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

2017-12-05T14:04:38+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

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

Sarah’s Circle

2017-11-28T13:37:06+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Meals: Prepare and serve a meal for 50 women (breakfast, lunch, or dinner) at Sarah’s Circle facility. Sack lunches: provide 50 or more bagged lunches to Sarah’s Circle

Location: Chicago-North Side

Frequency Details: Dinners: Breakfast 8 am; 10 am on weekends; lunch 12 noon; dinner 6 pm

Contact: Staff: Mary NeCastro, 773-751-7454 mnecastro@sarahs-circle.org

Other Information: If serving, must be 12 years of age or older.

Rebuilding Together North Suburban Chicago

2017-11-17T12:37:38+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed once/year in a group effort to help repair and improve homes of low income individuals.

Location: Chicago

Frequency Details: One day a year on or around their Annual Rebuilding Day, the last Saturday in April

Contact: Liaisons: David Hanold, davehanold@comcast.net and Eric Groff, eric.groff@comcast.net Rebuilding staff: Sharon Riley, sharonrileyrt@gmail.com and Don Trieschmann, dcranet@sbcglobal.net, 847-501-4031