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Community Hornets Service Organization Contacts

Your connection to local volunteer opportunities

Service Organization Resources

ALS Association

www.alsa.org

316-612-0188

The ALS Association provides care to individuals and families who are affected by ALS. They focus on fundraising and increasing awareness of ALS.

Altrusa

districteight.altrusa.org/clubs

620-343-8689

Altrusa is an international service club that focuses on literacy & AIDS.

Alzheimer's Association

www.alz.org

620-342-4817

The Alzheimer's Association provides information, education, and support to those with Alzheimer's, family members, and care providers. The mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

American Red Cross

www.redcross.org

620-342-4211

The American Red Cross provides disaster prevention and relief services, health and safety services, education, transportation, and armed forces emergency services.

Camp Alexander

www.campalexander.org

620-794-1830 or 620-794-2999

Email: campalexander66801@yahoo.com

The purpose of Campus Alexander is to maintain this wonderful facility for outdoor environmental education and family activities. The mission is to empower children with wisdom, life skills, positive character traits, self-confidence and provide a safe place for growth and enrichment in the great outdoors.

City of Emporia Animal Shelter

www.humanesocietyflinthills.org

620-340-6345

The City of Emporia Animal Shelter, run by the Humane Society of the Flint Hills, provides care and shelter for stray cats and dogs. This organization is dedicated to finding good homes for the animals for whom they provide temporary shelter.

Crosswinds Counseling

www.crosswindsks.org

620-343-2211

Crosswinds Counseling is a service that provides support for a variety of mental health issues.

David Traylor Zoo of Emporia

www.emporiazoo.org

620-341-4365

The mission of the David Traylor Zoo of Emporia is to create an environment that provides an opportunity of cultural enrichment for the community and surrounding area while fulfilling the Zoo's obligations to conservation, education, and recreation.

Dirty Kanza

www.dirtykanza.com

The Dirty Kanza has lots of volunteer opportunities; however, the spots fill up quick. Go to their volunteer page to secure a spot!

East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation (ECKAN)

www.eckan.org

785-242-7450

The ECKAN strives to identify and focus available resources that enable eligible families and individuals to attain the critical skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to achieve self-sufficiency.

Emporia Main Street

www.emporiamainstreet.com

620-340-6430

Emporia Main Street provides all sorts of volunteer opportunities for anyone willing to help.

Emporia Recreation Commission

www.emporiarec.org

620-340-6300

The Rec Center provides community and youth services and sporting opportunities. You can get involved by coaching/assisting for various sports programs.

Emporia Recycling Center

utilities.emporia-kansas.gov/index.php/trash-recycling-services/transfer-station

620-340-6360

The City of Emporia’s recycling efforts began in 1989 and over 2000 tons of recyclable materials are accepted and processed annually. The local Emporia Recycling Center offers volunteer work sorting recyclables.

Humane Society Flint Hills

www.humanesocietyflinthills.org

620-342-4477

Email: director@humansocietyflinthills.org

The Humane Society of the Flint Hills works to provide homes for various animals that are up for adoption. A variety of service opportunities are available.

Friendship Meals

www.ncfhaaa.com

620-340-8001

Friendship Meals delivers meals to the elderly and homebound in our community Monday through Friday.

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland

www.kansasgirlscouts.org

888-686-MINT

Girl Scouting offers programs designed to both reflect today's issues and help girls prepare for tomorrow. Girls have fun, develop skills, make new friends and learn through community service to take responsibility for their role in the community.

Hetlinger Developmental Services

www.hetlinger.org

620-342-1087

Email: thutchinson@hetlinger.org

Hetlinger Developmental Services provides day services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The mission is to assist people with developmental disabilities to have services and support which allow them opportunities of choice to increase their independence, productivity, integration, and inclusion to their communities.

Holiday Resort

www.holidayresorts.net

620-343-9285 ext 1729

Holiday Resort is an adult care and rehabilitation center that provides programs designed to stimulate physical and mental abilities and to encourage and develop a sense of usefulness and self-respect for the residents.

Just Serve

www.justserve.org

Just serve is a website that compiles volunteer work information and gives nearby opportunities for your search results.

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters

www.kansasbigs.org

316-263-3300

Email: info@kansasbigs.org

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters matches volunteers with children who need or want a mentor. This one-to-one mentor relationship provides a positive role model who offers support, friendship and guidance to children.

Lyon County History Center

explorelyoncounty.org

620-340-6310

Email: info@explorelyoncounty.org

The Lyon County History Center strives to be a place of belonging for all who make Lyon County their home. We also serve as a platform for community and cultural connections.

Plumb Place

plumbplace.org

620-342-1613

Plumb Place assists women in need by providing safe, affordable housing and opportunities for individual success. They offer emergency shelter, transitional housing, limited long term housing programs, and provide personalized care management including personal finance and independent living classes.

Presbyterian Manor

www.emporiapresbyterianmanor.org

620-412-2019

The Presbyterian Manor is a retirement and assisted living home for the elderly. They offer plenty of service opportunities and are open to pitching service activities. Contact them for more information.

The Salvation Army Emporia

www.centralusa.salvationarmy.org

620-342-3093

The Salvation Army is dedicated to meeting basic human needs. Besides physical aid such as a food pantry and thrift store, they offer special assistance, including help in facing personal problems, improving family relationships and dealing with struggles of single parenthood, people suffering from alcohol or drug addiction, people formally incarcerated and more.

Services Offering Safety (SOS)

www.soskansas.com

620-343-8799

SOS provides services to children and adult victims of violence, abuse and neglect. The mission is to end sexual and domestic violence, abuse and neglect through service education and advocacy.

Volunteer Kansas

www.volunteerkansas.org

Volunteer Kansas compiles lists of volunteer opportunities in your area. Enter your zip code to see a variety of projects you could work on.