Office of Student Life

Sorority and Fraternity Life

Citizenship

Citizenship Description

 

Chapter Expectations: 
  1. The chapter will have at least 5 hours of community service/member each semester  

  2. Chapter Officers will report Philanthropy dollars raised 7 days after their event

    Report your Philanthropy Info Here go.osu.edu/SFLPhilanthropy
 

Ohio State's Volunteer Database

Opportunities on campus such as timing swim meets. Type in Columbus, Ohio and then hit search, will pull up all of the opportunities in the Central Ohio area. More information online.

Wexner Center for the Arts

Docents, educational program volunteers, volunteer ushers. Find out more

Columbus Gives Back

Events in November include meal packing, baking cookies, building things, etc.

The full calendar of their events can be found online. Sign up on their EventBrite page

Hands on Central Ohio

Gives some one-time volunteering events. More information

 

Housing/Food Service

Neighborhood Services, Inc.

Conveniently located within walking distance of campus. Very flexible with scheduling and don't require a formal orientation or long term commitment. Open for volunteers Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sign up to volunteer here.

Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Food-bank volunteering. They are always looking for volunteers and have multiple locations! Find out more

Sign up for daily opportunities.

Ronald McDonald House

Provide places to stay, food, etc. for families with children in hospitals. They have a few different options for ways to help, pretty flexible. Details online.

Star House

Drop-in center for homeless youths in Central Ohio. Orientation-required involvement as well as basic volunteering that does not require short orientation. More information online

The Homeless Families Foundation

Their mission is to break the cycle of homelessness. Short application required, can pick time-slot immediately.

Furniture Bank of Central Ohio

Assemble furniture for people in need, call or email to schedule appointment. Find more information

Life Care Alliance - Meals on Wheels

Assist in meal-packing. Short application required.

Animals

Pets Without Parents

Caring for pets, hands-on. Find out more.

Colony Cats

Address cat overpopulation, volunteer for hands-on jobs.

4 Paws for Ability

Definitely a more long-term option, requires an application and orientation but you get to help train service dogs around campus, super easy way to get your hours in. Find more information

KIDS

PBJ Connections

Therapy for kids through horses. Number of different tasks.

Columbus Metropolitan Library

After-school tutoring. More information online

Environment

Topiary Park

Gardening/upkeep work.

Health

Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO)

A more selective process, more long-term. Additional information online.

ForeHope

Therapeutic golf for people with neurological conditions. Find out more.

Unverferth House

Temporary residence for families of patients at the Wexner Medical Center who do not live in Franklin County. Housekeeping, landscaping and cooking opportunities.

Lutheran Social Services: CHOICES

Provide meals and services to victims and families of domestic abuse.