PROGRAM AREAS/AGENCIES

CONTACT

PHONE

LOCATION

MISSION/PURPOSE

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

AGING SERVICES

Alzheimer's Association - Central & Western Virginia Chapter 

Wendy DeLawder

437-7444

Harrisonburg

Health agency dedicated to providing support and assistance to afflicted patients and their families and to supporting research for the prevention, cure, and treatment of Alzheimer's.

Fundraising--event coordinating, health fairs. Mailings, computer data entry. Can help with helpline if willing to work more hours.

Bridgewater Retirement Community

Ellie Draper

828-2682

Bridgewater

Christian retirement community that provides quality housing, health care, and services to enhance resident's functioning and quality of life.

Help residents to and from chapel services, assist in reading & writing, Adopt-A-Grandparent, help in the Restorative Care/Physical Dept., & special events.

Caregiver's Community Network

Vickie Landes

568-6682

Harrisonburg

A program to provide services, companionship, and support for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or memory loss frail elders.

Provide respite care, errand running, office support.

Sunnyside Retirement Community

Tammy Steele

568-8241

Harrisonburg

Provides retirement and health services to older adults designed to meet their physical, social, and spiritual needs in a Christian environment.

Activities Aides in Health Care, Assisted Living, and Dementia Care areas- includes regular activities, friendly and therapeutic visiting and special events.  In House Transportation Aides (Beauty Shop, Physical Therapy, Chapel, and Vespers).

Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community

Fern Nisly/ Genean Williams

564-3500

Harrisonburg

Provide health services for older adults in a Christian atmosphere.

Adopt-A-Companion, help with outings, Reading and Reminiscing.

CHILD & YOUTH SERVICES

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Karen Natcher

433-8886

Rockingham County and Harrisonburg

Matches children between the ages of 6 & 14 from primarily singe-parent homes with caring adults who will spend time with them each week. Empower children and improve self-esteem.

Two basic ways you can meet with your Little Brother or Little Sisters. Community Based- Meet with your Little in the community on a weekly basis at a time convenient for both you and child’s family. Site based- Bigs can meet with their Little at school at the same day and time each week.

Boy Scouts of America

Les Riley

234-8561

Rockingham County

Train boys in citizenship and develops their moral and physical character.

Assist scouts with merit badge activities in different areas from science to sports. Troop leaders, go on outings, explorers. Open to men and women.

Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

Blaire Price

434-6060

Harrisonburg

Provides youth with the tools necessary to become productive and responsible citizens that contribute to society in a positive way.

Tutoring, arts & crafts, recreational activities, health & life skills & leadership programs, Kids Café serves dinner. Relationship building is emphasized.

Bridgewater Child Care Center

Kathleen Arndt

810-7821

Bridgewater

Center will care for children K-5 by fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and concern. Cooperation among children is encouraged, and conflicts are resolved by peaceful means.

Tutoring, playing with children, assisting with arts & crafts projects, and supervising indoor and outdoor games.

Bridgewater Preschool Program Inc.

Liz McCammon

828-2570

Bridgewater

Exists to serve the whole child. Our aim is to enable children to learn all they can in every area of their experience.

Assisting teachers with preschool activities.

Kaleidoscope Child & Family Services

Lee Van Orden

433-2171

Harrisonburg

Offers services to children and their families.

Emmanuel Episcopal Church Nursery and After School Care

Lisa Snider

434-2357

Harrisonburg

A preschool program for children ages 3-5 and an after school program for children ages 5-12 is offered.

Call for more information.

Girl Scouts

Dawn Kerns

828-2758

Harrisonburg

Dedicated to helping girls develop to their fullest potential and become responsible, resourceful women.

Assist troop leaders with activities and programs. Help plan and implement programs and camping experiences.

Hand-in-Hand Resource Mothers Program

Debbie Bullis

433-4340

Harrisonburg

Imrove birth outcomes for teens and thier babies.

Monthly Support Group assistance with set-up & clean-up

Harrisonburg Children's Museum

Tammy Brown

442-8900

Harrisonburg

HCM engages young minds through interactive, multi-sensory learning experiences that promote greater understanding of themselves and the world.

Students will have an opportunity to work with young children and their families (2-12 year olds). Exhibit planning, technology skills, creativity, interpersonal skills, behind the scenes planning, and direct instruction

Harrisonburg/Rockingham Child Day Care Center

Delores Jameson

434-5268

Harrisonburg

Provides high quality childcare to children of working parents. Emphasizes developmental learning.

Supervise and interact with children, assist teachers, prepare snacks, art, etc.

Plains Area Daycare Center

Melissa Britt

896-4622

Broadway

Provides low cost daycare and preschool services for area residents. Development of the whole child is emphasized.

Help teachers with children, art projects, playground, reading, etc.

One Child At A Time (OCAT)

M.J. Robinson

(540) 942-3938

Waynesboro

Provides academic assistance to area high school students in grades 9-12. Students enrolled in the program may receive help with math, English, science, social studies, reading, and Spanish.

Tutoring students in the mentioned areas, most students need 2 hours per week of tutoring.

Shenandoah Valley Head Start

Susan Richardson

(540) 245-5162 x 103

Augusta County, Waynesboro, Stauton, Highland, Bath, Harrisonburg, and Elkton

A preschool program that provides children with activities that help them to grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically.

Call for more information.

COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Community Services

Augusta County Historical Society

Barbara Rhoades

(540) 248-4151

Staunton

Promotes interest in the history of the Augusta area.

General office work, collections and archival work, creation of genealogy file, transcription of historical manuscripts, research.

Bridgewater Volunteer Fire Department

Kevin Puffenbarger

828-3121

Bridgewater

Volunteers aim to protect lives and property in the event of fire, flood, natural or human disaster.

Fund raising, office work, training to help fight fires.

Bridgewater Volunteer Rescue Squad

Brad Neher

828-3395

Bridgewater

Provide, without charge, the highest quality professional pre-hospital emergency medical care and rescue services to all citizens in the community in time of sudden illness, injury, or disaster

Office work, data entry, drivers for calls, yard and maintenance work.

Community Mediation Center

Pam Jameson

434-0059

Harrisonburg

Mediation for various types of conflicts are offered as an alternative to court action.

Call for more information.

Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation

 

Ed Steele

433-2474

Harrisonburg

Municipal agency that provides public recreation, and maintains parks for area citizens.

After school activity program - tutor and arts & crafts, assist with athletics, and help with special events throughout the year.

Harrisonburg/Rockingham Historical Society

Faye Witters

879-2616

Dayton

Aims to preserve for present and future generations the rich traditions and historical heritage of the Shenandoah Valley.

Data entry, work in library, xeroxing.

Harrisonburg-Rockingham SPCA

Candy Barnes

 

434-5270

Harrisonburg

Provide shelter, care, protection, and suitable homes for abandoned and homeless animals.

Socialize with and bathe cats and dogs, maintenance assistant, office help.

Humanitarians of Pet Education (HOPE)

Susan Acord

540-337-7182

Augusta Co.

Provide a low cost spay/neuter program , educate about the pet-overpopulation problem, network to find homes for orphan and stray animals.

Assist at yard and bake sales

Industrial and Commercial Ministries, Inc. (ICM)

Pastor Wayne Wright

432-1919

Harrisonburg

ICM is an ecumenical, not-for-profit chaplaincy program that trains, equips, places, and supports volunteer chaplains in businesses and industries throughout the country.

Office support in National Office

Mailings, copying, general clerical, computer assistance.

Rockingham County Fair Association

Dennis Cupp

434-0005

Harrisonburg

Call for more information.

Call for more information.

Rockingham County Recreation Department

Jo Ann Davis

564-3160

Rockingham County

Provides leisure services to all residents of Rockingham County. Ages 3 up to senior citizens.

