– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

Special Gifts Theatre/Stage Crew

We are looking for volunteers to help in various areas such as; lobby, concessions, tickets, stage crew, etc. for all of these productions at each location.  Upcoming performances are the...

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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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Volunteer for Yards That Work yard tour

On Sunday, July 22 from 10am – 2pm, Go Green Winnetka is hosting its inaugural Yards That Work tour, a bike and carpooling tour of six yards in Winnetka that...

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5k Run & 3k Walk – Northwest

We need volunteers to help with our 5k Run & 3k Walk. We need assistance with Set-up, Registrations, Food Tent, Road Marshalls and to Direct Runners.

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Summer Intern Working with Adults with Disabilities.

Position Overview: Summer Internship About our organization: Our Place of New Trier Township is a community-based program which supports teens and adults with developmental disabilities so that they can live...

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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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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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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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Kid’s Group Assistant

Time: Tuesday evenings from approximately 6:00pm to 8:00pm   Commitment: Requires a 12-month commitment to volunteer weekly (with a “substitute” list available for occasional schedule changes). Occasionally there are opportunities...

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Logistic Center Volunteer

    WINGS Volunteer Position Description   Title: Logistic Center Volunteer   Staff Partner: Logistic Center Manager   Location:       WINGS Logistic Center 1265 Oakton St. Elk Grove   Age:...

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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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Ongoing Opportunities with NSSRA

Assist NSSRA Recreation Specialists in providing seasonal recreation programs for children, teens and adults with disabilities in a fun, safe environment. Programs include social outings, Special Olympics, fitness programs, music,...

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Event planner

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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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Staff Members

We look for new staff members on an ongoing basis.  Staff members must have at least junior standing in college.  We prefer that undergraduate and graduate level students have some...

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Mentor for Young Adults with Disabilities

Help young adults with disabilities build workplace skills

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Social Media Intern for JJs List

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Summer Intern

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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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Collections Assistant

Work with the collection at the direction of our curator in organizing archives, processing collections and inventorying objects. Varied positions available, either desk opportunities, computer-based tasks or physical moving of...

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Scanning photographs

We have approximately 5,000 photographs in our collection, spanning 120 years. Only about 25% are digitized. We would love to have a volunteer who would like to scan photographs and...

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Join the WYO Board of Directors

Join Our Board of Directors: Community members with an interest in area teens are encouraged to join the board of the Winnetka Youth Organization. The board meets the 3rd Wednesday...

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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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Artist Mentor

The Arts of Life continually creates an environment that is trusting, nurturing, and respectful. We are all equals in this space and should be given the most respect possible. We...

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After School Tutor

The purpose of this position is to provide academic support for students. Tutors provide our students structured time to develop, enhance, and reinforce core STEM, literacy, research, and communication skills....

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Field Experience Assistant Teacher

The purpose of this position is to provide supervision support and guidance for students as they travel with their academic classes on weekly field trips. Volunteers are expected to know...

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After School Supervisor

The purpose of this position is to provide supervision support and guidance for students. Volunteers are expected to know and enforce GCE’s Code of Conduct and help to provide a...

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Create happy memories with people with disabilities

The Center for Enriched Living exists so that people with developmental disabilities can be fully included in the community, achieve personal success, and enjoy a good quality of life. We...

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Volunteer as a Book Buddy!

A Book Buddy (BB) is a volunteer without a dog, working with the same small group of children each week for one hour in the Little Buddies program, Tail Blazers...

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Volunteer as a Dog Team!

A Dog Team (DT) is comprised of a volunter and their SitStayRead-certified reading assistance dog. Dog Teams work with one (or two) kid(s) at a time in either the Little...

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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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Office Assistant

We have an opening for a volunteer who would enjoy doing clerical work. Requested amount of volunteer time in office: 2 hours per week, time is flexible. Seniors, Adults and...

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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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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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Ongoing Opportunities with Lambs Farm

If you are interested in getting more information on volunteer activities

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Ongoing Opportunities with Women’s Exchange

Program Facilitator: Community Outreach And Counseling, family therapy, spirituality. Two hours – weekly

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Ongoing Opportunities with The Volunteer Center of N.E. Metropolitan Chicago

The Volunteer Center is always interested in new board members

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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 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 Community House

Volunteers welcome! Board of Governors

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Ongoing Opportunities with Youth Organizations Umbrella

MENTOR Provide one-on-one mentoring to Evanston youth

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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 VITA at Oakton Community College

Become an ESL Tutor Learn how to teach English as a Second Language and volunteer to teach adults. One on one or small group teaching to help them become more...

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Ongoing Opportunities with SPARK Chicago

FALL 2012 MENTORING OPPORTUNITIES Host a 7th or 8th grader at your workplace to help them set goals and dream big! Spark apprenticeships take place at the workplace 2 hours...

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Ongoing Opportunities with LifeSource Blood Services

CARING FOR DONORS AT BLOOD DRIVES: Help us brighten lives for area patients by providing a positive

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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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Ongoing Opportunities with Rotary Club of Winnetka/Northfield

YOUTH EXCHANGE HOST FAMILY The Winnetka-Northfield Rotary Club seeks volunteer host families to host it’s foreign exchange student from Turkey in their home for a period of 3-4 months. The...

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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 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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Ongoing Opportunities with Cancer Wellness Center

FLEXIBLE OFFICE VOLUNTEER The Flex. Office Volunteer will welcome individuals to the Cancer Wellness Center

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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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