– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

Sort Donated Clothing

Sort and organize clothing that has been donated at our Clothing Center.

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Assist Families at Clothing Center

Assist families in selecting appropriate clothing from ESCCA’s clothing list at the Clothing Center.

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Evanston School Children’s Clothing Association

No child should miss a day of school for need of warm, sturdy clothing. Each year ESCCA provides a full wardrobe of clothing and shoes and coats to 700+ school children in need.

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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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WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE (P/T & FT VOLUNTEER POSITIONS)

General Job Description Volunteer is responsible for the expedient and accurate handling of merchandise into and/or out of the warehouse area. General warehouse duties occur within the assigned area of...

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RETAIL SALES FLOOR ASSOCIATE (P/T & FT)

General Job Description Directly assist customers, help merchandise the sales floor, and play a vital role in making our retail experience a positive one. Top notch customer service skills are...

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Donations Coordinator/Scheduler (Part Time)

General Job Description A scheduling coordinator is similar to a front desk receptionist. You will speak with donors; manage emails and schedules for daily pickups while maintaining an accurate log/filing...

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Crisis Line Volunteer

  Staff Partner: Safe House Advocate   Location: WINGS Domestic Violence Safe Houses, which are in an undisclosed location in the Northwest Suburban area and Midway Airport area.   Time:...

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Sorting Jewelry

Help to sort donated jewelry in our resale store in Niles. Flexible day and time.

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Food and Servers for AJH Community Kitchen

Need volunteers to donate food and serve dinners at A Just Harvest Community Kitchen

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Individual Volunteers at The Crib, Open Door Shelter-West Town, and the Health Outreach Bus

The Night Ministry needs individual volunteers to serve at two of our shelters and on our Health Outreach Bus. Volunteers must go through a one-time, 6 hour training and complete...

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Small Groups to Prepare and Serve Meals alongside The Night Ministry’s Health Outreach Bus

We are in need of groups of 4-6 people to prepare and serve food at our Health Outreach Bus stops.  Our Health Outreach Bus is out Sunday-Thursday each week, providing...

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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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Ongoing Opportunities with Connections for the Homeless

As a volunteer at Connections, you can: Cook breakfast or dinner for the residents at Hilda’s Place Transitional Shelter or make bag breakfasts or bag lunches for our drop in program (use the links to schedule a...

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Connections for the Homeless

Connections provides housing, employment and supportive services to move individuals and families out of the shadow of homelessness. Connections’ programs include Prevention, EntryPoint (Street Outreach), Hilda’s Place Transitional Shelter, Family...

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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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Ongoing Opportunities with INFANT

Help provide infant needs to over 60 social service agencies via collections of formula

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Ongoing Opportunities with Good News Partners

ADMINISTRATIVE Willingness to perform administrative tasks. May include computer

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Ongoing Opportunities with Project Linus

We are always in need of your help to assist us in fulfilling our mission. You can donate home-made blankets by becoming a blanketeer

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Ongoing Opportunities with Alexian Brothers AIDS Ministry

The following are some examples of opportunities available at Bonaventure House and The Harbor. Volunteering Reception/Front Desk Office Assistance Tutoring Facility Upkeep Special Events Development Public Relations and Media Internships/Service...

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Project Linus

We coordinate blanket making events, attend meetings, build and manage the website and write and distribute the newsletter.

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Good News Partners

Good News Partners is a faith-based community organization that strives to bring about conditions in which hope, justice, community responsibility, and reconciliation can flourish. We believe that when we create safe, predictable housing and nourishment, in an environment of faith, we build our families' confidence and our community simultaneously.

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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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INFANT, Inc.

NFANT, Inc. has been feeding needy babies in the Chicago area for over 25 years via deliveries to approximately 60 social service agencies. As an all-volunteer organization, our administrative costs are less than 2% of our expenses.

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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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Alexian Brothers AIDS Ministry

Through our Transitional Living Program we offer our residents a wide array of on-site supportive services - case management, recovery, occupational therapy, and spiritual care. Individual sessions and group services are provided in all areas, including psychosocial support groups such as HIV-support, sobriety support, life skills, and spiritual discussion.

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