VOLUNTEER GUIDE

 

This guide describes national organizations that have offices and chapters across the United States offering an immense variety of ways to serve.  Their national headquarters will direct you to the nearest location.

 

Before you help any organization, it is important to know their goals, their services and what volunteers and advocates do so that you can make an informed choice.

 

This guide makes it easy for you to get the facts.  The brief descriptions let you quickly find organizations that may be potential interest.  Then you can go to their web site for full details and contact them directly about volunteering.

           

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CHILDREN

 

AMERICA’S PROMISE – THE ALLIANCE FOR YOUTH

Tel: 888-55-YOUTH or 703-684-4500, 

Email: commit@americaspromise.org

http://www.americaspromise.org

 

The mission of America’s Promise is to build character and competence of the nation’s youth.  Its promises are to establish for the youth ongoing relationships with caring adults, safe places with structured activities during non-school hours, healthy start and future; marketable skills, and opportunities to give back through community service.  Volunteers can contribute by becoming mentors and providing young people with counsel, friendship and a positive role model.

 

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF AMERICA

Tel: 215-567-7000

Email: national@bbbsa.org

http://www.bbbsa.org

 

This organization strives to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth, primarily through a professionally supported one-to-one relationship with a caring adult, who will assist them in achieving their highest potential as they grow to become confident, competent and caring individuals.  Volunteers provide friendship, positive experiences and guidance.  Programs are available in more than 5000 communities nationwide.

 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA

Tel: 404-487-5700 or to volunteer: 800-854-CLUB

Email:  Use their email form on their web site

http://www.bgca.org

 

The goal is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.  Boys & Girls Clubs provide a safe place to learn and grow.  Volunteers help in programs in the arts, environment, health, careers, alcohol/drug and pregnancy prevention, gang prevention, leadership development and athletics.

 

CAMP FIRE USA

Tel: 816-756-1950

Email: info@campfireusa.org

http://www.campfire.org

 

Serves over 650,000 boys and girls through 120 councils in 40 states.  Mission is to build caring, confident youth and future leaders.  Volunteers contribute through small group clubs and mentoring, leadership development, camping and environmental education, childcare, self-reliance and service-learning classes.

 

NATIONAL CASA ASSOCIATION

Tel: 800-628-3233

Email:  Use their email form on their web site

http://www.nationalcasa.org

 

There are 900 programs nationwide where volunteers who are appointed by judges advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children.  Volunteers are ordinary people without legal expertise who work on one case at a time doing research, reviewing documents, interviewing people who then report their findings to the judge and make recommendations.  Volunteers receive in-depth training and make a commitment to work for at least one year.

              

CHILDREN’S DEFENSE FUND

Tel: 202-628-8787

Email: cdfinfo@childrensdefense.org

http://www.childrensdefense.org

 

Their mission is to provide a strong, effective voice for the children of America giving particular attention to the needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities.  This agency educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investment before children get sick or into trouble, drop out of school or suffer family breakdown.  Volunteers keep abreast of pending legislation and to write to their senators and representatives about issues vital to children.

 

COVENANT HOUSE

Tel: 1-800-388-3888

Email:  dcmail@covenanthouse.org

http://covenanthouse.org

 

This organization provides shelter, food, clothing, crisis care to homeless and runaway youth in many cities across the U.S.  Other services include health care, education, vocational preparation, drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, legal services, recreation and street outreach. Over 1500 volunteers contribute by helping these young people through personal crises.  

 

4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Tel:1-800-368-7432 or 301-961-2800

Email: info@fourhcouncil.edu

http://www.fourhcouncil.edu

 

4-H enables youth to learn new life skills, build self-confidence, learn responsibility and achieve goals.  Members are age 5 to 19.  Starting at the local clubs, they can advance to state and national levels participating in a wide range of programs.  Parents, volunteers and community leaders facilitate activities.

