Ballston Area Community Center (BACC)

BACC provides essential community services, support and projects that enhance the social, emotional and recreational development of youth/families in the Ballston Spa area. Volunteer at after school and teen night events, help out with Board of Directors or volunteer at the “Volunteer Income Tax Assistance” program and learn important skills.

Ballston Area Recreation Commission (BARC)

Low cost recreational programs offered to deserving youth. There are many possible volunteer opportunities for youth ages 8-18- helping clean soccer and baseball fields and serving as assistants in the summer enrichment classes. Older teens can help coach various sports programs. Web site:

Brookside Museum

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.

Christ’s Church Food Pantry

Contact Person: Justina Danison, 885-9455 15 West High Street Ballston Spa, New York 12020 Hours: Monday, Friday 10-12 noon.  

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

Office For The Aging: Delivered Meal Program

Volunteers to deliver meals to homebound citizens in Saratoga Springs, Wilton, Ballston Spa, Round Lake, Halfmoon, and South Glens Falls from 10:30-1:00pm weekdays. You can deliver once a week, twice a week, once a month, alone or with a parent or a friend.

Office Of Emergency Services

Opportunities for 14-21 year olds in the Firefighter Explorer program through the Boy Scouts of America in Jonesville and other locations, 877-8100. Opportunities for 16-18 year olds as Junior Firefighters or Ambulance Corps Junior Members.

Saratoga County Children’s Committee

The Children’s Committee is a non-profit organization that helps meet emergency and basic needs of underprivileged kids in Saratoga County. The largest undertaking is the Empty Stocking Project. This project provides holiday gifts and necessities to about 1,000 children each year. Volunteers can help by sponsoring a child and by granting their holiday wishes.

Saratoga County Office For The Aging

A nationwide volunteer program that links the interests of persons 55 and older to volunteer opportunities within their communities. At some of the sites in the county, youth volunteers are welcome. Call to find out more. Delivered Meal Program: Contact: Billie Jo McConkey 518-884-4100 Volunteers to deliver meals to homebound citizens in Saratoga Springs, Wilton, Ballston Spa, Round lake, Halfmoon … Read More

Special Olympics New York: Saratoga

Volunteers assist children or teens at Special Olympic events, encouraging them and praising them and acting as a peer role model. Training Clubs in Nordic Skiing, Aquatics, Bowling, Equestrian, Track and Field, Softball, Basketball, Volleyball, Golf, and Alpine Skiing are offered.