VOLUNTEER

The opportunities are endless, as is the need for your expertise.

You can find a group that matches your interest and location on one website, https://www.volunteermatch.org

Consider how your skills, knowledge, and expertise match their categories.                        

  • Advocacy & Human Rights 
  • Animals              
  • Arts & Culture—Museum Docent          
  • Board Development
  • Business Mentor                  
  • Children & Youth                  
  • Community                  
  • Computer Education            
  • Crisis Support             
  • Disaster Relief            
  • Education & Literacy           
  • Emergency & Safety           
  • Employment                
  • Environment                
  • Faith-Based                
  • Health & Medicine                
  • Homeless & Housing           
  • Hunger               
  • Immigrants issues                
  • International Causes           
  • Justice & Legal           
  • LGBT                  
  • Media & Broadcasting                   
  • People with handicaps                  
  • Politics                
  • Race & Ethnicity                   
  • Seniors               
  • Sports & Recreation            
  • Veterans issues                   
  • Women 

Contact Information for Popular Volunteer Organizations – They need your help! 

Alzheimer’s Association

http://www.alz.org/ 

American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/involved/index 

American Diabetes Association

http://www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/volunteer-opportunities/?loc=footer 

American Foundation for AIDS Research

http://www.thebody.com/amfar/amfar.html 

American Heart Association

http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200000

American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/services/volunteer/0,1082,0_325_,00.html 

American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

http://www.aspca.org/ 

Animal Welfare Institute

http://www.awionline.org/ 

Arthritis Foundation

http://www.arthritis.org/ 

CARE

http://www.careusa.org/?source=www.care.org 

Child Welfare League of America

http://www.cwla.org/ 

Greenpeace USA

http://www.greenpeaceusa.org/ 

Guide Dog Foundation

http://www.guidedog.org/Voluntr/voluntr.htm 

Helen Keller Services for the Blind

http://www.helenkeller.org/ 

Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly

http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/IRS-Tax-Volunteers 

Make-A-Wish Foundation

http://www.wish.org/ 

Muscular Dystrophy Association

http://www.mdausa.org/ 

National Park Service

http://www.nps.gov/volunteer/ 

NAACP

http://www.naacp.org/work/membership/volunteer.shtml 

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

http://www.nrdc.org/siteMap/ 

Lung Cancer Alliance

http://lungcanceralliance.org 

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/44.cfm 

The Salvation Army

http://www.salvationarmysouth.org/about.htm 

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

http://www.stjude.org/volunteers 

Susan G. Komen Foundation

http://ww5.komen.org/ 

United Way

http://national.unitedway.org/ 


More Contact Information

With this list, you can go old-fashioned and use the telephone! Please note that some contact numbers may have changed. 

  • AARP Foundation 202-434-2018
  • American Civil Liberties Foundation 212-549-2500
  • American Foundation for AIDS Research 800-392-6327
  • American Friends Service Committee 800-638-8299
  • Alzheimer’s Association 800-272-3900
  • ALS Association—National Office 888-949-2577
  • American Association of the Deaf-Blind 301-495-4403
  • American Brain Tumor Association 800-886-2282
  • American Cancer Society 800-227-2345
  • American Diabetes Association 800-342-2383
  • American Foundation for the Blind 800-232-5463
  • American Heart Association 800-242-8721
  • American Kidney Fund 215 241-7000
  • American Liver Foundation 800-465-4837
  • American Lung Association 212-315-8700
  • American Macular Degeneration Foundation 888-622-8527
  • American Red Cross 202-303-4498
  • Animal Rescue Foundation 925-256-1273
  • Anti-Defamation League 212-885-7700
  • Arthritis Foundation 800-238-7800
  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 212-876-7700
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America 215-567-7000
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America 404-487-5700
  • Cancer Fund of America 800-578-5284

  • Cancer Research & Prevention Foundation 800-227-2732
  • CARE USA 800-422-7385
  • Children’s Defense Fund 202-628-8787
  • City of Hope 800-826-4673
  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America 800-932-2423
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 800-344-4823
  • Disabled American Veterans 859-441-7300
  • Doctors Without Borders, USA 888-392-0392
  • Easter Seals 312-726-6200
  • Epilepsy Foundation 800-470-1655
  • Feed the Children 800-627-4556
  • Global Fund for Women 415-202-7640
  • Greenpeace 202-462-1177
  • Humane Society of the US 202-452-1100
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 800-533-2873
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 800-955-4572
  • Lupus Foundation of America—N.O. 301-670-9292
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving 800-438-6233
  • March of Dimes Against Birth Defects 888-663-4637
  • Medic Alert Foundation U.S. 800-ID-ALERT
  • Multiple Sclerosis Foundation 800-225-6495
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association 800-572-1717
  • NAACP 877-622-2798
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness 202-638-1526
  • National Audubon Society 212-979-3000
  • National Mental Health Association 800-969-6642
  • National Police Defense Foundation 888-723-3267
  • Oprah’s Angel Network 312-633-1000
  • Parkinson’s Disease Foundation 800-457-6676
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities 630-623-7048
  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies 858-453-4100
  • Salvation Army 703-684-5500
  • Save The Children Federation 800-243-5075
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 800-877-5833
  • United Cerebral Palsy Associations 800-872-5827
  • United Way of America 800-892-2757
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States 816-756-3390
  • Volunteer Match 415-241-6868
  • Volunteers of America 800-899-0089
  • Wilderness Society 800-843-9453
  • World Society for the Protection of Animals 508-879-8350
  • World Wildlife Fund 202-293-4800

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