Volunteer Needed - Irving Park

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Little City

Little City is dedicated to serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing the best options and opportunities to live safely, learn continuously, explore creatively and work productively throughout their lifetime. By inspiring, advocating and pursuing success with passion and purpose, lives are changed through hope, happiness, and optimism.

Irving Park home, located in Roselle, is home to men of varying ages and are working on life skills and independence. They enjoy learning many new things and doing different activities.

Current Volunteer Needs:

☐Teaching an Exercise Class

☐Teaching a Cooking Class

Requirements:

  1. Training, orientation, and background check completed prior to first 10 volunteer hours completed.
  2. Prior experience working with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  3. A project/activity plan will be created by volunteer and Volunteer Services
  4. Minimum age is 21
  5. Minimum of a 6 month commitment to location and its population. This is crucial to the continuity and routine of our participants.

Available Time Slots:

Monday and Thursday| 4:00pm- 7:00pm Saturday | 10am-7pm

Interviews/Orientation will be held 9am-12pm and 3pm-6pm every second and fourth Monday each month to fulfill these positions for ongoing volunteerism.

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About Little City

Location:

1760 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067, US

Mission Statement

Little City engages and supports individuals, families and communities to ensure that children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities can realize their unique potential to live safely, learn continuously, explore creatively and work productively throughout thier lifetime.

Description

Accredited by the prestigious CARF (Council on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities), Little City provides services for children and adults with disabilities include housing, employment, recreation, foster care, adoption, home-based support, media and studio arts, advocacy, public education and more.

WHEN

Mon Oct 07, 2019 - Mon Mar 30, 2020
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM  

WHERE

1760 W. Algonquin RoadPalatine, IL 60067

(42.083,-88.08454)
 

SKILLS

  • Cooking / Catering
  • Community Outreach
  • Dance / Aerobics
  • Fitness Instruction

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 month commitment. Hours are at volunteer's discretion. Either weekday evenings for an hour or weekend days for an hour.

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