There are plenty of ways around the area to volunteer and contribute to society. Below, some upcoming opportunities.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Colleen Kant
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
WHAT: ESL Teaching Opportunity WHERE: St. Joseph Services, Bolingbrook WHEN: 12:45 to 3:15 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 3 WHY HELP: Volunteers are needed to help teach basic English skills to adult students. Assigned classroom workbooks will be provided, and volunteers will have orientation and observe a class before teaching. REQUIRED SKILLS: Volunteers must be older than 18 and make a minimum six-month commitment, with at least two hours of in-class class and a half-hour of preparation per week. A 10-hour online training will be required. Volunteers also should be prepared to shadow two classes prior to teaching, and must provide a copy of their resume and two professional references. Volunteers also need to pass a background check and be…
The Bolingbrook Police Department will once again participate in "Cop on Top" Friday from 5 a.m. to noon on Friday.
Want to receive a free donut for donating to a great cause? Join the Bolingbrook Police Department from 5 a.m. to noon Friday in supporting the Special Olympics of Illinois during "Cop on Top." Police officers will be volunteering at two of Bolingbrook Dunkin' Donuts locations (1255 W. Boughton Rd. and 245 S. Bolingbrook Dr.) and asking for donations. Everyone who donates will receive a coupon for a free donut. Those who donate $10 or more will receive a Law Enforcement Torch Run travel mug, while supplies last. The mug gets you free refills at participating Dunkin’ Donuts stores on Friday. Donations will be used to sponsor Illinois athletes participating in Special Olympics events. Why is it called "Cop on Top?" A police officer will …