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Weekly Service Update

Listings on this page reflect opportunities submitted by community partners. Students seeking service hours for scholarship renewal or organizational service requirements should work with the awarding office or appropriate organization for approval of specific activities. For important information about the Cincinnatus Scholarship that may also apply to other scholarships, click here.

Campus Opportunities

Opportunities below are part of a campus-community partnership, but don't necessarily occur on campus.

Summer Course Registration: OLHR2010

It’s not too late! Enrollment is still open for OLHR2010: How to change the World this Maymester. This class introduces students to a range of issues surrounding global poverty and allows students to hear from several Cincinnati-based non-profit organizations that are working on a variety of issues all over the world. The class is open to all majors!
Contact: Jon Weller, wellerjd@mail.uc.edu

DAAP Senior Show Art Monitors: April 28 - May 2

DAAP Industrial Design seniors need your help to make sure our precious final projects don't get damaged.
When: April 28 5:00p - 9:00p | April 29, 30, May 1 9:00a - 9:00p | May 2nd 10:00a - 1:00p (2hr minimum shift)
Email for Available Shifts: bischomf@mail.uc.edu
Where: DAAP 6250
Volunteer Tasks: Monitor rooms and make sure projects do not get touched or damaged.
Contact: Max Bischoff, bischomf@mail.uc.edu

The Graphic Communication Design seniors are also looking for volunteer room monitors for the spring fashion show.
When: Shifts are available in 3 hour increments (5:45p-7:00p or 7:00p-9:15p) on April 28 (9a-12p, 12-3p, 3-6p, 6-9p) on April 29, April 30, and May 1, and from 10a-1p on May 2.
Where: DAAP Building 2624 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH, 45221
Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers will be monitoring student projects, computers, ipads, televisions, and other equipment.
Volunteer Perks: Students can get Cincinnatus hours for volunteering. We will coordinate with the DAAP office to make sure they're counted.
Contact: Rachel Lee, grcd2015@gmail.com, (314) 915-5448

Peace Corps Campus Ambassadors: 2015 - 2016 School year

As the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level toward sustainable change that lives on long after their service—at the same time becoming global citizens and serving their country. When they return home, Volunteers bring their knowledge and experiences—and a global outlook—that enriches the lives of those around them.
When: 2015-2016 Academic Year
Where: University of Cincinnati
Volunteer Tasks: Post and tweet multimedia content about the Peace Corps every week, Identify and connect with diverse student groups around campus, plugging them into Peace Corps activities and sharing the Peace Corps story with them, Help set up and turn people out to events put on by Peace Corps recruiters, Participate in nationwide Ambassador photo and video competitions, Organize movie screening and other activities
Volunteer Perks: Training, T-shirt, swag
Contact: ambassadors@peacecorps.gov

Community Opportunities

Opportunities below were submitted by community based organizations and have specific dates and times.

Washington UCC AmeriCorps*Vista Program

VISTAs are Volunteers in Service to America! AmeriCorps VISTAs dedicate a year of their lives to fighting poverty in America, while gaining valuable work experience. They work on indirect, capacity building initiatives in their community. Assistant Coordinator position has opened up in Cincinnati, apply today!
When: June 26, 2015-June 25, 2016
Where: 2950 Sidney Ave. 45225
Volunteer Tasks: assistant coordinator of after school tutoring program
Volunteer Perks: Modest living allowance, End of service education award , ($5,500) or cash stipend ($1,500) Professional development, opportunities and training, Qualified loans placed into forbearance, Valuable work experience
Contact: Rev. Pam DeFusco, 513-541-7757, revpamdefusco@aol.com

Khron Conservatory Butterflies of the Philippines: Now - June 21

Krohn Conservatory, located in Eden Park, was built in 1933 at the height of the Art Deco era. Standing as Cincinnati Parks' nationally recognized showcase of more than 3,500 plant species from around the world, you'd have to travel a good distance from Cincinnati to visit a rainforest or a desert displaying works of nature at this caliber. Krohn changes throughout the year with special exhibits and programs, including the ever-popular "Butterfly Show," where thousands of butterflies are free to fly throughout the show room in a specially-themed garden.
When: April 3 - June 21, Shift 1: 9:45a - 1:30p | Shift 2: 1:15p - 5:00p
Where: 1501 Eden Park Drive, 45202
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro by taking Route 17 to 1 to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: roles include: door guard, ambassador, horticulture helper, show change assistant, etc.
Volunteer Perks: Free tickets to the Butterfly Show! Volunteer as a group to cover a whole day of shifts and have your organization's name illuminated on the marquee.
Register Online: visit www.butterflyshow.com and click the volunteer tab!
Contact: Sarah Schmalz, sarah.schmalz@cincinnati-oh.gov, 513-421-4086

Theater Help for Dandelion Wine: April 22 & 27, May 4, 6, 9, 11 & 16

For more than 20 years, Marjorie Book has brought together people with and without acting experience and people with and without disabilities for full-length theatrical plays. Serious drama, comedic farces, and thought-provoking musicals – we continue to do it all! Please consider being a part of our 2014 theater season as an actor in a big role or a small role. We have an ongoing need for help and would welcome you to be a part of our caring and supporting theatrical community! Volunteers are also welcome to help inexperienced actors learn lines and practice blocking.
When: Wednesday, April 22 6:30-9:30p
           Monday, April 27, 6:30-9:30p
           Monday, May 4, 6:30-9:30p
           Wednesday, May 6, 6:30-9:30p
           Saturday, May 9, 6:30-9:30p
           Monday, May 9, 6:30-9:30p
           Saturday, May 16, 6:30-9:30p
Where: 1025 Springfield Pk. Cincinnati, Ohio 45215
Volunteer Tasks: play acting, facilitating, etc.
Contact: Maria Link, 513-368-8720

Cincinnati Educational Television: April 22-25

For all you procrastinators, CET, Cincinnati Educational Television is looking for volunteers April 21 through 25. We are located 10 minutes from main campus (not a safe area to walk!) and its inside. The following shifts, available now, do fill quickly.
When: April 22, 7:30p-11:00p
           April 23, 3:30p-8:30p
           April 24, 3:30p-8:30p or 7:30p-11:00p
           April 25, 2:30pm6:00p, 3:30p-8:30p, or 8:30p-12:00a.
Where: 1223 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45214
Volunteer Tasks: assist with station tasks
Contact: Sharon at sroehm@cetconnect.org or at 513-345-6523 to sign up.

