blog posts Tutor with Project: VISION (volunteer and paid positions available) Dec 16, 2019 3:15 pm1209 views Apply to be an Honors College Tutor in fall 2016, Deadline Tues. 5/31 May 25, 2016 8:45 am1034 views Honors College Tutoring - Priority Deadline Tuesday, May 31 Want to be a tutor in the Honors College Tutoring Center? Tutors must meet the following: o Be a student in good standing with the Honors College o Have attended UIC for at least 1 year o Must be able to tutor in at least 3 different courses (you must have earned an A or B in classes taken at UIC in order to be eligible to tutor for those courses) o Schedule 3 hours each week Students who intend to participate in the Honors College Tutoring program must complete an application (available in the Honors College office). The preferred deadline for applications is Tuesday, May 31, 2016; THE FINAL DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2016. The tutoring program is scheduled to begin on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016. Once students have submitted an application and received confirmation of their participation in the program they should then register for HON 202 (CRN 13771). Students must be registered for HON 202 (in addition to HON 222) to count Honors College Tutoring as their honors activity. If you decide NOT to tutor, you must drop HON 202 by September 2, 2016 to avoid a “W” grade; if you drop between September 3, 2016 and October 28, 2016 you will receive a “W”. You will receive additional information about your tutoring schedule by the first week of classes in the Fall 2016 term. The current application is attached below. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie O’Leary at firstname.lastname@example.org. America Reads Tutoring Opportunity May 16, 2018 1:15 pm735 views Honors Activity Option: NBC Homework Hotline Volunteers Needed on Tuesday nights Jan 30, 2015 4:00 pm660 views UIC/NBC Homework Hotline Volunteers needed for Spring 2015. Volunteers are especially needed on Tuesday evenings right now. Most tutoring begins the week of Monday, 1/26 so email Sarah Gardiner at email@example.com if you are interested. Service Learning Trip to Cusco, Peru in January 2020 (Register now!) Dec 16, 2019 3:45 pm441 views Apply for an Alternative Spring Break Winter Trip! (Apply by 11/8) Oct 28, 2019 2:30 pm430 views Honors College Service and Civic Engagement Opportunities - First one on Tuesday 9/24 Sep 18, 2019 4:00 pm406 views Become a tutor with Port Academic Center! (Applications open) Dec 2, 2019 2:15 pm404 views Volunteer for Mayor Lightfoot's 1st Annual Solutions Toward Ending Poverty (STEP) Summit! (Event date: 2/20) Feb 10, 2020 2:15 pm355 views Honors College Tutoring Application - Final Deadline Monday, Jan. 9 Jan 4, 2017 12:15 pm337 views Honors College Tutoring - Final Deadline Monday, January 9 Want to be a tutor in the Honors College Tutoring Center? Tutors must meet the following: Be a student in good standing with the Honors College Have attended UIC for at least 1 year Must be able to tutor in at least 3 different courses (you must have earned an A or B in classes taken at UIC in order to be eligible to tutor for those courses) Schedule 3 hours each week Students who intend to participate in the Honors College Tutoring program must complete an application (attached below). The preferred deadline for applications is Monday, December 12, 2016; THE FINAL DEADLINE IS MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017. The tutoring program is scheduled to begin on MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017. Once students have submitted an application and received confirmation of their participation in the program they should then register for HON 202 (CRN 15071). Students must be registered for HON 202 (in addition to HON 222) to count Honors College Tutoring as their honors activity. If you decide NOT to tutor, you must drop HON 202 by January 20, 2017 to avoid a “W” grade; if you drop between January 21, 2017 and March 17, 2017 you will receive a “W”. You will receive additional information about your tutoring schedule by the first week of classes in the Spring 2017 term. The current application is attached below. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie O’Leary at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations for the Chancellor’s Student Service and Leadership Awards Due Fri. 2/13 Feb 11, 2015 4:15 pm319 views Nominations are now being accepted for the 43rd Annual Chancellor's Student Service and Leadership Awards (CSSLA)! **** The CSSLA program recognizes exceptional students who, while maintaining high academic achievement, demonstrate a commitment to leadership and volunteerism. Please consider nominating outstanding students you know who have given their time and talents to campus or community service. **** The nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 13, at 5pm. Nominations can be submitted by UIC students, staff or faculty by visiting: http://www.vcsaweb.uic.edu/csslanoms/ **** Awards will be presented to chosen recipients at the 43rd Annual CSSLA program, scheduled for the evening of Thursday, April 9, 2015, in the Illinois Room of SCE. Presented awards will include: the Chancellor's Student Service Award, the Eugertha Bates Memorial Award, and the President's Volunteer Service Award. Visit www.sldvs.uic.edu or contact Casey Lowman at email@example.com for more information. Education/Outreach Volunteer Opportunity at Rush University Medical Center Jan 27, 2016 9:00 am317 views Please see the flyer at the link below for a description of the Education/Outreach Volunteer position at Rush University Center of Excellence on Disparities in HIV and Aging. For consideration for this opportunity and to schedule an interview, please email Scarlett Ellis, Research Study Supervisor (Scarlett_Ellis@rush.edu), with a letter of intent and current resume. Honors College Tutor Applications for Spring 2015, Final Deadline 1/16 Jan 7, 2015 2:00 pm297 views Would you like to be a tutor in the Honors College Tutoring Center? This is a great opportunity to apply what you have learned in your classes and help fellow students learn. To be eligible to tutor for the Honors College, you must be in your second year of college at UIC, and have a 3.4 UIC GPA or higher. The final deadline for applications is January 16, 2015. Questions? Contact Sarah Gardiner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Chancellor’s Student Service and Leadership Awards (CSSLA), Nominations Due 3/10 Feb 7, 2014 4:45 pm295 views The CSSLA program has recognized outstanding student leaders and student volunteers who, while maintaining high academic achievement, demonstrate a commitment to the UIC community through participation in student organizations and campus activities and throughout the greater Chicagoland area through active service and community engagement. 2014 Nominations are now open and will close on March 10, 2014. Visit the website to learn more: http://www.uic.edu/depts/sldvs/recognition.shtml Students may be nominated for the following awards, presented each year at the CSSLA program: The Chancellor’s Student Service Award (CSSA) The Eugertha Bates Memorial Award The President’s Volunteer Service Award Campus Programs Annual Awards Annual Awards of the University of Illinois Alumni Association. Honors Activity Option: Little Village READS Tutor for 1-3 grade Jan 23, 2015 9:30 am284 views Be a Part of an Awesome Reading Program! Little Village READS is a new literacy initiative that pairs reading tutors with 1st through 3rd grade students in the Little Village Community. All our students have been referred by their teachers for extra help outside the classroom, and they meet with tutors two days a week to work on building their reading skills. Tutors engage students in free reading, interactive games, and fun literacy activities. If you are interested in being a tutor we would love to hear from you! This is a great opportunity to gain some hands on experience working with an amazing group of kids. January 5th – June 4thMondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays 2:30-5:00pm contact: Rachel Serra, 773-542-7617, email@example.com address: 4225 W. 25th Street, Chicago, IL 60623 Summer Volunteer Opportunity at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Apr 5, 2018 1:30 pm279 views Helping Hands Seeks Executive Board Members – Application Deadline: August 11 Aug 8, 2018 3:15 pm275 views Honors Activity Option: Project Esteem, Meeting Mon. 2/3 Jan 31, 2014 7:30 am266 views Do you enjoy working with kids? Have a passion for science? Then Project ESTEEM is right for you! Project ESTEEM reaches out to children currently in the children's shelter, Lydia's Home (http://www.lydiahome.org) and The Rice Child and Family Center (http://www.childrenshomeandaid.org/page.aspx?pid=350), and teaches them science through exciting experiments and projects! Volunteers from all undergraduate colleges are welcome to join; you do not necessarily have to major in science and/or education in order to be a member of Project ESTEEM, nor do you have to be a member of the Honors College. However, Honors College students do have the ability to use Project ESTEEM as an Honors College Activity. There will be an informational meeting on Monday, February 3 at 5:30 PM in the Honors College Quiet Study (BH121). If you are interested in working with Project ESTEEM or have any other questions, please e-mail