Volunteer At New Heights
We have several opportunities for you to donate your time, gifts and talents. See volunteer opportunities sign up using the form at the bottom of this page.
Community Food Network
Driver - Community Food Network
Option 1: 3rd Monday @ 10 AM, Driver to take our CFN truck from Benton Heights to SMCAA (downtown Benton Harbor) the third Monday each month at 10:00 a.m. The job requires little physical strength (30-35 pre packed boxes of food are loaded by SMCAA, not the driver), and takes 45-60 minutes round trip.
Option 2: First and third Thursdays pick up between 10-12 a.m. and deliver to Benton Heights campus. Little physical strength required. Total round-trip time required to complete the job is a little more than an hour.
Option 3: Second and fourth Tuesdays pick up between 7:30-8:30 a.m., and deliver to St Joe campus. Little physical strength required. Total round-trip time required to complete the job is a little more than an hour.
When: Flexible, job typically happens M-Th 8:30 - 4:00 PM
Where: St. Joseph Campus or home
Requires approximately 1.5 hours per week, and includes updating and printing sign-in sheets, compiling data from the sign-in sheets, and miscellaneous other administrative tasks.
When: Monday’s, 6 PM - 7 PM
Where: First Church - Benton Heights
The YMCA is offering free workout classes at the Benton Heights Campus, currently Thai Chi, and we need people who will commit to coming to the classes and being a workout buddy (befriend) the attendees. This will be a fun relational ministry.
Hull Middle School
Hull Classroom Volunteer
When: 1-2 hrs per week, ends in June
Where: Hull International Academy, Benton Heights
Main point of contact: Tracy Harlan, firstname.lastname@example.org, 269-983-1524
Brief description: Volunteers will be assigned to a classroom, K-2nd grade, and will assist the teacher 1-2 hours per week. Tasks will be based on the needs of the teacher, bulletin boards, grading papers, reading with students, etc. The goal is to be an encouragement and support to the teachers. As of 4/30/18 5 volunteers are still needed.
Benton Heights After-school Reading Program
When: Fall: Oct - Dec.; Spring: Feb - Apr
Where: Benton Heights Campus
Brief description: Assist community children ages first through 5th grades with reading/literacy program. Program runs one day a week. Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:00 PM.
When: Saturday, 8 am - 12 pm
Where: 1203 Pipestone, Benton Harbor
Brief description: Assist with the repair of Cars Ministry vehicles. No experience needed as we always have experienced mechanics on-site.
When: As needed, flexible
Where: 1203 Pipestone, Benton Harbor or in your own home
Brief description: Detail cars that are about to be provided
Volunteer Registration Form
Please fill out the form below and someone from the New Heights team will contact you about volunteering