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Volunteer Opportunities

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Current Category: Volunteer Opportunities

Community organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and experience who are willing to offer their services and work on a full or part-time basis without remuneration on projects or in positions that benefit the organization itself or the people it serves. Many agencies that provide volunteer opportunities also offer intensive training in the tasks that are required for the job.

344 Resources in this Category

Volunteer Opportunities has 15 subcategories

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Administration Volunteer Opportunities (4 Resources)

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to fill positions handling routine, day-to-day administrative tasks on a voluntary basis without remuneration.

Animal Services Volunteer Opportunities (3 Resources)

Animal shelters, animal control programs, veterinary clinics and hospitals and other similar organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to work directly with animals who are abandoned, lost, abused, sick, trapped or otherwise in need of care. Also included are organizations that need volunteers to provide pet related services for the people they serve.

Arts and Culture Volunteer Opportunities (3 Resources)

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with skills and experience in the arts and humanities who are willing to offer their services and work on a voluntary basis without remuneration on projects that benefit the organization or provide entertainment for the people it serves.

Civic Participation/Political Volunteer Opportunities (3 Resources)

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who want to become involved in community decision making and are willing to contribute their time and work on a voluntary basis without remuneration on projects of civic importance.

Construction/Home Maintenance Volunteer Opportunities (5 Resources)

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to use their expertise in the areas of auto, home and yard maintenance or construction to work on projects for the organization itself or to help the people it serves.

Counseling/Information Support Volunteer Opportunities (7 Resources)

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills, experience and, in some cases, licensing, who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration providing information about and referral to local service providers that can meet a particular individual's needs; or emotional support, problem-solving assistance, information and guidance for people who are having difficulty in coping with a traumatic experience or a personal relationship, struggling with substance abuse or in making the adjustments that are required by their particular stage in life.

Criminal Justice/Legal Services Volunteer Opportunities (6 Resources)

Legal aid offices, city attorney's offices, police agencies, advocate programs and other similar organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and experience who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration providing services for people who have been arrested and/or convicted of criminal offenses or are crime victims or witnesses and need legal assistance, advocacy or other supportive services.

Disaster/Emergency Services Volunteer Opportunities (3 Resources)

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration in communities that have been devastated by a major fire, flood, hurricane, earthquake, tornado, tsunami, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, drought, famine, explosion or nuclear accident, the outbreak of civil unrest, or other large-scale emergency of natural or human origin that disrupts the community's normal functioning. Volunteers may offer their services prior to an emergency and wait to be called to provide assistance; or may make contact following the emergency if they recognize that their skills are needed.

Education Volunteer Opportunities (13 Resources)

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to work with children and/or adults on a voluntary basis without remuneration to ensure that they develop the knowledge, skills, desirable qualities of behavior and character, wisdom and general competence that will enable them to fully participate in and enjoy the social, political, economic and intellectual life of the community.

Family Services Related Volunteer Opportunities (19 Resources)

Family service organizations, shelters, senior centers and other community organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration on a variety of projects that seek to replace, augment and/or expand the protection, supervision, care and support that are provided through the primary family unit and strengthen families and the communities in which they live.

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