Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Families, Homeless, Low-income Communities, People with Disabilities, Military/Veterans, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual,Transgender)

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

Referral: Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW) - Secretary Assistance


Main contact to greet visitors and staff, answering phone and door, light filing. 


HOW's southside location is a second location for them as they expand their services. A volunteer will help HOW understand their own needs while still allowing them to provide the intimate services they do at their northside location.

Volunteer Activity Type

  • Administrative Support

Great For

  • Individuals (people who come on their own)
  • Committed Volunteers (people who can come on a regular basis)
  • Older Volunteers (volunteers aged 55 and older)
When & Where

Volunteers are needed on any day between Monday-Friday for at least 4 hours between 9am-5pm.

400 W 76th Street
Chicago, IL  60620

Contact for more information or to serve 
Christy Smith-Hall 
Phone: (773) 465-5770
Email: csmith-hall@how-inc.org          


***This is a Referral Opportunity through Chicago Cares. Chicago Cares does not manage the volunteer experience for these projects and volunteers are subject to each partner organization's volunteer protocol. Chicago Cares is not liable for injuries, loss, or damage at referral projects. No Chicago Cares staff will follow up with you about the logistics for this program, however a staff person from the managing organization will be responsible for doing so.***

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