Education/Teaching/Training, Program Management, Volunteer Management
4 Year Degree
Lead Honeycomb’s multi-generational volunteer projects. Events typically occur on Saturdays and Sundays in the morning or afternoon (4-5 hours per event).
Deliver exceptional events - ensuring a satisfying experience for volunteer families and partner organizations alike.
Effectively motivate and manage a team of adult volunteers, support staff and volunteer families.
Oversee and manage all day-of event logistics including set-up, break down and pick-up/delivery of supplies and donations.
DESIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Directing Others. You are good at planning ahead, establishing clear directions and delegating effectively. You bring out the best in people and are a clear communicator.
Action Oriented. You enjoy working hard and are full of energy for the things that you see as challenging. You are a quick learner and adaptable to new situations.
Composure. You are cool under pressure and dependable during tough times. You handle stressful situations with composure.
Interpersonal Savvy. You create a welcoming environment and relate well to all kinds of people, including children. You easily facilitate a sense of camaraderie and community within groups.
Decision Quality. You make good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.
Commitment. You demonstrate an understanding and commitment to the mission, goals and values of The Honeycomb Project through all interactions.
Four-year college degree preferred
Must be willing to work a minimum of 1-2 projects/month (Saturdays or Sundays)
Program management, volunteer management or teaching experience preferred
Experience working with children or families preferred
Enjoy hands-on projects such as gardening, cooking and crafting
Must have reliable transportation
Background check required
Additional Salary Information: Prior to joining Honeycomb's team of Event Managers, candidates must complete a training program.
Manager-in-Training - $55/event (4-6 projects)
Event Manager- $75/event; 4-5 hour commitment
About The Honeycomb Project
The Honeycomb Project is a innovative nonprofit organization in Chicago dedicated to family volunteering. Like a honeycomb, we bring nonprofits, families and resources together to build stronger communities in Chicago. This year, thousands of volunteers will join Honeycomb to prepare meals at local shelters, build nature trails, clean city beaches, distribute food to Chicago’s hungry, plant community gardens and more. More than 10,000 youth and families have participated in Honeycomb programs since 2011.