Directory of
STUDENT SERVICE-LEARNING PROJECTS

Franklin County Humane Society/ Planned Pethood Clinic & Adoption Center

Located at: 8401 Virgil H. Goode Hwy Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Preferred Contact:Donna EssigWebsite:www.plannedpethoodrockymount.com
Phone:(540) 493 – 2583
Email:donna@plannedpethoodrockymount.comAgency Description:Non-profit animal welfare organization with spay/neuter and wellness clinic, no kill adoption center and fundraising store.
Alternate Contact:Anita Scott
Phone:(540) 400 -1204
Email:anita@plannedpethoodrockymount.com
Type of Project:One-day, Short-term, Long-term/Internship, Group
Time Frame:N/A
Paid Position:Possible if student has veterinary clicnic experience
Description of position:A long term or internsip position in clinic or special events
Special Requirements/Skills:Clinic: veterinary clinic experience preferred
Type of Project:One-day, Short-term, Long-term/Internship, Group
Time Frame:N/A
Paid Position:Possible if student has veterinary clicnic experience
Description of position:A long term or internsip position in clinic or special events
Special Requirements/Skills:Special events: marketing skills would be helpful, assist at one day event or short term project to be involved in planning
Type of Project:One-day, Short-term, Long-term/Internship, Group
Time Frame:N/A
Paid Position:Possible if student has veterinary clicnic experience
Description of position:A long term or internsip position in clinic or special events
Special Requirements/Skills:Adoption center: short or long term internship – marketing skills – promote adoptions through social media

Franklin Health & Rehabilitation Center

Located at: 720 Orchard Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Preferred Contact:Michael SmithWebsite:N/A
Phone:(540) 489-3467
Email:michael.smith@MFA.netAgency Description:We are a long term and rehabilitation center for elderly individuals.
Alternate Contact:Rachel Walton
Phone:(540) 489-3467
Email:rwalton@ferrum.edu
Type of Project:Short-term
Time Frame:Any dates/days
Paid Position:No
Description of position:Assist activity director or assistant with daily programs, mail delivery, one on one socialization
Special Requirements/Skills:Happy, ready to learn, and not afraid to work
Type of Project:Long-term/Internship
Time Frame:Any time during school or summer months
Paid Position:No
Description of position:Opportunity to run programs/activities and work director/assistant to create new activities
Special Requirements/Skills:Good for those interested in Health Care, Recreational Leadership, or Community Events

Free Clinic of Franklin County Bernard Healthcare Centers

Located at: 1171 Franklin St Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Preferred Contact:Ellen HollandWebsite:www.bernardhealthcare.com
Phone:(540) 489-7500 [Extension: 405]
Email:ellen@bernardhealthcare.comAgency Description:Local non-profit providing primary health care to uninsured adults
Alternate Contact:Donna Proctor
Phone:(540) 489-7500 [Extension: 410]
Email:adonna@bernardhealthcare.com
Type of Project:Short-term
Time Frame:Fall Semester
Paid Position:No
Description of position:

Occasionally need data-entry of data clean-up

Special Requirements/Skills:Attention to detail, confidentiality

Juvenille Diabetes Research Foundation

Located at: 3959 Electric Road #222 Roanoke, VA 24018

Preferred Contact:Charlotte KiddWebsite:www.jdrf.org
Phone:(540) 772-1975
Email:ckidd@jdrf.orgAgency Description:Fundraiser to support type 1 diabetes research.
Alternate Contact:N/A
Phone:N/A
Email:N/A

Unbridled Change

Located at: PO Box 157 Boones Mill, VA 24065

Preferred Contact:Cami MurnaneWebsite:www.unbridledchange.org
Phone:(540) 334-2171
Email:murane@unbridledchange.orgAgency Description:Non-profit mental health organization utilized equina assisted psychotherapy and leanring
Alternate Contact:N/A
Phone:N/A
Email:N/A
Type of Project:One-day, Short-term, Long-term/Internship, Group
Time Frame:N/A
Paid Position:N/A
Description of position:

N/A

Special Requirements/Skills:N/A

Rescue Mission

Located at: 402 4th Street SE Roanoke, VA 24013

Preferred Contact:Marian McConnellWebsite:www.rescuemission.net
Phone:(540) 777-7651
Email:marian@rescuemission.netAgency Description:N/A
Alternate Contact:N/A
Phone:N/A
Email:N/A
Type of Project:One-day, Short-term, Long-term/Internship, Group
Time Frame:Contact for more information
Paid Position:No
Description of position:Help sort clothing, electronics, and furniture at our Distribution & Recycling Center (DRC) location: 1909 Salem Ave, SW Roanoke, VA 24016
Special Requirements/Skills:N/A
Type of Project:Varies
Time Frame:Varies
Paid Position:N/A
Description of position:Welcome groups and individuals to serve meals and help with preperation
Special Requirements/Skills:No
Type of Project:Group
Time Frame:Fall and Spring Semester
Paid Position:No
Description of position:Outisde cleaning and maintenance at the Mission’s retreat center as well as inside cleaning in the spring and fall, preparing the lodge and grounds for day camp and other events.
Special Requirements/Skills:N/A
Type of Project:Short-term, Long-term/Internship
Time Frame:Varies
Paid Position:No
Description of position:Devote a regular weekday morning or afternoon to drive the Mission transport van. The transport van takes Rescue Mission guests to appointments, picks up smaller donations from local businesses, and delivers courier items for all Mission departments.
Special Requirements/Skills:N/A

Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County, Virginia Inc.

Located at: PO Box 834 Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Preferred Contact:Dawn HicksWebsite:N/A
Phone:(540) 483-8884
Email:hfhfcva@gmail.comAgency Description:We build homes for families that have a need for adequate shelter.
Alternate Contact:N/A
Phone:N/A
Email:N/A
Type of Project:One-day, Short-term
Time Frame:Varies
Paid Position:No
Description of position:Usually clean-up, painting, landscaping help during a build
Special Requirements/Skills:You must be 18 to use any power tools, willing to participate in safety training, and adhere to any restrictions or regulations set by the project manager/coordinator. You must be 16 years or older to paint and perform other jobs.

Roanoke Valley SPCA

Located at: 1340 Baldwin Avenue Roanoke, VA 24012

Preferred Contact:Denis HayesWebsite:www.rvspca.org
Phone:(540) 339-9500
Email:dhayes@rvspca.orgAgency Description:The Roanoke Valley SPCA is working to create a community where there are no homeless cats or dogs.
Alternate Contact:Ruth Pierce
Phone:N/A
Email:rpierce@rvspaca.org
Type of Project:Long-term/Internship
Time Frame:Varies as needed
Paid Position:No
Description of position:RVSPCA provides internship opportnities in the areas of volunteer management, marketing, fund development, and non-profit managemnt.
Special Requirements/Skills:N/A
Type of Project:One-day
Time Frame:Varies
Paid Position:No
Description of position:RVSPCA provides internship opportnities in the areas of volunteer management, marketing, fund development, and non-profit managemnt.
Special Requirements/Skills:N/A