Our Mission

"To go wherever we are needed and do whatever comes to hand." 



Mission Statement 

Volunteers of America of Illinois partners with the people we serve to create transformational and lasting change in their lives. 
 
Volunteers of America is a national nonprofit organization providing local human service programs and the opportunity for individual and community involvement.  The words "there are no limits to caring" represent an enduring philosophy of service that spans three centuries. The founders’ pledge "to go wherever we are needed and do whatever comes to hand” still guides the organization’s growth and development efforts today, more than 117 years since the organization’s birth.