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Volunteer with After-School All-Stars Chicago

 

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

 

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

 

Hoop Heroes| April 10 -14, 2017
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: Five evenings| Mentors can commitment to all (or most of) the days of camp.
  • When: 5:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Location: TBD

 

Youth Service Week| April 2017

Volunteers work alongside students within a 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

 

CampUs| July 2017

CampUs is a one-week, overnight summer camp at a local university. CampUs targets rising 9th graders in need of an extra push. The camp helps students map out their next academic moves, get an overview of high school and college life, meet with admissions officers, learn about financial aid, career planning and resume writing, and participate in career panels. Volunteers help students navigate the high school application process by leading workshops on resume writing, workplace professionalism, interview skills, and public speaking.

  • Commitment: 1-2 hours
  • Location: School site (classroom) or off-site

 

C.E.O. Relay Race| Workplace Visits| On-going 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 follow 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

 

 

If you are interested in volunteering please email julieanne.pizarro@afterschoolallstars.org