Now accepting volunteer applications for our summer program beginning june 24!
Our summer program provides literacy support and enrichment for children at the shelters to prevent academic regression. Program meets 4 days a week for two hours and includes: Nutrition, Art, Music, Around the World and STEM activities.
The program takes place in one of our partnering shelters for a designated two-hours, Monday-Thursday. We ask that volunteers select a site and consistent day of the week that they will volunteer for the entirety of the program semester. Through your commitment, you will build stronger relationships with the students we serve.
Must be at least 18 years old and hold a high school diploma or GED
Must attend a two hour mandatory training session
Must pass a background check
Must be comfortable working with multiple students in an occasionally fast-paced environment
Must commit to one session (2 hours) per week for the duration of the semester
Shelter Sites & Times
South Side Locations
Englewood: Primo Sangamon
South Shore: Ridgeland
Ashburn: Primo Western
West Side Locations
North Lawndale: Primo Homan
North Side Locations
*Exact addresses protected by confidentiality, location will be disclosed upon submitting and reviewing your application.