Volunteer Resources


Long Island Volunteer CenterLong Island Volunteer Center
...search LIVC's online database
...download the latest 'List of Volunteer Events & Opportunities'

LongIsland.com Search the "Charity & Volunteer Job" section.

Long Island Volunteer EnterpriseLong Island Volunteer Enterprise - LIVE brings together Community Agencies and Organizations with Corporate Volunteer Teams to complete a project in June.

NassauCountyNY.gov Find volunteer positions in Nassau County's Departments of Parks, Recreation & Museums; Senior Citizens Affairs; and Social Services. Enter VOLUNTEER in the Search box at the top of the page.

Suffolk County Find various ways you can participate.

2-1-1 Long Island Locate Health, Human Service and Educational resources on Long Island. [formerly the Community Resource Database of Long Island]

Newsday's FutureCorps Engages the youth of Queens, Nassau and Suffolk in creating and implementing projects that will improve the lives of people in our communities.

United Way of Long Island Search the Volunteer Opportunity Guide and learn how you can share your time & talents.

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New York State Commission on National & Community Service
Search for opportunities throughout New York State and find out about national programs.

Volunteers of America of Greater New York operates more than 70 programs in the greater New York area.

NYC Service & Volunteer Referral Center & New York Cares Find volunteer opportunities in Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.

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Commission on Voluntary Service and Action 1 Union Square West, Suite 902, NY, NY 10003 646-486-2446 cvsa@bway.net CVSA promotes independent, non-government volunteer service and action programs and organizations throughout North American and the rest of the world serving people and communities in need. Full-time, long-term or short-term volunteer positions available in NYC and the rest of the world.

City Year - New York Unites young people ages 17 - 24 of all backgrounds for a demanding year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to become role models and make a difference in the lives of children.

probono.net Lawyers serving the public good.

SmartVolunteer Search for projects that require specific skills, such as accounting or medical training in 14 major cities as well as virtual projects.

Student Conservation Association SCA members help to protect vital habitats, threatened wildlife, and other at-risk resources in our nation's parks, forests and urban green spaces.

Volunteer.gov Find volunteer opportunities throughout the USA.

Idealist - Action without Borders connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. Action Without Borders is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. The work is guided by the common desire of our members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.


World Volunteer Web is a United Nations program which supports the volunteer community by serving as a global clearinghouse for information and resources linked to volunteerism that can be used for campaigning, advocacy and networking.

Youth Service America Building a global culture of engaged youth who are committed to a lifetime of service, learning, leadership, and achievement

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The President's Volunteer Service AwardThe Long Island Volunteer Center is the regional site approved to award the President's Volunteer Service Award to residents of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Nominations that meet established criteria with full documentation should be submitted to the Long Island Volunteer Center, 58 Hilton Avenue, Hempstead, NY 11550.

Long Island Volunteer Hall of Fame Annual recognition of "Individuals whose vision, dedication and drive, addressed a community need, and began a legacy of service to improve the quality of life for all Long Islanders".

Women of Distinction Award - Town of Oyster Bay Annual recognition of outstanding women in the fields of Arts, Business, Community & Civic Affairs, Education, Government, Health Services, Humanitarian & Volunteer.

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Foundation Center The Center is the nation's leading authority on philanthropy and is dedicated to serving grant seekers, grant makers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public.

Levittown Public Library, Huntington Public Library, Riverhead Free Library maintain a core collection of the Foundation Center's publications either on CD-ROM or online.

Long Island Community Foundation provides Nassau and Suffolk County residents with an economical alternative to a private foundation or a commercial gift fund. LICF offers a dual service: for donors, an efficient and hassle-free way of giving; and for the region, a philanthropic institution to support and assist the nonprofit community.


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Long Island Index is a project that gathers and publishes data on the Long Island region. The Index is a catalyst for action, by engaging the community in thinking about the region and its future.

Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission

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Corporation for National and Community Service The Corporation is the nation's largest grant maker supporting service and volunteering. Through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America programs, opportunities are provided for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to express their patriotism by addressing critical community needs.

Points of Light Institute & HandsOn Network Engages and mobilizes millions of volunteers who are helping to solve serious social problems in thousands of communities across the nation.

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View information on Volunteering at home, abroad, and nonprofit careers

View information on Public Service Careers and Volunteer opportunities

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