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.


    American Cancer Society, Hampton 2014 Relay for Life

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

    American Red Cross

    4915 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton Contact: Roxanne Kohlman 757-838-7320, Ext. 102 General clerical duties Special events such as bingo and community fundraising

    Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Williamsburg

    312 Waller Mill Road, Suite 200, Williamsburg Contact: Rosalyn Mason 757-253-0676 General office duties

    Child Development Resources

    150 Point O'Woods Road, Williamsburg Contact: Alison Brody 757-566-3300, Ext. 125 General office duties

    Child and Family Connections

    348 McLaws Circle, Suite 1, Williamsburg 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 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 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 Contact: Aggie Criner 757-596-5555 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 Contact: Angela Bodart 757-727-2731 Teen center assistance, office work, receptionist special events and community events assistance

    Housing Partnerships

    1455 Richmond Road, Williamsburg 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 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 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 Contact: Stephanie Chapman 757-886-6073 Gift shop counter sales Thrift store counter sales

    Meals on Wheels of Williamsburg

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

    National Kidney Foundation

    1919 Commerce Drive, Suite 330, Hampton Contact: Elenor Myers 757-825-5450 Special event volunteers Clerical and general office duties

    Newport News Public Schools College and Career Readiness Class

    Warwick High School 51 Copeland Lane, Newport News 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 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 Contact: Joan Dobson 757-596-8175 General volunteers for various duties at the center Special onsite and offsite event volunteers

    Refugee and Immigration Services

    1615 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton 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 Contact: Beth Dropski 757-722-9881 Hold activities with senior residents of the center - flexible scheduling

    Salvation Army

    1033 Big Bethel Road, Hampton 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 Contact: Pearlie Jett 757-593-3531 General clerical duties Help with special projects


    523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News Contact: Darcie Morrell 757-595-1399, Ext. 110 Volunteers must fill out an application and attend one hour orientation General clerical duties Cleaning cages, tending animals

    The Woods at Yorktown Community Center

    2801 Old Williamsburg Road, Yorktown 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 (Near intersection of Rtes. 199 and 5) Contact: Susan Sullivan-Tubach 757-229-5549 Volunteer teacher assistants to assist youth program art instructors

    This Century Art Gallery, Williamsburg Art Center

    219 North Boundary Street, Williamsburg Contact: Charlene Zolad 757-229-4949 Front desk receptionist to greet gallery visitors, answer phones and process purchases

    VA Crusaders Youth Development Center

    613 Rotary Street, Hampton 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 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 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 Contact: Theresa Wilson 757-245-0047 Special program volunteers such as Child Watch, Youth Sports, Membership

    YMCA Child Development Center

    117 Information Center Drive, Williamsburg Contact: Volunteer Coordinator 757-220-7045 Assist with children's programs

    Yorktown Square and Rivermeade Community Center

    100 Rivermeade Court, Yorktown 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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