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  • Opportunity ends on Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 12:00am
    Part of the event Urbana Sweetcorn Festival
    The Sweetcorn Festival would not be possible without the time and dedication of countless volunteers. In 2017, we had the support of approximately 500 volunteers. Our volunteers are comprised of individuals, businesses, families, community groups, fraternities and sororities, high school clubs, and more. Many of these volunteers return year after year and truly enjoy being a part of this family-oriented event. Our volunteers help to manage a variety of areas including  corny the mascot...
  • Opportunity ends on Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
    The City of Urbana's U-Cycle recycling program is seeking volunteers (ages 18+) to assist recycling coordinator with recycling games and activities for children at the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival.  Seeking 4 volunteers for each of the following time shifts (rain or shine): Friday, August 24, 2018: 5-8 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018: 2 - 5 p.m. 5 - 8 p.m.  
  • Opportunity ends on Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 12:15pm
    Foodmobiles are mobile food pantries focused on alleviating hunger among vulnerable populations.  Foodmobiles target rural and under-served communities.  Volunteers are needed to set up the food distribution area, hand out product to recipients, help recipients carry product to their cars, and clean up after distribution is complete. Every distribution has at least one Captain. This is a volunteer who has been trained on Foodmobile distributions and will be the main contact...
  • Opportunity ends on Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
    Join us October 20, 2018 at Meadowbrook park for our 11th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Non-Competitive Walk/Run! Registration begins at 8:30am with the walk beginging at 10:00am. The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. Each event is a noncompetitive 3 to 5 mile walk that brings people together to make a difference for everyone who has been touched by breast cancer. The events raise money to...
  • Opportunity ends on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 3:30pm
    The Champaign Farmers' Market brings fresh, local food to the heart of downtown Champaign and provides a midweek sales opportunity to local farmers. We also operate a SNAP matching program to help make fresher, more nutritious food available to our whole community. The Market is run by a small, local non-profit, The Land Connection. We set up informational tents for community groups, kids' activities, a seating area for patrons, as well as our market Sampling Tent.  We need extra...
  • Opportunity ends on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:15pm
    The Champaign Farmers' Market brings fresh, local food to the heart of downtown Champaign and provides a midweek sales opportunity to local farmers. We also operate a SNAP matching program to help make fresher, more nutritious food available to our whole community. The Market is run by a small, local non-profit, The Land Connection. We set up informational tents for community groups, kids' activities, a seating area for patrons, as well as our market Sampling Tent. We need extra hands...
  • Opportunity ends on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
    The Give Back Garden needs YOUR help in supplying fresh, locally grown food to families in need.  All of the produce we grow compliments the efforts of local food pantries to make fresh fruits and vegetables accessible to the community.  Help is needed with everything: weeding, watering, planting, harvesting, as well as with special projects (such as getting our fence painted).  No experience necessary.  Individuals, groups, and most ages welcome.  Please email ...
  • Opportunity ends on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
    AFS-USA volunteers support high school-aged foreign exchange students during their program year in central Illinois.  We are always looking for more interested volunteers to help plan and run the activities and orientations we organize for them during their time here.  In this role, you could organize events for students going abroad or plan orientations for international students arriving in your area. You’ll also be able to get involved with and coordinate social, cultural,...
  • Opportunity ends on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
    Inspire cultural diversity and tolerance within your community. In this role, you’ll help make it possible for more than 2,300 international students from 90 countries to come to the U.S. each year and live with local host families. This life-changing experience for students and families enriches our communities by encouraging diversity and dialogue in a uniquely personal way. Our goal is to find loving families to open their hearts and their homes to AFS Exchange Students. There is no...
  • Opportunity ends on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
    Guide students and families through the international exchange experience while developing your own cross-cultural communication skills. As a key part of the AFS support network, you’ll work directly with international high school students and their U.S. host families to foster a life-changing journey for both parties. Through regular meetings with you, an AFS student can get the most out of their experience in the U.S. You’ll have help from a community of local volunteers and staff,...

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