Big Car Service Center
Address: 3819 Lafayette Rd.
Lafayette Square Mall
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Name: Anne Laker
Phone: (317) 347-0238
Website address: www.bigcar.org
Categorical Listing: Arts, Neighborhood,
Mission: Service Center engages visitors of all
ages and backgrounds in creativity as a way to build community,
provide education and enrich lives -- and to transform a vacant
building in support of the 40-year-old Lafayette Square Mall (which
is donating the building) and the surrounding commercial and
Description: Service Center is a community art
center designed to spark real change in an area of Indianapolis
poised for amazing improvement. Through creative approaches,
Service Center addresses many of the issues facing Indianapolis:
education, mass transit, art and culture, diversity, libraries,
urban gardening, recycling, and economic development.
At Service Center, we:
• celebrate the ethnic variety of the neighborhood, engage
adults and kids in collaborative art exhibitions created by and
about them • grow a large neighborhood garden (the first in the
city on top of a parking lot) • host exhibitions by local and
national artists • offer educational programs in art, performance,
and creative writing • provide a small library, meeting area, and
computer lab with Internet access • facilitate a neighborhood
Volunteer opportunities: We have several
volunteer opportunities to work in the community garden assisting
with planting, weeding and harvesting. You'll also have the
opportunity to assist with upgrading the garden by building
benches, painting murals and other artistic activities.
Is volunteer training required?
Is a background check required?
Does your agency offer internships?
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