Volunteers in Action (VIA)
Volunteers in Action (VIA) is a club for students interested in community and on-campus service. Students gather with others who have similar interests, learn about and sign up for service opportunities, and assist with planning events sponsored by the club. Everyone is welcome.
President: Angelina Balestino
Vice President: Megan Stanton
Secretary: Paige Zona
Advisor: Amy Fotta
Contact email@example.com to get involved or complete our form.
7 Days a Week
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-9 a.m., Weekends 11:30 a.m.
All Dining Locations to St. Francis Soup Kitchen
Join the largest student movement against hunger in changing the norm from food waste to food recovery. Address food insecurity by delivering leftover food from campus to the St Francis of Assisi food pantry.
Volunteers needed. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved.
Food Recovery Network Video
FRN Daily Sign UP Sheet
FRN Pick Up Instruction Sheet
Big Friends/Little Friends
Children need mentors to help them become the best they can be. Help with homework and plan fun activities.
Contact email@example.com or sign up in Campus Ministry to get involved.
Blood Donor Ambassador: Volunteer with the Red Cross at blood drives by greeting donors, taking their temperature, and providing support. Email Grace Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or apply to volunteer here.
Transportation Specialist: Volunteer with the Red Cross and drive donations from blood drives to their labs, and from storage facilities to hospitals throughout their community. Email Grace Palmer at email@example.com or apply to volunteer here.
Girls on the Run: Coach a small group of 3rd-5th grade girls in developing important life skills and healthy habits. Begins in mid-March, once or twice a week, for 10 weeks. The program ends in mid-May with a celebratory 5k. Email Dolores, firstname.lastname@example.org
CEO Weinberg Food Bank: Pack food for distribution to local families. Volunteer shifts are Monday - Friday, 9am-Noon & 1pm-4pm and Saturdays 9am-noon. The food packing address (near Pittston) will be shared upon registration. To sign up your club, team or group, email Grace Nava: email@example.com
United Neighborhood Center: Sort and stock food at Angel’s Attic food pantry. Contact the Community Services Director at 570-343-8835
Lackawanna River Heritage Trail: Help with trail clean-ups, office support, and more. Email Owen, oworozbyt@LHVA.org, or call 570-963-6730.
Keystone Mission: Assist with the intake, sorting, and distribution of clothes, Tuesdays from 10am-2:30pm, and the first and third Friday of each month, 10am-2:30pm. Help distribute food, Thursdays 10am-2:30pm. Contact Catherine Ashley, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 570-871-4795, ext. 408.
NEPA Youth Shelter: Assist teens with virtual school, weekdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., and an afterschool program 3-6 p.m. PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Background Check required. Email Maureen Gray, email@example.com
Meals on Wheels of NEPA: Over 500 meals are delivered each day throughout Lackawanna County and this would be impossible without wonderful volunteers! Meals are delivered Monday through Friday, usually between 10 am and noon. Most routes take about an hour, and you'd be delivering meals to approximately 10-15 homes. Deliver as little or as often as you’d like! Call us today at 570-346-2421 to learn more! Or click here to sign up.
St. Cats and Dogs: We rely 100% on committed, dedicated, and diligent volunteers to fulfill our mission of improving the lives of animals in the Scranton area. Contact: 570-604-4008, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook Page: St. Cats & Dogs of Nay Aug Zoo
- Cat care: feeding, cleaning cages, etc. (MOST needed and most common assignment!)
- Housekeeping: laundry, sweeping, mopping, etc.
- Event helper: hanging signs, set-up/clean-up, serving, etc.
Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR): Volunteers help clean up local areas of land affected by past mining practices. Visit http://epcamr.org/home/