Are you a senior over the age of 55 and/or retired and looking to make a difference in your community? Apply to join our Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)! 

This program, funded by AmeriCorps, allows individuals to get involved in their community and empower others to be their best self.  

Volunteer Requirements: 

  • Must be 55 years of age or older 
  • Pass background check if working with children 
  • Live in Chicago or surrounding area 
  • Provide knowledge and experience to reach program goals 
  • Be respectful, energetic and have a positive attitude 


  • Experience tutoring and mentoring children ages 6-13 
  • Ability to learn new and exciting curriculum 
  • Ability to assist with virtual learning 

Tutoring/Mentoring Guidelines: 

  • Commitment to serving community and youth 
  • Experience tutoring students in kindergarten through 8th grade 
  • Advocate on behalf of youth and provide academic support 

Please complete the form and a member of our staff will reach out to you.

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