Central Bucks Volunteer Opportunity Listing (CB-VOL) is a clearinghouse of volunteer opportunities with more than 70 nonprofits in Central Bucks County. CB-VOL is an endeavor by St. Philip’s Episcopal Church New Hope to foster community involvement. To list a volunteer opportunity, email cbvol.contact@gmail.com.The organizations and events listed in CB-VOL are suggestions for further exploration only and do not imply endorsement by St. Philip’s. The information presented here is provided without warranty of any kind.

Volunteer Opportunities by Event
Volunteer Opportunities by Category
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Recent and Upcoming Opportunities

Posted Nov. 18
Bucks County Opportunity Council – Senior Holiday Cheer
Date: Drop-off Dec. 9
Description: Bucks County Opportunity Council (BCOC) invites volunteers to fill a gift bag for distribution to seniors in need. The 8- x 10-inch gift bag should include four to six items. Items can include socks, gloves, toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, lotion, toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash), kitchen items (dish towel, potholder, spices), stationery (notepad, pen, stamps) and games (crossword, word find, playing cards). Your gift bag can also include a personal note.
Contact: 215-345-8175, ealbillar@bcoc.org

Posted Nov. 15
Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA)
Date: Ongoing
Description: NOVA supports and counsels victims of sexual assault and other serious crimes in Bucks County. It also runs the Bucks County Coalition Against Trafficking. The organization needs volunteers for its victim hotline, its thrift shop, committees, clerical tasks, communications, gardening, facilities maintenance and more.
Contact: 215-343-6543, kathy@novabucks.org

Posted Nov. 14
Special Olympics Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: Special Olympics Bucks County provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The organization needs volunteer coaches, officials, chaperones and drivers, help with event management and committees, and more.
Contact: 267-202-6659, kathy.r.adkins@gmail.com

Posted Nov. 13
FACT Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: Fighting AIDS Continuously Together (FACT) provides financial assistance of last resort to individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Bucks, Hunterdon and Mercer Counties. The nonprofit needs help with annual events, committees and more.
Contact: 215-862-3325, info@factbuckscounty.org

Posted Nov. 12
Adopt a Child for the Holidays
Date: Wed., Dec. 18
Description: The New Hope-Solebury High School Key Club organizes Adopt a Child for the Holidays, which benefits about 250 local children each year. Volunteers are assigned a child and provided with their age, clothing sizes, hobbies and wish list. Gift drop-off is Wed., Dec. 18. Average cost is about $150.
Contact: contact@adoptachildfortheholidays.com

Posted Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities

YMCA of Bucks County (Doylestown), Thanksgiving Gift Card Drive, Nov. 1-16, 215-348-8131 x1139, crefice@ymcabucks.org, https://www.ymcabucks.org/programs/special-events/holiday-giving

Bucks County Housing Group (Doylestown, Penndel), Turkey and Thanksgiving Basket Donation, Nov. 12-20, 215-750-4344, info@bchg.org, http://www.bchg.org/thanksgiving-turkey-information1.html

Hunger Nutrition Coalition of Bucks County (Doylestown, Fairless Hills, Langhorne, Quakertown), Thanksgiving Produce Drive, Nov. 20, https://www.facebook.com/hncbc

Covenant Church (Doylestown), Thanksgiving Dinner, Nov. 28, 267-880-3713, info@covenantdoylestown.org, https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f49adaa22a57-volunteer2

Salvation Army (Levittown), Thanksgiving Dinner, Nov. 26, 215-945-0717, david_childs@use.salvationarmy.org, https://pa.salvationarmy.org/levittown/volunteering

Trinity Buckingham Episcopal Church, Community Peacemeal, Dec. 1, 267-897-3050, info@stphilipsnewhope.org, https://stphilipsnewhope.org/community-peacemeal/

Posted Nov. 8
BCOC Adopt a Family 2019
Date: Nov. – Dec.
Description: The Bucks County Opportunity Council seeks volunteers to sponsor a local family in need for the holidays. BCOC matches volunteers with families or individual adults based on volunteer preferences and provides the name, age, size and wish list of each receiving participant. Gifts must be dropped off unwrapped. Separate gifts of wrapping paper, tape and bows are also welcome so that parents can wrap their children’s gifts. Sign up online.
Contact: 215-345-8175 x209, ealbillar@bcoc.org, https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E12233&id=52

