A no-kill animal shelter dedicated to finding homes for abandoned pets. Volunteer to care for and/or play with the animals.
“Relay for Life” is a community-run team event to fight cancer. Relays are held in Saratoga Springs and in Southern Saratoga County. Youth are welcome to set up teams of people (generally 8 to 15 per team) and fund-raise/participate in the Relays in June. Youth teams (those under the age of 18) do require a chaperone (must be 25 or … Read More
American Diabetes Association We need you! American Diabetes Association is looking for Volunteers for our Tour de Cure cycling event June 3-rd-4th, 2017! Be part of something fun, meaningful and AMAZING! We are looking for hundreds of volunteers from cheerers to parking attendants to rest stop attendants! Must be 18 or if younger an adult must be with you. Great … Read More
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
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
Assisted living community for adults with memory impairment. Seeking compassionate teen volunteers to help create “moments of joy” for residents. One on one activities are especially needed. Volunteers receive training on how to work with this specific population. Activities may include singing and music, reminiscing, arts and crafts, trivia games and card games. Volunteers are encouraged to bring fresh ideas.
The Brookside Museum inspires community memory and tells the story of Saratoga County. Volunteers can help with property clean up and clerical tasks during Tuesday-Friday 10-4 pm., Saturday 10-2 pm.
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 to provide respite for caregivers and emotional support, companionship and diversion for children with an ill parent living in Washington, Warren and northern Saratoga counties. Requires a few hours each month. Older adolescents must be accompanied by an adult. Training is provided.
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
Contact Person: Justina Danison, 885-9455 15 West High Street Ballston Spa, New York 12020 Hours: Monday, Friday 10-12 noon.
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.
Contact Person: Rev. John Aldridge, 654-9432 203 Palmer Ave. Corinth, New York 12822 Hours: Monday through Friday, 2:30- 3:30 pm.
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.