The Ohio State University at Marion


Why Volunteering Is Important?

  • Volunteering helps build your resume and advance your career through added skill building.

  • Volunteering increases self confidence.

  • Volunteering helps expose students to new experiences, people, and ways of thinking.

  • Volunteering can give you a sense of purpose.

  • Volunteering helps connect you to a cause you are passionate about.

  • Volunteering helps make the community a better place to live and work.

Professors pay for you to volunteer at United Way – During the month of November, Ohio State Marion faculty and staff are encouraged to give to the United Way of Marion County annual campaign. For every hour students volunteer, faculty & staff will donate $10 to the 2017 United Way Campaign.


UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES!

Watch for future opportunities at: go.osu.edu/buckeyevolunteer

Adopt-A-Room
Wednesday, November 8, 2017, (times arranged)
Turning Point, Marion, Ohio

Description: Ohio State Marion students will be given the opportunity to help create a clean safe space for families residing in Turning Point Shelter, Marion, Ohio.

Turning Point provides victims/survivors of domestic violence and their children with safe, secure, temporary shelter in a comfortable atmosphere. The shelter is designed to meet the victims’ physical needs by providing housing, food, clothing and personal items, as well as their emotional needs through support services.


Blessing Brigade
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Mayndard Hall, Guthery Community Room on the Marion campus

Description: Ohio State Marion students will stuff “survival bags” that include essential items for families needed to assist them in the transition from home to shelter and shelter to home.

Turning Point provides victims/survivors of domestic violence and their children with safe, secure, temporary shelter in a comfortable atmosphere. The shelter is designed to meet the victims’ physical needs by providing housing, food, clothing and personal items, as well as their emotional needs through support services.


Awareness Canvassing
Throughout November 2017 (times arranged)
Varied Locations

Description: Share information about Turning Point services where you work, live, and socialize. Help promote the important message of Turning Point through digital and print.

Turning Point provides victims/survivors of domestic violence and their children with safe, secure, temporary shelter in a comfortable atmosphere. The shelter is designed to meet the victims’ physical needs by providing housing, food, clothing and personal items, as well as their emotional needs through support services.


HOW TO VOLUTEER:
For more information or to register to volunteer for any of these opportunities, contact Kathleen Clemons at clemons.8@osu.edu or call 740-725-6251.