Take Back the Night March: April 23

The 26th Cincinnati/Northern KentuckyTake Back the Night March is held in order to bring awareness of the ongoing problems of sexual violence in our community. Join us to become part of the solution, part of the end to sexual violence.
When: Thursday, April 23, 5:00p
Where: 705 E. Pete Rose Way 45202
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro by taking Route 17 t 1 from campus to Sawyer Point to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Help us chant across the bridge to raise awareness about sexual violence
Contact: Heather Glenn-Gunnerson, cincynkytbtn@gmail.com

Aubrey Rose Foundation/American Girl Fashion Show: April 24-27

We are seeking volunteers to help with our American Girl Fashion Show! We will need both male and female volunteers and it will not be hard work at all. Girls can help in the back with our show models and guys; you can help us change over our tables for the next shows. We need help at registration and also various other areas too.
When: Friday, April 24-Monday, April 27, various shifts available
Where: Music Hall, 1241 Elm St. 45202
Volunteer Tasks: assist foundation run the fashion show!
Register Online: http://agfs.aubreyrose.org/volunteers.html and scroll down and see what days and times are available to help out
Contact: Nancy@aubreyrose.org.

Finneytown High School AfterProm: April 24 - 26

After-Prom provides a safe environment for high school students to enjoy after the night of prom.
When: Friday, April 24 (set-up) 6pm-12M; Saturday, April 25 (set-up) 1p-6p; Saturday, April 25 (working the event) 10:45p-4:45am; Sunday, April 26 (tear-down) 11a-6p.
Where: 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace, 45231
Volunteer Tasks: Set up is removing school furniture, putting up plastic walls and decorating--need to be able to lift 35 lb. or so--wear comfortable, old clothes. Working the event means being paired with another UC student, working in of the activity rooms alongside the Finneytown adults--casual dress. Tear down means moving the furniture back, again need to be able to lift 35 lb. or so--wear comfortable, old clothes.
Volunteer Perks: For those working on Friday evening, we have a meal for all volunteers. For those working set up on Saturday, we have snacks. For those who work the all night event, you may eat all you want from
the food served to the students!! For those working tear down, if there are any leftovers, we serve those.
Contact: Marsha Grubbs. Email her at marshagrubbs@gmail.com or text 513-520-7992. Indicate when you can work in the text or email!

Granny's Garden School Needs You!: April 25 & 26, May 2 & 3

Granny's Garden School would love for you to help prepare the gardens for elementary aged students. You will doing various gardening tasks that help the gardens become teaching tools to Loveland students. On May 2nd-3rd, Granny's Garden School will be having their annual plant sale, there are numerous opportunities to volunteer during that weekend. Your help is greatly appreciated!
When: Saturday, April 25, 9am-3pm & Sunday, April 26, 9am-3pm and Saturday, May 2, various times & Sunday, May 3, various times.
Where: Granny's Garden School, 550 Loveland Madeira Rd. Loveland, OH
Volunteer Tasks: Miscellaneous gardening activities and various plant sale activities. Please come with willingness to follow directions and physical work.
Volunteer Perks: We will provide lunch!
Register Online: UC.UGIVE.ORG: Search Keyword "Granny's"
Contact: roberta@grannysgardenschool.org, 513-324-2873

Community Cleanup in the Betts-Longworth Historic District: April 25

The Betts-Longworth Historic District, just west of Washington Park, Music Hall, and historic Over-the-Rhine is home to the oldest brick home in Ohio, the oldest Jewish Cemetery west of the Allegheny Mountains and other architectural and cultural gems. Come get a firsthand look at this historic neighborhood and help the residents keep their community clean, green, and beautiful!
When: Saturday, April 25, 9:00a - 12:00p
Where: Meet at corner of Clark St. and John St., 45203
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 78 from campus to The Betts-Longworth Historic District to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: General cleanup activities in a historic neighborhood just a few miles from campus.
Volunteer Perks: Lunch provided.
Contact: bettslongworth@gmail.com

Explore Nature! Cincinnati Parks Booth at Closing the Health Gap Expo: April 25

Join in on some fun at Cincinnati Parks by volunteering at this event!
When: Saturday, April 25 10:30a-2:15p OR 2:00p-5:30p
Where: 1230 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers are needed to assist with "set-up, tear-down" and assist participants with crafts and activities. Please dress for indoor and outdoor activities; pack yourself a snack and beverage.
Register Online: http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/3ef7a4d9-44cf-40b9-aa64-6068529691e0/2
Contact: Erin Morris at Erin.morris@cincinnati-oh.gov.

Green Up/Clean Up Day: April 25

North Avondale is looking for volunteers to work on beautifying Seasongood Park and Martin Luther King Park and the Marion triangle for spring
When: Saturday, April 25, 8:00a-11:30a
Where: 50 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH, 45229
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro by taking Route 17 to 1 OR Route 78 to 1 to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: cleaning fence lines of leaves, spreading playground mulch, at MLK the same plus the mulberry beds will be cleaned out, the wild brush along the backside of MLK needs to be cleaned up too. They ask that everyone sign in at Seasongood Park, wear proper shoes and clothing, grab a quick bite, work until 11:30,
Volunteer Perks: pizza at noon.
Contact: nanacincinnati@gmail.com

WalkMS Cincinnati: April 25

Multiple sclerosis interrupts the flow of information between brain and body and stops people from moving. With the help of people like you, the National MS Society addresses the challenges of each person whose life is affected by MS and helps them stay connected to the great big moving world. WalkMS Cincinnati is one of eleven Walk fundraisers the Ohio Valley Chapter organizes to raise funds for and awareness of the fight against MS. We need your help to put on a great event.
When: Saturday, April 25, Shifts available 6:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Sawyer Point, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Volunteer Tasks: Walker registration, distributing t-shirts, loading and unloading trucks, setting up tables and chairs, setting up signs along the Walk MS route, directing participants along the Walk MS route, cheering at the finish line, clean-up and more...
Volunteer Perks: All volunteers receive an official 2015 WalkMS volunteer t-shirt & City BBQ lunch.
Contact: Randy Nickum, randy.nickum@nmss.org, 513-956-4110.

Civic Garden Center THE Plant Sale : April 29-May 7

Our biggest fundraiser of the year needs volunteers who enjoy helping others and who want to make a difference. Check out the dates below and contact us if you have time to help us “build” this amazing event—Rain or Shine!
When: Wednesday-Friday, April 29- May 1, 9:00a-5:00p Set-up begins. Help is needed loading, moving and setting up tables also unloading plants from trucks. Friday, May 1, 4:00-10:00p Preview Party needs assistance with customer service, Plant valet, cart corralling, car loading, kitchen bussing and dishwashing. Saturday, May 2, 8:00a-5:00p, Customer service, Plant valet, cart corralling, car loading and some tear down. Sunday, May 3, 10:00a-4:00p, Customer service, Plant valet, cart corralling, car loading and tear down (2-6pm). Wednesday-Thursday, May 6-May 7, Tear down storage. Please call for times.
Where: 2715 Reading Road, Cincinnati OH 45206
Contact: Jan Simms, 513.221.0981

American Lung Association/Flying Pig Marathon: May 3

American Lung Association is volunteering at this year’s Flying Pig Marathon and we would love your help! We are looking for about 25 people to help us keep runners safe and encouraged as they participate in this city tradition
When: Sunday, May 3, 2015, 5:45a – 8:00a
Where: Newport and Covington
Volunteer Tasks: Course Monitor - Volunteers will be designated to a certain intersection to assist police officers with keeping runners on course and safe. Area will be heavily staffed with police officers and spectators. Must be 18 years old or above.
Contact: Ellen Dressman-Siska at ellen.dressman@lung.org or call 513-878-6603.

