Address: Primary Location, 2819 W. Richardson Place
Story School, 3815 W Kilbourn Ave.
By Foot: Walk up Wisconsin Ave. to 28th. Make a right on 28th St., continue to walk up two or three blocks and make a left at the T onto Richardson Place.
By Bus: Take the #10 or #30 bus to 27th/walk to 28th.
Approximate Travel Time By Bus: 15 minutes
Approximate Travel Time By Car: 5 minutes
Hours of Service: Monday-Friday 3:00-6:00pm
Description of Agency: The mission of this thriving community center is to aid neighborhood individuals and families to improve the quality of life for themselves, their relatives, their neighborhood and their community. Services are designed to promote self-sufficiency and build solutions to problems which create barriers to education, and economic and personal growth. A variety of educational, cultural and recreational services are offered at the agency. Service Learners may work with children, teens, seniors and entire families. Neighborhood House has a helpful staff and a diverse population of children and youth who are attentive, challenging and enthusiastic about almost any activity.
Student Role in Agency: Varies according to program. Male Service Learners are especially needed.
Commitment/Requirements: Orientation plus 2 hours weekly. Background check, volunteer application, and a TB Test are required. Get paperwork processed ASAP. You don't want to delay the start of your service. Neighborhood House is looking for someone who is energetic, flexible, a critical thinker, and able to work with diverse youth groups.