2021 Virtual Job Fair
- Elmhurst Art Museum
- Wellness House
- Rep. Deanne Mazzochi
- American Field Service (AFS-USA) Intercultural Programs
- Easter Seals
- Tourette Syndrome Camping Organization
Elmhurst Art Museum
LOCATION: 150 S COTTAGE HILL AVE
CONTACT: Kimberly Sipek EMAIL
ABOUT: The Museum is dedicated to the development of rotating contemporary art exhibitions by regional artists, ongoing educational programs that are available at no cost to interested groups, schools and individuals, and the celebration and preservation of a rare single-family home designed by Mies van der Rohe. The Elmhurst Art Museum is full of great opportunities to learn and to be part of our team. Our volunteers often provide an important point of contact with our visitors, and help with the essential part of our mission to spark creativity in others.
OPPORTUNITY: Seeking Volunteers, Gallery Guides/Monitors, ages 16+, No experience is necessary – just enthusiasm for learning about modern and contemporary art and architecture, especially for our upcoming summer exhibition Par Excellence. This will be an indoor miniature golf installation where we would like volunteers to safely monitor the galleries, greet, and direct visitors. Share your passion for art, and help us ensure our visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience at the museum.
Rep. Deanne Mazzochi
LOCATION: 1 S. Cass Ave., Suite 205, Westmont, IL 60559
CONTACT: Mary Mares, EMAIL
ABOUT: The district office of Representative Deanne Mazzochi communicates with constituents of the 47th district regarding legislation, policy, and community outreach events.
OPPORTUNITY: Seeking volunteers/internship ages 17+, Assist staff with office duties, conduct research, input information into data bases, assist with community outreach events, communicate with constituents. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, professional demeanor, experience working with spreadsheets and databases. Tuesday-Friday between 11am-4pm (commitment of 4-6 hours/week).
MORE INFO: The internship provides valuable experience for those with carer aspirations in law, public service, government agencies, or politics. Students may receive school credit as per school requirements.
American Field Service (AFS-USA) Intercultural Programs
CONTACT: Kelly Fitzgerald, EMAIL
ABOUT: AFS-USA offers communities opportunities to create a more just and peaceful world through intercultural exchange. With AFS, students can study or volunteer abroad, families can welcome a foreign exchange student into their homes, and schools can gain access to tons of free resources for their educators. Youth and other community members in Elmhurst can participate in the efforts above, and we are also always looking for volunteers to support our mission! Volunteer opportunities are diverse (including many virtual ways to help) and can accommodate any schedule. No prior experience required.
OPPORTUNITY: Seeking volunteers, Engage in peer-to-peer virtual exchange with FLEX and YES Scholarship students who live around the world in spring 2021. Curious, open-minded people 15 and up are welcome!
MORE INFO: AFS-USA’s FLEX and YES Virtual 2020-21 Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State and aligns with the goals of the FLEX and YES academic-year programs, which promote the values of civil society, youth leadership development, and lasting ties between Americans and the people of participating countries. The Sponsored Programs team at AFS-USA is actively looking for American peers to interact virtually with FLEX and YES students on a “peer-to-peer exchange” from January-May 2021. The goals of these interactions are to increase awareness of cultural differences and similarities, encourage intercultural understanding and provide a space for the YES and FLEX students to practice their English language skills. The synchronous exchange sessions will total 5 hours between January-May 2021 for each participant. Acceptance is on a rolling basis.
• Must be between the ages of 15-19 years old (born between Jan 15, 2001 and Jan 15, 2006).
• Interest in learning about diverse cultures and willingness to represent the U.S. and our culture respectfully and with distinction.
• Signed Virtual Peer Agreement and Media Consent and Release form (parental permission required for those under 18 years of age).
• Completed AFS Volunteer Application, (except for AFS participants/returnees and current host siblings under 18 years of age). To apply to become an AFS volunteer, please visit: https://usa.afsglobal.org/Volunteer/home.
