Good Causes

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to get involved on your own or with your family? Take a look at the following list of volunteer opportunities and:

  • Find your special interest
  • Do something with the whole family
  • Give back to the community

Community Service Opportunities

  • Family Shelter Services:
    • Help raise funds on Tuesday, March 13 from noon to 9 p.m. during the International Home and Housewares Show Charity Product Donation Program.  Sign up here.  
    • Immediate openings for hotline assistants to take police calls and complete reports used by their advocates to reach out to victims.  Training is provided. To volunteer, email Katie Peterson.
  • Spend an hour with a senior citizen who is home-bound through Friendly Visits, a new program hosted by the DuPage Senior Citizens Council. Watch TV, play cards, or just reminisce.  Call Toni Pickens at 630-620-0804, ext. 108 for information on volunteer orientation. 
  • DuPage Pads is committed to ending homelessness in our community. Their Interim Housing Program needs volunteers now. Visit http://dupagepads.org/solutions/volunteer/ to help.
  • Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton provides transitional housing programs and supportive services to U.S. Veterans of any era to help them out of homelessness and back to useful, productive lives. They are currently looking for assistance with serving meals, painting and landscaping the shelter.

Please note that COD Cares compensated service hours are only applicable to group service activities listed on the monthly calendar and, therefore, are not applicable to the above list of events.

*COD Cares About What You Care About

Email CODCares@cod.edu to tell us about your favorite national or local District 502 organization and why it is special to you!  We can include it on this page or add it to our growing list of monthly group service activities.

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Contact Information


COD Cares

Ami Chambers 
Community Relations Coordinator
(630) 942-3823

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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