Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.)

2017-12-05T14:01:06+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to serve as academic tutors and activity leaders in their elementary afterschool programs. Activities may include providing tutoring during homework hour or leading an enrichment group, based on the volunteer’s professional skills or personal hobbies.

Location: Evanston

Frequency Details: Volunteers are expected to commit to at least 4 hours per week, during our afterschool program, approximately 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Our afterschool program follows the academic year, running from September, 2017 to May, 2018.

Contact: Staff: Becky Moore, Resources and Volunteer Coordinator bmoore@youthopportunity.org or 847-866-1200, ext. 223

Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.)

2017-12-05T13:59:32+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to support events and projects, such as preparing the Learning Garden for the Spring and collecting gifts for the Holiday Gift Drive.

Location: Evanston

Frequency Details: Volunteers are expected to commit to at least one event or one day of a project (no more that 8 hours each). These projects occur approximately quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter)

Contact: Staff: Becky Moore, Resources and Volunteer Coordinator bmoore@youthopportunity.org or 847-866-1200, ext. 223

Umoja Student Development Corporation

2017-12-05T13:54:44+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to come to one of Umoja’s schools 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)

Frequency Details: “Senior Day of Action” events happen two to four times per year at our Seminar partner schools. The agency provides lunch for volunteers at these events and they are usually asked to volunteer for 5 hours.

Contact: Staff: Caryn Turgeon, cturgeon@umojacorporation.org

Spark Program, Inc.

2017-11-29T14:22:50+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteer photographer needed to document the experiences of our students and mentors – both posed and candid photos.

Location: Chicago

Frequency Details: Photos of our Special events – Mon. through Fri. 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact: Staff: Ashli Ownes, aowens@sparkprogram.org 312-470-4300, ext. 4519

Other Information: Photo credit will be given to photographer when photos are used in print or social media.

Lawrence Hall

2017-11-17T11:27:24+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Corporate Volunteer Days allow large volunteer groups to participate in beautificaion projects at the agency’s Main Campus.

Location: Chicago- Ravenswood Main Campus

Contact: Staff: Caroline Greco, Supervisor of Youth Leadership and Volunteers, Cgreco@lawrencehall.org 773-769-3500

Lawrence Hall

2017-11-17T11:24:05+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed for both the Junior Board and the North Shore Auxiliary Board

Location: Chicago-Ravenswood

Frequency Details: Junior Board holds monthly meetings plus require other fundraising and participation. North Shore Auxiliary Board also requires a similar commitment.

Contact: Staff: Caroline Greco, Supervisor of Youth Leadership and Volunteers, Cgreco@lawrencehall.org 773-769-3500

Lawrence Hall

2017-11-17T11:21:17+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to collect and make in-kind donations including Welcome Baskets for newly admitted adolescents, Hygene Bags, Basic Necessities (tshirts, socks, boxers, sweatpants), New Home Buckets, Cleaning Supplies, and College Care Packages.

Location: Chicago-Ravenswood

Contact: Staff: Caroline Greco, Supervisor of Youth Leadership and Volunteers, Cgreco@lawrencehall.org 773-769-3500

Lawrence Hall

2017-11-17T11:17:36+00:00

Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers needed to help in agency’s On-Campus Kitchen to help youth learn how to cook and serve customers. Volunteers can run cooking groups, help students bake, and work in small groups to sell food to local markets

Location: Chicago-Ravenswood

Contact: Staff: Caroline Greco, Supervisor of Youth Leadership and Volunteers, Cgreco@lawrencehall.org 773-769-3500