Author: Fabiola Cardozo

BBF Family Services

The mission of the BBF Family Services (BBF is to improve the quality of life for North Lawndale youth and their families by providing safe, stable, and nurturing experiences that enhance their emotional, social, academic, and career development.

Hyde School Postgraduate Year

Along with traditional educational offerings such as academics, athletics, and the arts, Hyde School provides students with experiences that will guide, shape, and transform the way they view themselves and their families. Since its founding, Hyde School has been centered on the premise that character, attitude and effort will lead to academic excellence, significant achievement […]

Medical School Scholarship Program, Latin American School of Medicine in Havana, Cuba

Medical training in Cuba. The courses are taught in Spanish. Six year program including one year rotating internship. Requirements: under 30 years old, us citizen, proficiency in college level science, one year biology, one year inorganic chemistry with lab, one year organic chemistry with lab, one year physics. Persons of color and/or low income are […]

Schuler Scholar Program (Americorps)

The Schuler Scholar Program, through enrichment and academic programs, guidance, and scholarships, prepares high potential students to succeed at selective colleges. We believe that if high potential but vulnerable students have access to academic and enrichment programs while in high school, are well informed of college options, receive support from family, friends, teachers and mentors, […]

Worsham College of Mortuary Science

Careers in the funeral services industry are challenging. Finding success requires a variety of proven skills and industry knowledge. At Worsham, they train their students with all the hard skills and industry knowledge necessary to be successful in funeral service. During your year, you will learn: – Certification of crematory operations of CANA– National Funeral […]

HighSight

Provides scholarships to low-income Chicago students to attend private high schools. The chance to attend a private (and academically better) high school greatly improves the student’s chances of getting into college and being prepared for college. HighSight provides scholarships, tutoring, mentoring, leadership development and college readiness programs to enable its students to attend and succeed […]

Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms

WWOOF-USA is an organization that facilitates volunteering on organic farms. The program is available to anyone 18 years of age or older. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an urbanite, professional, student, family, farmers, gardener, or someone who has never touched soil; you’re all welcome. WWOOF-USA publishes a directory of farms engaged in sustainable agriculture practices […]

Illinois Solar Energy Association

The Illinois Solar Energy Association is a non-profit organization that promotes the widespread application of renewable energy through education and advocacy.  As the Illinois chapter of the American Solar Energy Society, we are the local resource for educational classes, events, renewable energy related policy developments, local news and access to local renewable energy vendors.

Wilderness Inquiry

This organization is dedicated to sharing the outdoors with others by offering an extensive list of canoe, kayak, hiking, horsepack, and dogsled trips throughout North America. Each year there are 250 events that serve 9000 people! Hosts a variety of nationwide programs that include seasonal jobs, internships, and volunteering.  They also offer training courses throughout […]

United Planet

Short and long term volunteer programs all over the world – about 40 different countries. Over the past decade, United Planet has brought together thousands of people all over the world in the effort to build cross-cultural understanding and provide vital services to communities in need. Our guiding principle is that relationships are the building […]

Where There Be Dragons

Learning adventures in the developing world. Since 1993, WTBD has pioneered unparalleled small-group learning adventures in Asia, Latin America and Africa. Through off-the-beaten-path travel, home-stays, language study, serve and remote wilderness exploration, Dragons provides an honest and authentic survey of culture, landscape and development issues in the world’s most intriguing locales.

The Elephant Sanctuary

The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, founded in 1995, is the nation’s largest natural-habitat refuge developed specifically for endangered elephants. It operates on 2,700 acres in Tennessee – 85 miles southwest of Nashville. Accepts applications for six-week internships. The intern positions are not paid positions. However, housing is provided. Particularly applicable for students considering a future […]

Global Routes

Global Routes is a pioneer in the world of value-driven, experiential-based, international programming. Since 1986 they have partnered with over 10,000 volunteers throughout Bali, Belize, Bolivia, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ghana, Guadeloupe, India, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, St. Lucia, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, US, Vietnam and Zimbabwe. They have high school summers, […]

World Teach 

Volunteers teach in developing countries; mostly English but sometimes math, science, computer skills or HIV/AIDS awareness. For year-long programs volunteers much have a bachelor’s degree. Summer program volunteers do not need to have a college degree but must be at least 18 years of age. World Teach programs are open to native speakers of English; […]

YouthBuild-

affiliated high school diploma program incorporating hands-on job training for youth ages 17 to 21. The Employment & Training Center provides job training, counseling, and placement services to empower job seekers to obtain new skills and career opportunities, and help businesses meet workforce demands with talented employees.

What Kids Can Do (WKCD)

is a national nonprofit founded in 2001 by an educator and a journalist with more than 60 years combined experience supporting adolescent learning in and out of school. Using digital, print, and broadcast media, WKCD presses before the broadest audience possible a dual message: the power of what young people can accomplish when given the […]

Best-Trade-Schools

Best-Trade-Schools.net, provide prospective students a hub for locating nearby schools and colleges, while researching specific details about the trades they’re considering. Rather than doing an extensive internet search, individuals can locate specific trades, industry details and the locations nearest them all in one convenient platform. alternatives

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