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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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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 NewsThe VC Is Sponsoring 2 Ways to “Share Your Bounty” This Thanksgiving

If you’re feeling particularly grateful this year, and would like to share your abundance with others at Thanksgiving, we’re sponsoring two service opportunities that your whole family or community group can participate in. Please consider dropping off a basket of fresh produce and personal items that will be special holiday treats for New Trier Food Pantry clients. Or donate a bag of groceries to low-income families at Good News Partners on Thanksgiving morning. Or better yet — do both! Continue Reading for more details.

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Calling All Nonprofits:  21st Century Marketing and PR Strategies for Your Nonprofit
November 19, 8:30-10:30

Nonprofit Directors and Communications Officers, please join the VC — and 2 industry heavy-hitters — for breakfast and a highly motivational training program designed to help you build effective marketing and communications strategies for your nonprofit.  This will be a thought-provoking workshop that will also be a valuable opportunity for you to network with other nonprofits facing the same challenges you are.  Click here for complete information and to register.

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