Greater Peoria EDC

Greater Peoria CareerSpark

Explore. Experience. Inspire.

Join us at the Peoria Civic Center on Tuesday, October 23 and/or Wednesday, October 24 for Greater Peoria CareerSpark. Through hands-on activities, this event is designed to empower and inspire 8th grade students to pursue critically needed careers and own their future success. If you have any questions about becoming a volunteer, contact Kate Carroll at [email protected]

Location: Peoria Civic Center (201 SW Jefferson Ave. Peoria, IL 61602)

Created by:   Kate Carroll
 
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Volunteer Check-In Table

We need about 5 people who are customer service-oriented to work Volunteer Check-In. You will need to arrive slightly before 7:30 a.m. and will be in charge of making sure every volunteer gets a T-Shirt and their assignment for the day.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
7:30am - 2:30pm (5)  
All slots filled
Debbie Lequia
Junior Achievement of Central Illinois
Courtney Rothwell
Caterpillar
Jayne Baker
Caterpillar
Kayla Myers
Caterpillar
Nikki Balek
Caterpillar
10/24/2018 (Wed)
7:30am - 2:30pm (5)  
All slots filled
Debbie Lequia
Junior Achievement of Central Illinois
Courtney Rothwell
Caterpillar
Nicole Mountjoy
Caterpillar Inc.
Monica Patterson
Caterpillar
Stephanie Emerson
Caterpillar

School Tour Guide

We need 1 tour guide per school to stay with students and walk them from zone to zone during the event. Exact routes will be given to tour guides prior to event. They will need to stand / walk the full 2 hours.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
7:30am - 2:30pm (12)  
4 of 12 slots filled
Sally Hanley Hanley
Greater Peoria EDC
Beth Tyre
Caterpillar Inc.
Kelly Bay
Eureka College
Melody Mounts
Eureka College
10/24/2018 (Wed)
7:30am - 2:30pm (12)  
5 of 12 slots filled
Beth Crider
Peoria ROE
George McKenna
ROE 48
Darbi Dietrich
Caterpillar
Jasmine Jetton-Gonzales
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Justin Wedig
Caterpillar Inc.

Bus Greeter

As a bus greeter, you will welcome our students and teachers on the bus and explain the exciting CareerSpark event that awaits. You will then connect your bus to their designated tour guide. You need to have a loud voice and an outgoing personality.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
7:30am - 2:30pm (10)  
7 of 10 slots filled
Brent Baker
GPEDC
Heather Sexton
Junior Achievement
Audrey Kamm
CEO Council
Crystal Bland
Caterpillar
Jenavee Barton
Caterpillar
Jasmine Jetton-Gonzales
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Kerry Gorman
Caterpillar
10/24/2018 (Wed)
7:30am - 2:30pm (10)  
2 of 10 slots filled
Brent Baker
GPEDC
Crystal Bland
Caterpillar

Food & Drink Servers

Food and Drink volunteers will walk around with carts filled with sandwiches and water bottles for industry team volunteers. They will check on the volunteers throughout the event to make sure they are well nourished.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
7:30am - 2:30pm (10)  
5 of 10 slots filled
Rachel Tan
Junior Achievement
LeighAnn Hinchee
Caterpillar
Janine Rocke
SFMC College of Nursing
Stacey Shangraw
Ameren Illinois
Sam Nelson
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
10/24/2018 (Wed)
7:30am - 2:30pm (10)  
5 of 10 slots filled
Rachel Tan
Junior Achievement
Randon Gettys
GPEDC
Amy Crusen
Caterpillar
Deena Nissen
Caterpillar
Megan Brown
Caterpillar Inc.

Hospitality Room Attendants

Hospitality Room volunteers will sit in the volunteer break in to watch the food / drink and keep volunteer personal belongings safe.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
7:30am - 2:30pm (4)  
2 of 4 slots filled
Melissa Oliveri
GPEDC
Cindy Gierich
Tazewell Co/Area EFE
10/24/2018 (Wed)
7:30am - 2:30pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Melissa Oliveri
GPEDC
Phyllis Glazier
CIVEC
Cindy Gierich
Tazewell Co/Area EFE

Crowd Control

We need 2 people per industry team to ensure the traffic flow of students is smooth. These people will act as "bouncers" to keep students in their designated zone until time of rotation.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
7:30am - 2:30pm (16)  
6 of 16 slots filled
Angie Houck
Junior Achievement
Vance Kirkpatrick
Caterpillar (MH&U)
Mark Renick
GPEDC
Courtney Lyons
ROE #53
Jeff Ekena
ROE #53
Patrick Durley
ROE #53
10/24/2018 (Wed)
7:30am - 2:30pm (16)  
2 of 16 slots filled
Angie Houck
Junior Achievement
Mark Renick
GPEDC

