On January 1, 2018, WomenOnCall merged with Chicago Cares to expand volunteer opportunities and enhance the capacity of nonprofit organizations to build a stronger, more unified Chicago. Stay tuned for more details as we launch Skills for Good, the new program of Chicago Cares that will leverage WomenOnCall’s skills-based volunteerism model and technology platform.Read more
Experience the Difference
Learn more about how you can impact a world of change through WomenOnCall.
The simple act of showing up or posting a profile is the first step towards a wonderful experience that can help change your life.Volunteer Ciara Medina
The quality of the opportunities and the type of organizations is what keeps me coming back to WomenOnCall. I would not be able to find these targeted opportunities on my own.Volunteer Sheri Rosenbaum
It’s a great way to use and grow your current skill sets and even branch into new areas of service.Volunteer Christine Izuakor
To be able to help nonprofits simply by doing something I love was a no brainer.Volunteer Mellonee Mayo
WomenOnCall is my go-to resource so that I can offer my time when it’s most available.Volunteer Eden Mutchnik
How it Works
WomenOnCall creates opportunities for professional women like you to volunteer in a more meaningful way by aligning your skills, expertise and interests with short-term, high-impact volunteer projects.
Let’s match your skills and interests with current nonprofit needs.
To connect you with the right volunteer project, tell us:
- Which skills you would like to offer
- Your background and experience
- What types of nonprofits interest you
Search for an opportunity that matches your skills and interests.
To find your match, simply:
- Log into WomenOnCall
- Click View Projects
- Apply to projects that interest you
- The nonprofit will follow up with you to discuss further. WomenOnCall will also send possible matches directly to your email inbox.
Once you have applied to a project or accepted a project invitation, the nonprofit will reach out to you to:
- Share more info on the project and potential deliverable
- Answer any questions you may have
- Confirm your availability and interest
You Can Make a Difference by Doing What You Do Best
Through on-site and virtual volunteering opportunities that request 10 hours of service or less, WomenOnCall members provide skills-based service to achieve a goal and further advance an organization’s mission.
With a background in nonprofit management and a process-based management approach, Janelle volunteered virtually with Urban Initiatives’ first full-time volunteer manager to audit their current processes, set specific goals and craft a timeline.
North Side Housing & Supportive Services
Carol, a marketing and strategy professional, first helped North Side Housing and Supportive Services by revising key messaging to better showcase the organization’s critical work to end homelessness.
Lisa, a web development professional, lent her expertise to Culinary Care to update its site and make it more efficient for the organization’s patients to request support.
Join us today by creating your volunteer account!