Start a Local Chapter

Starting a local Shoebox Project chapter is a wonderful way to bring your community together in a meaningful and impactful way to help women impacted by homelessness. Become a Local Coordinator today!

What is a Local Coordinator?

The primary role of a Local Coordinator is to bring The Shoebox Project to your community and effectively lead your Shoebox Project drive goals. By creating a fun and supportive environment you will manage and coordinate the efforts of your community volunteers, donors and stakeholders to ensure a successful Shoebox drive and support women impacted by homelessness at the local level.


Local Coordinators create their own goals, build their own support teams, reach out to their community and grow awareness at the community level.

These are the key areas that local chapter coordinators will be responsible for:


  • Identify local shelters
  • Develop partnerships
  • Know & meet their needs


  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers
  • Collect, inspect, & deliver shoeboxes
  • Appreciate their efforts

Community Outreach

  • Engage & fundraise
  • Build local networks & partnerships
  • Facilitate corporate/school/group drives

Build Awareness

  • Share the excitement
  • Work with community leaders & press
  • Communicate the community's needs

Current Locations Looking for New Local Coordinators

The following locations have vacant local coordinator positions that need to be filled:

  • New York City, NY

  • Chicago, IL

  • Detroit, MI

  • Pittsburgh, PA

Don't see your chapter listed on the locations page or here? When you apply, you can also start a new one in your community!

Apply as a Local Chapter Coordinator


1. Read through our position description to see the qualifications and time commitment needed in detail

2. Suitable for 18+ years old with leadership experience

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