Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook

Volunteers Needed Index

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

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General (various)


Agape Haven of Abundance (productions)
American Red Cross (disaster responders, service to armed forces, warehouse sub-assemblers, blood drive sponsors, blood drive volunteers)
Angel Care Ministry of St. Marianne Cope Parish (call for and assemble items for pickup; be present Thursdays 11 am - 1 pm to give out requested items; shop garage sales for baby clothing for layettes - donate item
s to Angel Care; knit or crochet baby sweaters, hats, and crib blankets for layettes)
The Arc of Monroe (Tour Arc of Monroe Locations: learn how you can help)
Bright Star German Shepherd Rescue (photograph dogs for website)
Center for Youth Services (Teen Court jurors, teen lawyers: prosecution and defense counsel)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (musicians, vocalists, dance and art assistants, stage hands, box office help)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (seamstress) ON HOLD
Gates Historical Society (volunteers of all ages)
Golisano Children's Hospital / UR Medicine (see http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/childrens-hospital/giving/Ways-to-Give/Volunteer.aspx)
Greece Little League (umpires, Eagle Scout project opportunities, graphic design)
Junior League of Rochester (use of space/facilities for meetings of up to 100 people)
Kirkhaven (on call for most needed projects)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (photographers, graphic design) 
Loop Ministries Urban Food Pantry (volunteer coordinator)
The Margaret Home (General house coverage: being present for the moms, general house cleaning, and helping moms prepare dinner.)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (translators)
Moonshadow's Spirit (copy writers)
New York Museum of Transportation (Operating personnel: run model RR, run trolleys on full-size track)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (chapel service, Bible study leader)
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum (graphic designer)
Rochester Greenovation (not-for-profit liason)
The South Wedge Food Pantry (sewing machine operator)
Willow Domestic Violence Center (contact agency for info)

Activities and Programs


Bright Star German Shepherd Rescue (Teen Volunteers: host a bake sale for us, make pet toys, collect bottles for return, put up donation boxes for pet supplies)
Brightstar Community, Inc. (help during baseball games: vending carts. 18 or older)
Center for Disability Rights, Inc. (help decorate, run games, pass out candy at Accessible Halloween event)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (board and committee members, program assistants)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower
CP Rochester (adaptive sports)
Empowering People's Independence (EPI) (camp counsellors – ages 18+)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (recreation assistant, help with programs and community outings, Sunday ushers) ON HOLD
Greece Little League
The Hochstein School (support for building tours & events)
Kirkhaven (life enrichment volunteers)
One Soldier at a Time (make homemade cards for Veterans)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (ON HOLD: help with monthly birthday parties)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc.
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (basketball coaches)

Administrative, Professional, Planning, Grants


Agape Haven of Abundance (grant writer, office administrator)
Birthright of Rochester, Inc. (board members)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (board members)
Bright Star German Shepherd Rescue (experienced grant writer)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (management)
Empowering People's Independence (EPI) (young professionals to serve as Associate Board Members)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (serve on the Board, serve on the Board as Secretary)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (grant writers)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (troop leaders, group leaders, program consultants)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (committee members)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (grant writer)
Loop Ministries Urban Food Pantry (assistant grant writer & researchers)
Moonshadow's Spirit (grant writer)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. ((board members, grant writers, operational advisors)
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum
(work on various committees - see list)
Pet Adoption Network (grant writer)
Pet Pride of New York Inc. (board members)
Refugees Helping Refugees ON HOLD.
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference (grant writer)
Saint's Place (public relations/marketing, grant-writing strategies and activities)
Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center (fundraisers, board members, committee members)
Villa of Hope (administrative, editing, and design project support)
The Wonderful Project (board members)
Young Women's College Prep, Inc. (advisory committee members)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (grant writing)

