Raising Hope Committee
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 708-321-0311
Learn more about our Restorative Justice Project.
Upcoming Service Opportunities
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
Maryville is seeking volunteers for the Maryville Crisis Nursery and the Maryville Children’s Healthcare Center.
For more information, please contact Mary Kieger at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Providence Soup Kitchen
Volunteer hours available Monday-Friday, 9:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m., underneath St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Noble Street and Evergreen Avenue. Contact Sr. Darlene through the website at providencesoupkitchen.com.
Wills for Priests
The Catholic Lawyers Guild Wills for Priests is a pro bono program providing estates advice and assistance in drafting wills for elderly and infirm priests and religious in the archdiocese of Chicago. The Wills for Priest committee is chaired by Jonathan W. Michael is a member of Dykema’s Tax Group in the Chicago office. In assisting our elderly priests and religious, he works closely with the Chancellor of the Archdiocese, the Reverend Mr. Daniel G. Welter, J.D., Associate Chaplain of the Guild.
For more information, contact Jonathan Michael at: JMichael@dykema.com
Helping Immigrants & Refugees
Become a Basic ESL Teacher
Help support Refugee Artist Women
Helping Fight Hunger
Go Beyond Suppers for the Needy by packaging and delivering personal care kits to our supper guests
Assist with our Mobile Feeding Program Catholic Charites’ kids on summer break
The Marquard Center, 1645 W. LeMoyne, Chicago is a Franciscan Outreach program that provides daily meals. Help is needed every day of the year. Volunteering begins at 4:30 p.m. and lasts until 7 p.m. To volunteer or for more info: email@example.comSt. Vincent DePaul
St. Vincent DePaul, 1010 W. Webster, Chicago. Sunday Morning Sandwich Makers. For more info – 773-325-8610.
Help connect people with the services they need as an Emergency Assistance Intake Volunteer
Make Blessing Bags with basic necessities for homeless individuals
Helping Children & Youth
Organize a Book Drive for Children with Catholic Charities
Volunteer as an After School Tutor
Become a Youth Mentor in Back of the Yards or Lake County
Help kids in the southwest neighborhoods of Chicago get the clothes they need as a Children’s Clothing Drive Closet Volunteer
Helping Children & Youth
Volunteer for Catholic Charities’ 45th Annual Senior Unity Mass
Serve Lunch at the Grayslake Senior Center
Volunteer at Mary’s Closet, which provides professional clothing and support for those looking for jobs
Become a Senior Companion for veterans living at the Bishop Goedert Residence