Volunteer Opportunities

  • Telephone workers volunteer one or more days per month
  • Volunteers reply to voice mail messages concerning food pantry, clothes closet, medical ride requests, rent assistance and car repair requests.
  • Volunteers contact medical appointment drivers to fill requested appointments
  • Volunteers pass on financial requests to appropriate parties
  • Volunteers work from home and must be available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on volunteers days

Please call 630/964-7776 for more information.

Telephone Volunteers

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Medical Appointment Drivers

Downers Grove Area FISH, Inc. is a 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit organization.  Your tax-deductible donations are greatly appreciated.  You may mail contributions to 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, Il 60515


  • Drivers pick up clients and take to medical and certain other appointments within 10 mile radius of Downers Grove and bring them home
  • Drivers are called usually two days prior to appointments and may accept appointment or not, depending on their schedule.
  • Drivers use own cars, must have valid license, good driving record and current insurance.  

We have many volunteer  opportunities for people who wish to share their time and talents to help those in our communities  who need our assistance.

Food Pantry and Clothes Closet

     Some Volunteer Opportunities

  • Receive and sort clothing donations
  • Assist clothes closet clients
  • Greet and check in clients
  • Receive and sort food donations
  • Assist clients with disabilities
  • Drivers to pick up food donated by local food market


  • Drivers must have good driving record, current insurance coverage.
  • Drivers volunteer Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday mornings. Some lifting required.
  • Food pantry and clothes closet workers volunteer Monday and/or Friday mornings from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Some lifting required for food and clothing volunteers
  • Volunteers under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult