Volunteer with CRC!

Whether you are interested in helping seniors, tutoring children, or working on special events, volunteering at the Community Resources Center is a terrific way to give back. Call us at 614-268-3539 or e-mail crcvolunteers@clintonvillecrc.org to find out about the many volunteer opportunities available for people of all ages and abilities at the Community Resources Center.

CRC Upcoming Events/Projects — Updated March 27, 2017

Immediate Volunteer Needs

Food Pantry – Traffic Supervision: 14 W. Lakeview, Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm, direct vehicles arriving for produce pickup and keep the traffic flowingon Lakeview and around building.

Senior Client & Kinship Needs: install new downspouts, house cleaning and light household chores.

Senior Medical Driver:  weekday schedule varies, must have car, pick up client and take home from medical appointments, volunteer can commit as much or little as schedule allows.

Spring Yard Work: sign up to help with spring yard work for our senior clients, great project for groups or families, flexible schedule in April.

Special Events

CRC’s Spring Fling Fundraiser: Clintonville Woman’s Club, Thursday, May 4, help set up, help at sign in table, serve beverages or clean up.

CRC’s Ring Around the Roses 5K Run/Walk: Whetstone Park of Roses, Monday, May 29, help set up, help with registration, help on the race course, help with Kids Run, help at the finish line or with awards.


Midgarden/Community Garden

619 Midgard Road by the Railroad tracks

Green Columbus Volunteer Service Day: Sunday, April 9, noon – 3pm, spring cleanup day at our community garden, bring tools & drinking water, dress appropriately and prepare to get dirty!

Arbor Day/Earth Day Celebration: Sunday, April 23, noon – 3pm, celebrate Arbor Day and Earth day at our community garden, plant trees, prepare garden for season, spread soil & mulch, clean cottage and tool shed.

Food Pantry

Lakeview Food Pantry: 14 W. Lakeview, Tuesdays, 6-7pm, help unload fresh produce from the Mid-Ohio Food Bank truck.

Lakeview Food Pantry: 14 W. Lakeview, Wednesdays, 10am – 1pm, help divide produce in portions for pick up.

Lakeview Food Pantry: 14 W. Lakeview, Wednesdays, 4-6pm, help distribute fresh produce.

Lakeview Food Pantry: 14 W. Lakeview, Thursdays, Noon – 5pm, help process food donations.

Lakeview Food Pantry: 14 W. Lakeview, Fridays, 9-11am, help unload canned good delivery and stock shelves.

Gethsemane Food Pantry: Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 35 E. Stanton Ave, Wednesdays, 5:30-8pm, help clients shop for food and distribute food.


Senior Services

Seniors Breakfast Club: second Thursday of every month, help set up, serve and clean up at the monthly senior potluck and fellowship event.

Senior Downsizing:  help seniors get ready to move, organize and sort through belongings.

Senior Friendly Visits: go to neighborhood senior homes and spend time getting to know them, chatting, socializing and brighten their daily routine.

Senior Grocery Outings: assist seniors shopping and checking out during the group grocery trips.

Senior Home Repair: help seniors with everyday home repair work, such as painting, drain cleaning, install screen windows, and install handrails, household chores and other home maintenance.

Senior Lawn Mowing: sign up to mow a senior’s lawn, must have lawn mower and be able to transport.

Senior Tech Help: help seniors with computer issues, setting up programs and trouble shooting.


Youth Services

Kids Club: Monday – Friday, 3:30-5:30pm, help at our elementary after school program with homework, reading, math, crafts and games.

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Complete a Volunteer Application by clicking here and then printing out the forms and returning them to CRC in person or by mail: 3222 N. High St., Columbus, OH  43202.



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