St. Leonards Ministries

2018-10-10T12:22:02+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Life Transition Support, Support for formerly incarcerated individuals

Types of Help Needed: Administrative/Office Support

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteer needed to assist in St. Leonard’s Administrative offices. Having some experience in databases and administrative tasks would be necessary. Tasks would include scheduling, database entry, correspondence, filing (digital and paper), and general organizing. If you like to create order and keep things in order, we could really use your help.

Location: Chicago-Near West Side

Volunteer Ages: Young Adults, Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: This would be a commitment of at least one half day a week for three months.

Contact Info: Staff: Shay Mayweather, Volunteer Coordinator, 312-780-3196, volunteer@slministries.org

Other Information: St. Leonard’s volunteers often remark that they receive more from the experience than they give. We invite you to experience this first-hand.

Sarah’s Circle

2018-10-04T13:31:31+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity, Domestic Abuse, Homelessness

Types of Help Needed: Administrative/Office Support, Activities w/Agency Clients

Service Opportunity Details: “Front desk assistant: This volunteer position is responsible for supporting Sarah’s Circle program staff members at the front desk in either the Daytime Support Center or Interim Housing programs. Responsibilities include: Greet all incoming visitors; Inform new clients about available services, using the Daytime Support Center Brochure; Answer telephones and redirect calls as appropriate; Control entrance access; Distribute toiletries and other resources to clients; Assist women who are in need of services from other agencies, using the Community
Resource Brochure; Help maintain a calm and welcoming atmosphere; Assist women with laundry.”

Location: Chicago-North Side

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: Weekly time commitment of 3-4 hours. Minimum 3 months required. Daytime Center volunteers needed Monday through Friday during business hours. Interim Housing Volunteers needed anytime including evenings and weekends.

Contact Info: Staff: Mary NeCastro, mnecastro@sarahs-circle.org, 773-751-7454

Other Information: Volunteers must attend an orientation training session, agree to Sarah’s Cirrcle ‘s Volunteer Guidelines, and understand and uphold its volunteer policies.

Samaritan Counseling Center

2018-10-04T13:30:29+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Healthcare, Mental Health

Types of Help Needed: Communications Administrative/Office Support

Service Opportunity Details: Samaritan has databases related to Communications and Outreach that need data verification and updating. Good computer skills and attention to detail would be helpful.

Location: Winnetka

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: Afternoons for several hours. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays are optimal.

Contact Info: Staff: Anita Scott, ascott@northshoresamaritan.org, 847-446-6957 ext.16

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Family Matters

2018-10-04T13:18:17+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development

Types of Help Needed: Administrative/Office Support

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed for administrative tasks such as assisting staff with mailings, data entry, or grant searches.

Location: Chicago-Rogers Park

Volunteer Ages: Teens, Young adults, Adults, Groups

Frequency: One-time, On-going, Periodic

Frequency Details:

Contact Info: Staff: Devon Lovell, Academic Director, 773-465-6011 ext. 115, devon@familymatterschicago.org

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