Flying Pig “Grunts” Needed: May 3

More than 5,500 volunteers (Grunts) are needed to make the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon special and to help make the Pig “fly." Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati will be hosting a Fluid Station. We need 40-60 volunteers to help us hand out water to runners and cheer them on.
When: Sunday, May 3, 6:00am - 10:00am. Must register by 4/20/15!
Where: Downtown Cincinnati
Volunteer Tasks: Handing out water and cheering on runners
Volunteer Perks: All volunteers will receive a Flying Pig Grunt T-shirt and a donation will be made to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati on your behalf!
Online Registration Link: http://specialprojects.habitatcincinnati.volunteerhub.com/Events/Event/Summary.aspx?EventID=1991006
Contact: Monica Human, monica.human@habitatcincinnati.org, #513-482-5614

Join Hands Day Over-the-Rhine: May 9

Join Hands Day is a collaboration of Youth and Adults coming together to serve the OTR neighborhood through three organizations that serve the area all year long. We will be painting, cleaning, gardening and more for Tender Mercies, First English Lutheran and Prince of Peace Lutheran. Free t-shirts and lunch to all volunteers.
When: Saturday, May 9, 9:00a-3:00p (partial day volunteers are welcome!)
Where: Meet at Tender Mercies for coffee, light breakfast and job assignments
27 W. 12th Street (near corner of Race St; right around the corner from Washington Park)
Volunteer Tasks: Painting, cleaning, gardening. Wear comfy clothes and shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. We supply everything else!
Contact: Susan Bennett @ susan.bennett@thrivent.com to register.

Grailville Downsize Volunteers: May 9-summer months

Grailville is preparing for the future! On June 30th we will close the retreat center and welcome plans for how our 315 acres and 14 buildings will fulfill our mission going forward. This transition means that there are many projects which could be ideal for students, professors, administrators, families and friends over the spring and summer semesters.
When: Saturday, May 9-summer months
Where: 932 O'Bannonville Rd, Loveland, OH 45140
Volunteer Tasks: Art Collections: Grailville is the home to several art collections (textiles, crèches, ceramics, wood, etc.) most of which have never been catalogued, researched, or photographed. Take part in inventory days (count, record, photograph, etc.) Digitally record these oral histories, Transcribe histories of specific items into that item’s collection record, Interview these Grail members, Research and data entry can be done as a virtual volunteer!
Contact: Kendall Trotter, 513-683-2340 ext. 226, ktrotter@grailville.org.

Explore Nature! Ordivician Fishin: May 9

Join in on some fun at Cincinnati Parks by volunteering at this event!
When: Saturday, May 9
Where: 3012 Section Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45237
Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers will assist participants with finding and identifying fossils in the creek. Please dress in layers, wear waterproof footwear, and pack yourself a snack and beverage.
Register Online: http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/3ef7a4d9-44cf-40b9-aa64-6068529691e0/2
Contact: Olivia Canada at Olivia.canada@cincinnati-oh.gov or 513-761-4313.

Gardening For Life Class: May 8

Marjorie Book Continuing Education is committed to bringing together people with and without disabilities through community service, continuing education and theater experiences. Volunteers are sought to facilitate and learn along side participants with disabilities. During this series students will explore the how’s and why’s of gardening. Together we will dig deeper into gardening as a leisurely activity and gardening as a life skill. Students are encouraged to bring their own experiences to share with others as well as ask questions in order to cultivate new meaning of how gardening can go beyond growing plants and blossom into a true learning experience. The classes will include lecture and discussion, power point presentation, hands-on activities, and tours of two unique urban garden programs in Over-The-Rhine. (We will have someone waiting at the door to greet you.)
When: May 8 | 7 - 8:30p each day
Where: Rothenberg Academy Rooftop Garden, 241 East Clifton Ave. 45202
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro by taking Route 17 or 78 from campus to Rothenberg Academy to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://go-metro.com/
UC.UGive.org: Project Number 87020, search keyword "Marjorie"
Contact: Maria Link, mjwlink@gmail.com, 513-368-8720

Girls on the Run 5K: May 9

Assist in the race day celebration as 1,500 local girls run their first 5K!
When: Saturday, May 9, 7:00am - noon
Where: Paul Brown Stadium
Volunteer Tasks: Many race day tasks available! See the online registration link for details.
Register Online: http://www.gotrcincinnati.org/race/233-girls-on-the-run-greater-cincinnati-5k/volunteer

Read with STEAM: May 12

As part of our celebration, we are asking our community and local businesses to come and read a book with our students. STEAM Academy does not have the funds to support a library, so this is a great opportunity to show our students why reading is important.
When: Tuesday, May 12th 9:00a-2:30p persons interested do not have to attend the entire event; any hours of service would be appreciated.
Where: 6000 Murray Rd, 45227
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro by taking Route 24 to 11 OR Route 31 to 11 to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://go-metro.com/
Volunteer tasks: Read with a child. The visit can be as short as 20 minutes or longer and guests can read a book to one or more classes. A guest can bring a favorite book or we can provide one.
Contact: Alissa Walker, 513-221-1810

Oak Hills High School - After Prom: May 15-17

This is an annual event for Juniors and Seniors attending Oak Hills High School, the weekend of May 15, 2015. The After Prom begins immediately after the Prom ends and the purpose for this is to have a safe, fun and inexpensive place for the students to go for the entire night. This is put on by the Oak Hills PTA and we decorate the school based on a theme chosen each year, with games, inflatables, prizes and food all included in the ticket price.
When: Friday, May 15,5:00 - 9:00 p
          Saturday, May 16, 9:00a -1:00 p
          Saturday, May 16,11:00p-5:00a
          Sunday, May 17, 4:30a-9:00a
Volunteer Tasks: You would be helping on Friday with decorating the school, hanging/setting up backdrops, etc.
Saturday you would be helping with decorating and/or working with the balloon crew on helium balloon decorations.
Saturday night is an overnight and you would be helping to cover specific area/areas which can be discussed and decided upon prior to the event date.
Sunday morning you would be helping take down decorations, backdrops, etc. and loading them on trucks to be returned to storage.
Volunteer Perks: Free food for the time you are volunteering. Knowing you are helping to keep the Oak Hills students and their dates in a safe and fun environment. (And it’s a lot of fun!)
Contact: Barb Savage, barbsavage@fuse.net or call 513-403-2295

