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Good Samaritan Society Wellness Programs

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Address: 5201 Roma Ave NE Albuquerque, NM 87108
Contact Person: Spanda Bhavani
Phone: 505-256-6222
Fax: 505-266-5692
Email: sbhavani@good-sam.com
Web Site: www.Good-Sam.com


Location directions: From CNM main campus: Take Coal (one-way), continue on Zuni, turn left onto San Mateo, go 4 blocks past Central, turn left on Roma (before Lomas) and park. From I-40, exit south on San Mateo, slow down after the intersection at Lomas and turn on Roma, the first street on the right. Immediately park in the corner lot on the left. We are in the only 6 store building on Roma.

Agency description/mission: The Good Samaritan motto is "In Christ's Love, Everyone is Someone." We are open to people of all faiths. Our Wellness Programs accommodate from young adults to elder seniors who are new to exercise or returning from a sedentary lifestyle. We welcome any level of participation, as appropriate to each person. Our instructors are trained to adapt and individualize every aspect of the Fitness classes. The programs also include preventative health education through workshops and special events.

Service Learning opportunities: There are several ways to serve and learn: assisting participants on outings, helping in the cardio room, with weekly assessments or aside individuals who require assistance in fitness classes; record keeping or photo, video and graphics projects. Also data entry, light equipment maintenance, etc. marketing brochures, reminder phone calls. How would you like to help? What’s your major?

Orientation/Training schedule: Flexible schedule. Orientation includes 30 minute HIPPA video, tour and introductions.

Special conditions or requirements: Respect and caring for people of all ages. Bright-minded attention to detail. Sense of humor, a plus.

Number of Service-Learning Students Needed: Up to three.

Hours of operation when students are needed: Anytime between 9 am and 7 pm Monday–Friday; 10:00 am-4:00 pm Saturday

Minimum hour commitment required: Weekly 2 hours; Semester 15 hours



Meals on Wheels Albuquerque

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Address: 5901 Harper Dr. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109
Mailing Address: PO Box 92614 Albuquerque, NM 87199
Contact Person: Pam Webb, Director of Client and Volunteer Services
Phone: 505-823-8061
Fax: 505-823-8066
Email: pam-volunteer@mow-nm.org
Web Site: www.mow-nm.org


Location directions: I-25 and San Mateo off the Frontage Road. Right onto Harper. Located in the Presbyterian Northside Building, with the entrance at the rear.

Agency description/mission: Nourishing bodies and spirits of the homebound with balanced meals and friendship.

Service Learning opportunities: 1) Students can be in our kitchen working with staff and volunteers packaging cold items into containers for our disabled, critically ill and homebound clients. 2) Students can provide general office assistance.

Orientation/Training schedule: Held the first day of the Service Learning start date as hands-on On the Job orientation.

Special conditions or requirements: Kitchen – no open-toed shoes, wear long pants, and nothing sleeveless. A hairnet, apron and gloves will be provided. Office – business casual dress is preferred.

Number of Service Learning Students Needed: 5 (five)

Hours of operation when students are needed: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Monday–Friday.

Minimum hour commitment required: 2 hours weekly until 15 hours completed.