The Hatchery Chicago (THC) was launched as a joint venture between two of Chicago’s most prominent nonprofits—Accion Chicago and the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC). The Hatchery meets major areas of need for food and beverage entrepreneurs: access to production and networking space, financing, expertise and networks—all under one roof.
Accion recruits individuals who share our vision of helping communities grow by investing in people who build businesses and generate jobs in their neighborhoods. We seek to hire competent professionals with a passion for our mission and the motivation to excel.
The HR Generalist is a full-time, salaried, exempt position that will provide day-to-day human resources assistance including talent acquisition, onboarding, employee relations and compliance management. This role will support our current staff of 40 and ensure that the organization is well-positioned to meet the needs of its growing staff. The HR Generalist will report to the Chief Operating Officer.
The Community Lender is the first point of contact for prospective Accion borrowers seeking capital to start or grow their business. Community Lenders are responsible for generating client leads, making loans, maintaining portfolio quality, connecting underserved entrepreneurs to resources that support their success and providing outstanding customer service to existing, past and prospective clients.