Posted Nov. 7
Volunteer Opportunities for Kids
The following organizations offer volunteer opportunities for kids under 14:

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve
215-862-2924, moriarty@bhwp.org, http://www.bhwp.org/volunteer.htm

Bucks County Free Library
215-348-9081, https://buckslib.org/volunteer

Bucks County Housing Group
215-750-4344, info@bchg.org, http://www.bchg.org/volunteer.html

CB Cares Volunteer Teens

Doylestown Historical Society
215-345-9430, info@doylestownhistorical.org, https://www.doylestownhistorical.org/volunteer/

Peace Valley Nature Center
215-345-7860 x106, jmconway-ianacone@buckscounty.org,  http://www.peacevalleynaturecenter.org/volunteer/

YMCA of Bucks County
215-348-8131 x1153, lganzer@ymcabucks.org, http://www.cbfymca.org/volunteer/volunteering

Posted Nov. 6
Fire and Rescue Volunteer Opportunities
The following Central Bucks fire and rescue companies seek volunteer firefighters or emergency responders, as well as help with administrative and other tasks. Firefighters and emergency responders receive all necessary training and equipment. Levels of commitment can vary, and some organizations offer volunteer opportunities for teenagers.

Central Bucks Emergency Medical Services
215-348-8380, hathaway@cbems.org, http://www.cbems.org/cbem/volunteer.ashx

Chalfont Fire Company
215-822-9685, http://chalfontfirecompany.com/contact-us/, http://chalfontfirecompany.com/how-to-join/

Doylestown Fire Company
215-348-2656, https://www.doylestownfireco.org/join/

Lambertville-New Hope Ambulance and Rescue Squad
609-397-0945, https://lnhars.com/volunteer-with-us/

Midway Volunteer Fire Company
215-794-5612, join@midwayvfc.com, https://www.midwayvfc.com/volunteer

New Hope Eagle Fire Company
215-862-2692, info@nhefco.org, https://www.nhefco.org/support

Point Pleasant Fire Company
215-297-5167, president@engine41.com, https://www.engine41.com/join-us

Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company
215-766-8250, cheif@pvfc2420.org, http://www.pvfc2420.org/join-our-team/

Warrington Township Fire Company
215-343-0544, http://warringtonfire.org/volunteer.html

Warwick Township Fire Company
215-343-9971, https://warwickfd.com/#83d9166d-3e72-4b30-889c-8665c6c5b6c2, https://warwickfd.com/get-involved

Posted Nov. 5
Hunger Nutrition Coalition of Bucks County – Thanksgiving Food Drive
Date: Wed., Nov. 20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Description: Hunger Nutrition Coalition of Bucks County has organized a Thanksgiving food collection for Wed., Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donate produce such as apples, carrots, celery, citrus fruit, cooking oils, onions, potatoes, seasonal spices and sweet potatoes. Drop off donations at the locations listed below.

Bucks County Opportunity Council
100 Doyle St., Doylestown

Bucks County Opportunity Council
136 C Mill Rd., Quakertown

St. Mary Medical Center Volunteer Office
1201 Langhorne-Newtown Rd., Langhorne

United Way of Bucks County
413 hood Blvd., Fairless Hills

Posted Nov. 1
Discover Doylestown
Date: Ongoing
Description: Discover Doylestown is a nonprofit that promotes the county seat through events, outreach and volunteer efforts. The organization seeks help with the Doylestown Arts Festival, Doylestown 5k Race, holiday celebration, community cleanup days and more.
Contact: 215-340-9988, info@discoverdoylestown.org

Posted Oct. 31
New Hope Arts Center
Date: Ongoing
Description: New Hope Arts Center furthers the heritage of New Hope as a locus of art and artists. The organization seeks volunteers to catalog artwork, input data, help with special events, participate on committees and more.
Contact: 215-862-9606, info@newhopearts.org

Posted Oct. 30
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: BBBS provides mentoring and leadership development to Bucks County youth. The organization matches adult volunteers with children age 4 to 17 for one-to-one mentoring. It also matches corporate mentors with students, high-school students with younger kids, and volunteers with children who have a family member in prison.
Contact: 215-343-8260 x100, bigbros@bbbsbc.org

Posted Oct. 29
Mercer Museum and Library & Fonthill Castle
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Mercer Museum and Library & Fonthill Castle, operated by the Bucks County Historical Society, are local treasures that rely on volunteer support for both special programs and ongoing operations.
Contact: 215-345-0210, info@mercermuseum.org

