Service Opportunities

If you know of any contact information that needs to be changed or updated to this list please notify Jessica Fincham at jfincham@heidelberg.edu

 

American Civil War Museum
The American Civil War Museum of Ohio satisfies our community's need for a unique educational museum by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the American Civil War and its impact on the current generation of American people.
Gary Gundord 419.509.0324
217 South Washington Street Tiffin, OH 44883 www.acwmo.org
Autumnwood Assisted Living Facility
Autumnwood is a long term care facility with a short-term rehab unit and a memory loss unit. We readily accept groups of college students willing to do group activities with the residents in the evenings.
Mary L 419.447.7151
670 E. SR 18 Tiffin, OH 44883 skoppus@voa.org
Bloomville Food Pantry
The Bloomville Food Pantry serves the greater Bloomville community and is open once monthly. Volunteer opportunities include: sorting and distibuting donations, and assisting with the collection of donations.
Rick Preslin 419.983.6401
31 North Marion Street, Bloomville OH 44818  
CASA
We believe that children deserve a safe, permanent, supportive environment in which to live. Community volunteers are needed to become trained advocates for children who have been abused or neglected.
Rebecca Herner 419.448.1442
21 Court Street Tiffin, OH 44883 beckyherner@hotmail.com
Community Hospice Care
We hope to increase the significance of a terminal patient's remaining days through the provision of an umbrella of physical care, emotional support, and encouragement to the patient's ability to remain in the home setting for as long as possible. Volunteer opportunities include: office work, fundraising, housekeeping work, and patient care opportunities.
Mellisa Bower 419.447.4040
181 East Perry Street Tiffin, OH 44883 info@communityhospicecare.com
Daybreak of Fostoria
Our mission is to provide affordable, quality adult day care in a safe environment that uplifts the spirit of an Alzheimer's client and provides a respite for their caregiver.
Terri Faeth 419.435.4022
725 Columbus Avenue Fostoria, OH 44830  
Department of Job and Family Services
The ODJFS works in partnership with the community to provide appropriate services to children, adults and families to promote personal responsibility, independence and a safe living environment and self sufficiency.
Robert Anderson 419.447.5011
3362 S Township Road 151 Tiffin, OH 44883 anderr@odjfs.state.oh.us
Elmwood Assisted Living Facility
Elmwood Assisted Living at The Shawhan is a residential living community which offers support with activities of daily living as well as medical monitoring, medication administration, and nursing supervision. We readily accept groups of college students willing to do group activities with the residents in the evenings and weekends.
Missy Gurney 419.447.6885
54 S Washington St Tiffin, OH 4483 mgurney@elmwoodcommunities.com
En Camino
We provide services to migrant and immigrant workers. Working with the people, we connect them with other agencies to make their stays in Ohio the best experience possible.
Sister Kerstin Deubel 419.619.0887
323 North Street Fostoria, OH 44830  

 

Family and Children First Council
The purpose of the Family and Children First Council is to help families seeking government services by streamlining.
Sharon George 419.443.0981
201 South Washington Street Tiffin, OH 44883  sgeorge@ncoesc.org

 

