Volunteer Opportunities

Clinton County Volunteer Opportunities
A compilation of volunteer opportunities in Clinton County, for students, adults and
community members looking to make a difference.

 

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  • Clinton County United Way- Advancing the common good

www.clintoncountyunitedway.oneeach.org 
Volunteer Contact Person: Joshua Welty
Address: 220 N Jay St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-7856
Email: josh@clintoncountyunitedway.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, campaign volunteers: stamping/ stuffing envelopes, folding letters
Day of Action: helping senior citizens in our community (twice a year)
Data entry and more
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes
 


  • American Red Cross- Emergency Relief

http://www.redcross.org/pa/williamsport
Volunteer Contact Person: Keeley Loy
Address: 320East Third St Williamsport Pa, 17701
Phone: 570-326-9131 Ext. 1704
Email: Keeyley.loy@redcross.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, Disaster Responders, Blood Drive Coordinators, Youth Program Coordinators- in Clinton County
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, same as above.
Do volunteers need special training? Yes
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? "We are the coolest and most fun agency for which to volunteer!!"


  • Annie Halenbake Ross Library- County Library System


http://www.rosslibrary.org/
Volunteer Contact Person: Diane Whitaker/ Nancy Antram/ Bill Reynolds
Address: 232 West Main St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-3321
Email: ross1@rosslibrary.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, Help in children's library- shelving, assist with materials for programming
Maintenance projects- naming the vegetation around the Library and placing a plate with each plant or tree; Re- landscaping the front of the library next to the flag pole; purchase a bench for the new brick entrance way.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, Computer data projects, Photo copying projects; Reading the shelves- putting the books back in order alphabetically or numerically; filling
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? Additional opportunities are available to help at Beech Creek and Renovo Library!


  • Clinton County Housing Coalition/ The Life Center- Homeless Shelter/ Life Skills Center

http://www.clintoncountyhousingcoalition.org/
 

Volunteer Contact Person: Maria Garlick, Director or Nichole Tawney, Case Manager
Address: 330 E. Main St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 502-1534
Email: maria@clintoncountyhousing.com or nichole@clintoncountyhousing.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, we host many fundraising events throughout the year to benefit the Life Center. We are always in need of talented volunteers to run programs such as art projects, craft night, ect. Most importantly, we are ALWAYS in need of volunteers to assist with transportation needs of our residents to work, the grocery store, appointments, ect.
Senior Project Opportunities: "Yes, please have student call and pitch an idea and we will help them run with it!!"
Do volunteers need special training? No, although they should be reasonably knowledgeable of the particular program they would be running and have clearances.
Do volunteers need clearances? If they are going alone with the clients, yes. If not, no. We do an online criminal background check on everyone who volunteers here.
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? "We are a homeless shelter program, with intensive case management, designed to eliminate the barriers our client’s face that keep them from being self- sufficient."


  • Clinton County Women’s Center- Advocates and shelter for men, women and families of domestic violence

http://www.ccwcsafe.org/
Volunteer Contact: Dawn Barner
Address: 34 West Main St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-9539
Email: volunteer@ccwcsafe.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, but because of confidentiality we do not allow High School students to help in the shelter. They can help with community events such as table and community events. These take place outside of the shelter.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, with senior projects we have them cook a meal or use their talents to help out those we serve. For example students have baked cookies at Christmas, made quilts, have had prom gown sales. Small fund raiser idea- Can Drives at K-mart and other area stores.


