• Volunteer Opportunities

     Please check back to see what opportunities are available and sign up right here on this page!
     
     Volunteers will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Once filled, the form and/or contacts will stop accepting responses.

    It is VERY important that if you sign up for an event you honor your commitment and SHOW UP!
     
    If you have any questions, feel free to contact Mr. Frank Holthouse at 847-451-3031 or fholthouse@leyden212.org.
     
    Here are some of the opportunities coming up!


     

  • Annual Tootsie Roll Drive

    When:  Friday:        September 20, 2019
               Saturday:    September 21, 2019

    Time:  Friday:          3:30pm - 6:00pm
              Saturday:      8:00am - 2:00pm
                                  Various Shifts are available on both days.

    Where:      Meet at Irving at 25th for supplies, Volunteer around various Intersections and Storefronts                

    Who/Contact:    Jim Gussy at gussyknight@aol.com

    What: Our Captains will be located at the corners of 25th and Irving to provide volunteers with supplies, an apron, and a donation can for their volunteer period. (Volunteers assigned to storefronts and other locations off the street)You will be collecting money and passing out toosie rolls  to help individuals with intellectual Disabilities.  Corner Captains will ask that volunteers sign in and community service hours will be tallied and communicated back to Leyden.

    If you can help out with this great cause...please fill out the form below.  WE ALWAYS APPRECIATE YOUR HELP!

    SIGN UP HERE!

     

    Tootsie

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  • Annual Northlake Kiwanis Peanut Days

    When: Saturday: September 28, 2019, and Sunday: September 29, 2019

    Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm - Various 3-hour shifts available on both days.

    Where: Various storefront as assigned by Kiwanis.

    Who/Contact: Jerry Criss, mrpositive1@aol.com

    What: You will be assigned a storefront to collect funds for the Kiwanis Peanut Day. Over the past 64 years, Kiwanis Peanut Day has helped clubs raise over US$74 million for various charities. You will be provided with Peanuts, pretzels, and gummies, an apron, and a donation can.  Community service hours will be tallied and communicated back to Leyden.

    If you can help out with this great cause...please fill out the form below. WE ALWAYS APPRECIATE YOUR HELP!

    SIGN UP HERE!

    Northlake Kiwanis

    Kiwanis Helpers

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  • Pumpkin   

                                                                                                                                       

                                Franklin Park  Pumpkin Fest

     

    When:  Sunday, October 06, 2019

    Time:   1:00pm - 5:00pm

    Where:  North Park, 10040 Addison Street, Franklin Park

    Contact:  Dan LoCascio at,  dlocascio@fpparks.org or call 847-451-8132

    What:   Volunteers will help setup the festival and help with the activities such as face painting, pumpkin painting and other activities at the festival.  5-10 volunteers are needed.

                                        

    SIGN UP HERE!

     

    Pumpkins

     

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  • St. John Vianney School 5K Run

    Date:   Saturday, October 12, 2019

    Time:  7:30am - ~10:30

    Where: Midland Trail in Northlake starting and ending near the Rossi Pavilion at Center Point preserve.

    Contact:   Heidi Reith, reith@sjvsonline.org

    What:  We will need volunteers to hand out water and direct the runners on the path. Come out and help to make it a "running" good time for everyone and earn some service hours.

    SIGN UP HERE!

     

    5K

    What:  We will need Volunteers to hand out water and direct the runners on the path.

    SIGN UP HERE!

     

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  • halloween                   

     Park District of Franklin Park Halloween Hoot                                                                           

     

    When:  Thursday, October 31, 2019

    Time:  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Where:   Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison Street, Franklin Park, IL 60131

    What:  Volunteers will hand out candy and supervise various games, activities and crafts.  They will need at least 5-10 volunteers
     
    Contact:  Dan LoCascio,  DLocascio@fpparks.org or 847-451-8132

    If you can help out with this great cause...Please click on the link below to sign up.  WE ALWAYS APPRECIATE YOUR HELP!  Once you fill this out, I will get back to you with more details!

     

    SIGN UP HERE!

    Boo

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  •    Seeking Ghouls, Phantoms, Ghosts 

    Dates:    Costume Fitting : Wednesday 10/23/2019

                Event:  Thursday 10.31.2019

    Time:    Fitting 10/23/2019 6:30pm

                Event 10/31/2019 (2:00pm or right after school whichever is earlier) until 8:30pm

    Where:  Fitting 10/23/2019 City Hall 55 North Ave. Northlake, IL (Next to Burger King)

                 Event 10/31/2019 Grant Park 44 W Golfview Dr., Northlake, IL

    Contact: Sharon Budzon 847-451-3111 or 708-846-6861

                  or Room 178, Bookstore/Cashier at Leyden or sbudzon@leyden212.org

    What:

    • At least 16 years of age
    • Able to attend a Youth Commission meeting on  10/23/2019for casting and costume fitting
    • Open to wear a costume, make-Up, or mask
    • Ready to perform regardless of weather
    • Available from at least 2:00 pm (or right after school; whichever is earlier) until about 8:30 pm on the day of the event, 10/31/2016                                 

     

    VOLUNTEERS WILL BE TREATED TO A FREE DINNER FROM PERRY'S PIZZA  DINNER before  THE TRAIL!

    VOLUNTEERS WILL ALSO PARTICIPATE IN A RAFFLE FOR SOME AWESOME PRIZES!!

      SIGN UP HERE! 

    Halloween

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  • Knights of Columbus Annual Fall Food Drive 

     

    When:  Saturday, November 9, 2019 & November 16, 2019 

    Time: 9:00 AM  Both Days (Arrive at 8:45am please)

    Where: Schiller Park Community Center, 4501 N. 25th Avenue, Schiller Park

    Who/Contact: Wayne Bernacki  wmb16@sbcglobal.net 

    What: The Knights of Columbus will meet at the Schiller Park Community Center, and then walk through the community collecting food donations from residents. There will be 2 hours of community service available each Saturday.  November 9 - Volunteers will be assigned an area to distribute flyers. November 16 - Volunteers will work in teams to collect food donations.  WE ALWAYS APPRECIATE YOUR HELP!

    SIGN UP HERE!

    Food Drive Cart

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  • Food 4 Life and the Clothing Closet 

     

    When: Ongoing Saturdays

    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (or any time frame in between)

    Where: 2825 Hawthorne St (the little blue house)

    Who/Contact: Lois Sullivan (708) 638-2320 lsullivan@wolve.com

    Help out at the Food 4 Life food pantry and Clothing Closet. Help guests with shopping needs or sort and hang clothing, various ‘jobs’ to do. Directly help those in our community and earn some service hours!

     

    Food Pantry

    SIGN UP HERE

     

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  • Students of Strength Needs Your Help

    When:  Ongoing

    Contact:  Interest Form

    What:  Students of Strength is looking for tutors to teach and mentor middle and high school students.  We will be helping the student victims of hurricane Harvey, for both paid and volunteer positions.  We want to help these kids get fully caught up, and we need your help before the beginning of the school year.  If you or someone you know would be interested in joining our tutoring team, fill out the interest form above.

    If you can help out with this great cause...please fill out the interest form. 

    WE ALWAYS APPRECIATE YOUR HELP! 

    Tutor

     

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