Volunteer with Inside Out Club DuPage

to positively impact kids’ lives through character and community engagement

We’re looking for volunteers who are passionate about developing kids with character inside and out!

Ideal volunteer candidates are committed to our mission; are genuine and thoughtful; lead by example; and are caring of others.

Volunteer Opportunities to Consider

Inside Out Club Leader

(Series or One-Time Activities, ages 18+)

  • Lead character-building lessons to groups of kids or families, and help with activities and crafts
  • Pick up and drop off all supplies (Volunteer Workshop is behind Naperville North High School)
  • Must be comfortable using new technology, including a projector, Microsoft PowerPoint, YouTube, etc. (we will train you)
  • Lessons are typically one hour long, and we ask that you arrive 15 minutes early and plan to stay about 15 minutes afterward
  • To lead an Inside Out Club Series, you must be available for all 4 weeks in a row (offered in the fall, spring and summer)
  • Minimum commitment within a calendar year for our Inside Out Club Series: two 4-week sessions; for our One-Time Inside Out Club Activities: 6 lessons)
  • Training, curriculum and supplies are provided

Special Projects Team (All ages – kids welcome with an adult)

    • Prep and pack lesson supplies for groups of 10 to hundreds of kids, help with data entry or other administrative projects and more
    • When we have a need arise, we will contact members of the Special Projects Team to see who is available to sign up
    • Most work is completed at our Volunteer Workshop, located behind Naperville North High School, though some projects can be picked up, completed at home, then returned to the Workshop
    • Minimum commitment within a calendar year: two projects

Inside Out Club Support Volunteer (Series or Individual Lessons, ages 15+)

    • Help the Inside Out Club Leader with character-building lessons, activities and crafts for groups of kids or families
    • Lessons are typically one hour long, and we ask that you arrive 15 minutes early and plan to stay about 15 minutes afterward
    • To support an Inside Out Club Series, you must be available for all four weeks in a row (offered in the fall, spring and summer)
    • Minimum commitment within a calendar year for our Inside Out Club Series: two 4-week sessions; for our One-Time Inside Out Club Activities: Six lessons)
    • Training, easy-to-follow curriculum and supplies are provided

Special Event Committee (All ages – kids welcome with an adult)

    • Coordinate one or both of our special events: Fall Family 5K (September) and Cocoa & Kindness (December – Valentine’s Day)
    • Roles include Event Chair, Subcommittee Chair and Subcommittee Member of Sponsorships, In-Kind Donations, Promotion, Logistics, Volunteers and more
    • Committees typically meet once per month, with additional check-ins closer to the event
    • Minimum commitment: one event, start to finish
    • Training, easy-to-follow curriculum and supplies are provided

    Board Member (Ages 18+)

      • Contribute to the growth and success of Inside Out Club through leadership
      • Support the Inside Out Club Executive Director and fellow Board Members in reaching organizational goals
      • Promote and represent Inside Out Club in the community
      • Attend Inside Out Club special events throughout the year
      • Serve on a committee: Programs, Marketing, Finance, Board Development
      • Participate in monthly board meetings as well as periodic committee meetings
      • Minimum commitment: two years

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