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Guilford Elementary Middle School4520 York Road Baltimore, MD 21212
Service Site: Acts4Youth
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Mentoring
Issue: Education/At-Risk Youth
Service Day: Monday-Thursday
Service time: 3:30 - 5:30 pm
description: Acts4Youth conducts comprehensive after school academies that equip at risk boys with foundational character traits and life skills. The program meets every day after school and on some weeknights with boys in grades 6-8 at Guilford School, located minutes from Loyola. Volunteers are needed to be assistant teachers and help with tutoring, coaching and mentoring during sports, service projects, team building, building projects, and other lessons. Certain days have occasional expeditionary (interactive learning) field trips and volunteers are given the option to attend or not.
Beans & Bread Center402 South Bond Street, Baltimore, MD 21231
Service Site: Beans and Bread - Meal Program
Frequency: One-time
Population: Families (Adults or Adults with Children)
Activity: Food/Meal Service
Issue: Hunger & Homelessness
Service Day: Saturday
Service time: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
description: Meals at Beans and Bread are served in restaurant style, including meal options and a dessert tray. These details are designed to promote the dignity of each guest and allow for warm, personal interaction with volunteers.  Volunteers are needed to help with the meal programs where responsibilities of volunteers include helping prepare and serve the meal, welcoming guests, and doing a number of other much needed tasks such as bussing tables and cleaning up.
Beans & Bread Center402 South Bond Street, Baltimore, MD 21231
Service Site: Beans and Bread - Recreational Games
Frequency: One-time
Population: Adults
Activity: Relationship-Building/Program Assistance
Issue: Hunger & Homelessness
Service Day: Wednesday
Service time: 1:15pm - 2:45 pm
description: Beans & Bread Recreational Games offers students the opportunity to engage in meaningful conversation with people sitting in the ""front room"" at Beans & Bread. These clients are usually waiting to receive assistance from case managers, or are simply there to have a safe place to rest. Loyola volunteers typically offer to play board games with some of the clients in the front room and in past years, we have played bingo. However, the experience is about more than playing games; Loyola students benefit from being able to speak with clients who are from all walks of life.
Gallagher Services2520 Pot Spring Rd Timonium, MD
Service Site: Best Buddies
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Relationship-Building/Program Assistance
Issue: Developmental Disabilities
Service Day: Saturdays and Sundays
Service time: Saturdays 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Sundays 2:00 - 4:00 pm
description: Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant international organization. Through frequent one-to-one activities and occasional group events, Best Buddies enhances the social and recreational lives of all people involved.
St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church5502 York Road, Baltimore, MD
Service Site: CARES (Civic And Religious Emergency Services) - Career Connection
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Relationship-Building/Program Assistance
Issue: Jobs/Employment
Service Day: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Service time: 9 am - 4 pm
description: CARES operates a food pantry and emergency assistance center that offers food packages, eviction and utility cut-off prevention funds and pharmacy assistance to people facing financial hardships. CARES Career Connection helps our clients locate jobs, prepare for employment, secure a job and keep the job. Volunteers are needed to help program participants use computers to search for jobs, complete online applications, set up and access email accounts, and find resources online, as well as to help participants write resumes and cover letters.
St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church5502 York Road, Baltimore, MD
Service Site: CARES (Civic And Religious Emergency Services) - Food Pantry and Emergency Services
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Relationship-Building/Program Assistance
Issue: Hunger & Homelessness
Service Day: Monday, Thursday
Service time: 9 am - 11 am
description: CARES operates a food pantry and emergency assistance center that offers food packages, eviction and utility cut-off prevention funds and pharmacy assistance to people facing financial hardships. Tasks include packing food bags, meeting with clients to assess their needs and acting as receptionist.
CASA de Maryland2224 E Fayette St., Baltimore, MD
Service Site: CASA of Maryland
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Monday through Friday
Service time: Times are flexible
description: CASA of Maryland strives to improve the quality of life for recent immigrants to the United States through a combination of direct services, education, advocacy and organizing. CASA facilitates the self-development, organization and mobilization of the Latino and other immigrant communities to gain full participation in the larger society. Volunteer opportunities include participation in voter registration events and recruitment, community education, advocacy campaigns, financial literacy education and tax preparation, ESOL education, outreach and marketing to employers, general administrative support in the CASA office, and the design and production of outreach and publicity materials.
