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Service-Learning Opportunities

Be sure to read the position description and requirements carefully.  Volunteer hours will be kept on a timesheet provided by the Office of Civic Engagement and Service Learning.  

Civically engaged students serve as strong candidates for post graduation professional opportunities and graduate school admission.  Not only will volunteering assist you professionally but also personally, as you can develop interpersonal skills that assist you in becoming productive citizens of society.

You can also visit Volunteer Services in the Career Services office for additional volunteer opportunities.  These service hours may be added to your Co-Curricular Transcript through Bronco Advantage.

What is a Co-Curricular Transcript?

A co-curricular transcript is an official record of leadership accomplishments, involvement in student organizations, community service activities, and professional/education development programs.  It is designed as a means of recognizing "out of class" learning, development, and contributions.  Official copies of the Co-Curricular Transcript can be used to supplement resumes and academic transcripts when applying to graduate/professional schools and prospective employers.

Please contact the Office of Civic Engagement and Service Learning at 672-2460 or come by our office located in the Bronco Square, Suite 100 if you are interested in any of the following service opportunities.

Project #510:  Earth Day at TC Berrien Elementary
  • Volunteers will:  Assist the FSU Green Team in educating students in grades K-5 on energy and environmental conservation, as well as local foods sustainability.  Grades K-1 will raise farm beds and develop compost.  Grades 2-3 will conduct energy and environmental projects.  Grades 4-5 will focus on local food sustainability and nutrition programs
  • Date and Time:  Thursday, April 3, 2014 8:00am to 10:00am
Airborne and Special Operations Museum
Project #410:  General Museum Assistance
  • Volunteers will:  Assist in three vital areas which consist of door greeter, front desk, and gallery security.
  • Dates and Times:  Varies based on Museum hours  - Tuesday through Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm
American Heart Association
Project #504:  Cumberland County Wellness Fair
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with hosting the American Heart Association Table at the Cumberland County Employee Wellness Fair.  Students will setup and refresh display; give out AHA materials; talk about heart healthy tips; and promote the Heart Walk Event.
  • Dates and Times:  Monday, March 31st to Wednesday, April 2nd from 7:30am to 4:00pm each day.  Students may sign up for a full day shift, morning only (7:30am to 12:00pm) or afternoon only (12:30pm to 4:00pm).
Project #505:  Go Red for Women Expo and Luncheon
  • Volunteers will:  Assist in various aspects of the luncheon and expo to include but is not limited to set-up, registration, and clean-up.
  • Date and Time:  Tuesday, May 13th from 7:30 am to 2:30pm
American Red Cross - Highlands
Project #119:  Red Cross Disaster Services Volunteer
  • Volunteers will:  Be on call to help do case work with families who have suffered disaster.  Most local disasters are house fires.  Students would assist with paperwork and Red Cross Assistance with emergency needs of food, clothing, and housing.
  • Date and Time:  Most evenings from 5:00pm to 8:00 am the next morning
  • Other information:  Background check is required.  Training is required and provided by Red Cross free of charge.
Project #120:  Community Outreach Events
  • Volunteers will:  Attend community events promoting who we are, where we are, and what we do in our Armed Forces Department, Disaster Department, and Health and Safety Department and Recreation Department.
  • Date and Time:  Varies
  • Other information:  Individuals comfortable with meeting new people are wanted.
Project #214:  Administrative Support
  • Volunteers will:  Perform duties as front desk receptionist/administrative assistant
  • Dates and Times:  Monday-Friday 1:00pm to 5:00pm 12-15 hours per week
  • Other information:  Telephone etiquette, basic computer skills, people skills are preferred
Project #293:  Dorm Storm - ARC Disaster Preparedness Information
