Be a force for kindness and healing for our communities, and give in ways that matter. Check out these great places to volunteer. Virtual opportunities are available as well to provide support from home. Check the link for each listing for details.Less
Become a crisis line volunteer with the National Runaway Safeline, a nationwide crisis hotline and chat services for runaway youth, teens in crisis, and concerned friends and family members.
Looking for somewhere to volunteer? The St. James Food Pantry is looking for volunteers to help with prepping meals, handing out food, client intake, and clean up.
Access Living is a cross-disability organization governed and staffed by a majority of people with disabilities. They are looking for volunteers to mentor a youth age 12-21 with a disability. Access Living offers peer-oriented independent living services; public education, awareness and development; individualized and systemic advocacy; and enforcement of civil rights on behalf of people with disabilities.
Urban Art Retreat brings people together through social programs, creative workshops, women's retreats and more. Opportunities include an art gallery, art studio, workshops for art, art classes, and art shows.
Soldiers’ Angels-Chicago works to provide aid, comfort, and resources to military veterans and their families. They have opportunities to write letters, make baked goods for deployed service members, host virtual baby showers, and more!
Are you an animal lover? ALIVE Rescue is an animal rescue working to save, rehabilitate, and place abandoned, abused, and stray animals. They have a bunch of opportunities to volunteer with them from grant-writing to fostering.
Help deliver meals to homebound seniors this season through the Norwood Seniors Network community outreach program. This organization is driven by its mission to enrich the lives of the seniors they serve, their volunteers, staff, and their community at large.
The American Indian Association of Illinois is the primary educational institution for American Indians in Illinois. Opportunities include website support and graphic design.
Support individuals in recovery with Above and Beyond, an organization building personalized programs of recovery for anyone-- regardless of economic status.