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Volunteers Needed in Chicago/Peoria Area - COMVEC Conference High School Mentorship Day

Starts: 09-18-2023
Location: 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173 volunteer opportunity location



COMVEC Conference High School Mentorship Day 


SAE International’s COMVEC forum is seeking 20 volunteers for High School Mentorship Day on Wednesday, September 20 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.. At the event, over 200 high school students will have the opportunity to be matched with mentors, attend educational sessions, interact with exhibiting companies, and participate in the days networking functions. Volunteers’ registration fees for the day of the event will be comped. 


COMVEC is a 3-day event in which commercial vehicle experts in the on-highway, off-highway and defense sectors can collaborate in a neutral environment to find advanced technical solutions and address standards that will help everyone stay ahead of new regulations.  


The itinerary of the event is as follows: 

  • 9:00 a.m.: students arrive, mentors meet and decide next steps (demos, sessions, etc), team creating punch list of starter questions 

  • 10:00-10:30 a.m.: Exhibit hall open, dedicated time with university exhibitors & vehicle displays 

  • 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Networking break 

  • 11:00am-12:30 p.m.: Dedicated time with university exhibitors & vehicle displays 

  • 12:30 p.m.: Lunch 

  • 1:30 p.m.: Mentors/Students final debrief in Ballroom 

  • 2:00 p.m.: Students depart 


Schools involved with this event: 

  • High School District 214 

  • Wolcott High School 

  • Infinity High School 

  • High School District 211 

  • Chicago Public Schools 


For additional questions contact  

*Once you apply, you will receive an email with a link to a Microsoft Form to fill out additional information. Your email will only be used for this purpose. * 


18 - 23
24 - 34
35 - 45
56 - 65
66 +

Volunteers Needed:

20 (20 open slots)

Experience Required:

No Experience Necessary


Amanda Kibler