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Date of Birth
Home or Cell Number
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May we text this number?
Emergency Contact: Name, Number, Relationship
Are you enrolled in college? If so, which school?
Are you a CBL student? (Community Based Learning)
I'm not sure
Please let us know which program you are interested in volunteering with. (You may volunteer as little as one day per week.)
All volunteers must be 18+. Exceptions can be made for minors working in our Food Pantry ONLY. Please call the office at 574-233-2120 if you are younger than 18.
Crece Conmigo (Grow With Me): After-school tutoring for Kindergarten-5th-grade students. Monday-Thursday 3:30-5:30 pm
Adelante (Forward): After-school tutoring for 6th-12th-grade students. Monday-Thursday 4-6 pm
Yo Puedo Leer (I Can Read): Preschool program for children ages 3-5. It is a half day program. Monday-Friday 8:30-11:30 am and 12:00-3:00 pm
ENL (English as a New Language): Language assistance for adults 18+. Tuesday/Thursday 6-8 pm
Citizenship Classes: Helping residents with civics, language, and history in preparation for their citizenship exam. Tuesday/Thursday 5-7 pm
Food Pantry: Helping community members with their food needs. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. Wednesday 2-5 pm
Kankakee Wetlands Organic Gardens: Volunteers help with gardening responsibilities at local community garden; in return, KWOG donates a third of their harvest to La Casa's food pantry.
Fortaleciendo Familias: Volunteers will help instructors distribute material, help with activities and work caring for young children. Tuesday 5:30-8:30 PM
Do you have reliable transportation?
Working with youth requires a background check. If needed, could you comply with this requirement?
La Casa covers the background check cost. Volunteers working with our youth programs must be 18+.
How did you hear about La Casa?
Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc)
During which semester would you like to volunteer?
We also offer a summer camp for 2nd-7th and 8th-12th grades. If you would like to volunteer during the summer, please let us know.
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