Lend a helping hand! Volunteers are part of the heart and soul of HACC, and program participants depend on you for the wide range and depth of services offered here.  

There are ongoing, one-time, short-term, and long-term opportunities to volunteer. Below is a list of our current volunteer needs, which can be done individually or in groups.

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Fill out this application form and we will contact you shortly! You can also contact volunteers@howardarea.org or call 773.262.6622 ext. 244.

Help feed Rogers Park!

HACC needs volunteers to help unload trucks, organize food, check people in, and drive a truck or car for food deliveries.


Monday: 8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Help 3rd and 4th grade students improve their reading skills and boost their confidence in the HARP after-school program.

A desire to help a child, a sense of humor, and a commitment of your time are the only requirements.


October – May

Mondays and Wednesdays: 3rd and 4th graders
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2nd grades

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

For more information, email Beth Liebman at bethliebman@hotmail.com and Barbara Kaufman at readtch@gmail.com

Help your neighbors learn English to speak with their children’s teachers, earn a GED to get a better job, and grow necessary computer skills like sending emails and searching the Internet!

Work with diverse, motivated adult learners! Choose between tutoring individuals or small groups.

Harness your strengths! Choose between tutoring reading, writing, math, English conversation, or digital literacy.

Set your own schedule! Mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays available.

No prior teaching experience needed! Free trainings and materials.

Visit our Adult Education page for more information about the program.

I want to be a volunteer tutor!
For more information, email tutoring@howardarea.org or call 773.262.6622 ext. 264.

Work with young people on a skillset– teach a boxing class, run a ceramic making workshop– share your knowledge and collaborate with youth!