Outreach

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Plymouth people have a history of being generous with their time, talent, and treasure in supporting worthy organizations, both locally and globally. Plymouth members and friends can forge a deeper connection with those organizations by volunteering with the organizations that Plymouth supports financially.

There are many ways to provide volunteer service to these organizations by unloading trucks, reading to children, helping with parties and other special events, delivering meals, doing clerical work – as well as dozens of other tasks. Please contact an agency(s) from the list below to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of those in need. 

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Amani Family Services  260.484.1414

www.amanifamilyservices.org

Partners with immigrants, refuge families and the community to promote                   safety, encourage personal growth and foster a spirit of belonging.

  • Watch children while parents have counseling
  • Transport clients to appointments
  • Act as in language interpreters if qualified

 

Associated Churches of Ft. Wayne & Allen County  260.422.3528

www.associatedchurches.org

Congregations that are united to support and respond to those in need.

  • Assist Rising Stars program by tutoring in schools

 

Cornerstone Youth Center  260.623.3972

www.cornerstoneyc.org

Through a Christian environment that welcomes all, provides opportunities for moral growth and sustainable life skills development for youth and families in Southeast Allen County

  • Provide office support
  • Tutoring and mentoring during the drop in center
  • Assist with fundraising activités

 

Cedars Hope  260.422.6441

www.mentalhealthfrontdoor.org  

Provides housing and support for women with mental illness.

  • Provide interior and exterior maintenance

 

Center for Nonviolence  260.456.4112

www.centerfornv.org

Provides education, support and advocacy for victims of violence.

  • Provide office support
  • Assist with groups
  • Assist with outside maintenance and seasonal needs
  • Become a member of a committee or board

 

Crossroad Child and Family Services   260.484.4153

www.crossroad-fwch.org

Provides therapy, education and family support for troubled youth.

  • Provide office support
  • Provide ground maintenance
  • Assist with special events such as Spring Dance, Christmas Party, Family Fun Days and Summer Olympics
  • Provide music lessons for individual children

 

Easter Seals Arc of Northeast Indiana  260.456.4534

www.easterseals.com/neindiana

Assists people with developmental disabilities.

  • Assist with client programs and events such as ballroom dancing or reading programs
  • Assist with fall or spring fundraiser

 

Food Resource Bank

Contact Plymouth members Peg and Rick Schilb at p.schilb@frontier.com

Assist people in the developing nations to become more food secure and independent.

  • Help with Fall Harvest event

 

Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity  260.422.4828

www.habitatgfw.org   

Unites volunteers and local investors with qualified families to build safe, stable and affordable homes in Allen County.

  • Assist with house construction
  • Provide meals for workers during house construction
  • Participate in El Salvador mission trip for building homes

 

Hear/Care Connections, Inc.  260.602.3276

www.hearcare-indiana.com

Builds the self-worth of individuals by restoring hearing potential and providing them with opportunities to engage with their communities through service to others.

  • Provide office support
  • Assist with special events such as Fall fundraiser, annual campaign mailing and hearing aid donation collection boxes

 

Hobson House (formerly Catalpa Street) 260.918-9642 

www.hobsonhousefw.org

Offers a more complete approach to substance abuse recovery that helps residents and the community nurture and grow their respective commitments to both sobriety and the necessary life changes to make their recoveries sustainable.

  • Assist with facility carpentry and remodeling work
  • Teach wood working skills
  • Offer a Sunday afternoon church service

 

Indiana Center for Middle East Peace  260.515.9300

www.indianacmep.org

Educates and empowers for peace, justice and human rights locally and globally.

  • Assist with local event by selling books and olive oil, collecting donations and serving refreshments

 

Just Neighbors-Interfaith Homeless Network  260.458.9772 

www.ihnfamily.org 

To volunteer, please contact Plymouth Church and  the coordinator will get the necessary information to you.

Provides emergency shelter, meals and professional support for homeless families.

  • Prepare and serve evening meals
  • Serve as an evening host

 

Mathew 25  260.426.3250

www.matthew25online.org

Offers free medical, dental, and vision services for those in need.

  • Assist with paperwork for the patience Assistance Drug Program.
  • Assist medically trained workers.

 

Mustard Seed Furniture Bank  260.471.5802

www.mustardseedfortwayne.com

Provides household furnishing for referred families as they rebuild their lives after suffering disaster, personal tragedy or other misfortunes.

  • Provide office support
  • Unload trucks
  • Sort donated items

 

NeighborLink fort Wayne  260.209.0074

https://www.nlfw.org/

Uses a website to provide a structure that allows the needs for those who fall through the cracks of traditional social services to be connected with community volunteers for home maintenance and home repairs.

  • Adopt a vulnerable homeowner’s repair or maintenance project

 

Positive Resource Connection  260.744.1144

www.positiveresourceconnection.org

 Support those with HIV and/or AIDS.

  • Assist with specials events such as Aids Walk and food drives
  • Provide office support

 

SCAN  260.421.5000

www.scanfw.org

Works to stop child abuse and neglect.

  • Provide office support
  • Assist with Thursday dinners for residents at the Courtyard, a housing complex for at risk youth

 

Turnstone 260.483.2100

www.turnstone.org

Seeks to enhance the lives of people with physical disabilities.

  • Assist with special events by setting up and taking down
  • Work at adaptive sporting events with concessions, running the scoreboard and serving lunches

 

Vincent Village  260.456.4172

www.vincentvillage.org

Seeks to alleviate the problems of the homeless.

  • Provide office support
  • Tutor children
  • Teach computer skills to help with job training

 

Wellspring Interfaith Social Services 260.422.6618

www.wellspringinterfaith.org

Works to enrich the lives of Ft. Wayne central city residents.

  • Assist with food bank
  • Provide or assist with Older Adult lunches
  • Assist on field trips and summer day camp programs
  • Provide special interest activities for the Older Adult Program
  • Sort and organize clothing and donations for the Wellspring Shop
  • Assist participants shop for clothing in the Wellspring Shop