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Hands-On Training: A Mentoring Story

September 22, 2017|Uncategorized|

This summer, thanks to the OCC Big Buddy program, one high school student took a break from the classroom to get a hands-on lesson in construction. It all started when Dick Routsen, Big Buddy mentor, noticed that his neighbors’ shed needed a new roof—and saw an opportunity. "Our neighbors Ken and Mary Jo Krauss, fellow OCC volunteers

Challenge Match Supports WYFS Youth

August 21, 2017|Uncategorized|

Thank you to all who helped us meet the Alfred Bersted Challenge match with $31,625 by June 30! Thanks to generous donations, the foundation will award $25,000 to the Quest program at Warrenville Youth & Family Services (WYFS), improving outcomes for at-risk students and making a positive impact on local youth. Chris, an eighth-grade program participant, says Quest is the

Golf | Food | Wine Experience

June 20, 2017|Uncategorized, News|

We celebrated the 6th annual Golf, Food & Wine Experience on June 19 at Butterfield Country Club, raising scholarship funds for Transitional Housing, the College Opportunity Program and the Employment Opportunity Center.

2017 Outreach Events

March 14, 2017|Uncategorized|

2017 Outreach Community Ministries Events April 20 – Outreach Community Center Spring Dinner – Sheraton, Lisle June 19 – Golf, Food & Wine Experience – Butterfield Country Club October 13 – Hearts of Grace Luncheon – venue tbd November 3 – Warrenville Youth & Family Services Fall Dinner – Pipers Banquets December 2, 9, 16

Junior High Math Teacher (Summer Employment)

March 7, 2017|Uncategorized|

Division:  The Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream The Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream is a multi-purpose, neighborhood resource center serving a low-income, ethnically diverse neighborhood. Services include counseling, casework, mentoring, community development and after-school programs for children and youth. Responsibilities The Math Teacher is responsible for teaching a classroom of up to