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Online Volunteer Directory

Welcome to the Center for Community Engagement's Online Volunteer Directory. Below is a diverse list of community partners that are looking to work with UC students, faculty and staff on a range of volunteer projects and community based initiatives.

  • We recommend browsing this alphabetical list, or using your web brower's "find" feature to look for key words that may lead you to a like-minded organization.
  • Visit an organization's website to do some research, or contact the volunteer coordinator to find out how you can be involved.

If you have trouble getting in touch with any of the community partners below, or you represent an organization that would like to update or add a posting, please contact the Center for Community Engagement (513-556-1559, community.engagement@uc.edu).

The Academy of World Languages after school program--the Dragon Zone
2030 Fairfax Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45207
https//awl.cps-k12.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 24)
Mission Statement: Our after school program, provided in partnership with the UC CECH PASS office, provides a hot meal, homework and tutoring help, and extracurricular designed to develop youth leadership, community service, and parent involvement.
Volunteer Coordinator: Megan Shapiro / Megan.Shapiro@uc.edu  / 513-363-7812
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring students and assisting serve a hot meal--3:30-5:00
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per month

American Diabetes Association
4555 Lake Forest Drive Ste 396
Blue Ash, Ohio 45242
www.diabetes.org/cincinnati

How do I get there: Drive
Mission Statement: to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
Volunteer Coordinator: Tifini Ray  /  513.759.9330 / tray@diabetes.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Administrative Support: Mon to Fri 8:30-5:00
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per month

American Lung Association
4050 Executive Park Drive
Ste 402
Cincinnati, OH 45241
www.midlandlung.org         

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To save lives by improving lung health and prevent lung disease.
Volunteer Coordinator: Liza Aromas-Janosik  /  513.985.3990 / ljanosik@ohiolung.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours:Tasks & Hours:  Answer phones M-F 9 to 4
Assemble packets and mailings M-F 9 to 4.
Minimum Time Commitment: 3 hours per month

American Sign Museum
1330 Monmouth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45209
http://www.signmuseum.org/

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: To teach visitors about the history of signage in America and its importance to the business it represents.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jonathan Swiger / jswiger@signmuseum.org   / 513-701-2186
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Seeking an individual that can commit to 20 hours of service per week during the months of June - August.
Minimum Time:
20 hours per week

Angel’s Rest Animal Sanctuary
PO Box 152
New Richmond, Ohio 45157
www.angelsrestanimalsantuary.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To end animal suffering and needless euthanasia of shelter animals.
Volunteer Coordinator: Perla Medina Kinne (angelsrest@ymail.com)Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Volunteer at events, KY Speedway, Reds Games, Bengals Games. Assist in running Angels Rest Thrift Store F, SAT or SUN. Work as Kennel Tech. Pick up donation cans. Walk dogs etc.
Minimum time commitment: 1 hour per month

Anthony Muñoz Foundation
8919 Rossash Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45236
munozfoundation.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Engage the Tri-State region to impact area youth mentally, physically and spiritually. Our non-profit is locally based and run; this is a great opportunity to help the Tri-State area and make a difference in your community!
Volunteer Coordinator: Caleigh Willis /  cwillis@munozfoundation.org  / 513-772-4900
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Whiz Kids Tutor-tutor low income 1st-3rd graders every Wednesday from 4-5:30 lasts from September-May with winter break and spring break off.  Youth Leadership Seminar-Event which hosts 1,200 students from the Tri-State area encouraging leadership and includes breakout sessions and motivational speakers. Volunteers will help coordinate students and act as moderators during breakout sessions.
Minimum Time: 1 hour per week

Art Machine, Inc.
1032 Saratoga
Newport, KY 41071
www.kidzartmachine.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: to foster the creativity of young people of all backgrounds and to broaden the viewer’s perspective on art and world cultures.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jennifer Baldwin  /  859.750.9226  / jbucalobaldwin55@gmail.com
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Organization: Mon & Wed 4-8.
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per month

Asili Museum & Institute
2621 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
www.asilimi.com

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 34, 24, 11, 69)
Mission Statement:  to perpetuate the recognition & restoration of African heritage and continuity by reaquainting people of African descent with an autonomous understanding of their global indigenous culture identity.
Volunteer Coordinator: Reginald Joiner  /  513-846-0989 culture@asilimi.com
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Administrative Tasks M-F 9-5, Operations M-F 8-12, Construction Anytime
Minimum time commitment: 1 hour per week

AWL: Academy of World Languages
2030 Fairfax Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45207
http://awl.cps-k12.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: AWL prepares students for a globally linked society through excellence in world languages, cultural studies and high academic standards.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jill Smith  /  513.363.7819 / smithji@cps-k12.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Tutoring Students: Mon to Fri 9:15am- 6:00pm.  After School Assistant: Mon to Fri 3:45pm-6:00pm
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

Big Brothers Big Sisters
2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.bigsforkids.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: to help children reach their potential through one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth
Volunteer Coordinator: Lynn Cameron  /  513.421.4120 / Cameron@bigsforkids.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Lunch Buddy Mentor: Weekdays FlexibleThursdays: OTR 5:30-6:30Wednesday: N Avondale 5:30-6:30Afterschool: Newport
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

Bluegrass for Babies
3448 Uright Place
Cincinnati, OH 45208
www.bluegrassforbabies.com

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Bluegrass for Babies strives to improve the health of children throughout the Cincinnati Area by providing young families practical preventive health information.  Bluegrass for Babies benefits the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center through our annual family friendly festival held at Sawyer Point.
Volunteer Coordinator: Lauren Boehm / luluinc7@gmail.com   / 513-256-5252
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Interacting with children and young parents at Outreach Labs at the Cincinnati Children's Museum- the first Saturday of each month beginning: 9am-4pm
Minimum Time: 2 hours per month

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati
600 Dalton Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45203
www.bgcgc.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati fosters the academic, social and physical development of children, ages 6-18, with special emphasis on youth from disadvantaged circumstances.  With 12 sites throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, thousands of children are provided with nationally recognized programming every day, including educational assistance and tutoring, physical activity and nutrition education, and service-learning, and given the opportunity to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Volunteer Coordinator: Rachel Arnold / rarnold@bgcgc.org  / (513) 421-8909 ext. 19
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: School Site Homework Assistant - Monday – Thursday 3:00p - 4:30p   Work with students one-on-one or in small groups to help them complete their daily homework assignments.  Subject areas vary. Please visit our website to access the volunteer application, a list of Club locations and other volunteer opportunities.
Minimum Time: 3 hours per month

Boys Hope Girls Hope
4225 Malsbary Rd Ste 208
Cincinnati, OH 45242
www.cincinnatibhgh.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 1)
Mission Statement: To help academically capable and motivated children, in need, to meet their full potential by providing familial homes, moral discipline, education and enrichment programs.
Volunteer Coordinator: Haley Day  /  513.850.1811 / hday@bhgh.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Tutor: 90 mins/ week between 3-9pmMentor: bi-weekly minimum of 1 yr
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

The Bridge Ministry - Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
1528 Race Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45201
http://www.poplcmscinci.org/

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Jesus' Love in Action: Moving People from Dependency to Independency.
Volunteer Coordinator: Deaconess Intern Cara Patton / cpatton@poplcmscinci.org  / 513-621-7265
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Office Assistant - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 AM-2 PM.Computer Lab Assistant (can be combined with Office Assistant): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.  Working with other Volunteers handing out donuts and drinks during our Fellowship Time - Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM-12:00 PM.  Teaching a Computer Class: 2 hours a week (excluding Friday), usually in the afternoon. Hours are flexible. Dedicated to reaching out in Christ centered hope, love and support to individuals desiring to make positive changes in their lives and with the goal of assisting individuals in moving from dependency to independency, The Bridge Ministry provides mentors, fellowship, Bible Studies, prayer, devotions, basic computer training, job skills training, and the message of Christ’s love, forgiveness, and hope to people living and working in the Over the Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, OH.
Minimum Time: 1 hour, per week

Building Hope in the City
PO Box 112173
Cincinnati, Ohio 45211
www.bhitc-cinci.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement:  Restoring the City to God by Intentionally Sharing Christ and Connecting God‚Äôs People in Service to our Urban Communities.
Volunteer Coordinator: John Suguitan  /  513-266-6379 / johnsuguitan70@gmail.com
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Kid's Church in Avondale – SAT 11-1  Kid's Church in Over-the-Rhine – SUN 11-1 Tutoring Kid's in Westwood – M 7-8 pm Refugee Resettlement on the West Side - days & times vary  Meal to the homeless in Over-the-Rhine – W 6-7:30 pm Starting a NEW Church Plant in Over-the-Rhine – SUN 9-10:30am
Minimum time commitment: 2 hours per month

CAIN
4230 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45223
www.cainministry.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 17)
Mission Statement: We are called to be an instrument through which the whole Body of Christ in Northside can be a visible, dynamic, and transforming presence in the community of Northside
Volunteer Coordinator: Michelle Markert  /  513-591-2246 ext. 4 / volunteers@cainministry.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Food Pantry Help M 6-9 pm T & TH 9am -1 pm. Help in Garden T &TH 9-11 am.
Minimum time commitment: 2 hours per week

