Employment Opportunities

Last updated: March 11, 2011 – 8:24 AM

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METROPOLITAN TENANTS ORGANIZATION (MTO)

MTO is currently accepting applications for the following position:

Board of Directors

Established more than 30 years ago, Metropolitan Tenants Organization (MTO) is on a mission to educate, organize and empower tenants to have a voice in the decisions that affect the affordability and availability of safe, decent and accessible housing in the Chicago area.

As MTO pursues further organizational growth, influence and community impact, we are seeking select individuals who share our vision of and commitment to housing as a human right to serve on our Board of Directors.

MTO’s Board team provides strategic oversight and guidance regarding the organization’s overall mission, governance, policies, programs and financial stewardship, and to its Executive Director, who leads and manages day-to-day operations.

In addition, the Board plays a critical role in fundraising and strengthening the organization’s overall resources and support to build upon its legacy of tenant advocacy in confronting and overcoming the everyday challenges of adequate, sustained housing on multiple fronts.

More specifically, members of MTO’s Board of Directors fulfill the following duties:


● Oversee the fundraising and finances of the organization
● Actively participate in bi-monthly Board meetings (six times a year) and work in between
those sessions as necessary
● Serve on at least one Board committee
● Are dues-paying MTO members
● Make MTO a personal philanthropic priority
● Uphold MTO’s values, professional boundaries, and policies at all times

For more information and/or to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume, please contact: John Bartlett, MTO’s Executive Director, for consideration by the Board’s Development Committee at johnb@tenants-rights.org.

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