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Partnering Agencies

Could you use reliable, free help? Do you have a need that our students could fill?
Let us know!
We can help you find volunteers.  Please email studentcommunityservice@shepherd.edu.

Partnering Agencies and Contact Information

Advocacy and Human Rights

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
EPEC Katie Spriggs volunteer@swcinc.org
304-263-8522
-Administrative assistance with sorting donations, cleaning, and grocery shopping for the shelter
-Client contact assistance with answering phones, front desk coverage, and filing
-Help with direct services such as supervision of children or outreach projects

Animals

Agency Contact Info Service Description
Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County (304) 725-0589 -Clean cages, walk dogs, socialize cats and kittens, help with laundry, work at events, help in the yard

Arts and Culture

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Berkeley Arts Council Rip Smith berkeleyartswv@gmail.com -Help at events, advocacy work, help in schools

Children and Youth

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Boys and Girls Club Amber Glennon berkley@bgcepwv.org -Work Directly with children and spend time with them
-Help with homework, coach a game, teach an art project, or help with administrative tasks
Children’s Home Society of West Virginia Megan Hovis mhovis@childhswv.org
304-264-4658
-One-on-one mentoring with children
-Work at summer camps
-Assist with reading programs
-Help at special events

Crisis Support

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
EPEC Katie Spriggs volunteer@swcinc.org
304-263-8522
-Receive hotline calls from their center in Martinsburg

Education and Literacy

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Literacy Volunteers of the Eastern Panhandle Teresa ‘reese’ Spyra literacyvolunteers@lvep-wv.org -Need basic organization volunteers for secretarial, newsletter, and social media maintenance
-Help with: GED, Citizenship classes, ESL, and general literacy to adults who require 1:1 literacy help.
Read aloud WV Laurie Saunders lauriepdx@outlook.com

Emergency and Safety

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Shepherdstown Fire Department

Environment

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Tabler Farm Madison Hale shepherdfarm@shepherd.edu -Perform light manual labor such as pulling weeds, planting seedlings, moving compost, laying mulch, and/or harvesting produce
Seasonal Volunteering                                                   –Monthly community volunteer days                                –Group visits
C&O Canal Trust Aidan Barnes barnes@canaltrust.org -Work on preservation, beautification, maintenance in the park
Community Club Jenny info@shepherdstowncc.org -Schedule a time to do a cleanup at Morgan’s Grove Park!                                                                -Help with activities at the War Memorial Building in Shepherdstown
Potomac Valley Audubon Society Kristin Alexander kristin@potomacaudubon.org -Help manage nature preserves                                                                                                                -Help plan events, helping with youth programs
-Lead workshops, field trips and walks

Health and Medicine

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Veterans Affairs (VA) Terry Stotler 304-263-0811 Ext.3310         terry.stotler@va.gov – Work directly with patients, participating in recreational programs and other activities in the wards
-Assist the VA’s professional staff or escort patients, serve coffee, or simply provide companionship to veteran patients

Homeless and Housing

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Martinsburg Rescue Mission Sharon Wolford newmurm@gmail.com -Front Desk Volunteers to help answer phones and collect donor information
-Kitchen and food prep volunteers
-Thrift Store Volunteers to keep things stocked and organized

Hunger

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Shepherdstown Shares Mark Kohut 646-519-1956 shepshares@gmail.com -Help in the food pantry
Meals on Wheels Dianne Waldron mealsonwheels1@frontier.com
304-263-6622
– Driving, kitchen help, packing meals, serving meals or administrative assistance

Immigrants and refugees

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Refugee and Immigration Services Martinsburg Renée Corbett rcorbett@ccwva.org -Provide interpretation services by phone or in person if you can speak another language                    -Spanish speakers may come in and do in take calls                                                                                      -Organization and administrative help is needed; preference for people who are interested in legal activities and immigration

On Campus Opportunities

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Ram Pantry -Assisting clients, sorting donations, and taking inventory
Ram Closet Michelle Hunt ramscloset@shepherd.edu.. -Assisting clients, sorting donations, and taking inventory

People With Disabilities

Agency Contact Info Service Description
Good Shepherd Caregivers 304-876-2235 info@gsivc.org -Provide transportation to and from appointments              -Complete Visits and phone calls                                              -Housework / meal prep                                                              -Shopping or errands                                                                        -Paperwork or office volunteer

Seniors

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
SAIL Carolee Youngblood 304-870 7245
info@shepherdstownSAIL.org
-Complete administrative tasks such as answering phones and helping with computer tasks
-Help with marketing tasks such as making flyers and designing publications
-Help plan social activities
-Help with fundraising
-Assist members of SAIL with phone calls, errands, pet care, computer skills, etc.
Berkley Senior Center bssadmin1@berkleyseniorservices.org -Help with administrative tasks and at the front desk    -Go to an activity on the activities calendar                     -Volunteer to teach a class
Canterbury Center  Stephanie (304) 876-9422 and request to speak to activities -Attend an event such as bingo, trivia, and a lot more!
-Create an event such as technology help
Good Shepherd Caregivers 304-876-2235                                        info@gsivc.org -Provide transportation to and from appointments        -Complete Visits and phone calls                                        -Housework / meal prep                                                       -Shopping or errands                                                               -Paperwork or office volunteer

Women

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
The Hope Center Aimee volunteer@hagerstownhopecenter.com
301.739.1165
-Volunteers will sort through items such as clothing, handbags, housewares, decor, seasonal items, accessories, toys, books, and more for the thrift store

Virtual Opportunities

Agency Contact Name Contact Info Service Description
Human Rights Campaign -Phone and text banking for numerous campaigns
Brighten a Day Hita Gupta hita.gupta@brighten-a-day.org -Making Cards and Videos for the Elderly