Team Volunteer for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana

State: IL

Contact: mkeen@rmhccni.org
Melanie Keen
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Make a difference in the lives of families at Ronald McDonald House Charities as a Team Volunteer!

Purpose: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana (RMHC-CNI) provides housing, support and community so families with sick children can stay together. Team Volunteers are integral to this work by helping with the day-to-day operations of our Houses and Family Rooms. No two days as a Team Volunteer are alike, and these flexible, passionate individuals handle a variety of tasks to ensure our locations run smoothly for the families we serve.

Locations (volunteers pick one location at which to participate):

RMH near Advocate Childrenメs Hospital: 4410 W. 93 rd, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
RMH near Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital: ON150 Winfield Rd., Winfield, IL 60190
RMH near Loyola University Medical Center: 1 Airmail Rd., Hines, IL 60141
RMH near Lurie Childrenメs: 211 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
RMH near UChicago Medicine Comer Childrenメs Hospital: 5444 S. Drexel Ave., Chicago, IL 60615

Key Responsibilities:

Interact professionally with guests, other volunteers, donors, visitors and RMHC-CNI staff.
Complete simple household tasks and maintain a clean and functional space. Responsibilities vary widely but may include: cleaning, doing laundry, and changing light bulbs, as well as restocking or organizing common spaces, kitchens and storage areas.
Work at the front desk to welcome and assist guests, accept donations, assist with administrative projects and answer the phone.
Give tours to volunteer groups, families and other visitors.
Help families by preparing guest rooms for their arrival, answering basic questions and directing them throughout the House or Family Room.
Assist with the preparation for and/or cleanup of volunteer group activities.
Remain flexible and willing to complete wide-ranging tasks to meet current needs.

Qualifications:

Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to show proof of vaccination in order to participate at RMHC-CNI locations.
Agreement with and alignment to all RMHC-CNI rules, policies and protocols, including our current, post-COVID participation requirements.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with other volunteers and RMHC-CNI staff.
Desire to create and maintain a caring and compassionate environment for guest families.
Willingness to engage with and provide service to all families and visitors.
Volunteers must be dependable, trustworthy, friendly and flexible.

Matching Interests: Indoors, Handicap accessible

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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