Sign up with this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FLEXYESvirtualexchangepeersSPR21
Participation in at least one synchronous virtual exchange session per month (1 hr each), with FLEX and/or YES students via Zoom, to be organized by AFS-USA staff. During these sessions, American peers will be assigned to a breakout room with FLEX and/or YES students, hence American peers will chat with different FLEX and /or YES students during each session. Topics of discussion may include communication styles, self-care, volunteering virtually, cultural value dimensions, and active global citizenship. Peers are encouraged to develop their own questions. There will be two-three session options per month, on the following dates and times. Zoom links will be provided in advance.
o Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 10AM and 11:15AM ET
o Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 10AM and 11:15AM ET
o Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 11:15AM ET
o Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 10AM and 11:15AM ET
o Saturday, April 3 at 10AM ET
o Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 10AM and 11:15AM ET
o Sunday, May 2 at 11:15AM ET
o Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 10AM and 11:15AM ET
The virtual peer-to-peer exchange is the best opportunity AFS can offer for direct involvement for teenagers. I also hope to talk to interested people about other opportunities of being involved with AFS, such as studying abroad or hosting a foreign exchange student. More information on volunteer opportunities can be found here: https://www.afsusa.org/volunteer-with-afs/opportunities/#afs-nav-opportunities-in-the-u-s
Easter Seals DuPage and Fox Valley
LOCATION: 830 S. Addison Ave.
CONTACT: Courtney Bronec, EMAIL
ABOUT: Our mission is to enable infants, children, and adults with disabilities to achieve their maximum independence, and to provide support for the families who love and care for them.
OPPORTUNITY: Virtual volunteers ages 14+, Create a pre-recorded or live video presentation for preschool or pre-K age children in our inclusive child care program:
Share a talent
Read a book
Play an instrument/sing a song
Lead a craft or experiment
Give a virtual tour of a location
MORE INFO: All minors will will need to have a parent sign a video release form.
Tourette Syndrome Camping Organization
LOCATION: 4416 N Greenview Ave chicago IL 60640
CONTACT: Scott Loeff, EMAIL
ABOUT: Offer camping and recreational program for children with Tourette Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OPPORTUNITY: Volunteer Camp Counselor 16 years+, Counselors are directly responsible for continual supervision of campers. Counselors are to facilitate the group process, while ensuring camper safety and creating a positive camper experience. Counselors need to be willing and able to participate with their campers in the majority of camp activities. Camp counselors need to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers, interact appropriately with campers in a variety of situations and use positive behavior management techniques. Counselors are expected to model and demonstrate mature, appropriate, adult behavior. Enthusiasm, a sense of humor, patience and self-control are the model behaviors for our camp counselors. Counselors must have the ability to communicate/coordinate tasks and responsibilities with co-counselors or seek assistance from Camp Director.
MORE INFO: Scheduling From Saturday June 26 till Saturday July 3, 2021. More details at https://www.tourettecampusa.com/staff-1
- DuPage Pads
- Zoological Society / King Conservation Science Scholars
- Teen Job Help
- Giving DuPage
- Emerald City
Zoological Society / King Conservation Science Scholars
LOCATION: 3300 Golf Rd
CONTACT: Sandra Ortiz-Ortega, EMAIL
ABOUT: King Conservation Science Scholars is college and career readiness programs for teens interested in conservation, zoology and other STEM related fields.
OPPORTUNITY: Teen volunteers ages 13+, Students in the King Scholars program are required to complete 100 hours of participation through on-site/off-site community service work, self guided action projects, as well as college, career readiness and science workshops and courses.
MORE INFO: Classes, events, and opportunities are flexible and typically take place on weekends and after school. The King Scholars program is currently running remotely, and plans to return on-site at the earliest Fall 2021.
Teen Job Help
CONTACT: Terri Rhodes, EMAIL
ABOUT: Our goal is to provide today’s TEENS with the tools required to gain employment; from the research to the interview to the paperwork to getting that first paycheck! And everything in between!
OPPORTUNITY: Volunteers ages 13+, All online work; data entry, research, assistance with planning. Familiar with MS applications - Word, Excel, Familiar with Google Calendar & Sheets, Willing to learn! Since work will all be online, the scheduling will be open. We will set due dates on items that we need done & the volunteer participant can work on the project at their convenience as long as they can meet the due date.
MORE INFO: We are a non-profit that focuses on helping teens with employment! We are looking for volunteer teens who are energetic, enjoy talking with other teens & have a positive outlook!
