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Want to get involved in the community? Want to make a difference? Need volunteer hours for a class? Have a group of friends or a school sponsored group that wants to make an impact on the community? Check out our listings below and get started!

On-Going Opportunities:

On-Campus Opportunities - Opportunities within the community of the Manchester University campus, based and founded by the student population.

The ARC of Wabash County - A work outlet and learning center for disabled individuals.

The Beaman Home - A shelter for families and individuals who have experienced physical, verbal, sexual, or psychological/emotional abuse.

Cardinal Services INC. of Indiana - Organization founded to help disabled individuals reach their goals.

Community Harvest - Referral-based food pantry and distribution center for area food banks.

Children's Hope Hospitality House (Mad Anthony's) - Minimal-cost lodging facility for families of children who are undergoing extensive medical treatment.

Crossroad Fort Wayne Children's Home - A not-for-profit treatment center for emotionally troubled youth.

Discovering the Community - Monthly opportunities through the Discovering the Community initiative through the Office of Volunteer Services.

Disaster Training - Receive disaster relief training through the Red Cross in order to help others in their times of need.

Erin's House for Grieving Children - Facility to help children and their families deal with death and substantial loss.

First Brethren Church - Help take care of children while parents are in English as a Second Language classes.

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission
- Helping the area's homeless and impoverish.

Girl Scouts - Join the fast track to become a Girl scout Troop Leader!

Indiana Reading Corps - Helping children to gain the enthusiasm and passion for reading through one-on-one contact and tutoring.

Learn More Center - Focused on adult education and transitions to post secondary education by supplying information and support.

Manchester Fellowship Food Pantry
- Feeding those in need in North Manchester.

Manchester Thrift Store - Supplying quality second hand everyday items for lower prices to the North Manchester Community.

Office of Volunteer Services - Events and drives around and on campus sponsored by the school's volunteer office.

Peabody Retirement Community - Serving and caring for advanced age individuals.

Timbercrest Senior Living - Serving and caring for advanced age individuals.

Vernon Manor Children's Home - A children's home for developmentally disabled children.

Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home - Care for the terminally ill and home bound.

Volunteer Center - An additional volunteer database for the Fort Wayne area.

If you ever have any questions or suggestions about volunteer opportunities, please feel free to contact the Manchester University Office of Volunteer Services: ovs@manchester.edu.