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Service Learning & Volunteer Opportunities

The Center for Community Service Learning has communicated with the following agencies and programs to identify service learning and volunteer opportunities for faculty, students and staff.  

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Arlington Life Shelter (Formerly Arlington Night Shelter)

The Arlington Life Shelter provides, shelter, meals and rehabilitative services for homeless men, women and families. The program emphasis is assisting clients to become self-sufficient …

The Arlington Life Shelter provides, shelter, meals and rehabilitative services for homeless men, women and families. The program emphasis is assisting clients to become self-sufficient through case management services, structured employment programs, and mandatory classes four days per week focusing on life and job skills. Volunteer training required.

Address: 325 W. Division, Arlington, TX 76011
Contact Person:Keith Overstreet
Telephone:817-548-9885 x2116 or (817) 795-7376 Administration Office
Email:koverstreet@arlingtonlifeshelter.org
Website:http://www.arlingtonlifeshelter.org

Arlington Reads

Arlington Reads is a multi-faced literacy program that meets the literacy needs of multiple groups of people, from adult learners to children. Arlington Reads provides …

Arlington Reads is a multi-faced literacy program that meets the literacy needs of multiple groups of people, from adult learners to children. Arlington Reads provides literacy help for students between pre-K4 through 3rd grade and programming for adult learners that need adult basic education (ABE), English as a second language (ESL), and general education development (GED) services. Those interested in volunteering as a tutor with Arlington Reads will need to do a background check with the city of Arlington, and complete a training session with an Arlington Reads staff member. Volunteer times are flexible and there are multiple volunteer opportunities within Arlington Reads. Additional information can be found at our website, www.ArlingtonReads.org.

Students can volunteer with our youth, adult, or family services.  Students will be taught in a large group by an employee of the organization before teaching an individual student or class.

Address:101 E. North Street, Arlington, TX 76010
Contact Person: Yoko Matsumoto
Telephone: (817) 460-2727
Email: Yoko.Matsumoto@arlingtontx.gov
Website:http://www.arlingtonlibrary.org/arlington-reads

Arlington Urban Ministries

Arlington Urban Ministries (AUM) provides emergency financial assistance to Arlington’s families in crisis. We make direct payments to landlords, utility providers, and pharmacies on behalf …

Arlington Urban Ministries (AUM) provides emergency financial assistance to Arlington’s families in crisis. We make direct payments to landlords, utility providers, and pharmacies on behalf of the families we serve. Additionally, we maintain a community food pantry and clothing closet to provide families and homeless people with 1-2 days worth of food/clothing. We also maintain relationships with an extensive list of aid agencies in Arlington to refer families to whom require assistance beyond what AUM can provide.

The following projects are Ongoing/Training Needed – contact Lisa. Mission Case Manager – meet with families in crisis at the Mission Office, determine their needs, make pledge to pay 1 bill/rent, provide food (if needed) refer to other agencies in the community for additional help. Preference is given to Social Work students needing capstone activity, or mature students with experience working with low-income families.

Front Office Assistant – greet families, triage according to their needs, provide emergency groceries, assist with phone calls.

Food Pantry Assistant – stock, organize, bag groceries, and monitor needs of emergency food pantry.

Address: 701 Dugan Street, Arlington, TX 76010
Contact Person: Rhonda Brown Crowder
Telephone: (817) 861-8585
Email: a_u_m@sbcglobal.net
Website:http://www.arlingtonurbanministries.org

Autism Society of Greater Tarrant County

The Autism Society of Tarrant County provides information and education regarding autism spectrum disorders, treatments and resources throughout Tarrant County and provide support to persons …

The Autism Society of Tarrant County provides information and education regarding autism spectrum disorders, treatments and resources throughout Tarrant County and provide support to persons with autism and their families. Volunteer training required.

Address: 1300 W. Lancaster, Suite 139, Fort Worth, TX 76102 or P.O. Box 161516, 76161
Contact Person: President or Outreach Coordinator
Telephone: (817) 390-2829
Email: tx-tarrantcounty@autismsocietyofamerica.org
Website:http://www.autismlink.com/dir/autism-society-of-greater-tarrant-county/

Bair Foundation, The

The Bair foundation is committed to child and family services across nine states. Our programs range from foster care and adoption services (including children with …

The Bair foundation is committed to child and family services across nine states. Our programs range from foster care and adoption services (including children with special and therapeutic needs), to clinical and behavioral health aids and independent living transitions.

The Bair foundation is committed to child and family services across nine states. Our programs range from foster care and adoption services (including children with special and therapeutic needs), to clinical and behavioral health aids and independent living transitions.