Animal Care, Work with Animals


Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (help with horse and barn work)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (pet therapy)
Bright Star German Shepherd Rescue (fostering and transporting dogs)
GRASP, Inc. (temporary foster homes for cats, kittens, and dogs)
Heritage Christian Services (assist people with disabilities with riding a horse)
Lakeroad Ferret Farm Rescue-Shelter Inc. (play with ferrets)
Pet Adoption Network (foster homes, adoption center volunteers)
Pet Pride of New York Inc. (foster homes, socialize shy cats, improve lives of cats and kittens)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (animal handling, safeguarding animals and visitors)

Baby and Child Care


Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (childcare)
Center for Youth Services (assist with child care at Crisis Nursery)
Children's Center at the Hall of Justice (care for children while families are in court)
The Crisis Nursery of Greater Rochester/ Owen's House (child care)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (classroom aides: play activities, care for children)
The Margaret Home (child care)

Camping Equipment


Open Door Mission, Inc. ON HOLD. (daycare program)

Caregivers, Companions, Friendly Visitors


Advent House (resident care)
The Arc of Monroe (Drop off or have delivered meals to residents) (ON HOLD: Adopt" a home)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (provide care for our residents)
Benincasa, Inc. (care-giving volunteers to provide care and support to our residents)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (human services/social work, psychology, music therapy, art therapy, speech therapy, occupational and physical therapy)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) ("adopt" a family at Christmas)
Compeer of Livingston County (provide mentoring, companionship to adults who are receiving mental health care, provide interaction with group of clients in staff-supervised setting)
Dimitri House (Desperate need for volunteers: please contact Laurie Prizel: Ljprizel@dimitri-house.org) or 585-325-1796)
Dream Factory of Rochester, Inc. (Help fulfill a child's dream)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (friendly visiting, entertainers, musical performances, guest lecturers) ON HOLD
The Friendly Home (one-to-one visits with residents)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (special guests to perform music, art, gym, dance, etc)
Generation Two (G2 volunteers: attend weekly play sessions with children at assigned site; participate in post-play discussions, etc - see listing.)
Greece Little League (Assist physically challenged children to play baseball.)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (staff hospitality house for out-of-town visitors)
Hospice - a program of UR Medicine Home Care (hospice volunteers)
Isaiah House (urgent need for caregivers)
Journey Home, Inc. (resident caregivers: meet the basic needs of our residents)
Kirkhaven (friendly visitors)
Lifetime Care Hospice (patient/family support, bereavement volunteer)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (pet-assisted therapy)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (case management)
Monroe Community Hospital (Friendly Visititors: provide conversation, interaction and companionship to residents)
Mount Carmel House, Inc. (patient care for terminally ill residents)
Partners in Caring - A Program of Lifespan (Support to Caregivers: give caregiver a break by visiting patients with early stage memory loss, dementia, or other chronic conditions. Training and ongoing support provided.
Currently matching volunteers to caregivers in Monroe, Livingston. Ontario, and Wayne counties.)
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York (sexual assault services advocates, escorts to the health center)
St. John's Home (transporters to push wheelchairs within the building to and from social events, visitors to reminisce with elders, musicians)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (help staff the night shelter October through April)
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference (home visits)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (college internships may be available)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (musical person: perform for children)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (share a special talent or skill)

Computer and Technology Applications


Agape Haven of Abundance (web designer, social media)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (person with computer experience: MS Word & Excel, Quickbooks; person with database experience)
Children Awaiting Parents (web design)
FISH/RHAFT, Inc. (Rush-Henrietta) (share technology info with admin volunteers)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (work on website/Facebook; help with computers)
Greece Little League (website design)
Kirkhaven (tech-savvy: help with Facetime, etc.)
Literacy Rochester (Digital Literacy Volunteers: assist with immediate computer needs, and teach basic skills)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (IT/technology)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (website design, social media assistance, photography, graphic design, webinarsvideography.)
Pet Pride of New York Inc. (help manage social media, esp. Facebook; analyze results)
Rochester Greenovation (manage website, blog writing, social media accounts)
The South Wedge Food Pantry (computer database organizer)
Villa of Hope (social media posting and graphic design support)