First Call for Help
First Call for Help can suggest volunteer positions that are available for students who may be interested in serving the community. They may contact our office for information.
Susan Beck 419.448.4357
201 South Washington Street Tiffin, OH 44883 firstcall@tsunitedway.org
FISH of Tiffin
FISH is an ecumenical organization providing emergency assistance for food, transportation, utilities and prescriptions to residents of Seneca County. Volunteer opportunities include: Assisting at the food pantry in stocking and sorting, assisting manager in transporting food.
Catherine Gase 419.618.7724
455 E. Market Street Tiffin, OH 44883 jcgase@netzero.net
Fostoria Sharing Kitchen
The Fostoria Sharing Kitchen is open every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and serves a free lunch-time meal to the public. Volunteer opportunities include: preparing and serving meals, and clean-up.
Phyllis Hulderman 419.436.1667
321 North Main Street Fostoria, OH 44830  
Franciscan Earth Literacy Center
The Earth Literacy Center is an education facility and sustainable farm focusing on environmental literacy. Volunteer opportunities include: farm work, clerical work, youth leadership, and small animal care.
Mike Conner 419.448.7485
194 St. Francis Ave Tiffin, OH 44883 earthliteracy@sbcglobal.net
Friedman Village at St. Francis
Friedman Village is comprised of an assisted living facililty and independent condos for Tiffin's aging population. Volunteer opportunities include: visiting residents, assisting in arts and crafts and recreational activities.
Sandy Nye 419.443.1445
175 St. Francis Ave Tiffin, OH 44993 volunteers@stfrancishome.org
Good Shepherd Home
Rooted in a faith-based tradition of service yet open to people of all beliefs, Good Shepherd Home is a continuing care retirement community with a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Volunteer opportunities include: : visiting residents, assisting in arts and crafts and recreational activities.
Cindy Swartz 419.435.1801
725 Columbus Avenue Fostoria, OH 44830 cswartz@goodshepherdhome.com
Greenlawn Cemetery Association
Greenlawn Cemetery Association is in the process of an ambitious computerization project. This project seeks volunteers in assisting the preservation of all the data from the 160-year-old cemetery. The data from the cemetery’s several resources is being gathered into one database. Once purchase records are entered, mapping of the cemetery will be done.
Linda J. Ellinger 419.447.2010
895 East County Road 26 Tiffin, OH 44883 ljellinger@woh.rr.com
The Humane Society of Seneca County
Animal Care Volunteers help by cleaning kennels as well as exercising, bathing, grooming and socializing animals
Amanda Hough 419.447.5704
2811 South State Route 100 Tiffin, OH 44883 amanda@senecahumane.org
Kiwanas Manor
Kiwanas Manor offers affordable housing for seniors in an apartment-style living environment. Volunteer opportunities include: assisting the activities coordinator in arts and crafts/recreation, assisting the residents with technology, and visiting residents.
Julie Hersh 419.448.4541
7 East Market Street info@tiffinkiwanis.org
Mercy Hospital of Tiffin
Volunteer opportunities include: escorting, serving at the information desk, clerical work, and serving in the gift shop.
Judy Ryder 419.455.7751
45 St. lawrence Drive Tiffin, OH 44883 Judith_Ryder@mhsnr.org
Morrsion House Transitional Home
The Morrison house offers free transional housing to those in need. Volunteer opportunities include: cleaning and house-keeping chores, outdoor work, assistance with costruction projects, and aiding residens with needed services.
Pat Demonte 419.448.0355
107 West Perry Street Tiffin, OH 44883 director@tsunitedway.org
Patchworks House
PatchWorks House is a family service agency which provides support, guidance and assistance to families who have suffered some type of trauma such as abuse, neglect, divorce, separation or child custody issues which may cause stress or difficulty. Our Agency relies on caring, committed indiviuals for a variety of different tasks including direct services, fundraising, special events, household maintenance and light housekeeping duties.
Barb Flood 419.448.0080
42 Madison St Tiffin, OH 44883 patchwrk@bright.net
The Ritz Theatre
The Ritz Theatre is a non-profit organization, their mission is to entertain and enrich people by providing an historic center for creative expression, education, social interaction, and community development. Volunteer opportunities include: clerical work, custodial work, backstage help, conncessions, and ushering
Michael Strong 419.448.8544
30 South Washington St. Tiffin, OH 44883 michael@ritztheatre.org
Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Salvation Armies world wide address the needs of the impoverished and raise funds for international disaters and charitable efforts. Volunteer opportunities include: serving at Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday soup kitchens, and organization and distribution of food pantry.
Captain PB Stetser 419.447.2252
505 East Market Street Tiffin, OH 44883 captainpb@gmail.com 
Seneca County Commision on Aging
The Seneca County Commission on Aging specializes in helping its 60 year and older citizens maintain their lifestyles in comfort. Our purpose is to ensure that the elderly are able to live independently in their homes. We are a non-profit organization and our services are happily performed free of charge. Volunteer opportunities include: serving or delivering daily luncheons from 11:00am-12:00pm, help with Bingo every Monday night, fundraising, and marketing.
Chrissy Larick 418. 447.5792
