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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.


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

Associate, Talent Acquisition

The Associate, Talent Acquisition is responsible for managing the recruiting cycle from candidate sourcing and evaluation to offer negotiation and closing of all positions for Elevate. The position is the strategic recruiting business partner, managing…

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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 Specialist

The Construction Specialist supports Elevate’s programs by managing all construction aspects for housing rehabilitation projects. The position is part of Elevate’s Construction team in the Technical Services and Building Technology department. This role includes conducting…

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Manager, Research and Innovation

Elevate’s Manager, Research and Innovation is responsible for supporting Elevate’s innovation agenda to accelerate equitable climate action. The Manager, Research and Innovation leads and manages technical analysis and research and supports project development. The role…

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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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Senior Project Manager, Workforce and Contractor Development

The Senior Project Manager, Workforce and Contractor Development creates a meaningful impact by designing and implementing programs that increase the capacity and knowledge of diverse contractors and workers from historically-marginalized communities to participate in the…

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