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posted: 5/17/2013 1:58 PM

Local AID offices need volunteer receptionists

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Submitted by AID

The Association for Individual Development is seeking volunteer receptionists on an as-needed basis at either the AID Elgin or AID Aurora locations.

Qualifications for the position include excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Microsoft Office skills are a plus, but not required. Volunteers will be fully trained on the phone systems.

For more than 50 years, AID has provided services to individuals who have developmental, physical and/or mental disabilities; those who have suffered a trauma; or those at risk. All clients have access to vital, life-enriching services through early intervention; developmental therapy; respite care; permanent, affordable housing; developmental and vocational training; job placement and on-the-job coaching services; crisis intervention; victims services; mental health treatment; behavioral intervention; community education and advocacy. Visit

Serving more than 5,000 clients in 20 programs operating in 45 communities, AID is a leading provider of services that address the needs of individuals throughout every stage of their lives. A person-centered approach, coupled with innovative practices, ensures the highest level of accomplishment.

If you are interested in becoming an AID volunteer receptionist, email AID at with your contact information.

Or support AID at the 36th annual Elgin Valley Fox Trot "Walk for a Cause" Saturday, May 25. The 2-mile walk sets off from the start-finish line at the corner of Kimball and Douglas streets and follows a circular route through downtown and along the Fox River.

The route is suitable for families and strollers and well controlled leashed dogs are welcome to take part. The walk begins at 7:50 a.m.

All proceeds will go toward the Elgin Kiwanis Aktion Club and the AID Health Matters Program. To register for the "Walk for a Cause," visit

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