• Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers!  

     DID YOU KNOW: You are not limited to the volunteer opportunities listed here. We will grant credit for any volunteering that helps others that you did not get paid for. Don't forget to log your service hours.  

    DID YOU KNOW: Each time you volunteer with Unity in Community your earn a raffle ticket for their service scholarship!

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    Volunteer Opportunities

     Please check back to see what opportunities are available and sign up right here on this page! Always remember to social distance, wash or sanitize hands, and wear a mask while working with others.
     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.



  • District 84 PTA is looking for   FACE PAINTERS 


    When:  Thursday, May 26, 2022

    Time:  5:30pm - 7:30pm

    Where:  Hester Junior High (Black top)   2836 Gustav St., Franklin Park, IL 60131

    Contact:  Sindi Villariny, president@d84pta.org,  773-593-1625

    What:  The District 84 PTA needs volunteers with previous experience in face painting to be face painters. 

    Please arrive by 5pm                                                                        SIGN UP HERE



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  • Garage Sale Volunteers needed             Garage Sale                                                                       

    When:  Friday,  June 3, 2022 (Set up Day) THIS IS THE DAY WE ARE MOST IN NEED

                Saturday,  June 4, 2022 (Sales Teams)

                Sunday,  June 5, 2022  (Closing Team) 

    Time: Friday (6/3), 1:00pm - 7:00pm  

               Saturday (6/4) 8:00am - 4:00pm 

               Sunday  (6/5)  12:00pm - ?  

    Where:  316 Dewey Northlake IL

    Who/Contact: Colleen Malinowski 630-644-9482 or cv4370@gmail.com

    What:  We mostly need volunteers for the set-up on 6/3 and help to close down on 6/5.

    Cat Vando.org is strictly a volunteer animal welfare organization based out of Maywood.  We help care for feral cats in the community.  We are holding a garage sale to fundraise for the cats.  We are in need of a  people to help put up and take down canopies, unpack and pack boxes, set up and take down items on display and other various jobs.   Anytime that you can give would be much appreciated.  

    If you can help out with this great cause....please SIGN UP HERE!




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  • 2022 Student Summit Volunteers Needed 

    When:  Thursday & Friday,  June 16 & 17 2022

    Time:  7:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Where: East Leyden High School 

    Contact: Amy Gorzynski, 

    What:  Assist participants with the check in (beginning of the event) and check out (end of the day) process, rotate with a group to each workshop, help participants navigate the building. Assist teachers in the classrooms where needed. Help facilitate lunch. 

    SIGN UP HERE    


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  • Leyden Township Recreation Department

    Wild Wild Westdale  

    When:  Friday June 17, 2022

    Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm 

    Where:  Westdale Park, 3045 N. Sandra Ave., Melrose Park, IL 60164

    Contact:  Ms. Jeske, rjeske@leydentownship.com

    What:  We will need volunteers to help in all areas of the festival.   Please arrive by 5:45pm.



    Wild West

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  • Westdale


    Sign up with this LINK

    or on our Website 

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    Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry & Clothing Closet


    When: Ongoing Saturdays

    Time: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM (exceptions can be made)

    Where: 2825 Hawthorne St., Franklin Park (little blue house)

    Who/Contact: Lois Sullivan (708) 638-2320.  You MUST contact Ms. Sullivan to coordinate your volunteer hours after you sign up and BEFORE you show up for your volunteer hours

    Help out at the Interfaith Outreach food pantry and clothing closet.  Help in fulfilling guests’ shopping orders, bagging groceries, carrying items to cars, searching for specific clothing needs and various pantry/closet needs as they arise.  Guests are not currently allowed within the pantry house, so your help is needed more than ever to help ensure a smooth process.  Directly helping those in our community then helps earn you service hours.  A Win for everyone!  Thank you.



    SIGN UP HERE - Interest Form


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