Volunteer

The opportunities are endless, as is the need for your expertise.

You can find a group that matches your interest and location on one website, https://www.volunteermatch.org

Consider how your skills, knowledge, and expertise match their categories.                         



  • Advocacy & Human Rights  


  • Animals               


  • Arts & Culture—Museum Docent           

  • Board Development
  • Business Mentor                   


  • Children & Youth                   


  • Community                   


  • Computer Education             


  • Crisis Support              


  • Disaster Relief             


  • Education & Literacy            


  • Emergency & Safety            


  • Employment                 


  • Environment                 


  • Faith-Based                 


  • Health & Medicine                 


  • Homeless & Housing            


  • Hunger                


  • Immigrants issues                 


  • International Causes            


  • Justice & Legal            


  • LGBT                   


  • Media & Broadcasting                    


  • People with handicaps                   


  • Politics                 


  • Race & Ethnicity                    


  • Seniors                


  • Sports & Recreation             


  • Veterans issues                    


  • Women 

Contact Information for Popular Volunteer Organizations

They need your help! 

Alzheimer's Association

http://www.alz.org/ 

American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/involved/index 

American Diabetes Association

http://www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/volunteer-opportunities/?loc=footer 

American Foundation for AIDS Research

http://www.thebody.com/amfar/amfar.html 

American Heart Association

http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200000

American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/services/volunteer/0,1082,0_325_,00.html 

American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

http://www.aspca.org/ 

Animal Welfare Institute

http://www.awionline.org/ 

Arthritis Foundation

http://www.arthritis.org/ 

CARE

http://www.careusa.org/?source=www.care.org 

Child Welfare League of America

http://www.cwla.org/ 

Greenpeace USA

http://www.greenpeaceusa.org/ 

Guide Dog Foundation

http://www.guidedog.org/Voluntr/voluntr.htm 

Helen Keller Services for the Blind

http://www.helenkeller.org/ 

Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly

http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/IRS-Tax-Volunteers 

Make-A-Wish Foundation

http://www.wish.org/ 

Muscular Dystrophy Association

http://www.mdausa.org/ 

National Park Service

http://www.nps.gov/volunteer/ 

NAACP

http://www.naacp.org/work/membership/volunteer.shtml 

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

http://www.nrdc.org/siteMap/ 

Lung Cancer Alliance

http://lungcanceralliance.org 

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/44.cfm 

The Salvation Army

http://www.salvationarmysouth.org/about.htm 

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

http://www.stjude.org/volunteers 

Susan G. Komen Foundation

http://ww5.komen.org/ 

United Way

http://national.unitedway.org/ 


More Contact Information

With this list, you can go old-fashioned and use the telephone! Please note that some contact numbers may have changed. 

  • AARP Foundation 202-434-2018

  • American Civil Liberties Foundation 212-549-2500

  • American Foundation for AIDS Research 800-392-6327

  • American Friends Service Committee 800-638-8299

  • Alzheimer’s Association 800-272-3900

  • ALS Association—National Office 888-949-2577

  • American Association of the Deaf-Blind 301-495-4403

  • American Brain Tumor Association 800-886-2282

  • American Cancer Society 800-227-2345

  • American Diabetes Association 800-342-2383

  • American Foundation for the Blind 800-232-5463

  • American Heart Association 800-242-8721

  • American Kidney Fund 215 241-7000

  • American Liver Foundation 800-465-4837

  • American Lung Association 212-315-8700

  • American Macular Degeneration Foundation 888-622-8527

  • American Red Cross 202-303-4498

  • Animal Rescue Foundation 925-256-1273

  • Anti-Defamation League 212-885-7700

  • Arthritis Foundation 800-238-7800

  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 212-876-7700

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America 215-567-7000

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America 404-487-5700

  • Cancer Fund of America 800-578-5284

  • Cancer Research & Prevention Foundation 800-227-2732

  • CARE USA 800-422-7385

  • Children’s Defense Fund 202-628-8787

  • City of Hope 800-826-4673

  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America 800-932-2423

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 800-344-4823

  • Disabled American Veterans 859-441-7300

  • Doctors Without Borders, USA 888-392-0392

  • Easter Seals 312-726-6200

  • Epilepsy Foundation 800-470-1655

  • Feed the Children 800-627-4556

  • Global Fund for Women 415-202-7640

  • Greenpeace 202-462-1177

  • Humane Society of the US 202-452-1100

  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 800-533-2873

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 800-955-4572

  • Lupus Foundation of America—N.O. 301-670-9292

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving 800-438-6233

  • March of Dimes Against Birth Defects 888-663-4637

  • Medic Alert Foundation U.S. 800-ID-ALERT

  • Multiple Sclerosis Foundation 800-225-6495

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association 800-572-1717

  • NAACP 877-622-2798

  • National Alliance to End Homelessness 202-638-1526

  • National Audubon Society 212-979-3000

  • National Mental Health Association 800-969-6642

  • National Police Defense Foundation 888-723-3267

  • Oprah’s Angel Network 312-633-1000

  • Parkinson’s Disease Foundation 800-457-6676

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities 630-623-7048

  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies 858-453-4100

  • Salvation Army 703-684-5500

  • Save The Children Federation 800-243-5075
St.
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 800-877-5833

  • United Cerebral Palsy Associations 800-872-5827

  • United Way of America 800-892-2757

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States 816-756-3390

  • Volunteer Match 415-241-6868

  • Volunteers of America 800-899-0089

  • Wilderness Society 800-843-9453

  • World Society for the Protection of Animals 508-879-8350

  • World Wildlife Fund 202-293-4800

 

 

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