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  • Opportunity ends on Monday, August 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
    Dump and Run is a community recycling program that keeps over 20 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. Every year following our May collections period, we unload our storage trucks in August and begin setup for our Big Sale on, this year on August 24 and 25. Volunteers help unload trucks and help sort, tag and price items for the sale. Please wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting dirty.  We will...
  • Opportunity ends on Friday, August 30, 2019 - 4:00pm
    Twice a year, we close the museum for a week to perform routine maintenance, cleaning, exhibit repair, and much more! We need all the help we can get to make sure the facility looks and feels fresh. Consider volunteering any day during maintenance week.
  • Opportunity ends on Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 5:30pm
    Help S.H.A.R.E. help horses by assisting us with our afternoon chores. In the late afternoon, we dump and refill water buckets and distribute hay and grain to stalls and bring in approximately 30 rescue horses awaiting adoption, being rehabilitated, or in santuary care.  We halter and lead  horses to their stalls.  Other horses  run into their  stalls after gates are opened for them.  Sometimes there are horses requiring...
  • Opportunity ends on Friday, September 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
    The University YMCA New American Welcome Center is looking for volunteers to help with set-up, take-down, and miscellaneous tasks during our Welcoming Week 2019  Kick-Off. Miscellaneous tasks could include but are not limited to helping hand out tickets, keeping the area clean, assisting vendors with their stations, getting water for performers, and more. There are opportunities for volunteers interested in set-up, clean-up, and more. For further infromation, or to volunteer,...
  • Opportunity ends on Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
    Visit Champaign County and Lake of the Woods (Champaign Count Forest Preserve) will be hosting the 2nd Annual Illinois Championship Triathlon owned and operated by 3 Disciplines Racing on September 22nd at Lake of the Woods. We need volunteers to assist with set-up, day-of race logistics, and breakdown. Set-up will take place on the 21st of September. Volunteers shifts will begin early in the morning and are expected to be done no later than noon. Volunteers will be given a complimentary race T...
  • Opportunity ends on Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 9:00pm
    The University YMCA's New American Welcome Center is coordinating Welcoming Week 2019 from September 13-September 22. Events will be held throughout the community celebrating immigrants and everything they bring to Champaign County. This year, we would love to create a video that can be used in future years to promote the week and spread the message of how important it is to be a welcoming community to everyone. If you enjoy making videos, please consider volunteering! Please email jessica...
  • Opportunity ends on Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 12:00am
    The Library’s outdoor spaces and gardens need regular maintenance under the guidance of the Library’s administration. No experience is required because gardening is generally done with other volunteers who will offer direction and support. Must love sunshine and warm weather. Must be prepared to dig in the soil and get dirty.  Garden tools provided if you don't bring your favorite tools with you. This is a perfect volunteer position for someone who's hours can or will vary each week.
  • Opportunity ends on Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 11:45pm
    The C-U Oktoberfest is a fall celebration of music, beer, and food held in downtown Champaign. Patterned after the annual festival in Bavaria, the C-U Oktoberfest features live music from bands playing festive polkas, waltzes, and traditional German music...mixed in with plenty of your favorite songs. Beer from local brewers and a selection of German beers will be served. Party-goers are encouraged to get in the spirit by wearing their best dirndl or lederhosen (or come as they are) and dance...
  • Opportunity ends on Friday, November 1, 2019 - 12:00am
    Volunteers are needed to help plant, harvest, and maintain C-UPHD's community garden. There are thirty raised garden beds on site in which we grow a variety of fruits, vegetables, and herbs.  All produce harvested supplements an on-site food pantry with fresh, healthy foods grown without chemicals. Our mission is to increase the availability of fresh produce to local residents.
  • Opportunity ends on Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:00pm
    We unload the bulk food delivery trucks and load the food in our sort rooms.

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