As Lead Volunteer Coordinator with JourneyCare, Amy O’Donnell focuses on building the capacity of the organization’s volunteer program, managing volunteer recruiting, orientation, communication and the database, as well as supervising the JourneyCare Juniors youth volunteer program.
Amy joined JourneyCare in 2011 as the Grants & Appeals Officer with the Foundation, securing over $1M through grant funding and direct mail appeals. Previously, she served as Development & Communications Officer with Countryside Association for People with Disabilities.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Illinois Wesleyan University. Amy is an avid runner, and admits her guilty pleasure is a gossip blog.