VolunteerWNY

VolunteerWNY VolunteerWNY (www.VolunteerWNY.org) is free resource to connect volunteers with volunteer opportunities across the WNY region.
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As the region’s premier volunteer platform, VolunteerWNY is your one-stop shop for anything and everything related to volunteerism in Western New York. VolunteerWNY (a collaboration between The Service Collaborative of WNY and United Way of Buffalo & Erie County) connects volunteers with volunteer opportunities offered by non-profits, faith-based organizations, and educational institutions.

Mission: Volunteer WNY inspires, equips and mobilizes people to take action that changes the world.

Project Connect Niagara
06/27/2019
Project Connect Niagara

Project Connect Niagara

Project Connect Niagara is an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a “one-stop” venue. We are bringing together a wide range of agencies to provide access to healthcare, social services, legal advice, food, medical care and much more - all within a caring and safe en...

I Love My Park Day, held on Saturday, May 4th, attracts thousands of volunteers from across the state to participate in ...
04/24/2019

I Love My Park Day, held on Saturday, May 4th, attracts thousands of volunteers from across the state to participate in cleanup, improvement, and beautification events at New York State parks and historic sites. Join us to celebrate New York's park system by cleaning up WNY park lands and beaches, planting trees and gardens, restoring trail and wildlife habitat, removing invasive species, and working on various site improvement projects. Click on the link below to register! Parks & Trails New York New York State Commission on National and Community Service
https://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day

What does volunteering in America look like? Click on the link below to review a comprehensive snapshot of volunteer rat...
04/11/2019
Volunteering in America

What does volunteering in America look like? Click on the link below to review a comprehensive snapshot of volunteer rates, rankings, trends, and demographics represented nationally, by state, and in major metropolitan areas. https://www.nationalservice.gov/serve/via
#NVW #GoVolunteer The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

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Happy National Volunteer Week! We thank all volunteers who lend their time, talent and voice to make a difference in WNY...
04/08/2019

Happy National Volunteer Week! We thank all volunteers who lend their time, talent and voice to make a difference in WNY! #NVW #GoVolunteer

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

Today we kick off National Volunteer Week (April 7-13)! This celebration of service is a great opportunity for Americans to connect with their community and lend a helping hand. If you are interested in volunteering but aren’t sure where to start, get tips from our blog! http://bit.ly/2uQkotc #NVW #GoVolunteer

We would like to congratulate Fran Thomas, Model Gault, Niagara University Camp Courage Crew, None Like You/We Care, Mar...
03/29/2019

We would like to congratulate Fran Thomas, Model Gault, Niagara University Camp Courage Crew, None Like You/We Care, Marie Moy, and Ann Palmer as they were honored at the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019! We would also like to recognize all of the nominees for their commitment and service to our community. We thank all of our VolunteerWNY partner agencies, volunteers, our emcee Katie Gibas, our incredible sponsor Northwest Bank, The Foundry and those in attendance who made the 2019 VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards such a success!

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Kevin Guest House It Takes A Village Action Organization Niagara University Niagara University Impact Jericho Road Community Health Center Explore Buffalo

Tomorrow is the day! The VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019 are taking place Thursday, March 28 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at ...
03/27/2019

Tomorrow is the day! The VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019 are taking place Thursday, March 28 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at WNED-WBFO Studios. Explore our volunteer fair and show your support as we honor local volunteers, partners, and leaders in our community. Tickets are only $10 and includes 1 free drink ticket, appetizers and a cash bar for those 21 years of age and older. To purchase tickets, please click here - https://goo.gl/iSAfiA We hope to see you there!

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Northwest Bank

03/19/2019

With the support and guidance of The Foundry, The Service Collaborative of WNY’s YouthBuild Wny students began to build the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019 Awards using a plasma cutter!

United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Northwest Bank

Today, we're announcing the nominees for our final category for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019. The Commitment...
03/18/2019

Today, we're announcing the nominees for our final category for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019. The Commitment to Service - YNPN Greater Bflo award was created in partnership with YNPN Greater Bflo.

