DuPage Pads

Organization Address:

Administrative Office
601 West Liberty Drive 
Wheaton, IL 60187

Client Service Center
703 West Liberty Drive
Wheaton, IL 60187

Interim (Overnight) Housing Sites are located throughout the county.

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Josie Mattern
Volunteer Coordinator
(630) 517-0569

Phone Number:

(630) 682-3846

Email Address:

 jmattern@gmail.com

Website Address:

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Client Service Center:
Lunch Server: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (one day a week)

Storage Room Volunteer:  Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. (one day a week, 2 or 3 hours)

Interim (Overnight) Housing Site Monitor: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., 2:30 to 5:30 a.m.

Description of Organization:

DuPagePads' mission is to end homelessness in DuPage County. We believe the solution is housing, coupled with support services and employment.

Description of Service Learner Role:

Client Service Center:

Lunch Server

  • Days of the week: Monday-Friday, 1 day a week
  • Time Commitment: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Location: Client Service Center, 703 W. Liberty Drive in Wheaton
  • Description:
    • Cook a meal outside our facilities and bring it in to serve lunch to our participants
    • Prepare kitchen and serve lunch items to our clients
    • Clean kitchen area after serving lunch

Storage Area Volunteer

  • Days of the week: Monday-Friday, 1 day a week
  • Time Commitment: 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Location: Client Service Center, 703 W. Liberty Drive in Wheaton
  • Description:
    • Organize in-kind donation items (clothing and toiletries)
    • Monitor distribution of goods to participants with sign-in/sign-out sheet
    • Assist with laundry loads

Interim (Overnight) Housing:

Site Monitor

 

Organization Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must register as a DuPagePads Volunteer
    • Must pass a background check performed by DuPagePads
  • Complete the DuPagePads Volunteer Training (online or in-person) and participate in ongoing available trainings

Number of Placements Available:

15

 

 

Contact Information

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

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

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