There are quite a few options for volunteering in Chicago, Illinois for those looking to give back to the community. Here’s a short list of some of the volunteer opportunities available:
- Children’s Memorial Hospital – If you’re looking to give back to sick kids, this is the way to do it. Volunteer activities cover a wide range of tasks and needs, so you’re sure to find something that will suit you. Quite a few of them are simply playing with kids as they wait to do other tasks.
- Chicago Public Schools– With almost half a million kids in the Chicago public school system, there’s always a need for volunteers. Whether you’re going to judge a science fair, or tutor a child in need there are quite a few ways to help out the public schools.
- Greater Chicago Food Depository – This organization makes an effort to help out the hungry in the Chicago area. Volunteers will repack foods paying attention to food condition, serving size and expiration dates. They require pre-scheduling, so check out their website.
There’s a huge need for volunteers of all sorts; this list is just a starting point. Get out there and find a way to help Chicago!Back to all posts