Local Volunteer Opportunities


Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mentor a child through homework, games and friendship through the SMART program.
Time : Mon, Tues, Wed or Thurs: 2:45-4:30pm
Contact : bbbs@gettysburg.edu

Sherfy Battlefield Garden

Sherfy Battlefield Garden

Assist with weeding, planting and harvesting at this Civil War era vegetable garden!
Time: Sign up to volunteer
Contact: Emma (koroem01) or sherfy@gettysburg.edu

Campus Kitchen

Campus Kitchen

Repackage donated food into nutritious meals and deliver them to members of the community.
Time : Various
Contact : www.gettysburg.edu/campuskitchen


Adult ESL Classes

Casa ESL

Assist adults in conversation, activities and worksheets to
Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8pm at Gettysburg College
Contact: Holly (omalho01)

Casa Swimming

Casa de la Cultura Swimming

Join Latino children in grades K-6 swimming
Time: Six Sundays 3-4:30pm at Gettysburg College Swimming Pool
Contact: Amy (maam01)

RSG After School at VIDA

RSG Afterschool at VIDA

Assist children K-6 with homework and educational activities.
Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Contact: Vanessa (martva02


Food, Land, People After School Program

foodland

Facilitate an after-school hands-on learning curriculum about the relationship between food, land and people.
Time: various
Contact: Erin (schrer02)

El Centro After School Tutoring Program

el centro

Tutor a child. Help with homework, play games, exchange English and Spanish skills.
Time: Mon, Tu, Wed or Thurs: 3:30-5:00pm
Contact: Michaela (crowmi01) or Andrew (morgan03)

Migrant Education Program

Migrant Education After School Program

Through the LIU#5: Support migrant children through literacy and STEM activities 
Time: Alternate Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm 
Contact: Gisselle (florgi01)


21st Century PASOS

21st Century PASOS

Through the LIU#12: 21st Century Program, tutor formerly migrant high school students.
Time: Mon/Wed: 4:00-5:30pm
Contact: Annette (aguian01)

Senior Citizen Center

Gettysburg Senior Center

Assist the age 60+ residents of Adams County to maintain their independence through yoga, friendship and bi-weekly dinners.
Time : Fit your schedule as well as alternate Fridays 5-6pm. Click here to sign up.
Contact: Joslynn (watkjo02)

Painted Turtle Farm

Painted Turtle Farm

Assist community gardeners with garden upkeep, planting and harvesting. Find out more at www.gettysburg.edu/ptf
Time: Various
Contact: farm@gettysburg.edu


Project Gettysburg-Leon

Project Gettysburg-Leon

Become active with Students for Nicaragua. Promote activities of PGL, advocate for fair trade in Nicaragua. More at www.gettysburg-leon.org
Time : Various
Contact: Marina (fleima02)

SCCAP: Work Ready

SCCAP: Work Ready

Assist adults in studying for the GED, job searching and life skills.
Time: Fit to your schedule, 9am-3pm
Contact: Jackson (prouel01)

SCCAP: Support Circles

SCCAP: Support Circles

Provide friendship and care to 15 children ages 6-15 during the Circles weekly meeting, which aims to move families out of poverty. More at www.supportcircles.org.
Time: Wednesdays 6-8pm (dinner is included)
Contact: Morgan (hubbmo01)