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Ways to Help

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There are many ways to help make a difference for our students and their families. Volunteer, mentor, hire, or coach our students and alumni. As a young school with few alumni, your involvement makes a huge difference in our students' lives. Below are a few ways you can get involved at CTK. Thank you for helping our students to achieve their dreams!


#1 Volunteer at Career Day
Share your perspective on what it takes to succeed in the workplace or get started in your field. At a CTKCareer Day Career Day, you will engage in conversations with and advise our students. Career Day 2022 on Wednesday, March 9th was a great success. To find out more or sign up for our next Career Day, contact Ashley Joyner at 773.261.7505 x279 or

Aux Board#2 Join our Auxiliary Board or Event Committee
Champion and support CTK as a member of one of our boards. Our Auxiliary Board, comprised of young professionals, orchestrates and hosts our annual RISE UP fundraiser. Board members also help by volunteering and by acting as ambassadors for the school. To find out more, contact Kat Kinasz at 773.413.3513 or

Alumni#3 Mentor a CTK Alum
Provide advice and direction to one of our growing number of alums. Our alumni would benefit greatly from the mentorship of college educated, professional role models, whether it be over coffee, a phone call, or a meeting at your office. To find out more, contact Maureen Kelly at 773.413.3509 or

#4 Help our CWSP Team Provide Professional Development TrainingSBT
Volunteers play a key role in developing our students professionally for the workplace. Help prepare our incoming freshman for work during our 2-week summer business training program.  Other professional development opportunities are available throughout the school year including conducting workshops, Excel training, or coaching or mentoring to our students. If interested, contact Daniel Zundel at 773.413.3532, or

#5 Hire a Team of StudentsCWSP students
Hire a team of students to work in entry level roles at your company. Our unique Corporate Work Study Program allows students to gain valuable experience and self-confidence by working in a corporate setting 5 days a month. Importantly, it funds the majority of their college prep education. We need one job for every 4 students enrolled at CTK. More jobs are needed for the current school year. To learn more, contact Dalia Rocotello at 773.413.3544 or



Your gift to CTK will immediately help to provide a safe, Catholic, college prep education for our students. There are many ways to give, and each gift will be designated as directed, please see a few of the giving options below. For more information about supporting CTK, please contact Maureen Kelly, VP of Advancement at or 773,413,3513.
CTK is a 501c3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization. Our federal tax ID# is 26-0556958.

We are seeking Guardians of Gladiators monthly supporters to help underwrite CTK’s operational costs, like purchasing Chromebooks, providing instructional materials or scholarships for students, and maintaining our fleet of vehicles for the Corporate Work Study Program.Make a sustainable impact by committing to an automatic donation of at least $20.08 (our school’s founding year) per month. To learn more, Click Here.

Many companies have programs that match the charitable contributions made by their employees. You may be able to double or triple the impact of your support to CK with a matching gift. Conditions and criteria for gift matching vary by employer. Contact your HR department.

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