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Join NBW as our Assistant Carpenter

North Branch Works
July 7, 2023

North Branch Works (NBW) is excited to have an opening for a newly created Assistant Carpenter position.

This person will play a key role in building home improvements that help senior residents enjoy a high-quality of life and keep neighborhoods affordable.

NBW is proud to be in our thirteenth year of running the City of Chicago’s Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors Program (SARFS). Every year, we consistently exceed the goals in our city contract.

It’s a great opportunity for candidates who are passionate about serving others and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collegial team environment.

Our new Assistant Carpenter will work closely with our Field Manager, Reggie Hamilton. Reggie has over seventeen years of construction experience including concrete, carpentry, flooring, rehab, plumbing, drywall repair and installation.

NBW is a membership-based, nonprofit organization focused on promoting sustainable economic and community development along the North Branch of the Chicago River.

For more information about our SARFS program and to see pictures of our work in action, please see this post.

Compensation is $19 per hour; the position is 40 hours a week through November 30, 2023.

With inquiries and to apply--please send a resume and/or work history--to Misty LeBlanc, Program Manager at 773-929-5552 x2235 or

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