As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
YouthBuild Lake County is always looking for committed, passionate, and dependable community members to volunteer with our students during a variety of activities all throughout the year. Typical volunteer opportunities last 2-3 hours and take place on Friday mornings here at our agency in North Chicago, IL.
Volunteer Opportunities Include:
- Mock Interviews
- Tutor Students in your area of academic excellence
- Financial Literacy Classes
- Community Service Days including MLK Day of Service and Others!
- Be A Guest Speaker for our “Life Speakers” Series
Become A Mentor
Transform Someone’s Life Today!
Our goal is to connect our YBLC students with a positive individual who provides guidance and support to help our students grow and develop, overcome personal challenges and reach their full potential so they might in turn, help create a better community and society.
Mentors need to be able to:
- Carry out the goal of the program by connecting with a student daily when paired
- Commit to attending monthly trainings to learn how to serve our YBLC students
- Participate alongside YBLC students and staff with a service opportunity in the surrounding communities once-a-month
For your service, you can:
- Earn an AmeriCorps Educational Award
- Earn service learning credits for college