English 100: Composition and Reading
Instructor- Jade Hidle
The following service learning sites have been approved for this course.
Contact Person: Rick Cunningham (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contact Phone: (760) 599-7093
Address: 1495 Poinsettia Avenue, Suite 151 Vista CA 92081
Volunteer Needs: This organization provides food and dignity for impoverished seniors living in San Diego & North County. Help is needed with packing boxes, sorting food, bulk mailings, office help, special events. Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00. The second Tuesday of every month 5:30 PM-7:30 PM.
Arc of San Diego
Contact Person: Cara Jenkins (email@example.com)
Contact Phone: 619-685-1175
Address: 3030 Market Street San Diego CA 92102
Volunteer Needs: : The Arc of San Diego is the largest, most comprehensive provider of services for individuals with disabilities in San Diego County. Volunteers are needed to assist the PALS department with recreation activities Friday - Sunday. Activities range from rock climbing, dances, cooking classes, kayaking, movies, Padres games and more! Join the fun and gain practical experience today! The Arc requires fingerprints, TB test, background check, drug test, and physical at no cost to you.
Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad
Contact Person: Brooke Price (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contact Phone: (760) 585-9078
Address: 3115 Roosevelt St. Carlsbad CA 92008
Volunteer Needs: Volunteers assist with supervising children ages 6-12 and leading activities such as sports, games, arts and crafts, computer lab, homework assistance and club clean-up. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 2:00-6:00, and Thursday 1:00-6:00. All 18 and older volunteers must complete an application and agree to a background check (paid by the B&GC and may take up to 2 weeks to process.)
Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside
Contact Person: Jodi Diamond (email@example.com)
Contact Phone: (760) 433-8920 x10
Address: 401 Country Club Lane Oceanside CA 92054
Volunteer Needs: Volunteers who have a passion and desire to work with and inspire youth are needed. Work with K-8th grade, assists with homework, tutoring, mentoring. Must have the ability to implement programs/activities in a variety of areas: science, music, environmental, education, sports, fitness and recreation and arts. Middle School: Mon.. 1:30-6:00, Tues.-Fri. 2:15-6:00, Elementary School: 3:00-6:00 Monday-Friday. We do require fingerprinting through Live Scan and will cover the cost to do so. Participants can pick up volunteer applications and Live Scan information at our main site, 401 Country Club Lane. All participants must interview with the BGC of Oceanside prior to being fingerprinted.
Boys and Girls Club of Vista
Contact Person: Raul Castillo (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contact Phone: (760) 724-6606 x24
Address: 410 W. California Avenue Vista CA 92083
Volunteer Needs: Provide guidance and leadership to youth members (ages 6-18). Assist with daily tutoring, homework, recreation activities, pre-planned activities, classes, workshops, art projects, music. Help is also needed with general clerical tasks. Monday- Friday 2:00-6:00 pm, and 6:30-8:30 am at Vista Magnet School. Flexible hours and additional school sites are available. Background check, fingerprinting required. Experience with youth strongly preferred, Bilingual a plus.
Brother Benno's Foundation
Contact Person: Denise Seymour (email@example.com)
Contact Phone: (760) 439-1244 x107
Address: 3260 Production Ave. Oceanside CA 92058
Volunteer Needs: Sort clothing and toys, help with distribution of clothing, assist with preparation of food packets, holiday assistance. Monday-Friday 6:00am-5:00pm and Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm.. All volunteers must attend an orientation on the first Saturday of the month at 9:30 a.m., no pre-registration for the orientation is required just show up at the site.
Buena Vista Pre-Kindergarten Program
Contact Person: Debbie Basom (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contact Phone: 760-331-5073
Address: 1330 Buena Vista Way Carlsbad CA 92008
Volunteer Needs: Assist in special needs preschool class.Mon- Thurs 8:00-11:00 and 12:00-3:00. Opportunity to work with speech therapist, adaptive PE teacher, and OT.*TB test required
Camp Pendleton MCCS/ Marine & Family Services
Contact Person: Candi Heinberger (email@example.com)
Contact Phone: (760) 725-3856
Address: P.O. BOX 555020, Bldg. 13150 Rm.317 (14th ST/C ST) Camp Pendleton CA 92055
Volunteer Needs: Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas: animal shelter, community centers, Semper Fit, food distribution, administrative support, elementary schools, history and museums, libraries, youth centers, and much more.
Casa de Amistad
Contact Person: Nicole Mione (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contact Phone: (858) 509-2590
Address: 120 Stevens Avenue Solana Beach CA 92075
Volunteer Needs: Volunteers at Casa de Amistad have the opportunity to work with Latino students in grades K-12. Volunteers act as a mentor and help with homework, reading and being a positive role model. This organization is dedicated to nurturing the educational and character development of Latino children and their families. Mentors are needed: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15-5:45 PM and 6:00-7:30 PM. Most volunteers choose one day and time that works best for their schedule. Volunteers typically work with the same child throughout the semester. Volunteers can choose the age group they prefer to work with. Fingerprinting is required. Please contact program director for additional information.
Everyone a Reader Literacy Program, SDCOE
Contact Person: Cindy Dunlevy (email@example.com)
Contact Phone: (619) 718-3120
Address: 5304 Metro St., Suite C San Diego CA 92110
Volunteer Needs: Reading tutors for first through third grade students with a commitment of one hour per week. Attend a two hour training session and at that time you will be placed in a school convenient to you. This program places reading tutors at schools throughout the county. Background check and TB clearance required. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00-3:00.
Fraternity House Incorporated
Contact Person: pending
Contact Phone: (760) 736-0292 x102
Address: 20702 Elfin Forest Rd. Escondido CA 92029
Volunteer Needs: Fraternity House (Escondido)and Michaelle House (Vista) are residential homes for individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Volunteer needs include: visiting with residents, playing games, assisting with resident activities / outings. Assist with household tasks, yard work, cooking, baking, and tutoring for residents who are studying for the GED. *TB test is mandatory, volunteer application, and orientation session
Seacrest Village Retirement Communities
Contact Person: Jenell Coker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contact Phone: (760) 632-3704
Address: 211 Saxony Road Encinitas CA 92024
Volunteer Needs: Seacrest Village Retirement Communities is a vibrant not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) senior housing and healthcare organization with communities in both Encinitas and Rancho Bernardo, California. Known for our caring and nurturing environment, SVRC has been serving the ever-growing San Diego community in the Jewish tradition since 1944. We use volunteers in a variety of ways. We offer four levels of care where volunteers can help with visits, computers, outings, memory care, clerical work, classes and more. Students must agree to serve a minimum of 20 hours and attend an orientation and interview. Typically students are scheduled one day each week for two hours for the duration of their service learning class. Day time volunteer availability is required. Please call the volunteer coordinator directly at 760-632-3704 for more information.