Become a Volunteer Today!

We could not serve the number of families we serve without dedicated volunteers. We need around 35 volunteers a week serving 3-4 hours each to make The Closet run smoothly. We need additional volunteers to help with things like planning events, helping with fundraising, applying for grants and so much more. In addition we need volunteers to sit as members on our committees and board.

Volunteer at the Closet

Volunteers at The Closet can help with

  • Sorting and sizing clothing
  • Organizing shoes
  • Sorting welcome bag items
  • Making welcome bags
  • Help with cleaning

Volunteering at The Closet information and requirements:

  • We can use volunteers that serve regularly or occasionally.
  • We are open for individuals, families (kids need to be old enough to help) and groups
  • Can pass a background check
  • Are in good standing with CPS

How to sign up to volunteer:

1st- Complete the application form.
2nd-Schedule a time to come in to volunteer
3rd-If you have a group (more than 5 people) interested in volunteering, please email to coordinate a group volunteer date/time.

Volunteering at Events

Volunteering at events is a great opportunity for groups! Each event will have different options from set up, check in, interacting with families, cleaning up and more.

To volunteer at an event:

1st- Complete the application form.
2nd-Schedule a time to come in to volunteer

If you have questions please email

Volunteer to be a member on a committee!

Interested in serving on our committees? Our board is a combination of 7 committee groups. Each committee group is lead by a committee chair. Our committees meet on a yearly bases and can require an average of 2-3 hours worth of work a month. Our committee groups are:

  • The Closet
  • The Fundraising
  • The Outreach
  • The Support
  • The Volunteer

To join a committee

  • You need to be 18 years old
  • Can pass a back ground check
  • You are in good standing with CPS
  • Complete the Committee Member Sign Up Form

Complete the Application Here

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