Community service opportunities: November

The Office of Community Service has several service opportunities available during the month of November. To register for one of the service opportunities listed below, or to view all service opportunities, visit the Community Service website.

For more information on service opportunities in general, contact the Office of Community Service at (401) 341-2440 or  

Saturday, Nov. 3: Race for Open Space
Volunteers are needed from 9-11:30 a.m. to help with the Aquidneck Land Trust’s Race for Open Space. Duties include race registration, helping at street crossings along the course and spotting/directing runners along the course. Van transportation provided. Pick up at Miley Hall at 8:30 a.m., return at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 6: Soup Kitchen
Volunteers are needed from 4-7 p.m. to set up, work and clean up the Emmanuel Church soup kitchen. This site is located on the trolley line.

Tuesday, Nov. 6: Warm Up Wednesday
Volunteers are needed at the Mercy Center from 6-8 p.m. to bake sweet treats for St. Paul’s Church’s Warm Up Wednesday program. Transportation is not provided for this on-campus event.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 and Thursday, Nov. 15: Food Drive
Volunteers are needed to help with Child & Family’s annual food drive. Available shifts are 9:15 a.m. to noon and/or 3:15-5:30 p.m. Van transportation is provided.

Saturday, Nov. 17: Gifts to Give
Volunteers are needed from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to sort donation items at Gifts to Give. Van transportation is provided. Pick up at Miley Hall at 9:30 a.m., return at 2 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 26, Tuesday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 30: Bell Ringing
Volunteers are needed from 5-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to ring the Salvation Army bells at the Stop & Shop on Bellevue Avenue. For Friday, volunteers may sign up for two-hour shifts. This site is located on the trolley line.

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