Three Angels Children’s Relief

2018-10-04T13:36:52+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Community Services, Education/Child and AdolescentDevelopment, Other, Early Childhood, Children, Agricultural work

Types of Help Needed: Building, repairing and painting

Service Opportunity Details: Three Angels consists of a primary school (K-6), medical clinic, orphanage, and small farm. More than 40 Kenilworth Union members have travelled to Haiti to do service work – construction (not requiring high level skills), work on the farm, painting, all necessary things that make for an immensely satisfying project for either a few people or a larger mission trip group with a dozen or so. A rare opportunity to learn about how a successful faith-based NGO serves people in great need in a Caribbean country.

Location: Haiti

Volunteer Ages: Families with teens, Young Adults, Adults, Groups

Frequency: One-time

Frequency Details: Because of Three Angels’ location in Haiti, Mission Trips are a stand-alone service project but we encourage multiple visits from year to year.

Contact Info: To discuss mission trips, contact: Herb Jordan, KUC Liaison and Three Angels board member, jordanherbert@comcast.net, 224-216-9005, or Silvi Pirn, KUC Youth Ministry Director, Silvi@KUC.org

Other Information: Christmas season (week or 2 prior to Christmas) would be an ideal time for a service trip – beautiful weather and an opportunity to be a part of holiday celebrations at Three Angels, including a one of a kind “chicken dinner” ceremony and gift exchange.

St. Leonards Ministries

2018-10-10T12:23:20+00:00

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

Types of Help Needed: Building, repairing, painting

Service Opportunity Details: Help needed for occasional improvement projects for building and facilities. For Groups: St. Leonard’s would design a service experience that (depending on needs and the season) could entail cleaning, organizing, painting, and/or landscaping. For skilled individuals: the agency can design a project with your skills in mind that could involve carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, etc.

Location: Chicago-Near West Side

Volunteer Ages: Young Adults, Adults

Frequency: One-time

Frequency Details: This is a commitment of three to eight hours during a weekday.

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

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Rebuilding Together North Suburban Chicago

2018-10-04T13:29:15+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Other

Types of Help Needed: Building, repairing, painting

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed once/year in a group effort to help repair and improve homes of low income individuals.Typical tasks include light landscaping, gardening, cleaning, painting, and helpers for skilled tradesmen.

Location: Chicago

Volunteer Ages: Families with teens, Teens, Young adults, Adults, Groups

Frequency: One-time

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

Contact Info: Liaisons: David Hanold, davehanold@comcast.net, 847-769- 0283; Eric Groff, eric.groff@comcast.net

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Lawrence Hall

2018-10-04T13:24:51+00:00

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Healthcare, Domestic Abuse, Children, Teens, Mental Health

Types of Help Needed: Building, repairing, painting

Service Opportunity Details: Lawrence Hall’s Main Campus strives to have a therapeutic and healing aesthetic. The agency is actively seeking volunteers to help with any planting, beautification, and donating of any items to help us achieve that aesthetic. Additionally, two of our Older Adolescent Living properties, Lakewood and Essex, need cleaning, repair, and rehabbing to make the space inviting and livable. For these two properties, The agency is seeking someone with construction experience who would lead a group of volunteers to take on this endeavor. Any in-kind donations of supplies would also be greatly appreciated.

Location: Chicago- Ravenswood Main Campus

Volunteer Ages: Teens, Young Adults, Adults, Groups

Frequency: One-time, Periodic

Frequency Details:

Contact Info: Staff: Hailey Nicewanner, Youth and Volunteer Engagement Supervisor, HNicewanner@laawrencehall.org, 773.769.3500

Other Information: Corporate Volunteer Days allow large volunteer groups to participate in beautificaion projects at the agency’s Main Campus.

Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

2018-10-04T13:21:36+00:00

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

Types of Help Needed: Building, repairing, painting

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to help with periodic clean up projects.

Location: Evanston

Volunteer Ages: Families with Young Children, Families with Teens, Teens, Young adults, Adults, Groups

Frequency: One-time

Frequency Details: Usually each Spring there are painting, cleaning, and gardening projects at each of the agency’s sites.

Contact Info: Staff: Stephen Vick, 847-491-9650

Other Information: A Troop 13 scout member did his Eagle Project with this organization. Other possible Eagle projects available.

Family Matters

2018-10-04T13:17:45+00:00

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

Types of Help Needed: Building, Repairing, Painting.

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers (individuals and groups) needed to participate in targeted projects (eg., building clean-up/organization, garden work, or painting).

Location: Chicago-Rogers Park

Volunteer Ages: Teens, Young Adults, Adults, Groups

Frequency: One-time, On-going, Periodic

Frequency Details:

Contact Info: Staff: Devon Lovell, Academic Director, 773-465-6011 ext. 115, devon@familymatterschicago.org

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