Posted Oct. 28
Fisherman’s Mark
Date: Ongoing
Description: Based in Lambertville, Fisherman’s Mark provides social services to address issues like food insecurity, homelessness, domestic violence, mental health crises, substance abuse and financial crises. It serves seniors, local immigrants, people experiencing homelessness, people with disabilities and families with low incomes. The organization seeks help with food-pantry stocking, warehouse management, materials distribution, campus cleanup, marketing and grant writing, and more.
Contact: 609-397-0194, info@fishermansmark.org

Posted Oct. 25
The Conservatory
Date: Ongoing
Description: Located in Doylestown, the nonprofit Conservatory offers arts education and performance programs in music, art and therapy. The organization provides individual lessons and group classes, workshops, concerts, and music therapy for people with developmental, physical, communication, visual and hearing impairments or disabilities. It seeks volunteers for event production, administrative assistance and other activities.
Contact: 215-340-7979, rgallagher@myconservatory.org

Posted Oct. 24
Bucks County Playhouse
Date: Ongoing
Description: Since 1939, the Bucks County Playhouse has provided the finest in theatrical entertainment for Bucks County and surrounding communities. Volunteer opportunities include ushering and administrative tasks such as filing and assistance with mailings.
Contact: 215-862-2121, volunteer@bcptheater.org

Posted Oct. 23
Christ’s Home
Date: Ongoing
Description: Located in Warminster, Christ’s Home provides life-enhancing services to both children and seniors. The organization serves children and youth through residential, transitional-living and teen-mother programs. It serves seniors through nursing, personal-care, memory-care and independent-living facilities. Christ’s Home seeks volunteers for a range of activities, from mentoring, tutoring and providing music lessons for children, to crafting, baking and singing with seniors, to helping with events, marketing and office work.
Contact: 215-956-2260, info@christshome.org

Posted Oct. 22
Welcoming the Stranger
Date: Ongoing
Description: Welcoming the Stranger offers free classes in English as a second language, U.S. citizenship exam preparation, and computer skills to adult immigrants and refugees. Classes are offered in Doylestown, Lambertville, Warminster, Langhorne, Southampton, Morrisville, Bensalem and Hatboro. The organization needs volunteer teachers and assistants, plus help with events and administrative tasks.
Contact: 215-702-3445, meg@welcomingthestranger.org

Posted Oct. 21
Bucks County Free Library
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Bucks County Free Library manages branches in Doylestown, Langhorne, Levittown, Yardley, Bensalem, Perkasie and Quakertown. The library system seeks volunteers at all locations. There are opportunities to work with the collection, with adult patrons and with children. The organization needs help with collection care, computers, building maintenance, groundskeeping, book sales, events and more. Children 12 to 17 can volunteer with parent or guardian approval.
Contact: 215-348-9081

Posted Oct. 18
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Date: Ongoing
Description: NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental-health organization dedicated to improving lives for Americans affected by mental illness. Based in Warrington, the Bucks County chapter seeks volunteers to support the organization’s education programs, local advocacy, 24-hour hotline and awareness events. New volunteers attend an orientation.
Contact: 215-343-3055, info@namibuckspa.org

Posted Oct. 17
Doylestown Hospital
Date: Ongoing
Description: Doylestown Hospital offers dozens of ways for teens and adults to volunteer. From the snack bar to the gift shop, from patient transport to the information desk, from animal-assisted activities to teen and college-student volunteer programs, there are many ways to get involved.
Contact: 215-345-2204, klangley@dh.org

Posted Oct. 16
Family Service Association of Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: Family Service offers programs to increase opportunities for adults, protect seniors, reduce substance abuse, improve the lives of people with mental illness, prepare children for the future, and enhance quality of life for people living with HIV. It also operates the Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter. It has offices in Doylestown, Langhorne, Bristol and Quakertown. The organization needs volunteers for office work, kitchen work, housing, support hotlines, special events and much more. Student volunteer opportunities are also available.
Contact: 215-757-6916 x202, volunteer@fsabc.org

Posted Oct. 15
Habitat for Humanity Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: Habitat for Humanity builds affordable homes, stronger families and safer communities throughout Bucks County. Volunteers build homes, work in the office, plan special events, work in the organization’s ReStore donation and home-improvement centers, and more.
Contact: volunteer@habitatbucks.org

