Story Development/Public Speaking Coach


Cause Areas


Tue Jan 10, 2017 - Fri Jul 28, 2017


205 W Randolph StreetChicago, IL 60606


Interested in helping someone develop a story about their transition out of homelessness ?

CSH is launching a six-month training program, Speak Up IL, for previously homeless individuals to gain leadership and advocacy skills. Participants will be coached in putting their lived experiences into a compelling story they can use when advocating. We are looking for volunteers to mentor participants in developing their story and welcome all who are interested and have at least intermediate skills in public speaking, storytelling, and/or story development.

Volunteers will have the chance to collaborate and work one-on-one with people who need their voices heard. Speak Up coaches will also be able to develop mentoring and leadership skills while contributing to the personal and professional growth of others.

This position is flexibile to your availabillity and give you the opportunity to make a personal connection and impact on others. Skills listed are not required but welcomed.


  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling
  • Bilingual
  • Community Outreach
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5hrs/month (days/month)
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