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U.S. Army Reserve Child, Youth & School Services Conduct Cleanup at James Park

On Wednesday, August 13, the U.S. Army Reserve Child, Youth & School Services visited Evanston during its annual Midwest

Residents Invited to Apply for City Board of Animal Control

Posted in Boards, City Council, Volunteer

Evanston residents are invited to apply to be a part of a seven-member Board of Animal Control that will

City to Host "Community Clean-up" April 26

Posted in ecology, Sustainability, Volunteer

Residents are invited to help make Evanston sparkle this spring by participating in the City’s “Community Clean-up” on Saturday,

RFQ for Animal Volunteer Organization Issued - Due April 25

The City of Evanston has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for an Animal Volunteer Organization to partner with

Local Employers Encouraged to Participate in Youth Job Fair April 19

The Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP) will host a job fair on Saturday, April 19 at Evanston Township

"Give Back Evanston" Invites Residents to Volunteer on April 2

On Wednesday, April 2, volunteers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to celebrate District 65’s early dismissal with

Volunteers Sought for Snow Shoveling Program

Posted in snow removal, volunteer

The City of Evanston is looking to connect individuals who are willing to help shovel sidewalks and driveways to

'Tis the Season for Giving with the Mayor's Annual Holiday Food & Toy Drive

DECEMBER 17, 2013 UPDATE The deadline is over for dropping off toys and food items, but financial donations are

Evanston Volunteers Surpass 150,000-Hour Goal Weeks in Advance!

Posted in Volunteer

The City of Evanston is nearing the end of its year-long celebration marking 150 years since its founding. The

Hosts Sought for an International Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted in Thanksgiving

You can bring the world to your Thanksgiving table by hosting an international student, scholar or family from Northwestern University

Labor Day Holiday Weekend City Schedule and Closures

The City of Evanston has announced the service schedules and facility closures for the 2013 Labor Day holiday weekend.

"Pink Heals Tour" Comes to Evanston to Promote Cancer Awareness August 7

The “Pink Heals Tour” will be in Evanston from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7 to

Support the Annual CommUNITY Picnic by Donating Today

On August 25, the City of Evanston will host the annual Evanston CommUNITY Picnic - a free event of community,

Evanston 4th of July Association Volunteers Needed

The Evanston 4th of July Association is seeking volunteers for this year's Independence Day events. This year marks the

UPDATE: Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program Job Fair Set for April 20 and 27

The Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program’s annual Job Fair will be held on two Saturdays this year. Evanston youth

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

The City of Evanston is a better place to live, work and play, thanks to the efforts of thousands

New "Evanston Life" Magazine Now Online

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Evanston Life! Over the past several years, the Highlights newsletter and the Arts

Mayor's State of the City Address March 8, Registration Still Open

Please join the Evanston Chamber of Commerce on March 8 to hear from the Honorable Elizabeth Tisdahl, Mayor of

Social Media Volunteers Wanted for Local Non-profits

The City of Evanston is seeking Social Media Interns who will be paired with local Evanston non-profits for its

Evanston Pushing for 150,000 Volunteer Hours to Mark City's 150th Anniversary

2013 marks the 150th anniversary of Evanston’s founding. In honor of Evanston's legacy of civic engagement, Volunteer Evanston encourages

Volunteer Call-to-action to Help "Have Dreams" Center Cleanup after Flood

HAVE DREAMS, an organization which provides educational and vocational support for autistic children and youth in Evanston and beyond,

Bike the Ridge Set for Sept. 30

Join us on Sunday, September 30, 2012 for the Annual Bike the Ridge ride! Ridge Avenue will be closed

Volunteers Needed for CommUNITY Picnic

On August 26, 2012, the City of Evanston will host the annual Evanston CommUNITY Picnic - a free event

Plastic Shopping Bag Collection at Recycling Fair to Benefit Homeless

New this year to the Evanston Recycling Fair and Equipment Expo is the collection of plastic shopping bags. Volunteers from

Earth Month Activities and Events

On April 22, more than one billion people around the globe will participate in Earth Day 2012 and help Mobilize

Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Job Fair on April 21

Posted in Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program Job Fair

A job fair for the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on

Volunteers Needed for Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Fair

The City of Evanston is seeking volunteers to help with the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Fair on April 21, from

City Seeks Volunteer Greeters for Morton Civic Center

Are you looking for ways to volunteer and help make Evanston a better place to live and work? The City

Know an Outstanding Volunteer? Nominate Them Today!

Every day, all over Evanston, volunteers are making a difference – providing direct services such as mentoring youth, feeding the

City's Senior & Disabled Persons Snow Shoveling Program

Posted in Seniors, Snow, Volunteer

Those Seeking Help and Volunteers are Encouraged to Sign-up Now The City of Evanston’s Senior & Disabled Persons Snow Shoveling

Evanston to Mark National Public Lands Day with Volunteer Event at James Park

National Public Lands Day (NPLD), September 24, is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public

Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.) is Looking for Mentors

Do you have an extra hour a week to help youth succeed? Consider becoming a Mentor at Y.O.U. They are

State Rep. Biss Pushes "Summer of Service" Initiative

Join State Representative Daniel Biss this summer for a Summer of Service! Contact his office for a list of service

Volunteer Evanston Website Launched

Want to volunteer in Evanston? Visit the newly developed VOLUNTEER EVANSTON PROGRAM website. The Volunteer Evanston Program strives to