If you’re looking to volunteer, this is a great place to start.  Many nonprofits regularly post specific opportunities, so please scroll through the list and see if something is a good fit for you.  If something interests you, simply complete the Contact form, and someone will be in touch with you.   But remember, not all nonprofits post all of their volunteer needs, so if you don’t see something here, feel free to reach out to any of our Nonprofit Partners and offer your time and talents.  They’re always happy to hear from potential volunteers  Thank you for helping us helping others!

AARP Tax-Aide Assistant

North Shore Senior Center

Before you know it tax season will be here!  WE need volunteers to help seniors file their taxes. Consider volunteering for this AARP affiliated program which runs February through April….


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Academic Enrichment and Tutoring Programs

Beacon Place

During the school year students need extra support to do well in school. Teen and adult volunteers are needed after school until 5:30 Monday through Thursday and Saturday mornings 8:30…


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Accounting and Financial Reporting Volunteer

Rainbows for All Children

We have a desperate need for a weekly or bi-monthly volunteer to help with accounting and financial reporting.


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Adventure Stage Chicago Auxiliary Board Operations

Northwestern Settlement

ASC’s Auxiliary Board focuses on strengthening the long-term viability of ASC. Two areas of focus include audience development and fundraising. Each year the Board operates a matching grant campaign and…


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Adventure Stage Chicago Trailblazers

Northwestern Settlement

Adventure Stage Chicago’s Trailblazers ensemble is a FREE and unique mentoring program that places young people (9-16) with mentors who are professional theater artists. Student participants guide the program’s content…


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After School Program

Northwestern Settlement

Each day, 200 Rowe Elementary scholars attend Northwestern Settlement’s After School program. Opportunities are available (and welcomed!) for volunteers to host various activities to engage our scholars. Past clubs have…


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After School Supervisor

GCE Lab School Chicago

The purpose of this position is to provide supervision support and guidance for students. Volunteers are expected to know and enforce GCE’s Code of Conduct and help to provide a…


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After School Tutor

GCE Lab School Chicago

The purpose of this position is to provide academic support for students. Tutors provide our students structured time to develop, enhance, and reinforce core STEM, literacy, research, and communication skills….


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Agency Oversight Committee

New Trier Township Social Services

Oversee agencies that serve the community in broad areas that include Youth Drop-In Services, Counseling and Emotional Well-Being, Senior Services, Crisis Intervention, and others


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Alternative and Holistic Medicine Therapist

Alternative and Holistic Medicine Therapist

Help us provide holistic therapies that complement current medical treatments at our Center, Health Fairs and the VA Hospitals. Location: Skokie


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Art Adventures Volunteer

Kohl Children's Museum

  Mentor “future” artists in our Art Studio by helping children with their engaging projects, setting up new activities, and prepping materials for their projects. Seeking individuals with past experience working…


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Art Advocate

Art Impact Project

Volunteers needed to serve as Art Advocates, working directly with our participants at one of several sites around Chicago. Volunteer once or twice a year for specific project that we…


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Art from the Heart Volunteer

The Douglas Center

Can you color, paint, draw or enjoying helping those that do? You don’t need to be an artist for this opportunity! We are seeking volunteers to assist with participants in…


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Artist Mentor

Arts of Life North Shore

The Arts of Life continually creates an environment that is trusting, nurturing, and respectful. We are all equals in this space and should be given the most respect possible. We…


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Assist Families at Clothing Center

Evanston School Childrens Clothing Association (ESSCA)

Assist families in selecting appropriate clothing from ESCCA’s clothing list at the Clothing Center.


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Assist with Events

Fred Outa Foundation

  Assist with fundraising events, passing out flyers, etc.


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Assist with Grant Writing

Fred Outa Foundation

Help write grant proposals to fund food, medicine and school supplies for orphans in Kenya.  


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Become a Foster Parent

ChildServ

Become a foster parent and give a child a home.  


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Become Part of Our Board of Directors

SitStayRead

Become a part of the group which develops and leads the strategic visions of SitStayRead by join our Board of Directors. SitStayRead’s Board is a body of elected/appointed members that…


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Benefits Assistant

North Shore Senior Center

Volunteers are needed at the Evanston location to help individuals in the community apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a benefit provided for gas and electric…


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Bernie’s Book Bank Ongoing Opportunities

Bernie's Book Bank

Bernie’s Book Bank offers volunteers drop-in and scheduled group sessions Monday through Saturday, weekly. Volunteers sort, sticker and package books for distribution to the 75,000 at-risk children that we serve. …


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Board Development and Board Secretary

Faith, Hope & Recovery

Looking for potential new Board members.  Also seeking a Secretary to attend and record minutes of Board meetings.


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Board member

ChildServ

Join the Auxiliary Board to help fundraise and grow awareness about ChildServ


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Board Member – Board of Directors, Career Resource Center

Career Resource Center

Position The Board will support the work of CRC and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by CRC’s chief executive officer (CEO), the Board-CEO relationship…


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Board Member – Secretary

Families Helping Families Chicagoland

We are looking for a new board member to join our charity.  You must have good admin skills and time planning skills. You must be able to attend monthly board…


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Board Members

Samaritan Counseling Center

We are looking for Board members committed to our mission of serving those in need through organizational leadership.


