‘Tis the season to give back – through volunteering!

‘Tis the season to give back – through volunteering!

tistheseasonAs we get ready to give thanks, use your skills and give back!

Lumity currently has a variety of great volunteer opportunities; sign up today to get started!

 

 

Help build capacity at Chicagoland nonprofits:

Peace Corner | Technology Assessment & Review
On-site (with virtual potential once project has begun), 5022 W Madison
Looking for a volunteer to help implement turn-key based systems and advise them on potential hardware and software that will make them more innovative and efficient; Peace Corner has relatively new technology systems.
Click here to sign up!

Waukegan to College | Data Cleansing, Management & Transformation Assistance
On-site (with virtual potential once project has begun), Waukegan, IL
Waukegan to College is looking for a volunteer to advise them on moving their data from excel, word and paper to a web based data management system.  This data management system will help them be more effective and help their small staff spend more time working directly with students to help them get to college!
Click here to sign up!

Alternatives, Inc – Girl World | STEM Program Planning
On-site (with virtual potential once project has begun), 4730 N Sheridan
While our staff has the expertise in youth development programing we desire guidance of STEM professionals in order to provide the best experience possible.
Click here to sign up!

Domestic Violence Legal Clinic | Technology Review & Assessment
On-site (with virtual potential once project has begun), 555 W Harrison | Project to be completed in first half of 2015
DVLC is looking for volunteer assistance in articulating their current technology structure and resources and developing a plan to address current and future needs.
Click here to sign up!

Work with and inspire the next generation of STEM leaders: 

Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center (High School) | STEM Competition Judging & Mock Interviewing
On-site, 5039 N Kimball | Mon, Dec 15th 2:30-5pm | In need of 15 volunteers
Seeking STEM industry professionals to judge our annual bridge building competition and also hold 5 minute mock interviews with students; this is a great “done in a day” opportunity!
Click here to sign up! 

Future City (Powered by US2020) | Urban Planning, Engineering & Architecture Middle School Team Mentoring
In need of 35 volunteers
Location, dates and times vary | Meet once per week now through January 24th
Future City Competition allows middle school students to imagine, design, and build cities of the future. Currently sourcing mentors for 12 schools throughout the city to work with teams to get students excited about engineering, urban planning, or architecture; mentors should have some experience in either of those fields.
Click here to sign up!

The Science and Entrepreneurship Exchange | STEM/Entrepreneurship Eighth Grade Team Mentoring/Project Assistance
Location and dates vary | 45-90 minute lessons, 1 lesson requirement per volunteer
Science and Entrepreneurship Exchange is in search professionals with experience in engineering technical drawings, prototype development in foam core, sales pitches and product promotion to work with teams of 8-10 eighth graders to help design and produce a product that they will ultimately create a Kick-Starter Campaign for!
Click here to sign up!

Street-Level Youth Media (Powered by US2020) | Media-Arts Tech Individual & Group Mentoring
Location varies; meet any weekday 3-7pm or Saturdays 12-6pm | 3 hour minimum per project | In need of 3-4 volunteers
Seeking mentors with media-arts tech expertise to connect with youth, communicate and teach skills, and produce a media-arts piece; projects vary.
Click here to sign up!

YOUmedia (Powered by US2020) | Digital Media and STEM Workshop Facilitating and Mentoring

YOUmedia Digital Teen Space at Harold Washington Library  | Thurs-Sat afternoons | In need of 3-4 volunteers
In need of volunteers with professional experience in digital media and STEM to conduct hands-on workshops with teens 14-18 in a highly active, digital teen specific space; very cool way to connect with teens in a positive way!
Click here to sign up!

Alternatives, Inc – Girl World | Real World Case Study Implementation and Mentoring
On-site (with virtual potential once project has begun), 4730 N Sheridan
Looking for volunteers to introduce and engage young women (ages 11-18) in STEM fields through hands-on projects, allowing for direct application to their everyday lives; programs will positively impact the lives of the girls as well as the community in which they’re located.
Click here to sign up!

Chicago State University (Powered by US2020) | STEM Middle & High School Team Mentoring/Project Assistance
Chicago State University campus, 9501 S. King Drive | Saturdays 9-3pm; through Dec 6th | In need of 6 volunteers
Looking for mentors with professional experience in electrical/mechanical engineering, physics, math, solid works, aerodynamics, programming, or graphic design to assist students in weekly projects that will result in the students’ competitions.
Click here to sign up!

Register in The Community Corps to find more opportunities in your area that match your skills!

Questions? Contact Kristen Preble or call 312-237-4218.

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