Chicago Lights Volunteer Orientation

Chicago Lights Volunteer Orientation

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RSVP HERE - for volunteer orientation

ONE-TO-ONE TUTORING

  • Tuesday, September 25

Permanent Weekly Tutor:

In this volunteer position you pick the night (Monday - Thursday) that works best for you and commit to tutoring and mentoring the same student each week on the same evening. We will match you with a student as close to your gender and grade level preferences as possible.

Substitute Tutor:

In this flexible volunteer position, you simply come to the program when you have a free evening (Monday - Thursday) and work with a student whose regular tutor was unable to attend. You can come as frequently as you wish - once a week, once a month, etc.

Green City Market Summer Volunteer and Events

Green City Market Summer Volunteer and Events

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It's summer time in Chicago, so let's get out and volunteer at the GCM Farmer's Market! 

Check out upcoming volunteer and events for GCM HERE!

Motivations After Dark

Motivations After Dark

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"Hey _______, Motivate Me!"  Haven't done one of these yet? You ought to...join us for a special p.m. remix of our nonprofit partner, Cara's signature morning Motivations.  They ask thought-provoking questions that intermingle Cara students and supporters in an awesome way allowing the students opportunity to practice networking, and supporters opportunity to learn about how Cara is alleviating poverty in our community.

This event is FREE, but please RSVP HERE.

Become a Mentor with iMentor

Become a Mentor with iMentor

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Join iMentor by applying to become a mentor for a high school junior to see your mentee to and through college.  Over 90% of these students will be first generation college students, and rely on our support, guidance and resources to allow them to reach their full potential.

Learn more and apply HERE

Chicago Lights Urban Farm Volunteer Day

Chicago Lights Urban Farm Volunteer Day

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Join us Saturday, November 3rd, for a volunteer session at the Chicago Lights Urban Farm! From 12:00 – 1:00 pm, there with be an orientation for new-comers, and a full tour of the farm. From 1:00 to 3:00 pm, we will get to work preparing beds, planting, and harvesting!

Register HERE

A (Mostly) Veggie Affair

A (Mostly) Veggie Affair

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The changing seasons at Green City Market means apples galore, hardy root veggies, winter squash…and A (Mostly) Veggie Affair! Our fall fundraiser returns to Lakeshore Beverage this November along with 25 chefs, bartenders, brewers, and mixologists. Join us to celebrate the season’s harvest with veggie-centric dishes, sustainably sourced ingredients, a raffle, and more! All proceeds benefit Green City Market’s mission to cultivating a sustainable food system through farmers markets, edible education and food access initiatives.

BUY TICKET HERE