Community Service Program-Health Care and Fitness
Belmont Parish Nurse Ministry
Promotes health and healing within faith communities. Parish nursing draws on current health information and blends this with the beliefs and practices of a faith community to promote health as wholeness and to prevent or minimize illness. Help with blood drives, health awareness events, and community outreach. Contact Delta Sanders at 704-915-2445.
Assist with babysitting, clerical work, and maintenance at a battered women’s shelter managed by the Sisters of Mercy. For volunteer information contact Sister Carmelita at 704-461-9599 or visit http://www.orgsites.com/nc/catherineshouse/.
Crisis Pregnancy Center
Help with cleaning and organizing, fundraising, and counseling. Contact Lisa Kiser at 704-868-4636 or visit www.cpcgaston.org.
House of Mercy
Provides nurse care to individuals with advanced AIDS. Work with residents or help with fundraising and clerical duties. Contact Billie Hutchinso at 704-461-3000 or visit www.thehouseofmercy.org.
Room at the Inn
Room at the Inn is a home for pregnant women and new moms in Charlotte. Help with cleaning the Outreach Center, yard work, sorting donations, food drive, diaper drive, clerical work, and college outreach. For volunteer information contact Elizabeth Lux at 704-525-4673 ext. 13. www.rati.org
SOPE Project (Society of Playful Education)
Add volunteer experience to your interest in Marketing, Accounting, Health Services, or Elementary Education. "The core of the project is a poster campaign designed to increase awareness and incidence of handwashing with soap...vital...for improving public health and reducing illness." Contact Wendy Ferrin at 704-825-5559 or visit www.sope.net.
U.S. National Whitewater Center
Help with trail building, maintenance activities, events in all departments. River guards needed. Contact Troy Rutten or Hannah Giduz at 704-391-3900 ext. 254.