– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

Care Companions

Care Companions visit with patients and families and provide an extra layer of support through simple conversation, playing a game, watching television, etc. They volunteer at the Care Centers or...

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Hospitality Volunteers

Hospitality Volunteers assist JourneyCare staff with clerical tasks such as answering phones and call lights, faxing important documents, providing tours of the hospice unit, and so on.

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CNA Assist Volunteers

CNA Assist Volunteers are paired with a Certified Nursing Assistant and help with a patient’s “activities of daily living,” such as feeding, bathing, changing linens, etc. Specialized training is provided...

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Fashion Intake & Pricing Volunteer

North Shore Exchange, the award-winning, nonprofit luxury resale shop, is opening a third location in the Old Orchard Shopping Center on June 1! Our first two locations, in Glencoe and...

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Home Accessories Intake & Pricing Specialist

North Shore Exchange, the award-winning, nonprofit luxury resale shop, is opening a third location in the Old Orchard Shopping Center on June 1! Our first two locations, in Glencoe and...

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Volunteer Staff at Northbrook Court

At our Northbrook Court space – Check-in participants, engage them in our projects/mission, answer questions, help reserve groups and parties, clean up supplies and maintain store, restock and inventory supplies. Project and...

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Argentium Care Intern

Argentium Care interns support the development, delivery and maintenance of programs to our care recipients. Activities may include special projects, engaging with volunteers, assist with event planning, conduct research on...

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Senior Connections Volunteer

Make a difference in someone’s life through friendly visiting for one hour a week in the adult’s home. Our Senior Connections Program is a friendly visiting program that pairs isolated...

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Event Volunteers

Throughout the year, Argentium Care has several significant events for donors, volunteers, care recipients and friends. These events include fundraisers and luncheons. These episodic opportunities allow volunteers to get involved...

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Wellbeing Caller

Wellbeing caller volunteers reach out to isolated older adults, via phone calls, to help alleviate loneliness and isolation by providing personal connection, and to provide information on community resources as...

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Tech Assistance for Seniors

Argentium Care volunteers lead a monthly drop-in technology class for older adults at the Evanston Public Library (Main Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.) Volunteers are needed to assist adults in the...

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Homework Help for Refugee Students

Tutors are needed for afternoon homework help for students K-8 (no experience necessary) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4pm – 5:30pm.

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ESL Tutor for Adult Refugee Women

Tutors are needed to teach ESL classes for adult women (no experience necessary) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9:15-11am.

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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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Art Adventures Volunteer

  Mentor “future” artists in our Art Studio by helping children with their engaging projects, setting up new activities, and prepping materials for their projects. Seeking individuals with past experience working...

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Birthday Party Greeter Volunteer

Work alongside Museum staff to ensure every child’s birthday is celebrated successfully! You will be sitting at our Birthday Party Table greeting the excited children and their families providing excellent...

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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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Floor Guide Volunteer

Be one of the friendly faces that help enhance guest’s experiences, and learning through interaction in our Museum exhibits. Assist the Museum staff by ensuring a safe and clean environment...

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Pop-Up Museum Floor Guide Volunteer

Be one of the friendly faces that help enhance each guest’s experience and learning through interaction in our new Pop-Up Museum exhibits. Engage children in open-ended “process” experiences through the...

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Vet for a Day-May 18 from 10am-1pm

Vet for a Day is a fun filled educational event that includes tractor rides, information about caring for animals, and opportunities to interact with animals. Volunteers help with admissions and...

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Holiday Gift and Grocery Card Programs

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Food Pantry Food Drives

Our Food Pantry doesn’t currently need volunteers — but we are always seeking individuals and groups willing to lead food collections at local grocery stores, parties, events, and local businesses...

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Front Desk Volunteer

We are looking for a few volunteers to serve as administrative support at our front desk. We are hoping to cover a total of 40 hours a week between 9AM-4PM...

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Meal Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to come alongside us and help serve our children through preparing dinners every week. This is an opportunity for our children to connect and create...