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Board of Directors

Warming House Youth Center

WARMING HOUSE YOUTH CENTER Board Member Responsibilities   Since 1971, The Warming House Youth Center has served local youth as a drop-in Center.  Located in Howard Park in Wilmette, the…


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Bodyworks for Vets

Bodyworks for Vets

We support our mission by going out in the community to reach out to Veterans. With the support of our Volunteer therapist, we are able to provide our services at…


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Bring Economic Security To Working People In Evanston!

Bring Economic Security To Working People In Evanston!

Ever wished there was something you could do to help working families get ahead financially? Do you believe that when neighbors help neighbors whole communities can be lifted? Join us!…


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Care Companions

Chicago Chess Center

Care Companions visit with patients and families and provide an extra layer of support through simple conversation, playing a game, watching television, etc. They volunteer at the Care Centers or…


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CNA Assist Volunteers

Chicago Chess Center

CNA Assist Volunteers are paired with a Certified Nursing Assistant and help with a patient’s “activities of daily living,” such as feeding, bathing, changing linens, etc. Specialized training is provided…


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Coach/Student Mentor

Waukegan to College

If you want to guide a student, help them envision their future, and realize their college dreams, coaching may be for you. Each coach will be paired with a student…


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Collections Assistant

Winnetka Historical Society

Work with the collection at the direction of our curator in organizing archives, processing collections and inventorying objects. Varied positions available, either desk opportunities, computer-based tasks or physical moving of…


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Communication Plan Developer

Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

Although the Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale has a long history of contributing to the community, many people may not know about it, so we would like to develop a…


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Consultant

Executive Service Corps of Chicago

ESC is recruiting senior-level leaders in the business, nonprofit and public agency and professional sectors to join our members corps as consultants and/or coaches.  Qualified candidates should have 20+ years…


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Create happy memories with people with disabilities

Center for Enriched Living

The Center for Enriched Living exists so that people with developmental disabilities can be fully included in the community, achieve personal success, and enjoy a good quality of life. We…


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Crisis Line Volunteer

Wings Program, Inc .

  Staff Partner: Safe House Advocate   Location: WINGS Domestic Violence Safe Houses, which are in an undisclosed location in the Northwest Suburban area and Midway Airport area.   Time:…


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Data entry and admin support

Learning Bridge Early Education Center

Our Philanthropy department (one person) is in great need of a detail orientated person who has great computer skills for data entry and organization.  The position requires a 3 month…


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Data Management Specialist Volunteer

Kohl Children's Museum

Data Management Specialist Volunteer:  Do you have good computer skills, especially with Blackbaud’s application?  We need volunteers to help us with entering various data into our computer systems.  Volunteers will work…


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Digital Marketing Volunteer

North Shore Exchange

North Shore Exchange, the award-winning, nonprofit luxury resale shop, is opening a third location in the Old Orchard Shopping Center on June 1! Our first two locations, in Glencoe and…


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DOG PALS

CJE SeniorLife

If you have or are interested in having your dog certified as a therapy dog,  join our Dog Pals program. You will visit residents in our CJE SeniorLife buildings in…


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Donations Coordinator/Scheduler (Part Time)

Habitat for Humanity Lake County

General Job Description A scheduling coordinator is similar to a front desk receptionist. You will speak with donors; manage emails and schedules for daily pickups while maintaining an accurate log/filing…


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E Bay volunteer

Wings Program, Inc .

EBay Volunteer Age:  Volunteer must be over 18 years of age Time:   Most volunteers come for 2 to 4 hours at a time.  All volunteering schedules are made in advance….


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Early Childhood Education In-Classroom Support

Northwestern Settlement

Volunteers assist preschool teachers and children ages 2-5 in small group program segments in literacy, art, science, story time, blocks, computer time, and meals. Extra hands are always help, and…


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Electronics Recycler

Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

Electronics Recycler Despite our attempts to be clear about what can be donated, Rummage often receives electronics that cannot be sold at the sale, and need to be recycled. We…


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Employment Services Internship

World Relief Chicago

 To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to chicagointernships@wr.org.  Length of Opportunity: 1 Semester, Summer, or Full Academic School Year, 15 – 40 hours, unpaid…


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Escorted Tranportation Services Driver

North Shore Senior Center

Would you drive to save a life?  Every day seniors in your neighborhood miss important medical appointments, simply because they couldn’t get there.  Sign up to be an Escorted Transportation…


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Escorted Transportation Service Coordinator

North Shore Senior Center

Volunteer from the comfort of your own home in this flexible role as a Coordinator.  Coordinate rides for appreciative seniors to and from medical appointments. You will retrieve phone message…


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Event and Special Project Volunteers

Rainbows for All Children

We have an ongoing need for volunteers to help with special events and special projects.


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Event planner

Ten Thousand Villages


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Event Planning

Waukegan to College

Waukegan to College is planning “friend raising” events and could use your help making these fun and inspiring.  Planners will work with staff and board to plan event agendas, decorations,…


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Event Volunteers

Glenkirk

We have a need throughout the year for volunteers to help with a variety of events.  Examples include Special Events like: Benefit Bash Kick-off events We also need help at…


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Event Volunteers

CASA Lake County

Throughout the year, Argentium Care has several significant events for donors, volunteers, care recipients and friends. These events include fundraisers and luncheons. These episodic opportunities allow volunteers to get involved…


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Events Committee Member

Families Helping Families Chicagoland

We are looking for individuals who can work as part of a team to help with events.  


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EXCEL Database Support/Computer Skills

Faith, Hope & Recovery

Seeking volunteers with expertise in EXCEL database.  Also seeking volunteers with general computer skills.


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Farmer’s Market Volunteers

Historic Wagner Farm

The Glenview Farmer’s Market operates on Saturday mornings from June-October at Historic Wagner Farm. Volunteers are needed to set up and take down the market, greet guests and answer questions…


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Fashion Intake & Pricing Volunteer

North Shore Exchange

North Shore Exchange, the award-winning, nonprofit luxury resale shop, is opening a third location in the Old Orchard Shopping Center on June 1! Our first two locations, in Glencoe and…


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Field Experience Assistant Teacher

GCE Lab School Chicago

The purpose of this position is to provide supervision support and guidance for students as they travel with their academic classes on weekly field trips. Volunteers are expected to know…


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Floor Guide Volunteer

Kohl Children's Museum

Be one of the friendly faces that help enhance guest’s experiences, and learning through interaction in our Museum exhibits. Assist the Museum staff by ensuring a safe and clean environment…


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Food and Servers for AJH Community Kitchen

A Just Harvest

Need volunteers to donate food and serve dinners at A Just Harvest Community Kitchen


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Food Pantry & Emergency Services

Northwestern Settlement

The Food Pantry provides neighbors access to fresh produce, poultry and meats, and non-perishable food items, as well as basic household/furniture items, hygiene necessities and articles of clothing. Neighbors can…


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Food Pantry Food Drives

Food Pantry Food Drives

Our Food Pantry doesn’t currently need volunteers — but we are always seeking individuals and groups willing to lead food collections at local grocery stores, parties, events, and local businesses…


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Friendly Visitors

North Shore Senior Center

Visit a senior in his/her home a few times each month. Engage in conversation and activities such as games, projects, etc. Make someone’s day, make a friend! Location: North Shore…


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Front Desk Volunteer

Lydia Home

We are looking for a few volunteers to serve as administrative support at our front desk. We are hoping to cover a total of 40 hours a week between 9AM-4PM…


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Fundraising Volunteers

Friends of the Green Bay Trail

Volunteers are needed to help raise funds to support the work of  Friends of the Green Bay Trail.


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Gardeners

Historic Wagner Farm

Historic Wagner Farm in Glenview needs your gardening skills or your interested in learning to garden. We grow produce in our Market Garden, Community Garden and Kitchen Garden to sell…


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Gardening Volunteer

North Shore Senior Center

Help maintain our outside garden areas!  We are seeking individuals to help with the maintenance of the raised beds and garden areas at our Northfield location.  We are seeking a…


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General Volunteers

Historic Wagner Farm

Opportunities to volunteer generally come in two types:  projects and regular positions.  Volunteer projects vary in scope and duration, and come in all shapes and sizes!  Once you are a…


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Get Involved with The Sports Shed

The Sports Shed

We are always looking for people to get involved to help us source quality sports equipment and connect us with sporting goods dealers or manufacturers to acquire uniforms and field…


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Golden Agers BINGO

Northwestern Settlement

Northwestern Settlement’s senior citizen group, known as the Golden Agers, meet every Friday from 10:00 am-12:00 pm September through May. This group of outgoing and active seniors participate in BINGO…


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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Assistant

North Shore Senior Center

Seeking 1-2 volunteers for our Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program.  On the 2nd Monday of the month, volunteers will assist the Childcare specialist with childcare duties at the Levy Senior Center…


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Grant and Scholarship Application Writer

Waukegan to College

We need experienced help writing applications for grants and scholarships.


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Grant Writing

Faith, Hope & Recovery

Seeking individuals with grant writing experience to help identify grant opportunities and write applications.


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Greeter

Ten Thousand Villages


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Group Leaders/Activity Assistants

CJE SeniorLife

Lead discussions and share your special interests such as books, gardening, sports, art, cooking, card games, etc. Other possibilities include transporting residents, newspaper/mail delivery, special events and religious celebrations. We…


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Haven Youth and Family Services Ongoing Opportunities

Haven Youth and Family Services

Youth Board Haven offers area youth an opportunity to become more involved. Youth Board members have a chance to develop their leadership skills and help Haven grow as an agency….


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Health & Wellness Program Internship

World Relief Chicago

  To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to chicagointernships@wr.org.  Length of Opportunity: 1 Semester, Summer, or Full Academic School Year 15 – 40 hours,…


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Help Girl Scouts celebrate the Day of the Dead

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

Help girls and adults celebrate Day of the Dead!  Volunteers are needed to help with event logistics:  check-in, hands-on activities, face painting, clean up.   This is a great opportunity for…


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Help weed, water and plant seedlings and shrubs

Friends of the Green Bay Trail

Volunteers are needed in summer to  weed and water newly planted areas to enable the young native plants to become established.  Other opportunities include collecting seeds and  planting seedlings and…


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Help with Urban Garden

A Just Harvest

Volunteers needed in the area of urban agriculture and garden plots, assisting in greenhouse, building and managing Hoop House.


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High School Peer Jury Program

New Trier Township Social Services

Every year we look for motivated high school students who attend public and private New Trier Township schools, to serve on the High School Peer Jury.   juvenile diversion program…


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Hold the phone…

Highland Park Public Library

The Highland Park Public Library is looking for volunteers to assist in processing patron holds. Volunteers participating in this activity will be responsible for calling patrons to let them know…


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Holiday Gift and Grocery Card Programs

New Trier Township Social Services


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Holiday Volunteers to Pack and Deliver Meals

Maot Chitim of Greater Chicago

Volunteers are needed to help pack boxes of kosher holiday meals and deliver them to families in need throughout the city of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  Volunteers are needed…


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Home Accessories Intake & Pricing Specialist

North Shore Exchange

North Shore Exchange, the award-winning, nonprofit luxury resale shop, is opening a third location in the Old Orchard Shopping Center on June 1! Our first two locations, in Glencoe and…


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Home Delivered Meals Drivers

CJE SeniorLife

We are looking for drivers who are willing to deliver consistently on a weekday. Each route takes approximately two hours. As expected, drivers must have a valid driver’s license and…


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Homework Help for Refugee Students

Madonna Mission

Tutors are needed for afternoon homework help for students K-8 (no experience necessary) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4pm – 5:30pm.


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Hospitality Volunteers

Chicago Chess Center

Hospitality Volunteers assist JourneyCare staff with clerical tasks such as answering phones and call lights, faxing important documents, providing tours of the hospice unit, and so on.


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House of Welcome Program Assistants, Music Therapy and Pet Therapy

North Shore Senior Center

Make a difference in the lives of persons with memory loss by interacting in the home-like setting of the House of Welcome Adult Day Service Program. (HOW). The HOW program…


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Individual Volunteers at The Crib, Open Door Shelter-West Town, and the Health Outreach Bus

The Night Ministry

The Night Ministry needs individual volunteers to serve at two of our shelters and on our Health Outreach Bus. Volunteers must go through a one-time, 6 hour training and complete…


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Information Guides at Wagner Farm

Historic Wagner Farm

Wagner Farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County and is open to the public for recreation and learning. Volunteer Information Guides greet guest, answer questions…


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Join the WYO Board of Directors

Winnetka Youth Organization

JOIN THE BOARD Professional adults are needed that hold one or more of these backgrounds: – Legal – Financial / Fundraising  – LCSW, with a specialization in adolescents  – Parent of…


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Kid’s Group Assistant

Wings Program, Inc .

Time: Tuesday evenings from approximately 6:00pm to 8:00pm   Commitment: Requires a 12-month commitment to volunteer weekly (with a “substitute” list available for occasional schedule changes). Occasionally there are opportunities…


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Legal Advice

Faith, Hope & Recovery

Need volunteer(s) to provide legal support and counsel on an ad hoc and ongoing basis.


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Let’s Do Lunch! Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals

Meals At Home

1 in 6 seniors struggles with hunger. You can change that with just 2 hours a week. Meal Delivery Volunteers pick up prepared meals and deliver to seniors and homebound…


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Life Stories Production Volunteer

North Shore Senior Center

Do you have a talent for audio production? An interest in preserving life histories? Receive training to transfer people’s recorded oral histories onto CDs for them to keep or share.


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Lifelong Learning Front Desk Volunteer

North Shore Senior Center

The Lifelong Learning Department is looking for a volunteer to man the front desk  and assist customers by answering questions and providing information about programs and membership. All information would…


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Lifelong Learning Program Aide

North Shore Senior Center

If you enjoy educational seminars dealing with a variety of topics such as politics, travel, health, movies, popular culture and more then consider becoming a program aide.  Volunteers are needed…


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Lighthouse Council Member

Erika's Lighthouse

Looking for opportunities to make a difference in the lives of teens?   Consider joining our Lighthouse Council, a volunteer group engaged in growing the mission of Erika’s Lighthouse and…


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Logistic Center Volunteer

Wings Program, Inc .

    WINGS Volunteer Position Description   Title: Logistic Center Volunteer   Staff Partner: Logistic Center Manager   Location:       WINGS Logistic Center 1265 Oakton St. Elk Grove   Age:…


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Marketing/PR/Social Media/Website

Waukegan to College

Help us with all aspects of our Marketing Communications, including: General Communications Public Relations Website Development Social Media


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Master Gardener Volunteer

Kohl Children's Museum

Master Gardener Volunteer: Master Gardeners apply! Come spend some time outside in our beautiful 2-acre nature park!Weekday & Saturday Shifts: Between 10 AM to 5 PM.Sunday Shifts: Between Noon to 5 PM…


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Meal Volunteers

Lydia Home

We are looking for volunteers to come alongside us and help serve our children through preparing dinners every week. This is an opportunity for our children to connect and create…


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Memory Care Support

CJE SeniorLife

Unique opportunity to work with residents who have memory issues. Options include but not limited to music, travel or other group discussion topics. Other activities such as hand massage welcome….


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Mental Health Advisory Committee

New Trier Township Social Services

Review grant proposals from agencies that provide mental health and counseling services to individuals and families in our community.


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Mentor

Lawrence Hall Youth Services

The Right Turn Career-Focused Transition Initiative (Right Turn)TM of Lawrence Hall’s Project Work uses a three-phase career development model to promote the successful transition of Right Turn youth to employment,…


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Mentor for Young Adults with Disabilities

Search, Inc.

Help young adults with disabilities build workplace skills


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Mentors and Board Members Needed

A Just Harvest

Currently seeking mentors and Board Members for A Just Harvest.


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Money Follows the Person Advisory Committee

New Trier Township Social Services

Review grant requests from agencies that serve clients with mental and other disabilities.


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NETWORKING SESSION FACILITATOR Volunteer at Career Resource Center

Career Resource Center

You can make a difference in a job seeker’s quest for new employment by facilitating an animated exchange of information between groups of 10-20 job seekers. Some will be seasoned…


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Niles Resale Store

Wings Program, Inc .

Title: Niles Resale Store Volunteer and Cashier   Staff Partner: Resale Store Manager or Sales Associate   Location:       WINGS Niles Resale Store 8349 W. Golf Rd. Niles, IL  60714…


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Non-Profit Administration Internship

World Relief Chicago

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to chicago@wr.org.  Length of Opportunity: 1 Semester or Full Academic School Year 15 – 40 hours, unpaid Supervisor:…


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Northwestern Settlement Garden

Northwestern Settlement

Together with Urban Growers Collective, Northwestern Settlement opened our very own vegetable garden this Spring. The garden is located provides our neighbors, scholars, staff, supporters and volunteers the opportunity to…


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Office and Landscaping Help

Glenkirk

We have an ongoing need for administrative support to assist with mailings and  help with landscaping around our facilities.


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On-Line Sales

Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

Rummage often receives specialty items which may have significant value to a limited audience. On-line selling can extend our audience and sometimes be better for special or seasonal or bulky…


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Ongoing Opportunities for Teens

Winnetka Youth Organization

SOCIAL SERVICE SATURDAYS The Winnetka Youth Organization (WYO) offers social service opportunities every Saturday that help cultivate interests, increase hands-on involvement in the community, and allow teens to gain a…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Alexian Brothers AIDS Ministry

Alexian Brothers AIDS Ministry

The following are some examples of opportunities available at Bonaventure House and The Harbor. Volunteering Reception/Front Desk Office Assistance Tutoring Facility Upkeep Special Events Development Public Relations and Media Internships/Service…


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Ongoing Opportunities with American Red Cross

American Red Cross

JOIN OUR TEAM At the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago there are 3,000 active volunteers working day and night throughout northeastern Illinois. Volunteers are 90% of our staff and…


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Ongoing Opportunities with BackYard Nature Center

BackYard Nature Center

BackYard Nature Center connects children and adults with the wonders of nature in New Trier Township. The organization provides habitat restoration and educational opportunities at the Skokie Lagoons, local parks,…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Cancer Wellness Center

Cancer Wellness Center

FLEXIBLE OFFICE VOLUNTEER The Flex. Office Volunteer will welcome individuals to the Cancer Wellness Center


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Ongoing Opportunities with Center for Enriched Living

Center for Enriched Living

Whatever your interests, The Center can help you put your time and talents to work in a worthwhile setting that will benefit you and our members! Ways you can volunteer……


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Ongoing Opportunities with Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden

BUTTERFLIES AND BLOOMS Volunteers will welcome and educate our visitors at our new outdoor exhibit Butterflies & Blooms featuring hundreds of butterflies from around the world. Volunteers are stationed at…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Connections for the Homeless

Connections for the Homeless

As a volunteer at Connections, you can: Cook breakfast or dinner for the residents at Hilda’s Place Transitional Shelter or make bag breakfasts or bag lunches for our drop in program (use the links to schedule a…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Elyssa’s Mission

Elyssa's Mission

COMMUNICATIONS Assist in grant writing, constant contact, social media (facebook, blog, web site), public speaking, and writing PROGRAM MANAGEMENT (SOS Signs of Suicide® program) Help Elyssa’s Mission with their program…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Glencoe Youth Services

Glencoe Public Library

Board Members: GYS is a small teen drop in center located in Glencoe. Currently we are looking for new board members who are interested in helping the teens of Glencoe…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Good News Partners

Good News Partners

ADMINISTRATIVE Willingness to perform administrative tasks. May include computer


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Ongoing Opportunities with Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

The Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence needs volunteer assistance to successfully reduce gun violence. Volunteer opportunities are available in Chicago and Springfield


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Ongoing Opportunities with INFANT

INFANT, Inc.

Help provide infant needs to over 60 social service agencies via collections of formula


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Ongoing Opportunities with Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

Current volunteer opportunities include: Work with children in the classroom Serve on a committee of the board of directors Assist with fundraising campaigns Assist with administrative tasks in the office


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Ongoing Opportunities with Kenilworth Union Church Rummage

Kenilworth Union Church Rummage

Many volunteers are needed to make the Rummage Sale a success. Customers come to this well known sale from all over the Chicago area as well as Indiana


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Ongoing Opportunities with Lambs Farm

Lambs Farm

If you are interested in getting more information on volunteer activities


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Ongoing Opportunities with Lawrence Hall Youth Services

Lawrence Hall Youth Services

Volunteer Opportunities include: – Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) – Clerical work – Corporate Volunteer/Service Day – Fundraising activities and special events – Junior Board – North Shore Auxiliary –…


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Ongoing Opportunities with LifeSource Blood Services

Vitalant Blood Services

CARING FOR DONORS AT BLOOD DRIVES: Help us brighten lives for area patients by providing a positive


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Ongoing Opportunities with McGaw YMCA Project SOAR

McGaw YMCA Project SOAR

Here are some ways you can help: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities Project SOAR Mentoring (1-on-1 mentoring


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Ongoing Opportunities with NAMI Cook County North Suburban

NAMI Cook County North Suburban

Volunteering for NAMI Cook County North Suburban is an important way to help us end the stigma against people with a mental health condition. The mission of NAMI CCNS is…


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Ongoing Opportunities with North Shore Art League

North Shore Art League

Be a Part of the League Ð Become a Member: Joining not only helps us to further our goal to enrich the human spirit and lives of those in the…


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Ongoing Opportunities with NSSRA

Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA)

Assist NSSRA Recreation Specialists in providing seasonal recreation programs for children, teens and adults with disabilities in a fun, safe environment. Programs include social outings, Special Olympics, fitness programs, music,…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Open Communities

Open Communities

We need YOU… to become a Fair Housing Tester! By becoming a volunteer fair housing tester, you can help us foster a north suburban housing market that’s open to people…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Our Place of New Trier Township

Ongoing Opportunities with Our Place of New Trier Township

Our volunteers help to make Our Place a true community organization. We actively welcome volunteers and believe we can offer a range of opportunities that you will find personally rewarding…


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Ongoing Opportunities with PEER Services

PEER Services

Fundraising for PEER Services is essential as individual giving is down by 63% in 2018-2019. Contact us at jbond@peerservices for more information about how you can help plan an event…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Porchlight Counseling Services

Porchlight Counseling Services

WE DESPERATELY NEED HELP WITH OUR SPRING EVENT!! Are you someone who loves to plan parties? Are you always the one who comes up with creative


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Ongoing Opportunities with Presbyterian Homes

Presbyterian Homes

Volunteers work in more than 40 different activity areas


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Ongoing Opportunities with Project Linus

Project Linus

We are always in need of your help to assist us in fulfilling our mission. You can donate home-made blankets by becoming a blanketeer


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Ongoing Opportunities with RefugeeOne

Refugee One

In-Home youth tutor- Provide homework help and act as a role model for a refugee youth. 2 hours per week, minimum 6 month commitment. Travel to North West side neighborhoods of…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Rotary Club of Winnetka/Northfield

Rotary Club of Winnetka/Northfield

YOUTH EXCHANGE HOST FAMILY The Winnetka-Northfield Rotary Club seeks volunteer host families to host it’s foreign exchange student from Turkey in their home for a period of 3-4 months. The…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Shore Community Services

Shore Community Services

Volunteers are always welcome at Shore. Volunteering provides a way to give back to your community. Your time and talent is special and does make a difference in the lives…


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Ongoing Opportunities with SPARK Chicago

SPARK Chicago

MENTORING OPPORTUNITIES: Host a 7th or 8th grader at your workplace to help them set goals and dream big! Spark apprenticeships take place at the workplace 2 hours a week…


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Ongoing Opportunities with VITA at Oakton Community College

VITA at Oakton Community College

Become an ESL Tutor Learn how to teach English as a Second Language and volunteer to teach adults. One on one or small group teaching to help them become more…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Warming House Youth Center

Warming House Youth Center

Board Members: Working with our board of directors is a great way to support the youth of our community


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Ongoing Opportunities with Winnetka Community House

Winnetka Community House

Volunteers welcome! Board of Governors


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Ongoing Opportunities with Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

We are constantly in need of volunteers to help orchestrate such a huge fundraising charitable event. Those who have worked a given number of hours can also shop during the…


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Ongoing Opportunities with Winnetka Historical Society

Winnetka Historical Society

We have many options for clerical and collections-based volunteer opportunities. Please contact us if you are looking to volunteer.


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Ongoing Opportunities with Women’s Exchange

Women's Exchange

Program Facilitator: Community Outreach And Counseling, family therapy, spirituality. Two hours – weekly


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Ongoing Opportunities with Youth Organizations Umbrella

Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U)

MENTOR Provide one-on-one mentoring to Evanston youth


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Performing Artists

CJE SeniorLife

WANTED:  Musicians, vocalists, performers of all kinds are welcome to showcase talent with CJE SeniorLife. What better way to contribute to our shared community! Individuals and groups are welcome! Please…


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Personal Shopper

Ten Thousand Villages


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Product Photographer, North Shore Exchange

North Shore Exchange

North Shore Exchange, the award-winning, nonprofit luxury resale shop, is opening a third location in the Old Orchard Shopping Center on June 1! Our first two locations, in Glencoe and…


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Program Support Aide

The Douglas Center

The Douglas Center, a non-profit organization located in Skokie, IL, provides community day services for individuals, ages 18 to 80+, with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. The Douglas Center offers work…


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Promotion and Marketing

Faith, Hope & Recovery

Help us create awareness of our mission and ministry in the community.


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Public Advocacy Meetings

Go Green Winnetka

Attend Go Green Winnetka and Village Council meetings


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Read to Achieve Reader (R2A)

Waukegan to College

Reading is an essential life skill and all of our W2C students will benefit from improving their reading abilities. Read to Achieve takes place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday…


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Reading Assistance Volunteers

The Douglas Center

If you are in school to become a teacher or just enjoy helping people improve their reading skills, this is for you! Many clients at The Douglas Center are at…


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Reading Tutor

Reading Power Inc.