Kilgour Carnival: May 16

The Kilgour Carnival is a fun, family wide event. This community wide celebration includes game booths, bouncing rides, prizes, a family friendly DJ and wonderful carnival food. The Carnival is also a fundraiser for the Kilgour PTA. The money we raise goes to support our many before and after school clubs, field trips, assemblies, the teachers’ fund and many other extras that help make Kilgour stand out above the rest!
When: Saturday, May 16,12:00p-5:00p
Where: 1339 Herschel Ave. 45208
Volunteer Tasks: assist with facilitation of carnival attractions
Contact: Sara Lippert at saraelippert@gmail.com or 513-325-8274

Carol Ann's Carousel Ambassadors: May 17-September 6

Join in on some fun at Cincinnati Parks by volunteering at this event!
When: Saturday, May 17 - Sunday, September 6, 12:00pm - 2:30pm; 2:00pm - 4:30pm; and 4:00pm - 6:30pm.
Where: W Mehring Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro by taking Route 17, 19, 24 or 1 to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Ambassadors will greet arriving visitors, assist with directions, and answer a variety of questions.
Register Online: http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/3ef7a4d9-44cf-40b9-aa64-6068529691e0/2
Contact: Cheryl Lackey at cheryl.lackey@cincinnati-oh.gov or 513-357-2614.

Walk To Cure Arthritis: May 17

The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s annual nationwide event that raises awareness and funds to fight arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. It is a tremendous opportunity to help improve the lives of the 50 million men, women and children with doctor-diagnosed arthritis.
When: Sunday, May 17, 2015 with shifts from 6:30am - 1:00pm
Where: Sawyer Point, Downtown Cincinnati
Volunteer Tasks: There are many rewarding volunteer positions available on the day of the Walk. Volunteer positions include: set-up, parking, food, registration, kid zone, tear down and course worker.
Volunteer Perks: Volunteers will receive a complimentary souvenir t-shirt and a light breakfast and lunch. Also, you may come early or stay late to visit vendor booths and receive free goodies.
Contact: Kathy Guran@ gurankt@cinci.rr.com, 513-891-4889

Acting Irish International Theatre Festival: May 18-24

Started in 1994, this annual festival of full-length Irish plays is performed by Irish community theatre companies and hosted by a different member group each year. When the festival is hosted in 2015, ten different theater companies from Ireland, Canada and the United States will visit Cincinnati’s Irish Heritage Center for a week of fun Irish theater and antics.
When: Monday, May 18 – Sunday, May 24
Where: 3905 Eastern Ave. 45226
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro by taking Route 17 to 28 or 78 to 28 from campus to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: assist facilitation of events
Register Online: http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/29ad453e-4d2c-4a3b-8420-ee60b061e471/1
Contact: 513-533-0100, email info@irishcenterofcincinnati.com

Cincinnati All-Star Summer: June 23-July 15

The MLB All-Star Game, which includes All-Star FanFest at Duke Energy Convention Center, will be hosted in Cincinnati in July 2015. However, we aren't waiting until July to begin celebrating! The regional community is planning Cincinnati All-Star Summer, several events leading up to and surrounding MLB All-Star Week. Our goals are to ensure that the city core is activated to its fullest, so area residents have an opportunity to participate and guests leave with great impressions of our region. Sign up to volunteer at an event today!!
When: Tuesday, June 23 – Wednesday, July 15
Where: Held at various locations throughout the region
Volunteer Tasks: work various All-Star events
Register Online:http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/7e1b007c-d8f5-4516-9f97-1384bd7d29ff/1
Contact: Rhonda Dickerscheid, welcomers.network.manager@gmail.com

Community Events around 2015 MLB All-Star Game

The MLB All-Star Game, which includes All-Star FanFest at Duke Energy Convention Center, will be hosted in Cincinnati in July 2015. However, we aren't waiting until July to begin celebrating! The regional community is planning Community Events around 2015 MLB All-Star Game, several events leading up to and surrounding MLB All-Star Week. Our goals are to ensure that the city core is activated to its fullest, so area residents have an opportunity to participate and guests leave with great impressions of our region.
When: Tuesday, June 23 – Wednesday, July 15
Where: Held at various locations throughout the region
Register Online:http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/7e1b007c-d8f5-4516-9f97-1384bd7d29ff/1
More information will be distributed as soon as it's available.

BikeMS Cincinnati/Camp Kern: August 22-23

Multiple sclerosis interrupts the flow of information between brain and body and stops people from moving. With the help of people like you, the National MS Society addresses the challenges of each person whose life is affected by MS and helps them stay connected to the great big moving world. BikeMS is the nation’s premier charity ride, and raises funds for and awareness of the fight against MS. We need your help to put on a great event.
When: August 22-23, 2015. Multiple shifts available both days 5:30a- 7:00p
Where: Bellevue Beach Park, 665 Frank Benke Way, Bellevue, KY 41073, OR Camp Kern, 5291 Ohio 350, Oregonia, OH 45054, OR various points between – call for details.
Volunteer Tasks: Help us cheer on our cyclists, get people registered, or man a hydration station, to mention a few.
Volunteer Perks: Free food and t-shirt. Bring a tent and stay overnight on Saturday & listen to live music.
Contact: Randy Nickum, randy.nickum@nmss.org, 513-956-4110.

Weekly Volunteer Needs

Opportunities below were submitted by a community based organization, and happen on a reoccurring or weekly basis.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Tutoring: Now - May 28

Education Matters is seeking individuals to assist in teaching English to students that have traveled to the United States from all over the world.
When: Monday—Thursday 10am-12 & 1pm-3pm
Where: Education Matters, 2118 Saint Michael Street Cincinnati, OH 45204
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro by taking Route 31 from campus to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here:http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: one-on-one guided practice, small group instruction, and many other interactive exercises
Volunteer Perks: An extremely unique cultural experience; learning new teaching skills
Contact: Kyle Beck, Kyle@emcincy.org, 513-244-2214 Ext: 205

