Help Our Youth

  • Become a host home and provide a safe place for a homeless youth to stay.
  • Become a mentor and make a difference in a youth’s life.
  • Tutor children in reading to help prepare them for the
  • Give a child a happy holiday; distribute Christmas gifts and food to families.

Help Our Seniors

  • By driving the elderly to doctor appointments.
  • Help a senior remain in their home, become a companion.
  • Become a Medicare Insurance Counselor.
  • Teach our seniors; become a WISE facilitator

Help Feed Our Families

  • By baking, cooking or working at our Thanksgiving dinner.
  • By serving in our food pantry or Food $en$e site.

Help Our Domestic Violence Program

  • Provide safe visits for children; become a Supervised
    Visitation Monitor
  • Answer calls for the DV Hot Line.

Other Ways to Help

Data Input, RIDE dispatcher and other administrative work.
Provide peer-to-peer recovery support services. Serve as a
board member or a coalition member.


VOLUNTEERING WORKS WONDERS!Volunteer stocking a food pantry

  • Helping others gives you a good feeling about
    yourself and builds your self-esteem and self confidence.
  • Become more socially active and make friends.
  • Research shows that volunteering helps improve
    your health!
  • Learn new skills and improve upon the skills you
    already have.


  • We have many unique and interesting volunteer opportunities that will help you accomplish all of the above! For a list, please see the back of this brochure. There is something for everyone!
  • Set your own schedule and volunteer as often or as
    little as you can.
  • We serve all residents in Herkimer County regardless
    of race, creed, or lifestyle.
  • We believe in Human Dignity, Solidarity with the
    Poor and the Common good.
  • You will be covered under our liability insurance.