Holy Family Ministries
People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Teens
Types of Help Needed: Teaching, Tutoring, Coaching, and Mentoring
Service Opportunity Details: To gain admittance to high-performing, quality college prep high schools, there is now a very lengthy, time consuming, and challenging application process. In order to assist our students in successfully traversing this process, we pair a volunteer young professional “mentor” with each student in 8th grade to help that student navigate this now complex and time-consuming high school application process.
Location: Chicago-North Lawndale
Volunteer Ages: Young adults
Frequency Details: Mentors meet with their 8th grade mentee approximately twice per month throughout the 8th grade academic year.
Contact Info: Staff: Cynthia Schmidt, Dir. of Outreach, 773-273-6015, ext. 405