  • Community Nursing Services of Clinton County- Providing in home care and services

http://clinton.pa.networkofcare.org/mh/services/medicare-home-health-det...
Volunteer Contact: Stephen C. Kisko
Address: 124 Woodward Avenue Lock Haven Pa, 17745 P.O Box 904
Phone: (570) 748-8511
Email: skisko@vnahs.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, volunteers must be over the age of 18. Bulk Mailings, Shredding, and small tasks around the office.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, Must be 18 years or older. We are willing to look at any ideas.
Do volunteers need clearances? Yes, Drivers Licenses
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? We are a skilled Health agency, serving Clinton and Lycoming County since 1920. We are a Medicare Certified Agency, providing nursing and therapy services to patients in their home. Our nurses are available 24/7. Our availability and care coordination is enhanced by standard evening and night shift staff, as well as a regular weekend nurse. We have two fulltime therapy staff in physical and occupational therapy, as well as per diem speech therapy and dietician services for care delivery as applicable. Our Specialty Programs include: Hospice, Cardiac/ CHF with Telemetry as applicable, Psychiatric, Maternal Child, and in process with one of our nurses attaining wound care certifications.


  • Horses of Hope- promotes the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social well-being of people with special needs

http://www.horsesofhope.org/
Volunteer Contact: Laurie Flanagan
Address: 1779 Sulphur Run Road Jersey Shore, PA  17740
Phone: (570) 295-2904
Email: horsesofhope@gmail.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, cleaning barns, destoneing field, and helping participants
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about this agency?

 


  • In Your Shoes- Combating childhood obesity by helping children participate in extracurricular activites

http://www.inyourshoesproject.com/
Volunteer Contact: Tammy Miller
Address: PO Box 367 McElhattan Pa, 17748
Phone: (570) 295-1293
Email: tlmiller570@aol.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, we offer volunteer opportunities for In Your Shoes participants. As a condition of funding, each student must complete 10 hours volunteer work in the community. So, if they need their hours they can do them with IYS.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, organizing a fundraiser, cleat donation drive or charity event. We could also use someone tech-minded to update our website, ect.
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? In Your Shoes provides funding for KCSD students to participate in sports and extracurricular activities. In Your Shoes provides funding for registration fees and any necessary equipment. Our office is located in the rear alley behind the First Baptist Church on the corner of Church and Vesper Streets. In Your Shoes is open on Wednesdays only from 3-7 PM.


  • Infant Development Program- Pre K center; focusing on language and behavior development in children

http://www.idpkids.org/
Volunteer Contact: Lisa Bangson
Address: 980 East Water St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-3928
Email: LisaB@idpkids.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, building projects, classroom projects, classroom assistance, vehicle assistants, assist with childcare during parent meetings
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, Assistance organizing an open house each spring, finishing a painting in our children's hallway- features Disney characters, updating our brochure to make it more family friendly, fundraisers
Do volunteers need clearances? Yes, if going to be working in the classrooms or with the children on vehicles.
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? We serve children birth to school age. We have specialized classes and intergraded classed with children with intellectual and physical disabilities. We also have parenting classes for any family in Clinton County.


  • Lock Haven Area YMCA- Fitness, Health, Sports

http://www.lockhavenymca.com/
Volunteer Contact: Lesley Jenkins
Address: 145 E Water St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-6727
Email: executiveassistant@lockhavenymca.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, Child Watch- Assisting with babysitting children while parents are using facility; Special Events- Provide support as needed to the events and activities being sponsored by our organization; other opportunities as needed- There are times when a department will have a specific need and a volunteer scope of work will be developed.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, There are a number of special events, the Dead Run, Strongman, various 5K’s, Great Island Adventure Triathlon, ect. We welcome an individual(s) taking on the coordination of aspects of the project. This would be developed through conversation to determine the best fit.
Do volunteers need clearances? Yes
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? Bring a Christian based organization that seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of residents of Clinton County. We seek opportunities to pursue this endeavor by partnering with other organizations or businesses. It is a very fulfilling organization to support.


  • North Central Sight Services- Assisting visually impaired

http://www.ncsight.org/index.html
Volunteer Contact: Tracy Hess
Address: 2121 Reach Road Williamsport Pa, 17701
Phone Number: (570) 323-9401 ext. 124
Email: tracyh@ncsight.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, Assistance with community events and client group activities in Clinton County.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, We do not have an active senior program but would be open to hosting seniors whom we feel would be a good fit with our clients and service missions.