Catholic Charities SouthWestern Ohio
100 East 8th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
ccswoh.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Catholic Charities serves refugees who come to the United States through the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Most refugees come from extreme poverty, violence, or religious and political persecution in their homelands; seeking a better life for themselves and their families. The goal is to strengthen our community by assisting these New Americans so that refugees, migrants and people on the move are treated with dignity, respect, welcome and belonging.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Mike Dutle / mdutle@ccswoh,org   / (513) 521 1745
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: We have several positions available. A teacher’s assistant is needed to help adult refugees develop enough literacy and language to take care of themselves and their families in the United States, and to obtain meaningful employment. A Refugee services assistant is to bring refugees to a position of self-dependence and provide on-going support as needed, to steer them in the wise way.  An Immigration Assistant will assist with documentation and paper trails required to apply for citizenship. A Homemaking/Daily Life Coach is desired to empower refugees to maintain their household by developing needed skills.  A Medical Companion is needed to accompany refugees to medical appointments and assure promptness and the quality of service.  Activities include communicating with hospital personnel and serving as advocate, being with them and accompanying them from site to site in the same facility, keeping refugees safe and responding to needs as they arise, intercultural exchange, familiarizing refugees to the US and appreciating their culture. An Employment Training Assistant assists the Coordinator with employment services such that refugees obtain and retain employment.  Sample activities include finding positions (on-line), assists with orientation, familiarize with transportation, filing, data entry, and client interaction.
Minimum Time: 2 hours per week

The Cancer Support Community
4918 Cooper Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To help people affected by cancer enhance their health and well-being through participation in a professional program of emotional support, education, and hope.
Volunteer Coordinator: Anna Bianco  /  (513) 791-4060 / abianco@cancer-support.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours:Tasks & Hours: Answer Phones @ Blue Ash Office Mon 9-12 or Fri 9-3. Answer phones @ Northern KY office - Mon 12:30-3:00 or Thurs 5:00 - 7:00
Minimum time commitment: 3 hours per month

Center for Independent Living Options
2031 Auburn Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45219
www.cilo.net

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To break down architectural and attitudinal barriers, build bridges to understanding, and create options and choices in the continuous process of empowerment of persons with disabilities. The mission of MATS is to provide Cincinnati Public School students with disabilities, a mentoring experience with a caring and committed mentor, who will aid in the transition for high school to adulthood.   Making Advancement Toward Success is a partnership between the Center for Independent Living Options and Woodward Technical High School. The MATS program aims to support Woodward High School students with a disability throughout their transition from high school to adulthood.
Volunteer Coordinator: Khadine Kelly  / kkelly@cilo.net  / 513-241-2600 Ext 120
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Mentoring students with disabilities at Woodward High School- Thursdays 2-3pm. Mentoring sessions can be arranged to fit your schedules.
Minimum Time: 2 hours per month

Children, Inc.
333 Madison Ave
Covington, KY 41011
www.childreninc.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: We advance the success of young children by partnering with families, professionals and the community through exemplary services, training, research and advocacy.  We accomplish our mission within a culture of innovation, collaboration and shared leadership. Volunteer Coordinator: Brooke Fugate  /  859.431.2075 / bfugate@childreninc.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tasks & Hours: Mon thru Fri 9- 11 & 3-5
Minimum Time Commitment: Two hours per month

Church of the Resurrection/Bond Hill Food Pantry
1619 California Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45236
http://www.resurrectioncinci.org/pastoral-care/st-vincent-de-paul-society/food-pantries/

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 43, 78)
Mission Statement: We share the blessing of food and other resources with neighbors in the 45237 zip code who are in need. We are a CHOICE pantry, providing guests the opportunity to make individual selections within major food categories.  A parish nurse is present to check blood pressure/offer resources, and we also provide vouchers to St. Vincent DePaul stores for household items and clothing.  Our highest priority is to provide service in an atmosphere of caring, dignity and respect.
Volunteer Coordinator: Peg Conway /  pegconway@gmail.com  / 513 324-9920
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Volunteers are needed to staff the pantry when it's open, 12:45 to 3:15 pm on Wednesdays (closed on 5th Wed of a month)  Serve as shoppers, escorting clients through the pantry as they select items within each food category.  Stock shelves.  Assist clients to cars. We enjoy a strong sense of community as volunteers and welcome any and all hel /   The need for our service has consistently grown over the past two years.
Minimum Time: No Minimum

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45202
http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 1)
Mission Statement: Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features an unparalleled art collection of more than 60,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the Art Museum also hosts several national and international traveling exhibitions each year.    Visitors can enjoy the exhibitions or participate in the Art Museum’s wide range of art-related programs, activities and special events. General admission is always free for all, plus Art Museum members receive additional benefits.    The Art Museum is open six days a week, making greater Cincinnati’s most treasured cultural asset accessible to everyone.    The Cincinnati Art Museum is supported by the generosity of individuals and businesses that give annually to ArtsWave. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund the Cincinnati Art Museum with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Cincinnati Art Museum gratefully acknowledges operating support from the City of Cincinnati, as well as our members.
Volunteer Coordinator: Ted Forrest / ted.forrest@cincyart.org  / 513-639-2921
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: The Cincinnati Art Museum is in the process of installing an exciting exhibition of Doug and Mike Starn's work entitled Gravity of Light.   This will be an offsite exhibition and will require the help of visitor services volunteers.  We would like to find out if this position meets the criteria for the required service component associated with any scholarshi /   Tuesday through Sunday 11 am to 5 pm
Minimum Time: 4 hours per week

Cincinnati Computer Cooperative
49 Novner Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45215
www.cincinnaticomputercooperative.org.

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement:  Our goal is to improve the computer-to-student ratio in schools to prepare students for higher education and career opportunities.
Volunteer Coordinator: Frank Adams  /  513-771-3262 / fadams@cincinnaticomputercooperative.org.  
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Help recycle Computers for future use. Saturdays 9-3 pm.
Minimum time commitment: 3 hours per week

Cincinnati Nature Center
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, Ohio 45150
www.cincynature.org.

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To enrich lives by inspiring passion for nature through experience, education and stewardship.
Volunteer Coordinator: Marissa Tucker  /  513.831.1711 / volunteer@cincynature.org.
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Land Stewards: 1st & 3rd Saturdays 8- noon. Land Stewards: Wednesdays 9-1. Land Stewards: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 4:30-6. Trail Maintenance: Thursdays. Play Facilitators: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per week

Cincinnati Parks
4 Beech Lane
Cincinnati, Ohio 45208
www.cincinnatiparks.com.

How do I get there? Bike, Drive
Mission Statement: To conserve, manage, sustain, and enhance parks' natural and cultural resources and public greenspace - for enjoyment, enlightenment and enrichment of the Cincinnati community.
Volunteer Coordinator: Ginger Mitchell  /  513.321.6070 / chrristly.johnson-roberts@cincinnati-oh.gov.
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Special Events: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per month

Cincinnati Union Bethel
300 Lytle Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.cinunionbethel.org.

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: to provide supportive services and education that assist women, children, families, and communities to realize their greatest potential.
Volunteer Coordinator: Kerry Kester /  513.768.6930 / kkester@cinunionbethel.org.
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Work in one of our 4 Head Start Programs or with Women in the Anna Louise Inn.
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per month

Cincinnati Urban Promise
4139 Kirby Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45223
www.cincyurbanpromise.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 17, 19)
Mission Statement: to create holistic change in the lives of individuals, families, and neighborhoods by meeting their spiritual, physical, emotional, and academic needs through a Christ-centered approach to education, empowerment, and loving relationship / Volunteer Coordinator: Joni Brandyberry  /  513-255-5581 / cincyurbanpromise@gmail.com
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring TH 4-5 pm, Mentoring W 6-7 pm, Internships
Minimum time commitment: 1 hour per week

Cincinnati USA Visitor Center
525 Vine Street Ste 1500
Cincinnati, Oh 45202
www.cincyusa.com/visitors/

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: the Visitor Center is the place where visitors and locals alike can learn about the region’s many options for fun, dining, shopping, hotels, attractions, recreation and more.
Volunteer Coordinator: Devlin Ruckel  /  513.352.5430 / devlin.ruckel@cincinnati-oh.gov 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Assist Visitors: Thurs to Sun 11-2 or 2-5
Minimum Time Commitment: 3 hours per month

City Gospel Mission
Volunteerism Cause - Food & Shelter

1419 Elm St
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.citygospelmission.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 1/6/20/78/46/21/64)
Mission Statement: Breaking the cycle of poverty and despair… one life at a time.
Volunteer Coordinator: Kevin Rosebrook  /  513.345.1071  / krosebrook@citygospelmission.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours:  Serve Dinner 7 days a week 6:35-8:45 Serve Breakfast weekdays 6:20-7:20am
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per month

Volunteerism Cause - Youth Development: Tutoring & Mentoring

http://citygospelmission.org/tutoring/

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Breaking the cycle of poverty and despair... one life at a time. 
Volunteer Coordinator: Doug Dunlap / 513.345.1038 / ddunlap@citygospelmission.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutor at-risk elementary aged children in the great Cincinnati area during the academic school year. 
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week 

Clark Montessori High School
3030 Erie Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45208
www.clarkcougars.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To provide a greater support system for Clark's Student Athletes.   Provide tutoring help and communication between teachers and coaches to give student-athletes a better opportunity to raise their grades/test scores to possibly qualify for post secondary education and finanaical aid. We a Cincinnati Public School in Hyde Park.  There are 400 students in our High School.  We offer over 15 varsity sports and have close to 300 student-athletes annually we serve.  Clark is located in a friendly & safe neighborhood of Hyde Park which is less than a 10 minute drive from UC.
Volunteer Coordinator: Aaron Zupka  / zupkaaa@cpsboe.k12.oh.us  / 513-363-7014
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring Students/Running Study Tables: Mondays-Fridays 2:30-4:00pm.
Minimum Time: No minimum

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
3711 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
www.cliftonculturalarts.org

How do I get there? Walk, Dri ve
Mission Statement: To strengthen the critical link between participation in the cultural arts and successful, healthy children, adults and communities.
Volunteer Coordinator: Leslie Mooney / 513.497.2860  / leslie.mooney@cliftonculturalarts.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Painting: Flexible. Help with Events: once a month. Help with mailings: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per month

Clovernook Center for the Blind
7000 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45231
www.clovernook.org 

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 17)
Mission Statement: To empower people who are blind and visually impaired to be self-sufficient and full participants in their communities.
Volunteer Coordinator: Catie Turner / 513.728.6238 / cturner@clovernook.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Transportation, Proofreading, Leisure/Recreation Services; One-to-One/Friendly visitors, Personal Assistance, Youth Services, Administrative/Clerical Assistance, or you can develop your own role as a volunteer. See our website for  more information: www.clovernook.org
Minimum Time Commitment: No minimum.

