– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

Volunteer Staff at Northbrook Court

At our Northbrook Court space – Check-in participants, engage them in our projects/mission, answer questions, help reserve groups and parties, clean up supplies and maintain store, restock and inventory supplies. Project and...

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Art Adventures Volunteer

  Mentor “future” artists in our Art Studio by helping children with their engaging projects, setting up new activities, and prepping materials for their projects. Seeking individuals with past experience working...

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Retail Sales Assistant

Passionate about fashion and giving back? Join our growing volunteer team. North Shore Exchange, https://northshoreexchange.org, the award-winning, nonprofit luxury resale shop, is opening a third location in the Old Orchard...

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Culture Shock Chicago

Culture Shock® utilizes Hip Hop & urban dance culture to cultivate education, enrichment and entertainment to inspire positive change in the communities we serve.

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Adventure Stage Chicago Auxiliary Board Operations

ASC’s Auxiliary Board focuses on strengthening the long-term viability of ASC. Two areas of focus include audience development and fundraising. Each year the Board operates a matching grant campaign and...

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Adventure Stage Chicago Trailblazers

Adventure Stage Chicago’s Trailblazers ensemble is a FREE and unique mentoring program that places young people (9-16) with mentors who are professional theater artists. Student participants guide the program’s content...

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Early Childhood Education In-Classroom Support

Volunteers assist preschool teachers and children ages 2-5 in small group program segments in literacy, art, science, story time, blocks, computer time, and meals. Extra hands are always help, and...

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After School Program

Each day, 200 Rowe Elementary scholars attend Northwestern Settlement’s After School program. Opportunities are available (and welcomed!) for volunteers to host various activities to engage our scholars. Past clubs have...

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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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Summer Intern Working with Adults with Disabilities.

Position Overview: Summer Internship About our organization: Our Place of New Trier Township is a community-based program which supports teens and adults with developmental disabilities so that they can live...

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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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Stitchcraft Volunteers Needed

The Highland Park Public Library is looking for stitch-crafty volunteers to assist with knitting, crocheting and sewing projects. Volunteers will be asked to assist youth in various craft projects. The...

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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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Equestrian Connection NFP

Our vision is to improve the quality of life of those with disabilities, emotional illness and paralysis by providing services that fill unmet needs with the use of highly trained...

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The Douglas Center

Mrs. International pays a visit to The Douglas Center ABC 7 Chicago News The mission of The Douglas Center’s day program is to provide work programs, developmental training, vocational skills...

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Light and Leadership Initiative

  Light and Leadership Initiative’s mission is to respond to the needs of the women and children in the Ate-Vitarte district of Lima, Peru in their struggle out of poverty,...

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Ongoing Opportunities with The Douglas Center

Volunteers are an important part of The Douglas Center. We continue to be blessed with volunteers who give of their time. Ongoing Volunteer opportunities include but are not limited to:...

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Marketing, Development or Creative Artist volunteer needed

Assist adults w/ developmental disabilities to develop their small business by taking pictures of their merchandise they created (i.e. greeting cards, mosaic art, and jewelry) and updating our online store....

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Art, Decorating, Crafting, Creative Enthusiasts Wanted

We are seeking volunteers to assist adults w/ developmental disabilities in various art projects, such as creating custom greeting cards, mosaic wall art, and jewelry making. Opportunities available Wednesday and...

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Ongoing Opportunities with North Shore Art League

Be a Part of the League Ð Become a Member: Joining not only helps us to further our goal to enrich the human spirit and lives of those in the...

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Morrison Shearer Foundation

The Morrison-Shearer Foundation promotes new creativity in the arts by perpetuating the legacies of dancer-choreographer Sybil Shearer and photographer Helen Balfour Morrison.

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Winnetka Historical Society

Founded in 1932, the Winnetka Historical Society educates people on the stories of our past, in an effort to enrich our present and inspire our future. We promote awareness of Winnetka's heritage through artifact collection and preservation, public access to our research center, and enlightening programs, exhibits and publications.

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YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

The YMCA is, and always will be, dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children, adults, families and communities. Every day our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child and when a community comes together for the common good.

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Glencoe Junior High Project

GJHP, a non-profit social service organization based at Glencoe’s Central School, aims to build an inclusive community that fosters self-confidence and positive social behavior through the play, as well as meaningful social service projects and supervised social activities. For more information, www.gjhp.org.

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North Shore Art League

Each year, the NSAL's artist faculty, Board of Directors, Executive Director and staff work to keep true to our mission. We offer the community many varied arts experiences by: instructing more than 1,000 students annually, conducting workshops, tours and special programs, awarding high school scholarships, curating and hosting gallery exhibitions, sponsoring Art on the Village fine arts show and hosting our annual Members Art Show.

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Center for Cultural Interchange

CCI is a nonprofit international exchange organization dedicated to the promotion of cultural understanding, academic development, environmental consciousness, and world peace.

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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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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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Music Institute of Chicago

The Music Institute of Chicago is a community music school serving students of all ages and abilities with music lessons, music ensembles, and access to world-class concerts and creative arts therapy. The outcome of our work is the quality of our students as performers, listeners and lifelong learners

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Youth Organizations Umbrella

Since 1971, Y.O.U. (Youth Organizations Umbrella) has proudly served youth and families in Evanston, Illinois. We provide learning enrichment, social development, and emotional support to over 300 youth and their families each year. It is our goal that all young people acquire the skills, self-confidence and opportunity to participate fully, freely and responsibly in the life our community.

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Family Focus Center

Family Focus offers innovative, community-based programs that help parents, grandparents, and foster and adoptive parents, gain confidence and competence as the primary educators of their children.

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