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  • Our volunteers are involved in many phases of our operation, such as collection management, exhibit work, school and public programs, research and fundraising. We invite YOU to join with them and share in our mission! Opportunities are varied; some are season-dependent, one-time, or ongoing. Please contact us for more information.

    For more information, please visit our website: http://www.museumofthegrandprairie.org/volunteer.html.

  • "Lifting as we climb" is the motto of The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), a business oriented organization at the University of Illinois. One of the goals of NABA is to address the professional needs of our members and to build leaders that will shape the future of the accounting and finance professions. Simultaneously, we are adamant about preserving our legacy of community outreach and providing service, education, and support to those in need.

  • The National Black MBA Association Collegiate Chapter is the first collegiate chapter established by the National Black MBA Association. The National Black MBA Association is a premier business organization serving black professionals.

  • National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter's Mission: We mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.  The National Multiple Sclerosis Society depends on the commitment of volunteers at every level of the organization. As one of the nation's best voluntary health agencies, the Society embraces, values and recognizes the work of our volunteers. We can't fulfill the promise of our mission without you.

  • NROTC is always looking for volunteers to oversee our "Card-Signing Donation Tables." This can be a one-time event or recurring as often as the volunteer would like since the opportunities are endless. Set-ups are usually done at local grocery stores, retailers, gas stations, festivals, trade shows, etc. All money raised stays, as much as possible, in the area in which it was raised to provide emergency financial assistance to disabled and disadvantaged veterans and military service members and their families.

  • The New American Welcome Center at the University Y helps immigrants integrate into American society and prepares receiving communities around Champaign County to be welcoming and inclusive. By engaging local institutions and mobilizing community resources, we help make our community a place where newcomers and immigrants can thrive and flourish.

  • The Prosperity garden is part of the JUMP program at the DMBGC in Champaign. We have worked on several aspects of community gardening with the students. We are currently growing a variety of vegetables and we sell our goods each week at the Champaign Farmer's Market on Thursday's. The student have spent the summer weeding, harvesting, watering, and learning about the different kinds of gardening methods.

  • Old King's Orchard Community Center (OKOCC) in Decatur, Illinois, is a non-for-profit organization serving the Old Kings Orchard neighborhood of 40 square blocks as well as the community beyond. The Community Center consists of classrooms, a full size gym, banquet/meeting rooms, and a commercial size kitchen as well as a newly implemented computer lab.

  • Orphans Treasure Box sells donated used books both online and in our retail outlet. The net profits are given to organizations that support orphans, vulnerable kids, and adoptive families. Want to get involved? We are always looking for volunteers to help us process books and keep our store running smoothly. In need of a service project? Host a book drive for us! It's an easy way to make a huge difference.

  • The mission of the Orpheum Children's Science Museum is to inspire, engage, and educate diverse children through exploration of the sciences and arts. We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic volunteers to create a great experience for our visitors! Explore the opportunities and benefits for youth, service learning programs, college internships, adults, special events, families, and corporate volunteers. Volunteer opportunities come in all shapes and sizes, depending on the interests and skills of the volunteers and the needs of the museum.

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