  • Volunteers will:  Assist the American Red Cross-Highlands Chapter in a "Dorm Storm" of Disaster Preparedness Information.
  • Dates and Times:  TBD based on student availability and Residence Life
Army Community Service - Exceptional Family Member Program
Project #426:  Tutoring K-8 with Special Needs
  • Volunteers will:  Assist in providing tutoring services to families who have children (grades K-8) with special education needs and a current IEP in the school environment. 
  • Days and Times:  One session each week for 1.5 hours, with 10-12 sessions offered each semester.  A semester long commitment is required. 
  • Other information: 
    • Education majors are preferred
    • Orientation will be required
 Better Health
Project #95:  Social Networking Nonprofits
  • Volunteers will:  Provide technical help in posting, layout and design of the existing web site and Facebook page, and creating other social networking sites and opportunities.
  • Date and Time:  Hours available Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Bolton Senior/Youth Center
**Service Opportunity is located in Bladen County**
Project #191:  Bolton Senior/Youth Center Assistant
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with programs in an office setting.  Students may also assist with the multiple programs that the Center offers such as the Safe Haven After school Program, Senior programs, WIC, and GED programs.
  • Dates and Times:
    • Safe Haven After school program:  September - June Monday - Friday 3:00pm to 6:00pm
    • Senior Programs:  Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
    • WIC:  Tuesdays 1:00pm to 5:00pm
    • GED:  Tuesday and Thursday 5:00pm and 9:00pm
Boys and Girls Club of Cumberland County
**Volunteers over the age of 18 must complete a background check**
Project #134:  BGC of CC After school Program
  • Volunteers will:  Assist program leaders with national programs, mentoring and tutoring.
  • Dates and Times:  Monday-Friday 2:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Other information:  Student volunteers must complete a volunteer application and background check.
Project #269:  Power Hour (Rochester Unit)
  • Volunteers will:  Provide one-on-one homework assistance in areas such as reading comprehension and math to school-aged children. 
  • Dates and Times:  Monday - Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm
  • Other information:  Student volunteers must complete a volunteer application and background check.
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Project #386:  Power Hour (Cumberland Road Unit)
  • Volunteers will:   Assist members with each of study that is targeted in school.  Volunteers will also assist with monitoring the progress the members in each area of targeted study.
  • Days and Times:  Monday-Thursday 3:00pm to 4:30pm
The Collaborative Institute for Interprofessional Educational Practice
Project #484:  HRSA Grant Project
  • Project info:  To provide holistic biopsychosocial services to military families through counseling, supportive groups, relaxation exercises, complementary and alternative medicine, health education, and coordination of referrals.  It offers clinical training for graduate and undergraduate students majoring in nursing, social work, and psychology.
  • Volunteers will:  Assist in a variety ways to include clerical assistance such as organizing medical records; completing assessments on new and returning clients and patient triaging; prepping and sanitizing therapy rooms; and assisting in the familiy room utilized for childcare.
  • Days and Times:  Tuesdays and Wednesday 9:00am to 8:00pm.  Students may sign up for shifts based on their availability.
Crimestoppers of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
Project #512:  Crimstoppers Barbecue Fundraiser/Dogwood Festival
  • Project Info:  The event is an annual fundraiser for the Crimestoppers Board.  It is sanctioned by the Dogwood Festival. 
  • Volunteers will:  Assist other volunteers to include Methodist University students with the preparation of to-go plates for walk-up customers, as well as, pre-order customers.  Students should come dressed in comfortable attire and shoes that will allow standing for long periods of time.  Plastic gloves, etc will be provided to assist with the plate preparation.
  • Dates and Times:  April 25, 2014 from 10:00am to 7:00pm with the 10:00am to 2:00pm being when volunteers are most needed.
 
