Community Volunteering Opportunities
If you and your family are looking for ways to serve your community, take a look at the links below. Social improvement and personal change begins with you!
President's Student Service Awards & Scholarships provides an opportunity for schools and community organizations to recognize young people for outstanding community service and to encourage more young people to take part in volunteering activities.
VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) places individuals with community-based agencies to help find long-term solutions to the problems caused by urban and rural poverty.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is the oldest mentoring organization and remains the leading expert in the field of mentoring. BBBSA currently provides one-to-one mentoring relationships between adult volunteers and over 100,000 at-risk youth through more than 500community agencies.
AmeriCorps is the national service program through which 40,000 people each year tackle community problems from disaster relief to tutoring.
Habitat for Humanity International brings families
and communities in need together with volunteers and resources to build decent affordable houses. Homeowners' contributions of "sweat equity" as well as house payments are recycled to build additional houses.
The Corporation for National & Community Service matches talented, motivated people with opportunities to serve their community and the nation.
SERVEnet is a searchable database of volunteer opportunities in local communities, the nation, and worldwide.
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