Volunteer Opportunities

Smile2Volunteers make a world of difference at Onward Neighborhood House!

Whether it's painting, reading to the children, cleaning classrooms, or collecting donations... there are numerous opportunities to get involved and help in the mission of Onward.

Most opportunities are suitable for individuals as well as groups. The experience can be very rewarding and promote teamwork. Corporations looking for group volunteer opportunities are invited to consider Onward House as their next community project.

Full day volunteer opportunities:

Half day volunteer opportunities:

Seasonal volunteer opportunities:

Off-site Volunteer opportunities:

Ongoing volunteer opportunities:

These suggested volunteer opportunities are not comprehensive; Onward House will consider any special projects or requests volunteers have. Please contact the Development Office to start the conversation.  We encourage your ideas of volunteering your time, services or any talents you'd like to share with Onward House.

In the meantime, don't forget to visit our Wish List!

We are very grateful to our past volunteers for all their hard work!

For more information about eligibility, enrollment procedures and other questions, contact the Development Department at 312.622.7723 or via email at jhenriquez@onwardhouse.org.

Our Mission

The mission of Onward Neighborhood House is to empower families and individuals in need to achieve their full potential in a community-based setting through participant-driven educational, recreational and social service programs.

Onward House Locations

Administrative Offices
5413 W. Diversey Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639

Belmont Cragin
5423 W. Diversey Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639

Contact Us
Ph: 773.622.3215
Fax: 773.622.4074

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