Community Partner Link Directory - 2020-21, 2nd Edition - "WHAT WE HAVE TO LEARN WE LEARN BY DOING"

 
"WHAT WE HAVE TO LEARN WE
                              LEARN BY DOING"
                                         Aristotle

Community Partner
Link Directory

  2020-21, 2nd Edition

                  A DIRECTORY OF VOLUNTEER AND
                SERVICE-LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

                    "WHAT WE HAVE TO LEARN WE
                              LEARN BY DOING"
2020-2021 Community Partner LINK Directory
If you are considering an organization that is not listed, please consult the Center for Service-Learning and Civic
Engagement.
 NOTE: Some organizations offer students “double hours” when working weekends and holidays. Please note that
 only ACTUAL service-learning hours can be counted for courses offering service-learning and only ACTUAL hours
 are put on official EFSC transcripts.

                               DIRECTORY GUIDELINES
 The Community Partner Link Directory is a dynamic listing grouped alphabetically, by area of interest, and by
 location. The listings are as complete and accurate as possible, however, because of additions or changes during
 the year; please consult our office for updates.
 If you discover an inaccuracy or change, contact your area campus: Cocoa/Titusville: 433-7610 and/or
 Melbourne/Palm Bay 433-5610.
 Some placements are more conducive than others for integration with academic courses. The Center's staff can
 assist you with this information. Although some opportunities are more related to some academic majors or career
 areas, most are excellent in helping and learning environments. Regardless of your major or career aspiration
 service-learning programs will benefit you.
 Brief job descriptions are included in helping with your selection process. More detailed information, including
 contact information, is available at our office locations.
 There is service, advocacy, leadership, research, and special short-term opportunities available.
     Additional opportunities are possible.
     •   PROFESSIONALLY RELATED, e.g., veterinarian, attorney, media
     •   SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, e.g., Rotaract Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government
     •   SOCIAL CONCERNS, ISSUES, e.g., aid to the hungry/homeless or sick: protection of the environment;
         elimination of injustice or cruelty, resolution of community, national or international conflict; promotion of
         cross-cultural and human understanding, consumer issues.
     •   ONLINE RESOURCES: Many volunteer engagement websites feature organizations, events, and volunteer
         opportunities in Brevard County. There are a variety of volunteer sites that offer opportunities, a few are
         Volunteer Match or Just Serve Enter your location and area of interest to get started. EFSC students may
         receive service-learning credit for any hours served by a non-profit community service organization.
If you have a possible window of service-learning, let us know.

                                                         Index 2
Animal Care
       Cocoa
                Central Brevard Humane Society ................................................................................................... 30
                Harmony Farms, Inc. ...................................................................................................................... 47
       Melbourne
                Brevard Zoo, East Coast Zoological Society ................................................................................... 28
                Florida Wildlife Hospital and Sanctuary ......................................................................................... 43
                Friends for Animals Sanctuary ....................................................................................................... 43
                H.O.P.E. Rescue .............................................................................................................................. 45
                H.O.P.E. Thrift Store ....................................................................................................................... 45
                Space Coast Kibble Kitchen ............................................................................................................ 66
                SPCA Cat House and Thrift Store ................................................................................................... 67
       Merritt Island
                Walk on Water Equine Assisted Therapy ...................................................................................... 73
       Mims
                Wild Horse Rescue Center ............................................................................................................. 74
       Palm Bay
                Animal Love, Inc. ............................................................................................................................ 15
       Titusville
                Fox Lake Farms ............................................................................................................................... 43
                SPCA North Brevard Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ......................................... 67

Child Care
        Cocoa
                Brevard Weed and Seed: Alliance for Neighborhood Restoration ................................................ 27
       Malabar
                Nana’s House ................................................................................................................................. 55
       Melbourne
                Master’s Workshop........................................................................................................................ 53
                Space Coast Early Intervention Center .......................................................................................... 65
       Titusville
                Parrish Medical: The Children’s Center ......................................................................................... 58

Community Development

       Cocoa
                Cocoa Main Street Association ...................................................................................................... 34
                United Way of Brevard County ...................................................................................................... 71
       Melbourne
                Chamber of Commerce Melbourne Regional Chamber ................................................................ 32
                Melbourne Main Street ................................................................................................................. 54
                Promise in Brevard......................................................................................................................... 59
       Palm Bay
                City of Palm Bay Volunteer Service Corps...................................................................................... 33
       Satellite Beach
                Banana River Yard .......................................................................................................................... 16
                City of Satellite Beach .................................................................................................................... 34
       Titusville
                Chamber of Commerce Titusville................................................................................................... 32

