Want to volunteer? Here’s a list of Chicago service opportunities

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Looking for ways to give back? We’re making it easy for you, by providing a list with help from volunteer recruiting sites like Chicago Cares and Volunteer Match. Find more details about each opportunity by clicking on the blue link.

Kids/Education   

Mentor a South Side student

After school program for refugee youth

After school tutor

Homework help

Performing arts program

Sports club

Arts & crafts

After school adventures

Cuddle babies to support single moms

Girl Scout troop leader

Hunger/Homelessness

Soup kitchens & food pantries

Fresh market

Homeless shelters

Care packages

Help ill/injured homeless adults

Career skills

GED tutoring

Job coaching

Mock interviews

Business mentoring

Elderly

Serve lunch to seniors

Senior diners club

Pet therapy for seniors

Help an elder

Health/Research

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Bright Pink’s Fit Fest

Autism Speaks Motorcycle Ride

Depression & Bipolar informational phone line

Nature

Organic greenhouse

Community garden

Park maintenance

Animals

PAWS Chicago

Canine Rescue

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