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March



Inauguration Week: Community Services Projects

Tue, 12 Mar 2013 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location:
Off-campus location will be throughout the Harrisonburg community.
On-campus opportunities will meet in the upper and lower levels of the Festival Center, Warren Patio and Transitions Room.

Time:       
Off-campus opportunities will be available from 9am-5pm.
On-campus opportunities will be available from 10am-3pm.

This event is for JMU students, faculty and staff.

Working with the United Way, the Institute for Innovative Health and Human Services (IIHHS), and the Community Service Learning office, students will be able to engage in service opportunities on-campus, while faculty and staff are able to participate in off-campus projects.

There are a number of opportunities available throughout the community. Several of the service opportunities will have transportation available from Godwin Hall. 

To register for a service project:
  • Log into MyMadison
  • Click on the "Employee" tab
  • Under Employee Training Tab, Click Request Training Enrollment
  • Search by JMU Course Type
  • Look for President Inauguration, Click Available Courses
  • If you click the info icon, you will see the summaries.
  • Click View Available Sessions
  • Click Session Number to enroll

Open Community Service Projects - Off Campus

Roberta Webb Child Care Center 9:00-11:00 PM Plan to have fun with 2, 3 and 4 year olds at the center with indoor and outdoor play and reading. Shuttle provided.
Second Home 12:30-3:00PM Reading, Games, Activities with school-age children. Shuttle provided.
Mercy House 1:00-5:00PM Wear comfortable clothes and bring work gloves to help Mercy House with cleaning and organizing the shelter for homeless families. Shuttle provided.
Second Home 3:00-5:00PM Wear comfortable clothes and bring work gloves to help Mercy House with cleaning and organizing the shelter for homeless families. Dress for physical work. Shuttle provided.
Roberta Webb Child Care Center 11:00-1:00AM Plan to have fun with 2, 3 and 4 year olds at the center with indoor and outdoor play and reading. Shuttle provided.
Mercy House 9:00-1:00AM Wear comfortable clothes and bring work gloves to help Mercy House with cleaning and organizing the shelter for homeless families. Dress for physical work. Shuttle provided.
Big Brothers Big Sisters 3:00-5:00PM Second Home - Muhlenberg Lutheran Church. Activities with school-age children. Will be making care packages to send to soldiers in Afghanistan. Shuttle provided.
First Step Domesetic Violence Center 1:00-4:00PM Roll up your sleeves and wear gloves for cleaning out the attic and basement of this shelter for victims of domestic violence. Volunteers will help First Step get organized. Dress for physical work.
Generations Crossing Working With Older Adults 10:00-12:00PM In Massanetta Springs Area. Activities with Older Adults. Assist with organized activities.
Generations Crossing Outdoor Work 9:00-12:00PM In Massanetta Springs Area. Landscaping the playground area including spreading mulch.Dress for physical work in the outdoors, rain or shine.
Harrisonburg/Rockingham Child Day Care Center 1:00-3:00PM At Harrisonburg/Rockingham Child Day Care Center (Muhlenberg Lutheran Church). Landscaping the playground area including spreading mulch. Dress for physical work in the outdoors, rain or shine. Shuttle provided.
Meals on Wheels at Price Rotary Club
8:30-12:00PM Prepare and ride along to deliver lunches to shut-ins.
Our Community Place
10:00-1:00PM Some volunteers will help with general work projects around the facility with no skill required. Other volunteers are needed to help prepare and serve lunch to participants at OCP. Lunch will be provided.