Ongoing Opportunities

IDHS-Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism | Disaster Volunteers

Posted on May 19, 2024

The IDHS-Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service seeks volunteers who can assist with administrative coordination for families affected by floods in Cook County. During the month of September, heavy rains caused flooding in several areas throughout Cook County. As a volunteer recruitment partner, Serve Illinois is working to address these unique challenges.

Waukegan to College | Mentor

Posted on May 19, 2024

A mentor is a loyal advisor, guide, confidant, and role model. They are a caring individual (other
than the parent or guardian) who will help students with postsecondary college plans. Mentors
will be part of a team that supports a young person through an ongoing, one-to-one
relationship, and serve as a positive role model and friend. Mentors help students explore
careers, colleges, life skills, and communication etiquette. Or maybe it’s a trip to the theater or

IDHS | Bilingual Volunteers Wanted!

Posted on May 19, 2024

The Resurrection Project is looking for volunteers to assist with ongoing volunteer opportunities to support the legal clinics for migrants in Chicago.
Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but not required!

Connections For the Homeless | Knitting Group

Posted on May 19, 2024

Become a reoccurring volunteer for a knitting group at the Margarita Inn! Once a week, stop by the Margarita Inn for an hour to knit and chat with residents.

Bounce Children’s Foundation | Bounce Birthday Cards

Posted on May 19, 2024

Bounce is looking for volunteers who can donate a 1-2 hours each month to ensure each member of Bounce receives a birthday card.

HKRS Glenview/Northbrook Spring 2024 Races

Posted on March 14, 2024

Come join the fun spreading the Healthy Kids mission to our community! Volunteers age 14+ are needed at our race days to assist in a variety of simple tasks such as: Setting up our registration tent and marking the race courses, course marshaling to guide runners in the right direction, assisting in the finish line chute, timing races, holding the finish line for the runners, and breaking down the course upon the conclusion of the race.

Volunteer shifts are 1:30-3:00 or 2:30-4:00. Please use this link to signup to volunteer:

Community service hours and signed papers are available upon request.

Kids who are 12 or 13 years old are able to volunteer as long as a guardian will be on-site at the park throughout their volunteer shift. Please email us to discuss possible tasks before signing up a 12 or 13 year old up so that we can ensure a good volunteer experience for your child.

Internship-volunteer based

Posted on February 29, 2024

Calling all social media mavericks and young event enthusiasts!
Do you love spreading the word about a good cause and helping out with exciting events? Want to gain valuable experience, network with professionals, and make a real difference in your community?

The Leukemia Research Foundation needs YOU!

We’re looking for passionate young adults to join our team and help us plan and promote the 30th anniversary of the ABC7 Gibbons 5K Run & 3K Walk this June. This inspiring event raises critical funds for leukemia research and patient support programs.

Here’s what you’ll do:
Become a social media pro: Help us craft engaging content and spread the word about the ABC7 Gibbons Run on platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Embrace your creativity: Use your Canva skills to design eye-catching graphics and flyers for the event.
Assist with event planning: Be part of the team that brainstorms ideas, handles logistics, and ensures the event’s success.
Contribute to future events: Get involved in planning additional fundraising activities throughout the year.
Flexible hours: You can tailor your involvement to your schedule.
Gain valuable experience: Learn about event management, social media marketing, and non-profit work.
Make a difference: Play a key role in raising awareness and funds for a crucial cause.
Passion for social media and using platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Experience with Canva or similar design tools is a plus.
Photography skills would be an asset, too.
Enthusiasm for working on a team and making a positive impact.
This is an unpaid volunteer position.
Ready to join our team?

NSSRA Special Recreation Golf Team

Posted on February 23, 2024

Here at NSSRA, our athletics compete in Special Olympic competitions as the NSSRA Gators! We are looking for volunteers to support our Gator athlete’s with disabilities learn and practice strong golf techniques.

During the first week of program, athletes will go through a Skills Assessment Test to determine participation in the program for the remainder of the season, as well as to gain eligibility for Special Olympics Illinois competitions. Each week, volunteers with assist athletes as they work on skill development or practice in preparation for future Special Olympics competitions.

*Golf knowledge and skills are required, as well as weekly attendance from 5:30pm-6:30pm in Wilmette.

Ready, Set, Dance!

Posted on February 9, 2024

NSSRA wants to dance with somebody, you! Join us as we explore a variety of dance styles such as jazz, ballet, and contemporary.

NSSRA is seeking dance companions ages 15 and up that are ready to share in the fun and excitement out on the dance floor! As a dance companion, you will be paired with a dancer with special needs as he or she works on the connection between the different rhythms of the music and their bodies, fostering self expression and providing a creative outlet. participates in the program. This is an hour commitment on Wednesdays each week from 4:30-5:30pm now through March 6th and in our Spring session that runs from 4/3/24 – 5/15/24. This program is located at the Park Center in Glenview.

Volunteer Refugee Family Mentor (Spanish speaking)

Posted on January 28, 2024

Be a part of a team that supports a Spanish speaking refugee family. BPB assists in family resettlement and relies on volunteer mentors to assist in establishing a community safety net with our families via recurring weekly or monthly visits. The goal of these visits is to establish trust, hope, security, and empowerment in their new home and country. Mentors typically offer between 1 to 10 hours a week and commit to 6+ months.

About Building Peaceful Bridges:
Building Peaceful Bridges is a nonprofit organization supporting people of all faiths whose mission is to foster multicultural relationships by assisting in the integration of refugees into American society and educating communities on the challenges facing refugee populations through their stories.

We carry out our mission by:
*Assisting legal refugees to integrate into American culture by financial and non-cash donations, sponsoring and mentoring families, and partnering with other organizations
*Educating communities on the challenges refugees face during resettlement and fostering multi-cultural relationships that provide the foundation for a deeper understanding, acceptance, and support