– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

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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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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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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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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Become a Foster Parent

Become a foster parent and give a child a home.  

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Various Ongoing Opportunities with ChildServ

Speak at a workshop for a youth program. Work with children on early learning skills while their parents attend parenting education programs. Become a one-on-one mentor for a youth or...

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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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Website Management

We are seeking a person to oversee the eAngel Community website and need your help.There are no exact hours, so employment will be flexible. The expected responsibilities and listed below....

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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 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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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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Shore Community Services, Inc.

  Shore’s mission is to improve the quality of life for persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities through educational, residential, vocational and related programs provided with community integrated supports...

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Housing Opportunity Development Corporation

HODC's mission is to develop, manage and preserve the stock of housing that is affordable to low- and moderate-income people throughout the northern suburbs.

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Ongoing Opportunities with Haven Youth and Family Services

Youth Board Haven offers area youth an opportunity to become more involved. Youth Board members have a chance to develop their leadership skills and help Haven grow as an agency....

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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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SOS Children’s Villages Illinois

The model of care employed by SOS Children's Villages Illinois is part of a 62-year international tradition. The SOS Children's Villages model differs from traditional foster care in emphasizing the following four components: o Children stay together with their siblings o Children receive care and supprt from a full-time, professionally trained foster parent o Children grow up in private, single-family homes o Children benefit from the support of the Village, designed as an intentional community

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New Foundation Center

New Foundation Center partners with people with mental illness to recover and pursue lives of meaning and purpose.

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Haven Youth and Family Services

Haven Youth and Family Services was founded in 1976 and began with an outreach program for youth. Soon thereafter, we began a 24-hour crisis intervention and emergency housing program for adolescents and their families. Since then, the agency has continued to grow and develop by offering programs focused on prevention. Some of these programs include psycho-educational workshops, youth boards, service-learning opportunities, around the clock crisis intervention, outreach and ongoing counseling.

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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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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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