Empowering people to thrive as they age.

Careers and Volunteers

Join Our Team and Work With Us. Make a difference.

AgeOptions is a nonprofit organization committed to improving the quality of life and maintaining the dignity of older adults and their caregivers. We are nationally recognized for our innovative programming and leadership in the field of aging. Our dedicated employees are the key to our success.

AgeOptions is conveniently located in downtown Oak Park, Illinois, near the Green Line ‘L and Metra train station. We offer:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Benefits packages
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Casual work environment

Job Openings

Internships

AgeOptions offers unpaid internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

Interns will benefit from hands-on, experiential learning, including involvement in professional meetings and in-service trainings.

All internships include orientation to the agency and basic training in Information and Assistance to provide the intern with diversity of experience, familiarity with older adult and caregiver services and programs, and opportunities to identify gaps in services.

AmeriCorps/Vista

AgeOptions offers opportunities for AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers in several of our programs. Volunteers will benefit from hands-on training and experiences in services and programs for older adults and those who care for them.

For more information, go to www.americorps.gov.

There are currently no AmeriCorps/VISTA openings at AgeOptions.


Be An AgeOptions Volunteer

AgeOptions offers volunteer opportunities that respect the skills, time and goals of those who choose to volunteer their time and talents to enrich the lives of older adults and people with disabilities. Volunteers’ gifts of time and talent are vital to the success of many of our programs for older adults. Without them, we would not be able to accomplish all we do.

For more information about volunteering at AgeOptions, please email us at volunteer@ageoptions.org or call (708)383-0258.

If you prefer to volunteer in your local community, please contact us and we will direct you to our partner agencies where volunteers assist with a wide variety of services.

Why Volunteer at AgeOptions?

AgeOptions has many diverse and flexible volunteer opportunities designed to utilize volunteer’s talents and skills to benefit older adults and the communities we serve.

Become part of our team and help improve the quality of life of older adults in suburban Cook County. Begin by filling out our Volunteer Interest sheet so that our staff can match your skills with the appropriate position.

How You Can Help

Click on the program titles below to learn more about volunteer positions .

Benefits Access     

Do you want to support people during a difficult financial time?

Help older adults get all the benefits they are entitled to.

Illinois Financial Abuse Specialist Team (iFAST)
Assist older adults in reducing the risk of elder financial exploitation and help them guard against identity theft.

Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)

Does empowering others to fight fraud appeal to you?

Be at the forefront of fighting Medicare fraud.

Take Charge of Your Health        

Do you like using new ideas to help others?

Be a classroom leader who positively impacts the health and lives of older adults.

AgeOptions Board of  Directors & Advisory Council

Do you have a finger on the pulse of aging issues in your community?

Use your presence in the community to promote resources for older adults.

Additional Volunteer Opportunities at AgeOptions

Potential volunteers should not feel limited to the identified volunteer opportunities. Unique volunteer positions can be created based on the needs of AgeOptions and the skill set of a potential volunteer.

For more information about volunteer opportunities at AgeOptions, please email us at volunteer@ageoptions.org or call (708)383-0258. If you prefer to volunteer in your local community, please contact us and we will direct you to our partner agencies where volunteers assist with a wide variety of services.

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