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Program Quality and Compliance Intern (Paid)

After School Matters is a nonprofit organization that offers Chicago public high school teens high quality, out-of-school-time opportunities to explore and develop their talents, while gaining critical skills for work, college, and beyond. Our hands-on, project-based arts, science, sports, technology, and communications programs are delivered at Chicago public high schools, at community locations throughout the city, and downtown at Gallery 37 Center for the Arts.   


Summary of Position:

This position will support the Program Quality and Compliance Department with a wide range of projects related to community provider assessments, technical support, program and contract compliance,  and other compliance-related projects. This position is a good fit for someone who is detail oriented and interested in learning about organizational systems and infrastructure.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with data quality and program compliance projects, including identifying and cleaning duplicate data from database
  • Answer questions from parents and teens about online application (phone calls and emails) and potential providers regarding the renewal and/or RFP processes
  • Develop provider training manuals
  • Generate data reports on an as-needed basis
  • Create school-specific ASM program snapshot for CPS principals using various reports, analyzing program data, and mail-merging them into a template
  • Assist and/or conduct compliance assessments for community providers
  • Complete manual data entry when required
  • Support team with administrative tasks (e.g. copying, scanning)
  • Other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


Physical Demands:

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Detail-oriented, organized
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Customer service oriented
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills preferred



  • Currently attending a post-secondary institution, in an undergraduate or graduate program


How to Apply:

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After School Matters is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, military discharge status, age, marital status, parental status, or source of income.

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