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  • 2015-16 Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowships Program @ Congressional Hunger Center, Apply by Jan. 6

    The Congressional Hunger Center (CHC) is excited to offer a unique opportunity to be actively involved in the movement to end hunger and poverty. Our national initiative, the Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program, trains, inspires and sustains a tight-knit community of emerging leaders committed to social justice. The program provides Fellows with an opportunity to gain practical experience fighting hunger and poverty, work with community-based and national leaders, deepen their analysis around poverty and develop leadership skills.  The application deadline for the 2015– 2016 program is January 6, 2015.  If you have questions, please email fellows@hungercenter.org or call 202-547-7022 x 29. 

  • 2019 Chicago Volunteer Expo – Feb 24

  • 2019 Good Food Expo Volunteer Opportunity! – March 22 & 23

  • 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance Service Opportunity

  • 9th Annual UIC Day of Service – Register by March 29

  • Action Reconciliation Service for Peace: Year-Long Volunteer Service in Germany, Apply by Jan. 31

    Action Reconciliation Service for Peace (ARSP) is seeking Americans (ages 18 and above) interested in serving on a voluntary basis for a year in Germany.

    People from diverse backgrounds live, work and learn together for 12 months at Holocaust memorial sites and non-profits promoting understanding and tolerance, remembering the past and taking a stand against anti-semitism, racism and discrimination today. The volunteers come from the United States, Israel, Russia and different European countries, including Germany itself. ARSP works to foster international, interreligious and intercultural dialogue and creating a more peaceful world. 

    Deadline for Applications is January 31, 2015. For more information please click here

  • After-School Tutor Volunteers Needed

  • Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Spring 2021 Trips--In person & Virtual

  • Alternative Spring Break Winter Trips! (Announcement Meetings--10/28 and 10/29)

  • American Diabetes Association Volunteer Opportunities

    Are you or a loved one affected by diabetes or related complications?  Do you want to help those that are affected by diabetes and make a difference in your community?  Would you like to gain meaningful experience and build professional skills to boost your resume?

    If your answer is YES to any one of the questions, come join us!

    At the American Diabetes Association, we are dedicated to changing the future of diabetes by spearheading a national movement that invites people to help confront and fight diabetes. Our ultimate goal is to Stop Diabetes® — once and for all. We cannot achieve this goal alone. Your dedication and passion are critical to strengthening our movement and realizing our mission: to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

    Your involvement as an American Diabetes Association volunteer— whether on a local or national level — will help us expand our community outreach and impact, inspire healthy living, intensify our advocacy efforts, raise critical dollars to fund our mission, and uphold our reputation as the moving force and trusted leader in the diabetes community.

    Please fill out the volunteer form and we will contact you with more information about our volunteer opportunities. Simply just click on the following link to access the form: http://goo.gl/forms/WZyKAVlCOR

    Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Elizabeth Umunna at 312-346-1805 Ext. 6553 or email with inquiries to eumunna@diabetes.org .

  • American Physician Scientists Association Volunteer, Apply by Mon. 1/18

    Interested in becoming a physician scientist and improving your own medical/research career prospects?

    Then take advantage of an opportunity to help with improving biomedical research support and career development opportunities via volunteer work through the American Physician Scientists Association (APSA), http://www.physicianscientists.org/, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the successful career development of physician scientists. I, Jennifer Kwan, am the American Physician Scientists Association (APSA) Policy Chair,  I am writing to invite pre medical students interested in getting involved with projects to help increase biomedical research funding and gain career mentorship to apply.

    Great for those interested in the physician scientist pathway but also those who are interested in a biomedical science career. Chances to interact with giants in their fields. Happy to provide career mentorship for those interested in the physician scientist track as well.

    For those interested, please send their CV and personal statement to jennifer.kwan@physicianscientists.org.

    Deadline: Jan 18, 2016 5pm cst

    Interviews are on a rolling basis.

  • America Reads Tutoring Opportunity

  • AmeriCorps Opportunity for Recent Graduates

  • AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer for the 2021-2022 academic year (Deadline 5/1)

  • Annual Spring Leadership and Service Expo 1/27

    Student Center East (SCE) East Terrace

    January 27th, 11-2 PM

    Join us for our annual Spring Leadership and Service Expo!

