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1727 S Indiana AvenueSuite G03Chicago, IL 60616


Community Organizer: MTO offers an opportunity for volunteers to work with our community organizers. Our goal is to involve renters in community activities and social justice campaigns, to improve the quality of life for everyone. As a Community Organizer Volunteer you will meet with tenants about issues in their building and develop commonalities to work for change. You will assist in developing programs and events. Training and mentoring is provided for this position, which will afford the volunteer hands-on experience in the field of community organizing. We are seeking individuals who are outgoing and are effective communicators. This requires a commitment of 10 hours of more a month.

Build relationships with community members and property management

  • Facilitate and plan community outreach events according to set guidelines
  • This position may require supervising activities with tenants and other organizers
  • Canvassing
  • Administering surveys

Contact tdrake@tenants-rights.org for information.


  • People Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Community Outreach
  • Teaching / Instruction

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 10 hours or more a month.
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