2015 Volunteer/Internship Opportunities

Name of NonprofitContact NameStreet AddressCityPhoneEmailWeb AddressAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Volunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental DisabilitiesOne-sentence description of opportunity (optional):Minimum Age of Volunteers
Alexian Brothers Housing and Health AllianceDaniel Copulsky825 W Wellington AveChicago, IL(773) 327-9921ABHHAVolunteers@alexian.nethttp://www.alexianbrothershousing.org/Non-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Volunteers with Physical DisabilitiesWork at the front desk or help with administrative duties at a transitional house for homeless individuals with HIV18
Allowance for GoodKarin Scott990 Grove Street, Suite 407Evanston, IL(847) 733-0393karin@allowanceforgood.orgwww.allowanceforgood.orgNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Allowance for Good’s Global Philanthropy Summits (GPS) bring together young leaders for intensive gatherings to advance personal understanding in and encourage collective action toward social enterprise and global change. GPS attendees have the chance to meet like-minded youth, advance their knowledge of the philanthropic sector, and engage in meaningful service. For more information: http://www.allowanceforgood.org/summit/13
Allowance for GoodShannon Forrest990 Grove Street, Suite 407Evanston, IL(847)733-0393info@allowanceforgood.orgwww.allowanceforgood.org14
Allowance for GoodElizabeth Newton701 Main St. #6070Evanston, IL(847)893-9514info@allowanceforgood.orgwww.allowanceforgood.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap Year16
Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois ChapterLouie Iovane8430 West Bryn Mawr Avenue Suite 800Chicago, IL(847) 779-6951liovane@alz.orgalz.org/illinoisAfter School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)16
American Red CrossTBD2200 W. HarrisonChicago, IL(312)729-6241sergut.dejene@redcross.orgwww.redcross.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsVolunteers with Physical Disabilities14
BackYard Nature CenterLinn Carey(847) 835-3738lcarey@backyardnaturecenter.orgBackyardnaturecenter.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Assist with our nature programs for summer camp and after school groups.14
BackYard Nature CenterLinn Carey(847) 835-3738lcarey@comcast.netbackyardnaturecenter.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Assist with our nature programs for summer camp and after school groups.14
CJE SeniorLifeDeborah Granite9700 Gross Point RdSkokie, IL(847)929-3637Deborah.Granite@cje.netcje.netAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities12
CJE SeniorLife (not attending)Deborah Granite9700 N. Gross PointSkokie, IL(847)929-3040Volunteers@cje.netwww.CJE.netAfter School and/or WeekendsGap Year16
Communications & Event Planning InternChanel Ruiz-Bricco1020 Forest AvenueWilmette, IL(847) 512-4661cbricco@ourplaceofnewtrier.orgwww.ourplaceofnewtrier.org18
Community Council for International StudentsSylvia AlvinoNorthwestern University International Office 630 Darthmouth Pl.Evanston, IL(847)328-7516sylalvino@yahoo.comwww.northwestern.edu/international/ccisAfter School and/or WeekendsGap Year21
Creatively CaringKathleen WeinbergPO Box 487Tecnhy, IL(224)223-4166creativelycaring@gmail.comcreativelycaring.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities14
English Conversation Partners or "Foster Relatives"Sylvia AlvinoNU International Office 630 Dartmouth PlaceEvanston, IL(847) 328-7516sylalvino@yahoo.comhttp://www.northwestern.edu/international/forms/community-council-for-international-students/index.htmlAfter School and/or Weekends21
Equestrian ConnectionMJ Anderson600 n bradleyLake Forest, IL(847) 615-8696ecvolunteering@gmail.comwww.equestrianconnection.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Volunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental DisabilitiesWe have a variety of volunteer opportunities from camp counselors and one on one aids for events to side walking and leading horses for our therapeutic riding program. We also need help with arts and crafts, events and more13
Experiential High School School Volunteer OpportunitiesGillian Falknor1535 N Dayton StreetChicago, IL(224) 392-2684gillian@gcechicago.comgcelabschool.comAfter School and/or WeekendsVolunteers with Physical Disabilities19
Gift of AdoptionPam Devereux2001 Waukegan Rd PO Box 567Techny, IL(773) 425-0220pdevereux@giftofadoption.orgwww.giftofadoption.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities16
Gift of Adoption FundPam DevereuxPO Box 567, 2001 Waukegan RdTechny, IL(773)425-0220pdevereux@giftofadoption.orgwww.giftofadoption.orgGap YearVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities17
Glencoe Community GardenNina Schroederadjacent to Shelton Park, Glencoe; between South Ave and Harbor St. off of Old Green Bay RoadGlencoe, IL(847)975-7025gcgarden18@gmail.comGlencoecommunitygarden.comAfter School and/or Weekends16
Glencoe Junior High ProjectGrace Borgstrom620 Greenwood AvenueGlencoe, IL(847) 835-7623contact@gjhp.orgwww.gjhp.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap Year18
