Rochester, NY

Community Wishbook
Volunteers Needed Index



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Have an Interest in Volunteering?
There's an Agency that Needs You!

- Click a volunteer category below (or scroll through the list) for a list of agencies that have a need for
   volunteers in a specific area.
- Click on the agency's name in the list to go directly to the agency's page.
  (The page lists the contact person, email address, phone number, and details on the volunteer skills requested.)
- Call or email the contact person at the agency to get details on volunteering.   

Volunteer Categories
General (various)
Activities & Programs
Administrative, Professional, Planning, Grants
Animal Care, Work with Animals
Baby & Child Care
Camping Programs
Caregivers, Companions, Friendly Visitors
Computer and Technology Applications
Drivers, Transportation, Delivery
Education, Tutors, Docents, Facilitators
Food Preparation & Service
Fundraising Administration
Gardening, Landscaping, Yard Work

Gift Shops, Retail Sales
Housekeeping, Cleaning
Maintenance, Repair, Painting, Skilled Trades
Medical
Mentors
Office, Clerical, Receptionists
Publicity, Promotion, Advocacy
Readers
Speakers
Special Events
Supplies: Clothing, Food, Donations
Telephone Calling & Counseling

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General Volunteer Opportunities
This category consists of all volunteer opportunities that do not fit into other specific categories.
Alternatives for Battered Women (contact agency for info)
American Red Cross, NY-Penn Blood Region (warehouse assemblers, blood drive hosts & sponsors, blood drive volunteers)
Asbury Dining & Caring Center (professional hair stylists to cut hair)
Birthright of Rochester (call for opportunities)
CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates (help with special projects)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (translators, immigration assistants, refugee resettlement)
The Center for Youth (Teen Court jurors, teen lawyers: prosecution and defense counsel)
Children Awaiting Parents, Inc. (professional photographers for Heart Gallery)
Church Women United in Rochester and Vicinity, Inc. (court observers, singers for choir to perform at nursing homes & senior centers)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (musicians, vocalists, dance and art assistants)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (decorating)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (coaches for basketball teams, plan a fishing trip for teens)
The Community Place – Aging Services (sponsors for events and activities)
ConKerr Cancer, Rochester Charter (sewing volunteers, card makers, Sew Day hosts and helpers)
Cottage Grove - A Rochester Presbyterian Home Residence (chorus: sing with elders, entertainers)
CP Rochester (swim volunteers: work with preschool children)
Craft Bits & Pieces (many volunteer opportunities)
East House (recruiters, HR people for Job Club)
Golisano Children's Hospital at University of Rochester Medical Center (see website)
GRCC-Faith in Action Network (general volunteers: on call as needed)
Heritage Christian Services (sports coaches to support recreational athletic activities; assist art therapist with supplies and cleanup during painting sessions)
Hilton Parma Emergency Food Shelf (businesses willing to have donation boxes at their sites)
Hochstein School of Music & Dance (distribute printed materials in Rochester area)
Hope Hall (many varied opportunities)
Jewish Community Center (ushers and backstage volunteers for Arts Dept.)
Lakeside Beikirch Care Center (volunteers with expertise; chefs, bakers, musicians, dancers, artists, etc.)
Linda's Cupboard at Hope Hall (contact agency for specific needs)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (door monitors, green card assistants, translators, play supervisors)
New York Museum of Transportation (design and build exhibits, run model RR, run trolleys and track cars on full-size track)
Offsprings Charities (social workers, counselors, mental health workers)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (chapel service, Bible study leader)
Penfield Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (assist at ticket tables and usher services)
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York (see website: www.pprsr.org)
Rochester Childfirst Network (art direction/graphic artist)
The Rochester Gay Men's Chorus (ushers, stagehands, ticket sellers for concerts)
Rochester Global Connections (introduce international students to community; dinner hosts)
Rochester Museum & Science Center (exhibit maintenance)
Rochester Music Coalition (run sound system for events, film crew)
Ronald McDonald House (various duties - please contact agency at www.ronaldshouse.com)
RSVP of Livingston County – A Program of Lifespan (respite providers for caregivers)
RSVP of Monroe County at Lifespan (financial literacy & health insurance counselors, disaster preparation)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (college internships for men, women, and youth shelters)
Society for the Protection and Care of Children (supervised visitation monitor)
Trillium Health (numerous opportunities for individuals or groups)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (please call for volunteer opportunities)

