Volunteer Opportunities

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Listed below are opportunities for volunteers to give of their time and talent in support of the ministries of Wesley Community Center. We are anxious to design projects that meet the needs of the volunteer as well as Center programs. Please call Wesley Community Center to learn more about these activities and get connected with persons in charge of the program.

Wesley Community Center
3730 Delphos Avenue
Dayton, OH 45417
www.wcciday.org
Phone: (937) 263-3556 Fax: (937) 263-9582

DEPARTMENT

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

WHEN/

FREQUENCY

# PERSONS
NEEDED

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Education

After School
Program Tutors for children ages 5-14 years

Once a week; held
Mon.-Fri., 2-6 pm

10-15
volunteers

There
are 30-40 children enrolled in the After School Program

Education

Organize family
nights for After School Program children and their families

One time

Event held 4
times per year

1-6 volunteers

Activity
for 25-60 children and parents includes recreational activities and
refreshments/ meal

Education

Special Events
— Harvest Party (Oct.), Christmas, Easter Egg Hunt,

End of School
(May)

One time

1-20 volunteers

Open
to the community (could range from 100-400 children)

Education

Mentors for
Academic Success (program for youth ages 12-18)

Once a week; held on
weekday afternoons

5-10 volunteers

15-20
middle/high school youth participate in the program

Community
Collaboration

Monthly
birthday parties

One time; held in
conjunction  with Senior meal lunch  (11:15 am-12:30 pm)

2-5 volunteers

Help
celebrate birthdays each month by provide cake and ice cream and an
interesting activity for 40 seniors

Community
Collaboration

Special
Activities such as outings

One time

Unlimited

Periodically
during the year take seniors to events in the community

Community
Collaboration

Volunteer Van
Drivers

Once a week

4-6 hours per
day

5-10 volunteers

Transport
senior citizens to nutrition sites and medical appointments

Community
Collaboration

Team of
mechanics to perform preventative maintenance on van vehicles

Once a month

2-4 volunteers

Wesley
Center has a fleet of 9 vans

Community
Collaboration

Wash vans

Once

Vans are washed
once a month

4-8 volunteers

Wash
and clean the vans, usually late afternoons or on weekends

Community
Collaboration

Daily Market
(based on availability of produce from Foodbank)

Mon, Tue, Thurs
morning. Preparation
begins at 9:00; Market is 10:30-12:30

Unlimited

Help
to give produce and other food products to 100 low-income families. Many
tasks available.

Community
Collaboration

Adopt a Family
/ Toy Drive

November-December

Unlimited

Adopt
families by gathering gifts and food for families in need; Call Wesley in
Sept.-Oct. to make arrangements.

Workforce
Development

Job referrals

Anytime

Unlimited

Passing
on job leads can help clients to gain employment

Community
Collaboration

Community
Garden

May-Sept.

Unlimited

Workforce
Development

Photography

Anytime

2-3 volunteers

Photograph
center activities

Community
Collaboration

Wesley
Ambassador

Anytime

2-4 volunteers

Attend
events on behalf of Wesley, distribute literature, discuss
programs/activities associated with our organization

Workforce
Development

Routine
building maintenance

Any time

2-5 volunteers

Handyman
tasks ranging from carpentry, plumbing, building maintenance

Workforce
Development

Office
Assistance

Mon-Friday,
9:00- 5:00 p.m.

4-6 volunteers

General
office work (filing, com computer data entry)

Community
Collaboration

Annual Musicale
sponsorship, support, attendance

Usually held on
a Sunday afternoon in Oct. or Nov.

Unlimited

Become
a sponsor, supporter, or patron of this annual fundraising event. Come join
is this musicale gala.

Group
Activities

Community
Collaboration

Food Drive

Anytime

Unlimited

Gather
canned and non-perishable food for the Food Pantry

Community
Collaboration

School Supplies
and Uniforms

Anytime

Unlimited

Gather
school supplies for children and youth;  In late summer put together school
supplies, back packs, and school uniforms for children

Community
Collaboration

Center Clean-Up
(indoors)

Weekends

Unlimited

Clean
Center rooms, walls, and floors; arrange for special projects

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