EngageTLH Schedule

Proposed Fall 2020 Schedule

Agency Facilitators Day Arrival Time Return Time

Hartsfield Elementary - Garden Club

Support elementary students’ learning at this Title I public school through hands-on work in the garden, helping them write gardening journals, and teaching them tech and social media skills through helping with their garden blog.

TBD

M 3:45 p.m. 5:45 p.m.

Big Bend Homeless Coalition 

Serve dinner at Big Bend Homeless Coalition's Hope Community center for families experiencing homelessness.

TBD M 4:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m.

Project L.O.V.E. (Loving Our Valued Elders)

Project L.O.V.E. (Loving Our Valued Elders) provides companionship to seniors at Westminster Oaks Retirement Community during performances by volunteers from the FSU School of Music. Please bring a jacket, as the auditorium can get cold.   

TBD

M 5:15 p.m.   

8:45 p.m.

Boys Town

Boys Town’s mission is “Changing How the World Cares for Children, Families and Communities.” Volunteers will provide academic mentoring and tutoring to boys and girls in their foster homes on the Boys Town campus, a therapeutic and supportive environment.

TBD

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

America’s Second Harvest Food Bank

Sort and organize salvaged food items into boxes for distribution to numerous shelters, food pantries, and other agencies combating food insecurity in our community. Close-toed shoes required.

TBD

T 9:45 a.m. 12 p.m.

Food For Thought – FSU Food Pantry

Help sort donations at FSU’s on-campus food pantry.

TBD

W 9 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

A retail store on a mission, the ReStore recycles home improvement supplies that would otherwise be sent to landfills, fosters neighborhood health by making home repair supplies more affordable, and works to end poverty by funding the houses built by Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers will sort and stock donated items in the store. Wear close-toed shoes and dress for working in a warehouse environment.

TBD W 2:30 p.m. 5 p.m.

Big Bend Homeless Coalition 

Serve dinner at Big Bend Homeless Coalition's Hope Community center for families experiencing homelessness.

TBD

W 4:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m.

Kids, Inc.

Kids Incorporated is the only community-based organization providing quality, comprehensive services and shaping futures of at-risk pregnant women and families with children ages 0-3 in Jefferson, Leon, & Madison counties. Volunteers mentor children through creative play and other activities on site at Kids, Inc. Close-toed shoes required.

TBD

Th 2:30 p.m. 4:15 p.m.

Sharing Tree

The Sharing Tree is a childcare facility that provides activities, experiences, and training for children and families that builds creative confidence. They also collect and redistribute reusable materials to educators, artists and the broader learning community, while simultaneously educating the community in the art of creative reuse. Volunteers on this trip will be tasked with sorting, organizing, and pricing art donations at the Sharing Tree art store.

TBD

Th 2:45 p.m. 6:15 p.m.

Boys Town

Boys Town’s mission is “Changing How the World Cares for Children, Families and Communities.” Volunteers will provide academic mentoring and tutoring to boys and girls in their foster homes on the Boys Town campus, a therapeutic and supportive environment.

TBD

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

Damayan Garden Project – Frenchtown Garden

Work with children and community members to help maintain a garden plot in Tallahassee’s historic Frenchtown community. Tasks include planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting. Damayan Garden Project agency reaches out to the community and uses gardens to teach nutritional and environmental education. Dress appropriately for gardening, including close-toed shoes.

TBD

Th 4 p.m. 6 p.m.

Ability1st

Help build accessibility ramps, stairs, and other home features for members of the Tallahassee community who experience mobility challenges. Students will travel to various community members' homes to help build necessary features with a professional foreman. Appropriate dress for construction is required: close-toed shoes, jeans/leggings/long shorts, and t-shirt. Students are also encouraged to bring sunscreen and a bottle of water.

TBD F 8:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

Gretchen Everhart School

Gretchen Everhart School serves students from ages 3 to 22 with intellectual disabilities. Volunteers will assist with playtime activities during a physical education class period

TBD

F 9:15 a.m. 11:30 a.m.

Frenchtown Urban Farm

Work with are students and community members to maintain the Frenchtown Urban Farm’s garden, including planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting. This project uses gardens to build community, provide health food, and teach nutritional and environmental education. Dress appropriately for gardening, including close-toed shoes.

TBD

F 2:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
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