Are you a high school, college or grad student — or a young adult — looking to volunteer?

If you’re a young person looking to make a difference, these nonprofits are looking for interns and volunteers during the summer — and during the school year.  Find out more by clicking on the nonprofit’s name, and contact them directly if you find an opportunity that you might be interested in.

Backyard Nature Center

Beacon Place

Bernie’s Book Bank


Equestrian Connection

Friends of the Green Bay Trail

GCE Lab School

Glencoe Community Garden

Go Green Wilmette

Go Green Winnetka

Haven Youth and Family Services

Historic Wagner Farm

JJ’s List & Search, Inc.

Kohl Children’s Museum

Learning Bridge Early Education Center

Meals At Home

Orphans of the Storm

Rainbows for All Children

Refuge for Saving the Wildlife, Inc.

Refugee One

SASI (Services for Adults Staying in Their Homes)


The Sports Shed

Travelers Aid Chicago

Warming House Youth Center

Waukegan to College

Winnetka Youth Organization

Nonprofits looking for young adults register here to include your opportunity in our listing.


Looking for Young Adult Volunteers or Interns?

If your nonprofit needs summer interns, intensive short term special project help, long-term interns, or gap year interns — or any other young adult volunteers —  just complete the form below.  Your opportunity will be included in our comprehensive listing of young adult opportunities and featured on our website.

If you are registering as a NEW Nonprofit Partner, please complete the form below BEFORE you click “Register Now”

Looking for Volunteers?

If you’re seeking volunteers and interns — for the summer, or for the whole year — our annual Volunteer & Internship Fair is an ideal way to connect with high school and college students and young adults who are passionate about making a difference.  This event is free for all current Volunteer Center nonprofit partners.


This event usually takes place in April.  Watch our website for the 2015 date.  Or, please call The Volunteer Center at 847-441-7665 for more information about how your nonprofit can become an exhibitor.
P2014 Young Internship Fair Resized


Are you a teen or young adult looking for a volunteer opportunity or internship?

Looking for a volunteer opportunity or internship?  These nonprofits came to our April 15th Internship Fair, looking for high school and college-age students and young adults to help them achieve their mission.   Contact them directly to learn more.  Other opportunities may also be available through our other nonprofit partners as well.


2014 FINAL Internship Fair Exhibitors