“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” — Tagore
Volunteer.org can help you find a cause that ignites your passion and put you in touch with a nonprofit that needs you.
- Volunteer Match.org http://www.volunteermatch.org/
Non-profit agencies and schools throughout Chicago that need your help.
- Chicago Cares http://www.chicagocares.org/volunteer
The YWCA leverages individual and corporate talent to support their work on behalf of women and girls. Volunteers attend an agency orientation, are assigned a staff liaison and receive specific training necessary to successfully complete their task. Whether you have a few hours or a few days, you are needed!
- YWCA volunteer opportunities visit: http://www.ywcachicago.org/site/
The Peace Exchange is a community-based, educationally-focused and young adult-led effort to understand violence and foster peace in some of Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods. Join their movement. Work for Peace.
The American Psychological Association gives insight into ways to work in your community on Mental Health issues. Helping those who have Mental Health issues can have an impact on keeping them out of the justice system and finding them the assistance they need.