Volunteer Opportunities

VETERANS

McHenry County Veterans Assistance
667 Ware Rd. Woodstock
815-334-4229
www.co.mchenry.il.us

Transitional Living Services
815-334-0540
www.tlsveterans.org

Marine Corps League of McHenry County
www.mchenrycountymcl.com

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Woodstock-815-338-5040- www.vfw5040.org
McHenry-815-385-4600- www.mchenryvfw.org
Harvard- 815-943-6733
Crystal Lake- PO Box 446, Crystal Lake, IL. 60039

Veterans Network Committee of Northern IL.
847-875-0159
www.veteransnetworkcommittee.com

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS


Senior Care Volunteer Network 815-455-3120, ext 223

www.scvnmchenrycounty.org

Senior Services Associates
815-344-3555 or 815-356-7457

Family Alliance 

Woodstock-815-338-3590

Huntley-224-654-6300

Salvation Army Golden Diners
630-232-6676

Cary Senior Center
441 W. Main St., Cary 847-639-7224

Salvation Army
290 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake
815-459-4261

McHenry Township Senior Center
3519 N. Richmond Rd. Johnsburg
815-385-8260

Island Lake Village Hall 847-526-2169
3720 Greenleaf Ave.

Harvard Senior Center
1200 N. Division St.
815-943-6844

Hearthstone Community in Woodstock
815-321-4030

McHenry Villa
815-344-0246

Fair Oaks Health Care Center in Crystal Lake
815-455-0550

Sunrise Assisted Living of Crystal Lake
815-444-6600

Valley Hi Nursing Home
815-334-2834

Crossroads Care Center of Woodstock
815-338-1700

Crystal Pines Health Care Center
815-459-7791

Bickford Assisted Living & Memory Care
of Crystal Lake 815-477-4200

Fountains at Crystal Lake
815-477-6582

Heritage Woods of Huntley
847-669-5185

Heritage Woods of McHenry
815-344-2690

Eastgate Manor of Algonquin
847-458-2800

Paradise Park Assisted Living and Memory Care
Fox Lake 847-973-8800, ext 9

School Dist. 47 Project Story Boost
815-459-6070, ext 5040
Volunteers needed to read with students

Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry Co.
4318 BW. Crystal Lake Road
serve as Big Brother & Big Sister

4-H McHenry Co. Unit
1102 McConnell Rd, Box 1430
Woodstock
Volunteers are welcome to assist in providing program guidance, instructing in a subject area, and in a number of other ways.

The Alexander Leigh Center for Autism
620 Illinois 31
Crystal Lake, IL. 60012
815-477-2522
Fund-raising and maintenance

The Challenger Learning Center
222 E. Church St., Woodstock IL. 815-338-7722, ext 10, www.challengerillinois.org
Volunteers can work with kids in educational programming. Fun-raising and maintenance. 

Garden Quarter Neighborhood Resource Center 4508 Garden Quarter Rd. Apt. 36
McHenry 815-322-2357 www.gardenquarter.org
Assistance with curriculum planning in social studies and science.

Main Stay Therapeutic Riding Program
6919 Keystone Rd. Richmond 815-653-9374
 work with horses

Bravehearts Therapeutic Riding & Education Center
7319 Maxon Rd. Harvard 630-835-1827
www.braveheartsriding.org
work with horses, must be older than 12

Community Action Agency for McHenry County
Head Start Program
100 N. Benton St. Woodstock 815-338-8790
Office work

Hearthstone Early Learning Center
350 Christian Way Woodstock 815-338-1954
www.hearthstonewoodstock.org read stories, help with art projects and many more tasks

McHenry Area Youth Commission
3519 N Richmond Rd. Johnsburg 815-344-0001

Midwest Center for Children's Development
4701 N. Oak St. Crystal Lake 815-788-1020
www.mccdtherapy.com work with horses

Northern IL. Center for Autism
1300 Cunat Ct. Lake in the Hills 847-658-5607
www.nicautism.org
one on one assistant, an adult vocational coach

Algonquin-LITH Interfaith Food Pantry
1113 Pyott Rd. Lake in the Hills 847-854-1904
www.alith-foodpantry.org

Cary-Grove Food Pantry
8901 Cary-Algonquin Rd. Cary 847-516-3602
www.cgfoodpantry.org

Crystal Lake Food Pantry
257 King St. Crystal Lake 
www.clpantry.org

FISH of McHenry Food Pantry
3703 N. Richmond Rd. Johnsburg 815-344-4717
www.fishofmchenry.org

Grafton Food Pantry 

11481 Allison Ct. Huntley, IL.

 

847-495-0922

graftonfoodpantry.org

Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County
5141 W. Bull Valley Rd. Ste. B McHenry
815-759-9002
www.habitatmchenry.org

Harvard Food Pantry
1200 N. Division St. Harvard 815-943-6844
www.harvard-food-pantry.org

Home of the sparrow
5342 W Elm St. McHenry 815-271-5444
www.hosparrow.org

M.O.R.E. Center (Marengo area outreach enterprises)
829 Greenlee St. Marengo
815-568-7950
www.marengomorecenter.org

McHenry County PADS
14411 Kishwaukee Valley Rd. Woodstock
815-338-5231
www.pioneercenter.org

