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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois Sesquicentennial College of ACES
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AFA Volunteers

We need you!  Don't have a youth to bring to campus, but want to be involved in the ACES Family Academies program?!  

Volunteer Roles include:

  • Photographers - seeking photographers to take pictures of the sessions and activities during the 2 day program 
  • Assist with Registration - Assist with check in and registration on Wednesday, July 12 (evening TBA) at Bousfield Hall.  Greet participants and provide registration materials.
  • Session Moderators - introduce the speaker and share evaluations with participants.
  • Parking Attendee - Assist in parking lot area to help participants load luggage and personal items in vans before they are dropped off at Bousfield Hall.
  • Van Drivers (certified staff only) - U of I staff that are trained to drive University of Illinois turtle top vans can register for this role.  Vans will drive participants to off-site locations, assist participants that might need handicap accessibility, etc.
  • Bus Guides - volunteers to assist on buses and answer questions as needed.  Be sure correct participants are on the bus for the destination planned.
  • Greeters for Bousfield Hall - Greeters will meet families arriving from parking area to assist with unloading luggage and personal items from the vans and direct them to registration.
  • Assist Participants to Rooms - Volunteers to assist with participants with getting luggage and personal items to their dorm rooms after check in/registration.
  • Hospitality - Volunteers to assist with morning coffee and hospitality area in Bousfield Hall.
  • Information Tables - Information tables will be available at Bousfield Hall and in the ACES Library as points of contact for volunteers and participants if they should need directions, ask questions, emergency assistance, etc.
  • Assist with Evening Programs - assist with evening program stations for families to participate in.
  • Meal Moderators - Volunteers will be asked to assist with monitoring the dining hall for participants and assist with directions or questions needed for our program participants.
  • Runners- helping with events or as needed throughout the day.  
  • Check Out - Volunteers will assist participants with moving out of dorms and assist as needed.

All Volunteers will need to complete the packet of information and sign and mail or fax to the ACES Alumni Association by June 1, 2017.

All volunteers must complete the online ANCRA training by June 1, 2017 to be allowed to serve as a volunteer. Please visit: https://web.extension.illinois.edu/extensionprotection/to register and complete the course. 

Volunteer Information Packet

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