Housing Forward is in need of volunteers to assist in our Support Center with sorting donations, management of the clothing closet and assistance with client laundry services. Our Support Center is open Monday through Friday during business hours (8am – 5pm). Volunteers are needed to volunteer in 60-90 minute shifts.
Summer Transitional PADS Shelter
We are just about halfway into our Summer Transitional PADS Shelter program, and if you haven't already, we’d like to invite you to help by donating a meal to those that are in the shelter. The program runs through September 4th and volunteers can sign up for the following options: Breakfast Provider, Lunch Provider, Dinner Provider, and Over Night Helper. Dates for the following shelter sites are listed below. If you are interested in getting involved with this program, please click on the links to sign up!
The summer Transitional Shelter program provides short-term shelter for up to 12 clients that are on an employment or educational track or have an imminent housing plan in order to rapidly re-house individuals and families. There are also three beds dedicated to those who are newly homeless.
The Auxiliary Board is an opportunity to participate in Housing Forward’s largest fundraising event of the year. You will be a part of a passionate team of professionals and volunteers working together to create an exciting silent auction for our guests. In addition to working in support of our mission, the Auxiliary Board also provides a way for you to learn new skills and broaden your professional and social circles.
The summer Transitional Shelter program is designed to foster self-sufficiency for clients who are on an employment or educational track with a combination of short-term shelter and supportive services in order to rapidly re-house individuals who are homeless in West suburban Cook County.
Housing Forward is looking for individuals and/or groups to help with our Transitional Shelter program, May 30 – September 4. Volunteers can sign up for the following options:
The summer Transitional Shelter program is designed to foster self-sufficiency for clients that are on an employment or educational track with a combination of short-term shelter and supportive services in order to rapidly re-house individuals who are homeless in west suburban Cook County.
Current volunteer openings in our PADS Shelter for the following days and shifts:
We need volunteers to provide breakfast on Wednesday, March 29, at Grace Episcopal Church, 924 W. Lake Street, Oak Park. The site capacity is generally 60 clients.
Volunteers are also needed to provide 25 sack lunches to drop off on Friday, March 31 at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 545 South East Avenue, Oak Park.
Shelter Volunteers Needed
PADS shelter is in need of additional volunteers for the following shifts and food coverage. Please see Tonisha Daniel, firstname.lastname@example.org , (708) 338-1724 ext.220 to sign up.
5th Wednesday breakfast provider at Grace Episcopal, 924 W. Lake Street, Oak Park. Site capacity is generally 60 clients. Next scheduled date is Wednesday, March...
In preparation for the Have-a-Heart Gala Saturday, February 11th, 2017, Housing Forward is looking for additional Auxiliary Board members to help with the Gala’s silent auction. The auction is a vital part of the event's success and helps raise over $20K. Auxiliary board members will choose from assignments such as: brainstorming innovative and unique auction experiences, soliciting local businesses for donations...