Become an Amate House Volunteer!
The 2017-2018 Amate House Volunteer Application is now open! Follow this link for insturtions on how to complete the application and the materials needed. Contact the Amate House Program Staff with question, email@example.com, 773.376.2445
Our Fall Newsletter has Arrived!
Amate House mailed out our Fall Newsletter at the beginning of September. If you didn't receive a copy and would like one, please contact Lisa Wittig. You can also check it out here!
Amate House is Hiring!
Amate House is currently searching for a full-time Executive Director. The Executive Director of Amate House is responsible for the guidance, oversight, and management of all areas of Amate House, in accordance with its mission, including fundraising and development, public relations, oversight of strategic initiatives, volunteer programming, volunteer support and development, personnel, finance/budgeting matters, general administration, and the organization's relationship with the Archdiocese of Chicago. The Director supports and assists in coordinating the work of the Amate House Board of Director together with its committees and officers. The Director works collaboratively with the Amate House staff to effectively execute Amate House programs and initiatives. S/he will seek to develop collaborative relationships with individuals, agencies, organizations, foundations, and others with the goal of advancing Amate House and its programs. The Director is responsible for maintaining the highest ethical standards, including policies and procedures that ensure the organization, staff, and volunteers are held accountable and comply with the law.
For more information, please check out the job description here. If you are interested, please send a resume to Amate House Board President, Dan Brunnert, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Buy a Brick for our Prayer Garden
Our brick garden has been installed at our South House and is a permanent reminder of just how many people have made Amate House what it is today. We are selling bricks to commemorate our Friends, Supporters, and Alumni, and special memories, events, and intentions. Click here to buy a brick today!
2016 Recipient of the Founders' Grant for Loan Forgivenes
Thanks to the generosity of Phil and Jean Addante, two of Amate House's Founding Board members, Amate House Volunteers have the opportunity to apply for a grant to use towards repayment of their college loans.
This year's recipient is Helene Bansley, a member of the South House community. Helene serves at One Million Degrees as a Program Coordinator and intends to pursue a Master's in Social Work after she completes her year of service with Amate House. Congratulations, Helene!
Want to help support our Volunteers by contributing to the Founders' Grant for Loan Forgiveness? Donate to the grant fund today!
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