Located in southwest Ohio and across the river from Kentucky, Cincinnati is made up of many different neighborhoods where you can find your niche or try new things. It's old and new, North and South, college town, blue collar and corporate, beer and pretzels, and wine and cheese. Members become a part of a greater network of service organizations which offers them many opportunities to learn, serve, and build community.
The Cincinnati site also includes a rural placement in Kermit, WV. Scroll to the bottom of the page for more information.


Site Director: Nancy Groszek
Assistant Site Director: Judy Tensing, SND
Phone: 513-291-0478



Corryville Catholic School

Corryville Catholic is an elementary inner city school near the University of Cincinnati. Three NDA members assist with grades K-4 in classrooms, help students with computer work, tutor individuals, and supervise recess, lunch, and field trips.   Members are also expected to stay after school on Thursday to assist with after school programs.

Education Matters /Community Matters                                                                                                                  

Education Matters/Community Matters is located in Lower Price Hill and works to remove barriers and create bridges to college and employment for those who re-enter an educational environment in order to reach their life-long learning and earning goals.  Three members assist with GED preparation and college access,   Two member assists with job readiness skills, and two members assist with ESOL classes for West African, Guatemalen and other immigrants.

Su Casa Hispanic Center

Founded in 1997, Su Casa is the primary provider of social, educational, language, employment and health care services to the Hispanic/Latino community in Greater Cincinnati. The mission is self-sufficiency for the poor and vulnerable of the immigrant community that comes to the U.S. looking for a better way of life for their families. Member assists with ESOL and after school programs. Member must be bilingual in Spanish and have own transportation.

Seton Education Partners

Seton Education Partners seeks mission-driven, faith-filled, results-oriented leaders to work with students and teachers in Seton Blended Learning Network Elementary Schools within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.   We are looking for dynamic people who want to assist in creating strong academic results with their students and want to dramatically increase their reach. Prior experience with blended learning is not required, but talent, drive, and a desire to develop college-bound scholars is mandatory. to learn more, you can read about our results read our FAQ, or watch this video which explains our work through the eyes of our partner schools, families and their students.


Kermit, WV


Located in rural southwest West Virginia near the Kentucky border, Kermit has a population of just over 400. While rich in culture and natural beauty, it is also economically depressed with a poverty level for children exceeding 40%.

Big Laurel Learning Center -
PO Box 266, Kermit, WV 25674
Telephone (304) 393-1136

Big Laurel Learning Center is an education and service center located high on a mountain ridge above the town of Kermit. There is a wide range of service opportunities including tutoring in the elementary school, helping with the after-school program, providing hospitality for visiting volunteer groups, grounds keeping, animal care (chickens, dogs, and horses), and outreach to the elderly in the community. Time will also be spent learning about the culture, history, and ecology of this particular region of Appalachia.
Members must be open minded, flexible, creative, and resourceful. They should be comfortable working with children, working outdoors, and with occasional solitude. Housing is available at the center for a small monthly fee for utilities, phone, TV, and internet. Members must provide their own transportation.


For additional volunteer opportunities in Ohio, read about our service sites in Cleveland and Dayton .


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