Community Service Scholarship Participating Organizations and Registration Form

Please contact the listed representative of the group with which you wish to volunteer and make an appointment to meet with them before starting your service hours.

Print the timesheet from the Student Life and Leadership page of the website and carry this with you to the site. Have your supervisor sign the sheet for the hours you work. When completed, bring the form to Student Life and Leadership, Room 224 Griffin Hall, Hampton or Room 106B, Historic Triangle, Williamsburg.

You will be given a letter of authorization to carry to the cashier's window. Please note that the scholarship is for tuition assistance only and is not a reimbursement program. Scholarship is awarded as an offest to tuition costs either as an addition to a grant award or as a reduction in tuition due at time of payment. Your letter must be used within two semesters of issue date. Each student can earn $100.00 per semester of enrollment.

Program completion requires 10 hours of service to one of the community organizations listed below or 15 hours of service on campus as a Student Ambassador or College Tour Guide. Students who wish to complete the program via the Student Ambassador Program must also fill out the Student Ambassador Registration Application located on the Thomas Nelson website Student Life and Leadership page.


    Alternatives, Inc.

    359 Fenwick Road, Bldg 263, Fort Monroe, VA 23651 Contact: Allyson Graul 757-838-2330 RELATE (Relationship Education Leading Adolescents Towards Empowerment) Trainer to lead a dating violence prevention program (8 hours long) with 9th graders. You will work with other college students as a part of a team going into the high schools. Participating students must be willing to attend a 4 hour training. Opportunity will take place in October-November, 2015.

    American Cancer Society, Relay for Life

    11835 Canon Blvd., Suite A-102, Newport News, VA 23606 Contact: Sharon Oberry, Office Manager 757-591-8330, Option 3 General office duties and social media updates (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

    American Red Cross

    4915 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton, VA 23661 Contact: Erika Dillard 757-838-7320, Ext. 102 General clerical duties, disaster services, volunteer on military base, community fundraising

    Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Williamsburg

    312 Waller Mill Road, Suite 200, Williamsburg, VA 23185 Contact: Michell Hollins 757-253-0676 General office duties

    C. Waldo Scott Center

    3100 Wickham Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607 Contact: Andreia Nelson, Volunteer Coordinator 757-244-9223 Volunteers needed to assist children with homework and reading. Also help Program Assistants with afternoon activities for the children at the Center.

    Child Development Resources

    150 Point O'Woods Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 Contact: Alison Brody 757-566-3300, Ext. 125 General office duties, child care and early child care

    Child and Family Connections

    348 McLaws Circle, Suite 1, Williamsburg, VA 23185 Contact: Amy Stutt 757-229-7940, Ext. 201 General office duties Database entry Follow up calls

    College Tour Guide

    Griffin Hall, Room 200, Hampton Campus Contact: Jerri Newson 757-825-2910

    Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula

    9912 Hosier Street, Newport News, VA 23661 Contact: Maria Quigley 757-596-7188 Sorting food and stocking shelves Assist with special projects and/or clerical work

    Golden Living Center Bayside of Poquoson

    1 Vantage Drive, Poquoson, VA 23662 Contact: Gwen Floyd 757-868-9960 Activities with senior residents of the center to include bingo and crafts - flexible scheduling

    Habitat for Humanity

    9614 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601 Contact: Thulani Smith 757-913-5652 Stocking building materials warehouse, cleaning and pricing items Re-Store clerk - assisting customers, stocking shelves, etc.

    Healthy Families Partnership, Inc.

    100 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA 23669 Contact: Allison 757-727-2731 Teen center assistance, office work, receptionist special events and community events assistance

    Housing Partnerships

    1455 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 Contact: Brandi Weiler 757-221-0225 General office duties Emergency home repairs, grass cutting for elderly and low income residents

    IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

    Contact: Stacey Roberts Thomas Nelson Career Services 600 Butler Farm Road Hampton, VA 23666 Phone: 757-865-5870 Successful completion of the IRS online Tax Certification Exam is a prerequisite for participation in this volunteer program. Best suited to students in second year accounting/economic majors. Local volunteerism partner site to be determined. Call Ms. Roberts for more information.

