Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunities
Pantry Volunteer I:
Assist Pantry staff with sorting, packaging, and distributing food to visitors.
Pantry Volunteer II:
Assist Pantry staff with unloading truck, moving boxes, and general support for large pick-ups and deliveries. Times vary.
Family Housing Volunteer Opportunities
Unit Prep Crew
Individuals or groups to assist in preparing housing units for new guests. Times vary based on need. Tasks include cleaning and painting units.
Volunteer Maintenance Crew
See the list below of the projects we currently need help with and call our Case Manager Shari Shaver at 847-662-1340 if you think you want to help!
List of Current Projects at COOL Family Housing
Lawn Maintenance (mowing, trimming shrubs, weeding, raking leaves)
Cleaning (includes carpet cleaning, general cleaning and house cleaning after construction projects and move outs)
Landscaping (tending flower beds and pulling weeds and seasonal landscaping projects)
Power wash siding
Fencing repairs, replacement and installation
Show shoveling, salting driveways and sidewalks
Minor plumbing repairs
Screem repairs and replacements
Window repairs and installation of blinds
Furniture pick up, delivery, repair and organization
To volunteer for these or other opportunities at COOL please call our Volunteer Manager at (847) 662-1230.
Please consider being a COOL Volunteer!!!