The Volunteer Center of NE Metropolitan Illinois


About The Volunteer Center of NE Metropolitan Illinois

The Mission of The Volunteer Center is to promote volunteerism, support nonprofit organizations, and engage people in meaningful volunteer service in the communities we serve.

Volunteers:  The Volunteer Center (VC) works with over 160 nonprofit organizations to help individuals, families, and service groups find ways to volunteer their time and help others in the community. The VC also help groups develop and implement effective service learning programs in schools, faith-based organizations, businesses and civic groups, and sponsor community Days of Service.

To find out more about the Volunteer Center, visit our homepage.

Nonprofits:  The VC hosts nonprofit training and networking events throughout the year that are designed to help our nonprofit partners achieve their missions and serve the needs of their communities with effective volunteers.

To find out how to become a Volunteer Center Nonprofit Partner, click here.

To find out more about our nonprofit training and networking events, click here.

 

 

 

Current Opportunities at The Volunteer Center of NE Metropolitan Illinois

Volunteer Center Needs Board members

Join Us!

The operations of the Volunteer Center are supported by an energetic board of directors. This is a working board that is committed to volunteerism, service and making a difference in our community — but we also have a lot of fun!   

The primary work of the  board is our Days of Service throughout the year that provide community-building opportunities to volunteer as an individual or with family, friends and service groups.  Board members also assist our various committees and help us with our annual fundraising efforts.

We enjoy a spirited camaraderie and act as liaisons in the community to encourage volunteerism. The Board seeks to have representatives in the New Trier Township and the surrounding N.E. Metro Chicago area.

We are always looking for those who enjoy a variety of tasks, including but not limited to

  • finance and accountingtreasurer duties,
  • program development
  • marketing & public relations
  • communications

and of course a passion for helping others.

Interested?  Contact info@volunteercenterhelps.org for more information

  • : Winnetka
Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: People Over 16, Seniors
Categories: Advocacy, Animals, Arts & Culture, Crisis & Disaster Relief, Disabilities, Education, Environmental & Nature, Global, Health & Wellness, Mental Health, Poverty & Homelessness, Professional Development & Training, Refugees, Seniors, Women's Issues, Youth

Volunteer Center Board Treasurer — Immediate Opening

The Volunteer Center Board

The operations of the Volunteer Center are supported by an energetic board of directors. This is a working board that is committed to service and making a difference. The board members assist our various committees and help us with our annual appeal and other fundraising efforts, as well as our annual Days of Service. They enjoy a spirited camaraderie and act as liaisons in the community to encourage more volunteerism.

We Currently Need a Treasurer

The treasurer manages the board’s financial responsibilities under the approval and guidance of the VC executive committee and executive director.

RESPONSIBILITIES (average 8 hours per month Sept thru June):

• account and bill payments
• payroll for two part-time staff
• recording cash and in-kind contributions and event income
• expense reimbursements
• preparation of monthly profit and loss statements and other reports as appropriate• preparation of the annual budget with the exec committee and executive director

REQUIREMENTS

• knowledge of Quick Books
• ability to attend monthly board meetings in Winnetka, Illinois• ability to serve a minimum of two years on the board

Interested? Contact: info@volunteercenterhelps.org

  • : Winnetka
Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: People Over 16, Seniors

Special Opportunity/Event: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Participate in many different service projects in support of multiple area nonprofits, and share your thoughts about Dr. King, Service and Social Justice.


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