You may not be looking to complete your higher education, but you can help us empower women through education by volunteering with our Blessons community. Blessons welcomes all genders to participate.

never ending opportunities that we can do to make a difference.


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Start Line Volunteers

2018 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge on behalf of Blessons Scholarships for Women

We welcome all genders and volunteers 16 years and older, serve in many ways both on race day and in the days leading up to the event. Community Service hours certificates are available upon request.

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018    Volunteer Shift: 5:00pm- 9:00pm   Check-In Location: Grant Park – Specific location to be shared race week

        Registration Instructions: Select the Volunteer button below to access the registration form.

  • Enter your contact information
  • For the “Volunteer Group” portion, check the box that says, “I am part of a group”
  • Select Blessons from the dropdown
  • Ensure the box is checked next to the Start Line Marshals - East shift
  • Scroll down to read and agree to the waiver
  • Click “Register” (You will receive an email confirming that you registered)

Registration Deadline: All volunteers must register online by Monday, May 21, 11:59 p.m.


  2018 Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K Volunteer   We welcome all genders and volunteers 16 years and older to volunteer on behalf of Blessons as  Street Course Marshals & Aid Station Volunteers  at the  2018  Advocate health International Chicago 5k  the day BEFORE the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Saturday, October 6th, 2018! By volunteering, a contribution will be made on your behalf to our charity.  Check-In/Check-Out:  6am - 9:30am (if not earlier).  Date : Saturday, October 6, 2018  Shift:  6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  Check-in location : Grant Park volunteer check-in (southwest corner of Columbus Dr and Balbo Ave) To learn more, sign up  HERE. 

2018 Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K Volunteer

We welcome all genders and volunteers 16 years and older to volunteer on behalf of Blessons as Street Course Marshals & Aid Station Volunteers at the 2018  Advocate health International Chicago 5k the day BEFORE the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Saturday, October 6th, 2018! By volunteering, a contribution will be made on your behalf to our charity. Check-In/Check-Out: 6am - 9:30am (if not earlier). Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018 Shift: 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Check-in location: Grant Park volunteer check-in (southwest corner of Columbus Dr and Balbo Ave) To learn more, sign up HERE. 


  2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Aid Station #8 Volunteers    DATE: 10/7/2018 SHIFT: 5:30am to 12:30pm   LOCATION:  Aid Station #8 located on the corner of Wells St. Btwn Grand Ave and Hubbard st. It is Mile 11.8 of the Chicago Marathon course.  We welcome all genders and volunteers 16 years and older to volunteer!

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Aid Station #8 Volunteers

DATE: 10/7/2018
SHIFT: 5:30am to 12:30pm

LOCATION: Aid Station #8 located on the corner of Wells St. Btwn Grand Ave and Hubbard st. It is Mile 11.8 of the Chicago Marathon course.

We welcome all genders and volunteers 16 years and older to volunteer!


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2018 Uno 5k - la carrera de los muertos Beer tent

Celebrate the Day of the Dead on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 by volunteering with Blessons at the beer tent! We welcome all genders and volunteers 21 years and older to volunteer!

Project details:

Volunteers play an active role in pouring and serving beer to over 3,000 Uno 5k runners after they cross the finish line.  All tips benefit our mission in providing scholarships to women who have had their higher education put on hold due to challenging life lessons including; cancer, mental illness, abuse or who are first generation immigrants. Music, food, and beverages are provided to all volunteers who contribute their energy and time!

Shift
Saturday, November 3rd, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location
Pilsen - Chicago

Registration:


For more information regarding internships, getting your college involved and community service certificates/ acknowledgement letters, please email:  volunteer@blessons.org

 Harold washington college - chicago 

Harold washington college - chicago 

SPRING/SUMMER 2018 Internship opportunities available

We are always looking for motivated and passionate students and/or career oriented individuals to help us out in our Chicago office.  We have a wide variety of volunteer and internship opportunities. We welcome all genders and interns 18 years and older to apply!

Our programs - The Her Blessons Project; Outreach, Workshops/Event planning and "What's Your Blessons Story". 

Social Media & Communication-  Opportunities including; FB, IG, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, blogging, newsletters.

Giving Programs Support- Assist in research and development of giving programs including providing support as an editor, reviewing documents, grant writing and proposals.

Development Support-  Assist in ongoing development and managing of our Blessons Community calendars including; events, socials, hosted fundraisers and Team Blessons events.

These opportunities are great for those who are looking to volunteer to further their education and careers.

To learn more about about volunteer program, please email info@blessons.org. 


Become a Blessons Ambassador at your school, company or in your hometown!                                                                                                          

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Program details:
Demand for Blessons Scholarship Awards are growing! We are looking for engaged, energetic, passionate, and dedicated volunteers to help us increase our ability to accomplish our mission and vision. Here are the goals and objectives: generate greater awareness of Blessons Scholarships for Women and services offered via outreach through colleges, universities, medical centers including mental health, fellow non-profit organizations and corporations; represent Blessons as an official liaison at colleges, universities, meetings, and speaking engagements. 

We are looking for professional, passionate leaders with exceptional communication skills. Ambassadors will be forming partnerships with colleges, universities, corporations, and local leaders. You think you have what it takes? 

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