Employers & Community Partners

Top 5 Employers

These employers host engagement sessions, attend career fairs, serve as mock interview facilitators, and hire our graduates.

2021-2022 Service-Learning Partners​

Transitions

Transitions

  • Contact Person: Tiffany Namey
  • Email: tnamey@transitionssc.org
  • Phone: (803) 708-4861
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description: Transitions is in need of students to assist with food distribution, operating the library, and conducting professional development training sessions.

Landrum Washington Legacy Fund, Inc.

Landrum Washington Legacy Fund, Inc.​
Landrum Washington Legacy Fund, Inc.
  • Contact Person: Ida Washington
  • Email: Washingtoni@att.net
  • Telephone: (803) 731-5344, Fax: (803) 750-5956
  • Majors: Business
  • Project Description/Needs: The Legacy Fund is in need of student volunteers that will assist in fundraising and assisting in preparing social media content.

Edventure

EdVenture Children's Museum
Edventure
  • Contact Person: Tyshica McConner, Education Initiatives Manager
  • Email: hmcconner@edventure.org
  • Majors: Education, Science Education, Social Work, Public Health
  • Project Description/Needs: Edventure is looking to recruit for Internships in the afterschool program collaboration with Richland One and they are looking for males as leadership and mentoring (role models).

The James K. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell

James K. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation
The James K. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell
  • Contact Person: Yvonne Donald
  • Email: ydonald@sc.rr.com
  • Telephone: (803)-447-8600
  • Fax: (803) 799-9471
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: The Sickle Cell Foundation is in need of office assistant volunteers. The best times for students to volunteer will be Tuesday – Thursday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Pruitt Health Columbia

Pruitt Health
Pruitt Health Columbia
  • Contact Person: Brenda Ginyard
  • Email: bginyard@pruitthealth.com
  • Telephone: (803) 254-5960
  • Fax: (803) 252-0352
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Pruitt Health of Columbia is in need of volunteers for recreation services and an internship is available. The project goals include volunteering in their Recreation Services Department and assisting with the implementation of activities for seniors.

Harmony Youth Safe Haven

Harmony Youth Safe Haven
  • Contact Person: Michael Myers
  • Address: P.O. Box 2071, Columbia, SC 29202
  • Telephone: (803) 319-0327
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Harmony Youth Safe Haven is in need of assistance in tutoring, mentoring, conducting home evaluations of participants and implementation of several community programs.


Harvest Hope

Harvest Hope
  • Contact: Rebecca Jones
  • Address: 2220 Shop Road, Columbia, SC 29201
  • Telephone: (803) 254-4432, ext. 1115
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Volunteers are needed to help sort and pack food as well as work in client intake for the Emergency Food Pantry, Event Volunteers, and Administrative Volunteers.

Project NAS (Not A Statistic)

Project NAS

  • Contact Person: Delores Shabazz
  • Email: d.shabazz@projectnas.org
  • Major: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Volunteers will assist with the implementation of the Life Skills Curriculum, a six week, 2hr training that focuses on personal enhancement, work readiness, relationship building, and financial literacy

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement logo
Junior Achievement
  • Contact Person: Matt Morrison
  • Address: 2711 Middleburg Dr. Ste. 301 Columbia, SC 29204 803-252-1974
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Volunteers will assist in implementing JA in a Day Programs approximately 3-4 hours in the morning (exact times will be communicated) Richland County Partners: South Kilbourne Elementary – CFK (Center for Knowledge) – Bridge Creek Elementary – Carolina School For Inquiry

Central SC Habitat for Humanity

Central SC Habitat for Humanity
Central SC Habitat for Humanity
  • Contact: Sarah Dean, Volunteer Coordinator
  • Email: sdean@habitatcsc.org
  • Address: 2814 Augusta Road, West Columbia, SC 29170
  • Phone: 803-726-0424 or 803-252-7525
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Volunteering in the Restore or assisting in home building projects Students can sign up on site: https://www.habitatcsc.org/individuals.html https://www.habitatcsc.org/groups.html

United Way of the Midlands - Midlands Reading Consortium

United Way of the Midlands
United Way of the Midlands – Midlands Reading Consortium
  • Contact: Monica Hudgens
  • Email: mhudgens@uway.org
  • Address: 1818 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201
  • Phone: 803.758.6987 | volunteer.uway.org
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Volunteers are needed to serve as readers to school aged children. Go to: Needs | United Way of the Midlands to identify available needs or copy the link into your browser: http://uway.galaxydigital.com/need/

Heartland of Columbia

Heartland of Columbia
  • Contact: Victoria, Activity Director
  • Address: 2601 Forest Drive, Columbia SC 29204
  • Major: Any Majors
  • Project Description: Volunteers are needed to encourage conversation and activities with senior residents.

HHA Cares, LLC

HHA Cares, LLC
  • Contact: Shirpolle Peniston-Blair
  • Address: 2033 Heyward Brockington Road, Columbia SC 29203
  • Phone: 803-351-3375
  • Major: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: HHA Cares, LLC is seeking individuals to assist with Mentoring and Tutoring

46 Votes

46 Votes
  • Contact: Annette McCoy
  • Address: 2314 Laurel Street, Columbia SC 29204
  • Phone: 803-360-3870
  • Major: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: The agency is looking for Program Organizers to encourage millennials and generation z to register and participate in the voting process.

Richland County Public Library

Richland County Public Library
  • Contact: Tiffany Ashford
  • Address: 2101 Oak Street, Columbia SC 29204
  • Phone: 803-509-8355
  • Major: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Richland Library Edgewood is seeking reading tutors that will assist school-aged children with improving their reading skills through systematic reading sessions.

The Cooperative Ministry

The Cooperative Ministry
  • Contact Person: Dave Peoples
  • Address: 3821 West Beltline Blvd, Columbia SC 29204
  • Phone: 803-799-3853 ext 312
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: The Cooperative Ministry is seeking greeters, donation receivers, intake assistance, and assemblers of goods for clients.

Midlands Fatherhood Coalition

Midlands Fatherhood Coalition
Midlands Fatherhood Coalition
  • Contact Person: Santanna Hayes or Savon Davis
  • Address: 943 E. Main Street, Lexington, SC 29072
  • Email: sdavis@midlandsfathers.com
  • Major: Psychology, Social Work, Mass Communication
  • Project Description/Needs: Midlands Fatherhood Coalition is looking for individuals to assist in program planning and implementation, and social media content generators.

Federation of Families of South Carolina

Federation of Families of South Carolina
Federation of Families of South Carolina
  • Contact: Jenah Cason or Terrell McCombs
  • Address: 810 Dutch Square Blvd., Columbia SC 29210
  • Email: jenahcason@fedfamsc.org
  • Majors: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Federation of Families of South Carolina is looking for volunteers for events

Kindred Hearts South Carolina

Kindred Hearts of South Carolina
Kindred Hearts South Carolina
  • Contact Person: Kimberly Janha
  • Address: 4 Northfield Ct, PO Box 290154, Columbia, SC 29229
  • Phone: 803.553.7277
  • Email: kindredheartssc@gmail.com
  • Major: Any Majors
  • Project Description/Needs: Kindred Hearts South Carolina is looking for students in Business program to participate in various aspects of operations ( ie. clerical, marketing, event promotions, and volunteer recruitment)
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