                                                                             Index 3
Viera
                   Brevard County Natural Resources Management ......................................................................... 19
                   Brevardians Responding as Volunteers (BRAVE) ........................................................................... 28
                   Brevard County Supervisor of Elections......................................................................................... 24

Crisis Care
         Cocoa
                 Salvation Army Domestic Violence Outreach ................................................................................ 62
        Melbourne
                 American Red Cross Florida’s Space Coast Chapter ...................................................................... 14
                 Project Response ........................................................................................................................... 58
                 Sue Pridmore Center for Women and Children ............................................................................. 69
                 Women’s Center Melbourne ......................................................................................................... 75
        West Melbourne
                 Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida ............................................................................... 63
        Palm Bay
                 Serene Harbor ................................................................................................................................ 64
        Rockledge
                 Housing for Homeless .................................................................................................................... 51
        Titusville
                 Hummingbird Food Pantry............................................................................................................. 51
                 Women’s Center Titusville ............................................................................................................. 75

Disability/Accessibility Services

        Cocoa
                 Harmony Farms, Inc. (Equine Assisted Therapy & Activities) ........................................................ 47
        Melbourne
                 Rock Steady Boxing at Advance Fitness ......................................................................................... 60
                 Space Coast Field of Dreams .......................................................................................................... 66
                 Special Olympics (Brevard County) ................................................................................................ 67
        Merritt Island
                 Walk on Water Equine Assisted Therapy ....................................................................................... 73
        Palm Bay
                 Easter Seals Florida, Inc. ................................................................................................................ 37
        Rockledge
                 Bridges BTC, Inc.............................................................................................................................. 29
        Titusville
                 Fox Lake Farms ............................................................................................................................... 43

                                                                              Index 4
Education
       Cocoa
               Brevard County Parks and Recreation Central Area ...................................................................... 20
               Brevard County Public Schools Adult Education Central Area ...................................................... 22
               Brevard County Public Schools Foundation—Supply Zone for Teachers ...................................... 23
               Brevard Historical Commission ...................................................................................................... 26
               Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science.......................................................................... 26
               Brevard Weed and Seed: Alliance for Neighborhood Restoration ................................................ 27
      Melbourne
               AMIKids Space Coast ...................................................................................................................... 14
               Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida............................................................................................ 17
               Brevard County Parks and Recreation South Area ........................................................................ 16
               Brevard County Public Schools Adult Education at Palm Bay ........................................................ 22
               Brevard County Public Schools Adult Education South Area ......................................................... 23
               Brevard Zoo, East Coast Zoological Society ................................................................................... 28
               City of Melbourne Joseph N. Davis Community Center ................................................................ 32
               City of Melbourne Lipscomb Street Park ....................................................................................... 33
               Club Esteem Youth and Family Center........................................................................................... 34
               Girlfriends Guild, Inc. ..................................................................................................................... 44
               Master’s Workshop........................................................................................................................ 53
               Nana’s House ................................................................................................................................. 55
               PAL Melbourne: Carver Community Center .................................................................................. 56
               Project Bridge................................................................................................................................. 58
               Rolling Readers Space Coast .......................................................................................................... 61
               Space Coast Early Intervention Center .......................................................................................... 65
               STEM Tech Neighborhood Academy ............................................................................................. 68
               The Matthew Erik Foundation ....................................................................................................... 70
      Melbourne Beach
               Barrier Island Center ...................................................................................................................... 16
      Palm Bay
               Rise with Hope Enterprises……………………………………………………………………………………………………….60
      Rockledge
               Recycle Brevard.............................................................................................................................. 59
      Satellite Beach
               Junior Achievement of the Space Coast ........................................................................................ 51
               PAL: Satellite Beach Police Athletic League ................................................................................... 56
      Titusville
               Brevard County Parks and Recreation North Area ........................................................................ 20
               Brevard County Public Schools Adult Education North Area ......................................................... 23
               Computers Advancing Education, Inc. ........................................................................................... 34
               Hope for North Brevard ................................................................................................................. 49
               Parrish Medical – The Children’s Center........................................................................................ 58
      Viera
               Brevard County Public Schools Foundation—Take Stock in Children............................................ 23
      Winter Park (Main office located here, however, volunteering done in Brevard County)
               Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Florida .............................................................................. 17

