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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

 

Young Professional Board (YPB) | CLOSED*

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: TBD

*Please check back to when applications open.

 

C.E.O. Relay Race| Workplace Visits| October 2017- April 2018
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 followed by Q & A sessions gives kids the opportunity to engage with role models and learn 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

 

School Site Volunteer | October 2017- April 2018

Do you have a special talent or skill set? Would you like to share your passion with kids? We are looking for adult volunteers who are interested in dropping in to share their talents and expertise in a wide variety of areas such as sports, arts, music, robotics, life preparation, and much more.

  • Commitment: Varies
  • When: Monday – Thursday from 3:45 PM-5:30 PM, Friday from 1:45 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Location: Dewey School of Excellence

 

Hoop Heroes| April 2018
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 commit to all (or most of) the days of camp.
  • When: 5:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Location: TBD

 

Youth Service Week| April 2018

Volunteers work alongside students within a community project 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 2018

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 the 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

 

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 to getting involved.

 

 

 

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