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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 NewsFour Exceptional Volunteers. One Exceptional Performer. One Amazing Celebration!

At this year’s annual Recognition Event, The Volunteer Center and a spirited gathering of friends and supporters paid tribute to 4 amazing volunteers, who have inspired the community by giving generously of their time and talents in service to those in need. We also featured a live concert on the Winnetka Chapel Stage by up-and-coming Chicago artist and American Idol finalist Manny Torres, whose soulful music provided the perfect end note to a magical celebration. Click here to learn more about our amazing honorees — and this special evening in celebration of music and mission.

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