                                                                             Index 5
EFSC
       Collegewide
              EFSC Student Life Coordinator/Student Government Association ................................................ 42
       Cocoa
              EFSC Collegiate Veterans Society, Cocoa Campus ......................................................................... 39
              EFSC Communications Department, Cocoa Campus ..................................................................... 39
              EFSC Environmental Club, Cocoa Campus ..................................................................................... 39
              EFSC Lab School ............................................................................................................................. 40
              EFSC Academic Success Center, Cocoa Campus ............................................................................ 38
              EFSC Rotaract Club, Cocoa Campus ............................................................................................... 41
              EFSC Science Lab, Cocoa Campus .................................................................................................. 41
       Melbourne
              EFSC Academic Success Center, Melbourne Campus .................................................................... 39
              EFSC Athletics Department, Melbourne Campus .......................................................................... 39
              EFSC Environmental Outreach, Melbourne Campus ..................................................................... 40
              EFSC Foundation, Melbourne Campus .......................................................................................... 40
              EFSC Language Lab, Melbourne Campus ....................................................................................... 40
              EFSC Office of Undergraduate Research........................................................................................ 41
              EFSC Science Lab, Melbourne Campus .......................................................................................... 41
       Palm Bay
              EFSC Academic Success Center, Palm Bay Campus ....................................................................... 38
              EFSC Science Lab, Palm Bay Campus ............................................................................................. 42

Environmental
       Cocoa
                Brevard Discovery Garden ............................................................................................................. 25
                Keep Brevard Beautiful, Inc. .......................................................................................................... 52
       Indialantic
                Sea Turtle Preservation Society ..................................................................................................... 63
       Melbourne
                Barrier Island Sanctuary ................................................................................................................. 16
                Brevard Zoo, East Coast Zoological Society ................................................................................... 28
       Merritt Island
                Healthy Planet of Brevard .............................................................................................................. 48
       Palm Bay
                City of Palm Bay Margaret Hames Nature Center (Turkey Creek Sanctuary)................................ 33
                Marine Resources Council of East Florida ..................................................................................... 52
       Rockledge
                Recycle Brevard.............................................................................................................................. 59
       Satellite Beach
                Banana River Yard .......................................................................................................................... 16
                City of Satellite Beach .................................................................................................................... 34
       Titusville
                Enchanted Forest Sanctuary .......................................................................................................... 42
       Viera
                Brevard County Natural Resources Management, Storm Water Division..................................... 19

                                                                             Index 6
Family Services
        Cocoa
                   Brevard Community Kitchen .......................................................................................................... 19
                   Catholic Charities of Central Florida, Inc........................................................................................ 29
                   Crosswinds Youth Services............................................................................................................. 35
                   Meals on Wheels............................................................................................................................ 54
                   Salvation Army Domestic Violence Outreach ................................................................................ 62
                   Yellow Umbrella ............................................................................................................................. 76
          Maitland
                   March of Dimes .............................................................................................................................. 53
          Melbourne
                   Brevard Family Partnership ........................................................................................................... 25
                   Children’s Home Society of Florida ................................................................................................ 32
                   Club Esteem Youth and Family Center........................................................................................... 34
                   Daily Bread ..................................................................................................................................... 36
                   Girlfriends Guild, Inc. ..................................................................................................................... 44
                   Hacienda Girls’ Ranch .................................................................................................................... 46
                   Nana’s House ................................................................................................................................. 55
                   Salvation Army Melbourne Corp ................................................................................................... 62
                   Sue Pridmore Center for Women and Children ............................................................................. 69
                   Women’s Center Melbourne ......................................................................................................... 75
          Palm Bay
                   Habitat for Humanity of Brevard County, Inc. ............................................................................... 45
                   Serene Harbor, Inc. ........................................................................................................................ 64
          Rockledge
                   Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard County, Inc. ............................................................................. 49
          Titusville
                   Hope for North Brevard ................................................................................................................. 49
                   Hummingbird Food Pantry............................................................................................................. 51
                   Women’s Center Titusville ............................................................................................................. 75
          Viera
                   Guardian Ad Litem ......................................................................................................................... 45

Government
      Melbourne
            Congressman Bill Posey’s Office .................................................................................................... 35
            League of Women Voters .............................................................................................................. 52
            Teen Court Viera Courthouse ........................................................................................................ 70
      Viera
            Guardian Ad Litem ......................................................................................................................... 45
            Brevard County Supervisor of Elections......................................................................................... 24