Ashley Akkal: firstname.lastname@example.org or Haley Bohl: email@example.com. Honors Ambassadors and HCAB Applications Available, Due Fri. 4/10 Apr 2, 2015 5:15 pm259 views Honors College Mentoring and Leadership Opportunities Honors College Ambassadors: Be a mentor to incoming Honors College Freshmen and Transfer Students! - Applications due April 10- Find out more at either of the Ambassador events, April 2nd @ 7pm Stukel Library, or April 7th @ 12pm Honors College Quiet Study - Application process includes a group interview Honors College Advisory Board: represent your fellow Honors College students, plan fun events, and learn how the Honors College works! Applications due April 10. Honors Activity Option: Apply to be an HON 101 TA! Apply by 7/31 Jul 29, 2014 3:30 pm244 views Did you enjoy your HON 101 course? Do you have experience in tutoring, leading discussion groups, or assisting your professors? The Honors College is seeking motivated, energetic Teaching Assistants for its Fall HON 101 courses. Submit your application by July 31. Volunteer with the Honors College in BH 121 on Monday – Stop by between 11am-1pm to make blankets! Oct 1, 2019 3:45 pm242 views Tutors (Paid and Volunteers) Needed for Youth Center Dec 5, 2017 1:30 pm233 views Possible Service Activity for Spring: DRC Assistant for UIC Student Jan 11, 2016 9:00 am231 views The Disability Resource Center is looking for an interested and committed Honors Student to work with a student who is blind in her Spring 2016 ANTH 105 Lab course. The Honors Student would serve as the DRC student’s lab assistant during the spring semester. A lab assistant would assist with thevisual, written and physical aspects of each lab, including any practical exams. The DRC student will be responsible for training the assistant and informing what tasks are needed such as describing images, or writing down specific answers. The responsibilities for this activity are as follows: Attend all lab sessions for the class and assist the student as needed. The Lab meets on Mondays from 8:00-9:45 a.m. in BSB. The requirements for this activity are as follows: Eligibility in the Honors College and approval of this activity by your Faculty Fellow If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Sara Vogt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Part-Time Paid and Volunteer Tutoring Positions with Project VISION Oct 2, 2015 10:15 am225 views Project: VISION (www.projectvisionchicago.org) is a small grassroots organization serving youth age 12-18 in Chicago's Chinatown & Bridgeport neighborhoods. They are seeking both volunteer and compensated tutors for their After School Homework Tutoring Program. Tutors will assist students in grades 6-12 with homework and provide enrichment activities to help students develop academic skills and knowledge base in a variety of subjects. Each tutor will work with 4-5 students each afternoon and assist the Program Coordinator with maintaining student records. They are seeking tutors with strong personal academic records and enthusiasm and passion for teaching! Responsibilities: -Work under Youth Program Coordinator -Tutor students (grades 6-12) in various subject areas in after school homework tutoring program (answer students' questions, explain concepts, check work, help study for tests, etc.). -Provide enrichment activities to students. -Help maintain student records, attendance records, progress reports, and parent updates. -Volunteers must be able to commit at least 3 hours/week, and compensated tutors can work 10-20 hours per week. Shifts are available Mondays-Fridays 3-7pm and Saturdays 10a-1p. -Must be able to commit to working at least through the end of the academic school year (6/21/16) Qualifications: -Must have a strong academic record and be confident with a variety of subjects through the high school levels -Must be especially strong in upper level math (i.e. geometry, algebra II, trigonometry, pre-calculus/calculus) and science (chemistry, physics) subjects -Experience working with youth in 12-18 age group preferred. -Organized, reliable, punctual, self-motivated and team player -Excellent communication skills Compensate Tutor Rate: $10/hour See more information at: Paid staff: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/8SWnxbhtbZMD/ Volunteer: http://www.idealist.org/view/volop/t4fXF3c2gwSP/ If interested, contact Project: VISION at email@example.com. Volunteer Opportunities at Rush – Applications Open Mar 26, 2019 1:45 pm203 views Become an Honors Ambassador for the 2021-2022 Academic Year! (Apply by 5/7) May 5, 2021 3:00 pm198 views Nominations for the Chancellor’s Student Service & Leadership Awards (CSSLA), Due Feb 10, 2017 Jan 30, 2017 4:15 pm194 views Nominations