– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

Master Gardener Volunteer

Master Gardener Volunteer: Master Gardeners apply! Come spend some time outside in our beautiful 2-acre nature park! Weekday & Saturday Shifts: Between 10 AM to 5 PM. Sunday Shifts: Between Noon to...

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Information Guides at Wagner Farm

Wagner Farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County and is open to the public for recreation and learning. Volunteer Information Guides greet guest, answer questions...

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Gardeners

Historic Wagner Farm in Glenview needs your gardening skills or your interested in learning to garden. We grow produce in our Market Garden, Community Garden and Kitchen Garden to sell...

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General Volunteers

Opportunities to volunteer generally come in two types:  projects and regular positions.  Volunteer projects vary in scope and duration, and come in all shapes and sizes!  Once you are a...

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Go Green Wilmette

Our Mission To raise environmental awareness, inspire people to take action, and create a more sustainable community. Our Vision All members of the Wilmette community work together as stewards of...

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We Have Various Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Public Outreach at Markets and Festivals Planners for Annual Fair second Sunday in March Shift Volunteers at Annual Fair second Sunday in March Leaders for Bird or Nature Walks Various...

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Volunteer for Clean-Ups and Environmental Fairs

Participate in local clean-ups and environmental fairs in Winnetka and in conjunction with other area Go Green groups

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Northwestern Settlement Garden

Together with Urban Growers Collective, Northwestern Settlement opened our very own vegetable garden this Spring. The garden is located provides our neighbors, scholars, staff, supporters and volunteers the opportunity to...

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Ongoing Opportunities with BackYard Nature Center

BackYard Nature Center connects children and adults with the wonders of nature in New Trier Township. The organization provides habitat restoration and educational opportunities at the Skokie Lagoons, local parks,...

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Help weed, water and plant seedlings and shrubs

Volunteers are needed in summer to  weed and water newly planted areas to enable the young native plants to become established.  Other opportunities include collecting seeds and  planting seedlings and...

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Friends of the Green Bay Trail

We create and maintain healthy habitat along the Green Bay Trail by removing invasive species and planting natives.

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The Yellow Tractor Project

We empower people everywhere, especially in underserved areas, to grow their own fresh, healthy food easily and affordably.

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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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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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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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Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts needs volunteers for a variety of roles: troop leaders, program facilitators, administrative/office...

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