The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Wed Jun 14, 2017 09:00 AM - Thu Jan 31, 2019 05:00 PM
4838 N. Sheridan Rd.Chicago, IL60640
Overview: Organize and help with the distribution of in-kind donations or collect new donations.
Schedule: This position is a time commitment of 3-4 hours a week for 3-4 months at a time. Shifts are available Monday through Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Specific shifts will be coordinated with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Training and Support: Volunteers will receive a preliminary orientation with ongoing trainings. Detailed instruction and specific task training will be provided by the staff member assigned to work with volunteer. Volunteers are supervised by the Volunteer Coordinator.
Must be at least 18 years old
Must be reliable and responsible
Must sign confidentiality agreement and liability release prior to beginning position
Must be able to exhibit sound judgement when handling confidential and sensitive information
Must be willing to support the mission of Sarah’s Circle by fulfilling obligations and completing tasks efficiently and in a timely manner
The Front Desk Assistant will:
Taking inventory of current supplies and donations
Organizing storage room
Writing thank you notes to in-kind donors
Keeping track of donations
Assist with the distribution of donations (including overseeing clothing giveaways)
Work with staff to identify items that are most in need
Assist staff and other volunteers with other projects as needed