Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education
Families, Low-income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 21+, Minimum Age:21+

Referral: College Mentoring Experience


College Mentoring Experience (CME) is currently in need of volunteers that will be preforming the following tasks of phone calls, texting, emailing, copying, scanning, faxing, distribution of mail curriculum planning, event planning, database management, scheduling, etc. Volunteers will need to be experienced in MS Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe; in addition to operating and maintaining current office equipment. 


Volunteer are essential to the operation of CME programming; CME utilizes the services and skill sets of volunteers in being able to execute the day-to-day office tasks. 

When & Where

5846 West Madison Avenue, Ste. 2 Chicago, Illinois 60644 
9AM-3PM: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

Volunteer Activity Type

Skilled Volunteers

Great For

  • Individuals (people who come on their own)
  • New Volunteers (people who have never volunteered before) 
  • Committed Volunteers (people who can come on a regular basis) 
  • Skilled Volunteers (pro bono work, volunteers with a specific skill set, etc.) 

Partner Information

College Mentoring Experience is a Chicago non-profit organization that provides resources to help youth enter into college and graduate via college tours, scholarships, tutoring and mentorship; we prepare students with academic and soft skills needed to succeed in the 21st century academic and workplace environments. It is our belief that when students are supported; families and communities are impacted.

Requirements for Service

  • Interview process
  • Application
  • Background check

Contact for more information or to serve: 
Bernard Lilly - info@collegementoringexperience.org or at 312-953-2634

***This is a Referral Opportunity through Chicago Cares. Chicago Cares does not manage the volunteer experience for these projects and volunteers are subject to each partner organization's volunteer protocol. Chicago Cares is not liable for injuries, loss, or damage at referral projects. No Chicago Cares staff will follow up with you about the logistics for this program, however a staff person from the managing organization will be responsible for doing so. ***

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