Hiring Summer Interns and Volunteers!

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Volunteers will generally get ice cream once or twice this summer….

ATTENTION STUDENTS, PAST VOLUNTEERS, FRIENDS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS

We are reaching out because La Casa de Amistad is offering unpaid internships and volunteer opportunities for the following summer programs.

Summer Crece Conmigo (2-7th graders) This is a cultural enrichment/recreational camp where students do many fun activities and field trips. Each summer we choose a topic that will educate our children about Latino culture.  This year the theme is Latino Music with the slogan “Me Nace del Corazon.”  We will explore Latino music and its influences culture, society and forms of expression.
Schedule is Monday-Thursday 11-3 pm with lunch at the beginning of the day.
Program runs from June 11 to August 3, with the week of 4th of July off.

Adelante (8-12th graders) is a youth summer camp that focuses on cultural enrichment and college visits. Students will be focusing on the same cultural topic but in a more extensive approach as well as visit colleges in the Chicago area.
Schedule runs Tuesday-Thursday 3-6 pm and Friday all day (Fridays start time will vary depending on college visit schedule).
Programs runs from June 11 (first Monday is student program orientation, no college visit 1st Friday) to August 3, with the week of 4th of July off.

Listos is a half-day bilingual kindergarten readiness bootcamp.  The program run for 7 weeks as well. This kindergarten readiness program for children who will be attending kindergartner in the fall.  It is design to provide children with necessary kindergartner readiness skills  and it is specially design for children who did not have any prior preschool/head start experience.
Program runs Monday to Friday from 8:30AM to 12PM with lunch at the 11:15AM, from June 11 to August 3, with the week of 4th of July off.

Citizenship EL Class (Adults) For English Learners (EL) to help them prepare for the Naturalization process. The class is taught in the Marycrest Building on Western Ave (2015 W. Western Ave.).  We ask that volunteers sign up to help at least once per week during the program in either the morning or the evening class.
Summer Program will start on June 5 and run until Aug 9 and is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11AM to 1PM and also 5PM to 7PM.

You may choose to volunteer for any of these programs 1-4 times a week as you choose. Interns working for class credit will need to follow the requirements for their academic program.

We will do orientation for volunteers and interns before programs start so plan to be here an hour or two for that prior to starting. All Volunteers/Interns must pass a background check, be 18+ or be chaperoned by a parent/guardian while volunteering.

Please let us know if any of these opportunities sounds interesting to you and if you would like to know more at volunteer@lacasadeamistad.org. We can offer some flexible times for other internships with our front desk, or other programs but these times are our greatest need.

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