Drivers, Transportation, Delivery


American Red Cross (pick up and deliver blood)
AmeriCorps Seniors of Monroe and Livingston Counties (drivers for medical appointments, etc.; drivers for home-delivered meals, driving & other supportive services for veterans)
Angel Care Ministry of St. Marianne Cope Parish (pick up portable baby beds from retailers and deliver them to Angel Care site)
Brighton Food Cupboard (drivers to deliver food)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (van driver)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (Drivers: provide transportation to seniors in the community.) ON HOLD
FISH/RHAFT, Inc. (Rush-Henrietta) (drive ambulatory residents to medical and certain essential appointments)
The Friendly Home (accompany/transport residents from their rooms to in-house church services)
Give-A-Lift c/o Lifespan (drivers for medical appointments, etc.)
Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf and Clothing Closet, Inc. (drivers: deliver food to families in Greece, Charlotte; deliver to people with special needs)
Greece F.I.S.H. (Friends In Service Here) (drivers to take clients to medical appointments: one day per month)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (help drivers pick up donations)
Kirkhaven (wheelchair transportation to chapel, etc.).
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (animal transporters)
The Margaret Home (take moms and babies to appointments)
Meals On Wheels, Monroe County (deliver Meals on Wheels)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Services) (Drivers: able to lift 35 lbs of donations)
St. Peter's Kitchen (pick up deliveries)
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference (drivers for donation pickups)
SOFI Transportation/Elderbus (transport clients to medical appointments, essential errands, etc.)
Spencerport Area Ecumenical Food Shelf (deliver food to families in need)
SWEM (Southwest Ecumenical Ministries) Community Services (deliver food to seniors: third Saturday of each month)
UR Medicine Home Care (drivers to deliver Meals on Wheels)
VA Medical Center (drive vans: Rochester, Syracuse, and Buffalo VA Medical Centers)
Webster Wasps (drive seniors and disabled folks living within the Webster School District to medical, dental, dialysis, therapy, pharmacy visits, and health-related shopping and appointments)
WestSide Express (drivers)

Education, Tutors, Docents


AmeriCorps Seniors of Monroe and Livingston Counties (leaders and coaches for school children, conduct health education classes: balance, chronic disease)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (nature interpretation, lead walks outdoors, public programs)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (presentations: woodworking, computers, cooking, horticulture, etc.)
Cameron Community Ministries (adults 55+ to tutor youth program)
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua (peer counseling)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (guides to give tours of museum, tower, and grounds)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (teacher's aide for persons with disabilities)
CP Rochester (integrated preschool program, adult basic education)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (work with seniors on computers) ON HOLD
Friends of the Rochester Public Market (provide Market information Saturdays, tours for youth groups Thursdays)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (classroom aides: children's play activities & care)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (educational seminars)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (trainers, outdoor program trainers, panel-discussion leaders, special-interest program leaders)
Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester (coaches)
Greece Little League (coaching, challenger program: assist physically challenged child to play baseball.)
Literacy Rochester (one-to-one tutors for reading, conversational English, math)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (educators)
Mercy Bridges (tutors for adults learning English, and for special-needs adults learning to read, write, and navigate in the community.)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (tutors for math and ELA grades 1-9)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (assist with microscopy)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (Tutoring service)
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum (museum greeters)
Refugees Helping Refugees ON HOLD. (ESOL teachers, sewing instructors, art teacher, music teacher, computer instructor)
Rochester Education Foundation (virtual help to students in completion of college financial aid forms)
SewGreen @ Rochester (instructors)
Villa of Hope (yoga and meditation instructors)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (ON HOLD: Homework Helpers: help with basic math, reading, writing homework)
Young Women's College Prep, Inc. (enhance students' learning experiences)

Food Preparation and Service


Aurora House of Western Monroe County (meal preparation)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (cooking)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (kitchen volunteers)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (Help distribute bread and pastries from Panera on Mondays at noon) 
Greece Little League (concession workers)
House of Mercy (serve meals, help in dining room)
Journey Home, Inc. (cooking support)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (breakfast and dinner service; food pantry)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (prepare and serve lunch)
St. Peter's Kitchen (dishwashers Monday - Friday)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (assist with serving, packing food, etc.)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (serving, room setup, packing food bags, unloading trucks)