  • Susquehanna Council, Boy Scouts of America- Building leadership and life skills

http://councils.scouting.org/council533
Volunteer Contact: Jon Brennan
Address: 815 Northway Road Williamsport Pa, 17701
Phone: (570) 326-5121 ext.103
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, The Boy Scouts of America is an organization that offers opportunities for qualified adult volunteers to serve as support personnel, direct contact with youth leaders, mentoring opportunities for young adults. We are in need of volunteers continually.
Senior Project opportunities: Please see above, they apply to Senior Project opportunities; one thought is organization of programs (new units) in area.
Do volunteers need special training? Yes
Do volunteers need clearances? Yes, we would have them register with the BSA, which provides background checks.
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about this agency? The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. We also provide seasonal (summertime) employment at Camp Karoondinha.


  • Western Clinton County Recreation Center- Renovo Area Fitness and Swim Center

http://www.lchic.org/component/mtree/children-special-needs/youth-progra...
Volunteer Contact: De Anna Poorman
Address: 222 Saint Clair Ave. Renovo Pa, 17764
Phone: (570) 923-0433
Email: wccra@comcast.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, Fun Time/ Free Time Program
Senior Project Opportunities: Website Updated, New sign for front entrance, Teaching fitness classes, Updating Landscape
Do volunteers need special training? Yes
Do volunteers need clearances? Yes
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about this agency? Non- Profit, limited resources and money. You do not need to live in Renovo to help the WCCRC


 

Other Non-Profit Volunteer Opportunities

  • Be Wise Campaign- Fighting alcohol and drug abuse/ overdose

https://sites.google.com/site/thebewisecampaign/
Volunteer Contact Person: Tim Keohane
Address:
Phone: (570) 660-6865
Email:
Volunteer Opportunities:
Yes,
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, raising awareness, fundraisers, etc.
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? The Be Wise Campaign is a community based initiative focused on educating high school and college aged students about the importance of seeking quick medical attention for someone who is experiencing a drug overdose or alcohol poisoning.


  • Big Brothers Big Sisters- Youth mentoring organization

http://www.clintoncountypa.com/big_brothers_big_sisters.htm

Volunteer Contact Person: Jovana Thompson
Address: 8 North Grove St suite 2 Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 893-2585
Email: bbbs@clintoncountypa.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, Leading one-to-one relationships with youth, developing positive relationships which impact youth. The “Littles” become more confident in their schoolwork performance, have a better relationship with their family, less likely to use drugs, alcohol and skip school.
Senior Project Opportunities: call and ask about volunteer work for a senior project
Do volunteers need clearances? To be a “Big” you must apply and have an interview. To be a “Little” a parent/ legal guardian must apply for their child. “Bigs” and “Littles” must be a Clinton County Resident.
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? There is no “set” location. A Big and Little can go for a walk, meet up at the mall, go to the movies ect.


  • Central PA Food Bank- Helping end Hunger in Central Pennsylvania

http://www.centralpafoodbank.org/
Volunteer Contact Person: Katie Wetzel
Address: 3301Wahoo Drive Williamsport Pa, 17701
Phone: (717) 564-1700 ext. 3198
Email: N/A
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, volunteers give their time to help in the packaging and distribution process by sorting, relabeling or repackaging food. Other volunteers contribute by taking part in food drives and yet others volunteer their time and expertise by serving as volunteer officers and board members.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities for groups and individuals that include stocking shelves, sorting donated food, preparing mailings, helping with special events, and much more. We’ll do our best to match your interests and skills with tasks that need to be accomplished.
Do volunteers need special clearances? Yes, must be 12 years or older. Ages 12-15 should be accompanied by an adult.
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? All volunteers must be scheduled in advance. Volunteers can register and sign up online or contact Katie Wetzel, volunteer manager.


