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
Amherst Middle School: Seniors are needed to help with child care for a parent meeting on Thursday, May 2nd from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. If you are interested to add this evening to your communtiy service hours, stop by Student Services and see Mrs. Carapetyan to sign up.
The Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village has opportunities for students to fulfill their community service hours. You can serve in many various ways, such as caring for artifacts at the Historical Museum, greet guests, maintenance work on the grounds and more. Holiday opportunities are also available. If interested, contact Nicole Schulte at email@example.com or call 716-689-1440.
The Music Department at Amherst Middle School: is in need of 6 stage crew students who could help during the week of May 6. They are partnered with the group Danceability and are hosting their recital on Saturday, May 11th. They are looking for 6 students to help out on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4-9 p.m. for the dress rehersals and also on Saturday all day for the three performances. What a great way to work toward your required community service hours. Contact Krista Jones at the Middle School if you are interested.
VolunteerMatch: If you are looking for ways to volunteer in the Buffalo area and earn your 20 Community Service hours, check out this website for areas in the Buffalo that may interest you.
St. Luke's Mission of Mercy: The mission is looking for volunteers on Saturday, April 6th to serve lunch and to all who come to the mission. The hours are 10am. to 1pm. St. Luke is located at 325 Walden Ave. near Sycamore on the east side of Buffalo. Contact Dawn Stanton at 716-830-2804 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Catholic Health: They are offering hours for the summer for ages 14 (entering 10th grade)-18 yrs. This is a way to give back to the community and to addd to your college application. For locations and available hours and for an application visit their website at chsbuffalo.org/volunteer
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.