Chicago Kids Literacy Auxiliary Board Member


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3 Westbrook Corporate Centerwestchester, IL 60154



The Auxiliary Board is a group of young professionals dedicated to supporting and creating awareness of Reading is Fundamental in Chicago's mission to develop a passion for reading in Chicago's most at risk population of children who have limited access to books. The purpose of the Auxiliary Board is:

  • Raise awareness of Reading in Fundamental in Chicago's programs
  • Outreach and recruitment to a younger segment of individuals ages 22-35
  • Enhance resource development and expand donor and volunteer base
  • Create a pathway to leadership for future service on the governing Board of Directors
  • Serve on select committees of Reading is Fundamental in Chicago's Board of Directors including Marketing and Development, Annual Benefit Host Committee and Finance and Audit.
  • Network with the Board of Directors and active business and civic leaders at events.
  • Commence a track towards future opportunities to serve on the Board of Directors.
  • Receive acknowledgement in our Annual Benefit program, Annual Report, and website.
  • Contribute to the legacy of service for one of the oldest nonprofit organizations in Chicagoland.
  • Be an Ambassador of Reading is Fundamental in Chicago and raise awareness about its programs.
  • Coordinate and participate in special fundraising/outreach events, hosted by the Auxiliary Board to expand resources for Reading is Fundamental in Chicago such as runs, walks, happy hour gatherings, etc.
  • Have a great idea for a social event that can raise dollars and recruit new volunteers? Let us know!
  • Provide entrĂ©e to potential donors, including foundations, corporations, churches, civic organizations or individual donors.
  • Make an annual gift of $100 to Reading is Fundamental in Chicago, which is tax deductible. Terms for Auxiliary Board Members are for one year!

Please contact Mary Case at 708-884-1582 or


  • Tutoring
  • Graphic Design
  • Fundraising
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Community Outreach
  • Reading / Writing

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • The time commitment will average 20 hours/yr.
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