Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County

Cornell Cooperative Extension builds partnerships and coalitions with individuals, communities, organizations, and government agencies around issues of mutual concern. Youth can volunteer to do things from teaching others to prune trees to mentoring individuals as they learn new skills. Youth can apply to serve as a Board Member on committees that organize the work of the organization. Volunteers needed to … Read 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

Elder Care Links

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.

Estherville Animal Shelter

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.

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.

Franklin Community Center, Inc.

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

Galway Food Pantry

Contact Person: Mary Baxter, 882-1316 5291 North Street-Galway Ballston Rd. (Front of Lions Bldg.) Galway, New York 12074 Hours: Thursday 10-7pm

Girl Scouts Of Northeastern New York

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

Habitat For Humanity Of Northern Saratoga, Warren And Washinton Counties

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

Helping Hands

Youth 16 or older needed to assist in preschool special education classrooms.


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

Home Made Theater

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

Home Of The Good Shepherd at Saratoga Springs

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.

Homes For Orphaned Pets Exist (H.O.P.E.)

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