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Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunity Organization Description Address Contact of Organization
TORNADO RELIEF Living City Project

Web site updated with further opportunities including for Saturday morning in Wagner Ford neighborhood.

Consult link at right for sign-up and location information.

https://declare.org/livingcityprojectinfo
TORNADO RELIEF Trotwood-Madison City Schools/Trotwood

Volunteering in Trotwood, shuttles will depart Trotwood Madison High School every 45 minutes between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.

Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own gloves and safety glasses or any other equipment that could come in handy.

4440 N Union Rd, Trotwood, OH 45426

TORNADO RELIEF EFFORTS The Foodbank, Inc.

More opportunities to come, but:

The Foodbank is no longer in need of vast number of volunteers to help with water distribution, but is still accepting water and food. Water will be distributed on Monday and Tuesday from 8am to 4pm (6/3-4).

The Foodbank, 56 Armor Place, Dayton, OH 45417

56 Armor Place, Dayton, OH, 45417

(937) 461 0265 x27
Sean Mitchell

https://thefoodbankdayton.org/take-action/
House of Bread House of Bread

House of Bread serves a hot, nutritious lunchtime meal to anyone in need 365 days a year. The volunteer day is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Groups or individuals welcome. Must schedule in advance.
Volunteers age 16 and up.

8 Orth Ave, Dayton, OH 45406

(937) 226 1520

http://houseofbread.org/get-involved
Catholic Social Services Catholic Social Services

The Choice Food Pantry at Catholic Social Services serves over 18,000 folks a year. Monday – Friday Mornings: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Pantry is CLOSED on the first Friday of every month.

922 West Riverview Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
(entrance on Orth Street)

(93) 223-7217 x 1144
Deborah Pendleton

http://www.cssmv.org/services/food-pantry/
United Rehabilitation Services of Dayton, Inc United Rehabilitation Services of Dayton, Inc

Every day URS relies on individuals, companies and community groups to fulfill our mission of enhancing the quality of life for our clients.

Volunteer opportunities available in Adult and Youth Services, Development, and on Team Projects, as well with special events (such as the annual Rubber Duck Regatta and Barstool Open).

710 Old Troy Pike (at the corner of Needmore Road), Dayton, OH 45424

(937) 233-1230
Ann Reinhart

http://ursdayton.org/
Hannah's Treasure Chest Hannah's Treasure Chest

Hannah’s Treasure Chest provides nonprofit and social service agencies in Butler, Greene, Montgomery, and Warren Counties with clothing, baby equipment, diapers, hygiene items, toys, books and other essential items for their clients.

124 Westpark Rd, Centerville, OH 45459

(937) 439 5039
Trudy Bechtolt

http://hannahstreasure.org/wp1/
Goodwill Easter Seals Computer Lab Goodwill Easter Seals

Volunteer Community Computer Lab Attendant: the community computer lab is a place where the community can come to sign up for an email account, create a resume, and apply for jobs online. Volunteers assist visitors in helping them navigate around the computer and internet using basic computer skills. The computer lab is open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

660 S Main St, Dayton, OH 45402

Contact: Amanda Williams
(937) 528 6371 a.williams@gesmv.org.

http://gesmv.org/
Homefull Homefull

Homefull operates a Farm Stand at Second Street Market (600 E. 2nd Street Dayton, OH 45402) every Saturday year-round from 8:00-3:00, and every Sunday during the Summer from 11:00-3:00, to increase fresh food access and sell our produce from the Homefull micro-farm to support our programs. We are in need of volunteers to help us run the stand’s daily operations and engage with customers. Homefull staff orientation, training, and supervision are provided on-site. Perfect for people with limited availability during the work week!

Takes place at:

Second Street Market (600 E. 2nd Street Dayton, OH 45402

Carly Hall
carlyh@
homefull.org
(937) 293 1945
ext. 530

http://www.homefull.org/
YWCA YWCA

Donation Sorter -

The YWCA Dayton receives a generous amount of donations on a daily basis. We accept a variety items such as personal care products, clothing, household goods, baby items, toys, and books. We use these donations for our clients in order to improve and empower their lives.

Volunteers are much needed to help sort the incoming donations. There is very limited space to store these items and so it is very important that they be sorted and distributed to the clients of the YWCA in a timely and efficient manner.

YWCA Dayton -

141 W Third St, Dayton
45402

Volunteer Coordinator at (937) 461-5550 extension 108 or email volunteers@ywcadayton.org

http://www.ywcadayton.org
YWCA YWCA

YW Store Attendant -

The YW Store is a small donation based “store” in the YWCA. YWCA Program Participants receive “Y Bucks” for attending groups and activities. They can “spend” the Y Bucks on items in the YW Store. The YW Store is open on Monday and Wednesday from 10-11am.

