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Summer Community Service at Bentley School 2013


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This is a presentation from Bentley's Upper School Community Service Council about summer community service opportunities.

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Summer Community Service at Bentley School 2013

  1. 1. Children’s Hospital, Oakland Make a difference in sick children’s lives Perform tasks from clerical work to helping childrenwith cancer draw or play How to apply: go to Children Hospital’s volunteerwebsite (Google “Children Hospital Oaklandvolunteering, first link) Level of involvement: at least 1 four hour shift a week(flexible)
  2. 2. Alameda County Food Bank Fight hunger in your backyard Variety of tasks- from online grant research todistributing food Day by day basis- no extended commitment necessary How to apply: Go to the food bank’s volunteer page(Google “Alameda food bank volunteer”) where youcan then email the volunteer coordinator
  3. 3. Ruth Bancroft Garden, WalnutCreek Help maintain the local, CA-plant based nursery Work outside, smell the flowers! How to Apply: Google “Ruth Bancroft GardenVolunteer” and fill out application. No deadline, nominimum commitment Talk to for more information: Hannah Rogers
  4. 4. Berkeley Rep Become a volunteer usher Go to rep volunteering) to get the phonenumber for the volunteer coordinator
  5. 5. Application deadlines in August/September
  6. 6. Oakland Zoo “Teen Wild Guide Program” Zoo guides at the Oakland Zoo Lead groups, participate in special events How to Apply: (Google Oakland Zoo teen volunteer, first link) Applications Due: September 6th
  7. 7. Chabot Space and Science Center Accepting Fall applications NOW Do demos and presentations at Chabot for visitors Go on outreach presentations to local schools Participate in special events Meet working scientists at presentations specially forvolunteers How to Apply: Google “galaxy explorers” or “Chabotspace teen volunteer” Involvement level: 1-2 shifts/month
  8. 8. Lesher Center for the Arts, WalnutCreek Volunteer at the theatre Become an usher Applications Due September 23rd (must be over 16) Google “Lesher Center Volunteering”
  9. 9. The Community Service Council