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Community Service Opportunities

UAMS-Northwest Volunteering Opportunities

Seven Hills http://7hillscenter.org/
info@7hillscenter.orgMichael Drager, Outreach & Media
(479) 251-7776
Michael@7hillscenter.org


Individual or group options:  Cleaning, organizing, outdoor work, painting, clerical.  Also, have events throughout the year that require heavy volunteer effort.
Peace at Home http://www.peaceathomeshelter.org/

Mary Leonard, Volunteer Coordinator
(479) 444-8310
info@peaceathomeshelter.org

 

Individual or group options: Can work at thrift store, clerical duties or donation sorting anytime.  If want to work directly with clients, training & shadowing is required.  Mary is wonderful – contact her.
NW AR Free Health Center http://www.nwafreehealthcenter.org/
(479) 444-7548
Monika Fischer-Massie
Individual options: Will take students in non-medical roles. Certain # per semester, she decides in advance.  They can always use doctors, pharmacists & residents.
City of Fayetteville Yolanda Fields, Community Services Director
(479) 575-8290
yfields@ci.fayetteville.ar.us
Individual or group options: Wide variety of opportunities from annual events to animal shelter to the pet food bank providing pet food to families in need, seniors needing yard work, senior giving tree where they collect gifts for seniors then present them at Senior Center and act as wait staff to them around the holidays.
Northwest Arkansas Food Bank www.nwafoodbank.org
facebook.com/nwafoodbank
twitter.com/nwafoodbankRoss Trotter, Events & Special Projects Coordinator
Phone: (479) 872-8774
Fax: (479) 872-8777
Food drive opportunities year-round.
Boys & Girls Club http://www.fayettevillekids.org/

Luz Garcia
(479) 442-9242 x136
controldesk@fayettevillekids.org

 

Youth Belong Program 3-6pm Monday-Friday (afterschool program for 6yo and up including tutoring and playing).  Volunteers fill out application, then back-ground check is done.
Medical Reserve Corps

Rick Johnson
(479) 444-1722

rjohnson@co.washington.ar.us

Washington County Emergency Office Management

Corps of medical and non-medical volunteers that are available in case of any emergency in the county or surrounding areas.  By being part of the MRC, students & faculty/staff will have free training opportunities.  MRC does not commit you to any particular event, but will make you available as a pool of potential volunteers.
Animal Shelter

www.accessfayetteville.org
click government then animal services then get involved.

Richard Clehouse, Volunteer Coordinator
volcoordinator.richard@gmail.com


Individual or group options: Volunteer Orientations are held every other Sunday morning at 1PM, dog walking, cat socialization, office assistance, clinic work, household chores, foster care or donations.

Veterans Home Dee Krotzman, Activities Director & Volunteer Coordinator
(479) 444-7001


Dee.Krotzman@arkansas.gov
DeeDee.Haynes@arkansas.gov
Individual opportunities:  Non-medical work.  Examples are clerical or one-on-one companionship with veterans or activity or games with groups of veterans (bible study, story hour, games) or yard work.  Poker Players welcome! * TB Test required.  Criminal background check done when application filled out.
Pre-Health Recruitment Ana Sanchez, Pre Health Professions Recruiter, AHEC-NW
(479) 521-5177


asanchez@uams.edu
If students are interested in being guest speaker for any school classes, he/she can go with Ana into the schools and talk about medical/pharmacy or COHRP school or career aspirations.