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posted: 7/17/2014 9:59 AM

Volunteer group seeks help for after school programs

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Submitted by HandsOn Suburban Chicago

HandsOn Suburban Chicago, a nonprofit 501(c)3 agency, is pleased to announce that its after school tutoring programs in District 21 and District 59 will continue for the 2014-2015 school year. The objective of HOSC's After School Program is to provide homework help and support to high need students in the Northwest suburbs, as well as provide their parents with resources and engagement opportunities to become more involved in the program and school in general.

HOSC is currently seeking volunteers to serve as tutors during the after school programs at Cooper Middle School in Buffalo Grove, London and Holmes Middle Schools in Wheeling and Grove Jr. High School in Elk Grove Village. Training and orientation is provided.

Volunteers must be at least 14 years or older. For details and an application, contact Mhari Goldstein at for more information on how to apply.

HandsOn Suburban Chicago's mission is to inspire, equip and mobilize people to volunteer and take action that builds vibrant and prosperous communities. HOSC recruits and refers 10,000 volunteers annually to over 200 nonprofits and schools, and provides support to local charitable organizations, via consultations and trainings. Part of the national HandsOn Network, HOSC serves 44 communities in Chicago's North and Northwest suburbs, a population of over 1.4 million. Visit for information.