Volunteers of America Pennsylvania (1896), an affiliate of the national organization, operates 28 human service programs in the Commonwealth.
Volunteers of America, founded in 1896, is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive social service organizations. It is a faith-based nonprofit, more than 16,000 employees and 65,000 volunteers with a wide variety of faiths and purposes serving 2.5 million people, regardless of their faith. The mission is to “reach and uplift” people and communities in need. The staff and volunteers are bonded by a commitment to faith, human dignity and social justice.
Nationally, we provide more than 120 different types of social services with programs numbering in the thousands. We provide a variety of services to people of all ages, from birth to the frail elderly. Volunteers of America is also one of the nation’s largest nonprofit developer and provider of affordable housing.