LOCATION: 1770 W. Centennial Place, Addison, IL 60101
CONTACT: Colleen Cline, EMAIL
ABOUT: Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association (NEDSRA) improves the quality of life for thousands of people with disabilities each year, by providing them with a variety of recreational and social programs. The programs are offered in partnership with eight park districts and three village recreation departments.
OPPORTUNITY: Looking for Seasonal employees, Summer Camp Counselors, Inclusion Leisure Buddies, Program Assistants, We are looking for someone with a passion for working with people, a positive attitude, and open mind, and a great sense of humor. 16 years old +. Schedules are dependent on position and pandemic mitigations.Position availability will be dependent on Covid-19 mitigations and safety precautions.
Swim Buddies 13 years +, Swim with children and young adults with disabilities. We are looking for someone with a passion for working with people, a positive attitude, and open mind, and a great sense of humor.
MORE INFO: Schedules are dependent on location and pandemic mitigations. Position availability will be dependent on Covid-19 mitigations and safety precautions.
Emerald City Music Productions, Inc.
LOCATION: PO Box 126, Palatine, IL. 60078
CONTACT: Barb Sorensen, EMAIL
ABOUT: Entertainment Productions Company - We produce multi-platform content, concerts, tours, special events and shows created and developed from in-house.
OPPORTUNITY: 14 years old +, Employees AND Volunteers needed. Part Time, Seasonal. Job types: Secretary, Sales (concerts, tickets [individual and group tix to companies], advertising sponsorships, virtual feed access, poster hanging), Production Asst., Website Developer, Grant writer, Sound Engineer, Virtual Feed Monitor, Ground Crew Support, Social Media Marketing, Assistant to Graphic Designer, Website Maintenance, Marketing Asst., Database entry, Assistant to Video Editor, Marketing - Sponsor Support, Print Monitor, Legal Assistant Registration Clerk.
detail minded, clean, creative, ability to research independently, good human relationships, excellent self care, honest, self. motivated, computer and internet skills, have transportation available to get to our local area concerts and events, excellent communications and scheduling skills, computer skills - MAC and PC. * Paid positions are commensurate with experience.
Secretary - Accurate fast typing skills, Good phone manner, Accurate Filing skills.
Assistant to Graphic Designer - This position is mostly database type work - entering metadata, watermarking images, and logging each image and document into a database.
Production Assistant - Requires some errands to be run, good communicator and ability to work well with others, detail minded, diligent in details.
Website Maintenance - Ability to take information, assimilate it and post it on the website, also to seek out and repair broken links, ability to navigate around HTML, PHP, CSS, and widgets.
Website Developer - Help build new website templates and pages for current and upcoming websites. requires working knowledge of HTML, PHP, CSS and ability to quickly learn new widgets.
Marketing Assistant - marketing research, data gathering and assimilating, sending out press releases and announcements
Database Entry - fast, accurate and precise typing and sorting information into databases.
Grant Writer - Ability to read requirements, write submissions, and followup
Sound Engineer - ability to hear well, ability to sense sound well, work well with others, lead a sound check, set up equipment, lift up to 50 pounds, run the sound board for shows, excellent scheduling and timeliness,
Virtual Feed Monitor - monitor virtual events on line and send out push announcements, communicate well with audiences and producer, ability to work remotely, has solid fast internet connection
Assistant to Video Editor - logging footage, adding metadata where necessary, packaging and preparing shows for submission to public access television.
Ground Crew Support - ability to lift up to 50 pounds, works well with others, careful with equipment, technically minded - this person will help with stage clean up setup and teardown, loading and unloading. Will need their own transportation to and from local area events. May also be asked to help setup equipment and set decor for virtual events /concerts taking place locally
Social Media Marketing (Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin) - Ability to type accurately and quickly, to write short appropriate audience friendly blurbs and announcements, knows their way around these three platforms very well, ability to stay focused on the task and then log off. Excellent self care and balance with regular life.
Marketing- Sponsor Support - Excellent communications, ability to call sponsors and gather appropriate information needed for the projects, oversees that all sponsor rewards are fulfilled as per the agreements.