Community Services YMCA
1105 Elm St
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.myY.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Volunteer Coordinator: Claire Daugherty  /  513.246.3232 / cdaugherty@myY.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring: Weekdays: 2-6pm. Mentoring: Flexible. Office Work: Weekdays 9-5
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati
103 William Howard Taft Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
www.cintishares.org

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive
Mission Statement: To build social and economic equity and a healthy environment.
Volunteer Coordinator: Garron Segal  /  513.475.0475 / info@cintishares.org.
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Answering Phones: M-F 9-5. Office Help: M-F 9-5. Special Projects: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 3 hours per week

Covington Mentoring Program
25 E 7th Street
Covington, KY 41011
www.mycovingtonpartners.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Our mission is to inspire and prepare our students to excel academically and personally.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Renee Mains / renee.mains@covington.kyschools.us  / 859-392-3188
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Mentor elementary students over lunch - Monday-Friday for 30 minutes between 10:45a.m.-12:30 / m.  Mentor middle or high school students - Monday-Friday for 60 minutes between 8:00a.m.-3:00 / m.  Mentor middle or high school students in the evenings/weekends if volunteer is 21 or older, has valid driver's license, proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record.
Minimum Time: 1 hour per week

Crossroads Hospice
4360 Glendale Milford Road
www.crossroadshospice.com

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: We provide highly competent, comprehensive, and compassionate hospice services to persons and their family members experiencing a life-limiting illness. Our Nurses, volunteers, Social Workers, Hospice Aids, Chaplains, and Bereavement Coordinators work to provide support and dignified care to each and every one of our patients in their last stages of life, so they may live as comfortable as possible. 
Volunteer Coordinator: Gretchen Eagle  /  513-786-3747 / gretchen.eagle@crossroadshospice.com 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Companion Volunteer. Gift of a Day Volunteer. Pet Therapy Volunteer. Internships M-F 8:30-5:00
Minimum time commitment required: 2x per month

Dayton YMCA Teen Center
625 2nd Ave
Dayton, KY 41074

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To put Christian principals into practice through programs that help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Volunteer Coordinator: Justine Ryan  /  330-559-9443 / jbanks@cincinnatiymca.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring Students M-TH 3-7. Mentoring Students M-TH 3-7 & F-4-8. Supervising & Leading Games M-TH 3-7. Supervising Field Trips F 3-7. Supervising Activities M-TH 3-7
Minimum time commitment: 1 hour per week

DePaul Cristo Rey High School
1133 Clifton Hills Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45220
http://www.depaulcristorey.org/

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 17, 39)
Mission Statement: DePaul Cristo Rey High School, sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, provides an opportunity for young women and men with economic need to obtain  a Catholic, college preparatory education made affordable through an innovative  Corporate Work Study Program. In a safe, nurturing environment, the school strives  to develop the full potential of each student spiritually, academically, physically and  emotionally in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Pat Brennan / pat.brennan@depaulcristorey.org   / 513-861-0600x402
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3:30-4:30 or 5:00 (tutor preference)
Minimum Time: 2 hours per month

Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati
644 Linn Street
Cincinnati, OH 45203
www.dsagc.com

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To empower individuals, educate families, enhance communities and together, celebrate the extraordinary lives of people with Down syndrome.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Krissy Groh / krissyg@dsagc.com  / 513-761-5400
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Special Event Volunteers - throughout the year, dates and times vary.  Peer Partners - mentor and lead social outings, once a month for 3 hours, hours vary.  Buddy Up Tennis - mentor interactive tennis program, every other Saturday, 3:45 - 5:30 pm.
Minimum Time: No minimum

UCHealth/Drake Center
151 W. Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio 45216
www.drakecenter.com

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: The Drake Mission is to Rebuild Lives by:  Providing life-changing, patient-centered medical care.  Driving innovation through groundbreaking research   Educating and inspiring the next generation of healthcare professionals.
Volunteer Coordinator: Wendy Morton-Green / wendy.morton_green@uchealth.com  / 513-418-2522
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Clerical/Computer Tasks anytime Monday - Friday 10:00a -5:00pm  Greeter/Receptionist - Monday - Friday 10:00a -  5:00pm  Working with Residents anytime Monday -Friday 10:00 - 5:00pm. For every four hours of work you get a free meal.  Drake is a great place to volunteer with wonderful staff, residents and patients
Minimum Time: 3 hours, per week

East End Veteran's Memorial Garden
256 Strader Ave

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: We are cleaning up the riverbank area of the Ohio River in the East End of Cincinnati, and other local landmarks left unattended for over 100 years. We produce organic food. Make part time jobs available for out of work Veterans. We teach inner city children healthy gardening life choices.
Volunteer Coordinator: Joe Corcoran  /  513-330-3342 / capt_lu@yahoo.com 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Mon thru Sunday by appointment 9 to 5pm
Minimum time commitment: none

ECOGIC National Women Mission
3594 Haven Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 46/78)
Mission Statement: to empower families with the Gospel though education,trainings and networking with  community agencies that share this vision.
Volunteer Coordinator: Gail Joiner  /  513.221.4840 / gail_joiner@hotmail.com
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring Students: M-F 2:30-5:30. Clerical Duties: 8:30-6:00
Minimum Time Commitment: 5+ Hours per week

Economics Center
90 West Daniels
UC Campus
www.economicscenter.org

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive
Mission Statement: To equip educators and students in the K-12 environment with decision making skills in relation to economics and financial education.
Volunteer Coordinator: Val Krugh  /  513.556.2949 / valerie.krugh@uc.edu 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Dependant on the project
Minimum Time Commitment: 4 hours per week

The Edge Campus Ministry House
3007 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati, Oh 45220
www.edgehouseministries.org

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive
Mission Statement: to develop and deepen the spiritual health of every person we meet at UC- through relationship, Word and Sacrament.
Volunteer Coordinator: Alice Connor  /  513.301.2930 / pastor@edgehouseministries.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Various tasks and opportunities that vary month to month.
Minimum time Commitment: 3 hours per month

Emanuel Community Center
1308 Race Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.emanuelcenter.org 

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 78, 69)
Mission Statement:  Emanuel Community Center is a resource for a cohesive community, providing education and shared neighborhood experiences that connect all residents of Over-the-Rhine.
Volunteer Coordinator: Tess Wuslin  /  513-241-2563 / tess@emanuelcenter.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Flexible hours M-F 7:30-5:30, Help with FB, Twitter and other activities.
Minimum time commitment: 1hour per week

Emergency Shelter of NKY
634 Scott St
Covington, KY 41011
http://emergencyshelternky.blogspot.com

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To provide shelter which is life saving in the winter and life changing in the summer.
Volunteer Coordinator: Rachel Winters  /  859.291.4555  / emergencyshelternky@yahoo.com 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Shift worker Mon or Tues 3:30-5:30. Fri 5:30-7:30. Sat 6-8.
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per week

English & Acculturation Services
200 McFarland
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.lifepointsolutions.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 17,18,19)
Mission Statement:  We teach  English, literacy, acculturation and civics for adult refugees and immigrants from around the world.
Volunteer Coordinator: Mary Joan Reutter  /  513-354-5714 / mreutter@lifepointsolutions.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Teaching ESOL, tutoring and computer lab monitoring. M-TH 9-7 pm
Minimum time commitment: 2 hours per week

Evercare Hospice
9050 Centre Pointe Drive
West Chester, Ohio 45069
www.evercarehospice.com

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: to provide compassionate, individualized end of life services to patient's and families.
Volunteer Coordinator: Tammy Rasey  / 513-304-2137 / Tamara_l_rasey@evercarehospice.com 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Visit Hospice Patients: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

Faces without Places
3704 Cheviot Ave.
Suite 2
Cheviot, OH 45211

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Faces without Places generates awareness and funds to keep children and youth experiencing homelessness connected to their education.
Volunteer Coordinator: Beth Griffith-Niemann  /  513-389-0805/ beth@faceswithoutplaces.org
Volunteer Tasks: PC summer program (June July). Volunteer at fundraising events (TBA). Prepare newsletters on a quarterly basis
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours/ month

FamiliesFORWARD at Bond Hill Academy
1510 California Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45237
hannacravens@familiesforward.net

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: FamiliesFORWARD helps children develop the attitudes and behaviors necessary to become productive, independent and responsible citizens through a school-based, family-centered program.
Volunteer Coordinator: Hanna Cravens / hannacravens@familiesforward.net    / (513) 363-7928
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring Students: Monday-Thursday 8 am-5 pm.
Minimum Time: 1 hour per week

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio
4930 Cornell Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242
www.girlscoutsofwesternohio.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement:
Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Volunteer Coordinator:
Ashley Mack / 937.279.6510 / ashleymack@girlscoutsofwesternohio.org
Volunteer Tasks and Hours
: Leading after-school programs - 8 weeks, 1.5 hours a week, days and times are flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 5+ hours per month

