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Boys & Girls Club of Lake County - Genesee Site

724 South Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60079

(847) 473-5990

www.bgclc.com

Miscellaneous

Wishlist:

Please visit wwww.bgclc.com for a Club wish list.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Academic Opportunities occur 3-4 times a week:
- Tutoring members ages 6-12 in a variety of academic subjects
- Reading Coach to members and assisting with grammar, punctuation, etc.
- Assisting teen members with college and career preparation activities; i.e. ACT/SAT practice, college applications and essays, resume writing, etc.
- Assisting members with computer skills, i.e. typing, Microsoft Office, research projects, etc.
- Teaching Fine Arts techniques along with assisting members with art projects

Healthy Lifestyles Opportunities occurs 2-3 times a week:
- Speaking to members about the importance of nutrition/healthy eating
- Supporting physical activities with the members
- Speaking with members about the importance of daily exercise
- Planting and maintaining a garden with the members (Summer Only)
- Teaching members etiquette in a variety of areas of life

Good Character and Citizenship Opportunities occurs 2-3 times a week:
- Supporting gender specific programs about dating, hygiene, etc.
- Talking to members about bullying and its negative effects
- Speaking to members about developing leadership skills
- Helping members with money management; teaching Junior Achievement
- Establishing and developing career skills in our members

Prior to volunteering, volunteers submit an application, including a background check, and receive volunteer orientation. Please visit www.bgclc.com for details.

Mentoring opportunities are available at our Zion and Genesee Sites. Becoming a mentor requires a minimum 3-month commitment to meeting one-hour a week, once a week. By consistently mentoring the same group of Club members, mentors build stronger relationships with youth and are able to have a greater impact. To find out if this is the right fit for you, call 847-473-5990.

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Primary Services:

Geographies Served

  • Illinois (IL)Illinois (IL)

    CookCook

    PalatineWheeling
  • LakeLake

    BarringtonLake Villa
    WaukeganLake Forest
    ZionLake Bluff
    Winthrop HarborIsland Lake
    WaucondaIngleside
    WadsworthHighwood
    Vernon HillsHighland Park
    RussellGurnee
    Round LakeGreat Lakes
    North ChicagoGrayslake
    MundeleinFox Lake
    Long GroveDeerfield
    LincolnshireBuffalo Grove
    LibertyvilleAntioch
    Lake Zurich

    MchenryMchenry

    McHenryAlgonquin
    Fox River Grove

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