Agency List "S"
St. Felix Pantry, Inc.
From I-40, take Coors Blvd north to Coors By-Pass. Follow Coors By-Pass, until merges in to Alameda Blvd/Highway 528. You turn on the third light after Intel and go east on Barbara Loop you will see St. Felix Pantry on the right.
The ABQ Ride Bus line bus #251 has a stop right before Barbara Loop. Check http://www.cabq.gov/transit/bus-routes-and-schedules-pdf-format for current schedule.
Agency description/mission: We Restore Hope to Families and Individuals in Need by Providing Food, Clothing and Referral Services. St. Felix Pantry feeds over 53,000 households in the state of New Mexico. We see this need continuing to increase every day. The clients are allowed to come once a week and are provided with a box of food and clothes for their family. We are in need of people with a wide variety of talents.
Service Learning opportunities:
Orientation/Training schedule: On the job training for some positions. Other jobs require previous experience or education.
Special Conditions or Requirements:Some opportunities require heavy lifting and standing for extended periods of time.
Number of Service Learning Students Needed: 1 to 20 students
Hours of Operation when Students are needed: Tuesday-Saturday, 6-3
Minimum Hour Commitment Required: Weekly: 15 hours per semester but some opportunities require more time.
St. Martin’s Hospitality Center
Agency description/mission: St. Martin’s is New Mexico’s premier multi-service program provider to the homeless and disenfranchised with a vision of “ending homelessness one person at a time.”
Service Learning opportunities:
Orientation/Training schedule: St. Martin’s will attempt to accommodate students’ schedules to conduct orientation/training. Orientation will be conducted every other week beginning on October 9th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am If other arrangements are required, please contact Linda via telephone or email.
Special Conditions or Requirements: No one under 18 years of age. High school diploma or equivalent experience working with homeless or severely disadvantaged people, substance abusers or chronically mentally ill individuals. Experience with volunteers preferred. Experience working with racially and culturally diverse groups. Current CPR and First-Aid qualifications or willingness to be trained. Knowledge of community resources. Bilingual preferred. Comfortable blue Jeans and tee shirts are acceptable attire. Physical requirements of Shelter Assistant are the ability to stand/walk for long periods of time and ability to lift 25 pounds or drag 40 pounds across floor.
Number of Service Learning Students Needed: 8 to 10
Hours of Operation when Students are needed: Technology needs may be addressed anytime between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm; or on weekends. The Hospitality hours are from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and Client Advocacy hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Students may select a time that suits their learning schedules as long as the coordinators are notified in advance. A sign-in sheet will be provided for all students receive service learning opportunities at St. Martin’s.
Minimum Hour Commitment Required: Weekly: 15 hours/Semester; 2 hours/Week.