Give Back Cincinnati
312 Walnut St., Suite 3600
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
givebackcincinnati.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Mission:  Enhance our communities through engaging young volunteers and developing leaders by providing unique community engagement opportunities.     Vision:  Give Back Cincinnati will be the community service catalyst that makes our region a vibrant and engaged community where YPs move to and stay.  As a result, our region will be nationally known for its unique philanthropic spirit.
Volunteer Coordinator: Ryan Cowan / ryan.cowan@givebackcincinnati.org  / 513.658.5655
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Saturdays - 8a to 2 /  Painting schools or low income homes, landscaping, playing with kids, working with residents at retirement homes, create hiking trails, exploring local communities. Weekdays - 6p to 8 /  Attend panel board discussions on hot topic issues in our city led by experts, landscaping. We are an organization of 5,000 members between the ages of 18 and 35.  We work hard but we also undestand the importance of socializing and networking.  The majority of our members are working professionals.  Students will have the opportunity to make key connections in their fields, and make a positive impact in their community.  It is our hope that by engaging them in our city, they'll be more inclined to obtain a job locally and continue to embrace the city of Cincinnati.
Minimum Time: 5+ hours, per month

Good Samaritan Hospital
375 Dixmyth Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220
http://www.trihealth.com/hospitals-and-practices/good-samaritan-hospital/

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive, Metro
Mission Statement:
We are the largest and oldest private teaching hospital in Cincinnati. The mission of TriHealth is to improve the health status of the people we serve. We pursue our mission by providing a full range of health related services, including prevention, wellness and education. Care is provided with compassion consistent with the values of our organization. TriHealth will set the pace as a health care operating company serving one in four people in the TriState with the best quality, service and value in health services delivered through our acute care, ambulatory and physician network.
Volunteer Coordinator:
Rev. Lisa Bryan / 513-862-2368 / Lisa_Bryan@trihealth.com
Volunteer Tasks and Hours
: We have a wealth of opportunities for weekly, bi-weekly and monthly volunteer experiences. For Pre-med and nursing students we strive to create assignments that give each student the ability to interact with patients and work in tandem with health care professions. Positions and days and times are flexible. Here are some ideas: - NICU Baby Cuddlers - Pre-Surgical and Post Surgical Area - Cardiac Cath Lab - Outpatient Cancer Care - Nutrition Services - Nursing Floor Volunteers - Patient Education Rounding - Surgery Desk - Patients and Family Guide and Liaison - Lab - Social Work - Fall Prevention Communication - Musicians and Choral Groups - Art and Creative Groups There are many more opportunities.
Minimum Time Commitment: 5+ hours per month

Gorman Heritage Farm
10052 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Oh 45241
www.gormanfarm.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: We are a working Educational Farm.
Volunteer Coordinator: Mare Warner  /  513.563.6663 / mwarner@gromanfarm.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Work in all areas of the farm: Thurs 9-4 & Sat 9-4 or by appt.
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per month

Grace Place
6037 Cary Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45224
http://home.fuse.net/graceplacecw/welcome.htm

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Provide temporary shelter for women and their children in transition from homelessness in a homelike setting that promotes the dignity and empowerment of each individual.
Volunteer Coordinator: Maura Anaya  /  513-681-2365 / graceplacecw@fuse.net
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: 4 hour shifts in Residence Weekends and Evenings. Computer & IT Assistance.  Intern (Live-in) requires 1 yr commitment.
Minimum time commitment: 2 hours per week

Grailville
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH 45140
grailville.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Grailville is a tangible expression of the Grail’s commitment to spiritual search, social transformation, ecological sustainability, and the release of women's creative energy throughout the world.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Terrie Puckett / tpuckett@grailville.org  / 513-683-2340
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Data Entry--one to three hours per week, hours flexible (opportunity for virtual volunteer)  Constructed Wetlands: Reintegration of Native Plants--two to four hours per week, hours flexible, long-term commitment  Digital Photo Archives/Organization--two hours per week, hours flexible (opportunity for virtual volunteer)  Basic Level groundskeeping--one to three hours per week, hours flexible
Minimum Time: No minimum

Granny’s Garden School
20 Miamiview Drive
City, Town, Zip Loveland, OH 45140
http://www.grannysgardenschool.org/

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Granny's Garden School develops, promotes and supports hands-on learning experiences through school-based, garden and nature focused programs to help children experience nature, the satisfaction of growing their own food and to appreciate the simple pleasure of picking a flower.
Volunteer Coordinator: Roberta Paolo  / roberta@grannysgardenschool.org  / 513-324-2873
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Our opportunities fall in three main categories: 1. Outside, hands-on, nature, gardening.  2. Administrative - office support - researching (internet), using Office products. 3. Marketing, video editing, web design, social media. We do not have rigid hours and will work with you to find a job within our organization that fits your skills, interest and schedule.
Minimum Time: 4 hours per week

Greenpeace Ohio
2330 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.
Volunteer Coordinator: Kate Melges / kmelges@greenpeace.org  / 727.403.9575  
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Data entry, 1-2 hours a week, hours are flexible  Community outreach, 2-4 hours a week, some evenings M-F, mid morning to late afternoon on weekends  Campaign research, 2-3 hours a week, hours are flexible
Minimum Time: 5+ hours per month

Happen, Inc.
4201 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati Oh 45223
www.happeninc.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 17)
Mission Statement: To create a positive environment where creative experiences are shared together every day.
Volunteer Coordinator: Sara Mulhauser  /  513.335.1067 / sara@happeninc.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: 9-5 Saturdays
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per month

Heartland Hospice
3800 Red Bank Road, Suite D
Cincinnati, Ohio 45227
www.hcr-manorcare.com

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To enrich the lives of our patients and the people who love them by blending advanced medical care with a compassionate touch.
Volunteer Coordinator: Amber Long / 4707officestaff2@hcr-manorcare.com  / 513-831-5800
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Visiting with patients- Schedule flexible. We are not a non profit, but provide a great opportunity to volunteer in the community. Our patients are in facilities across the Cincinnati area.
Minimum Time: 2 hours, per week

Heartprints, Inc.
3166 Penrose Place
Cincinnati, Ohio 45211
www.heartprints.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: to gather, rally & mobilize game changing community impact efforts for people to live an energizing, significant, and successful life.
Volunteer Coordinator: Brian Siegel  /  513.295.3533 / brian@heartprints.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring M-F 3 to 6. Outreach & Marketing
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

HEMI
PO Box 21000 Dyer Hall
UC Campus
www.uc.edu/cechpass/hemi.html

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: The Higher Education Mentoring Initiative (HEMI) provides Hamilton County foster youth a long-term academic mentoring realtionship that begins in high school and is focused on awareness of and preparations fro post-secondary education and training.
Volunteer Coordinator: Annie Schellinger  /  513.556.4368  / annie.dick@uc.edu 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Special Programs: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per month

Heritage Village Museum
PO. Box 62475
11450 Lebanon Rd. (Rt. 42)
Cincinnati, Ohio 45262
www.heritagevillagecincinnati.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To promote discovery and appreciation of Southwest Ohio's heritage, starting with 19th century life and emphasizing its impact on our culture.    To use our historic buildings, collections, and settings to create experiences that engage, enrich, educate, and entertain people of all ages, interests, and backgrounds.
Volunteer Coordinator: Mary Ladrick / mladrick@heritagevillagecincinnati.org  / 513-563-9484
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Museum Docent - times are flexible. Office Work/Visitor Services - times are flexible  Special Events - times are flexible. We are a non-profit museum featuring a village of 11 historic buildings. We are dependent upon volunteers to help us interpret our historic buildings and to help with our office functions and special events. It is a fun and interesting environment for volunteers.
Minimum Time: 2 hours, per month

Hospice of the Bluegrass
7388 Turfway Road
Florence, KY 41072
www.hospicebg.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: We are a mission driven organization, dedicated to providing the highest interdisciplinary palliative care to all we serve.  In addition to supporting patients and families, we collaborate with partners as leaders in palliative car, provide opportunities for the community to share time, talent, and support. We support staff/volunteers in a creative climate where they find meaning and do their best work.   
Volunteer Coordinator: Kimberly Heestand, CVA  / kheestand@hospicebg.org  / 859-441-6332
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Friendly visitors needed to get direct patient care volunteer experience and we offer customizable volunteer opportunities to help you grow
Minimum Time: No minimum

Hyde Park Health Center
4001 Rosslyn Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45209
www.hydeparkhealthcenter.com

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: For over 50 years, Hyde Park Health Center has proudly served our senior care community by providing individualized nursing services and personalized care. Today, we continue to build on this legacy of experience and quality while upholding the timeless values of dignity, integrity, compassion and quality of life.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Sarah Ostrow / sostrow@hydeparkhealthcenter.com  / 513-272-5573
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Wii- Fridays 3:00-4 or 430, run the Wii and help assisted living residents play golf etc. This activity is during a non-alcohol happy hour where the residents need someone to do an activity such as Wii. Open to ideas for other activities during the time.   Bingo Saturdays - flexible time. Run Bingo on assisted living memory support unit with 18 residents.   Also looking for volunteers to help with other activities, start new activities with very flexible times. Great opportunity for students in long term care major.
Minimum Time: No minimum

