Now located at 3500 W. Peterson Ave. while The Ark’s permanent home on California Ave. is closed for construction. Learn more.

Volunteer

Make a Difference

Thanks to the generosity of volunteers, thousands of community members in need are able to receive assistance at The Ark. Volunteer opportunities are available at both our Chicago and Northbrook locations.

Children & Families

Mitzvah Projects

Teen & Young Adults

Adults & Professionals

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Pantry Collection Guide

Jewish Community Groups

Corporate Groups

First time volunteer?

Fill our our Volunteer Application here!

“I am proud to be an Ark volunteer. The Ark does so much for the community, and it’s wonderful to give back to those less fortunate than me.”

Volunteer,

Pantry Driver

“I am proud to be a member of the Ark team and happily tell my story about how much the Ark does for the community and how wonderful it is to give back to others less fortunate than we are.”

Volunteer,

Café Ark

“I am proud to be an Ark volunteer and happily tell my story about how much the Ark does for the community and how wonderful it is to give back to others less fortunate than we are.”

Volunteer,

Pantry

“I am proud to be an Ark volunteer, and it’s wonderful to give back to those in the community less fortunate than me.”

Volunteer,

Pantry Volunteer

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