for the Chancellor’s Student Service & Leadership Awards (CSSLA) are due by February 10, 2017 Please visit the 2017 Chancellor’s Student Service and Leadership Awards (CSSLA) site to nominate outstanding undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who have given their time and talent to campus community service. Presented awards include: Chancellor’s Student Service Award (for volunteer service) The Chancellor’s Student Service Award (CSSA) honors students who have made an outstanding contribution to the University through service to campus and the UIC community. Student nominees must have dedicated a significant amount of time, effort, and creativity to one or more campus- or community-based service project(s). Undergraduate, graduate, and professional students must: enrolled during the academic year in which the award is received; be in good academic standing (with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5); have volunteered in a campus and/or community service organization; and have made significant, unpaid contributions to their organization. Nominators should list specifics about the student’s contribution to the campus and/or community and highlight any leadership positions/offices held by the nominee. Approximately 400 UIC students receive this award each year. Eugertha Bates Memorial Award (for humanitarian commitment) The Eugertha Bates Memorial Award (EBMA) honors a student whose volunteer activities in a campus or community setting demonstrate an outstanding degree of caring dedication, selfless commitment, and a truly exceptional humanitarian contribution to the needs of others. Nominations for this award must include a detailed description of the uniqueness and significance of the nominee’s humanitarian service and the impact on the campus/community through his/her episodic or ongoing service. Jane Addams Distinguished Service Award(for creativity/innovation/length of service) The Jane Addams Distinguished Service Award honors students whose volunteer activity substantially addresses a distinct need in the community along with inspiring others to engage in volunteer service. Individual recipients must have been involved in the creation of a new project or service to address such a need, and must demonstrate the highest level of dedication and selfless commitment to volunteer service. Nominators should list specifics about the student’s contribution to the campus and/or community. Activities Honorary Society For the fifth year in a row, new members will be inducted into the Activities Honorary Society (AHS) during the Chancellor’s Student Service and Leadership Awards Ceremony in April. AHS recognizes no more than 15 exemplary students each year for their demonstrated student leadership. Founded in 1950 by student leaders at the University of Illinois Undergraduate Division at Navy Pier, AHS is one of two traditions remaining from the original campus. The various awards will be presented to invited recipients at the 45th Annual Chancellor’s Student Service and Leadership Awards Ceremony, scheduled for the evening of Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Illinois Room of Student Center East. Recipients will be recognized individually throughout the program and their nominator will be invited to attend.For additional information, visit us online, send an email, or call us at the contact information below. sldvs.uic.edu firstname.lastname@example.org 312-996-4500 Spring Leadership and Service Opportunities through SLCE Jan 6, 2020 4:00 pm193 views Volunteer with the Little Village READS Program Jan 13, 2017 11:30 am190 views Be a Part of an Awesome Reading Program! Little Village READS is a new literacy initiative that pairs reading tutors with 1st through 3rd grade students in the Little Village Community. All our students have been referred by their teachers for extra help outside the classroom, and they meet with tutors two days a week to work on building their reading skills. Tutors engage students in free reading, interactive games, and fun literacy activities. If you are interested in being a tutor we would love to hear from you! This is a great opportunity to gain some hands on experience working with an amazing group of kids. January 2016 – June 2016 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays ** Tutors may come 1 day or all 4! 