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Looking for a way to serve? The following organizations are in need of Bethel students to assist them in various ways. Please read through the service opportunities and contact the contact person listed directly if interested in serving. Don’t forget to log your hours of service when you’re done!

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  • South Bend New Tech High School

    Dates: as soon as possible until June
    Work type: Children/Youth, Education

    Description: We need science students or faculty to assist High School Biology students as mentors for independent science projects. These are higher level students seeking Honors credit. Mentors would need to meet 2-3 times with the student group and simply assist them with their experiment and lab report, answering any questions along the way. Past mentors have had a positive experience and the students are very grateful for the assistance.

    Contact: Heather Nimon
    Phone: 574-540-9431
    Email: hnimon@sbcsc.k12.in.us
    Age Requirement: 18

  • AseraCare Hospice

    Dates: any
    Work type: Elderly Care, Healthcare

    Description: Description: AseraCare Hospice : Volunteers Needed to provide assistance to terminally ill patients and their families. Our services are provided to cancer patients as well as people with emphysema, heart problems, Alzheimer's and more. We help our neighbors in our community in their own homes, assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Volunteers provide emotional and spiritual support, assist with errands, play music, write cards, read to patients and even office work. Call or email for training dates and more info, Shannon at 574-206-1875 or shannon.kelley@aseracare.com

    Contact: Shannon Kelley-I would just like to have the contact info updated on your website from Jamie.
    Phone: 574-206-1875
    Email: shannon.kelley@aseracare.com
    Web Site: www.aseracare.com

  • Oaklawn

    Dates: ongoing
    Work type: Children/Youth, Family Services, Healthcare

    Description: Find Your Passion for Volunteering at Oaklawn!

    Oaklawn Psychiatric Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities at our Goshen, Elkhart, Mishawaka, and South Bend locations.
    Choose the location that is convenient for you.
     Flexible Work Schedules
     Short and Long-Term Projects
     Non-Clinical and Client Related Opportunities
     Make a Difference In Your Community!
    Have a Talent or Skill to Share?
    For more information – contact Volunteer Services at
    574-283-1234 Ext. 646 or Email: volunteer@oaklawn.org

    Contact: Sharon Jensen - Oaklawn Volunteer Services
    Phone: 574-283-1234
    Email: sharon.jensen@oaklawn.org
    Web Site: www.oaklawn.org
    Age Requirement: 18

  • Harbor Light Hospice

    Dates: on-going
    Work type: Elderly Care, Family Services, Healthcare

    Description: Harbor Light Hospice is in need of companion volunteers to spend one-on-one time with patients with a terminal illness in St. Joseph and Elkhart Counties. This is very flexible and can be done weekly, or bi-weekly depending on your schedule. Volunteer training is provided.

    Contact: Jamie Rhew
    Phone: 574-254-1041
    Email: jrhew@hlhin.com
    Web Site: www.harborlighthospice.com
    Age Requirement: 18

  • Literacy Council Of North Central Indiana

    Dates: any
    Work type: Education

    Description: We are in need of Tutors: Quaifications include but are not limited to: 1. Tutors must be at least 18 years old and have a High School diploma. 2. Tutors must be willing to commit to working with an adult learner 1 1/2 hours a week for 6 months. Tutors must be dependable, prompt, interested in helping others and have patience.Tutors must be sensitive to different backgrounds and cultures and respectful of student confidentiality. Also tutor should be able to read, write and speak English comfortably. If your interested in helping with adult literacy please contact us.

    Contact: Riesie Mangus
    Phone: 574-335-9781
    Email: paula@ncinreads.org
    Web Site: www.ncinreads.org
    Age Requirement: 18

  • AseraCare Hospice

    Dates: ASAP
    Work type: Elderly Care, Healthcare

    Description: AseraCare Hospice : Volunteers Needed to provide assistance to terminally ill patients and their families. Our services are provided to cancer patients as well as people with emphysema, heart problems, Alzheimer's and more. We help our neighbors in our community in their own homes, assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Volunteers provide emotional and spiritual support, assist with errands, play music, write cards, read to patients and even office work. Call or email for training dates and more info, Jamie 574-206-1875 or jamie.gillum@aseracare.com

    Contact: Jamie Gillum
    Phone: 574-206-1875
    Email: jamie.gillum@aseracare.com

  • Our Lady of the Road

    Dates: any
    Work type: Service to the Homeless

    Description: Serving the community homeless by providing them with breakfast, showers, laundry, sorting donations, visiting with the homeless, etc.
    Drop in hours are from 7:00-11:00 friday through sunday mornings. Please contact the catholic worker house by either email or phone peterclaverhouse@gmail.com or 574.235.0623.

    Contact: Catholic Worker
    Phone: 574.235.0623
    Email: peterclaverhouse@gmail.com
    Web Site: http://southbendcatholicworker.org/