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.

2022 Summer Youth Program [Coordinator]

Remote Position
Posted on: October 6, 2021

The goal of the BACKBONES Youth Leaders Program is to facilitate a learning environment and provide education that can uniquely assist teenagers with SCI/D (ages 15-18) in making the transition into adulthood smoother.   This program will position participants to contribute to their communities by becoming self-aware, civically engaged advocates, and role models for others. Up to 10 participants with SCI/D who are driven to be leaders and demonstrate commitment will be selected for this summer development program. Participants from all over the country will meet monthly via video conferencing to check-in, learn from guest speakers, and participate in educational in-services on topics such as self-advocacy, self-care, recreation, healthy relationships, cross-disability intersections, applying to college, finding employment, managing independence, disability justice, and more.

We are looking for a part-time Program Coordinator, with experience working with youth, to undertake a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing program meetings and activities as well as carry out important operational duties.

Job brief:

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

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To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to info@backbonesonline.com. Please include in your subject line “Youth Program 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