- Marklund Wasmond Center
Assist with residential activities, community outings, special events and more. Day & evening opportunities available. Ages 14+
- Amita Health Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin
Weekend hours available at our Information Desk. Please call for more information. Ages 16+
- Wayside Cross Ministries
Elgin Wayside Center
Serve lunch to clients, help sort donated supplies, help with fundraisers, yard clean up. Ages 16+
- Youth United Way of Elgin
Meets once a month to plan volunteer projects for various Elgin area nonprofits. Also help with City of Elgin special events as needed. Ages 13+.
- Xilin Association Adult Daycare
Arlington Heights OR Napervillre, IL
847-607-6555 OR 630-355-4322
Contact: Weuhong Lu OR Carla Zhang.
For any other questions or concerns: Nancy Acosta 224-238-2863 or Renee Li 630-312-0212.
Teens ages 12 years old and older. Giving a kind helping hand for seniors.
- Printing sponsored by the United Way of Elgin and The Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Elgin.
This handy directory provides a listing of organizations In The Elgin area that offer volunteer opportunities. Please contact these organizations directly to find out more about how you can get involved in volunteering and helping in your community today!
This VolunTEEN guide is a community service project of the Elgin Area Leadership Academy & the Youth Leadership Academy.
- Advocate Sherman Hospital
General tasks around the hospital, assisting patients, helping the information desk, and more. We offer clerical, customer service and nursing floor volunteer opportunities. We ask for one day a week commitment , same day and time shift. Volunteer health testing including flu shot is required. Purchase of a uniform is required. Ages 16+.
- Centro de Información
We can use bilingual (Spanish/English) teens to help staff with special events, carry out special projects, and to a limited extent, assist with office clerical tasks. Call Andrea Janos to inquire about projects or events. Ages 13+ (under 18, parental consent needed).
- Northwest Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Tia Juarez, NWHCC President
If you’re interested in community and business and working with smallbBusiness owners or even event planning NWHCC is looking for teens to volunteer 10-15 hours a week. This is a great hands-on opportunity and resume builder
- City of Elgin, Parks & Recreation
Older teens can help with programs at the Eastside Recreation Center, other program assistance. Ages 16+. Ages 14+ can volunteer with a parent for Hawthorne Nature Center Outdoor Work Days.
- Downtown Neighborhood Association
Be involved in downtown events throughout the year. Help staff with poster distribution, social media promotions, and event set up and tear down.
On-going volunteer opportunity during the Elgin Farmer Market season (June to October). Serve as set up crew, on-site staff, activity coordinators, etc.
Bilingual teens welcome!
Ages +14 and older. (Under 14 with parent).
- Elgin Police Department
Peer Jury: Serve as Juror in police program to hear and decide cases of juvenile offenders outside of the court system. Ages 13-18, must attend school in Elgin
Explorers: Learn about a career in law enforcement and participate in service projects. Ages 14-21 (some 13 yr. old’s accepted).
- Food for Greater Elgin
Help with food distribution, unloading food trucks, or special events throughout the year. Individuals and groups welcome. Ages 12-15 with a parent or chaperone.
- Gail Borden Public Library
(Grades 9-12) • 847-695-7577
e: firstname.lastname@example.org (Grades 7-8)
- Habitat for Humanity
Help In on a home build, assist with special events, or help collect donated materials. Ages 16+ w/parent.