MAKE A DIFFERENCE – VOLUNTEER!
Gads Hill Center relies on volunteers to supplement the services provided by our staff and funders. Volunteering at Gads Hill Center is an opportunity for service, learning and connection with a vibrant Chicago community. We welcome individuals and groups, including those from companies and schools. Volunteer opportunities are described in more detail below.
To volunteer with Gads Hill Center, Download and Fill Out the Volunteer Application,
then return it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CREATE YOUR OWN ENRICHMENT
Volunteer with our after school programs! Lead a month-long module about your area of interest with our teens in Building Leaders or our school-age children in Junior Building Leaders. The 4-week modules take place one night a week for four weeks. From painting to finances to sports, contact us about your favorite skill. We will partner with you for a rewarding experience teaching the students at Gads Hill Center.
In partnership with the Chicago Department of Public Health and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, Gads Hill Center implements 75 PlayStreet events throughout the summer transforming neighborhood streets into safe places for children and their parents to engage in fun, active play. Volunteers are needed to help set-up, clean-up and lead activities.
- PlayStreets take place throughout the summer from June through August
Each event lasts 3 - 4 hours generally between
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Throughout the city of Chicago, primarily in Albany Park, Austin, Avondale, Belmont-Cragin, Hermosa, Humboldt Park, East and West Garfield Park, North and South Lawndale, Montlare, Rogers Park, Lower West Side and Uptown neighborhoods.
TUTOR A TEEN
Tutors work with high school and college-bound students in our Building Leaders program. One-on-one tutoring as well as tutors in a group setting are needed. Individuals with strong math, science and writing skills are needed!
One day per week, 2 - 3 hours between
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
1919 W. Cullerton St.
Group Volunteer Opportunities
Gads Hill Center welcomes groups of all sizes to lend a helping hand. This is a great opportunity for corporate, church or other groups to give back to their community while building team spirit and morale.