Student Volunteering

Student Volunteering – How to get involved in your Community YouthSquared is asked to return to do a presentation at the Middle School in Saratoga Springs- check it out!

Realizing a Culture of Peace

Eleven members of the Advisory Board of YouthSquared-Youth Helping Youth will be attending the “Realizing a Culture of Peace ” conference hosted by Mohonk Consultations at the Mohonk Mountain House on Monday, November 7th. We will be looking at two significant questions: How do we build safe and non-violent communities? How do we create an ethically sound and ecologically sustainable … Read More


SCHOOL YEAR OPPORTUNITIES FOR VOLUNTEER OR SOCIAL ACTION PROJECTS: ADIRONDACK SCHOOL OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK: 695-5294 Double H Hole in the Woods Camp Trick or Treating UNICEF Adopt a Soldier Program Adopt a Highway Clean Up for Earth Day Celebration Community Service Week- Nursing Homes, Child Centers, Adirondack Developmental Center- Corinth BALLSTON SPA MIDDLE SCHOOL: 884-7200 Junior National Honor Society … Read More


Call to find out how you can help. You can collect food for your local pantry. BALLSTON SPA: United Methodist Church Food Pantry Contact Person: Helen Senecal, 885-6886 101 Milton Avenue Ballston Spa, New York 12020 Hours: Wed 9:30-12 noon Christ’s Church Food Pantry 15 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020 Contact: Jan Bornheim, 885-1031 ext. 5 or 602-0004 … Read More


Wellspring supports survivors and engages our community to end relationship violence and sexual abuse. Youth volunteers can get involved with programs: “Rape or Regret”, “In Her Shoes”, “In Their Shoes”, Ballston Area Community Allies, Project Hope and Power. Volunteer with support or educational groups. Age 18+ or older for hotline services.

Sustainable Saratoga

Sustainable Saratoga’s mission is to promote sustainable practices and the protection of natural resources through education, advocacy and action for the benefit of current and future generations.  Volunteers needed for action committees of Housing/Urban Planning, Climate/Energy, “Bring Your Own Bag”, and Urban Forestry Project (tree planting).  Positions open for youth on planning committees. 

Saratoga’s Humanitarian Youth for Transformation-Shyft

Exploring the “act” in “Activism”, SHYFT is a teen Social Justice performance troupe that uses their developing multi-talents and collective voice as a vehicle for Social Change in our community, both local and global We welcome teens to contribute in multiple ways: get involved as a performer; contribute writings and/or performance ideas; suggest social issue themes that need to be … Read More

Saratoga Children’s Theatre, INC.

Offering classes, workshops, summer camps, main stage productions for children age 4-18. Volunteer opportunities in costuming, set and technical design and concessions.

Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson: Teen View

Teen volunteers provide information and health outreach education to peers. Teen volunteers help to raise awareness during events- AIDS Walk, Pride Parade, Day of Silence.

Flurry Festival

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.

Dr. Martin Luther King, JR. Project of Saratoga Springs

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

Code Blue Saratoga

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.

Sustainable Saratoga’s Urban Forestry Project

Sustainable Saratoga’s Urban Forestry Project has scheduled its 3rd annual TREE TOGA planting effort for the morning of Saturday, April 30. Volunteers like you are the key to the success of this annual event. With your help, we can grow a green legacy that will benefit our great city for decades to come. Please volunteer by sending us an email at … Read More

YOU(th) Decide NY

YOU(th) Decide NY was developed to empower teenaged youth like you about the dangers of underage gambling and to share that knowledge with their peers, parents and communities.  This is an opportunity for youth ages 12-17 to help make a real change in their community and to design a project in effort to have a positive impact on lessening underage … Read More