Become A Volunteer

Please note: Anyone under the age of 18 must be directly supervised by an adult volunteer.

Friendly Face Volunteer

Do you have a kind heart and enjoy interacting with people? Then become a Friendly Face!

  • Greet and Check in guests
  • Light cleaning
  • Work in the gardens
  • Sit and talk to families
  • Accept donations
  • Assist with admin tasks when needed

Cookie Committee

Do you enjoy baking and putting a smile on peoples’ faces with your homemade treats? Then Cookie Committee is for you!

  • Sign up on our calendar to bake cookies for our guests! Just once a month or less!

Special Event Volunteer

Can’t commit to a set schedule or just can’t find time to stop by the House consistently?  Become a volunteer for our annual fundraisers!

  • Help us with one or both of our annual events, Meet Me At The Fair and VFW BBQ Dinner!

Group Volunteers

Bring your family, friends, neighbors, or service group to the Pay-It-Forward House for a project day! This could include tasks such as:

  • Spring Cleaning inside and outside
  • Picking up sticks
  • Weeding
  • Painting
  • Or whatever the House needs at that time!

For more information, send us an email or call 815-762-4882.

Please complete the on line Volunteer Application to get started in becoming a volunteer!

Volunteer Orientation/Training

Our Volunteer Orientation is offered to introduce new volunteers to our mission, the history and operations of Pay-It-Forward House, as well as the many volunteer opportunities and guidelines. Volunteer Orientations are held monthly at Pay-It-Forward House located at 719 Somonauk Street in Sycamore, IL.

 For more information or to register for Orientation, send us an email or call 815-762-4882.

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