Want to find out who takes home the top honors? Get your tickets for the March 28th awards ceremony today by visiting VolunteerWNY.org!

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Northwest Bank

Only a few days away! The VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019 are taking place on Thursday, March 28 from 5:30pm-7:30pm...
03/14/2019

Only a few days away! The VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019 are taking place on Thursday, March 28 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at WNED-WBFO Studios. Explore our volunteer fair and show your support as we honor local volunteers, partners, and leaders in our community. Tickets are only $10 and includes 1 free drink ticket, appetizers and a cash bar for those 21 years of age and older. To purchase tickets, please click here - https://goo.gl/iSAfiA We hope to see you there!

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Northwest Bank

Today we're announcing the nominees for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019. Today the category is Outstanding Volu...
03/08/2019

Today we're announcing the nominees for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019. Today the category is Outstanding Volunteer Program/Project.

Want to find out who takes home the top honors? Get your tickets for the March 28th awards ceremony today!

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Northwest Bank Hope Project of WNY, Inc. Fantastic Friends of WNY Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara, Inc. Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc. Read to Succeed Buffalo

Today we're continuing our daily announcements of the nominees for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019. Today the c...
03/07/2019

Today we're continuing our daily announcements of the nominees for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019. Today the category is Excellence in Volunteer Administration.

Want to find out who takes home the top honors? Get your tickets for the March 28th awards ceremony today!
Remember to check in tomorrow when we reveal nominees for the final category Outstanding Volunteer Program/Project.

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
Northwest Savings Bank Jericho Road Community Health Center Hope Project of WNY, Inc.

Today we're continuing our daily announcements of the nominees for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019. Today the c...
03/06/2019

Today we're continuing our daily announcements of the nominees for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019. Today the category is Commitment to Service (Company/Civic Group/Student Group).

Want to find out who takes home the top honors? Get your tickets for the March 28th awards ceremony today!

Remember to check in tomorrow when we reveal the nominees for Excellence in Volunteer Administration.

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Northwest Bank Niagara University Niagara University Impact Hilbert College Community Engagement Hilbert College Town of Clarence Youth Bureau West Seneca Lions Club Univera Healthcare Junior League of Buffalo

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019! This week, we'll be making...
03/05/2019

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019! This week, we'll be making daily announcements of the nominees in all categories. Today the category is Commitment to Service (Individual).

Eager to find out who's the big winner? Get your tickets for the March 28th awards ceremony today!

Remember to check in tomorrow when we reveal the nominees for Commitment to Service (Company/Civic Group/Student Group).

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Northwest Bank Journey's End Every Bottom Covered Hope Project of WNY, Inc. BRRAlliance - Black Rock Riverside Alliance Compass House Oishei Children's Hospital 2-1-1wny Kevin Guest House Danceability Inc. It Takes A Village Action Organization Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative The Renegades of WNY Rahama

Did you know that there's still time to nominate a group or individual for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019? Thi...
02/28/2019

Did you know that there's still time to nominate a group or individual for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019? This exciting event is just one month away, but nominations for awards end tomorrow at 11:59pm! Don't wait. Nominate someone today: https://t.co/swlKKqLJyc

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Northwest Bank

Deadline to submit a nomination for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019 is on Friday, March 1. To view the award ca...
02/19/2019

Deadline to submit a nomination for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019 is on Friday, March 1. To view the award categories and submit a nomination, click here - https://goo.gl/pvmGVZ

A big thanks to our sponsor Northwest Bank for helping to make this event possible! The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

Have you volunteered with an outstanding volunteer program or project that makes a significant impact? Do you know a vol...
02/14/2019

Have you volunteered with an outstanding volunteer program or project that makes a significant impact? Do you know a volunteer, company, civic group, or student group who inspires others and is dedicated to improving our community through service? Do you work with a volunteer administrator who goes above and beyond for their organization and provides meaningful experience for their volunteers? Nominate them for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019!