 

GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA

Tel: 800-478-7248  

http://www.girlscouts.org

 

Mission is to help girls build character and skills for success in the real world with strong values, a social conscience and conviction of their own potential and self-worth.  Volunteers can be Girl Scout Leaders, or they may share their knowledge in other ways, including training girls to be Program Aides, or becoming involved with Girl Scout community services.

 

HEAD START BUREAU

Tel: 202-205-8572

Email:  webmaster@acf.dhhs.gov

http://www.acf.dhhs.gov

 

Operated under the Department of Health and Human Services, it provides services in the areas of education and early childhood development, medical, dental, mental, nutrition and parent involvement, with the overall goal of increasing school readiness for young children of low income families.  Volunteers assist with classroom activities, transportation, upkeep of centers, playground supervision, parent education, health screenings. 

 

I HAVE A DREAM FOUNDATION

Tel: All locations are listed on their web site.

Email: newprojects@ihad.org

http://www.ihad.org

 

Volunteers focus their efforts on tutoring, mentoring, organizing community service activities and working with families to promote their involvement in their children’s education in an effort to help them stay in school.   People who are willing to make a substantial commitment to help at-risk children are called Sponsors and often develop long-term projects and secure funding for those programs.

 

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT

Tel: 719-540-8000

Email: volunteer@ja.org 

http://www.ja.org

 

This organization reaches over 5.2 millions students worldwide from elementary through high school.  Goal is to teach youngsters how they can impact the world and to prepare them for future economic and workforce issues.  Volunteers share their enthusiasm and life experiences.  Junior Achievement provides the training, curriculum and classroom ready for volunteers. 

 

MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION

Tel: 800-722-WISH

Email: mawfa@wish.org

http://www.wish.org

 

This organization grants the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.  There are 81 chapters in the U.S.  Volunteers help in wish granting, development and fund raising, special events, public relations, translation services, medical outreach and administration. 

 

UNICEF – Please see listing under War, Disaster and Humanitarian Aid.

 

YMCA OF THE USA

http://www.ymca.net

 

All inquiries should be made directly to your local YMCA.  To get their address or phone number, call 888-333-YMCA, or go to the web site. 

 

There are over 2400 local YMCA associations.  Their mission is to build strong kids and strong families for   healthier, safer and more viable communities.  Volunteers lead exercise classes, read to preschool children, coach teams, help in the office, serve as role models, work on neighborhood problems and many other activities.

 

YWCA OF THE U.S.A

Tel: 212-273-7800

Email:  Use email form on their web site

http://www.ywca.org

 

To empower women and girls and to eliminate racism is the guiding principle for all YWCA childcare, shelter, health, fitness and social justice programs.  Volunteers engage in a variety of activities, including mentoring, membership board of directors, fundraising and program assistance.

 

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SOCIAL SERVICES

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS  (listed in the section War, Disaster and Humanitarian Aid)

 

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS (AARP)

Tel: 800-424-3410

Email:  member@aarp.org        

http://www.aarp.org

 

AARP’s mission is to shape and enrich the experience of aging.  It focuses its efforts and resources in health and wellness, economic security and work, long-term care and independent living and personal enrichment.  Volunteer opportunities include care giving, mental health, social outreach, health advocacy services, retirement planning, tax help, mature drivers classes, consumer information.

 

AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST

Tel: 800-771-2303

http://www.secondharvest.org 

 

This is the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization.  Through a network of over 200 food banks and food-rescue program, they distribute food to 26 million Americans, eight million of whom are children.  Through their matching service, you can find out about volunteer opportunities in your community.

 

AMERICORPS

Tel: 202-606-5000

Email: questions@americorps.org

http://www.americorps.org 

 

This is a government sponsored program which offers opportunities to serve in every state.  There are a large variety of programs from working with children in your own community to building homes for families in distant places.  You will receive financial awards to use for college or grad school or to pay back student loans. 

