– Inspirations –

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss

Lighthouse Council Member

Looking for opportunities to make a difference in the lives of teens?   Consider joining our Lighthouse Council, a volunteer group engaged in growing the mission of Erika’s Lighthouse and...

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Office and Landscaping Help

We have an ongoing need for administrative support to assist with mailings and  help with landscaping around our facilities.

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Event Volunteers

We have a need throughout the year for volunteers to help with a variety of events.  Examples include Special Events like: Benefit Bash Kick-off events We also need help at...

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Glenkirk

Glenkirk offers an array of programs and services to meet the needs, desires and dreams of individuals with developmental disabilities. Our mission is to provide quality, lifetime supports and services which empower these individuals to participate fully in all areas of community life.

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Graphic Designer

Learning Bridge is looking for a volunteer Graphic Designer. We are starting our summer campaign for enrollment. We need a designer to take the lead on creating the look and...

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Volunteer for Yards That Work yard tour

On Sunday, July 22 from 10am – 2pm, Go Green Winnetka is hosting its inaugural Yards That Work tour, a bike and carpooling tour of six yards in Winnetka that...

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Go Green Wilmette

Our Mission To raise environmental awareness, inspire people to take action, and create a more sustainable community. Our Vision All members of the Wilmette community work together as stewards of...

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We Have Various Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Public Outreach at Markets and Festivals Planners for Annual Fair second Sunday in March Shift Volunteers at Annual Fair second Sunday in March Leaders for Bird or Nature Walks Various...

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Art Advocate

Volunteers needed to serve as Art Advocates, working directly with our participants at one of several sites around Chicago. Volunteer once or twice a year for specific project that we...

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Art Impact Project

Art Impact Project is a Chicago nonprofit dedicated to enhancing emotional wellness through creative expression.

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Rust-Oleum Championship Volunteer Opportunity

June 4th-10th — Come see the future stars of the PGA Tour at the Rust-Oleum Championship at Ivanhoe Club. The Rust-Oleum Championship is an event on the web.com tour. Each...

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Get Involved with The Sports Shed

We are always looking for people to get involved to help us source quality sports equipment and connect us with sporting goods dealers or manufacturers to acquire uniforms and field...

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The Sports Shed Ambassador Board

The Ambassador Board is a group committed to increasing the Sports Shed’s visibility and impact. The Board will be throwing 4 quarterly social events to help fundraise and connect people...

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Become a CJE Senior Life Emergency Department Eldercare Navigator (EDEN)

Would you like to become a trusted guide for Older Adults in the Glenbrook Hospital Emergency Department? Join EDEN: Emergency Department Eldercare Navigators. Emergency Room visits can take a damaging...

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Ongoing Opportunities with NAMI Cook County North Suburban

Volunteering for NAMI Cook County North Suburban is an important way to help us end the stigma against people with a mental health condition. The mission of NAMI CCNS is...

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Volunteer at the Holiday Give, Sip, and Shop in Winnetka

Volunteers are needed to assist with the Holiday Give, Sip, and Shop in Winnetka’s shopping districts. The event is hosted by Winnetka Youth Organization and a percentage of proceeds from...

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Giving Rocks Foundation

Giving Rocks Foundation was founded by Syd Martin, now 20-years-old. After being diagnosed at 10 years old with the little-known but usually fatal disease LCH, Syd decided to help raise funding for research into LCH by creating and selling rock necklaces using the stones she found on the shores of Lake Michigan. The "Syd Rocks" project has now evolved into the Giving Rocks Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness and funding cutting-edge research for the treatment and cure of LCH and other pediatric cancers. Learn more about this very inspiring young woman and her rapidly growing foundation here.

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Benefits Assistant

Volunteers are needed at the Northfield and Evanston locations to help individuals in the community apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a benefit provided for gas...

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A Just Harvest

The mission of A Just Harvest is to fight poverty and hunger in the Rogers Park and greater Chicago community by providing nutritious meals daily while cultivating community and economic development and organizing across racial, cultural and socio-economic lines in order to create a more just society.

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Could your imagination light up the streets of Highland Park?

