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G.I.V.E. (Get Involved with Volunteer Experiences) @ Cornerstone Community Outreach

Saturday, Mar 10, 9 am
Cornerstone Community Outreach 4628 N. Clifton Ave. Chicago, IL 60640

Cornerstone Community Outreach helps homeless families and singles transition to permanent housing.Volunteers will help prepare and serve lunch for shelter guests and will organize and restock the Free Thrift Store

Monthly G.I.V.E. events offer students the opportunity to come together and serve local communities on a regular basis.  Past G.I.V.E. events have included beach clean-ups, Greater Chicago Food Depository repack shifts, improving area schools, contributing to food...

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Hustle Up UH

Tuesday, Nov 14, 5 pm
University Hall

Do you have what it takes to ascend 28 flights of stairs to the top of University Hall? Have you ever had the chance to see the Chancellor's Office? Hustle Up UH is your chance to do both! On Tuesday, November 14 the University Ambassadors will be hosting this long standing tradition for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to run/walk from the basement to the top of UH. Registration for the event will begin at 5:00 PM and Hustle Up will start at 5:30 PM (event will conclude at...

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Race Day Volunteer for UIC's Veterans Day 3k Walk/5k Run 2017

Saturday, Nov 4, 6 am
Cisar Student Veterans Center

Volunteers must register here: https://orgsync.com/142316/forms/284804

Plan on being on site as early as 6am and staying until the last runner finishes which we estimate around 10 am. 

Gear Check-In/Check Out Registration/Medal Disbursement Water Stations/Food Stations Route Coordinators General Volunteers

Thank you for your support for UIC's second Veterans Day 3k walk/ 5k run.  The race will take place on November 4th at 8am and will honor those who have served in...

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Packet Pick Up Volunteer for UIC's Veterans Day 3k Walk/5k Run 2017

Thursday, Nov 2, 4 pm
Cisar Student Veterans Center

Volunteers must register here: https://orgsync.com/142316/forms/284804

Thank you for your support for UIC's second Veterans Day 3k walk/ 5k run.  The race will take place on November 4th at 8am and will honor those who have served in our military. This will be a great opportunity to get involved on campus but also to collect service hours.  With your help, we are sure to make this a great event for all participants. 

If you have any questions you can direct them to Jesus...

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Packet Pick Up Volunteer for UIC's Veterans Day 3k Walk/5k Run 2017

Wednesday, Nov 1, 4 pm
Cisar Student Veterans Center

Volunteers must register here: https://orgsync.com/142316/forms/284804

Thank you for your support for UIC's second Veterans Day 3k walk/ 5k run.  The race will take place on November 4th at 8am and will honor those who have served in our military. This will be a great opportunity to get involved on campus but also to collect service hours.  With your help, we are sure to make this a great event for all participants. 

If you have any questions you can direct them to Jesus...

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Packet Prep for UIC's Veterans Day 3k Walk/5k Run 2017

Monday, Oct 30, 11 am
Cisar Student Veterans Center

Volunteers must register here: https://orgsync.com/142316/forms/284804

Thank you for your support for UIC's second Veterans Day 3k walk/ 5k run.  The race will take place on November 4th at 8am and will honor those who have served in our military. This will be a great opportunity to get involved on campus but also to collect service hours.  With your help, we are sure to make this a great event for all participants. 

If you have any questions you can direct them to Jesus...

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Volunteer at High Concept Labs Open House (Must be 21+)

Thursday, Oct 19, 7 pm
Hairpin Art Center

Sign up to volunteer for the Open House for High Concept Labs. High Concepts Lab is a non-profit incubator space for artists. To find out more, visit: highconceptlabs.org 

Volunteers can sign up for a 1.5 hour shift and will assist with ticketing, checkin, raffles, or setup/cleanup. All volunteers will get free admission to the event, along with a wristband for Open Bar (so must be 21+).  

Those interested in volunteering must contact Jonathan Mayo...

