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Cara Chicago
Volunteer Application

Hello Cara Volunteer Applicant,

We appreciate your interest and willingness in volunteering for Cara. Our organization offers a variety of activities you may choose from when volunteering your time. Simply complete and submit a volunteer application and upon approval, you will receive instructions on the next steps.

It is very important that the information you enter on the application matches your government issued identification card, including your FULL LEGAL NAME. [Note: PLEASE DO NOT ENTER NICKNAMES OR TITLES.] It is important that you provide a valid email address, so you can be notified as to the status of your application and for future communication.  In the event that you do not have a personal email account. All information collected on the application will remain confidential and will not be shared outside the volunteer program.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us Jonathan Eisen ( or telephone (312-798-3321).  

Thank you,

Cara Volunteer Team

General Information

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Volunteer Application

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Cara Chicago
Volunteer Application
Volunteer Position Preferences
Please select your preference for the role(s) you believe would be the best fit. If you are only interested in one role, please only select a first choice.

Descriptions for each volunteer role can be found on our website:

While we will try to accommodate your preferences as much as possible, please know that it is not guaranteed.

While we will try to accommodate your schedule as best as possible, please know that it is not guaranteed. Shifts are up to 3 hours: 9 am - 12 pm or 1 pm - 4 pm.
Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri N/A
Please note: Friday volunteer assignments are for the Clothing Room only.


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Volunteer Application
Volunteer Experience

Why Volunteer?
You must complete this section to be considered for the volunteer program.

Volunteer Agreement
I certify that the statements made in this volunteer application are true and correct and have been given voluntarily.

If the information provided in this document is found to be untruthful, I understand that I will be released from the volunteer program. I also understand that my volunteer service may be terminated with or without cause and/or notice at any time by Cara.

I understand that I will not be paid for my services as a volunteer and that filling out an application for the program does not guarantee acceptance into a volunteer position.

I understand that if I am accepted to the program I am expected to fulfill my initial commitment.

If accepted, I will abide by the rules and regulations of Cara. I understand that completing this application process does not guarantee acceptance as a volunteer.

I will treat all Cara participants with the utmost respect and equality.

By checking the "I Agree" box, I acknowledge my acceptance of the above items.