Posted Oct. 14
Special Equestrians
Date: Ongoing
Description: Special Equestrians, based in Warrington, applies therapeutic riding to improve the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of people with disabilities. The organization needs volunteers for riding lessons, horse care, barn maintenance, gardening, fundraising, office work and more.
Contact: 215-918-1001, info@specialequestrians.org

Posted Oct. 11
Fresh Connect Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: Fresh Connect Bucks County offers fresh produce to 57,000 Bucks County residents experiencing chronic hunger. Operating free farmer’s markets one day a week in Bristol, Ottsville and Warminster, Fresh Connect is a collaboration of Bucks County Opportunity Council, Philabundance, Rolling Harvest, St. Mary Medical Center and United Way of Bucks County. The organization needs volunteers for setup, produce distribution and other tasks.
Contact: ealbillar@bcoc.org

Posted Oct. 10
Central Bucks Meals on Wheels
Date: Ongoing
Description: Meals on Wheels delivers meals to senior, disabled and convalescent community members. The organization needs volunteer pantry aids and drivers who can commit to helping anywhere from one day a week to one day a month.
Contact: 215-345-6065, info@cbmealsonwheels.org

Posted Oct. 9
Bucks County Foodshed Alliance
Date: Ongoing
Description: Bucks County Foodshed Alliance is a nonprofit dedicated to building a resilient local food system through education and collaboration. It oversees the Doylestown Farmers Market, the Wrightstown Farmers Market, and Buy Fresh Buy Local Bucks County, a consumer-education program. It also promotes food-related collaboration among stakeholders in farming, retail, food prep, education, government, healthcare and business. The organization seeks volunteers for its board of directors, committees, events, grant writing, marketing and graphic design, and volunteer management.
Contact: 215-621-8967, info@bucksfoodshed.org

Posted Oct. 8
Bucks County Opportunity Council
Date: Ongoing
Description: Bucks County Opportunity Council (BCOC) helps people with low incomes achieve economic self-sufficiency through financial literacy, tax preparation, food assistance, weatherization and other services. The organization has volunteer opportunities for food drivers, food distributors, farmer’s-market attendants, tax preparers, clerical workers and more.
Contact: 215-345-8175, ealbillar@bcoc.org

Posted Oct. 7
Primrose Creek Watershed Association
Date: Ongoing
Description: Primrose Creek Watershed Association promotes sustainable water use in the Primrose Creek watershed, monitoring and improving the ecological health of the waterway and its biota. The organization seeks volunteers to help with special events, committees, publications, website management, creek monitoring and more.
Contact: 215-862-5256, primrosecreek@gmail.com

Posted Oct. 4
Bucks Beautiful
Date: Ongoing
Description: Bucks Beautiful promotes the natural beautification of public areas of Bucks County through gardening programs, partnerships and education. Its Replant Bucks program aims to plant 10,000 trees in 2018 to replace ash trees lost to the emerald ash borer. The trees will be planted by participating nurseries. The organization seeks volunteers to help maintain its gardens, join its education committee, assist with annual events such as Spring Fling and Kitchen & Garden Tour, and more.
Contact: info@bucksbeautiful.org

Posted Oct. 3
Friends of the Delaware Canal
Date: Ongoing
Description: Friends of the Delaware Canal is an independent nonprofit that works to preserve and restore the Delaware Canal, towpath and surroundings. The organization needs volunteers for canal clean-up day in the spring as well as Date: Ongoing canal tenders, canal action team members and committee members.
Contact: 215-862-2021, friends@fodc.org

Posted Oct. 2
Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow
Date: Ongoing
Description: Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow seeks volunteers with a range of skills and interests to support activities, conservation efforts and educational programs. Volunteer opportunities include trail maintenance, facilities maintenance, teacher naturalists, special-events support and committee memberships.
Contact: 215-297-5880, scarrpoole@bcas.org

Posted Oct. 1
Heritage Conservancy
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Heritage Conservancy, based in Doylestown, preserves open spaces in Bucks and Montgomery counties. The Conservancy needs volunteers for environmental stewardship, trash cleanup, bird surveys, tours and Christmas decorating at Aldie Mansion, and more.
Contact: 215-345-7020 x104, sfredebaugh@heritageconservancy.org

Posted Sep. 30
Peace Valley Nature Center
Date: Ongoing
Description: Located at Lake Galena in New Britain Township, Peace Valley Nature Center strives to provide the community with a greater understanding of our natural environment. The organization needs naturalists, trail keepers, gardeners, library assistants, store help, mailing support and more.
Contact: 215-345-7860 x106, jmconway-ianacone@buckscounty.org