Cumberland County Action Program - Head Start
Project #137:  Head Start
  • Volunteers will:  Assist in the Head Start classrooms.  Head Start is a comprehensive child development program which serves children from ages 0 to 5 years and their families.  It is a child-focused program and has the overall goal of increasing the social competence of young children in low income families.
  • Dates and Times:  August - June Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Other information:  Students must have a criminal background qualifying letter from the NCDCD and a TB test.  Head Start has 57 classrooms.
Cumberland County CommuniCare Inc.
Project #164:  Teens Making a Change
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with the peer leadership program geared to assisting youth in developing their leadership among their peer group and as youth advocates in the schools and community.  Sessions cover topics such as abstinence, peer pressure, advocacy, community service and planning.  Groups are run by the youth.  Adults assist the process and discussion topics and help plan activities.
  • Dates and Times:  Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Saturday community service hours as planned.
  • Other information:  A volunteer application and criminal background check must be completed
Project #165:  Reclaiming Futures
  • Volunteers will:  Serve as mentors or natural leaders in the youth's life and be a positive role model to help build positive pro-social skills to develop their peer resistance skills and avoid using substances.
  • Dates and Times:  Open
  • Other information: 
    • Reclaiming Futures is the model used locally to provide comprehensive adolescent substance abuse treatment.  The primary population are youth involved in the juvenile court system.
    • A background check and volunteer application must be completed prior to starting service.
Cumberland County Dispute Resolution Center
Project #18:  Teen Court
  • Volunteers will:  Work with first time offenders from 11 years to 19 years
  • Date and time:  2nd and 4th Mondays of each month; 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Project #19:  Juvenile House Arrest
  • Volunteers will:  Monitor juveniles placed on House Arrest from court.
  • Date and Time:  Ongoing
  • Other information:
    • Will monitor juveniles throughout the day fro 30 to 60 days.
    • Must have a phone.
Project #462:  Court Intake
  • Volunteers will:  Be present at the front of the courtroom to receive cases for mediation.  The volunteer will also complete intake paperwork required for the case to be mediated.
  • Days and Times:  Mondays 8:30am to 12:00pm
Department of Sports Medicine at FSU
Project #406:  FSU Sports Medicine Assistance
  • Volunteers will:  Gain a better understanding of orthopedic injuries and how to evaluate and assess and treat those injuries through providing assistance to the Sports Medicine Department.  The students will also use first aid skills in high stress situations.
  • Dates and Times:  Varies
Easter Seals UCP Dorothy Spainhour Center
Project #71:  Classroom Assistant
  • Volunteers will:  Spend time in the classroom interacting with the children and assisting teachers.
  • Dates and Times:  Varies
  • Other information:  Volunteers must sign a confidentiality waiver/agreement and complete 3 required forms for licensing status.
 E.O.P.T. Childcare and Preschool **Located in Raeford NC**
Project #364:  Early Childhood Education/Child Development
  • Volunteers will:  Assist staff in providing children age 6 weeks to 12 years a safe and secure environment, individualized attention and affection, teaching and practices that aid in the development of satisfying relationships, self-discipline, and a variety of multicultural experiences.
  • Dates and Times:  Organization  hours of operation are Monday - Friday 5:30am to 7:00pm
  • Volunteer requirements: 
    • Background check
    • Fingerprint card
    • Medical physical
    • TB Test
    • Completed volunteer application
Fascinate-U Children's Museum
Project #494:   Spring 2014 Museum Activities
  • Volunteers will:  Assist museum staff in presenting hands-on activities to children.
  • Dates and Times (events located at museum unless otherwise noted):
    • Tuesday, March 11 9:15am to 11:45am
    • Friday, March 14 - 9:30am to 1:30pm
    • Saturday, March 15 - 10:45am to 1:15pm
    • Friday, March 21 - 9:15am to 11:30am
    • Saturday, March 22 - 9:45am to 12:15pm
    • Thursday, March 27 - 9:30am to 2:30pm at Vanstory Elementary
    • Friday, March 28 - 11:30am to 2:30pm at Vanstory Elementary
    • Wednesday, April 2 - 9:30am to 12:30pm 
    • Friday, April 4 - 9:30am to 10:30am
    • Friday, April 11 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
    • Friday, April 18 - 9:30am to 1:30pm
    • Saturday, April 19 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    • Thursday, May 8 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
    • Friday, May 9 - 9:00am to 11:00am
    • Thursday, May 15 - 5:00pm to 8:30pm
    • Friday, May 16 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
    • Saturday, May 11:00am to 1:00pm
Fayetteville Beautiful
Project #509:  Citywide Cleanup
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with the clean up of litter in designated areas of the city of Fayetteville.
  • Date and Time:  Saturday, May 3, 2014 9:00am to 11:00am
Fayetteville Police Department
Project #507:  2nd Annual Murchison Road Empowerment Day
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with set-up, implementation, and clean up of the event.  There are multiple areas in which students can assist for this event including but not limited to assisting with set-up, parking, mobile food pantry, face painting, entertainment, vendor assistance, clean up and etc.

