(Peoria. IL) To celebrate National Volunteer Week, the Heart of Illinois United Way is excited to announce we are expanding access to our Heart of Illinois Volunteers online volunteer community (accessible via volunteer.hoiunitedway.org), to include eligible 501c3 nonprofit organizations and public schools in our region in addition to our family of partner agencies.
According to a recent study by Verified Volunteers, more than 97 percent of volunteers today want access to a local, online resource to learn about volunteer opportunities in their community. Heart of Illinois Volunteers is exclusively a web-based volunteer center matching individual and team volunteers to local needs.
Launched in 2018, Heart of Illinois Volunteers has grown to 2,000 volunteer users throughout the community who contributed more than 8,500 volunteer hours last year. Volunteers who utilize the site can search and register for volunteer needs, fan their favorite organizations, and track all of their volunteer hours through their account’s volunteer resume feature. Continue reading