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Disclaimer for Volunteer hour approval:
Volunteering is considered giving personal time and energy to address immediate COMMUNITY needs. Examples include tutoring, serving food at a shelter, building or repairing homes, neighborhood or park clean up, etc. Things such as having a table for your organization during Week of Welcome or preparing for an event hosted by your organization are considered Participation in Association. Going forward volunteer hours will not be granted for Participation in Association. If you have questions about the recent change please feel free to contact the Office of Campus Life at (812)941-2316.
National FFA Organization’s Convention
Volunteers are needed for the 86th National FFA Organization’s Convention at the Kentucky Exposition Center from October 30 – November 2, 2013. With about 50,000 attendees expected, there is a great need for volunteers to help with airport greeting, manning booths to give out city information, and other various duties. A list of job descriptions is below to help clarify what may be needed. There are 400 total volunteer shifts for this convention and each volunteer would be required to serve two shifts (some jobs have exceptions to this requirement due to time commitment); bring the needs to 200 volunteers total. Additional information can be found at National FFA Organization website.
If interested please contact:
Rose Zimmerman Caple
Visitor Services Coordinator Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
301 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202
The National Student Campaign Against Hunger is looking for an intern!
Internships are designed to give you stronger leadership skills and a better understanding of the problems of hunger and homelessness while strengthening and building the organization and it's programs. As an intern with NSCAHH you'll train a team of volunteers, coordinate media outreach, and bring attention to a growing problem that's often ignored. And while you work to amplify student action on this issue, you can even earn course credit! The Campaign is committed to ending hunger and homelessness in America by educating, engaging, and training students to directly meet individuals' immediate needs while advocating for long-term systemic solutions. If you are interested in an internship, please visit the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness website.
Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana is looking for volunteers.
Adult Volunteers are an important part of the Girl Scout experience. Volunteers offer the girls the chance to have an experience of a lifetime, making memories that will last a lifetime. As an adult volunteer, you will receive training to give you the tools you need to get started and continue to develop the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. This organization has several opportunities for volunteers to get involved. A list of these opportunities can be found on the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana website. An application, $12 membership fee and background check are required.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana
Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, 1-to-1 mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. They have new partnerships with the Green Valley Elementary School (located in close proximity to the IU Southeast campus) where they are matching volunteer “Bigs” in mentoring relationships with children who attend the school program there. Bigs meet with their Littles on-site once a week for about an hour. Big Brothers Big Sisters is always on the lookout for individuals eager to positively impact local children and their community at the same time, and this volunteer opportunity is perfectly-suited for college students. If interested please visit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana website.
AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps
The AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is a residential service program for Americans from 18-24 years old. They are currently serving at Habitat for Humanity of Indiana in Henryville rebuilding homes that were affected by the tornado back in March. NCCC is looking for ways to let the community know they're in the area, what they're doing and who they are. Members of AmeriCorps NCCC are involved in direct service, which means that as the "boots on the ground" they complete a variety of projects for various organizations in the fields of Urban and Rural Development, Energy Conservation, Disaster Services, Infrastructure Improvement, Environmental Stewardship and Conservation. For more information visit the AmeriCorps website.