Landon Hoffman CPP Intern ’15

Binder #: 99 Major: Financial Services & Economics Passion: Housing Organization: Habitat for Humanity of McLean County, State Farm Executive Summary: I interned at State Farm Bank in the Human Resources Support Department and also at Habitat for Humanity of McLean County. At State Farm Bank, I worked on a team of six individuals including myself Read more about Landon Hoffman CPP Intern ’15[…]

Brittany Morrison Internship’09

Binder #: 37 Major: Political Science Passion: Housing Organization: Prudential Real Estate     Project Title: “Affordable Housing Market Study” Project Summary: I spent my summer working for Rick Jebb and Mark DeVeer who are brokers for Prudential Real Estate. Instead of brokering for houses, they are brokers for mobile home parks. They are of the few out there in Read more about Brittany Morrison Internship’09[…]

Brittany Morrison Internship’09

Binder #: 20 Major: Political Science Passion: Housing, Education Organization: Prairie State Legal Services Project Title: Spring Internship with Prairie State Legal Services Project Summary: Brittany Morrison worked with Prairie State Legal Services to conduct a presentation to community stakeholders on “Foreclosures in Today’s Legal and Economic Environment. Prairie State Legal Services is an organization who provides legal services to Read more about Brittany Morrison Internship’09[…]

Recycling Furniture for Families

Would you like to help families to relieve their financial stress? RF4F has all the great ways you can contribute! 1. INTAKE VOLUNTEERS: Our intake volunteers work directly with clients on a “by appointment” basis. Duties include: · Determining client needs through interview process · Filling out required forms · Collecting delivery fee (if applicable) · Read more about Recycling Furniture for Families[…]

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[…]

Prairie State Legal Services

Do you want to help fight housing discrimination? Or are you looking for opportunities that can expose you to the legal industry? Prairie State Legal Service is looking for passionate volunteers now! Fair Housing Project Tester: Prairie State Fair Housing Project is looking for testers to help investigate housing discrimination. Following training, testers meet with housing Read more about Prairie State Legal Services[…]

Habitat for Humanity

Volunteering opportunities at Habitat for Humanity of McLean County: 1. Construction: We build on Saturday morning from 8am – 12noon. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to work at the construction site (with a guardian signature). No construction experience necessary! If you are an individual, sign up online to assure space is still Read more about Habitat for Humanity[…]

Kyle Duffie ’06: Spence Farm Grant Writing

Kyle Duffie worked with the Spence Farm Foundation whose mission is to historically preserve the oldest farm in Livingston County as well as to provide education and awareness of environmentally sound farming practices. Kyle helped write a grant to the Illinois Humanities Council for a video project that provides education on the heritage, history, trades, Read more about Kyle Duffie ’06: Spence Farm Grant Writing[…]

Alternative Break Information

Alternative Fall Break: Chicago Thursday, October 9th (departing campus at 4:00pm) through Saturday, October 11th, 2014 Interested in the religious and cultural diversity of Chicago?  Want to learn more about interfaith engagement and service?  We will be spending two nights and two days in Chicago visiting Christian, Jewish, Baha’i and Muslim faith communities, and learning Read more about Alternative Break Information[…]

mid central community action

Volunteers Needed for Mid Central Community Action!

IWU Junior Dave McGrath is looking for volunteers to help collect surveys for Mid Central Community Action! The survey is collecting information on residential experience living in West Bloomington. We have 130 surveys and just need 70 more by December 31st. We are looking for volunteers for November 23rd from about 12-4 pm.    Lunch will be provided!   Read more about Volunteers Needed for Mid Central Community Action![…]

Volunteer at Labyrinth Outreach!

Labyrinth Outreach Services to Women is a not-for-profit, 501 ( c ) (3), organization that provides long term supportive services to women from McLean County who have been incarcerated or on probation. Our goal is to collaborate with all available local social service agencies to assist the women to remain free of future court involvement. Read more about Volunteer at Labyrinth Outreach![…]

Volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore!

We couldn’t build homes without your help at our ReStore! We receive donated goods and sell them to the general public. We always need help — from material handling to electronics testing to customer service. Volunteer Opportunities are often available Tuesday – Saturday from 9am – 5pm. For questions, please contact the ReStore Manager.   Marcus Hayes (309) 454-6047 Read more about Volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore![…]