Agency Location Opportunity Details ServiceHours Commitment Distance Tags
Area 4 Special Olympics Harrisonburg Fall Semester Sports Volunteers Special Olympics Va. provides a variety of services and coordinates athletic events for people with various disabilities.

Service-learners will assist adults with disabilities during their volleyball, flag football, and/or bowling skills practices. No previous knowledge of sports listed is required. Must be able to commit to 6 of the 8 weeks.
MONDAYS - VOLLEYBALL - 6:30 - 8 SPOTSWOOD HIGH SCHOOL 368 Blazer Drive Penn Laird VA 22846

THURSDAYS - FLAG FOOTBALL 6:30 - 8 SPOTSWOOD HIGH SCHOOL 368 Blazer Drive - Penn Laird VA 22846

SATURDAYS - BOWLING - 12:30 - 3 VALLEY LANES 3106 S. Main Street Harrisonburg VA 22801
Semester   Disability Services
Big Brothers Big Sisters Harrisonburg Mentor **Must be Pre-Approved*** Big Brothers Big Sisters has been changing children's lives by matching them with caring adults to guide them on a path to success.

Mission: Provide children facing adversity with strong, and enduring, profesisonally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Website: http://www.bbbshr.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.0 MILE
Site-Based: Monday-Friday 11:00 AM-1:00 PM or 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Community Based: 4:00PM- 6:00PM
Academic Year   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Multicultural Awareness
Bilingual Community Engagement
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Verona Food Recovery Volunteer Blue Ridge Area Food Bank serves 25 counties and 8 cities on either side of the Blue Ridge through distribution centers. They provide nutritious food to 105,100 people each month through a far-reaching network of food pantries, soup kitchens, schools, churches, & other nonprofit groups.

Mission: To provide nourishing food to our neighbors in need through vibrant community partnerships and passionate public support.

Website: https://www.brafb.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 19.3 MILES
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Food Security
Booksavers of Virginia Harrisonburg Recycling paper/books Students will test paper and be involved in the process of preparing it for the recycling plant.
Takes Service Learners as groups only
Distance from JMU: 2.3 miles
Mon-Fri 8:30AM-5:00PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Booksavers of Virginia Harrisonburg Online Research Assistant Students will research books, CDs, or DVDs online for pricing.

Distance from JMU: 2.3 miles
Mon-Fri 8:30AM-5:00PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham Harrisonburg Core Program Assistant- Lucy Simms Center (Harrisonburg) This position would primarily focus on working with the youth at our Club Units. This position would cover one or more of the following areas: Character and Leadership Development; Health and Life Skills; Sports, Fitness and Recreation; Arts and Crafts; Education and Career Development. Within each of theses core area specific programs are run such as SMART Moves, MethSMART, Power Hour, Career Launch, etc.; this position would be responsible for either running a program or assisting in the running of a program.

Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham was established in 1994 to provide the youth in our community a safe environment and have a significant impact on their lives. B&GC provides a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, and life-enhancing programs and character development experiences.

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Website: http://www.bgchr.org/Volunteer

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.5 MILES
Monday-Friday 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
Must commit to at least 1-2 hours per visit
Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Multicultural Awareness
Bilingual Community Engagement
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham Harrisonburg Technology Assistants- Lucy Simms Center (Harrisonburg) This position would help with the technological part of our organization. Assist in computer programming, software backup, etc.

Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham was established in 1994 to provide the youth in our community a safe environment and have a significant impact on their lives. B&GC provides a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, and life-enhancing programs and character development experiences.

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Website: http://www.bgchr.org/Volunteer

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.5 MILES
Monday-Friday 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
Must commit to at least 1-2 hours per visit
Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Multicultural Awareness
Bilingual Community Engagement
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham Harrisonburg Core Program Assistant-Spotswood Elementary (Harrisonburg) This position would primarily focus on working with the youth at our Club Units. This position would cover one or more of the following areas: Character and Leadership Development; Health and Life Skills; Sports, Fitness and Recreation; Arts and Crafts; Education and Career Development. Within each of theses core area specific programs are run such as SMART Moves, MethSMART, Power Hour, Career Launch, etc.; this position would be responsible for either running a program or assisting in the running of a program.

Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham was established in 1994 to provide the youth in our community a safe environment and have a significant impact on their lives. B&GC provides a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, and life-enhancing programs and character development experiences.

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Website: http://www.bgchr.org/Volunteer

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 2.5 MILES
Monday-Friday 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
Must commit to at least 1-2 hours per visit
Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Multicultural Awareness
Bilingual Community Engagement
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham Harrisonburg Core Program Assistant-Stone Spring Elementary (Harrisonburg) This position would primarily focus on working with the youth at our Club Units. This position would cover one or more of the following areas: Character and Leadership Development; Health and Life Skills; Sports, Fitness and Recreation; Arts and Crafts; Education and Career Development. Within each of theses core area specific programs are run such as SMART Moves, MethSMART, Power Hour, Career Launch, etc.; this position would be responsible for either running a program or assisting in the running of a program. Monday-Friday 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
Must commit to at least 1-2 hours per visit
Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Multicultural Awareness
Bilingual Community Engagement
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham Harrisonburg Core Program Assistant- South River Elementary (Rockingham Co.) This position would primarily focus on working with the youth at our Club Units. This position would cover one or more of the following areas: Character and Leadership Development; Health and Life Skills; Sports, Fitness and Recreation; Arts and Crafts; Education and Career Development. Within each of theses core area specific programs are run such as SMART Moves, MethSMART, Power Hour, Career Launch, etc.; this position would be responsible for either running a program or assisting in the running of a program.

Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham was established in 1994 to provide the youth in our community a safe environment and have a significant impact on their lives. B&GC provides a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, and life-enhancing programs and character development experiences.

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Website: http://www.bgchr.org/Volunteer

Distance from JMU: 14 Miles
Monday-Friday 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
Must commit to at least 1-2 hours per visit
Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Multicultural Awareness
Bilingual Community Engagement
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham Harrisonburg Core Program Assistant- Elkton Elementary School (Rockingham Co.) This position would primarily focus on working with the youth at our Club Units. This position would cover one or more of the following areas: Character and Leadership Development; Health and Life Skills; Sports, Fitness and Recreation; Arts and Crafts; Education and Career Development. Within each of theses core area specific programs are run such as SMART Moves, MethSMART, Power Hour, Career Launch, etc.; this position would be responsible for either running a program or assisting in the running of a program.

Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham was established in 1994 to provide the youth in our community a safe environment and have a significant impact on their lives. B&GC provides a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, and life-enhancing programs and character development experiences.

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Website: http://www.bgchr.org/Volunteer

Distance from JMU: 17 miles
Monday-Friday 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
Must commit to at least 1-2 hours per visit
Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Multicultural Awareness
Bilingual Community Engagement
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham Harrisonburg Core Program Assistant- Plains Elementary School (Rockingham Co.) This position would primarily focus on working with the youth at our Club Units. This position would cover one or more of the following areas: Character and Leadership Development; Health and Life Skills; Sports, Fitness and Recreation; Arts and Crafts; Education and Career Development. Within each of theses core area specific programs are run such as SMART Moves, MethSMART, Power Hour, Career Launch, etc.; this position would be responsible for either running a program or assisting in the running of a program.

Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham was established in 1994 to provide the youth in our community a safe environment and have a significant impact on their lives. B&GC provides a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, and life-enhancing programs and character development experiences.

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Website: http://www.bgchr.org/Volunteer

Distance from JMU: 18 miles
Monday-Friday 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
Must commit to at least 1-2 hours per visit
Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Multicultural Awareness
Bilingual Community Engagement
Bridgewater Retirement Community Bridgewater Restorative Care Helper Bridgewater Retirement Community is a 55-acre campus that offers access to well-planned grounds, inviting amenities, support, and freeson to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. BRC is ideally located near the center of the town, providing flat terrain for easy walking access to dining, entertainment, shopping, the library and many recreational opportunities.

Mission: Promoting an engaging lifestyle within our compassionate community.

Website: https://www.brcliving.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 9.4 miles
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-11:30 AM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM Semester   Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Arts Appreciation
Bridgewater Retirement Community Bridgewater Beauty Shop Escorts Bridgewater Retirement Community is a 55-acre campus that offers access to well-planned grounds, inviting amenities, support, and freeson to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. BRC is ideally located near the center of the town, providing flat terrain for easy walking access to dining, entertainment, shopping, the library and many recreational opportunities.

Mission: Promoting an engaging lifestyle within our compassionate community.

Website: https://www.brcliving.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 9.4 miles
Tuesday-1:00 PM-4:00 PM, Thursday-8:30 AM-11:30 AM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, and Wednesday-1:00 PM-4:00 PM Semester   Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Arts Appreciation
Bridgewater Retirement Community Bridgewater Bingo Helpers Bridgewater Retirement Community is a 55-acre campus that offers access to well-planned grounds, inviting amenities, support, and freeson to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. BRC is ideally located near the center of the town, providing flat terrain for easy walking access to dining, entertainment, shopping, the library and many recreational opportunities.

Mission: Promoting an engaging lifestyle within our compassionate community.

Website: https://www.brcliving.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 9.4 miles
Monday 10:00 AM-11:30 AM     Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Arts Appreciation
Bridgewater Retirement Community Bridgewater More Than Words Volunteer Bridgewater Retirement Community is a 55-acre campus that offers access to well-planned grounds, inviting amenities, support, and freeson to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. BRC is ideally located near the center of the town, providing flat terrain for easy walking access to dining, entertainment, shopping, the library and many recreational opportunities.

Mission: Promoting an engaging lifestyle within our compassionate community.

Website: https://www.brcliving.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 9.4 miles
Monday-Sunday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM     Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Arts Appreciation
Bridgewater Retirement Community Bridgewater Project Read: Intergenerational Learning Bridgewater Retirement Community is a 55-acre campus that offers access to well-planned grounds, inviting amenities, support, and freeson to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. BRC is ideally located near the center of the town, providing flat terrain for easy walking access to dining, entertainment, shopping, the library and many recreational opportunities.

Mission: Promoting an engaging lifestyle within our compassionate community.

Website: https://www.brcliving.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 9.4 miles
Thursday 7:30 AM-8:30 AM     Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Arts Appreciation
Bridgewater Retirement Community Bridgewater It's Never 2 Late (IN2L) Volunteers Bridgewater Retirement Community is a 55-acre campus that offers access to well-planned grounds, inviting amenities, support, and freeson to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. BRC is ideally located near the center of the town, providing flat terrain for easy walking access to dining, entertainment, shopping, the library and many recreational opportunities.

Mission: Promoting an engaging lifestyle within our compassionate community.

Website: https://www.brcliving.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 9.4 miles
Hours are flexible     Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Arts Appreciation
Brookdale at Harrisonburg Harrisonburg Service-Learner At Brookdale Harrisonburg every day is an opportunity for Brookdale associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. For our residents, we provide comfortable lifestyles and caring environments, with opportunities to improve wellness, fulfill lifelong wishes, and stay connected with friends and loved ones.

Mission: It all starts with listening to and understanding the unmet needs of those we are talking with; their hopes and uncertainties for themselves or for loved ones. Then we partner with them to determine a solution designed to help enrich their lives. We believe that growing older doesn't mean the options for enjoying life have to shrink. Our philosophy is that we're all aging, but that should never keep us from living.

Website: https://www.brookdale.com/en/communities/brookdale-harrisonburg.html
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 2.4 miles
Monday-Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Weekends as scheduled.
Semester   Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Cat's Cradle Harrisonburg Cat Care and Cleaning Team Member at PetSmart Adoption Center Cat’s Cradle seeks to ensure and maintain a safe, compassionate community for cats and dogs in Shenandoah Valley. They emphasize aggressive spay/neuter of owned animals and TNR (trap/neuter/return) of feral cats. They invite you to join them in this life-saving work.
Cat's Cradle rescues cats and kittens from partner public intake shelters, fosters them in volunteer foster homes, and adopts them out locally or partners with no-kill shelters to transport them for adoption.

Mission: We seek to ensure and maintain a safe, compassionate community for cats and dogs in the Shenandoah Valley.

Website: http://catscradleva.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.6 MILES
Service Hours: Monday-Sunday: 9:00 AM-11:00 AMor 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Animal Welfare
Technology & Communications
Cat's Cradle Harrisonburg Downtown Center Team Member Cat’s Cradle seeks to ensure and maintain a safe, compassionate community for cats and dogs in Shenandoah Valley. They emphasize aggressive spay/neuter of owned animals and TNR (trap/neuter/return) of feral cats. They invite you to join them in this life-saving work.
Cat's Cradle rescues cats and kittens from partner public intake shelters, fosters them in volunteer foster homes, and adopts them out locally or partners with no-kill shelters to transport them for adoption.

Mission: We seek to ensure and maintain a safe, compassionate community for cats and dogs in the Shenandoah Valley.

Website: http://catscradleva.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.2 MILES
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 12:00 PM-6:00PM.
Possibility of Saturdays and Sundays, and later evening hours if long term volunteer applies
Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Animal Welfare
Technology & Communications
Cat's Cradle Harrisonburg Foster Home Cat’s Cradle seeks to ensure and maintain a safe, compassionate community for cats and dogs in Shenandoah Valley. They emphasize aggressive spay/neuter of owned animals and TNR (trap/neuter/return) of feral cats. They invite you to join them in this life-saving work.
Cat's Cradle rescues cats and kittens from partner public intake shelters, fosters them in volunteer foster homes, and adopts them out locally or partners with no-kill shelters to transport them for adoption.

Mission: We seek to ensire and maintain a safe, compassionate community for cats and dogs in the Shenandoah Valley.

Website: http://catscradleva.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.2 MILES
Varies Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Animal Welfare
Technology & Communications
Cat's Cradle Harrisonburg Adoption Event Counselor Cat’s Cradle seeks to ensure and maintain a safe, compassionate community for cats and dogs in Shenandoah Valley. They emphasize aggressive spay/neuter of owned animals and TNR (trap/neuter/return) of feral cats. They invite you to join them in this life-saving work.
Cat's Cradle rescues cats and kittens from partner public intake shelters, fosters them in volunteer foster homes, and adopts them out locally or partners with no-kill shelters to transport them for adoption.

