Volunteer | Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange (CCRx)

Submitted by BKoenen on Wed, 06/06/2018 - 1:55pm

The Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange (CCRx) seeks volunteers / interns for the summer.

We are a volunteer-run 501c3 located in E. Garfield Park.    We solicit donations of surplus equipment and supplies for teachers, artists and nonprofits.

We are looking for help with a variety of things --

  • Graphic / Web Design
  • Administrative Work
  • Identifying and Inventorying Donations
  • Social Media Updating
  • ENews + Media Outreach
  • Soliciting Donations
  • Grantwriting
  • Merchandising / Selling
  • Documentation
  • Sorting / Arranging
  • Workshops
  • And more!

It is a lot of fun and volunteers can get dibs on materials.

Future employment is a possibliity as well.

Send an email with your interest, availability and qualifications to 


Skills & Qualifications: 

We are looking for hard-working, self-motivated, detail-oriented, fun and creative people who want to support teachers and help the environment.   You can work as little as 2 hours a week or all the time!

Skills and qualifications vary depending on the task.

For administrative: must know Microsoft software, Google G Suite software, and Mailchimp.

For organizing, sorting, must like treasure hunts.

For moving, be able to lift items up to 50 lbs, or do it with another person.

For social media, must enjoy social media and demonstrate an active practice.

For graphic design, show us your portfolio.

For grantwriting or selling, let us know your experience.

What else?   

To Apply: 

Please send us an email with your area of interest, what you'd bring to the position, your availablity, and what you'd be looking for to make a rewarding experience in terms of hours, type of work.

If you want to attach a resume, that'd be great.

If you are in school and want to do a formal internship or work/study, let us know.

If you have questions, please ask!

Email info@creativechirx.org

Write "Volunteer inquiry" in the subject line.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Barbara Koenen
Contact Phone Number: