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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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE! 

The volunteer opportunities posted by our nonprofits as well as most of the Service Days the VC hosts are continuing with some alterations during the pandemic. Please stay tuned to our updates via our monthly email list, which you may join in the bottom black panel of this page.

For Volunteers

For Volunteers

Looking for a one-time volunteer opportunity? Hoping to connect with a nonprofit for a longer term commitment? Search our network of 165+ 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.

Our Days of Service
VC Days of Service

For Nonprofits

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.

Our Nonprofit Network

Volunteer Center NewsLooking to Volunteer this Summer? We Can Help!

Looking to volunteer some time this summer? Then let us help you help others! Have a particular cause you would like to support? Not sure what you would like to do? Visit our VC Nonprofit Partner page with a list of our 165 nonprofits and their missions. Check out their individual pages and see what interests you and offer your services. Click here to start your search!

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New Nonprofit Partner
BUILDING PEACEFUL BRIDGES

Looking for a meaningful way to volunteer some time this summer?  Check out our newest nonprofit partner, Building Peaceful Bridges.  They have lots of different ways you can help refugees of all faiths settle and fully integrate into American society.   Find out more here.

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