    Over 30 area non-profit agencies will be here on campus looking for UIC students to work with! There will be a wide variety of agencies represented, including those focused on: youth, the environment, the arts, animals, human rights, community development, health, and more. All students are encouraged to visit the Expo to connect with and learn about volunteer and internship opportunities with local non-profit organizations.

    This could be a great way to find a service opportunity for an Honors Activity!

  • Apply for an Alternative Spring Break Spring 2020 Trip! (Apply by 3/1)

  • Apply for an Alternative Spring Break Winter Trip! (Apply by 11/8)

  • Apply for National Alzheimer's Buddies (NAB)! – Deadline: Sept 21

  • Apply to be an Honors College Tutor in fall 2016, Deadline Tues. 5/31

    Honors College Tutoring - Priority Deadline Tuesday, May 31

    Want to be a tutor in the Honors College Tutoring Center?

    Tutors must meet the following:

    o   Be a student in good standing with the Honors College

    o   Have attended UIC for at least 1 year

    o   Must be able to tutor in at least 3 different courses (you must have earned an A or B in classes taken at UIC in order to be eligible to tutor for those courses)

    o   Schedule 3 hours each week

     

    Students who intend to participate in the Honors College Tutoring program must complete an application (available in the Honors College office). The preferred deadline for applications is Tuesday, May 31, 2016; THE FINAL DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2016. The tutoring program is scheduled to begin on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016. Once students have submitted an application and received confirmation of their participation in the program they should then register for HON 202 (CRN 13771). Students must be registered for HON 202 (in addition to HON 222) to count Honors College Tutoring as their honors activity. If you decide NOT to tutor, you must drop HON 202 by September 2, 2016 to avoid a “W” grade; if you drop between September 3, 2016 and October 28, 2016 you will receive a “W”. You will receive additional information about your tutoring schedule by the first week of classes in the Fall 2016 term.

     

    The current application is attached below.  If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie O’Leary at soleary@uic.edu.

  • Apply To Be An Ignite Mentor, Priority Deadline 7/1

    APPLY TO BE AN IGNITE MENTOR

    Want to develop your leadership skills? Want to work with first- and second-year UIC students? Want to have an awesome experience to put on your applications for jobs and grad school? Join the IGNITE Leadership Experience as a mentor!

    Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services and Campus Programs are looking for mentors to join for the 2015 Fall Semester IGNITE Leadership Experience. IGNITE is a semester-long exploratory leadership program designed to help first- and second-year undergraduate students gain leadership capacities and get involved in UIC. As engaged leaders, IGNITE mentors will help guide the leadership explorations of first- and second-year UIC students. The ideal mentor will have some leadership experience and, most importantly, be committed to engaging with leadership on a personal, academic, and professional level. IGNITE mentors will gain confidence in their interpersonal, facilitative, and advising skills—all critical areas of need for graduate school and the workforce! Requirements: 

    Must be a UIC junior or senior undergraduate student. Must commit to attend every IGNITE session on Tuesday nights from 3:45-6pmstarting September 22 and ending November 24.Unfortunately, due to the nature of our program, if you have a class/work/personal conflict that overlaps with our program schedule, you are not eligible to apply for the program. Please consider applying next year! Mentors must attend Catalyst LeaderShape on Saturday, September 19from 9am-5pm. We are seeking involved students with a passion for helping other students find their place at UIC.

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and preference will be given to students who submit by July 1, 2015 at IGNITE Mentor Application. If you have any questions, please contact Alea Thompson, Graduate Leadership Assistant, at athomp40@uic.edu.

  • Apply To Be A Service Leader!

    APPLY TO BE A SERVICE LEADER

    Applications are open to be a service leader! Want to be a Day of Service site lead or to challenge yourself? Want to lead the campus in service opportunities? Log in and apply today!   

    Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services is looking for service leaders for the 2015-2016 academic year.  The leaders will take on responsibilities for the Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day and the 7th Annual Day of Service.  Additionally, leaders will assist with both Speaking of Service lectures and Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences events.  Specific group training opportunities and meetings will take place regularly as well.  All students, be first-year, senior, or graduate/professional, are encouraged to apply.

    Applications are open and are accepted on a rolling basis with preference given to those with:

    Availability and interest in helping out with SLDVS events outside of the expectations.A desire to increase the number of UIC community members that partake in service activities.Leadership and/or volunteering/service experience.Interest in being a service leader for more than the 2015-2016 academic year.Earlier applications.