Mission: We seek to ensure and maintain a safe, compassionate community for cats and dogs in the Shenandoah Valley.

Website: http://catscradleva.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.2 MILES
Saturday 9:30 AM-5:30 PM     Community Wellness and Environment
Animal Welfare
Technology & Communications
Community Idea Stations- WVPT Harrisonburg Special Events Mascot Service-learners will help with preparing for marketing/planning/set up/clean up and wear Cubby, the WVPT bear mascot outfit.

This position requires the ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.9 miles
Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 PM and occasional nights or weekends events.     Community Wellness and Environment
Technology & Communications
Community Idea Stations- WVPT Harrisonburg Special Projects Assistant Service-learners will assist with coordinating and promoting community events and serving as a representative of WVPT. They may manage excel data base of invited guest to events, making phone calls to local businesses inviting them to participate in Community Engagement events or asking for donations to help make events possible. They can also be a wealth of information to us of how we can engage a younger viewership.
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.9 miles
Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 PM and occasional nights or weekends events. Academic Year   Community Wellness and Environment
Technology & Communications
Curis at Harrisonburg Harrisonburg Activities Assistant Curis at Harrisonburg is a dually certified skilled nursing and rehabilitaion center.

Mission: We exist to improve the lives of the people we touch, through a sophisticated health care system whose mission is to rehabilitate and restore each resident to the fullest extent possible – physically and emotionally – by providing the highest standards of care and individualized treatment in modern, clean, safe, and pleasant surroundings. We recognize the continually changing needs of the population we serve and we will adapt our services to provide optimal care by remaining on the forefront of nursing, medical and rehabilitative advancements.
Website: http://www.avantecenters.com/locations/location-detail/location/Avante-at-Harrisonburg

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.1 MILES
Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Academic Year   Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Curis at Harrisonburg Harrisonburg Therapy Volunteer (PT/OT Students Only) Curis at Harrisonburg is a dually certified skilled nursing and rehabilitaion center.

Mission: We exist to improve the lives of the people we touch, through a sophisticated health care system whose mission is to rehabilitate and restore each resident to the fullest extent possible – physically and emotionally – by providing the highest standards of care and individualized treatment in modern, clean, safe, and pleasant surroundings. We recognize the continually changing needs of the population we serve and we will adapt our services to provide optimal care by remaining on the forefront of nursing, medical and rehabilitative advancements.

Website: http://www.avantecenters.com/locations/location-detail/location/Avante-at-Harrisonburg

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.1 miles
Vary Semester   Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Curis at Harrisonburg Harrisonburg Special Group Events Curis at Harrisonburg is a dually certified skilled nursing and rehabilitaion center.

Mission: We exist to improve the lives of the people we touch, through a sophisticated health care system whose mission is to rehabilitate and restore each resident to the fullest extent possible – physically and emotionally – by providing the highest standards of care and individualized treatment in modern, clean, safe, and pleasant surroundings. We recognize the continually changing needs of the population we serve and we will adapt our services to provide optimal care by remaining on the forefront of nursing, medical and rehabilitative advancements.

Website: http://www.avantecenters.com/locations/location-detail/location/Avante-at-Harrisonburg

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.1 miles
Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Varies   Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
CWS Refugee Resettlement Program Harrisonburg Life Skills Class Volunteer The Church World Service Harrisonburg Immigration and Refugee Program has resettled refugees since 1988. Our program provides a bridge from their former life in their home country to a new set of cultural, linguistic, and practical skills that will enable them to thrive in Harrisonburg.

Mission: Our primary goal is to help the refugee form long lasting relationships in the community which become the basis of self-sufficiency.

Website: http://cwsharrisonburg.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.3 MILES
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:30 AM-12:30 PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Bilingual Community Engagement
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Public Health
Multicultural Awareness
Economic Development
Technology & Communications
EJC Arboretum at JMU Harrisonburg Garden Volunteer The EJC Arboretum is an outdoor living classroom available for use by all teachers, professors and students from the area. With its forested slopes, lowland swale, pond and forested savanna, the arboretum provides a unique habitat for a wide diversity of flora and fauna.

Mission: The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, a woodland sanctuary on the James Madison University campus, is a public urban garden and forested greenspace that preserves native plant species, provides opportunities for research and promotes knowledges of the botanical and natural world for people of all ages.

Website: http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: ON-CAMPUS (NEAR EAST CAMPUS)
Tuesday-Friday 9:00 AM-3:00 PM; two hour minimum shift starting at either 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM or 1:00 PM
Occasional Saturday opportunities available during special events and scheduled group workdays.
10 hr   Community Wellness and Environment
Technology & Communications
Environment & Sustainability
Agriculture
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
EJC Arboretum at JMU Harrisonburg Tour Guide The EJC Arboretum is an outdoor living classroom available for use by all teachers, professors and students from the area. With its forested slopes, lowland swale, pond and forested savanna, the arboretum provides a unique habitat for a wide diversity of flora and fauna.

Mission: The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, a woodland sanctuary on the James Madison University campus, is a public urban garden and forested greenspace that preserves native plant species, provides opportunities for research and promotes knowledges of the botanical and natural world for people of all ages.

Website: http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: ON-CAMPUS (NEAR EAST CAMPUS)
Varies Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Technology & Communications
Environment & Sustainability
Agriculture
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Elkton Elementary School Elkton Classroom Helper and Tutor Service learners will assist a teacher in their classroom, from reading to and managing children to basic one-on-one tutoring in various subjects and mentoring them throughout the semester.

Distance from JMU: 18.03 miles, 30 minutes
Mon-Fri 8:30AM-3PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Elon W. Rhodes Early Learning Center Harrisonburg Classroom Helper JMU student would work with the teacher and assistant in the classroom to play with, interact and assist preschool children as they move through their school day.

TB test required if more than 10 hours per week
9:30 AM-3:30 PM Semester   Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Elon W. Rhodes Early Learning Center Harrisonburg Playground Helper   Monday-Friday 11:15 AM-11:45 AM and/or 1:15 PM-1:45 PM     Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Elon W. Rhodes Early Learning Center Harrisonburg Lunch Helper JMU student would help set up for lunch in the preschool classroom. Preschoolers do not eat in the cafeteria. You would be putting food on the plates and serving the food to children. Talking with them while eating, then cleaning up afterwards. This would be from 11:45 AM-1:00 PM. This could be paired with the playground helper or classroom helper if you needed more hours.

TB test required
Monday-Friday 11:45 AM-1:00 PM Semester   Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Explore More Discovery Museum Harrisonburg Children's Museum Assistant Children are naturally curious and learn through active exploration. That's why authentic, hands-on learning experiences are the basis for all museum activities. The museum also recognizes that all children have unique learning styles. Exhibits and programs provide opportunities for auditory, visual, and tactile experiences.

Mission: Our mission is to engage young minds through interactive, multi-sensory learning experiences - promoting a greater understanding of themselves and their world.

Website: http://www.iexploremore.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.0 MILE
Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 AM-5:00 PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Explore More Discovery Museum Harrisonburg Hands-On Volunteer Children are naturally curious and learn through active exploration. That's why authentic, hands-on learning experiences are the basis for all museum activities. The museum also recognizes that all children have unique learning styles. Exhibits and programs provide opportunities for auditory, visual, and tactile experiences.

