Location US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
# Positions
Administrative/Clerical - Switchboard


Imagine the opportunity to bring your talent to a high-performing organization making a meaningful difference in the lives of men, women and children all across Chicago. We are one of the nation’s premier, nonprofit organizations dedicated to feeding hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. We are dynamic, mission-focused, innovative, values-driven, diverse, focused, impactful and energetic. We believe in inspiring change and know change only happens when everyone has a voice and a place at the table. It starts by unleashing the joy and potential in each other and the people we serve.


Ensure every caller and visitor feels welcomed. Performs duties of a receptionist and assist with clerical and administrative duties.


  • Greet and assist all persons entering the office area.
  • Monitor main entry doors and lobby; check I.D.’s, screen visitors and guests and notify proper personnel.
  • Answer the telephone; screen, provide information and direct incoming calls appropriately.
  • Perform computer tasks, including word processing and data entry in support of GCFD staff.
  • Edit and email the Daily Brief each day, utilizing Outlook.
  • Reserve meeting rooms as requested.
  • Schedule and log courier pick-up for all outgoing FED EX and messenger packages.
  • Update and monitor staff rosters daily.
  • Complete job assignments, such as prepare mailings, log and distribute lock box information, and other special projects.
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)


  • High school diploma/GED equivalent required – associate degree preferred. 
  • Must possess an excellent telephone manner and a professional appearance.
  • Excellent customer service and people skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Friendly and warm personality, ability to interact with a wide range of people.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Able to maintain a regular schedule from 5:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.


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