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We couldn’t succeed or provide the support that we do without the dedication of our staff, volunteers and interns. We’ll provide all the training and education you need. And you’ll experience the emotional satisfaction that comes from knowing you’ve truly made a difference.

Volunteers wear their courage on their sleeves. And we couldn’t succeed without you. We’ll provide all the training, education and support that you will need. And you’ll experience the reward of knowing you’ve truly helped.

• Take shifts answering our 24-hour support line: (847) 872-7799
• Offer medical and court advocacy to survivors and their families
• Provide prevention education and awareness to students in our schools
• Join a fundraising committee to ensure clients continue to receive free counseling and advocacy services
• Offer administrative assistance at a ZCenter location
*There is a $100 fee for the 40-hour New Volunteer training – see link below for annual schedule.


Grant Manager – please click for job description and information on how to apply

Bachelor’s Level – We provide a well-rounded experience, allowing students to participate in a variety of aspects within our agency. Available summer, fall and spring. Completion of the 40-hour training will be necessary prior to your internship. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Ashley Glover at or call (847) 244-1187 ext. 159.

Master’s Level – Completed from August to June of each year, applications for Master’s level students are accepted beginning in January until all internship positions are filled. Flexibility to work at both the Skokie and Gurnee location is requested.  If you are interested in applying, please email a cover letter, resume, current school transcript and three letters of recommendation to Jessica Carrasquillo at or mail your application materials to the Gurnee location.  You may contact Jessica via telephone with additional questions at (847) 972-1790 ext. 227.