Ways for people to get involved on the other end, helping people in their communities and lending a hand.

Do Something

Designed for teenagers, Do Something believes you have the power to make a difference. DoSomething.org provides the tools and resources to convert your ideas and energy into positive action.

Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where people can lead free and dignified lives.

United We Serve
United we serve is a comprehensive clearinghouse of volunteer opportunities. Americans who are interested in volunteering can use this tool to locate opportunities to serve across the country and around the world.

Youth Serve America
Youth Service America (YSA) believes in youth changing the world. Working with partners around the world, YSA helps young people find their voice, take action, and make an impact on vital community issues. Since its inception, YSA has enabled millions of youth volunteers to connect with local nonprofits to make a difference in communities throughout America.

United Way
United Way of America is the national organization dedicated to leading the United Way movement. Local United Way branches create long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local issues. Common focus areas include helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence, and improving people’s health.

VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect.

Public Service and Volunteer Opportunities
The website offers a compiled list of federal organizations that offer volunteer opportunities.