Fundraising Administration


Advent House (fundraising)
Agape Haven of Abundance (fundraiser)
Agape Haven of Abundance (fundraiser)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County
Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (help with fundraising events)
Birthright of Rochester, Inc. (fundraising)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (plan & implement fundraising events)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (fundraising)
Center for Disability Rights, Inc. (fundraising services and expertise)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (fundraising)
Children Awaiting Parents (fundraising)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (fundraising committee members)
Dream Factory of Rochester, Inc. (coordinate and/or assist at fundraisers)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (plan & implement fundraising events)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (fundraising specialist)
House of Mercy
Joseph's Place Food Pantry
Moonshadow's Spirit
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (fundraising)
The South Wedge Food Pantry (fundraising guru)
Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center (fundraisers)
Villa of Hope (help organize and run fundraising events)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (donation drive leaders)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc.
The Wonderful Project

Gardening, Landscaping, Yard Work


Aurora House of Western Monroe County (gardening)
Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (lawn and pasture maintenance)
Brightstar Community, Inc. (yard work)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (yard work and gardening during the growing season)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (gardeners are needed regularly)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (gardening)
Delphi Rise (trimming bushes, using weed wacker, cutting a small amount of grass)
Gates Historical Society (gardening, fall and spring cleanup)
Greece Little League (general field maintenance)
The Hochstein School (groundskeeping)
New York Museum of Transportation (mowing)
St. Peter's Kitchen (garden work)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (minor landscaping: trimming around trees and bushes)
Villa of Hope (property beautification programs)

Gift Shops, Retail Sales


Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua (Boutique help for sorting and organization)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (cashier wiling to learn operation of cash register and credit card machine)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (gift-shop cashier) ON HOLD
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (help in ReStore)
The Friendly Home (gift shop: assist guests, arrange displays, use cash register)
Friends of the Rochester Public Market (sell Market gift tokens, sell merchandise on Saturdays)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (help our retail store run more efficiently)
Heritage Christian Services (help in retail shop)
Life Solutions of Hamlin, Inc. (greet customers, run the store, sort donated items)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (work in the gift shop)
Monroe Community Hospital (gift shop associate: greet and assist customers; cashier, keep shop stocked and organized.)
New York Museum of Transportation (Visitor Center personnel: sell tickets, gift shop sales)
Rochester Greenovation (cash register operator, retail organizer)
St. John's Home (gift shop)
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference (store volunteers)
SewGreen @ Rochester (shop attendants)
Wild Wings, Inc. (gift shop 9:30 am to 2:00 pm)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (sales of programs and merchandise)

Housekeeping, Cleaning


Advent House (housekeeping)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (housekeeping)
Brightstar Community, Inc. (cleanup for house before, during, and after renovation)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (cleaning, decorating)
Delphi Rise (dusting, vacuuming, mopping)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (housekeeping volunteers)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (prepare rooms for families, clean common areas, etc.)
Isaiah House (light housekeeping)
Journey Home, Inc. (cleaning, cooking, and maintenance support)
The Margaret Home
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (cleaning)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (cleaning, storeroom maintenance)

Maintenance, Repair, Painting, Skilled Trades


Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (building and fence repairs)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (maintenance/construction for trails & banding stations)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (handyman: building & grounds)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (short jobs requiring plumbing and electrical experience; maintenance in Keeper's House, lighthouse tower, annex buildings)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (refrigeration)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (help build houses)
Greece Little League (painting, building projects, capital improvements)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (help build houses and repair homes)
Heritage Christian Services (outdoor maintenance work)
Journey Home, Inc. (maintenance support)
Kirkhaven (handyman, landscaping)
The Margaret Home (snow removal, sidewalk shoveling)
New York Museum of Transportation (routine maintenance: mowing, electrical and mechanical repairs)
Pet Pride of New York Inc. (shelter maintenance)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (maintain grounds and building, snow removal, painting, minor repairs)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (handy people for minor maintenance and small repairs)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (cleaning)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (building renovation, spruce up the building)

