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 Jeremy M. Cowart at jeremymc@jane-addams.org for more information.


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

ContactYewande Peters at yewandep@jane-addams.org for more information.


As a Marketing Intern, you will dive into the exciting realm of marketing, gaining hands-on experience in various aspects of the field. Your primary focus will be to provide invaluable support across multiple channels, assist in the creation of captivating content, and execute strategic marketing initiatives. Some of the key responsibilities are: social media content creation, graphic design support, video filming and editing, email marketing, and automation.

Contact Andrea Tovar at andreat@jane-addams.org for more information.


Help our trainees get job ready by performing mock interviews.

Contact Darryl Bush at darrylb@jane-addams.org 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 Andrea Tovar at andreat@jane-addams.org for more information.