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Grant/legislation writer position

By on May 11, 2021 5:11 PM

Part- time.

  • Applicants preference to have a minimum of 2 years experience in the following:

  • Prepare proposals by determining concept, gathering and formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining approvals.

  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for proposal (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings.

  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal.

  • Enters and monitors tracking data.

  • Coordinates requirements with contributors and contributes proposal status information to review meetings.

  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information, coordinating submissions and collections, and identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.

  • Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation.

  • Writes, revises, and edits drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.

  • Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding and coordinating printing.

  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.

  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.

  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

  • Write and secure grants

  • Email [email protected] for further details and inquiry.

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Walk-In Vaccination sites

By on April 30, 2021 12:05 PM

Cook County Health is pleased to now offer walk-in availability at its six large-scale vaccination sites. Individuals or groups who are interested in getting a vaccine can simply show up and register onsite. Walk-ins are also available for individuals who received their first dose at another location as long as they have their vaccine card with them.

The vaccine is free to everyone and no one will be asked about their immigration status.

For convenience, appointments can still be made at


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COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

By on April 27, 2021 4:48 PM

FEMA officially began accepting applications for their COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program. To apply families must call: (844) 684-6333. FEMA will not be taking online applications. Families can receive up to $9,000 per burial. If an applicant is applying on behalf of multiple loved ones, $35,000 is the total amount they can receive.
Visit their website to learn more about eligibility requirements and how to best prepare:
FEMA comenzó oficialmente a aceptar solicitudes para su Programa de Asistencia Funeraria de COVID-19. Para aplicar, las familias deben llamar al: (844) 684-6333. FEMA no acepta solicitudes en línea. Las familias pueden recibir hasta $9,000 por entierro. Si un solicitante presenta la solicitud en nombre de varios seres queridos, $35,000 es la cantidad total que puede recibir.
Visite su sitio web para obtener más información sobre los requisitos de elegibilidad y cómo prepararse mejor:

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Meet Assessor David Avila

David Avila is a lifelong Berwyn area resident. David graduated from Morton West High School, and attended Morton College before receiving a Bachelors’ degree from Western Illinois University with Masters classes. His wife Malisa is a nurse at MacNeal Hospital. The Avilas plan on staying in Berwyn along with their two young daughters for years to come; they love and care about Berwyn which is why David and his wife have been so active and volunteered countless hours in Berwyn. Read More