Opportunity Details

Low-income Communities
Basic Need Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 15+, Minimum Age:18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

Dress For Success

Create a helpful and pleasant “shopping” experience for disadvantaged women who are attempting to re-enter the job market. Volunteers will receive and sort donations at the organization’s monthly clothing intake and arrange the items in a free “store.” Clients who have attended resume-writing workshops and mock interviews will be allowed to search the space for work-appropriate items to wear to employment-related activities. The work of volunteers determines the look and feel of the store, so your efforts directly correlate to clients having a successful and enjoyable experience assembling a professional wardrobe.
  • Easy El access: Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple or Blue line

  • Partner: Dress for Success is a not-for-profit organization offering services designed to help clients find jobs and remain employed. The organization has been a Chicago Cares partner since 2013 for this project.
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