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The Bridge Ministry - Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
1528 Race Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45201

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 / / 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.
Minimum Time: 1 hour, per week

4230 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45223

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
Volunteer 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

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 / / 513- 521-1745
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: 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

Church of the Resurrection/Bond Hill Food Pantry
1619 California Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45236

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 / / 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 help. The need for our service has consistently grown over the past two years.
Minimum Time: No Minimum

Cincinnati Urban Promise
4139 Kirby Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45223

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
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring TH 4-5 pm, Mentoring W 6-7 pm, Internships
Minimum time commitment: 1 hour per week

City Gospel Mission
Volunteerism Cause - Food & Shelter

1419 Elm St
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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
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 or

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
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

Community Services YMCA
1105 Elm St
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Tutoring: Weekdays: 2-6pm. Mentoring: Flexible. Office Work: Weekdays 9-5
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week

The Edge Campus Ministry House
3007 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati, Oh 45220

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
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Various tasks and opportunities that vary month to month.
Minimum time Commitment: 3 hours per month

Interfaith Hospitality Network
990 Nassau Street
Cincinnati, OH 45206 or

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 / / 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 

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
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

Mayerson JCC
8485 Ridge Rd
Cincinnati OH 45236

How do I get there:  Car
Mission Statement:
The Mayerson JCC provides the Jewish and secular communities of Greater Cincinnati with resources, facilities and programs which enhance their physical, intellectual and social lives.
Volunteer Coordinator:
Ari Mann / / 513-766-3396
Volunteer Tasks & Hours:
On- Call Volunteers-ongoing  Event help- hours and days vary
Minimum Time Commitment:
No Minimum

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)
101 S Lebanon Rd.
Loveland, OH 45140

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 / / 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

Our Daily Bread
1730 Race Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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
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

Scarlet Oaks Retirement Community
440 Lafayette
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220

How do I get there: Walk, Bike, Car
Mission Statement:
Our mission to provide quality health care and quality of life to the elderly and disabled individuals we serve.
Volunteer Coordinator:
Jacqueline Parrott / / 513-475-4322
Volunteer Tasks & Hours:
Working with residents (visiting one on one) 1-2 hours week. Flexible times and weekends.  Providing Bible Study services Tuesdays 6pm.  Assisting with daily activities. Flexible.  Providing musical entertainment. Flexible.   Assisting with clerical tasks. Flexible.
Minimum Time Commitment:
1 hour per week

Wesley Chapel Mission Center
76 East McMicken Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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
Volunteer Tasks & Hours: Working with Children: Mon-Thurs 2-5. Tutoring: Sat 10-12
Minimum Time Commitment: 1 hour per week