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Until further notice, all CAC walking tours are suspended and the Center at 111 E. Wacker Dr. is closed, in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines from the State of Illinois.

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.