– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

About:

PEER Services’ mission is to improve the quality of life in local communities by working to eliminate substance abuse. This is best accomplished by educating the community, by preventing substance abuse from developing, by intervening when substance abuse problems do develop, and providing treatment for those teens and adults struggling with drug dependence or addiction.

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.

 

 

 

Opportunities Available with PEER Services

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:

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 Invitations
• Mailing Invitations
• Soliciting Silent Auction Donations
• Menu Planning
• Designing Event Program
• Set-up/Clean-up for Event
• Designing & Mailing Thank You Letters to Donors

Office Tasks
• Copying
• Answering Phones
• Mailings

Community Outreach
• Staffing table at community festivals and fairs (summer months & New Year’s Eve)
• Staffing tables for holiday gift wrapping fundraiser at local bookstores

Leadership
Serve on Board of Directors
The Board has established the following committees:
Fundraising, Human Resources, Program and Finance.
(must serve a minimum of a one-year term; meetings are held monthly)