Volunteer Opportunities

Undergraduate students may be able to earn course credit for internship experiences that are directly related to the field of psychology.  Internships must meet certain criteria and be pre-approved by the Psychology Undergraduate Committee to earn course credit.  Contact Dr. Brooke Spangler  to learn more about the pre-approval process and requirements for earning internship course credit.

Helpful Links

Miami Office of Career Services

MU Office of Service Learning

Miami Service network: 513-529-7783

Community Outreach: 118 MacMillan Hall: 513-529-8312

Lights on Campus, 16 S. Campus Avenue, Oxford OH 45056, 513-523-4848

Additional Opportunities

  • Oxford Senior Center;  523-8100.
  • The Community Crisis and Counseling Center needs volunteers for the hotline and the rape crisis hotline. Training is scheduled each semester. Contact them at 523-4149. Butler County Rape Crisis Program. 513- 4146, 894-7002, 424-5498.
  • Shared Harvest Foodbank in Fairfield. Contact them at 1-800-352-3663, or check their website – www.sharedharvest.org
  • Parachute of Butler County provides court-appointed special advocates (CASA) for abused and neglected children in the court system, helping to place them in safe, permanent homes. Training is required, and the time commitment is a minimum of eight hours per month. Call 887-3880 for training.
  • HeadStart; call Lori Hartman (513) 887-5531, hartmanl@bcesc.org
  • Safe Kids Coalition; is a program of partnerships to achieve safer, healthier communities. They use volunteers, for example, in car-seat demonstrations. Call Annette Moore (513) 887-5534,moorea@bcesc.org. To learn more click on “programs” under www.bcesc.org/
  • Oxford/Talawanda Community Services 523-5859.
  • Tristate Habitat for Humanity The central office is now in Hamilton. Contact them at (513) 942-9211 or toll free at (866) 284-5387.
  • The Oxford Audubon Society. Contact Sharon Edwards at 523-9849. People with expertise to help coordinate educational programs contact Liz Woedl at 523-1782.
  • The Three Valley Conservation Trust has nature-related volunteer opportunities. Contact Eric Hollins at 523-1876 or Liz Woedl at 523-1782.
  • Dove House, battered women’s shelter in Hamilton 863-7099.
  • Butler County United Way Serves Butler County, except Oxford City and Township; Madison and Lemon Townships; and Middletown 513-863-0800: www.bc-unitedway.org
  • Butler County Board of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities 1-800-874-0268.
  • Butler County Children Services Board 1-800-325-2685
  • Butler County Care Facility and Adult Day Care (513) 887-3728
  • Butler County Juvenile Justice Center (513) 887-3318 (513) 887-3317
  • Butler County Department of Job and Family Services 1-800- 582-4267
  • United Way of Oxford, Ohio & Vicinity PO Box 262 Oxford, OH 45056-0262 Phone: (513) 523-0991
  • Fernside Center for Grieving Children. 4380 Malsbary Road, Suite 300, Cincinnati OH 45242. Contact Mary, (513) 745-0111.