Posted Sep. 27
ARTZ in the Making at Pine Run Retirement Community
Date: Ongoing
Description: Pine Run Retirement Community participates in ARTZ Philadelphia’s ARTZ in the Making program. During these hands-on events, volunteer facilitators help residents living with dementia experience self-expression through art. The organization also offers other volunteer opportunities throughout the Delaware Valley.
Contact: 610-721-1606, info@artzphilly.org

Posted Sep. 26
Fresh Air Fund Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: Fresh Air Fund provides free summer experiences to children from low-income communities in New York City. As part of the organization’s Friendly Towns Program, each summer nearly 4,000 children visit suburban, rural and small-town communities. The organization seeks Bucks County families to host a child this summer.
Contact: 215-962-6306, mindymail1@gmail.com, https://www.facebook.com/freshairfundbuckscounty

Posted Sep. 25
Date: Ongoing
Description: iRun4Life combats childhood obesity through fun, noncompetitive after-school running programs for elementary-grade boys and girls. The organization seeks parents to start running programs at schools, exercise and nutrition specialists to visit schools, and individuals to coach and otherwise help out at participating schools.
Contact: information@irun4life.com

Posted Sep. 24
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve
Date: Ongoing
Description: Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve is a nonprofit organization that showcases the diversity of plants native to the Delaware Valley. The organization needs a broad range of volunteers, from receptionists to administrators, from groundskeepers to special-events coordinators.
Contact: 215-862-2924, moriarty@bhwp.org

Posted Sep. 23
Community Peacemeal
Date: 1st Sun. of every month, 3 – 5 p.m.
Description: The Episcopal Partnership in Community (EPIC) hosts Community Peacemeal the first Sunday of every month at Trinity Buckingham. All are welcome to enjoy a free meal and opportunity for socializing. Volunteers are needed to help with decorating, food preparation and cleanup, and interacting with guests who have HIV/AIDS, are experiencing homelessness, or are otherwise in need of support. EPIC is a consortium of Trinity Buckingham, Trinity Solebury, St. Philip’s New Hope and five other Central Bucks churches.
Contact: 215-862-5782, info@stphilipsnewhope.org

Posted Sep. 20
Doylestown Health Community Blood Drive
Date: Fri., Oct. 4, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., by appointment
Description: Doylestown Health is sponsoring a blood drive at Doylestown Hospital. The event will take place in Conference Room J. To schedule an appointment, go to https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=18901 and scroll down to Friday, October 4, in the Date tab on the left-hand side of the screen. Use sponsor code “doylestownhos.” Or, call the Heart Institute office at 215-345-2328.
Contact: 215-345-2328

Posted Sep. 19
Bucks County Audubon Society Art of the Barn Tour and Art Show
Date: Sat. and Sun., Oct. 5 and 5, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Description: Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow seeks volunteers to help with its 20th-anniversary Art of the Barn Tour and Art Show. The event allows attendees to tour barns in Solebury and Buckingham, and purchase local art. Four volunteer shifts are available over the weekend. Volunteers receive a free tour ticket.
Contact: 215-297-5880, scarrpoole@bcas.org

Posted Sep. 18
St. Philip’s Care of Creation Fest
Date: Sat., Oct. 5, 12 – 4 p.m.
Description: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church New Hope seeks volunteers for its first annual St. Philip’s Care of Creation Fest. The event will celebrate animals and nature, and provide education in ways to reduce, reuse and recycle for better environmental stewardship. It will feature activities such as a gardening table, a “reducing plastic waste” table, children’s activities such as birdhouse painting, a bake sale and a white-elephant sale. The Fest will take place at St. Philip’s Church and the adjacent Magill’s Hill Park. Volunteers are needed to help with parking and other activities.
Contact: 215-862-5782, info@stphilipsnewhope.org

Posted Sep. 17
Feed My Starving Children – Central Bucks MobilePack
Date: Thu., Oct. 3, - Mon., Oct. 7
Description: Feed My Starving Children will hold its 7th annual Central Bucks MobilePack at Del Val University. Sign up for a two-hour shift Oct. 3 – 7 to help pack more than 1.36 million meals. The meals will provide more than 3,700 desperately needy children around the world with one meal a day for a year.
Contact: 215-230-4879, kmcpoyle@kmrdpartners.com

