– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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EXCEL Database Support/Computer Skills

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

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Lambs Farm Bunny Brunch

Volunteers are needed to assist in the children’s activity area @ the Visitors Center with simple crafts. We also need volunteers to help greet, pour coffee, serve customers, bus tables & help in photo area with the Easter bunny during the brunch at the Magnolia Cafe. This is a lively and fun springtime event!

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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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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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Board Members

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

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Ongoing Opportunities with Glencoe Community Garden

Our Planting Days in May will be posted soon. Harvest Days starting in June – drop in and help out! Tuesday mornings     7:30 – 9 Thursday mornings  ...

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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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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 Our Place of New Trier Township

Our volunteers help to make Our Place a true community organization. We actively welcome volunteers and believe we can offer a range of opportunities that you will find personally rewaerding...

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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 Hadley School for the Blind

Volunteer relief switchboard/receptionist(s) Monday through Friday

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Ongoing Opportunities with Creatively Caring

INTERNSHIP: Administrative Assistant-Intern Job Description The Intern will support the Directors in the development and implementation of Creatively Caring’s strategic plans and policies

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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 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 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 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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