                                                                                  Index 7
Health Care
        Cocoa Beach
                 Health First: Cape Canaveral Hospital Auxiliary ............................................................................. 47
        Melbourne
                 American Red Cross Florida’s Space Coast Chapter ...................................................................... 14
                 Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center ....................................................................................... 15
                 Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation: The Club Melbourne ................................................................ 18
                 Brookdale West Melbourne........................................................................................................... 29
                 Greenwood Place ........................................................................................................................... 44
                 Health First: Holmes Regional Medical Center .............................................................................. 48
                 Hospice of Health First, Inc. ........................................................................................................... 49
                 Hospice- St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care, Melbourne.......................................................... 50
                 Life Care Center of Melbourne ...................................................................................................... 52
                 Melbourne Regional Medical Center ............................................................................................. 54
                 Opis Indian River Center Post-Acute, Rehab, and Nursing Care .................................................... 55
                 VITAS Healthcare Brevard .............................................................................................................. 73
                 West Melbourne Health and Rehab Center .................................................................................. 73
        Merritt Island
                 Merritt Island Health and Rehabilitation ....................................................................................... 54
                 Solaris Health Care Merritt Island .................................................................................................. 65
        Palm Bay
                 Anchor Care & Rehabilitation ....................................................................................................... 15
                 Health First: Palm Bay Community Hospital .................................................................................. 48
        Rockledge
                 American Cancer Society ............................................................................................................... 14
                 Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard County, Inc. ............................................................................. 49
                 Rockledge Health and Rehabilitation Center ................................................................................. 60
                 Rockledge Regional Medical Center .............................................................................................. 61
        Sebastian
                 Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation: The Club Micco......................................................................... 18
        Titusville
                 Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation: The Club Titusville .................................................................... 18
                 Hospice- St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care, Titusville ............................................................. 50
                 Parrish Medical Center/Children’s Center ..................................................................................... 58
                 Royal Oaks Nursing and Rehab Center .......................................................................................... 62
                 Titusville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center ................................................................................. 71
                 VITAS Healthcare Titusville ............................................................................................................ 73
        Viera
                 Space Coast Volunteers in Medicine ............................................................................................. 66
                 Steward Town Square Assisted Living Facility ............................................................................... 68
                 Viera Health & Rehab..................................................................................................................... 72
                 Health First: Viera Hospital ............................................................................................................ 48
                 Wuesthoff Brevard Hospice ........................................................................................................... 75

                                                                               Index 8
Justice System
         Cocoa
                    Brevard Regional Juvenile Detention Center ................................................................................. 26
           Melbourne
                    Department of Corrections Probation/Parole Services Melbourne .............................................. 36
                    Teen Court Viera Courthouse ........................................................................................................ 70
           Merritt Island
                    Brevard County Sherriff’s Department .......................................................................................... 24
           Titusville
                    Department of Corrections Probation/Parole Services Titusville .................................................. 37

Recreation
       Cocoa
                       Brevard County Parks and Recreation Central Area ...................................................................... 20

        Melbourne
                 Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida............................................................................................ 17
                 Brevard County Parks and Recreation South Area ........................................................................ 20
                 City of Melbourne Community Centers ......................................................................................... 32
                 Rock Steady Boxing at Advance Fitness ......................................................................................... 60
                 Running Zone Foundation.............................................................................................................. 62
                 Space Coast Field of Dreams .......................................................................................................... 66
                 Victory Kid Sports ........................................................................................................................... 72
        Satellite Beach
                 City of Satellite Beach .................................................................................................................... 34
                 PAL: Satellite Beach Police Athletic League ................................................................................... 56
        Titusville
                 Brevard County Parks and Recreation South Area ........................................................................ 20
                 Parrish Health & Fitness................................................................................................................. 57
                 YMCA Titusville .............................................................................................................................. 76
Senior Services
        Cocoa
                 Meals on Wheels............................................................................................................................ 54
                 Senior Care of Brevard ................................................................................................................... 63
        Melbourne
                 Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center ....................................................................................... 15
                 Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation: The Club Melbourne ................................................................ 18
                 Brookdale West Melbourne........................................................................................................... 29
                 Greenwood Place ........................................................................................................................... 44
                 Life Care Center of Melbourne ...................................................................................................... 52
                 Opis Indian River Center Post-Acute, Rehab Nursing Care ............................................................ 55
                 The Center for Family Caregivers................................................................................................... 70
        Merritt Island
                 Merritt Island Health and Rehabilitation ....................................................................................... 54
                 Solaris Health Care Merritt Island .................................................................................................. 65
        Rockledge
                 Rockledge Health and Rehabilitation Center ................................................................................. 60
        Sebastian
                 Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation: The Club Micco......................................................................... 18