Cristo Rey High School420 S Chester St Baltimore, MD 21231
Service Site: Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Education/At-Risk Youth
Service Day: Monday - Friday, except Wednesday
Service time: 3:00 - 5:30 pm
description: Cristo Rey Jesuit High School is a Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory, work-study high school for students from families of very limited means in Baltimore City. Cristo Rey Jesuit embraces a student body of Baltimore's racial, religious and ethnic diversity and their goal is to have every student achieve a college education. Volunteers for individual, after-school tutoring and homework help in math and sciences, day-time math lab, athletic coaching assistant, and day-time writing lab are the highest priority needs.
Loyola University Maryland4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210
Service Site: Don Miller House and AIRS Program
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Relationship-Building/Program Assistance
Issue: Health
Service Day: Monday - Friday
Service time: 4-6 pm or 6-8 pm
description: The principal goal of AIDS Interfaith Residential Services (AIRS) is the development and provision of services for persons with AIDS and advocacy for a comprehensive community system of care. A broad spectrum of residential and case management services such as housing, personal care, advocacy, money management, planning and counseling are offered to meet the needs of the individual. Volunteer opportunities include transportation, visitation, maintenance (in home/outdoor), food preparations, special events and fundraising.
Esperanza Center430 S. Broadway St., Baltimore, MD 21231
Service Site: Esperanza Center - ESL
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Service time: MWF: 10:00AM-12:30 PM
description: Esperanza Center offers ESL volunteer opportunities to tutor students in Basic English, working one on one or in small groups. Spanish is not required but helpful.
Esperanza Center430 S. Broadway St., Baltimore, MD 21231
Service Site: Esperanza Center - ESL
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Tuesday, Thursday
Service time: T/Th: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
description: Esperanza Center offers ESL volunteer opportunities to tutor students in Basic English, working one on one or in small groups. Spanish is not required but helpful.
Esperanza Center430 S. Broadway St., Baltimore, MD 21231
Service Site: Esperanza Center - ESL
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Monday - Friday
Service time: T/Th: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
description: Esperanza Center offers ESL volunteer opportunities to tutor students in Basic English, working one on one or in small groups. Spanish is not required but helpful.
Esperanza Center430 S. Broadway St., Baltimore, MD 21231
Service Site: Esperanza Center - Other Services
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Monday - Friday
Service time: Flexible
description: Esperanza Center offers many services to immigrants in the Baltimore metropolitan area including workforce development, immigration legal services, health services, and social service referrals. Volunteers may also contribute through individual projects such as the development of patient education materials for the Health Center. Spanish proficiency is preferred.
Fredrick Ozanam House402 South Bond St. Baltimore, MD 21231
Service Site: Frederick Ozanam House
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Men
Activity: Relationship-Building/Program Assistance
Issue: Hunger & Homelessness
Service Day: 1-2 Saturdays a month
Service time: 12:00 - 3:00 pm
description: The Frederick Ozanam House, which is one of the programs operated out of the Beans and Bread Center, provides housing for up to two years and on-going support to men who are struggling to regain stability in their lives on a variety of levels. Volunteers accompany the men on a series of recreational, cultural, educational and social activities.
Govan's Elementary School5801 York Road Baltimore, MD 21212
Service Site: Govan's Elementary School
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: School-Based Classroom Assistant
Issue: Education/At-Risk Youth
Service Day: Mondays-Fridays
Service time: 8:30am- 2:30pm
description: Govans Elementary School is a Baltimore City Public School for students in grades K-5. The young children who attend Govans elementary live in the Govans neighborhood, adjacent to Loyola’s campus along nearby York Road. Service learners and other Loyola volunteers serve as teachers’ assistants in the classrooms for kindergarten through grade 5, assisting teachers with lessons or working one-on-one with children. Some special assistance may also be needed in the library, art and music rooms. Students serving at Govans will be assigned a teacher in a classroom where he or she will report each week at the same time.