Coaching, game officials, umpires, scorekeepers, park cleanup, etc.

After-school supervisors for elementary schools in the county, Cheerleading, Craft Class, dance classes, exercise, etc.

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society

879-2616

Dayton

Home to the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society, an excellent genealogy library, a giftshop and bookstore, and both temporary and permenant exhibit space.

Call for more information.

Ten Thousand Villages

Karen Mast

879-5027

Dayton

Sell fairly traded handicrafts from around the world. fair trade enables artisan to earn a fair wage and provides the opportunity for a better quality of life.

Serve as a sales associate; assist with displaying oriental carpets.

Town of Bridgewater Public Works Coordinator

Gary Simmons

828-3705

Bridgewater

To serve the people of the town of Bridgewater.

Maintain parks, plant shrubs and flowers, paint, golf course maintenance, and other maintenance (good group projects)

WMRA Public Radio

Debbie Reed

568-3817

Harrisonburg

Provide commercial free news and entertainment

Data entry during fundraising.

WVPT Public Television

Barbara Roadcap

437-2462

Harrisonburg

To be a proven asset to the communities we serve be enriching them with impactful programming and branded activities that recognize and encourage community involvement.

Participate with community outreach projects involving children, data entry, Pledge Drives, camera operations, mailings, book labeling, computer research and more!

Social Services

The Collins Center (formerly CASA)

Hanna Foster

432-6430

Harrisonburg

Provides free and confidential services to survivors of sexual violence, as well as to their families and friends through a 24 hour hotline, crisis intervention, support groups, education.

No current on-going opportunites. Volunteers used as needed. Call for more information.

Common Ground

Dale Diaz

433-8212

Harrisonburg

Networking organization that provides support and initiates action in the areas of peace, justice, and environmental issues.

Office support, revise and update affiliate directory and current brochure, public relations.

Concern

Dee Archambault

667-8208

Winchester

Concern Hotline is a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week confidential listening, crisis intervention, and referral service for the entire Lord Fairfax Planning District VII of Northern Virginia.

Telephone Volunteer Aids. Volunteers would answer phone calls forwarded to their home number for one shift of four hours per week.

Elkton Area United Services

Marsha Deavers 

298-2900

Elkton

Individuals and civic groups provide various needed social services for residents of Elkton

Call for more information.

First Step

Candy Phillips

434-0295

Harrisonburg

Domestic violence shelter

Child care for toddlers, play and work one on one, or in groups.

Gemeinschaft Home

Stacey Godfrey

434-1690

Harrisonburg

Transitional home for male ex-offenders that motivates and challenges them to become productive members of society.

Social work, English and Teaching interns, mentors.

Harrisonburg Men's Diversion Center

Larry Taylor

833-2011

Harrisonburg

Residential facility for probationers that offers the opportunity for positive behavioral change. Help is offered to aid the probationers in returning to society as productive citizens.

Call for more information.

Harrisonburg Rockingham Social Services District

Julie Schrown
or Patty Bevington

574-5156 (JS)
or 574-5158 (PB)

Harrisonburg

Public social service agency serving the residents of Harrisonburg and Rockingham Co.

Call for more information.

People Helping People

Sandy Kubosh

433-7286

Harrisonburg

A church-sponsored organization that provides emergency services to clients in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

Opportunities to deal with a variety of clients from all ages and backgrounds who are in need of rent, fuel assistance, medication, food, etc

SV Migrant Education

Patrick Lincoln

568-3666

Harrisonburg

(JMU)

Provides supplemental educational assistance to children ages 3-21 of migrant farm and poultry laborers.

Tutoring (2X a week for 1 school year), tutors must be available either daytimes 9-3 2x/wk or Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs 4-8pm in 1 hour blocks.  Applications and interviews are required, as is attendance at a training.

