Volunteer Opportunities

Immediate Volunteer Opportunities

On this page you’ll find a listing of volunteer opportunities that are available in the next 30 days.  If you see one that is a good fit for you, simply click on “Contact This Nonprofit” and notify them of your desire to volunteer.  If you don’t see something here, visit our Ongoing Opportunities page to find more volunteer opportunities that are available on an ongoing basis.

Opportunities are listed in order of date posted

Bounce Children’s Foundation | Bounce Bash: Family Field Day

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10 volunteers, age 18 or older, needed to assist with check-in, crafts, snacks, and activities at Family Field Day, Sunday, June 9th
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Bounce Childrens Foundation

Lincoln Park, Il
Opportunity Good For: Adults
Categories: Health & Wellness, Youth

Kohl Children’s Museum | Floor Guide Volunteer

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Be one of the friendly faces that help enhance guest’s experiences, and learning through playful interactions in our Museum exhibits. Assist the Museum staff by ensuring a safe and clean environment on the Museum floor. Keep an eye out for lost children and keep exhibits organized so that all patrons can enjoy the interactive exhibits.
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Kohl Childrens Museum

Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago
2100 Patriot Boulevard
Opportunity Good For: Adults
Categories: Arts & Culture, Education, Youth

Bounce Children’s Foundation | Bounce Birthday Cards

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

Bounce HQ Deerfield
Opportunity Good For: Adults, Families, Seniors, Children under 16, People Over 16
Categories: Health & Wellness, Youth

Golf Event Volunteers

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Tutoring Chicago’s annual Read the Greens golf outing is a fun way to connect with the organization staff, board members, supports and friends. Volunteers will help monitor the course competitions throughout the day. Additional details: -Volunteers need to be at least 17 years of age -Time: 11:30a- 5:30p -Lunch and dinner will be provided -Golf course attire: collar shirt, business casual, no jeans -Northmoor Country Club, 820 Edgewood Road, Highland Park
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Tutoring Chicago

Northmoor Country Club, 820 Edgewood Road, Highland Park IL
Opportunity Good For: Adults
Categories: Education, Youth

Spread the Light Reception

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Spread the Light is a supporter appreciation reception for PEER Services, a nonprofit that provides substance use prevention and treatment services. Volunteers will assist with set up and clean up, registration/check-in, monitoring food and collecting/disposing of waste (used plates/cups), directing guests to the room, and other similar tasks. Professional / business casual dress requested (e.g., neat slacks and polo shirt or nicer).
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Peer Services

YWCA Evanston/North Shore1215 Church Street Evanston, IL 60201
Opportunity Good For: Adults, People Over 16
Categories: Mental Health Services

SALUTE INC. Charity Partner event with the Stars & Stripes Half Marathon/5K/10K

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SALUTE, INC. has been chosen as the Charity Partner for the Stars & Stripes Half Marathon/10K/5K in Hoffman Estates on the morning of June 29th. We need to bring approximately 30/35 volunteers to help us at the event so we can reach our fundraising goal. This will be a fun event and all volunteers will get to take home some FREE SWAG! Duties are simple, like attending water stations, cheering on runners, and handing out medals. Groups welcome and we are happy to sign off on volunteer hours. The event is in the morning, so you will still have the…
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Bell Works2000 Center Dr.Hoffman Estates, IL 60192There will be special parking instructions for volunteers.
Opportunity Good For: Adults, Families, Groups, Seniors
Categories: Health & Wellness

Be a Hero at the ABC7 Gibbons Run! (30th Anniversary)

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Join the team, find a cure! The Leukemia Research Foundation needs your help to make the 30th Annual ABC7 Gibbons Run a success! This inspiring event raises critical funds for leukemia research and patient support programs. Volunteer on Saturday, June 1st, 2024, at Montrose Harbor in Chicago. We have a variety of roles available, including: Event Set-up/Tear-down: Help us get the event ready and pack down afterwards. Registration Tent: Assist participants with registration and answer questions. Volunteer Check-in: Welcome volunteers and assign roles. Heroes of Hope Tent: Support families and patients impacted by leukemia. Runner Refreshments: Keep participants hydrated and…
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Leukemia Research Foundation

Montrose Harbor, Grove 16601 W Montrose Ave Chicago, IL 60640
Opportunity Good For: Adults
Categories: Health & Wellness

Winnetka Farmers Market

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The Winnetka Farmers’ Market is located in the heart of the downtown business district and has been managed by the Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber of Commerce for over 20 years. The mission of the Market is to enhance the quality of life within our communities by hosting a neighborhood activity that promotes a wholesome, social gathering place. The Market provides an opportunity to support local and regional small businesses to foster and grow the stakeholders in the Market. The Winnetka Farmers Market is dedicated to ensuring the future of our food by enhancing support for sustainable farmers, educating our community, and broadening…
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Terry Dason

Winnetka Farmers’ Market 754 Elm Street, WinnetkaMetra Station in downtown WinnetkaThere are 22 weeks of opportunity for as many as 4 ambassadors per day. First Shift 7:15 am – 10:15 am (Set-up and man market booth) and Second Shift 10:15 am – 12:30 pm (take down and store merchandise from market booth)Market opens 22 Saturdays beginning June 1, 2024 through October 26. 7:30 am – 12:30 pm Wanted Market Ambassadors, to answer questions from vendors and residents, booth sit when vendor requires a break, provide water to vendors, do surveys, oversee children’s scavenger hunt, assist with musicians, etc.
Opportunity Good For: Adults