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Activities & Programs
ABVI-Goodwill (adults to assist at monthly recreation events)
Angels of Mercy, Inc. (volunteers for projects and programs)
AutismUp (work with children with autism to support them at events)
Cameron Community Ministries (Saturday playground supervision)
The Center for Youth (assist with after-school programs)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (board and committee members, program assistants)
Cottage Grove - A Rochester Presbyterian Home Residence (men's group, cooking club, art club, recreation assistant)
CP Rochester (recreational support: horseback riding, skiing, bowling; day habilitation support for adults)
ElderONE (day-center helpers)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (recreation assistant)
Family Service Communities (assist with Bingo, craft projects)
The Friendly Home (assist with recreation programs)
Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester (head running coaches and assistant coaches)
The Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc. (assist with social outings & community programs; help with day programs: art, computers, cooking, etc)
LDA Life and Learning Services (organize recreational outings)
Monroe Community Hospital (participate in social activities)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (help with wellness programs & special events)
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York
Rochester Family Mission (help with holiday projects)
St. John's Home (Bingo volunteers)
Sojourner House at Pathstone (assist with arts programs weekly)

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Administrative, Professional, Planning, Grant Writing
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (serve on RocHOPE Young Professionals committee)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (grant writers)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (board members)
Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf (grant writers)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (member services)
Children Awaiting Parents, Inc. (marketing, public relations)
Church Women United in Rochester and Vicinity, Inc. (board members: committees and projects)
Cobblestone School (grant writer)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (management, marketing, PR)
The Community Place – Aging Services (advancement committee, marketing volunteers & interns)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (committee members)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (serve on the Board, serve on the Board as Secretary)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (troop leaders, group leaders, program consultants)
Huntington's Disease Society of America - Upstate New York Chapter (grant writing)
Jefferson Avenue Childhood Development Center (grant writer)
Life Solutions of Hamlin, Inc., Food Pantry (grant writing)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (volunteer liaisons, event planning committee members)
New York Museum of Transportation (legal assistance)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (fundraising and grant writing)
Pearl Ministries, Inc. (grant writer, fundraising specialist)
Recovery Houses of Rochester ( board members)
Regional Ctr for Independent Living, Inc. (board members, event planning)
Relay For Life of Greece (committee members for 2013 Relay for Life, marketing help with local community partners)
Rochester Education Foundation (committee members: marketing, fundraising, events)
St. Kateri School (grant writer)
St. Vincent DePaul Society (grant writer)
Saint's Place  (public relations/marketing, fundraising committee, grant-writing strategies and activities)
Second Chance Bird Rescue, Inc. (grant writers)
Shepherd Home (experienced grant writer, experienced Board of Directors candidates)
Somali Community Outreach & Education Center, Inc. (grant writers)
Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center (fundraisers, grant writers)
Sweden Senior Center  (research grants)
Webster Comfort Care Home (marketing & advertising person)

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Animal Care, Work with Animals
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (pet therapy)
CP Rochester (assist with horseback riding)
EquiCenter, Inc. (assist during therapeutic horseback riding lessons, assist with grooming and saddling horses)
G.R.A.S.P., Inc. (temporary foster homes for cats, kittens, and dogs)
H.O.R.S.E. Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc. (experienced or not: help at horse rescue & sanctuary)
Heritage Christian Services (leaders and side walkers for disabled people while riding a horse)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (animal care, dog walking, pet-assisted therapy, meeters, greeters)
Nuts for Mutts Rescue, Inc. (foster homes for dogs, play with dogs at the center)
Paws and Purrs Rescue, Inc. (urgent: foster homes for dogs, cats, other small animals; workers for adoption events, fundraisers, events planning)
Rochester Animal Services (walk dogs, bathe animals, animal care, help potential adopters, take pictures, spay/neuter program)
Rochester Hope for Pets (help with dogs and cats: please see listing)
Second Chance Bird Rescue, Inc. (clean cages)

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Baby & Child Care
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (baby care)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (evening childcare)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) Hannick Hall (childcare)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) Hannick Hall (baby care)
Children's Center at the Hall of Justice (care for children whose families are in court)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (classroom aides: play activities, care for children)
Mercy Community Services - Residential Services (childcare)
Rochester Hearing and Speech Center (year-round classroom assistance with preschoolers)
Society for the Protection and Care of Children (WIC support/greeter, group childcare)
Sojourner House at Pathstone (assist with childcare weeknights & weekend days)
Somali Community in Western New York (daycare program)

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Camping Programs
American Diabetes Association  (help plan and implement camp)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (help with Traveling Summer Day Camp)
Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. (camp counselors: in August, for children with epilepsy)
Genesee Country Nature Center (assist with earth camp)
Partners in Community Development (assist with summer day camp)
Rochester Family Mission (summer camp volunteers)

