The Volunteer Center of NE Metropolitan Illinois

About The Volunteer Center of NE Metropolitan Illinois

The Mission of The Volunteer Center is to promote volunteerism, support nonprofit organizations, and engage people in meaningful volunteer service in the communities we serve.

Volunteers:  The Volunteer Center (VC) works with over 160 nonprofit organizations to help individuals, families, and service groups find ways to volunteer their time and help others in the community. The VC also help groups develop and implement effective service learning programs in schools, faith-based organizations, businesses and civic groups, and sponsor community Days of Service.

To find out more about the Volunteer Center, visit our homepage.

Nonprofits:  The VC hosts nonprofit training and networking events throughout the year that are designed to help our nonprofit partners achieve their missions and serve the needs of their communities with effective volunteers.

To find out how to become a Volunteer Center Nonprofit Partner, click here.

To find out more about our nonprofit training and networking events, click here.




Current Opportunities at The Volunteer Center of NE Metropolitan Illinois

Volunteer Center Welcomes Additional 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 difference in our community — a fulfilling experience!   

The primary work of the board involves our Days of Service throughout the year that provide community-building opportunities to volunteer as an individual or with family, friends and service groups.  Board members also assist our various committees and help us with our annual fundraising efforts.

We enjoy a spirited camaraderie and act as liaisons in the community to encourage volunteerism. The Board seeks to have representatives in the New Trier Township and the surrounding N.E. Metro Chicago area.

We are always looking for anyone who simply has a passion for service and a willingness to help. We do have specific needs for those who have any of the following skills:

  • graphic design experience
  • communications – social media rep
  • marketing & public relations
  • program development/management
  • finance and accounting/treasurer duties

Interested?  Contact for more information

  • Winnetka
Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: People Over 16
Categories: Advocacy, Animals, Arts & Culture, Crisis & Disaster Relief, Disabilities, Education, Environmental & Nature, Global, Health & Wellness, Mental Health, Poverty & Homelessness, Professional Development & Training, Refugees, Seniors, Women's Issues, Youth

Special Opportunity/Event: New Trier Township Paper Shredding Event

Shred — and recycle — your unwanted paper and sensitive documents.

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Special Opportunity/Event: Thanksgiving “Share Your Bounty” Event

Donate food to families at the Good News Partners low-income and subsidized housing in Rogers Park.

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Special Opportunity/Event: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Participate in many different service projects in support of multiple area nonprofits, and share your thoughts about Dr. King, Service and Social Justice.

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Special Opportunity/Event: Kids Against Hunger

March 19, 2022 @ 12:00 am

Bring your whole family or service group to pack nutritious meals for over 100,000 starving Nicaraguans.

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