Sandtown Habitat For Humanity1300 N. Fulton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217
Service Site: Habitat For Humanity
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Families (Adults or Adults with Children)
Activity: Building/Construction
Issue: Housing
Service Day: Saturday
Service time: 7 am - 3 pm.
description: Sandtown Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit Christian housing organization in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of West Baltimore with the purpose of rebuilding the vacant housing in Sandtown, increasing home ownership and improving the health of the community. Habitat serves to build new relationships and an increased sense of community as well as new homes. Volunteers are needed to assist in renovating houses and will work with the family who will eventually own the home. Skilled and unskilled volunteers are welcome. Volunteers are also needed in the RE-Store, a place where used housing materials are sold, and profits go to sustain Sandtown Habitat.
Harford House1517 E North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21213
Service Site: Harford House
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Men
Activity: Relationship-Building/Program Assistance
Issue: Hunger & Homelessness
Service Day: Monday
Service time: 6:30 pm - 8 pm
description: Harford House provides housing to men with disabilities and counseling sessions toward independent living. Residents either participate on-site or are provided with referrals to outside agencies for job training, mental health counseling, educational tutoring, and health care. Volunteers are needed once a week to spend time with residents cooking dinner together, conversing, playing games, and providing tutoring on computer skills. Volunteers will work with residents to build relationships, often during interactive cultural workshops, bowling, or special presentations from city-wide organizations, groups, or other volunteers.
Health Care for the Homeless421 Fallsway, Baltimore, MD 21202
Service Site: Health Care for the Homeless
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Adults
Activity: Advocacy
Issue: Health
Service Day: Tuesday
Service time: 1 pm - 2 pm
description: Convalescent Care at Healthcare for the Homeless provides the post-surgery or hospital stay homecare that people experiencing homelessness do not have access to. As residents are in recovery, volunteers are needed to bring a light and fun social aspect to this atmosphere, through games, sharing snacks and conversation or any other appropriate activities. Other events may include participating in monthly birthday or holiday parties for the residents.
House of Ruth2201 Argonne Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218
Service Site: House of Ruth
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Women, Youth
Activity: Relationship-Building/Program Assistance
Issue: Domestic Violence
Service Day: Monday-Friday
Service time: Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri 7am-6pm, Tuesdays 7am-9pm
description: The House Of Ruth Maryland is one of the nation's leading domestic violence centers, helping thousands of battered women and their children find the safety and security that so many of us take for granted. The House Of Ruth Maryland leads the fight to end violence against women and their children by confronting the attitudes, behaviors and systems that perpetuate it, and by providing victims with the services necessary to rebuild their lives safely and free of fear. Volunteers have the opportunity to assist with children who are in the daycare facility while their moms either work, attend sessions, or look for employment.
Homework Companions2215 Greenmount Ave Baltimore, MD 21218
Service Site: Mother Seton Academy
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Education/At-Risk Youth
Service Day: Monday-Wednesday
Service time: 3:40pm - 4:50pm
description: Mother Seton Academy is an innovative, tuition free, Catholic middle school for culturally diverse boys and girls of Baltimore who are economically poor. Extended day, small classes, personal attention, variety of teaching strategies and field trips are the backbone of the curriculum. To strengthen the program, volunteers are needed as homework companions, who offer one-on-one assistance with homework. Mentors who act as big brothers/sisters are needed for a non-academic mentoring program.
Fitness Buddies4501 N. Charles St. Baltimore MD 21210 Hopkins Court Lounge
Service Site: Mother Seton Academy Fitness Club
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Mentoring
Issue: Health
Service Day: Friday
Service time: 3:25 pm - 4:30 pm
description: This interactive fitness club requires volunteers to commit one day a week to helping their mentees exercise in a safe and controlled environment. The activities are very diverse and can include running, swimming, tai chi, kung fu, soccer and much more. Volunteers must be enthusiastic and ready to commit themselves once a week for one hour. Most volunteering occurs on Loyola's campus; however, Loyola transportation will be provided for field trips.
