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Midtown Educational Foundation - Metro for girls - Midtown for boys



Be a role model and volunteer at Midtown or Metro!

Just 2 hours once a week.Build a unique relationship and be paired with the same student one-on-one tutoring. Our volunteers are working professionals and college men or women.No experience necessary. Tutor orientation/training available. To complete a volunteer interest form, visit Scroll & click on 'Volunteers' and select 'Midtown' or 'Metro'.

LOCATIONFor female volunteers (18+):Metro Achievement Center for girls is conveniently located at:310 S. Peoria St. (b/t Jackson & Van Buren)Chicago, IL 60607 (Greektown/West Loop)(1/2 block from UIC/Halsted stop on the CTA Blue Line)For male volunteers (18+):Midtown Center for boys is conveniently located at:1819 N. Wood St. (near Armitage)Chicago, IL 60622 (Bucktown/Wicker Park)(near Damen stop on CTA Blue Line)

Join us for academic enrichment, fun and the chance to make new friends!

Mission: Midtown Educational Foundation (MEF) is a nonprofit organization with an award-winning approach aimed to develop the whole person. MEF helps youngsters to become better students and better people through its sponsorship of the Metro Achievement Center for girls and Midtown Center for boys in Chicago, Illinois. Midtown & Metro blend academic tutoring and test prep, character building, sports and arts, parental support, and constant personal attention for 4-12th grade students. Over 400 volunteers donate time each week as tutors and mentors.MEF students enroll in college at nearly five times the rate of their peers nationwide. The MEF model is nationally recognized and has been replicated by seven other organizations around the country. In 2010, MEF celebrated 100% high school graduation rate and college enrollment 10 years in a row.
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