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA

Tel: 703-549-1390

http://www.catholiccharities.org

 

Volunteers help people become self-sufficient.  Some of the programs offered are child care, counseling, disaster relief, elderly services, emergency shelter, housing assistance, job training, parenting education, refugee assistance, services for person with HIV/AIDS, soup kitchens, drug abuse, youth services.

 

FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION FUND

Tel:  415-252-8900

Email: fund@fvpf.org

http://www.endabuse.org

 

This organization works to end domestic violence and help women and children.  It mobilizes concerned individuals, allied professionals, women’s rights, civil rights and other social justice organizations and children’s groups to join the campaign through public education, public policy reform, advocacy programs and organizing.

 

FEMINIST MAJORITY FOUNDATION

Tel: 703-522-2214

Email: femmaj@feminist.org

http://www.feminist.org

 

Members are men and women who believe that women deserve political, economic and social equality.  Their goal is to win more representation in Congress and state and local elective government.  They are concerned about women’s rights around the world.

 

GRAY PANTHERS

Tel: 800-280-5362

Email: info@graypanthers.org

http://www.graypanthers.org

 

This is an advocacy and educational organization working for social change by addressing issues such as national health care, job social security, housing, sustainable environment, education and peace.  Local chapters organize groups of young and older people to work together addressing Gray Panther issues.

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL

Tel: 229-924-6935

Email: publicinfo@hfhi.org

http://www.habitat.org

 

Volunteers build affordable houses for low-income people worldwide that are sold at no profit and no interest charged on the mortgage.  Volunteers can work in local programs, in Global Village trips, through campus and youth programs or VISTA (see below).   There are programs for women to learn construction skills and the “Green Team” builds environmentally friendly houses, conserving natural resources. 

 

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)

Tel: 800-GET-MADD

Email:  Use their email form on their web site

http://www.madd.org

 

This organization looks for effective solutions to the drunk driving and underage drinking problems and to support those who have already experienced the pain resulting from these crimes.  It is not a crusade against alcohol consumption.  Its programs are designed to raise public consciousness about drinking and driving and to insure that life-saving laws are enforced.

 

MEALS ON WHEELS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Tel: 800-677-1116

Email:  Use their email form on their web site

http://www.projectmeal.org

 

Mission is to combat the growing problem of hunger and malnutrition among the elderly and to advance knowledge about nutrition and aging.  Volunteers work through local agencies and deliver meals to people in need.  Often elderly homebound people cannot be served, not because of lack of food, but because there are not enough volunteers to deliver the food.

 

NATIONAL ALLIANCE TO END HOMELESSNESS

Tel: 202-638-1526, Email: naeh@naeh.org

http://www.naeh.org

 

This organization advocates for policy and legislation that will serve homeless people.  You can support plans that will create affordable housing by contacting local, state and federal officials.  You can ask homeless service agencies what they need in goods and services and tell your friends and neighbors.  Volunteers can work at a shelter teaching, training, visiting, or preparing people for employment. 

 

Also see “Volunteers of America” which advocates for the homeless, listed below in this section and “Homeless Veterans”, listed under War, Crisis and Humanitarian Aid.

 

NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Tel: 303-839-1852, Fax: 303-831-9251

http://www.ncadv.org

 

NCADV is dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children. It seeks to eliminate both personal and societal violence against all women and children. Its work includes support for safe home and shelter programs, public education and technical assistance, policy development and innovative legislation.  People who would like to volunteer at a shelter should contact the State Coalition Office in their state.  The phone numbers are listed on their web site.

 

OWL-NATIONAL OLDER WOMEN’S LEAGUE

Tel: 800-825-3695

http://www.owl-national.org

 

This is a grassroots network of chapters of women dedicated to winning economic, political and social equity for midlife and older women.  Members undertake national public education and advocacy campaigns. Issues include women and social security, health care, retirement income, care giving, housing, domestic violence, equal pay, age discrimination and affordable housing.

 

SALVATION ARMY

Tel:  703-684-5500

http://www.christianity.com

 

The Salvation Army serves people in need of all ages, races, creeds and backgrounds.  All chapters do not provide the same services.  They may include help for homeless, vocational training, shelter and meals, tutoring and recreation for children, GED preparation, counseling and case management.  Volunteers have many choices.

