– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

New Trier Township Social Services

New Trier Township’s mission is to provide leadership, advocacy, and resources to benefit the physical, mental, and social well-being of Township residents.

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Gift Wrap Fundraiser

The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association, GLASA, is fortunate to take part in the Holiday Gift Wrap Fundraiser once again at Gurnee Mills from December 21 – 24, 2019. Volunteers will be scheduled...

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Holiday Volunteers to Pack and Deliver Meals

Volunteers are needed to help pack boxes of kosher holiday meals and deliver them to families in need throughout the city of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  Volunteers are needed...

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Maot Chitim of Greater Chicago

Maot Chitim's mission is the delivery of holiday foods to families and individuals in financial need in the Chicago Community, thus enabling them to observe the holiday in a kosher and dignified manner. Another important objective of our organization is to continue to provide an opportunity for all segments of the Jewish community to come together to volunteer in this heartwarming experience.

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Special Event Programming

Are you unable to commit to a weekly or regular volunteer schedule but still want to have a chance to help the Beacon Place kids and families? Consider volunteering to...

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Assist with Holiday Drive

Assist with our next Holiday Gift Drive. (From October through December of each year).

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ReVive Center for Housing and Healing

ReVive Center for Housing and Healing is a vital piece to the city’s west side, providing community assistance, life skills development and resources for thousands of families and almost a hundred permanent supportive housing clients. The experienced staff at ReVive have decades of experience in homeless counseling, work transitions and addiction treatment services.

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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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Ongoing Opportunities with Shore Community Services

Volunteers are always welcome at Shore. Volunteering provides a way to give back to your community. Your time and talent is special and does make a difference in the lives...

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Community Council for International Students at Northwestern University

CCIS is dedicated to making Northwestern University's international community feel welcome in this country, community and at the University by providing a cross-cultural exchange of ideas information and friendship through a variety of social and supportive programs.

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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 Center for Enriched Living

Whatever your interests, The Center can help you put your time and talents to work in a worthwhile setting that will benefit you and our members! Ways you can volunteer…...

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Ongoing Opportunities with Lawrence Hall Youth Services

Volunteer Opportunities include: – Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) – Clerical work – Corporate Volunteer/Service Day – Fundraising activities and special events – Junior Board – North Shore Auxiliary –...

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Ongoing Opportunities with Chicago Botanic Garden

BUTTERFLIES AND BLOOMS Volunteers will welcome and educate our visitors at our new outdoor exhibit Butterflies & Blooms featuring hundreds of butterflies from around the world. Volunteers are stationed at...

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Woman’s Club of Evanston

The Woman's Club of Evanston is a non-profit organization dedicated to community service, philanthropic work and friendship.

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The Salvation Army

Activities range from direct service to indrect support. We have opportunities for groups and individuals on both an ongoing or one-time only basis.

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Lawrence Hall Youth Services

Lawrence Hall is a community of staff, volunteers, and board members dedicated to creating a society in which our children and their families are treated as valued and cherished members. Our Core Beliefs We cherish the children we care for and work with them to make positive moral decisions. We believe all children deserve to live a life that is free from physical, sexual, and emotional harm. We tell the truth about what children experience in our society. We advocate in the best interest of our children. We behave ethically and act at all times in creative rather than destructive ways. We value diversity and treat each other with consideration and appreciation of one another's worth.

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Mallinckrodt Active Adult Center of the Wilmette Park District

The Mallinckrodt Community Center is an activity center for adults 50 plus, located in beautiful Mallinckrodt Park, that provides a gathering place for special programs, classes, events, trips and more.

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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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Southeast Evanston Parents’ Association

SEPA's purpose is to render aid to poor students, including supply of books and other materials. Additionally, SEPA plans to provide training and support for parents of students in the community to help the students thrive in school.

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Winnetka Community House

The mission of the Winnetka Community House is to enrich the lives of North Shore residents, their families, and friends by providing educational, cultural, social, and recreational opportunities for people of all ages. This privately supported unique facility does not receive tax dollars. Educational, cultural, social, recreational activities for people of all ages on the North Shore.

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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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