Current Openings

Care For Friends Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description:
Responsible for the recruitment and management of Care For Friends’ volunteers and for the
administrative support of the Executive Director. Care for Friends provides fundamental food, clothing and healthcare programs for individuals in Chicago experiencing or at risk of homelessness.


Work Location:
Care For Friends
530 W. Fullerton
Chicago Illinois 60614

Hourly, commensurate with experience


Days & Hours:
• 16 hours per week
• Mondays, Thursdays, & Saturdays (on-site), Tuesday OR Wednesday OR Friday (remote, up to the candidate which day works best to set)
• 9am-1:00 pm


Executive Director

Main Duties & Responsibilities
• Maintain & update volunteer database
o Secure AND support volunteers for all CFF programs and manage volunteer inbound
o Outreach to corporate groups
o Enter all required volunteer disclosure forms into the database
o Manage communications with volunteers
• Work with the Peace Officer on distributing meals (during COVID) and other crucial resources,
adhering to safety procedures and protocols.
• Administrative support of the Executive Director, including but not limited to:
o Sending donor acknowledgment letters
o Process care card requests and volunteer waiver forms
o Send Greater Chicago Food Depository monthly reports
o Write blurbs for the newsletter
o Assistance with events and fundraisers as needed
• Post and engage on social media channels

Skills & Experience
• Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Care For Friends
• GED or equivalent required, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
• At least one year experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation
• Experience working as a member of a team
• Strong leadership skills, ability to manage challenging group dynamics, and advise others in a caring and compassionate way
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
• Detailed oriented and highly organized
• Ability to encourage, motivate, and work with a diverse group of people
• Must have demonstrated proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
• Ability to attain a proficiency in Bloomerang (cloud database)
• Marketing experience would be valuable
• Must be able to work some holidays if it falls on Mon-Thur-Sat (July 4th, Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc)

Please send your cover letter and resume to



530 Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614

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