Volunteer needed to Lead Pilsen Neighborhood Walking Tour for Hostel Guests

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ORGANIZATION: Hostelling International Chicago

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Do you enjoy interacting with people from different countries and cultures? Are you interested in sharing your knowledge about neighborhood history? Everyday, we offer tours and outings for hostel guests wanting to see and experience all that Chicago has to offer. This is a great opportunity to meet and engage with people from around the world.

We invite you to bring your area of expertise to curate a weekly Pilsen neighborhood tour. We are seeking a volunteer who knows Pilsen well, who can share with guests the history that has made Pilsen what it is today. We are seeking a volunteer to develop a tour focusing on the areas of culture, murals/public art, and/or food. The volunteer would meet guests at our hostel in the Loop, then take them on the CTA to Pilsen, where the volunteer would lead the tour.

WHY VOLUNTEER WITH HI USA?

  • Meet new people from all over the world, including travelers, staff, and fellow volunteers
  • Help bring people together and facilitate cultural exchange
  • Build skills in public speaking, foreign languages, intercultural communication, and more
  • Earn HI USA membership and overnights at HI USA hostels
  • Training provided and flexible schedule
  • Have fun while making a difference!


SCHEDULE

We are looking for a 1.5 hour - 3 hour tour/outing on any of the following days: Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays or Sundays.


PURPOSE/DEFINITION and HI USA MISSION

HI USA is 501(c)(3) non-profit education association. Our purpose is to "inspire a deeper understanding of people places and cultures for a more tolerant world." As a non-profit, the revenues we receive through overnight stays and memberships is reinvested in mission delivery.

TO APPLY:

Visit https://hiusa.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/hiusa/projectList.jsp?query.project.id=54

Training provided!

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About Hostelling International Chicago

Location:

24 East Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, US

Mission Statement

To help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people through hostelling.

Description

Who We Are

We bring travelers together in the largest hostel network in the USA, but that’s just the start: from local tours and experiences, to experiential learning programs, HI USA strives to bring moments of cultural understanding to our guests and community members. HI USA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, member-based organization that reinvests our surpluses back into our hostels and programs so they can have an even greater impact, year after year.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
International
Arts & Culture, Community, International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

24 East Ida B. Wells DriveChicago, IL 60605

(41.87584,-87.62654)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We are looking for a 1.5 hour – 3 hour tour/outing on any of the following days: Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays or Sundays. 
  • TO APPLY: Visit https://hiusa.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/hiusa/projectList.jsp?query.project.id=54

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