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Campus Housing: Blanket Making

Monday, Aug 21, All Day
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“Super Hero Saturday” with Tri-Taylor Community Association

Saturday, Nov 4, 7:30 am
Washington-Irving Elementary School, 749 S Oakley Blvd Chicago

As UIC is a Tri-Taylor neighbor, we are asking you to join us as volunteers for our fall neighborhood cleanup.

We are calling this volunteer community-wide effort “Super Hero Saturday,” Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7:30am-2pm. The rally point is Washington-Irving Elementary School, at Oakley and Polk. We’re pushing for one hundred (100,) “superhero” volunteers.

This follows our April “Clean and Green;” part of Chicago’s city-wide neighborhood cleanup, in recognition of Earth...

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City Year Chicago's 2017 Make a Difference Day!

Saturday, Oct 28, 9 am
Johnson Elementary School 1420 S Albany Ave. Chicago, IL 60623

On Saturday, October 28th, 2017, City Year Chicago will host its annual Make a Difference Day service event. Community members and external volunteers will come together to help uplift and transform the Johnson School of Excellence in the North Lawndale community through physical service.  Volunteers will help create a more welcoming and positive school environment by completing projects that include painting inspirational and motivational murals, and enlivening functional spaces such as...

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Seeking Volunteers for the World Dumpling Fest!

Saturday, Oct 7, 11 am
Chase Promenade South, Millennium Park

Are you interested in community engagement, production assistance, fundraising, free food, music, and culture? 

World Dumpling Fest, the kickoff event to Inherit Chicago, will feature dumplings of the world from Chicago's best ethnic restaurants, cultural performances that preview programs to come throughout the month in the neighborhood, and heritage-based artisans selling original crafts and artwork. 

Contact: Davida, Volunteer Coordinator -...

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Summer Day Camp Internship!

Jun 18 - Aug 31
246 N California Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612

We are looking for volunteers to work with our summer day camp during the summer of 2018. Our camp is open when CPS is closed. In 2018 we will operate June 18, 2018 to August 31, 2018 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. We serve the children 2 healthy meals per day and offer activities before and after meals. The children are grouped into 4 ages, 4 -6, 7-9, 10-12 and 13 & up. The number of children in each group is usually 10. We would like volunteers to plan to be on site from 9:00 AM - 2:00...

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Limited spaces available

Be A Part of an Awesome Reading Program!

Sep 18 - Dec 31
4225 W. 25th Street, Chicago, IL 60623

Little Village READS is a literacy initiative that pairs reading tutors with 1st through 3rd grade students in the Little Village Community. All our students have been referred by their teachers for extra help outside the classroom, and they meet with tutors two days a week to work on building their reading skills. Tutors engage students in free reading, interactive games, and fun literacy activities.  If you are interested in being a tutor we would love to hear from you! This is a great...

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Limited spaces available

Alpha Phi Omega: Blanket Making

Tuesday, Sep 12, 5 pm
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Orientation Blanket Making

Jun 1 - Jul 24
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Honors College Ambassadors: Blanket Making

Wednesday, Sep 13, 12 pm
Burnham Hall

The Honors College Ambassadors welcome Honors students to come and make tie-blankets which will be donated to the University Hospital. 

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Volunteer at the 11th Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Saturday, Sep 23, 2 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for Arts - 915 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637

We are looking for students who want to volunteer at a jazz festival in the heart of Hyde Park. We need help greeting members from the community and help facilitate the music performances.

Volunteers  will learn about the rich vibrant history and culture of Hyde Park. They will also learn about local, national, and international Jazz music. Finally, they will have a first-hand perspective on how to organize and produce a cultural event. Aside from that, they will be able to meet...

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Exhibit Maintenance @ Wonder Works Children's Museum

Saturday, Sep 9, 9 am
Wonder Works Children's Museum 6445 W North Avenue Oak Park, IL 60302

Join us behind the scenes as we shut down the museum for upgrades and repairs. Every year, the museum closes for about 12 days to deep clean, repair, and paint our exhibits. If you are detail oriented and love to clean, this is the perfect opportunity to get involved in an amazing children's museum! For the artists at heart, we have plenty of murals that could use your expertise to bring back to life! If organizing is your forte we have lots of storage rooms that could use your...

