Volunteer

Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley turns uncertainty into possibility for infants and children with developmental delays and disabilities. Each week more than 1,000 children come through our doors and across our screens to receive in-person and tele-therapy services that help them build skills and access resources they need to live, learn, work and play. There are many ways to get involved with Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley throughout the year. We offer a range of volunteer opportunities to support our programs. Choose what works best for your team or add your own ideas.

Volunteer Opportunities

Activities include:

  • Run for the Kids 5K
  • Bike for the Kids
  • Trunk or Treat
  • Spring Clean Up
  • Themed Activities & more!

Who can Volunteer?

Any teen, adult or senior who would like to make a positive impact in the life of someone with a disability is the perfect candidate to volunteer with Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley.

How Do I Get Started?

Getting started is easy!  For questions or to volunteer, please contact Max Wiersum or fill out the volunteer application form.

Volunteer Application Form


2023 Volunteer Updates

Happy New Year to all our amazing volunteers! With your help, we are starting 2023 right.

In the past month, our volunteer’s helped:

Put together take home craft kits.

  • Families were able to work on crafts together.
  • If you are crafty and love inclusive crafts, I need your help! Please let me know if you have ideas for crafts that would be fun for all ages and abilities. 

Crafts kits for children made by volunteers

Volunteers helped scan and document a large box of old documents, photos, and memorabilia. It was a unique look back at our history.

Old newspaper article featuring Easterseals

We recognize Paul and Machonne for their amazing work on our virtual santa visit! It was a heartwarming and accessible way to celebrate the season.

Virtual santa event 2023

Interested in volunteering? Contact Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator Max Wiersum for more information.  

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