Volunteer Opportunities

At Family Network the support of community volunteers significantly enhance our services. Each program within the center has unique needs. Please review the programs below to identify our volunteer opportunities.  Click here to fill out our volunteer application.

Volunteer opportunities in the Parent/Child Center include:

  • Summer classroom aides: open to middle school, high school, or college students who have experience with young children (9:15-11:45 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday)
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) classroom aide for toddler room: Thursdays 9:15-11:45 a.m.; Substitute Teachers: B.A. and experience with young children required, Spanish a plus! Tuesday & Thursday, 9:15-11:45 a.m. (as needed)
  • Handyman/woman help needed – small repair projects throughout the year, Professional speakers for Parent Education Programs, Painters to paint center walls & woodwork (weekend or when center is closed in August)
  • Substitute Receptionist for front desk – substitute (one or more mornings per week, 9:30-11:00 a.m.)

Please feel free to contact Terry Beem our Program Coordinator at terry.beem@family-focus.org or phone her at 847/433-0377 x308, if you are interested in donating items for the Parent/Child Center or if you are interested in volunteering your time.

Volunteer opportunities in The Right From The Start program include:

Volunteers are often utilized for helping with special events and teaching classes. If you are interested in volunteering your time, please feel free to contact Nora Barquin, Program Coordinator, at nora.barquin@family-focus.org or call 847/681-0890, extension 306.

Volunteer opportunities in The After School Activity Program include:

Volunteers are often utilized for homework help and to provide special programming on extended school days. If you are interested in donating items for ASAP or volunteering your time, please feel free to contact Bobbie Hinden, Program Coordinator, at bobbie.hinden@family-focus.org or call 847/433-0377, extension 303.

Volunteer opportunities in the office include:

Help with creating new & fresh marketing materials, updating social media sites, and administrative tasks as needed. Please contact the Office Manager at familynetwork@family-focus.org or call 847/433-0377, extension 304.

Volunteer opportunities on the Board

Please contact Bobbie Hinden at 847-433-0377 ext. 303 for more information on our current Board requirements.




330 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone: 847-433-0377 
Fax: 847-433-0461