Volunteer Hours:
Mondays and/or Wednesdays 9:45-11:15am, Later Afternoon, and Evening hours also available (no holidays)

YWCA Dayton -

141 W Third St, Dayton
45402

Volunteer Coordinator at (937) 461-5550 extension 108 or email volunteers@ywcadayton.org

http://www.ywcadayton.org
Alzheimer's Association Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is looking to fill a volunteer database assistant position with a weekly commitment of 4-6 hours (or more if available). This position will play a vital role in assisting the Program staff in database entry and as a volunteer will expand the Chapter's capacity and will help in fulfilling the Association's vision of a world without Alzheimer's.

The volunteer will be enthusiastic about the vision and mission of the Association, proficient in Microsoft office and other computer technology and have a desire to use skills and expertise to make an impact. Full training will be provided in our offices located in south Dayton (hours are 8:30 am - 5:00 pm).

Please visit our website at alz.org/dayton to fill out a volunteer application and indicate your interest in our database position. Please direct questions to lchouinard@alz.org

Alzheimer's Association,
31 W Whipp Rd, Dayton, OH 45459

Lorna Chouinard, 937 610 7005
lchouinard@alz.org

alz.org/dayton
Suicide Prevention Center Suicide Prevention Center

Suicide Prevention Center, Inc. needs volunteers to assist on the crisis line, our educational programs for school age children and to attend community events to represent SPC. We also have fundraising events throughout the year that require volunteers.

(937) 226-0818, SPC Business Line

suicidepreventioncenter.tk
The Bookstore @ Antique Village Project Read

Do you love books? Have you always wanted to work at a library or a bookstore? Here’s your chance—and it supports a great cause! Project READ is looking for volunteers to serve at its partner bookstore, The Bookstore @ Antiques Village (located at 651 Lyons Road in Centerville), where 100% of book sale proceeds support Project READ’s literacy programs. Volunteers scan, sort and stock books and help customers at the bookstore. Volunteers are asked to give three hours per week, if possible. No experience needed! Training is provided onsite.

651 Lyons Rd, Centerville, OH, 45459

Call 937-461-7323, email Sharon.Burns@sinclair.edu or visit www.project-read.org/volunteer.

http://www.project-read.org/
Project READ Project READ

Have you ever thought about becoming a literacy tutor? Here’s your chance! Project READ is looking for volunteers to serve as literacy tutors for adult learners seeking basic reading, GED, or English (ESOL) assistance. They are also seeking volunteers to work with youth learners in local area schools. This generous donation of time can have a tremendous impact on someone’s life! Volunteers are asked to give 1-3 hours per week. Literacy training is provided for both opportunities prior to tutoring.

Call 937-461-7323 or email holly.elkins-lopez@sinclair.edu.

http://www.project-read.org/
Homefull Homefull

Volunteer administrative assistant for front desk/lobby area. A couple hours a week, flexible schedule.

33 W First St, Dayton, OH, 45402

Carly Hall
carlyh@
homefull.org
(937) 293 1945
ext. 530

http://www.homefull.org/
DECA Prep Reading Help DECA Prep

DECA Prep is looking for reading help for 3rd graders (Tuesdays or Thursdays from 3:15 - 4:15, through end of school year) and 3rd and 4th graders (Saturdays, 9:00 - 11:00 am, through end of April). Adults and high school students welcome!

Bethany Renner, brenner@daytonearlycollege.org, 937 251 8353.

200 Homewood Ave, 45405

https://www.daytonearlycollege.org/apps/pages/DECAPREP
Dayton Foundation Encore Volunteer Program Dayton Foundation

The Dayton Foundation’s Encore volunteer program is recruiting seniors to interview community leaders and conduct focus groups involving low-income individuals to determine why many people living in poverty do not participate in programs to move themselves to self-sufficiency.
Interview training and project supervision will be provided. A two month time commitment is required.

Dr. Linda Mercuri Fischbach,
Del Mar Encore Fellow
The Dayton Foundation
c/o Miami Valley Works of Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley
lfischbach@gesmv.org
937-528-6305

https://www.daytonfoundation.org/delmarencore.html
East End Miracle Makers Ruskin PreK-6

The East End Miracle Makers after school program at Ruskin PreK-6 is seeking reading mentors for 3rd grade students. We partner with Project MORE, an evidence-based volunteer reading mentoring project, to help struggling readers build their confidence and skills. Mentors work one-on-one for at least 1 hour a week after being trained in the Project MORE format. Mentors are expected to commit to a weekly schedule for at least one semester. Caring adults who are interested in helping children improve their reading should contact Emily Gray, Neighborhood School Center Site Coordinator, at ebgray@daytonpublic.com. For more information about Miracle Makers, please go to: http://www.east-end.org. For more information about Project MORE, go to: http://projectmore.us.

