YWCA Evanston/North Shore


Service Opportunity Details: Coordinate a “day of service” with a group of volunteers to improve an area of Mary Lou’s Place, or contract with the Adopt-A-Room Program to maintain a room or space for a period of two years.

Location: Evanston/North Shore

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

Three Angels Children’s Relief


Service Opportunity Details: KUC has Mission Trip groups that travel to Haiti and perform tasks that need to be done at the Agency. Recent trips have involved painting, construction, and art class instruction.

Location: Haiti

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: Liaisons: Herb Jordan, 224-216-9005 Leslie Holling, 847-909-2540

St. Leonards


Service Opportunity Details: Help needed for occasional improvement projects for building and facilities

Location: Chicago-Near West Side

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

Rebuilding Together North Suburban Chicago


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed once/year in a group effort to help repair and improve homes of low income individuals.

Location: Chicago

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

Contact: Liaisons: David Hanold, davehanold@comcast.net and Eric Groff, eric.groff@comcast.net Rebuilding staff: Sharon Riley, sharonrileyrt@gmail.com and Don Trieschmann, dcranet@sbcglobal.net, 847-501-4031

Lawrence Hall


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

Location: Chicago- Ravenswood Main Campus

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

Family Matters


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed for occasional projects helping keep spaces fresh and new.

Location: Chicago-Rogers Park

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

Deborah’s Place


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers in groups of up to 25 needed to help maintain and beautify spaces, including cleaning inside and landscaping outside.

Location: Chicago

Frequency Details: Plan for a 3 – 4 hour time commitment/shift.

Contact: Staff: Audrey Thomas, Ex. Dir. athomas@deborahsplace.org

Breakthrough Urban Ministries


Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to help with painting and repairing to keep agencies’ four buildings looking beautiful.

Location: Chicago-East, Garfield Park

Frequency Details: Flexible

Contact: Staff: Jen Kost, volunteer@breakthrough.org, 773-346-1772