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Often we have the least of what we most need. Help address our community's most basic needs: clothing, food, housing, etc.

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Sponsor: Housing Assistance Corporation | Location: Hyannis, MA 02601 Basic Needs
Opportunities for play are important to all children, but especially for infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers whose lives have been disrupted by homelessness. In just a couple of hours a week, you can make playtime special for these kids. Our Hyannis, Falmouth, and Cataumet shelters seek volunteers to help with childcare on weekday mornings (preferred), or early afternoons, while their parents are in e more
Sponsor: Lower Cape Outreach Council - | Location: Orleans, MA 02653 Civic and Community Basic Needs
Advocates have direct phone contact with Lower Cape Outreach Council clients to provide short term financial assistance. Advocates determine the level of assistance to be provided and arrange for payment to suppliers for such needs as rent, fuel, prescriptions and a host of other needs for their clients. Advocates volunteer to be Advocate for the Day based on their availability on a month to month basi more
Sponsor: Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary | Location: Hyannis, MA 02601 Health Awareness/Advocacy Hands on! Fundraising Civic and Community Basic Needs For Teens
We are looking for volunteers to help receive, price and display our donations in our Thrift Shop. Our "village branches" hold fund raising projects such as Golf Tournaments, Holly Berry Bazaar, Auctions and Card Parties. Come join us in our efforts to raise money for Cape Cod Hospital. Our current pledge is for $650,000 for the Diagnostic Suite in the new and expanded Emergency Center. more
Sponsor: The Samaritans On Cape Cod And The Islands | Location: Falmouth, MA 02541 Health Special Needs Basic Needs
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity where you can really make a difference? The Samaritans could be a great fit for you! During our 37 year history, the Samaritans have come to understand how powerful listening can be. We hope that you will consider sharing the responsibility we all have to care about, listen to, and help those in need. Next Crisis Line/Senior Outreach Volunteer Training dates more
Sponsor: The Samaritans On Cape Cod And The Islands | Location: Falmouth, MA 02541 Health Special Needs Awareness/Advocacy Unpaid internships Basic Needs Substance Abuse and Prevention
Do friends & family tell you that you’re a good listener? Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity where you can really make a difference? The Samaritans could be a great fit for you! During our 35 year history, the Samaritans have come to understand how powerful listening can be. We hope that you will consider sharing the responsibility we all have to care about, listen to and help those in more
Sponsor: Housing Assistance Corporation | Location: North Falmouth, MA 02556 Basic Needs
Have you ever tried to live on Cape Cod without a car? It's tough! You can help make life a little easier for our neighbors in need. Drivers are needed both weekdays and on weekends to transport shelter residents in North Falmouth and Bourne for food shopping, medical appointments, and other essential errands. Volunteers use our mini-van (an automatic), and we pay for gas. Most volunteer drivers serve more
Sponsor: Lower Cape Outreach Council - | Location: Orleans, MA 02653 Civic and Community Basic Needs
Work may include placing food orders, collecting and arranging food items for dissemination, shelving food orders and working with Lower Cape Outreach Council clients in obtaining needed food items. Food is collected from various sources and teams work together to prepare bags for distribution which occurs monthly. more
Sponsor: Housing Assistance Corporation | Location: Hyannis, MA 02601 Power Basic Needs
We need volunteers to help collate, fold, tab and label our monthly newsletter, HACbeat. Newsletter prep is generally done on the first Thursday or Friday of the month from 9:00-1:00 at our main office in Hyannis. You can come for the whole time, or any portion of it that suits your schedule. Please call to sign up and confirm work dates, as these sometimes vary from month to month. more
Sponsor: Lower Cape Outreach Council - | Location: Orleans, MA 02653 Civic and Community Basic Needs
Hope Chest is the retail arm of the Lower Cape Outreach Council to raise funds to support the organization's services to clients. Volunteers may work in all areas of the store, from cash registers, taking in items to be donated or sold on consignment, shelving items for sale to maintaining store presentation. Open all year, Monday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. more
Sponsor: Lower Cape Outreach Council - | Location: Orleans, MA 02653 Civic and Community Basic Needs
Work morning or afternoon shifts answering phones and assisting clients, both by phone and walk-ins. Assistance includes referrals to appropriate services such as Lower Cape Outreach Council's Katie's Korner for clothing and household items, local food pantries or to other needed services. Serve as a link to LCOC Advocates for additional service referrals. Volunteers work with client database in order more
Sponsor: Lower Cape Outreach Council - | Location: Orleans, MA 02653 Civic and Community Basic Needs
Provides Lower Cape Outreach Council clients with free clothing, household items and food. Volunteers may work a morning or afternoon shift, accepting and sorting donations and assisting clients with obtaining needed items. more
Sponsor: Horizons for Homeless Children | Location: Middleboro, MA 02346 Unpaid internships Basic Needs
Horizons for Homeless Children is an independent, non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to providing early care and education services for homeless children and support services for their families in an atmosphere of safety, nurturance, and stability. The Horizons for Homeless Children Playspace Program provides playrooms for children living in area shelters and recruits and trains volunteers t more
Sponsor: Housing Assistance Corporation | Location: Hyannis, MA 02601 Basic Needs
Help provide staff and client support at family shelters in Bourne and North Falmouth. Duties can include office tasks such as copying, filing and preparing mailings; providing phone and front desk coverage during staff meetings; helping with housekeeping; and assisting clients in routine matters. No two days are the same--you can make a difference by jumping in wherever you're needed most. Volunteers more
Sponsor: Oral Health Excellence Collaborative (OHEC) | Location: Yarmouthport, MA 02675 Awareness/Advocacy Basic Needs
Work with the SMILE Program, part of the Oral Health Excellence Collaborative (OHEC), to reach seniors through their local Council on Aging or Senior Center. Meet with seniors, age 60 and older, on a one to one basis to provide oral health education, information and referrals to affordable care. Provide education on the importance of oral health and its impact on general health. Direct people to pub more

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