Print Monitor - Oversees the printing process of posters, leaflets, signs and more. Special attention to details, cleanliness, and timeliness. Excellent follow through ability.
Legal Asst registration Clerk - Requires accurate and precise data entry into databases, filing and sorting registrations, logging registrations and following through on items sent, registering new works with the copyright office, excellent communication skills, clean, diligent
Sales positions get paid 10% commission and need their own phone or free google voice account/gmail.
All positions are for a minimum of 4 months (May through end of August) 2 weeks allotted/unpaid for family vacation time
Paid positions are commensurate with experience
Must be comfortable working outdoors on occasion and for events and concerts.
Have own transportation available to concerts and events we produce in the northwest suburbs of metropolitan Chicago
Must be available to attend the virtual concerts and events in support of the shows
Assistant to Graphic Designer
Marketing Asst. - Database entry
Assistant to Video Editor
Marketing - Sponsor Support
Legal Assistant Registration Clerk
Crew, Stage & Props
Volunteers assist at events. some items may include but are not limited to monitoring ticket sales tables, assisting with setup an cleanup, assisting with sound and lighting, assisting with audiences and traffic, assisting with online marketing if needed.
Clean cut, friendly, willing and enthusiastic, self motivated, excellent communication skills, excellent scheduling skills, have transportation available to them for concerts and events in the northwest suburbs of metropolitan Chicago. Comfortable working outdoors
Follow directions well.
Please send resume or information to firstname.lastname@example.org in advance
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LOCATION: 579-581 N. York St, Elmhurst
CONTACT: Sammie or Pamela, EMAIL
ABOUT: Code Ninja is a Center where kids have fun learning to code in a safe and inspiring learning environment, with a game-based curriculum they love.
OPPORTUNITY: Part Time, Seasonal, Code Senseis (Coding Instructors). Ages 15+ Knowledgeable about coding and technology or able to learn quickly from training. A responsible and reliable individual and team player, energetic, forward thinking mind, friendly/personable and enjoys working with children, experience in coaching, tutoring or mentoring children in a busy (learning) environment. Evenings/Weekends
Kumon of Elmhurst
Lexington Health Network
Park Place of Elmhurst
LOCATION: 1050 S. Euclid Ave,
CONTACT: Colleen Guisinger, EMAIL
ABOUT: BE PART OF THE PARK PLACE TEAM.
At Park Place, we’ve created a team of professionals dedicated to serving older adults. Our community is built of bricks and mortar, but it’s brought to life daily by diverse, wonderful, interesting people committed to caring for others.
A passion for providing good care. It’s just one of many qualities we expect — and the first we look for in every associate.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you.
OPPORTUNITY: Full Time, Part Time. Nursing, Hospitality, and Kitchen
MORE INFO: https://www.parkplaceelmhurst.com
Elmhurst Park District
LOCATION: 375 W. First Street, Elmhurst, IL.
CONTACT: Sarah Lagesse, EMAIL
ABOUT: We offer a variety of opportunities and programs for Elmhurst residents of all ages to recreate and have fun!
OPPORTUNITY: Part Time, Seasonal Lifeguards, Outdoor Pool Staff, Hub Staff, Camp Staff, Athletics Staff, Gymnastics Staff, Dance Staff, Front Desk Staff, many other positions throughout the year. 15-18. Stated on job ads at www.epd.org. Hours Flexible. Stated on job ads at www.epd.org
MORE INFO: https://www.epd.org
LOCATION: 148 N. York Street
CONTACT: Megan Gavin, EMAIL
ABOUT: Kilwins is a full confectionary shop that offers hand-dipped chocolate covered treats, Mackinac Island fudge, homemade caramel, handmade chocolates, & 32 flavors of super premium ice cream. Family owned & operated in downtown Elmhurst.
OPPORTUNITY: Age 15+, Part Time, Seasonal. Retail Team Member. There is no experience necessary to work at Kilwins. We look for specific qualities in a Team Member when hiring like excellent communication skills (able to listen, follow directions, and work well with others). We also look for someone who is passionate about making people happy, outgoing, and responsible. The job skills needed are the ability to count money, read a recipe, and use a scale.
MORE INFO: between 10am to 7pm (morning shift or afternoon shift) Some weekends and Holidays Hours vary