Please click on the link here - https://goo.gl/pvmGVZ to access the nomination form. All nominations are to be submitted on or before 11:59PM Friday, March 1. A big thanks to our sponsor Northwest Bank for helping to make this event possible! The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

Have you volunteered with an outstanding volunteer program or project that makes a significant impact? Do you know a vol...
02/05/2019

Have you volunteered with an outstanding volunteer program or project that makes a significant impact? Do you know a volunteer, company, civic group, or student group who inspires others and is dedicated to improving our community through service? Do you work with a volunteer administrator who goes above and beyond for their organization and provides meaningful experience for their volunteers? Nominate them for the VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards 2019! Please click on the link below to access the nomination form. All nominations are to be submitted on or before 11:59PM Friday, March 1.

A big thanks to our sponsor Northwest Bank for helping to make this event possible!

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_e4SROH9WbYRA8-ia7_mwuxdpOlBYT1gvPji3Vs6S604ELQ/viewform

The 3rd Annual VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards are taking place on Thursday, March 28th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at WNED Studi...
02/01/2019

The 3rd Annual VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards are taking place on Thursday, March 28th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at WNED Studios! Explore our volunteer fair and show your support as we honor local volunteers, partners, and leaders in our community. Tickets are only $10 and includes 1 free drink ticket, appetizers and a cash bar for those 21 years of age and older. To view the award categories, submit a nomination and purchase tickets click here- https://goo.gl/4eiAm4

A big thanks to our sponsor Northwest Bank for helping to make this event possible! We hope to see you there!

The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County YNPN Greater Bflo

Despite the cold temperatures, volunteers participated in another successful #MLKDay of Service! We thank all the volunt...
01/22/2019

Despite the cold temperatures, volunteers participated in another successful #MLKDay of Service! We thank all the volunteers and students for their hard work yesterday!
Compass House University at Buffalo The Tool Library The Service Collaborative of WNY Village of Hamburg Parks & Recreation Hamburg High School Academy of Finance Hilbert College New York State Commission on National and Community Service

VolunteerWNY's cover photo
11/05/2018

VolunteerWNY's cover photo

Tomorrow, the VolunteerWNY Hunger Initiative will be supporting National Hunger Awareness Day. To find out how you can g...
06/05/2018
Opportunities | VolunteerWNY

Tomorrow, the VolunteerWNY Hunger Initiative will be supporting National Hunger Awareness Day. To find out how you can get involved, please use the link below! The Service Collaborative of WNY New Yorkers Volunteer

http://tscwny.galaxydigital.com/need/?s=1&need_init_id=881

The VolunteerWNY Hunger Initiative will support National Hunger Awareness Day taking place on Wednesday, June 6 by actively recruiting community volunteers to increase the impact of service to clients, specifically providing direct assistance to alleviate hunger. See below for all available voluntee...

Volunteer WNY Why Not You Awards 2018
04/26/2018

Volunteer WNY Why Not You Awards 2018

We would like to congratulate Mickey Vertino, Every Bottom Covered, Nichols School and Dawn Hu as they were honored at t...
04/26/2018

We would like to congratulate Mickey Vertino, Every Bottom Covered, Nichols School and Dawn Hu as they were honored at the 2018 VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards! We would also like to recognize all of the nominees for their commitment and service to our community. We thank all of our VolunteerWNY partner agencies, volunteers, our emcee Seamus Gallivan and those in attendance who made the 2018 VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards such a success! The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

Only a few days away! The VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards are taking place on Wednesday, April 25th from 5:30pm-7:30pm a...
04/23/2018
Volunteer WNY: Why Not You Awards

Only a few days away! The VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards are taking place on Wednesday, April 25th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at The Barrel Factory! Explore our volunteer fair and show your support as we honor local volunteers, partners, and leaders in our community. Tickets are only $10 and includes 1 free drink ticket, appetizers and a cash bar for those 21 years of age and older. We hope to see you there! #WhyNotYouAwards2018 The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

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Join us on Wednesday, April 25 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at The Barrel Factory for the Second Annual VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards. Join us as we recognize stellar local volunteers and learn more about how you can get more involved. Family freindly.

