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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

Tuesday, Sep 5, 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

Friday, Aug 18, 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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G.I.V.E. (Get Involved with Volunteer Experiences)

Saturday, Oct 14, 9 am
UIC

Give back by being a UIC ambassador for those visiting campus for Open House Chicago. Help direct attendees to participating locations and answer questions.

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...

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Make Mondays Matter

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

Sole Hope: Shoe Cutting Party!

In collaboration with Golden Key International Honour Society

Sole Hope is an organization working in Uganda offering Hope, healthier lives, and freedom from foot-related diseases through education, jobs, and medical relief.

The Shoe Party is an initiative to act and help children and elderly with Jiggers by cutting old jeans and creating the components to create shoes for these children and elderly.

Make Mondays Matter is an...

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Make Mondays Matter

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

Tie Blanket Making for University Hospital

In partnership with the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity 

Come make tie blankets to give to the University of Illinois Hospital’s Oncology and Pediatric units! Come for the full two hours, or just to make one blanket!

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...

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

Sunday, Sep 10, 9 am
Caracol Gathering Space

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 Maux Sullivan at msulli9@uic.edu today to confirm your spot!

Volunteers have the option to either meet in the lobby at Student Center East at 8:15am and carpool, or meet at the Caracol Gathering Space at 9am.

Monthly G.I.V.E. events offer students the opportunity to come...

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Weeks of Welcome Service Project @ Sheridan Park

Friday, Aug 25, 8:30 am
UIC Quad (East Campus)

Meet other first year and transfer students like you who want to volunteer, connect, and give back!

Make a difference in the UIC neighborhood by volunteering a couple hours to help the Chicago Park District clean and maintain Sheridan Park (a park adjacent to UIC's East Campus).

Meet fellow volunteers in the UIC Quad at 8:30am. Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement staff will then lead all volunteers to Sheridan Park. All volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes. Please...

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Chi Sigma Omega: Ronald McDonald House Charities

Thursday, Apr 13, 12 pm
211 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Chi Sigma Omega Sorority and the children of the house crafted sponge painted butterflies.

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