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The Children’s Home is fortunate to have the help of over 300 dedicated volunteers each year. Our volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Mentoring (You must be at least 21 years of age)
  • Tutoring
  • Administrative / Office Support
  • Fund Raising / Special Events Support
  • Maintenance Support
  • Collecting / Providing In-Kind Items for: back-to-school, birthdays, extra-curricular activities, food drives, holidays and more.
  • Teaching Special Skills, such as: arts and crafts, cooking, gardening, music education, sports and more.

We hope you find a project/activity that is of particular interest to you as you help us make a difference in the lives of the children and families in our community. Whenever possible, we will accommodate your specific area of interest and schedule.

To apply for a volunteer position, please select from:

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Sheehan – Volunteer & Training Coordinator


Email Lisa here.

After the first of the year, contact:

Laurie Klopfenstein – Volunteer Coordinator


Email Laurie here.

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Children's Home Association of Illinois
Administration Building
2130 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603


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