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Caregivers, Companions, Friendly Visitors
Advent House (resident care)
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 Family Center (CFC) (friendly callers & visitors; resettlement teams: help new residents)
The Center for Youth (host homes to provide temporary shelter for a homeless teen; volunteers to respond in pairs to youth who have reached Safe Place sites and possibly transport them to emergency shelter)
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)
Compeer Rochester, Inc. (volunteers/mentors to be matched with youth and adults)
Cottage Grove - A Rochester Presbyterian Home Residence (one-on-one visitors, men's group: socialize with gentlemen)
Dimitri House (offer hospitality to guests: play cards or just sit and talk; volunteers to stay overnight at 7-bed men's emergency winter shelter)
East House (spend social time with residents)
ElderONE (one-on-one visits with seniors)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (entertainers, guest lecturers, transport residents to and from in-house appointments)
Family Service Communities (visit individual resident once a week, accompany residents on outings)
The Friendly Home (accompany residents from their rooms to in-house church service)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (special guests to perform music, art, gym, dance, etc)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (staff hospitality house for out-of-town visitors)
Isaiah House (urgent need for caregivers & light housekeeping)
Jewish Community Center (friends/mentors for developmentally disabled adults)
Journey Home, Inc. (urgent need for hands-on caregivers; also support staff)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (pet-assisted therapy)
Mercy Community Services - Outreach Center (social workers)
Monroe Community Hospital (visit residents, write letters, read, assist with meals, musical accompaniment during programs, push wheelchairs to activities)
Mount Carmel House, Inc. (patient care for terminally ill residents)
Ontario ARC (companionship, group projects)
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York (accompany and advocate for rape victims on hospital visits)
Providence Housing Development Corporation (organizations to produce monthly or weekly programs: e.g., movie night, coffee hour with discussion, craft day, community garden assistance)
RSVP of Livingston County – A Program of Lifespan (friendly visitors & non-medical caregivers)
St. John's Home (transporters to push wheelchairs within the building, meal assistants, visitors to reminisce with elders, musicians, accompany elders and staff on outings, Bingo volunteers, snack cart, library cart)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (help staff the night shelter October 15 through April 15)
St. Vincent DePaul Society (home visits)
The Senior Connection (two phone calls & two visits per month to an older adult)
Shepherd Home (hands-on caregivers)
Sunset House, Inc. (hands-on personal care volunteers)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (musical person: perform for children)
VA Medical Center (companion therapy, visitation, feeding hospitalized veterans)
Veterans Outreach Center, Inc. (help greet and thank returning servicemen and servicewomen)
Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester & Monroe County (hospice volunteers)
Webster Comfort Care Home (resident care)

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Computer and Technology Applications
(For computer data entry opportunities, please see Office, Clerical)
(For computer instructors, please see Education, Tutors)


Benjamin Ministries (help with website)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (instructors for computer skills)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (person with computer experience: MS Word & Excel, Quickbooks; person with database experience)
Children Awaiting Parents, Inc. (computer scanning, technical assistance: Access, Excel)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (work on website/Facebook; help with computers)
Greece Historical Society (person familiar with computers to organize collection & membership)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (photography, graphic design, IT/technology)
Monroe Community Hospital (computer assistance)
Rochester Animal Services (take photos of animals for website, assist with website updates)
St. Peter's Kitchen (help with website)
St. Peter's Kitchen (help with website using Wordpress)
Shepherd Home (computer skills)
Successful Pathways of YFC (update contact and donor database)
Webster Comfort Care Home (computer IT person)

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Drivers, Transportation, Delivery
ABVI-Goodwill (drivers: take people to and from medical appointments; shoppers: provide personal grocery shopping services)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (drive patients to appointments)
American Red Cross, NY-Penn Blood Region (drivers & navigators: pick up and deliver blood)
Catholic Charities (CCCS) Developmental Disabilities Services (move furniture: periodic and as needed)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (reliable person to move furniture)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (drivers)
The Center for Youth (volunteers to respond in pairs to youth who have accessed Safe Place sites and possibly transport them to emergency shelter)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (van driver)
Dimitri House (deliver holiday baskets the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas)
Elderberry Express (drivers to transport seniors to and from medical appointments, banking activities, visits to friends, prescription pickup, hairdressers, grocery shopping, etc.; dispatchers to line up drivers for clients who need rides the next day)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (drivers for our older neighbors)
The Friendly Home (accompany/transport residents from their rooms to in-house church service)
Genesee Country Nature Center (snowmobile driver to groom trails)
Give-A-Lift c/o Lifespan (drivers for medical appointments, etc.)
Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf, Inc. (drivers: deliver food to families in Greece, Charlotte; deliver to people with special needs; deliver baby food and diapers)
Greece F.I.S.H. (Friends In Service Here) (drivers to take clients to doctors' appointments: one day per month)
Habitat for Humanity of Genesee County, NY (driver assistant to help with pickups)
Hearing Loss Association of America - Rochester Chapter (drivers to transport members to day and evening meetings)
Honeoye Falls/Lima FISH (drivers)
Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester (drive Holocaust survivors to speaking engagements)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (animal transporters)
National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate New York and Western New York (drive patients to dialysis treatments & medical appointments)
Out of the Darkness (transportation)
Rochester Family Mission (help pick up food from Foodlink)
RSVP of Livingston County – A Program of Lifespan (drivers for medical appointments, home delivery of meals to homebound, driving & other supportive services for veterans)
RSVP of Monroe County at Lifespan (drivers for medical appointments, etc.; drivers for home-delivered meals, surplus food, etc., driving & other supportive services for veterans)
St. Peter's Kitchen (pick up deliveries Tuesday & Friday mornings)
St. Vincent DePaul Society (drivers for donation pickups)
Saint's Place  (van drivers & crew: pick up and deliver donated furniture)
Second Chance Bird Rescue, Inc. (donation pickup)
SOFI Transportation/Elderbus (transport clients to medical appointments, shopping, etc.)
SWEM (Southwest Ecumenical Ministries) Community Services (deliver food to seniors: third Saturday of each month)
VA Medical Center (drive vans: Rochester, Syracuse, and Buffalo VA Medical Centers)
Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester & Monroe County (deliver Meals on Wheels)

