• Volunteer Coordinator

    Posted: 11/13/2022

    Join our team of nearly 200 volunteers, staff and community groups as we respond to the crisis of hunger in our communities.  We are looking for someone who has:
    Deep compassion for people who are poor and hungry;
    Energy to engage and organize teams of volunteers to work together to provide food to people in need;
    Fluency in English and Spanish;
    Enjoys variety of work tasks and people.
    The volunteer coordinator will:
    Organize, train and deploy a total team of 100 volunteers to accomplish the work of Food for Greater Elgin as it provides food and access to community resources to people who are food insecure;
    Be the team leader for recruitment of new volunteers from area community groups, businesses and religious groups.
    Be present at each of our five distributions (Monday and Thursday evenings and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings) of food from our pantry and other off-site distributions as needed.
    Assist Community Service Workers in monitoring their hours and reporting their progress to completing their requirements.
    Interact with local businesses on scheduling volunteer opportunities at the pantry.
    The successful candidate will be fluent in Spanish and English, have good written and oral communication skills, be comfortable with computers, Microsoft Excel and Word.  The position is a full time position and may be structured either as an hourly wage or as a salary.  Benefits include health, dental and life insurance and  paid vacation. Starting pay will depend upon qualifications, but is expected to be between $32,000 and $35,000 a year. We plan to hire the right candidate as quickly as possible.
    Food for Greater Elgin is a client choice food pantry providing food to over 10,000 people a month both at our warehouse-pantry and through direct deliveries to low income neighborhoods and senior living facilities. We are an equal opportunity employer.  For more information and to apply, contact Michael Montgomery at ed@ffge.org or call 224-242-3370.

  • Elgin Development Group
    A Division of the Elgin Area Chamber

    31 S. Grove Avenue, Elgin IL 60120