The Highland Park Public Library is looking for volunteers who would like to walk in the Fourth of July parade this year. In lieu of a float we will be...

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Ongoing Opportunities with Open Communities

We need YOU… to become a Fair Housing Tester! By becoming a volunteer fair housing tester, you can help us foster a north suburban housing market that’s open to people...

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Open Communities

                  Open Communities (formerly Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs) is a leading voice for housing, economic and social justice in...

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Artist Mentor

The Arts of Life continually creates an environment that is trusting, nurturing, and respectful. We are all equals in this space and should be given the most respect possible. We...

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The Arts of Life – North Shore

Our Mission Statement:   We are people with and without disabilities creating an artistic culture to realize our full potential. We started as twelve individuals with a passion for artistic expression...

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Alzheimer’s Association

Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

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Respite Endowment Organization

Our mission os to provide rest & respite gifts, education and opportunities to parents of special needs children.

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Rotary Club of Winnetka/Northfield

The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. One...

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Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center seeks to provide quality, comprehensive, client-centered services to survivors of sexual assault and abuse. These services are provided in partnership with the survivor in the spirit of equality, free from judgment or oppression.

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Ongoing Opportunities with Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

The Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence needs volunteer assistance to successfully reduce gun violence. Volunteer opportunities are available in Chicago and Springfield

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Ongoing Opportunities with Rotary Club of Winnetka/Northfield

YOUTH EXCHANGE HOST FAMILY The Winnetka-Northfield Rotary Club seeks volunteer host families to host it’s foreign exchange student from Turkey in their home for a period of 3-4 months. The...

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Ongoing Opportunities with Porchlight Counseling Services

WE DESPERATELY NEED HELP WITH OUR SPRING EVENT!! Are you someone who loves to plan parties? Are you always the one who comes up with creative

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New Trier Township Prevention Council

The goal of this coalition is to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth and teens in the New Trier Township community.

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Gift of Adoption Fund

We put adoption within reach, inspiring good families to embrace children in need by providing the last funds necessary to complete the adoption. We provide a way for supporters to help these children even if they are not able to personally open their homes to help these children.

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Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

ICHV programs include: OnTarget Coalition; Student Voices Contest; Abraham Lincoln Awards; and Speaker's Bureau on Gun Violence. The ICHV Direct email newsletter, available at no cost to current members, is a quick and effective way to keep our members posted on current gun violence news and events in Illinois and nationwide. Sign up at www.ichv.org.

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Erika’s Lighthouse

Erika’s Lighthouse is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating communities about childhood and adolescent depression. Through our educational programs we promote awareness and early identification of depression and strive to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness that acts as a barrier to help. We believe that everyone deserves good mental health and the right to live a healthy, happy and productive life.

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Children’s Heart Foundation

The Children's Heart Foundation funds the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects.

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Volunteer Center of N.E. Metropolitan Chicago

The Volunteer Center has been in existence since 1960 and currently refers over 12,000 people annually who serve approximately 15,000 individuals in need. The Volunteer Center has over 100 nonprofit partners and sponsors Days of Service throughout the year that people of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate.

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Rimland Services, NFP

Rimland Services, NFP is a non for profit organization working with adults diagnosed with autism. We were first established in 1970, and have continued to develop throughout the years. We currently serve over sixty adults with autism through our Developmental Training program in Evanston, Illinois. We also provide the majority of our clients with community living opportunities through twelve group homes in the Chicago Metropolitan area.

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Porchlight Counseling Services

We provide free long term professional counseling to both female and male sexual assault survivors. Porchlight does educational outreach work in the community as well as to over 20 colleges and universities.

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Taproot Foundation Chicago

Taproot is a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society. We engage the nation's millions of business professionals in pro bono services both through our award-winning programs and by partnering with companies to develop their pro bono programs.

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League of Women Voters of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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Clearbrook

Clearbrook is committed to being a leader in creating innovative opportunities, services and support for people with disabilities.

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CJE SeniorLife

The mission of CJE SeniorLife is to facilitate independence of older adults and to enhance quality of life by advocating on their behalf and by offering programs and services throughout the continuum of care for individuals, families and the community.

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