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.

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.

105+

Community
Partners

86+

Volunteer Opportunities

45+

Needs
for Goods

New Opportunities - Volunteer

Leadership Team Members Needed

ACAP Centre County

Education, Research

Audio/visual Person needed for 2 hours once per month

ACAP Centre County

Education, Research

Painting Project at YSB's Stormbreak

Youth Service Bureau: BBBS

Children, Youth

Tech Support Volunteer

Moshannon Creek Watershed Association

Environment, Nature, Gardening

General Volunteering

Downtown Bellefonte, Inc.

General

Adult Mentors Needed at Summer Field Schools

Wildlife Leadership Academy

Environment, Nature, Gardening

The Proud, The Few, The Green Crew!

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Inc.

Arts Culture, Theatre, Humanities

Reception and Phone Volunteer

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Inc.

Arts Culture, Theatre, Humanities

Sips & Sounds Volunteers Needed

Downtown State College Improvement District

Civic

Volunteer Tutor

Adult Community ESL program (Penn State Career and Family Pathways)

Literacy

New Opportunities - Donate Goods

Household items for our clients

Housing Transitions

Human Services, Health, Hunger, Homelessness

Walmart Wishlist

Hope's Dream Rescue and Sanctuary

Animals

Chewy Wishlist

Hope's Dream Rescue and Sanctuary

Animals

Amazon Wishlist

Hope's Dream Rescue and Sanctuary

Animals

Amazon Wishlist

Youth Service Bureau: BBBS

Children, Youth

Large Terry Towels

Centre County PAWS

Animals

Used Book Donations

AAUW State College

Philanthropy

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

News - Spread The Word

Community Diversity Conference June 25th 8 AM - 5 PM at the Penn Stater Hotel

Naana Nti

Community Diversity Group

Sips and Sounds June, 28, 2024

Lee Anne Jeffries

Downtown State College Improvement District

Grant Opportunity - Arts - apply by July 25, 2024

Rachael Hartmann

Centre Foundation

Centre Safe Night at the Spikes June 28th

Dee Hall

Centre Safe

June 22-23: Bike for MS Event - Riders Welcomed!

Travis Hughes

National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter

Movies Under the Stars Series

Kayla Lafferty

State College Borough

Sept. 25th: 25th Anniversary Ron and Mary Maxwell Community Spelling Bee

Amy Wilson

Mid-State Literacy Council, Inc.

Making Happy Valley an “extra-special” place to live and work

Holly riddle

Volunteer Centre County

Breaking Stereotypes: Trends in Volunteering During Retirement

Ann Echols

Volunteer Centre County

Youth volunteerism creates a positive impact in the community

Ann Echols, Lana Fulton

Volunteer Centre County

Beating the Holiday Blues

Teresa Mull

Volunteer Centre County

Find Ways to Volunteer and Give Back in Centre County

Ann Echols

Volunteer Centre County

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

Leo Buscaglia

Our Community Partners

ACAP Centre County

Wildlife Leadership Academy

Centre Helps

State of Hope Foundation Inc.

Mt. Top Area Swimming Pool Association, Inc.

Spotlight PA

Philipsburg Cemetery Co., Inc.

Adult Community ESL program (Penn State Career and Family Pathways)

Hope's Dream Rescue and Sanctuary

Centre County 4-H Robotics

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.