Become a volunteer

Explore direct and indirect service opportunities for individual volunteers Download our Volunteer Newsletter

Our volunteers include individuals and groups who come to us with a range of experiences and motivations. We offer a variety of direct and indirect volunteer positions and work to match the skills and interests of the volunteer with the needs of the agency and our clients. Some volunteer positions, including all direct service positions, require screening, training and one or more interview(s) with the supervising staff member.

In recent years we have had more than 400 volunteers who together provide more than 10,000 hours of service to the Community Crisis Center each year. In November 2004, we introduced our “Heart of the Center” awards to acknowledge the contributions of some of these extraordinary people.

For a printable volunteer application that you can complete and mail to us, click here.

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If you prefer, you can call or e-mail Melissa Owens at 847-742-4088 x152 or We will mail or e-mail you a copy of the volunteer application.