  • Clinton County Fair- Brought a world of fun and excitement to our community

http://www.clintoncountyfairpa.com/
Volunteer Contact Person: Ruth Eoute
Address: Clinton County Fair Grounds; 98 Racetrack Rd Mill Hall Pa, 17751
Phone: (570) 726-4148
Email: clintoncountyfair@comcast.net
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes,
-Christmas in the Barns every October
-Kels Lomison Mud Run every June
-Farm and Flea Market May- September, we are always looking for volunteers to help make these events possible
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, see above
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? If you have any questions, want to offer some assistance please feel free to call Ruth Eoute at 570-726-6064.
 


  • Downtown Lock Haven, Inc- Promotes the promise of Lock Haven with the focus on revitalizing the down town through community & economic development

http://www.lockhaven.org/
Volunteer Contact Person: Natasha Gorham
Address: 205 E Main St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-1576
Email: downtown@lockhaven.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
-Best of Clinton County
-Holiday Festivities
-Wing Fest
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? Becoming a member of Downtown Lock Haven, Inc. and help build a better, stronger Lock Haven. By joining Downtown Lock Haven, Inc., you are helping to bring about positive change in Lock Haven.


  • Flaming Foliage Festival- A weekend to celebrate nature’s beautiful colors and views

http://www.pa-vendors.com/events/clinton-county/renovo-pa-october-flamin...

Volunteer Contact Person:
Address:
Downtown Renovo, Pa 17764
Phone: (570) 923-2411
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? Please call and ask about volunteering at this year’s Flaming Foliage Festival


  • Heisey Museum- Dedicated to preserving local history

http://www.clintoncountyhistory.com/
Volunteer Contact Person: Joan Bowes
Address: 362 E Water St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-7254
Email: heisey@clintoncountyhistory.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, there are many ways to volunteer at the Heisey Museum.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, tour guides; we have a “script” to help learn about our collection when school groups visit, Cleaning; we have volunteers to help with dusting vacuuming and washing, Gardens; we have volunteers to help plan and maintain a small vegetable garden, our herb garden and a “wildflower” meadow. Also we plan approximately 6 fundraising events throughout the year, these include a house tour, garden/ kitchen tour, yard sale, spaghetti dinner, Mardi Gras, plus several smaller ones. Volunteers help with planning and arrangements. 
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? With volunteers we are able to maintain a strong presence in the community through our programs and services, as well as collect and preserve artifacts. We also all-volunteer and rely heavily on our many volunteers to conduct research, tours, run fundraising efforts, and helping with all and everything at the museum.


  • Lock Haven Area Jaycees- dedicated to member and community improvement

http://www.lockhavenjaycees.com/
Volunteer Contact Person: President Butch Russell
Address: 352 E. Water St Lock Haven Pa 17745 Or PO Box 13, Lock Haven, Pa 17745
Phone: (570) 748-6388
Email: lockhavenjaycees@gmail.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, we have plenty of volunteer opportunities. The biggest thing, which encompasses nine months of work, is preparing for our Labor Day Regatta. Other opportunities include: Radio Auction, which occurs the last Saturday of March for the past 44 years. Preparations start in early February by going to area businesses asking for donations to be auctioned off on the radio.
Easter Egg Hunt: Normally held the day before Palm Sunday. Unfortunately, we have limited finances and have not been able to hold this the past two years.
Easter Dinner: Held on Palm Sunday. Preparations include obtaining reservations at the Clinton County Community Center for the meal, 65 max in each sitting room (noon and 2 pm); ordering and purchasing the food in the two weeks prior; setting up the Jaycee Hall the night before; and preparing the food and serving approximately 200 people (including take-outs) during the event and clean-up afterward.
Summer Concert Series: Purchasing and cooking food to serve to people who attend the summer concert series each Sunday from mid-June to the Sunday the week before Labor Day Weekend.
Holiday Senior Dinner: Held between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day (Dec. 14 this year). Preparations include obtaining reservations at the Clinton County Community Center for the meal, 65 max in each sitting (noon and 2pm); ordering and purchasing the food in the two weeks prior; setting up the Jaycee Hall the night before; and preparing the food and serving approximately 200 people (including take-outs) during the event and clean-up afterwards.
Senior Project Opportunities: YES, the highest need would be new fundraising opportunities.
Do volunteers need special clearances? Yes, we will not accept those who have been convicted of a felony or of theft.
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? All that we do helps out the community. It is hard work, but we have fun while doing it, any new members/ volunteers are welcome to join our fold.


