TeenLife

    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!

    American Lung Association
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    American Lung Association

    Chicago, Illinois

    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)

    Monarch Thrift Shop
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    Monarch Thrift Shop

    Chicago, Illinois

    Providing quality merchandise in a boutique environment where all proceeds benefit programs for vulnerable populations. Your clothes, your faith, your furniture and your funds; we will invest all of these to help lives...(more)

    Jewish United Fund-Tov Teens
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    Jewish United Fund-Tov Teens

    Chicago, Illinois

    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)

    By The Hand
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    By The Hand

    chicago, Illinois

    By The Hand is a Christ-centered, after-school program that takes kids by the hand and walks with them from kindergarten through college, loving and nurturing them—mind, body and soul...(more)

    Best Buddies Illinois
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    Best Buddies Illinois

    Chicago, Illinois

    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)

    The Bridge Teen Center
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    The Bridge Teen Center

    Orland Park, Illinois

    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)

    WTTW11 Chicago
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    WTTW11 Chicago

    Chicago, Illinois

    WTTW and WFMT are committed to producing and presenting trusted, best-in-class content fueled by a distinctly Chicago sensibility. We engage our audiences by entertaining, inspiring, educating, and reflecting a diversity of perspectives...(more)

    Swedish American Museum
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    Swedish American Museum

    Chicago, Illinois

    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)