Service Tree

The Service Tree lists all services in "branched" groups, starting with the very general and moving to the very specific. Click on the name of any group name to see the sub-groups available within it. Click on a service code to see its details and the providers who offer that service.

Abuse Support Volunteer Opportunities

Community organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration on projects that seek to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect and/or exploitation.

Adoption Support Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who were themselves adopted, who relinquished a child for adoption or who have adopted children and are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to provide emotional support, encouragement and practical advice for individuals and families in a similar position.

Child Care Volunteer Opportunities

Child care centers and other similar organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills who are willing to serve as aides to professional child care staff on a voluntary basis without remuneration. Also included are shelters and other community organizations that need volunteers to provide supervision for young children while their mothers or other caregivers are attending workshops, receiving counseling or participating in other agency programs.

Companionship Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to provide friendship and shared activities and/or appropriate role models for individuals who suffer from lack of company, loneliness or social isolation; who need practice conversing in English; or who lack the companionship and guidance of an adult figure or model.

Errand Running/Shopping Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with a valid driver license and current insurance who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to make short trips to purchase groceries, pick up prescriptions, withdraw or deposit money in the bank, drop off or retrieve laundry and do other small tasks for people who have disabilities and frail elderly individuals who cannot leave their homes or are otherwise unable to perform these tasks for themselves. Also included are volunteer opportunities in markets or similar establishments for people who are willing to deliver groceries to homes of frail elderly individuals or people with disabilities who are unable to go out and shop on their own behalf, and volunteer positions in organizations who have a need for couriers or people to run other types of errands.

Foster Parenting Support Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are currently foster parents or who, as children, were in foster care, who are willing, on a volunteer basis without remuneration, to provide emotional support, encouragement and practical advice for individuals and families in a similar position.

Hairdressing/Nail Care Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking hairdressers, barbers, nail care specialists and other people skilled in cosmetology who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to provide haircuts, permanent waves, hair coloring treatments, manicures, pedicures and other grooming-related services for people served by the agency.

Homeless Shelter Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to work in homeless centers and provide a wide range of services for individuals and families living in temporary or transitional shelter situations. Tasks may include handling registration, distributing supplies and commodities, arranging for snacks and meals, designating sleeping areas and providing support for people in the shelter.

Personal Finances/Tax Assistance Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to help people obtain and responsibly use credit, obtain or correct information in their credit reports, reduce their debt burden, manage their financial resources more effectively, complete their tax returns during tax season or pay their bills in an orderly way. Included are organizations with volunteer positions for individuals who can manage the financial affairs of older adults with conditions like Alzheimer's disease or individuals with disabilities who are unable to handle the responsibility themselves. Tasks include receiving and depositing benefits checks from Social Security or other federal programs, and/or writing checks and paying bills for people served by the program.

Street Outreach Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to spend time with people who live on the street, build relationships with them, identify and address their immediate needs (e.g., crisis intervention, food, clean clothing, hygiene kits, blankets, someone to listen) and provide information about and linkage to longer-term forms of support such as shelter, counseling, drug and alcohol detoxification and rehabilitation, care/case management and, where applicable, family reunification services.

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