  • Piper Aviation Museum- Dedicated to preserving the history of Piper Aircraft

http://www.pipermuseum.com/
Volunteer Contact Person: John Bryerton
Address: One Piper Way Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-8283
Email: pipermuseum@comcast.net
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, if you have interest in serving as a volunteer at the museum, please fill out the survey online at www.pipermuseum.com/internvolunteer.htm
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes
 


  • Salvation Army- serving the most people, meeting the most needs, doing the most good

http://pendel.salvationarmy.org/easternpa/lockhaven
Volunteer Contact Person: Marie Harris
Address: 119 E Church St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-2951
Email: marie_harris@use.salvationarmy.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, “More Than Bread” soup kitchen Monday- Friday; After school center tutoring Monday and Wednesday; Food Pantry sorting and putting on shelves and distribution; Christmas packing toys, food, Ringing the Bell; Angel Tree; Thrift Store- sorting donations, decorating windows
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, Food Pantry; Adopt a Family; Angel Tree; Web design
Do volunteers need special training? Yes
Do volunteers need special clearances? Yes
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? Volunteers are the backbone to an effective disaster response. Volunteers can serve in various roles including, canteen workers, drivers, administrative help, dispatch, emotional and spiritual care workers and many more. Without the work of our dedicated volunteers we would not be able to meet the needs of the community during these difficult times.


  • Clinton County SPCA- For the prevention of cruelty to animals

http://www.clintoncountyspca.org/
Volunteer Contact Person: Mary Ellen Summerson- Kennel Manager; Kelly Casper- Office Manager
Address: 33 Mill Hill Road Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 748-4756
Email: ccspca@comcast.net
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, We are always looking for responsible volunteers to help during the morning hours.  If you have a love of animals and are available during the weekday hours of 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM, please stop by to fill out a volunteer application!
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes
 


  • STEP, INC- Provides an array of services to low income and disadvantaged individuals and families

http://www.stepcorp.org/

Volunteer Contact Person: Terry E. Roller (President)
Address: 124 E Walnut St Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 858-5800
Email: STEP@stepcorp.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, Anyone interested in volunteering their time to deliver meals-on-wheels, health insurance counseling or other services for the elderly can contact the Clinton County Volunteer Coordinator at 570-748-2906.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes, If you want to roll up your shirt sleeves, then you might want to consider becoming a STEP, Inc. volunteer. Most of our volunteers work either with the Office of Aging or with our Head Start program though doesn’t be surprised if we ask for volunteers in other areas as well!
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? For more information about volunteering opportunities, call (570-326-0587).


 

  • Millbrook Playhouse- Professional Summer Theater

http://www.millbrookplayhouse.org/

Volunteer Contact Person: Calvin Arter
Address: 258 Country Club Ln Mill Hall Pa, 17751
Phone: (570) 748-8083
Email: info@millbrookplayhouse.org
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, We have several opportunities for volunteering throughout the year.  Seasonal (summer) help includes ushering or snack bar attendants.  Off-season opportunities include maintenance upkeep, light construction and clean-up prior to and after the season.  If you are interested in volunteering at Millbrook Playhouse, please complete our Volunteer Form.
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes
 


  • Clinton County Veterans Affairs- Personal services is given to every veteran

http://www.clintoncountypa.com/VeteransAffairs/
Volunteer Contact Person: Bill Bechdel
Address: 230 E Water St, Lock Haven Pa, 17745
Phone: (570) 893-4339
Email: bbechdel@clintoncountypa.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Senior Project Opportunities: Yes
Other information volunteers/ senior projects should know about your agency? Events and other community projects all year long.