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1 & Baylor Round Table - Community Service Fair

2 B AYLOR S C AMPUS K ITCHEN & C OMMUNITY G ARDEN Mission Baylor University Community Engagement, Service & Scholarship leverages the following to create solutions for local and global social concerns: Faith-based service learning Rigorous discipline-based service learning Community-based research Overseas learning As an integral part of Baylor¹s mission to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service, Community Engagement, Service & Scholarship serves as a catalyst for creating new knowledge through scholarship and action. Volunteer Opportunities Mentoring and tutoring grade school through high school students Community garden work Alternative spring break trips Various community-wide opportunities that you find on our Facebook page Volunteer Coordinator: Karen Kitchens Website: CommunityEngageService Scholar CommunityEngageService Scholar

3 B IG B ROTHERS /B IG S ISTERS Mission Big Brothers Big Sisters is a donor-supported volunteer youth mentoring organization, which has been placing caring adults in the lives of children in one-to-one mentoring relationships since Through the positive impact of those friendships, children with a Big Brother or Big Sister are more likely to graduate from high school and are less likely to begin using drugs, begin using alcohol or engage in negative conflict. Volunteer Opportunities We currently have 85 Little Brothers and Sisters in Waco waiting for their Big today. These are great kids who need a positive role model in their lives, so please consider volunteering with us! Volunteer Coordinator: Lucy Devens Website:

4 C ARITAS Mission: To provide emergency support to people in need in our community Volunteer Opportunities: Filling food orders in the pantry Helping with the Gifts in Kind program in the warehouse Assisting in the thrift stores (organizing donations, pricing, etc.) Helping with administrative duties (mailings, phone calls, organizing and filing documents) Volunteer Coordinator: Khalilah Warren , ext Website:

5 C HRISTIAN W OMEN S J OB C ORPS Mission The mission of Christian Womens Job Corps is to provide women in need development of life skills and employment education classes taught in a Christian context where women mentor women. This purpose of Christian Womens Job Corps is to provide Hands of Hope through educating, mentoring, and encouraging. Volunteer Opportunities Prayer Team Encourager Team Hospitality Team Support Team Publicity Team Fundraising Team Education Team Journey Partner Team Executive Director: Pam Mohundro Associate Director: Becky Ellison Volunteer Coordinator: Margie Cox Phone: Memorial Drive Waco, Texas Website:

6 H EART OF T EXAS R ETIRED & S ENIOR V OLUNTEER P ROGRAM Mission The mission of RSVP is to support individuals who initiate positive change among their local and national communities though volunteering. By utilizing volunteers skills and experiences, RSVP creates a strong force of citizens capable of helping non-profits sustain themselves and serve the community effectively. Heart of Texas RSVP links volunteers with non-profit organizations in McLennan, Hill, Freestone, Limestone, Falls, and Bosque counties. Volunteer Opportunities Organizations with which RSVP has a relationship offer volunteers opportunities with animals, children, education, food banks, hospice assistance, mentoring, museums, and nursing homes. Program Director: Susan Copeland Volunteer Coordinator: Rita Tejada Address: HOT-RSVP c/o MCC 1400 College Dr. Waco, TX *We are sponsored and located on the McLennan Community College campus.

7 H ILLCREST B APTIST M EDICAL C ENTER A UXILIARY Mission: The purpose of the Hillcrest Auxiliary is to enhance the mission of Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center: "To personally provide quality health care and services in a Christian environment" through volunteer commitment and support. Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteer activities vary from personal contact with patients, staff, visitors and customers to community contact through fundraising, on behalf of the Hillcrest Auxiliary. Areas of assistance include: Gift Shop Information Desk Food Services Materials Management Human Resources Patient Registration Emergency Department Kidsville Heart-to-Heart Program Volunteer Services: Website: php/volunteer/ auxiliary

8 M EALS & W HEELS Mission To enhance the independence and guard the dignity of older adults and vulnerable populations. We fulfill this mission through the services of Meals On Wheels, Senior Centers, and Transportation. We strive to be responsive to the needs of our clients, serving them in a way that demonstrates caring concern. Volunteer Opportunities Meal Delivery Dish-Up Meals Pet Food Project Groceries-to-Go Handyman Helpers Group Projects Volunteer Coordinator: Barbara Danna Website:

9 M ISSION W ACO Mission: Provide Christian-based holistic, relationship-based programs that empower the poor and marginalized. Mobilize middle-class Americans to become more compassionately involved among the poor. Seek ways to overcome the systemic issues of social injustice which oppress the poor and marginalized. Volunteer Opportunities: Assisting with meal service Mentoring children, teens, and adults Office tasks Program assistance Phone:

10 T ALITHA K OUM I NSTITUTE Mission The mission of Talitha Koum is to improve outcomes for at-risk children and their families from the Kate Ross government housing neighborhood of South Waco through an intensive care program. Beginning with a mental health therapeutic nursery for birth to six-year-olds and comprehensive support for each childs family, we will grow to support our children through high school graduation Volunteer Opportunities RISE Guild - Real Interest Supportive Energy For Talitha Koum to RISE, we need a host of committed devotees and friends ~ community members who come alongside – effectively. Whether that means you raise interest for Talitha Koum among your friends, answer TKIs phones for a couple of hours, repair a broken door, volunteer to prep a mailing, sterilize our toys, mow the lawn, request hand-me-downs for our parents Pick a Gift closet, recommend us for a speaking engagement, or offer a unique talent we cant even name ~ thats when Talitha Koum will RISE! We also are seeking men and women of prayer and action. Volunteer Coordinator: Donna Losak

11 U NITED W AY OF W ACO -M C L ENNAN C OUNTY Mission To increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another. Volunteer Opportunities Partner agencies in need of volunteers are: Advocacy Center Red Cross Boys & Girls Clubs Girl Scouts Salvation Army Campaign Coordinator: Keith Richardson Website:

12 W ACO H ABITAT FOR H UMANITY Mission Seeking to put Gods love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Volunteer Opportunities New Home Construction Wheelchair ramp construction Cabinet Crew Lunch Provider for Prison Partnership ReStore volunteer Committee Service Translator for monthly informational meetings Volunteer Coordinator: Tim Moon Website:

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