Numerous volunteering opportunities are available in our community. Volunteering in the community not only makes you a better person, but may help you qualify for scholarship money. There are many corporations and organizations that require volunteer service hours in their selection process. Some of the opportunities available for volunteering in our community are listed below:
www.childrensmuseum.org or (317) 334-3832
Lead hands-on educational and craft activities, monitor admission lines
Volunteer applications processed only in August and September
www.ecommunity.com East 355-5503 North 621-5289 Heart 621-8688
Visit patients, answer call lights, play with children in pediatrics, etc.
Humane Society of Indianapolis
Volunteers for animal walking, socializing and kennel cleaning
Indianapolis Public Library
Assist with the summer Reading Giants program or other duties.
Only select branches utilize volunteers.
Educate the public about animals or assist zookeepers
Applications available after January 1 with deadline of February 28
Clearinghouse for volunteer opportunities at United Way agencies
Wellington Theatre Arts Group
Provides ushers for 19 theatres, art venues and organizations
Volunteer servers for their kitchen
Indianapolis now has a new web-based volunteer center called HELPINDYONLINE.COM. The site is designed to connect high school and college aged students with over 100 volunteer opportunities around the Indianapolis area. Students can use the site to find volunteer listings by areas of personal interest and time availability.
You can also check out the following websites for volunteer opportunities: