Service Opportunities

The service opportunities listed below have been shared with the school by outside organizations. Please contact the organization for additional details if needed.

Students - Check back frequently to see if new opportunities have been added.

Service Opportunity - Hiawatha Park ”Breakfast with the Grinch”
Sunday, December 8, 2019

Hiawatha Park is hosting 'Breakfast with the Grinch' on Sunday, December 8, 2019, and they are seeking volunteers for set up, during the event at different stations (food/beverage, kids activities, photo op) and clean up when the event is over.

Volunteers are needed from 9 am -1 pm (2 hour increments also available from 9 am -11 am or 11 am - 1 pm). Please contact Rose Dante at rose.dante@bairdwarner.com or 773.574.7271 to volunteer.

Service Opportunities - Norwood Park Historical Society Craft Show
November 8, November 9 and November 17


The Norwood Park Historical Society Craft Show is held each year at the Crippen House located at 5624 Newark Avenue in Chicago. They are looking for students who need service hours to help out at the above location for the following dates and times:

Friday, November 8, 12 to 5 (or after school until 5)
Saturday, November 9, 8 to 2
Sunday November 17, 10 to 3

Duties would be helping set up displays, carrying boxes for crafters, and general decorating and organizing for the show. To volunteer or for more information, contact Debby Scrimgeour at 773.774.0353 or debbyjo128@aol.com.
 

Service Opportunity - Eugene Field Park Cornucopia Festival
Saturday, September 28 

Eugene Field Park Advisory Council is seeking responsible and hard-working volunteers to help us at Eugene Field Park's Annual Cornucopia Festival. Students can earn up to 10 service learning hours at this event! Eugene Field Park Advisory Council is a 501(c)3 organization that helps to advocate for, advise and assist Eugene Field Park and its staff in an effort to turn the park into the heart of our community. Cornucopia is our major fundraiser, which will also provide a low cost community event that helps brings our neighbors together.

When: Saturday September 28 (festival 10 am-3 pm)
Volunteers can sign-up for a three hour shift or multiple shift for that day (including all day).
The time shifts are as follows:
7:00 am-10:00 am
9:30 am-12:30 pm
12:30 pm-3:30 pm
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Volunteer responsibilities will include ticket sales, set-up & tear-down, and manning the various activities (pony rides, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, bouncy house).
Where: Eugene Field Park, 5100 N Ridgeway Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
Students interested in volunteering can sign up on the signup genius link below. If there are any questions, email eugenefieldpac@gmail.com.

Link for Signup Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/…/4090f44a8a923a1fd0-volunteer2


Service Opportunities - The Catacombs, St. Pascal Haunted House
October 2019

The Catacombs, St. Pascal Haunted House, is looking for volunteers for the upcoming haunted house at St. Pascal Parish during weekends in October.
http://www.scarypopcorn.com/volunteer.htm
ORIENTATION:  Tuesday, October 1st at 6 pm at the PFGA South Campus, 6143 W. Irving Park, Chicago, IL 60634 (note: alternate arrangements can be made if a volunteer is unavailable for the October 1st orientation)
1) Visit: scarypopcorn.com for details, dates, and registration
2) Select Volunteer, and look under HIGH SCHOOL VOLUNTEER
3) Review the HAUNT RULES with a parent or guardian
4) Sign up for HAUNTSCHEDULER
5) Complete the MINOR AUTHORIZATION and MEDICAL RELEASE FORM, print them, and bring them with you.

Questions may be directed to Jason Yedlinski at yedlinski1@gmail.com.