Advocacy & Civil Rights
Adults with experience in leadership, career devolpement, counseling, advocacy, teaching, disabilites, etc. and want insight on leadership, careers and other issues relating to youth with disabilities, then apply to be a Mentor. AHEED will provide training.
Contact: Mary Berry 215-885-2060
Asian Social Service Center
Volunteers who are familiar with any Asian language and culture are needed. Training is provided and volunteers are to work preferably two days a week.
Contact: Richard Liu 215-563-2424
Bucks County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Bailiwick Office Campus #33
252 W. Swamp Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
The mission of the council is to help build healthy individuals, families and communities through advocacy, education, and intervention programming. Training requirements: 3-5 hours clerical work, 7 hours health fairs, 5 hours special projects, and 35 hours hotline.
Contact: Ms. Beverly Haberle 215-345-6644
Maryknoll Mission Resource Center
The Maryknoll Mission was created to end human rights violations. Volunteers are needed to help fulfill this mission.
Contact: Mr. Frank Higdon 215-477-5892
Mennonite Central Committee
MCC has more than 105 volunteers involved in education, housing, justice research and advocacy, immigration concerns, Native American concerns, health, social service, refugee assistance and administrative support work. Volunteers work to remove barriers that separate people from each other and from God in a ministry of reconciliation.
Contact: Human Resources 717-859-1151.
National Youth Advocate Coalition
NYAC exists to serve as a tool and resource for the work of you organization and other groups across the country who are committed to improving the lives of GLBT youth. NYAC believes that the expertise on issues facing GLBT youth exists not in Washington, but rather with young people, youth-service providers and other advocates across the country.
Northeast Philadelphia Victim/Witness Services
Volunteers are needed to assist in court, and are required to work two shifts a month. A shift usually lasts three hours. All volunteers most complete a four-hour training session to learn the skills needed to work with victims of crime and give them the support they need.
Contact: Mr. Daniel McElhatton 215-332-3888
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
P-Flag is a volunteer organization that is committed to help change negative attitudes and to create an environment of understanding so that all gay, lesbian and bisexual people can live with dignity and respect. They develop this through group meetings and hotlines.
The purpose of Pennsylvania Association for Volunteerism is to encourage communication among individuals and groups within PA to support volunteerism. To foster and promote education and training for volunteers. To provide leadership and advocacy on issues of volunteerism. To provide support for and recognition of volunteer efforts. To cooperate and network with other volunteer organizations.
Philadelphia Committee to End Homelessness
700 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19101
PCEH works toward eliminating homelessness by encouraging the development of resources in public and private sectors and by raising public awareness of the causes of homelessness. Volunteers are most needed to work in their day center, which provides telephones, facilities, referrals and a permanent address for homeless persons. Consistent, conversation and information to people living on the street.
Contact: Ms. Andrea Ottaviano 215-232-2300
Quaker Information Center
"AFSC program works in communities of great racial and cultural diversity in the United States. Communities that carry burdens of poverty and powerlessness. AFSC supports the rights of immigrants, undocumented workers, farmers and farm workers, and poorly housed, homeless, or unemployed." Volunteers and Interns are needed to help with these situations and many more.
Contact: Ms.Peggy Morsceck 215-214-7024
WICS-Women in Community Service
The goal for volunteers involved in WICS is to assist young women to achieve self-sufficiency. Your support is provided by listening to their concerns, advising them, providing information about local community resources, and referring to them to agents of employment and/or further education and training. Above all, the volunteer is a role model and a mentor. All necessary resource information, training, and support are provided.
Contact: Sarah Con 215-596-4540
Women's Resource Center
The Women's Resource Center is an organization whose main purpose is helping women. This organization is mainly staffed by volunteers, so please come and join our staff.
Contact: Lisa Vittone 610-687-6391