Become a Volunteer

                                                                    Two smiling volunteers in coats stand with the Millennium Park information cart outside in Millennium Park during a volunteer shift

Do you love culture, people and Chicago? Share your expertise with visitors!

Learn more about how you can become the friendly face of DCASE as a building tour guide or by providing information at the Chicago Cultural Center and/or at events.

With DCASE you will connect guests (Chicagoans and visitors alike) with some of the city’s cultural treasures, such as Millennium Park, the Chicago Cultural Center, Clarke House Museum and the Taste of Chicago. Volunteers help in a variety of ways: leading tours, providing information, greeting and wayfinding at events and more.


• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Knowledge of Chicago and the Loop, arts and events
• Generally able to volunteer 6 – 12 hours per month
• Must be reliable and on time
• Basic computer knowledge and access to email

We accept volunteer applications year-round.


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