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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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For Volunteers

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

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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VC Days of Service

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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 NewsHelp Us Honor Our 2020 Outstanding Volunteers — AND Celebrate Our 60th Anniversary!

Join us at our 2020 Recognition Event, where we will celebrate 60 remarkable years of the Volunteer Center helping others. This year we are also recognizing a wide range of outstanding student and adult volunteers dedicated to helping youth and all people in need — a reflection of our commitment to ensuring the future of volunteerism. So come — and bring your teen or young adult future volunteers with you — to Michigan Shores Club on March 4th. Appetizers and drinks will be served, and you will be inspired! For more information about our amazing honorees and to register for the celebration, Continue Reading.

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Don’t miss Kids Against Hunger on March 14th — one of our most popular annual service events. Co-sponsored by the VC, Winnetka-Northfield Rotary and the Community House, this is a fun and fast-paced activity that provides over 100,000 nutritious meals for starving children and families in Nicaragua.  It’s also a great service opportunity for your family, friends, and school or community group to do together. Help us collate our 1,000,000th meal!

Tables fill up fast, so find more details and sign up here now, before we sell out! March 14th at the Community House — see you there!

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