Share Our Spare

job description

 About Our Organization: 

Share Our Spare (SOS) ensures every Chicago area child, ages 0-5, has the essential items they need to support their health and development to equip them for a strong start.

SOS activates community impact through empowerment, innovative solutions, and a network of partners so that children can thrive and families can shift from crisis management to caregiving with dignity. As a result, we help lay the foundation for a resilient and equitable community.

See website for more info.

 About the Position: 

(Position 1) Summer Challenge Coordinator

Coordinate Summer Challenge initiative. Create recruitment and promotion materials. Manage direct communication to participants and create a clear and strong promotion campaign that aims to reach and engage our stakeholders both through social media and in-person in our warehouse.

(Position 2) Development Coordinator

Collaborates with our Operations Manager on all logistics and recruitment for National Diaper Need Awareness Week.  Support Executive Director with logistics and preparation for the first ever in-person Music Trivia fundraiser. Create hospitality and customer service expectations and best practices. Design training curriculum for staff and volunteers on expectations and best practices.

Both Positions

Interns will work together to assist with general administrative and customer service activities including greeting visitors, answering phones, answering questions, facilitating the receiving and processing of  in-kind donations, and writing thank you notes. Support and coordinate volunteer groups.  Liaise with agency partners. Train and support waitlist agencies with shopping. Supplement our social media efforts through content creation.

NOTE: The roles and responsibilities can be adjusted to best meet the needs and desired growth and skill building areas of the intern.

 Time Commitment: 

35 hours per week for 10 weeks including 5 hours per week of paid professional development

  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10a-4p

  • Friday & Saturday 9a-3p

Paid professional development scheduled throughout the internship

$15/hr compensation

 Location of Internship: 

20% Virtual

80% Onsite at 3800 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60641

 Our Ideal Intern Exhibits: 


  • Organization

  • Initiative

  • Creativity

 To apply: 

Please send an email with your resume and a brief personal mission

statement (no more than a paragraph) attached to

Bridget Rundquist at