Thanks for your interest in volunteering with The Bridge!We rely on volunteers to help all of our services and programs run smoothly. From youth mentoring to event staffing, volunteers take on many important roles within the organization. Email Kelsey at firstname.lastname@example.org with any volunteer related questions.
Our volunteer philosophy:The Bridge welcomes volunteers in a variety of roles, including activities that directly support our employees, leadership positions, and client services. We believe in creating opportunities for the community to participate in, offer feedback and endorse our work. By volunteering with The Bridge, you are helping Palatine-area kids and families achieve social and emotional health.
Ways to VolunteerMentoring - Direct impact on youth. Meet weekly with a youth you are paired with. Build social and life skills that will help your mentee succeed in the future.
Prep University Volunteer - Direct impact on youth. Join a cohort of other professionals who will teach 1 skill/week in a 10- week series. Your commitment is 1 day/1 week for up to 4 cohorts. Support Improving physical space for youth and families. Help beautify our spaces for the best therapeutic environment for our clients and allow us to direct our resources to the program.
Maintenance Support - Improving physical space for youth and families. Help beautify our spaces for the best therapeutic environment for our clients and allow us to direct our resources to the program.
Office Support Back - Office support to keep our business thriving while directing resources to program. Join our team to complete direct mailings, provide data entry support, help with website design, and provide translation services (English – Spanish, English – Ukranian).
Events - Help us throw our annual Gala or Golf Outing. This keeps the cost to run the event low to maximize every dollar donated.