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VOLUNTEER WITH HOME OF THE SPARROW! New Opportunities Available!

Do you know someone who may be interested in volunteering at the Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores or Community Threads, or at Home of the Sparrow’s housing units this spring and summer? Visit to see how you can get started! Questions? E-mail Rebecca Stiemke at

Home of the Sparrow is currently looking for interested individual and group volunteers to help out with spring and summer projects! Seasonal volunteer opportunities at Home of the Sparrow’s transitional shelter and housing properties include yard work, painting, power washing, clean-ups, organizing, and more! If you are interested in getting involved, please CLICK HERE, call (815) 271-5444 x260, or email Volunteer Program Manager Rebecca Stiemke at Make a difference in your community today!
Volunteers help perform a wide array of tasks including special and seasonal projects at Home of the Sparrow’s 25 housing properties across Northern Illinois, annual fundraising events, community events as Ambassadors, seven thrift stores (six Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores located in Cary, McHenry, Mundelein, Third Lake, Palatine, Woodstock, and one Community Threads in Arlington Heights), Administrative Office, transitional shelter, and so much more. Volunteer opportunities at the seven thrift stores are always open! We welcome individuals of all ages and high school students ages 16-18 to volunteer. CLICK HERE for details and volunteer applications. Thank you!


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