Christ Hospital Volunteering

The Christ Hospital’s mission is to improve the health of our community and create value by providing exceptional outcomes, affordable care, and the finest experiences. Our attention to patient experience that’s founded in clinical excellence is why U.S. News and World Report ranks us one of America’s Best year after year. And why The Christ Hospital has been named the Most Preferred Hospital by the Greater Cincinnati community for 19 consecutive years (National Research Corporation).
When: M-Su 8-4pm, 12-4pm, 4-8pm (2 hour shifts are accepted)
Where: 2139 Auburn Ave, 45219 (main hospital)
Volunteer Tasks: Information Desks/Wayfinding, Surgical Lounge Concierge, Clerical Support, Patient Representatives, Clinical Experiences available – others tasks may be available upon request
Volunteer Perks: $5.00 voucher to be used in the cafeteria during the scheduled shift, can accommodate documentation for service hours, FREE volunteer polo shirt, FREE Employee Health Screening, FREE Background check, walking distance from UC Clifton Campus
Contact: Ashley Clos, Director of Volunteer Services, Ashley.Clos@thechristhospital.com, 513-585-2245

Tutoring in Millvale (less than 10 minutes from UC): April-May

Ethel M. Taylor Academy is an elementary school in Millvale. We are in desperate need of a few volunteers to help some of our 5th graders in math until the end of the year. We have a handful of 5th graders who cannot advance in math because they still don't know some basic math skills like multiplication tables.
When: Starting the week of April 6 and running until the end of the school year- end of May. Ideally able to come 2-3 times a week, 11:00a-12:00p
Where: Ethel Taylor Academy 1930 Fricke Cincinnati Ohio 45225
Volunteer Tasks: basic math with a 5th grade student. Materials provided.
Volunteer Perks: Changing a kids life by helping them move forward in school- what better perk! Will also receive a school hoodie.
Contact: Molly Luken, Resource Coordinator at Ethel Taylor 513-519-1394 or mollyluken@gmail.com

Swing a Hammer with Habitat for Humanity! Every Tuesday – Saturday

Habitat for Humanity volunteers makes a difference in the lives of thousands of families who deserve simple, decent, affordable shelter. Come help us build a home for a local, deserving family. No experience or skills necessary. You will be trained on site.
When: Every Tuesday-Saturday. Shifts available between 8:30am - 4:00pm. Volunteer once or as often as you would like.
Where: Multiple locations within 5-20 minutes of UC’s campus
Volunteer Tasks: Will vary depending upon the job site.
Volunteer Perks: Good workout, meet new people, get off your butt and do something to help someone else!
Register Online: http://newbuilds.habitatcincinnati.volunteerhub.com/events/index
Contact: Monica Human, monica.human@habitatcincinnati.org, 513-482-5614

Tutoring at Roselawn Condon School

Roselawn Condon school is a Pre-K through eighth grade neighborhood school with a 4-8th grade college prep magnet component in the Roselawn neighborhood of Cincinnati. Our mission is to "create and maintain a family friendly environment that ensures that all students will be prepared socially, emotionally, physically, and academically to be productive citizens in this global society. We commit to a comprehensive system of supports to ensure this outcome." Roselawn is working to build a community learning center serving the needs of all of our students and families, including a significant number of students with multiple handicaps and high medical need. Tutoring makes a big difference for our students in terms of both achievement and social development, and we need your help!
When: once per week (set day) from 3:45 - 5 pm
Where: 1594 Summit Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45237
GO METRO: Leave tranportation up to Metro and take Routes 31 to 43 from campus to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers will tutor one or two third grade students, depending on comfort level, in order to prepare them to meet the third grade reading guarantee.
Register Online: http://www.cycyouth.org/how-to-help/volunteer-signup-form/,
Contact: Marlena Smith-Millman, Resource Coordinator at smimarl@cpsboe.k12.oh.us

Tutor Refugees from Bhudan: Every Tuesday

This is a tutoring program hosted at the Academy of World Languages in the Evanston neighborhood. All of the children served through this program are refugees from Bhudan. English is their second language, but you don't need to know other languages to help. They greatly require assistance with weekly tutors to help them academically.
Where: 2030 Fairfax Ave, 45207 (transportation provided!)
When: Every Tuesday, 2:30 - 3:30p
Volunteer Tasks: All tutors must go through a training session provided by the Literacy Network of Cincinnati, including a background check, then you will work with children to help them succeed academically. The tutoring program is a commitment for the remainder of the academic year.
Volunteer Perks: Transportation provided to and from campus! Contact for details about pickup locations and times.
Contact: John Suguitan, johnsuguitan70@gmail.com, 513-266-6379

Rothenberg Preparatory Academy in Over-the-Rhine Tutoring: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays

The vision of the Imani Family Center is to impact and serve (in love) the community around the church as we minister to the needs of families with emphasis on support to children and parents. We are looking for volunteers to commit 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hours of their time, once a week, to tutor under-served urban youth at Rothenberg Preparatory Academy.
When: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 3:00-3:45p and/or 3:45-4:30p
Where: 351 E. Clifton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45202
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 17 from campus to Rothenberg Prep to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers will be tutoring either individuals or small groups of children (materials provided)
Contact: Sheena Dunn, sheena.dunn@gmail.com, 513-363-1989

Children’s Cognitive Research Lab ACT Tutoring: Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays

ACT is a multi-week math tutoring program for children in 4th-7th grade who struggle with math developed by the Children's Cognitive Research Lab at UC. Students are needed to facilitate one-on-one math tutoring with children after school to practice basic math skills.
When: Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays from 3-5 pm
Where: St. Francis DeSales School, 1602 Madison Rd Cincinnati OH 45206 (carpool available)
Volunteer Tasks: Meet weekly with student to practice basic math skills. Some training requirements are necessary
Contact: Sara Stacy, stacyst@mail.uc.edu

After School Tutoring: Every Tuesday

Volunteer with Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church for after school tutoring in French, Latin, Chemistry, Pre-Calculus, Reading, Math, Science, History, Spanish, and Social Studies with a focus on grades 6 - 12.
When: Every Tuesday, 5:30 - 7:30p, starting September 16
Where: 3655 Harvey Ave, 45229
GO METRO: Leav transportation up to Metro and take Route 51 from campus to Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church for this opportuntity! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Perks: Transportation provided! Pick-Up at Turner Circle, 5:15p
Contact: Al Sewell, 513-227-0262, alsewell100@gmail.com

Clark Montessori High School - Bringing Education to Life: Tuesdays & Thursdays

High School is often a challenge academically for many students at Clark Montessori. Experience
has shown when student-athletes get help, encouragement, and positive reinforcement from tutors; they improve academically and in self-esteem. Recognizing this important need, Clark Montessori has a structured tutoring program for student-athletes. It is designed to help students receive the support they need to be successful in the classroom, and ultimately in college.
When: Every Tuesday or Thursday, 2:45-4:00p
Where: 3030 Erie Avenue, 45208
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 51 from campus to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks
: Tutors undergo a standard background check and attend a one-time information and training session. Tutors are provided with materials to use to help students with subject matter content
and/or organization and study skills. Collaboration among the student, tutor, and Clark teaching staff is an important component of the program.
Contact: David Moyer,moyer.dm@gmail.com, mobile phone 513-374-4322.