  • Date and Times:  Saturday, May 3, 2014 beginning at 9:00am

Fayetteville State University Planetarium
Project #361:  Planetarium Shows
  • Volunteers will:  Provide assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays to FSU faculty andstaff who visit the Planetarium during lunch time.  Volunteers are also needed to provide assistance with scheduled Planetarium shows to include:  directing visitors to available parking and to the Planetarium from the parking lot; collecting admissions fees and submitting them to the department office; and running the projector allowing the director to be among the visitors answering questions, pointing to constellations, planets, etc.
  • Dates and Times:  Tuesday and Thursday 12:00pm to 1:00pm 
  • Volunteer Requirements:  A 3-hour projector training is needed for those who volunteer to run the projector.
Fayetteville Urban Ministry

**Please note all volunteer opportunities with FayettevilleUrban Ministry require a background check and completed volunteer application

Project #374:  Community Liaison Assistant
  • Volunteers will:  Assist FUM Community Liaison (CL) in developing, strengthening, and expanding FUM programs; perform general administrative duties to include filing, typing, receiving and making business phone calls, and organizing the physical work area; assist with recruitment, screening, training and interviewing of all current and prospective volunteers and associates of FUM; assist CL in conducting team building and communication trainings with FUM staff;
    assist the FUM Community Liaison (CL) in managing and facilitating all large FUM fundraisers (Mardi Gras, Duck Derby, Golf Tournament, Honor Card); assist with volunteer recruitment to include public speaking, workshops, and face to face contact; process andscreen prospective volunteers (job coaches, mentors, tutors, etc.); coordinate with local professionals, businesses, organizations and professional groups to provide funds, volunteers, materials, training, tours and other resources used to serve FUM's clients; assist in the planning and conducting In-service trainings for staff; assist the CL in managing FUM's web presence and electronic mass communications; maintain computer and written documentation of activities and services developing, typing, copying, and filing documents, including correspondence, newsletters, reports, program materials, funding applications, publicity, and others (serving as FUM's historian and marketing professional); make telephone calls as needed for FUM services and activities; mailing and email FUM materials to volunteers, youth participants, community partners, parent/guardians, donors, andfunding sources, etc; assist with marketing, publicizing andnetworking FAF/FUM programs; assist with program meetings and public speaking engagements; build strong relationships andopen communication with referring parties; provide support for daily operations for FAF/FUM services;network andassist other FUM programs when available; attend trainings, workshops, or conferences that strengthen attributes of profession or program; and assist in grant writing.
  • Days and Times:  Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm and Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Volunteer Requirements:
    • Proficiency with phone etiquette
    • Basic Microsoft Office skills
    • Basic typing skills
    • File and organization skills
    • Creative thinking and strategic planning
Project #375:  Operations and Program Assistant
  • Volunteers will:  Assist the Director of Operations and Programs (DOP) in developing, strengthening, and expanding FUM programs; assist the DOP in the management and optimization of the annual FUM budget; perform general administrative duties to include filing, typing, receiving and making business phone calls, and organizingthe physical work area; assist with recruitment, screening, training, and interviewing of all current and prospective volunteers and associates of FUM; conduct team building andcommunication trainings with FUM staff; assist the DOP in developing professional written communications such as Public Service Announcements, marketing materials, policies, and protocols; assist in the maintenance of computer and written FUM records of activities and services; assist the DOP in overseeing the maintenance of the standards and policies set by outside agencies and entities; and other miscellaneousduties to coordinate with Fayetteville Urban Ministry Executive Director and FUM board.
  • Days and Times:  Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm and Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Volunteer Requirements:
    • Proficiency with phone etiquette
    • Basic Microsoft Office skills
    • Basic typing skills
    • Filing and organizing skills; creative thinking and strategic planning
Project #376:  Find-A-Friend Program (FAF) Assistant