We are excited to announce our final set of nominees for the upcoming VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards! Our final categor...
04/19/2018

We are excited to announce our final set of nominees for the upcoming VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards! Our final category is Excellence in Volunteer Administration.

This award will recognize excellence in leadership of volunteers and administration of a volunteer program by a salaried or non- salaried professional who reflects the high ideals of the profession and whose dedicated efforts allow volunteers to produce significant achievements.

Make sure you get you tickets to the awards on April 25th to find out who will win!

Don't forget! The VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards are taking place on Wednesday, April 25th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at The Ba...
04/11/2018
Volunteer WNY: Why Not You Awards

Don't forget! The VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards are taking place on Wednesday, April 25th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at The Barrel Factory! Explore our volunteer fair and show your support as we honor local volunteers, partners, and leaders in our community. Tickets are only $10 and includes 1 free drink ticket, appetizers and a cash bar for those 21 years of age and older. We hope to see you there! #WhyNotYouAwards2018 The Service Collaborative of WNY United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

https://app.mobilecause.com/form/Fzn8DA

Join us on Wednesday, April 25 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at The Barrel Factory for the Second Annual VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards. Join us as we recognize stellar local volunteers and learn more about how you can get more involved. Family freindly.

We are excited to announce our second set of nominees for the upcoming VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards! Our third catego...
04/11/2018

We are excited to announce our second set of nominees for the upcoming VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards! Our third category is Outstanding Volunteer Non-Profit Program (or Project).

This award will recognize non-profit organization (501(c)3), municipality, government, or service-learning program (or project) that has made significant changes and improvements in the condition of the community as a result of volunteer service.

Make sure you get you tickets to the awards on April 25th to find out who will win! Check back next week when we announce the nominees for Excellence in Volunteer Administration!

We are excited to announce our second set of nominees for the upcoming VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards! Our second categ...
04/04/2018

We are excited to announce our second set of nominees for the upcoming VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards! Our second category is Commitment to Service Award (Company/Civic Group/Student Group).

This award will recognize an organization, civic group, or student group who demonstrates excellence in volunteerism, community service, national service, or social responsibility ensuring that their efforts play a leading role as an advocate of volunteerism.

Make sure you get you tickets to the awards on April 25th to find out who will win! Check back next week when we announce the nominees for Outstanding Volunteer Non-Profit Program (or Project).

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For Volunteers Becoming a volunteer of Volunteer WNY is easy. Simply register yourself at www.volunteerwny.org by creating a login account. It does not cost anything and your information will be kept safe and secure. After registering, click on Find an Opportunity tab of our website and you'll find projects that interest you. Sign up for a project through our website. You will receive an email with directions and any other special instructions. Then go out to the volunteer project, make a difference in the community and have fun doing it! For Agencies We are very happy to share our new site (www.volunteerwny.org) with you. We believe that it will be instrumental in helping you achieve all of your volunteer management needs! As an organization you can use this site in many ways! If you would like further help in using the site you can always contact us and we can show you how to best use this new resource!

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GREAT volunteer opportunity for motorcycle and classic car enthusiasts! https://www.facebook.com/events/1596135560522335/
Hi everyone! My name is Victoria Hartwell, and I work for the American Lung Association. The American Lung Association is holding Buffalo's first ever LUNG FORCE Walk on June 7th, 2018 from 5:30-7pm at 1111 Fuhrmann Boulevard. We are looking for volunteers to help at the walk! Volunteers will be needed from 4-7:30pm. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the form at http://action.lung.org/buffalowalk and we will be in contact with you! Thank you! :)
Hola amigos! We are very excited about the weekend cause we will participate during Allentown Art Festival 2017. Also, we need volunteers for Saturday and Sunday, from 11am to 6pm. It is okay to participate for a couple hours if you are not able to stay all day. Stop by or call us on 716 885-6343 to know more. See you! #Buffalove #AllentownArtFestival2017 #Volunteers