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!

Contact Jackie Guzman at 773.751.7134 or by email for more information.


Help our trainees get job ready by performing mock interviews.

Contact Lauren Svedman at 773.751.7133 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 Michael Slezak at 773.751.7124 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 Hayley Crabb at 773.751.7120 or by email for more information.