Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are always welcome at Shore. Volunteering provides a way to give back to your community. Your time and talent is special and does make a difference in the lives that you touch.

Please take a look at the list below for some of the volunteer opportunities available.

To learn more about volunteering, call 847-982-2030 ext. 221.


Help staff with individuals on outings.

Classroom Assistant

Assist staff in adult groups at Shore’s Lois Lloyd Center.


Help clean Shore’s facilities.

Early Intervention

Filing, typing, answering phones (any or all), office assistance.

Employment Opportunities

Help individuals obtain outside jobs.

General Mailing

Help development office to stuff, seal and sort large mailings.


Building repair, painting and upkeep.


Assist with gardening and other outside projects.

Lunchroom Supervisors

Assist individuals at lunch with serving, clean-up and socializing.

Major Gifts

Assist Shore in developing relationships with businesses, foundations and individuals for support.


Assist with writing articles, taking photographs.

One-on-One Fundraising

Personally ask businesses, foundations and individuals for support.

Production Helper

Assist at Training Center weekdays with on-going work training projects and quality control.

Re-Sale Shop

Help sell and/or contribute merchandise at agency re-sale shop called the Second Time Around Thrift & Gift Shop in Skokie. Volunteers are also needed periodically to help pick up leftover items from rummage sales, clothing drives, and other area homes and businesses.

Shore Joseph Koenig, Sr. Training Center

Help with eCycle, Shore’s electronic recycling business.  Volunteers can also help with one day Community Recycling events throughout the year.

Silent and Live Auction

Solicit items from retailers for spring benefit or golf outing.

Skills Advisor

Use your special talents to teach individuals skills such as balancing a checkbook, cooking, crafts, etc.

Spring Benefit

Assist at the actual event by selling raffle tickets, helping at checkout, and other activities.

Knights of Columbus’ Annual Tootsie Roll Drive in September

Help can at area stores in Northbrook and Skokie.  The fundraising drive is in mid-September each year.  Shore receives support from local councils for assisting with this drive.


Please consider including Shore Community Services in your will and estate planning.