Did you know that all high school students are asked to complete 25 hours of community service as part of the ND Choice Ready guidelines?
Did you know that if you complete 80 hours of community service you may be eligible to earn a half-credit toward your graduation progress?
If you are interested in finding volunteer opportunities, please consider contacting one of the agencies listed below (or any other agency your are aware of) and keep track of your hours on the volunteer log sheet attached. When you've completed 80 hours, please turn this sheet in to your high school counselor to review and assign credit.
4 Luv of Dog Rescue: Dedicated to rescuing homeless and unwanted animals from animal pounds and shelters and from people who can no longer provide proper care for them.
A Place for Hope: Recovery and Wellness Center and Food: Provides a safe, enriching, and supportive environment for adults living with mental illness and food security to individuals in Cass & Clay Counties.
Adapt Music: Provide musical experiences for people that are socially, emotionally, and physically adaptable to their abilities allowing people to create music in their own way and enjoy the power of music.
Alzheimer's Association: Leads the way to end Alzheimer's and dementia by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
American Cancer Society: Improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention ND: To save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.
American Red Cross: Prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers.
Audubon Great Plains: Protect birds and the places they need.
Bethany Retirement Living: Provides high quality care to the elderly in skilled nursing units.
Bio Girls: Improve the self-esteem of adolescent girls through empowerment of self and service to others.
Box of Balloons: Ensures every child feels loved and celebrated on their birthday regardless of circumstances in the child's life.
CAPLP: Helps families to move from barely surviving to fully thriving.
Cass County ND Historical Society: Dedicated to education, enlightenment, and enrichment of the lives of guests through the use of history, connecting the past with the present.
Cats Cradle Shelter: Rescue, care for, protect, and place cates for adoption in loving, lifelong homes.
CCRI: Providing individualized support to people with disabilities through all stages of life.
Crosses for Cameron: Providing education, support, and hope via organ donation activities and improving our community's physical and emotional health through the Garden of Healing.
Diamond in the Ruff: Working to foster and rehome animals in need.
Emergency Food Pantry: Offers a cart of food to individuals and families in need.
Fargo Air Museum: Promoting aviation through education, preservation and restoration.
Fix it Forward Ministry: Removing the transportation barrier for in need members of our community, helping enable them to be independent and self-sufficient.
Gigi's Playhouse of Fargo: Changing the way the world views Downs Syndrome and sending a global message of acceptance through educational enrichment opportunities.
Below are a few places in Fargo community that are currently accepting applications.
Skate City is currently looking for part-time workers (15-25 hours per week, $10.00/hour).
Seeking people that are friendly, customer-service oriented individuals that can work as a team. Part-time employees are those that work the different positions inside the rink such as Skate Rack, Snack Bar, Prize Counter, and also areas such as Front Counter or DJ for those with the right personality. Hours would include weekend and weeknight hours.
Apply at https://skatecity.hireclick.com/jb/crew-member-fargo/view/26171 OR stop in 3302 Interstate Blvd S, Fargo, ND for an application.
Also, consider looking through the Career Outlook magazine for information about what kinds of jobs are available in different fields as well as the education required. Consider taking the Career Clusters Interest Survey starting on page 6 to get ideas of what areas you want to explore for jobs.