Current Volunteer Openings

For more information on any of these positions please contact Mike Laz, our Volunteer Coordinator at 773.295.2709 or MikeL@HomeSeniors.org.

Complete our Volunteer Application

Substitute Cooks

Locations: Pat Crowley House, 1537 W. Rosemont, Chicago
Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule: On call Monday - Friday, with a notification by 9:30 am on the day of need and expect to work a seven hour day starting at 10 or 11 a.m.

Qualifications Needed: Experienced cook, comfortable in preparing meals for a large group and interested in meaningful interaction with senior residents.

Volunteers will fill in when our full time cooks are on vacation, leave, or absent. Duties will entail preparing and serving a complete lunch and dinner for 10-20 of our shared living residents, as well as clean up duties.

Errand Assistant

Locations:  Pat Crowley House, 1537 W. Rosemont, Chicago and Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule: Two times a month for eight hour shifts, days to be determined.

Qualifications Needed: Comfortable and patient handling individuals with physical disabilities.  Medical background helpful. Valid Illinois Drivers License in good standing.

Volunteer will transport individuals using their own vehicle to various appointments.  May be asked to sit in on doctor’s visit to take notes. Spending one on one time and taking senior on outings may also be asked.

Corporate Giving Manager

Location: H.O.M.E administrative offices, 1419 W. Carroll Avenue. 2nd floor, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule: minimum 5 hours per week

Qualifications Needed: .Bachelors degree in non profit management, marketing, journalism, communications or related field.5+ years combined experience managing fundraising and communications projects.  .

Demonstrated fundraising success in non profit sector. Demonstrated communication success helping organizations promote their value in the market place. Two to three years of demonstrated success using social media as a communication platform. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Plan and implement successful corporate giving campaign

Maintenance Person

Locations:  Pat Crowley House, 1537 W. Rosemont, Chicago and Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule: one day a week for 8 hours

Qualifications Needed: Skills in plumbing, electrical, and general carpentry.
Assist with maintenance at our locations.


File Organizer 

Locations:  Pat Crowley House, 1537 W. Rosemont, Chicago and Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule: two times a month for four hours

Qualifications Needed: office and computer skills. Back ground check required.
Volunteer will help manage individual files for our residents as well as bill pay and other administrative type duties.

Computer Room Manager


Location:  Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule: once a month for four hours

Qualifications Needed: Technological and computer expertise

Volunteer will upgrade and maintain computer lab at Natalie Salmon House.  


Landscaper

Location:  Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule: Seasonal as needed

Qualifications Needed: Professional experience in landscaping.  Supervisory skills to direct potential volunteers

Volunteer will design and implement landscape plan.

Resident Companion

Locations:  Pat Crowley House, 1537 W. Rosemont, Chicago and Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule: Once a month for four or more hours

Qualifications Needed: Good organizational skills.  Background check required. 

Volunteer will become regular visitor to H.O.M.E resident.  

Food Storage Manager

Locations:  Pat Crowley House, 1537 W. Rosemont, Chicago and Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule:  Second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Qualifications Needed:  Food sanitation knowledge and the ability to organize and clean

Volunteer will assist with the maintenance of the food storage facilities.

Activities Director


Locations:  Pat Crowley House, 1537 W. Rosemont, Chicago and Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago

Time commitment/schedule: Three days a month for 2-8 hours

Qualifications Needed: Experience as an Activities Director or party-planner

Volunteer to help plan and oversee weekly activities with our senior residents.