Community service opportunities: February 2022
The Center for Community Engagement and Service is offering many service opportunities for students — both ongoing ones throughout the semester and ones that happen only in the month of February. Opportunities include being in a choir, working with animals, teaching art, assisting with environmental projects and more.
To register, find out more information or view all service opportunities for upcoming months, visit the Center for Community Engagement and Service’s website. The list on the website is constantly being updated with additional opportunities, so keep checking back.
St. Augustin’s Choir Volunteer
St. Augustin’s Church in Newport is in need of volunteers to help sing in the weekly masses on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Volunteers would be responsible for learning and listening to the recordings of music before each Sunday.
On Call: Snow Shoveling Volunteers
Volunteers who have shovels and their own cars are needed to be on call for shoveling local areas on Aquidneck Island. Once it snows, volunteers will be notified by email or phone call with the locations to shovel.
Bike Newport Volunteer
Reliable and responsible volunteers who enjoy working with bikes are needed this spring semester at Bike Newport. Volunteers would be helping weekly with general bike cleaning, programs, and more. If interested in volunteering at Bike Newport, contact Allyson McCalla at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Housing Hotline: Crafty Crochet Volunteers
Volunteers who know how to crochet or are willing to learn are needed weekly on Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m. to help make small stuffed animals for children in need. If interested or for more details, please contact Olivia McGowan at email@example.com.
Norman Bird Sanctuary: Mabel’s Garden Volunteers
Volunteers who have their own cars and like to garden are needed at Norman Bird Sanctuary on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. If interested, contact Joseph McLaughlin at 401-846-2577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fab Golf Volunteers
Reliable and responsible volunteers with their own cars are needed for FabNewport’s FabGOLF program. Volunteers are needed to help weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m., and they will be teaching middle school kids how to golf. Volunteers should have experience in golf or a strong interest in teaching golf. Volunteers who are interested should reach out to Orlando Peace at email@example.com.
FabNewport Art Volunteers
Reliable and responsible volunteers with their own cars are needed for FabNewport’s weekly art program. Volunteers who are interested and want to learn more details should reach out to Orlando Peace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gods Community Garden Volunteers
Reliable and responsible volunteers with their own cars are needed at Gods Community Garden for winter harvesting. Preferred volunteers hours are Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. If interested in volunteering at the gardens, contact Linda Wood at email@example.com.
Potter League for Animals – Bunny Play Group Volunteer
Volunteers who like animals and would like to assist with weekly playgroups on Fridays from 2-3 p.m. are needed. Transportation is provided. If interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Feb. 12: Dorcas International Volunteering
Volunteers are needed to assist with help at Dorcas International Volunteer Services in Providence from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More volunteer duties will be posted as event date gets closer. Van transportation is provided, and pick up will be at Miley Hall will be at 8 a.m.
Monday, Feb. 14: Mobile Food Pantry
Volunteers are needed from 3-6 p.m. at Claiborne Pell Elementary School to help with the mobile food pantry. Volunteers should dress for weather, as this event is outside. Transportation is not provided.
Saturday, Feb. 26: Gifts to Give
Volunteers are needed to help sort donation items at Gifts to Give from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All volunteers must provide proof of vaccination in order to volunteer. Van transportation is provided, and pick up will be at Miley Hall at 9:30 a.m.