Local Community Volunteer Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

TUTORING
The Center for Social Concerns is looking for Notre Dame students willing to volunteer 1–2 hours per week to tutor students in the South Bend area. Parents are required to bring their child to campus for the tutoring. The weekly date/time of the tutoring session is determined between the parent and ND student. All tutors are matched based on age and subject preferences. If interested, please contact Jade Martinez at cscvols.nd.edu.
 
The Greater Holy Temple Church is in need of volunteer tutors for an after-school tutoring program for kids in the South Bend Community in 1st–12th grades. The program runs from 5:30–8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and is held at their church, which is located only five minutes (walking) from campus. The tutoring program helps students with reading, math, science, English, and Spanish. If you are interested in tutoring, please contact Starla Ross at 574-631-0953 or at Starla.Ross.72@nd.edu.  
 
HOSPICE
AseraCare Hospice is looking for new volunteers for their patients or to work on special projects. Typical volunteer hours are about 8–10 per month and the schedule is very flexible. Volunteers can visit patients in nearby facilities or homes whenever they are available to go. Typical visits last about an hour each and consist of spending time and sharing companionship, playing a game, taking the patients outside, sitting with them at a meal, watching tv etc. The requirements consist of a background check, drug screen, and online training along, with some other documents. Please contact Shannon Kelley at 574-206-1875. 
 
RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
Grand Emerald Place in South Bend We are seeking individuals that are enthusiastic, fun loving, and have diverse recreational interests to help in our activities. We would be willing to work around students' schedules, but we particularly need assistance in the evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Saturday mornings 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and Sunday afternoons. Grand Emerald Place would work with students to plan programs they would assist in leading that suits their interests; some might include: manicures, crafts, ladder ball, watching football with the residents, music related programs and special events. Please contact Jenifer Moler at 574-291-2222 or jmoler@enlivant.com.
 

INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER ASSISTANCE

A South Bend resident needs help raking leaves in his yard. If you are available, please contact Jim at 574-234-7228.

A South Bend resident is in need of help mowing her lawn. If you have access to a lawnmower and are able to help, please contact Andrea at 574-300-5652.

A Mishawaka woman needs occasional help with grocery shopping and errands. If you have a car and a little time, please contact Robin at rob4447@gmail.com.

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January 2019

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Information Session: Spring 2019 Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:00pm
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2019 Social Concerns Fair
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

March 2019

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Pre-Conference Workshop: Restorative Justice on Catholic Campuses
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

April 2019

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Been & Seen Series
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

June 2019

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Community Engagement Faculty Institute
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, June 6, 2019 (All day)