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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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Farmer’s Market Volunteers

The Glenview Farmer’s Market operates on Saturday mornings from June-October at Historic Wagner Farm. Volunteers are needed to set up and take down the market, greet guests and 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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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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Gift Wrap Fundraiser

The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association, GLASA, is fortunate to take part in the Holiday Gift Wrap Fundraiser once again at Gurnee Mills from December 21 – 24, 2019. Volunteers will be scheduled...

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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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Data Entry – Excel

Research Data Entry We are interested in a volunteer looking for an opportunity  to input data for Research Department of a nonprofit agency that serves seniors on the North Side...

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Volunteer Database Setup and Maintenance

The Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale has many volunteers working in various departments and capacities, and we would like to be able to communicate with them efficiently. We are looking...

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Communication Plan Developer

Although the Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale has a long history of contributing to the community, many people may not know about it, so we would like to develop a...

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Data entry and admin support

Our Philanthropy department (one person) is in great need of a detail orientated person who has great computer skills for data entry and organization.  The position requires a 3 month...

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On-Line Sales

Rummage often receives specialty items which may have significant value to a limited audience. On-line selling can extend our audience and sometimes be better for special or seasonal or bulky...

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Electronics Recycler

Electronics Recycler Despite our attempts to be clear about what can be donated, Rummage often receives electronics that cannot be sold at the sale, and need to be recycled. We...

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Variety of Ongoing Volunteer Needs

Volunteers: Our partners in the crusade to end blood cancers. Our volunteers make a significant impact while selflessly dedicating their time and talent to achieve our mission. With countless ways...

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Office and Landscaping Help

We have an ongoing need for administrative support to assist with mailings and  help with landscaping around our facilities.

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Event Volunteers

We have a need throughout the year for volunteers to help with a variety of events.  Examples include Special Events like: Benefit Bash Kick-off events We also need help at...

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Graphic Designer

Learning Bridge is looking for a volunteer Graphic Designer. We are starting our summer campaign for enrollment. We need a designer to take the lead on creating the look and...

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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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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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Holiday Volunteers to Pack and Deliver Meals

Volunteers are needed to help pack boxes of kosher holiday meals and deliver them to families in need throughout the city of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  Volunteers are needed...

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Speech Support Volunteer

Speech support volunteer to work with children in our Language Link program under the direction of a speech therapist

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Seeking Board Members

Awe are always looking for engaged Board members, especially those with financial backgrounds.

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Event and Special Project Volunteers

We have an ongoing need for volunteers to help with special events and special projects.

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Accounting and Financial Reporting Volunteer

We have a desperate need for a weekly or bi-monthly volunteer to help with accounting and financial reporting.

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Special Event Programming

Are you unable to commit to a weekly or regular volunteer schedule but still want to have a chance to help the Beacon Place kids and families? Consider volunteering to...

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After School Homework and Tutoring Programs

During the school year kids need extra support to do well in school. Teen and adult volunteers are needed afterschool until 5:30 Monday through Thursday and Saturday mornings 8:45 until...

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Summer Tutoring Programs

Are you looking to help kids learn over the summer? We need adult and teen volunteers to work one on one and in small groups Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday...

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Summer Lunch Program

Adult and teen volunteers needed Monday and Thursday 10:00-1:30 June through August; activities include interacting with kids during lunch and playing games, arts and crafts, sports, etc. Training is provided...

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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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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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Public Advocacy Meetings

Attend Go Green Winnetka and Village Council meetings

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Adventure Stage Chicago Auxiliary Board Operations

ASC’s Auxiliary Board focuses on strengthening the long-term viability of ASC. Two areas of focus include audience development and fundraising. Each year the Board operates a matching grant campaign and...

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Adventure Stage Chicago Trailblazers

Adventure Stage Chicago’s Trailblazers ensemble is a FREE and unique mentoring program that places young people (9-16) with mentors who are professional theater artists. Student participants guide the program’s content...

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Golden Agers BINGO

Northwestern Settlement’s senior citizen group, known as the Golden Agers, meet every Friday from 10:00 am-12:00 pm September through May. This group of outgoing and active seniors participate in BINGO...

