Suggestion Box

Volunteer Interest Form

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Meals on Wheels Foundation of Northern Illinois! A member of our Volunteer Team will be in touch with you soon!

We serve the following areas and are looking for compassionate volunteers to help at our locations in:

South and West Suburban Cook County
Grundy County
Kendall County
Will County

Attached here is a list of all our locations. Please refer to this list to find the location closest to you OR call us at 815-263-7587 and we will work with you to find the best location for you.

Our most urgent need right now is for MEAL DELIVERY DRIVERS! Just 1-2 hours of your time a week can help us bring delicious, nutritious needs to seniors in your community. Please help us bring food, smiles and joy to those in need.

Ready to get started volunteering? It’s easy! Just follow these steps:

  1. Complete the Volunteer Application at this link:
    Meals on Wheels Volunteer Application
    ***Don’t forget to press the Submit button!

  2. Complete the background check. An invitation to complete the background check will be sent to you once we receive your application.
    Please note the background check is required for all volunteers and is at no cost to you. Note that this is a criminal history check only and your credit rating will not be affected.

  3. Complete the required training. Training is required for all staff and volunteers prior to their start and every 3 years after. Training takes about 30 minutes. Information on training will be sent to you once we receive the results of your background check.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email or phone.

Contact Information:
Jennifer Charapsta
Cell: 815-263-7587