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Community Partnerships Directory

Organization Info Purpose and Tasks Category
1st Place Sports Help at running events with water stations and registration Sports
Ability Housing Landscaping, fence repair, pressure washing, house painting, office work Manual Labor
American Cancer Society Office support: answer phones, greet patients, assist with projects. M-F 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Office
American Diabetes Association Raise diabetes awareness, fundraise, help at special events Awareness Fundraising
American Lung Association Educate school children what to do during an asthma attack, facilitate support groups for seniors Health Awareness
American Heart Association Office support, event planning, fundraisers Office Fundraising
American Red Cross Office support, teach safety & first aid classes, disaster response Health
Arc Jacksonville Assist with Club Arc- games, music, dancing, food Youth Disabilities
Audubon Society Wildlife monitoring, ecological restoration, research projects Environment
Beaches Habitat for Humanity Build homes for families in need Manual Labor
Best Buddies Jacksonville Mentor people with disabilities, help with fundraisers and special events Mentoring Disabilities
Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring, playing with kids, promoting a positive attitude Youth Mentoring
Boselli Foundation After-school program: assisting students ages 5 to 15 with tutoring, extracurriculars and sports Youth Tutoring Mentoring Sports
Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital Answer call lights, patient assistance during meals, process leave requests Health
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary Building new enclosures, den boxes, feed platforms, painting, weeding, landscaping, thrift store help Animals Manual Labor
City Rescue Mission Serving meals, painting/remodeling houses, office support, mentoring, tutoring, ministry Social Work
Clara White Mission Serve meals, food drives Social Work
Community Connections Help kids with homework, organize projects and after school activities. (Mon-Thurs 3-5:30 p.m.) Youth Tutoring
Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens Gardening, office support, leading tours, maintenance projects Arts
Daniel Kids Mentoring, teach hobbies, tutoring, holiday parties, collection drives Youth
Davis Performing Arts Work with youth teaching dance, music, drama, film, television Arts Youth
Delphonse Center Academic tutoring, prevention of risk-taking behaviors Youth
Dignity U Wear Sort & donate clothes, raise awareness Clothing
Downtown Ecumenical Services Council Clothing Ministry Fill clothing request orders, sort and restock clothing inventory Clothing
Duval County Department of Health HIV prevention Research study: collect and type data, HIV counseling Health
Duval Schools Tutoring, chaperoning trips Youth Tutoring
Elder Source Assist with phone work, data entry, helping seniors and adults with disabilities find available assistance Elderly Social Work
Empowerment Resources Mentoring, tutoring, chaperoning, marketing Youth Social Work
English as a 2nd Language- UNF Tutor international students at UNF Every other Tuesday at 3 p.m. Tutoring
Family Nurturing Center Tutor k-12 students, assist with reading programs, visitation and exchanges; property maintenance Youth Social Work
First Coast No More Homeless Pets Office support, tabling at events, fundraising, special events, pet clinic Animals Office
Florida Long-term Care Ombudsman Program Speak to residents in long-term care facilities on the First Coast and advocate on their behalf Advocacy Health
Girls Inc. Tutor and mentor girls, help with coordinating special projects Tutoring Mentoring
Goodwill Sort and organize clothes Clothing
Guardian ad Litem Advocate in court for children who are alleged victims of abuse/neglect Social Work
HabiJax (Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville) Construction: Help build homes for families in need

HabiJax ReStore: Sort donations and organize store sales floor

Homebuilding, Retail
Haven Hospice Talk to patients, fundraising, office support, public speaking Social Work Fundraising
Heartland Hospice Patient care giving, read books, play games and spend time with elderly Elderly Social Work
Hope Haven Playing, chaperoning trips, arts and crafts, office support Youth Disabilities
Jax Arboretum & Gardens Trail maintenance, construction, parking, campfires Environment
Jacksonville Humane Society Office support, dog trainer, adoption assistant, kennel & clinic support, groomer Animals
Jacksonville Zoo Educators, camps, marketing, keeper assistants, guides, office support Animals
Jacksonville Speech & Hearing Center Inc. Help at speech and hearing screenings, advocate for hearight health, painting the facility Disabilities Health
Jacksonville Symphony Welcome and usher guests to their seats prior to concerts Arts
MAYO Clinic Talk to patients, assist staff, deliver flowers & mail, front desk Health Office
Monique Burr Foundation Help with special projects and activities for children Youth
Mt. Olive Branch P.B. Church Weekly educational tutoring program Mentoring
New Heights Raise awareness & enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities Disabilities Awareness
Office of the Public Defender Help with felony intake interviews at the Pre-Trial Detention Center Social Work
On Campus Transition- UNF Social mentor & academic tutor for students with special needs Mentoring, Disabilities, Fitness Mentor



Peace of Heart Community Farm

Beautification: paint shelter rooms Admin: filing, scanning, e-mails Instruct at a Head Start Center Thrift Store: sorting, tagging clothes
Help with tasks of maintaining group home


Social Work Clothing



Special Abilities

Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program Mentors (21 & up) pair with high school students with disabilities to provide positive support MentoringYouth
Riverside Arts Market Assisting vendors, set-up, directing traffic Arts
Ronald McDonald House Host in the Family Room, answer phones, serve dinner, be a speaker Social Work
Second Harvest Food Bank Sorting and packaging food supplies Social Work
Spina Bifida Contact families, general office work, help with fundraisers; M-F 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Office Fundraising
Shands Provide general support to patients and families Health
St. Joseph Homeownership Help with answering phones, scanning files and outreach activities Office Work
St. Vincent's Riverside Serve in patient care and administrative roles in various departments of the hospital

Must commit to 4 hours a week for the length of a semester.

Sulzbacher Center Cook & serve food Social Work
Wildlife Sanctuary of UNF Help with environmental education programs Environment Youth
WJCT Radio Reading Service Broadcast readings of news, information and entertainment for visually challenged; everyday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Literacy
Wolfson Children's Hospital Volunteer as the hospital's mascot visiting patients, attending sporting events, fundraising events, schools Awareness Health
Women's Center of Jax On-Call advocate, raise sexual violence awareness, tutoring Social Work
Women's Center of UNF Advocates staff the 24-hour Crisis Helpline to provide after hour assistance to the campus community Social Work
YMCA Reads After school tutoring to struggling readers Literacy