Medical


American Red Cross (blood drive volunteers, medical screeners to assist at blood drives)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (nurses for field trips)
Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center (licensed therapists)

Mentors


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (mentors to be matched with youth 8 to 16 awaiting friendship)
Birthright of Rochester, Inc.
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (mentoring assistance with community outings and classroom activities)
Compeer of Livingston County (provide mentoring, companionship to adults receiving mental health care)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (mentors, Gold Award mentors)
SewGreen @ Rochester
Villa of Hope (mentors for youth; local businesses who can provide internships for adults and youth)
The Wonderful Project
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (mentors for youth)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County

Office, Clerical, Receptionists


Advent House (office work)
Agape Haven of Abundance (bookkeeper, data entry)
American Red Cross (clerical: filing, data entry, etc.)
Asbury First Storehouse (receptionists who can schedule appointments)
Birthright of Rochester, Inc. (office, clerical)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (reception, office work)
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua (office help for cleaning and sorting)
CASA of Rochester / Monroe County (office support: see listing)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (receptionist)
Children Awaiting Parents (clerical support)
FISH/RHAFT, Inc. (Rush-Henrietta) (administrative: work from home)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (greeters)
The Friendly Home (Linden Knoll reception desk: welcome guests, answer phones, assist with inquiries)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (office volunteers; small duties: write newsletter, obtain tickets & items)
Golisano Autism Center (reception area: check in visitors, answer phones)
The Hochstein School (office work, data management)
House of Mercy (answer phones, file, front desk help, filing, ordering supplies,etc.)
Kirkhaven
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (clerical duties)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (data entry, lunch monitors)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (administrative)
Pet Pride of New York Inc. (administrative tasks)
Refugees Helping Refugees ON HOLD.
The South Wedge Food Pantry (administrator, secretary, computer database organizer)
WestSide Express (office work, answer phones)

Publicity, Promotion, Advocacy


Birthright of Rochester, Inc. (publicity including social media and newsletter.)
CASA of Rochester / Monroe County (Volunteer Advocate - see description
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (PR, marketing)
Generation Two (Help recruit new volunteers)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (recruitment ambassadors)
Greece Little League (advertising)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (public relations, marketing, advertising)
Rochester Greenovation (Marketing intern: community outreach, messaging about mission, general marketing on website)
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference (marketing person)
Saint's Place (public relations/marketing)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (marketing and public relations)
The Wonderful Project (community outreach, communications)

Speakers, Readers


Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (readers)
Junior League of Rochester (guest speakers)
Kirkhaven (share your talents)
Moonshadow's Spirit (speak to high-school health classes)

Special Events


Al Sigl Community of Agencies (help with specific events throughout the year as needed)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (ON HOLD) (host a dinner for a Hope Lodge guests)
American Red Cross (special events support)
Arc of Genesee Orleans (golf tournaments, 5K Run, Raffle)
The Arc of Monroe
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (special events)
Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (help with fundraising events)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (plan & implement special events)
Bright Star German Shepherd Rescue (hold a bake sale, make items we can raffle or sell, help with events & fundraising)
Brightstar Community, Inc. (event volunteers for November cocktail fundraiser)
CASA of Rochester / Monroe County (support individual events)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (special events)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (event planning)
CP Rochester
Dream Factory of Rochester, Inc. (Teens and groups of teens can organize a fundraising activity to help fulfill all or part of an upcoming child's dream.)
Empowering People's Independence (EPI) (Chocolate Ball committee members, help with general special events)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (fundraising events)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (cookie moms & dads, special events)
Heritage Christian Services (help with parking cars, concession, etc. at events)
Hilton Parma Emergency Food Shelf (food drives & collections)
Holy Childhood (Help set up and work an event, monitor a hole at one of our golf tournaments.}
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc.
Junior League of Rochester (host diaper drives)
Kirkhaven (group volunteering for larger projects, and special activities; plan a fundraiser)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester
The Margaret Home (organize, plan and staff events)
The Margaret Home (holiday and seasonal decorators)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (event volunteers, residential and classroom outings)
Monroe Community Hospital (special events support)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (sponsors and committee members for at fundraising events)
One Soldier at a Time (small groups to suggest and implement special fundrasing ideas)
Pet Pride of New York Inc. (special event assistant; underwrite building-fund luncheon, golf tournament, other events)
Rochester Education Foundation (organize book drives, sort book donations)
Rochester Hope for Pets (help with events throughout the year)
St. John's Home (Wheelchair escorts for Lilac Festival, summer picnic volunteers)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (seasonal events)
Villa of Hope (help plan and volunteer at events)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (set up and tear down for programs and festivals, talking to clients at public events)
The Wonderful Project
Young Women's College Prep, Inc. (groups to host a fundraiser)

