Campus & Community Resources

Volunteer Services

  • Ben Gordon Volunteer Services Program
    Services: Volunteer opportunities with crisis line, center client advocacy, sexual assault/abuse services, students helping students
  • Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
    2496 DeKalb, IL
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    Services: Volunteer opportunities with: visitation assistant, visiting grandparent program, children's workshops, clerical and transportation aide
  • Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb
    1606 Bethany Rd.
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    Services: Resource and referral services regarding all volunteer opportunities in DeKalb
  • Newman Center: Justice & Social Action Programs
    815-757-7770 Contact: Maria Alderson
    Services: Local volunteer opportunities with homeless shelter, safe passage, St. Charles youth correctional center visitation, adult literacy, pregnancy consultation service
  • Career Services
    Campus Life Building 220
    Services: Career exploration and referral services: Provides pre-employment training for such careers as carpentry, construction, customer service rep; program to assist women in improving reading, writing and math skills; serves as a clearing house between campus and community for volunteer and service learning opportunities, part-time and full-time off-campus
    Eligibility: All currently enrolled NIU students