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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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Trail Building @ 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.

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Limited spaces available

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.

Volunteers...

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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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Limited spaces available

Mentor/Tutor @ To The Moon After School Program (Rincon Family Services

Thursday, Sep 21, 2:45 pm
3942 W. North Ave.

Mentor/Tutor Rincon Family Service's To The Moon After School Program is seeking Engagement Volunteers! This program instructs learners, ages 5-12, on arts, media and technology practices through exciting and innovative lessons and activities.

Discovery, imagination and cultural appreciation are celebrated as pathways that inspire learners to acknowledge their unique artistic talents.

As an Engagement Volunteer, you will:

Welcome and engage with youth and parents as...

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Campus Housing: Shamrock Shuffle (NRHH)

Sunday, Apr 2, 5 am
Grant Park

NRHH handed out the items that racers received for running the race and answered any questions we could.

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Campus Housing: UIC's Sparkathon (NRHH)

Saturday, Mar 4, 12 pm
UIC's Campus and the MAC gym

NRHH started a group with UIC housing to raise money for this event and also participated when everyone came together to celebrate.

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Campus Housing: AIDS Run & Walk

Saturday, Oct 1, 8 am
Soldier Field

Course Marshals at the turn around, made sure runners turned and cheered them on.

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Campus Housing: Bank Of American Chicago Marathon (NRHH)

Sunday, Oct 9, 8 am
Grant Park, near Buckingham Fountain 301 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605

We were in charge of giving the bags back to runners after they finished running the marathon.

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Campus Housing: Hot Chocolate Run (NRHH)

Sunday, Oct 30, 8 am
Michigan and Cermak

Filled cups with water and handed them to runners. Also picked up all the cups that were tossed by runners into the streets.

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Campus Housing: MMRF Team for Cures 5k Walk/Run

Sunday, Sep 18, 8 am
Montrose Harbor- Grove 16

NRHH were course marshals for the race, so we cheered on the runners when they passed our position.

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Food Pantry Volunteering

Thursday, Sep 21, All Day
Marillac St. Vincent Family Services – Marillac Social Center 2859 W. Jackson, Chicago, IL 60612

**If interested, please contact the Whitney Allen at foodpantry@marillacstvincent.org or (773) 584-4539 for more information and to schedule a time to volunteer**

We are seeking volunteers to assist with our food distributions - including setting up and taking down the shopping area, helping clients shop, and restocking. We also can use help unloading, checking, sorting, and stocking our food deliveries. We have distributions at our Food Pantry on Mondays (11am-1:30pm), Wednesdays...

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UIC Day of Service

Saturday, Apr 14, All Day

SAVE THE DATE! More details will be added as they become available.

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Make Mondays Matter

Monday, Apr 2, 11 am
Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC), Student Center East (SCE)

SAVE THE DATE! More details will be added as they become available.

Make Mondays Matter is an event series that takes place on the first Monday of each month.  Around lunchtime, a service opportunity is offered in the Commuter Student Resource Center so that the commuter students there have a regular opportunity to give back.  Examples of Make Mondays Matter projects include writing letters to children and making fleece blankets for hospital patients.

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Make Mondays Matter

Monday, Mar 5, 11 am
Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC), Student Center East (SCE)

SAVE THE DATE! More details will be added as they become available.

Make Mondays Matter is an event series that takes place on the first Monday of each month.  Around lunchtime, a service opportunity is offered in the Commuter Student Resource Center so that the commuter students there have a regular opportunity to give back.  Examples of Make Mondays Matter projects include writing letters to children and making fleece blankets for hospital patients.

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G.I.V.E. (Get Involved with Volunteer Experiences)

Saturday, Feb 10, All Day

SAVE THE DATE! More details will be added as they become available.

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 drives, and more!  Students can indicate an area interest and staff will try to set up a related G.I.V.E. event sometime during the academic year.

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Make Mondays Matter

Monday, Feb 5, 11 am
Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC), Student Center East (SCE)

SAVE THE DATE! More details will be added as they become available.

Make Mondays Matter is an event series that takes place on the first Monday of each month.  Around lunchtime, a service opportunity is offered in the Commuter Student Resource Center so that the commuter students there have a regular opportunity to give back.  Examples of Make Mondays Matter projects include writing letters to children and making fleece blankets for hospital patients.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Monday, Jan 15, All Day

SAVE THE DATE! More details will be added as they become available.

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Make Mondays Matter

Monday, Nov 6, 11 am
Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC), Student Center East (SCE)

SAVE THE DATE! More details will be added as they become available.

Make Mondays Matter is an event series that takes place on the first Monday of each month.  Around lunchtime, a service opportunity is offered in the Commuter Student Resource Center so that the commuter students there have a regular opportunity to give back.  Examples of Make Mondays Matter projects include writing letters to children and making fleece blankets for hospital patients.

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G.I.V.E. (Get Involved with Volunteer Experiences)

Saturday, Nov 11, All Day

SAVE THE DATE! More details will be added as they become available.

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 drives, and more!  Students can indicate an area interest and staff will try to set up a related G.I.V.E. event sometime during the academic year.

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