Exterior view of Student Resource Center

Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center

Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center (GECRC) offers out-of-school programming that empowers under-resourced K-12 students to meet state and local standards for academic and social-emotional learning; involves students in activities that enrich learning; and connects families to schools and other resources necessary to support student success and well-being. GECRC programs make space where students, their parents, educators, and community members can develop mutually enriching relationships that support and inspire learning and growth.

Organization Address

Churchill Elementary School

240 Geneva Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Glen Crest Middle School

725 Sheehan Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Hadley Junior High

240 Hawthorne Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Lincoln Elementary School

380 Greenfield Ave.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Name and Position of Contact Person

Maryam Ghouse, Volunteer Coordinator

Phone Number

(331) 240-1279 (call or text)

Email Address

volunteer@gecrc.org

Website Address

www.gecrc.com

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners

Churchill Elementary and Lincoln Elementary (4:30-5:30 p.m.)

Hadley Junior High (3:40-4:30 p.m.)

Glen Crest Middle School (2:30-3:30 p.m.).

All sites have program running Monday through Thursday.

Description of Service Learner Role

Service Learners who volunteer at GECRC play the role of a tutor/mentor to our students.  Responsibilities include helping students with their homework, playing games, engaging in conversation.

Organization Requirements

  1. Online application
  2. Orientation 
  3. Background check ( this could take up to 2-weeks)
  4. At least 1 day a week commitment for the duration of the semester
  5. Proof of vaccination status
  6. Masks are required

Number of Placements Available

Unlimited
 

Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
Email: csc@cod.edu
Phone: (630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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