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Education, Tutors, Docents, Facilitators
(Also see Mentors)
Alzheimer's Association (support group facilitators, educators to share information with families)
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 (after-school program: help tutor, read, have fun)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (life skills instructors: parenting workshops, computer skills, GED prep: ESL tutoring, ASL instructors; enrichment program providers)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) Hannick Hall (conduct workshops: sewing, knitting, crafting, etc.)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (museum or lighthouse tower guides)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (teacher's aide for persons with disabilities)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (help with after-school tutoring: math and reading; help finding books for children ages 2 to 12; create reading program for ages 2 &3)
The Community Place – Aging Services (instructors: basic computer class, exercise class)
CP Rochester (pre-school classroom)
East House (one-on-one tutors for literacy training, GED preparation, adult basic education, basic computer skills; classroom aides)
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc. (tutors in math, reading, and English)
First Unitarian Church of Rochester's UU/Schools Partnership (one-on-one tutors, classroom helpers, help with specific school project)
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)
Genesee Country Nature Center (tour guides, naturalists to assist with kids' classes, lead groups)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (trainers, outdoor program trainers, panel-discussion leaders, special-interest program leaders)
Greece Historical Society (museum docents Sunday afternoons)
The Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc. (help with day programs: art, computers, cooking, etc.; facilitator: keep programs member-driven)
Jefferson Avenue Childhood Development Center (teacher aides)
Jewish Community Center (instructors, coaches for computer classes)
Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester (assist school children with literacy)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (educators)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (tutors for children and English-language learners)
Mercy Bridges (literacy tutors, one-to-one: reading, writing, English skills)
Mercy Community Services - Outreach Center (health educators)
National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate New York and Western New York (health fair educators)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (tutors/mentors: English language arts, reading, math, GED areas)
Offsprings Charities (life coach, instructors, tutors/educators)
Ontario ARC (After-school program: assist students having Autism Spectrum Disorder)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (substitute teachers, tutors, mentors)
Out of the Darkness (sewing teachers)
Perinton Historical Society (museum docents)
Recovery Houses of Rochester (facilitators for life skills)
Rochester Childfirst Network (classroom volunteers)
Rochester Family Mission (help with computer classes)
Rochester Greenovation (creative workshop instructors)
Rochester Hearing and Speech Center (year-round classroom assistance with preschoolers)
Rochester Museum & Science Center (docents, Ask-It explainers, gallery host, floor staff)
RSVP of Livingston County – A Program of Lifespan (tutors for school children; tutors for adults: basic literacy & English as a second language; work with preschoolers on school readiness skills, conduct health education classes)
RSVP of Monroe County at Lifespan (tutors for school children, tutors for adults: basic literacy & English as a second language, conduct health education classes)
Saint's Place (tutoring: assist students with homework, help adults learn English)
Saving Grace Ministries of Rochester - Grace House (mentors, trades teachers, GED teachers)
Sojourner House at Pathstone (Study Buddy program: one-on-one tutoring & mentoring for school-age children)
Somali Community in Western New York (ESOL teachers, sewing instructors, art teacher, music teacher, computer instructor)
Somali Community Outreach & Education Center, Inc. (teachers for weekends)
Step by Step (An Outreach Program of Volunteers of America) (facilitators of workshops)
Two Doors Community Resource Center, Inc. (tutors for elementary-age children)

