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Senior Project

UAHS Senior Project


Please note: The deadline for Seniors to submit revised letters of intent is October 1, 2018.  Late letters will receive a 10% deduction.  

Reminder: Juniors (The class of 2020) must complete their Career Experience by end of third nine weeks (tentative date is 3/25/19)

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Engineering Explorers Post –  Information Session Thursday May 23 at 7:30am 
  • March of Dimes – Volunteers needed for March for Babies on April 27, 2018 – Contact Bill Long 724-322-1282 wlong@marchofdimes.org
  • Marquis Garden Place – Volunteers needed to help residents with Activities. Contact: Adam Burda at ABurda@enlivant.com. 
  • Ohiopyle Buckwheat Supper: October 12 – 14, 2018.  Volunteers Needed! Contact Tina Lowry at 724-371-9530 or 724-329-0629
  • Be My Neighbor Day: Saturday April 13, 2019.  
  • Wharton Township Cleanup: Saturday April 21, 2018.  Meet at Wharton Furnace at 8:00am  
  • Mountain Watershed Association: This group hosts river clean-ups and other events to promote and protect Ohiopyle.
  • Master Gardeners: Any student that would like to get involved with local projects, such as the MOLE at Menallen School can contact Louise Geary – 724-439-4019  https://extension.psu.edu/programs/master-gardener
  • Jr. Red Raiders Football team –  Contact Chris VanMeter if you'd like to help with practices and games for the upcoming season. cvanmeter214@gmail.com
  • Jr. Red Raiders Cheerleaders – Contact Jamie Bombach if you'd like to help with practices and games for the upcoming football season.
  • Salvation Army – the Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help out this Holiday Season.  Opportunities include Bell Ringers, Kitchen Help and Turkey Trot workers. contact: deborah.weigner@use.salvationarmy.org
  • Home for the Holidays – Volunteers needed for annual Holiday Kick-Off in Downtown Uniontown November 30 – Dec. 3. 
  • Aspiring Writers:   Begin your novel during National Novel Writing Month at the Uniontown Public Library!
    View the poster here
  • Fayette County Community Action Agency – get involved with this local organization to help people in our area. Contact Christine Brownfield to help with Magic & Mistletoe event cbrownfield@fccaa.org 
  • PA School for Global Entrepreneurship – This four week program takes place at Lehigh University and its designed to inspire the spirit of entrepreneurship and expose students to effective business practices. Apply online by February 15, 2017.
  • The Friendship Hill Association will sponsor FestiFall, "the Life and Times of Albert Gallatin"   Volunteers are needed!  You may sign up at www.friendshiphillnhs.org or contact the voluneteer coordinator at 304-376-4949
  • Great American Clean-Up:  Two local events include Great American Clean Up FBP  Fayette Business Park April 7 from 4:30 – 7pm.  Great American Clean Up Menallen: April 2 9am – noon
  • Special Olympics of Fayette County is accepting volunteers.  Sporting events are held throughout the year and various locations in the county, but swimming, track and field take place here at UHS! See. Mrs. Colebank for more info!
  • East End United Community Center – Make a difference by volunteering to help our youth and senior citizens.  Fill out volunteer application.   
  • Grant Street Park – summer volunteer opportunities available. Contact Ms. Damita Jones at damitajones1974@gmail.com
  • Big Brothers / Big Sisters – This is program pairs Little Raiders with Big Raiders…. High Schools would mentor elementary students from Lafayette.  Download  Big Brother Big Sister Application. Big brothers big sisters reference Big Brother Big Sister Interests  NEW SBM BROCHURE (1) See Mrs. Baker for more details.
  • New Salem Presbyterian Church – accepts volunteers for monthly food pantries.
  • Henry Clay Villa –  Offers short term and skilled nursing long term living. Contact Mr. Taylor at 724-329-5545 ext. 3452 if you're interested in volunteering.
  • Uniontown Concerned Citizens – this new organization is a collaboration of citizens from East End, Gallatin Avenue and Lafayette areas.  This is a great opportunity for young adults to work with community leaders to help make a difference. The group meets on the last Thursday of each month at the East End Community Center.  
  • The Phoenix Arts Center – register to take a class or become a volunteer!
  • Uniontown Hospital – See Mrs. for an application or download at www.uniontownhospital.com Check back for details on a 2018 Open House event .
  • Penn State Extension –  this agency offers several volunteer and educational opportunities throughout Fayette County.