By Victoria Keith
Are you looking for service hours? All students need 12 CCS credit hours this semester, and the first 5 credits must be Chapel hours. You have the option to choose either service, convocation, or chapel for the remaining 7 hours. These are some opportunities to earn credits before the end of the semester.
1. Oakmont Fall Festival on 10.22.22
Join Oakmont for festivities and service to the community by signing up HERE. There are several volunteer positions available in different areas:
- Booth Set Up
- Game Operator
- Handing out candy to the youth
All volunteers will be expected to hand out candy throughout the night and assist in the cleanup following the event.
2. Fairmount Elementary/First Pres Trunk or Treat Volunteers
Fairmount Elementary school along with First Presbyterian Church in Bristol need volunteers for the event on 10.28.22 from 6 – 7:30 pm.
You can find the link for more information about the event or to sign up to volunteer here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSci0fniiYPv0InnqNwsObvn261GTtteoRq0x1NaLSkYUP2I9w/viewform
3. NorthStar Church Fall Festival on 10.29.22
Hunger First is devoted to serving the homeless and impoverished. There are many things you can do to contribute to the impact made by this nonprofit organization:
- Sorting donations
- Assisting with the community distribution
- Interacting with and encouraging the members of the community
Volunteers are an essential element of the distribution.
4. Hunger First Haunted Picture Halloween Scavenger Hunt Volunteers needed
Assistance is needed to create a very spooktacular experience for the 1st Annual event. Call Hunger First at 423.7650.113 if interested or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
1. Turkey Trot YWCA
Sign up for the 42nd annual Turkey Trot 5k race in downtown Bristol, Va/Tn to benefit the YWCA in Bristol. For more information visit the YWCA website.
2. Serve Bristol
Join us for community outreach to lend a hand in our mission to reach the homeless.
In addition to these approved events, you may also volunteer on your own schedule with the following organizations approved for CCS Credits:
- Wellmont Child Development Center
- Haven of Rest
- Habitat for Humanity
- Girls Inc.
- Boys and Girls Club
- River’s Way
- Coalition for Kids
- Bristol Tennessee City Schools
- Salvation Army
- Bristol Promise
- King University Help Portrait (find more information about the event here)
Speak with Ashley Albertson at email@example.com for more information on approved organizations or request approval.
There are seven weeks left in the semester, so make sure to have your CCS credit hours by the end of the semester! You are always welcome to come to chapel services Wednesday @ 9:15 a.m.