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*All volunteers must be fully vaccinated. Please read and sign the SJS volunteer vaccine mandate before applying for volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer opportunities at St. Joseph Services are as varied as those who volunteer. Projects can be done in groups, individually, one time or on an ongoing basis. Volunteers can choose to work with youth, adults, or both; they may choose to work at the SJS Program Site at Humboldt Park or the SJS Program Site at Austin. All volunteer opportunities require a compassionate heart, an openness to new experiences, and a commitment to share one’s gifts with another human being.


Submit the form below or contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (773) 278-0484 for more information about how you can share your gifts and transform a life.

Volunteer Opportunities

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Make a Difference!  Volunteer in one of the following areas:​

After School Program:

Gratifying opportunities helping with youth from pre-k through 8th grade.  As a tutor, you will gain experience working with youth by helping with homework and enrichment activities.  As a mentor, you will find it rewarding to help students grow not only intellectually, but socially.

     Austin: Monday - Friday, 3:00pm - 5:45pm

     Humboldt Park: Monday - Friday 3:30pm - 6:00pm


Tutor students on their path to becoming U.S. citizens! Help students hone their English reading, writing, and speaking skills and learn U.S. history in order to pass the U.S. citizenship exam.

     Glenview: Thursdays, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

     Humboldt Park: Thursdays, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Computer Literacy:

Tech-savvy, energetic volunteers have the chance to assist with computer literacy classes for passionate adult students.  Volunteers will help students improve Microsoft Office and other practical computer skills.

     Humboldt Park: Monday - Thursday 11:30am - 1:00pm

     Humboldt Park: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00pm - 7:30pm

English as a Second Language (ESL):

Talented individuals get the opportunity to lend their knowledge of the English language to our enthusiastic adult learners.  Instructors will help our students build English skills and conversational confidence.  Instructors are not required to know a foreign language.

     Avondale: Wednesdays, 9:00am - 11:00am

     Glenview: Thursdays 7:00pm - 8:30pm

     Humboldt Park: Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm

     Humboldt Park: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 7:30pm


Opportunities to volunteer in our Admin Office include, but are not limited to, the following areas: Data Entry, Events, Human Resources, Marketing, and Photography/Videography.

     Josephinum Academy: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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