Education

The Field Museum

Carole Robertson Center for Learning

Erie Neighborhood House

Phone: (312) 922-9410

Address: 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496

Phone: (312) 243-7300

Address: 2020 West Roosevelt Road Chicago, IL 60608

Phone: (312) 563-5800

Address: 1701 W. Superior St. Chicago, IL 60622

The Field Museum is passionate about inspiring a curious attitude towards life on Earth through the exploration of how the world came to be and how we can make it a better place. Volunteers may work over the summer at children’s camps, work behind-the-scenes to support a wide range of services to the various museum departments, provide information and interact directly with visitors, or entertain and work with children in the Education department among other opportunities. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The Carole Robertson Center for Learning is committed to educating, enriching, and empowering children and families. Volunteers will devote their expertise and guidance to children in roles such as teacher aide and school tutor or they may develop workshops on creative topics and participate in activities with the children among other opportunities. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

Erie Neighborhood House is dedicated to fulfilling the vision of a more just, inclusive society by providing participants with tools and a platform from which they can advocate for issues that they’re passionate about. Volunteer opportunities include partnering one-on-one with children and helping them develop their literacy skills, helping with homework, tutoring and mentoring, helping permanent residents become legal citizens, among many other volunteer opportunities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

Aquinas Literacy Center

St. Vincent de Paul Center

Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

Phone: (773) 927-0512

Address: 3540 S. Hermitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60609

Phone: (312) 943-6776

Address: 2145 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614

Phone: (312) 994-4000

Address: 209 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 118, Chicago, IL 60604

The Aquinas Literacy Center offers individualized English language instruction to residents of the local Chicago community. Prospective volunteers will have the opportunity to assist as an ESL tutor, work as a marketing coordinator, provide office assistance, translate documents and interpret what participants say, among many other roles. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The St. Vincent de Paul Center is dedicated to strengthening, empowering, and giving a voice to those in need through education and comprehensive programs to build vibrant communities. Volunteers will have the opportunity to assist in a variety of programs including child care, school tutoring, senior services, special events, among many other volunteer opportunities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust’s mission is to engage and inspire the public through interpretation of Frank Lloyd Wright’s design legacy. Volunteer roles include tour guide, tour facilitator, guest relations ambassador, and several other available roles. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

Open Books

Dream on Education

Chicago Botanic Garden

Phone: (312) 475-1355

Address: 651 W. Lake St. Chicago, IL  60661

Phone: (816) 729-6880

Phone: (847) 835-5440

Address: 1000 Lake Cook Road Glencoe, IL 60022

Open Books is committed to making a significant and positive impact in the lives of the youth by encouraging literacy and creativity. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work in several reading and writing programs, assist in the office, sort, scan, and shelve books, and help individuals find the perfect books unique to them. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

Dream on Education envisions a world of creativity and innovation and is dedicated to providing services such as tutoring, mentoring, and cultural exposure to middle school students. Volunteers will be providing guidance as they work with children as tutors and mentors. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

The Chicago Botanic Garden cultivates the power of plants to sustain and enrich life. Volunteers in the Education department may assist in multiple activities and roles including working at the library, providing information about the plants, serving as a tour guide, teaching children’s classes, and assisting in the discovery program.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.