Volunteer at Chicago's One of A Kind Show + Sale event with After School Matters!


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Fri Apr 28, 2017 - Sun Apr 30, 2017


Merchandise Mart222 W. Merchandise Mart PlazaChicago, IL 60654



Event Overview: After School Matters is looking for energetic and friendly volunteers to assist with our Booth at the upcoming One of a Kind Show + Sale. Being held at The Merchandise Mart from Friday, April 28-Sunday, April 30.

At our booth, we will be highlighting and selling teen-made artwork, jewelry, glasswork, etc. along with sharing information about After School Matters! Each day of the show, we will need volunteers for different shifts. Please see below:

Event details:

Dates / Times (shifts)

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:00am-8:00pm

  • 11:00am-2:00pm
  • 2:00pm-5:00pm
  • 5:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am-6:00pm
  • 10:00am-2:00pm
  • 2:00pm-6:00pm

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 10:00am-5:00pm

  • 10:00am-2:00pm
  • 2:00pm-5:00pm


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must feel comfortable interacting with people
  • Must be able to stand/walk during the duration of the shift
  • Must complete Volunteer Application Forms

If you are able to volunteer, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Ramon Moran at 312.768.5200 or RAMON.MORAN@AFTERSCHOOLMATTERS.ORG.

About After School Matters: Since 1991, After School Matters innovative and engaging out-of-school time programs have impacted close to 200,000 teens from communities throughout Chicago, providing them with opportunities to explore and develop their talents, while gaining critical skills for success in work, college and beyond. These programs provide a safe space for teens to foster positive relationships with professional instructors and fellow teens throughout the city. Our nationally-recognized approach, incorporating project-based learning and 21st century skill development, not only enriches lives but also helps to revitalize underserved neighborhoods by leveraging existing resources and infrastructure and fostering partnerships with other organizations, companies and institutions.


  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Customer Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Must stay for entire shift selected.

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