  • Volunteers will:  Assist FAF Programs Coordinator withadministration of the Find-A-Friend Program; compile monthly, quarterly, and annual reports about program activities, progress, and effectiveness for internal andexternal use; conduct interpersonal skills case management duties; assist in the development of workshop materials for group sessions with youth, parents and volunteers; assist in the facilitation of group sessions andtutoring with youth ages 7 to 18; assist in volunteer recruitment efforts; assist in volunteer training; prepare, type, copy and file documents, including correspondence, newsletters, reports, program materials, funding applications, publicity, and others as needed by FAF staff; answer telephone calls for FAF staff and handle messages to staff members; make telephone calls as needed for FAF services and activities; communicate electronically, verbally and manually with referring parties, youth, parents, volunteers, donors, other FUM staff, and others involved with FAF; maintain computer and written records of activities and services; assist in maintaining client records and confidentiality; assist with volunteer screening; and other duties as assigned by the Find-A-Friend Programs Coordinator.
  • Days and Times:  Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm and Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Volunteer Requirements:
    • Proficiency with phone etiquette
    • Basic Microsoft Office skills
    • Basic typing skills
    • Filing and organization skills
    • Creative thinking and strategic planning
Project #377:  Adult Literacy Program Assistant
  • Program Information:  The Adult Literacy Program is one of the four programs of the FayettevilleUrban Ministry (FUM).  The ALP assists adults with low literacy levels in the areas of reading, writing, math, English, and basic computer skills.  The program serves 150-185 adult students each year.
  • Volunteers will:  Record all incoming documents and manage data entry using the LACES LitPro System; support the Literacy Team in the creation of excellent professional development materials for tutors and students; record all incoming documents and manage data entry using the LACES LitPro System; prioritize and manage a high volume of phone calls and emails; assist with the intake and assessment process for all incoming students; assist in developing; organizing and ensuring delivery of the ALP monthly email to tutors and the FUM staff to be sent out to their target list; support students, volunteers, and staff as needed; and attend occasional fundraising and publicity events on the weekends.
  • Days and Times:  Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 8:00pm and Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Volunteer Requirements: 
    • Attention to detail
    • Basic computer and typing skills
    • Customer Service
Project #493:  Serve Your City Day
  • Volunteers will:  Organize the food pantry; organize the clothing closet; and beautify the campus.
  • Date and Time:  Saturday, February 22, 2014 8:30am to 12:30pm
For the Love of Grandparents, Inc.
Project #200:  Website Development
  • Volunteers will:  Develop a new website for "For the Love of Grandparents, Inc."
  • Dates and Times:  Open
Fresh Touch Ministries Inc.
Project #259:  Program Development C.A.P. Community Awareness Program
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with development and plans for the Community Awareness Program which focuses on re-entry.
  • Dates and Times:  Open
  • Other information:  Must complete an organization volunteer application.
Project #260:  Resource and Funding Research
  • Volunteers will:  Research funding opportunities to support transitional housing, veterans and non-veterans, homeless assistance, "brick and mortar" grants, feeding program, re-entry resources, educational training and liberal arts education programs.  Volunteers will also potentially assist with grant writing.
  • Dates and Times:  Open
  • Other information:  Must complete an organization volunteer application.
Project #261:  Feeding Program
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with preparing meals, serving meals, and clean up.
  • Dates and Times:  Monday - Friday 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Other information:  Must complete an organization volunteer application.
Project #263:  Radio PSA
  • Volunteers will:  Create a radio PSA for Fresh Touch Ministries highlighting their programs and mission.
  • Dates and Times:  Open
  • Other information: 
    • Students with audio production skills desired
    • Must complete a volunteer application
Project #264:  Promotional Video
  • Volunteers will:  Create a short video about Fresh Touch Ministries for the purpose of informing the public of their mission.  Video will be posted on the Fresh Touch Ministries website.
  • Dates and Times:  Open
  • Other information:
    • Students with video production skills desired
    • Must complete a volunteer application
Project #265:  Update Brochure
  • Volunteers will:  Update the current brochure to highlight Fresh Touch Ministries.
  • Dates and Times:  Open
  • Other information:  Must complete a volunteer application
FSU College Access Programs
Project #348:  GEAR UP Office Assistance
  • Volunteers will support GEAR UP staff; enter data into computer; assist with mailing out correspondence; type correspondence; research college preparation initiatives; maintain college resource library; and create flyers, newsletters, and Powerpoint presentations for middle and high school students.
  • Dates and Times:  Flexible
  • Volunteer requirements:  Ability to work in an office environment (type 40 wpm); be an enthusiastic receptionist; possess good communication skills; be detail oriented; be reliable and mature.  Must also be able to provide customer service and follow directions.
