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Volunteer Opportunity: After School Program - Kids Korner Volunteer
Company: Pui Tak Christian School
Website: Pui Tak Christian School
Experience: Previous children's, youth or after school ministry experience is helpful, but not necessary.
Location: 2301 S Wentworth Ave Chicago, IL 60616
Contact: Ashley Crosby, Extended Day Program Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, (312) 845-8546
Description: Kids Korner Volunteers are focused on assisting with homework and building relationships with multiple students.
- Help monitor snack and gym time
- Helping monitor behavior in the classroom
- Keep kids on task during homework and activity time
- Help kids with homework and activities
- Help the Classroom Leader facilitate the activity
- Assist in administering gym activities
- Have patience and give grace
- Keep a positive attitude
- Engage students in biblical conversation
- Mentor students in your group
- Lead small group discussions
How to Apply: To apply please contact Ashley Crosby, email@example.com
Posted 11/25/2013 9:55:00 AM
Volunteer Opportunity: English as a Second Language (ESL) Classroom Teachers or Tutor
Company: Indo-American Center
Previous teaching or tutoring experience is helpful but not necessary
(Free training is provided: two Saturday sessions through Literacy Works) Desire to help others, Patience, Good organizational skills, Fluent English (native or non-native speakers)
Do you speak English and are looking for an opportunity to polish up that resume and help out in your neighborhood?
Literacy Tutors have the opportunity to tutor adult English as a Second Language (ESL) students as they develop their English language skills. Volunteers work either in small groups or individually with students. Free required training is provided, including 12 hours of ESL training through Literacy Works and ongoing observation of staff instructors and experienced volunteers.
Come and teach ESL if you are interested in pursuing a degree in Education, Not-for-Profit Organization, or if you are simply into helping others in your neighborhood. Great Resume Builder!
How to Apply: Please complete the Volunteer Tutor Application at http://www.indoamerican.org/volunteer and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 10/8/2013 3:34:00 PM
Volunteer Opportunity: Tutor/Assist-Mentor-Fieldworker/Outreach
Company: Mount Motiah Social Service Agency
- Tutor/Assist-Very knowledgeable in Writing, Reading and/or Math.
- Patient and love working with people.
- Mentor-Have good communication skills.
- Must have a positive attitute and love working witn individuals.
- Field worker-outreach-committment and willing to serve the community.
Location: 4013 W, Harrison Chicago, IL 60624
Contact: Mallie Johnson Executive Directo, (773) 910-1588, email@example.com
Description: We are a non-profit 501(c)3 agency seeking volunteers-MMSSA-Mount Moriah Social Service, Agency in the Northlawndale community. Our mission is to "TEACH ONE, REACH ON". We are striving to STOP THE VIOLENCE" AND SAVE THE CHILDREN in the following manners:pp
- TUTOR/ASSIST-Must be able to read at all levels k-12th grade. Must be able to communicate, Must have knowledge of addition, subtraction, division, algebra and trigonometry.Must have good writing skills and good grammar.
- MENTOR-Help build up individuals self-esteem by your positive attitude. Good communication skills. To be able to give positive advice on different situations.
- FIELD WORKER/OUTREACH-Must be committed and able to work with people in our Give-A-Way Program,. Must pass out flyers in the community periodically.
How to Apply: Mallie Johnson Executive Directo, (773) 910-1588, firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 8/30/2013 10:01:00 AM
Volunteer Opportunity: Faith Outreach Vounteer
Company: The Humane Society of the United States
Website: The Humane Society of the United States
- Active participation in the faith community and familiarity with faith denominations and religious landscape in Faith Outreach Volunteer's state
- Superior communication skills and fluency in English
- Problem-solving capabilities, attention to detail, and a commitment to accuracy
- The ability to maintain enthusiasm and critical thinking to help implement the faith outreach plan for the state
- Time-management skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and multi-task
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and basic familiarity with the internet and online research tools
- Ability to use good judgment and work independently with low levels of direct supervision
- Ability to work well as a member of a team, with a high level of accountability and integrity
- Willingness to take direction from state directors, the Faith Outreach program, and/or volunteer leaders to provide updates on activities in a timely and consistent manner
Location: Address not provided
Contact: Emily Spivak, Outreach Coordinator, (301) 258-3055, email@example.com
The Humane Society of the United States seeks volunteers in (North Carolina) for its Faith Outreach program. Volunteers will build relationships with local faith leaders and connect faith communities with HSUS resources and assist The HSUS state director on animal protection issues as needed.
Outreach and engagement may include:
- Building relationships with regional council of churches and denominational offices and obtaining endorsement letters of support;
- Establish pet food drives or animal protection ministries at churches;
- Build relationships between the faith community and The HSUS;
- Coordinate church screenings of the documentary, Eating Mercifully;
- Assist with letters-to-the-editor and other correspondence on animal protection issues.
How to Apply: Please visit above website to complete a volunteer application.
Posted 6/28/2013 3:51:00 PM
Volunteer Opportunity: Program Assistant
Company: Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly
Website: Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly
Experience: See below
Location: 355 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60607
Contact: Christine Bertrand, (312)455-1000, firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Required Skills:
- Effective communication. Able to listen attentively and initiate conversation
- Sensitive to the needs of lonely and isolated elderly
- Able to work independently. Reliable in completion of all elder commitments
- Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus
Duties and Responsibilities
- Establish meaningful relationships with 10-25 elders
- Engage elders in outings, luncheons and other social opportunities
- May assist with small errands (i.e. light shopping, transportation etc.)
- Plan creative social opportunities such as going for a walk, seeing a movie, playing cards, baking together and sharing stories. Be accountable for your time, work and performance
- Work with staff to plan and execute celebrations of life that bring the elderly out of their isolation into contact with other volunteers in festive social activities
- Assess the elders’ needs and refer findings to the Program Coordinator
- Work two of three major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter )
- Participate in staff meetings, PA meetings, retreats and evaluations
- Take charge of a special project outside of visiting
- Perform other duties of a temporary nature as need arises
- Drive, assess and participate in the maintenance of the LBFE vehicles as needed
- Participate in one vacation week with the elders and volunteers during the summer. (Optional)
- Full time - 40 hours/week (may include weekends). One year commitment
- Part time - minimum commitment 16 hours/week. One year commitment
- Up to a $625.00 stipend per month for food and personal expenses
- Medical and Dental insurance for full time only. Mileage reimbursement provided if using own vehicle
- Excellent training and experience in the field of aging while working in a responsible position with the guidance of staff
- Opportunities to meet and work with a diverse group of committed volunteers, staff and elderly
How to Apply: Please contact Christine Bertrand at information provided above for application information
Posted 3/22/2013 10:36:00 AM