Want to give back? Several local organizations offer volunteer opportunities for seniors, including those that use seniors’ career expertise and rich life experiences in multi-generational programs.

Community Radio Watch

TEL: (630) 305-5477 EMAIL: NapervilleCRW@yahoo.com

Community Radio Watch volunteer citizens supplement the police force as observers of suspicious or criminal activity and provide additional Police Department supervised security at special events including parades, triathlons, city fairs and activities.

DuPage Children’s Museum Senior Volunteer Opportunities

TEL: (630) 637-8000 ext. 4680

GiGi's Playhouse Fox Valley

TEL: (630) 778-7529

GiGi's Playhouse is a Down syndrome achievement center that offers free educational and therapeutic programs to individuals with Down syndrome. Opportunities for senior citizens include: 

  1. Literacy tutors- GiGi's Playhouse provides the training; this is a time commitment of at least 1 hour a week for each student. This would be a great experience for a former teacher.
  2. Gratitude committee - help to write acknowledgements to donors
  3. Programming- write reminder emails/phone calls for programs, create materials for literacy tutoring

Giving DuPage

TEL: (630) 407-6458

An organization that exists to connect volunteers with opportunities to get involved in local agencies and organizations throughout the county as well as provide helpful tips on volunteering and giving. 

People's Resource Center

TEL: (630) 682-5402, ext. 243

People’s Resource Center responds to hunger and poverty in DuPage County by offering nutritious food and other basic necessities, such as clothes and rent assistance; opportunities to learn Microsoft Office, ESL, and art; and job-search mentoring. PRC offers more than 70 different volunteer jobs, including food pantry worker, food rescue driver, job search coaching, resume writing and more.


A site to help connect you with potential volunteer opportunities.