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    Volunteer Opportunities for High School Students

     

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    Volunteer Match

     

    Online search engine to help you match your interests to volunteer opportunities

     

     

    https://www.volunteermatch.org/

     

    Idealist

     

    Find volunteer opportunities in specific countries, states, and towns. Choose your area of focus, with advanced search options such as skills needed, language needed, and age.

     

     

    https://www.idealist.org/en/?type=VOLOP

     

    National/Local

     

    Department of Veterans Affairs

     

    Volunteer in a VA Medical Center. There are a wide variety of assignments available including audiology and speech pathology, extended care, information technology, laboratory medicine, medical administration and illustration, nursing, nutrition, and food service, ambulatory care services, occupational therapy, patient escort, pharmacy, physical therapy, research, social work

     

     

    https://www.volunteer.va.gov/

     

    Volunteer.gov

     

    A one-stop portal with access to public sector volunteer positions that fit your skills and interests. Search by opportunities, zip code or by state.

     

     

    https://www.volunteer.gov/results.cfm?states=NY

     

    Habitat for Humanity

     

    Help build adequate houses in partnership with those that lack adequate shelter.

     

     

    https://www.habitat.org/local/affiliate?zip=11783

     

    Landmark Volunteers

     

    Spend two weeks volunteering at one of several important historical, cultural, environmental or social service institutions

     

     

    https://orgs.tigweb.org/landmark-volunteers

     

    Red Cross

    Help with a single Red Cross event, community service, leadership, organizing a blood drive, and helping to prevent, respond to emergencies.

     

     

    https://www.redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteer.html

    Ronald McDonald House

    Help prepare meals, talk to families, take care of the house, etc.

     

     

    https://rmhlongisland.org/volunteer/

    Special Olympics

    A program of year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with mental retardation. Help in a variety of ways including sports training, fundraising, administrative help, competition planning, and staffing.

     

     

    https://www.specialolympics.org/get-involved/volunteer

     

    Local Opportunities

     

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island

     

    Provide children with one-on-one time and attention typically two to four times a month

     

     

         https://bbbsli.org/

     

    Interfaith Nutrition Network

     

    Help address the issues of hunger and homelessness on Long Island

     

     

    https://the-inn.org/

     

    Long Island Children's Museum

     

    Make a difference in the lives of children. Volunteer opportunities include museum store assistant, assistant explainer, office assistant, floater, and birthday parties

     

     

    https://www.licm.org/about/jobs/

     

    United Way of Long Island

     

    Opportunities for volunteers to become involved and help in direct services, special events, fundraising, general admission, and more

     

    https://www.unitedwayli.org/volunteer

     

    Island Harvest

     

    Help reduce food waste and end hunger on Long Island

     

    https://www.islandharvest.org/get-involved/volunteer/

     

     

    Surfers Way

     

    Surfer's Way is a non-profit organization designed to offer children with special needs the opportunity to experience the exhilaration and liberation of surfing.

     

     

     

    http://www.surfersway.org/volunteer.html

     

    Proud Girls

    Teaching Girls 12-17 to Live BIG and Give BIG.

     

     

    http://www.proudgirls.com/projects/

     

    Guide Dog Training

    To improve the quality of life for people who are blind, have low vision, or have other special needs.

     

     

    https://www.guidedog.org/

     

    HorseAbility

    Horse knowledge and experience is not a necessity. Volunteers are needed to assist with horse care, barn chores, lessons, treatment sessions, camp, outreach, fundraising, office work, and facility maintenance. We offer an orientation and training program for all new volunteers that is both educational and comprehensive. Proper horse-handling techniques and safety precautions are emphasized. Staff and senior volunteers will work with you to give you the tools and skills you need to be a successful volunteer.

     

     

    http://horseability.org/volunteers/