, and re-entry preparation for justice-involved people and their loved ones. Our mission is to help everyone connected to incarceration build better lives.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Daily stand up
+24
30
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Loop Link
Productivity • Social Impact
Loop delivers digitized scheduling solutions to the golf, ski, tennis, and pro sports industries. We offer a suite of software components (native mobile apps and cloud based backend platforms) that improve the quality of life of all our users from corporate schedulers to independent contractors.

Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
+13
2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Otus
Big Data • Edtech
Otus brings the entire school community together on a common technology platform reducing the number of disconnected solutions educators use while providing actionable insight to school leaders.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
+44
43
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
HowToFund
Edtech • Marketing Tech
HowToFund (HTF), previously known as HowDoWe, is a SaaS company that helps schools and nonprofits maximize their fundraising efforts. We build free donation pages that match the look of the organization's website, helping them to raise money for their fundraisers, track incoming donations, automatically send receipts and thank you's, and much more.

Partners with Nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
0 OPEN JOBS
5
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
L7 Advertising
Digital Media • Marketing Tech
L7 Advertising is one of the top online advertising agency in San Diego that focuses on designing paid search campaigns, social media advertising, and SEO, to help small businesses generate leads online. We have an expert team of paid media specialists that are skilled in all of the essential advertising platforms.
0 OPEN JOBS
Carlsbad
Location
AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION
Social Impact
ThinkCERCA
Edtech • Kids + Family
At ThinkCERCA, we believe critical thinking is the catalyst for change. We build software to teach critical thinking skills by helping students become better writers.

Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
+24
20
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
STRUT Learning
Edtech • Social Impact
We truly put the personal in personalized learning with emotional intelligence technology. We provide self directed learning tools for elementary schools that focus not only on improving academics but emotional intelligence – the skills necessary to be successful in relationships, career, and life.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Casual Dress
Chicago
Location
Lost Travel Co
Events • Social Impact
We organize multi-day events for adventurous people and we build software to help them share it. 5% of our revenue is donated to local organizations that directly preserve the areas in which our events take place. That's 5% of revenue, not 5% of profits. This means that even if we don't make any money, we still pay our dues to mother nature.

Partners with Nonprofits
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
+4
0 OPEN JOBS
1
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.
0 OPEN JOBS
6
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
GiveSmart by 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
0 OPEN JOBS
115
Local Employees
Westmont
Location
PiNumbers Corp (PiN, Power in Numbers)
eCommerce • Gaming
PiN is a renewable energy company disguised as an online gamification platform via website and mobile apps. PiN is a social enterprise that is a hybrid between online and mobile games and penny auctions. Users can win prizes through skills games, initially trivia games, with renewable energy advocacy and education built in before each game.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
+21
0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
GLENVIEW
Location
Local Legend Films
Agency • Digital Media
We are a documentary video production company specializing in producing videos for purpose-driven organizations. Our video services are full service- from creative concept to shooting interviews and day in the life footage as well as editing, music and sound. Our social enterprise is committed to employing young people at risk from gun violence.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
+10
0 OPEN JOBS
9
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Packed with Purpose
eCommerce • Social Impact
Packed with Purpose blends the best of two worlds: gifting and doing good. We discover unique products made by social enterprises to curate high-quality gifts that are both memorable and meaningful. Whether sent to a client, colleague or friend Packed with Purpose gifts are sure to delight and leave a lasting impression.
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
0 OPEN JOBS
Chicago
Location
Girls Who Code
Other • Social Impact
Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science. The organization is working to close the gender employment difference in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like.
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.

Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
+25
0 OPEN JOBS
40
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Alzheimer's Association
Social Impact

Social Impact Jobs in Chicago

Product Manager

The Mom Project
Chicago
3 days ago
*Use your understanding of the competitive environment, users, and product metrics to determine the right set of features to drive engagement on The Mom Project. *Drive product requirements definition, product planning and design (including writing product briefs) of new features and enhancements. *Work cross-functionally and with other departments to bring features to life. *Clearly communicate product benefits to our users and internal stakeholders and balance tradeoffs. *Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, translate high-level information into actionable details, and distinguish user requests from their underlying problems. *Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously. *Analyze quantitative and qualitative data to drive informed strategic product decisions.

Data Analyst

Kalderos
Chicago
4 days ago
· Assist with the development of KPIs which may be used to measure data management performance. · Document new Kalderos articles to address users’ frequently asked questions, including new processes. · Maintain a high level of professionalism with customers to establish a positive rapport. · Collaborate with data management peers, analyzing data collected, and streamline data load processes. · Proactively communicate status to management and clients to avoid delays in collecting and/or processing data. · Coordinate and participate in Kalderos data management tasks.

Technical Product Manager

Kalderos
Chicago
4 days ago
The Technical Product Manager is responsible for strategic product decisions, interfacing with both the business and technical teams; make final decisions on key product questions; domain/subject matter expertise deliverables: strategic priorities, product roadmaps, sequencing and scoping of key features, facilitation of the development process (day-to-day and big picture), monitoring and reporting on product metrics

Lead Software Engineer, Front End

Kalderos
Chicago
1 week ago
The Lead Software Engineer is responsible for building world-class software solutions over a wide variety of challenging and interesting use cases. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, loves contributing in a team environment and is driven to produce only the highest quality software solutions.

Jr Data Analyst

Kalderos
Chicago
1 week ago
The Jr. Data Analyst must be an individual who wants to work with claims data. The ideal candidate is a goal-oriented, focused individual who has exceptional communication skills with the ability to execute data management tasks in a timely manner. In a world where the speed of change is forever increasing, being successful in this position requires the ability to assess and process data.