Volunteer to be a Greeter

Share your love of Chicago with visitors by becoming a Chicago Greeter volunteer.

Chicago Greeters are friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the city.  Becoming a Chicago Greeter requires no additional experience, just a passion for Chicago. 

  • Chicago Greeter hosted 10,000 visitors in 2013 from every state and over 90 countries.
  • Are you fluent in Mandarin Chinese, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese or have any other foreign language skills?
  • Are you very familiar with Bridgeport, Bucktown/Wicker Park, Hyde Park, Pilsen, Bronzeville, Andersonville and other neighborhoods outside of the Loop?
  • Show visitors your favorite spots in Chicago. Customize a visit for your guests highlighting what you love about Chicago.
  • Enjoy educational opportunities for Chicago Greeters and tour guide basics.

Want to volunteer? Simply fill out the application form and a Chicago Greeter representative will get in touch with you.

Check out our Volunteer FAQ page for more information on becoming a Chicago Greeter!