Thank you for your interest in volunteering for GLASA! As a not-for-profit organization that provides year-round sports, clinics, camps and special events for youth, adults and injured military with a primary physical or visual impairment, GLASA relies on the generosity of volunteers to help make the programs and events a success!
Throughout the year, GLASA offers its athletes and participants a variety of programs and special events. Below you will find a listing of programs and special events by season. Check the calendar for dates, times of programs.
If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities, fill out the Volunteer Profile Form and Waiver and send it to GLASA’s Program Director & Volunteer Coordinator, Micaela Fedyniak, at [email protected] .
Featured Special Event(s)
2018 Great Lakes Games
Date: May 18-20, 2018
Location: Lake Forest High School (May 18 & 19), Woodlands Academy (Archery only, May 18) and Niles West High School (Track, May 20)
This 3-day event will be host to athletes (youths, adults and injured military) with a physical or visual disability from around the world. These amazing athletes will have the opportunity to compete in a variety of adaptive sports: archery, boccia, swim, powerlifting and track and field. Volunteers will be recruited to fill a variety of needs from logistics, first aid, concessions, and specific sport events.
The online sign up will be available early April. Click HERE to sign up.
Dates: June 4-10, 2018
Location: Ivanhoe Club, Mundelein, IL
GLASA has been selected as a charity partner for the upcoming Rust-Oleum Championship Web.com golf tournament. As a charity partner, GLASA will receive proceeds from ticket sales and volunteer opportunities. Volunteers will receive a Rust-Oleum Championship polo, hat and general admission ticket (good entire tournament). Ages 19+ $35, ages 13-18 Free. Volunteer for three (3) or more shifts, you are automatically entered to play a round of golf at Ivanhoe Club for only $25.00 (cart and lunch included) on October 1st, 2018. Click HERE to sign up. Use code: GLASA.
2018 Camp Trek
Dates: June 18-22, 2018
Location: Libertyville, IL
Camp Trek is a week-long adaptive sports camp for children with physical disabilities and visual impairments. Volunteer counselors will explore a variety of adaptive sports with their assigned camper for the week. This camp is perfect for someone aged 14 and older who is personable, outgoing, loves working with children and enjoys sports. If interested in volunteering as a week-long counselor for Camp Trek, please email Micaela at [email protected]