Restorative Justice Project Opportunities

Volunteering in the Chicago Public Schools

Restorative Justice Program with 6th, 7th and 8th grade students – 8 weeks volunteering in local schools with Judge Thomas Hogan (ret.).

Contact Judge Hogan at 773-710-1041 or email him at tlh@hmbr.com

Volunteering with Parenting for Non-Violence

Organization formed to stop inner-city violence before it starts by providing parents with undertstanding of child development and with evidence-based parenting skills.

Board is currently in need of volunteer to develop social media as well as a corresponding secretary; other opportunities are available for interested parties; contact tgill@parenting4nonvilence.org or 708-321-0311

Learn more about our Restorative Justice Project.

Upcoming Service Opportunities

Chicago Shares

Chicago-area non-profit with ties to several faith communities helping homeless/needy with a voucher program, looking for volunteers to help with publicity, especially social media

For information visit www.chicago-shares.org or contact Ron Polaniecki at chicagoshares@gmail.com, or 312-573-4494.

Maryville

Maryville is seeking volunteers for the Maryville Crisis Nursery and the Maryville Children’s Healthcare Center.

For more information, please contact Mary Kieger at kiegerm@maryvilleacademy.org or 847-294-1703.

Little Sisters of the Poor

Seeking volunteers for a variety of needs, seven days a week, at St. Mary's Home, 2325 N. Lakewood Ave., one block west of DePaul University; for information, contact the volunteer coordinator at 773-935-9600, ext. 221 or email volchicago@littlesistersofthepoor.org.

Wills for Priests

At the request of Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, the Catholic Lawyers Guild is in the process of creating a “Wills for Priests” program that will assist clergy with estate planning.

Please check back soon as more information becomes available.

Helping Immigrants & Refugees

Become a Basic ESL Teacher

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Help support Refugee Artist Women

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Become a Classroom Companion at one of our child development centers (Chicago LawnCordi Marianor Our Lady of Tepeyac)

Helping Fight Hunger

Go Beyond Suppers for the Needy by packaging and delivering personal care kits to our supper guests

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Assist with our Mobile Feeding Program Catholic Charites' kids on summer break

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Help pack food for seniors as a Senior Food and Nutrition Program Warehouse Food Handler 

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Helping Homeless

Help connect people with the services they need as an Emergency Assistance Intake Volunteer 

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Sort and organize clothes donations in one of Catholic Charites' Clothing Rooms (in Cicero or Des Plaines)

Make Blessing Bags with basic necessities for homeless individuals

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Helping Children & Youth

Organize a Book Drive for Children with Catholic Charities

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Volunteer as an After School Tutor

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Become a Youth Mentor in Back of the Yards or Lake County

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Help kids in the southwest neighborhoods of Chicago get the clothes they need as a Children's Clothing Drive Closet Volunteer

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Helping Children & Youth

Deliver meals to seniors at home in Northern Cook CountySouthern Cook County, or Lake County

Volunteer for Catholic Charities' 45th Annual Senior Unity Mass

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Volunteer as a Dance Instructor for Seniors 

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Helping Veterans

Serve Lunch at the Grayslake Senior Center

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Volunteer at Mary's Closet, which provides professional clothing and support for those looking for jobs

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Become a Senior Companion for veterans living at the Bishop Goedert Residence

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