Volunteers Needed!

Are you interested in working with youth?  Volunteer for Snowflake 2017!

Snowflake 2017 will take place on Friday, February 24, 2017 from 3:00-9:30 p.m. at Chute Middle School (1400 Oakton St., Evanston).

Snowflake is an event that teaches middle school students important life skills like decision-making, problem solving, and communication in fun and interactive ways. Snowflake is organized and run by high school and college students, as well as adults from the community. To make this event a success, strong facilitators and volunteers are needed!

Positions:

  1. Adult Facilitator: Co-facilitate small group sessions. Each adult facilitator will be responsible for 10-12 middle school students throughout the event and paired with a teen facilitator.  Adult facilitators for Snowflake must be at least 18 years old.  All facilitators will be required to attend one facilitator training on Wednesday, February 15th  OR Thursday, February 16th  from 5 to 8 pm at Chute Middle School and the entire Snowflake event on Friday, February 24th, from 3 – 9:30pm at Chute Middle School.  Facilitators must also have an interest in working with middle school students.  Teachers and social workers can earn three (3) CEU/CPDUs for attending the training.
To register to be an adult facilitator, click here.

Teen Facilitator: Co-facilitate small group sessions.  Teen facilitators for Snowflake must be at least 16 years old.  All facilitators will be required to attend one training on Wednesday, February 15th  OR Thursday, February 16th  from 5 to 8 pm at Chute Middle School and the entire Snowflake event on Friday, February 24, from 3 – 9:30 pm at Chute Middle School.  Facilitators must also have an interest in working with middle school students.  Facilitators will earn 10 community service hours for attendance at the training and event.  NOTE: ETHS students selected as facilitators will be excused from 8th and 9th periods and will be required to turn in a field trip form.

To register to be a teen facilitator, click here.
  1. Volunteer: Help during set-up, registration, and/or dinner. Volunteers are also needed to help monitor hallways and dismissal.Snowflake volunteers will be needed on Friday, February 24th, from 3 to 9:30 pm at Chute Middle School (1400 Oakton St., Evanston). Volunteers do not need to stay for the entire event, but can do so.  Any time a volunteer is able to donate will be much appreciated. The available jobs are available for volunteering:

3:00 – 4:00 Event Set-up                      5:00 – 7:00 Dinner/Hallway Monitor

3:00 – 4:30 Registration                        7:00 – 8:15 Clean Up/Hallway Monitor

4:00 – 5:15 Hallway monitor               8:15 – 9:30 Dismissal

NOTE:  Volunteers who work 4 or more hours will be provided with dinner at the event.                                                                                                                                 All ETHS student volunteers will receive community service hours.

To register to be a volunteer, click here.

For more information please contact either Zaneta Balaban (zbalaban@peerservices.org) or Julia Brownfield (jbrownfield@peerservices.org).  You may also call PEER Services, 847-492-1778 and ask to speak with someone in Prevention Services.

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