We need your help: Volunteer Opportunities, AmeriCorps and Holiday Gifts

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Emergency Shelter Food and Shift Gaps

We are in need of meal volunteers in our PADS Shelter for the following weeks during the month:

Breakfast:

5th Wednesday (monthly when applicable) @ Grace Episcopal Church (60 people)

5th Friday (monthly when applicable) @ St. John Lutheran Church (42 people)

1st Friday (monthly) @ Unity Lutheran Church (18 people)

Lunch:

1st and 2nd Thursdays (monthly) @ First United Methodist (60 people)

We are also looking for generous individuals or families to pair with our clients and families in our housing and PADS Shelters this holiday season. Gift donors come in all shapes and sizes; families, faith groups and individuals. Many donors find the experience so rewarding they participate year after year.

To volunteer for one of these opportunities, or if you would like to be matched with a family to fulfill their holiday gift wish lists, please contact Hannah Williams at 708.338.1724 ext 242 or volunteer@housingforward.org.

AmeriCorps Recruitment

Housing Forward is still recruiting for the 2017-2018 AmeriCorps cohort. If you are a recent grad, young professional, or simply someone looking for a professional opportunity to give back while learning about a new career field - the AmeriCorps program is a great way to help your community while also gaining valuable work experience. Benefits include: living allowance, loan forbearance, education award, childcare assistance and healthcare benefits.

Please refer to our Career Opportunities section of our website for the following AmeriCorps positions:

  • Case Aide – Benefits Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Outreach & Engagement Specialist- In Reach

For more information please contact Volunteer and Outreach Manager, Tonisha Daniel, tdaniel@housingforward.org, 708.338.1724 ext.220 or visit our Career and Opportunities page.

Adopt a Family for the Holidays

We are also looking for generous individuals or families to pair with our clients and families in our housing and PADS Shelters this holiday season. Gift donors come in all shapes and sizes: families, faith groups and individuals. Many donors find the experience so rewarding they participate year after year.

If you would like to be matched with a family to fulfill their holiday gift wish lists, please contact Hannah Williams at 708.338.1724 ext 242 or volunteer@housingforward.org.