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Front Desk Receptionist - St. Charles Corps

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

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Activity Summary:

Be a part of creating a welcoming environment to guests of The Salvation Army!

The Receptionist will perform office tasks supporting a variety of programs at Tri-City Corps. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Answering the phone
  • Recording and sharing messages from callers
  • Other office duties as needed

A Receptionist volunteer is needed on a recurring basis weekdays, for 2 hour shifts. Current openings are listed below. Join us for one shift weekly or multiple!

  • Monday: 8am-10am, 2pm-4pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-12pm
  • Wednesday: 8am-10am, 10am-12pm, 12pm-2pm, 2pm-4pm
  • Thursday: 10am-12pm, 12pm-2pm, 2pm-4pm


  • 18 years or older
  • Reliable, professional and hard working
  • Ability to show kindness and compassion to everyone
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus


Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities or volunteer sites.

Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted.

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please complete an online application at

For additional questions, please contact Cathy Winters at or 630-377-2769 ext 210.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

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About The Salvation Army Metro Chicago


5040 N. Pulaski, Volunteer Resource Department, Chicago, IL 60630, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Salvation Army is to meet human needs wherever they may be, without discrimination.


The Salvation Army is serving more people in need and delivering the broadest array of services than any other not-for-profit organization in Chicagoland. The Salvation Army is making an impact every day in three key areas of critical importance and concern to people across Chicagoland -- Homelessness, Violence and Education. And, The Salvation Army is delivering the most critical services -- food, shelter, emergency assistance and disaster relief.

In communities throughout Chicago and the surrounding five-county area, we extend emergency and supportive assistance from 28 corps community centers, 80 service extension units, the Emergency Disaster Services Center, residential programs, mobile units, and several counseling sites.


Crisis Support
Community, Crisis Support, Faith-Based


We'll work with your schedule.


1710 South 7th AvenueSt. Charles, IL 60174



  • Office Reception
  • People Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Sign up for one shift or several! We are grateful for any and all volunteer support!
  • Bring and wear personal face mask, Pass health screening including forehead temperature reading and brief questionnaire at start of shift, pass Background Check.

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