Career Opportunities


Welcome to Careers at IFYC! Here you’ll find information about our current job openings, our organizational values, IFYC benefits and what our staff say about working at IFYC.

 

Current Open Positions


Don’t see a position that fits your skillset? Follow us on LinkedIn or join our Talent Community to find out about future career opportunities at IFYC.

Benefits of working at IFYC


Compensation

We offer competitive base salaries and tiered annual merit-based increases.

Health Care Benefits

IFYC pays 100% of the cost to add staff to our medical, dental and vision plans. Staff who wish to add their dependents to the plans contribute only to the cost of their dependents.

Financial Protection for You and Your Family

IFYC pays 100% of the cost of a $50,000 life insurance plan along with 100% of the cost for short-term and long-term disability plans.

Work/Life Balance

We have work ethics that align with the significance of our goals - but we aren’t workaholics. We do what it takes to get the job done, while respecting the need for work/life balance overall for ourselves and each other. IFYC has a flexible schedule policy along with a generous time off policy. All our staff are based in our Chicago office, but we do have a flexible location policy that allows for some work from home days.

  • 15 days paid time off, which increase along with your tenure with the organization to 20 and 25 days off
  • 5 days of floating holidays to use on days that are important to you
  • 8.5 days fixed holidays when the office closes
  • 10 days of sick leave to use for your own illness or injury or that of your family members
  • 4 hours per month of creativity leave, service leave or religious literacy leave. Time to get inspired, volunteer or learn more about other religions
  • 4 weeks paid leave for birth and adoption and for moms and dads, total time off can be up to 12 weeks

Save for Retirement

IFYC contributes to your retirement account even if you don’t contribute! If you do, IFYC will match a percentage of your contribution.

Continuous Learning

IFYC sets aside $400 per person per fiscal year for you to use towards your own professional development. IFYC also sets aside additional funds that employees can request on an ad hoc basis to cover additional costs for professional development. These requests could be for additional funds can be up to $2,000.

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Our Values


We are serious about our mission

We learn and demonstrate a mastery of IFYC methodologies, terms, and frameworks in our work and interactions.

We engage diversity in pursuit of pluralism

We recognize and deliberately seek to engage communities who are not already involved in the work of pluralism, and we modulate our framing and language to involve them.

We achieve as a team

We share an extraordinary optimism for what our team can accomplish working together while fulfilling our individual responsibilities at a high level of excellence.

We steward relationships and resources with conviction

Our staff is our most powerful and valuable asset, and we make sound investments in the ongoing development of our professional skills.

We are all interfaith leaders

Our staff members are deeply curious about religious diversity, and are committed to modeling the traits that we teach others by exhibiting the vision, knowledgebase, skillset, and qualities of an interfaith leader.

We pursue excellence with grit, grace, energy…

We have work ethics that align with the significance of our goals - but we aren’t workaholics. We do what it takes to get the job done while respecting the need for work/life balance overall for ourselves and each other… and we have fun doing it!




We are serious
about our mission

We learn and demonstrate a mastery of IFYC methodologies, terms, and frameworks in our work and interactions.

We engage diversity
in pursuit of pluralism

We recognize and deliberately seek to engage communities who are not already involved in the work of pluralism, and we modulate our framing and language to involve them.

We achieve
as a team

We share an extraordinary optimism for what our team can accomplish working together while fulfilling our individual responsibilities at a high level of excellence.

We steward relationships
and resources
with conviction

Our staff is our most powerful and valuable asset, and we make sound investments in the ongoing development of our professional skills.

We are all
interfaith leaders

Our staff members are deeply curious about religious diversity, and are committed to modeling the traits that we teach others by exhibiting the vision, knowledgebase, skillset, and qualities of an interfaith leader.

We pursue excellence
with grit, grace, energy…

We have work ethics that align with the significance of our goals - but we aren’t workaholics. We do what it takes to get the job done while respecting the need for work/life balance overall for ourselves and each other… and we have fun doing it!

