Acts of Service

Volunteers

Feed the Children

ONGOING: Every Thursday

The Teacher Store, located at Feed the Children needs 2 volunteers on a weekly basis from starting Thursday, May 19th through the end of the school year to help with checking in teachers to shop. Volunteers need experience with Excel spreadsheets.

Volunteers are needed  every Thursday from 2:45 until 5:45 PM. Volunteers need to be committed to doing this consistently for the specified 3 hours.

If you are interested, please contact Darlene Anderson – Volunteer Engagement Supervisor at darlene.anderson@feedthechildren.org

 

22365 Elkhart E Blvd. - Elkhart

Beacon Children's Hospital

June 10th, June 24th, July 8th, July 29th, August 19th and September 2nd

Help support Beacon Children’s Hospital during the South Bend Cubs’ Home Run for Life games! Volunteers are needed to pass donation buckets around a section of the stadium during the third inning to benefit Beacon Children’s Hospital.

Each volunteer receives one free ticket to attend that night’s game. Only 40 volunteer tickets are available for each game, so don’t wait to sign up!

  • Friday, June 10th at 7:05pm
  • Friday, June 24th at 7:05pm
  • Friday, July 8th at 7:05pm
  • Friday, July 29th at 7:05pm
  • Friday, August 19th at 7:05pm
  • Friday, September 2nd at 7:05pm

Register by emailing: rdemoss@beaconhealthsystem.org

Please include name, number of volunteers and the date(s) you would like to volunteer.

Four Winds Field - 501 W. South Street - South Bend

Elkhart County Extension Homemakers

July 11th, July 14th, July 21st and August 1st

Volunteer your time to help the Extension Homemakers committee to set up and tear down for events on the following dates:

Monday, July 11 from   8AM – 3PM (could be done earlier)

Thursday, July 14 from   8:30PM – 10PM

Thursday, July 21 from 3PM – 4:30PM

Thursday, July 21 from 8:30PM – 10:30PM

Monday, August 1 from 3PM – 5:30PM

For additional information, please click the volunteer button below.

Home & Family Arts Building - Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds

Food Bank of Northern Indiana

ONGOING NEED

The Food Bank of Northern Indiana has ongoing volunteer needs and could use a helping hand

  • Sorting and separating food donations.
  • Packing bags and boxes for their programs.
  • Special cleaning and organization projects.
  • Assisting the office with operations.
  • Assisting clients in their shopping experience at the Community Food Pantry of St. Joseph County, a drive-thru pantry located onsite at the Food Bank.

If you are interested in volunteering, please call (574) 232.9986 ext. 127.

702 Chapin Street - South Bend

The Cove

ONGOING: Every Wednesday and Friday

The Cove – Elkhart  (formerly Shepherd’s Cove) is seeking bilingual volunteers to help with translating to our Spanish-speaking community.

Volunteers are needed weekly on Wednesdays from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM and Friday from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

For more information or to volunteer, please contact Linda Boss at 574.264.4873 or bossla2014@gmail.com

347 W. Lusher Ave. - Elkhart

Ruthmere Museum

Ongoing Opportunity

We look forward to a busy 2022 season for Ruthmere and Havilah Beardsley House. One thing is certain we can’t meet all our needs without the help of our dedicated volunteers!

Ruthmere has an abundance of volunteer opportunities for persons with a wide variety of interests.  Docent tour guides at both Ruthmere and the Havilah Beardsley House site, the Elkhart County School Field Trip Project, collections work, gardening, special events assistance. Training opportunities are available now for the upcoming tour season!

To inquire about becoming a Ruthmere Volunteer please call 574-264-0330 ext. 104 or email Jennifer Johns – jjohns@ruthmere.org

Ruthmere Museum & Havilah Beardsley House

Granger Community Church

Ongoing opportunity

BLS certified volunteers (techs, nurses, medics) are needed in the event of a medical emergency at Granger Community Church. Responsibilities are having a walkie talkie during church services (you need not be a member of the church) and respond to identify if true EMS and transport is required.

Volunteers are needed on Saturdays at 5:30 PM, Sundays at 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Megan Koenig, medical director for Granger Community Church at mkoenig310@gmail.com

Feed the Children

Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday (except August 30th) volunteers are needed to help pack boxes for Feed the Children. There is a minimum of 2 volunteers and a maximum of 25 volunteers to pack.

IMPORTANT! Wear comfortable clothing and shoes – it is a warehouse setting. No dangling jewelry is allowed. Please be mindful of the heat – the warehouse is not air-conditioned.

Volunteers just need to show up on scheduled days between 2:00 and 4:00 PM and ask for Darlene Anderson when they arrive. Volunteers will need to sign in and complete a Release of Liability form.

22365 Elkhart East Blvd. - Elkhart, IN

Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County, Inc.

Ongoing opportunity

Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County and the ReStore provides an opportunity for individuals, groups and organizations to support Habitat’s mission and build skills, relationships and communities. You may volunteer in a variety of roles at construction, in the ReStore, or at special events. No experience is required! 

If you have any questions, please reach out to Faith Brummet – Manager of Volunteer and Construction Services by email at faith@habitatec.com or by calling 574.533.6109 – ext. 1017

 

Elkhart County

Soup of Success

Reoccurring group once a month on Thursdays

Soup of Success, a program of Church Community Services is looking for a reoccurring group of 4 to 8 volunteers to adopt one Thursday a month from 6:00 – 7:30 PM to help with the production of their soups by packaging dry ingredients. This is a fun, team-building opportunity for volunteers!

If you are interested in this opportunity or have questions, please contact Betsy at Soup of Success.

betsya@churchcommunityservices.org or (574) 523-1551

907 Oakland Ave, Elkhart

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