    Go here to apply and for more information. If you have questions, contact Olivia Desormeaux, Graduate Assistant for Service, at odesor3@uic.edu.

  • Arts of Life Volunteer Opportunities

    The Arts of Life (http://artsoflife.org/) is a Chicago organization comprised of two professional arts studios working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  They have an ongoing need for volunteers and (un-paid) interns.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students of all academic backgrounds to participate in volunteer activities benefiting the disabled populations in Chicago.

    Please visit Arts of Life's website and contact Ms. Catie Norcott (cnorcott@artsoflife.or) if you are interested in volunteer and internship opportunities.

  • ASB 2021 Spring Trip Applications

  • ASB Spring Break Volunteer Applications Due Fri. 2/28

    Alternative Spring Break is looking for volunteers interested in spending their spring break giving back! We have organized 7 volunteer trips across the U.S. that students can apply for using the online application at asb-uic.org. Trip details and information are also available on the website. Applications will be due February 28th. 

  • Beach cleanup: An intro to UIC Freshwater Lab, Wed. 9/16

    A beach cleanup Sept. 16 will not only improve a bit of the Chicago lakefront but serve as an introduction to the new UIC Freshwater Lab course.

    Starting next spring, the course will offer students the opportunity to learn about and do projects on freshwater sources like Lake Michigan.

    For the beach cleanup, volunteers can bike together from Science and Engineering South to 12th Street Beach, leaving at 2:45 p.m., or meet at the beach, near the Red Line and Roosevelt bus stops, at 3:30 p.m.

    A pizza party with live music, sponsored by the Shedd Aquarium, will follow at 4:45 p.m. RSVP by today at uicfreshwaterlab@gmail.com

    The volunteers will hear about the Freshwater Lab course, offered through the English, history and public policy departments.

    It is sponsored by the Humanities Without Walls consortium, based at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities on the Urbana-Champaign campus and funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

    “At this time of the California drought and other pressing water issues, we want to look at the relationship between Chicago and the Great Lakes and issues of access, conservation and management,” said Rachel Havrelock, assistant professor of English, who will teach the course.

    Class members will visit the aquarium, foundations, the Friends of the Chicago River and other water-related institutions.

    “We’ll go out and see the sites and meet the players,” Havrelock said.

    Students will come up with a project — “build a website, do an art show, invent a filtration system” — to present at a mini-conference at the end of the semester, she said.

    Their work will be judged by professionals, government officials and academics.

  • Be a peer mentor for Women in Science and Engineering

    The Women in Science & Engineering program needs you to help mentor new UIC students. We are looking for continuing UIC women students in the following majors:

    Bioengineering
    Biological Sciences
    Chemistry
    Chemical Engineering
    Computer Engineering
    Earth & Environmental Sciences
    Industrial Engineering
    Mathematics
    Pre-Nursing
    Pre-Med (any major
    Engineering (any major)

    The WISE peer mentor program has seen success with the students who participate including a higher 6year graduation rate and higher final GPA than women who did not participate. Mentors are expected to meet with their mentee once a month in person and stay in touch between meetings. You can read more about our program at https://crwg.uic.edu/wise-home/campus/mentoring/.

    You can also use this opportunity as your Honors activity.

    Thank you,
    Veronica I. Arreola
    Director, Women in Science & Engineering

  • Be a Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program Mentor

    The Women in Science and Engineering Program is in need of mentors!  Over 100 students requested a mentor.  

    Perhaps you have been at UIC for at least 2 semesters? And have at least a 2.5 GPA? Then you can be a mentor!

    There are the majors we need mentors for:

    Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Neuroscience, Nursing, Psychology, Anthropology, Pre-Health Sciences

    To sign up to be a mentor, please visit the WISE Mentor application: http://bit.ly/WISEMentorApp15

    Mentors can potentially use this as an Honors Activity, provided it meets the requirements outlined in the Honors College handbook.

    To learn more about peer mentoring, please visit our website! Or email Veronia Arreola at via@uic.edu.

  • Become a Food Corps Service Member, Due 3/30

    Are you a leader passionate about healthy food, farms and kids?  Then we want you to be a FoodCorps Service Member!  Application is open now through March 30th, 2014.

