Volunteer

 

JOIN HANDS, FOLLOW YOUR HEART,
LEND YOUR MUSCLE, FIND YOUR VOICE.

Volunteering is one of the best ways to make an impact in your community! It's important to find the right volunteer opportunity for you. We have put together several resources for you:

Basic Information on Volunteering Series:

Individuals

Workplace

Youth

Families

Families - Benefits and Challenges of Volunteering

Workplace Volunteerism Initiative

Professionally coordinated volunteer days for local businesses

Poverty Simulations

Interactive educational seminars that allow the participant to walk a mile in someone else's shoes.

Emerging Community Leaders

A yearlong program for young professionals, 21-40 years old, who are looking to connect, serve and lead!

Program Funding Volunteers

Every 2 years, this team of 100+ people works directly with United Way to review Community Impact grant applications, perform site visits, and make recommendations for funding. Our next funding cycle begins Winter 2015!

Student United Way

RSO at the University of Illinois focused on volunteering and supporting United Way

CUVolunteer.org

Local organizations post their volunteer needs for you to browse and sign up.