When a child comes into The Bair Foundation’s care, the state allots 30 days to gather all necessary paperwork, such as birth certificates, and hospital and judicial records. Since social case workers are quite often overloaded, the foundation is seeking volunteers who are willing to help gather documents for our Dallas, TX location. This would aid Bair’s mission to serve as many needy children as possible!

There is no minimum hour requirement. All we ask is that volunteers be 18 years of age or older and have access to their own transportation. (Destinations will include hospitals and courthouses.) Prior to donating their time, all volunteers will be trained to ensure comfort with the tasks assigned, as this work involves sensitive information and privacy requirements.

Address:DFW East, Suite 400, 4425 W. Airport Freeway, Irving, Texas 75062
Contact Person:Laura Elliott
Telephone:703-863-8663
Email:laura@credostrategies.com
Website:http://www.bair.org

Baylor University Medical Center

Baylor University Medical Center is an affiliate of Baylor Health Care System and provides quality healthcare to patients. Volunteer opportunities are available in pediatrics to …

Baylor University Medical Center is an affiliate of Baylor Health Care System and provides quality healthcare to patients. Volunteer opportunities are available in pediatrics to surgery waiting, administration to patient care. Volunteer training needed. Part of the requirements is completing the Health Screening Assessment.

Address: 3500 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246-9990
Contact Person: Randy Elms or Janet Winkler
Telephone: (214) 820-2441
Email:
Website:http://www.baylorhealth.com

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) enriches, encourages, and empowers children to reach their highest potential through safe, positive mentoring relationships. Independent research demonstrates that the …

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) enriches, encourages, and empowers children to reach their highest potential through safe, positive mentoring relationships. Independent research demonstrates that the agency’s model of one-to-one relationships has a direct and measurable impact on the children served. This proven success in creating safe, positive friendships translates into more confident children, healthier families, and stronger communities. Children are enrolled in the program from ages 7-14 and can continue in the program until high school graduation. Big Brothers and Big Sisters come from a variety of backgrounds and range in age from high school seniors to senior citizens; Bigs are asked to commit one year to be matched with a child.

For some volunteer opportunities a criminal background check, driving record check, interview, and/or training may be required. Some duties may be limited to students with an undergraduate degree in a particular subject matter. Requirements will vary by opportunities available and BBBS reserves the right to change or update these requirements at any time.

Address: 205 West Main Street, Arlington, TX 76010
Contact Person: Noreen Kennedy
Telephone: (817) 840-3308, (214) 441-2227
Email: nkennedy@bbbstx.org
Website:http://www.bbbstx.org

Boys and Girls Club of Arlington

Boys and Girls Club of Arlington’s mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantage circumstances, to realize their full potential …

Boys and Girls Club of Arlington’s mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantage circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible caring citizens. Opportunities are available in the morning and late evening. Group and individual experiences available. Requirements: Application with reference and Background check.

Address:608 N. Elm St., Arlington, TX 76011
Contact Person:James Hitchcock
Telephone:(817) 275-6551 Ext. 230
Email:jhitchcock@bgcarlington.org
Website:http://www.bgcarlington.org

Breakthrough Fort Worth (formerly Summerbridge)

Breakthrough Fort Worth (formerly Summerbridge) offers academic enrichment to high-achieving, high-potential public school students with limited access to educational opportunities. Volunteer opportunities for college students …

Breakthrough Fort Worth (formerly Summerbridge) offers academic enrichment to high-achieving, high-potential public school students with limited access to educational opportunities. Volunteer opportunities for college students range from short-term tutoring, to teaching Saturday classes and chaperoning field trips, to full-time summer internships. Training usually required, commitments must be arranged in advance.

Address: 4200 Country Day Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Contact Person: Anna Hamilton/Alessandra Carrasco
Telephone: (817) 302-3280 Ext. 304/314
Email:anna.hamilton@fwcd.org or alessandra.carrasco@fwcd.org
Website:http://www.fwcd.org

Camp Summit, Inc.

Camp Summit is a year-round facility, offering one-week sessions in the summer and weekend sessions in the spring and fall, for children, youth, and adults …

Camp Summit is a year-round facility, offering one-week sessions in the summer and weekend sessions in the spring and fall, for children, youth, and adults who are physically challenged, developmentally delayed, or dual sensory impaired or who have multiple disabilities. Campers are encouraged to try new experiences in order to gain self-confidence, learn cooperation and communication, and increase personal independence in a safe and fun environment. The focus of the camp is on individual growth through accomplishing a variety of goals at levels specific to each individual’s needs, capabilities, and potential. Volunteer training is required.

Address: 17210 Campbell Rd, Suite 180-W, Dallas, TX 75252
Contact Person: Nikki Hastad
Telephone: (972) 484-8900 Ext. 110
Email: n.hastad@campsummittx.org
Website:http://www.campsummittx.org
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