Why Volunteer?

Many in our community are in difficulty. Therefore, there is always a need for people like you to step in and help others.  Community Threads is a great platform for you to do just that. However, it is okay to volunteer for reasons that would benefit you, too!

  • Volunteering can provide you with new experiences.

  • Volunteering at Community Threads can help you gain new life skills that will help you live a better life.

  • Volunteering gives you an opportunity to create new friendships.

  • Volunteering can provide you with a sense of purpose

  • Volunteering has been linked with increased levels of happiness according to Harvard Health Publications.

No matter your reason for volunteering, YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Best of all, it's EASY to volunteer at Community Threads!  We can work with your schedule to make it simple for you to come in when you have time.


If you would like to volunteer please email our Volunteer Engagement Specialist, at info@communitythreads.org or call her at (224) 313-1755 during store hours for details about volunteer qualifications, orientation and training.

To download an application, please CLICK HERE. You may return a completed and signed application to a Community Threads store cashier and we will contact you!

Proper footwear is required.  No sandals, flipflops or open toed shoes permitted.