Mentor Homeless Youth in South Shore

  • Chicago, IL, US

To apply to be a Summer Program Mentor please email volunteer@chicagohopesforkids.org with Summer Program Volunteer South Shore in the subject line.

Chicago HOPES for Kids Summer Program will operate Monday-Thursday, afternoons from June 27th until August 11th. The general focus of the program is literacy and engaging enrichment activites, with volunteers acting as mentors to homeless K-5 students living in a shelter in South Shore.

Each session is facilitated by a Site Coordinator who serves as the volunteer supervisor and a liaison between Chicago HOPES for Kids and the shelter & students' parents. In addition, Chicago HOPES for Kids hosts enrichment partners that provide art, music, personal development, science and other fun, educational activities for the students several times throughout the semester.

Each session is two hours long, and we ask Summer Program Mentors to commit to one session per week. Join us in working to bolster students academic achievement and give them a fun place to learn and grow this summer!

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  • c/o Literacenter, 641 W. Lake St.
    2nd floor
    Chicago, IL, US 60661
    See Map
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    Occasional (weekly or monthly)
  • Times of day:

    Afternoons
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays
  • Schedule:

    Fixed schedule
  • Extra details:

    Training provided

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