    FoodCorps recruits talented leaders for a year of paid public service building healthy school food environments in limited-resource communities.  FoodCorps service members implement a three-ingredient recipe for healthy kids:

    • TEACH children about what healthy food is and where it comes from

    • BUILD and tend school gardens 

    • BRING quality local food into public school cafeterias

    As a service member, you will be placed with one service site for your year-long term. Service sites are community organizations that operate in partnership with one of our fifteen host sites, statewide organizations that help run FoodCorps in each of the places FoodCorps serves: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Hawai'i, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina and Oregon.

    Click on the post to learn more.

  • Become an Honors Ambassador for the 2021-2022 Academic Year! (Apply by 5/7)

  • Become A Reading Mentor At Village Leadership Academy

    Village Leadership Academy seeks reading mentors for children in an after-school program in the south loop.  Interested students should contact Ms. Bianca Jones at bjones@vlacademy.org.  The program started in September and will run through June, but we ask for a minimum of three months commitment.  See the flier for more details.

  • Become a Service Leader! Apply by Fri. 9/11

    Service leaders will take on responsibilities for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day and the 7th Annual UIC Day of Service.  Additionally, leaders will assist with both Speaking of Service (S.O.S.) and Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences (G.I.V.E.) events.  Specific group training opportunities and meetings will take place regularly as well.  All school years invited to apply. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until September 11th at 5pm.

    Benefits of being a service leader:

    act as an ambassador for service across campus

    make connections with community organizations

    gain invaluable leadership experience

    easy access to customizable volunteer opportunities

    free t-shirt

    learn more about UIC and higher education

    attend professional development opportunities

    meet other students with an interest in service

    get involved with the Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services office

    For more information and to apply, go here: https://orgsync.com/92551/forms/146469

     

    Connect with Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services

     Visit SLDVS online at www.sldvs.uic.edu or “like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SLDVS.  For more information about any events, or to indicate if you require any accommodations to participate, please contact us at 312-996-4500 orsldvs@uic.edu

  • Become a Service Leader, Apply by Fri. 9/9

    Service leaders will take on responsibilities for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day and the 8th Annual UIC Day of Service. Additionally, leaders will assist with both Speaking of Service (S.O.S.) and Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences (G.I.V.E.) events. Specific group training opportunities and meetings will take place regularly as well. All class years invited to apply. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until September 9th at 5pm.

    Benefits of being a service leader:

      •  act as an ambassador for service across campus
      •  make connections with community organizations
      •  gain invaluable leadership experience
      •  easy access to customizable volunteer opportunities
      •  free t-shirt
      •  learn more about UIC and higher education
      •  attend professional development opportunities
      •  meet students with an interest in service
      •  get involved with the Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services office

    For more information or to apply, visit go.uic.edu/serviceleaders.

  • Become a Tutor at Metro Achievement Center

    Volunteer at Midtown or Metro this year & make a difference in the life of a child! Midtown & Metro provide school year programs for 4th-12th grade youth, offered at an affordable price designed for low-income families. Tutor the same Chicago student every week. Support parents as the primary educators of their children. Build character in students through weekly goal setting. Make a difference today!

    What: Two hours per week dedicated to tutoring and goal setting with an at-risk student from a low income family.

    Why: Your help can provide a student with the individual attention they need to find both personal and academic success. Read more at:www.midtown-metro.org/volunteer

    Who: Female volunteers work with girls in 4th-12th grad & male volunteers work with boys in 4th-6th grade. 

    Visit www.midtown-metro.org/volunteer to learn more & apply! 

    Contact: Carolyn Madigan cmadigan@midtown-metro.org for female volunteers and Oscar Calderon ocalderon@midtown-metro.org for male volunteers. 

  • The background color is blue with yellow banners at the top and bottom. The blue in the middle has images relating to STEM such as a microscope, lab equipment, or a lightbulb. It contains text about the organization Kids Are Scientists Too (KAST).

    Become a Tutor with Kids are Scientists Too (KAST)!

  • Become a tutor with Port Academic Center! (Applications open)

  • Books for Africa Collection Drive, Until Wed. 3/19

    Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services (SLDVS) announces its Annual Spring Collection Drive will take place across campus now until Wednesday, March 19. A donation bin is conveniently located in the lobby of the Honors College. 

    This semesters drive will support the Books for Africa Project, collecting book donations to re-stock the post-war libraries of Freetown, Sierra Leone. 

