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Sponsor: Best Buddies Illinois | Location: Chicago, IL 60654 Mentoring Special Needs
Best Buddies Colleges pairs people with intellectual disabilities in one-to-one friendships with college students. In the past, individuals with intellectual disabilities have not had the opportunity to have friends outside of their own environment. By becoming a College Buddy, volunteers offer a Peer Buddy the chance to explore a new way of life. College chapters have grown from one single chapter at more
Sponsor: Best Buddies Illinois | Location: Chicago, IL 60654 Mentoring Special Needs
Since 1993, Best Buddies High Schools has paired students with intellectual disabilities in one-to-one friendships with high school students. By introducing Best Buddies into public and private high schools, participants are crossing the invisible line that too often separates those with disabilities from those without. Today, Best Buddies boasts more than 900 high school chapters worldwide. more
Sponsor: Junior Achievement Of Chicago | Location: River Grove, IL 60171 Education Children & Youth Mentoring
The JA in a Day program is an in-school program where volunteers present Junior Achievement curriculum to students in kindergarten through twelfth grade in a one-day format. JA works directly with the school to arrange one date for JA to take place. The volunteers cover all lessons (or a minimum of 4) in one visit. Time commitment Class time: 4-5 hours. The teacher will be in the classroom at all ti more
Sponsor: A Just Harvest | Location: Chicago, IL 60626 Children & Youth Mentoring
Do you have experience running a small business? Do you have money management, catering, or gardening and urban farming skills to share? The Genesis Project, A Just Harvest’s community and economic development initiative, needs mentors and project-specific volunteers. Current projects include an aquaponics social enterprise, Just B.I.T.E.S. (a catering business incubator), and a microlending program. more
Sponsor: McGaw YMCA | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Education Children & Youth Mentoring
Project SOAR is our one-on-one mentoring program that aims to create a long-lasting relationship between youth and an adult through regular meetings and outings. Mentors meet one-on-one with youth for a minimum of one year in order to ensure stability and a long-lasting relationship. more
Sponsor: McGaw YMCA | Location: Evanston, IL 60201 Education Children & Youth Mentoring
Tutoring at the 1000 Grove location (1-on-1 tutoring once a week, volunteers must be 18 or older) or Tutoring at the Foster Reading Center (1-on-1 tutoring, once a week, high school students are welcome to volunteer here). more
Sponsor: Junior Achievement Of Chicago | Location: River Grove, IL 60171 Education Children & Youth Mentoring
The weekly program is an in-school program where volunteers present JA on a weekly basis coordinating the schedule with the teacher. Volunteers and teachers work together to mutually arrange the required number of sessions and session lengths taking into account their classroom and business schedules. Time Commitment Class time: 30 – 55 minutes each visit for 5-12 weeks (depending on the chosen progr more



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