10 Riverside Dr Tiffin, OH 44883 adminsec@woh.rr.com
Seneca County Habitat for Humanity
Seneca HFH builds safe, decent and affordable homes and sells them to families in need. The homes are built through donations of money, materials and labor. Volunteer opportunities include: construction aid, website development, and public relations.
Joe Swora 419.447.4270
65 Grace Street Tiffin, OH 44883 senecahfh@yahoo.com
Seneca County Opportunity Center
The opportunity Center is an organization that serves people with mental and physical handicaps. Volunteer opportunities include: Help with supervision during after hour activities such as: ball games, movies, dinner, bowling, and other community outings.
Allicia Lawrence 419.447.7521 ext 146
780 County Road 20 Tiffin, OH 44883 alawrence@senecacbmrdd.org
Seneca County Red Cross
The Red Cross, which is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. Volunteer opportunities include: clerical work, janitorial work, and help with weekly Bingo events.
John Sherer 419.447.1424
870 W. Market St Tiffin, OH 44883 donna@redcrosssenecacounty.org
Seneca County Veterans Services
The Seneca County Veterans Service Agency is committed to providing assistance and support to veterans through the pursuance of veterans benefits at the County, State and Federal levels and referrals to other agencies for possible assistance.
Thomas B. Gernert 419.447.2885
920 County Road 20 Tiffin, OH 44883  
St. Francis Home
We are a Nursing Facility that cares for the elderly; we have Nursing and skilled Nursing units, Assisted Living units and Dementia units all under one roof. Volunteer opportunities include: Visiting and playing games with residents, working in the gift shop, going on shopping trips and special outings, and helping with many monthly activities such as parties, happy hours, and music entertainment.
Darlene Bloom 419.447.2723 ext. 3229
182 St. Francis Ave Tiffin, OH 44883 volunteers@stfrancishome.org
St. Paul's Sharing Kitchen
The sharing kitchen probides a free, home-cooked meal every Monday and Thursday for the Tiffin community. Meals are open to all and served from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Volunteer opportunities include: preperation, and serving of sharing kitchen meals.
Shirley Smith 419.447.4304
46 Madison St, Tiffin OH 44883  
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. The store accepts monetary donations along with gently used clothing, kitchen ware, and small furniture. Volunteer needs include: organization of store items, housekeeping.
Mary Huffman 419.447.8218
184 S Washington St Tiffin, OH 44883  
Tiffin Community YMCA
Together with our partners, we provide recreational opportunities for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to help them grow in spirit, mind and body. Volunteer opportunities include: helping with youth sports, adult sports, child watch, clerical work, and special events.
Mikki King 419.447.8711
Hedges Boyer Park, 180 Summit Street Tiffin, OH 44883 mking@tiffinymca.org
Tiffin Developmental Center
Our mission is to sustain a supportive community that offers a wide range of quality services so that each individual residing at the Tiffin Developmental Center may experience a life of increasing capabilities and independence. Volunteer opportunities include: taking part in annual events, assisting the activites staff, hosting social gatherings, and visiting individuals.
Sara Lawson 419.447.1450
600 N River Rd Tiffin, OH 44883 sara.lawson@dodd.oh.gov
Tiffin Historic Trust
Tiffin Historic Trust, Inc. is a non-profit organization established in 1976 to inform and educate the public on the need to preserve and restore Tiffin's historic landmarks for future generations.
Theresa Sullivan 567.230.4289
172 Jefferson Street Tiffin, OH 44883 tiffinhistoric@att.net
Tiffin Parks and Recreation
The Park and Recreation Department is a non-profit, municipal government agency serving the City of Tiffin. The Parks and Rec. Dept. maintains approximately 200-acres of public parkland, creating thirteen parks for the citizens of Tiffin and its visitors to enjoy.
Steve Dreyfuse 419.448.5408
621 E. Market St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883 parksdepartment@tiffinohio.gov
Tiffin Seneca Child Care Center
The childcare center is a preschool/day care that enrolls children from ages 6 weeks to 8 years. Volunteer opportunities include: care and education of children, care time, reccess duty, and sanitation of toys.
Kelly Schwab 419.447.3382
131 E. Perry St (housed in Trinity Church) Tiffin, OH 44883 tsccc@att.net
Tiffin-Seneca Public Library
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, a free county district public library, is committed to meeting the informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of all who live, work or go to school in Seneca County. Volunteer opportunities include: General: shelving, shelf reading, check items in and out, help where there is a need
Debby Roszman 419.447.3751
77 Jefferson St. Tiffin, OH 44883 roszmade@oplin.org
Tiffin-Seneca Teen Center
The Tiffin-Seneca Teen Center offers a safe place for Tiffin youth after school hours. Volunteer opportuniteis include: programming at the center, assisiting with maintenance and projects at the center
Kay Hartley 616.648.2411
162 E Perry St Tiffin, OH 44883 kharltey@heidelberg.edu
Tiffin-Seneca United Way
Tiffin-Seneca United Way is a collaboration of community volunteers, and health and human-service providers. United Way assists citizen leaders to develop an agenda to strengthen community life in areas the community needs.
Pat Demonte 419.448.0355
201 South Washington Street Tiffin, OH 44883 director@tsunitedway.org