List of Service Opportunities for Spring 2012

Lists of Service:

 

IMPACT– look at the schedule and sign the waiver & pick the project, sign release form and turn it into the Project Coordinator. If you are under the age of 19, then a parent must sign the waiver (can fax it to: 334-844-7171).

–        Contact:

  

Campus Kitchens Project:  Uses existing resources to meet hunger and nutritional needs in our community.

–        Meet Mondays at 3:00pm beside Caribou Coffee in the Library

–        Serve meals Fridays at 9:00pm at Auburn United Methodist Food Pantry

 

 

Lifesouth–  Location (Sponsors)

Jan 23rd: Lowder Building Parking Lot (College of Business)

Feb 1st: Haley Concourse (School of Pharmacy)

Feb 6th: Haley Concourse (Kinesiology Department)

March 5th: Roosevelt Concourse (Tau Beta Sigma)

March 8th:  Haley Concourse (College of Education)

March 21st: Haley Concourse (Kappa Psi)

March 26th: Haley Concourse (Phi Mu Alpha)

March 27th: Haley Concourse (College of Engineering)

March 28th: Roosevelt Concourse (COSAM)

April 2nd: Lowder Building Parking Lot (College of Business)

April 3rd: Haley Concourse (School of Pharmacy)

April 4th: Comer Hall (College of Agriculture)

April 5th: Haley Concourse (Chemistry Society)

April 9th: Haley Concourse (Kinesiology Department)

 

-Service hours for volunteering and giving

 

I Am My Brother’s Keeper

–       Tutoring: Monday  (5:30pm – 7:30pm) and Wednesday (5:30pm – 6:30pm)

–       Drama Class: Wednesdays (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

–       Dance Class (Boykin Community Center)

–       Community Dinner: Thursdays (6:30pm – 7:30pm)

–       Biggest Winner – Obesity prevention: Thursdays (6:30pm – 8:00pm)

–       Work to EXCEL – Job readiness: February 7th, Thursdays (5:30pm – 6:30pm)

 

Contact: Dr. Trelllis Smith Williams, Executive Director

                  Phone: 334-728-0309

                  Email: Trellis234@earthlink.net

 

ARM (Alabama Rural Ministries):

            –Great Day of Service: January 16th, 2012

            – weekend events (see website, or facebook page)

            -Big Event

 

Habitat for Humanity:

–       ReStore (need volunteers continuously to help with renovation, service hours)

–       A House United (Auburn Spring break)

 

BraveHearts: A fine arts program for youth with special needs at the Opelika Sportsplex. The kids are matched with a student.

–       need sponsors for art supplies/music supplies/t-shirts for all the kids for final performance/ backdrops for performance

–       Spring Calendar

  • Jan 30th – classes
  • Feb 13th– classes
  • Feb 27th– classes
  • March 12th– Spring Party
  • March 26th– classes
  • April 9th– classes
  • April 23rd– Final Performance and Art Exhibit at 6pm
  • For further information contact:

 

 

Women’s Hope:

–       Walk for Life (end of May) – need helps with the legwork in months before the walk, and community marketing

  • It’s a fundraiser

–       other volunteer opportunities include receptionist, client advocate, clothes closet, service learning

 

 

Lee-Russell Council of Government:

–       Senior Citizen Picnic (early May)

  • Contact Louella Foxx:
    • Email: LouElla.Foxx@adss.alabama.gov

 

The Joy to Life Foundation:

Walk of Life: Sunday, April 21st, 2012

Make a difference in an annual event that raises breast cancer awareness, and raises funds that help the Joy to Life Foundation continue providing free mammograms for the medically under served in Alabama!

–       Montgomery, AL // 5K

–       Need around 500 volunteers (sororities/fraternities)

–       can volunteer or participate

–       Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Yard Sign Assembly (Sat, Feb 25th)
  • Goody Bag Assembly (April 11th-12th)
  • Pre-registration Packet Pickup (April 20th-21st)
  • Late Registration (April 20th-21st)
  • Event Set-Up (April 20th-21st)
  • Start Line and Finish Line Volunteers
  • Kids Dash Volunteers
  • Post Race Party Volunteers
  • register online or contact Holly Shoemaker
  • registration is free for volunteers
  • all volunteers receive a Walk of Life Volunteer T-shirt
  • Attend their Pre-Walk Volunteer Appreciation & Orientation Dinner

 

Project Uplift

-See website, http://www.auburn.edu/projectuplift, for Spring Training dates. All sessions will be held from 4pm – 8pm in 158 Cary Hall.

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