Our Daily Bread Employment Center725 The Fallsway Baltimore, MD 21202
Service Site: Our Daily Bread
Frequency: One-time
Population: Families (Adults or Adults with Children)
Activity: Food/Meal Service
Issue: Hunger & Homelessness
Service Day: Saturday
Service time: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
description: Guests of Our Daily Bread Employment Center can obtain a warm meal and tap into other resources offered at the Center, such as literacy/general education diploma training, job placement support, and substance abuse recovery assistance. The organization's mission is to improve the lives of people in material need by connecting them to resources, providing daily meals and supporting efforts towards stable employment and housing.
Loyola University Maryland4501 N. Charles St. Baltimore MD 21210
Service Site: Presence for Christmas
Frequency: One-time
Population: Youth
Activity: Collection
Issue: Material/Urban Poverty
Service Day: Fall Semester Collection
Service time: Fall Semester Collection
description: The Center for Community Service and Justice and the Sophomore class partner each holiday season to spread cheer among approximately 1,000 members of the Baltimore community. Sponsors donate gifts and/or funds to individuals at community partner agencies where Loyola volunteers have served during the year. Weaving Presence for Christmas with another time-honored Loyola tradition, campus sponsors present their gifts at the Festival of Lessons and Carols, a service of choral Christmas music and sacred readings in the Alumni Memorial Chapel.
Upton1128 Pennsylvania Ave. Baltimore, MD 21201
Service Site: Refugee Youth Project
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Monday
Service time: 3:30 - 5:30 pm
description: The Refugee Youth Project is an after-school and summer school program run by Baltimore City Community College in conjunction with local refugee resettlement agencies. RYP serves over 200 refugees between the ages of 4 and 21. Two hours a day, 4 days a week, refugees receive academic tutoring and acculturation support from trained volunteer tutors. Volunteers do not need any previous tutoring experience to work with RYP, just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about refugee-related issues, teaching ESL, and behavior management.
Northeast Middle School5001 Moravia Rd. Baltimore, MD 21206
Service Site: Refugee Youth Project
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Monday-Thursday
Service time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
description: The Refugee Youth Project is an after-school and summer school program run by Baltimore City Community College in conjunction with local refugee resettlement agencies. RYP serves over 200 refugees between the ages of 4 and 21. Two hours a day, 4 days a week, refugees receive academic tutoring and acculturation support from trained volunteer tutors. Volunteers do not need any previous tutoring experience to work with RYP, just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about refugee-related issues, teaching ESL, and behavior management.
Moravia Elementary6201 Frankford Ave. Baltimore, MD 21206
Service Site: Refugee Youth Project
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Monday-Thursday
Service time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
description: The Refugee Youth Project is an after-school and summer school program run by Baltimore City Community College in conjunction with local refugee resettlement agencies. RYP serves over 200 refugees between the ages of 4 and 21. Two hours a day, 4 days a week, refugees receive academic tutoring and acculturation support from trained volunteer tutors. Volunteers do not need any previous tutoring experience to work with RYP, just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about refugee-related issues, teaching ESL, and behavior management.
Patterson High School100 Kane St. Baltimore, MD 21224
Service Site: Refugee Youth Project
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Wednesday, Thursday
Service time: 3:00 - 5:15 pm
description: The Refugee Youth Project is an after-school and summer school program run by Baltimore City Community College in conjunction with local refugee resettlement agencies. RYP serves over 200 refugees between the ages of 4 and 21. Two hours a day, 4 days a week, refugees receive academic tutoring and acculturation support from trained volunteer tutors. Volunteers do not need any previous tutoring experience to work with RYP, just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about refugee-related issues, teaching ESL, and behavior management.
Breath of God Lutheran Church141 S. Clinton Street Baltimore, MD 21224
Service Site: Refugee Youth Project - Soccer Without Borderes
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Recreation and Sports
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Wednesday
Service time: 5:15 - 6:30 pm
description: The Refugee Youth Project is an after-school and summer school program run by Baltimore City Community College in conjunction with local refugee resettlement agencies. RYP serves over 200 refugees between the ages of 4 and 21. Two hours a day, 4 days a week, refugees receive academic tutoring and acculturation support from trained volunteer tutors. Volunteers do not need any previous tutoring experience to work with RYP, just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about refugee-related issues, teaching ESL, and behavior management.
