Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service


  • MLK Day of Service

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is a defining moment each year when Americans across the country step up to make our communities more equitable and take action to build the Beloved Community of Dr. King’s dream. While Dr. King believed the Beloved Community was possible, he acknowledged and fought for systemic change. His example is our call to action.

  • Volunteer of the Week- Ruby Arun

    Ruby Arun founded Mission:MathMinds ( in June 2020, a 501(c)3 non-profit and Presidential Service Certified organization dedicated to improving math literacy and providing more access to underprivileged girls. The needs that Mission:MathMinds ( fulfills -mentoring, math, service, female relationships, and mathematical understanding - have been passions of Ruby’s since she was a little girl.

  • The Governor's Volunteer Service Awards

    The Governor's Volunteer Service Awards took place on November 10th, 2021 at Erin's Pavillion in Springfield Illinois. The Serve Illinois Commission honored 24 awardees from all across the state of Illinois (Central, North Central, Northeast, and Southern Illinois) for their outstanding volunteer service. 

  • Join AmeriCorps!

    ​AmeriCorps is your moment to take the path less traveled, to break the status quo, and to stop talking about the problem and be the solution. Join Americorps and you can mentor and tutor kids, rebuild a community after a disaster, and help veterans to work with local communities to alleviate poverty. There are thousands of opportunities to choose from, find the one that fits you here!

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