General Volunteer Opportunities
Interested in volunteering at Special Events, Prairie Farms, the Virginia Theatre, or Champaign-Urbana Special Recreation? Then sign up for the volunteer mailing list as well as fill out an application using the links below. Volunteer emails will be sent out on a monthly basis detailing upcoming volunteer opportunities.
Special Events – We have a variety of opportunities available at numerous events throughout the year. Help sell tickets at Taste of Champaign-Urbana, be a zombie at Zombie Run, stuff and scatter Easter eggs, and more.
Prairie Farm – Volunteers are needed May – August that love to work with animals and want to learn all about life down on the farm.
Virginia Theatre – Every performance utilizes several volunteers in the following areas: ticket-takers, users, concessions, crowd control, and merchandise. Be a part of the theatre experience!
CUSR – Champaign-Urbana Special Recreation is looking for fun energetic people to help with everything from one-time special events to weekly Special Olympics sports practices to daily after school programs. www.cuspecialrecreation.com
General Volunteer Application
Please advise us if any accommodation is needed to participate in the application process. Completion of the application gives the Champaign Park District permission to perform a criminal background clearance.
Age Requirement: Must be at least 13 years or older to volunteer. To volunteer for CUSR programs you must be 18 years or older. If volunteer is ages 13-17, parent/guardian must print, sign, and deliver a waiver/release to the Bresnan Meeting Center, Kenwood Rd. Champaign, IL, 61821. Please choose the approprate form: