Volunteer Center

Westminster Neighborhood Ministries

General  Information:

 
Address: PO Box 11465 
 
City: Indianapolis
 
State: IN
 
ZIP: 46201
 

Contact Information

 
Name: Katie Scott, Volunteer Coordinator at WNM
 
 
Phone: 317-632-9785
 
Website: www.westmin.org
 

Volunteer Information

Categorical Listing: Other-Neighborhood

Mission: Westminster Neighborhood Ministries reaches out to serve the families and children in the growing inner-city area of Indianapolis's Near Eastside.

Our programming builds on three core principles:
Provide for needs, support, and educate.
Provide needed services to all members of the family. Support our neighborhood by developing partnerships with other local resources. Teach families and children to become more self-sustaining.
 
Volunteer Opportunities:
We offer short term, long term, and special event opportunities for service. We happily accept individuals or student groups who are willing to serve.

Long term:
Education program-
Be a mentor to a child in our K-8 after school program. Once a week commitment during the school year. Each volunteer is assigned to work one-on-one with one of our student participants.

Short term/ One time Support:
Food Pantry --
Help unload food donations for our food pantry. The third Tuesday of every month between 8-2 p.m.

Soup Kitchen --
Need 3-4 people to help with our weekly feeding program every Thursday morning. The program runs from 830-1130 a.m. Volunteers help serve meals, plate desserts, and clean up after meal.

When does this agency need volunteers?

We take volunteers on a rolling basis. Our organization is open Monday-Friday. Our children/education programs occur everyday. Our adult services (including our feeding program, food pantry, and clothing closet) run every Thursday morning. The adult services also needs help throughout the week with stocking, organizing, or unloading donation deliveries.

How far is your agency from Butler University?
 
8.1 miles
 
20 minutes
 
Is volunteer training required?:
 
Yes
 
Is a background check required?:
 
Yes