2:30-5:00pm contact: Rachel Serra, 773-542-7617, email@example.com address: 4225 W. 25th Street, Chicago, IL 60623 Volunteer to teach English as Second Language at Mary Ward Center Sep 23, 2019 2:15 pm188 views Hospital Volunteers Needed at Presence St. Joseph Hospital Chicago Feb 6, 2018 12:45 pm187 views Volunteer Opportunity for Pre-Med Students Feb 27, 2018 1:00 pm183 views NFL Draft Volunteer Opportunity Mar 16, 2016 10:30 am182 views We are thrilled to welcome the NFL Draft back to Chicago this year. Last year we had over 650 volunteers that provided an incredible experience for over 200,000 fans. We are excited to be able to bring the NFL Draft back to Chicago for the second year in a row, and we need your help. We are looking for qualified volunteers willing to work a minimum of two shifts between Thursday, April 28th and Saturday April 30th. All volunteers must be 18 or over. Please apply here. Keep in mind, there may be specific roles that require a short phone interview. If needed, a representative from Chicago Sports Commission will reach out over the next several weeks to learn more about your skills and experience. All applicants will be notified of their status in late March. Accepted applicants will be able to select specific shifts at that point. We are looking for individuals who love customer service and supporting fans' needs, and who love football! Please forward this email to anyone you know who might also be interested. We can't wait to hear from you! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions! Sincerely, Chicago Sports Commission New Life Volunteering Society Tutoring Recruitment Aug 12, 2014 9:15 am182 views Who: Any interested incoming and returning Honors College students What: Recruitment for new tutors for the New Life Volunteering Society to tutor disadvantaged Chicago public school students after school at no cost to the student being tutored. When: During the semester, the tutor will pick one or more of the numerous time slots available. The sessions are Monday through Friday and there are two sections each day that are each 1.5 hours long. The usual times are 4-5:30 pm or 5:30-7 pm but the tutor can adjust it to fit his or her schedule. Where: Burnam Hall Room 220 is where tutoring takes place during the semester. Why: To help promote education and improve the quality of learning for students who need it the most. How: Contact the NLVS Co-Chairs, Rafid Rahman or Niyati Patel, at email@example.com Volunteer Opportunity: UIC Engage Feb 8, 2018 1:00 pm181 views Alternative Spring Break Winter Trips! (Announcement Meetings--10/28 and 10/29) Oct 23, 2019 3:15 pm181 views Notes to Share Feb 1, 2019 2:45 pm180 views Apply for an Alternative Spring Break Spring 2020 Trip! (Apply by 3/1) Feb 26, 2020 1:45 pm180 views UIC ENGAGE: Volunteer Tutors Needed, Orientation on Mon. 1/18 Jan 15, 2016 5:30 pm170 views UIC ENGAGE: Student Volunteers Needed UIC ENGAGE volunteers are needed to provide math, writing, and homework assistance to children in grades 3, 4, and 5 in the Chicago Public Schools from 3:30 - 5:30 pm. Why? Impact the lives of children and let them konw that UIC is on their side. How Long: February 1st through April 15th How Much: 20 sessions Orientation: Monday, January 18 in College of Education at 10am, Room 3427. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact: Janet Omitoyin (email@example.com) or Miguel Alvelo-Rivera (firstname.lastname@example.org). When you enter UIC, you enter a life of engagement. Immediate Need for Volunteers at St. Joseph Services Mar 27, 2018 12:30 pm169 views Volunteer Opportunity to work with young adults with autism Aug 19, 2014 7:00 am165 views The Julie+Michael Tracy Family Foundation/Urban Autism Solutions is looking for young, energetic students to be a part of the community of Project 1212, a new residence for young adults with disabilities in the University Village neighborhood. They are seeking students who can fill the role of mentor or community guide to a young adult with autism or related communication disability during the afternoon or weekends. Their residents travel to their health clubs, Starbucks, church and other community locations and need some initial direction and supervision. They have one or 2 residents who would also enjoy walking and running with you. The organization offers cooking classes as well as movie nights and meet-ups at Pompeii for young adults with autism, and would love to have your company. The Julie+Michael Tracy Family Foundation/Urban Autism Solutions is dedicated to addressing challenges facing young adults with autism. They are creating fully integrated community lives for our participants right in your neighborhood! Please let us know if you are interested in volunteering with us. Call or email: Julie@jmtf.org or Tara@jmtf.org for more information Dress for Success Clothing Drive Mar 4, 2016 10:30 am162 views The UIC Graduate Women in Chemistry group is partnering with Dress for Success to organize a clothing drive for the spring season of 2016! Dress for Success is a Chicago-based organization that provides "work attire" clothing to