Service and Community Partnerships

Want to volunteer but don't know where to go?

Student Voluntary Services (SVS) works with more than 100 local nonprofit agencies in a variety of different areas. Whether you want to work with children, spend time with the elderly, or help clean the environment, SVS has a program for you!

Our volunteer programs are categorized by the population served. These categories and the agencies that are open to working with Ball State students are listed below. These lists should help you identify the volunteer agency that best matches your interests.


  • Action for Animals
  • Animal Rescue Fund
  • Blackford County Animal Shelter
  • Muncie Humane Society
  • SPUR: East Central Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

Arts & Culture:

  • Cornerstone Center for the Arts
  • Gallery 308
  • Minnetrista
  • Muncie Ballet
  • Muncie Civic Theatre

Child Care:

  • Angels on High Preschool
  • Apple Tree Child Development Center (YMCA)
  • Enchanted Playroom
  • Hazlewood Christian Preschool 
  • Huffer Memorial Chidren's Center
  • Janelle Kramer In-Home Daycare
  • Kingdom Kare Daycare
  • Mothers of Preschoolers (M.O.P.S.) 
  • Precious Hearts Development Center
  • Udder Angels in Alexandria
  • United Day Care


  • Camp Adventure
  • CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • Christian Ministries of Delaware County
  • Conley Mitchell Alliance for Hope
  • Covenant Partners Ministries
  • Desoto United Methodist Church
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Grace Lutheran Church
  • Guiding Light
  • Main Street Church Kids for Christ
  • Market Place Ministry
  • Nana & Pappy's Farm, LLC
  • New Day Ministries
  • Project Leadership - 21st Century Scholars
  • Salvation Army
  • St. Martin Community Center
  • St. Mary School
  • TEAMwork for Quality Living
  • United Way of Delaware County
  • Victim Advocate Program
  • Wes-Del Schools
  • Westminister Presbyterian Church
  • YMCA of Muncie
  • YWCA of Muncie


  • Plainfield Corrections Facility
  • Youth Opportunity Center (YOC), Inc.


  • Hillcroft
  • Hillcroft - Camp Isanogle
  • Indiana School for the Deaf


  • Back to School Teachers Store
  • Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • Daleville Library
  • Head Start of Delaware County
  • Minnetrista
  • Muncie Children's Museum
  • Muncie Public Library


  • Cardinal Greenways
  • Minnetrista
  • Red-tail Land Conservancy

Health Care/Hospital:

  • Albany EMS
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Red Cross
  • Ball Memorial Hospital Volunteer Resources
  • Bethel Pointe Health and Rehab Center
  • Brookside Haven Health Care
  • Cancer Services of East Central Indiana - Little Red Door
  • Muncie Health and Rehabilitation Center
  • Open Door Health Services
  • Riley Hospital for Children
  • Waters of Muncie
  • Waters of Yorktown
  • Westminister Village Health Center


  • Muncie Mission
  • YWCA


  • AseraCare Hospice
  • Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care
  • New Hope Hospice
  • Southern Care Hospice
  • The Hospice Group


  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Home Savers

Hunger/Food Distribution:

  • Blood n' Fire Food Pantry
  • Friends Memorial Church Food Pantry
  • Soup Kitchen of Muncie
  • Salvation Army
  • Second Harvest Food Bank

Older Adults:

  • Alpha Center
  • Golden Living Center
  • Liberty Village Nursing Home
  • Life Stream Services
  • Lynd House
  • Parkview Nursing Center
  • Willow Bend Living Center
  • Woodlands Nursing Home


  • Boys & Girls Club of Muncie
  • Buley Community Center
  • Muncie Ballet
  • Ross Community Center


  • Boys & Girls Club of Muncie 
  • Buley Community Center 
  • Burris School
  • Cowan Community Schools
  • Delaware County Community Schools (Albany Elementary, Delta Middle, Eaton Elementary, Royerton Elementary)
  • Ivy Tech Writing Center
  • Motivate our Minds (MOMs)
  • Muncie Community Schools (Northside Middle)
  • Muncie P3 Enrichment Program
  • Muncie Public Library
  • New Castle Middle School
  • Ross Community Center
  • Union Baptist Church Academic Achievers
  • Urban Light Academic Coaching


  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Delaware County
  • Boy Scouts Crossroads of America
  • Boys & Girls Club of Muncie
  • Buley Community Center
  • CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • College Mentors for Kids
  • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
  • Muncie Children's Museum
  • Ross Community Center
  • Union Chapel Children's Program
  • YMCA of Muncie
  • Youth Opportunity Center (YOC), Inc.

Women's Issues:

  • A Better Way Services, Inc.
  • First Choice for Women
  • YWCA of Muncie