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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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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 NewsAnnouncing 2019-2020 Training Events for VC Nonprofit Partners

Planning is underway for this year’s Nonprofit training and networking events  — and there are more to come!  We’ll be tackling some important topics with this year’s programs, so you won’t want to miss these informative sessions that also offer a great opportunity to connect — and share ideas — with other Nonprofit professionals.  Watch this website for more details to come.

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Featured Nonprofit

North Shore exchange has already raised $1.5 million at luxury retail stores in Glencoe and 900 North Michigan/Chicago and online, benefitting dozens of local organizations that help children in need. On June 1 they opened a beautiful new store at Old Orchard — and they need volunteers who share a passion for their mission and enjoy retail. If you’re looking to join a team of dedicated volunteers who are having fun making a difference, click here!

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