We have an ongoing need for 1-to-1 literacy tutors during the school day for underserved students in grades K through 2.  Curriculum and ongoing training is provided.


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RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS IN DEERFIELD and SKOKIE

CJE SeniorLife

Celebrate Shabbat with our residents in Deerfield or Skokie. We welcome Shabbat with services at Lieberman Center in Skokie from 2:00 – 3:45. In addition volunteers are needed to lead…


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Retail Sales Assistant

North Shore Exchange

Passionate about fashion and giving back? Join our growing volunteer team. North Shore Exchange, https://northshoreexchange.org, the award-winning, nonprofit luxury resale shop, is opening a third location in the Old Orchard…


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RETAIL SALES FLOOR ASSOCIATE (P/T & FT)

Habitat for Humanity Lake County

General Job Description Directly assist customers, help merchandise the sales floor, and play a vital role in making our retail experience a positive one. Top notch customer service skills are…


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ReVive Center for Housing and Healing Ongoing Opportunities

Revive Center for Housing and Healing

Thrift store assistance sorting, pricing, and stocking donations. Fund raising event planning and implementation for two annual events. Christmas Basket Program registration volunteers (June) and distribution volunteers (December). Child and…


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Russian Speaking Volunteers

CJE SeniorLife

CJE SeniorLife, which offers a comprehensive network of programs and services for older adults and seniors, is seeking Russian speaking volunteers for a variety of roles at our Chicago and…


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Scanning photographs

Winnetka Historical Society

We have approximately 5,000 photographs in our collection, spanning 120 years. Only about 25% are digitized. We would love to have a volunteer who would like to scan photographs and…


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Seeking Board Members

Learning Bridge Early Education Center

Awe are always looking for engaged Board members, especially those with financial backgrounds.


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Seeking Volunteers for Several Ongoing Opportunities

TotalLink2 Community

We help volunteers understand how they can support each person in reaching their personal goals or with participating in community activities. We currently could use support in the following roles:…


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Senior Connections Friendly Visitor- Two Wilmette seniors seeking a visitor

Argentium Care

One hour a week can change a senior’s life! Make a difference today! Argentium Senior Connections, Family Service of Glencoe and New Trier Township have partnered to bring Senior Connections…


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Senior Connections Volunteer

CASA Lake County

Make a difference in someone’s life through friendly visiting for one hour a week in the adult’s home. Our Senior Connections Program is a friendly visiting program that pairs isolated…


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Shelving assistance, Material Processing, Sorting

Highland Park Public Library

Do you like to keep things organized and orderly? Then do we have the job for you. Volunteers engaged in this opportunity will be responsible for sorting recently returned items…


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Small Groups to Prepare and Serve Meals alongside The Night Ministry’s Health Outreach Bus

The Night Ministry

We are in need of groups of 4-6 people to prepare and serve food at our Health Outreach Bus stops.  Our Health Outreach Bus is out Sunday-Thursday each week, providing…


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Social Service Saturday: Glencoe Community Gardens Pumpkin Smash

Winnetka Youth Organization

Don’t trash it, smash it! Bring your pumpkins to the Garden, smash ‘em, and compost them! Pumpkins are over 90% water, so they are great for our soil (and composting…


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Social Services Phone Support

North Shore Senior Center

We are looking for a volunteer to assist at the Social Services Reception Desk answering phones.  Computer skills are not needed for this position; a pleasant demeanor, good customer service…


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Sort Donated Clothing

Evanston School Childrens Clothing Association (ESSCA)

Sort and organize clothing that has been donated at our Clothing Center.


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Special Event Programming

Beacon Place

Are you unable to commit to a weekly or regular volunteer schedule but still want to have a chance to help the Beacon Place kids and families? Consider volunteering to…


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Special Events Volunteer

Kohl Children's Museum

Special Events Volunteer: Be a part of a special event, such as helping us with stuffing envelopes for any of our fundraising events, or helping at the various actual events such…


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Speech Support Volunteer

Learning Bridge Early Education Center

Speech support volunteer to work with children in our Language Link program under the direction of a speech therapist


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Staff Members

Warming House Youth Center

We look for new staff members on an ongoing basis.  Staff members must have at least junior standing in college.  We prefer that undergraduate and graduate level students have some…


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Summer Intern Working with Adults with Disabilities.

Summer Intern Working with Adults with Disabilities.

Position Overview: Summer Internship About our organization: Our Place of New Trier Township is a community-based program which supports teens and adults with developmental disabilities so that they can live…


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Summer Lunch Program

Beacon Place

Adult and teen volunteers needed Monday and Thursday 10:00-1:30 June through August; activities include interacting with kids during lunch and playing games, arts and crafts, sports, etc. Training is provided…


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Summer Tutoring Programs

Beacon Place

Are you looking to help kids learn over the summer? We need adult and teen volunteers to work one on one and in small groups Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday…


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Tech Assistance for Seniors

CASA Lake County

Argentium Care volunteers lead a monthly drop-in technology class for older adults at the Evanston Public Library (Main Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.) Volunteers are needed to assist adults in the…


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The Douglas Center Ongoing Opportunities

The Douglas Center

Volunteers are an important part of The Douglas Center. We continue to be blessed with volunteers who give of their time, energy and service to the mission of our center…


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The Sports Shed Ambassador Board

The Sports Shed

The Ambassador Board is a group committed to increasing the Sports Shed’s visibility and impact. The Board will be throwing 4 quarterly social events to help fundraise and connect people…