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House In The Wood Camp

House In The Wood provides Chicago’s inner city youth a safe space to experience nature, foster responsibility, and learn from positive role models. On 23 acres alongside Wisconsin’s Lake Delavan,...

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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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Early Childhood Education In-Classroom Support

Volunteers assist preschool teachers and children ages 2-5 in small group program segments in literacy, art, science, story time, blocks, computer time, and meals. Extra hands are always help, and...

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After School Program

Each day, 200 Rowe Elementary scholars attend Northwestern Settlement’s After School program. Opportunities are available (and welcomed!) for volunteers to host various activities to engage our scholars. Past clubs have...

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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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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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13th Annual Seeds of Service

Seeds of Service is a community gardening project that AmeriCorps Project YES! hosts every year in Humboldt Park with 7-9 community gardens. The goal is to raise awareness about the...

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9th Annual Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day is the largest service event in the world and the only one that celebrates the contributions that children and youth make 365 days a year. Every year,...

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Volunteer Mentor for At-Risk Students

The Pitch In after-school mentoring program is a volunteer-based group mentoring program based in the North Lawndale neighborhood. It offers unique learning experiences and opportunities for personal growth to students...

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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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Rust-Oleum Championship Volunteer Opportunity

June 4th-10th — Come see the future stars of the PGA Tour at the Rust-Oleum Championship at Ivanhoe Club. The Rust-Oleum Championship is an event on the web.com tour. Each...

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Get Involved with The Sports Shed

We are always looking for people to get involved to help us source quality sports equipment and connect us with sporting goods dealers or manufacturers to acquire uniforms and field...

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The Sports Shed Ambassador Board

The Ambassador Board is a group committed to increasing the Sports Shed’s visibility and impact. The Board will be throwing 4 quarterly social events to help fundraise and connect people...

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Become a CJE Senior Life Emergency Department Eldercare Navigator (EDEN)

Would you like to become a trusted guide for Older Adults in the Glenbrook Hospital Emergency Department? Join EDEN: Emergency Department Eldercare Navigators. Emergency Room visits can take a damaging...

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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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Let’s Do Lunch! Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals

1 in 6 seniors struggles with hunger. You can change that with just 2 hours a week. Meal Delivery Volunteers pick up prepared meals and deliver to seniors and homebound...

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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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Holiday Donations Helper

Help to sort and organize Holiday Donations.

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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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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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Prairie State Half Marathon helper

Help with registration, Course Marshal and Water station. October 7th, from 6:45 to 11:45am 343 Old McHenry Rd. Long Grove, Illinois 60047 Contact Bruna at bsrb@wingsprogram for more information

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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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Events Committee Member

We are looking for individuals who can work as part of a team to help with events.  

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Board Member – Secretary

We are looking for a new board member to join our charity.  You must have good admin skills and time planning skills. You must be able to attend monthly board...

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Adult National Open & Great Lakes Regional Games

  The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) is hosting the 2017 Adult National Open & Great Lakes Regional Games (ANO GLRG) the weekend of June 8 – 11, 2017 at Lake Forest High School (Thursday/Friday/Saturday) and...

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Help with Urban Garden

Volunteers needed in the area of urban agriculture and garden plots, assisting in greenhouse, building and managing Hoop House.

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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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2nd Annual Sanctuary 5K

Looking for runners and walkers to join our 5K on June 24, 2017, that celebrates and defends racial, economic, religious, ethnic and social diversities that are inherent in Chicago.

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Culinary Care Cook-Off on September 28, 2017

We need volunteers and corporate sponsors to help us with our biggest fundraiser of the year, our Culinary Care Cook-Off — a “Chopped” style event that partners corporate-sponsored teams with...

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Play It Forward Tennis Tournament on June 3, 2017

We are looking for lots of volunteers — and tennis players — to help us make our “Play It Forward” tennis tournament to feed the fight against cancer a success....

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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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Personal Shopper

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Event planner

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Greeter

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Assist with Holiday Drive

Assist with our next Holiday Gift Drive. (From October through December of each year).

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Become a Foster Parent

Become a foster parent and give a child a home.  

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Board member

Join the Auxiliary Board to help fundraise and grow awareness about ChildServ

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