College & Career Assistance

College & Career Assistance

Bottom Line Chicago

2019-09-04T04:13:39-05:00

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Teens

Types of Help Needed: College and Career Assistance

Service Opportunity Details: In Bottom Line’s Go Far Network, volunteers provide students with valuable opportunities to interview with professionals, build confidence, and help them become more comfortable promoting their personal brand through informational and mock interviews. This is an ideal opportunity for individuals who are experienced (3+ years professional experience with a bachelor’s degree); able to communicate openly and share your work experiences and career path as an informational interviewer, and/or give constructive feedback to students as a mock interviewer; and are positive and enthusiastic professionals who can help students feel comfortable and receptive in professional conversations.

Location: Chicago

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: Periodic

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Contact Info: Staff: Jenna Monell, 312-637-3171

Other Information:Volunteers may sign up through this link: https://www.bottomline.org/content/volunteer-registration-form

Umoja Student Development Corporation

2019-09-15T02:20:24-05:00

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Teens

Types of Help Needed: College and Career Assistance

Service Opportunity Details: Umoja recruits volunteers for our Senior Days of Action to share college and career advice with 12th grade students at our Seminar partner schools. During these events we recruit volunteers to come to the school and conduct mock interviews with high school seniors. This is an opportunity for seniors to practice presenting themselves in a professional way and to work on their verbal interviewing skills.

Location: Chicago- Rogers Park, Bronzeville (South Side)

Volunteer Ages: Young Adults, Adults

Frequency: One-time

Frequency Details: “Senior Day of Action” events happen two to four times per year at our Seminar partner schools. If interested, contact volunteer co-ordinator for exact dates and times.

Contact Info: Staff: Stephanie Heckman, Individual Giving Specialist, 773-312-3898

Other Information: The agency provides lunch for volunteers at these events and they are usually asked to volunteer for 5 hours from roughly 8 a.m to 1 p.m. (varies depending on individual school schedules).

Lawrence Hall

2019-09-14T23:00:47-05:00

People Served/Type of Services: Life Transitions, Other

Types of Help Needed: College and Career Assistance

Service Opportunity Details: Ensuring youth employment is a critical piece of fighting the violence epidemic in Chicago. Lawrence Hall’s workforce development program, Project Work, prepares and helps obtain employment. We are always actively looking for help partnering with businesses to create jobs for our youth that are part of Project Work.

Location: Chicago-Ravenswood

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: One time, Periodic

Frequency Details:

Contact Info: Staff: Hailey Nicewanner, Youth and Volunteer Engagement Supervisor, 773.769.3500

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Holy Trinity High School

2019-09-14T21:29:50-05:00

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Teens

Types of Help Needed: Teaching, Tutoring, Coaching and Mentoring, College and Career Assistance

Service Opportunity Details: Sponsor and mentor a student: A key to Holy Trinity’s educational model is to pair deserving students to a sponsor-based scholarship to help make private education a reality. Scholarship sponsors have the opportunity to provide support and mentoring to their scholar.

Location: Chicago-Noble Square

Volunteer Ages: Young Adults, Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: Meet with student weekly during school year (late August – June)

Contact Info: Staff: Deborah Clair, 773-278-4214, ext. 3131.

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Holy Trinity High School

2019-09-14T21:30:29-05:00

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Teens

Types of Help Needed: Teaching, Tutoring, Coaching, and Mentoring

Service Opportunity Details: Tutor a student: In the school’s Resource Learning Center, work one-on-one with students to help them with English, Math, Science, and other subjects as well as developing strong study skills.

Location: Chicago-Noble Square

Volunteer Ages: Families with teens, Teens, Young adults, Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: Meet with student weekly during school year (late August – June)

Contact Info: Staff: Deborah Clair, 773-278-4214, ext. 3131.

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Family Matters

2019-09-14T19:36:23-05:00

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Children, Teens

Types of Help Needed: Teaching, Tutoring, Coaching and Mentoring, College and Career Assistance

Service Opportunity Details: 1. Learning Labs engage youth in learning about new subjests and can take place in one interaction or over a series of experiences. Volunteers with a particular skill or interest facilitate a workshop that explores an interest area through a project-based approach. 2. High School/Post HS Readiness Initiative focuses on trasitioning students from 8th to 9th grade and from HS to post scondary school. Volunteers support students in completeing applications, researching financial aid opportunities, developing essays, and conducting the right fit/school selection process. 3. Feel Fit promotes health and wellness among youth and famlies. Volunteers facilitate cooking classes, dance and yoga sessions, and other activities that promote healthy diet, physical fitness, and emotional wellness.

Location: Chicago-Rogers Park

Volunteer Ages: Young adults, Adults

Frequency: One-time

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Contact Info: Staff: Devon Lovell, Academic Director, 773-465-6011 ext. 115
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