YWCA Evanston/North Shore


Service Opportunity Details:  Participate on a YWCA Evanston/North Shore working committee, such as the Race Against Hate Committee, the YWomen Leadership Awards Benefit Committee or the Racial Justice Committee.

Location: Evanston/North Shore

Contact: Staff: Trimmy Stamell, Dir. of Corp. and foundation relations tstamell@ywcae-ns.org 847-864-8445

St. Leonards


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to participate in Board and Committees to support the agency’s mission.

Location: Chicago-Near West Side

Frequency Details: Volunteer would commit to do regularly over a period of time

Contact: Staff: Sister Sharon Bossler, OP 312-738-1414, ext. 19

Sarah’s Circle


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers wanted to serve on Board committee to assist with fundraising efforts, and to help with the agency’s main fundraising events: Winter Walk, Beer Fest, and Donor and Volunteer Recognition

Location: Chicago-North Side

Frequency Details: Beer Fest takes place in October. Winter Walk in February. Other events and committee meetings year-round.

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

Lawrence Hall


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed for both the Junior Board and the North Shore Auxiliary Board

Location: Chicago-Ravenswood

Frequency Details: Junior Board holds monthly meetings plus require other fundraising and participation. North Shore Auxiliary Board also requires a similar commitment.

Contact: Staff: Caroline Greco, Supervisor of Youth Leadership and Volunteers, Cgreco@lawrencehall.org 773-769-3500

Juvenile Protection Center


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to serve on Executive Board, Auxiliary Board, and also support on communications, technology strategy, communications, and marketing committees. Agency also seeking someone knowledgeable about increasing space utilization in our Lincoln Park building.

Location: Chicago

Contact: Staff: Karen Foley 312-698-6940

Josselyn Center


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to join Josselyn committees including Development (Fundraising), Strategic Planning, Finance, Nominating, Audit, Facilities, and the Quality and Compliance Committee

Location: Northfield

Frequency Details: Committees meet every other month. Board meetings are held every other month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Contact: Staff: Susan Resko, President, sresko@josselyn.org, 847-441-5605

Infant Welfare Society of Evanston


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

Location: Evanston

Contact: Staff: Mary Burke-Peterson, maryburkepeterson@iwse.org 847-491-9650 or Pamela Staples, pamelastaples@iwse.org 847-491-9650

Other Information: KUC member Laura Born has served on the Board

Haven Youth and Family Services


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed for Board service

Location: New Trier Township

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

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

Family Matters


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

Location: Chicago-Rogers Park

Contact: Liaisons: Jessica LeFebvre, jessical74@aol.com Richard Day, rday810@gmail.com

Family Matters


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to help with Annual Walk-A-Thon in October and Gala in March & participate on committees for planning, soliciting, auction.

Location: Chicago-Rogers Park

Contact: Staff: Gretchen Nord, Dir. of Communications and special events gretchen@familymatterschicago.org 773-465-6011, ext 114