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Community Service Opportunities

United Way of Long Island

Opportunities for volunteers to become involved and help in direct services, special events, fundraising, general admission, and more.

Long Island Children's Museum

Make a difference in the lives of children.  Volunteer opportunities include museum store assistant, assistant explainer, office assistant, floater, and birthday parties.

Interfaith Nutrition Network

Help address the issues of hunger and homelessness on Long Island.

Big Brothers Big sisters of Long Island

Provide littles with one-on-one time and attention typically two to four times a month.

Special Olympics

A program of year round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with special needs.  Help in a variety of ways including sports training, fundraising, administrative help, competition planning and staffing.

Ronald McDonald House

Help prepare meals, talk to families, take care of the house, etc.

American Red Cross

Help with a single Red Cross event, community service, leadership, organizing a blood drive, and helping to prevent, respond to emergencies.

Landmark Volunteers

Spend two weeks volunteering at one of several important historical, cultural, environmental or social service institutions.

Habitat for Humanity

Help build adequate houses in partnership with those that lack adequate shelter.

Volunteer. Gov

A one-stop portal with access to public sector volunteer positions that fit your skills and interests. Search by opportunities, zip code or by state.

National Park Service

America's National Parks.

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America's Second Harvest

Search online for local opportunities.

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Hewlett House is a breast cancer resource & learning center that provides empowerment to women and men experiencing the effects of cancer through outreach services, library services, as well as classes, workshops and social events.Contact Name: Sandy Valencia Phone: 516-374-3190 

American Cancer Society

Contact Name: Alexis StegemannPhone: 800-ACS-2345

 American Liver Foundation

Contact Name: Gina ParvialePhone: 212-943-1059 

Animal Shelter in Freeport

Contact Name: Linda JanssonPhone: 378-4340 

The Bristal Woodmere

Contact Name: Dana Mori Phone: 516-792-5130 

Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services’ Petty New Thrift Shop

Contact Name: Sharon BohenPhone: 516-822-6111 ex 229 

Central Synagogue of Nassau County

Phone: 516-766-4300 

Five Towns Community Chest

Many volunteer opportunities at festivals & carnivals.Phone: 516-374-5800 

Habitat for Humanity’s Learn and Build Program

Contact Name: Allison AveryPhone: 1-800-HABITAT ext. 7571 

“Have a Heart” Children’s Cancer Society

We need volunteers to help with special fundraising events, children’s events, fundraising at malls & supermarkets, selling raffle tickets & singles dance tickets and lots more!Contact Name: Peggy HaroldPhone: 516-731-7910 

Island Harvest

Contact Name: Joan Flynn Phone: 516-294-8528 

Jewish Community Center

Phone: 646-505-4444 

John Theissen Children’s Foundation

Contact Name: John TheissenPhone: 516-679-5098