 

SCORE ASSOCIATION (SERVICE CORPS OF RETIRED EXECUTIVES)

Tel: 800-634-0245

http://www.score.org

 

SCORE is a resource partner with the Small Business Administration (SBA).  Working and retired executives and business owners donate their time and expertise as volunteer business counselors and provide confidential counseling and mentoring free of charge.  Volunteers share their knowledge and advise about business start-ups, growing businesses and struggling businesses. 

 

SENIOR CORPS

Corporation for National Service

Tel: 202-606-5000

Email: webmaster@cns.gov

http://www.seniorcorps.org

 

Senior Corps offers opportunities for older Americans to volunteer through their three main programs: Foster Grandparents by offering emotional support to child victims of abuse and neglect, RSVP by participating in various community services and Senior Companion Program by helping frail, older people and adults with terminal illness. 

 

TRAVELERS AID INTERNATIONAL

Tel: 202-546-1127

http://www.travelersaid.org

 

This is an association of Travelers Aid programs.  The member agencies serve individuals and families in crisis due to homelessness, mobility problems or other disruptive circumstances.  Volunteers assist stranded persons at airports, train or bus stations, help operate shelters, provide reassurance, helpful information or referral to essential services.

 

VISTA

Corporation for National Service

Tel: 202-606-5000, 

Email: vista@americorps.org

http://www.americacorps.org/vista

 

This is a government sponsored program.  Mission is to bring communities and individuals out of poverty.  VISTA members serve in hundreds of public agencies throughout the country, working to fight illiteracy, improve health services, create businesses, increase housing opportunities or bridge the digital divide.

 

Also see  “Americorps” listing in this section for student benefits.

 

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

Tel: 800-899-0089    

Email: voa@voa.org

http://www.voa.org

 

This organization is involved in many issues including children and youth, corrections, developmentally disabled, elderly, emergency services, families, health care, homeless, housing services, substance abuse.  Volunteers deliver meals to the elderly in their homes, read mail to residents of nursing homes, help at-risk youth and abused and neglected children and engage in many other services.

 

WOMEN IN COMMUNITY SERVICE

Tel: 800-442-9427 

Email: wicnatl@wics.org

http://www.wics.org

 

Goal is to reduce the number of individuals in poverty by promoting self-reliance and economic independence.  Volunteers and staff help low income individuals by providing support services, mentoring and workforce preparation programs nationwide.  Volunteers serve as fund developers, mentors, office assistants, public relations coordinators, resource developers.

 

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 NATURE AND ANIMALS

 

There are many organizations focused on environmental issues but not all use volunteers.  Listed below are some opportunities for participation in field or laboratory work, office and administrative jobs and other forms of service.

 

EARTH  TEAM

Natural Resources Conservation Service

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

Tel:  888-LANDCARE

http://www.nhq.nrcs.usda.gov/CCS/vol

 

The Earth Team is dedicated to preserving our natural resources and wildlife habitats.  There are more than 3,000 locations across the country.  Volunteers take photographs, write articles, speak to community groups, produce artwork, help with computer data entry, conservation information and education.

 

EARTHWATCH INSTITUTE

Tel:  800-776-0188

Email:  info@earthwatch.org

http://earthwatch.org

 

Promotes sustainable conservation of our natural resources and cultural heritage by creating partnerships between scientists, educators and the general public.  Earthwatch  puts people in the field where they can assist scientists.  Offers fellowships to teachers and students for field projects are all over the world.  Volunteers may join the research teams but share the costs of the expeditions.

 

FOREST SERVICE

Department of Agriculture

Washington, D.C.  20240

Tel: 202-205-8333

http://www.fs.fed.us/people/programs/volunteer

 

Volunteers maintain and host campgrounds, plant trees and seed damaged areas, build and repair fences, nesting boxes and other structures, restore damaged stream banks and burnt areas, build barrier free campsites.  They also present environmental education programs, take photographs, work on computers.  Volunteers may wish to live on a national forest site.  College students may get college credit.

