The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. We have put together a list of ways young people can volunteer with the Red Cross through www.redcrossyouth.org. Check out the menu of youth volunteer opportunities and see what sounds fun and exciting to you. … Read More
Caffe Lena, the country’s longer running folk music club, has opened its doors to the young people of Saratoga since 1960. People age 13 and up help with all aspects of running shows from serving food to washing dishes and helping in the kitchen. Caffe Lena is looking for creative, responsible individuals to help out from about 6-11 pm. every … Read More
Friends of Caffe Lena- volunteers needed to assist with newsletter, scan photos, stuff envelopes, clean up projects and fundraising events.
Volunteers needed to help with mentoring youth and with a friendly visiting program for the elderly. Call the main number to find out more information on specific programs offered.
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga provides a safe and enriching place for all kids to learn and have fun. The Children’s Museum is always looking for volunteers to assist in daily tasks, office work, program assistants and much more. Open the door to rewarding experiences, unique opportunities and new friends. Discover hands-on volunteering fun and the satisfaction of knowing you … Read More
People who volunteer at night must be 18 or over. Various other projects that people can help out with: collecting food, fundraising, etc. Go on website to sign up to volunteer.
To promote emotional support to patient families in home, community, inpatient and nursing home settings. Volunteer opportunities for 18 year olds or older. Requirements: 25 hour training offered two times per year provided by Hospice Staff. One-year commitment requested. Physical exam and TB test required. Volunteers are requested to wait one year to volunteer after personal loss.
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
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
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.
Volunteer opportunities to help with mailings and program stuffing sporadically throughout the year.
Help out with voter registration (farmer’s markets, local schools) and candidate forums.
Volunteers, 18 years old or older who are law students are welcome to participate. Limited internships.
Volunteers to assist in providing care and comfort to the terminally ill at this community home for the dying in Saratoga Springs. Initial and ongoing training will be provided. Volunteers interested in flowers and gardening are needed in the on-site garden.
Volunteers’ ages 18 years old and older, three hours per week to answer phones, work in the gift shop, do office work, tours and help with special events.
There are limited opportunities for student volunteers age 16 years or older. Student volunteers can assist with children’s tours, some adult tours, special events and light office work. All volunteers are expected to be on time and professional. Training is provided.
Volunteers, ages 14 and older, interested in military history to be docents who will act as tour guides and interpreters of the museum’s exhibits. Docents serve 3-hour shifts two or three times per month.