Project #349:  Talent Search Office Assistant
  • Volunteers will:  Provide assistance to the Educational Talent Search staff by filing, typing, creating flyers and Powerpointpresentations, assist with mailing out correspondence, making follow-up telephone calls to parents and students.
  • Dates and Times:  Monday - Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Volunteer Requirements:  Ability to work in an office environment (type 40 wpm); be an enthusiastic receptionist, possess good communication skills; be detail oriented; be reliable and mature.  Must also provide customer service and follow directions.
Project #466:  Office of College Access Programs Open House
  • Project Info:  The purpose of the Office of College Access Programs Open House is to show appreciation to our Office of College Access Programs constituents while providing update information about the program.
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with the setup; greeting students and parents; host; and assist with close-out of the event.
  • Dates and Times:  Friday, February 21, 2014 5:000pm to 8:00pm
Gilbert Theater
Project #448:  Volunteer Day
  • Project info:  Volunteer Day is an eight hour work call where projects, big and small, are tackled. 
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with tidying the office and green room, painting, cleaning, and up-fitting our shop areas, cleaning, painting, and repairing lighting and sound equipment, to construction of the unit set for our upcoming season. 
  • Other information:  Students who are mechanically minded and have some pre-existing knowledge of theater operations and equipment are ideal, however all are welcome.
  • Date and Time:  Saturday, August 24, 2013 9:00am to 5:00pm
Project #449:  Usher
  • Volunteers will:  Greet patrons upon entering the performance hall, help patrons find their seats, and represent the Gilbert in a customer service position. 
  • Days and Times:  During Season performances
  • Other information:  Must adhere to dress code (more info available in the CESL)
  • Project will be available beginning 9/17/2013
Project #450:  Stage Hand
  • Volunteers will:  Move set pieces and scenery on stage during live performances.
  • Days and Times:  During season performances
  • Other information:  Must adhere to dress code (more info available in the CESL)
  • Project will be available beginning 9/17/2013
Project #451:  House Manager
  • Volunteers will:  Be the first person the patrons interact with upon entering the theater.
  • Days and Times:  During season performances
  • Other information:  Must adhere to dress code (more info available in the CESL)
  • Project will be available beginning 9/17/2013
Project #452:  The Gilbert Guild
  • Project info:  The mission of the Gilbert Guild is to diligently support the Gilbert Theater through coordinated efforts of a corps of volunteers who are actively engaged in the theater's operations, functions and endeavors.  The guild is involved in almost all the components of the Gilbert Theater.
  • Volunteers will:  Provide support in the areas of technical support for Gilbert Productions and events; pre-production construction, tech and setup; off season construction and tech, and light facility maintenance; administrative support; and fundraising.
  • Dates and Times:  Second and Fourth Tuesday of each motn 2 - 3 hours
Project #453:  Box Office Assistant
  • Volunteers will:  Handle reservatons, ticket sales, and patron relations.
  • Dates and Times:  Season performances
  • Other information:  Must adhere to dress code (more info available in the CESL)
Girl Scouts North Carolina - Coastal Pines
Project #461:  Receptionist/Front Desk
  • Volunteers will:  Greet visitors and provide information on how to sign a girl up for Girl Scouts or how to become a troop leader.  This is a great opportunity if you enjoy interacting with others and giving back to your community.  We are very close to campus!  Volunteers are able to work in 3 hour shifts.
  • Days and Times:  Monday through Thursday 8:30am to 11:30am, 11:30am to 2:30pm, or 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Project #483:  Troop Leader
  • Volunteers will:  Lead the FSU College Bound Troop.  Responsibilities include meeting every other Saturday with the troop; assist with planning events and service projects; and mentor middle grade girls ages 11 to 14.
  • Requirements:
    • Must submit to a background check and pay $15.00 volunteer fee
    • Must attend training
    • Must submit a cover letter and resume
    • Must be willing to commit to the entire semester
Great Oak Youth Development Center
Project #224:  Great Oak Tutoring Support
  • Volunteers will: Provide reading and math tutoring to boys age 6 to 16.
  • Dates and Times:  Monday - Thursday 4:00pm to 6:00pm (after school hours)
 Guardian ad Litem - Robeson County
Project #238:  Guardian ad Litem Program
  • Volunteer info:  Our children are involved in Juvenile Court through no fault of their own.  If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of children, then the Robeson County Guardian ad Litemprogram is the place for you.  You will have the opportunity to show that there are caring adults who are willing to provide them with a voice in court.
  • Dates and Times:  Varies
  • Other information:

