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Back to School Fair 2016 - 40+ Volunteers Needed!

  • Odeum Expo Center 1033 North Villa Avenue Villa Park, IL, 60181 United States (map)

Catholic Charities is hosting their 26th Annual Back to School Fair which takes place on Wednesday, August 3 from 10 am to 6 pm at the Odeum in Villa Park. 

To host this event successfully, they enlist over 150 volunteers, who generously donate their time to make a big difference for families in need. 

What is the Back To School Fair?Catholic Charities' Back to School Fairs help prepare children from low-income households in DuPage County for a new school year by providing a variety of services, including free school supplies, immunizations, physicals, dental exams and more!

Last year, over 4,000 parents & children participated in the fair! This year, Catholic Charities is expecting even more families to attend. Today, they are still looking for over 40 volunteers, in the afternoon shifts, to support many activities! 

Make a big difference by donating a few hours of your time for one of the biggest events that offers critical resources to local families & neighbors! View the volunteer positions in the next section and sign up to volunteer at this incredible event.

Thanks for making a difference and volunteering at the Catholic Charities Annual Back To School Fair!

Volunteer positions include:

  • Registration - helping attendees fill out their paperwork completely and correctly
  • Floor guide - manage and guide attendees during the fair
  • Line Manager - help oversee the long lines
  • Children's activity - supervise and run activies in the children's area

40+ afternoon volunteers needed! 
To volunteer, visit the BTSF Volunteer Opportunity on the Volunteer Portal or contact Robin Poage at 630-495-8008 ext. 2122 or

Earlier Event: October 16
ICOT 2nd Annual Breakfast
Later Event: August 13
Itasca Family Day