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Welcome back! Choose from more than 50 reinstated walking tours, book a CAFC River Cruise and visit the Center Thursday through Monday.

We’re so glad you’re considering joining our volunteer team.

“I love volunteering because it’s given me the ability to discover and learn about architecture and Chicago's history in a supportive learning environment.”

—Bill Lipsman, Docent Class of 2009

With the exception of Open House Chicago volunteers, there are a few steps all CAC volunteer applicants must take before coming on board. The graphic below shows you what you can expect from the application process.

Still curious and unsure? Read our frequently asked questions, or stay in the loop by signing up for volunteer email updates.