Greenheart InternationalDarryl Newman712 N. Wells StreetChicago, IL(847)772-2541dnewman@ccigreenheart.orggreenheart.info13
Haven Youth & Family ServicesAmy Oleary825 Green Bay Road Suite 200Wilmette, IL(847)251-6630amy@havenforyouth.orgwww.havenforyouth.orgAfter School and/or Weekends18
Historic Wagner FarmChristine Shiel1510 Wagner RoadGlenview, IL(847) 657-1506christine.shiel@glenviewparks.orghttp://www.glenviewparks.org/facilities-parks/wagner-farm/After School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities16
Horsefeathers Therapeutic Riding, nfpAnne Maitland1181 Riverwoods RoadLake Forest, IL(312) 493-3045annemaitland87@gmail.comwww.horsefeatherscenter.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Unique opportunity to learn horse-handling and basic horse care as well as facilitating Riders with special needs in a positive learning environment15
Illinois Council Against Handgun ViolenceColleen Daley222 S. Morgan, Suite 4AChicago, IL(312) 243-4248cdaley@ichv.orgwww.ichv.org15
Junior Achievement of ChicagoCaroline Doran8383 West Belmont Avenue Suite 303River Grove, IL(708)456-1400cdoran@jachicago.orgjachicago.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical Disabilities17
Lawrence Hall Youth ServicesCaroline Greco4833 N Francisco AvenueChicago, IL(773) 573-6132cgreco@lawrencehall.orghttp://www.lawrencehall.org/After School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Since 1865, Lawrence Hall Youth Services has been delivering quality care to children and their families throughout the metropolitan Chicago area, many of whom have experienced significant traumas in their lives. We have opportunities in fundraising, planning and participating in activities with our youth, and mentoring and tutoring.21
Light and Leadership InitiativeLara DeVries17155 Olcott AvenueTinley Park, IL(708)459-8803lara@lightandleadership.orgwww.lightandleadership.orgGap Year18
Little City FoundationCatrina Johnson1760 W. Algonquin Rd.Palatine, IL(847)221-7804cjohnson@littlecity.orglittlecity.orgGap YearVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities9
Lydia Home AssociationKristi Perry4300 W IRVING PARK RDCHICAGO, IL(773)653-2248kperry@lydiahome.orgAfter School and/or Weekends16
Northern Suburban Special Recreation AssociationMark Schultz3105 MacArthur BlvdNorthbrook, IL(847)509-9400mschultz@nssra.orgwww.nssra.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities12
Northwestern SettlementMatthew Sudman1400 W Augusta BoulevardChicago, IL(773)969-5509msudman@nush.orgwww.nush.org18
Orphans of the StormJackie Brooches2200 Riverwoods RoadRiverwoods, IL(847) 602-8508jackie@orphansofthestorm.orgwww.orphansofthestorm.orgNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)All Orphans of the Storm events and manned and run by volunteers.

Volunteers are valuable to help introduce available dogs and cats at our pet showcase at Northbrook Court, at events around the community all summer (farmers markets, adoption events, etc.) act as greeters at the animal shelter and assist with special projects and with our various volunteer teams.
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Our PlaceChanel Ruiz-Bricco1020 Forest AveWilmette, IL(847)512-4661cbricco@ourplaceofnewtrier.orghttps://ourplaceofnewtrier.org/After School and/or Weekends16
Our PlaceWilliam Johnsonc/o Community Church of Wilmette 1020 Forest AvenueWilmette, IL(847)208-6872wjohnson@ourplaceofnewtrier.orgwww.ourplaceofnewtrier.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities16
RefugeeOneJuliana Strawn4753 N. Broadway Suite 401Chicago, IL(773) 423-9836volunteer@refugeeone.orgwww.refugeeone.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)18
RefugeeOneRamona Riecke4753 North Broadway Suite 401Chicago, IL(773)423-9836volunteer@refugeeone.orgwww.refugeeone.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsVolunteers with Physical Disabilities18
Respite Endowment OrganizationBecky Pundy6111 Ivy DriveLisle, IL(630) 204-0224reomailcontact@gmail.comwww.respiteendowment.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical Disabilities16
ReVive Center for Housing and HealingBeth Connor1668 West OgdenChicago, IL(312) 997-2222bconnor@revivecenter.orgwww.revivecenter.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)ReVive Center for Housing and Healing seeks a dynamic and creative social media intern to elevate our social media presence, attract new supporters, and increase engagement.20
Rimland ServicesCarolyn Keel1265 Hartrey AvenueEvanston, IL(847)328-4090ckeel@rimland.orgwww.rimland.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical Disabilities16
SitStayReadLena McCain2849 N Clark StChicago, IL(773) 661-9251lmccain@sitstayread.orghttp://www.sitstayread.org/Non-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Program Leader for SitStayRead classroom programs through Chicago Public Schools18
SparkJ.D. Van Slyke223 W. Jackson Suite 520Chicago, IL(312) 470-4300jvanslyke@sparkprogram.orgsparkprogram.orgNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Volunteers with Physical DisabilitiesSpark’s mission is to provide life-changing apprenticeships to youth in underserved communities across the United States.16
