Northwest Special Recreation Association is an extension of 17 park districts in the northwest suburbs and provides recreational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities. Programs include sports, art, cooking, swimming, and general recreation. Volunteers will have the opportunity to choose programs based on their interests and availability.
Please contact the recruitment coordinator Jake Joyce at email@example.com for a volunteer application and a list of program opportunities, today!
About Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA)
3000 Central Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008, US
NWSRA exists to create outstanding opportunities through recreation for people with disabilities. Special Leisure Services Foundation (SLSF), the fundraising arm of NWSRA, provides funding toward scholarships, accessible transportation, inclusion opportunities and more. If you are interested in fundraising opportunities, check out the options below: To make a donation to SLSF today, click here! To check out upcoming SLSF events, click here!
At NWSRA, children and adults with disabilities make friends, have fun, be included, go new places, learn new things, and celebrate their lives! Formed in 1974 to provide recreation services to individuals with disabilities, NWSRA is an extension of 17 member park districts within the northwest suburbs of Chicago. NWSRA is the largest of all special recreation associations and is a leader among peers with over 14,000 program registrations in more than 2,000 programs annually.
Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older. The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you as soon as possible through e-mail to confirm that you have been accepted to the volunteer team and that you have been placed in your preferred program. Volunteer applications are processed once per week, please allow at least 5 business days for your application to be processed.
*Letters of Verification for Volunteer Hours* If you need a letter of verification for your volunteer hours, please contact Jake at firstname.lastname@example.org. Specify in the email if you would like to letter to be mailed, scanned and emailed, or to be picked up at the office. Please allow at least 5 business days to receive the verification.
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
We'll work with your schedule.
Locations varyRolling Meadows, IL60008
August 12, 2020
Dance / Aerobics
Must be at least 14
Orientation or Training
Its up to you! programs run 45 min-5 hours.
Completed volunteer application, 1st time volunteers must complete a 1hr training prior to placement