Community Service & Internship
Community Service and Internship opportunities occur at various times throughout the school year. Please check back often. Please be aware that the ACHS Communtiy Service Requirement of 20 hours must be completed in order to participate in our ACHS graduation June 29, 2019.
Community Service Opportunities:
- Eggertsville - Snyder Branch Library, 4622 Main St./839-0700
- American Red Cross - Erie County, 1-800-272-4543
- Goodwill Industries - 153 Division St., Buffalo/854-3494
- Salvation Army Retail Stores, 1089 Niagara Falls Blvd./ 831-9275
Amherst Community Church: is offering community service hours to Amherst students through their child care program. The ACC is located next to the high school on Washington Dr. If you are interested stop by the church and ask for Andrea, Coordinator of the Child Care program.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County: are looking for volunteers who are junior or seniors. As a Big Brother or Big Sister you will have an opportunity to mentor a child who is dealing with issues at home and school. The friendship you will build with your Little Brother or Sister during the school year will make a Big difference in their life and in yours too! It's one day per week, you select the day & time; share planned educational & recreational activities with a child; a BBBS Site Coordinator will be present at each visit; great volunteer opportunity to do with a friend. For more information or to schedule a volunteer interview: 716-873-5833
VolunteerMatch: If you are looking for ways to volunteer in the Buffalo area and earn your 20 hours of community service, these opportunities are available.
Amherst Tiger's Den Food Pantry: Volunteer at Tiger's Den Food Pantry and earn community service hours. Volunteer tasks include helping clients shop for food, sort food, checking for expiration dates, restock and sort. The hours available are the 1st, 3rd Thursday of the month and if there's a 5th Thursday, that also would be available. Contact Carolyn Catalano at CCatalano@amherstschools.org if you are interested.
Rising Stars Math Camp Volunteers: We are running a math program for kids entering grades t that would be a great service opportunity for kids who are 16 and older who love math.If you are interested in more information on how you can volunteer for this program contactChristine Obringer at ( 716) 836-0198 or Christine Obringer@erie.gov