InRETURN
6043 Interstate Circle
Cincinnati, OH 45242
www.inreturn.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 1)
Mission Statement: The mission of InRETURN is to enrich the lives of individuals who have sustained Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) resulting in special needs by promoting independent living and personal success. We provide viable employment through manufacturing contracts and Life Skills Programming with resources and guidance to train Associates in handling everyday life issues, community involvement, financial independence, socialization and continued education while promoting a culture of "Inclusion" among local businesses and manufacturers. It is the only model of its kind addressing putting people with this specific level of function/disability to work.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jayme Joers  / jayme@inreturn.org  / 513-247-0056
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Leading life skills classes: Classes can range from 30 minutes to 2 hours, generally once a week - although twice a month is also an option, between 8:30 - 3:00. Life Skills classes include, but are not limited to: cooking, nutrition, safety, reading, writing, computers, fitness, yoga, current affairs, interpersonal communication, art, music, finance and money management, physical therapy. Classes can be based around volunteers interests or fields of study.
Minimum Time: No minimum

Interfaith Hospitality Network
990 Nassau Street
Cincinnati, OH 45206
www.ihncincinnati.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 1, 31)
Mission Statement:
The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati provides homeless families emergency shelter and hospitality through interfaith communities and works with these families to find and retain stable housing.
Volunteer Coordinator: Whitney Ruble  / whitney@ihncincinnati.org  / 513-471-1100 ext 17
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Child Enrichment Program Afterschool Program 3:00-5:00 pm daily. You will be working with children of homeless families who have been through some stress and trauma, we would prefer someone who has worked with the population before, or who is open to receiving training before working with these children.
Minimum Time: 2 hours per week

Inter Parish Ministry (IPM)
3509 Debolt Road
Cincinnati, OH 45244
www.interparish.org 

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Providing food clothing and other communal support to those in need and empowering clients with information support and services to improve their lives.
Volunteer Coordinator: Claire Long  /  (513) 561-3932 / claire@interparish.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Batavia Food Pantry Hours are Saturdays 10am-2 pm. Newtown Clothing Pantry Hours are Monday to Friday 9 am-4 pm. Milford nursing home Bingo Hours are Monday 1 pm -3 pm.
Minimum time commitment: None

ITNGreaterCincinnati
311 Straight Street
Cincinnati, OH 45219
www.ITNGreaterCincinnati.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: ITNGC provides transportation service for seniors (60+) and visually impaired adults. Transportation is door-through-door, arm-through-arm, go where you want to go when you want to go for members.
Volunteer Coordinator: Nancy Schuster   /  513-559-2856 email:Info@ITNGreaterCincinnati.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Rides provided 24/7, but highest demand is M-F 9-4
Minimum time commitment: 3 hours per month.

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful
801 Plum Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
www.keepcincinnatibeautiful.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 78/31/17/16/19)
Mission Statement: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is a non-profit organization devoted to litter prevention, recycling, community improvement and beautification through citizen action, education and strategic partnerships.
Volunteer Coordinator: Marissa Burroughs  /  513.352.4380  / kcbedintern@gmail.com 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Monday-Thursday, during school hours
Minimum time commitment: 1-2 hrs spent at schools, 3-4 times per quarter.

The LAM Foundation
4015 Executive Park Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
www.thelamfoundation.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: The LAM Foundation urgently seeks safe and effective treatments, and ultimately a cure, for lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) through advocacy and the funding of promising research.
Volunteer Coordinator: Kerri Morgan-Brynes  /  513.777.6889 / kbrynes@thelamfoundation.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Administrative help: Mon thru Fri 9-5
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

Leadership Scholars
1609 Madison Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
www.leadershipscholars.org

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: To develop leadership skills for inner-city elementary students (scholars) and high school students (leaders) who mentor them.
Volunteer Coordinator: Tara Noland  /  513.861.5323 / tara@leadershipscholars.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Coaching Students: Mon- Thurs 2:45- Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 Hour per week

Leap Beyond Therapy
701A Route 50
Milford, OH 45150
www.leapbeyondtherapy.com

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Leap Beyond Therapy, a Cincinnati, OH based clinic offering individualized therapy programs including intensive therapy utilizing the Therasuit method. Our goal for Leap Beyond Therapy is to provide hope, motivation, and the tools to help kids with special needs achieve their potential and become active participants in their world.
Volunteer Coordinator: Brittan Priestas / brittan@leapbeyondtherapy.com  / 513-232-5327
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Our volunteers provide an extra set of hands for our therapists, and are a "cheerleader" for our kids during their therapy session; providing motivation, encouragement, smiles and cheers!  We are in need of volunteers Monday through Friday, during various hours of the day.  Most therapy sessions are between 2-3 hours, and we do ask that volunteers commit to the full session time, if possible.
Minimum Time: No minimum

LeBlond Boys & Girls Club
1621 Logan Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.bgcgc.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: To foster the academic, social, and physical development of boys and girls, ages 6-18, with special emphasis on youth from disadvantaged circumstances.
Volunteer Coordinator: David Sanders  /  513-721-7600/ dsanders@bgcgc.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring Students – M-TH 3-7 PM 
Group Activity Leader M-F 3-7 PM 
Gym Assistant – M-F 3-7 PM 
Ready, Set, Read (Read with K-2grade) M-TH 5:30-7:30 PM
Minimum time commitment: 1 hour per week

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly
5530 Colerain Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45239
http://www.littlebrothers.org/cincinnati

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 19)
Mission Statement: Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly is a non-profit organization committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly.  We offer to people of good will the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and the celebration of life.  We offer our elderly friends opportunities to create new friendships and relationships.  Through volunteer visits, holiday & birthday parties, art classes, and social outings, our elders are reconnected to the community and other elders.  Our motto of "Flowers Before Bread" expresses our believe that love, dignity, and beauty in life are as basic as physical needs.
Volunteer Coordinator: Cathy Rolfes / cbrolfes@fuse.net   / 513-467-0404
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Visiting Volunteers-visit 1 special elderly friend 2 times per month, hours are flexible  Social Events Volunteers-help with outings, art classes, movie nights scheduled throughout the year.  Holiday and Birthday Volunteers-Visit an elderly person in their home on their birthday or major holiday delivering a hot meal and goodies.  Meal preparation or transporation providers-needed to help prepare lunch or drive elderly on 3rd Thursday of each month 11:00 a.m.-2:00  / m. OR to movie night the last Tuesday of each month 6:30 - 9:30  / m.  Many volunteer opportunities available offering flexibility. 
Minimum Time: No minimum

Loveland Initiative
11020 S. Lebanon Road
Loveland, OH 45140
lovelandinitiative.com

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Our Mission is to educate and assist low-income children and their families, in the Loveland City School District.
Volunteer Coordinator: Terri Rogers / trogers7@fuse.net  / 5136771057
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring students - Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:20pm-4:20pm & 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Minimum Time: 4 hours per week

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
5900 Roche Drive, Suite 250
Columbus, OH 43229
www.madd.org/oh

How do I get there?  Drive, Metro
Mission Statement:
The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking
Volunteer Coordinator:
Randall Young / 800.552.8641 / randy.young@madd.org
Volunteer Tasks and Hours
: Court Monitoring. You will be asked to attend a court to observe & collect information on drunk driving cases. The information collected by Court Monitoring volunteers is used to better understand DUIs from the crime through prosecution including more support of prevention efforts and analyzing trends. Hours will dependent on College/University requirements.
Minimum Time Commitment:
5+ hours per month

Making Sense of Language Arts
4714 Chickering Avenue
Cincinnat, OH 45232
makingsenseoflanguagearts.com

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 47)
Mission Statement: Making Sense of Language Arts is committed to eliminating the literacy gap, teaching children to read, write and comprehend through multi-sensory tutoring from competent and caring volunteers!
Volunteer Coordinator:  Linda Wihl / makingsenseoflanguagearts.com  / 5134773428
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Kindergarten readiness testing: Using the Kaufman Survey of Early Academic Skills qualified volunteers (early childhood major with training provided) will test in-coming kindergartners for readiness.  Each session will last 2-3 hours and each hour you will test 2-3 students.  (The coordinator will score the tests.) This will occur during last August, early September while we evaluate 125-200 students in the schools we serve. This testing helps us make referrals to the principal for those children needing more intervention that the tutoring program can provide in one hour a week and determines which students are qualified for weekly tutoring with Making Sense of Language Arts.
Minimum Time: 5+ hours per week

Marjorie Book Continuing Education
2373 Harrison Avenue, Room 21
Cincinnati, Ohio 45211
www.marjoriebook.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Marjorie Book Continuing Education provides inclusive experiences among people of all abilities through continuing education, service and theater. Play Rehearsals various nights from April -August  6-9:30pm  Classes various Friday nights March-May, November-December 7-8:30pm  Service Projects various Saturdays March- November 10am-2pm  See website: www.marjoriebook.org for specific dates and locations. Volunteers work with teens and adults with and without disabilities, included but not limited to Downs Syndrome, blindness, Cerebral Palsy, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and autism.
Volunteer Coordinator: Maria Link / www.marjoriebook.org / 513-368-8720
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: 6-9:30pm
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per month

Mentoring Plus
801 York Street
Newport, KY 41072
www.mentoringplus.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 39, 16)
Mission Statement: Our mission is to empower disadvantaged youth and their families to fulfill their potential and to contribute to the well-being of the community by forming relationships based on mutual trust, compassion, and respect.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Robin Anderson / robin@mentoringplus.org  / 859-982-4706
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Life coach (mentoring): Mondays OR Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 Tutoring: Mondays OR Thursdays, 5:30-8:30  Teach a skill/hobby: Mondays OR Thursdays, 5:30-8:30  Prepare a meal: Mondays OR Thursdays, 5:00-6:00 (Life coach/mentoring activities are carefully planned and supervised by our staff members. Life coaches are not expected to plan outings or activities themselves. We need positive role models from all career paths to set good examples for our teens (ages 13-17); teaching or social services background NOT required.)
Minimum Time: 3 hours per week  

