Volunteering is a wonderful way to contribute to the overall well
being of our region. You will have the chance to learn skills, make
new friends, and, most importantly, to share your experience and your
willingness to help with those who need it the most.
is a FREE interactive web site that enables people to locate
volunteer opportunities in the Greater Delaware Valley area. Site
visitors can find their ideal volunteer opportunity with just the
click of the mouse. This "virtual volunteer center" helps
community-based organizations recruit volunteers and offers tracking
and reporting features to support corporate volunteer programs.
VolunteerWay helps volunteers and students to:
- Find an opportunity that matches their interests, time
constraints and geographic location by specifying keywords, zip
codes and other criteria.
- Search an online database of over 1800 volunteer opportunities
including all types of agencies and organizations, special events,
individual and group volunteer opportunities.
- View an online calendar of volunteer opportunities for any
- Receive updated email announcements on new volunteer
opportunities that match your profile as they arise.
VolunteerWay helps non-profit agencies/organizations to:
- Recruit volunteers online and increase their volunteer power!
- Position their volunteer opportunities in front of a greater
- Register their volunteer opportunities and agency background
information for potential volunteers to review AND update what they
- Receive email and/or phone notification from interested
mobilizes people to address the critical social, educational, and
environmental needs of the Greater Philadelphia region through
volunteer action. Philadelphia Cares provides community service
to tutor children, feed hungry people, assist people living with
disabilities, revitalize gardens, visit senior citizens and much more.
Start off with a brief Orientation Session and you could be
volunteering before you know it. Call them at 215-564-4544 or visit
the Web site to see Orientation times and locations throughout the
Other people with mental retardation are currently volunteers in day care centers,
libraries, hospitals, theaters, senior citizen centers and Habitat
You Can Help:
Call your community mental
health and mental retardation center or
Way for volunteers to help civic
organizations and non-profit agencies.