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Food Preparation & Service
A Meal and More, Inc. (soup kitchen: help set up, meal preparation, clean up)
Asbury Dining & Caring Center (help prepare and serve breakfast Tuesdays or Fridays)
Cameron Community Ministries (prepare, serve, clean up: Hot Lunch Program & Kids Cafe)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (cooking)
Cottage Grove - A Rochester Presbyterian Home Residence (cooking club: prepare favorite recipes)
Dimitri House (drop-in program: serving a meal, kitchen work)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (provide lunches, snacks, etc., to construction volunteers)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (kitchen volunteers)
Journey Home, Inc. (cooking support)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (meal service, coffee service, food pantry)
Partners in Community Development (serve lunch to seniors)
RSVP of Livingston County – A Program of Lifespan (food pantry support)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (prepare and serve lunch)
St. Peter's Kitchen (dishwashers)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (food services: packing food bags, serving, room setup, etc.)
Shepherd Home (baking for special events)
Successful Pathways of YFC (snack bar workers for sporting & special events)

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Fundraising Administration
Advent House (fundraising)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (plan & implement fundraising events)
Benjamin Ministries (fundraising)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research Braddock Bay Raptor Research (grants & other fundraising possibilities)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (plan & implement fundraising events)
Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf (special fundraising events)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (fundraising)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (fundraising)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (fundraising committee members)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (plan a fundraiser for our ministry to children)
The Community Place – Aging Services (assist with planning and implementation of annual fundraising events)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (plan & implement fundraising events)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (fundraising specialist)
Global Family Outreach Ministry (help organize & establish fundraising)
The House of Mercy (fundraising)
Huntington's Disease Society of America - Upstate New York Chapter (fundraising)
Life Solutions of Hamlin, Inc., Food Pantry (fundraising, grant writing)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (event planning task force members)
Nuts for Mutts Rescue, Inc. (fundraising committee)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (fundraising and grant writing)
Pearl Ministries, Inc. (fundraising specialist)
Regional Ctr for Independent Living, Inc. (fundraising services and expertise)
Relay For Life of Greece (seek out support from businesses, plan & implement fundraising activities)
Rochester Education Foundation (fundraising committee members)
Saint's Place  (fundraising committee, plan & organize fundraisers)
Second Chance Bird Rescue, Inc. (help with fundraisers)
Shepherd Home (fundraising committee members)
Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center (fundraisers)
Two Doors Community Resource Center, Inc. (fundraising committee)
Webster Comfort Care Home (fundraising/public relations person)

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Gardening, Landscaping, Yard Work
Alzheimer's Association (garden volunteer)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (gardening)
Catholic Charities (CCCS) Developmental Disabilities Services (yard work: periodic and as needed)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (yard workers)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (gardener)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (gardening)
EquiCenter, Inc. (mowing, weeding, grooming trails, landscaping, minor carpentry, etc.)
Genesee Country Nature Center (trail maintenance: trim back trails, lay mulch)
Genesee Land Trust, Inc. (manage and monitor protected lands, help at work parties on trails and preserves)
Heritage Christian Services (assist with raking leaves, maintain sensory garden)
Hochstein School of Music & Dance (grounds & gardens: weeding, light landscaping, etc.)
LDA Life and Learning Services (assist with residential enhancement projects: painting, gardening, etc.)
Lifetime Assistance, Inc. (yard work)
New York Museum of Transportation (mowing)
Providence Housing Development Corporation (spring and fall cleanup, community garden assistance)
Rochester Museum & Science Center (grounds, Nature Center)
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center (gardeners)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (maintain grounds, snow removal)
Saving Grace Ministries of Rochester - Grace House (landscape work)
Shepherd Home (yard maintenance)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (minor landscaping: trimming around trees and bushes)
Webster Comfort Care Home (grounds/maintenance, gardening)

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Gift Shops, Retail Sales
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (gift-shop cashier)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (gift-shop cashier)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (help in ReStore)
The Friendly Home (gift shop cashier)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (book sorters, book pricers)
Friends of the Rochester Public Market (sell Market gift tokens, sell merchandise on Saturdays)
Greece Historical Society (gift-shop cashier & volunteers)
Habitat for Humanity of Genesee County, NY (cashier in ReStore)
Heritage Christian Services (sort and prepare donations, handle transactions, café assistants)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (gift shop)
Monroe Community Hospital (gift shop, thrift shop)
New York Museum of Transportation (Visitor Center: sell tickets, gift shop sales)
Rochester Greenovation (staff our store & operate register)
Rochester Museum & Science Center (gift shop)
Rush Public Library (help at book sales)
St. John's Home (Ice Cream Shop volunteers)
Wild Wings, Inc. (gift shop 9:30 to 2:00)