    James City County Rescue Squad

    3135 Forge Road, Toano, VA 23168 Contact: Bryan Bacon 757-566-3032 Station help General office duties Washing vehicles

    LINK (Living Interfaith Network) of Hampton Roads

    10413 Warwick blvd., Newport News, VA 23601 Contact: Volunteer Coordinator 757-595-1953 Filing grocery bags Clerical and general office duties Mentoring elderly and youth

    Mary Immaculate Hospital

    2 Bernadine Drive, Newport News, VA 23602 Contact: Stephanie Chapman 757-886-6073 Gift shop counter sales Thrift store counter sales Other as needed

    Meals on Wheels of Williamsburg

    739 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Newport News (to sign up only) Contact: Lisha Mullen 757-246-1905 Delivering meals to residents

    Newport News Public Schools College and Career Readiness Class

    Warwick High School 51 Copeland Lane, Newport News, VA23606 Contact: Vickie Madison, College Prep Coordinator 757-881-5461 Tutors for high school age students in various subjects Volunteers needed weekdays from 10 am - 12:20 pm

    Peninsula Agency on the Aging, Inc.

    739 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 106, Newport News, VA 23606 Contact: Gerald Petesel 757-873-0541 Clerical and general office duties Driving seniors to appointments Meals on Wheels

    Peninsula Fine Arts Center

    101 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606 Contact: Joan Dobson 757-596-8175 General volunteers for various duties at the center Special onsite and offsite event volunteers

    Personal Touch Home Care, Inc.

    733 Thimble Shoals Blvd. Suite 150, Newport News, VA 23606 Contact: Rebecca Wilkinson 757-595-8005 Offer care and comfort to terminally ill patients and their families. We offer free and comprehensive training to all Hospice Volunteers. Looking for Patient Companion and/or Administrative Volunteers – flexible scheduling.

    Refugee and Immigration Services

    1615 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton, VA 23661 Contact: Susan Smith 757-247-2600, Ext. 19 Helping children with homework (Free background check required) Receptionist and general clerical duties

    Riverside Convalescent Center

    414 Algonquin Road, Hampton, VA 23666 Contact: Beth Dropski 757-722-9881 Hold activities with senior residents of the center - flexible scheduling Visit one on one with residents; read, watch TV,etc.

    Salvation Army

    1033 Big Bethel Road, Hampton, VA 23666 Contact: Jim Colston 757-838-4875, Ext. 104 Program assistants Bell ringers during holiday season General office duties

    Self Protection Awareness

    301 Tower Lane, Newport News, VA 23608 Contact: Pearlie Jett 757-593-3531 General clerical duties Help with special projects


    523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601 Contact: Anne Carpens 757-595-1399, Ext. 102 Volunteers must fill out an application and attend one hour orientation General clerical duties Cleaning cages, tending animals

    The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors

    718 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Ste. 8, Newport News, VA 23601 Contact: Marc Williams, Volunteer Recruiter 757-223-1091 Volunteers to serve as Group Leaders, Sexual Assault Advocates and Community Educators. Also need support for Fundraising and Special Events. Other opportunities also available.

    The Woods at Yorktown Community Center

    2801 Old Williamsburg Road, Yorktown, VA 23690 Contact: Mignon Middleton 757-969-1567 Assist with food distributions, summer youth programs, after-school tutoring and youth activities, sports activities, and workshops to include health, nutrition, fitness, culinary and other topics for youth and adults.

    This Century Art Gallery, Art Education Center

    Unit 8, Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (Near intersection of Rtes. 199 and 5) Contact: Susan Sullivan-Tubach 757-229-5549 Volunteer teacher assistants to assist youth program art instructors

    VA Crusaders Youth Development Center

    613 Rotary Street, Hampton, VA 23661 Contact: Laticia Stith 757-713-0752 Assist with before and after school homework and study program for school aged children. Hours of operation 6 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday.

    Victory Family YMCA

    101 Long Green Boulevard, Yorktown, VA 23693 Contact: Jean Okyen 757-867-3300 Assist with special events, act as greeters and assist with grounds and landscaping. Applicants must complete a volunteer application at the YMCA and meet with the the Volunteer Coordinator prior to beginning volunteer hours.

    YMCA Hampton

    1 YMCA Way, Hampton, VA 23669 Contact: Lee Grandison, Senior Program Director 757-722-9044 Volunteer opportunities can range from sports coaching, tutoring, facility maintenance and special event participants.

    YMCA Newport News

    7827 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23607 Contact: Theresa Wilson 757-245-0047 Special program volunteers such as Child Watch, Youth Sports, Membership

    Yorktown Square and Rivermeade Community Center

    100 Rivermeade Court, Yorktown, VA 23690 Contact: Mignon Middleton 757-969-1567 Assist with food distributions, summer youth programs, after-school tutoring and youth activities, sports activities, and workshops to include health, nutrition, fitness, culinary and other topics for youth and adults.


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