Christian Unified Schools
Christian Unified Schools

Teaching students to think, learn, and live from a Biblical worldview

Patriot Servant Calendar

If you have a question concerning approval of an activity, please email Mrs. Nicole Uhland at nuhland@christianunified.org.

The total hours per deadline are cumulative.  If you are planning an extended trip that will complete the required hours for the year (for example, a short-term mission trip with church or school) please contact the school office so that they may put a note in your records. For one time events, click on the hyperlink (if provided) or call the phone number for more information and the contact person for the project.

Mrs. Uhland will notify the students via email and the daily bulletin of additional opportunities throughout the year. 

Recurring regular opportunities:

Turning Point:   Volunteer hours served at Turning Point qualify for community service hours.  If you would like to volunteer at Turning Point (located in Santee on Riverford Rd.), go to this website to register:  http://www.davidjeremiah.org/site/about/volunteer.aspx.  Turning Point can always use extra help during the Christmas season.

Alpine Food Outreach 
(links to List of Approved Sites)

Back Country Land Trust (BCLT) 
(links to List of Approved Sites)

College Prep Middle School (links to List of Approved Sites)

Rancho San Diego Library (links to List of Approved Sites)

November 

4th  Vista Grande Elementary PTA - Fall Festival.  Need assistance with setup, cleanup, and running game booths.  As many helpers as possible.  
5- 9 pm at Vista Grande Elementary, 1908 Vista Grande Rd, El Cajon
Contact Nicole Evans at Nicole Evans Email or call her at 619-937-8731
5th  San Diego Ambrosia, Ambrosia pumila, exists in very few location, many of which are not on protected land. This plant has been nearly wiped out by loss of habitat and competition from non-native plant species. You can help it hang on for dear life where it lives on the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge by joining us to weed away those invading competitor plants. This is a ‘sitting on the ground’ event! Wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Bring a long-sleeved shirt and drinking water. Tools, gloves, and snacks will be provided. RSVPs appreciated but not required. Location: Turn south on Millar Ranch Road from Campo Road/Hwy 94. Enter at the first gate on the right, about .2 miles along Millar Ranch. Signs will direct you to parking, DO NOT PARK ON MILLAR RANCH ROAD.  Click here to RSVP or contact EDI for more information; 619-654-3793 or info@earthdiscovery.org.
7th
Shadow Mountain Community Church Prison Ministry, "Great Christmas Card Mailout" prep.  Volunteers will be assembling Christmas card packages for church volunteers to mail out.  From 6-9 pm.  Mr. Heyer will need a count of those who would like to volunteer that night, please email him if you are interested. Contact Tom Heyer

No Specific Date:   Back Country Land Trust (BCLT).  Click here for more information.  This is an ongoing opportunity.


December 

3rd  The Water Conservation Garden is looking for volunteers for their Jingle Paws event on December 3, from7 am to 1 pm.  Volunteers can help with set-up on Friday, Dec 2, 3:00 to 5:00 . Duties include decorating, organizing, pickup trash,  helping walk dogs, sorry helping clean up after dogs, setting up a walking route, clean up! Each student will get a t-shirt and a letter indicating they are volunteering. Contact Peggy Buffo at pbuffo@cox.net to volunteer.
3rd  Avocado Elementary School:  Gifts from the Heart event on Saturday, December 3rd from 1-4pm. They would love to have volunteers who enjoy crafts and have organization and patience to be in charge of a specific craft. The crafts are fairly simple but still require an individual to be able to demonstrate to the guest how the craft is to be done.   Volunteers are needed before, during and after the event but do not have to volunteer for all three time slots. Volunteers needed at 10am to help set up.  There will be a sign in/out book for the volunteers to keep track of their hours and the typed letters for community service hours will be available for the students to pick up on Tuesday, December 6th from Avocado's school office. Contact Sally Brikho at brikhos@cajonvalley.net to sign up to volunteer.
10th Oaks support over 300 native animal species, but are suffering from prolonged drought and invasive insects. Help keep new trees coming along while biologists seek solutions that will help oaks adapt to these challenges. Join EDI and the US Fish and Wildlife Service to plant oaks along the Sweetwater Interpretive Loop in the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge. You can be part of saving a whole ecosystem! Wear sturdy shoes and a hat; bring gloves and a water bottle if you have them; snacks, water, tools, gloves, and lots of acorn will be provided. RSVPs appreciated but not required. Location: Turn south on Millar Ranch Road from Campo Road/Hwy 94. Enter at the first gate on the right, about .2 miles along Millar Ranch. Signs will direct you to parking, DO NOT PARK ON MILLAR RANCH ROAD.  Click here to RSVP or contact us atinfo@earthdiscovery.org or 619-654-3793.
9th - 22nd
Santee Santas.  Go to their website for details.  Food sorting and delivery.   santeesantas.org

January 

27th Vista Grande Elementary PTA - Mother/son kickball Tournament
Need 10 referee volunteers and help with cleanup.
5-8 pm at Vista Grande Elementary, 1908 Vista Grande Rd, El Cajon
Contact Nicole Evans at Nicole Evans Email or call her at 619-937-8731
28th  Feeding America, 8:30 to 11am  Information meeting January 19th in Room 500. 

February 

 24th Vista Grande Elementary PTA - Father/Daughter Dance
Need help with setup, cleanup, taking photos, and serving food.  10 volunteers.
5-9 pm at Vista Grande Elementary, 1908 Vista Grande Rd, El Cajon
Contact Nicole Evans at Nicole Evans Email or call her at 619-937-8731

March 

5th St. Patrick's Day Half Marathon, Lyonhearted 5K and Green Mile Fun Run
Volunteers work at the El Cajon Civic Center - the race takes place in downtown El Cajon
To register as a volunteer go to:  www.stpatricksdayhalf.volunteerlocal.com
For more information contact runecvolunteers@gmail.com 
24th Vista Grande Elementary PTA - Sock Hop
Cleanup and running booths
5-9 pm at Vista Grande Elementary, 1908 Vista Grande Rd, El Cajon
Contact Nicole Evans at Nicole Evans Email or call her at 619-937-8731

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May 

 






Shadow Mountain Community Church Southern California Seminary Turning Point - Dr. David Jeremiah