Volunteer

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Cara

People Served/Type of Services: Life Transition Support, Adult Job Readiness

Types of Help Needed: Activities with Agency Clients

Service Opportunity Details: Cara welcomes members of Kenilworth Union Church to participate in a service day with Cara participants through either a networking breakfast where participants and volunteers share personal and professional experiences, challenges, successes, etc, or through a speed networking session – similar to speed dating – where participants get to share resumes, career goals, and interests in a rapid-fire setting. For those who are comfortable with public speaking and fielding questions, volunteers who work in various professional industries can share their knowledge and professional backgrounds with participants through an arranged speaker panel.

Location: Chicago-West Loop

Volunteer Ages: Adults Groups

Frequency: One-time

Frequency Details: Cara offers several one-time opportunities. The day would begin with Motivations, Cara’s unique morning activity, from 8:25-9:00am, followed by a quick tour of Cara’s Downtown Campus. The day would conclude with the group activity, typically ending by noon. Date would be mutually agreed upon.

Contact Info: Staff: Audrianne Coffer, Individual Engagement Manaer, acoffer@carachicago.org or 312-798-3321

Other Information:  This would be an appropriate activity for a smaller volunteer group of three-seven.