Take Action in the Community

Local Volunteer Opportunities

Big Brothers
Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mentor a child through homework, games and friendship through the SMART program.
Time : Mon, Tues, Wed or Thurs: 3:00-4:30pm
Contact : bbbs@gettysburg.edu

Partnerships for


Volunteers address sustainability issues such as climate justice, land and resource conservation, and pollution through policy advocacy and direct action.
Time: various
Contact: Molly (hoffmo01)


Campus Kitchen 

Repackage donated food into nutritious meals and deliver them to members of the community.
Time: various
Contact: campuskitchen@gettysburg.edu

Adult ESL Classes

Adult ESL Classes

Assist adults in conversation, activities and worksheets to improve their English skills.
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8pm at Gettysburg College
Contact: Cittlali (martci01) or Audrey (cougau01)

Casa Swimming

Casa Swimming

Support the swim instructor to teach children in grades K-12 how to improve swimming skills.
Time: Six Sundays 3-4:30pm at Gettysburg College Swimming Pool
Contact: Nicole (cesani02)

Vida Charter School

RSG After School at VIDA

Assist children K-6 with educational activities.
Time: Various Times  
Contact: Annie

Food, Land, People

Food, Land, People

Facilitate an after-school hands-on learning curriculum about the relationship between food, land and people.
Time: Mondays or Wednesdays 4:00-5:30pm
Contact: Molly (hoffmo01)

El Centro Tutoring

El Centro

Tutor a child. Help with homework, play games, exchange English and Spanish skills.
Time: Mon, Tue, Wed or Thurs: 3:30-5:00pm
Contact: Daniela (rodrda03) or Isaias (martis01)

Migrant Education Literacy

Migrant Education Programs

Support migrant children through literacy and STEM activities.
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm at Gettysburg College
Contact: Lupe 

SCCAP: Support Circles

SCCAP: Support Circles

Provide friendship and care to 15 children ages 2-15 during the Support Circles weekly meeting, which aims to move families out of poverty. More at www.supportcircles.org.
Time: Wednesdays 5:30pm-8pm (dinner is included)
Contact: Alicia (pattal01)

Healthy Futures

Senior Center

Connect local community members to nutritious foods and provide nutritional education opportunities
Time: various
Contact: Nosimat (salano01)

Painted Turtle Farm

Painted Turtle Farm

Assist community gardeners with garden upkeep, planting and harvesting. Find out more at www.gettysburg.edu/ptf
Time: various

Project Gettysburg León

Project Gettysburg Leon

Become active with Students for Nicaragua. Promote activities of PGL, advocate for fair trade in Nicaragua. More at www.gettysburg-leon.org
Time: various
Contact: Toni (esquan01)

Food Pantry/Gleaning

Work Ready

Support activities that serve to reduce food loss and increase food security in our community
Time: various
Contact: Jessica (chenje01)

College Prep

College Prep 2019

College access support for 9th-12th graders from local high schools.
Time: Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm
Contact: Tayon  (sweata01) or Anna(bensan01)