No Commitment Needed

Below are referral opportunities that do not require Volunteers to commit beyond one event. Click on the Volunteer Opportunity to open a full referral description and the partner organization's logo to access the organization's website.

K-12 School Volunteers
By the Hand Club for Kids

Tutor/Admin/Event Volunteers
GiGi's Playhouse Chicago

Reading Volunteers

Gardening Volunteers Needed 
Lydia Home Association, Residential Therapeutic Program

In Need of Tutors!
Chicago HOPES for Kids

Outreach Volunteers
Chicago Lights Elam Davies Social Service Center Good Neighbors Program

Floral Arrangement Volunteers
Random Acts of Flowers Chicago

Birthday Party Volunteers
The Birthday Party Project

Green Living Volunteers Needed
Trinity United Church of Christ

Upcyclers wanted!
New Life for Old Bags

Meal Service/Pantry Volunteers
Ravenswood Community Services

Meal Service Volunteers
West Humboldt Park Development Council-Turkey Chop's Free Hot Meal Site

Meal Service and Preparation Volunteers
The Homeless Ministry at the First United Methodist Church of Chicago

Food Distribution Volunteers
Lakeview Pantry

Builders Welcome!
Habitat for Humanity Chicago

Leaders in sustainability needed!
Rogers Park Food Co-op


Gardening Volunteers Wanted!
Dorchester Community Garden


Sorting Volunteers Needed!
WINGS Program, Inc.


Chicago Cares does not manage the volunteer experience for these projects, and volunteers are subject to each partner organization's volunteer protocol. Chicago Cares is not liable for injuries, loss or damage suffered at referral projects.