Become A Volunteer

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Become A Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer your time, service, advice, etc. we’d love to welcome you! Please fill out our volunteer form and one of our team members will contact you.

What We’re Looking For

Are you comfortable and enjoy working with youth and young adults? Want to make a difference in a young person’s life? Do you have a passion to help the community? Then the YDCA team needs you! We’re looking for dynamic leaders who have a passion to help youth and young adults succeed in life. We currently work with individuals in the Chicago Land, Cook County, Area and we’re always in need of volunteers who are willing to serve those in need. *Please be advised YDCA does a thorough background check on all volunteers. Call us if you are interested in volunteering with us, or if you would like to discuss our current needs at (be sure to put “Volunteer” in the subject line.

Youth Support Mentors

Financial Literacy Facilitators/Instructors

Social Media Coordinator

Blog Writers

Basketball Coaches

The Process

The first step to becoming a volunteer is to complete the form on this page and click submit. Once your message has been submitted please allow 3 to 5 business days for one of team members to contact you. Once you’re contacted you will be sent, via email, a volunteer application that must be completed and sent back to our team for review. If there is an opening one of our team members will contact you with further details. If nothing is available your application will remain on file, in the event that something does become available, for six (6) months. If you have any questions please contact us. *Please be advised YDCA does a thorough background check on all volunteers.