Industry Team - Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Volunteers on specific industry teams are active professionals in that field and participate and share hands-on experiences with students.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
8:00am - 11:00am   
11:00am - 2:00pm   
10/24/2018 (Wed)
8:00am - 11:00am   
11:00am - 2:00pm   

Industry Team - Architecture & Construction

Volunteers on specific industry teams are active professionals in that field and participate and share hands-on experiences with students.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
8:00am - 11:00am   
8 slots filled - more available
Amy Benecke McLaren
Peoria County Highway Department
Cindy Loos
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Ken SIlverthorn
Farnsworth Group
Ellen Adams
Farnsworth
Chase Miller
Dewberry
Matthew Dawson
Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
Brad Klisares
River City Construction
Brooke Martin
Dewberry
11:00am - 2:00pm   
6 slots filled - more available
Amy Benecke McLaren
Peoria County Highway Department
Cindy Loos
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Ellen Adams
Farnsworth
Chase Miller
Dewberry
Brad Klisares
River City Construction
Brooke Martin
Dewberry
10/24/2018 (Wed)
8:00am - 11:00am   
7 slots filled - more available
Amy Benecke McLaren
Peoria County Highway Department
Cindy Loos
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Ellen Adams
Farnsworth
Chase Miller
Dewberry
Brad Klisares
River City Construction
Bryce Beckstrom
Hanson Professional Services
Kassia Payne
Dewberry
11:00am - 2:00pm   
8 slots filled - more available
Amy Benecke McLaren
Peoria County Highway Department
Cindy Loos
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Kurt Bialobreski
Hanson Professional Services
Ellen Adams
Farnsworth
Chase Miller
Dewberry
Brad Klisares
River City Construction
Becca Wagner
Hanson Professional Services, Inc
Kassia Payne
Dewberry

Industry Team - Arts, Technology, & Communication

Volunteers on specific industry teams are active professionals in that field and participate and share hands-on experiences with students.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
8:00am - 11:00am   
1 slot filled - more available
Stephanie Zuccato
GPEDC
11:00am - 2:00pm   
1 slot filled - more available
Stephanie Zuccato
GPEDC
10/24/2018 (Wed)
8:00am - 11:00am   
1 slot filled - more available
Stephanie Zuccato
GPEDC
11:00am - 2:00pm   

Industry Team - Business & Finance

Volunteers on specific industry teams are active professionals in that field and participate and share hands-on experiences with students.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
8:00am - 11:00am   
9 slots filled - more available
Caitlyn Garman
Pekin Insurance
Abby Headean
Pekin Insurance
Matt Livingston
Pekin Insurance
Sarah Gosch
Pekin Insurance
DeeAnn Sands
Pekin Insurance
Stephanie Mischler
Pekin Insurance
Jennifer Sinn
Pekin Insurance
Dan Nemtusiak
Pekin Insurance
Stacy Worms
Pekin Insurance
11:00am - 2:00pm   
9 slots filled - more available
Caitlyn Garman
Pekin Insurance
Abby Headean
Pekin Insurance
Matt Livingston
Pekin Insurance
Sarah Gosch
Pekin Insurance
DeeAnn Sands
Pekin Insurance
Stephanie Mischler
Pekin Insurance
Jennifer Sinn
Pekin Insurance
Stacy Worms
Pekin Insurance
Stephanie Chaon
Goodfield State Bank
10/24/2018 (Wed)
8:00am - 11:00am   
8 slots filled - more available
Caitlyn Garman
Pekin Insurance
Abby Headean
Pekin Insurance
Matt Livingston
Pekin Insurance
Sarah Gosch
Pekin Insurance
DeeAnn Sands
Pekin Insurance
Erin Fenton
Pekin Insurance
Kelsey Bill
Pekin Insurance
Stacy Worms
Pekin Insurance
11:00am - 2:00pm   
8 slots filled - more available
Caitlyn Garman
Pekin Insurance
Abby Headean
Pekin Insurance
Matt Livingston
Pekin Insurance
Sarah Gosch
Pekin Insurance
DeeAnn Sands
Pekin Insurance
Erin Fenton
Pekin Insurance
Kelsey Bill
Pekin Insurance
Stacy Worms
Pekin Insurance

Industry Team - Law, Government & Public Safety

Volunteers on specific industry teams are active professionals in that field and participate and share hands-on experiences with students.

10/23/2018 (Tue)
8:00am - 11:00am   
3 slots filled - more available
Ryan Beck
East Peoria Fire Dept.
Kathryn Dittmeier
Midstate College
Christie Stephens
Merit Reporters
11:00am - 2:00pm   
2 slots filled - more available
Ryan Beck
East Peoria Fire Dept.
Kathryn Dittmeier
Midstate College
10/24/2018 (Wed)
8:00am - 11:00am   
2 slots filled - more available