Volunteer in Chicago

Join us as a volunteer in Chicago! 

Become a Part of Something Global.

Join LLI's Chicago volunteer team and see what a grassroots non-profit is all about. Become a vital team member by applying your skills to our greatest areas of need. Check out the following opportunities:

Join a Committee as a Volunteer

Our Board of Directors works with a number of local volunteers in the Chicago area. Check out the following committees and brief descriptions:

  • Programs Committee: assist with development of our women's empowerment program and artisan program. Responsiblities include helping set up and sell Huaywasi's fair trade products at markets throughout the year and being a brand ambassador.
  • Development & Event Committee: Help us plan our two annual fundraisers each year! Get your friends and contacts involved to help us make a direct impact on our programs in Huaycán, Peru.

Interested in this opportunity? Please email our Board President, Karolyn Krol at info@lightandleadership.org

Join our Board of Directors

We're always searching for talented professionals to join us on our Board. Please email our Board President, Karolyn Krol at info@lightandleadership.org.

Host your own fundraiser or Huaywasi event

Not from the Chicago area or just don't have time to make it to our local events? Help us by hosting your event! Possiblities include a stand-alone fundraiser or hosting your own Huaywasi market in your home or local venue. Email Lara DeVries, Executive Director, for more information at lara@lightandleadership.org