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Volunteer Opportunities in Chicago
Volunteer Opportunities in Chicago are exciting and enriching. Middle and high school students can find many opportunities for community service activities in the Chicago area.
Whether you’re interested in the environment, health care, community building, politics, education, sports, or public policy, there are options for teens to do community service. Some programs need help during the school year; others feature travel or overnight options and take place during summer. Volunteering is a great way for teens to learn about their communities or the broader world. Start exploring volunteer opportunities in Chicago today!
Through its arts and educational programs and its permanent collection, the Swedish American Museum interprets the immigrant experience for children and adults and promotes an appreciation of contemporary Swedish-American culture...(more)
King Scholars program help inspire conservation action in guests at Brookfield Zoo through interpretation, all while building their own leadership, conservation mindset, science awareness, career skills and college readiness through interactive workshops, activities, research and community action projects...(more)
The Tikkun Olam Volunteer (TOV) Network is JUF's connection point for people who want to donate their time to help others in need. In accordance with tikkun olam, the Jewish concept of repairing the world, TOV connects members of the Jewish community with rewarding volunteer opportunities that best meet their interests and needs...(more)
The Bridge Teen Center is an innovative grassroots nonprofit community center that was designed around the interests and needs of teens in the suburbs. We opened in Orland Park in 2010, and have served over 8,000 different teens and families from 128 Chicago Southland and Northwest Indiana communities...(more)
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research. Our focus today is on healthy air, tobacco control and all lung disease, including asthma and COPD...(more)
Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)...(more)
Seeking volunteers for a community running pogram that provides free community runs in local parks. Volunteers are needed on Saturday's nearly year round from 8am to 10:15am. Please sign-up directly at www.gorunchicago.org or https://www.cararuns.org/volunteer...(more)
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