Environment

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Growing Home

Phone: 312 939 0838

Address: 150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 773 631 1790

Address: 6100 N Central Avenue Chicago, IL 60646

Phone: 773 549 1336

Address: 2732 N. Clark St., Ste. 310 Chicago, IL 60614

The Alliance for the Great Lakes is an organization dedicated to conserving and restoring the world’s largest freshwater resource: The Great Lakes.  Volunteers can help clean up the Great Lakes shores and beaches, become a team leader by leading a cleanup, and more.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The Forest Preserves of Cook County is an organization dedicated to restoring and protecting lands. Volunteers can help preserve the habitats of the wildlife in person AND online by sharing posts to help raise awareness to restore the great outdoors. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The Growing Home is an organization that operates an organic farm to provide job training for those with low income.  Volunteers will be able to help with computer related tasks, at events, and on the farm. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

Centennial Call to Action

The Friends of the Forest Preservers

Phone: 773 762 6991

Address:  2445 S Spaulding Avenue Chicago IL 60623

Phone: 312 939 0490

Address: 411 S. Wells St. Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60607

Phone: 312 356 9990

Address: 542 S. Dearborn St., Suite 400 Chicago, IL  60605

The Little Village Environmental Justice Organization is an organization with a mission to work with families, co-workers, and neighbors accomplish environmental justice in Little Village, Chicago by building democracy and unity amongst the community.  Volunteers can assist on educational tours, help with community organization, and more.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The Centennial Volunteers are dedicated to restoring nine special sites along the Chicago and Calumet Rivers.  Volunteers will be planting seeds to stop erosion, removing invasive plants and many other activities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The Friends of the Forest Preservers is an organization in Chicago, IL, dedicated to preserving the forests of Cook County. Volunteers can help remove invasive plants, collect trash, assist with prescribed burns, among many other activities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

Garfield Conservatory

Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Park District

Phone: 312 746 5100

Address: 300 N Central Park Ave Chicago IL 60624

Phone: 847 835 8392

Address: Chicago Botanic Garden 1000 Lake Cook Road Glencoe IL 60022

Phone: 312 742 4775

Address: Chicago Park District 541 North Fairbanks Chicago, IL 60611

The Garfield Conservatory wants dedicated volunteer staff members who are passionate about plants and nature to lend a hand in maintaining the beauty of the gardens in Chicago, assist in programs like beekeeping, and other adventurous activities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The Chicago Botanic Garden is an organization committed to managing the beauty of the gardens in Chicago. Volunteers will be able to assist in education programs, special events, visitor services, McDonald Woods Restoration and more.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The Chicago Park District is an organization dedicated to maintaining the beauty of Chicago parks.  Volunteers can help remove pollutants from parks including Lincoln Park, Garfield Park, among other activities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.