St Francis Seraph Service Opportunities in OTR: Every Week

St Francis Seraph School Nutrition Program
Assisting with food preparation for programs giving low income families a good meal while teaching the importance of good nutrition, family dining time, and good manners
When: Tuesdays, 2pm – 430pm – food prep shift | 430pm – 7pm – setup and assistance with the program shift
Where: School basement, St. Francis Seraph 14 E. Liberty Street. Cincinnati, OH 45202
Return Transportation Provided: Transportation back to campus can be arranged upon request.
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Routes 46 to 78 to volunteer at St. Francis! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Contact: Sr. Mary Jennings, majen6@yahoo.com, 859-512-9645

St. Francis Seraph Ministries Soup Kitchen
Soup kitchen helpers needed, every hour helps.
When: Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4:15 – 6pm
Where: School basement, St. Francis Seraph 14 E. Liberty Street. Cincinnati, OH 45202
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Routes 46 to 78 to volunteer at St. Francis! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Contact: Bubs Kindt, 513-535-2918 for more information or to volunteer

Cincinnati Squash Academy Tutoring: Monday - Friday

The Cincinnati Squash Academy is a non-profit organization overlooking Washington Park in OTR. Our program kicks off this fall with our first class of student-athletes. We will be serving 4th, 5th, and 7th graders in our first year. We are currently putting together a team of volunteers who are looking for a fun and active way to help our community. Volunteering opportunities are available for both the fall athletic and spring academic sessions. Please feel free to visit our website, http://www.squashacademy.org/ or contact us for more information.
When
: Monday-Friday from 230pm-430pm, 430pm-630pm
Where: 1308 Race Street Cincinnati, OH 45202
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 46 or 78 from campus to Washington Park to volunteer with the Squash Academy! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers can help with academic tutoring and/or with athletics
Contact: Mr. Vir Seth, 347-510-4555, vir@squashacademy.org

Academy of World Languages Tutoring - Tuesdays

Academy of World Languages is a tutoring program that is held at the Academy of World Languages in the Evanston neighborhood in Cincinnati (near Walnut Hills). All of the children that we tutor are refugees from Bhudan. English is their second language. They greatly require assistance with weekly tutors to help them academically. We are in search of volunteers to assist us in our efforts!
When: Every Tuesday, 2:30-3:30p
Where: 1835 Fairfax Avenue, 45207
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 31 from campus to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks
:help with numerous after school programs for the school’s student body including tutoring and homework help, food preparation and clean-up for kids’ cafe, assisting with after school dragon zone clubs, and preparing materials for teachers.All tutors must go through a training session provided by the Literacy Network of Cincinnati. This training session includes a police background check / screen.
Volunteer Perks: transportation provided
Contact: John Suguitan, johnsuguitan70@gmail.com, 513-266-6379

Academy of World Languages: Dragon Zone After School Clubs: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

The Academy of World Languages is a diverse and multicultural K-8 Cincinnati Magnet School located just 3 miles from UC’s uptown campus. Alongside having a great program for teaching English as a Second Language, our students learn Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, and Russian as part of their curriculum. Over half of our student population is non-native to the United States coming from over 50 different countries around the world!!!
When: Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 1:30 - 3:30p
Where: 1835 Fairfax Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45207
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 31 or 24 from campus to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: help with numerous after school programs for the school’s student body including tutoring and homework help, food preparation and clean-up for kids’ cafe, assisting with after school dragon zone clubs, and preparing materials for teachers. All tutors must go through a training session provided by the Literacy Network of Cincinnati. This training session includes a police background check / screen.
Contact
: Matthew Woodruff, woodrumd@mail.uc.edu

Stepping Stones Adult Services: Monday - Friday

Stepping Stones programs help children, teens and adults with developmental disabilities become more independent and contributing members of the community. Make a difference in someone’s life and join us! It’s fun, rewarding and an excellent way to meet new people!
When: Year-round, Monday-Friday
Where: 5650 Given Rd, 45243 OR 1414 Lake Allyn Rd, 45103
Volunteer Tasks: Build independent living skills in adults with disabilities. Volunteers assist with cooking, daily living skills, arts & crafts and community activities. Must be 18 or older.
Register Online: steppingstonesvolunteer.org
Contact: 513-965-5110

Washington United Church of Christ Tutoring Program: Monday - Thursday

Washington United Church of Christ in partnership with Camp Washington has established the Homework Club, an after-school program designed to assist neighborhood primary school students in increasing their reading, writing, math and life skills.
When: Every Monday - Thursday, 4:15 - 5:30p
Where: 2950 Sidney Ave, 45225, Enter through the Rachel Street Breezeway
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 31 to 64 to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Tutoring children K-6 in reading, writing, math, and life skills
Volunteer Perks: Occasional free food, networking opportunities
Contact: Kendra Pressley, wuccvista@outlook.com, 513-541-7757, 513-390-6491

Withrow University High School 7th/8th Grade Advisory Co-Leader

The 7th and 8th Grade teaching team at Withrow has split students into small groups for a twice a week advisory period. This is a time for students to discuss issues that are happening outside of the classroom. We are looking for each teacher to partner with a volunteer (preferably undergraduate or graduate student) to help with the dialogue.
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:15 - 11:45a, September - May
Where: Withrow University High School, 2520 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, Oh 45208
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro, and take Route 24 from campus to Withrow! Plan your trip here.
Volunteer Tasks: Develop a relationship with the students and help facilitate discussions with the students alongside a mentor teacher.
Contact: Nick Shaver, 832-455-8832, shavern@cpsboe.k12.oh.us

Parker Woods Montessori Elementary School

Parker Woods Montessori serves predominantly lower-income and African-American students and is actively seeking ways to close the achievement gap. As part of this goal, we are seeking to bring tutors into both classrooms and after school program.
When: 45 minutes--1 hour blocks of time, between the hours of 9:15 and 3:30, or in the after school program, between 3:30 and 5:30.
Where: Parker Woods Montessori, 4370 Beech Hill, Cincinnati, OH 45223
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 17 from campus to Parker Woods Montessori to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers would choose to tutor students in one of the following areas: reading, writing, math, and ESL.
Volunteer Perks: Parker Woods Montessori T-Shirt
Contact: Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara, leavitba@ucmail.uc.edu, 831-277-8139

Ongoing Volunteer Needs

Opportunities below were submitted by a community based organization, and don't necessarily have a specific date or time, but are ongoing in nature or flexible.