The Center for Enriched LivingAshley May280 Saunders Rd.Riverwoods, IL(847) 315-9921Ashley@CenterForEnrichedLiving.orgwww.centerforenrichedliving.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap Year16
The Center for Enriched LivingAshley May280 Saunders RdRiverwoods, IL(847)315-9921ashley@centerforenrichedliving.orgwww.centerforenrichedliving.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities16
The Douglas CenterBrian Kriner3445 Howard StreetEvanston, IL(847)674-1921bkriner@thedouglascenter.comwww.thedouglascenter.comGap YearVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities18
The Kindness ConnectionLisa Rosenberg119 Central ParkWilmette, IL(847) 807-9340lrosenberg@thekindnessconnection.orgwww.thekindnessconnection.orgGap YearNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Summer interns needed to help with social media and creating video montages for our Schools Program. Long term interns have the opportunity to help with all aspects of our organization, including; Schools Program, Membership Club, and marketing.16
The Kindness ConnectionMary Roth119 Central Park AvenueWilmette, IL(847)807-9340info@thekindnessconnection.orgwww.thekindnessconnection.orgAfter School and/or Weekends16
The Sports ShedTina Sernett1525 N. Oakmont Dr.Vernon Hills, IL(847) 791-7320tina@thesportsshed.orgwww.thesportsshed.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)We are looking for people who are passionate about sports and want to do whatever it takes to get quality sports equipment into the hands of kids in under-resourced areas of Chicagoland. Please join our efforts if you are willing to roll up your sleeves and help us grow our organization using any professional skills or can connect us to people in the athletic industry etc.18
The Yellow Tractor ProjectWendy Irwin808 Greenwood AveWilmette, IL(847) 531-4055wendy@yellowtractor.cowww.theyellowtractorproject.orgGap YearNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)The Yellow Tractor Project (TYTP) welcomes college interns, gap year/semester students to share your skills on special projects developing and measuring gardens' impact, building capacity through special projects and back-office work and developing graphic/visual educational materials.17
Travelers Aid ChicagoLiz AnallaPO Box 66019Chicago, IL(773) 894-2427tacvolunteer@heartlandalliance.orgwww.travelersaidchicago.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Volunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteer at O'Hare International Airport welcoming people to Chicago.18
Travelers Aid ChicagoKendra ParaskevopoulosO'Hare International Airport, Terminal 2 PO Box 66019Chicago, IL(773)894-2427kparaskevopoulos@heartlandalliance.orgwww.Travelersaidchicago.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical Disabilities18
Travelers Aid ChicagoKendra ParaskevopoulosO'Hare International Airport, Terminal 2 PO Box 66019Chicago, IL(773)894-2427Kparaskevopoulos@heartlandalliance.orgTravelersaidchicago.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap YearVolunteers with Physical Disabilities18
Volunteer CenterJulie Flood520 Glendale AvenueWinnetka, IL(847) 903-2390julie@volunteercenterhelps.orgwww.volunteercenterhelps.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap Year18
WeeVuMatt Strauss3121 Central AveWilmette, IL(312)310-7400Matt@weevu.comwww.WeeVu.com22
WINGS Inc.Bruna SrbP.O. box 95615Palatine, IL(847) 519-7821bsrb@wingsprogram.comwww.wingsprogram.comAfter School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Volunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities16
Winnetka Youth OrganizationKristen Leahy620 Lincoln AveWinnetka, IL(847) 446-0443kristen@winnetkayo.orgwww.winnetkayo.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)18
Winnetka Youth OrganizationRoss Bye620 Lincoln AvenueWinnetka, IL(847)446-0443programs.wyo@gmail.comwinnetkayo.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsVolunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities13
Winnetka Youth OrganizationKristen Leahy620 Lincoln AveWinnetka, IL(847)446-0443programs.wyo@gmail.comwww.winnetkayo.orgAfter School and/or WeekendsGap Year14
Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of CommerceTerry Dason841 Spruce StreetWinnetka, IL(847)446-4451director@winnetkanorthfieldchamber.comwinnetkanorthfieldchamber.comAfter School and/or Weekends16
Women's ExchangeDeb Guy620 Lincoln Ave.Winnetka, IL(847)441-3406deb@womens-exchange.orgwww.womens-exchange.orgAfter School and/or Weekends21
Zacharias Sexual Abuse CenterAshley Glover4275 Old Grand AveGurnee, IL(847) 244-1187aglover@zcenter.orghttp://zcenter.org/After School and/or WeekendsNon-paid Internship (special projects, summer and/or year-long)Volunteers with Physical DisabilitiesVolunteers with Cognitive/Developmental DisabilitiesJoin us in coming alongside survivors of sexual assault & abuse in their journey toward healing through medical and legal advocacy, our 24/7 support line, and prevention presentations in schools!18
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