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Become a Volunteer with Us

  Thank you for your interest in volunteering with After-School All-Stars Chicago. We have several upcoming options available for volunteers:

Hoop Heroes| March 26 – March 30   Hoop Heroes leverages the game of basketball to provide middle school participants with caring mentors and exposure to different educational and career paths. During the camp, volunteers mentor students and educate them about high school, college, and career opportunities. Mentors run basketball drills and play full court games mixed with student/mentor teams, enjoy dinner together, join students for nightly leadership activity and guest speaker discussion.  

  • Commitment: Four evenings| Mentors can commitment to all (or most of) the days of camp.
  • When: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Alain Locke Charter School, 3141 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60612

Youth Service Week| April 2018   Volunteers work alongside students within community projects as beautifying green spaces, creating care packages for Veterans, painting over graffiti, cleaning up neighborhoods, and visiting local nursing homes.

  • Commitment: 1- 4 hours
  • Location: Locations throughout Chicago

C.E.O. Relay Race| Workplace Visits| Ongoing Fridays   ASAS students travel across Chicago or professionals visit a school site to learn about different careers and opportunities that await them after they graduate college. The format is a fast-paced career discussion that enables professionals to share their college, career and life path with kids. A short talk follows by Q & A sessions, gives kids the opportunity to engage with role models and earn about diverse careers.  

  • Commitment: Visits last approximately 45 to 90 minutes.
  • When: Friday afternoons between 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM
  • Location: Your office or ASAS School Sites

Young Professional Board (YPB) | OPEN   ASAS-YPB is a group of young professionals committed to supporting the organization and its mission. The Board Members are champions of ASAS in Chicago and strive to be leaders and advocates for high-quality afterschool programs. The Young Professional Board plays an integral role in the ASAS-Chicago community, volunteering their time and energy in support of the organization's mission.

  • Commitment: One-year term
  • When: Monthly meetings
  • Location: Rotated throughout the year

Regional Advisory Board | OPEN   ASAS Advisory Board Members are champions of ASAS in the Chicago region. Advisory Board members are typically connected to local funders and/or the corporate community and are willing to share their contacts with the Executive Director. Regional Advisory Boards advise and assist the leadership of ASAS in carrying out its mission in Chicago with special emphasis on fundraising and increasing the organization’s visibility in the community. As ASAS is a national organization, the local advisory board does not have fiduciary or governing responsibilities.

  • Commitment: Two-year term
  • When: Quarterly meetings
  • Location: Rotated throughout the year

Want to get involved in other ways? Let us know!  We are open to new ideas for programming, events, camps, you name it! It is a unique opportunity to come forward and create your own way of getting involved.      

If you are interested in volunteering, email julieanne.pizarro@afterschoolallstars.org or call at 312-767-2007.