Winner’s Walk Tall
Volunteers make a ten minute visit to one or two elementary school classrooms each week during the school year to teach and explore the fundamentals of good behavior with the children. During the visits, the volunteers, called Character Captains, teach the basic building blocks of manners, morals and ethics. An added benefit is the fun, satisfaction and excitement realized by each and every Character Captain.
Venice On Vine
Power Inspires Progress (PIP) operates a pizza restaurant (Venice on Vine) in Over-The-Rhine. The provide positive, meaningful work opportunities and experiences for adults with employment barriers. They teach basic education, life skills, work ethics, and personal responsibility. Adult tutors are needed to help these people further their education, provide basic driving instruction, help trainees set career goals, and help with repairs.
There are a wide variety of opportunities for volunteers of all ages (youth, adults and families) throughout the year and especially during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Opportunities include: organizing food drives, assisting in the Food Bank warehouse, assisting with distributing food to clients and helping with clothing intake.
Matthew 25: Ministries
Each year Matthew 25: Ministries ships more than 10 million pounds of humanitarian aid supplies from its headquarters in Blue Ash to the needy in all parts of the world and the U.S. Volunteers assist in the sorting and packing of donated supplies for shipment to the intended recipients. There are volunteer jobs for all ages (3 years old to older adults) and especially families. Those who may find it difficult to stand can perform tasks while sitting. Physical strength is not required. Family volunteer events at Matthew:25 will be organized throughout the year.
The Reverend Clarence S. Wallace Summer Enrichment Program
Two Senior High youth/recent HS graduates coordinate and oversee educational and recreational activities with children in grades 2-6.