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New Trier Township Social Services
Address 739 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL 60093 Categories:  Community Services, Disabilities, Holiday Opportunities, Mental Health Services, Poverty & Hunger, Seniors, Youth Offers Opportunities Good For:  Adults, Children Under 16, Families, Groups, People with Disabilities, Seniors
About New Trier Township Social Services
  New Trier Township plays a vital role in balancing the social service needs of the community, while serving as responsible stewards of Township tax dollars. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available, including on our Advisory Committees, Peer Jury Program, Food Pantry and Holiday Programs. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available through New Trier Township: Advisory Committees We seek adult volunteers to serve on three Township advisory committees that oversee our funding process and make important decisions about the allocation of Township dollars to local non-profit agencies serving New Trier Township residents. The three advisory committees are: Mental Health – Reviews grant proposals from agencies that provide mental health and counseling services to individuals and families in our communityMoney Follows the Person – Reviews grant requests from agencies that serve clients with mental and other disabilitiesAgency Oversight – Oversees agencies that serve the community in broad areas that include Youth Drop-In Services, Counseling and Emotional Well-Being, Senior Services, Crisis Intervention/Prevention Potential volunteers should be interested in the operation and oversight of local nonprofits serving the community and work well with other committee members. For more info click here. Peer Jury Program Our Peer Jury Program is a juvenile diversion program that works with five local police departments. Ws seek high school aged jurors and adult Youth Advocates. For more info, click here. Food Pantry Our Food Pantry does not currently need volunteers, but we are always seeking individuals or groups willing to do food collections at local grocery stores, events, parties, or local businesses and organizations. For more information, please contact Brian Leverenz, Community Services Administrator at New Trier Township at 847-446-8203, or click here. Holiday Gift and Grocery Card Programs We also are in need of Holiday Support in the form of: donations of Thanksgiving gift baskets for residents in need groups or individuals to fill Christmas wish lists for families and children  For more information, please contact the Social Services Administrator, Jeanne Rosser at 847-446-8201 or click here.
Current Opportunities at New Trier Township Social Services
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