                                                                                Index 9
Titusville
                    Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation: The Club Titusville .................................................................... 18
                    Royal Oaks Nursing and Rehab Center .......................................................................................... 62
                    Titusville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center ................................................................................. 71
           Viera
                    Steward Town Square Assisted Living Facility ............................................................................... 68

STEM
           Melbourne
                    STEM Tech Neighborhood Academy ............................................................................................. 68
           Titusville
                    Computers Advancing Education, Inc. ........................................................................................... 34
                    VAC Warbird Museum. .................................................................................................................. 71

Subsistence Services
        Cocoa
                 Brevard Community Kitchen .......................................................................................................... 19
                 Catholic Charities of Central Florida .............................................................................................. 29
                 Meals on Wheels............................................................................................................................ 54
                 Sharing Center: Central Brevard Sharing Center ........................................................................... 64
                 Yellow Umbrella Thrift Store ......................................................................................................... 76
        Melbourne
                 CBHS Molly Mutt II Thrift Shop ...................................................................................................... 30
                 Daily Bread ..................................................................................................................................... 36
                 Friends for Animals Sanctuary ....................................................................................................... 43
                 H.O.P.E. Thrift Store ....................................................................................................................... 45
                 Salvation Army Thrift Store Melbourne ......................................................................................... 63
                 Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida ............................................................................... 63
                 Sharing Center Thrift Shop Melbourne .......................................................................................... 64
                 Sharing Center: South Brevard Sharing Center.............................................................................. 65
                 Women’s Center Furniture and More ........................................................................................... 74
        Merritt Island
                 A+ Thrift Store ................................................................................................................................ 14
                 CBHS Molly Mutt I Thrift Shop ....................................................................................................... 30
        Palm Bay
                 CBHS Molly Mutt IV Thrift Shop ..................................................................................................... 31
                 Habitat for Humanity of Brevard County, Inc. ............................................................................... 45
                 Hands for Healing International..................................................................................................... 46
                 Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church (Soup Kitchen) ....................................................................... 56
        Rockledge
                 CBHS Molly Mutt III Thrift Shop ..................................................................................................... 31
                 Housing for Homeless .................................................................................................................... 51
                 Steward Auxiliary Thrift Store ........................................................................................................ 68
        Titusville
                 Hope for North Brevard ................................................................................................................. 49
                 Hummingbird Food Pantry............................................................................................................. 51
                 Sharing Center: North Brevard Sharing Center.............................................................................. 65
                 SPCA Thrift Shop Titusville ............................................................................................................. 67

                                                                                  Index 10
The Arts
       Cocoa
                     Brevard Historical Commission ...................................................................................................... 26
                     Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science.......................................................................... 26
                     Cocoa Main Street Association ...................................................................................................... 34

          Melbourne
                   Brevard Symphony Orchestra ........................................................................................................ 27
                   Eau Gallie Art District (EGAD) ........................................................................................................ 37
                   Rossetter House Museum.............................................................................................................. 61
          Titusville
                   North Brevard Historical Museum ................................................................................................. 55
                   VAC Warbird Museum ................................................................................................................... 71
          Viera
                   Brevard Cultural Alliance ............................................................................................................... 25

Veterans Services
       Cocoa
               EFSC Collegiate Veterans Society, Cocoa Campus ......................................................................... 39
       Merritt Island
               Veterans Memorial Center ............................................................................................................ 72

Youth Services
       Cocoa
                 Brevard County Parks and Recreation Central Area ...................................................................... 20
                 Brevard Weed and Seed: Alliance for Neighborhood Restoration ................................................ 27
                 Crosswinds Youth Services............................................................................................................. 35
                 Yellow Umbrella ............................................................................................................................. 76
          Melbourne
                 AMIKids Space Coast ...................................................................................................................... 14
                 Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida............................................................................................ 17
                 Brevard County Parks and Recreation South Area ........................................................................ 20
                 Brevard Family Partnership ........................................................................................................... 25
                 Children’s Home Society of Florida ................................................................................................ 32
                 City of Melbourne Community Centers ......................................................................................... 32
                 Club Esteem Youth and Family Center........................................................................................... 34
                 Hacienda Girls’ Ranch .................................................................................................................... 46
                 Master’s Workshop........................................................................................................................ 53
                 Nana’s House ................................................................................................................................. 55
                 Police Athletic League PAL Melbourne .......................................................................................... 56
                 Project Bridge................................................................................................................................. 58
                 Space Coast Field of Dreams .......................................................................................................... 66
                 STEM Tech Neighborhood Academy ............................................................................................. 68
                 Sue Pridmore Center for Women and Children ............................................................................. 69
                 Victory Kid Sports ........................................................................................................................... 72
          Melbourne Beach
                 Barrier Island Sanctuary ................................................................................................................. 16
          Rockledge
                 Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard County, Inc. ............................................................................. 49