Posted Sep. 16
New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival
Date: Sat., Sept. 21, through Sun., Sept. 30
Description: Centered in the parking lot of New Hope-Solebury High School, the annual New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival attracts 160 artists and 15,000 visitors for juried exhibitions, music, food and children’s activities. The organization needs volunteers to serve on committees before the event and to help with setup, booth-sitting, tear-down and more.
Contact: newhopeartsandcrafts@gmail.com

Posted Sep. 13
Wesley Enhanced Living Doylestown
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Wesley Enhanced Living nonprofit continuing-care retirement community in Doylestown seeks volunteer craft leaders, knitting or needlework leaders, activity assistants, bingo callers, book-club readers, language teachers, music teachers, music performers, guest lecturers, pet therapists, youth groups, and more.
Contact: 267-895-1185, aschneck@wel.org

Posted Sep. 12
Council of Southeast Pennsylvania
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania is a private, nonprofit organization focused on reducing the impact of drug use and addiction through education, prevention, advocacy and intervention. It operates in the counties of Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia. The organization offers numerous local volunteer opportunities.
Contact: 215-345-6644, cmikalauskas@councilsepa.org

Posted Sep. 11
Central Bucks Senior Activity Center
Date: Last Tues. – Fri. of every month except Dec.
Description: Central Bucks Senior Activity Center needs volunteer bakers and kitchen help for its cinnamon-bun sale – a Doylestown tradition for more than 25 years. All proceeds benefit the Senior Activity Center.
Contact: 215-348-0565, susanmichael178@gmail.com, cbsenior@comcast.net

Posted Sep. 10
New Hope-Solebury Cares
Date: Ongoing
Description: NHS Cares is a group of parents, youths, teachers, administrators, clergy, law enforcement and community members dedicated to reducing the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs among local young people. The organization seeks volunteers to join committees, support events, host workshops, help with marketing and communications, and more.
Contact: 215-693-4202, info@nhscares.org

Posted Sep. 9
Bucks County Housing Group
Date: Ongoing
Description: On any given night, more than 500 people in our community live without a home. Bucks County Housing Group is a private, nonprofit social-service organization that provides a range of housing and related social services to homeless and low-income families. The organization has many volunteer opportunities.
Contact: 215-750-4344, info@bchg.org

Posted Sep. 6
Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic provides free medical care, dental care and social services to low-income uninsured and underinsured Central Bucks residents. The organization has opportunities for receptionists, office staff, English-Spanish interpreters, and licensed doctors, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists and social workers.
Contact: 215-345-2260, freeclinic@dh.org

Posted Sep. 5
Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation
Date: Ongoing
Description: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain disease that occurs in people who have experienced multiple head injuries. Most cases have been documented in athletes and members of the military. Based in Doylestown, the Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation promotes understanding and prevention of the disease. The organization seeks volunteers to help raise awareness and further its mission.
Contact: 215-348-8308, contact@stopcte.org

Posted Sep. 4
Community Kitchen
Date: Tuesdays 6 – 9 p.m. and Wednesdays 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Description: Each week, the Centenary United Methodist Church in Lambertville offers a free meal available to all. Volunteers are needed for food prep, kitchen help, food serving and more.
Contact: 609-397-1214, cumclambertville@gmail.com

Posted Sep. 3
BCOC Adopt a Family
Date: Ongoing
Description: Bucks County Opportunity Council (BCOC) offers the opportunity for individuals or organizations to directly support a family in need. BCOC matches donors with a local family working to achieve economic self-sufficiency. A BCOC coach works with the family to identify short-term needs and long-term strategies to leave poverty. Donors help fill the family’s wish list during the year. The time commitment is one year, and recommended monthly levels of support range from $50 to $115.
Contact: 215-345-8175 x209, ealbillar@bcoc.org

Posted Sep. 2
Peace Fair
Date: Sat., Sept. 21
Description: Held at Buckingham Friends Meeting, the Peace Fair provides a forum where adults and children can learn to promote peaceful relations. The event needs help with planning, setup, food service, cleanup and more.
Contact: 215-794-2708, peacefair.org@gmail.com