Wags to Riches Consignments: Every Day

Wags to Riches Consignments is Cincinnati’s premiere consignment shop offering fine furniture, home accessories, art, jewelry and handbags. In our 10th year, the shop is staffed by volunteers and all net proceeds directly support the United Coalition for Animals (UCAN), a non-profit spay-neuter clinic, whose mission is to reduce pet overpopulation.
When: Monday - Friday, 10:00a - 2:00p OR 2:00p - 6:00p | Saturday, 10:00a - 1:30p OR 1:30p - 5:00p | Sunday 11:00a - 4:00p
Where: 9697 Kenwood Rd., Blue Ash Ohio, 45242
Volunteer Tasks: Assist customers with selections and purchases, assist consigners when bringing new items
Contact: Carolyn Martinez, 513-793-7387, cmartinez@wagstorichesconsignments.com

After School Tutoring at North Fairmount Elementary School

Teachers are looking for assistance making sure students are familiar with class lessons at North Fairmount Elementary! Sign up today!
When: duration of academic year
Where: 2001 Baltimore Ave, 45225
Volunteer Tasks: tutor children in class concepts
Contact: Peter Moorhouse, 513-373-4079, moorhouse.ccn@gmail.com.

Rosenthal Education Center Tutoring

The Cincinnati Art Museum is looking for volunteers to be part of their exciting new art education space, the Rosenthal Education Center (REC). REC volunteers will work in collaboration with museum staff to greet and engage visitors, prepare daily art projects, and assist families and young visitors with art making.
When: Tuesdays-Sundays 11:00a-5:00p (we are most in need of help on weekends), shifts are currently designated as 11:00a-2:00p and 2:00p-5:00p
Where: The REC is located on the first floor of the Cincinnati Art Museum. 935 Eden Park Dr. 45202
Volunteer Tasks: greeting visitors, preparing daily art projects and activities, assisting families and children with art making
Volunteer Perks: Cincinnati Art Museum T-shirt, discounts in the museum café and shop
Contact: Chelsea Baker, Chelsea.baker@cincyart.org, (513)369-2345

Make a Big Impact in a Child's Life - Innovative Tutoring Program:  Mondays - Thursdays, Saturdays

WordPlay Cincy is a unique, vibrant nonprofit helping students K-8 with a range of free after-school and weekend programs including homework assistance, literacy skills, tutoring in advanced subjects, social-emotional learning and creative writing. We can use tutors in all subjects, including math and science. You CAN have a big impact on a child's success! 
When: Minimum of 2 tutoring sessions per month (2 hours each session). Tutoring programs are Monday through Thursday 3:00 - 5:00p and Saturdays 12:00 - 4:00p.
Where: WordPlay Cincy, 4041 Hamilton Ave., 45223 (in Northside) 
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 19 or 51 from campus to volunteer with WordPlay Cincy! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Working one-on-one with students on homework, building literacy skills, and working on fun multi-media artistic projects with a strong emphasis on the written word.
Volunteer Perks: You get to be part of the coolest nonprofit around! We are celebrating our second anniversary this year, and have had great success due to the amazing volunteers we have.  Be part of this incredible community directly benefitting the kids who need it most. We have regular volunteer appreciation events and much more.
Contact: Kirsten Zook, 513-260-8129 or info@wordplaycincy.org, www.wordplaycincy.org

Picking Up The Pieces: Cool initiative!

Picking up the Pieces is a project, originated in Cincinnati, in which individuals commit to making the attempt to pick up three pieces of litter every day: anyplace, anytime, anywhere! A very simple concept but at the same time a very sustainable daily activity that hopefully becomes a habit for all involved. We currently have over 7500 participants hailing from all 50 states. That is over 8.2 million pieces of litter a year. With more people involved, that number quickly goes much higher! People participate by LIKING our Facebook page at facebook.com/pickingupthepiecesproject or registering on our website at www.pickingupthepiecesproject.org. They also can follow our Twitter feed @piecesproject. Check it out!

Circle K Student Group

Do you need service hours? Are you looking for a fun way to meet new people and make a difference? With more than 12,600 members in 17 nations, CKI is making a positive impact on the world every day! Here at UC, we blend community service and leadership training with the opportunity to meet other college students from around the world. The majority of our service projects are focused on making a positive impact in the surrounding Cincinnati area – come see what we are all about! Check us out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/UniversityOfCincinnatiCircleKInternational and on Campus Link https://campuslink.uc.edu/organization/circlek. Contact Sean Bloor with any questions! bloorsd@mail.uc.edu

St. Margaret Hall Visits

Looking for a fun way to complete your service hours? Have a friendly, social pet? The resident’s at St. Margaret Hall love visitors, including pet visitors!
When: ongoing
Where: 1960 Madison Rd. 45206
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 24 from campus to St. Margaret Hall to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: visit residents with friendly pets
Contact: Maria Ceddia, mceddia@stmargarethall.com, 513-751-5880

Woodford Paideia Critical Thinking Academy Tutors Needed!

Interested in tutoring elementary students in your spare time? Contact the staff at Woodford Paideia today!
When: Flexible--you plan according to YOUR schedule
Where: 3716 Woodford Road, 45213
Volunteer Tasks: Tutoring elementary school students
Volunteer Perks: --Our gratitude. :)
Contact: Maggie Snyder, snyderm@cps-k12.org, 513-363-6428

Betts House Marketing and Outreach Coordinators

Built in 1804, the Betts House is the oldest residential structure in the downtown Cincinnati area and the oldest brick house in Ohio still on its original site. It is located in the Betts-Longworth Historic District in the city's West End. In 1996, the oldest surviving brick building in Cincinnati opened to the public as a museum that interprets the built environment. This remarkable survivor of Cincinnati's period of settlement offers exhibits and programs on architecture, historic preservation, building trades and materials, and construction technologies.
Where:
416 Clark Street, Cincinnati, OH 45216 ( 2 blocks west of Washington Park and Music hall)
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and take Route 30 to 20 to get from campus to the Betts House to volunteer for this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers and interns (unpaid) serve as Marketing and Outreach Coordinators. Resume building experiences valuable in any for profit or nonprofit career setting. Contribute your creative thoughts to help us grow! Responsibilities include: assisting with Facebook & web site updates, researching new marketing and partnering opportunities, providing overview information on the Betts House to our guests, posting exhibit information on various tourism and art related web sites, creating new events and programs that will attract and entertain a diverse public audience, updating marketing and financial data forms, and other projects related to the research, display and presentations of our exhibits. Join the Betts Longworth Historic District Walking tour team and provide walking tours once a month. Fundraising outreach, events and donor management. Betts House is open on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday each week, plus the second and fourth Saturday of each month.
Volunteer Perks: Fun events that will build your local professional network, gain exposure to the nonprofit, tourism and museum communities of Cincinnati. Put your own creative imprint on the programs that we offer by taking a lead role in developing a Saturday public program. Build your resume with marketing, administrative, and customer service learning experiences. Volunteers will help promote our fun winter exhibit Bricks, Barrel Vaults & Beer: The Architectural Legacy of Cincinnati Breweries and help to coordinate our summer youth programs that expose children to construction trades.
Contact: Dayle Deardurff, execdir@thebettshouse.org or call 513-652-0734

