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The Volunteer Center (VC) helps residents and service groups of all ages and abilities in the New Trier Township, the North Shore and greater NE Metro Chicago area find volunteer opportunities or participate in Days of Service with 501C3 nonprofit partner organizations.

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Looking for a one-time volunteer opportunity? Hoping to connect with a nonprofit for a longer term commitment? Search our network of 160+ non-profits to find the right fit for you!

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VC Days of Service

Most of the Volunteer Center-sponsored Days of Service are annual events. Each event provides an opportunity for volunteers to help nonprofits through full-day activities.

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Are you a current VC nonprofit partner – or interested in joining us? Learn about VC nonprofit events, training programs and networking opportunities. Post your volunteer opportunities. Or register as a new Nonprofit Partner.

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Volunteer Center NewsShow Your Gratitude to the Local Heroes We Count On During This Year’s 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

Join with family, friends, neighbors and service groups to commemorate the heroes of 9/11 — by recognizing our own local heroes — during this year’s annual Day of Service and Remembrance on Wednesday, September 11th. This is a great opportunity to personally thank local police, firefighters and rescue professionals for their heroism and sacrifices by dropping off cards and letters, “purchased” baked goods, children’s artwork — and other personal expressions of gratitude. This wonderful community event always means a great deal to the first responders we rely on, and reminds us how fortunate we are to have such dedicated professionals in our midst. Click below to find out more.

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Featured Nonprofit

Please welcome our newest VC Nonprofit Partner! TotalLink2 Community  provides opportunities for people with disabilities to grow and contribute through employment, social connection and lifelong learning.  They are currently seeking volunteers to provide companionship, educational assistance, job training and networking support for their clients. Click here to find out more about how you can make a difference!

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James Martin Associates · North Shore Community Bank · Rotary Club of Winnetka-Northfield
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