United Way of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County

Beth Bland, Director of Development

434-6639

Harrisonburg

Fund-raising organization that provides financial support to 32 area human service programs.

Exhibit prep, Various office activities, Special Events , Help needed with mailings, lunch events

Virginia Council of Churches Refugee Resettlement Program

Judy Bachschmid

433-7942

Harrisonburg

Assist Refugees' transition to American life through employment, language, and support services.

Tutor refugee families in English (basic survival skills). Also provide transportation, translating, and general assistance with new families.

DISABILITY AND HEALTH SERVICES

Disability Services

ARC/OP Shop (Association for Retarded Citizens)

Lori Yost

437-9214

Harrisonburg

Provides employment, training in pre-vocational and life skills for adults with intellectual disabilities.

Assist with crafts, communication or social skills, and leisure activities. Work alongside a participant or small group.

Area 4 Special Olympics

Daniel Leake

433-7475

Harrisonburg

Provide sports training and competition for persons with intellectual disabilities .

Coach, "Buddy" to athlete, volunteer with their program in college pool on Mon. nights, administrative help, etc. Can also help with other sporting events.

The Arc/OP Shop (Association for Retarded Citizens)

Courtney Boyd or Mary-Ellen Chewning

437-9214

Harrisonburg

Provides employment, training in pre-vocational and life skills for adults with intellectual disabilities .

Assist with woodworking, crafts, communication or social skills, and leisure activities. Work alongside a participant or small group.

The ARC of Harrisonburg and Rockingham

Mary Ellen Chewning

434-2469

Harrisonburg

Provides work skills and training for persons with individuals who have an intellectual disabilities and their families.

Business related projects

Friendship Industries

Colleen Miller

434-9586

Harrisonburg

Employment services organization that allows persons with disabilities to work at their own pace in order to learn skills for supported or competitive employment.

Assist people with disabilities, one-to-one or in groups, as they learn work skills and/or behaviors, in a light production setting.

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic

Ellie Swecker

433-5431

Harrisonburg

To provide volunteer outpatient health services to low income, uninsured individuals of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

Social work: interviewer, greeter
Interpreters:Spanish/English
Office: filing, mailing, computers, front desk

Pleasant View, INC.

John Garber

896-8006

Broadway

Serves people who have disabilities by providing support services to assist clients in attaining their personal goals.

Assist with community outings - shopping, cleaning. Relief staff needed - assist with direct care of residents.

Seven Stars Therapeutic Center

Debbie Winters

433-8088

Harrisonburg

Therapeutic horseback riding for disabled persons.

Call for more information.

Talking Book Center

Oakley Pearson

(540) 885-6215

Staunton

Provides recorded and Braille reading materials and equipment free of charge to blind and physically handicapped individuals.

Shelving, rewinding, office and clerical work, public relations, visit & assist patrons in nursing homes.

Valley Associates for Independent Living (VAIL)

Holly Prochaska

433-6513

Harrisonburg

Residential, vocational, educational, social and case management services provided to help individuals with disabilities in achieving independence.

Social activities, transportation, office work (answering phones, filing, etc.) and tutoring.

Minimum 2hours a week for a whole semester.

Valley Community Services Board (MR services)

Tom Rose

213-7559

Staunton

Serve people with mental retardation in community residential settings.

Direct Care to residents, provide day services to adults with MR.

Valley Voice Radio Reading Service

Terry Ward

568-3811

Harrisonburg

Broadcasts readings of community information (newspaper, books, magazines) to visually-impaired residents.

Read local newspapers and other media over closed-circuit broadcast. Radio board operators (will train), office help. Deliver radios to new listeners.

Health Services

American Cancer Society

Annika Dean/ Vicki Sly

434-3360

Harrisonburg

Dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health issue by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer. Through research, education, advocacy and patient services.

Office assistant - answering phones, working on mass mailings Health Fairs - volunteering to attend health fairs and handing out ACS literature                   Relay For Life - creating or joining a team to support the BC Relay held every April on the campus mall

American Heart Association

Stacy Hansen

434-2206

Harrisonburg

Reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Work with at-risk families to reduce risk factors.

