Become a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Be a general Special Olympics volunteer, or become a coach (if you’re at least 14 years old).
CUVolunteer.org – Find volunteering activities in the Champaign-Urbana area.
Idealist.Org – Interested in getting involved in something bigger than yourself? This website has info on volunteer opportunities and internships for all kinds of organizations. You can even get ideas on how to start your own group.
VolunteerMatch – Where Volunteering Begins – Enter your zip code to find current volunteering opportunities in your area.
Whether you’re looking to get involved in something big or small, Do Something!
Exploring Career Information – From the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Find careers that fit your interests.
Guide to the Business of Babysitting – Helpful website filled with information about becoming a great babysitter. Available in English and Spanish.
Job Corps – A free vocational training program for people ages 16 – 24 who qualify as low income.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Hundreds of career profiles provide job descriptions, salaries, experience requirements, and more.