Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education
Families, Low-income Communities
Reading/Literacy,Physical Activity,Intergenerational Engagment,Storytelling,Crafting

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Referral: Chicago Youth Programs Saturday Dreams Program

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday volunteers will be a part of the Saturday Dream Program.  This program is a fun Saturday program that allows youth in grades 1st-6th to have a Saturday filled with fun time that included gym time, arts and crafts a healthy snack and the investment of time from a group of committed volunteers. 
CYP is a long-term organization that works with youth from birth until college. This volunteer opportunity will allow volunteers to work with the same group of youth as long as they volunteer. CYP believes this type of investment benefits both the child and the volunteer.
When & Where
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from April until June
12 PM-2 PM
5350 S Prairie Ave, Chicago IL 60615
Volunteer Activity Type
Intergenerational Engagement
Reading and Literacy
Physical Activity
Great For

  • Individuals (volunteers who come on their own)
  • New Volunteers (people who have never volunteered before)
  • Committed Volunteers (people who can come on a regular basis)

Partner Information
The Mission of Chicago Youth Programs (CYP) is to improve the health and life opportunities of at-risk youth using a comprehensive approach aimed at developing their capabilities.
Requirements for Service
Background Check (volunteers complete the DFSS background check onsite when they show up to volunteer)
Contact for more information or to served: Chelsea Corbett at (773) 493-4054 or uptown@chicagoyouthprograms.org or Monique Cook-Bey at cpo@chicagoyouthprograms.org
***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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