Time-Sensitive Service Opportunities

Students are invited to consider partaking in the following upcoming service opportunities!

Art Club Service Project at Divine Providence School

What: art club service project with pre-K students

When: Thursday, March 29th; 8:00am-10:00am (transportation not provided)

Where: Divine Providence School, 2500 Mayfair Ave, Westchester, IL 60154

How to Sign Up: stop by Mrs. Costello’s room to pick up a permission form (room 116).

*Note: this activity is classified as “direct” service


St. Ferdinand’s Fish Fry 2018

What: help this annual event run smoothly by serving meals, resetting tables, assisting in nightly events, welcoming guests, and more!

When: all Fridays in Lent; Hours: 2 possible shifts: 4-7pm or 6-9pm

Where: 3131 N. Mason Ave; Chicago, IL 60634

How to Sign Up: Mary Ellen Leavy; 773-259-2942.

*Note: this activity is classified as “indirect” service


Superhero Week at Wonder Works Children’s Museum!


What: help children explore what it means to be a “superhero” as they practice super strength, agility, vision, balance, and more! Volunteers are also needed in the art room to help superheros perfect their secret identity!

When: March 26-March 30th, 2018; Hours: 2 possible shifts, 9:30-1:30pm or 1:30-5:30pm

Where: 6445 W North Avenue, Oak Park, IL

How to sign up: go to this link for the schedule or email jtaylor@wonder-works.org

*Note: this activity is classified as “direct” service


American Youth Soccer Organization

What: seeking buddies for soccer players with special needs; volunteers will receive training and do not need to have prior experience with soccer or special needs children.

When: April 7-June 2nd, each Saturday (2 hours each day, exact time TBD)

Where: exact field to be decided, Oak Park

How to Sign Up: If you are interested in being a buddy, please email us at adaptivesoccer@zoho.com so we can send you instructions for registering at http://www.ayso697.org and information about signing up for buddy training. Two buddy training dates to pick from: Wed, March 21 and Thurs April 5.

*Note: this activity is classified as “direct” service

Big Shoulders Fund – Give Back Day

What: Volunteers will participate in 3 hours of indirect service and will paint, clean and landscape at the school.

When: Saturday, April 14 from 9am-12pm

Where: St. Nicholas of Tolentine School  (3741 W. 62nd Street, Chicago)

Notes: You must provide your own transportation to the site. Carpools are encouraged! You must be available to participate for the full 3 hours of the event.

How to Sign Up: RSVP via this Google Form by March 28. See Ms. Granholm in the Counseling Office with any questions.

*Note: this activity is classified as “indirect” service

Trinity 5K Preparation

What: Stuffing goody bags. The runners participating in the 5K will receive a goody bag filled with promo cards from local businesses.  

When: Friday, April 20, 3:30-4:30pm

Where: Trinity High School

How to Sign Up:  If interested, please email Ms. Richardson at trichardson@trinityhs.org.

*Note: this activity is classified as “indirect” service


Azrael’s Place/Petcos in North Riverside and River Forest

What: volunteer to come visit the animals available for adoption; help to clean, feed, and socialize them.

When: flexible schedule based on your availability

Where: Petco in  North Riverside 2204 Harlem Ave, North Riverside, IL 60546 and River Forest 7265 W. Lake Street, River Forest, IL 60305

How to sign up: please email Lana Subotic, President of Azrael’s Place (non-profit cat shelter); lana@azraelsplace.com

*Note: this activity is classified as “direct” service

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PADS, Oak Park Temple

This opportunity is looking for a group of students to volunteer for this time slot.

Grab a few friends and make the commitment together!

What:provide set up for the transitional housing facility; including setting up beds and meal tables, preparing coffee, prepare breakfast place settings, etc.

When: every 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesday from September-May; 4:45pm-5:45/6pm.

Where:Oak Park Temple, 1235 Harlem Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302 (a 5-10 minute walk from THS)

How to Sign Up: contact Deacon Tom Dwyer at tdwyer17@comcast.net or 708-214-1084.

*Note: this activity is classified as “indirect” service