Mission: Our mission is to engage young minds through interactive, multi-sensory learning experiences - promoting a greater understanding of themselves and their world.

Website: http://www.iexploremore.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.0 MILE
2 hour shifts between the hours of Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 AM-5:00 PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Family Connection Harrisonburg Service-Learner Service Learners will help set up tables/chairs for dinner for the families (and, of course, we feed staff, too!) help serve dinner, tearing down of tables/chairs after dinner ,getting materials and t.v.’s to the classrooms for the instructors, childcare from 6:30-8:30, putting away of instructor materials and t.v.’s. They will have a little down time after tables/chairs are set up, before dinner starts, so they are welcome to bring any reading/homework to do at this time. We ask all students to take a mandated reporting online class, which of course you will count towards your hours. It takes approximately one hour.

Our dress code is casual. Service-learners are welcome to wear jeans (as long as they have no holes), comfy shoes (tennis shoes, boots, etc… - no sandals or open-toed shoes please), sweater or sweatshirt (nothing suggestive, as we are working with families and kids!).

Need to commit to the full semester

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.5 MILES
Along a Harrisonburg Public Transporation Bus Route.
Every Tues 5:00PM-9:00PM from Sept. 4th-Dec. 11th
NEED TO BE CONSISTENT
Semester   Early and Elementary Education
First Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen Harrisonburg Soup Kitchen Volunteer Help is needed to assist with food preparation and set up. We need people to come from 4:00pm to 5:45pm. Once guest arrive, volunteers are needed to serve food, drinks and desserts. After the meal is served, volunteers assist with table and kitchen clean up. The average meal consists of soup, sandwiches, fresh fruit and dessert. Occasionally there are special meals in conjunction with holidays. Regular attendance has been 40 – 55 guests.

We are committed to serving our community. Our downtown location, along with our fellowship hall and full kitchen, allow us to provide services to the less fortunate in our community. Our Soup Kitchen provides meals every Tuesday and on special occasions to the hungry of our area.
Tuesdays from 4:00pm to 5:45pm. Varies    
Fort Defiance High School Fort Defiance Career Coaching Need a pair of students to meet with small groups of seniors who have not yet chosen a career path. Goal is to spend time at a computer, look at some options, and move closer to a commitment of a post-high school plan (college, military, workforce, training) Wednesday or Thursday mornings 9:00 - 10:00. Could also run sessions 1:30 - 2:30. Times and dates are flexible. Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Economic Development
Friendship Industries and Able Solutions Harrisonburg Service-Learner Friendship Industries is an organization that provides commercial work and training opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Mission: Friendship Industries develops and maintains employment and training opportunities for persons with disabilities in integrated work environments.

Website: https://friendship-industries.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 3 MILES
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-2:00PM Semester   Disability Services
Gift & Thrift Harrisonburg Service-Learner Harrisonburg Gift & Thrift, Inc. is a nonprofit organization. We are committed to Christian faith in action, offering a friendly, caring presence in the community while addressing the stewardship of our environment and supporting the primary goals of Mennonite Central Committee.

Mission: Where every purchase is a gift to the world.

Website: http://giftandthrift.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 2.2 miles
Flexible Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Technology & Communications
Economic Development
Gift & Thrift Harrisonburg Gift & Thrift Associate - Early Childhood Education Evaluate current ways of sorting childrens books
Present written protocol for categorizing and displaying childrens books for retail sales Place children’s books in retail areaPrepare a manual for future volunteers"
M-F 9:30-5:00 Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Technology & Communications
Economic Development
Gift & Thrift Harrisonburg Gift & Thrift Associate - Marketing, Research Evaluate current marketing plans for Thrift, Booksavers or Artisans Hope in Retailales,Volunteer recruitnt, Donation reque, Special projects
Evaluate current marketing outlets Evaluate current marketing text Research new outlets for marketing Research trends in donations to thrift shops Research our current customer bse Present written proposal to manager with updated marketing plan"
Monday-Friday 9:30-5:00 Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Technology & Communications
Economic Development
Gift & Thrift Harrisonburg Gift & Thrift Associate - Communication, Marketing Produce a brief sustainable marketing video to be viewed by people entering our building including:MCC informaon,Donation information,Volunteer inforation, Evaluate the Gift and Thrift social media exposure in order to put sustainable protocols in place including:Faceboo,kTwit,terInstag,ramWhatever else is comingTraining for current staff responsible for social mediaExamine printed materials for clarity and effectivenessPresent written proposal to manager with suggested improvements" Monday-Friday 9:30-5:00 Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Technology & Communications
Economic Development
Harrisonburg Farmer's Market Harrisonburg Market Volunteers The Harrisonburg Farmers Market tries to be an even more vital part of the growing community since the awareness of the importance and benefits of eating locally and supporting local sustainable agriculture continues to grow.

Mission: The Harrisonburg Farmers Market mission is to provide the public with easy access to fresh, nutritious, locally produced agricultural goods and crafts of the highest quality, to assist local and regional farmers and other producers to directly market their products to the local customer base, and to supppost environmental stewardship and community well-being.

Website: http://www.harrisonburgfarmersmarket.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.8 mile
Tuesday & Saturday 8:00 AM-1:00 PM (April-November)
Saturday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM (December-March)
Academic Year   Community Wellness and Environment
Food Security
Environment & Sustainability
Agriculture
Technology & Communications
Harrisonburg Farmer's Market Harrisonburg Data Assistant The Harrisonburg Farmers Market tries to be an even more vital part of the growing community since the awareness of the importance and benefits of eating locally and supporting local sustainable agriculture continues to grow.

Mission: The Harrisonburg Farmers Market mission is to provide the public with easy access to fresh, nutritious, locally produced agricultural goods and crafts of the highest quality, to assist local and regional farmers and other producers to directly market their products to the local customer base, and to supppost environmental stewardship and community well-being.

Website: http://www.harrisonburgfarmersmarket.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.8 mile
Varies Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Food Security
Environment & Sustainability
Agriculture
Technology & Communications
Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center Harrisonburg Volunteer Website: https://www.mfa.net/center/harrisonburg-health-rehabilitation-center

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.0 MILE
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, 2:00 PM-5:45 PM and 7:00 PM-8:00 PM Semester   Aging and Health Services
Community Wellness and Environment
Elder Care
Education
Arts Appreciation
Public Health
Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center Harrisonburg Activity Director Website: https://www.mfa.net/center/harrisonburg-health-rehabilitation-center

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.0 MILE
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM and 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Semester   Aging and Health Services
Community Wellness and Environment
Elder Care
Education
Arts Appreciation
Public Health
Harrisonburg Parks & Recreation Dept. Harrisonburg Assistant Youth Football Coach Assistant Head Coach for Youth Flag Football League

