Job Opportunity: Financial Administrator (Part-Time)

The Financial Administrator (FA) is in charge of managing financial-related tasks for the Chicago Recovery Alliance (CRA). The FA performs budget and payroll transactions, maintains separate accounts such as discretionary and grant funding, prepares invoices and vouches for reimbursement by grant funds, monitors grant expenditures, manages daily accounting through QuickBooks, and maintains accurate financial records for tax-related purposes. The FA must follow company policies to process payments, approve money transfers, keep financial statements, review reimbursements, and approve purchase order requisitions. Additionally, the FA prepares financial reports, and collaborates with members of the CRA team as needed.

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Remembering Dan Bigg, Overdose Warrior

No one in the history of the world has done more to prevent opioid overdose death than Dan Bigg. At CRA’s event on on International Overdose Awareness Day 2018, several attendees stopped by our “video voice booth” to share their remembrances of history’s greatest overdose warrior.

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Interim Leadership Team

Dear Friends, Colleagues, Collaborators, Funders, and Community Partners:

With a mixture of sadness and optimism, I’d like to let you know that the Chicago Recovery Alliance has established an interim leadership team. Greg Scott will serve as the Interim Executive Director with considerable support from Associate Directors Karen Stanczykiewicz and Suzanne Carlberg-Racich. I (Maya Doe-Simkins) will be temporarily stepping into Greg’s former role of Director of Media & Communications.

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In Memory of Dan Bigg, Harm Reduction Godfather

Tessie Castillo: When I think of Dan Bigg, I think of Santa Claus — not a jolly, red-suited figure of lore who delivers tricycles and wooden horse rockers to children, but an edgy, swearing, fingers-in-the-air Santa Claus whose gifts were the gifts of life.

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