Homelessness

Homelessness

YWCA Evanston/North Shore

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse Types of Help Needed: Teaching, Tutoring, Coaching and Mentoring Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers are trained in how to be a 1:1 Economic Coach and then work with a low income client toward simple financial goals (eg., budget creation, savings, etc.) Location: Evanston/North Shore Volunteer Ages: Adults Frequency: [...]

2018-10-04T13:39:53+00:00

WINGS

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse Types of Help Needed: Activities with Agency Clients Service Opportunity Details: Safe House Hostess: The WINGS domestic violence Safe House has capacity for up to 45 adults and children a night. In addition to shelter, it provides counseling, case management, referrals, career services, and meals. Hostesses will assist [...]

2018-10-04T13:39:00+00:00

WINGS

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse Types of Help Needed: Other: Retail Store Positions Service Opportunity Details: Retail Store Volunteer - Cashier: The cashier is welcoming and greeting customers, answering basic questions about the stores and the program, and ensuring that customers have a pleasant shopping and sales transaction experience with us. Training [...]

2018-10-04T13:38:45+00:00

WINGS

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse Types of Help Needed: Events and Projects Service Opportunity Details: Donation Sorter: Each day WINGS receives new and gently used items through the generosity of local merchants and community members. We sell these items to the public with all proceeds going to support our shelters, counseling, and [...]

2018-10-04T13:38:26+00:00

WINGS

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse Types of Help Needed: Other: Crisis Line Volunteer Service Opportunity Details: Crisis Line Volunteers are responsible for answering the crisis line, completing clear intakes for callers who are eligible for WINGS services, and providing referrals to callers who would be more appropriate for another program. Volunteers also greet [...]

2018-10-04T13:38:10+00:00

WINGS

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse Types of Help Needed: Teaching, Tutoring, Coaching and Mentoring, Interpreting Service Opportunity Details: WINGS offers a program that addresses the unique needs of the often underserved Latina population seeking services for domestic violence in the northwest suburbs of Cook County. Volunteers need to serve as Bilingual/Bicultural (Spanish/English) [...]

2018-10-04T13:37:54+00:00

St. Leonards Ministries

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Life Transition Support, Homelessness, Support for formerly incarcerated individuals Types of Help Needed: In-kind donations Service Opportunity Details: An individual could organize a supply drive or reach out to businesses to ask for donations of specific items. A wishlist can be found at: myregistry.com/giftlist/slm. Many of the items are for when [...]

2018-10-10T12:22:37+00:00

Sarah’s Circle

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity, Domestic Abuse, Homelessness Types of Help Needed: Administrative/Office Support, Activities w/Agency Clients Service Opportunity Details: "Front desk assistant: This volunteer position is responsible for supporting Sarah’s Circle program staff members at the front desk in either the Daytime Support Center or Interim Housing programs. Responsibilities include: Greet all [...]

2018-10-04T13:31:31+00:00

Sarah’s Circle

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse Types of Help Needed: Events and projects, In-kind Donations Service Opportunity Details: In-Kind Donations Coordinator: Each week, Sarah’s Circle receives in-kind donations such as toiletries, books, snacks and periodic large shipments of food that are critical to what we can offer women on a daily [...]

2018-10-04T13:31:13+00:00

Sarah’s Circle

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse Types of Help Needed: Food Preparation and Distribution Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to prepare and serve a meal for 50 women for breakfast or dinner, or 30 women for lunch at Sarah's Circle Interim Housing facility. Sack lunches: provide 50 or more bagged lunches to [...]

2018-10-04T13:30:49+00:00