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.3 miles
Varies Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Harrisonburg Parks and Rec Canteen Program Harrisonburg Canteen Program Volunteer Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation will be hosting a series of events for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, called the Canteen Program. You can get involved by bringing refreshments and engaging in social as well as recreational opportunities. Sharing and caring is the best description of your volunteer experience. Unbelievably, there are no costs to any of our participating members. All of our services, dedication, and fun, food, and good times are free. This makes volunteering a critical part of the organization. This is an opportunity to develop and foster new relationships and to help host meaningful and successful events for all our Canteen program participants. Combining our numerous programs with amazing volunteers is the reason Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation continues to be so successful. Join us now as a volunteer, as we try to help those who mean so much to us and our Harrisonburg community. Fun nights including dances, athletic events, craft nights, game nights, and many other events will bring us all, members and volunteers, together for fun, relaxation, exercise, and positive social interactions. Historically our volunteers have served our service needs by volunteering time, refreshments, decorations, and ideas for fun and engaging activities and events. Some organizations may be able to use this experience for meeting additional service learning credit hours and/or volunteer requirements. With that in mind, below are a number of expectations that will help everyone gain a more specific understanding of what this experience will entail. 1.Setting up the facility for the event. This includes but is not limited to set up of tables and chairs, bleachers, audio system, as well as break down and clean up. This also includes helping with making and/or setting up decorations, helping to prepare, provide, and serve refreshments for the events, all as needed. 2.Engagement with participants is key. You may engage with them by sitting, conversing, and even possibly dancing with participants depending on the activity. The focus is on positive engagement.3.The expectation is that all volunteers report to the event at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.4.Volunteers should be able to provide their own transportation to and from the event. 5.The Harrisonburg Recreation Department will provide overall supervision of the event and help to provide instructions and directions for all volunteers. " Scheduled Canteen Events (Friday evenings 6-8:30 p.m.) Semester   Disability Services
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Child Day Care Center Harrisonburg Day Care Volunteer Service-learners are expected to assist the teachers in a variety of duties. Some may include washing toys, reading books, playing game and interacting with children.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.8 MILES
Mon-Fri 6:30M-6:00PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Health Department Harrisonburg Volunteer Service-learners will file, make charts, organize clerical office, help with inventory, shredding, and special projects.

www.thehealthdepartment.org.
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.9 miles
Mon-Fri 8:30AM-4:30PM Semester   Aging and Health Services
Community Wellness and Environment
Elder Care
Public Health
Technology & Communications
John C. Myers Elementary Broadway Homework Helper/Mentor Service-learners will be matched with an at-risk student in need of a positive adult role model. For approximately an hour a week, the S-L can eat lunch with the student, practice reading, help with homework and enjoy other activities to help boost the student's self-esteem and academic confidence. Opportunities to work with ESL students and children who have special physical or intellectual needs are also available. They must be available and committed for the whole semester.

Distance from JMU: 18 miles
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-3:00PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
John C. Myers Elementary Broadway Classroom Assistant Service-learners can volunteer in classrooms as teachers' assistants, interacting with children in small groups and helping with class activities. Opportunities to work with ESL students and children who have special physical or intellectual needs are also available. You must be committed to the whole semester. Mon-Fri 8:00AM-3:00PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
John Wayland Elementary School-Exceptional Ed. Bridgewater Teacher's Assistant and Tutor Service-learners will submit a schedule to the SC to send to the agency contact and the service-learner will be contacted with the scheduled times. Service learners at John Wayland will assist in classroom activities, tutoring in small groups and/or one-on-one interaction. There are opportunities available with EXED students, ESL students and for translating forms into Spanish, Russian, and Kurdish. Students will be asked if there is a specific classroom or subject they would like to help with. Email contact is preferred.

Www.rockingham.k12.va.us/JWES/JWEhome.html
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 6.4 miles
Mon-Fri 8:30AM-3:00PM Semester   Exceptional Education
Disability Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Keister Elementary School Harrisonburg Tutoring/Teaching Assistant Service learners will assist with tutoring and classroom activities during the school day, preferably in the morning hours. Service Learners are expected to work at least an hour at a time, and their hours must be spread out through the semester to provide consistency for the elementary students.

Www.harrisonburg.k12.va.us/keister/kesiter.html
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.5 MILES
Mon-Fri 9:15AM-3:30PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Exceptional Education
Keister Elementary School Harrisonburg Tutor-Teacher Assistant - Exceptional Ed Keister Elementary's special education classroom needs service learners for one-on-one tutoring and help with classes during the day.

Www.harrisonburg.k12.va.us/keister/kesiter.html
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.7 miles
Mon-Fri 9:15AM-3:30PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Exceptional Education
Lacey Springs Elementary School Bridgewater Classroom Support Assistant Service learners will have the opportunity to be a teacher's helper assisting children with math and reading skills as well as putting up bulletin boards, helping with crafts etc. ESL tutoring help is also needed. If teachers do not need helpers, volunteers can assist in the school library.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 11.4 MILES
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-3:00PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Linville Edom Elementary Harrisonburg Service-Learner Service-learners will be tutoring and working with students on reading and math skills, working with classroom teachers, working with book room upkeep (reshelving books, etc).

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 7 miles
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-3:00PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
McGaheysville Elementary School McGaheysville Classroom Volunteer/Tutor Service-learners may be working with children (ages PreK-5th grade) providing remediation 1:1 or in small groups, or may be supervising small groups through academic rotations within the classroom.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 10 MILES
Mon-Fri 8:05AM-3:05PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Mercy House Harrisonburg Sorter Mercy House is a homeless shelter that continues to serve only families with dependent children and maintain focus on building and strengthening family unity. By teaching families about the importance of living and working together, each individual has the support that enables them to reach his or her highest potential

Mission: The mission of Mercy House is to provide food, clothes, and shelter to homeless families with depedent children in the Harrisonburg, Virginia area in a safe community while providing services to help overcome the barriers leading to homelessness.

Website: http://www.themercyhouse.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1 MILE
Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Varies   Community Wellness and Environment
Youth Empowerment Services
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Child Care & Youth Development
Technology & Communications
Education
Economic Development
Mercy House Harrisonburg Afterschool Tutor Mercy House is a homeless shelter rhat continues to serve only families with dependent children and maintain focus on building and strengthening family unity. By teaching families about the importance of living and working together, each individual has the support that enables them to reach his or her highest potential.

Mission: The mission of Mercy House is to provide food, clothes, and shelter to homeless families with depedent children in the Harrisonburg, Virginia area in a safe community while providing services to help overcome the barriers leading to homelessness.

