Community Service Learning Site Details

Florence Crittenton Services
1300 Blythe Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203

Web Site www.fcsnc.org

Description The mission of Florence Crittenton Services is to promote health and hope for tomorrow's children by providing comprehensive health, educational and social services for single pregnant and non-pregnant adolescents, women and their families. Programs offered by the agency serve as an alternative for disadvantaged, high-risk pregnant adolescents and women throughout the Carolinas. The residential home provides access to medical care, educational/vocational services, substance abuse education and intervention, health education, parenting and adoption support services, counseling and other individualized services based upon the needs of the clients.

Site Contact Person Andrea McGhee, Volunteer Coordinator
Email address: amcghee@fcsnc.org
Telephone: 704-372-4663

Service Opportunities PLEASE NOTE: FEMALE VOLUNTEERS ONLY* Due to the sensitive nature of this organization's mission, ONLY FEMALES are requested to register. Administrative Work including database entry, donations organization, mailings, filing, etc. Computer skills are necessary: Word, Excel & Publisher

Available community service days and times Monday - Friday 9-5

Orientation days and times



Number of student placements available 0

Special Requirements *FEMALES ONLY, PLEASE* Orientation will last 60 minutes (1 hour) plan accordingly!

Personal Qualities Due to the sensitive nature of this organization's mission, ONLY FEMALES are requested to register. Reliable, honest, trustworthy, respectful, nonjudgmental, compassionate

Directions Directions from Johnson & Wales University, 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202: Start out driving southeast on W. Trade St. and turn right onto S. Graham St. Go .4 miles and turn right onto S. Mint St. Go .2 miles and turn left onto W. Morehead St. Go 1.6 miles and turn right onto Kings Dr. Make the next right onto Medical Center Dr. At the stop sign, you will be facing the hospital - turn left onto Blythe Blvd. Stay on Blythe Blvd. and proceed through two stop signs, until you come to a parking gate in front of a 2-story brick building Push the button at the gate and tell the front desk staff who you are and that you are here to see the Volunteer Coordinator Public Transportation Options from the Charlotte campus: Example: If leaving at 4:00 p.m., go to the CATS stop at corner of Trade and Cedar, take bus No.86 Inbound. At 4:14 arrive at bus stop at corner of Trade and Myers St. Wait 5 minutes. At 4:19 take bus No.6 from Uptown. At 4:26 arrive at bus stop at S. Kings and Brunswick. Walk to 1300 Blythe Blvd. (about 6 minute walk from bus stop).