Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
Looking to get involved? Take a look at the list below of upcoming volunteer opportunities with these local service organizations that need your help!
- Find your special interest
- Do something with the whole family
- Give back to the community
- The 16th Annual Darien Dash needs volunteer course marshals for the 10K, 5K, 1-Mile and Fun Run Sunday, May 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.. For more information or to volunteer, email email@example.com.
- B.R. Ryall YMCA will host the annual Y-Run 5K Run/ Family Walk on Saturday, May 21. Volunteers are needed for a variety of activities during race hours from 6:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. To volunteer, call, (630) 547-2005.
- Be part of the annual DuPage County River Sweep Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. The county-wide stream cleanup and restoration event will be held at a variety of locations. To volunteer, contact Renae Frigo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Help battle Alzheimer's Disease by volunteering your time during Forget Me Not Days June 10 and 11. Call Rebekah Marquez at 847-779-6953 for information and to volunteer.
- TriTown YMCA needs volunteers to serve nutritious breakfasts to young children from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. beginning June 6 at New Hope Church in Villa Park. To volunteer, call Erica at (630) 629-9622.
- Be a part of the 17th Annual Woodridge Mini Triathlon Sunday, August 14. Volunteers are needed for both main event and children's triathlon activities. For information or to register, click here.
- Support advancements in brain tumor research and honor the memory of Ryan J. Hanrahan, 30-year old son of COD web and graphic designer Kym Hanrahan, by volunteering for the first annual Grabowski Scramble Friday, September 16 at Prairie Landing Golf Club in West Chicago. Donate, participate or volunteer. Get involved here.
Ongoing Service Opportunities:
- Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center needs summer tutors to help children from low-income families acquire and maintain academic and social skills to succeed in grades k through 12. To become a summer volunteer tutor at Lincoln School or Hadley Junior High in Glen Ellyn, email email@example.com.
- Ray Graham Association is looking for a few do-it-yourselfers to help assemble grills, exercise bikes and furniture to be used in the many group homes throughout the County. If interested, please email Linda Gurgone, or call her at (630) 620-2222.
- DuPage Pads is committed to ending homelessness in our community. Their Interim Housing Program needs volunteers now. Visit http://dupagepads.org/solutions/volunteer/ to help.
- Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton provides transitional housing programs and supportive services to U.S. Veterans of any era to help them out of homelessness and back to useful, productive lives. They are currently looking for assistance with serving meals, painting and landscaping the shelter.
*COD Cares About What You Care About
Email CODCares@cod.edu to tell us about your favorite national or local District 502 organization and why it is special to you! We can include it on this page or add it to our growing list of monthly group service activities.
Community Relations Coordinator
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL
60137 (630) 942-2800
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