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Housekeeping, Cleaning
Advent House (housekeeping)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (assist with housekeeping needs)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (housekeeping)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (housekeeping)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (cleaning, simple maintenance)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (cleaning)
Dimitri House (do laundry: bedding and towels)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (housekeeping volunteers)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (light housekeeping)
Jefferson Avenue Childhood Development Center (fall and spring cleaning)
Journey Home, Inc. (cleaning, cooking, and maintenance support)
Mercy Community Services - Residential Services (polish wood trim, shampoo carpet)
Nuts for Mutts Rescue, Inc. (weekly cleaning at the center)
Regional Ctr for Independent Living, Inc. (carpet cleaning, window washing)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (cleaning)
Women's Care Center (wash donated used clothes, help clean the center)

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Maintenance, Repair, Painting, Skilled Trades
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (maintenance/construction for trails & banding stations)
Catholic Charities (CCCS) Developmental Disabilities Services (room painting: periodic and as needed)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (paint interior walls)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (maintenance, home set-up teams)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) Hannick Hall (painters)
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)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (help build houses)
Genesee Country Nature Center (carpenter to build nest boxes)
Greece Historical Society (outdoor & building maintenance)
Habitat for Humanity of Genesee County, NY (help with construction: framing, plumbing, electrical, painting, etc.)
The House of Mercy (basic maintenance and building upkeep)
Jefferson Avenue Childhood Development Center (paint classrooms & hallways, fall and spring cleaning)
Journey Home, Inc. (maintenance support)
LDA Life and Learning Services (assist with residential enhancement projects: painting, gardening, etc.)
Lifetime Assistance, Inc. (maintenance and yard work)
New York Museum of Transportation (maintenance: mowing, electrical & mech. repairs; restore antique trolleys, vehicles: wood, metal, paint)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (maintenance and small repairs)
Providence Housing Development Corporation (spring & fall cleanup)
Regional Ctr for Independent Living, Inc. (skills: photo enlargement, carpentry)
Rochester Family Mission (help with building & grounds maintenance)
Rochester Greenovation (handy people who can assemble/repair/improve salvaged goods)
Rochester Museum & Science Center (building service)
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center (masonry work)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (maintain grounds and building, snow removal, painting, minor repairs)
Saving Grace Ministries of Rochester - Grace House (painters, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, general maintenance)
Successful Pathways of YFC (spruce up the building)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (handy people for minor maintenance and small repairs)
Webster Comfort Care Home (maintenance: yard and house)

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Medical
ABVI-Goodwill (assistance with children's vision screenings)
American Red Cross, NY-Penn Blood Region (blood drive volunteers)
Global Family Outreach Ministry (medical staff for 7- to 10-day medical mission trip)
InterVol (assist in sorting donated medical supplies & equipment)
Mercy Community Services - Outreach Center (psychotherapists, dietitians/nutritionists, doctors, nurse practitioners, PAs, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, health educators)
National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate New York and Western New York (screenings: blood pressure, urine analysis, blood draws, etc.; advanced practitioners for medical consultations)
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center (health care providers: nurses, dentists, dental hygienists, therapists, other specialists -- see listing)
Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center (licensed therapists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners)

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Mentors
(Also see Education, Tutors)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (mentors to be matched with youth 6 to 16 awaiting friendship)
Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (mentor program)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (mentoring assistance with community outings and classroom activities)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) Hannick Hall (mentors for moms)
Compeer of Livingston County (provide mentoring, companionship to adults who are receiving mental health care)
Compeer Rochester, Inc. (mentors to be matched with youth and adults waiting for friendship)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (mentors, Gold Award mentors)
The Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc. (mentor members in achieving daily goals)
N.E.E.D. Ministries Job Development Training Program (success coaches/mentors)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (tutors/mentors: English language arts, reading, math, GED areas)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (tutors, mentors, performers)
Out of the Darkness (counselors)
Regional Ctr for Independent Living, Inc. (assist in youth group, technology, employment for disabled)
Relay For Life of Greece (mentors to guide youth involved in event)
Saving Grace Ministries of Rochester - Grace House (mentors)
Successful Pathways of YFC (mentors for youth)
Villa of Hope (share time with an adolescent in need of a trusting relationship)
Women's Care Center (peer counselors)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (mentors for women and girls)