    • Students must be 18 years of age or older, cannot have conviction of felony or crime against children, and cannot have a substantiation of abuse or neglect.  Must have a sincere desire to make a difference in the lives of children.
    • A background check is conducted by the office.  After the background check is cleared, the student will complete 30 hours of training and then is sworn in by a judge.  After the student is sworn in, they will be assigned a case.
NC Veteran's Assistance Council
Project #500:  NCVAC Web Site Construction
  • Volunteers will:  Access nonprofit web site administration and adjust the present information as well as create new and difficult pages.
  • Days and Times:  Flexible
  • Other information:  Need a good knowledge of computers and web site building
Operation Blessing of Fayetteville, INC
Project #435:  General Volunteer Assistance
  • Volunteer will:  Assist with a variety of duties to include clothing closet, food pantry, and front desk reception.  Other opportunities that are available for special events and projects include annual fundraising events (golf tournament in the spring and banquet in the fall), Thanksgiving and Christmas meal distribution, food drives, baby showers, grant writing, Earn While You Learn Parenting Classes.  The organization is also open to other ideas. 
  • Dates and Times: Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 3:00pm (closed for lunch 12:00pm to 1:00pm) and Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Other information:
    • Pre-Volunteer Application required.
    • Volunteer orientations are generally held on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month at 9:30 am
    • Dress code (discussed during orientation)
Pampers, Hugs, & Luvs Properties
Project #283: P, H, & L Enrichment
  • Volunteers will:  Help supervise children and to provide guidance with instructional work.  To provide tutoring to school-age students with math, reading, social students, spelling and science.
  • Dates and Times:  Monday-Friday Hours available - 7:00am to 6:00pm
  • Other information:  Volunteers must obtain a criminal background check, complete a volunteer application, and if volunteering over 12 hours, a TB skin test is required.
Salvation Army
Project #400:  Salvation Army Family Store
  • Volunteers will:  Learn behind the scenes of how Salvation Army Family store raises money to benefit the many programs it sponsors.  Students will learn to sort clothes, shoes, purses, belts for sell and guidelines for ragging out same items.  Green culture will be shown on bundling rag out clothes, shoes, purses, belts, etc.  Grading of books, tapes - VHS, cassettes, CD's will be taught, along with what is to be discarded.  Also volunteers will be taught how to hang clothes using a color-coded flow, ensuring clothes are hung neatly and has eye appeal.  Volunteers will assist customers with questions and placing items for sell.
  • Days and Times:  Monday - Saturday 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Other information:  Upon placement, student will need to complete a volunteer application.
 Southeastern NC Radio Reading Service
Project #390:  Book Reading
  • Volunteers will:  Record readings of various books
  • Days and Times:  Monday - Saturday 9:00am to 9:50am, Tuesday and Thursday 3:00pm to 4:00pm and Friday 12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Other information:  Must complete a volunteer application
Project #391:  News Reading
  • Volunteers will:  Read selected news articles both live and recorded
  • Days and Times:  Monday - Saturday 9:30am to 12:00 noon; Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 12:30pm to 2:00pm; Wednesday 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Other information:  Must complete a volunteer application
 Project #392:  Office Assistance
  • Volunteers will:  Provide assistance with presentations and Excel spreadsheets, graphics and charts based on statistics; scanning documents to create digital files; and other office tasks.
  • Days and Times:  Open
  • Other information:  Must complete a volunteer application
 Project #393:  Textbook Reading **Project available during summer months only**
  • Volunteers will:  Record readings of textbooks.
  • Days and Times:  Open
  • Other information:  Must complete a volunteer application
Project #394:  Other Projects
  • Volunteers will:  Assist in developing additional shows for the reading service such as sports, news and health.  Volunteers may also assist in beginning new programs such as grocery ads and store ads. 
  • Days and Times:  Open.  Grocery and Store Ads - Wednesdays 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Other information:  Must complete a volunteer application
Project #395:  Website Development Design
  • Volunteers will:  Assist in the creation of a website for the Southeastern Radio Reading Services
  • Days and Times:  Open
  • Other information:  Must complete a volunteer application
Project #397:  Marketing Assistance
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with promoting an upcoming talent contest fundraiser to be held on March 16th.  In addition, volunteers will provide graphic design services such as logo creation. 
  • Days and Times:  Open
  • Other information:
    • Volunteers with design software experience preferred
    • Must complete a volunteer application
Stop Hunger Now
Project #331:  Stop Hunger Now Packaging -- Group service opportunity
  • Volunteers will:  Provide fundraising and volunteer recruitment for meal packaging event.  Volunteers will also assist with setup and clean up for event.
  • Dates and Times:  Open
Town of Spring Lake
Project #503:  Spring Litter Sweep Marketing Campaign
  • Volunteers will:  Develop and execute a marketing campaign to solicit volunteers from the surrounding area to participate in Spring Lake's Spring Litter Sweep.  The campaign needs to have both print and broadcast media components.  The volunteers will also execute the campaign they develop.  Components of the campaign shall include brochures and/or flyers, press releases and radio PSA spots as well.
  • Dates and Times:  Flexible between March 17, 2014 to April 26, 2014

