VOLUNTEER: SUMMER DAY 2017

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This high energy, six-week program serving children entering first through ninth grades and living in Chicago’s under-resourced neighborhoods offers instruction in language arts, math, science, music, dance, drama, and art. Summer Day is a way for children to get a jump-start on the upcoming school year and develop exciting, new talents while having fun.


VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION

Tuesday, June 20 | 5:30 p.m.
Fourth Presbyterian Church
126 E. Chestnut St.

REGISTER

See below for volunteer opportunities, and for details contact Fernie Tiflis at 312.981.3381 or ftiflis@chicagolights.org.


ACADEMIC CLASS ASSISTANT

Volunteer in a small group or one-to-one setting, helping student(s) with reading, writing, math, and science during their academic classroom time. Our classroom teachers will assist with lesson plans and guide you through the process. You will have the opportunity to work with first–second grade, third–fourth grade, fifth–sixth grade, and/or seventh–ninth-grade students.

Days and Times
Monday–Thursday, 8:45–11:45 a.m.


ARTS CLASS ASSISTANT

Get your creative juices flowing by volunteering in one of our arts classes: art, dance, acting, singing, or digital music production. You will support the students with their arts activities, share ideas and talents, and assist the instructors with the setup and clean-up of materials.

Days and times
Monday–Thursday, 12:00 noon–3:00 p.m.


MEAL-TIME ASSISTANT

Breakfast is served from 8:15 to 9:00 a.m., and lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Assist our staff in serving meals while you spend time with the students.

Days
Monday–Friday
Breakfast: 8:15–9:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.


FIELD-TRIP CHAPERONE

This summer we will be taking many fun and educational trips around Chicago. In the past, we’ve visited the Ravinia Festival, the Lincoln Park Zoo, museums, and the beach. Join us for one or all of our Fabulous Friday Field Trips!

Days and Times
Fridays
8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
(Other days during the week as trips are scheduled)


SHARE A SPECIAL TALENT

Do you have a fun craft project to share? Are you a magician? Do you teach yoga? Share a special talent or present a workshop to our students to help enhance their learning experience this summer.

Days and Times
Monday–Thursday
12:00 noon–3:00 p.m.


For more information, contact Summer Day Program Manager Fernie Tiflis at 312.981.3381 or ftiflis@chicagolights.org.