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Office, Clerical, Receptionists
ABVI-Goodwill (short-term office/clerical projects)
Advent House (office work)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (welcome & receive guests, office support)
American Diabetes Association (long-term office help)
American Red Cross, NY-Penn Blood Region (office assistants: filing, data entry, etc.)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (reception, office work)
Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (office assistance)
CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates (clerical help in office or at home)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (clerical help)
Center for Disability Rights, Inc. (prepare newsletter for mailing)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (receptionist)
Children Awaiting Parents, Inc. (general office work)
CP Rochester (clerical)
Dimitri House (office work: phones, filing, typing)
EquiCenter, Inc. (office volunteers)
Family Service Communities (receptionist)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (office help)
The Friendly Home (help with photocopying, filing, general clerical duties)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (office volunteers; small duties: write newsletter, obtain tickets & items)
Genesee Country Nature Center (desk assistant: for special events & winter weekends)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (administrative assistance)
Greece Historical Society (secretarial: filing, answering phones MTW mornings)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (staff house, greet out-of-town guests)
The House of Mercy (clerical support)
Huntington's Disease Society of America - Upstate New York Chapter (help coordinate event mailings)
Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester (help with large mailings)
LDA Life and Learning Services (assist with periodic mailings)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (clerical duties)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (office work, data entry)
Mercy Community Services - Outreach Center (receptionists)
Monroe Community Hospital (clerical or computer assistance)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (general office help)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (administrative)
Out of the Darkness (office skills)
Regional Ctr for Independent Living, Inc. (bulk mailings, thank-you notes)
Rochester Animal Services (reception & administrative support)
Rochester Childfirst Network (office support clerk, children's library assistant)
Rochester Education Foundation (office work: see listing)
The Rochester Gay Men's Chorus (office help)
Rochester Museum & Science Center (clerical support)  
Second Chance Bird Rescue, Inc. (answer phones, greet visitors, show them around)
Shepherd Home (clerical skills, computer skills)
Successful Pathways of YFC (update contact and donor database)
VA Medical Center (clerical assistants: typing, filing, phone calls)
Villa of Hope (clerical duties)
Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester & Monroe County (clerical positions with Meals on Wheels)
Webster Comfort Care Home (office/clerical)

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Publicity, Promotion, Advocacy
Alzheimer's Association (advocacy volunteer, outreach ambassador)
Angels of Mercy, Inc. (help with publicity and promotion of 9/28/13 5K Run/Walk)
Benjamin Ministries (spread awareness using social media, promotion)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (marketing, public relations)
CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates (advocates for children)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (telemarketer)
Children Awaiting Parents, Inc. (marketing, public relations; distribute fliers, posters)
Church Women United in Rochester and Vicinity, Inc. (publicize events & projects to churches/congregations)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (PR work)
Global Family Outreach Ministry (advocate for agency, share information publicly)
Jefferson Avenue Childhood Development Center (recruitment team to canvass community)
National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate New York and Western New York (marketing, publicity)
National Parkinson Foundation Greater Rochester (professional PR volunteer)
Offsprings Charities (court companions/advocates)
Penfield Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (marketing: selling ads to local businesses)
Relay For Life of Greece (students to promote Relay for Life)
Rochester Education Foundation (marketing committee members)
Rochester Museum & Science Center (social media)
Rochester Music Coalition (hang posters/flyers promoting events)
RSVP of Livingston County – A Program of Lifespan (advocates for residents of long-term care facilities)
RSVP of Monroe County at Lifespan (advocates for residents of long-term care facilities)
St. Vincent DePaul Society (marketing person)
Saint's Place (public relations/marketing)
Second Chance Bird Rescue, Inc. (advertising/public relations help)
Two Doors Community Resource Center, Inc. (marketing/public relations committee)

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Readers
ABVI-Goodwill (readers: provide personal reading services)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (readers for children's program: ages 2 to 6; create reading program for ages 2 & 3)
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (read to children)

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Speakers
American Red Cross, NY-Penn Blood Region (blood recipients: share personal stories)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (share career & profession information with youth)
The Community Place – Aging Services (speakers on topics: aging well, children)
Cottage Grove - A Rochester Presbyterian Home Residence (guest lecturers, entertainers)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (guest lecturers)
Junior League of Rochester (guest speakers)
Sweden Senior Center (guest speakers for a variety of subjects)
Two Doors Community Resource Center, Inc. (presenters: share a skill)

