Community service opportunities: February
The Office of Community Service has several service opportunities available during the month of February. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Feb. 9: My Brother’s Keeper
Volunteers are needed to help out with this ministry that delivers furniture and food to local families in need. Van transportation is provided. Pick up at Miley Hall at 8:30 a.m., return at 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 12: Share the Love Project
Volunteers are needed in Wakehurst, Room 201 to help out with the Share the Love project. Transportation is not provided for this on-campus service opportunity.
Wednesday, Feb. 14: Park Holm Senior Center
Volunteers are needed from 7-9 p.m. in Wakehurst, Room 201 to make tissue paper flowers for Park Holm Senior Center. Transportation is not provided for this on-campus service opportunity.
Thursday, Feb. 15: Housing Hotline
Volunteers are needed from 7-9 p.m. in Wakehurst, Room 201 to help make scarves for housing hotline. Transportation is not provided for this on-campus service opportunity.
Monday, Feb. 19 and Friday, Feb. 23: Breakers Stable
Volunteers are needed to read stories and make arts and crafts with young visitors. Sessions will last 75 minutes and volunteers will work with an educational interpretive program specialist. The Preservation Society of Newport County will perform a background check. Sessions are 9:15-11 a.m. and 1:15-3 p.m. Transportation is not provided, as this service location is within walking distance from campus.
Friday, Feb. 23: Emmanuel Church
Volunteers are needed from 9-11 a.m. to help set up the church their cultural heritage program, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help with dances, crafts and greeting during the program and from 2-4 p.m. to clean up from the program. This service site is located on the trolley line.
Saturday, Feb. 24: Clean Ocean Access
Volunteers are needed from noon to 2 p.m. at Second Beach (surfer’s end) to help with a beach cleanup. Van transportation is provided. Pick up at Miley Hall at 11:45 a.m., return at 2 p.m.