Goodnow Community Center5311 Goodnow Rd. Baltimore, MD 21206
Service Site: Refugee Youth Project - Soccer Without Borders
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Recreation and Sports
Issue: Immigration
Service Day: Saturday
Service time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
description: The Refugee Youth Project (RYP) is an after-school and summer school program run by Baltimore City Community College in conjunction with local refugee resettlement agencies. RYP serves over 200 refugees between the ages of 4 and 21. Soccer Without Borders allows RYP participants that may be traditionally excluded from sports-based and extracurricular activities to have that opportunity. Volunteers have the opportunity to serve as academic coaches by providing homework assistance and guidance during ESL activities. Programming runs weekly, with opportunities to serve on weeknights or Saturday mornings for two hours a day.
Special Olympics4501 N. Charles St. Baltimore MD 21210 FAC
Service Site: Special Olympics
Frequency: One-time
Population: Adults, Youth
Activity: Recreation and Sports
Issue: Developmental Disabilities
Service Day: Sunday, April 21
Service time: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
description: HoundServe coordinates with the Department of Recreational Sports at Loyola to host Special-Olympics athletes from all over Maryland for a swimming event at the Fitness and Aquatic Center. Volunteers escort the athletes to their places, and assist with timing, scorekeeping, and the presentation of awards. The support of the Loyola community makes this event a special time for honoring the athletes.
St. Ignatius Academy740 North Calvert St., Baltimore MD 21202
Service Site: St. Ignatius Loyola Academy
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Tutoring
Issue: Youth, Education, Tutoring
Service Day: Monday or Wednesday
Service time: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
description: St. Ignatius Loyola Academy is a unique middle school for Baltimore boys from families with low to modest incomes. The Academy, rooted in the educational tradition of St. Ignatius Loyola, seeks to foster spiritual, academic, social and cultural development in its students. Volunteers are needed to assist and tutor students in one-on-one settings in the afternoon homework club. Additionally, interested students can volunteer as athletic coaches
Loyola University Maryland4501 N Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21210 Reading Rm. 3rd Fl.
Service Site: The Choice Program
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Youth
Activity: Mentoring
Issue: Education/At-Risk Youth
Service Day: Thursdays
Service time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
description: The Choice Program is a community based intervention program for youth who are living in at-risk environments and who may be involved in the juvenile justice system. The program assists approximately 500 youths each year and is located throughout Baltimore and surrounding counties. Loyola students spend 3 hours each week with the youth on campus. By becoming a Choice mentor with College Night, volunteers work with the youths for a semester, providing them with academic and mentoring support.
Loyola University MarylandHumanities 050R
Service Site: Viva House Food Bag Collection
Frequency: One-time
Population: Families (Adult or Adults with Children)
Activity: Food/Meal Service
Issue: Hunger & Homelessness
Service Day: Once a Month
Service time: Donations are asked for once a month, usually on a Thursday
description: Viva House, the Catholic Worker House in Baltimore, has a monthly food bag collection. These bags are donated and delivered to Southwest Baltimore to be distributed to families experiencing material poverty in the neighborhood. Each bag serves a family of four for three days.
Viva House26 S. Mount Street. Baltimore, MD 21223
Service Site: Viva House Meal Program
Frequency: Weekly
Population: Families (Adult or Adults with Children)
Activity: Food/Meal Service
Issue: Hunger & Homelessness
Service Day: Wednesday, Thursday
Service time: 12:30 pm - 3 pm
description: The work of VIVA House includes a meal program and a food pantry that serves meals to approximately 200-400 people who live in the surrounding neighborhood. Volunteers are asked to help prepare, serve and clean up the meals and are welcomed on a weekly, biweekly or monthly basis. Viva House is a special partner that works with just a few committed Loyola volunteers at its meal program. Viva House interviews would-be volunteers to select candidates who best fit its mission.
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