Posted Aug. 30
Bucks for Kids
Date: Ongoing
Description: Bucks for Kids provides individual funding for Bucks County children living in foster care. The organization does not work directly with the children it benefits, but rather funds activities such as tutoring, music lessons and summer camp that foster families can’t otherwise afford. The organization also supports high-school graduates who age out of foster care. It seeks volunteers to join its board of directors, organize school and corporate fund drives, and help with other activities.
Contact: 215-340-5039, nancylarkintaylor1@gmail.com

Posted Aug. 29
Valley Youth House Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: With locations throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, Valley Youth House provides housing, counseling, skills training, and other services to homeless and abused youth. The organization has a broad range of volunteer opportunities in mentoring, tutoring, skills training, apartment search and setup, child care, and more. Its Bucks County shelter in Warminster needs help with donation sorting, cleaning, decorating, painting, renovation, and more.
Contact: 610-820-0166 x1318, econners@valleyyouthhouse.org

Posted Aug. 28
Pearl S. Buck Int’l
Date: Ongoing
Description: Pearl S. Buck Int’l focuses on adoption advocacy, health and education advocacy, and development of cross-cultural appreciation. The organization needs volunteer tour guides, gardeners, giftshop attendants and office staff.
Contact: 215-249-0100 x126, gseklecki@pearlsbuck.org

Posted Aug. 27
YMCA of Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: YMCA of Bucks County in Doylestown seeks program and event volunteers. Program volunteers help during eight-week sessions with activities such as soccer classes or reading to preschool students. Event volunteers help with concessions, parking, crafts and more during annual events.
Contact: 215-348-8131 x1153, lganzer@ymcabucks.org

Posted Aug. 26
Good Stuff Thrift
Date: Ongoing
Description: Good Stuff Thrift operates stores in Doylestown, Buckingham, Fairless Hills and Hamilton, N.J. Proceeds of sales support local charities focused on family planning, foster care, adoption services, homelessness, emergency shelters, scholarship programs and more. The organization has volunteer opportunities for both individuals and groups for a few hours, one day or multiple days per week to organize, test and repair merchandise, as well as other activities.
Contact: 267-454-7951, edh@goodstuffthrift.org

Posted Aug. 23
Riverside Symphonia
Date: Ongoing
Description: Riverside Symphonia is a professional orchestra that serves the areas of Bucks, Hunterdon, Mercer and Somerset Counties. Volunteer activities include ushering, educational outreach, senior outreach, assistance with mailings, help with special events and more.
Contact: 609-397-7300, info@riversidesymphonia.org

Posted Aug. 22
New Hope Celebrates
Date: Ongoing
Description: New Hope Celebrates brings people together to share in the history, diversity and inclusiveness of the New Hope community. It hosts the annual PrideFest, Pride Parade, Pride Fair and related events. The nonprofit organization seeks volunteer help with its board, committees, Pride Parade Crew, Pride Fair Crew, High Heel Drag Race, New Hope History Project and more.
Contact: https://www.newhopecelebrates.com/about/contact/?contact=Volunteer%20Coordinator%20-%20Michael%20Scott

Posted Aug. 21
James A. Michener Art Museum
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Michener Art Museum is a premier cultural institution dedicated to preserving and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of Bucks County. The museum has opportunities for volunteer gallery hosts, special-events hosts, docents, receptionists, library assistants, gardeners, office-support staff and more.
Contact: 215-340-9800 x117, klathrop@michenerartmuseum.org

Posted Aug. 20
Doylestown Historical Society
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Doylestown Historical Society preserves and celebrates the creative and historic significance of Doylestown and surrounding communities. The organization seeks volunteers of all ages for museum support, events, archiving, document scanning, data entry, fundraising and more.
Contact: 215-345-9430, info@doylestownhistorical.org

Posted Aug. 19
Bucks County Foodshed Run for Our Farms 5k
Date: Sat., Aug. 31
Description: Hosted at DelVal University, this event benefits Bucks County Foodshed Alliance (BCFA). A nonprofit dedicated to building a resilient local food system through education and collaboration, BCFA oversees the Doylestown Farmers Market, the Wrightstown Farmers Market, and Buy Fresh Buy Local Bucks County, a consumer-education program. The organization seeks volunteers to help with various tasks on race day.
Contact: 215-621-8967, bcfa5k@gmail.com

Posted Aug. 16
Bucks County Gilbert and Sullivan Society
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Bucks County Gilbert and Sullivan Society is a nonprofit community theater group. Its performances are held at DelVal’s Life Sciences Building and other venues in the Doylestown area. The organization seeks volunteers to perform, build sets, create costumes and help with publicity and administrative tasks.
Contact: 215-262-5550, wfbuckman@gmail.com

