YWCA Evanston/North Shore

2017-12-05T14:09:21+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Participate in making the holidays more enjoyable for clients in residential domestic violence programs by helping wrap holiday gifts, hosting a Valentine’s Day party, or providing Mother’s Day baskets.

Location: Evanston/North Shore

Contact: Staff: Trimmy Stamell, Dir. of Corp. and foundation relations tstamell@ywcae-ns.org 847-864-8445

YWCA Evanston/North Shore

2017-12-05T14:07:10+00:00

Service Opportunity Details:  Participate on a YWCA Evanston/North Shore working committee, such as the Race Against Hate Committee, the YWomen Leadership Awards Benefit Committee or the Racial Justice Committee.

Location: Evanston/North Shore

Contact: Staff: Trimmy Stamell, Dir. of Corp. and foundation relations tstamell@ywcae-ns.org 847-864-8445

YWCA Evanston/North Shore

2017-12-05T14:04:38+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Coordinate a “day of service” with a group of volunteers to improve an area of Mary Lou’s Place, or contract with the Adopt-A-Room Program to maintain a room or space for a period of two years.

Location: Evanston/North Shore

Contact: Staff: Trimmy Stamell, Dir. of Corp. and foundation relations tstamell@ywcae-ns.org 847-864-8445

YWCA Evanston/North Shore

2017-12-05T14:02:47+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Complete certified 40-hour domestic violence volunteer training to qualify for volunteer opportunities working on the 24-hour crisis line.

Location: Evanston/North Shore

Contact: Staff: Trimmy Stamell, Dir. of Corp. and foundation relations tstamell@ywcae-ns.org 847-864-8445

Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.)

2017-12-05T14:01:06+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to serve as academic tutors and activity leaders in their elementary afterschool programs. Activities may include providing tutoring during homework hour or leading an enrichment group, based on the volunteer’s professional skills or personal hobbies.

Location: Evanston

Frequency Details: Volunteers are expected to commit to at least 4 hours per week, during our afterschool program, approximately 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Our afterschool program follows the academic year, running from September, 2017 to May, 2018.

Contact: Staff: Becky Moore, Resources and Volunteer Coordinator bmoore@youthopportunity.org or 847-866-1200, ext. 223

Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.)

2017-12-05T13:59:32+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to support events and projects, such as preparing the Learning Garden for the Spring and collecting gifts for the Holiday Gift Drive.

Location: Evanston

Frequency Details: Volunteers are expected to commit to at least one event or one day of a project (no more that 8 hours each). These projects occur approximately quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter)

Contact: Staff: Becky Moore, Resources and Volunteer Coordinator bmoore@youthopportunity.org or 847-866-1200, ext. 223

Urban Initiatives

2017-12-05T13:57:44+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Engage in various activities with participants in Take the Lead Program, a leadership development program for alumni of the Work to Play program. These middle school students attend all-day Saturday retreats throughout the program year.

Location: Chicago

Contact: Staff: Kaitlyn Klapperich at kaitlyn.klapperich@urbaninitiatives.org

Urban Initiatives

2017-12-05T13:56:18+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: The agency provides children in grades K-4 with the chance to belong to a soccer team, regardless of skill level. TheWork to Play program has games every Friday during the season. Volunteers needed to help with game days.

Location: Chicago

Contact: Staff: Kaitlyn Klapperich at kaitlyn.klapperich@urbaninitiatives.org

Umoja Student Development Corporation

2017-12-05T13:54:44+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to come to one of Umoja’s schools and conduct mock interviews with high school seniors. This is an opportunity for seniors to practice presenting themselves in a professional way and to work on their verbal interviewing skills.

Location: Chicago- Rogers Park, Bronzeville (South Side)

Frequency Details: “Senior Day of Action” events happen two to four times per year at our Seminar partner schools. The agency provides lunch for volunteers at these events and they are usually asked to volunteer for 5 hours.

Contact: Staff: Caryn Turgeon, cturgeon@umojacorporation.org