Northern IL. Food Bank
600 Industrial Dr., St Charles
360-443-6910
www.solvehungertoday.org

St. Paul Episcopal Church Diaper Bank
3706 St. Paul Ave. McHenry
815-385-0390
www.stpaulmchenry.com

Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry
3506 E. Wonder Lake Rd. Wonder Lake
815-355-5459
www.wlfoodpantry.com

Woodstock Bible Church Food Pantry
770 E. Kimball Ave. Woodstock
815-338-3006
www.woodstockbiblechurch.com

Adopt-A-Highway Program
McHenry Co. Division of Transportation
815-334-4970
www.co.mchenry.il.us

Land Conservancy of McHenry County
815-337-9502
www.conservemc.org

Enviromental Defenders of McHenry County
815-338-0393
www.mcdef.org

Friends of the Fox River
815-356-6605
www.friendsofthefoxriver.org

Watershed Planning
815-338-0393
www.mcdef.org

McHenry County Conservation District
815-338-6226, ext.229

SPECIAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

GiGi's Playhouse-McHenry County
847-885-7529
www.gigisplayhouse.org
Run events, help children with Down syndrome learn to read, and write thank you notes.

National Alliance on Mental Illness-McHenry County
(NAMI) 815-3448300
Co-lead support groups & classes for mentally ill and their families. Help with fundraising.

Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association (NISRA)
815-459-0737
www.nisra.org
Must commit for an entire season. Programs include bowling, swimming, Special Olympics sports.

Pioneer Center
815-759-7144
www.pioneercenter.org
Volunteer responsibilities vary for each program.

Special Olympics
847-478-0935
www.soill.org to download a volunteer registration form.

JAYCEES


Crystal Lake Jaycees

815-356-5252

Algonquin/Lake in the Hills

Fox Valley Jaycees
53 N. Ayer St.
Harvard, IL. 60033
815-943-3873

Huntley Jaycees

Membership Chairman: Gloria@gloriaantonelli.com

Woodstock Jaycees

815-334-7612

KIWANIS


Crystal Lake Kiwanis Club
McHenry Kiwanis Club
Barrington Area Kiwanis Club
Meets at 111 Grille, 200 Applebee St.
Barrington

Richmond-Spring Grove

LIONS

Algonquin Lions Club
Barrington Lions Club
treweek@aol.com

Crystal Lake Lions Club
pgummerson@firstpru.com

Fox River Grove Lioness Club
Darlas417@yahoo.com

Hebron Lions Club
Pjacks6056@aol.com

Huntley Lions Club
Pkahl4@aol.com

Island Lake Lions Club
Mfk442@yahoo.com

Marengo Lions Club
jrussell@rockfordcenter.org

Richmond Lions Club
Mrsmd3@yahoo.com

Woodstock Lions Club
uncron@stans.com

ROTARY CLUBS

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills
847-809-8508

Barrington Rotary Club
847-304-5933

Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club
847-620-4500

Cary-Grove Rotary Club
847-639-6100 ext. 102

Carpentersville Morning
224-795-8040

Crystal Lake
815-459-2685

Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers
815-455-3000

Dundee Township
847-742-3264

Fox Lake- Round Lake Rotary Club
847-740-6392

Harvard Rotary Club
815-670-3910

Huntley Rotary Club
224-628-2703

Lake in the Hills
847-854-3213

McHenry Rotary
815-451-0644

McHenry Sunrise
jbatt3@yahoo.com

Richmond-Spring Grove Area
815-678-4424

Woodstock Rotary
815-338-7360

Woodstock Morning
815-338-4324

MOOSE

Moose Lodge 1329 Woodstock
815-338-0126

Moose Lodge 691 Johnsburg
815-385-9770

CRISIS GROUPS

CASA of McHenry County
815-363-5920
www.casamchenrycounty.org

Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County
815-334-9597
www.mchenry-crisis.org

Turning Point of McHenry County
815-338-8081
www.mchenrycountyturningpoint.org

HEALTH CARE

Family Health Partnership Clinic
401 E. Congress Parkway Crystal Lake
779-220-9300

Centegra Health System
815-759-4203

Mercy Health System
815-943-3989

Advocate Good Shepard
847-381-0123 ext. 5094

Hospice & palliative Care of N.E. Illinois
224-770-2477

Gavers Community Cancer Foundation
815-759-8020

ANIMAL CARE

No Splitting Hares Rabbit Rescue
847-458-0202

Animal House Shelter Inc.
847-961-5541
www.animalhouseshelter.com

Assisi Animal Foundation
815-455-9411
www.assisi.org

Helping Paws Animal Shelter
815-338-4400
www.helpingpaws.net

McHenry County Animal Control & Adoption Center
815-459-6222
www.petfinder.com

On Angel's Wings, Inc.
815-356-8170
www.onangelswingsinc.org

Pets in need Midwest
815-728-1462
www.petsinneedmidwest.org

Animal Services & Assist. Programs, Inc.
815-568-2921
www.asap-usa.org

Hooved Animal Humane Society- HAHS
815-337-5563
www.hahs.org

McHenry County Animal Welfare Coalition
815-459-6222

Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society
847-382-0503
www.harpsonline.org