Sarah’s Circle

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,, 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.