Volunteer

The Miracle League of Central Illinois has a number of great volunteer opportunities. By giving only a few hours of your time, not only will you make a difference in a child’s life, but you will also create a positive awareness in yourself.

One of the most important parts of The Miracle League is the "buddy" system – pairing each player with an able-bodied friend to assist them on and off the field during a two-inning game. Guidance is generously offered by coaches, organization leaders and family members. We are looking for people who are willing to donate their time, a little or a lot, to help us out in this capacity. Buddies can be fellow schoolmates, parents, college or high school students, athletes, business leaders, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts or any individual or group who wishes to volunteer their time to give the child the gift of baseball and a smile that touches us all.

There are only a few rules that govern our program. Individuals must be 12 years or older and be enthusiastic and compassionate towards the ideas and players of The Miracle League. We offer affidavits for anyone who needs to meet requirements for volunteer hours.

Become a buddy and you will be captivated by how much you are needed and cherished by the kids and their families.

Volunteering doesn’t have to be a full time job and can be flexible to fit your schedule. If you or your group is interested in becoming an integral part of our buddy program, please complete and submit our volunteer sign-up form.

Already a buddy? Sign up to volunteer for the 2017 season here.

Yankees player throwing ball
Yankees player fielding ball
Cardinals player trio with assistive devices
Cubs player at bat with tee
Cubs player with walker
Cubs player at bat