Grace Hospice Direct Service Volunteer

Hospice is a philosophy of caring for patients whose medical conditions are not responding to treatment or for those patients who choose not to seek aggressive medical care at the end stage of life. Our mission is for each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of days, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing. If you are caring, compassionate and have a true desire to help others, becoming a Grace Hospice volunteer may be the perfect opportunity for you. Apply today!
When: Once per week as your schedule allows
Where: Throughout the Cincinnati Metro area
Volunteer Tasks: Spending quality time with the terminally ill (reading, playing games, talking)
Volunteer Perks: Thermal mug & good karma
Register Online: Submit an application at ghospice.com
Contact: Shelby Duncan, sduncan@ghospice.com, 513-458-5545

Cheviot School Tutoring

Interested in helping students at an area CPS school? Get registered to tutor at Cheviot! Background check and training required.
When: Training sessions occur every first Tuesday of the month at The Literacy Network, 4:30-7:30p
Where: 635 W 7th St #309, 45203
GO METRO: Leave transportation up to Metro and travel Routes 17 to 32 to volunteer at this event! Plan your trip here: http://www.go-metro.com/
Volunteer Tasks: Tutor students at Cheviot School
Contact: Beth Magnes, magnesE@cpsboe.k12.oh.us

Contemporary Dance Theater

Contemporary Dance Theater, Cincinnati’s premier presenter of cutting-edge modern dance for the past four decades, seeks volunteers to assist with data entry and marketing analysis for its 2012-2014 audience member surveys.
When: Volunteers can work remotely and on their own schedule. Suggested time commitment is 5-10 hours, either in one block or over a 2-3 week period.
Where: Volunteers can meet CDT staff and board members at CDT’s headquarters, the College Hill Town Hall, 1805 Larch Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45224, or at any other location that is convenient for the volunteer. 
Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers will be assisting with data entry from audience member surveys, as well as compilation of observations about audience member feedback.
Volunteer Perks: Volunteers may take one free dance class at CDT’s dance academy.  A class schedule can be found at www.cdt-dance.org.
Contact: Jennifer Kinsley, gatorjenni@gmail.com, 513-708-2595. Text or email preferred.

Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity Meetings: Every Wednesday

Unlike many other fraternities, APO's primary focus is to provide volunteer service within four areas: service to the community, service to the campus, service to the fraternity, and service to the nation. Being primarily a service organization, the fraternity restricts its chapters from maintaining fraternity houses to serve as residences for their members. This also encourages members of social fraternities and sororities that have houses to join APO as well. If you need service hours for your PanHellenic sorority/fraternity, your scholarship, or just like to help serve the community then consider joining APO!
When: Wednesdays, 7:00p
Where: 413 Zimmer Hall
Volunteer tasks: Become acquainted with a service group to complete service opportunities
Learn More Online: https://www.facebook.com/APODeltaAlpha?ref=br_tf
Contact: Suzy Godber, godberse@mail.uc.edu

Stepping Stones Kids Club, Young Adult Club, Respite Weekends: Two Saturdays Per Month

Stepping Stones programs help children, teens and adults with developmental disabilities become more independent and contributing members of the community. Make a difference in someone’s life and join us! It’s fun, rewarding and an excellent way to meet new people!
When: 2 Saturdays per month, with Kids Club during the day and Young Adult Club in the evenings.
Where: 5650 Given Rd, 45243 OR 1414 Lake Allyn Rd, 45103
Volunteer Tasks: Kids Club - be paired with a child, age 5 to 16, and help with arts & crafts, sports, games and seasonally themed activities | Young Adult Club - hang out with teens and young adults in dance parties, recreational activities and sporting events | Respite Weekends - help a teen or adult have a fun weekend and provide a much needed break for a busy family. Activities include sports, games, creative expressions, themed activities, campfires and more.
Register: steppingstonesvolunteer.org
Contact: 513-965-5110

Community Service Campus Internship

myActions on Campus TM is the leading college platform to engage students and deliver real world impact of green, caring and healthy actions across friends, clubs, classes, organizations and events. The community service internship will be focused on creating a healthy campus through team-building activities as well as creating a sense of community between clubs on campus.
When: 2-4 hours per week | 8 months
Where: virtual w/ one office hour required
Volunteer Tasks: Activate & grow your network to recruit and partner with campus leaders on initiatives, Demonstrate & share positive behaviors, Motivate students online and on campus, and Integrate with at least 2 campus events
Register Online: myActions.org/Interns
Contact: Katie.billing@myactions.org

Alliance for Leadership & Interconnection

ALI volunteers work to implement long term environmental sustainability and green STEM Programs for K-12 schools.
Volunteer Tasks: Looking for a volunteer to assist with website maintenance using Word Press, social media management, and manning stations at Green STEM Fairs in area schools.
Contact: Ginny Frazier, nsgreenschool@yahoo.com, 513-541-4607

CISV USA Internship Opportunity (Unpaid)

CISV is a global community of dedicated volunteers, creating opportunities for all ages to experience the excitement and enrichment of cultural diversity through our educational programs. We are founded on our belief that peace is possible through friendship--and that the real difference can be made by starting with children. CISV is a charitable, independent, non-political, volunteer organization promoting peace education and cross-cultural friendship. CISV USA is seeking a talented PHP/Drupal developer intern to both maintain and develop new features on CISV Central - the organization's national website made to communicate and organize our several membership chapters.
When: Internship length will vary based on your availability and requirements of your school’s internship program.
Where: telecommunication positon (virtual)
Volunteer Tasks: You will work with the CISV USA Administrative Director and the National Electronic Communications Chair to implement bug fixes and new features.
Skills Desired: PHP, HTML, CSS, and Drupal knowledge is a plus | Familiarity with the version control system GIT or a similar system | Ability and desire to work independently | Be able to devote a minimum of 10 hours/week.
Contact: Scott Solomon, scott.solomon@us.cisv.org

Jewish Family Services Downsize Project

Jewish Family Services is looking for volunteers to assist with an individual to downsize his assets and belongings. Sound interesting to you? Contact us today!
When: Fridays, 10:00a-12:00p or by appointment
Where: Private home in Montgomery area
Volunteer Tasks: Individual with some mobility challenges is in need of volunteers to assist him with going through years of personal belongings in order to determine what he needs to keep, sell, donate, or throw away in order to consider downsizing.
Contact: Jewish Family Services, tbrockman@jfscinti.org, (513)766-3331

The listings above reflect volunteer, service, and/or engagement opportunities submitted by community partners. Students seeking service hours for scholarship renewal or organizational service requirements should work with the awarding office or appropriate organization for approval of specific activities.