Visit us at our new home located at 1812 Morrow Avenue, North Chicago, formerly South Elementary School.
I was recently incarcerated. When I came home, I didn’t know which way to go. YouthBuild has opened up a lot of doors for me. There are a lot of opportunities, great role models and mentors here.They make a way for kids who never really had a way. — Tim, YBLC Student
To provide at-risk young adults with the education and training necessary to become gainfully employed and build a better future.
APPLY TO BE A MENTOR
Transform Someone's Life Today!
Our goal is to connect YBLC students with Volunteers Mentors who provided emotional and social support on a one-to-one basis to empower their mentee to transform their lives.
Mentors need to be able to:
· Commit to 6 to 8 hours a week over a twelve month period in order to complete 300 hours of mentoring.
· Meet Program Hours: weekday 3pm to 7pm
· Participate in once-a-month Saturday Community Service Opportunity with YBLC
For your service, you can:
· Earn an AmeriCorps Educational Award of $1,212
· Transfer your Educational Award to your child, grandchild or foster child (must be at least 55 years old when terms of service begins.)