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Volunteer Opportunities

We need helping hands!

The International Center of Deafness & the Arts provides opportunities for enjoyable, creative volunteer activities.  As a volunteer, you will become an important part of the activities at the Center or on site at one of our Special Events.  Your talents are crucial to the success of our goal.  Below is a list of needs we have, please feel free to chose all the areas that interest you.

International Creative Arts Camp – June 2011

  1. Prepare mailings
  2. Solicitation for product to make goodies bag for kids that attend class
  3.  Solicit for supplies used during camp
  4.  Supply bake goods for the reception following the performance
  5.  Day trip volunteers – chaperone field trips

Centerlight Theatre

  1. Assist in box office
  2. Usher
  3. Assist building and painting scene
  4. Prepare mailings
  5. Assist with costume making
  6. Distribute posters
  7. Use your talents in photography, video recording, graphic arts

Special Events and Fundraising

  1. Serve on a committee for a special events
  2. Solicit local businesses contacts for fund raising or in kind services
  3. Chair a special or fund raising event
  4. Join a committee to help with:
    • ticket sales
    • invitations
    • program
    • refreshments/food
    • registration
    • anywhere I’m needed

Public Relations

  1. Edit and produce newsletters, brochures, etc.
  2. Work with media
  3. Distribute posters
  4. Photography, video, graphic arts, layouts for program


  1. General office
    • answering phone
    • message taking
    • filing
  2. Word processing
  3. Desk top publishing

Thank you for sharing your talents with us. Please contact Joann Bonis

614 Anthony Trail, Northbrook, IL 60062

Phone: 847-509-8260

Fax: 847-509-8157

TTY: 847-509-8257