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Our people and culture

As we pursue our mission of equitable climate action, we are growing nationally – expanding the reach of our programs, services, and research in collaboration with partner organizations.

Elevate’s team members co-create our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take priority. We want our team to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of innovation, and we seek dynamic, hardworking individuals who are inspired to work with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. From our mission to our focus on staff well-being and career development opportunities, there’s no better place to grow your career than Elevate.

Benefits

Elevate offers a comprehensive benefits package to support you and your family, including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance with company HSA contributions
  • 401(k) retirement options with company match
  • Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Accident, hospital indemnity, and critical illness insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Identity theft protection
  • Paid family leave
  • 28 days of paid time off and 10 paid holidays
  • Health and wellness education throughout the year
  • Quarterly retreats across the Chicagoland area
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Commuter and wellness benefits
  • Flexible work schedule with in-person and remote arrangements

Accountant I

The Accountant I assists in defining accounting processes and financial and accounting activities of grants and contracts and monthly accounting cycle activities. These responsibilities involve continuous process improvement, strong customer service, and methods of measuring…

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Accounting Associate

The Accounting Associate is responsible for payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, maintaining specific support schedules, supporting month-end close and the annual audit process, internal customer service, and other duties as assigned. This position supports the…

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Assistant General Counsel

Elevate’s Assistant General Counsel serves as the Legal, Risk, and Compliance Team point person for various Elevate program teams, including solar energy incentive programs and federally-funded programs designed to improve the health and safety and…

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Associate, Project Lead

The Associate, Project Lead supports the implementation of Elevate’s services for multifamily housing providers in Northern Illinois. The Associate applies relationship management and customer service skills to assist our network of energy efficiency service providers…

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Associate, Project Lead I

The Associate, Project Lead I supports the implementation of Elevate’s offerings in designated service areas across the United States. This position is integral in advancing Elevate’s mission of ensuring that everyone has access to clean…

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Associate, Project Lead I

The Associate, Project Lead I supports the implementation of Elevate’s offerings in designated service areas across the United States. This position is integral in advancing Elevate’s mission of ensuring that everyone has access to clean…

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Construction Analyst, Environmental Health  

The Construction Analyst, Environmental Health supports Elevate’s programs by providing technical support for environmental health and energy efficiency projects throughout the Chicagoland region. This includes lead risk assessments, health and safety and energy assessments, contractor…

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Construction Manager, Building Electrification

The Construction Manager, Building Electrification is part of the Technical and Construction Services team and leads all construction activities and contractor management related to building electrification projects and initiatives in Elevate’s service territories. This position…

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Manager, Construction Services

The Manager, Construction Services is part of the Technical and Construction Services team and leads the Construction team in supporting the delivery of energy efficiency, environmental health, water, electrification, renewables, and health and safety projects…

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Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager develops and implements marketing plans for Elevate’s programs that ensure more people can access clean energy and water. Elevate administers programs for clients, including utilities and government departments, and markets those programs…

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Multifamily Program Support Associate

The Multifamily Program Support Associate leads call center and intake activities for the Multifamily Program bundle funded by the northern Illinois utilities. The goal of this program is to implement energy efficiency improvements that save…

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Principal Director, Operations

The Principal Director, Operations is responsible for leading Elevate’s operational processes, systems, and tools. This role will support Elevate’s Chief Operating Officer and executive team in creating, implementing, managing, supporting, and reporting on the processes…

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Senior Associate, Construction Services I

The Senior Associate, Construction Services I is part of the Technical Services team responsible for all aspects of construction management and network development of highly qualified contractors serving Elevate’s programs. This role includes conducting site…

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Senior Associate, Illinois Solar for All

The Senior Associate, Illinois Solar for All (ILSFA) supports small and emerging businesses in becoming successful Approved Vendors under the ILSFA program. The Illinois Solar for All program, directed by the Illinois Power Agency and…

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Senior Associate, Marketing (Water and Healthy Homes Programs)

The Senior Associate, Marketing, leads marketing efforts for Elevate’s programs that help child care providers reduce lead in drinking water and that make houses healthier and more energy efficient. The position leads the development and…

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Senior Project Manager for Technical Assistance, Water Programs

The Senior Project Manager for Technical Assistance, Water Programs oversees the development and implementation of a technical assistance program to support Cook County municipalities and water suppliers with lead service line replacement activities. This role…

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Senior Project Manager, Cook County Residential Retrofits

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing the Cook County Residential Retrofit Program, leading internal teams in the successful implementation of residential energy efficiency retrofits. The Senior Project Manager works to integrate healthy housing…

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Senior Project Manager, Water Programs

Utilizing a multi-million dollar award and informed by an analysis of the needs, the Senior Project Manager, Water Programs designs and implements a program to assist qualified Cook County residents with their water debt and…

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Senior Project Manager, Water Programs

The Senior Project Manager, Water Programs oversees projects to mitigate sources of lead in drinking water at child care facilities across Cook County and the state of Illinois. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for…

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Team Lead, Construction Services

The Team Lead, Construction Services supports the implementation of Elevate’s offerings in designated service areas across the United States. This position is integral in advancing Elevate’s mission of ensuring that everyone has access to clean…

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Team Lead, Project Delivery

The Team Lead, Project Delivery supports the implementation of Elevate’s offerings in designated service areas across the United States. This position is integral in advancing Elevate’s mission of ensuring that everyone has access to clean…

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