LYDIA is a national, Christ-honoring organization whose mission is to strengthen families to care for children and care for children when families cannot.
For close to 100 years, LYDIA Home Association has been making a difference in the lives of Chicago children who are dealing with everything from homelessness and poverty to abuse and neglect. LYDIA has a residential treatment center that’s home to more than 40 kids, plus an alternative high school, foster care program and much more. These kids are dealing with a lot, but they know one thing for sure: at LYDIA, they are loved.
Opportunities Available with Lydia
Ongoing Opportunities with Lydia
Volunteers needed to help staff resource room under the direction of teaching assistant at Lydia Urban AcademyMore
Volunteers needed to help staff resource room under the direction of teaching assistant at Lydia Urban Academy, a small private Christian invention school for at-risk high school students who need a supportive learning environment. Volunteers will assist students one-to-one and in small groups with academics generally at a middle school level. Volunteers needed during the following times Monday - Friday 9-11a.m., 11am -1pm, or 1pm - 3:30pm. Must be 21 or older. Facility is not wheelchair accessible. Male or female, but males are especially needed.
Opportunities Available: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Mornings Afternoons