 

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES

Tel:  Find regional phone numbers on their web site.

http://www.hsus.org

 

This is the nation’s largest animal protection organization.  It promotes the humane treatment of animals and compassion for all creatures.  It also seeks protection for the earth and its environment.  Programs include wildlife and habitat protection, farm animals and bioethics, companion animals and animal research.   Their Humane Activist newsletter alerts members when their help is needed and provides advice on what action to take.

 

NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SYSTEM

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Department of the Interior

Tel: 800-344-WILD

http://refuges.fws.gov/general/volunteers

 

There are 550 refuges and wetland management districts.  Volunteers work side-by-side with Service employees to conserve and restore fish, wildlife, plants and habitats.  Volunteers conduct fish and wildlife population surveys, lead tours, assist in laboratory research and in habitat modification projects.  They also perform clerical and administrative duties.

 

(PETA) PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS

Tel: 757-622-PETA

http://www.peta.org

 

PETA is dedicated to protecting the rights of all animals.  It works through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement and direct action.  Volunteers work in their own town in PETA’s Community Animal Projects.

 

RAINFOREST ACTION NETWORK

Tel: 415-398-4404

Email: rainforest@ran.org

http://www.ran.org

 

This organization works to protect the Earth’s rainforests and support the rights of its inhabitants through education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action.  It works in alliance with environmental and human rights groups around the world.  Members write letters, distribute information, contact decision-makers, volunteer or intern in offices.

 

SIERRA CLUB

Tel: 415-977-5500

Email: information@sierraclub.org

http://www.sierraclub.org

 

Sierra Club urges protection of the environment.  Issues include clean water, global warming, wildlands, commercial logging, human rights, global population, responsible trade, energy.  Community outreach programs provide low-income, inner city youth with trips to wilderness areas.  From backpacking trips to neighborhood cleanups to naturalist-led hikes, volunteers introduce all people to the natural world.

 

VOLUNTEERS-IN-PARKS

National Park Service

Department of the Interior

Tel: 202-208-3100

http://www.nps.gov/volunteer               

 

The mission of the Volunteers-in-Parks Program is to provide a vehicle through which the National Park Service can accept and utilize voluntary help from the public.  Each year more than 120,000 volunteers serve in the U.S. national parks in a large variety of jobs.  Their assistance to paid staff helps preserve and protect America’ natural and cultural heritage for future generations. 

 

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WAR, DISASTER AND AID

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS

http://www.redcross.org

 

If you are interested in community volunteering or being trained for disaster services, inquiries should be made through their local agencies.  Go to their web site and enter your zip code in the box where it says “Find Your Local Red Cross. You will then see the address, phone number, fax, email and web site address.

 

The American Red Cross provides Armed Forces emergency services, biomedical services, community services, disaster services, health and safety services, international services, nursing services and youth involvement.  Red Cross disaster relief focuses on meeting people’s immediate emergency disaster-caused needs by providing shelter, food, health and mental health services and providing blood to victims. There are a variety of opportunities for volunteers including serving on a disaster action team. Volunteers can work in the local community serving during an emergency or in preparing for potential disaster by doing the many social service jobs that are necessary all the time.  

 

The Red Cross also works with the Veterans Administration providing volunteers for support services in VA medical centers with physical rehabilitation, social work, general ward, nursing, library and administration.  (Also see Department of Veterans Affairs below).

 

The American Red Cross has continuing need for community volunteers to support such crucial programs as blood mobile worker, first aid team, homeless shelter, youth programs, HIV/AIDS mentor, health and safety instructor, lifeguard instructor, elderly escort, friendly visitor to homebound seniors or working as an office volunteer or board member.  Blood donations are a vital contribution.

