You are here

Communication Skills

AFS Greater Illinois

Helping to bring the people of the world together is exciting, interesting, and rewarding work. For 70 years, AFS Volunteers have given their time to empower students, families and communities to overcome cultural barriers through increased understanding. Our volunteers come from every pocket of America, and their impact is felt on both a local and global scale. The AFS Greater Illinois Area Team is a group of dedicated volunteers working toward a more just and peaceful world.

Money Mentor Upcoming Training

Money Mentor volunteers build financial capacity in our local communities by providing financial education and coaching to individuals. Mentoring consists of working one-on-one with people who have asked for help with their personal finances and community outreach through displays, community talks, or other projects.

Connections Resale Store

Connection’s Resale Store in Lincoln Square Mall is the go-to place to find great clothing and household items at incredibly affordable prices.

Volunteer are exspected clean sales floor, hang clothing and sort donations.  

The ability to lift boxes of donations and piles of clothing is required. Must possess an appreciation for apparel, home goods and have a desire to work with the public. 


East Central Illinois Youth for Christ

East Central Illinois Youth for Christ serves Middle School and High School Students through a Friday Night Midnight Basketball Program.  Every Friday night from 8 to 11 pm YFC has 2 different local gyms open where up to 75 urban teens join us for an   organized basketball tournament.  YFC is looking for volunteers to partner with us in this exciting ministry.


Stratton Elementary School Gym
902 N. Randolph St
61820 Champaign , IL

Safe Children Program Volunteer

Safe Children program volunteers work directly with childcare staff and children, providing emotional and physical support, while also creating a safe environment for children to express their feelings and emotions safely. Safe Children program volunteers are asked to make a 2-hour weekly commitment. Student volunteers are encouraged to work during the semester, for at least a year. Community volunteers should commit for six-months time or during Spring, Summer or Winter break at the University. All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.


Subscribe to RSS - Communication Skills