In addition to the specific opportunities listed below, the Volunteer Programs Office keeps an up-to-date list of volunteer opportunities in the Washington area. Please check that site for additional information.
Alpha Phi Omega
A national co-ed fraternity dedicated to providing service to the campus and to the community with different volunteer opportunities each month. For contact information, go to the Volunteer Programs Office page.
Audia Caring Heritage Association
Washington-based; dedicated to helping local and global communities in need by improving their quality of life; purchased a high-speed CAT scanner for the hospital in San Giovanni, Italy, which is their sister city; Health and Wellness video library at Vintage House, a home for senior citizens in Pittsburgh; dental suite at Centerville Clinic, a medical provider for patients without insurance in Greene County, PA. Explore the Audia Caring Heritage Association webpage or make a direct email contact at email@example.com.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
This organization supports the healthy and functional growth of children in Washington by providing aid in the areas of academics, social life, and character development. For contact information, go to the Volunteer Programs Office page.
Brother's Brother Foundation
International charitable organization based in Pittsburgh; distributes medical supplies and other humanitarian supplies to 121 countries. Contact them at 412-321-3160 or http://www.brothersbrother.org/
Red Cross Health and Safety Volunteer Instructor
If you are interested in teaching and learning life-saving skills, this may be the program for you. The best way to avoid and cope with emergencies is to be prepared when they occur. We are looking for people interested in teaching the necessary skills to confidently respond to emergencies. Our programs teach many life-saving skills including water safety, First Aid, CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillation). Contact Matt Clay at 412-263-3119 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Biggest pediatric cancer research center in the world; costs $1 million a day to run it and no family ever has to pay for their child's care. W&J has a letter writing campaign underway, through an event called Up 'til Dawn, to raise money. For additional information on Up 'til Dawn, go to the Volunteer Programs Office page.
The Washington Hospital
Many students have volunteered in the the ER and other areas at Washington Hospital. For more information, check the Volunteer Services webpage at Washington Hospital, or contact Kathy Michalovicz directly at email@example.com, or call 724-223-7114.
The Washington Hospital Hospice Care
The Washington Hospital Foundation runs a fundraiser every year that benefits The Washington Hospital Hospice Care and Donnell House. Part of that fundraiser is a fall phonathon to encourage donations, primarily to those that have donated in the past. The phonathon runs primarily in the evenings in early to mid October, and a script and information is provided for callers, as well as dinner and door prizes. In addition, a tour of Donnell house and a meeting with the Medical Director and staff might be available for those that would like to know more about the program. If you are interested or have questions, please contact Mr. Ken Elliott, the Development Coordinator of The Washington Hospital Foundation at 724-229-2701 or by email directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also read more about the Hospice Care program and Donnell House online.
Washington/Greene County Blind Association
For information check the WGCBA website or Contact Missy Walters via email at email@example.com, or via phone at 724-228-0770.