Our Literacy Mentor Program is currently full

Contact our Volunteer Manager in regards to future opportunities or if you have any questions.

Amelia Murphy: amelia@chicagohopesforkids.org

Description 

Our Literacy Mentors program is an opportunity to work one-on-one with a middle-school-aged to improve their literacy skills and academic confidence, while simultaneously developing a passion for reading. Volunteers meet with their students once each week. Mentors will have an opportunity to facilitate enrichment activities and learning experiences that reflect each child's needs and interests.

Requirements: 

  • Must be at least 21 years old and hold a high school diploma or GED

  • Must attend a two hour mandatory training session

  • Must pass a background check

  • Must commit to one session (2 hours) per week for at least 3 months. 

Locations & Times

Uptown

  • Tuesday, 6-8 PM

Lakeview

  • Wednesday, 6-8 PM

*Exact addresses protected by confidentiality, location will be disclosed upon submitting and reviewing your application.