Community Outreach Schedule

Fall 2017 Outreach Schedule

Agency Facilitators Day Arrival Time Return Time
Boys and Girls Club (Havana Club) Volunteers are involved in tutoring and mentoring children ages 5 through 18 in an after-school setting. Activities at the club include homework help, outside play and crafts. Sydney Watterson, Giulia DeMello M 3:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m.
Project LOVE (Loving Our Valued Elders) Volunteers spend time with residents at Westminster Oaks Retirement Community and Assisted Living Facility.  Volunteers will accompany residents to Monday Night Music, a program that occurs every Monday and features local musicians and provides companionship throughout the program. Please bring a jacket as the auditorium can get cold.

Curt Martinez, Rebecca Glesser

M 5:15 p.m. 8:45 p.m.

Boys Town  ART Town at Boys Town North Florida is a retreat where children and families can concentrate on restoring their spirit and healing their soul. ART stands for Art, Resources and Training by providing a professionally supervised, therapeutic, central location where children and families can experience personal growth in a charming and welcoming environment. Volunteers will be assisting participants in various projects.

Ciara Harold, Jonathan Garcia

T 4:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend (Warehouse)  Volunteers are needed to sort salvage food items and organize them in boxes for distribution to numerous shelters, food pantries and other agencies that address hunger issues. Volunteers must wear close-toed shoes for this project.

Julie Ponn, Gabe Soto

W 9 a.m. 11:30 a.m.

Big Bend Homeless Coalition (BBHC) Hope Community  Hope Community provides temporary housing for families dealing with homelessness. Volunteers are needed to assist with childcare (mentoring, play, outdoor games, reading, homework help, etc.). Modest, appropriate dress is required.

Jenna Volpe

W 4 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Damayan Garden Project  Volunteers are needed to work with children and community residents to maintain the gardens, including planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting. Trips to the Frenchtown garden also allow volunteers to work with children. This agency reaches out to the community and uses gardens to teach nutritional and environmental education. Dress appropriately for gardening, including close-toed shoes.

David Carre, Meagan Magee

Th 4 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
Boys and Girls Club (Miccosukee Club) Volunteers are involved in tutoring and mentoring children ages 5 through 18 in an after-school setting. Activities at the club include homework help, outside play and crafts. Peter Kreutzer, Charles Maggitas F 3 p.m. 6 p.m.
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