 

NATIONAL RAPID RESPONSE CORPS is an AmeriCorps program sponsored by the American Red Cross.  Its mission is to provide vital emergency assistance to victims and communities affected by disaster and to increase preparedness in the areas of greatest need before disasters strike by recruiting, training and supporting young adults in Red Cross direct service activities.  Candidates must be at least 18, be available full time, be able to serve for 10 months, be able to mobilize for disaster assignments for up to 21 days at a time with little advance notice, have at least one year of prior national or local volunteer experience.  They receive a living allowance, health insurance, education awards and other benefits. 

 

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA

Tel: 212-807-8400 

Email: aimember@aiusa.org

http://www.aiusa.org

 

This is an independent worldwide movement working to defend human rights.  Volunteers are responsible for important tasks, including distribution of reports to the media, gathering information for reports, assisting in administrative offices, helping to maintain country files and keeping local groups abreast of developments regarding issues with which Amnesty International is involved, many of which are related to political or armed conflict in which there is abuse of human rights.     

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS VOLUNTARY AFFAIRS

Tel: 202-273-8952

Email:  Lists email addresses on their web site

http://www.va.gov/volunteer

 

This is the largest volunteer program in the Federal government.  Volunteers assist veteran patients by augmenting staff in end of life programs, foster care, community-based programs, hospital wards, nursing homes and veteran outreach centers.  To sign up, contact the Department of Veterans Affairs facility nearest you that are listed on their web site.  People who are unable to volunteer can contribute by donating personal care items that are needed at in-patient facilities.

 

HOMELESSNESS AMONG VETERANS

http://www.va.gov/homeless

 

About one-third of the adult homeless population has served the country in the Armed Services and many more live in cheap hotels or substandard housing. Contact your local VA facility to find out if your assistance is needed at drop-in centers where homeless veterans can clean up, wash their clothes, participate in rehabilitative activities.  Some communities have Stand Down events which are one to three day events that serve homeless veterans where food, shelter, clothing, health screenings and referral services are provided.

 

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS

Tel: 859-441-7300                                                                  

Email:  Use their email form on their web site.

http://www.dav.org

 

It is not a government agency and is totally supported by the American public.  It services is free to all veterans and members of their families.  Thousands of disabled vets face real needs that the government programs can’t meet.  Travel benefit cuts left many disabled vets with no way to get to medical facilities.  Volunteers drive them to and from appointments.  VA hospitals, nursing homes and clinics need volunteers to assist professional staff and to visit with patients and participate in the ward’s recreational activities.

 

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

Tel: 212-290-4700

Email: hrwny@hrw.org

http://www.hrw.org

 

Dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world, its goal is to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, protect against inhumane conduct and to bring offenders to justice.  They investigate and expose human rights violations and hold abusers accountable.  This is an independent, nongovernmental organization composed of lawyers, journalists, academics and volunteers.  Members directly assist victims of human rights abuse and participate actively in the growing international human rights movement.

 

UNICEF

United States Fund for UNICEF

Tel: 800-FOR-KIDS

Email: netmaster@unicef.org

http://www.unicef.org

 

UNICEF is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights around the world.  It is committed to ensuring special protection for the most disadvantaged children – victims of war, disasters, extreme poverty, all forms of violence and exploitation and those with disabilities.   It supports humanitarian interventions to help meet emergency needs of children and women in crisis and provides essential supplies.  Volunteers help on fundraising events in their communities, speak to service organizations, contact media and work in local UNICEF offices.

 

USO – United Services Organization

Tel: 202-610-5700

http://www.uso.org

 

Their mission is to provide morale, welfare and recreation-type services to uniformed military personnel.  USO programs include airport service centers, family and children’s programs, inexpensive tours, employment assistance for military service dischargees, newcomer briefings for troops and family, USO Canteens. 

 

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Message to nonprofit organizations

If you would like to add, remove or edit a listing,  please contact Volunteer Information, PO Box 9910, Marina del Rey, CA 90295.   Listings are for nonprofits that have branches throughout the U.S. and which have continuing need for volunteers