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Sponsor: Salvation Army Evanston | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Education Children & Youth Community Education
If you have experience and interest in working with children, and like working as part of a team, please consider providing leadership and supervision to our After School Youth as a Program Assistant. You'll ensure the safety of our children and provide them with great educational and recreational experiences. You'll report to our After School Coordinator and work in cooperation with other After School more
Sponsor: Open Communities | Location: Winnetka, IL 60093 Community Professional
You can help promote open and welcoming communities in Chicago's northern suburbs by volunteering as a fair housing tester. Testers pose as either potential homebuyers or renters and report their obeservations to Open Communities. We encourage people of any racial or ethnic group and all physical abilities to participate. Volunteers receive fair housing training, a stipend for each completed test and t more
Sponsor: Salvation Army Evanston | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Basic Needs Community Hands On
The food pantry assistant will will greet shoppers and explain how the food pantry operates. Duties include, but are not limited to, qualifying shoppers, assist in collecting food, bagging groceries and stocking shelves. Our Food Pantry hours areFridays from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Qualifications: 18 years or older Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds Possess effective communica more
Sponsor: Evanston Public Library | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Education Children & Youth Community Education
You know about the hotel concierge, and now you can be a library concierge! This is a new opportunity for adults who would enjoy offering a friendly welcome and assistance to Evanston Public Library patrons. Volunteers will work from a station in the library entrance, greeting patrons and answering questions about library services, program locations, how to use self-checkout, how to use on-line catal more
Sponsor: North Shore CROP Hunger Walk | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Basic Needs Community Hands On
We need volunteers to help us prepare for the 2015 North Shore CROP Hunger Walk. This walk raises funds to benefit both local agencies for the hungry and hungry people around the world. Preparation for the walk involves a group of volunteers who recruit walk teams, generate publicity, seek business donation, organize crossing guards, and develop the program for a Recruiter's Rally as well as the walk more
Sponsor: North Shore CROP Hunger Walk | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Basic Needs Community Hands On
We need volunteers to help us prepare for the 2015 North Shore CROP Hunger Walk. This walk raises funds to benefit both local agencies for the hungry and hungry people around the world. Preparation for the walk involves a group of volunteers who recruit walk teams, generate publicity, seek business donation, organize crossing guards, and develop the program for a Recruiter's Rally as well as the walk more
Sponsor: PEER Services | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Community Office Support Professional
PEER Services has opportunities for short term and long term volunteers. At this time, we are specifically looking for individuals with experience in public relations, finance, event planning and marketing/branding. On a regular basis, we have volunteer opportunities available to help with cleaning, agency mailings, and reception coverage. Due to client confidentiality, we do not offer volunteer opport more
Sponsor: Shore Community Services, Inc. | Location: Skokie, IL 60076 Basic Needs Community Hands On Seniors
Shore is looking for Chaperons, Classroom Assistants, Office Assistants, General Maintenance, Skills Advisor, Event Planners and more. Please check out all our volunteer opportunities: http://www.shoreservices.org/volunteer-opportunities/ You can also call 847-982-2030 ext. 21. more
Sponsor: The Actors Gymnasium | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Arts & Culture Community Office Support Special Events
The Actor's Gymnasium is looking for office volunteers (people interested in data entry, mailings, and general office work), ushers, special event volunteers, box office and house management, and production assistants. If you would like to learn more, please sign up to connect with the volunteer coordinator. http://www.actorsgymnasium.org/support-us/volunteer/ more
Sponsor: Open Studio Project - IL - Evanston | Location: Evanston, IL 60202 Arts & Culture Children & Youth Community Office Support
Volunteers at Open Studio Project, “Studio Assistants” are involved in various aspects of the studio, from administrative tasks, assisting with programming to preparing for our annual fundraiser. Let us know what your interests are while volunteering at Open Studio Project? (Check all that apply.) ___ Special Events/Gallery: help with hanging shows, at exhibit openings, and at other community events. _ more
Sponsor: A Just Harvest | Location: Chicago, IL 60626 Education Community Local Government Advocacy
Do you want to eliminate the causes of poverty and hunger? Do you believe that together we can create a more just society? Northside P.O.W.E.R. members are ordinary people who have chosen to engage in the public arena where decisions are made that affect our daily lives and the well-being of our communities. Northside P.O.W.E.R. members organize to hold our elected officials and other decision makers a more
Sponsor: Rainbow Hospice | Location: Mount Prospect, IL 60056 Community Health
Outreach and Development volunteers help Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care engage with our community. These volunteers assist with educational opportunities, fund raising activities and provide a community presence. Opportunities include: Angels Ball Committee Volunteer Community Outreach Volunteer Fundraising/Development Volunteer Please view the website for more information. more
Sponsor: McGaw YMCA | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Community Hands On Special Events
Special Events Opportunities Healthy Kids Day (April) Camp Echo Work Weekend (May) Youth Triathlon (July) Facility painting and beautification projects (ongoing) Swim meets If you don’t see an opportunity that fits your interests and skills, please contact us; we may be able to design a position that’s just right for you. HOW DO I BEGIN? Complete the 2015 Volunteer Application and return to Jace Smith, more
Sponsor: American Cancer Society | Location: Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Education Community Hands On Special Events Sports & Recreation
As an American Cancer Society volunteer you can honor a survivor or a loved one lost to cancer, help people in your local community, and join the fight to cure cancer. Your unique talents will make a real difference, and you can choose from volunteer positions that match your interests, offer flexible scheduling, and allow you to learn new skills. Join us and discover how rewarding it is to be an Ameri more
Sponsor: Muse Of Fire Theatre Company | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Community Hands On Special Events
As a small local non-profit, we are always seeking help from our community supporters. Please consider donating a small amount of your time; it helps us in a very big way! Our short-term volunteer opportunities include: 1) running our T-shirt tent during performances 2) helping distribute posters to businesses in and around Evanston and Highland Park 3) laundering our costumes once a week during the more
Sponsor: Allowance For Good | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Education Community Office Support Special Events Advocacy
We would love for you to join team AfG! We are a dynamic and innovative team that enjoys working collectively to achieve our mission. We do not currently have any open, paid positions. However, if you resonate with our mission and are willing to volunteer your skills, we would be delighted to hear from you. Send your resume and a brief cover letter to info@allowanceforgood.org. more



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