Community Volunteer Corps

Join Us to Keep Chicago Families Healthy

Lurie Children’s Community Volunteer Corps is a fun, flexible way for volunteers to share important public health messages with Chicago families. Each summer, volunteers participate in approximately 10 festivals and events in neighborhoods across the city by leading interactive games and sharing health education materials.

In 2017, we estimate that more than 3,000 kids stopped by our tents and tables, and had fun learning about vital health and safety topics. 


Past Community Volunteer Corps Event Locations



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Volunteers must be 18 years or older. Participation requirements include:

  • Completing an application, telephone interview, and background check
  • Participating in a kick-off meeting (if your schedule permits)
  • Completing brief online training
  • Committing to volunteer with us for at least one event during the summer

2018 applications have closed. Check back in early 2019 for more information about how to apply!

For any questions, please contact LaDarius Curtis, Lurie Children’s Healthy Communities Manager, at lcurtis@luriechildrens.org