Emily Gray, Neighborhood School Center Site Coordinator, at ebgray@daytonpublic.com

http://www.east-end.org
Dragons Parking Good Neighbor House

Good Neighbor House is seeking responsible volunteers to support our parking lot fundraising during Dragons baseball games. It’s an easy way to help make a big difference for our clients. Two volunteers are required per game, and they should arrive at least one hour before the game and stay 30-60 minutes after it starts. It takes a few minutes to set up and tear down, so most are done within 2-2.5 hours.

Contact Sarina Tacovic at 937-224-3003 ext. 116 or sarina.tacovic@goodneighborhouse.org.

http://goodneighborhouse.org/
Concert assistance Levitt Pavilion Downtown

Building community through music, one free concert at a time.

Our season will be May 30 – September 21, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7pm and the 3rd Sunday of each month at 4:30pm.

Duties include:
Tear down
Beverage sales (alcoholic/non-alcoholic)
Greeters (hand out sponsor freebies/Levitt pamphlets)
Merchandise sales (Levitt and band)
Bucket Brigade (solicit donations in buckets)

On-site job training available! Come have fun with us on the lawn. Enjoy great music and have fun with your community!

Call Abbey at 937 281 2144.

Abbey@levittdayton.org

https://levittdayton.org/
Walk to End Epilepsy Epilepsy Foundation Ohio

Join the Epilepsy Foundation Ohio in its mission to END EPILEPSY. We are seeking volunteers to help with our upcoming Walk to End Epilepsy on May 18 at Fifth/Third Field. Volunteers are needed to help staff the selfie booth, water stations and snack area, set up and tear down. Set-up begins at 7:00 AM, the walk begins at 9:00 AM, and should wrap up by 12:00.

For more information, call 233-2500.

https://www.ohioepilepsy.org/walktoendepilepsy
Moving Day Walk for Parkinson's Parkinson's Foundation

Moving Day Dayton is the Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio Chapter’s first fundraising walk in Dayton. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This celebration of movement will feature a family friendly walk course, a kids area and a special Movement Pavilion featuring exercises such as Delay the Disease, Dance for PD, Rock Steady Boxing, and ActivMotion Bar; all can help manage the symptoms of PD.

Proceeds raised from the campaign help to improve the quality of care for people with Parkinson’s disease through research, education and outreach. Moving Day Dayton raises awareness of Parkinson’s both nationally and in the local community.

Volunteer position descriptions within link at right!

Allison Lenz,
alenz@parkinson.org

http://parkinsonsfoundation9.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?start_over&id=36338
Dayton International Peace Museum - Guide Dayton International Peace Museum

Greet and welcome guests into the unique Dayton International Peace Museum. Set the tone for a positive, insightful and rich museum experience for all guests. Guide guests through the museum exhibits on the first and second floors. Answer guests' questions. Engage in peaceful, educational dialogue with guests. Ensure the museum is clean and ready to welcome guests at the beginning of the volunteer shift and maintain museum cleanliness throughout the shift. Answer incoming phone calls and take messages as necessary.

dennis.geehan@daytonpeacemuseum.com

https://www.daytonpeacemuseum.org/
African-American Wellness Walk 2019 Premier

19th Annual African American Wellness Walk will be held at the University of Dayton’s River Campus on June 8, 2019. Many different volunteer opportunities with this one: registration, water stations, greeters and many more. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, please contact Brittany Johnson at bdjohnson@premierhealth.com with your volunteer role of interest. The deadline to sign-up for a volunteer role is May 24th.

bdjohnson@premierhealth.com

https://www.premierhealth.com/Your-Wellness/Live-Well-Stay-Well/Event-Calendar/African-American-Wellness-Walk/
Friends of the Library Book Sale Dayton Metro LIbrary

Friends of the Library Book Sale will be Friday, June 21 (3pm—8pm) & Saturday, June 22nd (10am—5pm) in the Community Room of our Northwest Branch, 2410 Philadelphia Drive. If you are a member of the Friends, you get in 2 hours early before the public on Friday! Everything is $1
Visit http://www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/about-us/volunteer for more details!

Visit http://www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/about-us/volunteer for more details!

http://www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/
TORNADO RELIEF EFFORTS The Foodbank

More opportunities to come, but:

The Foodbank is taking volunteers to help with water distribution, sorting and distribution of food and help at distribution sites.

The Foodbank, 56 Armor Place, Dayton, OH 45417

https://thefoodbankdayton.org/

https://thefoodbankdayton.org/
The Foodbank The Foodbank

The Foodbank has a great number of on-site opportunities for groups and individuals, including sorting and packing of food, seasonal outdoor garden work, assisting with mobile pantries, and more. Must schedule in advance.

https://thefoodbankdayton.org/

(937) 461 0265 x27
Sean Mitchell

https://thefoodbankdayton.org/
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