Our
Mission
Pursuit of
Pluralism
Achieve as
a Team
Steward
Relationships
Interfaith
Leaders
Pursuit of
Excellence


"As a part of the IFYC team and grounded in my Christian worldview, I feel empowered to be of service to my colleagues all over the US by equipping them with data, strategies, and stories about how to engage interfaith cooperation. I love my work, and it brings me great personal joy. It also reduces prejudice, builds social cohesion, and creates a bonded public narrative – all things my faith calls me to do, and this world needs."

Janett I. Cordovés, Program Manager.



"I love being a part of this team and working for this mission, because it brings so many aspects of my personal, religious, intellectual, and professional commitments together – and it’s exciting! We are constantly seeking to learn, improve, and innovate."

Tony Banout, Senior Vice President.



"Working at IFYC is not just a job; it’s being part of a community of people focused on bringing our mission to life. We work on challenging, innovative projects that are setting a new course for how people can connect across shared values and deep differences to create a stronger Interfaith America. I’m grateful that I get to contribute alongside talented, committed colleagues."

Jenan Mohajir, Senior Director of Leadership.



"I feel that I am valued for every skill I have and as our mission is ambitious, every skill is needed. Additionally, IFYC has given me the chance to develop through on the job opportunities. With high impact teamwork, my colleagues find effective solutions to complex operational and marketing needs."

Durraiz Alvi, Web/Multimedia Designer.



"At IFYC, I am privileged to work with talented colleagues who come from diverse educational and professional backgrounds – higher education, religion, business, nonprofit management, and more – to move forward a shared vision for our religiously diverse democracy. It is energizing to work for an organization that is both laser-focused on the mission and highly adaptable, where we are constantly learning from each other and from the field and innovating in new ways."

Rebecca Russo, Director of Campus Engagement.



"What I love about IFYC is the positive work environment where people are filled with kindness, grace, and tenacity for our mission. It is so exciting to wake up every day knowing that the work I do has meaning, contributing to the common good and betterment of society."

Rob LeLaurin, Program Assistant.


"

As a part of the IFYC team and grounded in my Christian worldview, I feel empowered to be of service to my colleagues all over the US by equipping them with data, strategies, and stories about how to engage interfaith cooperation. I love my work, and it brings me great personal joy. It also reduces prejudice, builds social cohesion, and creates a bonded public narrative – all things my faith calls me to do, and this world needs.

Janett I. Cordovés
Program Manager

"

I love being a part of this team and working for this mission, because it brings so many aspects of my personal, religious, intellectual, and professional commitments together – and it’s exciting! We are constantly seeking to learn, improve, and innovate.

Tony Banout
Senior Vice President

"

Working at IFYC is not just a job; it’s being part of a community of people focused on bringing our mission to life. We work on challenging, innovative projects that are setting a new course for how people can connect across shared values and deep differences to create a stronger Interfaith America. I’m grateful that I get to contribute alongside talented, committed colleagues.

Jenan Mohajir
Senior Director of Leadership

"

I feel that I am valued for every skill I have and as our mission is ambitious, every skill is needed. Additionally, IFYC has given me the chance to develop through on the job opportunities. With high impact teamwork, my colleagues find effective solutions to complex operational and marketing needs.

Durraiz Alvi
Web/Multimedia Designer

"

At IFYC, I am privileged to work with talented colleagues who come from diverse educational and professional backgrounds – higher education, religion, business, nonprofit management, and more – to move forward a shared vision for our religiously diverse democracy. It is energizing to work for an organization that is both laser-focused on the mission and highly adaptable, where we are constantly learning from each other and from the field and innovating in new ways.

Rebecca Russo
Director of Campus Engagement

"

What I love about IFYC is the positive work environment where people are filled with kindness, grace, and tenacity for our mission. It is so exciting to wake up every day knowing that the work I do has meaning, contributing to the common good and betterment of society.

Rob LeLaurin
Program Assistant