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Volunteering and Community Service in Pennsylvania

Why Volunteer?

The benefits of volunteering go way beyond what you might think. Aside from being able to help others and better your community decades of research indicate that those who volunteer have lower mortality rates, greater functional ability, and lower rates of depression later in life than those who do not volunteer.

Who Can Volunteer?PA ranks 22nd among all states in volunteerisim.

Anyone! Groups, friends, families, individuals, young and old alike can all find ways to contribute to their community. Finding the right volunteer opportunity for you, your family is all it takes. Take a look through the resources listed below and get involved today!

Interested in Senior Corps?

Senior Corps, a part of the Corporation for National & Community Service, is the premier and largest senior volunteer agency in Pennsylvania and the United States. Through Senior Corps of PA’s three programs – RSVP, Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion – volunteers have nearly unlimited opportunities to apply their experience to make a positive, lasting impact. Visit Senior Corps of PA to learn more!

Volunteer Opportunities

These resources may list volunteer opportunities in your area.

Resources for Volunteer Managers

These resources provide training, networking, and or professional resources in volunteer management.