And Patch.com knows there are plenty of residents out there willing to lend a helping hand.
With that in mind, Patch.com has looked to volunteermatch.org., a website aimed at bringing "good people and causes together," for volunteer opportunities currently posted for the area. Here is a look at five of those opportunities:
- Spay and Stay in Grayslake is looking for volunteers to counsel cat caretakers, help trap cats, transport to vet clinics, as well as help us in other areas such as fundraisers. Read more on Volunteermatch.org.
- Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana is looking for troop leaders to volunteer their time and talent. Read more on volunteermatch.org.
- American Cancer Society, Lake County in Round Lake is looking for volunteers to drive cancer patients to chemotherapy treatment. The American Cancer Society is also looking for volunteers to serve on the 2014 Relay for Life Planning Committee.
- Round Lake Area Public Library is looking for volunteer shelf dusters to help keep the library tidy. The library is also looking for volunteers for its adopt-a-shelf program
- COVE Alliance in Mundelein is looking for volunteers who are skilled in communications and grant writers.