There are many ways to get involved in volunteer programs and activities within the SAU campus and community. Here are just a few current volunteer opportunities that are available. If you are interested in an area that is not currently listed, please complete the Volunteer Interest Form so that we may assist you in finding local sites and/or projects that match your interests.
Alcardun Heights Community Center
A tutoring center for youth grades K-12
Contact: Rhonda Voss
Provides Christmas presents to families with low income. Volunteer opportunities only available in November and December.
Contact: Dr. Shannin Schroeder
Boys & Girls Club
A youth organization whose mission is to help kids become good productive adults, especially those with financial difficulties.
Contact: David Smith
Columbia County Animal Protection Society (CCAPS)
A temporary care facility for abandoned, abused, and/or stray animals in Columbia County and South Arkansas.
(870) 234-8255/(870) 234-7297
South Arkansas Youth Services (SAYS)
Improves the quality of life for children aged 8 to 18 (and their families) thru prevention, education, case work, and counseling by providing temporary shelter, maintenance, care and treatment to neglected and abused youth, youth at risk, adjudicated delinquents, and families in need of services. SAYS has a mentorship program and mentors must be over the age of 21.
Contact: Jackie Oliver
Southern Christian Mission
A homeless shelter that provides shelter and meals for those in need.
Contact: John Miller
Services meals to individuals and families of Columbia County in need.