VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
YOUNG ENVISION PROFESSIONALS (YEP): Join our young professionals group in organizing client-centered community activities and fundraising events in support of our work.
JOB CONNECTIONS: Identify job opportunities for our client base.
JOB TRAINING: Help prepare our clients for jobs in the community through training assistance and/or mentoring.
SOCIAL MEDIA COUNSEL: Work with staff to design a plan for increasing the number of followers and to develop compelling posts.
MARKETING/PR/COMMUNICATIONS: Provide your expertise in these areas related to our fundraising event promotion.
INSTITUTIONAL POSITIONING: Provide your communications expertise and/or community/business connections to share our story and advance our mission and vision for the future.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBER: Maintain the well being of Envision by providing fiduciary oversight, leadership in fundraising, strategic planning and advocacy for the organization.
OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
CLIENT RESIDENCES: Sponsor an activity with clients at one of our 27 residential homes, e.g., gardening, hosting a summer BBQ and/or holiday party, painting/minor repair work at the client home, etc.
CLIENT ENGAGEMENT: Sponsor a community outing with a small group of our clients, e.g., show, theater, picnic, zoo. Staff will provide transportation.
FOSTER CARE: Volunteer with the Foster Care Advisory Committee to secure donations and organize fun events for the children and their foster families, e.g., holiday party, summer picnic.
These opportunities can be adapted to meet your personal schedule, interests and time constraints, as well as those of your friends and colleagues.
Envision collaborates with volunteer organizations and partner corporations to improve our homes and day centers to better serve our clients. Two key partners in identifying volunteer groups to suport our work are Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago and Chicago Cares. Contact us today at (312) 506-4806 to discuss Envision’s volunteer opportunities.
Envision Unlimited, a non-profit human services provider, has been operating in the City of Chicago continuously since 1964.
On a daily basis, we enhance the lives and expand the futures for 1,200 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities across all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Recognized as a leader for the services we provide, Envision utilizes innovative, accredited programs to provide highly individualized care to all of our clients and their families. It’s our goal to help them learn, live and thrive in their communities. We envision a future with the fewest possible limitations for our clients.