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Community organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and experience who are willing to offer their services and work on a full or part-time basis without remuneration on projects or in positions that benefit the organization itself or the people it serves. Many agencies that provide volunteer opportunities also offer intensive training in the tasks that are required for the job.

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Advisory/Advocacy ServicesThe Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center provides advocacy with the criminal justice system and law enforcement agencies in Albany County; confidential crisis intervention counseling and individual, family, and group therapy; assistance with filing New York State Office of Victim Services claims; 24 hour confidential crisis hotline for sexual assault victims, including recent and former victims of child sexual abuse; emergency room accompaniment for sexual assault victims; domestic violence related assistance; referrals to other service agencies; and community prevention education programs. Volunteers are needed to work on the sexual assault hotline, perform clerical duties, and act as court advocates.AlbanyVICTIM ADVOCACY: SEXUAL ASSAULT AND GENERAL CRIME VICTIMALBANY COUNTY CRIME VICTIM AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE CENTER
CLEANING FOR A REASONNational Organization dedicated to providing free house cleaning services for women undergoing cancer treatment. Call for further information.CLEANING FOR A REASONCLEANING FOR A REASON
Donor ServicesThe Salvation Army - Glens Falls Corps accepts donations of household goods, school supplies, holiday toys and gifts, furniture, household items, clothing, and food. Volunteers are also welcome in all areas of the organization.WarrenDONATION/VOLUNTEER PROGRAMSSALVATION ARMY - GLENS FALLS
Education/Training ServicesProvides an environment within which participants can be involved in meaningful activities that allow them to grow and learn, pursue personal goals and interests, gain greater independence and make a contribution to their community. Consumers participate in a variety of activities each of which meets specific goals for the individual. Volunteer opportunities across the Capital Region often leading to paid jobs.SchenectadyDAY SERVICESWILDWOOD PROGRAMS
Health/Medical Care ServicesThe mission of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is to improve the health and safety of communities across the country by organizing and utilizing public health, medical and other volunteers.SaratogaMEDICAL RESERVE CORPS (MRC)SARATOGA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
Health/Medical Care ServicesThe Schoharie County Health Department MRC is a registry of healthcare and non-healthcare personnel who volunteer to provide assistance in an emergency or major disaster in Schoharie county.SchoharieMEDICAL RESERVE CORPS (MRC)SCHOHARIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Volunteer OpportunitiesSeeks volunteers to assist with providing career readiness skills training, primarily with training experience, computer skills, and job counseling experience. WERC also seeks assistance with marketing through social media and website maintenance.AlbanyCAREER DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEBSITE MAINTENANCE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESCAPITAL DISTRICT WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT AND RESOURCE CENTER (WERC)
Volunteer OpportunitiesHas a varies volunteer opportunities, including working with children impacted by abuse, counseling children, and more. AlbanyRESIDENTIAL AID, CHILD ABUSE AND COUNSELING VOLUNTEERSSAINT CATHERINE'S CENTER FOR CHILDREN
Volunteer OpportunitiesThe Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) offers diverse opportunities for volunteers 55 years of age or older to volunteer their services. Volunteer assignments are a match between the specific interests of the volunteer and the particular needs of an organization. Volunteers are covered by liability insurance while volunteering.SaratogaRETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP)SARATOGA COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteers and/or interns are needed at the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga. Whether you are a retired senior who wants to build friendships or someone looking for a way to support your community, we have the right opportunity for you. We partner regularly with local schools and organizations. Additionally, through our Community Connections Program, volunteers are matched with seniors in our community who need assistance with transportation, shopping, home visits, respite, telephone check-ins, house-hold chores and more.SaratogaVOLUNTEERSARATOGA SENIOR CENTER
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteers needed at Schenectady Home Furnishings Program in many capacities: truck drivers,truck crews, warehouse workers, office staff, skills in marketing, sales, newsletter production, grant writing, community outreach, and moreSchenectadyVOLUNTEERSCHENECTADY HOME FURNISHINGS PROGRAM
Volunteer OpportunitiesThe Stakeholders Volunteer Center is a one-stop resource for all things volunteer. Through the online database, volunteers are matched to meaningful opportunities in 501(c)(3) qualified organizations. The Regional Volunteer Center is working to elevate the impact of volunteerism in the Capital Region.AlbanyVOLUNTEER CENTERSTAKEHOLDERS
Volunteer OpportunitiesCEO has a number of volunteer and internship opportunities available.RensselaerVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESCOMMISSION ON ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY (CEO) FOR THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION
Volunteer OpportunitiesThe Fort Hunter Free Library is in need of volunteers for their NYS Summer Reading Program. Please contact the library for more information.MontgomeryVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESFORT HUNTER FREE LIBRARY
Volunteer OpportunitiesThe success of our Senior Center relies heavily on the efforts of all of our volunteers. Our volunteers enjoy meeting new friends, developing new programs, and working together to make the Center the best it can be. Opportunities for volunteering include: clerical, desk volunteers, van dispatcher, van drivers, computer instruction, and serving on various committees.SchenectadyVOLUNTEER PROGRAMGLENVILLE SENIOR CENTER
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteers are crucial in Shelters of Saratoga's effort to ensure every member of our community has safe and affordable housing which is accomplished through emergency shelter services, case management, advocacy and referral services, affordable housing opportunities, mobile outreach as well as education and funding to homeowners to ensure their homes are safe, secure and health dwellings. We seek volunteers to assist with front desk management, office and receptionist duties, facilitate fund drives or group projects (i.e. meal preparation, painting, yardwork,) research and collect data or coordinate fundraisers.SaratogaVOLUNTEER PROGRAMSHELTERS OF SARATOGA
Volunteer OpportunitiesGet connected on our website to learn about the variety of volunteer opportunities in your community.WarrenVOLUNTEER PROGRAMTRI-COUNTY UNITED WAY
Volunteer OpportunitiesUnited Way of Fulton County has many volunteer opportunities to fit different interests and schedules.FultonVOLUNTEER PROGRAMUNITED WAY OF FULTON COUNTY
Volunteer OpportunitiesOur volunteer services program is a participant in the federal Senior Corps and RSVP. Both connect today’s 55+ population with agencies that need volunteers the most. The program offers a full range of volunteer opportunities local organizations. Volunteers provide independent living services such as delivering meals and transportation to the homebound, and serve their communities in many other ways. You choose whether you want to draw on your skills or develop new ones. In short, you find the opportunity that’s right for you. Volunteers choose how, where, and how often they want to serve, with commitments ranging from a few hours to 40 hours per week.GreeneVOLUNTEER SERVICESGREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer opportunity for individuals who would drive older adults, age 60+ to their medical appointments. Mileage reimbursement is available.FranklinVOLUNTEER SERVICESOFFICE FOR THE AGING IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer opportunities vary, call for more details.WashingtonWASHINGTON COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION ANGELSLEARNING EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PARTNERSHIP (LEAP)

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