Website: http://www.themercyhouse.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1 MILE
Monday-Thursday 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Youth Empowerment Services
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Child Care & Youth Development
Technology & Communications
Education
Economic Development
Middle School Visit Program MVP Harrisonburg Data Entry Volunteer Service-learners will be helping with research, data entry, as well as digital media work for advertising. Mainly involves working with social media.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: On Campus Opportunity
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-3:00PM (Do not need to be availible for the whole time- 60 minute blocks are OK) Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Technology & Communications
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Middle School Visit Program MVP Harrisonburg Program Volunteer Service-learners will serve as informal tour guides, welcome session student panelists, and general role models who are willing to talk casually to our visitors about college life as they enjoy their JMU experience. Our goal is to have a 10:1 student/volunteer ratio to create a sense of community.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: On Campus Opportunity
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-3:00PM (Do not need to be availible for the whole time- 60 minute blocks are OK) Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Technology & Communications
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Mountain View Elementary School Harrisonburg Classroom Assistant Mountain View is one of Rockingham's newest elementary school and service learners will have the opportunity to assist the teacher with activities and programs in the classroom.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 3.2 MILES
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-2:30PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Economic Development
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
New Bridges Immigrant Resource Center** Harrisonburg Special Events Assistant** Service-learners will assist staff in planning community events.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.6 mile
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-5:00PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Technology & Communications
Economic Development
New Century Hospice Harrisonburg Activities Assistant/Special Projects Under the direction of the Volunteer Coordinator, Service Learners will interact one on one with long term care residents with arts & crafts projects, playing Bingo, or other activities at various local long term care facilities. This service learning position may also be of interest to students majoring or minoring in visual and performing arts, as special activities can be planned for students to share their talents in group settings. All service learning requires a minimum of 2 hours weekly for duration of semester. Semester   Elder Care
New Century Hospice Harrisonburg Direct Care for Adopt a Foster Grandparent Opportunities are available for service learners to holistically enrich the quality of life for a patient with a life-shortening diagnosis. This program allows volunteers to be matched one on one with a patient. The student will be able to have his/her autonomy to choose various ways to offer kindness through companionship. This may be through general dialogue, reading, sharing musical or other talents, and at times just simply holding their hand. The service learner can also set their own schedule that is convenient for both parties (min. of once a week). Additionally, it may involve helping the family cope by offering respite time as the family member runs errands or running errands for them. All service learning requires a minimum of 2 hours weekly for duration of semester. Semester   Elder Care
New Directions Center Staunton Shelter Internship Opportunity New Directions Center Inc. is a non-profit community organization devoted to diminishing the occurrence and impact of emotional, physical, and sexual violence in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County.

Mission: New Directions Center Inc. is a non-profit community organization working to reduce the impact and occurrence of domestic and sexual violence by providing support services and raising community awareness on the issue of violence.

Website: https://www.newdirectionscenter.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 26.9 MILES
Flexible Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Domestic Violence Intervention
Education
Technology & Communications
New Directions Center Staunton Volunteer New Directions Center Inc. is a non-profit community organization devoted to diminishing the occurrence and impact of emotional, physical, and sexual violence in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County.

Mission: New Directions Center Inc. is a non-profit community organization working to reduce the impact and occurrence of domestic and sexual violence by providing support services and raising community awareness on the issue of violence.

Website: https://www.newdirectionscenter.org/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 26.9 MILES
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Domestic Violence Intervention
Education
Technology & Communications
On the Road Collaborative Harrisonburg Academic Coach On the Road Collaborative is a non-profit empowerment organization that sets middle and high school youth on the road to college and career.

Mission: To empower young people to fulfill their promise

Website: https://www.ontheroadcollaborative.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 2.7 MILES
Monday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM or 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM OR 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Technology & Communications
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Public Health
On the Road Collaborative Harrisonburg Health/Wellness Volunteer On the Road Collaborative is a non-profit empowerment organization that sets middle and high school youth on the road to college and career.

Mission: To empower young people to fulfill their promise

Website: https://www.ontheroadcollaborative.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 2.7 MILES
Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM OR 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Technology & Communications
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Public Health
Overcoming Barriers Harrisonburg Mentor Overcoming Barriers is a physical activity and wellness mentoring program for children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities. The program uses a one on one mentor/mentee model and is designed around the concept of "Empowerment".

Mission: The mission is to empower individuals with disabilities hoping to produce significant changes in self-efficacy.

Website: http://empowerment3.jmu.edu/overcoming_barriers.html

DISTANCE FROM JMU: On Campus Opportunity
Must be available during after school hours at least one day a week.
Sessions may be held Monday through Thursday 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Semester   Disability Services
Public Health
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Overcoming Barriers Harrisonburg Helping Hands Overcoming Barriers is a physical activity and wellness mentoring program for children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities. The program uses a one on one mentor/mentee model and is designed around the concept of "Empowerment".

Mission: The mission is to empower individuals with disabilities hoping to produce significant changes in self-efficacy.

Website: http://empowerment3.jmu.edu/overcoming_barriers.html

DISTANCE FROM JMU: Varies (personal transportation or carpooling required)
Varies; between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday 10+ hours   Disability Services
Public Health
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Patchwork Pantry Harrisonburg Kitchen Support Patchwork Pantry believes that food is a basic human right and is committed to serving people experiencing hunger in our community.

Mission: Patchwork Pantry exists to provide a three-day supply of staple food to those in need in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

Website: https://www.sites.google.com/site/wrtcpublicrhetoric/home

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.9 MILE
Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (might need to be there after 8 to help clean up.) Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Economic Development
Food Security
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Child Care & Youth Development
Patchwork Pantry Harrisonburg Interviewers Patchwork Pantry believes that food is a basic human right and is committed to serving people experiencing hunger in our community.

Mission: Patchwork Pantry exists to provide a three-day supply of staple food to those in need in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

Website: https://www.sites.google.com/site/wrtcpublicrhetoric/home

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.9 MILE
Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Economic Development
Food Security
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Child Care & Youth Development
Patchwork Pantry Harrisonburg Carts and name caller Patchwork Pantry believes that food is a basic human right and is committed to serving people experiencing hunger in our community.

Mission: Patchwork Pantry exists to provide a three-day supply of staple food to those in need in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

Website: https://www.sites.google.com/site/wrtcpublicrhetoric/home

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.9 MILE
Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Economic Development
Food Security
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Child Care & Youth Development
Pleasant Valley Elementary School Harrisonburg Teacher's Assistant/Tutor Pleasant Valley Elementary School has opportunities for service learners to assist with small group tutoring and/or individual tutoring in any class setting helping to improve reading and math skills. Service learners will play games with students

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 3.9 MILES
Mon-Fri 8:30AM-3:00PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Reading Road Show- Gus Bus Harrisonburg Reading Road Show- Gus Bus Volunteer The Reading Road Show, more affectionally known as the Gud Bus, is a mobile literacy program that helps to bring literacy opportunities into the neighborhood of students. On the Gus Bus, instructors provide story time, activities, and book checkout for students.

Mission: To promote literacy through a mobile program providing story time, activities, and book checkout to children and their families. To strengthen communities with regular visits to underserved neighborhoods, connecting families to local resources and distributing food through a collaboration with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

Website: http://www.iihhs.jmu.edu/thegusbus/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.1 miles & various neighborhoods
**Having own transportation is requested for Gus Bus programs**
Monday-Thursday 4:00 PM-7:00 PM Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Food Security
Reading Road Show- Gus Bus Harrisonburg Afterschool Enrichment Program at Stone Spring Elementary The Reading Road Show, more affectionally known as the Gud Bus, is a mobile literacy program that helps to bring literacy opportunities into the neighborhood of students. On the Gus Bus, instructors provide story time, activities, and book checkout for students.

