– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss


At SOS Children’s Villages Illinois, we build families. We provide a stable home in a supportive, community environment designed to help children in need grow into caring, productive and self-reliant adults.

Ongoing Opportunities:

Volunteer Parent Assistant - Provide direct education support within the homes while also assisting children with developing positive life, social, and self-reliant skills. Volunteer 2-3 hours a day twice a week, for at least 1 year commitment. Must be at least 23 years of age. You select your days and times after 4 p.m.
Tutors — Help children in all grades and subject areas.
Mentors — Serve as a mentor for boys and girls ages 5-20.
Birthday Party Volunteers
Community Service Projects
College/Career and Job Prep Mentors
Recreation and Special Activities

Afternoons Evenings