Mercy Health - St. John
1800 Logan Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
e-mercy.com (click social services)

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Merch Health - St. John is a social service agency whose mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities, with emphasis on people who are poor and under-served.
Volunteer Coordinator: Stephanie Brown /  scbrown@health-partners.org  / 513-981-5816
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Working with at risk teens at group meetings and outings - hours are flexible  Classroom tutoring in our free computer classes for economically disadvantaged adults - hours flexible, Monday - Thursday  Prepare food, clothing and our free lunch for clients in need - hours flexible. Because we have several different programs for which we need volunteers, time requirements vary.  But we try to be flexible and work with students schedules.  Please call to explore options. We value student volunteers.
Minimum Time: No minimum

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS
101 S Lebanon Rd.
Loveland, OH 45140
http://www.popluther.org/conglife

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Prince of Peace MOPS moms meets monthly to support each other through fellowship, speakers, discussion, creative activities and outreach projects.  Our gatherings provide moms with a much deserved break while their children are cared for in a loving, age-appropriate and safe environment.
Volunteer Coordinator: Leslie Green / busterandlucy@cinci.rr.com  / 513-583-1064
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Caring for children ages 1 through 5 - September through May, Second Thursday of each month, 9:00-11:45 a.m. Volunteers will always be paired with experienced adult caregivers. Children aged 1 to 3 need care while playing with toys and books. Children aged 4 to 5 need care and guidance with a provided, pre-planned lesson that includes story, music, snack and God's time.
Minimum Time: 3 hours per month

Miles Away
71 Elk Court
Fairfield, Ohio 45014
www.milesawayusa.com

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To encourage and cultivate national awareness and respect for, the sacrifices and struggles of American servicemen and women engaged in armed conflicts. 
Volunteer Coordinator: Kristi Benton  /  513.939.6659 / info@milesawayusa.com 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Fundraising: Flexible hours. Making Phone Calls: Flexible Administrative Assistant: Flexible Company Development: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment:  2 hours per week

Mt. Washington School
3401 Edwards Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45208
www.mtwashingtonschool.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 4)
Mission Statement:  to provide the highest quality education in order for our students to achieve academically.
Volunteer Coordinator: Ilene Hayes  /  513.363.3835 / hayesil@cps-k12.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Data Entry: M-F 12-3. Tutoring Students: M-F 10-1. Special Event Help: As needed
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per month

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
101 S Lebanon Rd.
Loveland, Ohio 45140
http://www.popluther.org/conglife

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Prince of Peace MOPS moms meets monthly to support each other through fellowship, speakers, discussion, creative activities and outreach projects.  Our gatherings provide moms with a much deserved break while their children are cared for in a loving, age-appropriate and safe environment.
Volunteer Coordinator: Leslie Green / busterandlucy@cinci.rr.com  / 513-583-1064
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Volunteers will always be paired with experienced adult caregivers. Children aged 1 to 3 need care while playing with toys and books. Children aged 4 to 5 need care and guidance with a provided, pre-planned lesson that includes story, music, snack and God's time. Caring for children ages 1 through 5 - September through May, Second Thursday of each month, 9:00-11:45 a.m.
Minimum Time: 3 hours, per month

Name Green Umbrella
4138 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45223
www.greenumbrella.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 17)
Mission Statement: Green Umbrella is a non-profit "backbone" organization working to improve the environmental and economic vitality and quality of life in the region around Cincinnati. Our goal is to have our region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the U.S. by 2020.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Laura Collins / Volunteer@GreenUmbrella.org  / 513-541-1538
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Students can sign up with Green Umbrella to become involved in one of our Action Teams, which work to create a more sustainable city through focus on 9 areas: Land, Energy Conservation, Water, Local Food, Transportation, Meet me Outdoors, Renewable Energy, and Waste Reduction .Volunteer opportunities are also available through onetime events, including Cincinnati's Paddlefest, Pedalfest, and Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo, and the Great Outdoor Weekend, among others.  Green Umbrella has over 200 member organizations and non-profits that offer volunteer opportunities on our website, www.GreenUmbrella.org.
Minimum Time: No minimum

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.freedomcenter.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement:  "We reveal stories about freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today."
Volunteer Coordinator: Richard Cooper  /  513-333-7594/ rcooper@nurfc.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Giving Tours T-S 10-1
Minimum time commitment: 2 hours per week

Northside School
5920 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45223

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 17)
Mission Statement: To empower discouraged and burdened people to improve their quality of life through opportunities for education, community service and employment.
Volunteer Coordinator: Charlene Dalton  /  513-546-8954 / none
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring Students T-F 9:30-1:30, Answering phones T-F 9:30-1:30, Social Service Help M-F 9-3. Grant Writing flexible.
Minimum time commitment: 5+ hours per week

Ohio Alleycat Resource
5619 Orlando Place
Cincinnati, OH 45236
http://www.ohioalleycat.org/

How do I get there? Bike, Car, Bus
Mission Statement: Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to enrich the lives of cats and communities in Greater Cincinnati by providing low-cost, high-quality spay/neuter services for ferals, strays and pets; offering TNR (trap-neuter-return) and other outreach programs; and running a small, no-kill adoption center dedicated to finding loving homes.
Volunteer Coordinator: John Korra and Merridith Curry  / oarcatadoptions@gmail.com   / 513.871.7297
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Adoption Hosting- 1-3 hours on Saturdays and Sundays, hours vary by location, but are normally from 12pm-4pm. Volunteers will enjoy interacting with adoptable cats and potential adopters while learning how a non-profit cat shelter functions on a daily basis. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in helping support a local non-profit and working with cats.
Minimum Time: No Minimum

One Way Farm Children's Home
6131 River Rd.
Fairfield, OH 45014
www.onewayfarm.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To stop the cycle of child abuse and provide a loving environment for the children we serve, so that they may grow in mind, spirit and body. One Way Farm was founded in 1976 by Barbara Condo as a non-profit organization committed to caring for abused, abandoned and neglected children ages 6-18. Our goal is to break the cycle of abuse, and to help each child develop a normal and productive life. We assist children who need a shoulder to lean on, warm shelter, and insight into their problems through comprehensive services. At present, our services range from temporary housing to long-term placement.
Volunteer Coordinator: Ronda Croucher /  rcroucher@onewayfarm.org / 513-829-3276
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring children - Monday-Friday (flexible) 3-5p  Mentoring children - Monday-Friday (flexible) 7-9p, Saturdays & Sundays(flexible) - after 10a until 9p  Special activities - same as mentoring  Groundskeeping/gardening - flexible, based on UC student schedule  Organizing at the Thrift Store - flexible, based on UC student schedule.
Minimum Time: 2 hours per month

Opening Minds Through Art
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056
www.cas.muohio.edu/oma

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Building bridges across age and cognitive barriers.
Volunteer Coordinator: Elizabeth Lokon, PhD  /  513.529.2648  / lokonej@muohio.edu 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: 1.5 hours per week: Tasks varies
Minimum Commitment: 2 hours per week

Our Daily Bread
1730 Race Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.ourdailybread.us

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 78/46/64)
Mission Statement:  Our Daily Bread is an Over-the-Rhine (Cincinnati, Ohio) ministry of hospitality dedicated to serving the needs of the neighborhood residents and those who frequent the area.
Volunteer Coordinator: Melissa Back  /  513-621-6364 / melissa@ourdailybread.us 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Kids Club Mentor W&TH 2:30-5. Computer Lab Assistant M 1:30-2:30 & W 12:30-2:30
Minimum time commitment: 1 hour per week

Parents Educating Awesome Kids
2120 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
parentseducatingawesomekids.org

How do I get there?  Drive, Metro
Mission Statement:
Our mission is to eradicate the thought that special needs children can not be functional in today's society. Our organization just started this year in April. We will also be working hand in hand with some of the children’s parents to empower them on community resources and community involvement to help in children’s development and to help increase parent involvement in the school.
Volunteer Coordinator:
Felicia Harris / 513.544.4166 / peakkids1@gmail.com
Volunteer Tasks and Hours
: On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9am to 12noon , we will be working with the children in the classrooms to help with class work such as reading math and science and on Saturdays we will be working with the children outside of the school to teach them to be independent for example we will do some grocery shopping, go bowling to help those that have difficulties with socialization, in the spring months we will do some gardening to teach healthy eating habits etc.
Minimum Time Commitment:
5+ hours per month

Parents for Public Schools of Greater Cincinnati
1821 Summit Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237
http://www.ppsgc.org/

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: Work on a project with a non-profit agency in delivering two presentations to Spanish speaking parents with children attending public schools.  This individual will present information in Spanish to parents on various topics, such as how to become an Advocate for their children and Ant-Bullying.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Vickie Mc Mullen  / vmcmullen@fuse.net  / (513) 545-8605
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: The two presentations will be one hour and because this is a new initiative, one will be in the Afternoon and one in the evening. At this time, there will only be two presentations, if they are successful, there could be additional presentations developed.  Must be fluent in Spanish and able to deliver presentations in Spanish.
Minimum Time: 2 hours per month

Peaslee Neighborhood Center
215 E 14th Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.peasleecenter.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 17/19/39/24)
Mission Statement: Peaslee Neighborhhod Center is a peaceful place in Over-the-Rhine where residents create and engage in participatory education to foster creative expression, self-determination and social change.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jenn Summers  /  513.621.5514 volunteer@peasleecenter.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Assisting w/ classes 9-11am M-Th. Assisting w/ Art Classes Wed 2-4 & Thurs 9-12. Special Events. Administrative Tasks
Minimum Time Commitment: 4 hours per month

People Working Cooperatively
4612 Paddock Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
www.pwchomerepairs.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 46)
Mission Statement: PWC is a non-profit construction company that provides critical home repairs and weatherization services to low-income, elderly, and disabled homeowners.
Volunteer Coordinator: Sarah Bourgeois  /  513.351.7921 / sarab@pwchomerepairs.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Yard work: 3rd Sat 8:30-12:30. Special Events: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 4 Hours per month

Play it Forward
One East Main
Amelia, Ohio 45102
www.pifcincy.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: The dedication of musicians to their craft and to the enjoyment of so many sometimes comes at the expense of their financial security and well being, occasionally leaving them in very dire straits. We seek to educate the public about those cases and to create and manage an investment fund whose annual profits will be used to assist Greater Cincinnati musicians and their families in times of catastrophic need.
Volunteer Coordinator: Michelle Weadbrock  /  513.335.7254  / pifvolunteer@gmail.com 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Volunteer at musical events: flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 3 hours per month

ProKids
2605 Burnet Avenue
www.prokids.org

How do I get there? Bike, Walk, Drive
Mission Statement: ProKids provides advocacy services to children aged birth through 21 years who are in the foster care system.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jane Cohen  /  513-487-4951 / jcohen@prokids.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30-5
Minimum time commitment: 2-5 hours per month.

