Community Nurse Health Center

Organization Address:

23 Calendar Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Joan Metz, Manager of Events & Volunteer Services

Phone Number:

(708) 579-2403

Email Address:

Website Address:

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Monday-Saturday - hours vary but are generally 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. Three hour shifts are standard.

Description of Organization:

Community Nurse Health Center is a non-profit organization. Community Nurse is dedicated to enhancing the health of our community. We serve as a community healthcare center for residents of the western suburbs of Chicago, focusing on those who have limited access to care. We provide affordable health, dental and healthcare programs for almost 4,000 patients. Two resale shops raise crucial funds for these clinics and over 200 volunteers help out every week in these shops.

Description of Service Learner Role:

Volunteers will help out in the Carousel Resale shop. This resale shop raises crucial funds for the medical and dental centers that provide healthcare to low-income patients from the western suburbs of Chicago. These volunteers will help with general retail store duties including assisting customers, stocking shelves, counters or tables with merchandise, keeping the showroom clean and orderly, organizing donations, monitoring the store, and more.

Organization Requirements:

We ask for a minimum of 10-20 hours of volunteering from any short term volunteer.

Number of Placements Available:

Eight placements are available.


Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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