 Trinity Child Care

Project #290:  Trinity Community Center
  • Volunteers will:  Tutor students who are performing below grade level.
  • Dates and Times:  The project is available from October to May yearly.  Tutoring is during afterschool hours.
  • Other information:  All volunteers must complete a volunteer application.  If volunteering long-term, a criminal background check is required.
United Hospice of Eastern North Carolina
Project #389:  Hospice Patient Volunteer
  • Volunteers will:  Be assigned one patient to serve.  Students will work hand-in-hand with the Hospice Team which includes case managers, nurses, social workers and chaplain.  Patient volunteers perform activities designed to help the patient know that he or she is not alone.  Activities include but are not limited to providing companionship, engaging in patient's hobbies, reading to the patient, playing music, singing songs and helping with household tasks.
  • Days and Times:  Open
  • Other information: 
    • Volunteers must be dependable, compassionate, maturity level of 20+ years old.  Interest in healthcare, social work, and counseling is a plus.
    • Volunteers must submit to a sanction check, background check, two-step tuberculosis screening, drug screen, medical questionnaire with annual updates, drivers license and auto insurance updates and completion of Hospice volunteers independent student course.
Veterans Empowering Veterans
Project #139:  Grant Writing Team
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with grant writing applications for at least two upcoming grants.  VEV is interested in applying for a Community Block Grant and a FEMA grant to gain operational funding and funding for a new building
  • Dates and Times:  Flexible
Project #140:  Advertising Team
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with marketing of Veterans Empowering Veterans including print materials and radio PSAs.  VEV has logos, brochure, and newsletter
  • Dates and Times:  Flexible
Project #141:  Teaching Team
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with developing and delivery of training classes for clients.  VEV would like to offer training sessions on financial literacy, budgeting, credit management, resume writing, and other topics relevant to their clients.
  • Dates and Times:  Open - Hope to hold classes 1-3 times a week
Project  #142:  Business Planning and Administrative Support
  • Volunteers will:  Assist with developing a business organizational chart and developing the administrative processes for the Veterans Empowering Veterans Center.  Administrative Support for the VEV through on-site service up to three times a week.
  • Dates and Times:  Open
Project #162:  Veterans Luncheon
  • Volunteers will:  Provide assistance with weekly veterans luncheon each Thursday
  • Dates and Times:  9:30am to 2:00pm with 9:30am to 12:00pm being preparation and the lunch 12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Other information:  Students may volunteer in shifts.  Students interested in volunteering must contact the CCJ&SL by Wednesday 12:00 noon each week in order to volunteer for Thursday.
Wisdom Keys Learning Center - Pathways to Success Program
Project #29:  Tutoring at Seabrook Recreation Center
  • Volunteers will:  Provide tutoring, homework assistance, character education, and parental training.
  • Date and Time:   Mondays through Thursday; 3:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Other information:  Must attend training and orientation prior to beginning.
Project #31:  Saturday Academy at Seabrook Recreation Center
  • Volunteers will:  Provide tutoring, homework assistance, prevention (gangs, pregnancy, drugs) and character education (self-esteem in males)
  • Date and Time:  Third Saturdays of the month; 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Other information:  The program for males is titled "Achieving the Dream" and the program for females is titled "Fulfilling the Dream"
Project #35:  Spanish Tutoring
  • Volunteers will:  Provide Spanish tutoring, homework assistance and character education.
  • Date and Time:  Monday through Thursday 3:00pm - 5:30pm 
  • Other information:  Must attend training and orientation before beginning
Project #268:  Tutoring of Specials Needs Students
  • Volunteers will:  Work one-on-one with special needs students providing tutoring and homework assistance on various subjects.
  • Date and Time:  Monday - Thursday 3:00pm to 5:30pm

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