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Tutor

Waukegan to College

Many W2C students need extra help to succeed in school. If you enjoy helping students learn in subjects ranging from English and math to Spanish and science (even German!) tutoring…


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Tutors for our Study Buddies Program

Tutors for our Study Buddies Program

The Study Buddies Program is a free academic-support program designed to help children in grades 1st – 8th with their homework. The children meet twice a week during the school…


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Variety of Ongoing Volunteer Needs

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Volunteers: Our partners in the crusade to end blood cancers. Our volunteers make a significant impact while selflessly dedicating their time and talent to achieve our mission. With countless ways…


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Various Ongoing Opportunities with ChildServ

ChildServ

Speak at a workshop for a youth program. Work with children on early learning skills while their parents attend parenting education programs. Become a one-on-one mentor for a youth or…


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Village Wide Pioneer Day & Closing Ceremonies for Winnetka’s Sesquicentennial – September 22nd 10-3

Winnetka Historical Society

Support the Winnetka Historical Society by volunteering to facilitate crafts, games or assist in the “General Store” on Pioneer Day:  September 22 at Crow Island Woods. The event is sponsored…


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VIRTUAL REALITY TOUR GUIDE

CJE SeniorLife

SHARE YOUR ISRAEL EXPERIENCE Help older adults see Israel again for the very first time! Lead immersive VR tours of Israel and lead discussions for CJE SeniorLife’s Instant Israel Project. …


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Volunteer as a Book Buddy!

SitStayRead

A Book Buddy (BB) is a volunteer without a dog, working with the same small group of children each week for one hour in the Little Buddies program, Tail Blazers…


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Volunteer as a Dog Team!

SitStayRead

A Dog Team (DT) is comprised of a volunter and their SitStayRead-certified reading assistance dog. Dog Teams work with one (or two) kid(s) at a time in either the Little…


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Volunteer at the Winnetka Thrift Shop

Counseling Center of the North Shore

Volunteers are needed to help  sort, greet shoppers and serve as cashiers at the Winnetka Thrift Shop, which provides funding to the Counseling Center of the North Shore.


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Volunteer Center Board Treasurer — Immediate Opening

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…


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Volunteer Center Needs Board members

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…


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Volunteer Court Advocate

CASA Lake County

Court Advocates for abused and neglected children are needed on an ongoing basis. CASA volunteers are appointed by the judge to gather information about the child and provide the court…


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Volunteer Database Setup and Maintenance

Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage

The Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale has many volunteers working in various departments and capacities, and we would like to be able to communicate with them efficiently. We are looking…


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Volunteer for Clean-Ups and Environmental Fairs

Go Green Winnetka

Participate in local clean-ups and environmental fairs in Winnetka and in conjunction with other area Go Green groups


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Volunteer Mentor for At-Risk Students

Wood Family Foundation

The Pitch In after-school mentoring program is a volunteer-based group mentoring program based in the North Lawndale neighborhood. It offers unique learning experiences and opportunities for personal growth to students…


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Volunteer Staff at Northbrook Court

The Kindness Connection

At our Northbrook Court space – Check-in participants, engage them in our projects/mission, answer questions, help reserve groups and parties, clean up supplies and maintain store, restock and inventory supplies. Project and…


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WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE (P/T & FT VOLUNTEER POSITIONS)

Habitat for Humanity Lake County

General Job Description Volunteer is responsible for the expedient and accurate handling of merchandise into and/or out of the warehouse area. General warehouse duties occur within the assigned area of…


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We Have Various Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Go Green Wilmette

Public Outreach at Markets and Festivals Planners for Annual Fair second Sunday in March Shift Volunteers at Annual Fair second Sunday in March Leaders for Bird or Nature Walks Various…


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Website and Social Media Planning and Management

Hands of Hope

Our volunteer needs include website development and management, social media planning and management, marketing, and technology


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Website Management

eAngel Community

We are seeking a person to oversee the eAngel Community website and need your help.There are no exact hours, so employment will be flexible. The expected responsibilities and listed below….


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Weekend Social Programming Support

TotalLink2 Community

We are currently looking for the specific opportunities: Social Programing Support: We are looking for individuals that can offer their time at our weekend programs: Friday Movie Night, Girlfriends Group (Saturday…


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Wellbeing Caller

CASA Lake County

Wellbeing caller volunteers reach out to isolated older adults, via phone calls, to help alleviate loneliness and isolation by providing personal connection, and to provide information on community resources as…


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Winnetka Public School Nursery Ongoing Opportunities

Winnetka Public School Nursery

Every year in October WPSN hosts a PumpkinFest at the Village Commons. This event is is solely run by volunteers to introduce WPSN to our wonderful community and have the…


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WiseUp Ongoing Opportunities

WiseUp

We are always in need of volunteers: Volunteer Drivers Friendly Visitors Light Household Tasks/Maintenance Tech Support Location: Evanston


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Working Bikes

Working Bikes

Volunteering Working Bikes continues to operate today largely through the efforts of our dedicated volunteers.  Individuals and groups looking to lend a hand are always welcomed. There are many ways…


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Youth Leadership Board

Warming House Youth Center

Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to apply to become a member of the Warming House Youth Leadership Board.  YLB teens are responsible for assisting with fundraising events, doing outreach…


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