economically disadvantaged Chicago female residents currently seeking employment and for future job interviews. The link for Dress for Success can be found below along with their mission statement. This is an excellent opportunity to donate unused professional apparel to a cause that redistributes the clothes to women currently looking for jobs and cannot afford to purchase new clothes for job interviews. There is a box labeled "Dress for Success Clothing Drive" in the UIC Department of Chemistry office (845 West Taylor Street, Room 4500) and will be there until March 28th, 2016 that will be used to collect any unwanted professional attire. Below are the requirements for the donated clothes: Acceptable donations: ' New/gently-used professional attire; sizes 0-2 & 14 and up. ' Handbags/pursues. ' Office appropriate shoes, sizes 8 & up; wide width if available. ' Seasonal and transitional coats and jackets. If you would like to make your own donation directly to Dress for Success, they accept donations Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10 am- 12 pm and 1 pm- 4 pm and every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am- 12 pm at the following address: 70 East Lake Street, Ste. 900 Chicago, IL 60601 Valet parking is available at this location. Please note: they do not provide donation drop-off at this location. If you are interested in obtaining individual tax receipts for your clothing donations, please contact Brittany Johnson or Victoria Helan (contact information below) for further information. Any comments or questions, please do not hesitate to contact Brittany Johnson (email@example.com) or Victoria Helan (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thanks in advance to anyone and everyone in supporting this noble cause!! Dress for Success: https://worldwidecentral.dressforsuccess.org/ Mission Statement: "We are on a mission to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Join us." Volunteer with Metro Achievement Center - Apply Now! Sep 11, 2019 3:15 pm150 views Volunteer with University Blood Initiative (UBI)! (Deadline to apply: 8/17) Aug 10, 2020 3:00 pm149 views American Physician Scientists Association Volunteer, Apply by Mon. 1/18 Jan 11, 2016 10:00 am148 views Interested in becoming a physician scientist and improving your own medical/research career prospects? Then take advantage of an opportunity to help with improving biomedical research support and career development opportunities via volunteer work through the American Physician Scientists Association (APSA), http://www.physicianscientists.org/, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the successful career development of physician scientists. I, Jennifer Kwan, am the American Physician Scientists Association (APSA) Policy Chair, I am writing to invite pre medical students interested in getting involved with projects to help increase biomedical research funding and gain career mentorship to apply. Great for those interested in the physician scientist pathway but also those who are interested in a biomedical science career. Chances to interact with giants in their fields. Happy to provide career mentorship for those interested in the physician scientist track as well. For those interested, please send their CV and personal statement to email@example.com. Deadline: Jan 18, 2016 5pm cst Interviews are on a rolling basis. Honors Activity Option: Volunteer to be a Lab Assistant for a visually-impaired UIC student Sep 2, 2014 5:30 pm148 views The UIC Disability Resource Center in need of two students (one for each class) to serve as the lab assistant for a student who is blind. The lab assistant would be responsible for attending each weekly lab session and describing any visual aspects of the lab or completing any physical aspects of the lab the student needs assistance with. There is no formal training needed for the position. The student should just be a good listener, willing to help, and able to collaborate with the student to make sure that his/her needs are being met. Here is information on each of the labs: OPTION 1:PHYS 112 Astronomy and the Universe Duties: Lab Assistant will help a student with a visual impairment complete the PHYS 112 labs. Duties will vary depending on lab but expect to help a student with the physical and visual aspects of the astronomy labs. The student would be responsible for informing the assistant what tasks are needed such as filling out or reading tables aloud, describing images in detail. DAYS AND TIMES TBD Contact Info: If interested please contact Sara Vogt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-413-9467 OPTION 2: EAES 101 Global Environmental Change Duties: Lab Assistant will help a student with a visual impairment