Supplies: Clothing, Food, Donations


Asbury First Storehouse (clothing sorters)
FISH/RHAFT, Inc. (Rush-Henrietta) (pack emergency food; verify eligibility for food)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (help put away donations)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (materials handler: regular lifting of heavy books and book boxes, at least 40 lbs.)
Greece Ecumenical Clothing Closet (Shopping Assistants for curbside shopping: take orders from clients' cars and shop for them)
Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf and Clothing Closet, Inc. (help clients who come to the Food Shelf)
Home Start Hope (shopping list fulfilment)
Joseph's Place Food Pantry (sort, stock shelves; distribute food)
Loop Ministries Urban Food Pantry (Help distribute groceries)
One Soldier at a Time (pack baskets, boxes, and bags for military members and their families; deliver baskets Mother's Day. Valentine's Day, Christmas)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Services) (Warehouse support: Must be able to lift 50 lb. and to use a manual pallet jack)
Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf (Adopt-A-Shelf to keep shelves stocked with food)
Rochester Education Foundation (sort donated books)
Rochester Greenovation (warehouse organizer, warehouse pricer)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (sort clothes)
Saint's Place (sort & organize donations, assist refugees in selecting clothing)
SewGreen @ Rochester (sort donated items, prep items for sale)
The South Wedge Food Pantry (shelf stockers, client shopping helpers)
SWEM (Southwest Ecumenical Ministries) Community Services (help obtain, pack, and distribute food; buy fresh fruits and vegetables for distribution)

Telephone Calling, Counseling


Center for Youth Services (phone counselor: provide counseling, information, and referrals)
Compeer of Livingston County (keep in contact by phone or email with clients on waiting list)
FISH/RHAFT, Inc. (Rush-Henrietta) (phone dispatchers)
Greece F.I.S.H. (Friends In Service Here) (coordinate clients with drivers: one day per month)
Partners in Caring - A Program of Lifespan (Support a local caregiver by becoming a Texting Buddy and providing regular check-in's and encouragement to the caregiver.)
SWEM (Southwest Ecumenical Ministries) Community Services (answer help-line requests for emergency food)

Teen Volunteer Opportunities


Arc of Genesee Orleans (volunteer in children's area and along the route of the 5K Family and Friends in Elba NY
Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (Young people are welcome to help at the farm. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. No experience needed.)
Children Awaiting Parents (fundraising, help with events)
Greece Little League (concession workers, umpires, painting, field maintenance, Eagle Scout projects scorekeeping, etc.)
Joseph's Place Food Pantry (sort, stock shelves, fundraising events)
Kirkhaven (ages 16 and older)
The Margaret Home (girls: child care and events; boys: outdoor chores: lawn care, leaf pickup, snow removal)
One Soldier at a Time (pack baskets, boxes, and bags for military members and their families for Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, Christmas)
SewGreen @ Rochester (camp counselors, after-school counselors, sorters, preppers, mentors, instructors)
The South Wedge Food Pantry (stock shelves, help clean, assist shoppers, hold food drives)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (ON HOLD: help with monthly birthday parties)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (any of our general, non-administrative opportunities)

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