A select group of young men and women from across the city dedicate six months of their time , talents, energy, and service to better Friend in the City Foundation and the City of Chicago. This committed young-citizens become part of the Foundation’s Team. The assignments given to individuals could include: conducting research, attending board meetings, facilitating fundraising events, and recruiting other youth.
All Participants are united through monthly youth development sessions, a speaker series and small group meeting exploring financial aid, sexual harassment on a college campus, time management, employment, finance/budget. Participants will also explore different aspects of a non profit organization within the Executive office of the Founder. Lastly, each participant will receive a book scholarship, and each individual will qualify for other scholarships from the foundation and through our partners.