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Safety Measures for Volunteers

Volunteering is considered an essential service during stay-at-home advisories and orders. We are taking additional precautions to protect volunteers, staff and the people we serve. To participate in volunteer sessions, we ask that you follow these precautions. Watch our video and see what to expect when you volunteer.

Help Us Stop the Spread of COVID-19

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, anyone who fits into any of these categories is not permitted in our facility at this time.

1. You have been exposed to COVID-19, or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not yet cleared as non-contagious by state or local public health authorities.
2. Within the past 14 days, you or members of your household have experienced any combination of these symptoms:

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Muscle pain

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Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing

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Chills/repeated shaking
with chills

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Congestion or
runny nose

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Nausea or vomiting

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Sore throat

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New loss of taste or smell

Featured Volunteer Opportunities

Questions about volunteering?

We’re here to help with your volunteer experience. Read our FAQ, or contact our Volunteer Engagement team at 773-247-3663 with any other questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Court-Ordered Community Service

Anyone volunteering to complete court-ordered community service must fill out an application. You may begin scheduling volunteer sessions after you have been approved for community service.

Volunteer Opportunities in the Community

Venture out into the community and help make an impact across Cook County. Many of our member agencies offer volunteer opportunities. Find an agency in your neighborhood.