    Give a book, change a life! Consider donating any new or used:
    -Childrens books
    -Teen/Young Adult books
    -Adult fiction and non-fiction
    -University Textbooks
    -Scholarly Resources
    -Teaching Supplements of all levels

    Books for Africa recognizes that education is the great equalizer in the world, and books are the foundation of a strong educational system. For many people in Africa, the gift of books truly is a gift of hope. We all have something to share and we encourage you to contribute books that will help provide the tools of empowerment to the next generation of parents, teachers, and leaders in Africa. Please contact Casey at clowma2@uic.edu for questions or information.

  • The background color is lavender, and there is a purple ribbon that spreads across the middle of the flyer. The American Cancer Society’s blue and red logo is also placed near the middle of the flyer.

    CAC’s Annual Relay for Life Event is Approaching! (4/10)

  • Call for Student Mentors for UIC L@s GANAS, Priority Deadline 3/15

  • Call for Volunteers for Chicago Youth Programs

  • Casa Juan Diego seeking Summer Youth Mentors

    Casa Juan Diego invites members of the UIC Honors College to volunteer at Casa Juan Diego Youth Center this summer!  Our summer program for youth 1st through 8th grade, Think Green, Act Green, includes recreation, sports, art, music, reading, math, computers, field trips and more!  Interested in sharing your skills with us for several hours any week day?  Please contact Casa Juan Diego’s volunteer coordinator, Brillid Santillan:

     

    2020 S. Blue Island Avenue

    Chicago, IL 60608

    Tel: (312) 421-7647 Ext. 323

    bsantillan@casajuandiego.org

    www.casajuandiego.org

  • CDOT Seeking Volunteers to Count Pedestrians

    The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) Pedestrian Program seeks volunteers to help count pedestrian traffic at key locations across the city. Reliable pedestrian counts provide critical data for assessing and improving pedestrian safety and walkability as well as tracking city-wide trends in walking to work, school, and transit.

    The count contributes to the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project (http://bikepeddocumentation.org/) and helps meet goals set out in Chicago’s Pedestrian Plan (http://chicagocompletestreets.org/pedestrianplan/).

    When:  July 8-10, 2014, 4:30-7 PM
    Where: Various locations around downtown Chicago

    CDOT appreciates your assistance in helping to develop this pedestrian initiative. Please email your interest to Eric Hanss, Pedestrian Program Project Manager, at eric.hanss@activetrans.org 

  • Center for Literacy Seeking Tutors for GED Students

    The Center for Literacy is looking for enthusiastic literacy tutors to support the reading and math improvement of Head Start parents. If you are reading this you could be a tutor!

    How can you help?
    • Tutor English or Spanish speaking GED Students
    • Participate in orientation, training's, and observations as offered.
    • Be willing to commit to 2 hours per week for a minimum of one quarter

    Where can you help?
    • 10 South Kedzie 
    • 4314 South Cottage Grove 
    • 4800 South Paulina (Spanish GED site ) 
    • other locations not listed 

    When?
    • Now through July 2014
    • 9:00 am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm -3:00pm

    Benefits?
    • Make a difference in the lives of others
    • Gain work experience
    • Develop new skills
    • Meet interesting people
    • Possibly become volunteer of the month 

    Volunteer and Make a difference - 312-413-9869
    This project was made possible by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a division of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds designated for literacy.

  • Center for Literacy Seeking Volunteer Literacy Tutors for Adults

    The Center for Literacy is looking for enthusiastic Volunteer Literacy Tutors to support the reading, math and English improvement of Head Start parents. If you are reading this you could be a Volunteer Literacy Tutor!

    How can you help?
    • Tutor English or Spanish speaking GED Students
    • Participate in orientation, training's, and observations as offered.
    • Be willing to commit to 2 hours per week for a minimum of one quarter

    Where can you help?
    • 10 South Kedzie 
    • 4314 South Cottage Grove 
    • 4800 South Paulina (Spanish GED site ) 
    • other locations not listed 

    When?
    • Now through July 2015
    • 9:00 am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm -3:00pm

    Benefits?
    • Make a difference in the lives of others
    • Gain work experience
    • Develop new skills
    • Meet interesting people
    • Possibly become Volunteer Literacy Tutors of the month 

    Volunteer and Make a difference - 312-413-9869
    cfl.uic.edu/volunteer
    Questions? Contact osinaike@uic.edu

    This project was made possible by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a division of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds designated for literacy.

