Volunteer Opportunities

Outside of your financial and prayer support, your time and talent make a huge impact at Calvin! Calvin offers many volunteer opportunities to our families and friends.  Please consider blessing our students!

 

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Working with small reading, writing, or mathematics groups
  • Gardening: beautifying our campus
  • Playing chess (Fridays from 10:45-11:30 am or after school any day of the week in Extended Care)
  • Photocopying; other clerical work for teachers
  • Serving at New 2 You Resale Store (Calvin earns credit for your time as a CCS volunteer)
  • Labeling books in our library for the Accelerated Reader program
  • Supporting our Tuition Assistance Fund with a monthly gift
  • Sharing/teaching another skill/hobby you have (knitting, sewing, photography, foreign language, etc...)

If you would like to volunteer for these opportunities - or have another way to share your gift of time or talent with our students and staff - please submit your name and information below.

Volunteer Form:

* Full Name
* Relationship to CCS (ex: grandparent, neighbor, past parent, etc...)
* How would you like to volunteer?

* Email Address:

Volunteer at New 2 You Quality Resale Store

18230 Torrence Ave. Lansing, IL 60438

(708) 889-6369

 

Owned and operated by the parents and constituents of Calvin and Lansing Christian Schools, the mission of the resale store is to raise money for the tuition relief of parents with students in Calvin Christian or Lansing Christian schools. They intend to do this in such a way that God’s light is reflected to the patrons and community.

 

Raising Money:

Over $2.8 million has been raised for tuition relief since 2000!
The money raised goes directly to parents for tuition relief; typically $100-300 per student annually.
New 2 You has been increasing its total profits each year since it opened – business is good and will get better with its new location!

Volunteering at the Store:

Families who accept the tuition credit from New 2 You Resale are needed to volunteer a minimum of 3 hours per month to keep the store running smoothly.  Parents, family, and/or friends are also welcome to volunteer; they can attribute their credit hours to a particular family, or to Calvin Christian School in general! We have jobs for everyone and we can work with your schedule; daytime or evening.

Click here to sign up for a shift

Shopping at the Store:

We are located at 18230 Torrence Ave in Lansing, IL (the old dekker electric bldg, previously the old roller rink)
We are open Tuesday through Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Saturdays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
We accept cash, debit and credit cards

Donating to the Store:

We accept clothing, furniture, house wares, books, shoes, sporting goods, toys, magazines, seasonal items and tools.
We cannot accept infant car seats, mattresses, bowling balls and some appliances; we do not accept used candles or toiletries, VHS tapes, and adult socks or underwear (we will let you know if we can or cannot accept an item)
You may bring your donations to the side door (closest to the train tracks) during store hours, or call to schedule a pick up time if you have furniture to donate.

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