Volunteering is great, but if you don’t have a car and live on-campus it may seem that you have few options. Where can you volunteer that’s nearby and within walking distance?
Contact the staff at the sites listed below to get involved.
Raise funds to support the American Cancer Society in research. Check out the page above to find out how you can form a team, fundraise, recruit, and more!
Take the online orientation to learn how to help out others during or after a disaster. Learn more about the Red Cross at the Web site, then decide if you want to get involved or not. You don’t have to go to the physical building first.
Call to get involved with a few of these programs: adult programming,youth and family programming, academic programming, lending programs, English classes, referral services, and more.
- Legal Aid: 312 S. Duck (near intersection of 3rd Street & Duck)
Help with clerical work and shadow for legal awareness.
- Life Adult Day Center: 411 W. Matthews (in the First Christian Church near Gallagher-Iba Arena) NOT RELIGIOUSLY AFFILIATED.
Help with daily activities – meals, games, crafts, etc.
Talk with the attendees. Listen to them. They’ll love to hear your perspective on life and to share theirs.
Perform a skit for them, play an instrument, teach them a game…. have fun with them.
Mobile volunteers direct donors through the donating process from signing in, to the canteen area. Volunteers also explain and track the current promotions, pre-sign donors for their next blood drive and let donors know when they are eligible to donate again. OBI Volunteers are a necessary part of our ongoing life saving process. Get to know your community, help save lives and have fun doing so. Please join our group; call 405-297-5814 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Garden Volunteer – A program designed for individuals who wish to support the OSU Botanical Garden and special events with their talents but currently have limited time resources. Orientation is required before volunteer service can begin.
Volunteer to coach a kids’ sports team! Fill out the volunteer application to begin now.
Become a literacy volunteer and experience the joy of helping others. Tutoring an hour a week can make a difference for someone who needs Reading or English skills. Free training, materials and support are provided for tutors. Call or email the Stillwater Literacy Council today.
Tutor Training will be in September and October. Conducted by Daniel Devers, certified tutor trainer through ODL.
Stillwater Literacy Council
Stillwater Public Library
SLC Office, Room 102
- St. Andrew’s Thrift Store: 504 W. Third (Near Hideaway Pizza, same side of the Street as Chris’s University Spirit Store and right across from the Coffee House)
Volunteers can contribute as little as being a substitute volunteer on an “as needed” bases, to volunteering from one to several days a week or month. Or they may find a particular talent or skill they enjoy doing at the Thrift Shop, such as at the sales counter, working on or displaying the merchandise, or helping the customers.