Amanda King and Leann Lyden Fall Seminar’14

Binder: #89 Major: Environmental Studies and N/A Passion: Neighborhood Revitalization, Education and Outreach Organization: IWU ARC Project Title: “Westside Interactive Map” Project Summary: After deliberating on ways to help the West Side eliminate the healthy food drought that is on the WestSide, while promoting ways of being environmentally friendly, there was an apparent lack of knowledge Read more about Amanda King and Leann Lyden Fall Seminar’14[…]

Erin Hussey CPP Intern’10

Binder #: 28 Major: Art Passion: Health & Wellness, Arts Organization: Milestones Early Learning Center & Preschool, State Farm   Project Summary: I was placed in Marketing at State Farm and in the community at Milestones Early Learning Center and Preschool. At State Farm I worked mostly on the ‘Agent Office Environment Marketing Materials.’ This basically means any creative Read more about Erin Hussey CPP Intern’10[…]

Lauren Contorno CPP Intern’11

  Binder #: 9 Major:Environmental Studies Passion: Education, Health and Wellness Organization:Marcfirst   Project Summary: For the summer of 2011 Community Partnership Program Internship, I interned in the Catastrophe Services department at State Farm. In addition to helping out with administrative tasks, my main project was writing a report on the relationship between climate change and severe Read more about Lauren Contorno CPP Intern’11[…]

Julie Regenbogen CPP Intern’08

Binder #: 8 Major:English Passion: Education, Health and Wellness Organization: E=MC2, State Farm Project Summary: I worked in Property and Casualty Claims at State Farm. In the community, I worked with E=MC2, a program of the Autism Society of McLean County that focused specifically on employing adults with autism in the community. At State Farm, I worked on Read more about Julie Regenbogen CPP Intern’08[…]

Linda Ruan Seminar’09

Binder #: 3 Project Title: “Friendsfirst” Internship Passion: Health & Wellness Organization: Marcfirst Project Summary: This internship aimed to help launch and plan activities for the Bloomington drop-in center for people with developmental disabilities, Friendsfirst.    

Marqui Fairchild CPP Intern’11

Binder #: 2 Organization: PATH, State Farm Major: Sociology Passion: Health & Wellness State Farm project summary: I interned in State Farm’s Health Department. I conducted thorough research on dementia, specifically its future effect on Long Term Care Insurance policies. This resulted in a dementia fact sheet for State Farm agents to give to affected policy holders to Read more about Marqui Fairchild CPP Intern’11[…]

Faith in Action

Do you like to work with seniors and support their emotional and physical needs? If so, check out what Faith in Action has for you! 1. Drivers 2. Grocery shoppers 3. Friendly visitors/phone callers 4. Assist with seasonal yard clean-up 5. Help in the office 6. Assist with fundraising events Anyone 18 or older can serve Read more about Faith in Action[…]

OSF St. Joseph Hospital

Do you want to get some real feel of working in the health industry? Do you want to know in what ways you can contribute to others’ health and wellness? Check out these awesome ongoing volunteering opportunities OSF Joseph Medical Center provides: 1. Karing Partners: These dogs and their owners bring such comfort and smiles to our Read more about OSF St. Joseph Hospital[…]

YMCA-Youth Sports

1. Youth Sports-Youth Basketball Assistant – Court Monitor:  Greet families in lobby and direct/walk them to gym for baskeball practices Ensure there are enough chairs in the gym for parents Make sure teams are on the correct courts as scheduled Keep people off courts that are reserved for practices Supervise use of gym closet, keeping door Read more about YMCA-Youth Sports[…]

YMCA-Aquatics Assistant

Volunteers need to: Greet families in the lobby and walk them to pool for swim lessons Assist instructors setting up and putting back equipment needed for each class Ensure there will be enough seating for parents Hand out swim lesson information to parents during the session Make/hand-out popcorn in the lobby for the first and Read more about YMCA-Aquatics Assistant[…]

West Bloomington Revitalization Project

Are you tired of being stuck in the so-called “IWU bubble”? Do you have a heart full of passion for community engagement but don’t where to start? WBRP provides students tons of exciting volunteering positions, so let’s get started helping our local community grow, one step each time! 1.Economic Development: Adopt a Facebook, Sponsorship Committee, Calendar committee Read more about West Bloomington Revitalization Project[…]

Path Crisis 211 (PATH)

Do you like to talk to people? What about talking and helping people at the same time? Or financial service? Check out the awesome volunteering opportunities available at PATH hotline: 1. Crisis Line/211 Volunteer: Caring people answer PATH’s hotline 24/7. A complete training program is provided three times a year.   2. Money Management Volunteers: Volunteers are matched to Read more about Path Crisis 211 (PATH)[…]

McLean County Health Department

Interested in the health industry or working for a public department? Check out the volunteer opportunities available here at McLean County Health Department! MCHD Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer: People with medical and non-medical backgrounds have the opportunity to partner with first responders in the protection of McLean County residents during public health emergencies and disasters Read more about McLean County Health Department[…]