Contact and/or Volunteer

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If you are interested in exploring volunteer opportunities with FDG, please continue reading.

Volunteer With Us! 

FDG’s mission is to build support for new businesses and downtown economic growth, create a vibrant and attractive downtown as a center of events and enhance the image of downtown through design improvements.  Our supporters include enthused neighbors, friends, civic and business organizations of Glenview. FDG is always looking for energetic, positive residents to expand our non-profit organization and help in the following ways:  

Event Planner

Description:  Helps organize and plan community events in downtown Glenview.

Estimated Time Commitment: 5-10 hours a month

Skills: Organization skills, knowledge of local events, businesses, and vendors.

Event Volunteer

Description: Helps out at special events, serves beverages, leads games, staffs the registration table, greets guests, and sets up and tears down event equipment. 

Estimated Time Commitment: 4 hours per event

Skills & Experience: Friendly, outgoing, ability to lift tables, chairs, etc.


Description: Focuses on grant writing and/or organizing fundraising campaigns.

Estimated Time Commitment: 5-10 hours a month

Skills: Writing and fundraising experience for small not-for-profit organizations

Design/Graphics illustrator

Assist with visual communications for architectural and landscape planning and related promotional projects, including photo examples, renderings, maps and digital materials. 

Estimated Time Commitment: 1-3 hours per week

Skills: artistic background and/or computer assisted design skills preferred. Basic computer file/photo sharing familiarity required.

Liaison to the Glenview Chamber of Commerce  

Description: Attends Glenview Chamber of Commerce meetings, keeps Chamber updated on FDG happenings, and updates FDG on Chamber happenings. Facilitates partnerships between FDG and Chamber.

Estimated Time Commitment: 3-4 hours per month (1 Chamber meeting and 1 FDG meeting)

Skills & Experience: Connections or experience working with the Chamber preferred.

Liaison to the Village of Glenview 

Description: Attends Village Board Meetings and updates FDG on Village plans affecting downtown

Estimated Time Commitment: 5-10 hours per month (2 Village Board meetings and 1 FDG meeting)

Skills & Experience: Interest in civic engagement and an understanding of municipal planning and development preferred.


Description: Captures the beauty of downtown Glenview in photographs to be used on FDG’s social media, website, and promotional materials.

Estimated Time Commitment: 1 hour per week 

Skills & Experience: Professional or amateur photography skills/a knack for capturing memorable moments and beauty in the ordinary.

Newsletter Editor

Description: Compile and publish bimonthly newsletter using MailerLite software.

Estimated Time Commitment: 5 hours a month

Skills & Experience: Writing, editing and email marketing/database software skills.

Social Media Specialist

Description: Creates fun and engaging social media posts celebrating downtown Glenview, promoting local businesses in the downtown area, and sharing information about Friends of Downtown Glenview.  

Estimated Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per week

Skills & Experience: Experience producing content for Facebook and Instagram.

Service Projects Volunteer 

Description: Joins the FDG on various community service projects that arise, like park cleanup and emergency community assistance events.

Estimated Time Commitment: 4 hours per event

Skills & Experience: physical labor, cleanup, maintenance, general outdoor gardening/landscaping skills.


If any of these opportunities sound exciting or if you have a talent that you would like to share that isn’t listed above, please fill out the FDG Contact/ Volunteer Form and tell us more about yourself. We are looking forward to working with you! 

Here is our Contact / Volunteer link.