Volunteer

Looking for a meaningful volunteer experience?


"The opportunity to Volunteer at Metrohave a long-term relationship with a student and to really help that individual work through a number of challenges is quite wonderful." 
-Deb DeHaas, Deloitte LLP

Just 2 hours. Once a week.

Since 1965, Midtown and Metro have served thousands of youth & their parents across Chicago.

Over 300 men & women dedicate two hours just once a week to share their talents with Midtown & Metro's boys & girls as tutors & mentors. Midtown and Metro are conveniently located near downtown Chicago, with easy access to public transportation. You can help our Chicago youth stay in school and enter college by volunteering for MEF's award-winning programs.

Be more than a tutor...
be a mentor & role model

Build a unique relationship with the same student each week, providing one-on-one attention for academic & personal growth.

Our volunteers are working professionals and college men and women across Chicago.

Here is a glimpse of just a few of the many companies & colleges represented:

  • Accenture Volunteer at Midtown
  • Bank of America
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • ComEd Company
  • Deloitte
  • DePaul University
  • Edelman
  • General Electric
  • Harris Bank
  • Invenergy, LLC
  • JP Morgan Chase Mintel International
  • Northern Trust
  • PepsiCo
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Walgreens


How do I apply?

For more information on volunteering and to submit an application:



Don't have time to volunteer every week?

  • Consider becoming a Friend of Midtown or a Friend of Metro with a monthly donation of any amount to support the students of Midtown and Metro.
  • Consider a one-time speaking engagement or substitute tutoring. Contact Christina or Oscar for more details.
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