Top 5 Organizations Looking for Volunteers | Pittsburgh City Paper

Top 5 Organizations Looking for Volunteers

From mentoring middle schoolers to fighting hunger, there’s no shortage of opportunities to help your fellow Pittsburghers

Top 5 Organizations Looking for Volunteers
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Planned Parenthood volunteers

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Ongoing volunteer opportunities here include the Open Your Heart to a Senior and Be a Middle School Mentor programs.

Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania

This organization is always looking for volunteers of all ages to help provide, promote, and protect reproductive healthcare services.

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

This nonprofit needs volunteers to help at its repack center, with family engagement days and with its Produce to the People program.

Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

Volunteers are needed to prepare food for residents in the emergency shelter and facilitate abuse support groups. Applicants must complete 40-hour training and obtain Act 33/34 clearances.

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

Nature enthusiasts can volunteer to cleanup local parks, plant and weed gardens, and work as a naturalist or docent at the new Frick Environmental Center.