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Belleville AmeriCorps

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Belleville AmeriCorps Members and program staff from Southwestern Illinois College will spend the morning of Saturday, January 22nd, serving at the Shelter Shop in Belleville, Illinois (which supports the Violence Prevention Center of Southwestern Illinois) for our MLK Day of Service. Members will clean and organize the Shelter Shop’s warehouse.

The Shelter Shop is a thrift and consignment store that offers free items to residents of the Violence Prevention Center and offers low-income customers a clean and affordable place to shop.

Date and Time: Saturday, 22 January, October 2021, 9:00am-12:00pm

Location: Shelter Shop, 19 Bellevue Park Plaza, Belleville, IL 62226

Duties: Clean and organize shop and warehouse areas. Wear AmeriCorps gear and appropriate clothing to work in an unheated and dusty environment. Gloves are recommended. Masks required.

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About Belleville AmeriCorps

Location:

Southwestern Illinois College, 2500 Carlyle Avenue, Belleville, IL 62221, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Belleville AmeriCorps program is to support neighborhood and school efforts to strengthen the city of Belleville. The program is united with community partners to increase youth academic success in school, promote computer literacy in youth and adults, strengthen the FNCA & ALNA neighborhoods through housing renovation, crime prevention and neighborhood beautification programs, empower local communities by working with neighborhood leaders to make positive impacts on their community, encourage volunteerism in community youth and adults through volunteer recruitment and coordination, and provide positive recreational and enrichment activities for youth in the after-school and summer hours.

Description

Belleville AmeriCorps is a partnership with Belleville Elementary School District #118, Franklin Neighborhood Community Association, the Abraham Lincoln Neighborhood Association, the City of Belleville and Southwestern Illinois College. Belleville AmeriCorps members address the community service needs of the program partners and/or the educational needs of kindergarten through eighth grade students at one of District #118 schools.

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Women

WHEN

Sat Jan 22, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

19 Bellevue Park PlazaBelleville, IL 62226

(38.5432,-90.02368)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Anywhere from 1 to 3 hours.
  • Wear appropriate clothing to work in an unheated and dusty environment. Gloves are recommended. Masks required.

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