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Types of Volunteer Work

Administrative/Office Work
Administrative/Office Work

Find flexible opportunities that work with your schedule If you are task-oriented, enjoy customer service, and like working in a friendly office environment then volunteering in a clerical capacity may be a good fit for you.

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Animal Rescue Shelters
Animal Rescue Shelters

Volunteering at an animal shelter can be a rewarding experience with many benefits. It also helps shelters that are low on labor continue their endless care of animals. Shelters are not all created equal, and volunteering can be very different from one city to the next.

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Arts (Music/Drama/Crafts)
Arts (Music/Drama/Crafts)

Opportunity Search. ... We are currently looking for a volunteer to work with a specific ... Arts (music/drama/crafts) View: Volunteer Roadie is needed to help with ...

Befriending/Mentoring
Befriending/Mentoring

Mentoring and befriending is a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship where you volunteer your time to support and encourage someone. Many people benefit from the support of a mentor or befriender at a time of change in their life or when they are socially isolated due to illness or old age.

Build a House With Habitat for Humanity
Build a House With Habitat for Humanity

Volunteer with Habitat in your community and around the world. With our help, families can achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life.

source: habitat.org
Child Sponsorship Organizations
Child Sponsorship Organizations

What is child sponsorship? Child sponsorship connects two people — a sponsor with a generous heart and a child living in poverty. From toddlerhood to young adulthood, our child sponsorship program equips kids with crucial life and job skills to break the cycle of poverty. For good. Your $32 monthly gift supports. 1.

source: children.org
Coach a Local Youth Team
Coach a Local Youth Team

Volunteer. Upward Sports is so blessed by the service of volunteers, who help ensure that our programs run smoothly and soundly. Referees, scorekeepers, concession stand workers – there are so many different volunteer opportunities available across all of our program offerings. Find a place to serve as an Upward Sports volunteer.

source: upward.org
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Conservation NGOs
Conservation NGOs

As with volunteer internships or non-profit internships, IVHQ’s NGO Support projects enable you to take on a range of tasks, which can include general administration, grant writing, research, marketing, fundraising, IT support, website development and teaching English.

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Disaster Relief & Humanitarian NGOs
Disaster Relief & Humanitarian NGOs

Disaster relief is the monies or services made available to individuals and communities that have experienced losses due to disasters such as floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, drought, tornadoes, and riots.

Donate Blankets to a Homeless Shelter
Donate Blankets to a Homeless Shelter

A woman comes to the shelter to escape the insecurity of the streets, not to be thrown to the wolves. Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Tallahassee Grapevine. An investigation has been launched into allegations of abuse at the shelter.

source: alternet.org
Donate non-Perishable Food to a Food Bank
Donate non-Perishable Food to a Food Bank

These are the food and household items most urgently needed by food banks. Learn more and find volunteer opportunities near you. These are the food and household items most urgently needed by food banks.

Donate Your old Clothes
Donate Your old Clothes

Example: I work in Higher Ed and donate monthly to a residence life organization. Employers want to see what makes you the best candidate for the job, and if you are giving back to the field, that is something that can make you stand out.

Events and Stewarding
Events and Stewarding

Event Volunteers and Stewards Hotbox Events recruits and manages volunteer stewards for events across the UK. Our first event was Leeds Festival in 2003, where we provided just 6 volunteers.

Fix and Serve Meals
Fix and Serve Meals

Serve a Meal! The Volunteer Resource Program at GLIDE places about 10,000 volunteers each year, totaling 65,000 hours of service. Serving a meal in the Daily Free Meals Program is a transformative experience. This program requires 85 volunteers each day to fill the breakfast, prep, lunch and dinner shifts, 364 days a year.

source: glide.org
Food Pantries
Food Pantries

Every volunteer experience is a little different, for example food banks could need your help sorting and packing food, gardening, or educating the community. Each experience is critical in helping get healthy meals to families facing hunger.

