Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteers are the backbone of the Niles Senior Center. If you are interested in volunteering, fill out our Senior Center Volunteer Application.
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Snow Shoveling Assistance


If you are a Senior and/or a disabled Niles resident and in need of assistance, please contact the Niles Senior Center at (847) 588-8420 to register.  By registering for the program, we will do our best to match you up with an available volunteer within your neighborhood.  Volunteers will be asked to remove snow from public walkways and front sidewalks.  After the conclusion of a 3" or greater snowfall, volunteers will visit their assigned home within 48 hours to remove snow.

To volunteer for the program, please complete a Volunteer Application by clicking on the link above  If you are interested in learning more about these volunteer opportunities, please call Jaymi at 847-588-8420.

Tax Volunteers Needed


AARP Tax-Aide is administered by the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service. It is the nation’s largest free volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service offered to taxpayers with middle and low income, with a focus on individuals over the age of 50. 
 
Good with the fine print? Be a volunteer tax preparer.
You’ll work with taxpayers directly; filling out tax forms and helping them seek a refund. Free training is provided in January, experience isn’t necessary. 

Love working with people? Be a client facilitator.
You’ll schedule appointments, welcome taxpayers, help organize their paperwork and manage the overflow of service. 

Have a knack for running things? Be a leadership or administrative volunteer.
Track volunteer assignments and site activities.