Develop and teach a health education class in the areas of exercise, stress, smoking cessation, and nutrition.

American Red Cross

Diana Kiser

434-8891

Harrisonburg

Provides immediate disaster relief, as well as educating the public about safety and health issues.

Help with blood drives - registration and refreshment areas of drives, CPR, disaster workers.

Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center (NGO)

Bonnie Larson-Brogdon

568-3383

Harrisonburg

Assist with health care needs of vulnerable populations (including immigrants and refugees).

Assist with office work. Bi-lingual students (Spanish or Russian) may be trained as interpreters or for other bi-lingually related jobs.

Dental Clinic - Rockingham/Harrisonburg Health Department

Betty Campbell

574-5210

Harrisonburg

Dental clinic for school children.

File, type and prepare forms, insurance billing, and interview patients. Purge dental records. Interpret: Spanish, Russian.

Would like a 10 hour commitment

First Choice Home Hospice

Diana Birkshire

434-3916

Harrisonburg

Call for more information.

Call for more information.

Harrisonburg Pregnancy Center

Angela Wheeler

434-0685

Harrisonburg

Life affirming, Christian ministry offering emotional, spiritual, and physical support to those facing unplanned pregnancy, sexual decisions, and post abortion trauma.

Cleaning Center, Clothes Closet (Sept 18th), Receptionist/Special Events, flexible times for all of the above.

Harrisonburg/ Rockingham Free Clinic

Susan Wilkins

433-5431

Harrisonburg

To provide volunteer outpatient health services to the uninsured in a manner that promotes dignity, wholeness, and coordination of services.

Clerical and computer work.

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Health Department

PJ McDonaldson

574-5202

Harrisonburg

Provide health services to Rockingham County and to the City of Harrisonburg

Clerical duties and computer work

H-R HD (Office of Children/Youth)

Amanda Dixon

Harrisonburg

March of Dimes, Piedmont - Shenandoah Valley Divison

Mary Knapp

434-7789

Harrisonburg

Aims to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality through health education, advocacy, and medical research.

Fund raising, program development, communications.

Rockingham Memorial Hospital Women's Health Focus

Cindy Falconer

433-4641

Harrisonburg

Provides health education to women in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham Co. area.

Creative child care for toddlers during meetings. Marketing, clerical, and phone help.

Valley AIDS Network

Marlin Kana

564-0448

Harrisonburg

Directly address the needs of valley residents who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. Help prevent the spread of the disease by increasing awareness.

Transportation, delivering food, fund raising, education, buddy system, answering phone.

EDUCATION SERVICES

Adult Learning

Dayton Learning Center

Terri Whetzel

879-2834

Dayton

Adult education and job skills training for the illiterate and those who have not completed high school.

Tutor in the basic reading program. Tutor adults in basic education or in preparation for the GED. Tutor in English as a Second Language classes.

would like a semester commitment

Department of Correctional Education

Lisa Mullenex

833-2011 X -5036

Harrisonburg

To help our students become productive citizens

Tutors enhance the individualization of the DCE program

Massanutten Technical Center

Terri Whetzel

879-2834

South end of Harrisonburg

MTC prepares high school students for their chosen careers in its secondary programs.

Tutor high school students in program areas & help set-up labs. Tutor high school ESL students in various program areas.

Skyline Literacy Coalition

Beth Rodgers

879-2933

Dayton

Striving to eliminate illiteracy for adult residents of the Central Shenandoah Valley.

Assist staff with office duties, technical computer problems, mailings and special events such as our annual auction. Become an ESL Group Assistant or conduct literacy activities for children of SLC students during a class.

Primary & Secondary School

Augusta County Public Schools 21st Century Learning Center

Lori Cox

(540) 245-5181

Fishersville

To increase SOL test scores in reading and math, provide homework assistance, allow for enrichment and recreation.