                                                                                Index 11
Satellite Beach
                   Junior Achievement of the Space Coast ........................................................................................ 51
                   Police Athletic League PAL Satellite Beach .................................................................................... 55
          Titusville
                   Brevard County Parks and Recreation North Area ...................................................................... 120
                   Parrish Medical: The Children’s Center ......................................................................................... 58
          Viera
                   Brevard County Public Schools Foundation—Take Stock in Children............................................ 23
                   Guardian Ad Litem ......................................................................................................................... 45
          Maitland/Orlando/Winter Park (service-learning located within Brevard County)
                   Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Florida .............................................................................. 17
                   Girl Scouts of Citrus Council ........................................................................................................... 44
                   March of Dimes .............................................................................................................................. 53

Brevard County
       Community Development
               Brevardians Responding as Volunteers (BRAVE) ........................................................................... 28
               Faith Based Organizations ............................................................................................................. 42
       Education
               Brevard County Libraries ............................................................................................................... 19
               Brevard County Private Schools ..................................................................................................... 21
               Brevard County Public Schools K-12 .............................................................................................. 21
       Government
               League of Women Voters .............................................................................................................. 52

           Health Care
                   Who We Play For ........................................................................................................................... 74

                                                                                Index 12
2020-2021 Community Partner LINK Directory
 Due to COVID-19, community partners are frequently modifying service-learning opportunities. Those offering in-person opportunities are following
 COVID-19 Response Procedures. Please reach out to the organization first before visiting to ensure there are still available options.

Virtual:     A+ Thrift Store                      95 S Plumosa St,                  Non-profit thrift store that donates profit to Merritt Island School District.
No                                                Merritt Island, FL 32952          Need volunteers for pricing, sorting, clean-up, receiving donations.
                                                  321-453-4338                      Hours: Tues-Fri 9-4, Sat 10-4. Closed Sunday and Monday. Commitment
In-          Subsistence Services                 Contact: Pam Pack                 flexible.
Person:                                           rodeo10@juno.com
No

Virtual:     American Cancer Society              1737 N. Clyde Morris Blvd,        Provides variety of services for cancer patients; educates public on all
Yes                                               Suite 140, Daytona Beach,         aspects of cancer, supports research for a cure. Assist with fundraising
                                                  FL 32117                          campaigns, office support, public education and information programs,
In-          Health Care                          321-253-2671 Contact:             and media work in Brevard County
Person:                                           Helen Boyd                        https://redcrosschat.org/digitalvolunteer/
No                                                helen.boyd@cancer.org             This will require training. Days and hours vary for events.

Virtual:     American Red Cross Florida’s        8245 Devereaux Drive,              The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that seeks to
No           Space Coast Chapter                 Suite 101                          prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by
                                                 Melbourne, FL 32940                mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Online
In-                                                                                 application and background check required. Volunteer hours are flexible.
Person:      Crisis Care, Health Care            321-890-1002                       Orientation is required for all volunteers. Training will be provided as
No                                               Mike McElrath                      needed. Please estimate approximately 30 days to complete the process to
                                                 Mike.mcelrath@redcross.or          become a volunteer.
                                                 g

Virtual:     AMIKids Space Coast                  1000 Inspiration Ln               The mission of the AMIkids Space Coast (formerly known as the Space
No                                                Melbourne, FL 32934               Coast Marine Institute) is to protect the public safety and positively impact
                                                  321-752-3200                      as many youths as possible without compromising our standards of
In-          Education, Justice System,           Contact: Rebecca Porter           effectiveness. Our goal is to address the needs of youthful offenders by
Person:      Youth Services                       spacecoast-                       providing a scheduled curriculum of academic, vocational, and mental
No                                                de2@amikids.org                   health awareness activities. Background check required. Must be at least
                                                                                    21 years old. Commitment: 2-4 hours/week.

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Service-learning offices:                   Palm Bay: 433-5253                       Melbourne: 433-5610             Cocoa: 433-7610           Titusville: 433-5016
2020-2021 Community Partner LINK Directory
 Due to COVID-19, community partners are frequently modifying service-learning opportunities. Those offering in-person opportunities are following
 COVID-19 Response Procedures. Please reach out to the organization first before visiting to ensure there are still available options.

