Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at NorthPointe Resources! Program participants love meeting new people and especially appreciate our volunteers. There are many different ways to share your time and talent, such as:
These are only a few of the volunteer opportunities. Do you have something else in mind or do you have a talent you’d like to share? Let us know!
To learn more about volunteer opportunities and to receive a volunteer packet, CLICK HERE.
To contact by phone call the Volunteer Coordinator at 847-731-5708
Current Volunteer Opportunities
MARKET RESEARCH ANALYST / MARKETING SPECIALIST
Days and times are very flexible and the work may be done in our office or remotely. The volunteer can choose to do all or some of the projects, but we ask that the chosen project be worked through completion.
SORT DONATED ITEMS
We are fortunate to receive lots of donated items. As the items come in, the clothes need to be sorted by size and hung up. The other small items need to be organized and shelved. Currently the storage area is full and it will take 5 – 8 hours to get it in good shape. After that, 1 – 2 hours per week should take care of it. Part of this volunteer opportunity means taking the items that we cannot use to another charitable organization (one happens to be next door to us). We can provide a cart and possibly some assistance. Must be able to bend, stretch and lift about 40 pounds.
Because of the population of people with whom we work (adults with developmental disabilities), you will be asked to complete an application, pass required background checks, sign a confidentiality agreement and attend a 15 minute training session. You will be under the supervision of a NorthPointe Resources staff person at all times.
Days and times are very flexible but we ask you to commit to a minimum of 8 weeks.
SHARE YOUR EXPERTISE WITH
PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
All of the following opportunities take place at NorthPointe Resources’ Killian Center between the hours of 9am and 2pm, Monday through Friday. We are flexible and can work with your schedule as long as it falls within these parameters.
Some of our program participants want to become self employed with their own microenterprise. In order to get started they need to know the market and if it can support their product or service. The volunteer will:
Please know that volunteers at NorthPointe Resources are required to pass background checks and drug screening. Volunteers for this opportunity will receive extensive training.