St. Leonards Ministries

2018-10-10T12:23:09+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Life Transition Support, Support for formerly incarcerated individuals

Types of Help Needed: Board and Committee Service

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to participate in Board of Directors and Committees to support the agency’s mission. Board members attend 6 Board meetings a year, serve on at least one committee of the Board, serve as an ambassador to promote the work of St. Leonard’s, and commit to financial support. Auxiliary Board:Tthis group is in formation, and its primary purpose is to fundraise for St. Leonard’s by hosting events at different locations in the city and suburbs of Chicago. Join now to be part of the founding membership.

Location: Chicago-Near West Side

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: Board of Director members commit to a three-year term. Auxiliary Board members would commit to a one-year term.

Contact Info: Staff: Shay Mayweather, Volunteer Coordinator, 312-780-3196, volunteer@slministries.org

Other Information: St. Leonard’s volunteers often remark that they receive more from the experience than they give. We invite you to experience this first-hand.

Josselyn Center

2018-10-04T13:21:47+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Healthcare, Mental Health

Types of Help Needed: Board and Committee Service, Fundraising

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to join Josselyn Board/committees including Development (Fundraising), Strategic Planning, Finance, Nominating, Audit, Facilities, and the Quality and Compliance Committee; Associates Board (20’s-40’s) and Junior Board (high school students).

Location: Northfield

Volunteer Ages: Teens, Young Adults, Adults

Frequency: Periodic

Frequency Details: “Governing Board: quarterly plus committee work and events.
Fall Event Committee: meets monthly from summer-fall. Spring Luncheon Committee: meets monthly from winter-spring. Golf Committee: meets monthly winter-spring. Associates Board: meets bi-monthly. Junior Board: monthly on Sunday afternoons plus some events.”

Contact Info: Staff: Jennifer Sommers, 847-441-5606

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Holy Trinity High School

2018-10-04T13:20:54+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Teens

Types of Help Needed: Board & Committee Service, Fundraising

Service Opportunity Details: Join the Board: Join members of the business, education, legal and religious communities who comprise Holy Trinity’s Board and Advisory Council to shape and protect the school long-term future. Members contribute their time,expertise and support in a variety of capacities.

Location: Chicago-Noble Square

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: On-going, Periodic

Frequency Details: Board meets 5 times per school year (Sept – May)

Contact Info: Staff: Deborah Clair, dclair@holytrinity-hs.org, 773-278-4212, ext. 3131. KUC Liaison and Board memer: John Raitt, jraitt@otterbaypartners.com.

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Haven Youth and Family Services

2018-10-04T13:18:58+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Healthcare, Mental Health

Types of Help Needed: Board and Committee Service

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed for Board service

Location: Wilmette

Volunteer Ages: Young adults, Adults

Frequency: Periodic

Frequency Details: Board of Dir. meet monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at Haven

Contact Info: Staff: Charley Smith, charley@havenforyouth.org, 847-251-6630

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Family Matters

2018-10-04T13:17:58+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Children, Teens

Types of Help Needed: Board and Committee Service

Service Opportunity Details: Opportunities for individuals to share expertise as organization committee members or as Board members

Location: Chicago-Rogers Park

Volunteer Ages: Young adults, Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details:

Contact Info: Staff: Amanda Reuter, Development Director, 773-465-6011 ext. 124, amanda@familymatterschicgao.org

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Crushers Club

2018-10-04T13:16:33+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Other, Teens

Types of Help Needed: Board and Committee Service, Fundraising

Service Opportunity Details: Crusher’s Club is looking for additional Board members to embrace its mission. Principal responsibilties are guidance and oversight for the Executive Director who runs the organization on a day-to-day basis. The Board’s “give or get” policy is $5,000. Board members are expected to attend the 7-8 board meetings annually, drive attendance at events featuring Crushers Club, and advocate for the agency in their rspective networks. The board has ambitious growth plans to expand to a larger site as demand for services is growing.This will require increased fundraising over the next few years to fund a growing budgetfrom $360,000 to a projected $600,000. Contact liaison and Board member Jeff Schneiders for more information.

Location: Chicago-Rogers Park

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: 7-8 Board meetings a year plus attendance at Crushers Club events.

Contact Info: Liaison:Jeff Schneiders, JeffSchneiders@msn.com 847-826-5012

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Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC)

2018-10-04T13:15:47+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Domestic Abuse

Types of Help Needed: Board & Committee Service

Service Opportunity Details: The agency is looking for youg professionals to join their Junior Board, which is an adjuct to the Board of Directors. The Junior Board serves to increase CAWC’s exposure and attract additional resources to support its programs. The groups assists with fundraisng efforts, particulualry its annual gala, Sounds of Silence, and plans new events. .

Location: Chicago

Volunteer Ages: Young Adults, Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: The Junior Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month from 7:00-7:00 pm from September through May.

Contact Info: Staff: Tasasha Henderson, Assistant Development Director, thenderson@cawc.org, 773-489-9081 ext. 215

Other Information:

Casa Central

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

People Served/Type of Services: Community Services

Types of Help Needed: Board and Committee Service

Service Opportunity Details: Serve on Host Committee for Casa Central’s Annual Awards Dinner. This Committee serves as an advisrory group to the agency’s Development Department

Location: Chicago-Humboldt Park

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: Volunteers are required to attend monthly committee meetings.

Contact Info: Staff: Keelie Johnson, Special Events Manager, kjohnson@casacentral.org, 773-645-2322.

Other Information: Contact agency for specific responsibilities.

A Just Harvest

2018-10-04T13:05:10+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity

Types of Help Needed: Board and Committee Service

Service Opportunity Details: The Board of Directors of AJH is seeking experienced individuals to serve on the capital campaign committee as we embark on our project to develop a Community Wellness Hub in the North of Howard community that will house all of our current programs as well as some exciting new enterprises being created.

Location: Chicago-Rogers Park

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details:

Contact Info: Staff: Rev. Marilyn Pagán-Banks, Executive Director, marilyn@ajustharvest.org

Other Information: Please check out the drawings and brief statements on pages 12-15 of the 2018 Annual Magazine for more information.