Maggie BlackmonCoordinator, Community Service Initiatives email@example.com
Wesley CenterHamline UniversityMS-A17351536 Hewitt AvenueSt. Paul, MN 55104
Looking for organizations that need your help? Civic engagement is a vital part of the college experience and plays an important role in your development as a future leader. If you're not sure where to begin, check out the 'General Opportunities' listed below to guide your search, or look through the 'Organizations' where Hamline students have already volunteered.
Hands on Twin Cities
I Can Help Twin Cities
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (website)
Volunteer Match (website)
CLUES ESL program websiteContact: Caitlin Brickman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 651 379 4220Location: 797 7th St. East., Saint Paul, MN 55106Location: 720 Lake St. East. Minneapolis, MN 55407Description of Volunteer Position:Volunteers would teach beginner, intermediate or advanced ESL to adult students one daytime or evening class per week for the entire term. Classes occur Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 12:30pm and 6:00pm to 8:30pm. CLUES curriculum and other resources are provided.
Contact: Carolyn Swenson, email@example.com,
Location: Cub Foods,1440 University Ave WSt PaulDescription of Volunteer Position:Volunteer Grocery
Shopper. Enjoy shopping? Walk with
purpose and help older people maintain their independence. Grocery shop for 4
hours twice per month or on a weekly basis. Choose the day of the week Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. Shop between 6am-10am at the Cub Foods in the
Midway area of St Paul. Six month time commitment required. Physical ability to
bend, stoop, lift, and walk around grocery store is required.
Volunteer Order Taker. Form an ongoing relationship
with seniors in the community who need help. Volunteer from home or school to take grocery orders once a
week over the phone and enter them into Store To Door’s online system. Volunteer
pick the day and time to make calls.
Contact: Mysee Chang, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Location: 570 Asbury St. Suite 202
Description of Volunteer Position: Girls Getting Ahead
in Leadership (GGAL) Mentor. GGAL is an enrichment program for high
school immigrant/refugee girls, and focuses on English language development,
college preparation, and leadership development. Mentors are college students
who work one on one with GGAL participants during our youth program workshops,
which occur on a weekly basis. GGAL Mentor responsibilities include:
attend weekly GGAL workshops (3-4 workshops per month); time commitment is one
academic school year (or one summer for summer program), although one semester
may be accepted based on individual circumstances. Facilitate small
group activities and work one-on-one with girls during the GGAL workshops. Attend
mentor training sessions to maximize the impact as a mentorr
Project for Pride in Living(website)Contact:Anna Preus,email@example.com,612-455-5108Location:707 Holly Ave, St Paul; 1035 East Franklin Ave,Minneapolis, MN 55404Description of Volunteer Position:Help fight the achievement gap and rediscover the joys of learning by volunteering with PPL's after school youth programs. PPL help hundreds of low-income students be successful in school through engaging activities in a positive environment. PPL is looking for tutor/mentors to work with students in grades 1-5 at two sites in St. Paul: Fort Road Flats (2236 W 7th St, St. Paul) and Obama Elementary School (707 Holly Ave, St Paul). The programs run from 5:30-7:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from October-May.
Minnesota Literacy Council(website)Contact:Emily Sienkiewicz,firstname.lastname@example.orgLocation:700 Raymond Ave, ste 180Description of Volunteer Position:Children’s Tutor TrainingFall 2013 Workshops. ABCs of Reading. Children’s literacy, from A-Z. Trainings and tool will be provided. Middle Grades Matter: Reading Strategies for Grades 4-9.Inspire youth to grow. Middle Grades Matter is the perfect workshop for volunteers, staff and parents working with students in grades 4 through 9 in all subject areas. All trainings are held at the Minnesota Literacy Council (700 Raymond Ave, ste 180, St. Paul, MN 55114).There is a $25 fee per person for trainings.
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