Umoja Student Development Corporation

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Teens

Types of Help Needed: College and Career Assistance

Service Opportunity Details: Umoja recruits volunteers for our Senior Days of Action to share college and career advice with 12th grade students at our Seminar partner schools. During these events we recruit volunteers to come to the school and conduct mock interviews with high school seniors. This is an opportunity for seniors to practice presenting themselves in a professional way and to work on their verbal interviewing skills.

Location: Chicago- Rogers Park, Bronzeville (South Side)

Volunteer Ages: Young Adults, Adults

Frequency: One-time

Frequency Details: “Senior Day of Action” events happen two to four times per year at our Seminar partner schools. If interested, contact volunteer co-ordinator for exact dates and times.

Contact Info: Staff: Stephanie Heckman, Individual Giving Specialist, 773-312-3898

Other Information: The agency provides lunch for volunteers at these events and they are usually asked to volunteer for 5 hours from roughly 8 a.m to 1 p.m. (varies depending on individual school schedules).