Positions Open

Please see below for our current job openings. 

BACKBONES is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. If you need assistance or an accommodation you may contact us at info@backbonesonline.com or 224-424-3475.

PeerConnect Program [Coordinator]

Remote Position
APPLY BY SEPTEMBER 2, 2022

BACKBONES PeerConnect are monthly meetups for people in the spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) community looking to connect with their peers! Whether you have many years post-injury, or if you are new to the community, PeerConnect is a great way to meet others, share your story, and learn from other people with similar experiences to you. These events will be hosted virtually or in-person and are a chance for open conversation and opportunity to discuss a variety of topics from transportation, work and social life to insurance, adaptive sports, and traveling. Ultimately, our aim is to relieve feelings of isolation among individuals with spinal cord injuries or disease and together motivate each other to pursue our personal and professional goals. 

Job brief:

We are looking for a part-time Program Coordinator to undertake a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing events and activities (virtual and in-person) as well as carry out important operational duties.

To be an excellent program coordinator, you must be self-directed (as the position is remote), organized and detail-oriented, comfortable working with diverse teams and independently.

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To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to info@backbonesonline.com. Please include in your subject line “PeerConnect Coordinator Position”

Nonprofit Administration Intern

Remote Position
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Internship – Paid with Stipend 
Duration 6-9 months

The Nonprofit Administration Intern will be responsible for a variety of administrative and operational tasks in support of BACKBONES mission.

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To apply: Send us your current resume that reflects any relevant experiences and skills as well as a cover letter that explains what you will bring to the position and what you hope to gain as an intern. Include three personal goals for this internship. Send to: info@backbonesonline.com with subject line “Nonprofit Administration Internship”

Guest Blogger

Do you enjoy writing? Do you something to say related to the SCI/D world?

Send some writing samples to info@backbonesonline.com

We are looking for talented Bloggers to generate engaging, original content for our website. The Blogger will research topics and develop interesting posts that will appeal to our target audience and promote the blog using social media, and other methods to alert and expand our readership. You should be a skilled writer who can create appealing, insightful posts that will reach and grow our audience.

Compensation Varies