Volunteer Opportunities


Helpful Links

Miami Office of Career Services

MU Office of Service Learning

Miami Service network: 513-529-7783

Community Outreach: 118 MacMillan Hall: 513-529-8312

Lights on Campus, 16 S. Campus Avenue, Oxford OH 45056, 513-523-4848

Additional Opportunities

  • Oxford Senior Center;  523-8100.
  • The Community Crisis and Counseling Center needs volunteers for the hotline and the rape crisis hotline. Training is scheduled each semester. Contact them at 523-4149. Butler County Rape Crisis Program. 513- 4146, 894-7002, 424-5498.
  • Shared Harvest Foodbank in Fairfield. Contact them at 1-800-352-3663, or check their website – www.sharedharvest.org
  • Parachute of Butler County provides court-appointed special advocates (CASA) for abused and neglected children in the court system, helping to place them in safe, permanent homes. Training is required, and the time commitment is a minimum of eight hours per month. Call 887-3880 for training.
  • HeadStart; call Lori Hartman (513) 887-5531, hartmanl@bcesc.org
  • Safe Kids Coalition; is a program of partnerships to achieve safer, healthier communities. They use volunteers, for example, in car-seat demonstrations. Call Annette Moore (513) 887-5534,moorea@bcesc.org. To learn more click on “programs” under www.bcesc.org/
  • Oxford/Talawanda Community Services 523-5859.
  • Tristate Habitat for Humanity The central office is now in Hamilton. Contact them at (513) 942-9211 or toll free at (866) 284-5387.
  • The Oxford Audubon Society. Contact Sharon Edwards at 523-9849. People with expertise to help coordinate educational programs contact Liz Woedl at 523-1782.
  • The Three Valley Conservation Trust has nature-related volunteer opportunities. Contact Eric Hollins at 523-1876 or Liz Woedl at 523-1782.
  • Dove House, battered women’s shelter in Hamilton 863-7099.
  • Butler County United Way Serves Butler County, except Oxford City and Township; Madison and Lemon Townships; and Middletown 513-863-0800: www.bc-unitedway.org
  • Butler County Board of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities 1-800-874-0268.
  • Butler County Children Services Board 1-800-325-2685
  • Butler County Care Facility and Adult Day Care (513) 887-3728
  • Butler County Juvenile Justice Center (513) 887-3318 (513) 887-3317
  • Butler County Department of Job and Family Services 1-800- 582-4267
  • United Way of Oxford, Ohio & Vicinity PO Box 262 Oxford, OH 45056-0262 Phone: (513) 523-0991
  • Fernside Center for Grieving Children 4380 Malsbary Road, Suite 300, Cincinnati OH 45242. Contact Mary, (513) 745-0111.