– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

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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Camp Mariposa Mentors

Camp Mariposa® is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth who have been impacted by substance abuse in their families. Camp Mariposa is offered free of charge to...

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Food Pantry & Emergency Services

The Food Pantry provides neighbors access to fresh produce, poultry and meats, and non-perishable food items, as well as basic household/furniture items, hygiene necessities and articles of clothing. Neighbors can...

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Volunteer Support at Country Garden & Antiques Faire

Volunteer opportunities at the Barrington Country Garden and Antique Faire on June 17 and 18, 2016 include furniture refurbishing, staging, merchandising, transportation management, marketing and PR management. We have Faire...

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Event Planning for June Faire

For our annual Barrington Country Garden & Antique Faire we need volunteers to assist in 6 months of planning and during the week of the faire in June

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Website and Social Media Planning and Management

Our volunteer needs include website development and management, social media planning and management, marketing, and technology

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Hands of Hope

Hands of Hope is a community of women committed to helping women and children break free of destitution and hunger to build futures of security and possibility. Our mission is to give entire communities the sustainable tools they need to feed families, educate children, improve health and become economically self-sufficient.

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Working Bikes

Volunteering Working Bikes continues to operate today largely through the efforts of our dedicated volunteers.  Individuals and groups looking to lend a hand are always welcomed. There are many ways...

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Assist with Grant Writing

Help write grant proposals to fund food, medicine and school supplies for orphans in Kenya.  

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Assist with Events

  Assist with fundraising events, passing out flyers, etc.

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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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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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American Red Cross

The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

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Travelers Aid Chicago

Travelers Aid Chicago provides crisis intervention, information, and social services to travelers and visitors at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The Travelers Aid office is located inside security in Terminal 2 with 6 satellite locations in Terminals 1, 2, 3, and 5. Travelers Aid is a program of Heartland Human Care Services.

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Ongoing Opportunities with Ten Thousand Villages

Our volunteers help make the connection between artisans in developing countries and buyers in North America. In order to keep costs to our customers down

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Ongoing Opportunities with American Red Cross

JOIN OUR TEAM At the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago there are 3

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Ongoing Opportunities with VITA at Oakton Community College

Become an ESL Tutor Learn how to teach English as a Second Language and volunteer to teach adults. One on one or small group teaching to help them become more...

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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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Trees That Feed Foundation

Our mission is to supply trees that produce edible, nutritious fruit to individuals and groups in countries where there is extreme hunger. We also seek to create jobs and benefit the environment.

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Working Bikes

Working Bikes rescues discarded bicycles and gives them new life by redistributing them as tools of empowerment in local and global communities.

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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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VITA at Oakton Community College

The VITA (Volunteers in Teaching Adults) program is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning. ESL and Literacy volunteer tutors assist the Lead Instructors by working with students one-on-one or in small groups so that they become more proficient in English or improve their reading skills for their personal and professional development.

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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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World Relief Chicago

World Relief Chicago is a Christian non-for-profit social service agency that assists refugees through cultural adjustment and employment services, English classes for adults, children's and family literacy programs, and immigrant legal services.

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