May 25, 2016

Groups & Families

We love partnering with groups and families who love serving together!

Questions? Interested in other opportunities? Contact Regina lewis, Urban Vision’s Volunteer Coordinator, at or (330) 762-1163.

Email Regina to be added to her “Group & Family Opportunities” email group that includes periodic emails about upcoming opportunities.

Download our annual “On Ramp Guide” to view a schedule of one-time opportunities – ’15-’16 Urban Vision On Ramp Opportunity Calendar.


Dignity Stores

How You Can Make a Difference: Empower our students’ lives as they spend the dollars they’ve earned. Help with setup the week before, be a shopper guide or a store clerk at the event (200 volunteers needed!), or help collect donations from our online wish list.

When: Setup Tuesday-Thursday; event Saturday (School Store in August, Christmas Store in December)

Requirements: Setup (no age requirement), shopper guide (16 years and older), store clerk (18 year and older)


Collect Supplies

How You Can Make a Difference: Provide needed items to set up our families and programs for success by collecting supplies throughout the year, such as: school supplies, toys, cleaning supplies, office supplies, dinnerware, snacks, etc. Contact Regina for more details.

When: Throughout the year


Help with Urban Vision’s Facility

How You Can Make a Difference: Help create a safe, clean, and welcoming environment at Urban Vision by helping with maintenance (electrical, plumbing, etc.), remodeling (painting, dry-walling, etc.), cleaning (vacuuming, dusting, etc.), and landscaping (weeding, raking, etc.).

When: Days and times are flexible

Requirements: Volunteers must be 18 or older (unless supervision is provided)


Provide Dinners or Snacks

How You Can Make a Difference: Provide nourishment and energy for our 95 after-school kids by providing a light dinner or snacks. Suggestions are available.

When: Drop off meals (frozen or ready to serve) or snacks weekdays 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



How You Can Make a Difference: We believe in the power of prayer. Pray for Urban Vision’s staff, children, volunteers, and community. Download our daily prayer journal here – Urban Vision’s Prayer Journal

When: Always!


Legacies of Success

How You Can Make a Difference: Legacies of Success is a nonprofit organization providing affordable housing in North Hill to promote ownership and dignity. Help renovate homes by painting, cleaning, dry walling, plumbing etc.

When: Work days every Saturday, but open to scheduling other work days; contact Tim to schedule your project.

Requirement: Volunteers must be 18 or older (unless supervision is provided)