Help students with homework in areas of math, science, reading, social studies, assist site coordinator with supervision of students. After school program Monday-Thursday 3:30-4:30pm

John Wayland Elementary

Christine Simmons

828-6081

Bridgewater

To teach students so that they may obtain their maximum education potential.

Tutor, copy materials, put up bulletin boards, etc. Translate for foreign language speaking students--ex. Spanish, Russian, baby sitting on conference days

Lacey Spring Elementary School

Donna Robinson

433-7819

Lacey Springs

To educate Elementary School Students.

Various opportunities available.

Linville-Edom Elementary School

Karen Thomsen

833-6916

Linville

Establish a safe caring learning environment, teach mutual respect and high expectations to its students.

Mentors, tutors, and assistants to both teachers and students.

McGaheysville Elementary School

Krista
Shifflett

289-3004

McGaheysville

To educate Elementary School Students.

Mentor (through Big Brothers/Big Sisters) during school hours, one hour once a week. Tutors needed anytime between 8:30-3:00

Mercy House

Jaynne Kinkead

432-1812

Harrisonburg

A transitional shelter that helps families (with children) in difficult situations to make progress towards self-sufficiency. Food and clothing assistance are provided as well. Mercy house aims to establish hope and independence among its residents.

Office Assistant (answer phones, file, social work office exposure)
Children's tutoring (Mon - Thurs, 3:30 - 5, once per week), maintenance and cleaning, assist with weekly community dinners.

Ottobine Elementary School

Darlene Young

879-2091

Dayton

To meet the educational, emotional, and social needs of the students.

Mentor (through Big Brothers/Big Sisters) during school hours, one hour once a week. Tutors needed to assist in reading, math, etc from 8:30-2:30.

Peak View Elementary School

Mary Lanoue

289-7510

Penn Laird

To meet the educational, emotional, and social needs of the students.

Help with festivals and special events, assist teachers, tutoring, etc.

Pleasant Valley Elementary School

Anne Frazier

434-4557

Harrisonburg

To instruct, guide, and care for students at Pleasant Valley Elementary School.

Teachers assistant for grades Pre-K to 5th, Teachers assistant for special education classes, clerical help for the library and speech dept., Occasional need for help with big projects such as Colonial Day, Field Day, etc.

Rockingham Educational Foundation, Inc.

Janet Wendellen

564-3218

Harrisonburg

K-12 Education

Assisting with programs for students

South River Elementary School

Gladys Remnant

249-4001

Grottoes

To provide a positive educational environment in which each child, as a unique and worthwhile individual, becomes a lifelong learner.

Working with K-5 children and assisting teachers with language arts, math, science or social studies activities.

Turner Ashby High School

John McNaught

828-2008

Bridgewater

Link students, teachers, and staff with volunteer assistance in several areas such as tutoring, the classroom, etc.

Tutoring, clerical, classroom assistant, special events, clubs, sports, music, art, drama, alternative ed, and other areas of special interest.

Wilbur S. Pence Middle School

Lisa Holsinger-Thomas

879-2535

Dayton

After school tutoring for 3PM-5PM in all subject areas.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Adopt-A-Highway

Angela Jewell

434-2586

Harrisonburg

Volunteers keeping Virginia clean

Clean and care for a section of highway by planting wild flowers or other vegetation 4 times a year.

Commitment to a 2 mile stretch of road for 2 years (Cleanup 4 times each year)

Blue Ridge Community College Arboretum

Joseph Murray

Please email: brmurrj@br.cc.va.us

Blue Ridge Community College

1. Collect and maintain native and naturalized tree species. 2. Promote knowledge, enjoyment, use and conservation of Virginia's native plants.

Mulching, pruning, weeding, etc.

USDA Forest Service - Dry River Ranger District

Bob Tennyson

828-2591

Bridgewater

Natural resource management in 230,000 acres of National Forest Land.

