Volunteer

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)

Power Soccer Tournament – Sign up HERE

Date: April 7, 2018
Location: Libertyville Sports Complex

2018 GLASA Gala – Live from GLASA, It’s Saturday Night!

Date: April 28, 2018
Location: Lake Shore Harley-Davidson, 14000 W. Rockland Rd., Libertyville
Description: Annual Benefit in support of youth, adults and injured military with a primary physical or visual disability.

Volunteers are needed to assist with set-up during the day (12pm-5pm) and serving food & selling raffle tickets during the event (5pm-11pm).

*Volunteers must be high school age or older.*

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.  If you are interested in being emailed when the Online SignUp goes live, please email Micaela at [email protected].

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]

 


Winter-Spring Programs/Events (January – May)

Sled Hockey
Boccia
Powerlifting
Goalball
Power Soccer
Adaptive Yoga
Tennis
Swim Lessons
Track and Field
Wheelchair Basketball

Summer Programs/Events (June – August)

Great Lakes Games
Camp Trek
Track and Field
Adaptive Golf
Powerlifting
Tennis
Water Skiing
University of Illinois Wheelchair Basketball Camp

Fall Programs/Events (September – December)

Twilight Run
Sled Hockey
Wheelchair Basketball - Prep & JV
Boccia
Powerlifting
Goalball
Power Soccer
Adaptive Yoga
Tennis
Swim Lessons
GLASA Annual Holiday Party
Holiday Gift Wrap

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Administrative Assistance
Marketing Assistance
Social Media
Fundraising Assistance
Professional Assistance
Young Professionals Board
Internship Opportunities