TeenLife

    Volunteer Opportunities in Philadelphia

    There are many opportunities for middle and high school students to get involved with volunteer opportunities in Philadelphia. Whether you are interested in the environment, medicine, education, mentoring, sports, community-building, or working with elders, children or animals, there is a volunteer program to fit your schedule. Some volunteer organizations need help during the school year; others are summer programs that might include overnights or travel. All offer teens the chance to discover new interests, friends and skills.

    Baker Industries
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    Baker Industries

    Malvern, Pennsylvania

    Baker Industries is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit work rehabilitation program for vulnerable adults.  We provide real work for real wages to those with intellectual and physical disabilities, individuals on parole or probation, recovering substance abusers, and the homeless...(more)

    SHARE Food Program
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    SHARE Food Program

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    The SHARE Food Program is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy. SHARE promotes healthy living by providing affordable wholesome food to those willing to contribute through volunteerism...(more)

    Philadelphia VA Medical Center
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    Philadelphia VA Medical Center

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    The mission of the Philadelphia VA Medical Center is to honor America's Veterans with world-class health care, train their future providers and advance medical knowledge through research...(more)

    Ryan’s Case for Smiles: Make a Pillowcase
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    Ryan’s Case for Smiles: Make a Pillowcase

    Wayne, Pennsylvania

    A hospital experience can be terrifying and traumatic for children and families. Ryan’s Case for Smiles helps with the stress and emotional impact of illness. Our whimsical pillowcases give children an emotional boost, while resources and tools help families better understand and cope with the experience...(more)

    Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
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    Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

    Cherry Hill, New Jersey

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich the quality of life for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is the most common neurological disorder diagnosed in young adults.  ..(more)

    Face to Face Germantown
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    Face to Face Germantown

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    At Face to Face struggling families, individuals and the homeless are welcomed and treated with dignity and respect. Our goal is to meet basic human needs and reduce suffering; thereby assisting our guests to a better future...(more)

    St. Peter’s Food Cupboard
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    St. Peter’s Food Cupboard

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week...(more)

    Philabundance
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    Philabundance

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Philabundance was created in 1984 with the simple belief that no man, woman or child should go hungry. Our growth and eventual integration with the Philadelphia Food Bank in 2005 has made us the region's largest hunger relief organization...(more)

    Lutheran Settlement House
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    Lutheran Settlement House

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    LSH aims to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services...(more)

    Rubye’s Kids, Inc.
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    Rubye’s Kids, Inc.

    Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

    Our mission is to “empower children in need” by providing resources and joyful, enriching experiences that promote strong values, education, respect for self and others, and commitment to community. Our vision is to provide a variety of enriching experiences for needy children in the Philadelphia metropolitan area so that they have an opportunity to grow into self-assured, benevolent adults who give back to the communities they encounter in their personal and professional lives..(more)

    Free Library of Philadelphia
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    Free Library of Philadelphia

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning...(more)

    Urban Tree Connection
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    Urban Tree Connection

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    The Urban Tree Connection (UTC) is a 501(c)(3) community-based organization, and our mission is to build a neighborhood rooted food and land system through community leadership development and land based strategies in West Philadelphia...(more)

    Jewish Relief Agency
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    Jewish Relief Agency

    Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

    JEWISH RELIEF AGENCY serves over 6,000 diverse low-income individuals across Greater Philadelphia by relieving hunger, improving lives, and strengthening our community...(more)

    Vetri Cooking Lab volunteer
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    Vetri Cooking Lab volunteer

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Vetri Cooking Lab is an out-of-school time program hosted at 30 sites throughout Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ. We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for nutrition education to assist our Educators as they guide students through our lessons...(more)

    Episcopal Community Services: Volunteer
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    Episcopal Community Services: Volunteer

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Episcopal Community Services empowers individuals and families to determine and follow their own paths. It’s the best way to transform communities. Our mission is to challenge and reduce intergenerational poverty. We increase the ability of people to improve their lives and achieve economic independence. We call upon every person to participate in sustainable, positive change for our communities...(more)