Public Allies Cincinnati
50 E. Freedom Way, 4th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
www.publicallies.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 1)
Mission Statement: Public Allies advances new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits, and civic participation.
Volunteer Coordinator: Alisa Balestra  / alisa.balestra@bridgesfjc.org  / 513-381-4660
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Move the Needle on Community Issues. Help Initiate and Sustain Partnerships (community and strategic partner recruitment). Categorize list of stakeholders by: issue areas (identified by citizens, neighborhood city council heads, regional reports) and resources (well-funded, etc.) For each organization, create profiles including information about donors, board members, staff roles and contact information, programs offered/services provided, demographics served. Create list of Fortune 500 companies/corporate sponsors and determine issues funded. Match corporate sponsors with stakeholders with minimal resources based on issues funded and programs/services offered
Minimum Time: 5+ hours per week

REDS Community Fund
100 Joe Nuxhall Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.redsyouthbaseball.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement:  The Reds Community Fund is dedicated to improving the lives of youth by leveraging the tradition of the Cincinnati Reds and the game of baseball.
Volunteer Coordinator: Elizabeth George  /  513-765-7041/ egeorge@reds.com
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Selling Tickets for Reds Home Games (Free tickets and meal voucher to a future Reds game)
Minimum time commitment: 5+ hours per week

Ronald McDonald House
350 Erkenbrecher Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
rmhcincinnati.org

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati provides a supportive “home away from home” for families and their children, who are receiving medical treatment at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center or other area hospitals, regardless of their ability to pay. Ronald McDonald House Charities also awards grants to local not-for-profit organizations serving children through a portion of donations from McDonald's customers and Global Ronald McDonald House Charities' matching funds.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Lisa Davis / ldavis@rmhouse.org / 513-636-2760
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Be a Host of the House - daily opportunities 4-8.
Minimum Time: 4 hours per month

Santa Maria Community Services
617 Steiner Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45204
http://www.santamaria-cincy.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 32)
Mission Statement: Literacy Center West is a program of Santa Maria Community Services and provides tutoring to GED students 17 years old and older. It operates Mon - Thurs, 10:00a - 1:00p at the LCW office, 3208 Warsaw Avenue, 45205 (Administration office is on Steiner. Agency information will be mailed.  A volunteer application for this opportunity can be accessed at www.litcenterwest.org
Volunteer Coordinator: Gladys Bell / gladys.bell@santamaria-cincy.org  / 513-557-2730 ext 415
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring students
Minimum Time: 3 hours per week  

Scarlet Oaks Retirement Community
440 Lafayette
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
www.scarletoaksretirementcommuntiy.com

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement:  Offering a continuum of care, we have Health Care services as well as Assisted Living and Independent Living apartments.
Volunteer Coordinator: Rebecca Borello  /  513-861-0400/ rborello@deaconessltc.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Assisting w/ transportation to Chapel services: SUN 1-3. Assisting w/ Community Out trips- periodically Delivering mail- Monday-Saturday - flexible. Assisting w/ a variety of parties, special events, games- flexible
Minimum time commitment: 2 hours per week

St. John United Church of Christ
729 Jefferson Avenue
Reading, OH 45215
stjohnunitedcc.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: As disciples of Jesus Christ, we are called by God and empowered by the Holy Spirit to worship, to serve our community in Christian love, and to nurture our members along their spiritual journeys.
Volunteer Coordinator: Susie Koehler / bkoehler2@cinci.rr.com  / Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Filling grocery bags with food from our food pantry, handing out bags of food to those in need, assist in collection of food to stock pantry. This work will be purely food pantry work - there is no 'evangelizing' expected! Students will be able to eat a free meal each Thursday night while they are volunteering here.
Minimum Time: 2 hours per week

St Margaret Hall
1960 Madison Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
www.stmargarethall.com

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 11/24)
Mission Statement: Residents are supported with creativity, humor and kindness and offered opportunities for stimulation or solace, decision making and self-esteem.
Volunteer Coordinator: Maria Ceddia  /  513.751.5880 / mceddia@stmargarethall.com 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Working with residents: 1 hr/week. Updating Website: Flexible. Sign language Volunteer: Flexible. Bilingual French Volunteer: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

Sts. Peter and Paul Academy
231 Clark Road
www.SPPAcademy.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 43)
Mission Statement: We serve children mostly from blue collar, hard working families who see the importance of teaching their children about God as well as their regular school lessons.
Volunteer Coordinator: Sandy Harsch  /  513-761-7772 / SHarsch@sppacademy.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Help with Grant Writing/Administrative Tasks: 8:00-2:45.  
Minimum time commitment: 2-5 hours per month

St. Vincent de Paul
1125 Bank Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45214
www.SVDPcincinnati.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: We foster hope by providing spiritual, emotional and material assistance on a person-to-person basis to the poor, lonely and forgotten in our community.
Volunteer Coordinator: Maura Carpinello  / 513.562.8841 / volunteer@SVDPcincinnati.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Front Desk Help: Hours Flexible. Hospitality Volunteer: Hours Flexible. Social Service Volunteer: Wed 9-11am. Food Pantry Volunteer: Tuesday, Friday & Saturday 10-12. Pharmacy Volunteer: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30-4:30 or Saturday 8:30-12. GED Tutor Volunteers: Hours Flexible. Garden Caretakers: Flexible. Holiday Distrubutions: Flexible

The Scratching Post
6948 Plainfield Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45236
www.thescratchingpost.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 4)
Mission Statement: We are a non-profit cat shelter and adoption center dedicated to the health and welfare of Greater Cincinnati's cat population.
Volunteer Coordinator: Kathleen Reinhold / 513.984.9399 / kreinhold@thescratchingpost.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Help with cats in shelter:Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri 9-2. Thurs 9-8p. Sat & Sun 9-4
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

Three Sisters/ Ohio Hound Rescue
3838 Red Bank Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Website http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/threesis

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: The Three Sisters are just that: Three Sisters! We live in Cincinnati's West side, and we rescue pets from overcrowded and high-kill shelters. Once rescued, a pet will have time to live with us in our homes where we can temperament test them. We can see how they do with people of varying ages and other pets. We can help them heal from the stressful shelter environment by getting them the medical attention they need and by placing them in loving foster homes.
Volunteer Coordinator: Amy Dill / amy.dill@uc.edu  / 513-584-8817
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: We need students to help at various events (like My Furry Valentine and PRIDE) and we also need students who can walk and spend time with our fosters.  We may be able to provide community service hours for students who are qualified to foster for us as well :)
Minimum Time: No minimum

Starfire
5030 Oaklawn Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45227
www.starfirecouncil.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 11)
Mission Statement: To enrich the lives of teens and adults with developmental disabilities through unlimited opportunities that build independence and community inclusion.
Volunteer Coordinator: Rachel Mecklenborg  /  513.281.2100 / rachel@starfirecouncil.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Weekdays 9-3 and Weekends or Evenings
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per month

Stepping Stones Center
5650 Given Road
Cincinnati, Oh 45243
www.steppingstonescenter.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To increase independence, improve lives and promote inclusion for children and adults with disabilities.
Volunteer Coordinator: Victoria Seng  /  513-965-5110 /Victoria.Seng@steppingstonesohio.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Assist with arts & crafts, sports, games and other activities. In summer, volunteer at our day camp program with school aged children Monday-Friday from 9-3pm. Through the school year, volunteer with children and adults Saturdays.
Minimum time commitment: 6 hrs per month.

Su Casa Hispanic Center 
7036 Fairpark Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45216

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 78/41)
Mission Statement:  To both fulfill the needs of our clients while also encouraging them to become empowered and proactive members of society.
Volunteer Coordinator: Laura Brinson  /  513-761-1588 / lbrinson@catholiccharitiesswo.org
Volunteer Tasks & Times: Assist Bi-lingual Caseworkers: M-F 9 to 5 and Sun10 to 3. Teach ESL or Computer Skills: flexible; classes meet for two hours a week for 10 weeks.Tutoring bi-lingual kids: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons from 3:30-5:00.
Minimum time commitment: 2 hours per week.

