VOLUNTEER WITH US!
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with GRIP! The link below includes volunteer opportunities in a variety of areas. Please feel free to contact us if you would like more details about any of these opportunities, or if there are additional ways you would like to use your time and talents
to serve GRIP we would love to help you get plugged in!
Help us continue to invest in the lives of Chicago youth by signing up to volunteer below.
See various volunteer opportunities below.
|SLAM Mentor||Build mentor relationship with youth during the week and participate in SLAM program activities on Monday night.||
1-3 hours outside the Program
|GRIP The School Mentor||Build relationships with youth inside of Chicago Public Schools, while helping in the areas of greatest need.||
Open-ended hours/week during school and after-school hours
|SLAM Admin Team||Check youth in, check coats/bags, keep score, and assist with other administrative needs at SLAM.||
|SLAM Referee and Security||Oversee and manage games, assist in security presence during SLAM.||Mondays: 6-9:30pm|
|GRIP The School Volunteer Opportunities|
Various days and times
|Administrative Support||Various days and times|
|Morning Greeters||7:15-8am at Al Raby; 8:15-9am at Wells|
|Bible Studies/Prayer Meetings||Various days and times|
|Clubs (Anime, Art, Cooking, Photography, etc.)||Various days and times|
|Creative Arts (Theater, Dance, Music, Poetry)||Various days and times|
|Career Speakers||Various days and times|
|Gardening||Various days and times|
|Security||Various days and times|
|Sports||Various days and times|
|Technical & Creative Arts|
|SLAM Technical Team Member||Set up, take down and run sound equipment, music and videos.||
|SLAM Photographer||Take pictures during SLAM and edit as necessary.||Mondays: 6-9:30pm
Additional time for editing
|SLAM Videographer||Film during SLAM and provide editing for highlight videos.||
Additional time for editing
|SLAM Drama Team Member||Assist (from inception to execution) in short dramas to communicate biblical truths.||Mondays: 6-9:30pm|
|Graphic Designer||Assist communications team on creative design projects.||
2-5 hours per week on a project basis
|Web Developer||Help build an online interactive template for our newsletter.||Case-by-case basis|
|Videographer||Shoot and edit professional looking videos to communicate GRIP messaging. Includings documentaries, program reels, and testimonies.||Case-by-case basis|
|Photographer||Shoot and edit professional looking photos to communicate GRIP messaging.||Case-by-case basis|
|Professional & Office Support|
|Attorney||Pro bono services to take the cases of youth that find themselves in need of legal help.||
|Grant Writer||Research and write grants to private foundations, corporations, and government.||3-5 hours per week on project basis|
|Newsletter Mailings||Stuff, label, and seal GRIP’s newsletters.||A great small group opportunity!
3-4 hours per quarter
|Office Cleaning/Maintenance||Basic cleaning of office space.||2-3 hours per visit|
|Cleaning & work groups for local churches and schools||Opportunity to serve local churches and schools with cleaning and/or work projects.||
2-3 hours per visit
|GRIP Prayer Partner||Click here to sign-up to receive weekly emails of praise and prayer requests for the ministry, committed to regularly praying for youth, staff, partners, etc.||
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