Volunteer Opportunities for 2014-2015
Each semester CSRC receives new volunteer job descriptions for area agencies and organizations. The Center can assist you in getting involved in volunteer opportunities that interest you or best suit your academic needs. It is important that you sign up through the Center in order to make certain that the agencies we work with are kept informed. Please stop by the Center in Alumni Hall 101C to see our list of volunteer opportunities or call a CSRC Coordinator at X-2651 or 2098 to sign up. Note: Unless indicated, all volunteer opportunities listed below are ongoing. For one-time only events, stop by CSRC at 101C Alumni Hall or click here.
American Red Cross (Blood Drive)
Our center Holds Blood Drives every month. Our next Blood Drive will take place on October 3rd, 2013 in the Hunt Union Ballroom. Sign-ups are available at Mills and Wilsbach dining halls.
Big Buddy Program
Volunteers are paired up with a little buddy. You must meet with your little buddu 4-8 hours a month. The students are 5-14 years old.
Volunteers are needed to help out with open gallery hours at CANO. Assisstance is needed with set up and clean up.
Volunteers are needed to tutor ESL students in various places.
Hearts of Hope
Great for clubs or organizations to participate in. Each ceramic heart kit costs four dollars. You receive each kit and paint them however you desire and then they are sent to a person who is on a waiting list for one.
The Lord's Table [Oneonta]
The Lord's Table at St. James Episcopal Church meets a critical need in the Oneonta area. This project demonstrates the spirit of giving, hospitality and caring for others that exists in our home community. Weekdays (between 4 and 7 p.m.), volunteers at The Lord's Table prepare and serve meals and assist with cleanup.
Main Street Baptist Church
Seeking volunteers for a Sunday day care. Assist with the daycare/classroom on Sunday mornings. Come to CSRC to fill out an application.
Students need to “entertain” high school students during their lunch hour- craft projects, playing music, play chess with them, etc. During the weekdays from Monday through Friday at 11:20am-12:30pm. All of this takes place at the Milford School.
Ninash Foundation [Oneonta]
Volunteers needed to help with fundraising. Interns interested in working with local nonprofits are welcome.
Saturday's Bread [Oneonta]
Saturday's Bread, Oneonta's "premier soup kitchen," is looking for volunteers Saturdays (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) at the First United Methodist Church. Volunteers may go individually or with a group and are asked to stay throughout because their service is needed for setup, food preparation and cleanup. (All volunteers must be placed on the Saturday's Bread schedule through the CSRC office before reporting at the site.) Spots are limited, sign up early.
Student Disability Services (SDS) [SUNY Oneonta]
SDS is in need of note-takers and volunteers to read books onto tapes and record them for disabled students. If interested in note-taking, email your name, phone number and course CRN numbers to www.oneonta.edu/development/sds/. SDS will contact you if your help is needed. Volunteer hours are shown on student transcripts.
A student is needed to be a mentor to a 16 year old female. Looking for someone to hang out, help with school, and show her around college.
The Oneonta Family YMCA is seeking volunteers to serve in several areas. One time events and ongoing. Stop by CSRC for more information.