Volunteer
Centre County

Where YOU Make a Difference!

Volunteering

Volunteering your skills is an impactful way to give back. Connect directly with nonprofits and make a difference.

Donating Goods

Many nonprofits rely on donated supplies, furniture, and equipment to do their work. They may also ask for donated goods that can benefit others who they help.

Welcome to Volunteer
Centre County

Volunteer Centre County is an inclusive and effective portal for informing civically engaged residents about Centre County, PA charities most in need of volunteer services and donated goods.

“ Too often we underestimate
the smallest act of caring
which has the potential
to turn a life around ”

Leo Buscaglia

New Opportunities - Volunteer

Volunteer Hotline Counselor/Advocate

Centre Safe

Human Services, Health, Hunger, Homelessness

Concession Stand Help During the Blue & White Game

A Soldier's Hands

General

Help Ensure the Ethics & Safety of Penn State Research

Office for Research Protections, Penn State University

Education, Research

Emergency Department Volunteer

Mount Nittany Health Foundation

Wellness

April 23rd Center County Poll Workers Needed

League of Women Voters of Centre County

Civic

Coaches vs Cancer Penn State Golf Tournament

American Cancer Society

Human Services, Health, Hunger, Homelessness

Non-Emergency Transport Van Driver

Port Matilda EMS

Human Services, Health, Hunger, Homelessness

Eagle Iron Works/Curtin Village Cleanup

The Roland Curtin Foundation for the Preservation of Eagle Furnace

Arts Culture, Theatre, Humanities

Litter Clean Up

Moshannon Creek Watershed Association

Environment, Nature, Gardening

Water Sampling Volunteers Needed

Moshannon Creek Watershed Association

Environment, Nature, Gardening

New Opportunities - Donate Goods

Full Size Projector for Literacy Instruction

Mid-State Literacy Council, Inc.

Literacy

Wish List

Discovery Space of Central PA

General

Cars for Homes(TM)

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County

Human Services, Health, Hunger, Homelessness

Paper Towels Needed

Centre County PAWS

Animals

Laptop Computers Needed

CentrePeace, Inc.

General

Snacks and Coffee/Tea

Mid-State Literacy Council, Inc.

Literacy

Cookie Jars

YMCA of Centre County

Sports, Recreation, Fitness

Fleece Fabric Needed for Making New-Sew Blankets

Jana Marie Foundation

Children, Youth

Needed Items

Centre Safe

Human Services, Health, Hunger, Homelessness

CATA Bus Tokens

Mid-State Literacy Council, Inc.

Literacy

Surprising Benefits of Volunteering

How Giving to Others Makes You Healthier and Happier

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family and your community. The right match can help you to reduce stress, find friends, connect with the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Giving to others can also protect your mental and physical health. Learn more about the many benefits of helping others by clicking here.

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Community
Partners

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Volunteer Opportunities

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Needs
for Goods

“ NO ACT OF KINDNESS,
NO MATTER HOW SMALL,
IS EVER WASTED ”
AESOP

Our Community Partners

Park Forest Preschool

Mount Nittany Health Foundation

Office for Research Protections, Penn State University

National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter

League of Women Voters of Centre County

Grief Connection

Penns Valley Conservation Association

American Cancer Society

Port Matilda EMS

The Roland Curtin Foundation for the Preservation of Eagle Furnace

Why Become a Community Partner?

Community Partners are nonprofit organizations located in Centre County, PA that have been approved by Volunteer Centre County. There is no charge to Community Partners for posting unlimited opportunities. Posts are reviewed and managed as a community service. Newsletters and advertising help Community Partners find talents and treasures. Volunteer Centre County makes it easy for those in Centre County, PA to have a one-stop shop for serving and giving.