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Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity

Volunteer with Habitat in your community and around the world. With our help, families can achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life. With our help, families can achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life.

source: habitat.org
International Development NGOs
International Development NGOs

USAID partners with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in delivering assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms. Across all areas of the development spectrum, their work is invaluable to advancing the Agency's objectives.

source: usaid.gov
Local Libraries
Local Libraries

Library volunteers play an important role as partners in the Library's mission of connecting people to the world of ideas and information. Volunteers are welcome at the Main Library, in administrative departments, and at branches to assist staff by providing services that support library activity.

National Parks
National Parks

The National Park Service offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups as part of the Volunteers-In-Parks program. Work behind the scenes or on the front line in positions ranging from a one-time service project/ volunteer event to a longer term position, serving alongside park employees or with one of our many partner organizations.

source: nps.gov
Offer to Help Family
Offer to Help Family

We provide a full-time team leader, secure accommodations, safe food and water, age-appropriate work projects, and a partner community that cares about your welfare and welcomes you like family throughout your volunteer trip.

Organize a Yard Sale for Charity
Organize a Yard Sale for Charity

Amy’s Wandering offers some GREAT tips for organizing a team Yard Sale. Check out her post on Planning a Fundraiser Garage Sale.

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Peace & Human Rights NGOs
Peace & Human Rights NGOs

After many years of war, people on both sides were longing for peace. We said a prayer for world peace. He tried to negotiate a peace between the warring countries. There was a peace of 50 years before war broke out again. Peace and order were finally restored in the town. After years of therapy, he has finally achieved an inner peace.

Political Campaigns
Political Campaigns

Or, if you just want to help get your chosen politician elected, volunteering to work on her political campaign is the place to start. Preparation and Experience Attend or join a local or on-campus political group.

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Retirement Homes
Retirement Homes

Whether assisting with outings and activities, participating in weekly community service projects, or getting involved in the Senior Corps, the residents at our Sunrise Senior Living communities have ample opportunities to volunteer and get involved.

Serve on a Community Board
Serve on a Community Board

Board service is a form of volunteerism that can have a huge impact on the organization, but if you think that your sense of personal fulfillment requires a more hands-on volunteer opportunity, you might want to inquire about direct-service volunteering opportunities in the organization instead of board service.

Teaching/Tutoring/Supporting Learning
Teaching/Tutoring/Supporting Learning

Volunteer Airdrie ... Teaching/Tutoring/Supporting Learning. Volunteering opportunities in teaching are available across all age groups and an assortment of ...

Tutor a Student
Tutor a Student

As a volunteer literacy tutor, you can provide invaluable support and enrichment to students who are learning to read and write by: ... Volunteer Tutor's Role.

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Visit a Senior Center
Visit a Senior Center

Senior Companions is a Senior Corps program for volunteers who are 55+. You can sign on to help older seniors with daily tasks, keeping them independent and in their own homes. You can also volunteer to help aging seniors through organizations such as the National Council on Aging.

Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen
Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen

Today, soup and bread remain staples at many soup kitchens. After all, bread is inexpensive and filling and the high levels of carbohydrates help provide energy. And soup is relatively inexpensive and easy to prepare in massive batches. Homeless people and struggling families can find shelter, a warm meal and friendly faces in soup kitchens.

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Volunteer at Your Local School
Volunteer at Your Local School

Search Volunteer Opportunities. VolunteerMatch is the #1 volunteer-engagement network. Find volunteer information and listings in your local community now!

YMCA
YMCA

At Central Bucks Family YMCA, we challenge ourselves to look for volunteer experiences that suit a variety of physical and intellectual abilities. It is not always easy to find the perfect fit and although we have certainly made mistakes, we know that inclusion takes work.

source: ymca.net
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Youth Work
Youth Work

What is the role of the volunteer in Youth Work? Youth organisations continue to be volunteer-led and voluntary youth leaders provide a very high percentage of direct work with young people through youth clubs, youth projects, youth services and youth information services. The role of the volunteer is central to youth work provision in Ireland.

source: youth.ie

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