Arc Bridges is a non profit organization which strives to improve the welfare of persons with mental retardation and their families. Arc Bridges provides support, training, and care through day services, residential programs and social services that help with all levels of mental retardation develop skills and abilities that asist their movement toward more integration, independence and happiness. For more information visit www.arcbridges.com.
Arc Bridges, Volunteer Coordinator, Gary, IN: Paullette Zellers, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gary Community Improvement Association (GCIA)
Our mission is to help youth and adults become responsible citizens. We accomplished by:
- Educating and inspiring all individuals, especially fathers, through public awareness campaigns, parenting education, and activities that support healthy marriages and families.
- Equipping and developing leaders of community fatherhood initiatives through curricula and training.
- Engaging every sector of society through strategic alliances and partnerships.
GCIA provides three Levels of Certified Skills Training:
- Life Skills & Relationship Training
- Parenthood Skills Training
- Economic Stability and Job Training
The core of our programming takes place at our training center located at 4373 W. 5th Avenue, Gary, IN 46406 in the Route 20 Commons/Tri-City Plaza Shopping Center. We can be reached by phone at (219) 883-0431, Extension 22. Our email address is email@example.com
Volunteer and Internship Openings at GCIA
We have openings for a number of volunteer and internship positions for individuals interested in working with us in the advancing of our mission. Individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and academic and professional interests are encourage to apply for our listed positions and/or contact us to learn more about other opportunities to work with our organization. Applications for all listed positions are currently open and we are looking to fill positions as soon as possible. Internship positions can be compensated through work-study funding for eligible students.
- Community Resource Coordinator (http://docs.google.com/View?id=dfbnxtcx_4fgxhmg35)
- Program Data Analyst (http://docs.google.com/View?id=dfbnxtcx_5gmfs5ngm)
- CAD Technology Course Assistant (http://docs.google.com/View?id=dfbnxtcx_2c2jsdxmj)
- Residential Construction Course Assistant (http://docs.google.com/View?id=dfbnxtcx_3f4t6rgd6)
Junior Achievement (JA)
JA is a non profit organization that brings the real world to students through hands-on curriculum delivered by a trained classroom volunteer. It offers volunteers a wonderful experience providing economic education to students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. The Junior Achievement program places volunteers from the community into local classes to stress the value of staying in school, career opportunities, and the relationship between education and success in the workplace.
PUC’s contact at Junior Achievement is Katie Hobgood, program manager for NW Indiana. Her email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
United Way Regional Volunteer Center
For numerous ideas for volunteering in NW Indiana, visit the United Way web site at www.nwivolunteer.org