Sycamore Senior Center
4455 Carver Woods Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
www.mapleknoll.org/community/sycamore 

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: to allow older adults to live their lives with independence and dignity for as long as possible in their own homes. Volunteer Coordinator: Cynthia Holloway  /  513.984.1234  / cholloway@mkcommunities.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Meals on Wheels Volunteer: 10:15-1:00. Help Seniors Grocery Shop: Flexible. Answer Phones: 9-4. Office Help: 8-4
Minimum Time Commitment:  1 hour per month

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati
3601 Victory Pkwy
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
www.ucp-cincinnati.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: The mission of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. Our vision is to live in a society where people with disabilities have the same opportunities to live, learn, work and play as do people without disabilities. United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.  UCP empowers one person at a time, one family at a time. Programs focus on teens and adults; facilitating the transition from high school to independence and inclusive adulthood. UCP'S Services and Support for INCLUSION, EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT include: The Academy of Technology Advancement   Art a la Carte Community Inclusion Health & Wellness Advocacy and Education   Individual & Family Support Connection Cafe Information and Referral. For more than 60 years, UCP has worked to ensure the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in every facet of society. Together with parents and caregivers, we continue to push for the social, legal and technological changes that increase accessibility and independence, allowing people with disabilities to dream their own dreams for the next 60 years and beyond.  After 47 years in our current facility at 3601 Victory Parkway, United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati is on the MOVE! We have purchased the former Holy Trinity School and Parish Center located in Norwood, just one block off Montgomery Road. Only two miles from our current home, its 28,000 square feet will provide clients and staff much needed space inside and outside on 4.5 acres.
Volunteer Coordinator: Vicki Seng  / vseng@ucp-cincinnati.org  / 513-221-4606. Lynetta Pitts   / lpitts@ucp-cincinnati.org  / 513-221-4606 ext 14.
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: 9:00am-3:00pm. Working with participants either in the technology lab, art a la carte or in the academy 9-11am or 1-3pm.  Office assistance or assist participants in planned daily activities such as:  games, sports, cooking, exercise, art projects, arts and crafts, community inclusion etc.  Monday - Friday, 9 -11 am or 1- 3 pm. Assist participants around lunchtime.  Activities can include games, arts and crafts, sports or just having a conversation.  Monday - Friday, 11 am-1 pm.  - Assist participants in the Academy of Technology Advancement. Be a one on one with our participants in the Academy. Basic computer knowledge preferred. Class times Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM.
Minimum Time: No minimum

US Bank Boys & Girls Club
3504 Washington Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
www.bgcgc.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 43/46)
Mission Statement: To create hope opportunity and foster civic engagement by enabling all young people, especially those who need us most, where they need us most, to reach their full potential as productive caring responsible citizens.
Volunteer Director: Kelly Williams  /  513.961.3113 email. kwilliams@bgcgc.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Females for mentoring Tuesdays 4-6pmKitchen help daily 4:30-5:30pm. Tutors 3x per week 4-5 pm Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

UCHealth/Drake Center
151 W. Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45216
www.drakecenter.com

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: The Drake Mission is to Rebuild Lives by:  Providing life-changing, patient-centered medical care.  Driving innovation through groundbreaking research   Educating and inspiring the next generation of healthcare professionals.
Volunteer Coordinator: Wendy Morton-Green  /  wendy.morton_green@uchealth.com  / 513-418-2522
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Clerical/Computer Tasks anytime Monday - Friday 10:00a - 5:00pm  Greeter/Receptionist - Monday - Friday 10:00a -  5:00pm  Working with Residents anytime Monday -Friday 10:00 - 5:00pm. For every four hours of work you get a free meal.  Drake is a great place to volunteer with wonderful staff, residents and patients
Minimum Time: No minimum

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati
3601 Victory Pkwy
Cincinnati, OH 45229
www.ucp-cincinnati.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement: The mission of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. Our vision is to live in a society where people with disabilities have the same opportunities to live, learn, work and play as do people without disabilities.
Volunteer Coordinator: Vicki Seng / vseng@ucp-cincinnati.org   / 513-221-4606
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Working with participants either in the technology lab, art a la carte or in the academy 9-11am or 1-3pm. Office assistance - 9-3/flexible
Minimum Time: No minimum

Village Life Outreach Project
3306 Ruther Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
www.villagelifeoutreach.org

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive
Mission Statement: To unite communities to promote Life, Health and Education.
Volunteer Coordinator: Rachel Vakerics  /  513.584.8614  / contact@villagelifeoutreach.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Varies. Working at various functions and attending meetings.
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per month

VISIONS Community Services
425 Ezzard Charles Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203
www.visionscs.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 1/49)
Mission Statement: to enable young teen mothers to remain in school.
Volunteer Coordinator: Denise Steward  /  513.651.2229 / dsteward@visionscs.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Working w/ children: Mon-Fri 9-12 & 3-5. Assembling equipment: Thur and Fri 9:30-4:30. Answering phones: Mon-Fri 12:30-2:30
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per week

Washington United Church of Christ
2950 Sidney Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45225
washingtonucc.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus
Mission Statement:
Washington United Church of Christ is a partnership with Camp Washington to create a community that is safe and clean, where people have enough food, decent housing, opportunities for education and work, and live in an environment that nurtures all families. Washington United Church of Christ's mission is to help make that vision reality by doing what Jesus taught - to minister together with our neighbors in ways that improve lives physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Volunteer Coordinator:
Grace Bowman / 513.541.7757 / vistawucc@hotmail.com
Volunteer Tasks and Hours
: Tutoring Students with Homework Club Afterschool Tutoring Program Monday-Thursday from 4:14-5:30 Sorting donations at Camp Cupboard and Closet Free Store and Food Pantry Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9:30am-12pm
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per month

WAVE Foundation
One Aquarium Way
Newport, KY 41071
www.wavefoundation.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive
Mission Statement: WAVE strives to excite, engage and educate our communities about the wonders of marine life and the importance of conserving and protecting our environment.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jenny Greber  /  859-815-1441 / jgreber@wavefoundation.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Open Hours 10-6, Intern opportunities
Minimum time commitment: 5+ hours per month

Waycross Community Media
2086 Waycross Road
Cincinnati, OH 45240
www.waycross.tv

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: To bring local residents, schools, governments, churches, service groups and businesses together with constructive, prudent uses of communication technologies to build and enhance Community.
Volunteer Coordinator: Tony Suarez  / tony@waycross.org  / 513-825-2429
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Production Crew for community productions - camera operator, audio, Technical Director, etc. at our studio or at remote locations using our production truck - hours vary based on production schedule. Schedule can be found at http://www.waycross.tv/Upcoming_Productions.html. We produce government and school programming, including high school sports and concerts - which are then shown on Time Warner cable throughout Greater Cincinnati and online.
Minimum Time: No minimum

Wesley Chapel Mission Center
76 East McMicken Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
www.wcmconline.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Route (17)
Mission Statement: We serve our Over-the-Rhine community by witnessing to Christ's constant healing presence through spiritual nourishment, educational programs, and collaboration with the community.
Volunteer Coordinator: Tracy Kopulos  /  513.721.6204 / wcmcvolunteers@fuse.net 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Working with Children: Mon-Thurs 2-5. Tutoring: Sat 10-12
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

Wesley Community Services
2091 Radcliff Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45204
www.wesleycs.org

How do I get there? Bike, Drive
Mission Statement: We Care for Seniors
Volunteer Coordinator: Tyisha Short  /  513.661.2777 / tshort@wesleycs.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Distribution Center Assistant- M-F 8 to 12. Snow Meals/Pumpkin Pies M-F 8-4. Marketing Volunteer M-F 8-4
Minimum Time Commitment: 2 hours per week

William Howard Taft National Historical Site
2038 Auburn Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
www.nps.gov/wiho

How do I get there? Walk, Bike, Drive
Mission Statement: to conserve the scenery, and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
Volunteer Coordinator: Ranger Reginald B. Murray  /  513.684.3262 / reggie_murray@nps.gov
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Work at Visitor Center Desk: Sat & Sun 9-1. Work at special events: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 3 hours per week

Winton Place Youth Center
4609 North Edgewood Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45232
www.wpyouthcenter.net

How do I get there? Bike, Drive, Bus (Route 47)
Mission Statement: to make a positive difference in the lives of these children, both now and for the future.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jason Bernstein  /  513.681.8004 / jasonriley4@gmail.com
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring Students: M-F 3-5:30. Club Leaders: M-Th 4-5:30. Administrative Help: M-F 10-2:30
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

The Women’s Connection
4042 Glenway Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45205
www.thewomensconnection.org

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 33)
Mission Statement: Empowers women and girls to make choices that lead to positive change in their lives.
Volunteer Coordinator: April Kandil / 513.471.4673  / akandil@thewomensconnection.org 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Girls Program Volunteers M-Th 2:30 -5pm. Girls Nite In 1st Thurs of Month 5-8:30pm. Childcare Mon 6-8:30pm/ Tues 6:15-8pm/ Wed 6-8:30pm. Receptionist Duties 9-5 M-F
Minimum Time Commitment: 5+ per month

Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory
931 Isabella Street
http://woodhudson.org

How do I get there? Drive
Mission Statement: is a professional, independent, not-for-profit, publicly supported, research institute dedicated to the discovery of new knowledge regarding the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jared Queen  /  (859) 581-7249 / jared.woodhudson@yahoo.com 
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Work in labs & perform statistical analysis. Mon-Fri 8am -6pm
Minimum time commitment: 2-4 hours/week.

YMCA “ Black & Latino Achievers”
2488 Madison Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45208
www.cincinnatiymca.org/our-ys/branches/black-and-latino-achievers

How do I get there? Drive, Bus (Route 69)
Mission Statement: "Youth Development"  "Healthy Living"   "Social Responsibility"
Volunteer Coordinator: Mario Rodriguez  /  513.363.9027 / mrodriguez@cincinnatiymca.org
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutor High Scholl Juniors and Seniors: Flexible. Bilingual Spanish Tutoring: Flexible
Minimum Time Commitment: 4 hours per month