– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

Agency Oversight Committee

Oversee agencies that serve the community in broad areas that include Youth Drop-In Services, Counseling and Emotional Well-Being, Senior Services, Crisis Intervention, and others

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Mental Health Advisory Committee

Review grant proposals from agencies that provide mental health and counseling services to individuals and families in our community.

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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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Lighthouse Council Member

Looking for opportunities to make a difference in the lives of teens?   Consider joining our Lighthouse Council, a volunteer group engaged in growing the mission of Erika’s Lighthouse and...

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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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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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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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Volunteer at the Winnetka Thrift Shop

Volunteers are needed to help  sort, greet shoppers and serve as cashiers at the Winnetka Thrift Shop, which provides funding to the Counseling Center of the North Shore.

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Counseling Center of the North Shore

Formerly known as Family Service of Winnetka-Northfield, Counseling Center of the North Shore is a private, not-for-profit community service organization that promotes the emotional well-being of individuals and families through quality, affordable counseling and psychotherapy.

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Clerical Assistant

Our human resources department is looking for help. The position would be assisting with filing and other HR duties. This position is a minimum of 10 hours per week any...

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Summer Program Manager Assistant

Looking for help managing the One Summer Chicago program. The One Summer Chicago program is a 7 week employment program for youth in high-school. Youth receive a summer job and also get...

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The Josselyn Center is now hiring summer camp counselors!

  The Josselyn Center is looking to hire Camp Counselors   for Camp Neeka! Camp Neeka is a six-week therapeutic summer day camp for children ages 8 – 12. It is designed...

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Promotion and Marketing

Help us create awareness of our mission and ministry in the community.

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Faith, Hope and Recovery

Faith, Hope and Recovery is a non-profit organization that develops faith-based support groups for people affected by mood disorders, and helps create mental health ministries in communities and religious organizations....

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Legal Advice

Need volunteer(s) to provide legal support and counsel on an ad hoc and ongoing basis.

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EXCEL Database Support/Computer Skills

Seeking volunteers with expertise in EXCEL database.  Also seeking volunteers with general computer skills.

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Grant Writing

Seeking individuals with grant writing experience to help identify grant opportunities and write applications.

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Board Development and Board Secretary

Looking for potential new Board members.  Also seeking a Secretary to attend and record minutes of Board meetings.

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Board of Directors

WARMING HOUSE YOUTH CENTER Board Member Responsibilities   Since 1971, The Warming House Youth Center has served local youth as a drop-in Center.  Located in Howard Park in Wilmette, the...

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Board Members

Angles is seeking Board members to begin a 3-year term in July of 2015. Our programs include health education (mostly sex education) for grades 5-12, a reproductive health care clinic...

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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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Respite Endowment Organization

Our mission os to provide rest & respite gifts, education and opportunities to parents of special needs children.

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Samaritan Counseling Center

Psychotherapy comes form the two Greek words, psyche meaning soul, and therapeuein meaning to take care of or serve. So psychotherapy means serving the soul, not only treating it. We...

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Board Members

We are looking for Board members committed to our mission of serving those in need through organizational leadership.

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Elyssa’s Mission

Elyssa’s Mission® funds and implements the evidence-based SOS Signs of Suicide® program in approximately 50 middle and high schools in Illinois through our partnership with Screening for Mental Health®, a Massachusetts-based organization...

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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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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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Direct Care Aide and program support volunteer

We are seeking volunteers to assist adults w/ developmental disabilities in light manufacturing activities, such as: sewing, packaging, shrink-wrapping, labeling, and heat sealing.  Provide job coaching and mentorship within a...

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Snack Shop/Customer Service Volunteer needed

We are seeking volunteers to assist adults w/ developmental disabilities in running the participant based deli/snack shop program, which involves teaching clients how to prepare and serve meals, stock shelves...

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Career Mentor – Assist in resume writing, interviewing, etc.

Assist adults w/ developmental disabilities in job readiness training. Coordinate group training programs to teach individuals interviewing skills, developing a resume, and completing applications in paper format or online. Opportunities...

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Clerical and other administrative support

Assist in various administrative duties that include but not limited to: filing, copying, scanning, mailings, creating information folders or packets, special projects, etc. Opportunities available anytime Monday – Friday from...

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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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Computer Training

Teach and train adults w/ developmental disabilities to learn the basics of using a computer. Such tasks would include training our individuals on E-Mail, Internet searches, typing, etc. This volunteer...

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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 Elyssa’s Mission

COMMUNICATIONS Assist in grant writing, constant contact, social media (facebook, blog, web site), public speaking, and writing PROGRAM MANAGEMENT (SOS Signs of Suicide® program) Help Elyssa’s Mission with their program...

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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 American Red Cross

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

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Ongoing Opportunities with Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

We are constantly in need of volunteers to help orchestrate such a huge fundraising charitable event. Those who have worked a given number of hours can also shop during the...

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Ongoing Opportunities with Warming House Youth Center

Board Members: Working with our board of directors is a great way to support the youth of our community

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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 Porchlight Counseling Services

WE DESPERATELY NEED HELP WITH OUR SPRING EVENT!! Are you someone who loves to plan parties? Are you always the one who comes up with creative

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Ongoing Opportunities with PEER Services

Fundraising PEER Services conducts an annual theatre benefit each spring and an evening at Ravina each summer. Volunteers are needed to help plan these fundraisers. Activities could include: ¥ Designing...

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PEER Services

PEER Services, Inc. is dedicated to preventing and alleviating the problems that substance abuse causes individuals, families and our community. A private, not-for-profit agency, PEER Services has been providing prevention and treatment services to Evanston and surrounding communities since 1975. Our professional staff includes certified prevention specialists, certified substance abuse counselors, licensed clinical social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, physicians, nurses and family therapists. Treatment services are delivered in accordance with all applicable confidentiality laws. Treatment scholarships are available for individuals and families who are unable to pay the full cost of treatment.

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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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Warming House Youth Center

Warming House staff members provide teen supervision during all open shift hours. They aim primarily to create a welcoming, nurturing and accepting atmosphere so that teens feel at home at the Center.

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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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Little City Foundation

For more than 50 years, Little City FOundation has successfully created hope, changed lives and challenged the limits placed on children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. Little City assists hundreds of children, adults and their families, by providing education, training, skills and encouragement that enable individuals to become their own hero.

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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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Porchlight Counseling Services

We provide free long term professional counseling to both female and male sexual assault survivors. Porchlight does educational outreach work in the community as well as to over 20 colleges and universities.

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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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Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

The Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale sponsors a rummage sale with proceeds going to over 30 non-profit agencies throughout Chicago. A nonprofit used goods sale.

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The Josselyn Center

The Josselyn Center is a community mental health organization providing individual, family, and group counseling for the full range of mental health and substance abuse problems. We are pleased to offer these services on a sliding fee scale to people residing, working, or attending school in fifteen north suburban Chicago communities.

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CJE SeniorLife

The mission of CJE SeniorLife is to facilitate independence of older adults and to enhance quality of life by advocating on their behalf and by offering programs and services throughout the continuum of care for individuals, families and the community.

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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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