Job descriptions, internships, and application instructions are posted on this page as they become available. General inquiries are welcome and may be emailed to Please note: unsolicited résumés will be ignored.

Openlands maintains that achieving diversity requires an enduring commitment to inclusion that must find full expression in our organizational culture, values, norms and behaviors. Throughout our work and in selection of vendors, we will support diversity in all of its forms, encompassing but not limited to age, ability, economic circumstance, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation.

Openlands is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings:

Staff Accountant

The staff accountant will perform a variety of general accounting duties relating to daily operations and the month end closing.

Community Outreach Coordinator

The primary role of the Community Outreach Coordinator will be to nourish and foster strong working relationships with community members, leaders, and partnering organizations to ensure the depth and success of Openlands’ community programs.

Green Schoolyards Coordinator

The Green Schoolyards Coordinator works directly with school and community members to facilitate the design and support for the ongoing use of redesigned schoolyards through Space to Grow: Greening Chicago’s Schoolyards.

Development Coordinator and Board Liaison

The Development Coordinator and Board Liaison plays a strategic role in supporting the fundraising efforts of Openlands by providing administrative support to the department, President & CEO, and the Board of Directors.