Virtual: No      Anchor Care & Rehabilitation    1515 Port Malabar                  Activity volunteer: set up materials for activities and keep attendance
                 Center                          Boulevard N.E. Palm Bay, FL        records. Commitment varies according to job. 18 & older. No background
In-Person:                                       32905                              check required if serving 20 hours or less. Primary time needed is M-F
No                                               321-723-1235                       9:30- 11:30 and 2:00-4:00.
                 Health Care                     Contact: Meriam Reyes
                                                 mreyes@anchorcarerc.com

Virtual: No      Animal Love, Inc.               1567 Wacker Ave Palm Bay,          Volunteers will support organization with assisting at educational
                                                 FL 32909                           programs at schools, summer camps, assisted living facilities, and outside
In-Person:                                                                          events including the Flea Market. Training will be given on how to handle
No               Animal Care                     321-674-2366                       animals and volunteers will learn about animals in order to answer
                                                                                    questions.
                                                 Contact: Anita Peckham             Students need to wear a green t-shirt at all functions and closed-toed shoes
                                                 apeck32@bellsouth.net              (sneakers), no short shorts. If students plan on staying with Animal Love,
                                                                                    Inc. they may purchase t-shirts ($5).
                                                                                    Commitment: 6 months
Virtual: No      Atlantic Shores Nursing         4251 Stack Boulevard               Help with arts and crafts, as friendly visitors, activities, and be a
                 & Rehab Center                  Melbourne, FL 32901                companion. Orientation as needed--call for date/time. Commitment:
In-Person:                                       Liz Edwards                        flexible. Must be 16 or older and background check is required.
No               Health Care, Senior Services    321-953-2219
                                                 asact@southernltc.com

                                                 Contact: Richard Owens
                                                 asact@southernltc.com

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Service-learning offices:                  Palm Bay: 433-5253                        Melbourne: 433-5610           Cocoa: 433-7610         Titusville: 433-5016
2020-2021 Community Partner LINK Directory
 Due to COVID-19, community partners are frequently modifying service-learning opportunities. Those offering in-person opportunities are following
 COVID-19 Response Procedures. Please reach out to the organization first before visiting to ensure there are still available options.

Virtual: No      Banana River Yard                1301 S Patrick Dr, Satellite        1/2 acre edible plant nursery and demo farm open to the public with
                                                  Beach, FL 32937                     educational focus, located in Satellite Beach, Florida. This is part of a
In-Person:                                                                            non-profit organization. Students can tend to land, propagate plants
Yes                                               Benjamin Thacker                    and assist in demonstrations in education the community and younger
                                                  786-303-4131                        students.

Virtual: No      Barrier Island Sanctuary         8385 S. Highway A1A                 Commitment: Minimum 10 hours. Volunteers must be 16 years or older
                                                  Melbourne Beach, FL 32951           with no violent criminal history. Center hours: Tuesday – Sunday 9:00 am –
In-Person:                                        321-723-3556                        5 pm Do you care for sea animals and their environment? Do you enjoy
Yes              Environmental, Education,        Contact: Joy Winet                  educating and guiding others? If so, then Barrier Island Center is a perfect
                 Youth Services                   (Education Center                   community partner for you. Barrier Island Sanctuary is a conservation
                                                  Coordinator)                        center focused on educating the public and preserving the environment for
                                                  joy.winet@brevardfl.gov             our wildlife. EFSC students have options to do service-learning in a variety
                                                                                      of indoor, outdoor, conservational, and educational areas. Volunteers may
                                                                                      work in the front desk, aquarium, sanctuary trail, or with student groups.

                                                                                      “For most of the wild things on Earth, the future must depend upon the
                                                                                      conscience of mankind” Dr. Archie Carr.

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Service-learning offices:                   Palm Bay: 433-5253                         Melbourne: 433-5610           Cocoa: 433-7610          Titusville: 433-5016
2020-2021 Community Partner LINK Directory
 Due to COVID-19, community partners are frequently modifying service-learning opportunities. Those offering in-person opportunities are following
 COVID-19 Response Procedures. Please reach out to the organization first before visiting to ensure there are still available options.

