Volunteer at SCARCE

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Join the SCARCE Team!

Keep valuable materials out of the landfill while providing kids, teachers, and community members with educational supplies they need to succeed. SCARCE is open on the weekdays from 9am to 4:30pm. Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older.

Everything you do at SCARCE will help protect our air, soil, and water.  To learn more about our volunteer opportunities, call us at 630-545-9710 or send a message to Rose at rose@scarce.org.

To apply to volunteer, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Click each title below to see a sampling of what you could do.  No experience necessary!
Rescue Project Rockstar
Sort supplies and stock our shelves — perfect for people who love to organize.
Library Clerk
Organize and shelve fiction and non-fiction reading books. Teachers, librarians, or avid readers wanted!
Warehouse Warrior
Unload vehicles, move boxes of books, recycle paper and cardboard. This is a position for those who like to keep moving and think on their feet!
Book Courier
Deliver books to local stores and nonprofit agencies approximately one time per week (flexible). Help us get even more books reused.
Community Collection Leader
Collect items for SCARCE at community recycling events. On Saturday mornings in the spring and fall seasons, we need volunteers to help us gather supplies and transport them back to SCARCE.
Opportunities

Mon – Fri 10am – 4:30pm – We need volunteers to sort supplies, stock our bookshelves, help with recycling, and assist teachers who visit our facility. Volunteers must be 14 or older. No experience necessary — we’ll teach you everything you need to know.

Saturday, December 14 8:45am – 12:15pm – Help recycle electronics at the Village of Wheaton’s monthly event. Volunteers must be 14 or older.

Attention high school students! Let us know if you have weekdays off during the holidays and would like to volunteer at SCARCE for a couple of hours between 10am and 4:30pm. Call us at 630-545-9710 or send a message to Rose at rose@scarce.org to schedule a time to volunteer.

Volunteering with a Group

Call 630-545-9710 or send a message to Rose at rose@scarce.org to learn more about group opportunities.

Get Started! Fill out our volunteer registration form below.

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