Urgent Services

Urgent Services

Breakthrough Urban Ministries

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Community Services,  Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Food Preparation and Distribution Service Opportunity Details: Provide, cook and serve meals at agency’s homeless centers . After serving the meals, volunteers eat with guests and build relationships over a meal. Location: Chicago-East Garfield Park Volunteer Ages: Families with teens Teens Young adults Adults Groups Frequency: One-time, [...]

2018-10-04T12:50:26+00:00

Association House of Chicago

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Community Services,  Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Food Preparation and Distribution Service Opportunity Details: The agency has an on-site Food Pantry to help their food insecure clients. Volunteers can help unload and stock food deliveries into the pantry, prepare and deliver pantry food bags during open hours, and help staff clean [...]

2018-10-04T12:34:22+00:00

A Just Harvest

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: In-kind donations Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers acquire and/or prepare food for dinner (casseroles, main dishes, meat, etc.). Location: Chicago-Rogers Park (delivery location) Volunteer Ages: Families with teens Teens Young adults Adults Groups Frequency: Periodic Frequency Details: Contact Info: Staff: Maggie Williams 773-262-2297, ext. 23; KUC Liaison: Margy Shortridge-Werd, margaretshortridge@me.com, 312 [...]

2018-10-04T12:32:37+00:00

A Just Harvest

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Food Preparation and Distribution Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers plate, serve and bus tables in restaurant style service. Location: Chicago-Rogers Park Volunteer Ages: Families with teens Teens Young adults Adults Groups Frequency: Periodic Frequency Details: Contact Info: Staff: Maggie Williams 773-262-2297, ext. 23; KUC Liaison: Margy Shortridge-Werd, margaretshortridge@me.com, 312 933-4735 Other [...]

2018-10-04T12:32:50+00:00

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