Are you interested in integrating Academic Service Learning (ASL) into your course but don't have a project in mind? Check out the "ASL Community Project Requests" below and see what projects are out there.
Bay Cliff Health Camp
Bay Cliff Health Camp is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and adults with physical disabilities. Volunteers are needed to help with marketing materials for Bay Cliff Health Camp and its programs, including outreach to nonprofits for hosting their programs related to health and wellness and youth development.
Contact: Christy Osborn
Phone: (906) 345-9314
Upper Peninsula Children's Museum
The U.P. Children's Museum is geared to engaging youth and families through interactive exhibits and programs. The U.P. Children's Museum has a variety of volunteer needs, including help with the "Entrepreneur Mentoring" program, which involves working with small groups of students, about 20, aged 8-16 who make and sell their work at the museum store, "Sprout." They also need help with rebuilding the storage space.
Contact: Jim Edwards
Phone: (906) 226-3911
Willow Farm Therapeutic Riding
Willow Farm Therapeutic Riding is a nonprofit organization designed to provide alternative therapy options to riders, ages 3 to 26, with various special needs. Volunteers are needed to work in different capacities such as side walking or horse leading if qualified. This is a great opportunity for students to work with young people with special needs of all ages in a supervised, safe environment. Therapists as well as certified riding instructors conduct sessions, which will run at a variety of times/dates through November, 2010.
Contact: Linda Mallon, Executive Director
Phone: (906) 228-4666