Safe Children Program Volunteer| Volunteers needed to 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. Volunteers are asked to make a 2-hour weekly committment.
Location: 1309 W. Hill St. Urbana, IL 61801-1405
Contact: Jill Duden, Safe Children Program Director, at 217-337-2731
Carle Foundation "Playing it Safe" Fair| June 4 from 9:30 AM-2:00 PM| Volunteers are needed for a variety of different roles including assisting with the the Welcome and Prize Table, assisting with the Airlife Helicopter exhibit, helping hand out ice cream and water, and many more! Interested volunteers should contact Amanda Wettersten, the Event Planner, at PlayingItSafe@gmail.com or 217-419-1219.
Location: Champaign County Fairgrounds
Contact: Amanda Wettersten at PlayingItSafe@gmail.com or 217-419-1219
Champaign County Freedom Celebration
Champaign County Freedom Celebration| July, 3rd-5th- The Champaign County Freedom Celebration is searching for community members to get involved as volunteers or serve as committee members to help coordinate the local Independence Day festivities. Volunteers are needed to assist with the 5K race/walk, supervise parade units, serve food and beverages, assist with clean up after the parade, assist with set up for the Senior Tent, direct traffic, and countless more opportunities! Volunteer opportunities are available July 3,4, and 5th with flexible hours. Check out the details here: http://www.july4th.net/sites/default/files/webform-files/VolunteerInterestandAvailability.pdf.
Grow in Illinois
Over the Edge 4 GROW| August, 20th| Over the Edge is a unique event where supporters of Grow in Illinois raise funds in exchange for the experience of rappelling down the side of the Eden Supportive Living Building to raise awareness for Mental Health and Recovery. All funds go to support Community Mental Health! Grow is looking for volunteers to help with flyer distribution, Social Media, and our festival committee. Please contact Karen Shan at 217-352-6989.
Location: Eden Supportive Living Building| 222 N. State St. Champaign, IL 61820
Contact: Karen Shan at 217-352-6989
Thanks to the Office of Volunteer Programs for this information item.