Youth Sports & Education
Bristol Parks and Recreation Department
Parks & Recreation Dept.: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Community Center: Thames Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Shuttle Service/Work Study Opportunity
The Bristol Parks and Recreation Department's mission is to create, promote and implement programs that reflect the recreational and cultural diversity of the community, while maintaining a beautiful park and playground system and protecting the natural resources of the community. Activities range from the Bristol Community Center, offering local children safe and fun activities, to Unified Sports, a program that offers athletic competition for teams comprised of both disabled and non-disabled athletes. Programs for seniors, such as the walking club and the bowling program are also offered. Volunteers are needed to serve meals and clean up at the Oz Café (which provides hot meals to high school students). Other service opportunities include acting as a big brother/big sister figure and assisting with Community Center school vacation camps and trips.
Big Brothers of Rhode Island
3300 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, RI 02915
Big Brothers of Rhode Island provides one-on-one relationships between at-risk children and volunteer mentors at no charge to the child, family or volunteers. Male volunteers are needed to meet weekly with fatherless boys to act as mentors.
YMCA of Greater Providence
70 West Street, Barrington, RI 02806
The mission of the YMCA of Greater Providence is to build healthy spirit, mind and body for all, through programs, services and relationships that are based upon our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.