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Special Events
ABVI-Goodwill (one-day events: e.g., Scouting for Food, Clothing Drive)
Alzheimer's Association (assist at health fairs, help with Walk to End Alzheimer's)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (fundraising events, activities calendar for guests)
American Diabetes Association  (help plan and implement events)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (special events)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (seasonal special projects, represent Bivona at community events)
Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (special events and programs: walk/run, gala, golf tournament; health fairs, festivals)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (plan & implement special events)
Camp Haccamo (help with Hike for Haccamo)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (special events)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) Hannick Hall (sponsor baby showers)
Center for Disability Rights, Inc. (help with annual fundraising summer Gala, help with Accessible Halloween event)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (special events)
Children Awaiting Parents, Inc. (Heart Gallery displays)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (event planning & staffing)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (help with Thanksgiving dinner for 500 people, gather & hand out gifts for children at Christmas)
The Community Place – Aging Services (help organize fundraising special events)
Dimitri House (work our annual fundraiser)
EquiCenter, Inc. (plan and work on fundraising events)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (special events throughout the year)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (special-event volunteers)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (cookie moms & dads, special events)
GRCC-Faith in Action Network (organize and help at specific events)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (work on fundraisers)
Heritage Christian Services (help with events)
The Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc. (assist with community programs)
Hilton Parma Emergency Food Shelf (food drives & collections)
Huntington's Disease Society of America - Upstate New York Chapter (event volunteers)
Jefferson Avenue Childhood Development Center (coordinate car wash or "Kid's Day")
Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester (help with large community events)
Lifetime Assistance, Inc. (assist with special events)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (special events)
Melissa's Living Legacy - Teen Cancer Foundation (help with special events)
Mercy Community Services - Outreach Center (committee members for special events)
Monroe Community Hospital (special events: committee member)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (assist with special events)
National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate New York and Western New York (planning committee & event volunteers for Kidney Walk, golf tournament; health fairs, patient services events)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (help with events: Walk MS, Bike MS; teams of 4-6 for MS Service Day)
National Parkinson Foundation Greater Rochester (help with Moving Day September 2013)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (LPGA: staff concessions)
Nuts for Mutts Rescue, Inc. (event organization)
Ontario ARC (recreation program: basketball, Bingo, bowling, softball)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (volunteers & supplies for parent involvement events, coordinators and food donations for summer picnic community event, volunteers for holiday/Christmas party for children)
Penfield Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (special events volunteers)
Pet Pride of New York Inc. (underwrite November building-fund luncheon & June golf tournament)
Relay For Life of Greece (Relay for Life: plan decorations, help with event entertainment and activity schedule, put up flyers/posters in the community)
Rochester Animal Services (assist with offsite adoptions & promotions)
Rochester Childfirst Network (special events)
Rochester Education Foundation (organize book drives, special event committee members and workers)
Rochester Hope for Pets (help with events throughout the year)
Rochester Museum & Science Center (events host)
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center (committee and special events volunteers)
Saint's Place  (plan & organize fundraising events)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (assist with golf tournament, Project Bundle-Up, Christmas toy and food distribution; Bell Ringers for Red Kettle campaign, etc.)
Second Chance Bird Rescue, Inc. (help with and work fundraisers)
Successful Pathways of YFC (snack bar workers for sporting & special events)
Two Doors Community Resource Center, Inc. (work on fundraising events)

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Supplies: Clothing, Food, Donations
Asbury First Storehouse (donation sorters; clerks: work with clients)
Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf (assist clients in food pantry)
Cameron Community Ministries (sort and distribute clothing in the Clothing House)
Dimitri House (emergency food cupboard: interview)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (staff our home-improvement retail outlet)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (book sorters, book pricers)
Global Family Outreach Ministry (collect, store, and send donated items overseas)
Greece Ecumenical Clothing Closet (sort, fold, hang clothing, etc.)
Heritage Christian Services (store assistants: sort and prepare donations, handle transactions)
InterVol (assist in sorting donated medical supplies & equipment)
Life Solutions of Hamlin, Inc., Food Pantry  (assist clients in food pantry, help with garage sale)
Mercy Community Services - Residential Services (sort & organize donations to Baby Boutique and food pantry)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (clothing distribution program, food pantry)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (food donations for summer picnic community event)
Partners in Community Development (pick up clothes for clothing distribution)
Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf (Saturday food distribution; Adopt-A-Shelf to keep shelves stocked with food)
RSVP of Monroe County at Lifespan (surplus food distribution)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (sort clothes)
St. Peter's Kitchen (manage once-a-month Foodlink Mobile Pantry)
Saint's Place (sort & organize donations, assist refugees in selecting clothing)
Successful Pathways of YFC (organize donations)
SWEM (Southwest Ecumenical Ministries) Community Services (help obtain, pack, and distribute food: buy fresh fruits and vegetables for distribution)
Women's Care Center (sort baby donations & prepare orders for clients)

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Telephone Calling & Counseling
Alzheimer's Association (telephone support: making calls to families & caregivers)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (friendly callers & visitors)
The Center for Youth (phone counselor: provide counseling, information, and referrals)
Children Awaiting Parents, Inc. (phone calling to children's caseworkers)
Compeer of Livingston County (keep in contact by phone or email with clients on waiting list)
Elderberry Express (dispatchers to line up drivers for clients who need rides the next day)
Greece F.I.S.H. (Friends In Service Here) (coordinate clients with drivers: one day per month)
Honeoye Falls/Lima FISH (dispatchers)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (behavior help-line counselors)
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York (counseling of rape victims, survivors, and their significant others)
SWEM (Southwest Ecumenical Ministries) Community Services (answer help-line requests for emergency food)
Women's Care Center (telephone counselors)

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