Virtual:     Big Brothers and Big Sisters of   807 S. Orlando Ave. Suite L        Community Based Program: Volunteers are expected to make a 1-2 year
No           Central Florida                   Winter Park, FL 32789              commitment to the program and spend a minimum of 2 times per month
                                                                                  with a youth that they are matched with for at least 2 hours each visit.
In-                                            (407) 478-2996                     You will work with the student and receive professional support and
Person:                                                                           guidance from our professional staff. For Community based you must be
No           Education, Youth Services         Contact: info@bbbscfl.org          at least 21 years of age or older, maintain a valid driver's license, and have
                                                                                  access to a reliable vehicle.
                                                                                  School Based Program: You must be at least 16 years of age or older and
                                                                                  have reliable transportation. You must be able to meet during school hours
                                                                                  for 1 hour per week (on the same day and same time every week) for the
                                                                                  entire school year. The first half-hour is focused on schoolwork, or maybe a
                                                                                  subject that the "little" needs help with, like Reading or Math. The second
                                                                                  half-hour is reserved for fun activities like crafts, coloring, playing
                                                                                  basketball, etc.!
                                                                                  Volunteers complete the BCSB VIPS application and be fingerprinted.
                                                                                  Volunteers are required to do an in-person interview/training, local and
                                                                                  national background checks, and may be required to pay an application
                                                                                  fee. Please go to our website and click on "Volunteer" to start the process:
                                                                                  https://aim.bbbs.org/einquiry/einquiryzip.aspx?t=2
Virtual:     Boys and Girls Club of Central    1824 Temple Terrace Ave            Please see website for detailed info.
Yes          Florida                           Melbourne, FL 32935                Ongoing mentoring opportunities for reoccurring volunteers. We would
                                                                                  rather a volunteer go through the process and be approved to volunteer in
In-                                            321-242-0041                       a Club so that the Club members can connect.
Person:      Education, Recreation, Youth                                         Power Hour – daily dedicated hour of homework help, ages 6-18
Yes          Services                          Contact: Ruby Moran                Assorted activities based on volunteer skill set – examples: art, sports,
                                               rmoran@bgccf.org                   dance, etc. If a volunteer can dedicate time to the class, it is possible to set
                                                                                  up a weekly class at the Club teaching that skill.
                                                                                  We have 3 locations in Brevard County: Mims, Cocoa and Temple
                                                                                  Terrace (Melbourne).
                                                                                  Interested volunteers must complete Florida DCF background check,
                                                                                  $68.50 per person. Student required to pay for background check.

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Service-learning offices:                   Palm Bay: 433-5253                       Melbourne: 433-5610             Cocoa: 433-7610          Titusville: 433-5016
2020-2021 Community Partner LINK Directory
 Due to COVID-19, community partners are frequently modifying service-learning opportunities. Those offering in-person opportunities are following
 COVID-19 Response Procedures. Please reach out to the organization first before visiting to ensure there are still available options.

Virtual:      Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation: The         4676 N. Wickham Rd Melbourne,     Hours- 8:00am - 5:00pm M-F
No            Club Melbourne                              FL 32935                          Support organization for families and Alzheimer's disease
                                                                                            patients. Work as daycare companion, art, music, listening,
In-                                                       321-253-4430 ext 105              or general office work. Current TB test and background
Person:       Health Care, Senior Services                info@myjoesclub.org               check needed if over 20 hours per week. TB test must be
No                                                                                          taken within 45 days of start date. Background check: 2-3
                                                          Contact: Tiffani Anderson         days to process. Commitment: flexible.
                                                          tanderson@brevardalz.org
Virtual:      Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation: The         7951 Ron Beatty Blvd Sebastian,   Hours- 8:00am - 5:00pm M-F
No            Club Micco                                  FL 32976                          Support organization for families and Alzheimer's disease
                                                                                            patients. Work as daycare companion, art, music, listening,
In-                                                       321-253-4430 ext 105              or general office work. Current TB test and background
Person:       Health Care, Senior Services                info@myjoesclub.org               check needed if over 20 hours per week. TB test must be
No                                                                                          taken within 45 days of start date. Background check: 2-3
                                                          Contact: Tiffani Anderson         days to process. Commitment: flexible.
                                                          tanderson@brevardalz.org
Virtual:      Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation: The         830 Park Ave                      Hours- 8:00am - 5:00pm M-F
No            Club Titusville                             Titusville, FL 32780              Support organization for families and Alzheimer's disease
                                                                                            patients. Work as daycare companion, art, music, listening,
In-           brevardalzheimers.org                       321-253-4430 ext 105              or general office work. Current TB test and background
Person:                                                   info@myjoesclub.org               check needed if over 20 hours per week. TB test must be
No            Health Care, Senior Services                                                  taken within 45 days of start date. Background check: 2-3
                                                          Contact: Tiffani Anderson         days to process. Commitment: flexible.
                                                          tanderson@brevardalz.org

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Service-learning offices:                    Palm Bay: 433-5253                   Melbourne: 433-5610         Cocoa: 433-7610         Titusville: 433-5016
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