Get involved by sharing your expertise at an education event, coordinating a program or volunteering for a community service project that will help bring sustainability solutions to even more people and places.


Liz Wimmer: or 312-245-8300 x204 to learn more.

Here are a few ideas and ways you can get involved:

Programs Committee

Illinois Green's Programs Committee is dedicated to planning educational programs through out the year and engaging with our members. If you would like to help plan educational programs and move Illinois Green's mission forward, click here to apply for the 2020 Programs Committee by October 18, 2019.

Auxiliary Board

Join the Illinois Green Alliance Auxiliary Board in fostering collaboration and creating action within Chicago’s architecture, design, energy, sustainability and engineering industries. Work with other Auxiliary Board members to coordinate events across Chicagoland to support Illinois Green Alliance’s strategic plan and help bring sustainability strategies to all communities.

Volunteer with Youth and Green Schools

Are you interested in volunteering your time at a school in your community, or mentoring students about sustainability topics? Illinois Green offers many volunteer opportunities to engage with youth. Click here to learn more about our programs with school communities.

Volunteer for Residential Green Building Programs

Become an energy efficiency and healthy living expert in your neighborhood. Volunteer with one of our many residential green building programs. Click here to learn more about how you can get involved.

Volunteer with Community Organizations and Buildings

Share your interest and expertise in sustainable operations and energy efficiency by sharing your time with non-profit facilities operators. Click here to learn more about how to get involved in Illinois Green's Efficient Chicago: Community Buildings program.

Guide to Volunteer Opportunities

Illinois Green has put together a list of potential ways to get involved in various volunteer programs. Check out this document for more descriptions and time commitment details for different opportunities.