  • Center for Literacy seeking volunteer tutors for adult literacy program

    The Center for Literacy is recruiting volunteer tutors to support the reading and math improvement of Head Start parents. 

    How can you help? • Tutor English or Spanish speaking GED Students • Participate in orientation, training's, and observations as offered. • Be willing to commit to 2 hours per week for a minimum of one quarter

    Where can you help? • 10 South Kedzie  • 4314 South Cottage Grove 

    When? • Now through July, 2016 • 9:00 am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm -3:00pm

    Learn more at http://cfl.uic.edu/volunteer/.  Contact Sharon Osinaike at osinake@uic.edu or  312-413-9869 with questions.  

    This project was made possible by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a division of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds designated for literacy.

  • Center for Literacy Tutors Needed

    The Center for Literacy is recruiting volunteer tutors to support the reading and math improvement of Head Start parents. 

    How can you help?
    • Tutor English or Spanish speaking GED Students
    • Participate in orientation, training's, and observations as offered.
    • Be willing to commit to 2 hours per week for a minimum of one quarter

    Where can you help?
    • 10 South Kedzie 
    • 4314 South Cottage Grove 
    • 4800 South Paulina (Spanish GED site ) 

    When?
    • Now through February 2014
    • 9:00 am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm -3:00pm

    Learn more at http://cfl.uic.edu/volunteer/ .  Contact Sharon Osinaike at osinake@uic.edu or  312-413-9869 with questions.  This project was made possible by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a division of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds designated for literacy.

  • Chancellor’s Student Service and Leadership Awards (CSSLA), Nominations Due 3/10

    The CSSLA program has recognized outstanding student leaders and student volunteers who, while maintaining high academic achievement, demonstrate a commitment to the UIC community through participation in student organizations and campus activities and throughout the greater Chicagoland area through active service and community engagement.

    2014 Nominations are now open and will close on March 10, 2014.  Visit the website to learn more: http://www.uic.edu/depts/sldvs/recognition.shtml 

    Students may be nominated for the following awards, presented each year

    at the CSSLA program:

    • The Chancellor’s Student Service Award (CSSA)
    • The Eugertha Bates Memorial Award
    • The President’s Volunteer Service Award
    • Campus Programs Annual Awards
    • Annual Awards of the University of Illinois Alumni Association.
  • Changing Children’s World Foundation Education and Social Media Internships, Apply by 12/29

    Attached are two internships for the Changing Children's Worlds Foundation <http://www.changingchildrensworlds.org/> for the Spring 2015 semester.

        - Education/ICDP Internship

        - Social Media and Tech Support Internship

    Deadline to apply is December 29th.

    Background:

    "Since its inception in 2012, Changing Children's Worlds Foundation has hosted numerous interns at the undergraduate and graduate level. These students invest their time and talent into CCWF research, programs, projects, communications, fundraising, and social media. Various backgrounds include law, social work, psychology, communications, and business among other professional discplines. These vibrant students significantly contribute to the cause of child rights protection while learning about the international field at both the global and domestic levels based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

    As the internship progresses and interns engage with CCWF internship projects, social media, and reading, they become familiar with the academic and practical pursuits of international child rights protection including the economic, political, cultural and societal contexts in which CCWF and all child rights organizations operate. Interns also play a significant role in increasing social awareness of child rights issues through the social media avenues of Facebook and the CCWF website, where they actively discuss current global and domestic child rights' issues, and share activity and learning."

  • Check Out Kids Are Scientists Too at the Involvement Fair + First GBM! – Jan 28

  • Chicago Childcare Collective Seeking Volunteers

    The Chicago Childcare Collective (ChiChiCo) is a group of volunteers who support the participation of parents, especially mothers, in racial and economic justice work. The collective matches volunteers with community organizations across the city to have fun with kids while their parents participate in and lead organizing efforts to defend their rights and build a better Chicago.  ChiChiCo is currently seeking volunteers to provide childcare for kids.  More information about ChiChiCo, including the simple process for getting involved, is available at www.chichico.org.  Contact Isaac Stewart-Silver at istewart@macalester.edu with questions.

  • Chicago Volunteer Expo 2017, Sun. Feb 26th