Posted Aug. 15
Pine Run Retirement Community
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Pine Run retirement community, nursing home, long-term care and rehab seek volunteers for a broad range of activities that support the organization’s senior residents.
Contact: 215-489-5848

Posted Aug. 14
Roxy Therapy Dogs
Date: Ongoing
Description: Roxy Therapy Dogs promotes literacy in schools and comforts pediatric patients, cognitively and physically challenged children, and teens experiencing anxiety and grief.  The organization seeks volunteers (and dogs) to support community events, mentor students, evaluate therapy dogs, help with fundraising and public relations, and more.
Contact: 609-558-8721, catherine@roxytherapydogs.org

Posted Aug. 13
Vita Education Services
Date: Ongoing
Description: Vita Education Services provides services in basic literacy, English as a second language and life decisions to adults, youths and families in Bucks County. These free educational programs are taught by trained volunteers in individual or small-group settings.
Contact: 214-345-8322, lwolfson@vitaeducation.org

Posted Aug. 12
The Peace Center
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Peace Center is focused on reducing conflict and violence in homes, schools and communities through a multicultural, community-based approach. The organization seeks members and volunteers to help with committees, events, fundraising, flyers, website, mailings, office work and more.
Contact: 215-750-7220, bsimmons@thepeacecenter.org

Posted Aug. 9
The Free Library of New Hope and Solebury
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Free Library of New Hope and Solebury is a treasured local resource for booklovers of all ages. The library needs volunteers who can commit an hour or two of time once a week over the course of several months to help with shelving and other tasks.
Contact: 215-862-2330, nhspubliclibrary@gmail.com

Posted Aug. 8
BARC Developmental Services
Date: Ongoing
Description: BARC Developmental Services serves and advocates for people with intellectual disabilities and autism. The organization has volunteer opportunities to work in advocacy, act as teacher aids, help with its holiday-card program, and spend time with individuals with developmental disabilities.
Contact: 215-794-0800, kathyr@barcprograms.net

Posted Aug. 7
Discover Doylestown – Doylestown Arts Festival
Date: Sat. and Sun., Sept. 7 and 8
Description: Discover Doylestown needs volunteers to assist with the Doylestown Arts Festival. Sign up online to help with logistics, setup, vendor assistance, parking, cleanup and more. Discover Doylestown is a nonprofit that promotes the county seat through outreach and events such as the Doylestown 5k Race, holiday celebration, community cleanup days and more.
Contact: 215-340-9988, info@discoverdoylestown.org

Posted Aug. 6
Bucks County Foodshed Run for Our Farms 5k
Date: Sat., Aug. 31
Description: Hosted at DelVal University, this event benefits Bucks County Foodshed Alliance (BCFA). A nonprofit dedicated to building a resilient local food system through education and collaboration, BCFA oversees the Doylestown Farmers Market, the Wrightstown Farmers Market, and Buy Fresh Buy Local Bucks County, a consumer-education program. The organization seeks volunteers to help with various tasks on race day.
Contact: 215-621-8967, bcfa5k@gmail.com

Posted Aug. 5
Discover Doylestown – Doylestown Cleanup Day
Date: Sun., Aug. 18
Description: Discover Doylestown needs volunteers to assist with Doylestown Cleanup Day. Sign up online. Discover Doylestown is a nonprofit that promotes the county seat through outreach and events such as the Doylestown Arts Festival, Doylestown 5k Race, holiday celebration and more.
Contact: 215-340-9988, info@discoverdoylestown.org

Posted Aug. 2
Kids With Food Allergies
Date: Ongoing
Description: Based in Doylestown, Kids With Food Allergies is a 20,000-member organization for families raising children with life-threatening food allergies. The organization provides online support forums, newsletters, recipes and educational resources. It needs volunteers to help with mailings, events, online communities, grant writing, clerical work and more.
Contact: 215-230-5394, mcassalia@kidswithfoodallergies.org

Posted Aug. 1
Positively Aging Bucks County
Date: Ongoing
Description: The Positively Aging program matches hundreds of adult volunteers with opportunities in Bucks County based on their interests and skills. Current volunteer areas include nutrition services, insurance counseling, inter-generational programs, advocacy and more.
Contact: 267-880-5725, llhorvath@co.bucks.pa.us