complete the EAES 101 labs. Duties will vary depending on lab but expect to help a student with the physical and visual aspects of the astronomy labs. The student would be responsible for informing the assistant what tasks are needed such as filling out or reading tables aloud, describing images in detail. Wednesdays, 8-9:50 am in SEL – East room 1099 Contact Info: If interested please contact Sara Vogt at email@example.com or 312-413-9467 Fall Semester Volunteer Opportunity at Little Village READS Sep 13, 2018 2:00 pm148 views Erie READS Youth Tutor Program Seeking Volunteers Aug 27, 2014 9:15 am147 views Erie READS Youth Tutor Organization Description: Erie Neighborhood House is a community service agency founded in 1870 that promotes a just and inclusive society by strengthening the local community through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action. Position Responsibilities: Youth involved in the READS program will work one-on-one with school age students to build critical thinking and language skills. Youth and students will collaborate, reading books about social justice and community action and extending those books through art, role-play and kinetic activities. Youth will be asked to read a book out loud occasionally and must be willing to engage younger students thru conversation, art and activities. Youth in the program will be encouraged to bring their own ideas and activities to the program as well as any thoughts on improvement. Many of our school age students are bilingual; bilingual youth comfortable communicating in Spanish and English are welcome! Any students interested in local and historical social justice movements are encouraged to participate. The program will be structured thru the beginning of February, at which time youth and students will be encouraged to create their own curriculum for the remainder of the year. The Reading Specialist will be available to aide in any curricula building effort; and backup plans will be available to provide a space where creation is welcome but not mandatory. Preference will be given to youth who are able and willing to attend for at least one semester. Youth are encouraged to volunteer the entire school year to build relationships with students. Location: 2 locations Erie Neighborhood House (2 blocks east of Ashland Ave., 2 blocks south of Chicago Ave.)1347 West Erie StreetChicago, IL 60622 Erie Charter School (2 blocks east of California Ave., 2 blocks south of North Ave.)1405 North Washtenaw St.Chicago, IL 60622 Days & Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. If interested, please contact: Dan AdamsReading SpecialistErie Neighborhood House312 666 3430 ext. firstname.lastname@example.org Honors Service Activities for Spring 2014 Jan 13, 2014 6:45 pm133 views Interested in a Service Honors Activity for the Spring 2014 semester? Applications are now available for the following options: UIC/ NBC Homework Hotline - Do you enjoy helping children learn in a variety of school subjects? Would you like to be a volunteer for a marquee television network? Are you looking for an Honors Activity that is only one evening a week? The NBC Homework Hotline is for you! Application: https://illinois.edu/emailer/files/44063/nbc_homework_hotline_application.doc Honors College Tutoring – Have you found success in your UIC courses and want to share your knowledge with other students? Tutoring is for you! Application: https://illinois.edu/emailer/files/44063/tutoring_application.doc Questions? Contact Sarah Gardiner at email@example.com. Illinois College Advising Corps (ICAC) position for May graduates, Due 3/28 Mar 26, 2014 1:00 pm132 views The mission of the Illinois College Advising Corps (ICAC) is to assist, educate, lead and inspire first generation, low-income, underrepresented youth in the enrollment and completion of post-secondary education. ICAC advisers are appointed to an Illinois high school and work alongside the school’s college/academic counselors. They lead senior high school students through the college application process, but more importantly, they strengthen the college-going culture at their respective high schools. Applicants must be recent graduates of one of the three University of Illinois campuses with a bachelor’s degree awarded in either May 2014*, December 2013, August 2013 or May 2013. *August 2014 graduates are not eligible. The job posting can be found by clicking on the following link. The posting closes on 3/28/14. https://uajobs.hr.uillinois.edu/employment/search-jobs/details?jobID=39534&job=visiting-college-access-counselor-multiple-2014 View the website at icac.uillinois.edu. Contact Rodrigo Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org or (224) 381-9056 with questions.