Mission: To promote literacy through a mobile program providing story time, activities, and book checkout to children and their families. To strengthen communities with regular visits to underserved neighborhoods, connecting families to local resources and distributing food through a collaboration with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

Website: http://www.iihhs.jmu.edu/thegusbus/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.1 miles & various neighborhoods
**Having own transportation is requested for Gus Bus programs**
Monday-Thursday 4:00 PM-5:30 PM     Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Food Security
Reading Road Show- Gus Bus Harrisonburg In-Home Tutors The Reading Road Show, more affectionally known as the Gud Bus, is a mobile literacy program that helps to bring literacy opportunities into the neighborhood of students. On the Gus Bus, instructors provide story time, activities, and book checkout for students.

Mission: To promote literacy through a mobile program providing story time, activities, and book checkout to children and their families. To strengthen communities with regular visits to underserved neighborhoods, connecting families to local resources and distributing food through a collaboration with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

Website: http://www.iihhs.jmu.edu/thegusbus/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.1 miles & various neighborhoods
**Having own transportation is requested for Gus Bus programs**
varying times Monday-Thursday for IN Home Tutors Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Food Security
Salvation Army Harrisonburg Office Assistant The Salvation Army is serving more people in the United States than ever before. We are already seeing large increases in the number of Americans seeking the basic necessities of life - food, shelter, and warmth.

Mission: The Salcation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its minitry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospe of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Website: http://virginiasalvationarmy.org/harrisonburgvacorps/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 2.1 MILES

Hours flexible and vary. Would like students at different times of the day.
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Youth Empowerment Services
Food Security
Economic Development
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Technology & Communications
Salvation Army Harrisonburg Shelter Assistant The Salvation Army is serving more people in the United States than ever before. We are already seeing large increases in the number of Americans seeking the basic necessities of life - food, shelter, and warmth.

Mission: The Salcation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its minitry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospe of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Website: http://virginiasalvationarmy.org/harrisonburgvacorps/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 2.1 MILES
Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM -7:00 PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Youth Empowerment Services
Food Security
Economic Development
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Technology & Communications
Second Home Harrisonburg Homework and Play Time Helper Second Home is a community supported, low-cost, and academically focused before and after school care program supporting some of the most marginalized families in Harrisonburg, VA.

Mission: We provide children with a safe place to learn and grow, we offer support that ensures academic success, and we strive to have each child recognize their potential.

Website: https://secondhomeva.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.2 MILES
Monday-Friday 6:15 AM - 8:30 AM, 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Public Health
Disability Services
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Technology & Communications
Second Home Harrisonburg Office Administrative Helper Second Home is a community supported, low-cost, and academically focused before and after school care program supporting some of the most marginalized families in Harrisonburg, VA.

Mission: We provide children with a safe place to learn and grow, we offer support that ensures academic success, and we strive to have each child recognize their potential.

Website: https://secondhomeva.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.2 MILES
Monday-Friday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Public Health
Disability Services
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Technology & Communications
Second Home Harrisonburg Translator/Interpreter Second Home is a community supported, low-cost, and academically focused before and after school care program supporting some of the most marginalized families in Harrisonburg, VA.

Mission: We provide children with a safe place to learn and grow, we offer support that ensures academic success, and we strive to have each child recognize their potential.

Website: https://secondhomeva.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.2 MILES
Monday-Friday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Public Health
Disability Services
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Technology & Communications
Second Home Harrisonburg Project Helper Second Home is a community supported, low-cost, and academically focused before and after school care program supporting some of the most marginalized families in Harrisonburg, VA.

Mission: We provide children with a safe place to learn and grow, we offer support that ensures academic success, and we strive to have each child recognize their potential.

Website: https://secondhomeva.com/

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.2 MILES
Dependent on the Project     Youth Empowerment Services
Child Care & Youth Development
Education
Public Health
Disability Services
Bilingual Community Engagement
Multicultural Awareness
Technology & Communications
Self-Placement   Self-Placement This option is for students that already have an established service opportunity that has been pre-approved by their professor/coordinator.

If you select this option, be sure to include what organization you are serving with in the other section of your registration.
TBD with Community Organization      
SPCA Harrisonburg Pet Socializer Volunteers Pet socializers provide enrichment for pets awaiting adoption through humane handling and training along with general love. All volunteers must complete a safety and logistics orientation prior to service, which they can sign up for online here: https://www.rhspca.org/volunteer.html. After orientation, volunteers can focus on socializing pets onsite or participate in adoption showcases. Mon-Sat 10:30-3:30 onsite, varies on weekends for showcases     Community Wellness and Environment
Animal Welfare
Education
Spotswood Elementary School Harrisonburg Teacher Assistant - Head Start Spotswood Head Start is a program for at-risk children and has opportunities for service learners to instruct and supervise in a early childhood special education classroom. Spanish speakers would be exceptionally helpful and appreciated. Within walking distance from campus.

www.harrisonburg.k12.va.us/swood/main.html
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.8 miles
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-3:00PM Semester   Early and Elementary Education
Exceptional Education
Spotswood Elementary School Harrisonburg Facility Maintenance Assist with maintaining the garden, cleaning windows, general landscaping, and safety. Flexible 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Varies   Early and Elementary Education
Exceptional Education
Sunnyside Retirement Community Harrisonburg Service-Learning/ Volunteer Engagement The mission of Sunnyside Retirement Community is to add life to years by offering retirement living choices that enhance the physical, spiritual, social, psychological, and security needs of older adults in caring Christian communities. Our community is home to roughly 500 residents who are receiving varying levels of care.

Sunnyside staff work closely together to create mission-driven volunteer engagement opportunities on campus. The volunteers services office will use orientation as a time to get to know you and learn what your expected outcomes of this experience will be to ensure the appropriate placement. Volunteer opportunities are available to work directly one-on-one with residents or staff as well as group setting opportunities. Examples include: activities assistants, adopt-a-grandparent program, reading/writing assistants program, purchasing and receiving aid, special events assistants, technology support, musical talents, wheelchair escort, trip escort and more.

**20 HOUR MINIMUM**

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 5.5 miles
Mon-Sat 8:00AM-8:00PM (Varies)
All students must serve a minimum of 20 hours
Semester   Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Arts Appreciation
Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Store Harrisonburg Sales Associate Service learners will learn about fair trade, tell customers about the store, help customers shop, restock, unpack, tell the stories of where merchandise comes from.

Www.harrisonburg.tenthousandvillages.com
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.4 miles
Mon-Sat 10:00AM-6:00PM and Sun 12:00PM-4:00PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Economic Development
Technology & Communications
The First Tee Harrisonburg Harrisonburg Youth Golf Program Assistant Service-learners will be asked to help us run our classes. Golf experience is not required. They will need to be comfortable working with kids ages 5-17. They may also need to assist with marketing, data-entry, and other aspects of running a non-profit.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 2.9 miles
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-5:00PM Semester   Youth Empowerment Services
Community Wellness and Environment
The First Tee Harrisonburg Harrisonburg Resource Development Assistant Service-learners will be asked to assist organization with implementation and facilitation of fundraising plans. Mon-Fri 9:00AM-5:00PM Varies   Youth Empowerment Services
Community Wellness and Environment
Valley Mission Staunton After School Tutoring Service-learners will work with children (both preschool aged and school aged) ; this includes homework help, reading to the children, craft activities, etc.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 26.7 miles
Mon-Thurs 3:00PM-5:00PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Food Security
Economic Development
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Public Health
Technology & Communications
Valley Mission Staunton Assisting with Children's Chapel Services Service-learners will engage in reading, role playing, and arts & crafts projects based on a theme in biblical scripture with the children. Each activity is designed to engage the children in spiritual enlightenment in a fun interactive manner.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 26.7 miles
Thurs 6:30PM-7:30PM and Sun 1:00PM-2:00PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Food Security
Economic Development
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Public Health
Technology & Communications
Valley Mission Staunton Life Skills Coaching Service-learners will assist with life skills group that will address topics such as hygiene, healthy relationships, money management, etc.Each topic is presented in either a power point and/or hand-out which allow for interaction with the residents. The groups are designed to connect the residents with community resources, help them identify with some personal issues, and to empower them to setting goals/priorities and being responsible.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 26.7 miles
Wed 9:00AM-11:00AM Varies   Community Wellness and Environment
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Food Security
Economic Development
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Public Health
Technology & Communications
Valley Mission Staunton Front Office Assistance Service-learners will answer the phone and complete light paperwork, and other projects as assigned. Also assisting with processing donation arrivals (perishables, stores items, cleaning supplies).

