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Teen Advisory Council with Ronald McDonald House Charities

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana

Purpose: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana (RMHC-CNI) provides housing, support and community so families with sick children can stay together. We rely on a variety of volunteers to fulfill our mission and keep our Houses and Family Rooms running smoothly. The Teen Advisory Council (TAC) is a collection of service-oriented students eager to support RMHC-CNI while learning about philanthropy and nonprofit management. TAC members participate by raising awareness of, funds for and interest in RMHC-CNI in the community.

Locations:

1. RMH near Advocate Children’s Hospital: 4410 W. 93 rd St., Oak Lawn, IL 60453

2. RMH near Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital: ON150 Winfield Rd., Winfield, IL 60190

3. RMH near Loyola University Medical Center: 1 Airmail Rd., Hines, IL 60141

4. RMH near Lurie Children’s: 211 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

5. RMH near UChicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital: 5444 S. Drexel Ave., Chicago, IL60615


Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend all monthly meetings and actively participate in the TAC for one full school year (August-May).
  • Raise awareness about RMHC-CNI by speaking in your school community.
  • Work with fellow TAC members to raise funds supporting the organization.
  • Volunteer at least 30 hours/year through various opportunities, which may include: completing House/Family Room projects, participating in Meals from the Heart, organizing family activities or volunteering virtually (exact opportunities vary by location).
  • Support and attend annual events for the House or Family Room location where you are involved.
  • Remain flexible and willing to complete wide-ranging tasks or projects to meet current needs.

Qualifications:

· Must be at least 16 years of age, a current high school junior or senior and have parent/guardian consent to participate.

· Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with other volunteers and RMHC-CNI staff.

· Passionate about RMHC-CNI’s work, and willing to support our mission.

· Service-oriented with an interest in philanthropy and/or nonprofit management.

· Agreement with and alignment to all RMHC-CNI rules, policies and protocols.

· Volunteers must be dependable, trustworthy, friendly and flexible.

· Meet the minimum requirement of 30 volunteer hours per year.

Time Commitment:

· TAC members must commit to attending all monthly meetings for one full school year (August-May).


Training and Support:

· Volunteers must complete an application and commitment letter, attend an orientation session and participate in an interview.

· TAC members report to the House or Family Room Manager where they participate.


Applying and RMHC-CNI Contact:

· Interested individuals can contact Brittany Wright, Director of Volunteer Services, at bwright@rmhccni.org or 312-888-2522.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Children & Youth

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WHERE

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(41.83179,-87.94328)
 

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