Volunteers, ages 18 and older needed for hotline, childcare and special projects.
We are a group of volunteers dedicated to planning Saratoga’s observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (every January). We honor Dr. King by celebrating his life and work, and exploring the principles by which he lived. Dr. King was deeply committed to the principles of non-violence and social justice and understood these two principles were inextricably linked. … Read More
Volunteers, ages 14 and up, are needed to work with seniors in Malta, Clifton Park and Halfmoon. One hour/week is desired for visiting, shopping, helping with small tasks or providing reassurance by telephone.
Integrate physical, cognitive, behavioral, psychological and social goals into our horseback-riding program. Opportunities available for youth to assist youth with special needs in a therapeutic horseback-riding program. Incorporate youth volunteers in events that we host. Comfort around horses is necessary.
Project Description: Animal Shelter finds homes for stray and homeless dogs and cats. Volunteer to help care for and play with the animals, including cleaning yards, brushing, feeding and exercising animals.
Contact Person: Julie Audette, 885-8361 202 Milton Avenue Ballston Spa, New York 12020 Hours: Wednesday and Friday- 10am to 12 noon
The Flurry Festival builds community connections through music and dance. Volunteers 16+ can work on-site volunteering by helping with marketing on the street team, instrument check, site services, raffle and much more.
Project Lift is a prevention program offering comprehensive educational and social services for children and their families who attend elementary schools in the Saratoga Springs School District. Operating in the City School District since 1984, the research-based program is designed to enhance resiliency and reduce risks including those associated with alcohol, drugs and violence. Responsible and compassionate people are wanted … Read More
Contact Person: Mary Baxter, 882-1316 5291 North Street-Galway Ballston Rd. (Front of Lions Bldg.) Galway, New York 12074 Hours: Thursday 10-7pm
Volunteer leaders age 18 and older to act as leader, co-leader or assistant leader for all levels of Girl Scouting in areas of Warren, Washington and Saratoga Counties and parts of Essex County
Contact: 584-4979 Wilton Rd. (Across from the post office) Greenfield Center, New York 12833 Hours: Wednesday, 1:30-3:30pm (1x/mo.)
Habitat for Humanity brings families and communities in need together with volunteers and resources to build decent affordable housing. Individuals between ages of 14 and 16 can do limited work on the sites. They can paint or landscape but should not be on site when construction is going on. Volunteers between the ages of 16 and 18 can do general … Read More
Contact Person: Tony Bologna 303 Grooms Rd. Clifton Park, New York 12065 Hours: T, W, Th- 10-2pm
Youth 16 or older needed to assist in preschool special education classrooms.
Help out during September AIDS Walk in Washington Park in Albany. Half of sponsorships go toward emergency assistance fund.
Almost everyone at Home Made Theater, Saratoga’s resident theater company, is a volunteer, from the box office to the back stage crew. HMT needs volunteers for “Front of House” (interacting with the public like ushering and selling concessions), “Behind the Scenes” (everything from helping with sound, lights and building the sets to being on the back stage crew during a … Read More
Social and recreational activities are important to a person’s wellbeing. We welcome volunteers to enhance the activities for our residents. Sample activities include: exercising, reminiscing, poker, jeopardy, bingo, book club, theater, game day, flower design, balloon badminton, Mystery Game Hour, one-to-one visits, sing-alongs, Wii bowling, pet walks, crossword puzzles.
H.O.P.E. is a completely volunteer organization. We rescue dogs and cats and keep them in foster care until we can find them permanent homes. We also have a low cost spay/neuter program. Teens can volunteer for our organization by transporting pets to adoption clinics, by fostering a pet (with parental approval), by helping at our fundraisers and with daily operations. … Read More
Contact Person: Marion Lundgren, 877-7380 963 Main Street Clifton Park, New York 12065 Hours: W- 4:30-6pm, F- 8-11am
Volunteer opportunities to help with mailings and program stuffing sporadically throughout the year.