Volunteer Opportunities

Josephinum Academy relies on its volunteers to assist faculty and staff in providing excellence in a variety of academic and student life programs. Every day, our volunteers help us live out our mission of empowering our students to become confident, faith-filled leaders.

Below are a few examples of volunteer opportunties. For more information on how to become involved, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Devin Shepard. We are excited to welcome you into the Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart community!


1-on-1 Student Tutoring

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking volunteers interested in tutoring students during the school day. Josephinum will be matching tutors with students on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11:32 a.m. to 12:36 p.m. and 2:15 to 3:45 p.m.

We will review student needs, as well as tutor availability and strengths, to select appropriate placements for tutors. If you are interested in tutoring a student, please contact Devin Shepard at devin.shepard@josephinum.org.

Classroom Aid Assistance

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking someone to serve as an instructional aid for two students with Down Syndrome. This person would give students individualized attention inside of the classroom in order to help the student complete the assignments designed by the classroom teacher. The instructional aid will meet with the classroom teacher to understand students’ individual goals, and to help assess each student’s progress toward meeting those goals.


Monday WednesdaysThursdays
Student 1Writing:
9:58 to 11:28 a.m.
Spanish:
12:41 to 2:11 p.m.
Spanish:
11:15 a.m. to 12:03 p.m.
Writing:
9:58 to 11:28 a.m.

Spanish:
12:41 to 2:11 p.m.

Student 2Spanish:
12:41 to 2:11 p.m.
Spanish:
11:15 a.m. to 12:03 p.m.
Spanish:
12:41 to 2:11 p.m.

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking someone to serve as an instructional aid for one of our international students. The instructional aid will meet with the classroom teacher to understand the student’s individual goals and help assess her progress toward meeting her goals.

Tuesday Friday
Student 3 Writing:
8:24 to 9:54 a.m.
Writing:
8:24 to 9:54 a.m.

English Language Learner (ELL) Assistance

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking someone to meet with two of our international 9th graders to help in their acquisition of the English language. They just arrived to the USA from China, and could use additional language support.

We are looking for volunteers to work with both of these students on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:24 to 9:54 a.m.


Faith Sharer

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking volunteers willing to share their faith and spirituality with our religion classes. These faiths include (but are not limited to): Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. We are also looking for volunteers to share how they live out their spirituality and morality, whether in organized religion or not, and/or to share a forgiveness story or how they connect with a saint.

Front Office Support

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a volunteer who is interested in supporting our front office two days a week.


Nurse's Office

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking volunteers who are interested in providing nursing services to our students throughout the week.

Service Project Supervisors

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking volunteers who would like to supervise service project trips with the students.

Theatre Production Volunteers

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking volunteer professional set designers, lighting designers, and costume designers. There are stipends available for the work.

Maintenance/Organizational Support

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking volunteers who can help with manual labor and/or heavy lifting. We are also looking for volunteers who can perform light labor, organizing, tidying, and cleaning.

Sporting Event Volunteers

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking volunteers who are interested in helping out with Josephinum sporting events. We are looking for concessions donations and help working the concessions stand and during games. We are also looking for helping taking tickets and cleaning up after games. Snack donations for players are also appreciated.

Career Leaders Without Limits: Community Speaker Series

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking professional role models from around the community to share their stories and challenge our students' notions of what is achievable. We believe the best way to do this is to reach the students through shared experiences and to provide inspirational accounts of what is possible when someone is motivated to persevere and find one’s calling in life.



FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Devin Shepard
Volunteer Coordinator
(773) 276-1261 x243
devin.shepard@josephinum.org


Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

1501 North Oakley Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60622
(773) 276-1261
(773) 292-3963
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