Job Postings

LUCHA is looking for its next Chief Financial Officer. Requirements: 10 or more years of experience in executive and staff management; BA/BS in accounting or financial management; fluency in English required. Preferred: CPA; graduate degree in business administration, finance, accounting or transferable field; experience in Spanish preferred but not required.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Generally-Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for non-profit organizations and knowledge of HUD programs and the IRS Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program. This candidate would also have extensive knowledge and experience in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office Suite, accounting procedures and policies, financial management software, and budgeting. Other skills the position requires include knowledge of general economic and accounting principles and in customer and client service.

Please email cover letter and resume to Juan Carlos Linares at


LUCHA is looking to hire an Intake and Outreach Specialist. The position will require 50% of time spent in client intake and 50% in community outreach. Requirements: BA/BS degree; bilingual (English/ Spanish); must have transportation and a valid Driver’s License. Preferred: Familiarity with client management systems such as Housing Counseling Online (HCO).

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of communications and social media, customer service best practices, HUD programs, and immigrant/ working class communities. The preferred candidate would also have experience in administrative and clerical procedures and systems, such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms and educational materials, and other office procedures and terminology. Residents of the target neighborhoods in and around Chicago are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Maria Galarza at

Internships and Volunteer Positions


LUCHA is currently seeking a Law Project Intern. To learn more, click here.

How to apply:
Send Resume, Cover Letter, a three-page writing sample and three references via email only, with the subject line “LUCHA Law Project Intern” to: Ana Margarita Irizarry, LUCHA Law Project Manager at and copy Juan Carlos Linares, Executive Director at

If you would like to apply for a general internship or volunteer with LUCHA,  please send your resume and cover letter to Maria Galarza at

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