VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement. Our popular service welcomes millions of visitors a year and has become the preferred internet recruiting tool for […]
United We Serve
A nationwide service initiative to help meet the growing social needs resulting from the struggling economic climate. The initiative aims to both expand the impact of existing organizations by engaging new volunteers in their work and encourage volunteers to develop their own “do-it-yourself” projects. Serve.gov offers an online resource for finding volunteer opportunities in your […]
As an international non-profit organization, United Planet (UP) strives to create a world in which all people understand, respect, and support one another. United Planet’s global network of leaders and volunteers fosters cross-cultural understanding and addresses shared challenges to unite the world in a community beyond borders. The underlying principle of our programs is the […]
Job search website that posts jobs in the non profit sector.
Provides international volunteer opportunities.
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
Red Cross offers youth volunteer and training opportunities. Classes in CPR, First Aid, Aquatics, Professional Rescuers, Caregiving, Pet First Aid, and Emergency Preparedness Presentations.
Jobs in Sports
This is an online database with jobs in sports. They have been around since about 2000. They work with more than 4,500 sports employers. They have a database full of sports jobs and sports internships in every part of the country.
National Runaway Switchboard
Offers fee based training for individuals interested helping keep American runaways and at risk youth safe and off the street. Individuals in training must pay for class fees and travel expenses. Utilizes a Solution-Focuses Crisis Intervention Model to support youth, runaway prevention, case management, and the commercial sexual exploitation of children. In Chicago Crisis Line […]
Jumpstart is working toward the day when every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Jumpstart partners highly trained college students with low-income preschool children in a mentoring relationship for an entire school year. Jumpstart’s curriculum focuses on building language and literacy skills in preschool children so that they can enter school aged programs […]
Washburne Culinary School
Basic certification program held part-time evenings. Associate degree programs M-R 8am-2pm. Parrot Cage restaurant.
Small Business Administration
Aid, counsel, assist and protect interests of small business. Counseling and training resources. Startup kit. Information on financing.
Provide paid apprenticeships and job training for various careers. Requires a HS diploma or GED.
Courses in healthcare and IT
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s mission is to provide programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to: stay in school to recognize business opportunities to plan for successful futures.
This is a post high school training program in computer technology. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. The program is particularly geared to young people that have overcome adversity in their life. Using project-based learning, participants work in teams on a range of projects during this intensive training course and two year […]
Greater West Town Project
Youth education and career development programs. West Town Academy – Alternative high school. Youth mentoring and employment service. Provide job training in two areas: 1. Woodworking and solid surface manufacturing 2. Shipping and Receiving Both training centers are at the location above.
French Pastry School
3 main programs: 1)L’Art de Patisserie – full time, 24 week pastry and baking certificate program. 2) L’Art du Gateau – full time, 16 week professional cake baking and decorating program. 3) Continuing Ed courses – 3 to 5 day long classes year round.
Flight Attendant Facts
This website provides information about what a flight attendant is and what kind of life and career could a person like you have as a flight attendant.Get the facts about becoming a flight attendant along with the best and the worst in the airline industry. Get the information directly from internal source who live it […]
Provide trainings to educators and youth regarding entrepreneurial skills. “We achieve this through: Instructor Training Direct Instructional Services Business Development Services Financial Literacy & Asset Building Programs Curriculum Resources Program Design Support”
CISCO Education-to- Careers
CISCO provides students with a complete look at all aspects of careers in the construction industry. Ground Breakers gives students the information they need to choose a career wisely. The program consists of four parts: 1) A construction industry overview; 2) Choosing a trade to focus on; 3) Touring an apprenticeship program related to the […]
Chicago Women in Trades
Supports and trains women in high-skilled, high wage, non-traditional careers. Training and advocacy for women in the trades. Information sessions on regular basics that shows people how to get into the trades.
Ecela Spanish Schools
Travel, study, and volunteer in SOuth America. Join a group of other forward-thinking recent graduates for three months of Spanish immersion plus one month service project in Argentina, Chile and Peru.
Carpe Diem Education
Carpe Diem’s study abroad programs are designed to safely challenge every student. Through service, travel, community and cultural exchange, our students
Cactus gap year programs combine language, tuition, travel and practical training, allowing you to turn your once-in-a-lifetime experience into lifelong skills. Programs are quality checked, and can be customized to suit your aims and interests. Locations: Spain, Argentina, Costa Rica, United States, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Aspire by API: Gap Year Abroad Programs
Aspire by API provides comprehensive gap year abroad (France, Ireland, Spain) programs for recent high school graduates. Our language and cultural immersion programs provide students with opportunities to learn and develop global skills in an exciting, enriching and safe setting.
Adventures Cross- Country￼
Adventure/leadership trips for young people. Teamwork, personal growth. Innovative trips – they change every year. Group students by age whenever possible. Community service credit. Trips are all over the world, US and Canada.