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 26.7 miles
Mon-Fri 1:00PM-4:30PM Varies   Community Wellness and Environment
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Food Security
Economic Development
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Public Health
Technology & Communications
Valley Program for Aging Services Harrisonburg Social/Recreational Helper Service-learners are typically placed in the senior centers (Harrisonburg, Elkton, Timberville) to assist the Center Director with planning and presenting educational and informational programs, assist with meal packaging, and engage with center members.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.1 miles

Timberville Location - Distance from JMU: 18.3 miles
Mon-Fri 8:30AM-4:30PM Semester   Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Education
Food Security
Technology & Communications
Vine & Fig - New Community Project Harrisonburg Community garden support Vine & Fig in Harrisonburg is a program of the New Community Project, a faith-based nonprofit organization committed to the creation of sustainable systems that care for the earth, empower people most marginalized and impoverished, educate and inspire, and build the foundation for a nonviolent lifestyle.

Mission: NCP seeks to cultivate and celebrate the works of mercy, social justice, and ecological sustainability as the foundation for a nonviolent way of life. We believe that all people can be transformed and become instruments of God's peace, justice, and care for creation.

Website: https://ncpharrisonburg.wordpress.com/
Tuesday-Wednesday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Semester   Environment & Sustainability
Economic Development
Education
Agriculture
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Food Security
Technology & Communications
Vine & Fig - New Community Project Harrisonburg Community Organizing Vine & Fig in Harrisonburg is a program of the New Community Project, a faith-based nonprofit organization committed to the creation of sustainable systems that care for the earth, empower people most marginalized and impoverished, educate and inspire, and build the foundation for a nonviolent lifestyle.

Mission: NCP seeks to cultivate and celebrate the works of mercy, social justice, and ecological sustainability as the foundation for a nonviolent way of life. We believe that all people can be transformed and become instruments of God's peace, justice, and care for creation.

Website: https://ncpharrisonburg.wordpress.com/
Varies Semester   Environment & Sustainability
Economic Development
Education
Agriculture
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
Food Security
Technology & Communications
Virginia Cooperative Extension Harrisonburg Program Planning Assistant-Nutrition & Food Safety Service learners will assist with program planning with nutrition and food safety programming - great for students interested in dietetics!

Www.ext.vt.edu


DISTANCE FROM JMU: 4.4 miles
Varies Mon-Fri Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Education
Public Health
Food Security
Economic Development
Virginia Cooperative Extension Harrisonburg Financial Literacy Service learners will assist with program planning with financial literacy programming. Great placement for finance students!

Www.ext.vt.edu
Distance from JMU-4.4 miles
Varies Mon-Fri Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Education
Public Health
Food Security
Economic Development
Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community Harrisonburg Life Enrichment Assitant Minimum 40 hours of service.
Service-learners may be assisting with life enrichment activities and programs, helping as a wheelchair escort, providing musical entertainment for residents, volunteering with our therapy and wellness teams, administrative support and much more. Students would be matched with a department that meets their interests and availability.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 2.5 miles
Mon-Fri 9:00AM -4:30PM Semester   Aging and Health Services
Elder Care
Public Health
Arts Appreciation
Technology & Communications
Education
Virginia Quilt Museum Harrisonburg Museum Assistant Service-learnes may be entering data, mailings, event set-up and tear-down, quilt folding, online research, etc. as abilities and interests allow. Must commit to at least 5 hours a week for a full semester OR 8 hours a week for half a semester.

Description: Educational programs, group tours, and a variety of special events further enhance the mission of the VQM.
Mission: Charged with a mission of “celebrating and nurturing Virginia's quilting heritage."
www.vaquiltmuseum.org
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 0.5 miles
Tues-Sat 10:00AM-4:00PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Arts Appreciation
Multicultural Awareness
Technology & Communications
Waterman Elementary School Harrisonburg Teacher's Assistant Exceptional Ed Service-learners will be helping the teacher with what is needed, interacting with the children and acting as a positive role model.

Www.harrisonburg.k12.va.us/water/waterindex.html
DISTANCE FROM JMU: 1.3 miles
Mon-Fri 8:45AM-1:00PM Semester   Exceptional Education
Early and Elementary Education
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Disability Services
Technology & Communications
Waterman Elementary School Harrisonburg Teacher Helper Making copies, listening to students read, putting books together, filing student information into folders, etc.. anytime between 8:25 - 3:50 Short Term   Exceptional Education
Early and Elementary Education
Education
Child Care & Youth Development
Disability Services
Technology & Communications
Wildlife Center of VA Waynesboro Animal Care Volunteer Helping the Center's rehabilitation team feed and care for the Center's
patients. Service-learners assist rehabilitation staff with the patient care by preparing meals for patients, hand feeding orphaned animals, exercising raptors, cleaning cages, etc.

DISTANCE FROM JMU: 35.10 miles
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-5:00PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Wildlife Center of VA Waynesboro Outreach Docent Service-learners have the opportunity to work with the Center's outreach team with on-site education programs such as tours and trail hikes, and can eventually work with the Center's education animals under the supervision of the outreach department as well. Outreach docents' hours are generally limited to the number of onsite education programs the Center is hosting in a given period of time. (This can range from a couple of onsite programs a month to a couple of onsite programs a day!) Outreach docents are commited only to the onsite programs they have volunteered to help with in advance! Outreach docents need to contact their team leader at the Center 48 hours in advance if they plan on missing an on-site program they have signed up for in advance. Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment
Wildlife Center of VA Waynesboro Treatment Team Volunteer Treatment Team volunteers help the Center's veterinary staff and veterinary technicians with administering treatments and performing a variety of diagnostic procedures and analyses. There are Treatment Team shifts every day of the week. We have two shifts each day, one in the morning beginning at 9:00 and ending at noon, and another in the afternoon beginning at 3:00 and ending at 6:00. Treatment Team volunteers are commited only to the shifts they sign up for in advance. Treatment Team members need to contact their team leader at the Center 48 hours in advance if they plan on missing one of their shifts. Mon-Sun 9:00AM-12:00PM, 3:00PM-6:00PM Semester   Community Wellness and Environment

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