And Patch.com knows there are plenty of residents out there willing to lend a helping hand.
With that in mind, Patch.com has looked to volunteermatch.org., a website aimed at bringing "good people and causes together," for volunteer opportunities currently posted for the area. Here is a look at five of those opportunities:
- Great Lakes Naval Museum in Great Lakes is looking for volunteers to greet visitors, guide visitors through museum exhibits, teach children about naval history and catalog objects and complete other data-entry and computer-based tasks.
- Spay and Stay in Grayslake is looking for volunteers to counsel cat caretakers, help trap cats, transport to vet clinics, as well as help us in other areas such as fundraisers.
- Northern IL Food Bank - North Suburban Center in Park City is looking for a volunteer supervisor.
- giveNkind in Gurnee is looking for a board member.
- CASA Lake County IL, Inc. is looking for a volunteer advocate.