Service Tree

The Service Tree lists all services in "branched" groups, starting with the very general and moving to the very specific. Click on the name of any group name to see the sub-groups available within it. Click on a service code to see its details and the providers who offer that service.

Administration Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to fill positions handling routine, day-to-day administrative tasks on a voluntary basis without remuneration.

Animal Services Volunteer Opportunities

Animal shelters, animal control programs, veterinary clinics and hospitals and other similar organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to work directly with animals who are abandoned, lost, abused, sick, trapped or otherwise in need of care. Also included are organizations that need volunteers to provide pet related services for the people they serve.

Arts and Culture Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with skills and experience in the arts and humanities who are willing to offer their services and work on a voluntary basis without remuneration on projects that benefit the organization or provide entertainment for the people it serves.

Communications/Marketing Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with expertise in public speaking, writing, desktop publishing, graphics or other aspects of communications who are willing to contribute their skills on a voluntary basis without remuneration and work on projects benefiting the agency or the people it serves.

Construction/Home Maintenance Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to use their expertise in the areas of auto, home and yard maintenance or construction to work on projects for the organization itself or to help the people it serves.

Counseling/Information Support Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills, experience and, in some cases, licensing, who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration providing information about and referral to local service providers that can meet a particular individual's needs; or emotional support, problem-solving assistance, information and guidance for people who are having difficulty in coping with a traumatic experience or a personal relationship, struggling with substance abuse or in making the adjustments that are required by their particular stage in life.

Criminal Justice/Legal Services Volunteer Opportunities

Legal aid offices, city attorney's offices, police agencies, advocate programs and other similar organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and experience who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration providing services for people who have been arrested and/or convicted of criminal offenses or are crime victims or witnesses and need legal assistance, advocacy or other supportive services.

Disaster/Emergency Services Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration in communities that have been devastated by a major fire, flood, hurricane, earthquake, tornado, tsunami, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, drought, famine, explosion or nuclear accident, the outbreak of civil unrest, or other large-scale emergency of natural or human origin that disrupts the community's normal functioning. Volunteers may offer their services prior to an emergency and wait to be called to provide assistance; or may make contact following the emergency if they recognize that their skills are needed.

Education Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to work with children and/or adults on a voluntary basis without remuneration to ensure that they develop the knowledge, skills, desirable qualities of behavior and character, wisdom and general competence that will enable them to fully participate in and enjoy the social, political, economic and intellectual life of the community.

Family Services Related Volunteer Opportunities

Family service organizations, shelters, senior centers and other community organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration on a variety of projects that seek to replace, augment and/or expand the protection, supervision, care and support that are provided through the primary family unit and strengthen families and the communities in which they live.

Food Production/Preparation/Delivery Volunteer Opportunities

Food banks, food pantries, meal preparation programs and other similar organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills who are willing to support food distribution and meal programs on a voluntary basis without remuneration. Also included are farming operations that are seeking volunteers who are willing to do farm work (tilling/planting/cultivating/harvesting).

Health/Disabilities Related Volunteer Opportunities

Hospitals, clinics, hospice facilities and other health care organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and experience who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration providing supportive services for people who have illnesses, injuries or disabilities; or supporting other health/disabilities-related projects.

Interpretation/Translation Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing to serve as an interpreter, translator, transcriber or reader and help people who have visual or hearing impairments or who speak and/or read or write a language other than English to communicate their needs manually, verbally and/or in writing and/or have access to any of a wide variety of reading material in a format they are able to use.

Recreational Activities/Sports Volunteer Opportunities

Recreation centers, schools, youth programs and other similar organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to provide leadership for programs involving crafts, sports, youth development or other recreational activities on a voluntary basis without remuneration.

Special Event Support Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to help the agency with any of a wide variety of special events (e.g., parties, dances, receptions, concerts, lecture series, arts fairs, charity golf tournaments or walkathons) on a voluntary basis without remuneration. Volunteers may be asked to greet, register and orient the event guests; collect payments; hand out programs; assist with crowd control, exhibit interactions, coat-check and behind-the-scenes operations; and take on other tasks to help ensure that the event runs smoothly.

Transportation Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with a valid driver license and current insurance who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to provide transportation or transportation related services for the agency itself or the people it serves.

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