Engage in Service

Empower to Employ: Position People for Success
April 2015

Empower to Employ strengthens communities from the ground up. Volunteers support the unemployed by leading job-readiness workshops, from resume writing to interviewing to networking. In the process, they give fellow Chicagoans the confidence and competencies to pursue—and secure—life-changing opportunities.

Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon: Engage in the City's Largest Day of Service
June 2015

One day of service impacts Chicagoans for years when more than 5,000 people—largely from corporate teams—volunteer in every corner of the city. From revitalizing schools for deserving students and teachers to fostering hope and community among seniors, volunteers leave a profound mark.

Customized Service: Make Our City—and Your Company—Stronger
Available 365 Days of the Year

Chicago Cares designs and executes custom corporate service programs tailored to the priorities of companies and the needs of the community—ongoing or one-time, small- or large-scale, in any range of issue areas aligned with your strategic focus. From celebrating diversity to fostering teamwork to leveraging a company milestone, service is a unique way to engage employees and bolster visibility. These customized corporate volunteer opportunities book several months in advance.

Donation level is based on the scope of the program developed.

Use the navigation bar above to learn more about our corporate programs or contact our Development Team.