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Volunteer at the Great Pumpkin Run!

Saturday, Sep 16, 5 am
Keller's Farmstand 2500 Johnson Rd. Oswego, IL 60543

Reasons to Volunteer: Receive great swag as well as your choice of a free race registration OR donation to charity of your choice.

A few requirements:  -Must be 16 years or older  -Must be able to be on time and stay for the duration of the shift  -Must be able to be on feet all shift and move around as needed  -Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds  -Must be able to smile :)

Interested? Email Chloe at chloe@sourfishevents.com before Wednesday, September 13th at...

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2nd Stewardship Day @ McCormick Bird Sanctuary

Sunday, Oct 15, 9 am
Caracol Gathering Space @ The Burnham Wildlife Corridor

Volunteer with the Chicago Park District to help with trail building and to clear invasive plant species in the Burnham Wildlife Corridor at the McCormick Bird Sanctuary. Space is limited, so email Deep Shah at dshah38@uic.edu today to confirm your spot!

Volunteers will meet at the Caracol Gathering Space at 9:00am sharp.

Coming from campus?! Consider riding your bike or a Divvy bike there. While there is no direct transit route, biking is the quickest way to get to and...

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2017 Hunger Walk: Walk in support of the UIC Pop-Up Pantry

Saturday, Sep 16, 8:30 am
Jackson Park

This year, we are asking for your support of the Pop-Up Pantry by participating in the 2017 GCFD Hunger Walk.  For each person that walks on behalf of the UIC Pop-Up Pantry, $12 will be added to our pantry account at the GCFD.  This credit will allow us to purchase food items for our pantry to support and fuel student success.  100% of the money earned through participation in this walk will be used to purchase grocery items for the Pop-Up Pantry. 

The Hunger Walk is Saturday,...

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Register for 2017 Hunger Walk in support of the UIC Pop-Up Pantry

Aug 22 - Aug 28
Jackson Park

This year, we are asking for your support of the Pop-Up Pantry by participating in the 2017 GCFD Hunger Walk.  For each person that walks on behalf of the UIC Pop-Up Pantry, $12 will be added to our pantry account at the GCFD.  This credit will allow us to purchase food items for our pantry to support and fuel student success.  100% of the money earned through participation in this walk will be used to purchase grocery items for the Pop-Up Pantry. 

The Hunger Walk is Saturday,...

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Open Books Creative Writing Workshop Coach

Aug 1 - Aug 31
Open Books

Fight illiteracy in Chicago! Be a writing coach for 3rd-12th graders! Flexible schedule, 9:30am-12:30pm shifts with a requirement of signing up for two workshops each month.

For Creative Writing Workshops, students come on field trips from schools and organizations all over the city to develop their writing skills and build confidence as writers. As a coach, you will be able to develop relationships with the students you work with during this service opportunity and better...

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CFL Parent Conference Volunteer

Friday, Aug 4, 7:30 am
McCormick Place

We are currently seeking volunteers to assist with the 2017 Chicago Early Learning Parent Conference that will be taking place at McCormick Place. Please help us in making this conference a wonderful experience for our Chicago parents.

DUTIES: assistance with: registration, directing attendees to workshops, distributing early learning resources, lunch distribution, set up/breakdown. Must be 18 or older and be available to volunteer for at least 3 hours that day.

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CFL Parent Conference - Set-Up Volunteer

Thursday, Aug 3, 2:30 pm
McCormick Place

DUTIES: Scholastic Book, giveaway center set-up & room set-up. Must be 18 or older

Volunteers will receive free parking and snacks bags provided

If interested, please emailat UIC.CFLvolunteers@gmail.com

The Center for Literacy, based out of the UIC College of Education supports research and public service projects that benefit early childhood education and adult education/literacy programs. We are currently seeking volunteers to assist with the 2017 Chicago...

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