Mission & impact


There are many ways you can support the work of the Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC). Volunteers are critical to our success, and we are always looking for energetic and capable volunteers to assist in a variety of areas.

If you'd like to volunteer, please contact us and we'll match your talents with our needs. If you are a manufacturing business owner, you can help us by offering plant tours, hosting job-shadowing events or serving as a guest speaker.


If you can read, you can be a tutor! Train to become a volunteer tutor in Reading or Math! To learn what this entails, read this.

Contact Wednesday at 773.751.7109 or by email for more information.


Assist with filing, recordkeeping, processing check requests, and provide clerical support with E-mail and correspondence. 

Contact Barb at 773.751.7103 for more information.


Assist with quality management of data, generate reports and queries from databases, perform data analysis to measure program outcomes, successes, challenges, and opportunities, assist with grants management, update and research curriculum as needed, and assist instructors with course prep and wrap-up.

Contact Emily at 773.751.7115 or by email.


Help our trainees get job ready by performing mock interviews.

Contact Greg at 773.751.7128 or by email for more information.

Guest speaker / shop tours

Help students in our Careers in Manufacturing Programs see their opportunities for the future!

Contact James at 773.751.7131 or by email for more information.

Associate board

Engage your network and build awareness of JARC's work across the Chicago region! Read more about the Associate Board here

Contact associateboard@jane-addams.org for more information.


Support our fundraising and community events - you'll get in free!

Contact Katie at 773.751.7118 or by email for more information.