Seeking Independent Contractor Consulting Services

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About CAICC: It is a network of Native American organizations and programs that joined together in 2012 to collectively work on improving conditions for Native Americans in the Chicago-area. An administrative oversight committee consisting of representatives from each organization establishes the policies and procedures for CAICC. However, the agenda of CAICC consists of action plans that were formed through a community-wide planning process involving all the stakeholders: organizations, individuals, families, etc. CAICC is committed to maintaining this “ground-up” grassroots approach to community planning and change. 

Scope of Services Sought: CAICC seeks the services of an independent contractor consultant to serve as a coordinator.  The contract period is for approximately 6 months, estimating 15 hrs/week on average. 

Scope of services to be provided consist of the following: 

  • Provide administrative support to the Administrative Oversight Committee (AOC)
  • Coordinate financial reporting with fiscal agent
  • Write proposals and grants to support the mission 
  • Ensure organizational records and data are collected and organized in a shared drive
  • Develop reports to fiscal agent and funders for AOC review and approval
  • Coordinate Steering Committee meetings
  • Develop joint work with CAICC allies and partners 
  • Work in coordination with other CAICC independent contractors, if any

Skills and Competencies: 

  • Deep understanding of Native American communities, cultures, and processes, preferably including the Chicago-land area 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, social sciences or related field and/or equivalent related experience 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-directed and independent
  • Experience in working with non-profit organizations 
  • Experience and knowledge with facilitation and conflict resolution strategies
  • Experience managing budgets 
  • Primarily remote work, with possibility of need to meet in person 

Consulting Fee:
The consulting fee is at a flat rate of $800 per week. If interested, send a letter of interest, highlighting your former consulting work, a resume and three work-related references that include at least one former client.  (names & contact information) to:

CAICC, Administrative Oversight Committee

Attention: CAICC AOC
                CAICC.AOC@gmail.com

For priority consideration, submit your materials by Friday, June 18, 2021.

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