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PO Box 409117Chicago, IL 60640


We are currently looking for dedicated individuals who are passionate about providing equal access to education to join our rapidly growing academic enrichment team. The role that we are filling is the Volunteer Program Director. The Volunteer Program Director will lead 1.5 hour educational enrichment sessions once per week.

The Program Director will lead a session by teaching a pre-developed lesson plan (provided by Dream On Education). Being a Volunteer Program Director for Dream On Education is an excellent experience for working with education, management, and community building. We see a Volunteer Program Director as an integral part of our mission to uplift students from disadvantaged backgrounds and help close the education gap. This position is unpaid.


-Lead a 1.5 hour session, once per week after school (Day and exact time varies, depending on location).

-Assist middle school students with academic lessons, activities, and enrichment.

-Volunteer Program Director will work along with Kelli Haywood and other Dream On staff to implement tutor training and new tutor orientation.

-Volunteer Program Director will be responsible for emailing/recruiting future tutors to remind them of tutoring sessions

-Volunteer Program Director will be responsible for addressing immediate concerns and relaying them to Kelli Haywood

-Volunteer Program Director will be in charge of managing all student progress report logs


-Must be a fulltime college student or graduate or have equivalent experience

-Must be available to lead weekly session once per week and to be on call to assist future tutors on a regular basis

-Must be willing to make at least a year long commitment for this position

-Must provide own transportation to program site

To apply, please email a cover letter and a resume to Kelli Haywood at


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 1.5 hours per week during academic year
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