Volunteer - Individuals

Make a tremendous impact by volunteering on a regular basis

For the safety of all clients, staff, and supporters during the outbreak of COVID-19, Sarah's Circle is not permitting any non-staff members, including volunteers, on-site until further notice. Please check this page for updates or email the Volunteer Coordinator with specific questions. If you are interested in volunteering, complete the application form at the bottom of this page and we will be in touch with you once on-site volunteering resumes. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

At Sarah’s Circle, our volunteers are critical to the daily operations. We have many opportunities available for individuals to provide support on a weekly basis. By volunteering within our programs you will gain a deeper understanding of the women we serve and make a meaningful impact in the lives of women facing homelessness. Currently, we are only in need of weekly volunteer support during regular business hours.  APPLY NOW.


Program Support - Weekly

Provide crucial support to Sarah’s Circle’s staff by directly supporting women facing homelessness or in need of a safe space. This role is needed during M-F from 9am-5pm. For more information about this volunteer position, please review the Program Support Volunteer description (PDF, 2 pgs, 383 KB).

Kitchen Support - Weekly

Provide support for Sarah's Circle's food program by assembling sack lunches and assisting in meal service when necessary. This role is needed during M-F from 9am-5pm. For more information about this volunteer position, please review the Kitchen Support Volunteer description (PDF, 1 pg, 338 KB).

Lead a Workshop - Recurring or One-Time

Lead a workshop of your choice for the women at Sarah’s Circle. For more information about this volunteer position, please review the Workshop Leader Packet (Word DOC, 3 pgs, 61KB) packet.

Mission Continues Fellow: Veteran Volunteers

Through a partnership with Mission Continues, Sarah’s Circle is looking fellow to support our programs.  Applicants MUST apply through the Mission Continues website, link here.


 If you are interested in one of the positions above, please complete the short application below to get started.

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Ways to Help

Please visit our Ways to Help page to learn more about the many ways you can directly impact the women of Sarah’s Circle.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

Sarah's Circle

4838 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-1991

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