One day events in recreation area maintenance. Trail construction and maintenance for community service hours.

Wildlife Center of Virginia

Amanda Nicholson

(540) 942-9453

Waynesboro

A non-profit hospital for native wildlife with a full time veterinary staff.

Animal care takers, education docents, tour leaders, office work, maintenance, etc.

HUNGER & HOUSING SERVICES

Hunger

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

434-3441

Harrisonburg

Food pantry and soup kitchen provided to area residents.

Soup kitchen open Wed. at 4:30. Food pantry is open Mon-Fri from 9-3. Shifts for food pantry generally run for 3 hours.

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Network

Theresa Yates

(540) 248-FOOD

Verona

Food bank serves as a clearinghouse for churches and nonprofit organizations. The bank solicits, collects, stores, and distributes food to qualified groups for their distribution.

Nutrition - Special Projects - Clerical - Packaging, grocery salvage, sorting, evaluating, warehouse work, etc.

Bridgewater Area Inter-Church Food Pantry

Donald Hilbert

828-4237

Bridgewater

Prepare and serve food supplies to needy families within a 5 mile radius of Bridgewater.

Packing, grocery salvage, sorting, evaluating, warehouse work, etc.

East Rockingham Ministerial Association

Nancy Layne

249-5893

Rockingham Co.

Distributes food to residents of eastern Rockingham County, Weyers Cave, and Harriston.

Call for more information.

First Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen

Kobi Lloyd

433-5335

Harrisonburg

Soup kitchen provided to needy area residents.

Open Tuesdays 4-6 p.m. Help is needed in serving, setting up, and cleaning up. Please call ahead--needs volunteers by ones or twos.

Free Food for All Soup Kitchen/Our Community Place

Rachel Sims

442-7727

Harrisonburg

Provide space for personal growth and community well being.

Variety of over 50 different volunteer tasks each week. Cleaning, food prep, letter writing, clerical, etc.

Harrisonburg Baptist Church Bag Lunch

Debbie Sprouse

433-2456

Harrisonburg

Provides food to underprivileged people.

Saturdays from 11-1 p.m. bag lunches, serve meals, converse with those being served.

Otterbein United Methodist Church Soup Kitchen

Susan Pollard

828-4562

Harrisonburg

Provides a hot meal to underprivileged people.

Volunteers needed Mondays 4-6 p.m. Help is needed in setup, serving, and cleanup.

Volunteer Farm

Jeanne Jackson

540-459-3478

Woodstock

Help feed the hungry in our community with fresh fruits and vegetables.

Planting, tending, and harvesting vegetables and fruits; weighing crops; loading trucks; helping maintain fields; data entry, filing and other office work.

Housing

Central Valley Habitat for Humanity

Marsha Smith

828-6288

Bridgewater

Builds homes for low income residents in the area.

Construction of houses, fund raising, writing and editing articles for newsletters and mailings, office assistance.

Mercy House

Amanda Mitchell

432-1812

Harrisonburg

A transitional shelter that provides for families with children and are in difficult situations to make progress towards self-sufficiency. Food and clothing assistance are provided as well. Mercy House aims to establish hope and independence among its residents.

Office assistant (answer phones, file, social work office exposure), Children's tutoring (Mon - Thurs, 3:30 - 5, once per week), maintenance and cleaning, assist with weekly community dinners

Rebuilding Together Greater Augusta

Lee Warren

885-7894

Staunton

Provide critical home repairs to low income or disadvantaged homeowners in Augusta County

Participate on home repair work teams.

The Salvation Army

Matthew Vandenberg

434-4854

Harrisonburg

An international movement whose mission is to preach the gospel and meet human needs without discrimination.

In the fall: Program for underprivileged kids to help with back-to-school costs
Thanksgiving: Turkey and school drives
Christmas: Gift programs for children and the elderly.

Desk top publishing, correspondence, General office duties, some data entry.