Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education, Schools
Families, Low-income Communities
Tutoring,Mentoring/Youth Development

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Lunch Buddies Tutors Needed at Elementary School in Palatine

Make a difference. Apply today: https://www.handsonsuburbanchicago.org/lunch-buddies

HandsOn Suburban Chicago needs caring and reliable community members like you to help high-needs students in grades 4-6 improve their math and/or reading skills! 

Volunteers must be willing to undergo a background check.

What: Lunch Buddies at Jane Addams Elementary School is to strengthen the foundational math and reading skills of students in need through volunteer-based tutoring. Under the direction of program staff, volunteer mentors will foster socialization among small groups of students and facilitate educational games among their charges.

Where and When: Lunch Buddies will start in early October and go through mid-May. Volunteer mentors are needed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Choose and commit to one day per week. Mandatory orientation/training will take place in September.

Why: Mentoring is a fun and rewarding experience. In addition to the satisfaction that comes with positively impacting those in need, volunteering in schools is an ideal way to meet new people, enhance your resume, and learn new skills. Mentoring at Lunch Buddies is also a great way for college and graduate students to earn field hours.


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Volunteer Needed 9/27/2021 Through 5/12/2022
Palatine, IL 60074
Jess Park

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